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"Welcome everybody to Crypto News Alerts, the number one daily Bitcoin pod. In today's show, I'll be breaking down the latest Bitcoin technical analysis as Bitcoin recaptures $27 ,000 and quoting Max Keiser, the high priest of Bitcoin, Bitcoin is the North Star guiding to the only safe haven asset in the world that protects against inflation, confiscation and censorship preach. Also in today's show, Ethereum futures ETFs can start trading as early as next week. According to top Bloomberg analysts, we'll also be discussing the SEC pushing back the deadline for spot Bitcoin ETF apps, definitely not a good look. And speaking of ETF apps, I'm also going to be sharing the five highlights of Gary Gensler's evasive testimony before Congress quoting Senator Warren Davidson. Gary Gensler's tenure at the SEC highlights two key problems. Number one, Gary Gensler's problem and number two, the SEC's structural problem. That's why I introduced the SEC Stabilization Act to fire Gary Gensler and restructure the SEC. Let's freaking go. Also in today's show, crypto analyst Michal van de Poppe predicts a very positive quarter four for 2023. I'll be sharing his targets in which he outlines. We're also going to be discussing the SEC's inaction on the spot Bitcoin ETF is a complete and utter disaster, according to the Winklevoss twins. And speaking of the Winklevoss twins, I'm also going to be sharing with you their $500 ,000 Bitcoin price prediction, which they say is coming soon. We'll also be taking a look at the overall crypto market. All this plus so much more in today's show. Yo what's good crypto fam? This is first and foremost, a video show. So if you want the full premium experience with video, visit my YouTube channel at cryptonewsalerts .net. Again that's cryptonewsalerts .net. Welcome everyone. This is pod episode number 1415. I'm your host JV. Today is September 28, 2023 and Bitcoin is finally back above 27 ,000 as we're pumping right when I hit the live button. We're currently above 27 ,100 up over 300 % today and we continue climbing. Welcome everyone in the live chat. I gracefully appreciate y 'all. Yeah, who knows? Maybe we'll hit 28 ,000 by the time today's live stream is over. Let's see. And make sure to let me know where you're tuning in from in that live chat as I'll be giving everyone a shout out towards the end of the show. And with that being shared, fam, now let's dive into today's market watch. As you can see here, every major crypto back in the green. Bitcoin above 27 G's. We got Ether up three and a half percent trading at $1 ,655 BNB, XRP, Cardano, you name it. And checking out coinmarketcap .com, we're currently sitting above $1 .07 trillion with about $26 billion in volume in the past 24 hours, Bitcoin dominance at 49 .1 % and even the Ether dominance on the rise today at 18 .5 % and checking out the top 100 crypto gainers of the past 24 hours, holy moly, compound up 20 % trading under 49 bucks, followed by Thor chain up 13 % trading at $1 .94, followed by Lido Dow up 8 % trading at $1 .59 and checking out the top 100 crypto gainers of the past week, massive gains, which we love to see, especially after a pretty bearish altcoin season to say the least. We got CompLead in the pack here as well up 20 % and Rune up 13 .4 % and RLB up 13 % and checking out the crypto greed and fear index, we're currently rated a 46 in fear yesterday at 44 last week, a 47 and last month, a 39 in fear. So there you have it, fam. How many of you are currently bullish on Bitcoin and how many of you took advantage of the recent dip? If so, let me know. It's good to see we pump in once again. So hopefully those positions are now in the green. Now let's break down today's Bitcoin technical analysis, check out the charts and why specifically the market is pumping right now. Here we go. Let's get it. Bitcoin hit new weekly highs after the September 28th Wall Street open as markets awaited fresh cues from the US Federal Reserve. And here you can see in the Bitcoin one hour Campbell chart, pretty freaking bullish to say the least. Data from Cointelegraph and TradingView showed Bitcoin price strength staging a comeback, having delivered what some referred to as a classic pump and dump 24 hours prior during the performance. Bitcoin hit a high of 26 .8, which appeared on Bitstamp as a result of 2 % daily gains before Bitcoin retraced all of its progress, then a slower grind higher than took hold with the bulls edging closer to 27 ,000, which we finally just recaptured here a few moments ago. Now GDP for quarter two grew by 1 .7 % year on year below the projected 2%, while the PCE index data for August came in in line with the expectations, quoting analyst Keith Allen, bring on the volatility. Now meanwhile, data from Binance's order book uploaded by Allen showed little by way of resistance standing in the way of the spot price under the 27 ,000 mark. So as you can see, just more bullishness for the king crypto, the macro data constituted just the prelude of the day's main event. Meanwhile, Jerome Powell, the chairman of the Federal Reserve due to the comment later on today, Powell, whose recent words failed to deliver noticeable volatility to the crypto markets was due to speak at the Fed's conversation with the chairman, a teacher town hall meeting event in Washington DC at 4 p .m. Eastern today. Now commenting on the state of play on Bitcoin markets, popular trader Dan crypto trades was a little more optimistic around the strength of the day's move compared to yesterday, September 27th, quoting him here back to yesterday's highs, but with considerably less open interests. No doubt there is longs chase in here, but it is less frothy than it was yesterday. Would still like to see longs chill out and not get to a full retrace later on. So there you have it. Let me know if you agree or disagree with the analysts. Meanwhile, quoting another analyst, right, capital Bitcoin is right back at the bull market support band cluster of moving averages, challenging to break out beyond them. Let's freaking go. Now, elsewhere in the day's analysis, he acknowledged that 29 ,000 could make a reappearance and still form a part of a broader come down for BTC. As he shares here, it's important to remember the Bitcoin could technically rally even as high as 29 ,000 to form a new lower high, which would be phase A and B. He explained alongside this chart. So there you have it. Let me know if you are currently more bullish or bearish on the King crypto and quoting the high priest of Bitcoin, Max Kaiser, Bitcoin is the North star guiding to the only safe haven asset in the world that protects against inflation confiscation and censorship preach. Now welcome to y 'all just joining us in today's podcast. As always, I appreciate everyone's daily support and means the world. And now let's discuss our next story of the day as Bitcoin continues to pump, shall we? We're going to be discussing the Ethereum futures ETFs, which can get approval. They say potentially as early as next week. So let's break this one down, shall we? Ether futures ETFs could start trading for the first time in the United States as early as next week. According to top Bloomberg analysts on September 28th, which is today, Bloomberg intelligence analyst, James Safart said in an ex post, it was looking like the sec is going to let a bunch of Ethereum futures ETFs go next week. Potentially. His comments were in response to fellow ETF analyst, Eric Balchunes, who said he was hearing that the U S SCC wanted to accelerate the launch of Ethereum future ETFs quitting him here. They want it off their plate before the shutdown, he said, adding that he's heard various filers updates on their documents by Friday afternoon so they can start trading as early as Tuesday next week. As outlined here on X. Now the U S S government's expected to shut down at 1201 a .m. Eastern on October 1st. If Congress fails to agree on or provide funding for the new fiscal year, which is expected to impact the country's financial regulators amongst federal agencies. Now neither specified their sources for the latest update on the long list of crypto ETFs in the queue. There are currently 15 ether futures ETFs from nine issuers currently awaiting approval. According to the analysts in a September 27th note, which is yesterday, companies proposing an Ethereum futures or hybrid ETF product include VanEck pro shares, grayscale volatility shares bitwise direction, as well as round Hill. The analysts gave ether future ETFs a 90 % chance of launching in October with Valkyrie's ether exposure on October 3rd, quoting them here. We expect pure Ethereum futures ETFs to start trading the following week, thanks to volatility shares actions. However, we don't expect all of them to launch. So do note that now as previously reported that ether futures ETFs may be approved in October causing the 11 % spike in ether prices and probably why the Ethereum dominance is up as it's been stagnant and down for quite some time. Ether prices are on the gain, currently just under $1 ,700 and we'll see how high we continue to pump, but do note crypto future products aren't as hotly as anticipated as their spot based alternatives. There are already been Bitcoin futures ETFs approved in the United States since 2021, which is a fact, which leads us to the million dollar question. Why have they approved a futures ETFs, but continue to deny and delay all the spot ETFs? We're going to be getting to that a little later as I share with you the highlights from Congress pressing the chairman of the SEC, Gary Gensler. It's going to get very interesting here in a little bit, but now let's dive a little deeper and discuss specifically the spot Bitcoin ETFs and what is happening and why they're being pushed back and the latest updates of where we're currently at. So here we go and welcome y 'all just tuning in. Make sure to smash that like fam. The US SEC has delayed deciding whether to approve or disapprove spot Ether ETFs. And like I said, we're going to be getting in October potentially get some approvals, but in separate notices filed September 27th, the SEC said it would designate a longer period on whether to approve or disapprove these proposed changes. The commission finds it inappropriate to designate a longer period within which to take action on the proposed rule change so that it has sufficient time to consider the proposed rule change and the issues raised there within. The delay came the same day as the NASDAQ market filed the proposed rule change with the SEC for listing its mix ETH basically ETF, a combination of Ether holdings and futures contracts and also proposed rule changes with the New York Stock Exchange, ARCA for the Grayscale Ethereum Futures Trust, hashtag Bitcoin Futures ETF and the CBOE BXE exchange for the Franklin Bitcoin ETF were all filed. September 27th, that's right. If you're not familiar with Franklin Templeton, there are one and a half trillion dollar asset manager. They're also applying for an ETF. Now the SEC announced September 26th, it would designate a longer period to decide on these spot ETF applications. And as James Safart shares here, here's VanEx delay as expected. So another one, I mean, exactly what we were expecting from the SEC. Now in August, ARK investment manager, founder and CEO Kathy Wood speculated that should the SEC move forward with the spot ETF approvals, it would allow multiple listings simultaneously to avoid giving any single company an advantage over another in the market. Her remarks came before Grayscale Investments won a court battle with the SEC over its spot Bitcoin ETF app, which will likely be reviewed in which they're trying to turn their GBTC product into a spot ETF. So hopefully it happens. To date, the SEC has never approved the spot crypto ETF in the United States, but has allowed the listing of crypto linked futures ETFs and a leveraged Bitcoin futures ETF. Manipulation, fam. The next deadlines for the spot crypto ETF apps from firms, which include the largest asset manager in the world, BlackRock, Wisdom Tree, Invesco, Galaxy, Valkyrie, Bitwise and Fidelity are all scheduled for October. So we'll see how this is likely to play out considering October is now only three days away. Are we going to get some ETF approvals by then? Who knows? I think more than likely they're going to push it back again. However, Congress right now is pressing Gary Gensler to approve a spot Bitcoin ETF and ETPs immediately. So now let's break this down. If you missed Gensler, he was pressed by Congress just yesterday. And I know it's on everyone's mind. So let's break down some of the highlights from this recent hearing with Congress and the chairman of the SEC, Gary Gensler. Let's break it down, shall we? Here we go. Blame for kneecapping capital markets in the U .S. and slam for dodging questions around Bitcoin and Pokemon cards. SEC chair Gensler appears to have had one hell of a grilling from Congress this week. September 27th, the U .S. SEC chief again found himself in front of lawmakers in a scheduled hearing to discuss his agency's oversight of the markets. Here are some of the highlights. First and foremost, you are the Tonya Harding of security regulations. We should create a Gary Gensler diss track, right? One of the more colorful analogies came from U .S. Representative Andy Barr, who accused Gensler of kneecapping the U .S. capital markets with regulatory red tape. Barr referred to the old testimony from Gensler where Gensler argued that the U .S. is the largest, most sophisticated and innovative capital market in the world and that shouldn't have been taken for granted as even gold medalists must keep training. With all due respect, Mr. Chairman, if the U .S. capital markets are gold medalists, you are the Tonya Harding of securities regulations. Ouch. You are kneecapping the U .S. capital markets with an avalanche of red tape coming out of your commission. Preach. Barr is presumably referring to a scandal where U .S. ice skater Tonya Harding, I'm sure you all remember the story, I was a kid when this happened, and an assailant to attack her rival Nancy Kerrigan in the lead up to the 94 U .S. Figure Skating Championships and Winter Olympics. Kerrigan ended up not competing in the U .S. Championships and here is John Dickens who shared it here. Mr. Barr to Gensler, it's hilarious, you gotta watch these clips for yourself if you haven't seen them. So the next highlight, I wish the Biden administration would say, you are fired. That's right, shout out to Warren Davidson who also ripped into Gensler saying he hoped that the Biden administration would fire him. Powerful words. Davidson accused Gensler of pushing a woke political and social agenda and abusing his role as the SEC chairman. Preach. Massive shout out to the senators here doing their job. Damn good job. The U .S. Representative added that he hopes that the SEC Stabilization Act he introduced with fellow representative Tom Emmer could make it happen. Quoting him here, you're making the case for this bill, which is the SEC Stabilization Act. Every day you're acting as a chairman, he concluded, and Gensler wasn't even given a chance to respond. Now next highlight, Gensler reiterates Bitcoin isn't a security. That's right. When asked by U .S. House Committee Financial Services Chair Patrick McHenry whether Bitcoin is a security, Gensler eventually relented stating the Bitcoin didn't meet the Howie test. Quoting him here, it does not meet the Howie test, which is the law of the land. Then McHenry suggested Bitcoin must be a commodity, which Gensler avoided answering. Mr. No Clarity Gary, hence how he got the nickname, saying the test for that is outside the scope of U .S. security laws. Mr. Gensler, we're living in a clown world with this guy. Henry also suggested that Gensler try to choke off the digital asset ecosystem facts and refuse to be transparent with Congress about the SEC's connections with the FTX and former CEO SBF facts. Gensler also wasn't given the chance to respond to the claims made by McHenry. Next highlight, are Pokemon trading card securities? Gensler says it depends. Can't make this stuff up. Quoting Representative Richie Torres, I cross -examine SEC Chair Gensler about the term investment contract, which is key to determining his authority over crypto. Gensler struggled to answer basic questions like whether an investment contract requires a contract. His evasions are defeating and damning. Suppose I was to purchase Pokemon card. Would you constitute a security for this transaction? Gensler responded, well, I don't know the context before eventually concluding it isn't a security if you purchased it in a store. And then Torres asked if I were to purchase a tokenized Pokemon card on a digital exchange via the blockchain. Is that then a transaction? And then Mr. No Clarity Gary said, I'd have to know more because I don't know anything. Yeah, you can't make this stuff up. Gensler then explained to it when it's investing the public can anticipate profits based upon the efforts of others. Then the core of the Howie test, which it is, Torres called Gensler's evasions as damning to say the least. And the next highlight, a sign of defiance. Meanwhile, amongst the back and forth cross examinations between Gensler and representatives, the eagle eyed observers noticed a Coinbase stand with crypto logo behind the SEC chairman. Isn't that interesting? The Coinbase led initiative is a 14 month long campaign that launched back in August aiming to push crypto legislation in the United States. Coinbase also ran a stand with crypto day, which took place in Washington, D .C. September 27th to advocate for better cryptocurrency innovation and policy. So again, shout out to Warren Davidson, Tom Emmer, all the senators for holding Gary Gensler accountable. Hopefully they do something about it. What's your thoughts, fam? Do you think Gary is likely to listen to them and follow their instructions and approve a Bitcoin ETF immediately? Or do you think he'll continue kicking the can down the road as long as possible until he leaves his position as the chairman of the SEC? Let me know your honest thoughts in the comments right down below. Now let's break down the latest prediction coming from crypto analyst Michael Vanay Pop for some price actions for Bitcoin for the fourth quarter, which we are currently in for 2023. Then we'll break down the latest from the Winklevoss twins and their five hundred thousand dollar Bitcoin price action as the price action of Bitcoin continues to pump, baby. Let's go. Here we go. Let's break this baby down. Crypto trader Michael Vanay Pop is expressing bullish sentiment on Bitcoin in the coming months. Despite the recent struggles in a new video, he says that Bitcoin is on the cusp of reaching levels that offer accumulation opportunities per inch. According to the analyst, the trader Bitcoin could subsequently start an uptrend. Ultimately, Bitcoin is into an area of consolidation here, which makes it very likely we're going to have to retest here at twenty five, six and twenty five eight. If we are having a recess in that region, then there is this zone where I want to start buying my entries because of the recess, which is the ultimate recess. And if we're not going to get that, the flip to twenty six thousand five hundred, that is going to be the area where I think I want to activate my positions as well. And then we can start targeting twenty eight thousand. And then we can also start targeting the higher numbers, thirty thousand dollars plus or even more in the projection of quarter four. That is going to be very positive overall. Let me know if you agree that we'll have an overall positive quarter as we about to enter October. Let's go. Vanay Pop also says Bitcoin's current price action is similar to what was witnessed in the prior pre halving year, quitting him again. As long as we stay above the 200 week exponential moving average, we most likely are going to continue to the upside. And it starts to be very comparable to the period that we witnessed in 2015 and 2016. In this case, we needed it, but we started to consolidate and start to trend up