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New Year's Eve in Times Square incorporates virtual elements
"But plans for new year's eve officials in New York City certainly do but they likely won't include you details are still sketchy at this point but organizers say the annual Times Square ball drop on new year's eve we'll have both real life and virtual elements like everything else since the coronavirus hit U. S. shores the year end event will be scaled down and socially distance a news release from organizer says there will be what they call an extremely limited group of people being honored in the usually packed stretch of midtown Manhattan the event will honor a central workers and others who have made such a big difference fighting the pandemic this year I'm Oscar wells Gabriel
Fresh update on "times square" discussed on 10 10 WINS 24 Hour News
"What to say. But it's not surprising. President will be in North Carolina later today for a speech on health care. Then it's on to Jacksonville, Florida for a rally. The Biden campaign has no events scheduled today, president got word that Prince Harry and the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle had implicitly endorsed Biden and a video clip to which she responded. I'm not a fan of hers, adding. I wish a lot of luck to Harry because he's going to need it. Michael Bloomberg is behind it. Efforts of payoff fines and court fees for convicted felons in Florida in order to reinstate their voting rights and the hopes that these convicted felons mostly black and Latino, will vote for Biden, now Florida's Republican attorney general, is asking the FBI and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement to investigate Bloomberg for possible violation of election laws as a form of vote buying, which is illegal. Bloomberg spokesman says this transparent political ploy is just the latest example of Republicans attempting to keep Floridians disenfranchised. If you were hoping the cove it's situation would being sufficiently under control by the end of the year to the point where we could have AH, traditional New Year's Eve in Times Square, You can have that to the long list of things you can forget about. As Samantha Liebman reports from Times Square this morning, Sam the Crossroads of the world will be a lot different December 31st The Times Square Alliance announcing no Big New Year's Eve celebration this year, President Tim Tompkins tell Stanton wins, there will be something. However, there will be some, you know, platform Some people from the media. There will be a platform where there is the button of which, for the ball that sends a signal for the ball to drop. There will be some limited live entertainment elements. The live entertainment for TV broadcast only people.
New Year's Eve in Times Square to be scaled down
"Like the billboards won't be the only thing Digital in Times Square, this New Year's Eve. Times Square Alliance announced today that this year's ball drop will be a virtually enhanced version that will bring times square to you, no matter where you are, but it won't be completely virtual, The alliance says. There will be some live elements. They'll just be scaled back and socially distanced. There will also be an extremely limited group of in person honorees.
Fresh update on "times square" discussed on Wayne Cabot and Paul Murnane
"And highs in the upper seventies right now for the city 63 degrees, humidity 67%. West Northwest breeze at five. Today's high 75 to 80 and we have a prediction Now Craig for New Year's Eve in New York City. The ball will drop is it always does, but there won't be any people there. 100 days away from 2021. This has seemed to be a fitting into 2020 minutes after the ball dropped Frank Sinatra plate for hundreds of thousands in Times Square, but not this year, as the celebration turns to an all virtual event. It's a creative challenge of the sort that we've never had before. Tim Tom is the president of the Times Square Alliance, he says there is no doubt people need to hear and see the ball drop. But there's also a need to keep people safe. But some of the reasons for rituals like New Year's Eve R because There is a helpfulness and in moving through certain rituals, even when our lives in the world are changing, But despite not having a crowd to deal with that won't be easy planning something like this. It's a different kind of challenge to both reflect on and to try and move beyond this year. That isn't even over. He says the alliance will work to offer a sense of normal during these abnormal times. Kevin Renko, WCBS news radio 80..
86 Arrested During ‘Abolish ICE’ Protest In new York Times Square
"Nearly 90 ice protesters have been arrested in New York City. The arrest came after a protest in Times Square got out of hand. 22 protesters were arrested Thursday during a protest that went from Foley Square to the World Trade Center. Charges included disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. Ice is under investigation for claims that migrants had to undergo surgeries without consent.
New York Police Dept: 86 Arrested During ‘Abolish ICE’ Protest In Times Square
"Dozens of people were arrested at an immigration protest in Times square. Their offense blocking the street protests dispute their anger over the federal immigration agency known as ice as well as the NYPD. They gathered enchanted at Broadway and 46 tree just up from Times Square. They chanted ice equals Nazis abolished the police and black lives matter. At one point, a large part of the group set down in the intersection and refused to move. There were several warnings from the police. Eventually, the officers took out their plastic handcuffs and made several dozen arrests. Those who didn't get arrested kept taunting the police chanting and telling them to quit their jobs. There were no injuries reported
Demonstrators Arrested at New York City Protest Against ICE
"People were arrested today at a rally right by Times Square. Many of the demonstrators were protesting the alleged mistreatment of immigrants in federal custody as protest go, This one was relatively small, but they certainly kept the police busy. They were protesting Ice Federal immigration agency as well as the alleged mistreatment of black citizens by white officers nationwide. So they chanted in held signs that said, Black lives matter and no justice, no peace, they shouted. The police are like other signs read, abolish the police and invest in our community. Behind of the protest. It seemed that half the crowd sat right down in the intersection of Broadway and 46 Street. Police warn them they had to move. But when they refused, several dozen people were arrested. They were escorted into police vehicles to be taken away to court. Carol Yuria tent and winds on Broadway. Wins news time 11 24
Activists Call For Manhattan DA To Charge Driver Who Plowed Through BLM Protesters In Times Square, New York
"Lives matter, is calling for charges to be filed against the driver of a car that drove through a crowd of protestors in Manhattan Thursday night. Authorities say no arrests were made because nobody had filed a complaint. Attorney Sanford Rubinstein is now calling for the driver to be charged with reckless endangerment and assault with a deadly weapon to the protesters have come forward with official complaints.
Car drives through crowd of Black Lives Matter protesters in NYC
"On the loose after driving through a crowd of black lives matter. Protestors in Times Square. The driver apparently was a counter protester who had clashed with the black lives matter. Protestors earlier in the evening,
New York - Vehicle Drives Through Crowd Of Black Lives Matter Protesters In Times Square, Speeds Off
"In New York City say they're looking for the person who drove a sedan into a crowd of black lives matter protesters in times. Square. Last night there are no reports of serious injuries.
New York driver speeds through protesters marching in Times Square
"People tried to get out of the way of a car that drove through a black lives matter protest. It's in Times Square. No serious injuries reported. Police are looking for the driver in
Car Rams Into Black Lives Matter Protesters In New York City's Times Square
"Times Square, New York sound captured by data input as a car drive through a crowd of racial justice protesters. Police say that driver had been involved in a separate pro Trump rally told to move along. The driver accelerated through the crowd. No report of injuries. Police looking for that driver
New York Teenager Slashed in the Face at Times Square By Attacker on Bicycle
"A bizarre and terrifying attack in times Square yesterday and apparently emotionally disturbed man slashed a 15 year old boy in the head with a makeshift spear. The guy taped a pocket knife to a broom stick the boy With a group of friends on 42nd and seventh just before 7 P.m.. Police say the 50 year old suspect came up on his bike just started slashing the boy with that pocket knife taped to the broomstick. Hot dog vendor use of Mohammed spoke with NBC for about it. He says the attacker didn't even utter a word. No, I just didn't run. That's it. If you didn't say anything, man eventually was tased by NYPD Officers taken a Bellevue for a psych eval, the boy Well. He was rushed to the hospital as well. Bellevue is well. He was in stable condition. With that gash on his forehead.
