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The Pandemics Ending Here. And Almost Nowhere Else.

The Big Story

01:40 min | 6 months ago

The Pandemics Ending Here. And Almost Nowhere Else.

"Rowling's. This is the big story dr yet. Tina banerjee is an assistant professor at mcgill university and the school of population and global health. She's an expert in global and public health equity as well as social justice. Hello dr benedict hydrated. Thanks for having me on this show. Oh you're so welcome. Thank you for your expertise today. Do you want to start maybe Giving us perspective. I think from outside. Canada from an equity point of view on when we worry about our vaccine wrote in canada. How are we doing compared to everyone else so as canadians. We need to be very grateful that more than fifty percent of our population has received the first fox nation. And that is extremely high when you compare it to low middle income countries if you are living in high income countries such as canada the likelihood is that you have already got your cove in nineteen vaccine or will soon get one sadly this is not the reality for millions of people living in several low and middle income countries more than half a billion vaccine doses have been administered so far guess what three quarters of them have been used by the world's richest countries which means that only zero point one percent of covid nineteen vaccine does have been administered in low income countries. And at this rate in might take many years for low middle income countries to reach a high level vaccine coverage

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Interview With Nadia Bruce-Rawlings, Author of Driving in the Rain

Recovery Survey

02:06 min | 7 months ago

Interview With Nadia Bruce-Rawlings, Author of Driving in the Rain

"My guest is named nadia bruce rowling. She is the mother of six. She has twenty two years sober about to celebrate twenty three years and she's the author of scars and driving in the rain. Welcome to the show. Thank you so yes. I have a combined family of six. I grew up living all over the world Egypt norway bahamas. London and of course. Good old america and I have. I worked in the film industry for quite a long time and now of kind of retired from that. I'm living in nashville and writing awesome. I'd love to joe mature story in here a little bit more about maybe the recovery journey. And how you found sobriety and then what led you writing books. Gosh so i always drank. I don't remember not drinking like we just drank. That's what our family to and then You know the eighties and there is a lot of cocaine but what happened At some point well. I had stopped in cocaine for while because it was getting bad and it was about to lose my job and then four years later. My mom got really sick with Cancer and i met this guy and he did co. can you know one thing led to another next thing. I knew we were smoking crack and That was bad and within for my mom died. I got very depressed. That really brought me to my knees. And i spent four years just smoking crack. Twenty four seven lost my job. Obviously lost. Everything owned went to jail for shoplifting. Several times which turns out to be a felony if you do it enough

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Harry Potter RPG Hogwarts Legacy Will Reportedly Allow for Transgender Characters

Kinda Funny Games Daily

02:14 min | 9 months ago

Harry Potter RPG Hogwarts Legacy Will Reportedly Allow for Transgender Characters

"The new harry potter game is going to allow trans characters. The next harry potter video game will allow players to customize their character's voice body type and gender placement for the school dormitories taking strive. Towards inclusivity controversies stemming from comments by series creator. Jk rowling that were seen as transphobic. Hogwarts legacy is scheduled for twenty twenty two. I'm sorry is scheduled for eight. Twenty twenty two release from publisher one interactive entertainment inc. and developer avalanche software. When players started the game will be able to create a character. That has a masculine feminine voice. No matter what their body looks like. According to people familiar with the game's development the people requested anonymity because they weren't authorized to speak to the press players will then get to select one of two options which or wizard that will determine the dorm they get placed in at the magic of hogwarts and how they are addressed by other characters in the game although this level of customization has grown more common in video games in his no longer unusual. It's no worthy for hogwarts legacy last summer rowling made several comments that were widely viewed as demeaning towards trans transgender people and denounced by many including harry potter film stars daniel radcliffe and emma watson. The comments also rattled some people working on the game. Bloomberg reported as a result some members of the hogwarts legacy development team have fought to make the game as inclusive as possible pushing for the character customisation and even a transgender character to be added. There was resistance from management. At first the people familiar with the project said but currently the character customisation is included in the game. A wonder whether spokesperson declined to comment last month. Hogwarts legacy faced more controversy after gaming journalist liam robertson revealed that tony leave it. Senior producer at salt lake city based avalanche may dozens of youtube videos attacking feminism and quote unquote social justice. He also expressed support for gamer gate a loose community of who harass journalists and game developers for voicing progressive us reset era one of the largest video game for one of the largest video game forums enacted a total ban on threads for promotional media. End quote around hogwarts legacy in the wake of that discovery in raleigh's comments leave. It didn't respond for request for comment.

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Ghana buries former president Jerry Rawlings with honors

Monocle 24: The Foreign Desk

03:35 min | 11 months ago

Ghana buries former president Jerry Rawlings with honors

"We saw the white man out. Colonial power was as our enemies. But i think no not that. I think something that is worse than an enemy is a traitor. See crowds paying homage to jerry rawlings. As he lay in state at the accra international conference center this week have been passing coffin which contains multitudes africa's post colonial decades have furnished. Many leaders recalled occasionally with a shudder as brutal military dictators and a few others thought of more fondly as visionary democratic reformers. Jerry rawlings ghana's longest serving president was both rowling's died back on november twelfth age. Seventy three according to some reports of covid nineteen the delay until this week for the appropriate observances to be enacted. His state funeral is scheduled for wednesday january. Twenty seventh has been due to a number of factors the covid nineteen pandemic ghana's presidential and parliamentary election in december. Two thousand twenty and a subsequent squabble over. Who should be in charge of rolling send-off and implicitly his legacy it all got a bit unseemly. Some of rowling's old party threatening if their opponents then in government buried rowling's they dig him up and bury him again. Rowling's the son of a ghanaian mother and scottish father made his first grab for power in maine. Nine thousand nine hundred seventy nine. He was at the time a thirty one year old flight. Lieutenant in the air force he and a group of other excitable young officers attempted to through the incumbent. Military dictatorship led by lieutenant general freight who had overthrown. The previous military dictatorship led by general kutu. Achy pong a year previously. If only and this company everybody might have rare. is that the reds hot bird. The birth of serving others however rowling's plan had not been thought all the way through rowling's arrested and swiftly sentenced to death rowling's comrades proved better jailbreakers than coup-plotters in june nineteen seventy-nine. They sprung rulings from prison. They wasted little time in staging another coup vis one successful and showed no mercy in consolidating their position a kufo gm pong and another former head of state left ten general across the a free for will hustled in front of a firing squad so eight other senior military officers. Hundreds more rowling's enemies died or disappeared. In less formal circumstances the threat to the unity of the nation was real. If we had not acted the way we did. The nation could have faced total disintegration. In the circumstances we have the supreme price in the conviction that it was the only way to save the situation and to leave a lasting legacy for ghanaians yatom born and that when one attains the highest office of state once you learn to serve the people and not lauded over them and be prepared at all times to account for the stewardship.

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How to Rank on Page 1 of Google in 2021

Marketing School

04:41 min | 11 months ago

How to Rank on Page 1 of Google in 2021

"Today. We are going to talk about how to rank on. Page one of google in twenty twenty one. So okay get off. I mean look. We'll talk about page we've been talked about ranking number one as well so look for twenty twenty one the core web vitals that is going to be a big part of google's algorithm so it's having a great website experience making sure things are fast things are not broken kind of the basics. Just making sure that google is just trying to make sure that there's a framework for websites to follow to rank carnage. Want to help make you more successful because they do want to be indexing your content. Another thing that you should do if you wanna rank really well. This year is build les lames. I know this sounds crazy. Eric and i will do episode on this topic within the next week or so but build less links. So what we've seen is if you build too many links to fast your rankings. Don't move up as fast and they usually don't go up as high to people who are building at a much slower pace taking their time building higher calling links rowlings in both scenarios. You never wanna buy links. It's more so just people do ten of manual outreach and just try to bombard how many links again getting try to aim for rich anchor techs and i would tell you is do the opposite when you create content. Let it sit wait. A few months and then build natural high-quality very relevant -tated links and. Even if you just let trick lynn. What you'll find is that your rankings. Climate a much quicker pace all right under giving oldie but still relevant the skyscraper technique from back linko also known as brian. Deane but the idea here. Is that all of us ranking number one or page one there for a reason. So what conclusions. Can you draw by diagnosing. The top three results. And can you do something. That's ten times better than that. That's still something that works. It's the same thing with product craciun. You make something that's ten times better and you know you just keep iterating right. So let's use the tesla electric cars an example. I would say it's maybe. It's not a ted ex. Could be ten x. I mean. I love it as a car right but yeah i think it's a great car. I do think it's the best. It's the most pleasant experience i've ever had right so same deal here. That's why their stock is. There's a lot that goes into why their stock is so high. But you know that's one of the reasons it's just a great product and a great company so think about how your content. How can you make your content like a great product and when you are also optimizing trying to rank really high up. Keep in mind. eric mentioned. They're using user signals right so they have the core web vitals but some of these user signals that they're using is our the senior listing and or they can go down to the next one. I'm clicking on that so things get peeling titled tag appealing meta description can really help. Bolster your rankings. Things like adding in the year in there. We seem increase more. Click through rates based on data. That i got from eric from click flow also keeping it short into the point. Also helps increase clicks adding a meta description. I know sometimes you always see or not always in most cases you see a meta description each listening but it doesn't mean that each site has a meta description is more so google's pulling text from page but if you manually create a meta description you're more likely to get more clicks because he can pick what keywords earner but those are some things that you can do to increase your click throughs as well as evoking curiosity example. That is like the seven benefits at green tea number. Six will shock we. What's number six shock. Me i gotta click and just go look at number six yup lund thing. I'll add from my side is making sure that you're able to keep people on the page for a long time right. So what can you do. Maybe you can add a youtube video to it. Maybe you could add more content to it but dwell time is still important because it is. It's a very nice signal similar with you too. When you think about youtube they look at retention rates right. I mean they obviously want to the platform to show you more ads but you know in terms of ranking you. I mean google's core product is making sure they create a good search experience right. So they're gonna make you hard. They want good signals. Coming from your page. Neil and the last step and i know we can keep going on and on for this but we want to keep it short and to the point so that way you have action that you can creating is update your old content over a billion blogs tons of content way find his right less content but update your existing articles especially ones that already ranking the continue perform. Better if you see pages that are dipping in rankings. Update them look all the people rank above you and make contact better than i know. Eric mentioned the skyscraper technique. You don't have to go that above and beyond just making a little bit better than your competition really helps with your ranking when you make those changes and update your content rankings may not shoot up in the next few days or we but typically within thirty days. You should start seeing go back up

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Is the internet breaking your parents brains?

The Big Story

05:27 min | 11 months ago

Is the internet breaking your parents brains?

"I'm jordan rowling's. This is the big story. Bonnie christian is a contributing editor at the week. She also writes a column entitled the lesser kingdom at christianity. Today and she is a fellow at defense priorities. Hello bonnie thank you so much for having me. You're very welcome. I think we have A common thread. And i think a lot of people listening who are about our age Probably have it too. So why don't you start by rewinding to a time for me it was late. Ninety s maybe a little later for you but take us back to how the parents of our generation approached the internet. Yeah well so my experience. And i think many people's experience it sounds like your experience was that there was a real Caution a real concern about the early internet particularly children and young adults using it on their own without supervision and you know without good judgment to recognize what could be dangerous concerns about the amount of time that we spent online. There were concerns about I think the the fear back then was like you'd be in an aol chat room and someone pretending to be your peer who's actually like a an adult pedophile is going to lure you out and kidnap you There were concerns about porn. I remember In my high school computer class. They they really drilled into us that yours needed to google before you went to a website because if you just typed in a url and maybe you misspelled it. All the pornographers bought up all the misspellings of the websites. That kids want to go to. So you misspelled disney dot com just like boom. It's going to be the worst thing ever. I never heard that one yeah. I don't think it's shoe but there was a lot of concern and in a sense. You know i think real concern that. There are a lot of bad things on the internet. Did we know At the time what. The real dangers of the rest of the internet would be. I don't think anyone back then anticipated. I mean maybe professionals but in in sort of like the common Understanding don't think anyone anticipated what social media would be like And how it would us and how it would really affect our thought patterns and and the way we consume information and the way we that information Anyone really guessed what that would be like. How did we learn. Exactly what The internet but yeah in particular social media was doing to our brains. And what do we know now about what's happening in our heads. Yeah so there's been there's been increased attention to this For some time. Now one Book i mentioned in my article with his A good read though. I wonder if he's going to put out an updated edition to address more of social media. Because it was it was published in two thousand eleven is about called the shallows what the internet is doing to our brains Written by a guy named nicholas carr and he focuses really on the effects of the medium. How it it changes how we think It makes it shortens our attention span at it. Interrupts our ability to concentrate our ability To just sort of contemplate or meditate with their own thoughts And you know he wrote that a almost a decade ago now You know before twitter was really a thing and the way it is now. Instagram didn't exist. Facebook was was very much like a place for just sort of meaningless little friendly interactions and so since then i think all of the trends that he identified early have only accelerated and The the introduction and increasing ubiquity of social media You know it really is designed to addict us in a sense. I don't think that's too strong a word. It's all very carefully designed by very smart people for return usage to get us picking up our phones five hundred times a day and that's not an exaggeration. Pick up our funds hundreds of times a day. We go to these sites dozens of times a day that that can't help but change how we think and what we think about who is most vulnerable to that kind of manipulation. I guess if you want to call it that yeah we're i think we're all vulnerable. That said i did write the article with a generational angle and did focus on older people My p- my parents are in the boomer generation. As our i think you know The parents of most of my peers. And what's what's different generational only Is that we do find that. Older people are more likely to share misinformation And that like to share it. Unwittingly and that age more than other demographic indicators like education or political perspectives Wealth things like that Age is the by far and away the the most determining factor of that likelihood and anecdotally. That is something that I've encountered again and again with Friends of mine with readers online both before this article came out and certainly after that this is a a a problem and again by no means exclusive to one generation. There are plenty of younger people who have very dysfunctional internet habits In which i very often would include myself but there is a an a sense in which older people can be more vulnerable because of the lack of Digital literacy despite the pure happenstance of how old they happen to be when this stuff came