afterwards. It is very likely to this period to slowly but surely the price starts to crawl up. And then we are going to have a case of the upside in the markets overall. And to watch this video analysis, the analyst did check the show notes below the video in the description. It's entitled Bitcoin price. I am looking to buy. So there you have it. And let me know if you agree or disagree with the analysts and are you currently bullish on the King crypto or do you think we're going to dip and test the lower levels? Let me know your honest thoughts, fam. And now let's break down our next story of the day. And the Winklevoss twins on the spot, Bitcoin ETF continuously being basically denied and kicked back and pushed back for the past decade. And then we're going to dive into their half a million dollar Bitcoin price prediction and why they're so confident that the Bitcoin price is going to hit their big target. So here we go. Let's discuss them with the SEC first. This was a story which was, let's see when their tweet was actually, let's scroll down. This is Cameron Winklevoss. This was actually on July 1st, it got 1 .1 million views. Now let me read the tweet. Today marks 10 years since Tyler and I filed for the first spot Bitcoin ETF. That's right. Over a decade ago, the SEC governor's refusal to approve these products for a decade has been a complete and utter disaster for US investors and demonstrates how the SEC is a failed regulator. Here's why. They protected investors from the best performing asset of the last decade. They pushed investors into toxic products like the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust, GBTC, which trades at a massive discount to NAV and charges astronomical fees. They pushed spot Bitcoin activity offshore to unlicensed and unregulated venues. They pushed investors into the arms of FTX, subjecting them to one of the largest financial frauds in modern history. Preach. Maybe the SEC will reflect on its dismal record and instead of overstepping a statutory power and trying to act like a gatekeeper of economic life, it'll focus on fulfilling its mandate of investor protection, fostering fair and orderly markets and facilitating capital formation. This would have led to much better outcomes for US investors. Preach. In the meantime, best of luck to all those fighting the good fight to bring the US spot Bitcoin ETFs to life onwards. So much respect. I mean, 10 years of denying this ETF. I mean, you can't make this stuff up. I think they shared perfectly some of the reasoning. It's to hurt the investors and keep you poor and keep you wrecked and keep you desolate and dependent upon a broken government that threw us overboard so frickin long ago. So much respect to the Winklevoss twins. If you didn't know, they're the owners of the Gemini exchange and they were the very first ever to submit the spot Bitcoin ETF app to the SEC over a decade ago. And obviously they're sick and tired of Gary Gensler, his no clarity and his shenanigans. Just like the rest of us, it's time to fire Gensler. If you think Gensler should be investigated and potentially fired, let me know in the comments right down below and I'll be reading your comments out loud here in a little bit. Now for our breaking story of the day, let's discuss the Winklevoss twins and their case for a $500 ,000 Bitcoin price, which they believe is coming soon. So let's break this down, shall we? And welcome to y 'all just joining us in the live chat. Much love and much respect. So here we go. Winklevoss twins' prediction, Bitcoin will soon hit $500 ,000 per coin. And why? And again, shout out to Tyler and Cameron. Let's get, we already know their background, early Bitcoin investors, OGs, early investors as well with Facebook. Some claim that they're the real creators of Facebook and Zuckerberg stole it. But nonetheless, in a recent interview with the National News, the twins explained they remain convinced of the future of crypto. The main reason is the revolutionary and technical properties as well as the potential of Bitcoin to act as a store of value similar to gold. And in addition, crypto has many other advantages, mainly through programmability. Hence, the Winklevoss brothers believe that Bitcoin could even replace the precious metal. In the long term, Tyler Winklevoss shared the following. If you look at the properties that make gold valuable, Bitcoin matches each attribute or does better. The gold disruption story of Bitcoin is super powerful. We believe in it. Tyler Winklevoss explained his reasoning for the $500 ,000 Bitcoin price action, quitting him here. If you do the math, 21 million in the supply of Bitcoin, the market cap of gold, let's say it's 10 trillion, maybe it's 11 trillion, somewhere in that ballpark, that puts one Bitcoin if it disrupts gold and gets that market cap at $500 ,000 per coin. The two brothers did not want to give specific investment tips. However, Cameron reveals the strategy that they use, which is generally the simplest, which is simply HODL. Hold on for dear life, quitting him here. Generally speaking, if you subscribe to Bitcoin being a store of value type investment, then that strategy is HODL. The same way you would HODL gold is you buy and HODL long term investments. So according to the Winklevoss twins predicting the Bitcoin price will hit $500 ,000, they say predictions are difficult, but they believe that Bitcoin will hit the milestone within a decade. And when they were more recently interviewed and asked, where do you see Bitcoin in five years time? Here's what Cameron Winklevoss responded. We usually take a decade view on it. When we wrote a piece on the value that predicted it being $500 ,000 Bitcoin, we said within the decade. And I believe they wrote that in 2020. So they're basically saying by the year 2030, they're anticipating a $500 ,000 plus Bitcoin price with Bitcoin overtaking that of gold as far as the market cap. Now is that in three years from now or nine years? The timing part is hard, but I think the Bitcoin created $1 trillion worth of value in under a decade. That is fact. I believe back in November of 2021, Bitcoin's market cap surpassed a trillion dollar milestone and the total crypto market cap surpassed $3 trillion. But as of today, we're closer to a $500 billion Bitcoin market cap with the entire crypto market cap down to a trillion. Now, it also spawned many huge productions such as Ethereum and the entire asset class. He continues. If you look at the value increases in Bitcoin, it is this punctuated equilibrium where it is steady, steady, steady, and then boom, it reaches a new price level. This is the new normal. So it can happen very quickly. So there you have it, fam. Ultimately saying when Bitcoin takes off, it explodes quick and vast. And especially considering that two of the most bullish catalysts in Bitcoin history were on the cusp of. Six months away from a Bitcoin halving, we all know the Bitcoin cycles every four years, it drives the Bitcoin price up as it increases the scarcity as well as increase demand, basic stock to flow, numbers must go up. And we also have the approval of a Bitcoin ETF likely to take place in 2024, especially with Congress on Gensler's. But we also have the ETF experts such as Eric Balchunes given a 95 % chance probability that a spot Bitcoin ETF likely get approved in 2024. Those two catalysts will absolutely make Bitcoin rip to new all time highs entering price discovery mode like we have never seen before. So how high do you think the Bitcoin price will likely climb by the time of this next halving? Roughly six months out, scheduled to take place sometime in April of next year. Let me know your thoughts in the comments right down below. And don't forget to check out cryptonewsalerts .net for the full premium experience with video and to participate in the live Q &A. And I look forward to seeing you on tomorrow's episode. HODL.
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"Welcome back everyone. I am Cass P. Ancy. I'm joined as usual by my partner in crime, Mr. Bennett Tomlin. We're both good today. We have already recorded an episode, so we're dumping in... dumping in? That's probably the wrong way to put it. Get him out! What happened to the other? Can't even stop it! The episode's just sliding through its walls! We're pouring trash out of our mouths! We're vomiting and spewing all over you. Hey, works are all in! Not the way I wanted to start this episode, but there you go. Welcome back everyone. We're going to be talking about a subject that I wrote an op -ed about, and Bennett wrote a piece about as well in the newsletter for Protos. Something we both seem to care about that the reaction to was pretty mixed. Honestly, I expected more vitriol for my statement, but yeah, it was pretty mixed. Some people liked it, some people hated it. We're both making the argument that while it is pretty funny, in a sense, to see SPF struggling and in pain, I think everybody gets some real value out of that in terms of they're like, yes! A guy who's hurt so many people, and legitimately, right? This guy has damaged thousands of people, probably ruined dozens if not hundreds of people's lives for a significant, if not forever, amount of time. So seeing him in pain, people are enjoying a lot. But I think that it's a more important point that's being stated by him. And basically, he went to court and said that he's not getting his medications on time. He's on, as far as we know, I don't know how many medications he's on, but we know for sure that he's on NSAAM, and he's on Adderall. Now, Adderall, I'm sure most people are familiar with. It's for treatment of ADHD and some other mental disorders. NSAAM is a pretty serious drug, as far as I can tell, in terms of its effects on you. And it seems like he's taking a lot of it, for both of them. For both the, I guess I don't know, I don't know, I'm not a doctor, I don't know what a lot is. Basically, he's not getting his drugs, and he's not getting the vegan meals he wants. He wants vegan meals, and he's not getting those vegan meals, because I guess the prison system is basically like, why should he? He's not special. But therein lies the problem, which is, don't you think prisoners should be getting the medical treatment they need? And don't you think they should be getting basic food given to them, even if it's something demanded like vegan food or vegetarian food? Yeah, why don't you get us started off on that? No, I think this issue is kind of multifactorial and multifaceted, and I understand why a lot of people are having the feelings they're having. And so first I want to acknowledge that Sam Bankman -Fried's experience with the justice system has been one very much shaped by his privilege, right? Like he was able to find the people to put up his massive bond, and even after like repeated bail violations connecting with the VPN, doing all these other things, he remained free until he started doing what I'm not going to say is legally witness tampering, because I'm not a prosecutor, but that feels a lot like witness intimidation. As soon as he started doing that, now he has to go back to prison. In case anyone is unfamiliar, let me stop you right there. In case anyone is unfamiliar, just so you understand, Sam Bankman -Fried released Caroline Ellison's personal diaries. Now Caroline Ellison was the head of trading over at Alameda Research at the time of the collapse, and he released these very personal kind of sensational diaries to the New York Times, which is just wild, as you said, like he had been reprimanded before for his bail violations and kind of pulled to, he was skating on thin ice already. And I do get why people are like, well, if you didn't want to go back to jail and get treated like crap, maybe you should have thought about that. Understood. But anyway, sorry, I just wanted to give, paint a little color there. Like that's absolutely true. Sam Bankman -Fried was lucky to get the bail conditions he did and should not have been violating them. And repeated violation of bail means he should be in pretrial detention. And like one of the other things that's come up is Lawrence Tribe, a constitutional lawyer, wrote a motion, wrote a letter to the court describing Sam Bankman -Fried's treatment and like insisted that if Sam Bankman -Fried were to be detained, where he was talking about being detained, not having access to a computer would make preparing his defense much more difficult and that represented like a potential constitutional issue. And I think there's a bit of merit there. But, and this gets into like the bigger problem here, that these problems are so much bigger than Sam Bankman -Fried, right? Like not just Sam Bankman -Fried should be able to get their medications and like a diet in accordance with their moral wishes. Everyone being held in pretrial detention is presumed innocent until proven guilty. These are people who deserve to be, like, to have reasonable standards while they're being detained, should have access to things that help them prepare their defenses, should be able to receive medications they need, and the United States justice system fails to provide that for such a vast number of inmates, including, because he is there right now, Sam Bankman -Fried. Yeah, I mean, I think actually part of this for me calls into attention how serious the issues are in the justice and penal systems of the United States of America, right? Because here we have possibly one of the most famous white collar criminals of all time, not just of the past year or two, of all time. He's up there with Elizabeth Holmes and Bernie Madoff. Like this guy is going to go down in history as one of the biggest financial scammers and possibly, allegedly, maybe he'll get off and no crimes were committed in fucking La La Land. But anyway, my point here being that this guy is as big as it gets. And the fact he's still being mistreated in prison or in, sorry, excuse me, in pretrial detention in jail speaks to how broken the system because imagine how the people with no voice are doing right now. Imagine how the people who don't have money to pay for bail even, so end up in prison or in jail for weeks, if not months before they go to trial. Like these are real issues that are happening every day to millions of people, not just SBF. And that's the important part of this. That's why I'm glad there's some attention being brought to it, whether or not people agree with whether SBF should be given these basic human rights. I think he should. Whether other people think so, I guess is just how angry they are with him. Yeah, I especially understand why like other people who have had experiences with the criminal justice system might end up feeling particularly frustrated themselves because they'll be, they may see it as, I had it even worse than that and I didn't even steal $9 billion from my customers, you know? And so I certainly understand there's lots of reasons for lots of people to be lashing out, but like you said, fundamentally the thing is people deserve rights. They deserve to have access to these things that help them form their defenses and they deserve a strenuous defense on their behalf in the justice system. And those things are important, those things, we should strive to provide those to everyone. And everyone happens to include him. Yes, and a lot of these issues are totally fixable as far as I'm concerned. Like vegan meals, there's a lot of people pushing back on my statements about that. I was like, oh, give him his vegan meals, just give it to him. Everyone's like, well, he doesn't necessarily deserve to have, it's not like it's covered by the Constitution. And i .e. there are prisoners who are Jewish or Muslim in prison who are given kosher meals and halal meals, right? To meet their religious needs. The pushback for the veganism that I heard was, well, this isn't a religious thing. I want to push back on that and just say one, vegan meals are incredibly easy to cook. We're talking about rice, bread and vegetables. Like if you're not already, if you don't already have those things available for prisoners, there's a problem. All of those ingredients should be actively there for you to be able to make this thing. I know that they make vegetarian meals for vegetarian, probably because there's Hindu prisoners, and some of them need to follow strict vegetarian meals and guidelines, right? But we are equipped to handle this. We have the money, we have the rules and regulations in place that this should not be an issue. It's crazy to me to push back on the idea that this guy can eat vegan food in prison. The thing I want to highlight there is there often are legal protections for people with sincerely held religious beliefs to get access to certain things, like you're talking about kosher halal and things like that, and often our prison system fails to do what it's legally supposed to in many of those cases as well. Again, this is just an example of the pattern and history of human rights abuses across the U .S. penal system. There's a reason international human rights organizations regularly raise alarms about the U .S. prison system, and it's because there are regular and massive human rights abuses in our prison system. Yep, and that brings up another point that I brought up, which is people I think like to assume like, oh, well, this guy's a big fucking scammer. He deserves to rot in jail and get shivved and get treated like shit. I hope that's what happens. And I go, okay, just for some perspective here, 5 % of the entire U .S. population is going to spend some time behind bars. So if you're not the one who ends up in jail at some point or in prison at some point, someone you know absolutely will, 100 % sure, 100 % sure, right? If you go outside and meet people, someone you know will go to jail or prison. Do you want them to be treated respectfully and with dignity, or do you not give a shit? Do you really think like anyone who's in jail, anyone who's in prison deserves the worst kind of treatment? It's time to reflect on these things, you know? We live in a society. It's true, though. Like we shouldn't be, the fact that it's such punitive measures, right, instead of worrying about recidivism, instead of worrying about rehabilitation, instead of worrying about making sure that these people don't repeat their fucking problems when they go back into society, we're focused on hurting people as much as possible. And the reality is, if Sam Bankman Freed gets 15 years in prison or something, 10, 15, 20, and is treated like horseshit the entire time, like no human rights, do you think he's going to come out a like capable and reasonable human being? At least if you try to rehabilitate him, he's not necessarily going to be as bad. At least you can say you tried. Like just damaging someone repeatedly, we know what that does to people. So I just don't understand this at all. And I think people need to reevaluate their, like vengeance is just so easy. And I think people really need to reevaluate where their morals and ethics lie when it comes to this. I get it. It's easy to hate SPF. He is a total scammer. He lies constantly. The dude cannot open his mouth and speak any honest truth for years on end. He's like, his behavior is disgusting. He's as despicable as it gets without getting into like murder and other horrifying crimes. Right. He's disgusting. Fine. He's also a human being. Like, I don't know, man. It just the reaction was just so it was kind of like, man, I don't understand how so many people think this is acceptable. Yeah. And like that's what you're up with. Ed was about. And there was definitely a lot of people who agree that human beings deserve treatment as human beings, which is good. The other thing I want to talk about besides this, which is also something we talked about a little bit in our Reggie Fowler episode, if people want to go back and listen to that. There's been still conspiracy theories about Sam Bankman Fried and his ongoing criminal prosecution, including the fact that as part of our extradition treaty with the Bahamas, we have certain responsibilities about when charges are introduced and when people are extradited. And those were not