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"golden gate bridge" Discussed on Bay Curious
"To Answer Ryan's question about the sound he heard crossing the Golden Gate. . Bridge. . We, , let our sound Engineer Rob Speight out of the studio to investigate welcome rob I live. Yeah. . . So what's with the sound will the sound is actually coming from the bridge itself a new sidewalk railing slats being installed as part of a win retrofit program to make the bridge safer and more resilient. . I spoke with Paulo Brazil Schwartz, , he works for the Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District. . Bridge engineers were designing original railings they wanted to provide pedestrians a sense of safety while allowing drivers to take in views of San, , Francisco East, , and the Pacific Ocean to the West while on the engineers design the new railings to look like the old ones except this shape makes them look more ever dynamic I'm old railing there. . There are a few inches thick almost like a two by four. . The new ones are quite thin and when the wind hits them just at the right angle and with enough velocity. . What we're hearing now was recorded across the bay. . But what are question asker? ? Ryan experienced was the sound on the bridge itself, , right? ? Yeah. . The distant sound is almost ferial whereas for those on the bridge. . You can hear it really land moving. . So. . Loud. . In fact that some people even recorded in their call one driving A. . The bridge is making the sound all the time. . Right? ? Right. . It does require a pretty specific set of conditions are we've only heard at a handful of times where you could hear it beyond the bridge in order to create the effect, , we do wins with a little bit of more west or southwest straight west wind doesn't we produce the effect only hearing it when there's a of an angle to it, , he also went onto say that wind over a certain speed is also required to make the noise, , but they're still studying this to determine what speed actually is. . One thing I'm excited about Nubia. . In the I found out if you look at the sound using spectral and as you know I'm a bit of a Geek and I do something evenings and weekends. . Fundamental frequency of the sound is very special. . It's four hundred, , Forty Hertz. . What's so important about four, hundred , and forty hertz well as any musician muno eight, , four forty is the tuning standard for the musical note a above C I mean it's kind of a bit technical but in general, , all Western instruments use this frequency as the basis of a standard tuning. . We did it very similar analysis to yours. . I'm sure taking the video and analyzing the frequency four, , hundred forty hurts the most audible one. . There's also a a higher frequency ten, , thousand, , ninety, her , we did. Recognize . early on that one of them had a musical connection is a happy coincidence but the bridge making new noises, , <hes> musical feature certainly, , not something we designed for, , which is why we're doing testing and we'll be evaluating mitigation measures to camp or eliminate the noise just based on feedback we've heard from the community. . So you've probably got a short window to hear the bridge singing. . It's mysterious song across the bay. . Before the district implements fixed, , we should do keep an eye on the weather forecast for North, , westerly or southwesterly wind and then go and have a listen. . Rob. . Speight thank you so much. . Thank you. . Your
Fresh "golden gate bridge" from KCBS Radio Midday News
"Order. 1 803 332027 That's 1 803 33 to 0 to seven. You've got a really tough traffic situation in San Francisco with the details. Here's George Rask. It's a police action along Interstate 80 eastbound at fifth Street, the second to the last on ramp to the lower deck of the Bay Bridge. All traffic has been stopped here for just over an hour now by a police action, the resolution of which is nowhere in sight. That says not only stopped the traffic, it's backed up 101 North bound almost to the 2 80 interchange. It's jamming up the inbound Central Freeway. The westbound Bay Bridge is backed up from the inclined section all the way into San Francisco. The meeting lights were turned on about 20 minutes ago for the westbound, right. Again. A police action above the freeway or on the freeway and above city streets in San Francisco is the reason for this shutdown and there is no indication from any of the authorities about how soon they'll be able to wrap this up. Your best bet is to head south out of San Francisco or north on one a one via Golden Gate Bridge. If you're trying to get out of the city from city streets, your only options are to use Bryant Street or Sterling Street to get on to the lower deck. And the Alameda Police Department confirms that an accident has shut down the Park Street Bridge. It's likely to be closed, they say, for several hours. Your next update at 10 58 on the traffic leader, KCBS. With the KCBS six day forecast. Here's KCBS in K P X five's Mary Lee will hazy skies for today with a spare the heir Lord that remains in effect today through.