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Obama memoir sells a record 1.7 million copies in first week

Chris Krok

00:40 sec | 1 year ago

Obama memoir sells a record 1.7 million copies in first week

"That's just flying off store shelves? Boxes. John SOC A As the story. The book is called the Promised Land, and it was written by none other than Barack Hussein. Obama, the former president's memoirs selling like a new Harry Potter. How about 1.7 Million copies in just its first week is a big numbers big enough That sales are among the highest ever for a non fiction book. Michelle Obama's becoming also a major hit. Selling 10 million copies worldwide since 2018 back in 2000 and seven author J. K. Rowling is Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows sold over a million copies in the 1st 24 hours of release, John Saucy, a Fox News and from the Rexall

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"rowling" Discussed on 106.1 FM WTKK

106.1 FM WTKK

01:43 min | 1 year ago

"rowling" Discussed on 106.1 FM WTKK

"That a threat? And here he goes. No, that's not a threat. That's a fact. Yeah. So now I mean Stealing from J. K. Rowling and Teeth is down with the rally, and these people have no respect. Raced agent from the Weather Channel is standing by gets to follow that insanity and It's a beautiful day. Here. I'll give you that, sir. Um, that is so Mary still reporting some patchy fog, and I like when I could see the visible satellite, Casey, you know one of those things at us whether men like and you can see some of those areas of fog locked up in some spots at all. Not bad across the triangle in the Triad, a beautiful day. Today, some clouds and temperatures in the upper seventies too low eighties well above average by half a dozen or so degrees. 60 tonight should be closer to the low fifties. Tomorrow. Sunshine's back, so the 80 degree temperatures Riding a little more cloud in the seventies, and then we'll start feel potentially some of the impacts from what's ever left of Delta. Currently a hurricane category two storm going through you can of Mexico and it does look like we will see some showers by Saturday afternoon and Saturday night and Sunday. Heavy rain is possible to the West. So with Delta, as I said, a 105 mile per hour category two storm right now, ripping through up Playa del Carmen, A and near Cancun gets back out over the Gulf of Mexico and strengthens again hopefully doesn't get to Strama. This forecast. Maybe be a strong tattoo. Her cat three Casey, maybe going close to some of the areas that were devastated by Hurricane Laura out in southwest parts of Louisiana. So certainly hoping we don't get worse case scenario there, which is another hit from a major hurricane, but it does look like it's going.

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"rowling" Discussed on A Biography Podcast - Life Histories of Successful People

A Biography Podcast - Life Histories of Successful People

08:36 min | 1 year ago

"rowling" Discussed on A Biography Podcast - Life Histories of Successful People

"Started pursuing a post-graduate degree in modern languages at Moray house, which is now part of Edinboro University. She got her post-graduate degree a year later in July nineteen ninety six months. Bloomsbury anticipated that boys would not read a book written by a female author. So they urged Joanne to choose a different pen-name. They suggested her to pick a name with two initials home. So Joanne Rowling chose the name JK Rowling J stands for Joanne and K stands for Kathleen her paternal grandmother. Meanwhile JK Rowling applied to the Scottish Arts Council asking for a grant to help her write the second book after reviewing her application the council awarded her a grant of eight thousand pounds. In June nineteen, ninety seven Bloomsbury published one thousand copies of the first book in the UK initially since both the author and the book were knew there wasn't much response from the general public but bought a book got favorable reviews from leading magazines moreover within days of publishing the book Scholastic a children's book publisher bit more than $100,000 for the publishing rights in the USA by Scholastic renamed Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone as Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone to publish in the USA. This news spread like wildfire this news and the rave reviews from leading magazines boosted the sales of the first Harry Potter book. Five months later the book One the Nestle Smarties book prize this prize awarded to the book written by a British author in the preceding year, which got the most votes from children stood testimony to Harry Potter's surging popularity in the UK the book. Also one other prestigious Awards like the British book award for being the children's book of the year and the children's book award Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets published in July. Nineteen. Ninety eight also won the smarties prize in nineteen, ninety eight Warner Bros, which wanted to capitulate on the growing popularity of the Harry Potter books paid a seven-figure sum and purchase the film rights to the first two Harry Potter stories. By March nineteen ninety nine the first two Harry Potter books had sold almost 300,000 copies each in the UK alone in December. Nineteen, ninety nine the third Harry Potter book Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban was published the two one the Nestle Smarties book prize this made JK Rowling the first author to win the award three times in a row. One year later in July two thousand the fourth book Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire was published. But JK Rowling removed the book from smarties prize competition to give other books a fair chance of winning the prize. Bol JK Rowling ever wanted was to be able to support herself and her daughter. However by the year two thousand JK Rowling has become wealthy Beyond her wildest imagination but gained popularity came at the cost unlike before she couldn't decide when to write her next book. Once the first book became famous. She was forced to write the consequent books in subsequent years. The amount of pressure It produced was overwhelming for JK Rowling. So after the fourth book was published she slowed down and published her next book only three years later. In 2001 the first Harry Potter movie was released it became an instant hit grossing almost 1 billion dollars. It marked the beginning of a movie franchise, which has of 2019, is the third highest grossing movie franchise. The month after the movie's release she married Neil Murray a Scottish doctor their son was born two years later. The sixth book was released in 2005 and the seventh book was released in 2007 both these books broke sales records selling nine million copies and eleven million copies respectively within 24 hours of their release, even though the Harry Potter books made JK Rowling famous. They were not the only books she wrote in 2012. She published a Casual Vacancy Apple story in a small British town the book sold 1 million copies in three weeks. Then 2013 JK Rowling wrote a novel called The Cuckoo's calling under the name Robert Galbraith. The novel was rejected by a few Publishers. She later published a rejection letters on Twitter to serve as a motivation for budding writers. One of the rejection letters suggested that Galbraith joined a writers group or writing course to get constructive criticism on his novel before sending it to Publishers often. Abba was eventually published and obtained great reviews. However, a family friend let loose that Robert Galbraith was actually JK Rowling soon the sales of the book jumped 150,000 off and as a result the book which was in the 4709 position in Amazon became Amazon's best-selling book of the year since then she has written for more parts of the novel. Giving back JK Rowling might be filthy rich now, but even after becoming rich, she didn't forgot her humble beginnings and the turmoil she went through so I just wanted to help other people like her therefore she contributed to several charities in 2003. She set aside a day week for charity as her mother died due to multiple sclerosis. She has contributed more than 25 million dollars to a center that treats the disease. She has also donated all the profits from two of her books Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and quidditch Through the Ages to fight poverty in the UK and help children and young people in crises throughout the world. Then 2004 while reading Sunday Times JK Rowling saw the picture of a boy in a caged bed in a check orphanage. It made her realize that children in orphanages are not properly taken care of. So she created an NGO to end the institutionalization of children in 2010. It was renamed lumos based on the light generating spell in the Harry Potter books lumos and other organizations convinced that European commission to stop spending more than three hundred sixty-seven million dollars to build orphanages instead. This money was used to improve the livelihood of children by finding Foster families a Griffin's and improving the family income of poor children who were sent to orphanages because their families couldn't afford to take care of them facts. You probably didn't know. The Harry Potter movies have grossed more than nine point 1 billion dollars worldwide. Harry Potter books have been translated into 80 languages and sold more than five hundred million copies making Harry Potter the best-selling book series of all time the boy's name that JK Rowling likes most is Harry. She likes it because it sounds happy if her first child were a boy. She would have named him Harry, but then the protagonist of her famous book wouldn't have been called Harry Potter. Little white horse a story JK Rowling read as a child inspired her to write the Harry Potter books. Whenever she got an idea regarding Harry Potter, she wrote them on small pieces of paper and stored them while writing the books. She used these Bits of Paper to connect the dots. July 31st Harry Potter's birthday is also JK Rowling's birthday. She wrote the last chapter of the last Harry Potter book some time in nineteen ninety five years before she finished the first Harry Potter book. In 2004, she became the first billion-dollar author and also one of the only self-made female billionaires but she lost her status as a billionaire as she gave a lot of money to Charities off besides winning several awards for writing the Harry Potter books and other books JK Rowling has also won awards for her charitable works. Her sister. Diane was always the first one to listen to her stories. So she dedicated her first book to her mother and her sister Diane and her daughter Jessica. She dedicated her second book to friend. Sean Harris who helped her get out of depression when her mother was ill and lend her money when she returned to the UK after a failed marriage. She finally came to terms with her father and dedicated her fourth book to him. We hope that this biography of JK Rowling help. You understand how much he struggled and how she finally succeeded whenever you think that life is meaningless. And you encounter failure after failure. Listen, this biography of JK Rowling JK.

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"rowling" Discussed on A Biography Podcast - Life Histories of Successful People

A Biography Podcast - Life Histories of Successful People

03:59 min | 1 year ago

"rowling" Discussed on A Biography Podcast - Life Histories of Successful People

"Blocked. Thus Sean became a very close friend who also encouraged Joanne. Secret desire to become a writer Joanne, never forgot what Sean did for her. So she dedicated the second book in the Harry Potter series to Sean Harris. An idea changes Joanne's life. Thanks to Sean Joanne could focus on her studies. Once again, she wanted to get into Oxford, but even though she secured good grades, She couldn't get a place in Oxford or Cambridge. So in Nineteen eighty-two, she started studying at the University of Exeter Joanne wanted to study English but her parents thought that a bachelor's degree in a foreign language would give her the opportunity of working as a bilingual secretary. This would give her a stable job when compared to a job in literature. So they convinced her to take up the Bachelor of Arts in French and classics. That the university, she often borrowed books and read so much outside syllabus that once she ended up paying a fine of fifty pounds to the university library for the overdue books. But the additional reading didn't helper with the exams. Instead, it helped her come up with names for the spells in her Harry Potter books after spending her third year in Paris teaching at a school Joanne graduated in one, thousand, nine, hundred, eighty, six after graduating Joanne started working as a bilingual secretary in London even though her work as a secretary was very important, she didn't like it. So she never took notes during meetings instead she just wrote down ideas for the two adult novels she was writing at that time. In the summer of Nineteen Ninety Joanne's boyfriend moved to Manchester. So she decided to move to Manchester two therefore on a fine weekend Joanne went to Manchester to find a place to stay after hunting for flats Joanne returned to London by train, which was delayed by four hours during the journey. Suddenly an idea surfaced in her mind the idea of boy who didn't know that he could use magic until he got an invitation from a wizard school to study magic even though Joanne has always had a wild imagination, she had never been this excited by an idea before. So after reaching Manchester, she immediately started working on the story. But all her excitement and happiness of creating a new magical world was short-lived a few months later on December thirtieth nineteen ninety and rowling passed away after fighting multiple sclerosis for years even though Joanne had gone home for Christmas she didn't realize how ill her mother was. So she didn't even tell her about Harry Potter, the loss of her mother to whom Joann was very attached all her life affected terribly her sorrow is obvious in the first Harry Potter book in which she used her own feelings of loss to describe how much he loved Harry and how much you're death affected him. After, suffering from depression for several months, Joanne found an advertisement in the Guardian to teach English as a foreign language in Portugal the advertisement gave Joanne. Hope. So looking for a fresh start, she decided to leave England and all the sorrows behind and moved to. Portugal. What happened to J. K. Rowling in Portugal whom did she meet there and how did it change your life? How did she become so poor what motivated her to finish her book despite being so poor find out in the next episode of our podcast. If you like this episode, learn something from it please give us a five star rating in your favorite podcast APP it will help more people to find our podcast and intern motivate us to continue making awesome episodes. If you have a suggestion for us, please send us a tweet. You will find our twitter link in the episode description. Do you hate waiting for a week for the second part of this episode. Then become patron and continue listening to the rest of J. K. Rowling life history right now, you will find the link to our patron page are episode description..