Pete Hamill, legendary New York columnist and novelist, dies
"Legendary New York columnist and novelist Pete Hamill has died he was eighty five Hamel had a long time love affair with his hometown New York my downtown is everything from Times Square downtown all the way to the battery panel was considered one of the last great crusading columnist you spoke to the AP in two thousand five about all the different neighborhoods in New York it was always a district of breweries that was a district of the meat markets they would describe districts of politicians that would district where the rich live and eventually with the poor live besides the people on the street he hung out with people like John Lennon and won a Grammy for his liner notes to Bob Dylan's blood on the tracks Pete Hamill died in Brooklyn from heart and kidney failure I'm a Donahue
Esportz Network Brings on Chris Puckett as Host of The Gamer Hour
"Of the longest running hosts in sports has announced his latest project work with E. Sports Network were extremely excited to finally be able to announce this new show. Chris Puckett has nearly two decades of experience while playing. Casting and hosting eastwards vets his career begin early days of call of duty and Halo Sports and has evolved into being face some the biggest broadcasts and east sports history. Recently, he's been the host of the overwatch leak and right games Valerie ignition series. Today, he announced alongside each sports network, his new show. Gamer. Our his tweet is rapidly approaching. One thousand likes his positive reputation preceded him people were. Really, anticipating his next big move as his twitter bio Red Puckett for higher. Well, we're happy to announce. It's the Gamer, our from Reuters studios in times, Square Puckett will bring on the biggest celebrities and Gamers to talk about the wide world video games. The goal is to bring both the Gamer and the Non Gamer into the show, but combining all the popular culture aspects of modern video games the. Show will air weekly is a collaboration between East sports network Reuters. Puckett. We'll be updating you on this feed with more information as we announced the first few shows but be on the lookout for gaming's new late night talk show
Driver panics, drives though protest in Times Square
"Sound of driver panicking. A protest to run over. It all happened to Times Square 9 10 Last night. Ah, bicyclist tried to stop traffic for protesters at 42nd Street and Sixth Avenue. Police say protesters then surrounded one SUV and the driver panicked, tried to get away from the crowd. Ahh! Bicycle! Not the writer was not done to the vehicle. The tires were blown protesters banged on the window of the SUV. No one was hurt. But one protester did have to be hospitalized with a panic attack. The driver not charge. It's 12
Four Staff Members at Seattle Medical Center Test Positive for COVID-19
"Care workers have spent the last four months on the front lines the corona virus pandemic hundreds of them have paid with their lives now come a handful of new cases among staff at a local hospital Kamel's Carlene Johnson with the details Virginia Mason confirms for The Seattle Times Square for new cases as of last week these are people who work in or around operating rooms they were initially three employees testing positive and follow up tests of some six hundred fifty additional staff members turned up just one more case the media relations manager at Virginia Mason says that each staff member who tested positive has been treated and is recovering at home they'll stay there at least two weeks according to a project launched by the guardian and Kaiser health foundation roughly six hundred frontline health care workers have died of covert nineteen as of about two weeks ago across the country they're going to break this down publicly by the summer showing race ethnicity age profession and location as well showing whether those workers had adequate access to protective gear
New York City looting persists despite curfew, with Macy's among stores hit
"Well we are in the epicenter yes we are of right at central so many different ways we'll get we'll get right into it there's so many different aspects but remember we posted yesterday on Kurdish and Juliet Facebook page the picture of Macy's in Herald square completely boarded up plywood on every square inch bolted in because Macy's which is the jewel in the crown of retail establishments it's the largest retail department store in the world new the table going to be hit knew that this would be a notch in the belt of looters and the NYPD obviously did not take the hands from Macy's that we took here in knowing that they were going to be hit and hit hard and you saw it you can look at Curtis and Juliet hundreds of young people pouring in after the group had taken a crowbar share ball peen hammers that bolt lock cutters and found their way through the plywood busted the windows out and then started charging in and looting and it's interesting because Macy's which no one was coming I did not use their old school methods that would have prevented this and I'll explain it to momentarily but Macy's you have to understand even though there are a lot of items in there that a lot of young people might not want that though if you could hit Macy's and you could be seen going in there and pillaging and walking out with a lot of loot wow that's like top shelf five store the only one other than that was Nike town that's where I was last night which was down on spring and Broadway and by the way why am I losing wasn't the one of the marketing ploys of ninety when they signed up Colin Kaepernick after he was removed from the NFL they had a special customized signal for a signature sneaker for him which sold massive amounts we join the resistance this from enjoying the resistance and you're the hand up now you would have thought Nike would have been a hit hit hard because let's face it we're talking apparel now we're not talking about politics Lucia looking for stuff maybe they can use personally or they can sell out in the streets and yet ninety town way off the air in are again knew that they would be hit and they had twenty two African American men all dressed in black with black cats that said security so they look somewhat like the looters the more organized looters who wore black hoodies and had like black pants and black shoes what was the overall demographic of the looters mostly black mostly young male some female some Hispanic some whites but totally different than what you saw earlier in the day from the demonstrators you because younger would they be considered like anti fascist antifa where are they now after six o'clock is when the looting started so that's why when Cuomo and de Blasio now seo we'll have a curfew at eight it's not you Hey idiots the looting started six yesterday LA which is already been devastated by looting they have a curfew that started for them a little bit more hip to understand that a curfew means if you're out in the streets and you cannot prove why you're out in the streets like you know I'm essential worker or war I'm trying to find a you know a pharmacy that I can get this prescription fill okay that's legitimate but if you have no reason you're out in the streets you get arrested and they weren't doing that last night after eleven no if you but I mean I had to say when I was looking at when we were talking about this yesterday and I was looking at the the plywood and I'm thinking that it's not going to do much when you've got hordes of people who are bent on breaking into a store and you have very little police presence and a police presence got there but I don't well I I will you said something interesting earlier before we started you said it's we've got to start looking at the Upper West Side and Upper East Side at this point because it's a it does seem like they're starting from the bottom and they're heading up sure they start to remember down on Canal Street that was the first night canal to house in St so they hit so whole no ho they knock that out then he started moving north to fourteenth street Union Square that whole area which is now a huge enclave of storage then you saw last night boy they went for the canal the canal it means five locations so they hit downtown again so whole no home they had fourteenth street Union Square they hit our house right here thirty fourth street starting with Macy's and all the surrounding stores then the rampage to Times Square did a lot of damage and then they went up to Rockefeller Center so they're just about to fifty seven street and they pushing north doesn't mean they're not going to come back down tonight and try to pick the bones of what's left
Violent Night of Looting in New York City Despite Curfew
"Much happened in the past twenty four hours peaceful protests during the day the return of looting and violence at night we asked my colleague Matt Rosenberg to give us a recap the night started off as the previous four before it this March has been peaceful there's not been any looting or fires or anything like that our Steve burns started in Times Square made his way to Chelsea and back toward trump tower and then the sun went down and the looting began I talked with one woman who was in the area since said that she described it as looking like two thousand people just making their way through here the ransacking anything and everything they could get carried on from Union Square through mid town all night long even after the eleven PM curfew at places like Macy's in Herald square looters leaving destruction in their wake garbage on fire in the streets of Lazio said on Twitter that some people tonight had nothing to do with the cause and stole and damaged instead that we won't allow but it was not all violent it's it's not talk about that from a Snapchat video showing a very large crowd in front of the seventy seventh precinct in Brooklyn but a peaceful crowd with officers watching mac Rosenberg WCBS newsradio eight eighty
Mayhem in Manhattan, shops looted as New York curfew fails to stop unrest amid George Floyd protests
"Ma'am in Manhattan trouble as well in the Bronx Brooklyn queens we could go on massive crowds leaving behind a trail of looting and destruction from Times Square to Herald square many other retail areas vandalized in the city and looted other protests protesters marking the mayor to Lazio's eleven PM curfew using it to March in Wright city bikes through the streets at least two hundred arrests so far according to the NYPD there are likely many more noted before this is over it's still very much at work this morning chasing looters attempting to control crowds before the sun went down though there were thousands of peacefully protesting people out there remembering George Floyd many hand in hand with police officers also outraged by what happened in Minneapolis
"times square" Discussed on Biz Talk Radio
"In Times Square this is business rockstars I'm Jeannie are men and our guest today is cheap Smith he is the co founder and CEO pay ability great to see you thanks for coming in but she thinks rob me building so you are helping vendors and sellers get cash faster yes explain that we think of ourselves as capital as a service for the modern supply chain I and what that mean specifically is we're providing both payment solutions as well as financing solutions for this new crop of e-commerce hours any commerce suppliers and breaking this down just in simplest terms you know it in the difference between a vendor and sellers the vendor selling things to Amazon and Amazon as an example is selling it versus the sellers who are just selling directly that's right but very often times there's a lag time between the time that they sell and the time that they get the money from the platform where they're selling right so you you basically get that cash to them sooner yeah right that's that's part of it yes and and so it kind of core to what we view as the problem that we're solving for is if there is this twenty five trillion dollar retail supply chain and it is going to a massive change right now and it is in need of a new type of financing solutions are specifically the sellers and suppliers that are part of that new modern supply chain really do need a new type of financing solution that you're getting at is is really core to one of the things that makes it challenging for any ecommerce seller to be able to to be able to get access to capital is that if your traditional suppliers say supplying to a traditional retailer likes like say a target then you sell your goods in your your inventory to that retailer and then you have a receivable and it takes some time to be able to how to get paid on that receivable but the key is that you can take that receivable and you can get financing with it and it isn't also they can be collateralized by the challenges though is if you are a new type of E. commerce salary account or supplier you don't have receivables you have earnings online earnings reports and those are not seen by finance companies as as any sort of acid that can be collateralized so so part of what we did when we first that kind of identified this particular opportunity in the market is that we set about to to patent a solution for that so we now own the patent on on solving the problem around train earnings reports in the receivables that can then be financed well so at the heart of this were really just talking about helping create cash flow the lifeblood of any business right that's right okay so what's really interesting about you and pay ability is that this is not your first rodeo right you have been in a couple different start ups before started a couple different companies tell us a little bit about what those were and what your experience sure so this is my sixth start up so I would say that means that I'm just a slow learner yeah I I I definitely appreciate and enjoy the challenge of trying to figure out if there's an opportunity in the market that is being underserved and figuring out a solution that can that can help solve the Batman and really serving under underserved group folks and so that has been consistent H. I. each of the companies that I started most recently I had started and ran a company called big door which was a loyalty platform a technology based multi platform powered loyalty programs for big brands I can't specifically the digital side of their loyalty programs and so I have spent most most of my career in in Seattle and then not five years ago when this opportunity came knocking but I I I packed up and moved to New York in order to start this company so you're here in the Big Apple with big door I want to just us spend a moment there this was a case where the company it just didn't unfold the way you had wanted at what point did you know it was time to pull the plug in what was that process like yeah that's a great question in and in my experience no start up is ever unfolded the way that the founder wanted to that doesn't mean that they're not successful it just means that there's always challenges that you know when when you when you actually take your product to market we actually tried actually starts on when you try to get people to separate from their dollars in order to be able to pay for whatever it is that you're adding value around it's difficult to do and and often times plans just need to change and that was that was certainly the case with that with big door we open we discovered was that that he was a fantastic technology a really really interesting solution that that had a big impact on on customer behavior and I'm driving the kind of behavior that we wanted but he ended up being a very difficult business to be able to go to get paid for and what we underestimated where's the incumbent entrenchment within that particular industry a very difficult to make inroads specifically to budget not necessarily impacting that was an important lesson that that I took away from that experience what was that moment though that you just said it's time this time I got to walk away there was a moment in the moment was my my largest investor he sat me down is to keep you rely on great is your primary skill set maybe just you know buckling down and spend another ten years doing this is not gonna be the rest best thing for your for your long term maybe you should reassess and think about about cutting losses and trying to figure out something new and it was a it was a friendly conversation that ended up probably in the end costing my investor money and opportunity rather than having a studio that was willing to just do whatever it took in order to be able to spend the time to be able to get this business to work but I appreciated immensely and it made a huge impact on me on just how I think about about what is the right amount of grit to bring to a situation verses when is it the right time to say you know what this is not working the way that I expected it to and I needed to focus my resources on something else given all of the experience that you have now what you feel is the best way for a grounder to spend their time because I know that is very precious and you want to be everywhere but what what would you say it changes it changes throughout the year that the lifecycle of the company and so what I find is that in the early days you are you're not a company you are a group of people who are who are busily trying to figure out is there some sort of value that you can add to the world and then be able to scale it down and turn it into a real business that can be sustainable and that is very different than the skill set and the focus that is required once you have product market fit into trying to figure out how to be able to build a real business so in the early days I think the studio needs to be this maniacal focused on customer explore what is it that customers want and how should we deliver it to them and not going in with any preconceived notions not going insane had developed this thing would you like it because you almost always find a customer sitting across the table from you will say yeah that sounds great ask open ended questions truly do customer explore understand where it is that you can find a an opportunity to be able to add value so that's that's certainly the case in the early days that transition significantly once you get to a point where you actually start to build a real business and then your focus needs to change to thinking about things like cash and strategy and how do you build a right culture for your company all of those things that Betty they even choosing every leader needs to be able to do for a relatively small start up and make sure that your team is coming along understands what the priorities are what we're trying to do at the same time keep an open mind about what kind of changes you need to make and that is the kind of that that are really planning so you have a text based online based company intact what would you say are the biggest challenges for that type of business so I think there are there are any number of things that make it a bit unique versus other start ups but but there are there all the standard kind of court challenges around around making sure that you are providing a service to customers want making sure that your listing your customers all of those things exist the one difference is that most impact on many fintech companies also have some element of risk associated with them so so you cannot just have a road all costs approach you have to typically have a grow prudently kind of approach in order to to really be able to scale the business intelligently because if you get out over your skis and fintech business especially if there is any sort of portfolio risk associated with the business you can get yourself in trouble very quickly and you can also convince yourself in up markets like what we have right now that maybe your new risk model or your new way of doing things is perfect if it hasn't been tested by credit cycle and you're you're probably throwing yourself into being prudent in those early days is really really and sticking with finances in the business what it what are your thoughts about investors good bad or ugly all of the above personal work it had experience with all of the above I think we have generally had good investors might my sense is that it's really important to you as the founder and CEO of the company to get the right kind of financing for the stage and and the type of business that you are so not every business is a good fit for mentor capital as an example and and not every business is a good fit for debt if you don't have predictable earnings and and and a predictable revenues and taking on debt is not going to be a very good idea for you if you don't have a business that's going to scale rapidly and be able to to be viewed as as something that can get great returns for investors probably not gonna be a great fit for major capital so so some of those things that are relatively well understood I think they they are they're truisms but there's a reason why they're truisms and man and they certainly they certainly hold true for us what about the qualities of the investors that you like to do business with yes if the people always equate the idea of bringing an investor as like almost like you're getting married I would say it's it's from an economic perspective anyway it's deeper than that because you you have you have thanks for coming along with you for the ride and for this journey of trying to figure out how do we actually build and scale something that is going to be sustainable and and so it's critical that you find investors that are on the same page as you both in terms of what the market opportunity is how you're going to go about it how much risk you're going to have to take on as a as a company and ultimately was going to be the you know the outcome are you going to try to sell this business or you know try to keep it independent I'm gonna try to go public and making sure that you're on the same page with all the folks that are sitting around with a vested interest in this business this is really really critical and before we wrap up here if you had to impart your your best piece of advice for aspiring entrepreneurs what would you say so it's it's a bit counterintuitive but the thing I say to any that kind of inspiring sounder about it day specially in the in kind of a start up world in particular yeah as I say don't do it the reason why is because if my advice on informed coming in from left field can discourage that founder then they have no business starting a company because there is going to be headwinds like crazy in that business any business that you start so it's critical that you're able to be able to overcome those kinds of challenges so my advice is always I have what looks right now and I said look I don't mean to be discouraging but I tell you don't do this you be crazy to do it and only if you that strikes that that founder as as Hey look I'm going to overcome this this is actually something that I need to do then they should go out and do it if it's something that they're on the fence about a lukewarm about it's not the kind of thing that's good for the.