Does the Golden Gate Bridge Howl?
"To Answer Ryan's question about the sound he heard crossing the Golden Gate. Bridge. We, let our sound Engineer Rob Speight out of the studio to investigate welcome rob I live. Yeah. So what's with the sound will the sound is actually coming from the bridge itself a new sidewalk railing slats being installed as part of a win retrofit program to make the bridge safer and more resilient. I spoke with Paulo Brazil Schwartz, he works for the Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District. Bridge engineers were designing original railings they wanted to provide pedestrians a sense of safety while allowing drivers to take in views of San, Francisco East, and the Pacific Ocean to the West while on the engineers design the new railings to look like the old ones except this shape makes them look more ever dynamic I'm old railing there. There are a few inches thick almost like a two by four. The new ones are quite thin and when the wind hits them just at the right angle and with enough velocity. What we're hearing now was recorded across the bay. But what are question asker? Ryan experienced was the sound on the bridge itself, right? Yeah. The distant sound is almost ferial whereas for those on the bridge. You can hear it really land moving. So. Loud. In fact that some people even recorded in their call one driving A. The bridge is making the sound all the time. Right? Right. It does require a pretty specific set of conditions are we've only heard at a handful of times where you could hear it beyond the bridge in order to create the effect, we do wins with a little bit of more west or southwest straight west wind doesn't we produce the effect only hearing it when there's a of an angle to it, he also went onto say that wind over a certain speed is also required to make the noise, but they're still studying this to determine what speed actually is. One thing I'm excited about Nubia. In the I found out if you look at the sound using spectral and as you know I'm a bit of a Geek and I do something evenings and weekends. Fundamental frequency of the sound is very special. It's four hundred, Forty Hertz. What's so important about four, hundred and forty hertz well as any musician muno eight, four forty is the tuning standard for the musical note a above C I mean it's kind of a bit technical but in general, all Western instruments use this frequency as the basis of a standard tuning. We did it very similar analysis to yours. I'm sure taking the video and analyzing the frequency four, hundred forty hurts the most audible one. There's also a a higher frequency ten, thousand, ninety, her we did. Recognize early on that one of them had a musical connection is a happy coincidence but the bridge making new noises, musical feature certainly, not something we designed for, which is why we're doing testing and we'll be evaluating mitigation measures to camp or eliminate the noise just based on feedback we've heard from the community. So you've probably got a short window to hear the bridge singing. It's mysterious song across the bay. Before the district implements fixed, we should do keep an eye on the weather forecast for North, westerly or southwesterly wind and then go and have a listen. Rob. Speight thank you so much. Thank you. Your
Fresh "golden gate bridge" from KCBS Radio Midday News
"Call now for 157614037. We've got traffic troubles in San Francisco. Here's George Rass keeping track of it all. No relief. He had a police action is jamming up the ride to the Bay Bridge, and this affect both North bound. Wanna one eastbound Interstate 80 and South bound. Wanna won the Central freeway, all of which are jammed up now through San Francisco. Trying to get to the lower deck of the Bay Bridge. All traffic has been stopped for Ah, about the last 50 minutes leading to the lower deck. And that means that traffic on 101 North bound is backed up. Two silver for the ride. Inbound Central Freeway is backed up beyond ninth Street. And the upper deck of the Bay Bridge is now slowing on the ramp section for the westbound ride. I wouldn't be surprised if they start activating the meat oring lights if they haven't already for the westbound Bay Bridge trip, So the Bay Bridge and the Skyway thie elevated portion of interstate 80 in San Francisco are definitely areas to avoid. You need to get to the East Bay. You're better off heading south to the San Mateo Bridge or north to the Golden Gate Bridge to get out of the city. Quick note. The Park Street Bridge, which we had reported earlier was closed getting between the island of Alameda and Oakland. It was an accident there that had did close the bridge. Police Department saying likely to be closed for several hours. This report is brought to you by Safeway. Safeway's here to get your morning off to a great start this week. From open.