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"rowling" Discussed on A Biography Podcast - Life Histories of Successful People

A Biography Podcast - Life Histories of Successful People

08:04 min | 1 year ago

"rowling" Discussed on A Biography Podcast - Life Histories of Successful People

"Our story begins in nineteen sixty four in the UK when teenagers Peter James Rowling and volant met on the train from King's cross. They were both eighteen years old Peter was in the navy and was in the women's branch of the Royal Navy their destination was the headquarters of the forty five commando in Arbroath where they were stationed they were both seated across each other in the same compartment. Even, though it was their first meeting, they were both instantly attracted to each other when an complained that it was cold peter like a gentleman offered his coat several hours. Later when they got down in Scotland, they have already fallen in love. Then a few months they both quit the navy got married in. March the next year and settled in yet Peter found a job as an apprentice engineer in a factory in Bristol, a town located ten miles from eight four months later on July thirty, first, nineteen, sixty, five, a girl was born they named Joe Joanne who would later become the famous J. K. Rowling two years later, their second child was born and they named your Diane. One year later Joe and her family moved to a new house in winterbourne her parents filled their new house with books because both of them loved to read when she was four years, old Joanne got measles and had to stay in bed all day to cheer her up her father read out a children's novel called the wind in the willows this story of four animals, the mole, the rat, the Toad, and the Badger became Joanne's earliest memory of books. This inspired. Joanne to read other story books which were spread around the house. The Volvo Children's stories. You read Joanne particularly loved the stories of Richard Scary which often featured animals with human characteristics inspired by his books. She made up her own stories about imaginary creatures which she told to her sister Diane Joanne and her sister wanted a rabbit so badly. So many of these early stories of Joanne focused on rabbits the influence of this book on Joanne. is also obvious in Harry Potter in which animals and magical creatures are portrayed to be intelligent and come to the aid of Harry and his friends when they are in dire situations. When she was six years old Joanne road first story, which was again about a rabbit called rabbit. In this story, the rabbit gets measles. So his friends including a giant be called Miss be visit him from the moment she wrote this story Joanne had always wanted to be a writer. It is remarkable how her struggle during measles and her desire to own a rabbit helped her form story. Even at such an early age, she started creating stories by blending reality and imagination which many successful writers often do. When Joanne and her family moved to winterbourne their mother became friends with their neighbor called Ruby Potter Johann Diane Ruby Son Ian Potter and her daughter Vicki Potter often played together. One of the many games they played was the game of witches and wizards to play this game which Joanne invented the boys would dress up as wizards and the girls would dress up as witches the since. An early age Joanne had an interest in magic which could have inspired her to write Harry. Potter Joanne. Liked her neighbors family name potter much more than her own family name. So several years later when she started writing the Harry Potter books, she named the protagonist repoter after all potter is the family name. She liked the most and Harry is the boy's name she liked the most. Then nineteen, seventy four when Joann was nine years old, her family moved once again this time to a town called Tut's hill. Joanne created several elements in the Harry Potter world based on her real life experiences in this place for starters the old stone cottage in which they lived has a cupboard under the stairs much like the one in which Harry Potter lives. It also has a trap door that leads to a seller like the that the three headed dog guards in Harry Potter and the philosopher's stone the forest of Dean near which Joanne's house was located his where Harry and Hermione camp their search of the Hawk Rex's. Even though Joanne used many elements of this house in the Harry Potter series life, there wasn't exactly a happy one. Her first day at her primary school was catastrophic in a test organized by Sylvia Morgan a teacher at that school Joanne received only half a mark out of ten as a result she was made to sit with less intellectual students Joanne. Teachers in primary school in Winterbourne praised for her imagination and storytelling skills couldn't take it lightly. She wanted to prove herself. So she worked hard got good marks and was eventually made to sit with the highly intellectual students. But despite proving herself Sylvia, Morgan still appeared strict and intimidating to Joanne. As a young girl Joanne Rowling read so many books. She was also it all pretty much like her my own knee indeed she created her my own need based on her eleven year old self. Growing up. When she moved to secondary school, she was taught chemistry. By John, nettle ship he was a strict teacher. Joanne. Didn't particularly enjoy his classes even though Joann was a brilliant student in Nedal. Ships classes she was more like Harry Potter and snakes class rather than her my own knee indeed Sylvia Morgan and John nedal ship are the people based on whom Joanne created several snake But besides John Nettle ship Joanne Rowling had nothing to complain at this age. She read a lot of books. It is also during this time the she read Lord of the Rings and fell in love with it even though she didn't use any characters from the Lord of the Rings. Lord of the Rings might have motivated her to create a story of her own after all the similarities between both the stories are not easy to ignore the protagonist in both stories are orphans living with their uncle or Uncles family and both stories the plot begins on the birthdays of the protagonists and both stories. The villains are extremely powerful beings who lost power and seek to retain it in addition to that, both the villains can be killed only by destroying their source of power either the ring or the Hor- cruxes and the Lord of the rings you have Gandalf, who is an old but strongman who is respected by his comrades and feared by his enemies and the Harry Potter Series Dumb Litter holds a similar position. Another book that Joanne, fell in love with during her teenage was emma written by Jane Austen. She read it more than twenty times. She also started liking pop music thus Joann was growing up to be a happy teenager. However, Joanne's life took a turn when she was fifteen years old, her mother was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. It is a disease in which one's own immune system attacks the fatty material around the nerve fibers. As a result, the nerve stop working properly when this happens, the brain can send signals to different parts of the body properly eventually, the victim becomes incapable of movement the disease is a ticking time bomb. When Joanne's family found out about her mother's disease, they were devastated Joanne new that her mother would be completely paralyzed one day looking at her mother's suffering from this progressively destructive disease destroy Joanne. But she could only watch helplessly because there is no cure for the disease knowing that her mother's days are numbered is the worst thing that could ever happen to any child. So slowly Joanne started to fall into depression. But Luckily for Joanne and night came to save her from the depression even though he didn't try to horse, he drove a car to save her from the Depression and new pupil in her school Sean Harris. Often took Joanne for a write in his blue Ford Anglia car they went to concerts and bars to help Joanne forget about her sorrows to Joanne. Shawn's car became a symbol of hope that rescued her from depression like it came to Jones aid in the second Harry. Potter. Book it comes to Harian runs aid when the entrance to the platform nine and three quarters is.

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FOF #2896  Peaches Christ and the Witches of East Bay - burst 01

Feast of Fun

10:43 min | 1 year ago

FOF #2896 Peaches Christ and the Witches of East Bay - burst 01

"When you're a drag queen yard time less well at least until your weight starts to break down and your makeup start crack at the end of the night. But time comes for us all even the most legendary drag queens and that doesn't always have to be a scary thing. One of our favorite movies is the witches of Eastwick, which pits three icons, shares, Susan Sarandon, and Michelle pfeiffer against the devil himself as they turned to witchcraft to manage the midlife crisis today San Francisco drag. IMPRESARIO, peaches, Christ chats with us about opening up her vaults of drag parodies for an incident viewing party of her show. The witches of East Bay where Peaches Coco Peru and Chad michaels take a look at what happens when three drag legends get older and a world dominated by pesky drag Queens plus why do J. K. Rowling and other high profile celebrities come out against trans. Inclusion eighties gay icons that became TV commercials, spokespersons and look at the amazing life of Drag Queen Hegi leg. I'm Fausto for no I'm Mark Zalin and this is feast. Five. Before we begin. Let's listen to the trailer for a peaches crisis the witches of East Spe starring Coca, Peru Chad Michaels and Thomas Dekker. You know when you're young queen and you don't understand anything everything's really confusing. CONTOURING and Tucking. You think that when you grow up and become a seasoned queen, that's GonNa make sense and. Still waiting for that day. That day ever come I've discovered that when you're truly fully relaxed, you can open your eyes and see what the world has in store for you. For me, my eyes are most open after I've enjoyed a hot steaming cup of celestial seasonings tension Tamer to. What do you? It's a short life isn't it? We all have fears. Sometimes I i. look in the Mirror and I see everything disintegrating faster and faster. A long career in drag is not for the week. Just burned my mouth. So fucking badly you know life may be short for some. But even if there's like a nuclear Holocaust, I plan on sticking around and partying with the cockroaches not really afraid of death that doesn't mean I don't have fears. You know what I see see snakes like hundreds of them and they're like crawling all over me and then disappear I'm just not there anymore it's really trippy. I don't mind the growing old or that it's a short lifer, the snakes or any of that the the pain that scares me I don't know why there needs to be so much pain in the world often caused by anonymous trolls commenting on social media. Deal the deck. Down here we just. Play the sandwiches. Hello. Hi. Peaches. Christ. Yes it is. What's Your scariest movie? Nights scariest. Say, what's your favorite scary movie. Well that's a nightmare on ELM street. One. I had a really scary movie. It's called the Selfie on my phone. On my God and I take my clothes off and I look into it. And I see myself growing old OH. Oh I used to be an atheist, but then I realized I was a sex God. But now on a sex card decline and nobody wants to worship at my temple. Because I've been stuck at home during covert quarantine. No one loves me anymore, not even myself. How are you doing today peaches? I I was doing fine a moment ago. I. Just I don't even know what was. Not sure. Well, we're kind of like thinking about you you have. Your opening your your default. Clearing the COBWEBS and showing the audiences, what they are throughout the world with really want is some of your productions that you've done over the years you during the witches of East Bay which. You know play on the witches of Eastwick, which kind of deals with. Women of a certain age and how they feel. That that's what you doing. Accuser. So used to hear that all the time this leg. I thought that you were just like you know any the the average gay guy going through his. You know mid life crisis. Interesting thing right. 'cause we live in a consumer society and we sort of been making money or being taught or whatever to not embrace aging and to look at the aging palace as something to be feared. Sometimes. Abhorred emphasis on the. When. You're eighteen. They'll tell you when you're over twenty six nobody wants you then you need S. Over thirty nobody wants you then your early thirties forties death if you're gay and then this comes you know the goal and then you get those ages and you're just like I'm just as fierce as I was back then. Yeah I mean in some in some ways. I would argue that maybe you're fiercer. I think that well, culturally right it's it's not in every culture. Is there sort of this idea of growing old being a bad thing, but it's definitely an American idea for sure or Western young and then I think if you are queer especially a gay man, you know we we adopted so many of the worst parts of. Misogyny. And so we apply that to each other and then I i. Yeah. I think for a lot of queer men sadly. It's a real thing. It's a real problem. Well, it even like in talking about intergenerational relationships or even like you know if you are somebody who is above the age of thirty and you're at a bar and you start flirting with somebody, you know this is the thing is like a lot of these twenty year old tw- inks are hit me on the hookup APPs but out in public, there are like there goes all thousand. And I met you were sending me or Dick Pic last week are you talking to your little secrets? We go out in public. Worrying a mask. Anymore. I'm really loving the mask culture because finally. People to see my face and they can. Say. They just don't even see it. Well, it's like it's like a facelift in sunway tooth kissing goodbye nobody knew. What you're doing you're you're giving into those those ideas of you know this negative ideas about aging. This is about like you know for years we've heard Middle Eastern women. I really like hiding my face and feels very comfortable. People are after. Them they not to stare at me Yes yes. Yes. We're the mask sunglasses like ray bans with mirrors on them and sometimes even a little bike helmet or a hat. So I'm basically just a robot out perfect on everybody just staring at you know staring at anything I want without repercussions about like when you're like totally like staring at a guy is like in you're wearing the mask he can't see when you like licking your lips underneath the mash. Literally drooling once in a while might might mask. The wetness comes through but. Like little, otherwise they how do they know and this is a this is good for straight men to know this like when you're not when you're a straight guy and you think you're too cool for the mask, all of us gaze wearing masks we're just. Per serving on you so hard. With that information. Jim and I see this guy and I'm just like Oh my God he's so bad. He's just like. A moment your way and I'm just like, yes. In the way my heart. Yeah it's true. You're right. You're right. That we should we should probably get back to the which is. How generous of you? To open the show with such such an amazing plug for this upcoming online screening that we're doing, and it's true that that show in a way was about I mean I talked to cocoa and chat about the fact that we were. Older Queens and that that's what the show was going to be about. So you're right. That is what the show is about. It's about is this all there is kind of thing but he ever since I've known Coco Cocos characters been this cool hip tell it like it is. You know Aunty in the Bronx who's like doesn't Old Lady for thirty years and this is why we called got dress up in drag I. think at least for me when I was in my early twenties, it was like, Hey, you can be whoever you want to be for the rest of your life as long as you can get a shake and go wig like Coca Peru and. They'll make it. How did you get cocoa to like actually change wigs because you know she's wearing Like she has. A demented Jan Brady. I guess I get you. We this was the first show. We've ever done together and we had been. In some comedy shows together doing drag Queens of comedy and she passing Lee said like, why haven't you ever asked me to be in one of your shows and I was like Well I mean you never I I I just can't imagine

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"rowling" Discussed on WIBC 93.1FM

WIBC 93.1FM

04:41 min | 1 year ago

"rowling" Discussed on WIBC 93.1FM

"It's set to release today. And what is the book about? The book is about a male serial killer who dresses as a woman while on violence, killing sprees. And, of course, She is being full on attacked for such a thing in memory of J. K. Rowling. She ain't dead. But she killed her own career by proudly hitting trans people, and no one would really miss her that much anyway. She ain't dead, but her career is now Remember J. K. Rowling. Got attacked for having a conversation about trans people who are transgendered because she said, Listen Men are not women and women are not men. And people said, Are you out of your mind? You can't say things like that. Hey, praise it. She said. But Men are not women and women are not men on and people went nuts. They went absolutely out of their heads. Because she had already been in hot water for this, And now she writes this book, so I'm not so sure if this isn't just the most incredible bit of trolling that has ever been done. People get to write books about all sorts of things and you don't have to like it. As a matter of fact, if you're offended by it You know, that's okay. You just don't get to do anything about it. You get to be offended by it and you get to move on. You're welcome. This doesn't mean that J. K. Rowling doesn't get the right books because she does. Books probably going to sell to J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter J. K. Rowling should have led with that. I don't know. I guess it's just one of those names and I assume we all know the woman who created Harry Potter. You disagree with her on nine million different things politically, but Holy cow. She's the hero free speech all of a sudden. Her. Bill Maher, Jerry Seinfeld. You don't agree with these people on everything, but at least they understand you've got to be able to talk. You've got to be able to talk. If you can't do that, you can't do anything. Which brings me back to the Indianapolis City County Council. Some pretty sure some people are going to say while Tony, you are being absolutely aggressive today. Saying that the indie City County Council is guilty of bigotry by wanting to push anti racism training. Well, first, let me be clear that anti racism training his bigotry. So it's not that I'm calling them anything. It's that they're letting you know. And I say this of a possibly And Keith Pots and Krista Carlino and Zach Adamson. Written about in the article at wnbc dot com, as notable co sponsors of this legislation that would put more civilians on the General orders committee. Giving civilians more oversight of the police officers than police. And how it's a part of the purpose of this would be to facilitate the department's working, developing, implementing and hearing to anti racism policies. We'll anti racism is bigotry. Sometimes the answer is the answer. And you can't worry about How they're going to come for you. How people are going to engage. The answer is the answer. There is nothing left but to say, what is I'm on record about changes to policing and I'm on record supporting no knock warrants, and I'm on record, saying that there is still possibly more to do worthy of a conversation, anti racism. Shuts down conversation it it it It is bigotry that puts an end to the ability to talk. Why would I ever favorite So when I say that they're bigots. I mean it. I'm right. I'm willing to fight this. Because nobody should want it. And sometimes that's what it takes. It takes being able to say out loud. This is a problem. Changing policing. Fine. Anti racism is racism, Anti racism is bigotry. We shouldn't want in Indianapolis and we should fight like hell to stop it. Matt pair has traffic..