necessarily followed with Sam Bankman Fried, which has since required certain charges to be removed from the current trial date. And the allegations either incorporated in to other existing charges or other charges are pending reintroduction for months down the line. Yes. And so those charges are not really going away. And as we've talked about before in the case of Sam Bankman Fried, if prosecutors really wanted, they could go through and add one wire fraud charge for like every single person who sent money to Alameda Research under like the false pretenses that it was going to FTX or something. Right. And so prosecutors can and potentially will still scale up his prosecution in the future if that's what they think is justified and appropriate. So I've just been a little bit frustrated with some of the conspiracy theories around those dropping of charges. And like the other thing I want to emphasize, just to kind of make sure people understand this, just because Sam Bankman Fried is pleading not guilty right now does not mean he will continue to plead not guilty. Often you are required to plead not guilty initially, even if you think you are guilty, just because like the system's not ready for you to plead guilty yet. And like that's an actual thing that exists. And I want to be clear here, too. If you have a capable legal team behind you, which as far as I know he does, you're generally not going to plead guilty right away. Why? Well, you're not going to get anything in return, right? If they don't offer you anything and you go, I plead guilty. Well, they're going to accept your guilty plea and they are going to hang you from the gallows. You've got to get something in return. And to get something in return, you're going to play a little bit of a game. And that, unfortunately, whether we like it or not, is a part of the legal system. Right. So you have to have something for them, for you to plead guilty, give them something and them to be like, OK, well, then we'll cut you a deal. And that's what SPF is hoping will happen. That doesn't mean that's what happens. That doesn't mean he gets only five years or only 10 years or who knows. But that's what SPF wants to happen. And we don't know if it will. Yeah. Sam Bankman Fried's goal, as far as I can tell right now, is basically to muddy the waters, cast doubt on key witnesses and the evidence they're introducing. Try to place the blame like his mens rea, his head state for many of these decisions. Say that that state was induced by legal counsel and other things to make it so that prosecutors don't want to add more charges. That'll be hard to prove. So that, like you're saying, he can eventually come up with some deal where he shares whatever information he does have in exchange for a reduced sentence. Yada, yada, yada. That's the meta probably of what his team is planning to do. The other thing I want to emphasize to people is from where I'm sitting, and again, we're not lawyers, we're definitely not prosecutors, we're not experts. But it seems quite likely to me that Sam Bankman Fried is going to prison for much longer than Sam Bankman Fried would want to go to prison. Any time is more than he wants. Yeah, but there are already guilty pleas from almost all the rest of like the top executives at FTX. They have full cooperation, access to all the communications, like all the text messages, all the records, all the logs. They have such an over what, four million pages or something was the initial like discovery they're sending over to him. There are massive quantities of evidence, powerful cooperating witnesses, like he's in a really bad place. And that's just for evidence. I want people to understand that. This is just, we're just saying like, oh shit, there's a lot of evidence against this guy. So he's in trouble on that front. But I want to point people to a recent guilty white collar criminal, Elizabeth Holmes, okay? She is going to be doing nine years in a federal prison, okay? She just had her second baby. She was pregnant during the trial. If that isn't going to win you some, you know, benefit of the doubt and some, oh my gosh, well at least, you know, she's a mother now. We got to make sure that she's able to spend time with her kids and they don't grow up without a mom and blah, blah, blah. She's doing nine years behind bars for her crimes. She didn't hurt nearly as many people as Sam Bankman Fried. She only hurt mostly just very wealthy people. So like in terms of that, just reflect on that, right? That's nine years for someone who did essentially a smaller fraud that hurt less people and is a more sympathetic character. You think SPF is going to get off? Fucking wake up, dude. There's not a chance in the world. I'll bet anyone. If you think he's not going to, if you think he's genuinely going to do no time, I'll bet anybody. I'll bet anyone. But Cass, Cass, he donated to President Biden and was part of some vague conspiracy involving Zelinski. And he met up with Gary Gersler, right? Whatever. I just don't, it's so, it's so, I'm so past it. And then, and for me, the one thing I also want to emphasize here is how obviously failed the cash bail bond mechanism is in general, right? And I think proof of this is SPF. SPF gets $250 million bail bond. Obviously, the way it works, in case anyone's unfamiliar, is you pay roughly 10 % of that and you can get out. If you don't have the money to pay for it yourself or the collateral to pay for it yourself, you can usually get a bail bondsman to take on that, that collateral obligation for you partially, and then you have to pay back a loan on that obligation. What did this accomplish, right? We have to reflect on this. What did it accomplish? He put up, they put up $250 million to get Sam Bankenfried out of detention. Then he goes out, he starts spreading rumors, getting in touch with journalists he's not supposed to, breaking all the rules of the bail that he was given with this money and this collateral, and now he's back in detention again. So it accomplished nothing. It allowed him to break some rules and, as you said, muddy the waters and make things more complex and weird. Another individual who just got a big, gigantic, I think the largest in history in terms of actually being paid for, Joe Lewis, who is the owner of Tottenham Hotspur and the Albany, which is where SPF was living when he got in trouble. This guy just got in trouble, too, for insider trading and fraud, and he put up a $300 million bail with his yacht and private jet. So what do we think this is going to do? I mean, this guy's a billionaire. He can buy a new jet tomorrow. He can buy a new yacht tomorrow. It doesn't matter. He can go run away if he needs to. Nothing is going to stop him from doing that, right? Unless you put an ankle monitor around him. You ensure that you're tracking him with GPS and satellite tracking, that you ensure that he isn't leaving the country. You take his passport. There are protocols to ensure it, and none of it has to do with money. We need to get rid of this cash bail bond system, like, immediately. It doesn't make any sense at all. I strongly agree. I think the cash bail bond system is, like, one of the clearest examples in our criminal justice system of how we have codified a certain privilege for the most privileged, right? That once you have money, you can avoid these things that others can't. And as you're saying, the only real differentiator between these cases is whether or not you have money when you're accused of a crime. That shouldn't be the goal of our system. The platonic ideal of our legal system is one that treats, like, the most downtrodden and the most, like, wealthy and powerful as equal as you possibly can. And, like, there's limits within reason of how far you can take that, perhaps, but, like, that's the ideal, and cash bail bond is just one example of where we don't even try to do that. Yeah, that's right. It's just an obvious advantage for rich people, and really no advantage for anyone who doesn't have the income to deal with this kind of thing. Yeah, it's just a very gross, gross, broken system that needs fixing. Well, and if you listen to, like, testimony of certain convicts and stuff, like, when you are destitute prosecutors and DAs have been accused of using that as leverage, basically, because they know you're going back into whatever horrible detention facility you're in, they know you're more desperate to strike a deal or to say whatever to do whatever because you don't want to go back. Right. And to be clear, like, it's one of the founding principles of our country is kind of this innocent until proven guilty, right, that you aren't going to be treated like you are guilty, even if everyone, like, watched you do the crime. Like, until we prove it in a court of law, you are innocent, and so, like, reasonable bail without having to pay an arm and a leg just seems like the right thing to do here as a country to follow our guiding principles. Like, maybe I'm shouting into the void here, but like this, it's just something I think is necessary for us to talk about, and something I really do think can be fixed within our lifetime. Like, I don't expect the entire penal system to get overturned. I hate the idea that private prisons do what they do in our country. Yeah, that they exist. Like, that they aren't more heavily regulated. Like, that's why there's so many people in prison in our country. I have no doubt about that. But, like, if we're not going to change that anytime soon, and we're not, then the least we can do is ensure that bail bond is working properly, that prisoners are getting their medicine, that prisoners are getting the food that they need. Like, obviously within reason, right? If somebody says, I'm on an only Wagyu steak diet or something, I understand being like, go fuck yourself. Who's going to be the first indicted Bitcoiner to argue that they have a moral conviction that requires them to have only red meat? I would think they would already be in there, right? There's got to be a few dudes who are already in prison trying to argue that already. That I don't fucking buy. There's a limit to even how far I will go in terms of my sympathy. But yes, I do think we need to reform this stuff. SPF is a good jumping off point for that, so we thought it was worth talking about. I understand some people are just going to be like, SPF isn't going to change this. But we can make this a point of retention of this information for everyone in crypto. To be like, we need to change this. A lot of people do focus on this stuff and they understand the corruptness of it in cryptocurrency, and that's good. But a lot of people also don't care about criminal reform and the justice system. And I think it's probably time to think about it. Because some of you are definitely going to go to prison.
Fresh update on "skating" discussed on The Big Take
"And And Casting global co business -founder 24 headlines of coming hours Oaktree a up day right Capital. now. at Bloomberg For I'm .com Denise the Pellegrini and first and time the Bloomberg this in is Business U Bloomberg. .S. has Act. been Stay history, with removed. us. the Speaker Top of stories the House and The chamber voted 216 to 210 to boot Kevin McCarthy from job his today in a historic vote forced by Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz. Gaetz was angry McCarthy worked with Democrats to pass a short -term funding bill to keep the government open. I think 33 trillion in debt is chaos. I think that facing a 2 .2 trillion dollar annual deficit is chaos. I think that not passing single subject spending bills is chaos. An election for the new Speaker of the House is set to be held next Wednesday. Members leaving the House GOP conference meeting said a candidate forum for speaker will be held next Tuesday with the election held the following day. The judge and former President Trump's civil fraud trial in New York has issued a limited gag order. The decision came after Trump made a post on Truth Social that attacked the judge's clerk. The gag order bars all parties in the case from making social media posts or public comments about the judge's staff. A national emergency alert test will blare out across the U .S. tomorrow. According to FEMA every TV radio and cell phone will be interrupted with an emergency message at 2 20 p .m. Eastern Time. The test is scheduled to last approximately one minute. Officials say the alert is similar to that of an amber alert or warnings issued by the National Weather Service. Congress needs to act to ensure there's no disruption in U .S. aid for Ukraine. As President Biden made clear we cannot under any circumstances allow America's support for Ukraine to be interrupted. Time is not our friend. That's what National Security the U .S. National spokesman John Kirby told reporters today after funding for Ukraine was left out of the short Government funding bill. He said any lapse in support could make all the difference on the battlefield as Ukraine's war with Russia drags on. I'm Bryan Shook. A suspect is now being held without bail after being arraigned on first -degree kidnapping charges connected to the disappearance of a nine -year -old girl in New York. Natalie Migliori reports. Family friend Pat Kane calling Charlotte Cena's return home a miracle. You know it's just such a storybook ending despite the gruesomeness of what potentially could have happened. It's just so great to see wonderful family get wonderful results. She was rescued by a SWAT team Monday night after police say the alleged kidnapper Craig Ross left ransom a note in the family mailbox. Charlotte was found in good health inside a camper. She never came back from a bike grind Saturday night while on a camping trip at a skate park with her family. I'm Natalie Migliori. An surge unexpected in job openings in August signals a strong labor market. The Labor Department reported more than 9 .6 million vacancies for the month. That's a jump of nearly 700 ,000 from July despite the Federal Reserve's efforts to slow the economy. Messymania will be the of subject a new documentary. The details from Michael Kastner and all messy news. Apple TV plus announced it will stream six episodes of messy meets America the series follows soccer superstar Lionel Messi's arrival in the US to play for Inter Miami. The first three episodes will be available October 11th. You can watch the trailer on Apple TV's YouTube page. I'm Michael Kastner. A US district judge has ruled in McDonald's and Wendy's favor in a lawsuit over burger size. A New York man had sued the two fast food chains saying ads showed undercooked beef patties that made the burgers look bigger than what's sold in their restaurants. He also claimed the ads showed more toppings than what Wendy's and McDonald's actually used on the burgers they sold. I'm Chuck Dorsett. Thanks for watching.
A highlight from A Whiff of Innovation: Breaking Barriers with Ourside Fragrance
"This is the Art Beauty podcast where we are always reaching for truth in beauty. Remember the brands on the show are not paying to be here so we get to ask the questions you want answered because you deserve to be informed so you can make the best choices for yourself. With that said, I'm Amber and today my fabulous co -host is Tada Burke Williams. She is the founder of Our Side Perfumes and I am so excited to have her on today. This I'm telling you has become the scent that is like, I'm most excited to add to my fragrance wardrobe. Welcome to the show, Kaita. Thank you so much for having me. I'm really excited to connect and chat more. I am too. So I got to tell you, we've done a number of podcasts on fragrance and certainly fragrance is something that is so personal and that's hard to describe. It's hard to sell. You have to smell fragrance, but this is a fragrance and I'll tell you for me, it is dusk. You have three incredible fragrances, which we'll be talking all about, but this is one that I have been wearing and people will literally stop me and say, oh my God, what are you wearing? And for me, that's just like one of the highest compliments and I kind of love that. Yes, I love that too and that makes me so happy that you're a dusk fan. That is the second fragrance we formulated and I also like love it. I think it's kind of the it person scent. It like shows that you are all about it without trying too hard and I love it for like a night out, a date night. Dusk is that girl. I mean, I'm wearing it right now just in my house. It's like one of those fragrances that you're like, oh, and it feels luxurious. You know, I'm gonna get into all of the fragrances, but I found that your story is so interesting and forgive me for saying this, I feel like the traditional perfumers, right? One, a lot of them are men, right? A lot of them are working for some of like the big fragrance houses. I would love to know how you got into fragrances. Like what was your journey? Yeah, definitely. I think fragrance can be a little pale and male as I like to say, but for me, my love of fragrance, I think has pretty much always existed. Some of my earliest memories have scent associated with them like smelling a honeysuckle at our house in Ohio or the smell of hot dogs in a parking lot, like all of those kinds of nostalgic scents. Those are part of my memories. And for me, I was that girl who never really fit in. I grew up in this multicultural household. My mom is Jamaican and she's an immigrant. My dad was black from the South, but I grew up in this very small suburb and never really fit in anyone's box. And so I looked for escapes. At first that escape was through figure skating and then through reading and then later through scent. So whether it was going to Bath and Body Works and smelling the cucumber, melon, lotion or burning candles with my mom on the weekend, for me scent was this thing where I could close my eyes, breathe deep and just for a little bit transported somewhere else. So that was kind of the earliest inklings of my love for scents. But to your point, it's been a journey. I never thought that I could do anything with it. So I followed kind of a straight and narrow path and I went to college and I worked for two big corporations before finally being at business school where I had a conversation with my sister that sparked the idea for what would become our side. Okay, wait a minute. So you went to business school, were you thinking that you were gonna be in sort of cosmetics, fragrance? What were you thinking? Girl, what were you thinking? I know, right? I was not thinking that. I did not think I would do anything with entrepreneurship. And I am somebody who's existed kind of outside the beauty community. I don't wear a ton of makeup. I like it. I'm just bad at applying it. Girl, you don't need it. You look radiant and beautiful. Thank you. And for me, I've always loved scent, but I've kind of loved men's fragrances. I liked buying oils from the farmer's market and kind of experimenting with things that weren't really what was offered. So I never really felt like I was represented. And it was a conversation with my sister, Kasia. She's three years younger than me, so she's kind of on this Gen Z cusp where we realized that she had gone into a Credo beauty store and she had made a lot of swaps for conscious beauty products and she had stopped wearing fragrance because she was like traditional fragrance kind of gives me headaches and we have asthma and allergies. She's like, it's just like too much. I don't really feel seen or represented by these bigger brands. I don't feel like their values have really come up to date. And so I think I'm just gonna sit it out and not wear fragrance anymore. And I was like, well, that's so disappointing because we see all of these new creators and new visions in color cosmetics and skincare and haircare. So why doesn't that exist yet in fragrance? And we decided that maybe we should be the people to bring that to life, which was this crazy wild idea. And so it really started as this tiny idea. I got a grant from Harvard to start working on the idea, start learning more since I'm not from the industry and did like all the research, all of the things. And that's kind of how we got our start.