Matt Cooper on the Human Performance Engine
"There's stuff that we look at Mrs true with anything in life, right like their stuff that we look at and right away all our biases coming hit us right like we see someone just messing around and it's got the tag functional or someone's doing some sort of balanced based movement. We instantly tag that there's not enough strength. We got an appropriate exception last podcast we're getting new at this time and so obviously. There's always these biases that we have and it's not to say that these some of these methods are the perfect method right and I always enjoyed talking to you but digging into the parts of some of those methods that we would just kind of toss as functional garbage or whatever insert your term here. Right. But trying to dig into what actually is useful there what does fit with how the human body because clearly it's someone had to do it and feel good doing it. There had to be some component of that that felt right and good and worked with the body. And so the I was hoping we could get into a little bit of we're going to start talking about Fasha and fashion wiring. So though that in mind, what's your thought on? will explain actually I don't I don't see watch watch those videos probably enough as I should. But like kind of like the functional try triplane type activities and Fasha and fashion waring's could you give an overview of what train the fashion system means to you for athletes? Yeah. So basically, I think that training fashionable system in a holistic capacity is sort of one of the more missing ingredients when it comes to training faster here talked about in isolated silos, which is kind of interesting because a lot of people are very familiar with Myers work in anatomy trains. So they're used to hearing about how like the spiral line various slings body are interconnected yet for some reason, doesn't necessarily make it to the training application. It's like we all might be reading the same research, but we're distilling different applications, different training modalities from it. You'll hear it talked about a lot with just like foot morphology things like that, and that is very important for sure. But a lot of people aren't necessarily like the integration of fashion is making it to their training. Otherwise, they're not necessarily doing ballistic missiles is strength movements, our movements, corrective exercises that integrate all of these things at one time, and when you do that it kind of almost creates a suspension type effects like the wires about the Golden Gate Bridge, for example, give you titi southern coastal in a way that's like connecting the body with an segregate right tension with with integrity instead, you'll have these sort of. Isolated silos people might generate tension in one muscle group, but not in the same time until so you kind of tend to see some fashionable. Disjointed nece show up when someone goes to. Get Out. Court in the gym whatever. The. Whole ten legacy and the that whole element of it all and you spoke about the foot there and there was a presentation I did it was a couple of years ago on the foot and one of the pictures I included was It was a dinosaur and it was I. think it was like a break your source like one of those dancers. With a really long neck and it was talking out it was like each of those kind of like the same thing like each of the the ligaments that connected and the facial lines that connected each of those bones was really the the total structure, the total, the ten segregate created by that total structure was what was required to hold that net head up if It was just a muscle like individual muscles that were linking the bridges. It just wasn't going to happen or linking the spinal segments. It wasn't going to happen you needed something that was more that superseded like the single joints and kind of was like a grand more grand wrap that actually could hold that neck up and I think about that too I've mentioned this. On this show before but my kids, they like the book on Pop, the two and four, and they like to do that and so when they're jumping on, me barefooted you the the pressure that goes through the meal. Anyway like thirty pounds you know thirty and forty and the pressure that goes through the balls of their feet into me is is massive compared to. Any other strength output they might have. So it's like. Walking for skill and you don't really have any muscle, you can put all that pressure through one point through the facile system that to me I'm like, okay. Every time they step on like yeah, I think this is the fashion system at work here and that type of strength you just get. That's not the strength you build by a really by I mean you can get a better by lifting weights in particular ways that you do it but I feel like it's just so much more developmental and in our wiring and our physiology. Yeah, I mean and and that's kind of. A nice little loaded carry that you have. Manual loaded Gary Exercise of going on there with your kids. But Yeah I mean a lot of like in A. Kind of all straining conditioning community, it sorta sounds woke rights talk about the nervous system and I mean there is. Obvious, obvious obvious component for that. But if you're not also addressing on the structural side rights of the nervous the hardware, you're not also addressing it on the structural side by developing integrated fashion than you're still muscling through movements. Right. There's a lot of people who might think that they're doing performance training, but they're only really tackling it from kind of a rate of force production, nerve contraction, and relaxation velocity side of things. However, it's the fascist not integrated well, enough at least you're still kind of building an engine without building handling. Your building, our speed, but it abilities in the nervous system without. Having the structure transfer that energy, right? So the the fashioning well wound together is not just an injury prevention concepts right? It will yes. Distribute forces that you absorb in create appropriately or more appropriately. So you're less likely to get hurt but the fashion being well woven together almost like a basket or like one of those Chinese