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"rowling" Discussed on The Deconstruction Workers

The Deconstruction Workers

06:10 min | 1 year ago

"rowling" Discussed on The Deconstruction Workers

"At the university over over that and at the same time, Disney was facing that decision and they offered benefits. To same sex partners in the Southern Baptist Convention last its little mind, little bitty mind over that and called for a boycott and I don't really see that Disney lost a whole lot of. So. This is the thing to me that whatever warner brothers does it can do? And it will survive. will also survive warner brothers. This is not going to hurt Warner brothers at all speaking of power. Right now. I actually having. And the power is this. I'm looking at the clock. The clock is. Is. We got this up so I. will move us. To our final question. Which is at the end of the day. J. K. Rolling and her. However, we want to classify them. Comments Comments Commentary. So, what the series and the Phantom! Are More important than. An individual creator. And with that. Power. Is the responsibility to hold them. To task for having harmed that community whether it's just letting her know that we were harmed or that, we will outlive her. 'cause you know I agree with your capitalist cynicism that you know it's not going to hurt her, but at least she can no. In, so this this series and this fandom will outlive. Her toxicity. It matters because words have power and so I believe that having a response to her is important because. Imagine that this at all I mean it's not enough to simply believe that she's wrong, but I'm just thinking. Of I'm thinking in particular of an article that I read by a trans author who decided not to die suicide as a child because they needed to know how Harry Potter ended, the series saved their life. And now if it weren't for the backlash against the author's comments, What if they're tied to? This world was untethered. Because this thing that saved their life. Has this toxic? Toxicity around it now, and so so that's why it's important for us to be having these conversations, and that's why it's important for. The responses that have been out there. Stephen King tweeting back trans. Women are women, and then her being very petty and deleting the tweet that. Matters. It matters hugely. I would say from. Historian in the room that context matters. And but I think it will be good for scholars and fans to use this moment to expand the conversation about these Harry Potter texts, and how we can allow them to transcend their author. Think it is. Totally valid for someone to say. This is not my fight. This is not my community. This is not a thing that affects me. I also think it's totally valid to say. I know what it's like to walk around in Brown skin. And to have. that. Affect my day to day life. And I wouldn't wish that on anybody. And so anybody oppressed is enough for me to stop. Anybody anybody. WHO's got? Who's got it worse right now? You know. Who's got it worse, right? and. I don't have to be a part of. The Trans Community in order to say. Is Pretty messed up. What's happening the all and so not my circus, not monkeys, but for today I'll help you clean up. You know, and at the end at the end of the day. That's what it is for me. I will I have in full disclosure said. This is not my top of the list fight. This is not the thing I fight towards every single day, but if I can make my if I could make life like this much easier for even if it's just for my my to transfer friends that I have then, it's enough for to jump in. I'M NOT GONNA. Let you with my friends at the end of the day. And you know what J. K. rolling kind of taught us that, too. So. If I'M GONNA? Let you mess with my friends and you taught me that that means that includes you. I'm not gonNA let J. K. Rowling less with my friends. So that's where Atfer for today folks. We will be back in two weeks for the season finale for the season four finale. I. Do not know what's on tap for that episode yet. I will give you a preview, but I have some ideas of where it might be. But you'll stop waiting. You'll have to come back into and find out what's going on, but for today I want to thank my guest. On Dr Orange watching as always I want to make new friends. I knew guests. Dr Elizabeth Clark. Anton Henderson. For these three I have been Dr Christopher Bell. We been the deconstruction construction workers. Thanks for joining us. In two weeks, black lives matter wash hands and. Deconstruction workers podcast is produced and directed by me Dr Christopher Bell. If you like what you hear. The best thing you can do for the podcast is give us a.

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"rowling" Discussed on The Deconstruction Workers

The Deconstruction Workers

08:17 min | 1 year ago

"rowling" Discussed on The Deconstruction Workers

"To to pull its sponsorship. This is not going to matter. Unless Warner Brothers get an. At so I think you know if people really if there's some young activists out here who are really trying to make this thing, stop tweeting jk rollings 'cause she doesn't care. Organiz things to target warner brothers and to get them to take a stand against her position. That's the only way it's going to matter. I come from media studies. I understand how the production supply chain works and I understand. You're mad and nobody cares in a corporate sense. They're not shutting down the wizard world because JK rolling doesn't like Trans People. That's not going to happen. Until it does. It's not going to happen until you make it a thing. For Universal Studios. It's not gonNA. It's not gonNA happen until you make it a thing for warner brothers. Going directly at J. K., rowling is not going to work. Sorry, just not history has shown. That's not how you do it. You go after the sponsors. You hit them where it hurts and that's my pocket. Who Sell the and you might be sitting there like well that contradictory to a thing. He just said five minutes, but it's really not. Because because the kid, the kid who works at the visiting world of Harry. Potter is not going to lose their job. They're going to get moved over to marvel highland. That's very different than not going. See the stage. Play him hurting those people that it's a very differently. Yeah I think there are ways that this could be a big deal a much bigger deal than it is right now I think it's very while people on the inside of it think it's a huge deal. And he gets spreading like wildfire from a macro sense. It's still very small potatoes, and it needs to not be small potatoes so there. There are ways to maximize the effectiveness. It's interesting because you talk about what you're talking about is a different power. Yes, exactly, which is that the almost the continued existence of her, as a creator is not based on what she does. It's based on what Warner Brothers is I've been wondering will the rest of the fantastic beasts movies being made or not, and they probably will and less. This becomes an issue for Warner Brothers is what you're saying. But this reminds me of what we were saying earlier about how power she has, and doesn't. Have you know when I said she doesn't think I exist, and you said giving her entirely too much power. There's a difference between giving somebody power and living in a body that's impacted by the power that she has. Right as far as I know I'm the only trans person in this conversation, and so my dog in this fight, what's at stake for me is different from the rest of the contributors here absolutely and so to say that when I say she doesn't believe that I, exist doesn't non binary person. When I read her essay, I was gas by it. I had to. To get onto facebook and say wait a minute. She's wrong, isn't she? Because it was written so politely, it was written so much like so tenderly with care and I was like. Wait a minute party car started to think maybe she's right, and then I was like that just is violence against my person hood, and so I think it's important to say that. She has power. That needs to be checked. And that. I shouldn't necessarily be the one checking that power. Because, I'm the one getting hit by most hammers by what she's wielding right now exactly. Exhausting having to educate people. About why they shouldn't oppress you. And this is about punching down and that's what I mean about. It's not gonNA matter until it matters because you can clapback in her on twitter, and it makes you feel better, but you know it's making me fell better. Stephen King is kicking her in the stomach every day. And Jake? Enrolling thinks she has literally power. She is not Stephen King. It's Daniel, Radcliffe and Emma Watson and even Rupert grint who does not get involved in anything coming out and saying. This is a problem in. You should stop doing. Model Dan Leaky, who who their literal existence depends on her? But slightly different slightly not yet I. Mean still people coming out who have things to lose by saying? Hey, mark for her daughter does not know what Lee Aldrin or mobile net our rest. She stands Emma Watson like she is a golden idol that. Butterflies fly out of her feet every step she takes through the world. It's a different level of. So, yeah, I mean I do think that there's a power differential, but I do think that there are very powerful people. Who Do believe you exist fighting on your behalf. So I'm. This speaking of very powerful people who are absolutely impacted by this. I can't help but wonder how Ezra Miller is doing this. So as Raya is the lead one of the leads in fantastic beasts. Who is beholden to her work? Who is? Non, binary. Matt Sucks. That sucks to be them. That would be a very hard position to be I would imagine because. Do you quit you could. But, it's not gonNA impact her as much as it's kind of impact you. xactly exactly, and and if you keep your position, do you then get the sort of major chip? You can cash later to be like. So I dealt with this, and now I get to talk now I get to say this is crap Well existing an existing. In that character is a reprimand by self I think not just to. Her positions, but even her claims that she thinks that this is a dangerous population for some reason or threatening population. That puts a lot of pressure on on Miller, but I I really appreciated. You're bringing that up Lauren. Because I saw Radcliffe speak, I saw in red main. Speak or Watson. Speak you now and I haven't seen a Miller statement. That just doesn't mean anything in particular I'm Kinda glad that let let the other people do the work. Can, I speak for. Just a second so. It's a little bit tangential. Back to some of rowing's vocabulary, a so listening to two Lada. Speak about being gas or having one's existence just. negated. By this I don't believe in you there for you. Don't exist. Therefore, you must be confused about whether you exist, or you have some villainous agenda by claiming to exist, so I am assists. Traditional Caucasian. Mommy. Professor. I have big problem with the beginning of the conversation about people who men's straight. And all of the conversation about how biological sex is physically manifested as evidence of sex because I have fought infertility dealing with. So The fact is that my initial response to the women people who menstruate argument was actually.

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"rowling" Discussed on The Deconstruction Workers

The Deconstruction Workers

07:12 min | 1 year ago

"rowling" Discussed on The Deconstruction Workers

"The university professors than a lot of time talking to each other about popular culture in academic journals and academic conferences. The problem with that is you. Don't go to academic conferences, and you don't read academic journals and I WanNa talk to you. Some of the most brilliant thoughts in America about popular culture never get to be heard and I'm on a mission to change that. Brilliant People Fascinating conversations I'm Dr. Christopher Bell and this is a hard hat area. You're on with deconstruction workers. Good Morning. Good afternoon. Good evening wherever it is, you are this Dr Christopher Bell you are on the deconstruction workers podcast and joining me today. Today is a good day for you. Dear Listener, because we have not one but two new players in the studio today which I am super excited about, but before we get to them joining me today on the line is founding construction worker longtime construction worker Dr Lauren Macci. Doctor is an independent scholar now in Cleveland, but has been with us for a very long time. Welcome back to the shadow Lord. Glad to be here once again, also joining us on the line as I, said two new players, our first guest is Dr Elizabeth Tomorrow Clark. Dr Clark is a full professor now of history at West Texas and Am University. Welcome to the show for the first time was glad to be here. Our second new player is Tonga Henderson to Lana. Is a doctoral student at the University of Connecticut working in English. Welcome to the show to longer. Thank you very much so today. I have brought three members three core members of leadership team of Harry Potter Studies into the studio. We've talked about Harry Potter. Studies on this podcast in the past I am the chair of Harry. Potter studies the Founding Chair for the last. Eight years now I believe it is and Lauren. And Elizabeth and to Llandough have been with US forever, and we are talking today about a thing that well I don't Wanna I don't WanNa buy if the conversation too much. We're talking today about JK rollings. We're talking about her specifically, but we're also talking about. People like her. We've done just Weeden in the past on this show. Content creators! Who later we find out are a problem in one way or another. And what do we do with a work when the author of that work is in some way problematic? That's about all I want to see as prep I want to add a prep. Helpful so so Elizabeth to Launda Chris and I all met through Harry Potter Studies, but we are all coming from pretty different backgrounds, so Chris and I are coming in from as we discussed in season. One of the deconstruction workers we are coming from rhetoric, though I come from critical masculinity and presidential rhetoric, Chris comes from feminism and Girlhood, studies and popular culture to Launda is a great background in being not just a librarian, but also a popular culture and young adult fiction scholar. And disability studies and fat studies. Is that correct on and Elizabeth is a historian, so Elizabeth and I. When we talked in Prep for this episode did talk. We talk about, Wagner. because. Talk about toxic creators of popular content, so we are coming from very different disciplines, even though we are all coming in from the core connection of being Harry Potter. Studies people and big time Harry Potter fans. Yes! I think that that's a good starting point for this conversation is that we have four scholars coming from three different fields, but As long as you said even she and I are not necessarily doing the same kind of work, even though we're in the same field. So. The impetus for this and I don't even I. Don't think I'm the right person to intro this in this very specific thing because. I don't pay attention to JK. Rolling at all. Zero, To her. I don't pay attention to her. Either I found out about all of this because Dan Radcliffe. Statement and I was like wait. What did she do now? It wasn't that I was following her, and then I haven't paid attention to her. Since it least since Dumbledore was gay. Or she said so. We need to take a step back so most people who are in the Harry Potter Mill. You will know what we're referring to sideways here, but for those of you who are not familiar with what's going on. We are referring to JK rollings most recent. Foray into being what is known as a turf. Onda do you WanNa? Take it from here and explain a little bit more about what the fact that this is not new. Yes, and this is just the most egregious most recast, so I think the reason why this one has hit as as hard as it has this one being transported tweets, and then an essay that she wrote on her own website that just was virulent is because people like Dan Radcliffe in Eddie red main and snow was Wednesday. Have come up and said this is not okay, and so what the most recent. Controversy started when she clapped back. If you will at a tweet that referred to people who menstruate. And she was like I'm sure. There's a word for these people. What could it possibly be? And then had these versions of the word woman trying to get to that word, and then people were like that's not okay, and then she wrote the SSD say yes, it is, and then people clap back at her to say no. It's not what Lauren was alluding to though is that this is not the first indication that we've had, but she's been transphobic in December. She tweeted in support of a British. which is own issue, but somebody who was miss `gendering trans people in the workplace got their contract not renewed and then shooed because they felt discriminated against because they weren't allowed to miss. Gender Trans People in the workplace. I've heard that she's now appealing the fact that the court said that she didn't have the right to do that. But even before that the author of Harry Potter whose name I do not say. She has liked and followed transphobic people in the past, and in.

