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"zadie smith" Discussed on Call Your Girlfriend
"Heels CAPES ION CAPES for. Up. Home. I'm just imagining you in a Cape at a desk. Intimations is like, here's my work. Being you would know I don't want my will. So that I call it imagine ever coming back I can't by closed anymore cliven to think about it just the whole thing seems absurd to me So. That front very, very early in lockdown. I had ordered all these clothes that showed maybe day four or five. And I didn't open the box for weeks on end because you know you had to Lysol it down and like who knows what kind of cove is in there and when I opened it up and it was just like frivolous fashion like a life that will never come back get cockles for maybe twenty minutes and it was the it was the saddest happiest day of my life I've just understanding that that this life is buried and done and something new will come and maybe that'll be exciting. Heh. Thinking about things that. My head. I'm going to the hairdressers on into days for the first time since it will. Kick to working in London, do you have to wear a mask? Well, I don't know but I did having an African Trim. Treatments done I just needed trimmed into a Run into strange. Like I do great hiding. I've been. Try and just CAIN Roy put scarf on at night. That's about as much as I do know a good braid. So I WANNA. Just wear out but I think you can cut it into shape it has dawned on me This late stage in. My Fro Development that I could trim into a need to shape Not. ME. My friend might quarantine things that I'm trying to learn so that I can be a better person in the in the world after is I'm learning how to drive and I have to learn how to break my own hair what humane you mean. How?.
"zadie smith" Discussed on Call Your Girlfriend
"Old complexities that go with human relationships as far. Easy anyone who tells you the opposite is lying. At human relationships, be do them. Well, it's the most difficult thing I know. At least when I was downstairs, I was in control. That's really what it's about right. I was in control of the sentence, the paragraph, the page. I could make it work after some. Struggle. None of those things are true in the world human relations. There's no control really there's no, there's no end point and. This pushback from the other side you know it's a two way street relationships writing coast redesign response isn't the rest of it. But. It's not the same as a dynamic team relationship but way more complicated. True how are you handling all of your other human relationships in the pandemic? Like how are you keeping up with people? Are you feeling stretched about? You know the fact that there are people that you can't see in person how you know the question is how are you doing friendship in the pandemic? I didn't know what? I have to ask you I mean. When we were in New York. I look through my diary a little bit like a few weeks into the pandemic just to see what would have been doing. And I have to confess it looked like the schedule of associate sociopath like. I was out constantly. I seemed to always be out. And a few months into I couldn't really remember why I had to go out that much. Oh I guess what had to? Go out drinking that much a little things seemed a little strange to me. and. I'm I. AM loving seeing people, but it does feel like just to see one person seems to be very intense. We'll just have one appointment in a week seems overwhelming most. Exhausting. So the whole thing is recalibrated. I you know all the usual cliches I I really am trying to be..
"zadie smith" Discussed on Call Your Girlfriend
"The European context. Britain is the idiot child of this situation right both have leaders with bad hair right didn't have the same hair. So interesting to see for me at least maybe. Different to the people in America in America the dissolves to. Was At. least being prosecuted like people were aware. Of A, disastrous response to angry about it and I was so struck coming back to England at the at the height of it when the. Highest. Was Still Very British. Sense of. You know it's nobody's fault we'll muddle through. That that really struck me Sunday now, the the directing. Is Happening and people trying to ask themselves why is it so much was? In than other European countries how did that happen in a given the scale of our population? How are we so much worse than Germany and elsewhere? But There's GonNa pretend thing in England where. There is faith is more faith in the government, the metal and I was very struck by that. Even if it's misplaced way. I'm happy that you're home because I. You know I think you're right for those of us who? Are from a lot of different places. This solidifies where home is for you and I have been really surprised. The feelings of home that I feel towards new? York. It was like, okay. If I was wonderful I know but it's strange. It's very strange because I don't think it's You know if you had asked me. Even like a couple of days into the. First Week when we all hunkered down as like that is a week I never wanNA relive again, just the fear and the uncertainty and just it just felt like time time was frozen and suspended and it was really it was it was not great but even early on in that I think that if you had asked me like where in the world do you WanNa be I would've never said. New York and with the hindsight of a couple of weeks, it's so clear to me that this is my home. It's a really intense feeling to know that as an adult especially for someone who's traveled so much an bopped around. So much I was like Oh this is this is my home I'm happy here. newlove's loves Yamamoto's well right back. So that's good. Well, may maybe wonder Newark will be back. In a moment, the beach, but will they get back? Oh my gosh. Maybe maybe one day we'll go we'll go to lunch. knows. Knows who knows. What what are you watching right now what are you remove? It's like ooh. What's on your? What's what's on the docket I'm watching I may destroy you I guess like everybody. I didn't want to prolong time because Michaela. I know a little bit just on email. I have never told this, but she looks exactly like my mother at the same age like twins. So I just found it really traumatic watching McCain renate thing..