Fresh "golden gate bridge" from KCBS Radio Morning News
"You can help go, too. If you give a book dot com to buy a book. PCBs, traffic and weather information. Let's start with the roads and the latest from Kim. All right. The backup doesn't look as tight even though I don't have official clearing from CHP just yet. We're still looking at slow traffic on westbound 5 80 through Oakland. This report brought to you by Children Auto body We see the beginning of the back up a little beyond Park Boulevard. There are brake lights. It's not solid. Stop and go Those stand. The accident scene had been on West 5 80 right before the 9 80 24 split the middle lanes have been affected about it Looks like traffic is beginning to pick up the pace there. We're looking at the Bay Bridge back up, and we are still backed up through the MacArthur maze slow behind the meat oring lights because of an earlier accident that was on the west End of the span in San Francisco. We heard from Liz of the KCBS phone forced to tell us that Looked like they were setting up a lane closure in the Richmond district. This is North bound Park Presidio right at Geary. And indeed I do see some slow traffic almost almost a cabrio just past Balboa Street. In any case, so slow traffic North Banerjee head toward the Presidio itself. No problems in Marin County. That trip has been a pretty easy one. You go right into the fog bank at the Golden Gate Bridge. And we're still looking at a little bit of slow traffic on westbound highway for reaching willow Pass. It's thinned out, though a lot from the Pittsburgh side and shall not a body is open to serve the Bay Area with contact free auto body repair options, along with free pickup and delivery. Shall not a body now offers virtual estimates and curbside contact. Free service from the comfort of your vehicle. Book An appointment today at Chilton auto body dot com. Your next update 8 58 on the traffic leader. KCBS Manzini Sleep World six Day forecast Now. Mary Lee at K P x five well, daytime highs today very similar to yesterday. I'm still tracking that onshore flow in the Pacific Ocean breeze, bringing in the fog along the coast.
Massive peaceful protests fill the streets of Washington, D.C.
"Hello test across the country under the banner black lives matter demonstrator still upset over the police death of George Floyd in Minneapolis and other cases of racial injustice from San Francisco where protesters marched across the Golden Gate Bridge to Philadelphia in Chicago thousands taking to the streets calling for an end to police brutality and systemic racism in Washington DC the largest crowds yet tens of thousands of people marching from the capital and the Lincoln Memorial to the White House ABC's Mary Bruce some of the demonstrations have seen skirmishes and injuries the majority of protests have been peaceful but in New York City alone nearly three hundred officers have been injured since demonstrations began one officer was stabbed in the neck police say the suspect faces attempted murder
Fresh update on "golden gate bridge" discussed on KCBS Radio Morning News
"After heart surgery. He was 78. Time on the round up eight past the It's seven No. Eight at the Bay Area's news station, KCBS Bayside in coastal overcast to start today, but warmer weather starting to build back in Good morning. I'm Stan Bunger and just ahead on KCBS the role of the weather in what's going on with the fires in one country, but first traffic We have teams standing by in your local Honda dealers. Traffic Center. Yeah, it's been very quiet morning so far on the freeways, So that is the good news stand. We're looking at the Bay Bridge metering lights on, as usual. The backup, though just from the 80 Rampart, starting to see a couple sluggish patches along the westbound span, though coming into San Francisco Can hardly see the span on the Golden Gate Bridge. The fog is so thick here not only on the bridge but on the Waldo grade. So careful there, the visibility not the greatest, but the traffic volume remains fairly light. We're seeing a little bit of a back up getting on the Richmond San Rafael Bridge. It's starting to slow right around Castro Street or just to the foot of it as you make your way out to the toll plaza once you're over the water traffic Begins to pick up for you there. Altamont pass. That's been the slow spot all morning long and nothing much has changed here with the westbound to 05 commute chilled. Not about a collision camp sees the backup right at Mountain House Parkway. As you merge onto 5 80. It stays slow till about a couple of miles west of Grant line Road than things begin to pick up. If you do see traffic trouble out there, though, Feel free to call our KCBS phone force line. 41539152 to 7. That's 391 KCBS. You're next. Updates at 7 18 on the.