"times square" Discussed on 10 10 WINS
"Around forty in Times Square for the ball job drop real feels though closer to the low thirties a little breezy to wince news time six so six well the new year has already arrived in Hong Kong but there is uncertainty ahead there for twenty twenty as months of anti government protests show no sign of slowing down correspondent David Culver's in Hong Kong as as a big demonstration is expected tomorrow this global financial hub has felt the economic blow falling into a recession and officials canceling public events in hopes of keeping the peace the traditional fireworks over Victoria harbor to mark the new year replaced by a light show unrest popping up in pockets but the larger gathering expected the first day of the new year the group that organized past marches which mobilized some two million part Spence is holding a January first March many of Hong Kong's residents stepping into twenty twenty on certain what this new year a new decade will mean for their city David Culver Hong Kong wins news time six oh six all American personnel inside the US embassy in Iraq are safer told after hundreds of angry protesters broke into the compound entrance today chanting death to America it was in response to recent U. S. airstrikes that killed or wounded scores of militia fighters near the border of Iraq and Syria corresponding Karen Travers has more the state department official tells ABC news there are no plans to evacuate the US embassy in Baghdad all American personnel there are secure and this official says there's been no breach of the compound well video from Baghdad shows demonstrators reaching the embassy security gate official said the breach in outer wall to get there not any part of the embassy compound itself president trump accuses Iran of orchestrating the embassy protests and says that country will be held responsible a correction officer is hospitalized after he was attacked by an inmate yesterday in the jail complex next to Manhattan criminal court the guard reportedly has severe facial injuries including a broken nose and eye socket the president of the correction officers benevolent association alliance you somewhere dean says the officer was scheduled to undergo surgery again the union official says violence against his officers raises questions about the plant closing of rancor silent and that simply having borough jails won't change anything he says inmates who commit violent assaults like this should be removed from the general jail population a statement from the department of corrections says that the safety and well being of officers is paramount in quote we do not tolerate attacks on staff who work to make our jail safer for all we are investigating and are pursuing re arrest of the individual behind this attack police have arrested a Bronx man after a couple of bizarre incidents on Sunday including one which ended with him getting a beat down from an angry crowd authorities say sunny Alloway first got into trouble aboard a six train when he grabbed a terrified young woman out of her seat and director on to the platform at the Morrison Avenue soundview station video taken by a witness shows the woman escaping his grasp and other riders threatening the suspect before he gets away the forty eight year old ex con was later found by police cowering inside a deli after another crowd attacked him on the street video of that incident shows people accusing him of another assault investigators eventually connected him to the six train incident as well they say with news time six oh nine geico presents left brain versus right brain after much deliberation I've decided we should switch to geico.
"times square" Discussed on 10 10 WINS
"In Times Square security is always a concern for new year's eve in Times Square and why PD deputy commissioner of intelligence and counterterrorism John Miller says they are always monitoring something this year the chatter is down a little bit that is after a space of ISIS posters targeting New York that started at the beginning of the summer and preached just under fifty which is something that catches our attention police commissioner Dermot Shea says they are there are no specific credible threats he says spectator should feel safe but he encourages them to say something if they say something black it into ten ten wins for live coverage of the ball drop tonight and for traffic reports every ten minutes on the ones to get drivers around the blocked off streets of Times Square when the clock strikes midnight tonight people will be making a lot of noise that's fine as long as it does not include gunfire police across the country have put out a reminder that it's illegal and dangerous to fire off celebratory gunshots and remember what goes up must come down Wednesday's time to all five the new year brings new laws in New York including a pay raise for those making minimum weight Schierke city is moving faster than most other places in the country the fifteen dollar minimum wage is in effect immediately that's today everywhere in New York City governor Cuomo has said New York is leading the fight for economic justice I found Jason sweeping a sidewalk on Atlantic Avenue and he said fifteen dollars an hour sure sounds good but prices are also going on at the same time so how no is always is always a catch twenty two the New York City hospitality alliance says its recent survey showed that more than three quarters of the.
"times square" Discussed on WSJ Tech News Briefing
"The the impact of technology is prompting businesses to rethink everything from marketing to customer service. But what does the business landscape of the future actually look like find out when we return to the transformation minute from comcast business. This is your techniques breathing for Tuesday December. KNBR THIRTY I. I'm Qatari. Yokum from the Wall Street Journal in New York. It's New Year's Eve and here in the New York Bureau of the Wall Street Journal. We're just blocks away from the spectacle in the city city and from one of the most iconic parts of the celebration the Times Square ball the ball that drops at midnight to celebrate this momentous occasion in our Jr Waylon is going to take us behind the scenes and behind the technology that makes that ball drop. That's coming up after the break. Welcome back to the transformation minute from comcast business. How will the business landscape of the future look different from where we are today? We have to need hasty as VP of comcast business. There's been a major paradigm shift across all industries in banking expect to see virtual financial experts for financial consulting planning. They'll be communicating with with their customers via video at the same time. Authentication will likely evolved to use biometrics. Passwords may actually become a thing of the past. Aw at New Year's Eve parties around the world this evening you'll be handed a glass of champagne. You'll be wished well in the New Year and what makes it's the evening complete is seeing the ball drop atop Times Square. Who Better to talk to is the man behind the ball in Times Square? Tom Brennan of Waterford Crystal Tom. Thanks for being with us. How long does it take every year to get the ball? Ready for the drop on New Year's Eve is there is such a team of people behind us. We've got the marketeers. We've got the craftsman back in Ireland or the European facilities a glass door but actually make this actually designed this and it is an annual collaboration. Really never stops what happens right now. We're getting ready for the big the big buildup for Times Square. The ball drops each year. It is the most watch brown on the planet for that moment in Time New Year's eve and then we basically start the process. All over we take a day or two off we regroup. We start all over so it was an annual process. It never ever stops each one of those Waterford Crystal Triangles on the ball. Are they handcrafted. Yes I was twelve thousand pounds in weight with this two thousand six hundred and eight crystal panels and there are an element of handcraft with with the technology the technology but yet we have backing award from a European facility so it is quite a process to get this perfect speaking of technology. It's the light show on the ball that's made it so unique in the past couple of years it is a remarkable feat. What really is? This is the seventh incarnation of Times Square Ball. Drop so basically back in one thousand nine hundred were the first celebration in New York back in. Nineteen O oh seven was the actual force ball. Drop what we're looking at here. Today is the seventh incarnation but we work with brought this to life is back in two thousand and seven with the basically the technology the led was we wrote to bring award for Christa. Basically your life because once. You're looking at twenty six hundred or so Waterford Crystal triangles behind that you've got thirty two thousand. He's generating over sixteen million light parents. So you're right in your assumption really has brought to life in the last number of years. It's quite a bit of electricity. It's I think the electric bill could be a little bit high in January anyway. But let's worry about it then right so as far as Waterford Crystal goes is. Is this the most ambitious technology project every year it is. I mean we are part of just give you a little background about us so when you think of what everything that Waterford Crystal is associated with with celebration with success celebrating presenting God trophies to atheletes elites in various tournaments around the world for really what you're looking at right. Here is our crowning jewel that encompasses everything that water for the supposed to be because it really is a celebration eleboration of our success. We are an Irish heritage brand dating back two hundred and thirty six years but this is the pinnacle of our action. Look no doubt about that a piece of crystal like this with its history and its stature requires a lot of care when it goes up the pole down the pole at midnight. How does that happen? Basically there is a machine behind. Hi this is like the wizard of Oz is a huge hydraulic power system. That basically drives. That's remember the way that is six tons in weight and six tons in weight going up the way not coming down the way so you can feel the cables here all around us that Dr Dot Technology some six tons of weight is about twelve thousand pounds. So it's quite a feat of engineering to make that go up and then come back down as the ball drops. I mean when you think about it. We can't get this wrong. We've got one point. Two billion people watching this we have to get it right but it is about the celebration. It is about the moment moment. That's what it's all about for me and for Waterford from my vantage point on watching television every year. It seems like it's perfect every year. It is because I can tell you right now. That the testing of everything. Everything is meticulous. It goes on for months and months obviously this afternoon testing the hydraulics. Were not testing the hydraulics for testing the lighting's daily behind behind testing on the sequencing to make sure that everything goes in perfect unison. So even right now as we're talking in this people around testing when I'm behind the scenes because this is something that we have to get perfect every time. Tell me about the small piece of space. We are on the top of this building up with the ball right here. Being watched by more than a billion people says a lot about a unity in the world it is. I mean it is I. I'm glad you said that because when you think of what happens to our calendar year one moment that everybody stops for a second is New Year's Eve because what happens is when new Ziv starts when the countdown begins in the New Year comes in tomorrow where you're on the world no matter what time difference that you're in you're celebrating with your loved ones you pull your loved ones close. Give them a kiss. You give them a hug. You're making New Year's resolution you decide to do something you say. I'm going to go to the gym. I go on vacation. You start something new. And that's what new New Year's Eve is. It's it's a new. It's a new page the next day but this year is very different because it not just a new year to brand new decade thinking about that. That's very unique. The average person lives to be eighty nine hundred years of age. We only see eight or nine decades in our lifetime so the first of January. This is a very unique time. We're hoping that everybody can take that message of goodwill This year and just bring it forward make it happen and look for the good in every situation because there's always good there sometimes. We don't always see what happens to the crystals after January first basically the time uh-huh scoreboard behind. This never comes in that stays out all whether there's no you know what the searing heat can be like New York in the summertime. It can be up to one hundred one hundred and five hundred ten degrees. You know what in the wintertime it can be negative authority in more. The christobal never gets covered crystal. Never gets taken into what you're seeing right there that will that will give you an idea of the strength of Krista of how doable and how useful it is because it stays out all year round. It's not always in. Its position right now. In his resting position we call it but we never take it in. We never cover it up all right. That's Tom Brennan of Waterford for crystal joining us. Tom Thanks for coming on the show. Thanks for having me guys anytime. And that was your techniques briefing. Im Qatari Yoga Street Journal. Quick note we won't be on the air tomorrow but we'll be back on Thursday. Thanks for listening and happy New Year..