"zadie smith" Discussed on Call Your Girlfriend
"This is some your basket cases now you're showing up. In A. Real achievement for me. would be to sit. In uncertainty in pain and fear and just deal with it. I can't do that. Oh my God who can write writing for writing for me is a coping strategy. That's what I mean about. It doesn't fuck congratulations. It's it's something that I do to protect myself from I denote being in the world of leading things so that it's strange right this Autism I think. Actors particularly. degree who get rewarded in congratulated the things which really. Symptoms. For posted. The logical situations childhood. So whatever. So I've always had a very conflicted. Relationship with being rewarded fool a symptom. So. So for that reason when writings because I had to kind of construct it. It differently now the. The book in some way would be a gift that it wasn't going to be for me. To be that way? I do love that all stokes call unhealthy emotions passions. It's very. Shout out to the word art pesos. About is just generally very funny for me. Let's take a break. Support for today, show comes from post meets, which has non-contact deliveries. So when I order from local restaurants, everything can get left right outside my door. They also post meets pickups..
"zadie smith" Discussed on Call Your Girlfriend
"There's something about the way he speaks which is so unlike. Most of the writing we read now is that he is a way. He's writing for no one. Is telling the truth. I have I, ever written in a way. That is another one. That I don't even have the imagining of. Every Doron audience what would it be like to write like that? Really what I sat down to do I really when I started had no exception. Publishing I just still. In a very childish way if this is going to be the end of the world, why didn't I just write down the truth? The whole truth as strikes me and see how it feels to do. that. was, very liberating very. Cathartic As you say the thing about. Limitation. There's always a suspicion I guess stokes they are politically dangerous because they speak of limitation. In politics we we don't like to be reminded of human limitation. Limitations of tough estate sold. rudas. Citizens or anything. But. But I didn't really see it that way. I think. ESSENTIAL LIMITATION IS A. Is a protective thing. I'm scared I suppose the people who think of human lives is limitless. States limitless. Renison himself what good can be done within this area? What capacities do I have? What do others have? Do I o others what can I know achieve? What are my weaknesses? What am I not able to do? And I found all of that. Useful. particularly in a world where you have such an extraordinary amount of information coming at you. responsibility, which is entirely faked but given to you by the tech companies to be a good citizen, you must contain every nudge every notification every new cycle in your brandon felt wonderful to listen to someone who says. No. You Have Sutton, accrue to you the only you can do and their other Tulsa to be done by others. Differences is one of your Toss Nash. So, much of what he is asking himself is really what virtue has nature given me to deal with the situation, which then you know you then have to ask yourself how other people cope with similar challenges. But the flip side of that question is what skills do you lack? What things are things beyond your capacity it's very hard to answer that on the sleeve. Rightly when you're young, you don't really WanNa hear that question the older you get even if you don't WanNa hit other people make it clear. Your friends, your family. They're very clearly will let you know that you are lacking in many places. And knowing those places understanding them working round than perhaps is important. To me that that's a little of writing is knowing what I call do what is not within my capacity to and understanding what I what I can manage. So that was helpful to me 'cause I was in a complete. State like I think for the first week of the pandemic. No one could be more ashamed themselves than I was had. No. Ability. A two night backbone. No. None of the spirit that you saw the people I really saw my. Old Ways in which I'm not courageous. To put it. In it's so it's interesting to hear you say that because obviously the you know the common refrain, the the slogan of Stoicism is basically that fear does more harm to us than the things that you're afraid of. And as someone who you know was in dialogue with you this first early shameful weeks of of coronavirus because I feel the same way as you do. You know it's interesting to me. That is how you would describe yourself I think that for so many people in your community watching you work. That felt courageous. And saying, okay..
"zadie smith" Discussed on Call Your Girlfriend
"I don't know Childhood Books Light, line the witch in the wardrobe. Which many people spacey's a kind Christian but to me, there is a structure of justice in that book which formed. Might tell this consciousness. You can't cool line which job of political intervention perhaps doesn't sound light one, right. So light reading Boudwin. But That also have a role to play in development of consciousness, which then goes on into the world. That's always what I'm thinking about when I'm writing I would never call myself. An active everyone loves to call themselves inactivates today I know I'm not one I don't have the temperament. Interested in forming, helping to form a conscious that can go out into the world and do things. I'm am not much to do I know that about myself, but I'm interested in people do all. Early on in the pandemic I think probably the first week you emails that you had been reading marcus are really as. I was like I guess I have to read this again. And I did you know and it was psychologically it was very interesting for me because on one hand, it was like Yes stoicism. This is this is what I. This is what I need right now I need to to understand that dichotomy of control. What's What's what's up to me, and what isn't up to me and also? Learning how to just you know be a human in the face of suffering and so on one hand I. Think. There was something just like very soothing to the brain about not like, yes people humans have gone through plagues and there was also something else about it was still not connecting all the way from me in the sense I was having this. You know maybe very modern person. Like useless modern person experience of. Well, you know I'm in New York my life is hard but I am not suffering someone is suffering more than me. The time and also the the plague just feeling so far away..