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Writers warn in open letter against threat to free speech

KSFO Morning Show with Brian Sussman with Katie Green

03:36 min | 1 year ago

Writers warn in open letter against threat to free speech

"Hey, you Group of more than 100 prominent liberal writers, perfect professors and activists. Have come together and signed an open letter against cancel culture. The list of folks is long and I had to dig up the whole list. Maybe you could do that. Shawn broke your mind. J. K. Rowling of Harry Potter fame Newyorktimes opinion editor Barry Weiss, political activist Gnome Chomsky All sorts of people have signed this letter and I will read you part of it. It's entitled a letter on justice and open debate. Our cultural institutions. Air Facing a moment of trial, powerful protest for racial and social justice are leading overdue demands for police reform, along with wider calls for greater equality and inclusion across those society, not least in higher education, journalism, philanthropy and the arts. All right, fine and dandy. Everybody's for equality. But this needed reckoning is also intensified. A new set of moral attitudes and political commitments. The Tendo weaken our norms of open debate and toleration of differences in favor of ideological conformity. As we applaud the first development. We also raise our voices against the second. Then they go ahead and give their liberal bona fide. He's including calling President Trump a real threat to democracy. Oh, yeah. You mean you mentioned known Chomsky You can't get any more left the gnome Chomsky, but he's the old left right where you would have these discussions and not hound somebody out of a job. Oh, that reminds me. I've got to get to that Boeing executive who was hounded out of his job for something, he said. 30 years I'll tell you right now. 30 years ago, he said, I don't believe women should be in combat. Wow, That's it, which was an 85 to 95% attitude 30 years ago. It's probably 75 now. But he was forced to resign his pressure to resign. That is troubling. This is what these people are talking about. I promise anyone when I'm 70 was that you will not have to pressure me to resign. He'll. He'll have to chain me to my chair to keep me with, you know, I'm gone anyway. It also warns that the resistance should not hardened into its own brand of dogma or coercion. Insisting that an intolerant climate has played both sides of the aisle. The free exchange of information on ideas, the life blood of a liberal societies daily becoming more constricted. Well, we have come to expect this on the radical right. I suppose maybe I like the way right censorious Nous is also spreading more widely in our culture on intolerance of opposing views of vogue for public shaming and ostracism and the tendency to dissolve complex policy issues in a binding, blinding moral certainty. We have pulled the value of robust and even caustic counter speech from all quarters, But it is now all too common in here calls for swift and severe retribution in response to perceived transgressions of speech and thought. And one more a little bit. More troubling. Still, institutional leaders in a spirit of panicked damage control are delivering hasty and disproportionate punishments instead of considered reforms were already paying the price in greater risk aversion among writers, artists and journalists who are here kid lively hoods if they depart from the consensus or even lack sufficient zeal in agreement, anybody who's in the public eye at all. Who hasn't had those feelings. You're crazy. Your crazy your You are not reading the room. You have to be careful and scared of what you can and cannot say, Yeah,

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'Harry Potter' fan sites distance themselves from J.K. Rowling over gender identity comments

WBZ Midday News

00:39 sec | 1 year ago

'Harry Potter' fan sites distance themselves from J.K. Rowling over gender identity comments

"Two of the biggest Harry Potter fan sites are distancing themselves now from author J. K rolling following her comments about transgender rights websites, Muggle Net and the leaky cauldron say they would no longer provide links to Rollings personal website, use photos of her or write about her other works. The site's issued a joint statement. Saying that Rollings harmful beliefs about transgender people are out of stab with a message of exceptions and empowerment they find in her books Now. Last month, J. K Rolling issued an essay about her beliefs on transgender rights that was sharply criticized by the LGBTQ community as being completely

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"rowling" Discussed on Throwing Shade

Throwing Shade

03:17 min | 1 year ago

"rowling" Discussed on Throwing Shade

"They also said this is from their words. The for the literate agencies words we're not willing to have our staff reeducated to meet the demand of a small group of clients. That's horrifying especially when this is such a clear cut issue of like you're in the literary world, which is supposed to be pushing boundaries and. Really telling stories from the past and the future and be really serve as a symbol of progress and. Serve as a symbol of personal storytelling and different experiences and creating wonder and enchantment, fear and excitement, and all of these things, and for you to hide behind freedom of speech with this. Is Disgusting I also J. K. Rowling publishing company hatchet. A bunch of the authors there who were earth. Excuse me some of the publishing. People who worked in publishing at Hatchet. Decide said they would not work to promote or publish her children's book. and. Hatchet slammed the employees. Who said they were going to not work on this and said had said. We are proud to publish. J., K.. Rowling children's fairytale the echo bog. Freedom of speech is the cornerstone of publishing. We fundamentally believe that everyone has the right to express their thoughts and beliefs. That's why we never comment on our author's personal views than we respect our employees right to hold a different view. You do have the right she. She's who we did jail for what she said. It's already freedom of speech. She's not going to be imprisoned or killed. Because of what she said didn't know what I mean. She said it. You can give her some consequences. We will never make at least you can at least as a publisher and as somebody who is committed to the diversity of voices you could. Like this would still be Shitty, but you could be like. That's J. K. Rowling. That's her opinion. We are donating this amount of money to this and we are going to make an effort to start. Seeking out more Trans Authors I think she's got the publishing industry by the balls, and she's the highest selling author ever, and that's what we need to change. Yeah. so anyway. They're making. I don't know who it was, but there was some GOP person who I'm sure like ten years ago was like jk rollings book which scrapbooks needs to be out of our evangelical kids hands. Now is quoting her. And by the way we re exactly, we also really can't talk about freedom of speech until everyone is free and by that I, mean when a Black Trans woman has all of the rights and protection and dignity. Of every other person living in this world, specifically white people then, and they have access to those same freedoms. This isn't the then we can talk about freedom of speech when everyone is on on the same page on the everyone is equal in this world, dummy can start talking about freedom and equality because right now. This wasn't a fucking freedom of speech issue. This was a privilege issue where you would not have to face very many consequences except some backlash on social media, so fuck you and by the way. Every bit of sympathy and love goes to..

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"rowling" Discussed on The Pascal Show Podcast

The Pascal Show Podcast

10:21 min | 1 year ago

"rowling" Discussed on The Pascal Show Podcast

"Really quick because you did. Send that to me correct. Yeah, yeah, I did yeah, okay cool. Yeah. I'm Dick. This isn't the first time she's. She's made statements along these lines, but. Over the weekend J. K. Rowling, and of course wrote the Harry Potter series. Got A lot of criticism. for series of tweets that a lot of people interpreted as transphobic. She? Seemed to have been set off by an article on access to menstrual hygiene products during the global pandemic, and in that article, the author referred to women as are. Referred to people born as women as people who menstruate straight, yes. Hold on and I'm pulling up the tweet right now. You ready to go for it. Yep Okay, so you have the tweets? Okay, so here it is. So J. K. Rowling says. Yeah so she says she started out by saying. People who menstruate I'm sure there used to be a word for those people. Someone helped me out. A WIMP woman. And then she said if sex it's sex isn't real. There's no same sex attraction. If sex isn't real. The lived reality of women globally raced I know and love transpeople, but racing the concept of sex removes the ability of many to meaningfully discuss their lives. It isn't hate to speak the truth. The idea that women like me who've been empathetic to trans people for decades. Feeling Kinship, because they're vulnerable in the same way as women. I E to male violence hey. Hey Trans people because they think sex is real and has lived. Consequences is a nonsense. Wait, so, let me just so I can understand this fully right just I understand this fully the. The second tweet! was that a was that a continuation of the same of thought of the previous tweet, or was that a response to that that that was a continuation of the first tweet Gotcha Gotcha now. Obviously she's under a lot of fire like the people are really citing on the a Lgbtq side of things. Even to the point where? While while I'm forgetting, Harry Potter himself, what's his name. Daniel Daniel Radcliffe. You know what I'm saying is now getting on the side of the basically saying that. Trans People Trans Women are women. And, so there is a lot of there's a lot of back and forth going on now I if I'm correct I. Think she did come out with A. Like a response tweet. About that, if correct like where she was trying to clear things up a little bit, you know. I think I? Don't have that one handy I think. Let me let me look this up real quick. So here, it is like yes. She said someone helped me out. Won't been when palm wome rumored I don't know like I, don't know what the hell that was. So I don't see any. Yeah there. There is a third tweet here where she says I respect, every transportation is right outside any way that feels authentic, exact and comfortable to them. I march with you. If you were discriminated against on the basis of being trans at the same time, my life has been shaped by being female I. Do not believe it's hateful to say so. Not really an apology more of a tabloid. Bat really that is not an apology by any way shape or form. That was A. My bad that you think this is what. You think that this is transphobic, but I'm sorry I'm speaking on the on the confines of being a woman. Here it is. Here it is. Maybe. needs to really start. Saying As should just keep writing books. Maybe, she should stay in her lane. Just keep writing books and just keep your mouth shut. Because this isn't the first time that she's opened her mouth on twitter, and is you know where twitter just GonNa blaze about her? Thoughts in her tweets and all that stuff. She has said many many controversial things via tweet. So in my personal opinion. You need to stay in your lane and just keep writing sweetheart like keep making your millions and billions and billions of dollars. Off of your books, you really good at that. Stay in that lane. No one's going to go and buy your books normal. And if you start continuing to just get yourself in trouble for the tweets that you put out. You know I'm sorry, but that was. That's basically what it was. You know my bad, but. I am still woman so. Yeah, I, it's. It's. It's odd to see because this isn't the first time. She's kind of waded into these waters. This is. Not the first time and she. And I I sympathize with her to some degree. that. She! She wants to maintain female identity. But at the same time, but but wait a second. Hill the die on very strange. Yeah, but then, but then it's like. Wait a second if she's trying to identify. What did you say? Repeat that last phrase you said about a as women her. She's trying to defend her her womanhood, her womanhood her by saying you know I was born a woman. I meant straight. You know right now. Here's the thing who's to say. that. Trans Women. Don't feel the same way right just because they were born. A man male doesn't mean that inside. They feel that they are women. exaud right in a way. She shouldn't be saying that. because. That should be saying that she should be saying that for all women, Trans and Biological women alike. And just keep it at that she her. Her apology tweet could have been said. She could just put in winning and edited something and then put in. All women alike or Trans Women and women alike never. You know there's a lot of people. There's a lot of trans women out there. That identified them have been identifying themselves as women for a very very long time and still. Still identify themselves. As women just because they don't menstruate, menstruate does not mean that they do not. Does not mean that they are not a woman. Does not mean that they don't identify themselves as women. Then also. You gotta remember. Think about this the discrimination that they're getting. For one. Not only just being a woman, but also being a trans woman. That's some heavy stuff. A LOT! It's so what you get in menstruation. Is What. A lot of these trans women are getting. In discrimination. I think it's very odd that she I mean. She's she up until this. Point and again. This isn't the first time she's talking about this. Waiting into the Trans Debate. How much goodwill had she accrued? Up on up until this point being the author of the Harry. Potter series Eh making reading cool again I. Mean my niece's read those books like seven or eight times now it's ridiculous. But. Why. I mean if she privately feels this way that that trans. People are infringing on. You know. Old School Women's rights arguments. If she feels like you know that. The Voice of women that were born naturally born women is being overshadowed by. I don't know not not every thought. You have needs to be tweeted out. Maybe. That's something you keep privately to yourself. So you don't squander goodwill and. I. Mean You know I don't know if my niece who's read these books series? Eight Times over is aware of. What J. K. Rowling is saying on twitter, but I don't know I. Mean I I get it. She's a woman. She's entitled your views on femininity. I'm a man I'm. Not In that same way at all right now that. Being said Yeah. It seems an Awkward Hill to die on to keep bringing this up to the point where like the Guy Played Harry Potter is like I. Don't agree with this woman. Like you made me a star woman who wrote these books, but Nah women are women. All Women Are Women Trans Women are women to you know what I mean. And he you know it's crazy that it's splitting the divide. It's like that scene in the the Crappy Star Wars trilogy that we did not speak of. It's like you are chosen. What? You're fighting up hill. You're going to die. May Anikin don't try it? Just don't do it. You were the Chosen One. So, we'd like if we could have a female caller. Call in on this because I I do feel. Talking about this is a guy 'cause. Yeah, I mean you. You gotTA blind. Come to this. Is You know I'm a white guy? Speaking on Trans Rights and women's rights. I feel you got a point. There I mean and that's the thing I mean..