"times square" Discussed on 10 10 WINS
"The Times Square alliance with the students and teachers will be pushing the button to bring the ball down made sure it worked and lit up in bright lights for all the world to see Tompkins is optimistic about the forecast is gonna be great because we want to order one new year's eve of last year was just rain for eight hours and yet when midnight came everybody was rating filled with joy the theme this year is climate change in the students like van Troilo of the Bronx are optimistic about twenty twenty maybe the guy should be actions taken based on progress of the rather than sending us back years the students here helped organize participation in the youth climate March a highlight of twenty nineteen Sonya Rincon ten ten wins on top of one Times Square meanwhile in the west coast last minutes perhaps in coordination under way and for the one hundred thirty first annual tournament of roses parade there is traditionally an opening number to the parade capped by a B. two stealth bomber fly over then the parade starts over the past several years there's been a grand finale and this year for the first time ever a mid parade performance there's a lot of moving pieces executive board member Jim Chiapas as along with those performances thirty nine floats twenty three marching bands and sixteen equestrian units all have to be coordinated and sent down the five and a half mile parade route all in just two hours first one a chamber of new details this morning in the investigation of a plane crash in Maryland that killed a Bronx man officials say sixty one year old Gordon Allen was found dead inside the plane the pilot in Seoul person on board when the Roman he was flying crashed into a home Deborah easy with the NTSB says problems began shortly after takeoff about three minutes after take off at an altitude of about seventeen hundred feet radar data indicate the airplane began a descending right hand turn which continued until radar contact and radio communication was lost.
"times square" Discussed on 10 10 WINS
"Times Square as the ball drops this is going to be one of the most well policed well protected celebrations in the entire world and we'll have another safe and enjoyable new year's eve as we do every the commissioner says traffic will be detoured away from Times Square beginning at four AM on December thirty first no vehicle traffic allowed between forty third and forty eight streets between six and eight the avenues troops got ten ten wins at police headquarters in Manhattan when news time one forty five now from the WFAN sports desk mark ability jets running back let me bell not so sure how random the drug testing is in the NFL he voiced his displeasure for being randomly selected for a six time for the H. H. blood test a scene from our that's crazy six three for light dell stopped short when asked to fill comply yes of course on the road for the bill Sunday looking in the season strong it takes six of the last date John it's over the eagles in what could be the final game for Pat Shurmur said coach and it's rough is this tenure is been one thing seems certain everyone with high hopes for rookie Daniel Jones very smartly dressed in a poor reason is very smart and very talented and he improves every time he's out there and that's that's you know it in his situation I think what he said you know some really good games elsewhere the saints work out Antonio brown more clarity from the league if he be eligible for the postseason before possibly signing on to continue to be under investigation stemming from sexual assault and sexual misconduct allegations hockey the Blackhawks rip the other spot to their third straight loss rate is too much for the hurricanes five three or to any parents twenty first well because a bandage on a pair of gloves was stopped thirty nine shots and happy with the effort I thought rebuttal really well in front of our net they're not getting flus park so it was it was fun to get a win here and on that from MSG maple Leafs outlets doubles five for an overtime game and see a person actually chipped in the game winner into his own net just about bounce I mean I wasn't trying shooter by any means but I.
"times square" Discussed on 10 10 WINS
"Under way in Times Square for the big new year's eve ball drop for millions of people gather security will be tight again this year and if you'd like to add your wish for next year for twenty twenty to the confetti that will be dropped will tell you how to do it sorry accident in New Jersey crane fell on a house Sir George Michael's sister died unexpectedly exactly three years after he did on Christmas day accu weather says clearing tonight low forty one in mid town in the low thirties in the suburbs so we wanted to be on the Illinois over being asked to take another NFL drug test winter is hosting the hurricanes I wonder is visiting Chicago and the devil's hole for the maple Leafs flowery cough stocks finished mixed the Dow gained twenty four right all time high the nasdaq lost six three with news time eight oh one traffic center good evening Russ Meyer good evening I'll check in on the east side of Manhattan in traffic snarled on the SP are beginning at twenty third street in downtown Austin that is a stalled vehicle right lane he's closed off also on the cross Bronx delays I'm gonna Bronx river parkway and I was a result of an accident taking out one lane Abby I'm not things are open out to the G. W. B. elsewhere in the Bronx relays on the northbound side of the deacon coming into the cross Bronx south and again is doing okay also in queens Grand Central is gonna get to east bound just passed to be QB coming into LaGuardia again we have an accent that one taking out two lanes and his we see on long island's big three everything O. K. on the ally in northern state and southern city park waves are doing alright for a here's what you need to know about the bridges and tunnels it said ten minutes in the GWB about a half hour outbound fifteen in fifteen out of the Lincoln tunnel it's about fifteen fifteen out at the Holland tunnel although the sentence be parking rules in effect for tomorrow traffic and transit every ten minutes on the ones breaking traffic alerts whenever they happen I'm Russ Meyer on ten ten wins an update now for decades he was a mainstay in talk radio radio shock jock don Imus one of the early pioneers of the genre died in college station Texas after being hospitalized on Christmas Eve Marc Chernoff was the V. peer programming at WFAN I'm Mrs former bossy never mind did anyone making fun of him and he would eight people line sometimes even when being made fun acts yeah he was really an amazing person and he did so much for the radio station it's so much for the community radio personality sid Rosenburg worked with I miss we've got work to for morning till morning what we're gonna get without forethought Ivers but we do know this the show was going to be great he was gonna be prepared he was more hilly sport really forty was just amazing truly a legend and a pioneer I'm Mrs final show was last March it announced a few months earlier that he'd be retiring no word yet on the cause of death I miss is survived by his wife of twenty five years do you draw and six adult children don Imus was seventy nine years old there been six hate crimes in the city this week the latest this morning in Brooklyn here's our Carol Deoria with details it was twelve forty this morning three young women were walking near eastern parkway in Kingston Avenue when they were attacked the NYPD says another young woman came along and slapped each of them in the head in the face the police say thirty year old Tiffany Harris was arrested forty minutes later and charged with harassment as a hate crime Gregory freedman was buying donuts for his young children on Kingston Avenue this morning he said he's very concerned about the increase it is unfortunate that people are propelled by hatred and they take violent action towards innocent people for help or stand whose son area was killed in an anti semitic attack many years ago says.