"zadie smith" Discussed on Call Your Girlfriend
"As work. And the decisions I, made in my life like becoming. Academic or whatever about trying to prove to family look. I've got to hope. I also have a job I do something other people do I never really was able to think of writing as As work in that way I I know from from my husband naked he's the same similar, the family. Is probably more extreme in his case he he finds around saying I'm a poet I think I've ever heard him say it in public. So, there's a little bit of. Anxiety about. About. The status of what we do in both of us. And our I always say, I do a lot of things when people me, which makes me sound like a drug dealer. But. Yeah. I do. I do things. Well, you know this is actually making me think about you have this like very short aside about the genre of pieces of the why I write or the why write essays right In that family and talk about this one essay in particular. What is it that? I'm doing anyhow and I'm wondering if you can talk about that a little more. By Tony Kaye Bambara. It's hard to find I. Think you can find a pdf with it made you on the Internet, but it was part of the early eighties anthology of working class women's writing. And all the essays in there. Their people that grace painting, Tillie Olsen slowed great people in that book. But the tiny. Kate. Is So beautiful to me it's incredibly unpretentious. And one that she says towards the end of it, which is what moves me so much describes going back. I think she's going back to the south to family. And when she's there says, she's Roy to this is taken by the people in her neighborhood to mean. Literally you right like. Will you write my lawyer led to for me or will you write to gas bullet until him to get off my back or you know as a service? And that she doesn't find this offensive or annoying she is eager to take on that role of being of service I'll be right to. And I found that vision of a writer. So beautiful I know it can be expanded. But that idea of being of service in some sense. High fleeting way is saying expressing what people perhaps often wanted to express, but not quite able to find the language full. That vision of writing is important to me and those attorney. Kate. Is just funny as he insists very much on joy is an essay talking about? Black struggle. What can close struggle female pain. And she doesn't deny any of these things, but she's just very adamant that. Job..
"zadie smith" Discussed on Call Your Girlfriend
"When I was zooming zooming lots of different friends in different situations but relationship wise clubs, wise different races, different countries, different situations, and that really struck me the differences. How there was no way speaking of one experience and yet there was the same as to rule on zoom role in this extreme situation. But the particularities of being single married with family alone student or, unemployed. I I talk to you. I was so aware of the radical differences in situations I need this this kind of Ambien. Sameness Emma that. Is What inspired the Israeli Thing of difference and Sameness. Runs through online. Fiction. Rolling in the same existential situation but the particularities important not to be ignored. I'm so glad to hear you say that because even that phrase ambient sameness is so. It's so telling you know it's like everyone is feeling dread somehow, but somehow your particular situation. So much more front of mind. You know in the you write about the Mel Gibson Passion, meam which truly. I have to say I was not expecting to laugh when I was reading this and there is so much humor that runs through the. Mean made me say much carmen but he sent it to me but it was one of the first time. That I really loved that loud like crying LOFTA. 'cause. techy deal to have to then slowly invalid to various friends in individual emails. To. I have to explain I have to explain to the audience. Zedi is someone who famously does not have a smartphone. I said that you do it for these like very high minded reasons but the experience of being your friends with a luddite can be very try. Its existing. But you are shining in the pandemic, you're shining in the pandemic because e mail has always been your of email and email is the medium of the moment. So I appreciate your memes. Yes. I love him. I love to write people to hear from people so that that was saving for me and this mean. I wanted to reproduce it in the book the fragile growth but memes have copyrights, flukes which I didn't. Realize someone owns that me and would not let me have had to describe it with woods. In the very got his. In a in a very tight way, but it was just astonishing. Express. This fundamental difference in suffering and the inability when he was in new suffering, really cope with deal with some of the variety and I wanted to write about that exactly that the structure of in how I we deal with it..