"In the spring of twenty fourteen. I was twenty three years old. I had just moved to San Francisco for my first real job. Things were good and then all of a sudden I stopped eating. I became obsessed with counting calories. I didn't let myself eat more than five or six hundred a day. A banana for breakfast. A Salad for lunch steamed Broccoli for dinner. If I had a meal that fell unhealthy I would make myself throw up afterwards. I wasn't sure why I wasn't letting myself eat. It wasn't that I wanted to look different. It was more like I my body to feel different. I wanted parts of my body to disappear when I pulled on my jeans. Did it quickly trying to avoid touching the curve of my helped in a shower? When I ran the wash cloth over my body I tried to turn my brain off when I cleaned my chest. But this compulsion to count calories didn't line up with the identity built for myself most weekends. My friends and I went for bike rides outside the city. It felt Rad to ride as part of an all women crew. My friend had a jersey that said blue skies big thighs one day. We went out for a long hilly ride. We stopped halfway for a snack. My friends got sandwiches and SMOOTHIES and ordered a small Kale Salad before my friends could say anything. I lied and told them that he'd had a really big breakfast. It was worried about my friends. Finding out that I wasn't eating. I was worried that they would tell me. I knew better I did know better. I minored in Gender Studies. I was in the giant of monologues. Four Times I didn't even date men a new. That diet culture was bullshit. A knew that my worth wasn't determined by weight. I felt too feminist and queer to have an eating disorder. The final climb back up to the Golden Gate. Bridge is a windy steep three Mile Hill. I've fallen way behind my friends. I'm starting to really slow down. The Hill is getting steeper. I feel lightheaded and nauseous. I tilt over to the side and because my shoes are clipped in I follow over. If pull my bike to the side of the road I sit down and I cry. I feel so stupid. Just like this is ridiculous. Why am I doing this? I Walk my bike up the rest of the hill later that year. I was in a bike accident. I don't remember the fall or the ambulance. The first thing I remember is waking up in the hospital. The doctor told me they assumed it was a hit and run. He told me someone had found me unconscious on the side of the road and call nine one one but the first thing I thought was. What did I eat for breakfast? Had I passed out on my ride Later that day I went home to recover and at the end of the week I took a short walk down to the lake. I sat still on the grass and Doug my fingers into the earth I could have died. I still had a nagging fear that the accident was my fault. And even if it wasn't my body was in bad shape I haven't gotten my period in months. I had acid reflux from all the PUKING. I felt fragile. I decided I needed to get help. I mean an appointment with a therapist who specializes in eating disorders. But my sessions with her always felt flat. She was sort of vaguely. Talked to me about beauty standards. She asked me what kind of shows I watched. And what magazines they read at the end of one session. After a long stretch of silence. She cleared her throat. She told me I want you to consider that the problem is not your body. The problem is how you've been taught to see your body. I stayed silent until it was time to go home. I thought about what she said. On my way home I felt like there was something more complicated going on. It didn't think I wanted that. Idealized female body. But I couldn't articulate. The kind of body did want during the time I was in therapy did gradually start eating more but I think it has less to do with therapy and more to do with the guilt I still felt about the bike accident and the damage. It was doing to myself eight kind of as if it was a chore but the Underlying Discomfort. I felt in my body was only getting worse. Felt it when I got dressed. All my clothes felt wrong. It wasn't so much the close. It was my body in the clothes when I put on