"times square" Discussed on Overdue
"She then kind of at one point just gets really in her feelings and gets kind of upset and to cheer her up. Gesture cricket plays like her favorite opera song that he had heard on the radio. Joe And then all of the blazer like Yo this cricket is magic and can play all sorts of music Because I think this is kind of John Cusak Husak with the boombox sort of moment where he's trying to win over Mama bullying song. It is a little bit of say anything It is also a little bit of like Doc Hello my baby. Hello honey now. We have a magic cricket like Sharia the frog ten from and so this guy. Mr Smedley. Who who usually comes to the New Stand to buy like Music America. Whatever magazine is in this book They they tell him like Yo. This crooked plays opera and he starts playing some amazing music in Mr Smedley writes an op-ed and or like he sends a letter to The New York Times about it. Sure that is likely due to the music editor of The New York Times and he penned several paragraphs about dislike dope cricket. That plays magic music. And then he says in changing the yours horatio piece medley. PSI also give piano lessons more information. They leaves his address which is just boss move. Does he think that's going to be published in the paper alongside their estimate I think so. The beginning of the next chapter is the music editor of the New York. Times was quite surprised to get Mr Smith Italy's letter but he believed in the freedom of the press and had it printed on the and musical page of the paper that how Oh newspapers word extremely expansive view of what freedom of press freedom of the press means that the press is obligated to print. ANYTHING BANGED AGAINST THE I. I think there's like this is one of the things I do like about. This book is stuff like that. Feels like Seldon's having a lot of fun. I next time someone tries is a killer story on me. I'M GONNA say freedom of the press. Why are you why are you censoring me? Yeah I mean that's half of our discourse these days right can't kick Bolini off twitter So then we enter like the part of the book where Chester has become a musical celebrity and people come to the Times Square subway. Stop just to hear this beautiful cricket music BLINIS set off two hour long concerts. A day One like before the morning rush and one after the evening rush and you you work in theater. What kind of a best seems like a lot? It's a C. Span of day issue in particular if he were union They would definitely have to pay him overtime for how along his day is you can do two shows in one day but they have to be within a certain window and if they're too close together you have to feed need them in between But the main thing is he's working like a ten hour because you can't leave you can't go anywhere else. He just has to be there in the middle of the day You GotTa pay him on a special contract for like you know young audiences or something like that But the the little Ark I had not remembered about this book All was that it just it becomes a job for him and he starts to not like it as much anymore and he starts to feel really sad that he just has to like play music on commands. Yeah I mean. I think that that's familiar to anybody. WHO has made a hobby into a job I think? Is You lose a little bit of. You've made it fun for you in the first place. Now the flip side of that is that if you do switch careers at all then you gradually come to find the joy and the old thing. Yes but he doesn't suddenly happen for me. Like with respect to giving technology sure fixing like actually physically fixing and computers and stuff with my hands you get a lot of joy out of that I just as I like building things our own do it as often as I used to. yea here. Yeah I could use a shelf. Let's talk about. Let's talk about herself as well. You doing a show on this. But and like meanwhile like Tucker and Harry are like being Chester's astor's manager they're like egging him on to learn more songs and like do more shows and get better and he's like Nah I'm disease. We need another album for the holiday season every rock and roll bio PIC. Where like you know the artist is like? I just can't go out on tour anymore. I don't believe in the thick like like he's really burned out and so they decide to help him leave and he wants to go back to his farm in Connecticut and they hatch like little escape plan for him and they sh- they show him what What like trains to take but before that we do get this beautiful image. Which is I? Think very similar to what you Remember from Very Mary. Mary cricket so he plays his final concert. He dedicates it to the Balinese even though they have no idea because they can't speak cricket chester the cricket cricket rooftop Khan really is infamous like the music warped up through the great in the sidewalk and then like people walking down Broadway. Stop and listen and People Start overflowing on the sidewalk on the street. Traffic came to a standstill. The buses the cars men and women walking looking everything stopped and what was strangers of all no one minded just this. Once in the very heart of the busiest of cities everyone was perfectly content not to move and hardly only to breathe and for those few minutes while the song lasted Times Square was still as a meadow at evening with the sun streaming in on the people there and the wind moving among on them as if they were only tall blades of grass. This is very sweet. This book At Times said it. That's I I don't WanNa say it's frustrating. Because I don't know how many people this this is going to affect but this is literally what happens in very merry cricket and bear in mind that very mary cricket was a sequel to a what I understand to be a fairly straightforward adaptation of the of the original book. Yes So this cricket cricket only got one trick and it is well to make people stop and contemplate for a moment as they hear a beautiful because music's beautiful four-man it can change the world So then yeah they help him leave and Morio knows that he has left of his own volition because Chester Chester has I believe he's taken the bell with him. it's something to do with the bell. Either he takes it relieves it on purpose. Yeah the bells gone. Mario says and that's how he knows that A thief didn't take it because he would have taken the money in the cash register to so the cricket pitch shakes his little bell with him And Tucker and Harry make a plan to maybe visit him later which is i. Guess you get to the other books. Okay so yeah it's really it's Nice I found a quote of his about the like the animal characters. Seldom Yeah On the humanness of the characters specific human characteristic. Such as acquisitive nece in my tucker mouse can be shown in sharpened often comical exaggeration. Saturation however fantastic adventures may be the human truth that the animal characters embody must be clear real and accurate and yeah they do. Boil down into archetypes nights. Like gesture is very sweet and well meaning but in Artiste who just wants quiet and like Harry is kind of a fun loving guy who just wants to be your POW and Tucker is a like you said he's a rat race minded mouse Who just wants to get ahead? And we'll store up stuff to make sure that he has it And they're they're very sweet trio. I really like Mario and his family I wished the stuff in Chinatown town weren't as problematic as it is because it kind of stinks up the middle of the book a little bit But is fun to hang out with the animal book again and and have an come away with questions as to why they know about our worlds. I like a good anthromopor anthropomorphic. Animal Book especially one where most of the animals don't die and yes somehow the red walls and your water ships down. Well he is not what he's not doing his like exploring at least in this book. He's not exploring. Any of the hierarchies of those animals animal's systems. Because you only meet one of each. It feels very metropolitan very New York City. Everybody from different backgrounds right Well yeah these. These animals all move move from rural places to be in the big city. Yes it'd be where the jobs crew and they can't find an affordable apartment so they live in a train station Word sewer yes. That's true he lives in a drainpipe. People people can make all kinds of internal lives. They lived in a sewer accepting them tools to New York though. Yeah they're New York their New York based yes definitely. I don't know if it was New York or a New York Lake like city. No I do not believe. It's like a superman situation. I think they couldn't. They couldn't get the rights to New York and so they had to come up with but yeah this is a this is a book that was fun to revisit. It was more fun to read. Then the liverwurst was to eat. I'm so glad that you did. You produce back to eating things on the air and the silently being discussed with myself that I wouldn't spit it it out and that if I'd spit it out right away I wouldn't have gotten to that one second where I enjoyed it so much liverwurst. You already wasted today by making that man. Open Up. A package packaged liverwurst. That nobody else anything skin into a system. He had to like way fifty pounds of like fifty dollars worth of liverwurst switch. How many pounds that is? I have no idea. Hit like scan it into a system to say well. I opened his liverwurst and I took it wouldn't. It would not have surprised me if he had had evaporated into thin air because he was a ghost whose sole would only be freed. If someone would finally ask for liver words sleep. I definitely made sure that no one else was at the counter when I ordered it because I didn't want to explain why I needed a quarter pound of liver worse. He he gave. I think he said I don't know what he said to me. When he gave me deliver us I think he said happy holidays but he could have said something judgy about my liverwurst? Don't remember even happy. The holidays said the right way could imply what he did like having holidays. Yeah it kind of felt like was your problem now.
"times square" Discussed on Overdue
"Tucker says something to the effect of Because gestures like oh I thought the cats and mice were enemies in Tucker says in the country maybe but the New York we gave up those old habits long ago so this is a statement on the rural urban divide. Colloton East goes goes by US. We already know that they're they're really like a tuned to state border so is coastal elites the cats and mice and crickets in train stations. Their New York values so mario takes his pet cricket down to Chinatown down and meets a man named siphoning And this is a thing I don't love about the book Saif Fong and another his friend That we meet later in the book speak in like a really stilted broken English rush. Oh great good. And there's like a couple beats about like how like not knowing when to start or stop bowing and stuff love and in I giving Selden the most credit. It feels like he's trying to do a like meeting in different people who live in the same city as you and like I can. I can draw a line between because later in the book. Mario Mario gets a cage from Lifelong Siphon puts a cool little bell in it As like a gift because he likes cricket and he likes this little boy that came to visit him And then later Peter Margot's back there To like find out what the cricket should eat and SIPHONS hanging out with his friend and they spend all night hanging out this boy and his cricket and they eat eat like a delicious meal and Mars. Like Oh my God. I've never had food like this before. It's so interesting it's you know this is really cool and it feels like Seldon is trying to give you an arc of like meeting people who are different than you and coming together over meals and stuff like that but moment to moment there's like really busted speech and it just doesn't I don't know I would. If you're sharing this book with a kid you might be prepared to talk about that a little bit. Yeah I guess yeah. It's we don't need to get too far into the weeds on like judging by the time I guess but let's just like acknowledge college that it's probably well meaning but modern day problematic I move. Yeah I think that's fair The the The reason that marlins going back there is because after he comes back he's living in the cage and he hates being in the cage because he can't hop around apparently crickets can hop like three feet. Do you know that crickets gap here. Let me get on my friend. Mr Degrasse title backing here. Get hopping distanced. I know the difference between cricket and a grasshopper is their antennas If you ever need to know that information grasshoppers have short antenna in crickets have much longer antenna And Grasshopper's make music with their legs and crickets make music with their wings I didn't talk about this in James the giant peach like a allegra rubber. Whatever the leg rubbers gross Crooked jumping to sincere although varies by species field in house crickets can jump about three feet. WHOA is roughly equivalent to thirty times their body length? Whoa like ants where an ant can carry fifty times its own weight but weighs nothing and so it's like impressive expressed as a percentage but not as an absolute correct whereas I'm at the gym trying to like like pull myself up with half of my body weight and I'm dying to do it but aunt I guess could dislike rock? Climb no problem very tiny rock though. So Mario He does have to go back to Chinatown. Because because overnight chester gets let out of the cage is Buds Tucker and Harry and they like party a little bit and then like Tucker is like into all the money that is left in this open register because like the register's broken and they make like a little bed out of all the money and gesture falls asleep in Senate and because he's like not been eating properly he wakes up having eaten a bunch of money like on the two dollar dollar bills or whatever and there's a minor scandal where they have to replace the money with money. That Tucker has been saving in his drainpipe. I don't know why this mouse is hoarding money. The language he uses implies that he is going to spend it on something later. I don't know who he will give the money to see the kind of guy who like stores Gold's under the floorboards because he hasn't trust banks is the kind of person we're talking this. This is one mouse who knows the value of a dollar. How why for what Tucker this? This is the thing you're getting hung up on. Is this cricket who would be dead after three weeks and this and this cat or friends near like well. Why do they think why they accept? That currency exists And means something so to to to rectify the money eating problem. They give the newsstand in the money. That Tucker has been saving with no explanation. Obviously because they can't talk to the humans and then Mario takes him back down to Chinatown where siphoning and his friend have very moving evening. Hearing music played by a cricket Makes them cry. Like Imagine Andrew You owned a small small business and a kid came in with a bug and you were like staying late with your friend at the at the business to like maybe have some food. The chill axe and this kid comes back like Hey I brought my magic bug back. Can't eat your food and have it play music for you and your cool tight. This sounds like a normal normal Friday evening it does sound like fun for a really. I don't think it sounds like a normal one in but it's just the the degree to which people take this Kirk Erkin stride at parts of this book is really enjoyable because it's kind of outlandish chum. And so the the the visit to Chinatown goes very well. And so Harry. The Cat Tucker Mouse and gesture see cricket decide that they're GONNA have a party in the new stand overnight sound sweet. It's GonNa be a good time and they start listening to the radio. They learned that Chester Chester can basically play. He has perfect pitch. He can play any song that he hears on the radio and which is very different from Harry Cat who starts arts trying to sing? And he's very bad at it and just the idea of a cat trying to sing and being asked is really funny to me and they are just having the