"zadie smith" Discussed on Call Your Girlfriend
"Hello. Hello. Hello. Hello how's it going over there? You know deep summer Malays how are you? What are some good news for you and we taking a break from the summer friendship this week. So maybe you're Malays will be slightly eased. I love the idea of me being like I am feeling meth this summer and you're like, guess what no more friendships we are on a different route. And I have to say, I'm sorry it's tough right now really blows you know it's hard for everyone right now and they also think Malays, is the right term where I'm like, I, actually in the day to day I'm not like oh I'm doing really bad i. think it's just like there is like a pallor over everything at this stage in my personal pandemic journey and also the weather that is like converging to make it. You know. Wolf is the right sentiment that's I feel like i. told you earlier Zoloft hit me just right today. So I'm feeling very In this moment the summer doldrums are at ease for just a few moments. I love that I love that this episode brought to you by the exact right dosage. Yes. That's right. Shout out to the makers of search role in. What's happening this week? What's happening this week water moment? We'll listen this week. We are taking a break from the summer friendship kind of because we have a special gases eighty Smith in the house. This Week Oh, my God, I am fully screaming Zedi is the author of some novels you've probably heard of white teeth autograph man beauty, North West Wing time, and also the author of two collections of essays changing my mind and feel free and she has a new. Book out a collection of essays called intimations, and it is very remarkable that she was able to write in a pandemic and the essays are all calibrated to the Malays of this current moment i. you know it's a very slim thome it is a very, very, very much asking you to consider all of the things that are happening right now with the pandemic and it was hugely helpful to me to read something that was made right now that about right now. I also can I have a minute for the the word intimation or like the the very concept of this because I've always loved it as like this is not the literal meaning of the word but like only if you were intimate with someone, can you pick up on something? This subtle you know is sort of how I've always thought about it and I just love this as as a name for a collection and I cannot wait to read. It it's so good and it really is about reflections on the pandemic and all sorts of street and connors from Zedi who is someone who is so writes. So beautifully about her own self doubt and I think this moment is very much about self doubt on a personal level and on a global level and i. hope that it brings you like a little bit of peace and it makes you start asking different questions of yourself I..
"zadie smith" Discussed on The Adam Buxton Podcast
"Hey welcome back podcasts that was eighty Smith of course. I have posted in the description of this podcast a few links to other interviews that she's done a couple of really good. It's maybe even with the same woman. A Danish journalist. And Author I. Think. I wasn't familiar with her. Sydney. Wreath Berg. I may well be announcing that. Well, wrong. S Y. ANY RIFT PA- jug. And it's also linked to Zedi reading the audiobook of her new essay. Collection. Intimations. Also in that description, you will find a link. To my revamped website. I think I said towards the beginning of the year that. My revamped website was only a couple of weeks from completion. But as with many things in my professional life. took. A little longer. Than anticipated. But anyway it's done I think and It's at the same address that my old one used to be at over the new one has been built. Using squarespace my podcast spouses and on that new website you will find. Everything they used to be on the website. And also. Everything that was on the Adam Buxton APP. Now if you were one of the people who downloaded the Adam Buxton APP back in the day. Thanks very much indeed. Hope, you got some fun out of it. But it is no longer being updated. So it still exists. I. Don't think it's going to vanish puff smoke just yet. But at some point I, guess it will disappear. And of course, you shouldn't try to purchase. Bonus content using the APP anymore. I mean nothing bad will happen I. Think it probably won't work. Also. All, that bonus content, which some of you accuses. Able. To. Access exclusively years before. Anyway. Now, it is available for everyone's check out. You will find several whole podcast episodes essentially that have never been. Released as part of the main podcast Robert. One, that I particularly like is a conversation with my old friend Garth Jennings that we recorded a few years back where. I asked him about all the amazing music videos that he'd made with his company hammer and tongs in the thousand, nine, hundred blur and Jarvis Cocker and. Fat Boy Slim. And people like that. There is. Some bonus audio with John, grant, they're. an interview with bricks. Smith's Dot. X. Of the full and there's an interview with. Director Chris. Smith talking about his film Jimmy Andy Great beyond about Jim Carey playing Andy. Coffman and. Going a bit crazy during the making of man on the mood. That's another good one that is a good chunk of extra chat with James Casta. And Johnny Marr. And it's a wonderful place to spend some high quality time. What else have I got that I've got? Well. Lots of videos, countryman videos, and. Various bits and pieces from Bob and things that I've done. With Joe over the years, it's hard to Put everything I'd like that because so much of it just immediately gets yanked. By Youtube Copyright Algorithms but. I was able to put some stuff up including a few bits and pieces from the adamant Joe Dvd especially the. The behind the scenes thing that we made the story of Adam Joe, various outtakes, and bits and pieces and old home movies and things like that. That used to be an extra on the steel as an extra on the Adam and Joe DVD, but now we're living in. Post Dvd Times. I'm not sure if I've put. A lot of podcast jingles there at the moment, but that's something I will get to. You know it's it's ongoing. Basically I'm hoping that this new website is going to be easier for me to update than the old one was, and especially the APP you see that was the main problem for me with the APP. was that it was a bit beyond me technically. And because I'm not very organized, just took a long time for. Anything new to get put up that I would like to say at this point that I'm very grateful indeed to toby and Kevin it really quite something limited who developed the APP for me in the first place and put a lot of work into it. So thanks guys. I do appreciate it and I'm also very grateful to kneel who has built this new site and showed me how to work it. Thanks a lot neal. If you submitted your email address via the APP, please don't worry. You'll details still secure. and. They are not being passed on to third parties and nefarious Internet Ruffians. That safe and sound. and. It may be that get my act together in the coming months. You'll actually received some updates about Tour dates and things like that and maybe book events. Oh. Yeah and the resheduled book tour dates. Are On the new website of course. As well as so much else but that's it today. Thanks once again, very much indeed today D Smith for her time and her generous conversational skills. Thank you very much indeed to shame Murphy, Mitchell for production support and to Matt Lamont for additional editing. Thanks shameless. Thank you. Matt. Thanks to Helen. Green for how wonderful PUTT cost off work. And thank you very much. pod Cats. For your own going support and kindness. Thank you again for for the messages that. So many of you sent me over the last few weeks about my mom. But yeah, you know I really appreciate it and I really made a difference. Thank you. So until next time we meet. Take good care. And For what it's worth. I love you. Her column. On. where? Him..