a button down a hated. The way attended over my chest. I bought a pack of Hanes white t shirts but those never fit quite right either figuring out. My sexuality had been not easy but more straightforward. When I came out as Queer in college it felt obvious I had a friend and then all of a sudden we were holding hands and falling asleep in each other's dorm room beds and finally kissing but my experience of gender wasn't tied to other people in the same way I was trying to figure it out on my own until I met up with my friend. Jamie for a drink. We hadn't seen each other in over a year and in that time they started to transition. Jamie were mostly plain white. T shirts like I did. But now there's fit them flat against their chests so that they didn't have to tug at it all the time sitting next to them. I felt like the awkward younger sibling. Trying to mirror them leaned over the bar elbows wide just like needed. I became aware of my voice and tried to lower it and oxidative to match theirs. Jimmy told me about their transition their voice cracked and they joked about how starting testosterone was making them go through puberty all over again. At all my pimples. They said I laughed. I didn't pimples but I did want the other thing. They had the ease they seem to carry themself with. Jamie was somewhere else in this gender universe and I realized maybe so was I. I walked on Jess and after feel a little bit confident when I walked in. My house means we're all in the living room. I stood in the middle and asked. Can you start using the then pronouns for me only in the House I want to see how it sounds and try it out? Everyone was like sure my housemate gave me a high five. Went down the hallway room and laid on my bed feeling my heart pound. I turn the new Pronoun over and over in my head. We'll be right back a few months after I started going by then pronouns. I decided to buy a binder. Putting it on was not easy. It's kind of like a sports bra and a straightjacket combined but when I looked in the mirror for the first time my chest was flat I turned to one side flat and then the other flat. I straightened my posture still flat. At this point I was the heaviest I'd been in a year. I loved how strong I felt my long bike rides but I still wish that the parts of my body that felt soft and out of place could disappear now with the binder on a realized that this was the thing I'd been going for. This was the body I couldn't picture back in the therapist's office
Fresh "golden gate bridge" from KCBS Radio Morning News
"Conditions and Armstrong fractures changes our affiliate. Fivethirtyeight KCBS and standing by in your local Honda dealers Traffic center. Here's Kim. I stand. It is pretty quiet so far this morning. We're not seeing any major incidents. As you make your way around the Bay Area. It's getting a little bit thick at the Bay Bridge Toll Plaza just coming up that incline section but still an easy ride into San Francisco. Not seeing the right into San Francisco. So clearly, if you're coming out of Sausalito, that fog advisory definitely in play here, The fog is right down on the deck on the Waldo grade, continuing over and across the golden Gate Bridge. So visibility terrible traffic volume, though very light. As for the Altamont Pass, it's kind of the usual here, too. 05 backs up that Mountain House Parkway making your way out toward North Flint or the top of the hill. And just careful and mill Peters. There's some looks like tire debris scattered about lanes of traffic here, North bound 80. This is just north of Dixon Landing Road, mostly in the two left lanes, according to CHP and the Children about a collision camps. He's just a little bit of sluggish traffic starting to develop in San Jose. It's the usual suspects. This is the North 101 from 2 80 as you make your way out toward McKee. Your next update is at 5 48 on the traffic leader KCBS. You may have just heard that Malia the National Weather Service talk about what's about to happen over the next couple of days, and that's two Switch things back around toward warmer weather. Now, today,.