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"rowling" Discussed on The Pascal Show Podcast

The Pascal Show Podcast

08:01 min | 1 year ago

"rowling" Discussed on The Pascal Show Podcast

"Changes. You know what I mean and I think that we're. Slowly going through these changes right now, so that hopefully we are fully. Full grown adult rather than some. Pimple faced. It's not knows preteen. Which is kind of what we're in right now. You know. So. We're we're we're GONNA. Get, WE'RE GONNA, get through it. You know what I mean Nicky says I really love your show all. Stop and think about what is happening and important to you. Love love to you and the people on the show. Nikki thank you so much for the the love Gary. O'Neil said you. You're probably right. Thank you, Gary for. It's not every day that you people agree with me on this show so I appreciate it that you guys are showing some some some love and support and you know agreeing with us But like I said, James keeps warning everybody you know. Give us a call like I said, pick up the phone and give us a call. Three, one, four, seven, six, six, four, five, eight one drop a dime. Let us know what you think in regards to it all. You know there is. Like I said. Do you think that the black lives matter? Movement has become a trend. And the thing is is that Mr? Super said something that was very true. He had a very good point which we both agreed on. Surprise. Surprise Tom and I agreed something, but but you know we. We we agree with them. You know to to a certain extent. Things needed sometimes. Things need to become a trend so that there's a change that happens, but when I just don't like it when it's like. You, know like that scene and get out where it's like Oh you know. I voted for Obama to time, I'd vote for a third time if he was running again or if they were would've allowed me, or I got three black friends. Let me list them off. Really Quick or oh, because you know. I banged one black guy. Suddenly I understand the plight. Of Racism in a plight of a black man in this country, please push all that stuff. All that stupid dish to the side. Real, quick, you know. But, but if you're intense, but if you were really coming out here because of the social injustices, because you are backing the the movement in a positive way, not just to look good. And get a few likes on your. You know on your social media's. Out here for. The rights of people. And for the right side then. Shoot I'm we all embrace you over here, you know. This crazy. Absolutely crazy. So Tanno Baynes said I need to get a landline, so I can actually get a decent connection in my house. I have to go for a walk usually too many mountains. Wow, you live in the mountains. Lucky you. You know I tune in twice a day. Because of you and what you say to us, wow, Nikki, thank you so much. That really means a lot. You never know who's actually listening and why the listening and all that stuff. You know what I mean Tom. I guess I lost Tom Again Dag Nabet. Try this again. It is refusing to be my friend today. That has some wild stuff. Anyway. So. Definitely give me a call. Three, one, four, seven, six, six, four, five, eight one. But. I. Don't know what's going on. This whole thing's trip and You know what we're going to go into a quick commercial break, we will be right back. This is the Pascal show. Back. A. WE'LL HOOK AWOKE? Guys like I always say if this person I'm taking out the show. Please go click that like button underneath this feed right now. Of course crushed s subscribe button. That would really really mean a lot. We I am trying to get in contact with Tom Thomas back. We are back there. We go go connection damn man. Dale is back up and running. Yeah, yeah, I see your face everything i. don't know what happened, but I think just a I had to reboot everything. I just had reboot that this computer to make sure everything is good, but there's you know. Emotion somewhat more under control now so it's okay, man. No, it's okay. You know like I, said I was really I. really appreciate your your candor. You know what I mean I really appreciate your you know. Your heart is in the right placement. You know there's no. It's been. It's been a hard week for everybody, and yes, you know it's been a couple of weeks. It's been a hard couple of years. It's been. Decades, but at the same time for a lot of people, but at the same time you know the fact that these things have happened is the things that have happened right now. That's that's. Unfortunate that these things have to have happened, but I'm happy that the the truth and in the you know the the real realness. Light! In front of a lot of people. And a lot of it has infiltrated the comfort of their own homes, not like Tucker Carlson. Who's sitting there going? Oh, they're coming for you. They're coming for you. No not at all no way shape, or form like that at tall but the fact that. That type of stuff is going. Hey, here's the reality of it all. This is the world that we live in. and. We need to see those things, and there's no way shape or form that you can get around it now. Of course, there's all kinds of crazy theories and speculations and conspiracies, and all that stuff nahmen like when you look at the video itself unedited on on. Tampered undocked. You know. Just they're all all of. It's unfortunate glory, you clearly see. That a COP. kneeing on a man's neck. And he dies. Right there on camera. It's a terrible thing. So! It's it's. It's sad. It's really really sad, but I appreciate everybody like I said I appreciate everybody having their patients with us on this whole thing today. Or that moment right there, you these things happen. You know welcome to being a show where you you're still practicing social distancing where you're not in the studio when you're not at the station being able to do what we usually do on the regular, so you know like I said I appreciate everybody being so patient and being understanding, but we gotta go into some other conversations. Because we you know, we only have a little bit of time. We might bleed over if if. If Tom's okay with the we might bleed over over twelve o'clock today, because there is a few few more things that we got to discuss and talk about, and I was holding a lot of these things off from last night. Show because I wanted to have somebody else to bounce these conversations off with because I was just like these are two juicy for us not to talk about all right, so let's get into the other top story that we have on our list. Right. Above our heads J. K. Rowling is in trouble right now. She's under a lot of fire for her. tweets about you know that have been coming off quite trans phobic. Tom Let me. Throw that over to you. pull up this this tweet..

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JK Rowling responds to trans tweets criticism

Morning News with Manda Factor and Gregg Hersholt

00:46 sec | 1 year ago

JK Rowling responds to trans tweets criticism

"The creator of Harry potter JK Rollings says she refuses to bow down to criticism about her recent comments about trans gender people rolling published a post on her blog website yesterday in response to the backlash and her concerns over what she calls new trans activism she has been under heavy scrutiny about her thoughts on trans gender identity from the LGBTQ community along with Eddie Redmayne and Daniel Radcliffe who starred in the Harry potter film franchise Redmayne disagreed with Rollings comments on Twitter saying that his transgender friends and colleagues are tired of what he calls the constant questioning of their identities Radcliffe says transgender women are women and he made that comment on a a website website website for for for a a a nonprofit nonprofit nonprofit dedicated dedicated dedicated to to to crisis crisis crisis intervention intervention intervention and and and suicide suicide suicide prevention prevention prevention for for for L. L. L. G. G. G. B. B. B. T. T. T. Q. Q. Q. P. P. P.

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"rowling" Discussed on AP News

AP News

15:07 min | 1 year ago

"rowling" Discussed on AP News

"Recent comments about trans gender people spell controversy for the author of the Harry potter series J. K. Rowling doubling down says she refuses to bow down to those who have criticized her comments on trans genders she was taken to her blog website to respond to the controversy over her opposition to what she is calling the new trans activism rolling has chafed at effort in the trans gender community to regard as women anyone who identifies as such over the weekend she took umbrage at an online opinion piece that refer to people who menstruate rolling said the word that should have been used there was women comments like that have drawn fire from the LGBTQ community and from Daniel Radcliffe the actor who starred in the Harry potter movie series others have called for a boycott of Rowling's work I'm Oscar wells Gabriel

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JK Rowling responds to critics over her transgender comments

AP News Radio

00:54 sec | 1 year ago

JK Rowling responds to critics over her transgender comments

"Recent comments about trans gender people spell controversy for the author of the Harry potter series J. K. Rowling doubling down says she refuses to bow down to those who have criticized her comments on trans genders she was taken to her blog website to respond to the controversy over her opposition to what she is calling the new trans activism rolling has chafed at effort in the trans gender community to regard as women anyone who identifies as such over the weekend she took umbrage at an online opinion piece that refer to people who menstruate rolling said the word that should have been used there was women comments like that have drawn fire from the LGBTQ community and from Daniel Radcliffe the actor who starred in the Harry potter movie series others have called for a boycott of Rowling's work I'm Oscar wells Gabriel

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JK Rowling responds to critics over her transgender comments

AP News Radio

00:54 sec | 1 year ago

JK Rowling responds to critics over her transgender comments

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Daniel Radcliffe responds to J.K. Rowling's controversial comments

This Morning with Gordon Deal

00:22 sec | 1 year ago

Daniel Radcliffe responds to J.K. Rowling's controversial comments

"Otter star Daniel Radcliffe speaking out for transgender women right the poster statement on Trevor project's website saying transgender women are women and any other statement erases their identity this comes after people online accused Harry potter author JK Rowling of transphobia for a series of tweets she posted last

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"rowling" Discussed on Book Club with Julia and Victoria

Book Club with Julia and Victoria

07:05 min | 1 year ago

"rowling" Discussed on Book Club with Julia and Victoria

"The pixies and he just locker just runs away or he like. Vanishes all the bones out of Harry's arm pillow volunteers to fix his arm when they have a hospital wing, and like a very trained competent madame free like. School. Nurse extraordinaire says not dislike putting bandaids online. She's like same lines and literally literally every book she seems. Knock knock enough credit she doesn't. Do and removes all the bones in Harry's arm, and then he has to repair them overnight wishes and say yeah, cool magic, the regret part nothing that Lucille. Sounds really painful to regrow your bones yeah and lake. So why would he? He's constantly exposing himself as a fraud by doing magic. Like why would you do that? That's the dumbest thing ever, but he just like his need to show off outweighs his understanding. He can't do it. believes the stories he's were in like. If you writes about it enough that he believes that he could have done it, you know. Maybe he's just so full of Shit and like. He doesn't really serve much purpose. Yeah, I think that's another reason is knowing is because it's like we have Professor in the First Book Curl Professor Quarrel the first back. We don't know we get some weird vibes sometimes, but we don't know inherit doesn't suspect him and she's like a hidden. villain in a way and very exposed villains and other places and. We, we know that. The the Chamber of Secrets. What is it like the primary mystery? Thing locker is not a solution to figuring it out now. He's annoying like always a quarrel like. Oh, he's he might as. Is Part of the. Walker just like practically away. He so. He so frustrating and he doesn't end up serving any purpose. except. I think as like an example of. Patriarchate Yeah. It feels like he's there to be as annoying as humanly possible and. Something that makes me angry on her mighties. Behalf is that she was written. She falls for it at first. I. Mean She's read all his books at a reader. I can imagine like she rentals, but before she met him could imagine that like. She would believe the story when she reads it in the book made me and so I could see that at first maybe when she needs an explosion blasts like Oh, I, needing the guy who wrote some of my favorite books, like. Of course, that's very exciting, but she should figure it out very quickly any, but she still likes so. Like enamored with him, and I did so angry and her behalf. She would not fall for this summer smarter than that. She should be frustrated out of her mind that she has to the. She's more competent than he is. And she's twelve. Right because I feel like. Kids pick up on a quickly. Yes, that sense of like I know more than my teacher dies like Oh. WHAT THE HECK! Adult does. I, think part of it too, is not. We needed the defense against the dark arts. Professor to be a character, because it changes every single novel true and so I feel like when Jacob Madness out, and she had that idea for the best different presser every single time. That's like one of the changing pieces to make the books different from each other. I don't know if you have them all plan now and was like what do I do with book to write are three and four and five. It's very integral to the plot. Ansett like what like every single one? Except for book, too, it's very important who the teacher is not this one. It doesn't really matter right and so. I don't know if there was a way she could have written this character to be more important. I don't know. If that's does feel like a weak point in the novel yeah. And he so frustrated like you just. Get so tired of him so quickly and Harry spends a lot of time with him, and maybe she wanted to play with the theme of Of US loyal to Harry 'cause. He is famous lake what he doesn't want to be with how he doesn't want to use his power. There's a way to do that as I think it also kind of. especially as a children's novel works, because we have respectable adults, Dumb Dora for available adults that we like haggard. Purchase Route Ella Professor Sprout. We get her in cute. She's great There's also. Like who are the people that kids don't like? Kids don't like the condescending adult who thinks they know what they're thinking. kids don't like it. When someone like you know. When I was your age, I was thinking about the celebrity to, but you just gotTa wait your time like no one wants that and I think as a kid, and makes it an even more frustrating character to read I. Don't think she ever wants. You. Don't like Lockhart no now. So investigations into why we don't like much number two. Where did her money go? New She's left out of the action so many times for so many different reasons and I don't know. Each one I think has a reason, but some of the time I'm like. Maybe she had to be left out because she would have shot back. Shit down. That, you wouldn't. It wouldn't have happened if her character like flying the car to hogwarts. Yes, she would have been like no. Let's get your parents. She would be the voice of reason yeah. Kerry just does not follow voice Sary's often no. Yeah so like. She isn't stopped by the barrier to get to quarters so like getting to hogwarts. You don't see her at all and then During the scene where they disguise themselves with policies, potion which she like. Twelve Bruise Policies Pouchen? She's a genius like I she. Get enough credit for Electric Lockhart into letting her have a pass to the restricted sexy actions. You can get the book that has the potion and yeah. She's conniving she. She's smart. She's his bark. So she bruce at but she accidentally gets a cat hair instead of a human hair, and she gets turned into a.