Zadie Smith Interview
"I've known her almost twenty years. I interviewed her for MTV two and white teeth was out and it's been a thrill to watch Zedi grow and operated a public intellectual dropping great novels and Dope Essays and showing herself to just be a really interesting person to listen to I mean putting the also of her accident aside in person ladies as smart and it's fun is her greatest books and she's disarmingly humble in a way that just makes you want to root for her success. So settle in I asked her to talk to me for an hour and we sat there for two. We sat there in our studio at seventy eighth and Broadway and just. This is the most fun episode I've had yet so. I'm. Proud? To. Present. Eighty Smith. On tour ratio. Writing. What do you love about it? I like. I like having an artificial. Set Task To fill the day set by yourself. It's it's that's pleasant. I mean what else you can do its? Own Life and I like the idea of a series of. Tasks except myself completely unnecessary toss that nobody. Has To care about Oh but I sent them a series of books in my mind and then when they're done. I'll be done. I think everyone does that with their life is writing a very. Kind of formal way to do it I can measure out his this way. So. Do you set day go? Goals no because if I did would be very frustrated. So no but I have hopes if every day but I haven't written in months and months at the moment. I'm reading I'M IN A. Like period of reading and preparing but Preparing to start another one. Yeah. But it's much more important for me to be able to read every day them right every day I live without writing if I don't get to read I get very. antsy. Really. Yeah. So how many hours a day reading at the moment all all hours that I'm not. Raising children. So you drop them off and you go. Pick them up. So for about six thousand reading, and then I pick them up again and then after their menu read again. It's The moment is normally like that but at the moment, that's it. Yeah. What are you reading? I'm meeting a lot of stuff about. At eighteen hundreds for something after right. So it's just a of. Research I suppose nonfiction nonfiction near for the most part some novels to sometimes I. Use the bedtime reading with the children as surreptitious. Research, they don't realize it but. The reason we're reading David Copperfield. They need to know that. What are you love so much about reading. I. I really good book recently gyco fronts this with a British writer. WHO said? That actually it's kind of addiction and the strange thing about it is it's a sanctioned addictions and nobody tells you off. For reading a lot when you're a kick particularly if you're. From. A working class or emigrant home as I was everybody's very enthusiastic about it because it seems like a good sign. But what he said in his case Easel. So reading addict, he had very ill sister who died when he was young and reading for him was a way of escaping the world and I think that's always basically true I don't think children who read as much as I did when I was a child are reading because they're delirious with joy. It is a kind of addiction is a kind of escapism and and you realize it when we come to this poker I i. Go. Maybe. Five heavy books in my bag. What did I imagine? What's going to happen on the twenty two minutes away right. What did you bring? Inside Victorian. Home. A book about historical. Mikey Century Court case I lost a load of. Heavy, back books. So. I think reading is just the way I am in the world. That's how I operate and what was interesting about process book is I heard. Expressed as a kind of. Personal floor you know because if if every spare moment you have. You want to be somewhere else. So inside a booker that's. That is a little problematic actually, it's not that different from the people who want to get high off. Be On instagram. Every moment of the day is all about not being way you were
"zadie smith" Discussed on Here & Now
"From NPR and Wbz Robin Young I'm Jeremy Hobson. It's here and now, and while the NBA bubble remains intact so far major league baseball hit a snag in its restart. The League has cancelled game set for today in Miami and Philadelphia, because a number of players for the Miami marlins tested positive for covid nineteen, meanwhile, the top health official in Starr County Texas Jose Vasquez has formed a committee to drop guidelines for doctors to choose patients in the county's only hospital, who will not survive covid nineteen, and may go home to die with loved ones to free up resources, baronies, Garcia is with the Monitor newspaper mcallen Texas. She joins us from Alamo Veronese. How is that announcement of this committee resonating there? A lot of people are having reactions that you would expect. They're very armed by the news, but you know Dr Jose Vasquez. He's trying to express it. This is not completely out of the ordinary. You know that