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A highlight from 124 - Sculpting Nature: The Legacy of Frederick Law Olmsted - Kirk R. Brown
"The Garden Question is a podcast for people that love designing, building, and growing smarter gardens that work. Listen in as we talk with successful garden designers, builders, and growers, discovering their stories along with how they think, work, and grow. This is your next step in creating a beautiful, year -round, environmentally connected, low -maintenance, and healthy, thriving outdoor space. It doesn't matter if you're a beginner or an expert, there will always be something inspiring when you listen to The Garden Question podcast. Hello, I'm your host, Craig McManus. It's been over 200 years since he was born. People still absorb his parks and public gardens in more than 5 ,000 communities across the North American continent. The goal is to give the common man in this new world the same opportunities to experience creation as any king in his private preserve in the Old World. Frederick Law Olmsted is prevalently pronounced the father of American landscape architecture. In this episode, Kurt R. Brown interprets Frederick Law Olmsted. Kurt is a member of the International Garden Communicators Hall of Fame. He is a green achiever being recognized with many industrial awards. He represented Joanne Kostecki Garden Design as a leader in the design bill industry. At America's oldest garden in Charleston, South Carolina, he worked as national outreach coordinator. He is the past president of GardenCom. In the U .S. and Canada, he's delivered hundreds of keynote addresses, guest lectures, teaching symposia, and certified instruction over the past quarter of a century. He's also known to interpret historic horticulturalists and international dignitaries as John Bartram, Frederick Law Olmsted, among many others. He still finds time to cultivate his own private display garden. Join him now as he unveils his views of Olmsted. This is Episode 124, Sculpturing Nature. The Legacy of Frederick Law Olmsted with Kurt R. Brown Interpreting, an encore presentation and remix of Episode 63. Mr. Olmsted, would you take us back to when you were 36 years old and tell us what was your most valuable mistake up to that point? I sometimes have problems remembering what happened yesterday. Remembering what happened when I was 36 takes me to a point in time where I felt that I would never wake up, that somehow whatever hope I had of being properly engaged in an adult employment was never going to occur. However, it was at a time when seemingly everything in the world that I had touched or attempted had turned to dross. With that, when you are at the bottom, looking up from the bottom of that big black pit that you feel yourselves in, God smiles sometimes. And when he smiles, he puts in front of you an opportunity that unless you'd been in that pit of despair, you wouldn't think was a positive. I went over the brink of bankruptcy with a publishing company that my father had financed to put me on my feet in the world of communicating, largely garden communicating. But in that day, when publishers have cash in the drawer and decide that it's better in their pockets and they skip town, I was left holding an empty bag. When my sanity was at risk, there were a group of friends, Dutch elders from the state of New York, who looked at me in my circumstance and they said, without much thinking about it, we have a job for you, sir. And this was from Washington Irving, whom you might have heard, James Hamilton, the Cooper Hewitt later, and David Dudley Field, among many, many others, they said in response to my question, what is this job all about? They said, we believe that from your practical training as an agriculturist, from all of your horticultural writings, from your talents and from your obvious character, I took them at their word on that, we believe you eminently qualified for the duties of the Office of Superintendent of the capital T, the Central Park of New York. They wanted me to be a crew leader of one of the largest public works projects that had been undertaken since the construction of the pyramids. They thought by giving me this job, it would put my feet under my own table and allow me to support the family that I had inherited and adopted after my brother's death. So you see, this is a laugh because being a construction foreman on a landscape project the size of Central Park allowed me into other rooms and gave me the ability to meet other people, most notably among them, Calvert Vox. Of course, from that participation, from that connection, from that wonderful start at 36, climbing out of the black pit and going on into the greater international world of garden design. That's how you find me, sir. From that point till now, you have to consider all of the other doors that opened, designing the country's first great urban and public park. It was a democratization of space. That's the most important aspect that we were driving. All of the big parks of the old world were private preserves, were aristocratic in their founding or country homes of the elite and money. They were not open to the general public. Here we were designing a space, an urban space of green that would allow people at all levels of income to rub elbows and participate in a great and refreshing space. Out of that, the other things that came to my table were the obvious connections of making plans for residential subdivisions. I was ultimately asked to design a world's fair. And in that regard, I was one of the few who designed a fair that actually made money. Mostly the cities in which the Olmsted partnership worked were green belts. It wasn't just one isolated urban jewel. They were a necklace. They were a green necklace surrounding all of the major cities in which we did work, involving and parkways park sides with garden views. And with all of that, the infrastructure that necessarily came along with the design was an increasing awareness of public health and sanitation. I was also involved at the beginning of the American Red Cross with standardizing field operations, with organizing national outreach and coordination, and with putting women in nursing wards. I was also there at the beginning in trying to inventory the natural resources of Yosemite, and that began the National Parks Movement. I also encouraged managed forestry. I was the first person here in this country to hire a forester to help develop plans for management of 137 ,000 acres in Biltmore, not less. Governor Pinchot, as he later came to be known, was the first man that held the post at the National Center where he managed the national parks and forests. I was always involved in garden communication. I was a syndicated New York Times columnist. I was an abolitionist. I believe strongly in the development of cemetery arboretum where families could mourn the death of their loved ones. And I was the first one to be recognized for the design implementation and successful development of riparian restoration using early sustainable practices, because overarching all of these individual jobs, I believe that environmental health was also humanities welfare. Eventually, many of the things that we did for the first time or did for all of those who came later to ask us to repeat our success, eventually we codified most of the things that we were doing, and we were there at the beginning writing a syllabus for the American Society of Landscape Architects when Harvard graduated its first class. That's the beginning. And through it, we've tried to reach a point that you can look back and decide whether what we do, whether creating public parks, whether recognizing national parks, whether doing things as a green infrastructural implementation, whether that is garden design, whether it is landscape design or whether it is landscape architecture. I have certainly left the responsibility of that to all of the generations that came since the implementation of Central Park of New York. So let's look at the Central Park of New York. Where you started to turn around was when you got the job as superintendent. How did you make the jump from superintendent to being credited as the designer and builder of Central Park? I would never accept that title. I was mentored by a man far greater than I. His name was Andrew Jackson Downing, and he lived upstate New York. The concept of Central Park and the concept of public urban horticulture was his. He was the first man here in this country to successfully write that there was a model to be offered and followed in the development of landscape practices. He wrote and published a book in 1841 called A Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening. It was his idea in the 1840s what he called the picturesque landscape has great advantage for the common man. The raw materials of grass, water, and woods are at once appropriated with so much effect and so little art in the picturesque mode, and the charm is so great. You'll recall that 200 years ago I was born. It was also the same year that Napoleon died. There was a great turning where people decided it was no longer appropriate to design landscapes in the French style. The formality of trimmed hedges and topiaries and the development of boxed and hothouse grown examples of tropical horticulture. What they wanted was a natural or romantic view of the world. Downing's response to that was his development of the picturesque here in North America. So while the international turned on what was their term called romanticism, Downing's belief was that it needed to be picturesque. He brought a man from England who was just spectacular with the development of line and architectural standards. His name was Calvert Vaux. So we had Calvert Vaux doing all of the housing plans for Downing's models. Downing began a magazine called The Horticulturist where he promoted all of the values of horticulture and agriculture, how to design, creating a design for living. He encouraged all of us to plant spacious parks in our cities and unclose their gates as wide as the gates of mourning to the whole people. I was a very small part of the initial concept when they were looking for the construction foreman. Downing had been killed in a steamboat accident on the Hudson River. While they were searching for the plan, they had more than 30 proposals submitted for what Central Park was to become. Calvert Vaux had a concept and he asked me if I would join him in its presentation to the committee. My thought was that a proper city park should provide escape from the city. We solved all of the inherent problems of the design so that nature of the space would be one of unending vistas of green and the lawns would seem to go on forever. With Vaux asking me to be a partner, at that low point in my life, my answer was an unqualified sir, this partnership is on. We called our design and our proposal Greensward. I would still think of it with that name. Of course, everyone else has just taken it to heart and made it Central Park. I was 36 years old. I had a neighbor in Hartford as I was growing up and then on the speaking circuit in later years and Mark Twain, you might know him as Samuel Longhorns Clemens, said that age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter. What were some of the challenges in the implementation of the Central Park design? The money was coming from Albany and the old Dutch money that still remained somewhat in the Tammany Hall organization of downtown New York politics would get their hands on the money before it would feed through to enrich, encourage and grow the project. The old Dutch burghers wanted an honest man as the paymaster. And so at the end of those long days, I was the man handing money to the day workers with cash on the barrelhead, paying them for moving the hundreds and hundreds and millions of cubic yards of soil that was transported to do those effortless looking hills and dales and rambles that became Central Park. The park itself is a democratic development of the highest significance. We can never, never, ever forget that public urban horticulture is that. It is the extreme expression of democracy. And simply put, we were looking at the three grand elements of Downing's definition of picturesque or pastoral landscape. Those three elements remain the same today as they were then. The symphony of grass, water and woods joined together with many, many artificial tricks of the trade into one uncommon space. At Central Park, we also added what would be in our concept the only sculptural element that was to be included in the final design. That was the Bethesda Fountain. With Bethesda, we wanted it to be similar to the quote from the New Testament, John chapter 5, verse 4, for an angel went down at a certain time into the pool and stirred up the water. Whoever stepped in first after the stirring of the water was made well of whatever disease he had. This becoming a place of union for all of those tired and poor of the city who would otherwise not have a green space with good public water. It became that, certainly, after the Civil War and even up until these days when the symbol of the fountain, that angel of the waters that was given to the first woman who ever won a sculptural commission in the city of New York later to become angels in America. Through all of this, that symbol of health and well -being has been guarded through all of its artistic progress. What other, as you referred to them as, tricks in the landscape design were implemented in the park? There were requirements, as most things are. They had to have cross streets, but we didn't want to interrupt the view of green. We sunk the roads, and it was unique in its concept because all of those cross streets that were mandated in the design brief were not seen once you were at grade or at the park level, so that all of the sheep's meadow and the grand lawns of Central Park were seemingly undivided and the cars would travel underneath that layer. The other thing was fresh water. The 800 and some odd acres of Central Park had to include what was an existing reservoir. The walk around the reservoir had to be included in the acreage, and to do that, we made the north part of the park into what I called a ramble. If you take the word ramble, it puts me back into my childhood. I had rides with my father and mother in the woods and fields. In those days, we were in search of the, well, the picturesque. Any man then who sees things differently than the mass of ordinary men is classified as one who has a defect of the eye and a defect of the brain. Who would think that you could move mountains to create a distant view while the cross -street thoroughfares of a major urban environment would traffic unwitnessed with the calm and peace of nature around you? In later years, it gave the common man access to a broader world. In the early days, when the park first opened, what we discovered is that entrepreneurs of the city would get a chance to meet and greet people who were not of or in their class, and everyone came together on the lake to ice skate. That had never been accomplished in an urban environment before, where the lowest and the highest achieved self -standing stature over a pair of ice skates. What other ways did you incorporate the blending of the classes? There were several types of road. There were access roads for tradesmen, and then there were the carriage trade highways that would tour the park and allowed for another whole type of merchant in the hiring of horse -drawn vehicles that are still there, conveying tourists into and around the park today because of the way the layout was designed. We also included space for a zoo and for ornamental horticulture in the display of flowers. It also gave space for the Metropolitan Museum, and then as you'll see over all these years, many, many other opportunities for people to regard themselves highly by installing other busts and portraiture. There's Cleopatra's Needle, which was that large obelisk that came from Egypt that has its own following up above the museum. It's all part and parcel of creating the ambiance of nature in an artificial way. You had some experiences of your own in a walking tour in England. How did those influence your view of design, and how did you take those and implement them in the park? The only difference is that in England, what we were looking at in the assortment of grass, water, and woods was that most of the developed areas were done for members of the aristocracy. They were country homes at the time. Previous generation, they were landscapes designed and achieved by Lancelot. They called him Capability Brown. Those assortments of grass, water, and woods were no different in concept, really, for the public parks that we were designing. The only difference is that in public funded projects, they had access for people of all social classes. There was no admission, no gate. I've heard it said you become who you hang out with. Tell us about some of the people that you have surrounded yourself with.
Fresh update on "skating" discussed on Dr. Jockers Functional Nutrition
"I think for most of us that are aware of our circadian rhythm when it gets off, we feel it's like kryptonite. I know just this past week I took my my twin boys to a Atlanta Braves baseball game. So we were out a little bit late and I was driving home at like 10 o'clock. Now 10 o'clock, I'm usually like either just about to get to get in bed, right, have with all the lights off talking with my wife or I'm in bed, right, already starting the sleeping process. And so here I am driving and that's telling my brain like so because I have to be very alert and lights are on, things like that. And so I'm telling my brain it's daytime. I need to be alert. So I get home. It's like 10, 15, 10, 30, you know, put the kids to bed. And, you know, I'm ready to go to bed, I'm winding down talking with my wife, lights off, ready to go to bed. I get in bed at 11 o'clock and like I can't fall asleep for an hour because I had already trained my brain that I was awake. So I didn't get the melatonin release that I needed. And then so I ended up falling asleep at 12. Like you mentioned, even though I wear an eye mask at night, there's light that comes in, a little bit of light that comes in my window. And I'm so responsive to that. So it comes in, it's like, I don't know, 650. Usually I'm up at like 630 or so. So I figured, oh, I'm not even going to set an alarm. I'm just going to sleep till whenever I wake up. Like I wake up and I'm like, I don't need to get up. So I'm still laying there, but I can feel the cortisol coming up. I can feel the wakefulness coming up. I'm like, I'm not going to be able to sleep any longer. And so and then that day I was tired, I was much more tired than I normally am because my circadian rhythm was off. And I think, you know, there's a great quote that says mal-illumination is to the body what malnutrition is to the body. And that's, I think, important for people to understand is the way that we're illuminating or the light exposure that we're getting, that is an essential nutrient because nutrition as well as light sends information to our body. And we can send the proper information at the right times or the improper information at improper times. And I think that's really critical. Yeah. And, and, and it's interesting with food, right? Because there's so much debate about food and discussion about food and, and that's, that's great because there's, there's still choices to be made that I think are important and things to learn. And, and yet there's so many things that are upstream of food, right? So when I, when I had my, my son, um, he, he slept in the bed with us for, you know, first couple of years and he was, he was a poor sleeper anyway. Um, and so I was getting porcelain and my wife is getting porcelain. Like many new parents do they get porcelain for at least that first year. And so I had twins, so that was brutal. Well, I can only imagine what your wife would say, you know, that's, that's rough. Right. So let's just imagine that scenario. Right. And so, um, it, without the awareness, you know, and, and I have poor sleep for, let's say a year, I could develop certain, let's say markers or symptoms that I could go to a doctor and they could assess, right. And if, and if the doctor or the practitioner or whoever's helping me, doesn't have the awareness to, to ask me about my lifestyle and behaviors, then they're going to treat the symptoms as if the symptoms are a problem. Right. But the reality is what's causing my symptoms, my diagnoses, whatever the case is, my expression, right. Going back to sort of the symptom hierarchy. Right. Um, then they're not going to get to the root and the root is that I'm not sleeping because I have a newborn or I have, you know, a situation that's creating that. So, so that, that lifestyle behavioral, let's say challenge that I'm, that I'm dealing with is going to affect my thoughts, feelings, and beliefs. Right. So it's going to actually create, and I remember this very well, even though I knew about food and nutrition and when to eat and all this stuff, I would make poor choices because my, my actual ability to regulate, to, to, to make decisions is weaker. Right. My, my sort of discipline is, is reduced. And this is the case that they train Navy SEALs and military people like that for a reason. They, they sleep deprived them and they put them through training because that in and of itself is much more difficult. In fact, I think, um, there's studies out there that look at sleep deprivation and compare it to, uh, drunk driving. And they find that sleep deprivation when driving is just as impaired impairment as, as, as being drunk. So there's some real issues on the, at the brain level. So we don't make decisions. Well, we have more depression, more anxiety, um, when we don't get good sleep right now, those things, we tend to use food as a coping mechanism. Right. So I noticed in my, in that time I was eating, I made more. Pad choices around food. I eat more processed food, more fatty, sugary kind of food combinations that are processed and I know better. Right. So it's not that we need to educate more on food per se. We actually need to educate perhaps more on light it's upstream. And when you get a better, when your light diet improves, right. In other words, you're getting more light, particularly early in the morning to set your circadian rhythm, to entrain the body and the brain and the hormones and everything. But when it comes to food, and you know, I know you know this, Dr. J, but it's like, there's so many other things that are driving your hunger, your desire for food, whether it's neuropeptide Y, whether it's insulin, whether it's a leptin, whether, I mean, there's, there's all these hormonal signals. And then there's the gut bacteria that are also sending signals to your brain about what to eat and when to eat it and how much to eat and all that. So there's so much more guiding that. And so when we get our light diet, correct, and we get outside in the morning, we get that light in our eyes and it spikes our cortisol nice and high. We get a good cortisol waking response, right? Our hormones are online, right? And then we make good choices on top of that. Now, this choice around food is totally different, right? And I get good sleep and I go to bed, you know, before 10 PM and I'm not eating food right before bed and making good choices there. Now everything starts to snowball in a good direction. And when I screw up the sleep thing, because I had a newborn, everything starts to it's a downward spiral, right? And it's hard to recover from that until you get the sleep thing. Correct. So again, it's sleep and light are one of these things are the things that are so upstream most decisions, right? Again, if you don't believe me, sleep, deprive yourself for a week and tell me how good decisions, how many good decisions you're making. Tell me how much you're actually wanting to go exercise or move around. Tell me how you feel you've more depressed or more, more socially isolated or you, you know, uh, more socially active, right? So there's all kinds of these, these things. And again, when that core thing gets off, then all these downstream things take a hold. Now those downstream things are then going to have further impact, right? What choices you're making there. So it's, again, it is a downward spiral. And so we got to go back to the source. That's why for me, when I work with people. Sleep and circadian rhythm are so fundamental because once we get that right, and that can take two or three weeks, just like my mother-in-law who's here, it's going to take her two weeks to get her circadian rhythm back in train to this time zone. And, and, and she can do it more effectively if she gets outside. Right. And if she starts to sort of do some of these things, but that's the thing about sleep. Is that when it's, when it's destroyed and your circadian rhythm is not very good, it can take two to three weeks of consistency and of doing the right thing, getting to bed at a reasonable time. You know, playing with the lights at night, making sure those are dim, perhaps a little more orange than they used to not watching TVs and screens, right? Not eating before there's a big one. You know, this is, we weren't talking about food and food choices, not eating before bed is maybe one of the most important things that we can, that I can say here, how that's going to impact things down the line. So what does that, how does that, how does that impact so skating rhythm and melatonin production and how does that impact? So, so again, our body is, is primed to operate with the solar cycle, right? So in other words, when the sun's highest in the sky, my digestion is typically going to be the strongest, right? And so cortisol of course has a time when in the morning, right? It's going to boost up in the morning and it's going to wane. Now, if all of this is a mess and my hormones are, are firing at different times and our cortisol is weak and it's inverted and melatonin is all over the place. Now, inherently the way my body functions is not going to be optimal. So I'm already at a disadvantage. Now, if I start layering things like eating food at 9 PM, particularly, you know, big, heavy, fatty, you know, dense meals, my digestion's weak. It's not optimized, right? The hormones that are, that are needed to, uh, sort of do process that food and, and, and metabolically, uh, utilize that, that energy is not going to be optimized. So I'm not going to get, I'm not going to be able to pull glucose out of the blood very well. I'm not going to get it put into cells very well. My metabolization is not going to be optimized. The ability for the liver to do its job and detoxify and gallbladder to, to release bile acids. Everything about the digestive process is not going to be good. It's not going to be optimized. So those foods are not going to get broken down. They're going to create a, an environment in the stomach and the small intestine and a large intestine. That's going to be more toward putrefaction as opposed to digestion, more towards, um, you know, things just sort of stagnating, right? In fact, just the migrating motor complex that moves through food, through the digestive tracks, not going to be optimized. So now we're going to have food sitting in this tube, not really doing as much as it could, and it's going to start becoming this putrefaction factory, right? It's, it's not going to end up well, that creates an overgrowth of, of certain bacteria that are not optimal for health. It's going to create more lipopolysaccharide release. It's going to create leaky gut. It's going to create more inflammatory inflammatory markers in the digestive tract. And then outside of the digestive tract, in the whole system, we're going to get elevated markers throughout the body. So it's just going to lead to this degradation of the actual GI system as a whole.