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"rowling" Discussed on Book Club with Julia and Victoria

Book Club with Julia and Victoria

07:29 min | 1 year ago

"rowling" Discussed on Book Club with Julia and Victoria

"You. Know. You're going to do things. and. One Gripe I have with the film. Is that they because one of my favorite moments in this book is for solving the logic puzzle because I was like very into that as teenager. That is Pretty Lame I. Love Logic Puzzles, and she really shows off her intelligence, because like an adult made this to deter adults, and her mind is like yeah, sure I can handle this and in the movie. The thing that she handles is like that. She pays attention class. You know what I mean like lucky her mind, visit, engine, herbology, and it kind of like it looks much more dramatic The Devil snare they land in the plant and her ninety give to stay really still, and then it doesn't like sunlight, so she stays Rowan and looks cooler, but like I missed a lot. Because Yeah I, remember being disappointed in the movie when I watched after reading the book because you the Devil Standard here here. My still has her moment. You get the really humorous moment when she's like. We don't have any wood to make a fire in rounds like. Are you not a win? And she and She makes fire with her magic. Yeah, yeah, but yeah. I was disappointed to you when they cut out the logic puzzle, but it also feels like one at translate as well to fill. It wouldn't look good. Yeah, but I still Mr one thing that I thought was funny in the caught for like the first time rereading this was when her mining and Harry are carrying Norbert the like Teenage Dragon in a crate arbor up to the high. The highest tower, the astronomy tower in hogwarts there underneath invisible cloak, and somehow is big enough to care cover both of them an the crate. and. I'm like. How do they get it up there and Like I duNno, she literally rights how they managed to get to create back-up to the castle. They never knew they never knew. Like I duNNo, you some of the they from not gonNA question it. She's like I only have a sentence for this. They gotta get up there really fast. I don't know how eleven year olds with carrying Dragon, so we're skipping that forgetting the part that they've already learned the levitation charm in their terms. Muss is the first thing when Guardian Esa. God Yemen Libya one-sentence her money cast. Limitation on the crate and they'd have gated it up to the highest point of the castle. Yeah look at me I'm reading. You can have a few. She could drop it a couple of times. He bumps business, but they could make it. There seems more reasonable than lugging it up. The stairs I know I wasn't strong as an eleven year old. No I was not either. TWIG. I also love the chess team. It's pretty nice. I don't like how that builds to. It feels very like at ties. Really volunteer the story about broad over Christmas. Break is a carrier play was his chest, and it's another thing of the world, but as the reader in you're learning about, and then these little moments, where like heritage, his own chest say, but still not very good at it and like it's. It's the one thing that her mining loses yet rocket speeding her wizard chess and panicles up the end. It feels like Oh like we. We've been for this yet. And at this point, the characters are still very young like we know her. My smart and Ron is like a good French yet, but I really showcases like Rowhouse a lot offer. This trio's yeah, yeah. which it's funny to me, that wizard's chess is just chest, but way more violent. I feel like so many things in the wizard world are just like. It's like anything in the human world, but you can also die. generally builds like. N Even just think about quidditch blake you have. There's a role for people. Just whack -CENTIA, ball. That could murder. You Harry's arm gets anyway. That's a different book, but like. You could die playing quidditch you'll be. Way At All Times in here as it is a children's book, Darwin's died at Hogwarts, playing quidditch. At our. Professional people died. I'm funny I caught that this time they do that in. My last things I love this book. There's so much more but to wrap up my end of this I love. All the double door quotes that. Were all packed in this first like he's got great quotes throughout the most serious but I was like Oh this one. Oh, this is where he suspects. Yeah, it does not do dwell on dreams and forget to live. He shall Saharan. The Mir that reflects back what you most want in the world in your life and Donna really hit home to like in this time of quarantine and pandemic I'm had a few conversations with friends and like. A few conversations with friends have been about. How life feels like it's on pause. The world feels like it's on pause and how to break that down realizing no, this is still life like life is still happening, even if we're stuck at home, so it's it doesn't do to dwell on jeans. Being out in the world, or you know what if we were in quarantine for April, twenty twenty. What would that look slice while there is no April twenty twenty where we weren't in quarantine, so? Remember to live. It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends. Novel the Ten points level. They let the House Cup. Yeah. That one is just like. Such a good thing for kids to know to like. Yeah, it's willing to Santo bullying. It's another thing to senator friends like when you don't WanNa. Look bad or Especially because he was in the right yet. You very right was very correct in saying I can't let you do that. Okay to more I'll go back to the well organized mind. Death is the next great adventure. Such an important theme for these Syria. Learning not to be afraid of death and again like as a kids book to like. Talk about like introduced staff in this first book. Like. He's dealing with the death of his parents that he never knew and also this character. Nicholas from WHO's looked for like six hundred plus years. It's more extracted because we don't actually know this character, but to start dealing with these seems like life and death. In what does it mean to live a good life? and setting him in opposition to Voldemort, whose Yali goal is to be an ordeal. Yeah, as we know of so far in this book. Yeah in an referencing to like this. Elixir of life at the sorcerer's stone philosopher's stone that can provide dumbledore. My last question him as much money in life as you could want the two things, most human beings would choose about all the trouble is humans do have a knack of choosing precisely those things.

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"rowling" Discussed on Book Club with Julia and Victoria

Book Club with Julia and Victoria

08:20 min | 1 year ago

"rowling" Discussed on Book Club with Julia and Victoria

"Born Kim Well social distancing. Let's check and. I don't even know what is different from. Some blossom recorded I'm like. No updates, so yeah, that's these. Oh I have a sourdough starter. I've jumped on that bandwagon. Is the mother. A Salad I didn't realize I was adopting a apparent. When my boyfriend I wanted something sour dough starter interns out I only have a fulltime job. Yeah, it's a lot. We already have crackers I made some dough to start trackers. I'm looking forward starting my I alone so sour dough tonight, and then hoping to make some. Disturbing cakes tomorrow. I to. Read Savant. Toil Labor in the kitchen. A really exciting for. Say. Come up with a name for this hour. Let's let me get attached or before, right? Now, I'm register one. Personality yes, Yep! Goes. Welcome to book club. Way Julia and Victoria where we read a buck and tyrod at each episode. This week we're diving into really fun series and we're. One by one through all the Harry Potter novels by J. K. Rowling so each is, we're going to go just dive deep into that book specifically in, we'll try not to have any spoiler for the future books to come. SEV- have sworn to dry the hardest. Yes, and we'll try and cut out anything. That's not at this point, so if you haven't read Harry Potter, and the sorcerer's stone or philosopher's stone, as it's printed elsewhere in the world go and read it and come back. We'll still be here and look forward to talking about it with you. Yeah, and if you're just reading it for the first time on the one hand. That took you will all, but also really excited for you? Because this is a wonderful journey draft to embark on when we were debating whether or not we were GONNA do spoilers for future books in this episode Julia's like they've had enough time. They should have read it by now. I'm like you know. At least a handful of people on my instagram feed who are reading for the first time due to social, distancing the pandemic, so we're given some grace. If you haven't victim up till now, yeah. Yeah trying to stay positive and not be detrimental and instead be very excited for your. For your reading discoveries, yes, going to be a lot of fun. Jay Rolling. Her pseudonym Her first name. Is Joanne Rowling? It's actually doesn't have a middle name, but when they. Should gave herself a middle initial gave initial, and it's stands for Kathleen, which is her grandmother's name when her book was first published in the UK Harry, Potter and the philosopher's stone, the publishers wanted to make sure the book was intriguing for like young boy audiences, and they were afraid of a woman's name was on the cover. Boys want to pick it. Which is ridiculous? If you look at this cover, it's beautiful. It's fun. It's engaging. He's playing a flying sport yeah. And his, name is Harry Potter and there's like. UNICORNS and lightning bolts scary monsters. It's like so much fun anyway shows who took on the pseudonym. Jk Rolling her book series is now considered the best selling book series in all of history, and just a little context, Bumi Wayland, but number two was goosebumps by R, Stein which like having a big serious, but like okay to sell that much so four hundred eighty million copies, but there were sixty two books and spinoff series that are counted in that number Jimmy Rolling won't seven Harry Potter books. Only seven and they sold more than five hundred million copies worldwide as twenty thirteen. Seven years ago and these books are still being. Vigor now. Yeah, enemy! I feel like the spokesman translate into like every known language eighty eighty eighty. Yeah Man, this first book in the series sold more than one hundred, twenty million of those five million copies, and it's one of the best selling books of all time again. The caveat of like what does bestselling even mean and whatnot, but it's it's up. There were. Other bucks especially in the modern era. Especially in the current century. So JK Rowling was born in nineteen sixty five in a small town outside of Bristol in southwest England. She has a sister and her parents. Moved them around a little bit within the southwest England area, she went to the University of Exeter for her bachelor's degree, studying French and classics, and she had a year that study in Paris. She then took a job as a researcher in bilingual secretary in London for Amnesty, international and. Around this time in nineteen ninety, she was stuck on a train was delayed for four hours. She was going from Manchester to London and in this moment she had the brilliant idea for Harry Potter and I guess. Train delays aren't the worst thing that ever happened in the world. Who knows you could have an epiphany about the next best selling book of all best selling book series of all time. On an APP Yeah. unfortunately it Jackie rallying walk through a series of tragedies in the next few years, hardships, tragedies and hardships Her mother died later that year from multiple sclerosis and according to what I article is reading. Her Mother didn't know about Harry. Potter when she passed, she had a chance to tell her mom about the idea she had. Jailing went to live in Portugal for while teaching English and this is where she met her first husband, and had her daughter in nineteen ninety-three, she separated from her. Husband moved to Edinburgh Scotland to be near her sister and brother-in-law. And during this period, she suffered from depression. She's a single mother on her own China. Make it work She begins a teacher training course at the local college and a cording to things she said before she's living on state. Benefits and things are just really hard, and this is where her like rags to riches story really like. People really hold onto like she's sitting in coffee shops spanning. Harry Potter and who would have now someday should be offered like huge deals for her box and selling numbers up. The WAZOO and. So she finishes the manuscript in Nineteen Ninety five. The here Juliette. Magical year. Nineteen exposed. She found an agent who's actually excited about it, but the first twelve publishing houses as they pitched it to rejected the novel and is one of the things that you dislike. They must hate must take themselves every day every day. Like I really WanNa, know if it I'm sure it was a major like like penguin. Turn it down, and so like whoever was in charge of the children's literature. Department of Penguin did they reside? Gotten I have failed you all I must resign my post. Like. Recover from that, so they were eventually even to. Bloomsbury publishing house in London, and they agreed to publish it and gave A. Fifteen hundred pound advance. Oh, my gosh, so advances went off their gets. Come to buy the book from them. And then once they start selling the first fifteen hundred dollars or fifteen hundred pounds she would make would go to the publisher that was her advanced, and then she would start making money off of that after that. So. This is a very small events like. That's what I'm sure. She was getting way more for her future novels. And they ritual printing from those very was one thousand.

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Daniel Radcliffe reads "Harry Potter" online

Rush Limbaugh

00:16 sec | 1 year ago

Daniel Radcliffe reads "Harry Potter" online

"JK Rowling's recruiting some of our big time celebrity friends to reader first Terry potter book the sorcerer's stone Daniel Radcliffe Stephen fry and David Beckham to name a few well each three different sections all seventeen chapters of the book will be released between now and mid summer on Rowling's online potter hub Kerry potter at home dot

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Daniel Radcliffe and other stars are reading 'Harry Potter'

Z Morning Zoo

00:34 sec | 1 year ago

Daniel Radcliffe and other stars are reading 'Harry Potter'

"So I wanted to have Daniel Radcliffe read Harry potter tale thanks to the corona virus it's happening now it's for the ongoing series called Harry potter at home which JK Rowling announced last month but it's going to feature special guests reading the first Harry potter but Harry potter and the sorcerer's stone so he reads the very first chapter the boy who lived in their seventeen chapters in all not all the readers have been announced but they're not all actors either I think I saw David back into code if any as well as some of the readers but to see them first I'm reading by Daniel you can go to wizarding world dot

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Director Greta Gerwig on 'Little Women' and Louisa May Alcott