hospitals do have the communities that make these types of of decisions, and unfortunately he's saying that they're reaching a point there at star, Star County. where they're having to make these type of decision because of the lack of resources that they have their. and. We understand that this is a very rural area. This is the only hospital and some healthcare workers there who have also come down with covid nineteen are saying things like you know they. They really don't even have an ICU normally and they're having to do this kind of work. Yeah. That's right. You Dr. Baskets as soon as he would say that. As soon as you had a patient who needed to be intimated, who will required those intensive care unit services? They had to automatically be transferred because they just don't have that at that hospital. And he reported to us that he was searching as far as New York to try to get these patients, Abed, but it was. It was too much on. Thankfully, they've received some. Some services I believe from the Navy recently the Governor Greg Abbott, not certainly that they were sending two navy teams to grant city where the hospital is located. So there thankfully, receiving I believe it was chew. Intensive intensiveness and Several nurses who are helping with that, so they are able now to care for some of these patients, but again those we are limited, so they're having to make decision based on their probability of survival well, and you're right. This does happen. Elsewhere Arizona is starting to roll out care standards four when ICU beds ventilators are in short supply, and it's something that decision that doctors. have to make outside of covid nineteen. When do you stop treating someone? Of course, this is different in that. If there are no other hospitals to take them in the area, we see that patients from your county are getting helicoptered out to other areas. If there's no one to take them. They may be going home to die with Sirius cove in nineteen. Is there a fear about that? Yeah absolutely I mean already. There's just this Under reporting of deaths at home, and that's another problem that they're facing down there. So yeah, it complicates so many things and I'm just wondering, too. We understand. Star County was a success initially few cases at the start of the pandemic reach Texas. But then the state reopened are people that are thinking that. Maybe that had something to do with it. The Spike. You have now? Absolutely because you know back in April, they went I believe. It was nearly three weeks without a single case. And towards the end there they did have like one or two cases pop up within a single family, but those weren't. Community spread right. It was just like a single family. You know unfortunately infecting one another, and that's how that happened, but then after. Governor Abbot kind of opened the the state reopen the economy? That's when the case numbers there exploded. And that to win, we saw hospitals. All across the valley, being completely inundated with. Kobe Hospital Kobe cases, and that's just how it's been. Since the economy reopened and I mean you'll hear it from county officials during press conference. No, it's very clear to them that what the differences they will, they will say the only difference is that our economy reopened and we're no longer able to enforce shelter in place orders. Bernie's Garcia. Normally we'd be asking you about the flooding from the hurricane in that area, but just. It can't be helping the situation. No, absolutely not, and so the good thing that I did speak to I. Did ask about hospitals and how they're doing here. Thankfully, none of them are putting any flooding. So that's great, but they have said that few of the employees have called in saying that they were having trouble getting to work, but then those cases their. Hostels are sending out trucks to pick up those employees. So, that's that's okay for them, so your. Furnace Cassia reporter who covers Star County for the Monitor newspaper based in mcallen. Texas baronies just wish you well with everything going on there. Thank you so much. Thank you. Florida overtook New York in the number of coronavirus cases over the weekend, and is now second to California so some officials in the state of Florida are looking at more creative ways to reach out to the younger generation who've been making up a bigger share of new infections than they were before for member station W.. L. R. N. in Miami Veronica's arghovie reports. Carol beaks had been hoping she would get a break this summer from dealing with the pandemic. She's the chief nursing officer at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami. And we've more younger people falling ill to the virus. Her message to them is direct lot of Muslim ages. Will here for US Open were masks for us. Definitely her hospital is part of Florida's largest public health system berry young healthy..