best. It's time and somebody bumps into a box of matches and oh now what what farcical it is that you Asian happy resolve resolve the matching weird. Lucy show the shenanigans happen as a result of this matchbook thing. Oh my God. The matches like fall out of the matchbox and land. How many of them Kevin? He couldn't see where he was going. Toppling twenty of them. He couldn't see where he was going and toppled over into the box of kitchen matches. The box flipped over. A shower of matches fell around the shelf and onto the cement floor. They were several yellow bursts and the sharp scratch. A match makes when it's lit most of them fell far enough away from the wooden wall so they could burn themselves out without danger injure but one match unluckily struck right next to a pile of that morning's newspapers. The spurt of flames at setup lit the whole freight edge of the papers and quickly spread over the whole bundle. Oh and so then they are. Now they're dealing with a small fire inside of this locked up newsstand. They have closed their only way out out with a pile of magazines. And so they're they're almost GONNA die in there which is kind of dramatic and sad. When do we get to the cricket in Times Square Rare? So he's living to say he's living in Times Square. He is okay. He is at a newsstand at the subway station of Times Square earlier in the book. They have taken him up to like look at Times Square and he finds it a little overwhelming. It's too busy because he's a country cricket. Sure when when is this story says it set in nineteen sixty when the book came out. So I don't I don't believe it is set earlier than that because I I read. I was reading some stuff about Times Square which I think has a pretty well. All known and well documented history So the the like seventies and eighties or kind of the deer of in thinking about it as a as a hive of scum and villainy or whatever. That's that's the time period. Probably thinking about but by nineteen sixty. The people were described Here's a quote as early as nineteen sixty forty second street between seventh and eighth. Eighth Avenue was described by the New York Times as has the worst block in town. Oh Gosh bear in mind. That time square is named for The New York Times and that even though they you know they sold the the building in one times square like in like nineteen o something They'd still occupy a building that is like a block over. So they're saying this about their neighbor ever. Here's the description from when they go up there They were standing at one corner of the Times building which is at the south end of Times Square above the cricket towers. It seemed like mountains of light rose up into the night sky. Even this late. The neon signs were still blazing reds blues. Greens and yellows flashed down on him. And the air was full of the roar of traffic in the hub of human beings. It was as if times square were kind of shell with colors and noise breaking in great waves inside it chester's heart Hurt Him and he closed his eyes to site was too terrible and beautiful for cricket. Who Up to now had measured high things by the height of his willow tree and sounds by the burble of running running Brooke So like the big. It's kind of interesting that he then spends most of the book comfortable in a closed off like new stand where he is not overwhelmed by this big bustling metropolis. So you don't get I mean I can. I can completely see that right as somebody who moved from Mike Rural too small town Ohio to We moved to two small town New Jersey. There's a but it's the scale is a lot then moved up to Jersey City and lived there for a while. It was hard to feel safe like on the stream. A wild just because we didn't I just didn't know what to expect. It was just so much more than I'd ever lived around before her. Yeah and I'm any Used to it now but even going back to I o for the holidays. I realized how much I miss just like driving on a road. That doesn't have it sure it's interesting. It's like having having horizontal space. I Miss Horizontal Space. Oh sure I love the smell of trees allot dislike concentrated. It'd tree smell spring allergies. You had trouble finding so much. Trees are like cut grass or it is interesting. It smells like it's runny. Nose for three zero. Yes I sometimes get that just a cricket feeling though when I go to a city that is bigger than Philly. Go to certain parts of Manhattan or like downtown Chicago. Even when I'm like this is way more allegations that being just hanging out by the by by the bean In the loop you know getting a dog You it feels. It's bigger than certain parts of PHILLY affiliate really spread out in some ways. That actually make it way more like tolerable to live in so you don't get overwhelmed. I think If but some people like the the the bustle of the big apple or or the windy city or wherever. You might be But I I totally get that. And it's kind of neat to for maybe Abia Kid who hadn't been in New York before or something like that. It kind of captures that feeling just from like a bug perspective Served as kind of Nice so they do get saved. There's a guy who Works usually at the subway station. Who Smith who like sees the fire and sees this happen so they burst in and they lose some of their magazine stock but not too much and mostly Mama Bellini's just kind of scared and they are a little bit worried about got money but they're probably going to be okay? Sounds like this cricket has personally cost this family hundreds or thousands of dollars at this thousands thins definitely dozens of dollars in magazines with this fire for sure were. Chester doesn't Tucker in Harrier like Yo Chester. We got beef feet like we set fire to this place. We gotta go and gestures. First reaction is if the Bellini's find me gone they'll think set the fire and ran and then mobility does accuse him of arson to Mario like straight up is like this cricket place doubt me. I don't see how Mama Bellini is. Ron She's really not of saying she has a point..
"times square" Discussed on Overdue
"Into this book is about cricket named Chester and I love him so so much tell me about this. Cricket Chester is great here. He is a cricket from the Great State of Connecticut and he just loves good smelling foods so much that when some people were picnicking in Connecticut picket heaves like. What's that smell? Is it liverwurst. I love liverwurst so much. Let me get in there and get some and he was stuck in their picnic basket which they took all the way back to their home in New York City and so then he got out of the picnic basket on with subway away train off the subway train and now he is a cricket that lives in Times Square. That's how the book I mean. That's sort of how the book starts arts. Actually it's about a kidney. Mario finding cricket he becomes friends with but I wanted to give you chester's backstory. I because it's important that's pretty good. Yeah I mean I feel like Nick. He's I mean he's GonNa get in trouble for jumping the fair and the New York City subway. That's for sure yes I wanted to. Let's stew new segment called Neil degrasse Tyson. What where I ruined the book by telling you that a cricket lives for three weeks as an adult? Wait a SEC. Where a cat a cat lives for between two and sixteen years and mice live between two and seven depending on the species? Okay and and so. It's just it's extremely unlikely that Chester would live long enough to do much of anything or that. These three different kinds of animals would be fi- saw real laugh. I saw thing that a cricket would live for about a year now maybe not as an adult life span I am seeing is two to three months. It's as an egg slash larva uh-huh three weeks as an adult that so we meet Chester as a larva. Oh No we don't. He's an adult band cricket that ooh man clocks ticket. Oh No Do you know anything else. Kuma crickets that we should lay out there. No that's the only thing is I looked up. I just I wanted to see how likely it would be for these animals to be friends side. Like if you could take out the food chain related concerns and it turns out. There is a small window now andrew as I said earlier. Chester was Attracted to this picnic basket by liverwurst. Have you ever eaten liverwurst liverwurst. It is some sort of sliced food product that is made from liver and sometimes his vehicle and it is it is a liver sausage. I've never eaten it in my life. I have brought some slices to eat today here on the. Have you ever eaten livered at all like in any form. I don't know if I've ever eaten liver because we did we ate we'd likes chicken livers. There's quite a bit as kids and think. I went to the grocery store on the way home today. I said Sir give me a quarter pound of liverworts stead he. That's you just really went. He had to. I don't want to go up to somebody and be like what is the smallest quantity of liverwurst that you can open a new liver worse because clearly. No one is getting liverwurst. I so I'm going to bite it right now. Okay that's a face that's kind of. That's not unlike the face as that you made when we both eight Turkish delight. except I'm not experiencing this with you CA. Okay now you're okay. Now you're far away from the microphone. The the audio medium is not sufficient for picking up. Just the contortions that you are doing right. Shoot that for what six or seven seconds if it was that long. I'd be surprised there was a second in there where it tastes. Great and the rest of it was really confusing. It tasted like Ole hotdog was that when when was the second where it tasted good was at the beginning was in the middle somewhere in the middle. There I bet it would be okay. Hey with some mustard. I did really just roll it up and shove it into my shop. I think you'd have to but if it smelled like it tastes. You're saying you would would not hop onto picnic basket all the way to. New York's no so maybe chester has a more refined palate than I do I don't know how that's possible. Because he cannot have been alive for more than a couple of months at this point possible but now he lives in Times Square with a boy named Mario Bellini who who is an adorable boy who helps his parents. Mama and Papa Bellini run a newsstand Ma'am still dealing with the after taste of that liverwurst. UH MOM would wouldn't Mama Bellini have like a successful spaghetti sauce. Hey Listen Mama. Bellini is is an Italian in stereotype that he would see on like a store. Brand thing of ROMANUCCI impossible. I do think that Selden is trying to do with thing where it's like there may be. I don't remember if the Bellini's came from Italy or if they're the next generation I don't recall hall but they feel they have very strong connections to the old country. They they like listening to Italian opera over over the radio when like the the Metropolitan Opera broadcasts opera over the radio or whatever it's very cute they all huddle around the radio and listen to a while. They're running in their new stand in the Times Square subway station. So I I am fans. I'm a fan of the Bellini's overall How much do the human human characters factor into this? Because they don't recall humans being a big thing at all in the. It's a movie except for you did need humans to be around to listen to the CR- it's a pretty big thing actually So Mario finds his cricket he thinks the cricket is good luck he wants to keep it Mama. Bellini thinks thanks to cricket is gross and wants it to go away. Bob Leans like mail whatever. Just keep it around and don't get don't let it get into any trouble And that's briefly. We meet Tucker Mouse and Harry cat. gesture doesn't have a last name but as fine I I mean based on the convention that you've just established I think chester cricket is no one calls him that they just call him chester in the in the cast list for uh-huh very merry cricket. It is as Chester Chester C.. Cricket what I don't know what the C stands for They show him around huggers. Also Tucker our mouths eight but Harry is just Harry. The this this is good. This is these animals beg a lot of questions like they know what different states are like a one point they reference Texas they obviously know the boundaries. He's between New York and Connecticut They do speak of version of English to each other. I suppose which is like par for the course for like animal based fiction. I understand Though I don't know why Tucker mouse cares about money which he cares a lot of Or why they respect state boundaries. Like I don't understand their reverence for US government He had I mean I guess about Tucker is that he's a mouse but he dreams of getting into the rat race one day. Maybe maybe that's why unless y likes money and that liverwurst wasn't mouthful are you going back for just didn't I wanted to give it. Another shot wasn't a good idea. Because when he becomes friends with Tucker and Harry he tells the story about how he got lost in this picnic basket because the liverwurst and Doug mouses like oh I have some liverwurst and he goes home to his home that is a drain pipe and like pulls out a wrapped up piece. liverwurst it in foil and it's like you're a cricket I got you this. And so he he. He gave Him Bread and candy. Mario at one point feeds chester part of a chocolate bar. which is adorable? I would love to feed a cricket a chocolate bar like my if I had a pet cricket. Ah I could just hold it in my hands. Could they metabolize that in this book. Yes in this book they can. Maybe that's why they only live for. I'm sure that's what this this was the fourth chocolates true okay. Chester chocolate cricket We do get really early on in the book kind of some good environmental storytelling from selden about the newsstand The space inside was big enough for Mario Oriole but Mama and Papa were cramped when they took when each took their turn. A shelf ran along one side and on it were a little second hand. Radio a box of Kleenex. For Mama's Hayfever for a box of kitchen matches for lighting Papas. Pipe a cash register for money which there wasn't much of an alarm clock for no good reason at all. The cash register had one drawer roar which was always open And it just it felt like I was in like a video game where they were trying to tell me about the world by a bunch of things on the floor and of course all of these things come back in the story later as Chester interacts with them one by one Shan. But you asked about whether or not the story hinges on what Chester does how necessary are the human characters Mars trying to justify keeping this cricket around and he's telling Mama that like oh the U.. We could use him to tell the temperature he's like. Have you never heard that seem very efficient though. I'm just going to thermometer. Yeah but like if you you adhere to what is it. In my notes Dole Bears Law. You can calculate the temperature by multiplying. How many times it it chirps spy like fifteen or something and then add forty and then you know math? I'm maybe that's true. Thermometer doc is you just look at the number and then you know at the number as as this is easier. Sounds like you would way boy back in the day we were all telling temperature creek. Yes we invent then. We invented the thermometer. We'd you have to do that. And it sounds like you would be good friends with Mama Bellini. Because she is ragging on Mario like why do we need this cricketer thermometer. It's summer it's hot. And she's like how do even know about cricket so much and he goes. Jimmy Lebowski told me last summer and she goes the give it to the expert Jimmy box game. Yeah I am a big fan of. I liked mumbling a lot And so in his like campaign to tell his mom that he can take care of this cricket He makes a decision that he's going to go down to Chinatown and he's going to get a cage to keep chester in and this is apparently like a practice that people know about it is a real just been keeping him as a free range cricket in their house up to this well in the newsstand he lives in the news can't and so he lives even seem like a little matchbox And he keeps him in there. Oh Up at this point we've also addressed the fact that the animals don't each other Andrew When we meet Harry sorry?.