A highlight from How Johanna Rojas Vann Wove the Truth Into Fiction
"So many of us have been there, we hear our family's stories and think, that should be a book. Most of us stopped there, but Joanna Rojas -Van kept going. She took her mother's story of immigrating from Colombia to the United States, wove the world, and sold her first novel, An American Immigrant. Before she was a published author, Joanna and I worked together at Fusion, the ABC Univision cable channel based in Miami. So I wanted to talk with her both because I am so proud to watch her soar, and because in a time when platform often trumps actual talent, Joanna's success is a reminder that there is a path for those with grit and faith who are willing to do the work. Joanna. Hi. Hi. Oh my. The second I hear your voice, I am transported back in time. Joanna, I want to start with you growing up in suburban Maryland. And there were not a whole lot of other Latinos around you. And so I wonder how that changed your points of inquiry around your story, your acceptance of what it meant to be American, how living in a predominantly white suburb shaped your sense of identity. I think it shaped so much of me. And there were some Hispanic people where I lived because where I lived in suburban Maryland was where the poor people lived. We lived in an apartment complex, but we were just on the precipice of the high school that was for the wealthy people, right? So my high school was predominantly white, and a lot of my friends were white. And so that did shape a lot of who I am because my home life looked so different from the home life of my friends. And I knew that, and I saw it very clearly, and it was an insecurity that I lived with. I mean - How? Tell me. Paint me a picture. Yeah. Yeah. I mean, I just remember visiting the homes of my friends and being like, what is it like to have this much space? You can go to a corner of your home and be alone and not have to hear people talking or share a room or your parents leave for the weekends and leave you home by yourself. Like, where are your parents even going? My parents don't go anywhere. Like what? I don't know. It was just mind -boggling to me to feel that insecurity all the time of like, these people are so different from me. I'm ashamed of where I live. I'm ashamed of the car that my parents drive. I don't want to be seen with them. And something I didn't write in the book, but that is such a core memory of my life, is being at the skating rink when I was probably in middle school, and my dad calling me on my phone. And when I hung up, when we were about to say goodbye, I said, okay, bye dad. And I didn't call him dad. I'd never in my life called him dad. I called him Papi. But I was so embarrassed to say Papi because nobody has a Papi. Everybody has a dad. And I remember hanging up and being like, ugh, that felt so weird. And when does that switch for you, that sense of trying to hide? Miami, 100%. The first year that I was there, I was like, whoa, this is weird. This is culture shock. Like, I've never been around so many Hispanic people. And I would go to Walmart, and the people would speak to me in Spanish. And I'd be like, I've never spoken Spanish to anyone but my parents. This is strange. And then as I got more acclimated and made so many friends, I was finally like, oh my gosh, these people get it. These people are children of immigrants. They grew up speaking Spanish at home. I felt like I could even hide, you know? Because everywhere I went before that, I stuck out like a sore thumb. Everyone would say, where are you from? You look so exotic. And once I got to Miami, no one ever asked me that ever, ever, because I looked like everybody else.
Defending champ Avs force Game 7 with 4-1 win over Kraken
"The defending champion Colorado avalanche staved off first round elimination with a four one win over the Seattle kraken. And scored a 6 goal of the series as the avalanche outshot the kraken 39 23 for the game. The intensity level we had far right from the start, you know, I think just we played simple, you know, when we were just skating, we were relentless. I think that was the first time we did it. Like I said, you know, for three periods. Arturi liken and scored two goals and kale makar added two assess as Colorado even the best of 7 series at three games apiece. Jim Bernard, Seattle
Lightning send series back to Tampa, beat Maple Leafs 4-2
"The lightning forced a game 6 in their first round series by defeating the Maple Leafs four two. Mikey Amon and Anthony cirelli each had a goal and an assist for the bolts who were two in one in Toronto, but Owen to at home in the series. Asimov scored on a tough angle. First try to get around that D man and he's a great goalie so sometimes you gotta be a little crafty and it's just something I've worked on with healthy at some of these some of these morning skates so I figured I'd try it. Now Andre vasilevskiy stopped 28 shots. Toronto was trying to win a series for the first time since 2004. Game 6 is Saturday in Tampa. I'm Dave ferry.
1 dead, hundreds flee wildfire in South Korean seaside city
"A wildfire fueled by strong winds has burned parts of a seaside city on South Korea's eastern coast, killing at least one person and forcing hundreds to flee before being slowed by rain. It took 8 hours in nearly 3000 firefighters to put out the blaze that started on a mountain in a central part of Gangnam, and destroyed around 70 homes and other buildings more than 550 people evacuated to facilities that included an ice skating arena and a middle school gym, the Korea forest services, firefighters eventually extinguished the blaze in the late afternoon, helped by rain. Photos show firefighters spraying water toward burning homes and buildings and large orange flames engulfing a pine forest near a seaside resort hotel. I'm Charles De Ledesma
How Bad Is the Assault on Gender? Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson Explains
"Bad is the assault against gender as we know it, what men are what women are, you're fighting it with your policies from the office of the lieutenant governor. How serious is the assault from the radicals? Well, you know, it's very serious. It is very serious. When you look and you see people who have who have the audacity to sit in front of kindergartners and discuss adult topics like being non binary and to discuss these adult topics and again, there's nothing wrong with adults discussing these things amongst themselves amongst other adults, but when you present these things to children, we're starting on dangerous ISIS skating on dangerous thin ice here. And I don't believe that it was the results will be good, but people are actually there to actually very bold. Here in my office, when we presented some of the pornographic materials that are president in our school libraries and a recommended reading for minor children. When we showed those images at that press conference to the news cameras, those news media outlets blurred out those images when they presented it on their newscast. So I believe we're at a very bad place right now and we need to take a step back and realize if you want to have conversations about gender fluidity or about being non binary or any of those associated topics. Those are topics for adult people to have in their own private space.
Kempe scores for 3rd straight game, Kings beat Sabres 5-2
"The king skated past the sabers 5 to two, Adrian campey opened the scoring with a shorthanded goal, giving him 7 over his last three games teammate Philip danault likes what he sees. Yeah, that's good. We need that for him and he's stepping up big time, so it's good to see that. You know, had three assists in Victor arvin had a goal in two helpers, Phoenix Copley was the winning goalie with 27 saves, buffalo's Craig Anderson allowed 5 goals on 28 shots as the sabers dropped their fourth straight, Mark Myers, Los Angeles.
Life Ain't Fair, Everybody Can't Be Cute...
"You never see women turning them in competing against men. They would get destroyed. And you'd never see and you seemed to be often that me and turning to women and they just jumping out into everything. They and everything. Pageants, I saw one goofy, one of them doing ice skating. How about ice skate like he got three left skates on? Falling and just looking nasty. You just look nasty out there. Ain't in shape. You 5 times the size of the women. Just go sit, bro, just go sit down. You okay, we get it. You want to be a girl. Go sit down. Y'all doing too much. They gave the beauty pageant award to one of the other ones. Looking crazy. How about head look like a linebacker? With a dress on. And then they just give them awards to make them feel better. Just stop and go sit down somewhere. Listen, life ain't fair. Everybody can't be cute. You got to work with what you got. Some of y'all ugly. And it's just the way it is. Some people are beautiful. You know that, you know who they are. Some of y'all may be the ones that's beautiful. Some people are just beautiful. That mean you wrote a dice you throw it. Half of the people that in the room will say that person is beautiful. Like, you know who's good-looking and you know Wayne? Now I'm not talking about projection of beauty. Meaning that your because somebody on here is like, but I'm beautiful on the inside. I'm not talking about the inside, okay? We know you're beautiful on the inside. you know, some people are beautiful. Some people just got, they build like goddess. You know, some people build like gods. God made them that way. You 5 60 ain't never gonna be 6 two. All right, you gotta live with it.
"skating" Discussed on Stuff You Should Know
"skating" Discussed on Stuff You Should Know
"Speeding up. That's it. Then you split some onion rings and make out. I remember what I liked. They're probably like square pizza. That's probably what I would give. Oh, square pizza. There's also there's inline skating, which after that the peak in the 70s and 80s of roller skating and just general popularity. Rollerblades came out right after that. Apparently in 83 or something like that. I didn't realize that because I was associate them with the 90s. But I think that's when they kind of blew up. Do you ever get into that? No, I never did. I was skateboarding at the time. So I wasn't doing inline skating. I had one pair of roller blades in my life, but I didn't use them very much, and I remember thinking like, all right, I should just get rid of these. But I mean, people can get nuts on those. A type of inline skating called aggressive skating. And it's like skateboarding, but you're doing it on rollerblades. Yeah, yeah. Which seems to me like way harder, actually. And then there's one other thing I learned about inline skating chuck that we just have to share. What's that? So in the early 90s, Amish teenagers found out about rollerblades and they're like, we're going to use these. Despite their elders protests, they said, nope, nay, I think, is probably what they said. Yeah. We are going to adopt these. And I don't think they do any aggressive skating or anything like that, but they use them to get around and still to this day. You can see Amish teenagers rolling around on rollerblades and Amish country. Good for them. Yep, that's what I say. What else you got? Well, I guess we should talk about. I mean, we have a whole episode on roller Derby, which you should go listen to. Yeah, for sure. But maybe we should finish out with the least interesting part. Which is the anatomy of a roller skate. Gotta cover it because that's what we do. If you want to buy some skates today, you can spend a $150 on average. You can spend a $1000. If you want. I remember, do you remember when they came out with the tennis you skate when we were kids? And how cool that was? That was a little before my time. But yes, when I look at pictures of them now, I'm like, those are really cool. Like blue, blue, Adidas with yellow stripes. Those are really cool. Like a full, fully functioning, not fully functioning. But like a full tennis shoe didn't have any upper ankle support or anything. And then it had the well, I guess we'll talk about the parts here. I mentioned the boot and the boot upper is anything above the sole. And of course you got the lining on the inside and the laces and all that stuff. But the plate is what I was talking about. You had a regular old Adidas, maybe modified slightly, but it was mounted to a plate mounted to the trucks and the skates. Or the wheels. Yeah. Right. And they still have that today, but I don't think anybody's making Adidas boots for roller skates. But usually they divide the boots into two types high top and low top, and depending on the type of skating you're going to do, you want to choose wisely. So freestyle, rink skating, which again is just going around in a circle with a smile on your face. Artistic, which is like figure skating, and the rhythm skating, they all use high tops. And then low top is more useful for jam skating and speed skating. So that's pretty much the only, it's not really looks necessarily. What kind of skating you're doing, whether you go high top or low. Yeah. You've got, we talked about polyurethane, but you can also get different size wheels in different hardness of wheels, depending on what you're looking to do. And your outdoor wheels are going to be a little softer than the indoors. You can have more traction with a larger wheel, obviously. And a little more agility with the smaller wheel. You could be super cool, get those light up wheels if you want. They're so awesome. They're very cool. Yeah, they have an actual dynamo in them. They use magnetic spacers inside copper wiring. And so when the wheel spins, it generates electricity that powers an LED. So let's talk toe stops. So remember our friend John Joseph Merlin, who broke the mirror when he was playing violin at the masquerade ball? He didn't have a toast. He wishes he had, but it was like a hundred years later, I think. I think he was in the 18th century was an old John Joseph. It wasn't until 1876 that toast stops were finally invented and people had a way to break. Yeah, a 116 years after John Joseph Merlin. And all that is is like a big hunk of rubber that's screwed into the toe. The underside of the toe of the boot. And all you do is just push down on your toe and the toe stop makes contact with the ground and it slows you down, depending on how much pressure really quickly or kind of slowly and gradually. Yeah, I'd never have been able to stock really quickly without busting my butt. So maybe I didn't know how to use a toe stop. I kind of drug it behind me. To gradually slow down, but I don't know. That's a great technique. I didn't know if there were other methods. That's what's called the Snoopy. No, I think other methods are if you really good, you just like peel out to the side. Like you would on skis to stop quickly on skis. I think people do that on roller skates to stop suddenly. Well, that's way beyond me. For sure. There's also something called jam plugs chuck, which are the same thing, but they're much closer to the toe than a toe stop is, which means that you have way more clearance for the wheel. If you're like, say, standing up on your toes and rolling, you could do that with jam plugs. You couldn't do that with the toe stop. So things like jam skating would use jam plugs instead. Yeah. And I think they can have heart shaped and you can get a little more creative with the jam plugs. Sure. We'll faces and stuff. Emojis. Yeah. You put all those together, you got yourself a roller skate, you put it together twice, you have a pair of roller skates. An apparently, a roller skating, and this is something I wasn't fully aware of. It became a really big deal during the pandemic. Again, the only way I knew this was sort of happening was our former colleague, the wonderful Miranda Hawkins, started roller skating during the pandemic, and I would just see her Instagram stuff of her videos of her learning how to roller skate and do these moves and tricks and stuff. And I saw Miranda make great strides over the course of the pandemic, but I just thought she was like super cool 'cause Miranda is super cool. But apparently well, she's still super cool, but apparently a lot of people are doing it. I didn't know it was a thing. I thought it was just her thing. It was a thing. And what's interesting is you can actually trace back to the person who started it. Is an actress named Anna koto. She was in a movie called ouija or weijia from 2014. It's pretty good movie, actually. But she also is a really talented freestyle dance roller skater, and she started posting videos on TikTok of her roller skating, and they hit just right. And at the beginning of the pandemic, everybody was like, oh yeah, we can go roller skin. You can do that outside. You can social distance and still have fun and like she kicked off this roller skating revival,
"skating" Discussed on Stuff You Should Know
"Shall. This is when it's a little bit like when you talk about hip hop culture and breakdancing and that they're like sub styles within the larger culture. Right. Which is kind of a cool thing. I love it when a culture has a subculture where it's like, hey, if you like to rhythm skate, rhythm skate. If you like to jam skate, jam skate. And there's a lot of overlap, but and some of all this stuff, you kind of have to look up examples to really get the nuance. But what does jam skating? James gaining at its base is a incredibly difficult combination of breakdancing and roller skating. Okay. If you watch a break dancer, like a good break dancer, it's what they're doing is impossibly hard and incredibly, it takes an incredible amount of talent and skill and stamina and creativity just to break dance. Someone like no, for instance. Exactly. Me and third grade for sure. Now take that, take that person who's able to do that and put them on roller skates. And then what you have is jam skating. And if you watch a video of it, it is beyond impressive. Like to see people who are really good and proficient at it because it is break dance, and there's a lot of floor work. There's shoulder spins, like there's like, you know, like that whole jumping in thing. I can't remember what you call it, where you kind of like skip back for it. I can't remember what's called, but it's super cool looking. People do that on roller skates. And then there's also like B boy battles where there's like, you know, one cruise battling another. One person's battling in others so they just go back and forth with their little like with the dances. Until somebody wins or I don't remember how they ever figure out who wins. Oh, I think it's clear. But okay, it probably. But that's jam skating and it's really, really impressive to see. All right, all this stuff is impressive, but certainly jam skating. Agreed. Rhythm skating was from about the mid 70s, had a lot of roller disco influencer, obviously. And this is, you know, this is dancing. This is kind of like disco dancing. While your roller skating, very precise and choreographed like you would see a lot of people do like routines, but it is not quite artistic skating, which is a little more akin to figure skating. But you can still rhythm skate with someone and come up with your own. Like you would at the disco if you had like Saturday night fever, like if you had your dance partner and you would do your thing rather than just sort of freestyle dancing with someone. Exactly. That's exactly rhythm skating. And then rhythm skating, I suspect even goes further back to probably the 50s when people started playing R&B music at the roller rink. I'm like soul night or whatever. But today, it's still around today. And it kind of spread out to local areas so that regional styles started to develop. And Atlanta has its own style. If you've seen the movie ATL, I think 2006, you know, part of the thing that's going on there is a backdrop is like the roller rink. And that's a lot of what you would see in ATL you would see at an actual roller rink today in Atlanta, where there's a lot of like, it's rhythm skating. So like you said, it's like dancing, but on roller skates. But they kind of, it's connected to breakdancing and that there's like crew battles in that kind of thing. But it's not breakdancing necessarily. It's just like