The Frame

10:25 min | 2 years ago

Director Greta Gerwig on 'Little Women' and Louisa May Alcott

"Start with a new film that opens this Christmas Day. It's an adaptation of Louisa May alcott novel Little Women and it is a lovely little gift of a movie yourself theory someday. So you'll need me. You'll wish you have behaved better. Thank you so much for your employment and your many kindnesses I intend to make my own way in the world. No no one makes their own way. Not really we civil woman. You'll need to marry. Well you are not married. Because I'm rich wjr. The film is from writer director. Greta GERWIG stars. Sir Sha Ronin. She played the lead in Greenwich Direct. To`real debut lady bird and the rest of the march sisters are played played by Emma Watson Elisa scanlon and Florence pugh Laura dern plays their mom and Meryl Streep is they're wealthy aunt March gerwig has been thinking about little the women for a very long time well before she even found out that producer Amy Pascal was developing a new adaptation of the novel. Here's Greta Gerwig little women and has been a book that I have loved my whole life in a very deep way to the point. Where my memories? And the memories of the March sisters were intertwined in that way that I think books of your youth can means something even beyond being books because th- they they're the they become part of your family I think that's that's the magic of Reading when you're a child is the the distinction between fiction and reality is thin for you or it. It was for me anyway But I hadn't read it since I was about fourteen or fifteen and then I read it in my early thirties when I turned thirty and I All this stuff came out at me in the book that I it not. When I was a child I can passion get so savage could hurt anyone and I enjoyed it? You remind me of myself never angry. I'm angry nearly every damn I li- reading as an adult. I heard all of these different things. I saw it as much touch spike easier and sadder and stranger and almost more triumphant in a certain way and also just is this kind of being aware of an author was another layer of it for me that Joe both wants to be an author but then Louisa as author and so even though Joe March march by the end of the book says she stops her ink well and stops writing and gets married and has children opens a school Louisa though wrote and she wrote that book and we know what. Because there's the book you know. I just sort of had an idol saw about well if I made this. I'd want to center center on this. I'd WanNa Center on all these themes that I felt I hadn't really seen yet about it which was ambition and money money and women an art and I heard in passing my agent said at a dinner. Oh they're interested making little women again again and I was like what I have to go. I have to talk to them. I have an idea and I hadn't made anything at that point. But he got me a meaning and I I went and I talked talk to them and I told them some version of what I wanted to do and And I said I want to direct it and they wanNA write in Iraq and I hadn't had nothing to really show that I could do that so but they very luckily hired me to write it. And then I wrote my draft in in two thousand fifteen two thousand sixteen and then I went away and I may lady bird and then by the time I was finishing that up they said well what what do you think about making little women and I thought I said well I knew you'd ask. I'm ready but it was a it was one one of those for two. It's turns events. I want to ask about that perspective that you had a reading the book as an adult versus as a young woman woman sure and the perspective you have as somebody who is a creative person gas writing movies and making movies because so much of the movie and certainly in the book as well is about the challenges of being a creative person and how you value your own art how you compromise with people who are financing it and how you find your voice even in those parameters that's right now there's a you you picked up all the cards I put down. No it's a it's funny. It's that the opening scene between Joe March and her publisher Mr Dash would which the majority of it is actually word for word from the book when she says took care to have a few of my sinners repent and he says people want to be amused not preach that morals. Don't sell nowadays. That could be me talking to a studio head about something. I WANNA do But it was. It was all there for me to be discovered. I didn't invent it like like I said that. That scene is a scene from the book but it felt too so relevant to right now and then beyond that when when I was researching Louisa Mail Cart and it became clear that that who Lewis male caught was was equally the subjects that I was interested in and then you learn about her life. Is You know unlike Joe. She never got married. She never had children and but she kept writing and she did keep her copyright copyright of little women which is a you know huge thing that she did and I mean there are so many things about her life and what she did. It felt eerily familiar and I think even even in the fact that Her publisher sure and even herself but her publisher truly didn't know what a hit he had. And I find that happens all the time that there's a constant underestimating of audiences that are not the same audience of the people who are in charge of publishing or whatever that may be the the first half of little win because it is really to books as written ends so group. The curtain falls upon big. Joe Beth and amy whether it ever arises again depends upon the reception given to the first act of the domestic drama called little women death. It's almost like she's saying I've got a a sequel but I hope people by the I know she's She's a business lady no she and and and it it. It's worth saying that the the initial printing sold out in two weeks and it has not been out of print for one hundred fifty years in one thousand nine hundred four. There was a story. Little women leads poll novel level rated ahead of Bible for influence on high school pupils. Yeah that's nice. I mean I mean it's just nice for her and it raises his other question like what people take away from the book because you can interpret it in very different ways. I'm going to give you two prominent women who have thoughts. That's about it. The first is Gloria Steinem. WHO said in Nineteen ninety-two? Where else could we read about an all female group who discussed work art and all the great questions or found girls who wanted to be women and not vice versa? Oh that's beautiful found girls that wanted to be women not the versa. And here's the author meal Paalea who says the whole thing is like a horror movie. I know I think if you have an idea in your head of the it can be of little women. It's usually from the first book. It's the kind of Christmas to Christmas structure. And the you know the second half of the book Louis Male jokes. She should've called the wedding marches. Because they all got married and truly British version is called good wise exactly zoo you know. It was in this to book structure which is part of why I is structured the film I did starting with them as adults Because I wanted to start with the second half but I also think there's two books embedded in it because if you you just read the book on its face value with this. Kind of pre Victorian morality of Domesticity in virtue tied to femininity communitty. And all of these kind of tidy bows put on each chapter. Then I think you miss what's really roiling roiling underneath and if you read it that way of course Camille Paglia is completely right. It is something that would be a horror show if that is all you're seeing but I'd the way I look at it is if you can take the ending of the book where she felt she must marry Joe off to someone because that's what the readers demanded and she made this economic decision. That's what she would do Because she had so books then if you if you read everything through the Lens of will she had to make it all kind of tidy for the time time then if you take away the tidiness what's left is a whole bunch of am Bishen and mess and anger and lust and craziness and things things that don't fit neatly into any box. And so what I wanted to do was not update the text. The text doesn't need updating. I wanted to take away the constraints constraints of the time in some ways. Because that's what was interesting to me and even in those constraints. Louisa really did do her best to try. I to imagine what what would in a gala -tarian marriage look like. What would something that was? Not Essentially INDENTURED SERVITUDE BE As a marriage and I feel that you know Gloria Steinem being one of them with a Simone Tip Avar Patti Smith Orlando Toronto or J. K. Rowling rallying. There's a long list of women for whom this book meant very specific freedom an ambition and what I wanted to do was make a film film that was in the tradition of why that inspired them. Because it's there's gotta be a reason more than she got married to Professor Bear Sogo to see you. Thanks for coming as really

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"rowling" Discussed on KCRW

KCRW

03:19 min | 2 years ago

"rowling" Discussed on KCRW

"JK Rowling is beloved for her Harry potter series but the other finds herself as the object of intense criticism after she tweeted in support of a trans phobic researcher and peers into limbo long has more before Jackson bird saw the JK Rowling tweed he woke up to texts from friends and like I'm so sorry how are you like oh my gosh I can't believe it bird is the author of the more sordid about being a Harry potter fan and coming out as trance when I saw each week it took me a second to kind of figure out what it meant to tweet red dress however you please call yourself whatever you like sleep with any consenting adults who have you live your best life in peace and security but force women out of their jobs for stating that sex is real hash tag I stand with my up hash tag this is not a drill the Myers she's standing with is a U. K. based research in a mile for Stoddard who lost her job at a think tank after making a number of statements that essentially say transferable do not exist girls grow up to be women boys grow up to be met she went to court in London claiming she's being discriminated for her beliefs and her sacks on Wednesday a London employment judge denied her case calling her views absolutists and incompatible with human dignity and fundamental rights that rolling would support for stottor wasn't necessarily a surprise to Jackson bird right tweet with similar ideals I guess you can say in the past and she follows the number of people who espouse these ideals as well so it wasn't shocking to me as someone who was aware that possible JK Rollings things these things well that was pretty shocking to actually just see it there in black and white we reached out to take a rolling whose publicist declined to comment lark Malachi gray is the co host of the queer Harry potter podcast the gaily profit he separates the art from the artist saying that sure JK Rollings might hold hurtful stances but Harry potter belongs to fans like him and his mostly queer listeners it's a shared language that we in years to connect with one another and talk about things that are much bigger than Harry potter Katie Bowers is the managing director of the Harry potter alliance a global group that rallies potter fans for charities and causes including supporting transgender rights she also disagrees with rolling stands but it hasn't broken her love of the books either there is a lot of beauty and meaning and love in those original stories I think a lot of us will still find meaning in that original text insulin bong and journeys this is NPR news KCRW sponsors include universal pictures and DreamWorks pictures presenting nineteen seventeen from director Sam Mendez golden globe nominated for Best Director and Best Picture drama in select theaters Christmas day everywhere January tenth hi Josh barro twenty twenties gonna be a really big year in American politics you're gonna need left right and center and we need you give us a boost.

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Camila Cabello apologizes for racist Tumblr posts from 2012

Celeb News Ride Home

03:22 min | 2 years ago

Camila Cabello apologizes for racist Tumblr posts from 2012

"Two days ago a twitter user at motivate fendi posted a string of tweets calling Camila Cabello out for allegedly posting racist content on a tumbler. Ambler Account Oh no. They didn't summed up the tweet. Thread saying quote motivate fantasy. Found Camilo. Cabezas tumbler page one. Camilla confirmed was hers receipts in the thread and started a thread last night. That includes a million anti-black re blogs xenophobic re blogs referring to the Asian language as Ching Tong Language and going for the hat trick a re blog. Making light of Rana's assault at the hands of Chris Brown and quote. I personally looked through the entire thread and let me just say. I don't know if I've ever seen so many racist memes in one place. It was like reading a toxic four Chan threat or something. The meme that Camille allegedly reposted making fun of Chris. Brown beating Riana is especially vile at motivate. fendi updated the tweet thread adding at the end quote up date. It appears that community deleted Vu attests bell. Luckily I archive all the links in this thread on the way back machine last night. Eight and quote wvu attests bell. I don't know if I'm saying that right. But I guess that was the name of cumulous Account Camilla logged onto twitter last night and while she didn't confirmed the tumbler posts were hers. She did apologize for her past comments in a lengthy apology in the form of a screen shotted image of text now. Technically CABELA's apology wasn't on the IPHONE. Notes APP she clearly road it in like an instagram story but the spirit of the notes up is alive. Live in this apology. So I'm still going to award it with the coveted notes APP apology of the week. Notes APP apology of what we how in a screen shotted image that included a black background with white currier text Camilla road quote when I was younger I used language that I'm deeply ashamed of of and will regret forever. I was uneducated and ignorant and once I became aware of the history and the weight and the true meaning behind this horrible and hurtful language I was deeply the embarrassed I ever used it. I apologize then and I apologize now I would never intentionally hurt anyone and I regret it from the bottom of my heart as much as I wish I could. I can't can't go back in time and change things I said in the past but once you know better you do better and that's all I can do. I'm twenty two now. I'm an adult and I've grown and learned I am conscious and aware of the history and the paint. It carries in a way that I wasn't before those mistakes don't represent the person I am or a prison I've ever been. I only stand Dan and have ever stood for love and inclusivity and my heart has never even then had any chance of hate divisiveness. The truth is I was embarrassingly. Ignorant Unaware I use my platform to speak out about injustice and inequality. And I'll continue doing that. I can't say enough how deeply sorry and ashamed. I feel and I apologize. Today's again from the bottom of my heart and quote even after posting this apology. It still seems like people are pretty upset by Camilla's former posts. A lot of people are saying that regardless of how much she regrets it by age sixteen. You should know that riposting racist content and using the N.. Word Ad Nauseam is unacceptable acceptable. Behavior

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"rowling" Discussed on 760 KFMB Radio

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06:12 min | 2 years ago

"rowling" Discussed on 760 KFMB Radio

"JK Rowling Harry potter author so some added her someone someone in the a researcher in the in the publishing field she wrote on Twitter what I'm surprised summoning when I'm so surprised at is that smart people who I admire who absolutely pro science in other areas and champion human rights and women's rights are tying themselves and not to avoid saying the truth is that men can not changing the women so this one woman Maya made a trans phobic comment Eric sent us these people if you buy like the pro science there can't be human rights of women right and and but they say all men can turn a woman sure no problem is that that is me sets would you think would be the feminist position which is that the firm is bizarre and say Hey man stop trying to be women we are on the woman you're not a woman get out here this would be Hey man you can't compete a woman's force do you know what we did to try to get a win woman's team together like a woman's because all the men were the only people could play sports and someplace around the world mentally ill people could watch sports in person so we we have a woman's soccer team and you want to play on it yeah that would be the feminist business but it's not the from his position is all yes please come in here your no one at all yes comma can you think could be the the man who came up with this aside just a man came up with this whole system I would think eventually some someone's gonna do some there's some satirical thing where they become this character that plays a woman boxer or something it just goes in for cash grabs to prove a point okay is that what it is I know that I've had that happen there was a there was a guy who fought in a woman's MMA match it almost killed her sure yeah I would expect that fully yeah absolutely the murdered this woman yeah and I would think that the league would have would have to step in at some point to stop that kind of thing for liability reasons because if you do like JK Rowling again here down you're in trouble so users JK Rollins address however you please call yourself whatever you like sleep with any consulting and don't adopt will have you live your best life in peace and security but by where that person was fired first we said in a tweet five hundred up to JK Rowling said before swimming out of their jobs for stating that sex is real question mark so she and an Aztec I stand with my so here's JK Rowling saying that you can't switch genders and she's now cancelled should be trouble is it a lot like the impeachment thing Byron she's there yes you're cancelled your impeached what's the difference yeah I know different I don't know you get taxed idol tweets like this I am on the heart broken that somebody who made something I love so much as literally come out in favor of hate speech it takes me say that a man can turn into a woman a woman can turn into six but not so I I bring as a bizarre because a new term that you're gonna be hearing a lot called turf T. E. R. F. argue with your turf beans yeah like the earth to the the ground right turf no no no no sorry that's like that that you serve interview as a U. S. turf this is tough E. R. F. O. turf yeah that's a trans exclusionary radical feminist walk me through that JK Rowling trans exclusionary radical feminist femininity SO means you're you do you have all the right positions when it comes to feminism except he's the trends that you're wrong you're wrong in the transport unit you few few fall in line on every single aspect of the feminist mantras and then priorities are what's the what's are looking for I got a political party has a a list of when their platform for yes you believe completely in the in the radical feminist platform except you have their wild position that a man can turn into a woman by chopping off private parts therefore your turf and it's a bad thing is I as a slur I see you don't want to be a turf well I mean if you're if you're feminists don't beat her yes thank you that's the thing right now so if there is one more things happen like this MMA person that went in and destroyed yeah this this upcoming Olympics will six China has all these men competing as women in track and field and I'm sure other sports too yes so there could be a flood of men that is essentially just come over and take in the over the sport yeah that's why I say it's almost like this is a bunch of misogynistic men who can't what is IT really if you're besides this man is awesome do you want to get rid of women's sports the absolute best let's play on the more trump from last night did the this woman's a slob click the greatest speech you've ever heard and that's going to be the publicity because back there was a thank you they won't say it they were because when we have protesters all in favor they don't talk about it but there's a slob there is a real slob when she gets back home with mom he screams a little bit and.

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