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"times square" Discussed on Overdue
"Hey everybody we're GONNA overdo it. The podcast the books. You've been meaning to read. My name is Craig. My name is Andrew. How many times has a baby thrown up on you you today? None yet none times man. I was once like each week. We talk about a book that we haven't read before four and I'm going to be talking about the cricket in Times Square which I think I read as a kid but Andrew and he tips about getting puked on. ABC On talk. Okay I try not to do it. gay good pediatrician. Who Will be very reassuring to you on the phone when you call them out? When you call the pediatrician attrition? Okay now this is appropriate because this is a kids book that we're GonNa talk about when you call the pediatrician. Do you say I am covered in babies puke helped me. Do you say like or you up front that your your main concern is is your main concern you in your puke state your puke covered state or you really like were you being a good parent and you were of course course. Of course. You're worried about the baby. Now you can. I think the quality of of your call with your pediatrician is going to be as good as what he put into it. Or if you call if you call and say help I'm covered in baby puke. They will take the important information. which is that a baby is puking sure and I think they work backwards to help you figure out what is wrong and what to do next? But they're not going to tell you about laundry tips or things like ideally you. Would I mean the laundry tip Biz like wipe it off Okay yeah ideal you have more information to tell them like whether they running a fever order. Just these are cool baby tips for media. You sure I appreciate that. Well we will only we only in the first four months. We've only done the panics. After hours call to the Pediatrician Attrition Two Times which I think is pretty good for new parents and we. I think we've only new first time parents Henry Puke stories two times on the PODCAST. So I think it's a pretty good record heard I think So this week as I said earlier I'm GonNa talk about the cricket in Times Square by George Selden with illustrations by the innumerable garth Williams Andrews is a book that you are familiar with at all the book. I'm not familiar with but I did we. We had a a Like a Rankin Bass Christmas movie. VHS Box set as kids and one of the movies in that was not the the adaptation of this book but a sequel call the very merry cricket. That was about Christmas. I think selden worked on. All those animated specials wouldn't wouldn't surprise me but I'm like tangentially familiar with these characters and I'm curious to hear what the exact arc of the story is in here because in a very merry cricket like he's it's from like the sixties or something. Yeah think so. It's really like Pete complaining about the commercialization of Christmas or we we all just like became swallowed by it and at the end of the movie. There I don't know if he's in Times Square. It's just a busy city but the lights and everything thing overpowers the electrical grid and there's a blackout and that's why everyone can hear the crickets beautiful song. Oh interesting yeah oh I kinda dig that. I have not seen any adaptations of the chester and yet chester and his friends series by George Cell. It's called I think so. I think on Amazon. This was listed as the cricket in Times Square Chester. And his friends one or something there's like seven or eight of these books. This one which was published in nineteen sixty was made into a film in Nineteen seventy three an animated film by Chuck Jones with with Mel Blanc as Tucker Mouse of all people yeah looney tunes fame but yes I thought that spoke for itself. But thank you for clarifying vying. Not just making sure and our bay who Chuck Jones's that's true Do you know the IMF. And he the Info Wars Guy. Oh Gosh do you do you. No who George. Selden is Andrew Well I've it's only I. It's very seldom that I look up this kind of information. I know that he's a novelist who wrote mostly children's fiction and this is his best known as the first this first book as you mentioned came out in nineteen sixty and and then he along with Williams did another six books between nineteen sixty nine and nineteen eighty seven. Okay all about the the the the these three characters cricket this cat and mouse I think yes. Those are unlikely combination of because the cat. I would eat both of those I yes anything like my do address that in the book which I'll tell you about a little later We don't need really to talk too much about Mr Williams. We covered him in episode two ninety when we talked about Charlotte's Web But he's did like Stuart little and a whole bunch of stuff. His drawings things are all the The little house books. Oh yes Asians. Yes and then. He'd did really detailed research of the American Midwest like he he went and walked around he One of the books is about a house that they make like along the banks of a river and he walked along that river and found like a a divot in the bank that he thinks was probably the house Let's go yeah. He wrote illustrated tons books. We talked about him already. I think the the other thing you might know him from that. He created a minor controversy among terrible people when his illustrations for the rabbits wedding in nineteen fifty eight depicted a white rabbit marrying a black rabbit. They're just Ravitz. I think the quote that we read in the other episode. I was completely unaware the animals with white I such as white polar bears and white white dog white rabbits were considered blood relations of white beings. I was only aware that a white horse next to a black horse looks very picturesque. So good job garth Mr Selden born nineteen point nine. Nine hundred eighty nine went to Yale and Columbia. Went to Rome like you do There I couldn't and find too much about him. Aside from these books and aside from a book he published in Nineteen Seventy four under the pseudonym Terry Andrews which is about the story of. It's called the story of Herald About a children's book author WHO's written like a very successful book called the story of Herald and then it's about like his sexcapades in downtown East Village Culture in Manhattan. I did a little little bit more digging including reading from like good reads stuff on this and yes oh it's it's assumed to be at least partially autobiographical. Yeah But yeah it's about a bisexual children's book author He now this this character. I believe does plans. You commit suicide And it also has like some fairly explicit like sexual themes interest. Yeah it's an adult. It's a pretty pretty big departure from the story about like this cricket in this massive SCAP before it's true There was one one article I read about it though. That's I like praised. It was in a list of people's like forgotten books or something like books that are out of print or books that you hadn't heard of that author's Thor's liked and it they praise it as a depiction of that era of Gay Culture in Manhattan where people were Freely experimenting and kind of trying to live their best lives In a way that was very novel at the time Yeah like reading. One of the good reads reviews I'm pretty high up it. It talked about how the main character whose name is Terry. How like stereotypical nickel He is as a gay purr very catty. And and and just all all of those serotypes that are well worn out now but I think might Fill a little more. I don't know realistic or less. Troublesome in nineteen seventy whatever her This book as I said earlier was published in nineteen sixty He says the inspiration came from quote. One Night I was coming home on the subway way and I did hear a cricket Chirp in Times Square subway station. The story formed in my mind within minutes. An author is very thankful for minutes like those although they happen. All all too infrequently It went on to win a newbery honor which is not the actual metal. They call it newbery. Honor when you're like the runner up when you lose but let's get some credit Which I some honor? It lost to the island of Blue Dolphins which is a book. We talked about episode one eight six. Listen awesome that if you want them all sorts of internal advertising. You would ask me whether we had done islander the blue dolphins I would either have told you. Yeah no or flipped a coin. I don't have done so many of these But Yeah I'm excited to talk about this book. I remember reading it as the little kid and I didn't remember much about it except the basic character relationships and a few key details also I I'm I associated with with Christmas because interesting. That movie is my only my only window really into the universe so so I thought it was kind of seasonally appropriate even though we are reading are typical horny holidays fair a little later later. This is not an official Christmas book up but there is a Christmas flavored entry in this series. If you want to go and find yeah well. Let's take a quick break Andrew. And then I'll tell you all about this book Doc. All Right Craig. So you know that. There's a big gift giving holiday coming up later this month. Yeah festive this. Yeah that's one of them and there's no better way to get somebody by a gift then to make sure it makes a statement about something that they're doing wrong and so one of our sponsors..
"times square" Discussed on 10 10 WINS
"Times Square teaming with tourists who often no no proper sidewalk etiquette not to mention the throngs of annoying custom characters some of whom known for harassment and groping still a problem there from his tenth floor vantage point Times Square alliance president Tim Tompkins watches the costumed characters prey on tourists you know you see this for like four five am swarm around some of these kind of intimidated even if they have a good experience to go from having to give one check out to you know ten Bucks but Saturday evening's incident crossed the line from nuisance to criminal a fifty four year old man dressed as Elmo allegedly groping a fourteen year old girl this is time square quirky is fine but creepy is not Duncan says it's time for the city council to increase regulation of the characters who are supposed to stay in designated areas al Jones ten ten wins in Times Square means news time three forty nine the house Judiciary Committee plans to the Thursday and rules for hearings on the possible impeachment of president trump although many Democrats are not eager to start the impeachment process the house Judiciary Committee is willing to map out the technical steps an escalation of the panels investigations of president trump the committee would still have to introduce impeachment articles against trump and win approval from the house to bring charges even if that did happen the Republican led Senate is extremely unlikely to convict trump or see him removed from office Jackie Quinn Washington five state attorneys general launching an investigation into whether Google has become too big and too affected at squashing in acquiring its rivals AG's from a dozen states and the district of Columbia gathered on the steps of the Supreme Court to announce the pro DC Attorney General Karl Racine since the focus is school goals potential monopolistic behavior the starting point is the tech giant's dominance in search and the connection to its advertiser the search results invariably is laid with Google related. good services and those who pay Google Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes there's nothing wrong with being the dominant player if it's done fairly that's what our investigation intends to uncover any add this is not anti tech to the opposite this is actually for the benefit of the tech ecosystem to help level the playing field Ben Thomas Washington but again because you're running Williams First Lady Charlaine McCurry and others rallied at city hall in favor of a bill that would give mandatory paid personal time to new Yorkers have it gets going on the city council require every employer with five or more workers were with at least one domestic worker to provide ten days of paid time off a year chambers of commerce from all five boroughs oppose the bill council speaker Cory Johnson is among those that are skeptical saying he didn't want to strain small businesses already suffering from rent increase winds news time three fifty one. from the ram truck traffic.