dancing on skates. Yeah. Cleveland apparently has their own style, which is a little more figure skating style. Apparently like axles and jumping and stuff like that. Detroit, of course, is going to have their own style. I put this Chicago style too. There's gotta be. It has a pickle on a pickle. It's deep dish. Well, I just figured since it was the epicenter, then they probably on the red style, but who knows Detroit had their own style, though. And this was, this is what it didn't quite get. What is sliding? Sliding to the side, like not going forward or back, we're going to the sides sliding on your skates. All right, that makes sense. It's a lot of sliding in Detroit style apparently. Right, which is really cool because there's also a lot of precise foot movement too, and those two things require two different hardnesses of wheels, but they manage to figure it out in Detroit. It's really cool to see people slide. I saw one clip of a dude and he was in the middle of the rink and just slid all the way to the edge and then onto the carpet. It was really cool looking because it's just such a smooth move, you know? The one that I think I liked the best when I was a kid was I believe it would be the freestyle dance skating unless I'm wrong. I think that was the lady or the guy at the rank that was just they were going in the circle and they were skating forward the whole time, but the whole time they were also just sort of dancing. And they were lifting the skates up and knees up and legs forward and backward and crossing over here and there. And it was just very smooth and fluid and just look super cool. Like you wouldn't stop and do a split or do like a break dance move. You were just sort of grooving around the rink. Right, and you could tell that they probably hadn't come up with the moves necessarily ahead of time. They were just feeling the music. Feeling the music. It's the kind of roller skate dancing that like somebody would probably do in a bathing suit. You know what I mean? That's freestyle dance skating. And like what's cool about it is anybody can do it. Like you just have again I could have to be able to roller skate and feel the groove. But there's people who can do it better than others for sure. Because I did that stuff. At my apex of roller skating, I could stay up and look pretty good and do a good crossover on the corners, but oh really? That was about it. I think that's better than me. I don't remember being able to do anything like that. I was just a what would you do? A ring skater, I'd go in a circle with a smile on my face. No, no, no, that's what I'm saying. I mean, crossover, like when you're on the turns, you cross your right foot over your left foot. Yeah, I would just not do that. What would you do? You would lean. Yeah. I would prepare for the turn in advance, not do that crossover thing. I think I probably did once or twice, but it wasn't something that I was utterly confident. I wasn't going to totally biff. When I tried it, did you do the Snoopy? Do you remember that? I mean, I'm just pulling this off the dome, but I'm pretty sure the Snoopy was when you went all the way down on one skate and then held your foot, held the toe stop. Off the floor with your hand. I think that was called the Snoopy, at least maybe there's a regional or something, I don't know. It sounds really familiar. I think you might be right about that. I know that I know the move you're talking about, and I think it might be called this what a cute name for a move. Could I do that? I don't think so. I hadn't been drinking at that age. And then later. I never got backward skating down super well, which is a really key component if you wanted a couple skate. Otherwise, you're just holding hands and going forward together. If you were boss, you would turn around and take that girl by the hips. Oh man. You were advanced. No, not the dirty. It's like, you know, slow dancing, you putting your hands on your hip, she puts her hands on around your neck. And then you get to be able to dip it. But you got to be able to skate backward really fluidly to do that. Chuck, I don't recall even seeing that. What? What kind of couple skating were you seeing? Again, we were going around in a circle. Right next to each other at all times. All right. Holding hands, you know? Maybe
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"In a way. Yeah, it was really inclusive, which is cool. There was one other thing that happened in the 70s too that changed roller skating forever and basically made it what we think of today. And that was the introduction of the polyurethane wheel. And that did a couple of things. One, you could go outside now to roller skate. Obviously, you could before, because ledger Smith roller skated 700 miles, but one thing you don't realize is that ledger Smith probably did that on a metal wheels. That's amazing. In a description of roller skating outside a metal wheels I saw was that the whole point is to just keep your teeth from rattling out of your head. So polyurethane wheels are softer and they're much more forgiving outdoors so people were now allowed to go outdoors and roller skate and particularly roller disco outside. And then indoors, it allowed for much greater control and movement and precise movement in the roller rink than the older wheels head as well. Yeah, I mean, we talked about this in the skateboarding up, same thing happened there. They were already being made for skateboards, but there was a little bit of a dip in popularity for skateboarding at one point in the 70s. And then the wheel manufacturer said, hey, let's put them on roller skates. Everything changed. All of a sudden, you can go to Central Park in New York and see some really super cool roller disco happening on the sidewalks and pathways. It's essentially the definition of 70s groovy. Yeah. You know? Oh yeah. Like all of a sudden, like it felt like every other movie or TV show you saw had some sort of roller skating. Either scene or like part of the plot. Yeah, like skate town USA was a big one. Patrick Swayze was in that. Roller boogie was another one starring Linda Blair, xanadu. Yes. Great movie, starring Olivia Newton-John. And then like you said, like even randomly too. Like if you watch the warriors, the leaders of one of the rival gangs like gets around on roller skates. Like it was just part of the part of the zeitgeist basically. Yeah, not a tough look for a gang leader. No, but that's great things of the warriors. He looks like a troglodyte though, so he is really scary, but he's also on roller skates. It's a weird juxtaposition. While I was checking out Dave's original PC put together for us, I stopped there before turning the page and was thinking, wait a minute. I remember a chips episode. Very distinctly where they were bank robbers that had those big platform wooden shoes and would like click a button and wheels would come out. And they would roll, that was their getaway car, was their roller skates. They would leave an oil slick trail from their heel. And it was chips. It was a two parter. And I went and looked it up and I didn't see that part, but there is a very fun YouTube video. I think it's called the most 70s TV scene ever or something like that. But just look at chip's roller skating bank robbery or whatever and it will come up. It is a huge fundraiser for the CHP on the show. And they're at a roller disco place. And almost every 70s person you can think of was in this scene. And they were just announcing that it was really long. It was like three minutes and they're like, and here comes Ruth buzzy. And here comes the mic. Oh, I can't remember all the guys, but there were just, it was just like a murderer's row of 70s icon like TV and movie stars out there roller disc going. Some poorly. And then some, if you look closely, that a little disc line going like the disco line where you go through the middle. I saw one guy doing a move. He didn't even have roller skates on. He just kind of walked out in these loafers. That's hilarious. It's a very great video. I feel like chips doing a two parter on roller disco really lets us off the hook for our two quarter on evil knievel. I think you're right. There was another thing that came out too. Share had a single called hell on wheels. And she actually created a music video for the song, which was weird because it was released two years before MTV came out. So that was a really unusual thing to do. But if you watch it, she combines the roller disco craze and the trucker chic craze by rollers roller disc going in front of a tractor trailer on a road. Yeah. It's a really unusual video and unusual song too, but it's got, I mean, a disco beat for sure. Yeah, I remember the trucker thing. We had a CB. It was so funny. That was the convoy that movie. Yeah. But share made it okay for truckers to like roller disco now. Yeah. I guess. LA had their own version of empire in Brooklyn. It was called flippers. And I looked it up. I think it was that la cienega and Santa Monica right there in central Hollywood, and it is now a CVS. Aren't they all? I think so. Every old cool thing is the CVS now. There's a CVS in, I think it's in greenpoint in Brooklyn, and it has an old disco ball still in the ceiling. It's like, what was this place? And I've never found out, but I don't think CVS installed it. I think it kind of came with the location. Yet I don't have a CVS convenient to my home. Somehow. I don't. I mean, they're not that far because all the Intel neighborhoods in Atlanta are fairly close, but I don't know. You want a CVS like within 5 minutes drive. Right. You don't live near a defunct roller disco. No, they took the eckerd drugs near me that was convenient and changed it into a kidney dialysis place. Which is useful, but where am I going to get my goodies headache powder? For sure. But flippers was big in the late 70s and it was the West Coast version where David Lee Roth would hang out in Rod Stewart would hang out and Jacqueline Bassett through her 35th birthday party. Yeah, and Ted Kennedy held a fundraiser there for his 1980 presidential campaign. That's very, very 1980s. Yeah, and between flippers and empire all throughout the United States, there was like seriously a thousand new roller rinks that came online in the 70s. And it was pretty cool, but then it went out. Very quickly. I mean, 1979 80 was the peak of roller disco, and there was almost not like a crest or a trough. It was almost like an inverted V it just came around, peaked and just dropped off really quickly, right? People started getting into like jazz or size and then break dancing and all that. It just went on to other stuff. But it never actually went away. Yeah, like, I feel like it didn't go away in a couple of sectors. I think adults like my parents looking for the next cool thing. Like they took disco dancing lessons, which is not like them at all, but that's how ubiquitous disco was, right? I feel like adults kind of moved away. I think kids still went to the roller skating rink. Right. As evidenced by us. And black Americans did. It was still a very popular activity. Up through the early 90s for African Americans in the U.S.. Yeah, and it's just so typical, but you think of like, oh, the peak of the peak of roller skating happened in 79, 80, and then it just went out. When really, black America had been basically creating like a roller dancing and then roller disco, white America came around, was interested for a while, became disinterested and moved on and then just assumed that it just evaporated and went out of existence because white America stopped paying attention to it. But yeah, there are a whole subcultures of black America that said, no, we really like doing this and we're going to keep on doing it. And over time, from that roller disco era, which really was like a just a bomb drop that really changed roller skating forever. It went on and became refined and styles were created and it's pretty cool how it kept going. I love it. Should we take a break? Let's take a break. All right, we'll talk about skating
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"Didn't before associate roller skating with civil rights. But they really went hand in hand early on. I think one of the earliest sit ins was in 1949 outside of the white city roller skating rink in Chicago. That is, early, like I equate sit ins with like, maybe the 50s definitely the 60s. But one of the reasons why they targeted roller skating rinks for sit ins and civil rights protests is because some historians said that everywhere in the country, segregation weather like on paper or in practice was a real problem, but in particular, black Americans found that public pools, amusement parks, and roller skating rinks were the three hardest places to integrate. And everybody likes skating, but not everybody had access to it. And so black Americans were like, no, didn't sit very well with us. We're going to do something about that. Yeah, like they may show up at a roller skating rink. And even if it was not legal to do so, they would say, oh, we have a private party tonight. You can't come in. So stuff like that was going on. And in 1963, there was a man 27 year old from Chicago named ledger Smith who very famously roller skated. Almost 700 miles to attend the March on Washington for jobs and freedom, which is the very famous I have a dream speech where that took place. And he was called roller man. He had a sash that said freedom. He was backed by the NAACP. And roller skated 685 miles to attend it and to a lot of media fanfare, like obviously it was for the time it wasn't like widespread media, but it got attention. Right, for sure. So after the Civil Rights Act was passed in 1964 and there was, again, on paper, no such thing as segregation or racism in America. Black Americans going to roller rinks still were faced with like, you know, just being shut out. But to kind of follow the law in the least way possible. Roller rink operators would set aside like one night a week for black patrons. And they would call them things like soul knights or Martin Luther King Jr. night, and it was what black Americans had to work with in the 60s if they wanted to go roller skating in some places. That's right, but it ended up being something that really changed roller skating because on soul nights or on Martin Luther King Jr. night at the roller rink. It's where things got super cool. And where they said, hey, you know, white people aren't here. We can do what we want. We can get our dance on on these roller skates and we can get that organist out of the room and play some good music. And that's what they did. They got like 50s and 60s soul and R&B and then eventually like funk music, playing on the turntable. And all of a sudden, skating got 1000% more awesome. Yeah, because up to that point, everybody was like, no, you don't do that. You skate around in a circle with a smile on your face. That's rollers. Baseball game organist. Right, exactly. But everything that you think of with roller skating, if you think it's even passingly cool, you can thank mid century black Americans for basically saying like there is a much better way to do this. I integrating dancing and roller skating was a big part of that. And so that really laid the groundwork for that skating revival that you and I talked about that seems like to us, like the peak of roller skating, even though it wasn't. And there was one guy in particular that was kind of the conduit for the whole thing. His name was Bill butler. And he was an air force sergeant and all the way back in the late 50s. He was trying to convince rink owners. He traveled around a lot as part of his air force service. So he would go to different rinks by himself, I guess. And he would try to convince the owners to play some records instead of this organist, you know? And every once in a while he was successful and when he was, he really showed people like how great it was. But as much as he was laying the groundwork in the 50s, in the late 70s, he was basically the place where disco shot through into roller skating. He was like, the prism that disco came through and spread into roller disco. Yeah, and that was in New York, of course, sort of the apex of disco in Brooklyn actually at empire roller disco is where Bill hung out. And disco happening, it all, like you said, is sort of coalesced at this moment in time. Where skating was sort of retaking off. And then all of a sudden you had this great music to dance to and dancing on roller skates was even cooler. If you could pull it off, it's very hard. I've tried to do that stuff. It's not very good disco roller skater. But rollers, they kind of dip their toe in it as far as the rinks go. They would have like a club night where they would play those records and stuff. And then eventually when disco really, really hit the writing was on the wall. And they started fully converting roller rinks into what we think of roller rinks now. Before this, they didn't have like all the amazing sort of dance lights and mirror balls and disco is what brought all that stuff in. So all of a sudden you had neon and like cool carpet and like a killer sound system and it was like a disco on wheels. Exactly. And one of the reasons why it got so big is because disco really brought Americans of all races together for the first time more than ever before. I don't want to say the first time, but definitely more than ever before. It was a really integrative, I think that's a word, sure. Kind of cultural movement, right? So basically another way to put it is white people who already like disco were like, oh, you guys are roller skating to disco, would show up at the roller rinks and learn from the black Americans who'd been dancing all this time and we're now like had basically laid the foundation for role or just go to show them that there's more to roller skating than just going around in a circle with a smile on your face. That's right. And Bill butler leading the way in Brooklyn, like anyone who is anyone in the disco scene would like they would go to Studio 54 or one night and then they would go to empire roller disco if you were Cher or Linda Ronstadt or God knows who else so you could skate with Bill butler and it was like a genuine movement was happening. There was very little barrier to entry because you rent the skates generally like of course a lot of people bought their like super cool skates if they could afford them. Definitely. But you know, a couple of bucks to get in, like, 75 cents to rent skates. And there weren't like the velvet rope wasn't happening like it disco clubs where they wouldn't let you in if you didn't have the right look. And it was sort of democratized