"zadie smith" Discussed on Bookworm
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"zadie smith" Discussed on Bookworm
"I'm very pleased to have US my guests eighty. Smith WHO's third novel on Beauty, has been published in paperback by Penguin. She's the author as well of white teeth and the autograph man now. I'm fascinated by this book actually and you've said that you used it as the occasion to teach yourself to write an English novel. What does that mean? You know actually I think. I used it as the occasion to to writing a certain kind of English, novel like <hes>. There's something about my childhood in my education. That I when I started writing, I really wanted to prove I could do something. Pretty, traditional I suppose. You think of contemporary American White, my his their instincts rule the other way they would want to do something unusual outside of their tradition, but <hes> I I wanted to prove I suppose I could walk before I could run and <hes>. This book to me was like paying tribute to the Gods at least a tribute to the writers that have sat on my head for. Fifteen years and I really wanted to escape from under their influence, but <hes> to write the kind of book that when I was a child I i. Read An and as I dreamt to producing. It takes. To my mind a very radical. Position. Which is? That none of its characters. Can Express themselves honestly and that in the course of the book, some of them will perhaps learn or better still learn not to attempt. To say who they are. Security exactly that that's the thing it's. It's not that they can express themselves well, but it's the thing they've been told is self. Expression is a mistake so. To me particularly someone like Roy. Kind of young black kid in the book he feels himself to be in some way inauthentic or not as black as he should be. You, know those kind of arguments that sometimes they're serious to the black community, and you hear them discussing them, and all about the moment I was a child I was constantly being told that various habits of mind I suppose including reading made me less black than I should be but <hes>. The idea that you can be less authentic than you are. Is Nonsense this? There's no such thing and and to struggle under the idea. To concern yourself constantly about your identity seems to me a kind of. Prison and it's one that the white people. Don't have anything like the same degree. That they have a kind of existential freedom that they didn't even notice, because, of course, it's every human being. Should have and deserves to have an. It's natural, but if you don't have it if you constantly wondering instead not what it is to be, but what it is to be black. Then you'll completely cornered so I I. Suppose all my characters to some extent are <hes>. Are Looking for identities and constantly when I'm into I'm being told you all about the search right NC and I always think my about that search being an entirely pointless while stopping the search for identity I. It seems to be here and the consequent hypocrisies and lying that go into the forging of a make believe identity that will function in the world, and that's why it seemed to me. <hes> that the book. Ends in kind of silence as beauty. Which seems to? Be passed articulation. <hes> is shown on a screen. It's a Rembrandt and a husband by now one wishes silenced by a sense of his own. Lying inadequacies, but instead late, and having left his under his lecture notes behind, but at least he is looking at the paint that represents Rembrandt's wife who's in the ocean, bathing, <hes> and who? Is in the depths as his own wife Kiki has been throughout this novel. She seems to be. You know a character who has been. Even. If not willingly submerged and dealing with unimaginable difficulties and resisting definition. It's no on nature in our culture to cut cover things with language, and I don't know this an opposite. Sydney can make which is the romance romanticize ation of things which are without language or over poor era. Silence and I don't mean to do that, but it's I'm a bit of an old fashioned existentialism sentiment. I'm a bit of a plate and it does seem to me that there are ideas beauties one of them. The good is another which are in some way. <hes> <hes> qualities that can't be articulated I can show you a series of beautiful things, but I can't describe Q. in any <hes> rational way the idea of beauty, the thing <hes> extracted for more. Content. And then there was an argument that there's no such thing as beauty outside of beautiful people, beautiful trees, and yet I continued to have an idea of it, and so do you continue to have an idea a much more radically of good, the good not attached just too good action so good people or good writing or whatever so <hes>. Those things a real to me A. Hard to? Articulate, but when I'm the fiction I love has people in it who were dealing with those ideas, and and I want my cactus to have the similar freedoms
Zadie Smith: On Beauty
"I'm very pleased to have US my guests eighty. Smith WHO's third novel on Beauty, has been published in paperback by Penguin. She's the author as well of white teeth and the autograph man now. I'm fascinated by this book actually and you've said that you used it as the occasion to teach yourself to write an English novel. What does that mean? You know actually I think. I used it as the occasion to to writing a certain kind of English, novel like There's something about my childhood in my education. That I when I started writing, I really wanted to prove I could do something. Pretty, traditional I suppose. You think of contemporary American White, my his their instincts rule the other way they would want to do something unusual outside of their tradition, but I I wanted to prove I suppose I could walk before I could run and This book to me was like paying tribute to the Gods at least a tribute to the writers that have sat on my head for. Fifteen years and I really wanted to escape from under their influence, but to write the kind of book that when I was a child I i. Read An and as I dreamt to producing. It takes. To my mind a very radical. Position. Which is? That none of its characters. Can Express themselves honestly and that in the course of the book, some of them will perhaps learn or better still learn not to attempt. To say who they are. Security exactly that that's the thing it's. It's not that they can express themselves well, but it's the thing they've been told is self. Expression is a mistake so. To me particularly someone like Roy. Kind of young black kid in the book he feels himself to be in some way inauthentic or not as black as he should be. You, know those kind of arguments that sometimes they're serious to the black community, and you hear them discussing them, and all about the moment I was a child I was constantly being told that various habits of mind I suppose including reading made me less black than I should be but The idea that you can be less authentic than you are. Is Nonsense this? There's no such thing and and to struggle under the idea. To concern yourself constantly about your identity seems to me a kind of. Prison and it's one that the white people. Don't have anything like the same degree. That they have a kind of existential freedom that they didn't even notice, because, of