"times square" Discussed on Veterans Chronicles
"You're listening to veterans chronicles presented by the American veterans center and the radio America network. This is veterans chronicles on the radio America network. I'm Greg Caramba talking with George Mendosa, the US navy sailor in the photo from VJ day in Times Square and later, we'll hear from the other half of the famed photo, Greta Friedman, George you were just talking about returning to San Francisco, so heavyweight all all the navy was back to the base. And the army took over the city of San Francisco, so I wouldn't have clothes. I took my uniform off, but there's excellence yet. And I went back into the bus. Drinking. Well that day, of course, the girls out there too. They were walking. While there's a pool there on van. That's sleet. Sleet, and in front of the federal building that is a fountain with a statue in water. Shoot. Nothing. The end. Well to be girls dove into the pool. And about twenty sailors though, then after them they drums at two girls to gills that killed. And every street there at market street, the girls climbing up on the status. And the cell is the reach up and pull the girls down off the sessions. Well, I think before was all over with something like fifteen girls killed. That they said Francisco. Wow. So it was a however mess. Looking from my shipmates. I knew they went into bar. Just off a market street. And I went to the by. And I found some of my own shipmates. And that was one guy he was bombs. He has this young lady. And so. And there was a big clothing star. In. My buddy here from my ship. He's not big glass of the ones that. Reached in Iraq and pull them mink coat off the rack. And put it on his lady friends. So it was crazy. Well, let's talk about a couple of different aspects of this number one. We should point out that the woman you were with on the date on the day that you found out the Japanese had surrendered ultimately became your wife and is still your wife today. And I just read that she was not bothered at all by the fact that you crab, Greta Friedman and kissed her in Times Square, correct? Wow. It was excitement of the whole thing. It didn't mean nothing. She was happy about the war. Everybody was at. When did you see yourself in that famous picture? Well, then of course, when factor shipping. I gotta navy early. January of forty six. And. Sala in Newport. Good friend of my name was Francis. Sylvia. Nineteen fifty. This is Sylvia caused me up and. He said to me ah where was you the moment. The war ended. Well, I was in science brand New York, and he sends me. Well, I know you was out here though. I was. He says well. He's got a life magazine. And then the festivus magazine is a salad. Kissing miss. This was nineteen eighty. And is is. He called me up on this. So I said we'll bring that magazine owns the house. So his own to my house, and I look at the magazine. And I got damn it isn't. I looked at that Fisher. So I get the sensation was like looking in the mirror. I knew me. But I didn't remember doing it. So anyway, I said checking that pitcher in life magazine. Well, I found a lot of proof skies lumps different stuff. My rate. I found a lot of stuff in that life magazine that. Was proven that. I was the guy. So you didn't know for thirty five years at that. Was you? Yeah. Well, I'm very first anniversary of the war ended. Is one life come out with the magazine? And that's why I saw this. I remember anything about the tissue. At what point did you either stake a claim, I know there was a big there were several people who thought they were the sailor several people who thought they were the nurse at. What point did you try to make it officially known that? That wasn't fact you. Nineteen eighty life magazine, come out in their magazine. And I had the picture in the magazine the big article cost. Said sailing can benefit himself with please come forward. And I looked at looked at it. And I knew it was me. I'm Greg Columbus. With US navy
"times square" Discussed on AM 970 The Answer
"In Times Square for New Year's Eve weather. Forecasters say the rain will spread into the tri-state area during the final hours of two thousand eighteen several New Jersey police department say they spent a fair amount of time reassuring nine one one callers that strange blue glow that appeared over the New York skyline on Thursday night was due to a transformer explosion one nine one one caller in Jersey City told the dispatcher that he thought he was having hallucinations as he stared at the Erie blue lights over the city police on may help you. More than questioning about certain whites. The New York area. Got a few calls in regards to lights over New York. Loose nate. And then. Okay, buddy that eerie light caused by that electrical fire at the con Ed power facility in a story. No, one Lleyton NBC, News Radio New York. And there was a deadly crash on the west side highway near chambers. St. early Saturday morning person is dead. Another critically injured in a fiery multi car collision that happened around seven thirty this morning in Tribeca police say four cars were involved in the crash near the northbound lanes of west street near vestry street. One of the vehicles was engulfed in flames. It remains unclear if the deceased was inside that car Terry McCreevy NBC, News Radio New York sports on AM nine seventy the answer. Coming up this afternoon. It's NFL football. We will have a great game the Vikings and the bears at four the devils. Islanders and Rangers won the Knicks..
"times square" Discussed on Bertcast's Podcast
"You with the tour bus in Times Square really promo ever best proper ever Beth promo ever takeover to. Mike mice. Jeff sorry. How are you Bert? Good. So how did you do that is like I was dying to know all the ins and outs of that. So first of all just driving intended going to be I talked so much about it. And I couldn't find it to show. Other people try doing it on open tabs to show everyone. I do a solo podcast called open tabs where I leave all the tabs open from the weekend. Yeah. Like where I go on safari, and then I closed them online. And I just like show everyone when I was into on wood signed again on Instagram for some reason what I know. I know. But so how did you do that? Did you was that your tour bus? Yeah. And you knew it was coming through Times Square. Well, I told him to come and pick me up and that that that shot took an hour, and it was less than a mile radius. It was just like it was just like three rights to come back around of shit. That was Senate took them over an hour. We waited I didn't give a fuck. I was like, and this is gonna be the shot right here on my bus went through Times Square, man. I'm dying to know about your world tour your world tour is probably from an by the way. Everything's always cyber cyberspace. We never really know. What anyone's doing all? We can tell is our agents, always go. This is the story tells we receive a story based on people's Instagram's it looks like the most outrageous world tour I've ever seen as high as any of the ones Russell beaters done. Yeah. Great any right now. Are you still in the middle of it? Yeah. We're not done. Holy shits. Yeah. So where did you start literally? I swear to God, not even joking. The second. We started doing a tour. I was like he's got to be around the world. It's kind of around the world. And then you your door was I was like that's what I'm talking about. And I see you travel like literally. You are going. I keep interrupting to where did you start? It started. The I think the first date was Australia. And we saw that that was crazy. Yeah. I mean, it went on seal. Like it. We put it six months. Investors over four months in advance. Yeah. And like we started adding shows right off of that. We didn't you know, set Bom all the promoters. Yeah. And the first thing they said was I had another show in Sydney what we added another show. And like yet another show on Sydney, e gotta be kidding me. Right now, your special was so fucking great yours was grade. The we could say each other's Dicks. Sure. A lot of people think oh, you just got a Netflix, and it's over. No, you gotta put on. You gotta put do your special so good..
"times square" Discussed on StoryCorps
"More than a century revellers have gathered in New York City's Times Square to greet the new year, and over that time, the places had its ups and downs. This episode of the story or podcast from NPR We're going to take you back to a time square though was grittier dirtier and more dangerous than the one you will encounter. Now, This is the Times Square of the early 1990s when you are more likely to find people shows and prostitutes on the great white way from the Disney store or Planet Hollywood. This is before the giant LEED screens were installed when neon still ruled the night in in 1992 photographer, Richard Sandler started a project taking pictures of the giant bill-boards signs and lights of Times Square. But pretty soon his focus began to shift from the sites to the sounds, especially the sounds of the religious believers who were drawn to Times Square to preach on the street. He switched to a video camera and microphone. And be. Recording the missionaries, preachers and zealots who considered Times Square their concrete pulpit Richardson lose going to be our guide into that world. What you're about to here after a short break is a radio documentary. He produced with story core founder, Dave. I say, back in 1994 It's called the gods of Times Square. Stay with us. We'll be right back. Mm. Dave Icee here, story core founder and president at story core, we find inspiration an every day stories. And in these difficult days we can all use a little bit of hope. Take a minute to support our work today. Text story two eight four four five four four seven one seven one. Thank you for helping us in our work to create a more just and compassionate world. Cancer Treatment Centers of America proudly sponsors the story core podcast. And I've got a message from them right after the show stick around. Welcome back. Let's go now to the documentary, the gods of Times Square and our guide. Richard Sandler. Rather. That is not bad. Brad leave on to us by subprime shopping said. Ars. And it's a spin on your Scott. On July, Turkey does not accept prices. A black man devoted quit suggest. Lorde. With. Very good. Demotion Hispano let's slog would on. Oh jeez. Gallup gardens, God. God is gonna have you. In lowly, preach and pray up above the colossus of marquee mark on a billboard, if forty third Street in Seventh Avenue towers over us tiny ants scurrying three-times Square. He demands that we by Calvin Klein genes or underwear Marqui mark is liked Apollo. He stands astride, the squares, Eastern gate projecting an image of human physical perfection. He has power over us. He knows that we carry an ancient memory of times ages ago when any human likeness. This large was a representation of her deity. As a pretty poor prejudge the truth Pradeep. I wish I could fireup declined crowd who will shield and transport to Times Square and ordinary Joe from never could Nezzar's date and place them in the middle of this temple to consumerism pornography and the secular live. I imagine he would be frightened or by the sight of these huge and Radiant images all around. But I have no doubt. He would take the picture of marquee marked with his drawers pulled down and Kate Moss, her hand poised on the elastic of his underpants as God and Goddess and pay them their obeisance. Did. His prayer would be one more voice in a course of zealots. Why is it The Times Square? It was a mecca for modern day religious pilgrims who come to this place to inquire into the nature of God, to argue to pray to convert. I know something persistent and powerful June be there to discover the gods of Times Square. Two.