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"Of roller skating. I think that we need to get in the way back machine and ask him because is it done? It's not on anymore. I thought it was still going. No, we missed our chance. So I'm totally down to get in the wayback machine and ask, but I don't know. I'm really sad now. I didn't know that. It has completed its run. Okay, well, never mind. Derek waters, put us in the next video. Why don't you guys have me on? I'll have you on, I'll dark waters on any time. Okay. Roller rinks became all the rage in young victorians were out there. The time before you could go on a date and stuff like that. So it was kind of like young chuck. It would have been a time for me to talk to girls and stuff. And that's what it was back then and that 1880s and 90s. Yeah, but I guess unlike your parents, the victorians were like, this is okay. We're going to let them hang out by themselves. But the thing is, if you went skating back in the 19th century, they would have like a full orchestra or an organist playing. Like a carousel basically, I think, is what it was a lot like. Because if you're just skating around silently in with like no music, that seems really unwholesome and weird. So I think they figured out really quickly that you kind of need music to skate. This is a pretty cool fact. There was an 1890 though at the grand hall Olympia in London. A 68,000 ft² roller rink was built, which is about the size of a soccer field. So that just kind of goes to show like how much people are in the skating. It worked its way into vaudeville. It worked its way into the pictures in the 1930s, Charlie Chaplin very famously in modern times. Skated blindfolded, just if you've never watched any chaplain, go just check this out at least. And get a slight depreciation of his genius. But he was on the fourth floor, and there was no railing because it was under construction. And so he's skating around blindfold. And of course there were scary. It's so scary. And also that vaudeville act I just have to shout out Charles professor Frank the dean of roller skating. And in particular, I want to shout out his 5 year old daughter lily, who could rollerskate on stilts. I've never heard of anybody doing that before or since. I feel like I've seen that at a circus. Okay, well, you can thank lily Frank for innovating that one. I wonder if she invented the stilts, probably not. So in the 50s, the peak of popularity of roller skating happened, starting around 1957, I believe the late 50s, and apparently Chicago was the epicenter of this roller skating revival. Who knew? Because in between the victorians and the 50s, roller skating actually developed a really seedy reputation. I saw an article from the 70s where a roller rink operator said that back then roller rink was the kind of place you wouldn't let your daughter go hang out. Like they were just not good places. But all of the roller rink operators that had hung on kind of banded together in like really worked to revive roller skating's image and were successful so successful that the late 50s saw the greatest number of roller skating and roller rinks in history. Yeah, my parents didn't get that memo. I guess they were still working off with 1940s. Right. Code. But yeah, more than 5000 ranks were operating in the 1950s. And if you think you grew up in the 70s and 80s, and you're like, no, that was the heyday. There are only, well, only there were a lot back then too, but about 3500, like 1500 fewer ranks than the 1950s. Yeah. And I definitely think of the late 70s as like the Pinnacle, but I was wrong. My eyes are open now. Shall we take a break? Yeah, let's take a break and come back because there's some really unexpected coolness coming up. Imagine air travel that simple and hassle free. That surf air. And the surf air Black Friday sale is in full swing. 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"skating" Discussed on Stuff You Should Know
"Hey, and welcome to the podcast. I'm Josh, and there's chuck and Jerry's here too, and this is the podcast, stuff you should know. That's right, before we get going, we want to very quickly go on a little fundraising drive that we're helping out our Friends from coed. Our Friends that took us to Guatemala so many years ago who helped break the cycle of poverty through education. They're a great organization. They do great work. And we learned that the stuff you should know army, since we went to Guatemala, has raised just shy of $1 million and we really want to hit that $1 million mark. Yep. We're basically trying to drum up a $100,000 in donations, which is a lot unless you break it up and divide it among the stuff you should know army. So if you want to go chip in a dollar, $5, $10, whatever your heart desires, you can go to cooperative for education dot org slash SY SK and they will put your money to really good use. That's right. And we are chipping in too. Okay, so let's start talking chuck about roller skating because there's worse things that you could talk about. Yeah, maybe let's start out with our own personal experience. As a sort of semi sheltered baptist boy, my parents did not drop me off at the roller rink. On a Friday night to go roller skating, like all the other kids were doing. Because it was unsupervised boys and girls together. Yeah. And that's where dirty things and naughty things happened. Sometimes, so the only time I got to go roller skating was when I went on youth group outings to the roller rink, which we did some long and short of it is, I was never a great roller skater. I don't remember if I was a good roller skater or not. I certainly was never a good roller skater, but I didn't fall that much, and I certainly didn't have to hold on to the wall. Did you go? Did your parents drop you off and you got to go like try and kiss girls and stuff? Yes, and your parents weren't too far off. The first condom I ever saw in person was at the roller probably totally right to keep me out of there. In some dude's wallet, yes, but it was much more. That was literally the worst thing I ever saw at the roller rink. I can understand what he's got that left her ring in a wallet. But no, it was like a Friday night thing. Usually it was a school sponsored thing, so you know, like everybody there, which was pretty cool. The slow skate for like Aerosmith's angel was always amazing. Yeah, it was a really fun experience. I went to Ohio skate, was the name of my roller rink. The one we went to was called stone skate, because it was near Stone Mountain. Yeah. That makes sense. But again, I didn't get to go enough. I was okay. It wasn't so much where when I went, people were like, you know, who's the Mennonite over there? So it looks really nervous. But, you know, I did okay, but I wanted to go try and kiss girls and I wasn't allowed to. I don't recall kissing a girl at the roller rink ever, so, you know, you kissed a girl eventually, right? You're fine. Yeah, yeah, yeah, I'm married. You didn't miss that much, but it was fun. It was a fun time. All of my memories from the roller rink are very fond ones. Yeah. I wanted to kiss a girl in the 7th grade, and I just, that did not happen. Oh, okay. I think I had my first kiss in second grade. Of course you did. 'cause your boss then and your boss now. Thanks a lot, man. All right, so let's talk roller skates. They have actually been around a lot longer than I thought. You put this together, right? Dave helped us with this one. Oh, all right, I didn't know that. I forgot about this one, I guess. Yeah. But they've been around a lot longer. They've been around since the 1700s. It did not know that. No. The Dutch or Dutch friends were the ones who first started thinking of ways to put wooden spools into a line and rolling around on them. But English Friends that get credit for being the first to have documented use of roller skates, there was a production in London on stage in 1743, not sure what it was called, but they were supposed to be pretending to be ice skating. So the actors on stage use roller skates. And if that doesn't bring up thoughts of delighted gasps at the audience, as the curtain rises and there's people magically ice skating on stage, I don't know what does. Yeah, absolutely. Not too long after in 1760, there was an inventor from Belgium named John Joseph Merlin, who debuted these roller skates that he made at a masquerade ball when he rolled in playing the violin was like, hey everybody, look at me. I'm playing the violin. I'm rolling. Oh no, a mirror. And just sort of sounds like skated right into this mirror and broke it and broke his violin because at the time there were no toe stops and there were no trucks on the bottom of your skate, which we'll get to, but that's what allows you to kind of lean and steer a skate a little bit. Right. For some reason, I think of Merlin. As he gets more and more out of control, his violins playing speeds up too. Rather than the opposite, natural things just stop playing violin. He's playing like his own demise. I keep imagining it like that. Oh, I love it. I wonder why the guy just didn't see it coming and decide to just fall on purpose rather than crash into a mirror. I'm not sure. Maybe it's because he was so, you know, playing so fast, he was doing the devil went down to Georgia. So there's a guy named James L plimpton, and he's considered pretty much all around as the first inventor of the real roller skate. Back in 1863. And it's super 19th century fashion. It wasn't an inventor. He was a furniture store owner in New York because that's who invented stuff back in the 19th century. Yeah, it's pretty cool. They were called the rocking skates. And they were the first quad skates. They were the first ones that have, you know, the two wheels in the front and the two wheels in the back. Next to each other, and I mentioned those trucks. The first one that had a truck, and that is instead of the skate just being fixed in position on the bottom of a wood shoe. In Amsterdam, the wheels are secured to a truck and the truck is secured to the shoe or the boot. And those trucks, you know, if you ever skateboarded, you know, you'd loosen and tighten the trucks. You can do the same thing on skates. And it's not quite like a skateboard, like the trucks give just a little bit on a roller skate, such that like most of your turning and stuff is done by picking up your feet. And not just like leaning really hard to the left and doing a circle. But they really helped. Yeah. So not only did plimpton invent the modern rolling skate, he also basically introduced the pastime of roller skating to the world. He's like, I'm definitely on to something here. He rented a ballroom in a hotel in Providence, couldn't find out what hotel it was. And set up a roller rink there is basically a proof of concept. And then he started touring the country. And I think the world is showing people how great skating was, giving demonstrations giving lessons, throwing skate parties, I guess. And in a very short time, the victorians were like, this is a really great thing that we're into. He invented the skate in 1863 by the 1880s there were 3000 roller rinks in the United States, England, Europe, and Australia. Yeah. I was about to say this would make a good movie, but now that I think about it, it would make a great drunk history episode. Especially the John Joseph Merlin part. Yes. And so just why haven't we been on yet? Derek waters. 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"skating" Discussed on National Day Calendar
"Welcome to October 3rd, 2022 on the national day calendar. Today we celebrate making an entrance and embracing our inner geek. Joseph Merlin was a famous inventor who had a flair for the dramatic. When he came up with the idea for roller skates, Merlin decided to make a splash, and so he debuted his new skates at a high society party. He rolled in dressed in full costume playing a violin, as the hundreds of party goers watched an amazement Merlin zipped around the ballroom showing off the roller skates. Unfortunately, this early design did not have breaks, and he spun out of control and smashed into a mirror breaking the violin and injuring himself. During national roller skating month, play it safe at a roller rink, and if you're trying new tricks, please. Where else? National techies day encourages students of all ages to consider a career in technology. You don't have to be a math or science wizard to take advantage of this trend. People often assume that computers and artificial intelligence are beating people out of jobs. The truth is that more people now work in the software and services industry than they did in coal mining at its peak. We now know that for every high-tech job, far more jobs are created. No matter what drives you, it's a good time to invest in learning something new about the ways that technology is affecting your area of expertise. On national techies day, boost your IQ for tech, and don't be afraid to embrace your inner geek. Or just embrace me. I'm a geek. You're my outer geek. I was gonna say. That geek is out. What is it? You got there, John, it's just my out. Marla, did you know you were gonna grow up and have a career in tech with you? I did not. Wow, you were just busy making with mud and sticks. What can I say? Mod and sticks. Engineering. That's right. Engineering buildings. I'm Anna deavere. I am Marlo Anderson. Thanks for joining us as we celebrate every day. See you tomorrow?
Jenna Ellis: What Does Liz Cheney's Future Entail?
"You know Republicans aren't the solution to all your problems right I'm a conservative first But the Democrats are the cause So given those two options listen I don't care who you voted for before We got to take the country back And we may have to accept that you know 80% of what we want to come back for the other 20 laters Reagan said But I think that's an important takeaway that candidates even like Kemp who I mean let's be honest I don't think there's a candidate in the country Donald Trump couldn't stand more You know Brian Kemp did some conservative stuff and he came out after he lost the endorsement which obviously wasn't going to happen And he never ran against Trump though Jenna He said listen the guy doesn't like me but I don't feel the same way about him We're going to do some conservative stuff And I hope later on you know whatever He joins the team And that was it And he skated pretty good So that's kind of a critical lesson moving forward that the grip Donald Trump has on the Republican Party is going to be here for a long time People respect what he did But again like Tom rice who voted to impeach him If you're going to come out as an explicitly anti Trump guy or woman that's it man It's like stick a fork It Liz Cheney Look at Liz Cheney and I'm looking forward to her losing by 40 points And she and then kinzinger just put in the towel and said hey I don't even want to try to run You almost made me spit out my water I took a sip of water people Emma spitted all of it Yeah I think you're right Sorry to me but I know Liz Cheney's I think she's gonna get
"skating" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York
"That the IOC the International Olympic Committee is being pretty quiet on this saying it couldn't say any more about the legal issue But it has postponed the metal ceremony for a team figure skating competition with report surfacing that the delay is related to a drug test for a member of the Russian team So team Russia is not looking so great there The U.S. team won silver in this theme competition Japan took bronze in Canada place fourth So we are keeping an eye on any development developments with this potentially a serious case here on the ground van Make sure you come back and tell us more about what happens in that case That was our quick take a report here karoo mimori who is watching the figure skating over in Beijing and has just reported America has two more gold medals after Nathan Chen has wild crowds in Beijing and the snowboarder Chloe Kim Global news 24 hours a day on air and on Bloomberg quicktake powered by more than 2700 journalists and analysts and will then 120 countries This is blue But it's Norway that always does incredibly well in the Winter Olympics Isn't it So I've been checking the boards as you know Norway's been leading up until today when karum just told me Germany's leading so there's a bit of a switch in the top place but we'll keep our eyes on the curling Caroline Thank you You have a smaller population than us but they have a lot more snow Yes No excuse Beijing's all fake snow Well it does depend also how you count it whether you just count gold whether you count all the metals altogether because so far Norway's got ten medals overall so that's the top winner in terms of I will just quickly say so I skied on some of these slopes in Beijing It is quite strange because it is all fake snow And so you'll be on these and the infrastructure is brand new of course Yes And it's very good The hotels and the slopes and all the mechanics and all the tech that goes with it is fantastic But you're skating on a certain you look left and right and it's all these kind of gray hills and Brown hills And no that's amazing that you've actually did not mention this before but there is also a big question mark about how environmentally friendly how wasteful it is That's a whole big debate around the Olympics to perhaps we'll get on to that with Kimmie on another day Thank you so much the angolans for our top stories and our regular daily dive into the Olympics out of Beijing Right let's tell you about what's happening here in the UK So a photograph rather explosive yesterday it appeared to show Boris Johnson at yes another lockdown Christmas event and it has stirred up the issue round party gate once more The Met police are now looking into this gathering and more than 50 people are being sent a questionnaire as part of the police inquiry It appears the prime minister isn't in the clear just yet and before the new photo emerges one backbencher told us that there are still plenty of hurdles for him to surmount on Bloomberg Westminster yesterday you and pots and I was speaking to Richard fuller who is conservative NP for northeast bedfordshire just north of London where the prime minister was still about whether the prime minister really is still actually able to govern effectively Well absolutely he is And I think the mini shuffle that he did yesterday was a sign that he understands that he's got to make changes to start Putting his foot on the accelerator of the issues that we thought the 2019 election on and I do think he's got the per capacity to do that and I hope he does it effectively I want to talk a bit about Brexit the public accounts committee says that EU border controls could mean delays for holiday makers this summer and worse that Brexit has already hit trade A business is in your area happy with the extra paperwork they're facing to export to many of our biggest trade partners Yeah That's a fair question I did have sort of immediately after the transition out of the EU Some constituent firms worried about that I think there's more concerns about some of the tax issues and differences now and the changes have occurred as we left European Union If there is going to be a long-term impact on the transportation across the channel to brands or to other parts of your opinion But I think Jacob riis mark is now having the space obviously leads to look at what we can do on our side of those checks to make sure there is light touch as possible Okay but the changes have already happened make hillier for example the opposition labor party MP who chairs the committee that gave this latest report on Brexit said that the only detectable impact so far from Brexit is increased costs paperwork and border delays it's already happened Yes I like friend of mine I think she's a very good share of the profit accounts So don't mean anywhere just better share by repeating what lord cross said today he said that you're welcome the report but it was a rather thin report And he then went on to say that there are opportunities here for the United Kingdom to take more deregulatory view about that to help ease some of the concerns that were raising that report Just last thought on Boris Johnson is he over the crisis then can we expect him to be fighting the next general election I don't think he's over the Christmas Look I think I strongly want the prime minister to get on with the agenda of implementing the manifesto dealing with the cost of living issues the energy issues that we've been talking about But that is not the same as to say that all of the hurdles that he needs to go over regarding the events that number ten have been covered I mean there is the issue of the great report We have the Met police as the issue of light parliament There is a fit and proper person test And then there's a test which I think all leaders of all countries in the west which have taken various restrictive measures to deal with COVID have to get over which is how people feel about this very traumatic period and the responsibilities of those who pass the laws I took the actions of decisions but that will rest on their conscience but also the rest of the memory of the public and the promise is not to bear the burden of all of those tests I think for him ultimately to reach the position you were saying So that was the conservative MP Richard fuller there speaking to you in parts and arm Bloomberg Westminster yesterday So not over the crisis according to that MP will be speaking to another conservative MP today Peter Gibson on bubba Westminster So do join us at 12 noon also the CEO of ipsos mori the big pollster Kelly beaver will be on the program too so you can listen to it live and also download the podcast later on Apple music or your preferred radio app Okay coming up on daybreak you're up the parade of top tier CEO interviews.