course, it's every human being. Should have and deserves to have an. It's natural, but if you don't have it if you constantly wondering instead not what it is to be, but what it is to be black. Then you'll completely cornered so I I. Suppose all my characters to some extent are Are Looking for identities and constantly when I'm into I'm being told you all about the search right NC and I always think my about that search being an entirely pointless while stopping the search for identity I. It seems to be here and the consequent hypocrisies and lying that go into the forging of a make believe identity that will function in the world, and that's why it seemed to me. that the book. Ends in kind of silence as beauty. Which seems to? Be passed articulation. is shown on a screen. It's a Rembrandt and a husband by now one wishes silenced by a sense of his own. Lying inadequacies, but instead late, and having left his under his lecture notes behind, but at least he is looking at the paint that represents Rembrandt's wife who's in the ocean, bathing, and who? Is in the depths as his own wife Kiki has been throughout this novel. She seems to be. You know a character who has been. Even. If not willingly submerged and dealing with unimaginable difficulties and resisting definition. It's no on nature in our culture to cut cover things with language, and I don't know this an opposite. Sydney can make which is the romance romanticize ation of things which are without language or over poor era. Silence and I don't mean to do that, but it's I'm a bit of an old fashioned existentialism sentiment. I'm a bit of a plate and it does seem to me that there are ideas beauties one of them. The good is another which are in some way. qualities that can't be articulated I can show you a series of beautiful things, but I can't describe Q. in any rational way the idea of beauty, the thing extracted for more. Content. And then there was an argument that there's no such thing as beauty outside of beautiful people, beautiful trees, and yet I continued to have an idea of it, and so do you continue to have an idea a much more radically of good, the good not attached just too good action so good people or good writing or whatever so Those things a real to me A. Hard to? Articulate, but when I'm the fiction I love has people in it who were dealing with those ideas, and and I want my cactus to have the similar freedoms
"zadie smith" Discussed on On Point with Tom Ashbrook | Podcasts
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"zadie smith" Discussed on TourÃ© Show
"M which i just was not familiar with and that to me the i had little delight in that you know i know it's completely different from the perspective of someone like tani he's eohr's lifted while his life generation say but for me coming here the fact of tony easy your example was amazing that there were you know black intellectuals black artists in every corner doing extraordinary work and all these people exist in england but it's hard to break through you know the country's resistant to the idea and to be here and to fill it had to at least some history that was important to me i think full black children in europe america is it is that place you know where the music came from where the books come from where the films come from you look that way said to be hit for me was a great kind of rejuvenate winter to come here with your uh i came first uh to stop to two thousand one i came to do the novel first white teeth in two thousand along but two and then i was in and out from kind of of two thousand two onwards it's you describe america purely with within this context where you are deciding right purely as like cell inspiring 'cause i might meets fairly all these amazing black people and as he was possible um and that is real yep but then is simultaneously a nightmare year and especially since o one now there's been so much push it um and it does that but that's it america is this extraordinary mixed reality.
"zadie smith" Discussed on TourÃ© Show
"Your i you know the last album i loved a lot but the experimenting or tweaking the songs after they were released thing became very strange to me because i love the songs in a certain way here and usually the tweaks would make me like them less yes i it's an excessive an energy i mean it's also the medium to be allowed to be able to tweak in that way i think this many a novelist who would like to take the but back off the shelf and do another at it and author unfair course and i i think it's a mistake i i think in the end the albany crazy of mcrae and and i want to spend time in there but to me the last one is i am completely sublime an extraordinarily beautiful so an ice suppose experienced it like it if you saw the author jefferson did you see that which one author geoff for the odds used ultra light beam in various parts of the show and i was listening to the while also seeing carry marshall little lynette yet at it seemed to me all of this at a certain moment of kind of sublime black excellence tease daisies phrase none i just thought it was a wonderful moment anyway fills little my way now i mean we you type of that i mean i think about television 'extraordinary moment for black television late you probably don't have those to watching insecure and the same time as a rear will the i mean there's only like 10 gray shows starring black people you know many created by black people it's a really extraordinary moment if he compared to a childhood is unbelievable.
"zadie smith" Discussed on TourÃ© Show
"Moves me positively and negatively when you talk about protecting your writing time yes and had he how do you do that but only only when they're in school like the previous idea like i when i went to college i met a lot of people who were the children of socalled creative people artists writers and the stories they told needs the stories in the '70s and '80s would completely horrifying to me he's like grandiose has also who would tell their children to their faces look i making great ought in here don't come in here any hour effort jazz proud of it you know the girls aged chief something extraordinary and of course when i met the children that children hated them who the insides i'd had rebelled in every single way in with disgusted by it um and also the ought to they created was not that great enough it was a self aggrandizing totally selffocused and but there was suddenly a load of it and i think there's no doubt that if you protect your time from everybody in from life itself he will write those 28 novels on morin and maybe a win all those prizes and but for me it's not a it's it's not about mothering versus writing about life vest is writing and i i w i do have quite a most much hungary's dickins but i like life know i want to be in it and to live it and uh i used to think oh we funny had all day long to write and read but that life is of baron one the way i would do it would be something you would want to live actually so i i'm glad i've been rescued from um you talk about i think it was all the time riding on a computer it's not connected to the internet distancing herself from the internet for a certain period of time yet and i find it impossible to do because it's always something i got a cheque some idea gotta play out m and inevitably you.