"skating" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York
"And I'm Karen Moscow and U.S. stock index futures are given up some of their gains this morning NASDAQ futures that remain higher of 91 points S&P futures are now little change a Dow futures are down 150 ten year treasury of four 30 seconds You have 1.81% yield on the two year 1.21% Nymex crude oil up one and a half percent of a dollar 31 at $91 58 cents a barrel Bitcoin this morning moving higher at $37,900 As a Bloomberg business flash now here's Michael Barr with more on what's going on around the world Michael Aaron thank you very much a major winter storm that already cut electric power to about 350,000 homes and businesses from Texas to the Ohio valley is aimed at Pennsylvania through New England The crisis engulfing Boris Johnson's government deepened as Ford top aides quit Among those quitting is UK prime minister's chief of staff Dan rosenfield amid the fewer over the party gate controversy The U.S. leads after the official opening day of the team figure skating event at the Beijing Winter Olympics Global news 24 hours a day on air and on Bloomberg quick take powered by more than 2700 journalists and analysts to more than a 120 countries I'm Michael Barr This is Bloomberg Nathan Okay Michael thanks for coming up to 6 19 on Wall Street live from the Bloomberg interactive broker studios This is Bloomberg daybreak as we continue to assess Amazon's earnings The shares are up more than 11% in the pre market but it's kind of a tale of two earnings really when you think about this company We're bringing in two analysts from Bloomberg intelligence to break down the numbers Put them goyle senior analyst who covers U.S. retailers with us and Matt blocks them as back as well tech media and telecom analysts at Bloomberg intelligence Put them all start with you just to focus a little bit on the online ecommerce side of the results we got yesterday A bit of a slump compared to last year What's your read on the most forward facing business for Amazon Yes sure So online sales for the quarter were actually in line They came in at about 9% but that said their guidance for three to 8% increase we thought was weaker than we would have expected And it seems that investors have kind of put that on the side given the membership fee increase which obviously flows straight to the bottom line helping offset the margin concerns that they've had for years given growing labor and freight costs Yeah it did seem as though investors were pleased by that announcement that they were raising the cost of Prime membership Do you think it will offset the rising costs that Amazon has had to put in to get deliveries in on time and pay their workers during the pandemic So I don't think it completely offsets it but it definitely does some offset to those going costs as they said you know these costs have no fees associated with the right they flow straight to the bottom line And that will turn back to you In terms of how you read these numbers obviously we have the ecommerce side We have the cloud side as well which continues to outperform Yeah that's right A very big business Almost $18 billion of revenue in the quarter But it grew 40% and delivered pleasing margins I think people have for some time you kind of looked over the shoulder at what Google's doing and what Microsoft's doing and how much that might eat into Amazon historically dominant position with AWS But it's outperforming those two If you look at the same quarter Google's cloud business which is only about 5 and a half $1 billion grew about 35% Microsoft total cloud business was up about 36% So outperforming its closest rivals So I think people have been encouraged that it's still got really good momentum When you see that kind of momentum for the competitors though Matt can Amazon continue to hold onto its market share and what now really has become sort of the dominant.
"skating" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York
"In the second half We settled for some jumpers and I thought he was you know we just needed someone getting and being aggressive getting to the rim and I thought he played physical and aggressive Elsewhere Providence beat St. John's 83 73 and it was Rutgers over Nebraska 93 65 After three rounds of the century tournament of champions in Hawaii Cameron Smith and John romer tied at 26 under par they have a 5 stroke advantage ram shot a 12 under par 61 Positive COVID-19 test forcing three more skaters to drop out of the U.S. figure skating championship following four others who had already withdrawn from the competition With a Bloomberg sports update on Frank arity Broadcasting live from the Bloomberg interactive brokers studio in New York Bloomberg 11 To Washington D.C. Bloomberg 99 one To Boston Bloomberg one O 6 one Does San Francisco Bloomberg 9 60 to the country Syria's XM channel one 19 and around the globe the Bloomberg business app and Bloomberg radio dot com This is Bloomberg best And unto these Pellegrini No matter how you look at it the drought in California is really still extremely exceptionally bad even with some of the recent precipitation you've gotten Or so has been pretty much the driest and a century here and people here in California aren't conserving as much as the government hoped And if you'd like lettuce grape solvents avocados This will affect you no matter where in the world you live That's right.
"skating" Discussed on National Day Calendar
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"skating" Discussed on Everything Everywhere Daily
"Podcast. And when it's ready. I'll let you know as i mentioned in the introduction. The us figure skating team was doing quite well in the early. Nineteen sixty s at the nineteen sixty olympics in squaw valley. California david jenkins took home the gold medal in the men's competition. Carol heiss took the gold and barbara roles took the bronze in the women's competition. And the husband and wife team of nancy and ronald wellington took the bronze-medal impairs figure skating given the strict amateur eligibility rules back then. Most athletes in olympic sports didn't stick around after achieving some success. They could make any real money competing and they usually had to go get a real job. The team going into the nineteen sixty one world championships was on a par with the nineteen sixty olympic team. The us championships took place from january. Twenty fifth to january twenty ninth nineteen sixty one in colorado springs bradley. Lord won the men's competition. Laurence owen won the women's competition in meribel owen. Her sister and w richards won the pairs competition. Diane share bloom. And larry pierce on the ice dancing competition the top three competitors in each division qualified for the world championships which were to be held a month. Later in prague. Starting on february twenty-second the. Us team traveled to prague. Is a group. There were thirty. Four members of the united states contentioned. Eighteen competitors six coaches the team manager to judges irreparably in six family members. The team flew on sabena flight. Five forty eight so being a was the belgian national airline ended operated until two thousand and one. The airplane was a boeing seven. Oh seven three twenty nine. The 707 had been put into service only eight months before the trip and up to that point and at a perfect safety record the flight had sixty one passengers and eleven crew on board with. Us team making up over half the people the flight left. New york's idlewild airport in the evening before and idyllwild was the name of the airport before it was called. Jfk the entire flight over the atlantic went without incident and neither are the pilots. Both military veterans reported any.
"skating" Discussed on Everything Everywhere Daily
"In one thousand nine hundred ninety one. The united states figure skating team was one of the top programs in the world the year before nineteen sixty olympics. They took gold in both the men's and women's competitions then on february fifteenth nineteen sixty one. The team suffered a terrible catastrophe..
Major Changes Are Coming to Amazon's Luna Cloud Gaming Service
"We have some luna news. I'm going to run through if you like if you like. There's new news First off you. I'm paraphrasing eddie. Gamespot i have the bullet points from my emails. While they're basically luna's over on fire the fire tablet you can start using the luna over there They're gonna do channels one of the new channels launched. Today's the family channel which offers a carefully curate. A group of thirty five plus games that are appropriate for younger players. The channel cost read hours. A month includes titles like spongebob squarepants battle for a bikini. Bottom rehydrated garfield cart furious. Racing and transformers battlegrounds skate. Bird will come to the channel later. This month amazon also announced that far. Cry six on october. Seventh and writer republic october. Twenty eighth will. October two hundred eighty. S what is this will launch. I with that. And everything else from ubisoft. Janelle looking ahead. There amazon is going to be doing a retro gaming. A channel soon with games from atari. Sf k among others Oh the other big announcement. This is a new co up feature for amazon luna The new couch option. Lets you play games like santi racing overcooked to among others cooperative. Even if you're not in the same room perhaps the most exciting part of this is that only. The host needs to be a luna subscriber. The guests can play for free.
O's Rally Against Chapman, Win After Nearly No-Hitting Yanks
"Pedro Severino lifted a sacrifice fly in the ninth inning to give the Orioles a four three win over the Yankees Severino S. fly ball off loser Aroldis Chapman came after the Orioles carried a no hitter and a three nothing lead into the seventh inning pinch hitter Gleyber Torres ended the no hit bid with an RBI infield single with one out of the seventh one inning before Joey Gallo snapped in over seventeen skate with the game tying two run Homer J. Manzini reached base five times for Baltimore going three for three with two walks and a run scored the Yankees lost for just the fifth time in twenty games I'm the ferry
The Creation Story of SpidrTech With CEO Rahul Sidhu
"That first. Mvp first pilot that you built how long it took you to build. What sort of tools you use to bring it to life. They they tell you that there's a lesson learned when you build an mvp they tell you to kind of start with a. You know like a roller skate. Skateboard than bill to a bicycle than a motorcycle than a car. And then a ferrari over time even though i read the book lean startup. I you know it's one of those lessons. Add to learn the hard way we started to fifteen. We're that horizontal techstars program new york. The product that we were looking to build at the time is not the product that we have today raise a precede round about a million dollars. Depart through some of the capital to to to learn some these lessons. It wasn't until we're like. Hey look we're probably not gonna get this out to market before. He ran out of money that we decide. If we're going to have to basically try something else. So i remember i flew out to burlington vermont. The former chief there. Michael sherline great guy. He had us out in his boat out on the lake. And and trying to brainstorm what we can do from there and one of the things he left us with. It's just keep it simple and help. Police departments solve the customer service problems specifically public perceptions in very important us. We want to make sure that we're providing the best service we possibly can help us compete while the customer service side with these companies like amazon. Etcetera that are driving up expectations consumer expectations on you know what to expect when they enacted services that kind of clicked for us and we decided to start something simple which is just an automated email or text that goes out to people if a report gets filed for them but just give them some basic information. That's it started.
Getting to know ELEMIS with Noella Gabriel
"In two thousand tree. We launched Marine crane at a time when everyone thought asking scott older creams should get richer. And suddenly we come up with this beautiful gel cream and i was very passionate. It had to be a joke queen. Because i feel very strongly that a lot of the creams night there too heavy into rich. They often the close overnight. Because the skating. Max's oath it max out. So the prolong this beautiful gel cream. Texture that sits beautiful the lipid barrier really fast. So it's not moving around all day long and when you run you makeup over exits really. Steadfast doesn't move to me was a real. Plus and that was a very disruptive moment in in anti-aging here is coming up with this gel cream when everyone was getting thicker insecurity as you got older and order in order and it was a real we moment because we wanted to put something on the skin that allowed the skin to function. I want it allowed to read. Because it's your largest talk skin. It's the largest organ you have in your body. It has a big function and it's very busy through the day. So when you take the skinner's an organ and just looking at look what he does all day. No it's so busy. It's recycling all day long. It's recycling before we ever even understood about recycling. and either. So why give it another job to do on top of that so for us about making sure that we respect to that concept and we're very passionate manam Delivered barrier ecosystem. The skin hell's on of that you know you're you're pro in prebiotics all of the buzzwords we have today but fundamentally it's about making sure you're not interfering with this in your keeping beautiful linked calm but at the same time getting the
Japan Wins Gold in Baseball's Return to Olympics
"Japan has won his first Olympic gold medal in baseball. The U. S had runners in scoring position in the 5th 6th and 7th innings but failed to bring any of them home. Falling to Japan to nothing to capture a silver medal Team USA second Basement, Eddie Alvarez now becomes the answer to a trivia question. He's one of only three Americans ever to medal in both summer and Winter Olympics. He won silver in speed skating at the Games in Russia. In
Report Concludes Cuomo Sexually Harassed Multiple Female Staffers
"Long awaited report on governor andrew cuomo and his And charges of sexual harassment is out and it is blistering. I don't think this ends well for governor cuomo. I don't think he'll be governor of the state of new york that law. This long anticipated report about the behavior of new york governor andrew cuomo along ago former client of mine. I should add for editorial integrity are will amex's even more interesting than we can get your so you guys carry the conversation. The headline is Cuomo sexually harassed current and former state employees creating a hostile work environment for women in violation of state and federal law. According to the attorney general latisha james. So what does it mean for cuomo. Who's up for reelection next year. Well here's my question. David especially since you were for the thing that surprises me about all this is that it seems to have been a pattern of behavior for a long time and a lot of it. How did he is. How did he skate this for so long. I did not see that particular behavior. I mean he can be tough on people around him. There's no doubt about it. I didn't see that particular behavior then. And i don't know if his behavior changed you're right. It was over a long period of time. When i worked for him. He was running for attorney general in the state but also times have changed and so people are more willing to come forward. It takes a lot to come forward. The interesting thing is this report. Gibbs was something that cuomo asked for ryan he asked for it because he was under siege ended bought him some time. The question is now that it's here is to borrow a phrase is time up it is and i'll tell you your question about how affect his reelection is moot. There won't be a re-election you think he won't even run give. I think he'll be impeached rather
"skating" Discussed on The Fine Homebuilding Podcast
"Compared to a bit apples to oranges as they gave different. Designs was in the ballpark of eight thousand dollars. Sketch up as a free extension called. Cut list all you need to do. Is mark all of your three quarter inch prefinished plywood as say read and cutlass well then produced a list of the cuts needed in that material which you can then send to your seat supplier for cutting. It can even produce diagrams of the optimal cuts on the four by panels if you want the downside compared to rta cabinets or a first full service cabinet company is a little bit more assembly time but possibly a lot more design time if you don't have extensive experience with sketch up or another design program. That's this part of the process. Took me longer than i expected though. My sketch up skills were very rusty. Since i wanted highly customized cabinets anyway. I was going to be largely stuck with this design process. Either way this could likely be farmed out to someone else for a fee. Well that was super helpful. What do you guys think. Yeah i'll tell you when. I worked at that shop. That did those retail installations in new york city. They had initially had a single Small really slow. Cnc router that we would use for only specialty things but eventually they invested in this big giant one and it would cut out like you cut thirty individual pieces out of a sheet of plywood in less than ten minutes. But how long would it take to tell the machine to do that. Work rob because i that's the thing is that there's some variables here you've got to consider like if you you gotta be comfortable with designing you gotta be comfortable with designing and a cat and a computer and computer software in order for this to be worth it for you but then again maybe did you find it difficult to learn that run It's certainly time consuming to to learn that to learn because you also know if you're working with the machinery itself you have to transfer the files from whatever. Your design software is over to a program. That's that works with your cnc machine. Tell me if i'm wrong. But i've heard him described as design programs and then tool path programs. Yeah yeah yeah and then of course i mean if you're doing this stuff yourself with your own. Cnc machine you have to learn all the little subtleties of like running the tools at the right speed and depth and it depending on the sheet goods that you're using. Sometimes they leave little tabs that need to be cleaned up depending on how it's fastens to the better the of the router. So there's you know there's a lot of variables but it took us a while to get used to the person who is designing the stuff to make it the right way for the machine to do it efficiently and without making a mess but once we did it was like oh you screwed up that piece. Just yell to the guy in the cnc machine in he'll spit out another piece in like minutes. So that's the that's the cool thing about it. Is that like if you have access to the machinery. Even if it's farmed out to somebody in your town you could just basically say hey. Can you re run that that and it it it definitely. It wasn't so much about increasing our efficiency on really simple stuff but when we did more complex things it really really dr or efficiency. I was surprised affordable. This is i mean to have someone all your pieces for in. His case was one hundred and fifty dollars. That seems like a steal. That does seem but i guess as these machines become more prevalent and more affordable the prices come down same similar to like how.
"skating" Discussed on Biz Talk Radio
"From Vanguard to Black up to Black Rock to Fidelity, which I know it's a wonderful Boston firm. Everyone would have said to you. You put 60% of your money in stocks. You put 40% of your money in bonds. That portfolio would have probably moved up. I know it would have moved up about maybe a little less than three told so you would have done well meaning like $1000 turned into all right. Hold on. Hold that pilots hold that thought, Doctor. We're going to take a quick break. We will be back in just a moment. Dr Steven. Leave is with us. China's rise and the new Age of gold. Stephen leave dot com Is the website will be back in a moment. Frankie Boy, Herb is talk radio Stay tune gets ready. In the meantime, there's another hold everything. Hi. This is Ellie Cullen, registered nurse author of Normal Blood Test scores aren't good enough and founder of your Future Health. Recently, Fox and NBC News featured Marcia Gators testimonial. She broke four in line skating records, won many national titles and was inducted into the Roller Skating Hall of Fame. Then suddenly she became ill and her life changed. I have trained and competed in two marathons. The X Games in the World Games for in line speed skating. You can imagine my surprise when I found myself in the hospital two years ago with blood clots..