"In the spring of twenty fourteen. I was twenty three years old. I had just moved to San Francisco for my first real job. Things were good and then all of a sudden I stopped eating. I became obsessed with counting calories. I didn't let myself eat more than five or six hundred a day. A banana for breakfast. A Salad for lunch steamed Broccoli for dinner. If I had a meal that fell unhealthy I would make myself throw up afterwards. I wasn't sure why I wasn't letting myself eat. It wasn't that I wanted to look different. It was more like I my body to feel different. I wanted parts of my body to disappear when I pulled on my jeans. Did it quickly trying to avoid touching the curve of my helped in a shower? When I ran the wash cloth over my body I tried to turn my brain off when I cleaned my chest. But this compulsion to count calories didn't line up with the identity built for myself most weekends. My friends and I went for bike rides outside the city. It felt Rad to ride as part of an all women crew. My friend had a jersey that said blue skies big thighs one day. We went out for a long hilly ride. We stopped halfway for a snack. My friends got sandwiches and SMOOTHIES and ordered a small Kale Salad before my friends could say anything. I lied and told them that he'd had a really big breakfast. It was worried about my friends. Finding out that I wasn't eating. I was worried that they would tell me. I knew better I did know better. I minored in Gender Studies. I was in the giant of monologues. Four Times I didn't even date men a new. That diet culture was bullshit. A knew that my worth wasn't determined by weight. I felt too feminist and queer to have an eating disorder. The final climb back up to the Golden Gate. Bridge is a windy steep three Mile Hill. I've fallen way behind my friends. I'm starting to really slow down. The Hill is getting steeper. I feel lightheaded and nauseous. I tilt over to the side and because my shoes are clipped in I follow over. If pull my bike to the side of the road I sit down and I cry. I feel so stupid. Just like this is ridiculous. Why am I doing this? I Walk my bike up the rest of the hill later that year. I was in a bike accident. I don't remember the fall or the ambulance. The first thing I remember is waking up in the hospital. The doctor told me they assumed it was a hit and run. He told me someone had found me unconscious on the side of the road and call nine one one but the first thing I thought was. What did I eat for breakfast? Had I passed out on my ride Later that day I went home to recover and at the end of the week I took a short walk down to the lake. I sat still on the grass and Doug my fingers into the earth I could have died. I still had a nagging fear that the accident was my fault. And even if it wasn't my body was in bad shape I haven't gotten my period in months. I had acid reflux from all the PUKING. I felt fragile. I decided I needed to get help. I mean an appointment with a therapist who specializes in eating disorders. But my sessions with her always felt flat. She was sort of vaguely. Talked to me about beauty standards. She asked me what kind of shows I watched. And what magazines they read at the end of one session. After a long stretch of silence. She cleared her throat. She told me I want you to consider that the problem is not your body. The problem is how you've been taught to see your body. I stayed silent until it was time to go home. I thought about what she said. On my way home I felt like there was something more complicated going on. It didn't think I wanted that. Idealized female body. But I couldn't articulate. The kind of body did want
"Happy Birthday Week. While we're all at home in the new normal feeling anything but normal the one thing worth celebrating life itself the pandemic has shown us just how fragile and beautiful life is the veneer of invincibility that we built up over. The last decades has been stripped away in an instant. We're now learning what we always have known but not acted upon which is the each day's precious and magical and that we can't take anything most especially health and the health of our planet for granted in that spirit of adventure. There's one place in San Francisco I've been trying to explore for nearly twenty years. The remote Farallon islands thirty miles off the Golden Gate Bridge on a clear day. You can see this. Cluster of three main islands from the shore. But here's the catch. They closed to the public. Because the farallones one of the largest seabird colonies in the nation the islands also hosts two seals great white sharks and many different species of whale. The farallon islands national wildlife refuge is one of sixty three such refugees around the country and the waters surrounding. The islands are protected as part of the great farallones National Marine Sanctuary for decades point Blue Conservation Science Petaluma based research organization whose mission is to conserve birds wildlife and ecosystems through innovative science partnerships and outreach his continuously had teams of scientists located on the Farallon's point blue has a formal research agreement with the US Fish and Wildlife Service. Every few weeks point blue works with local boat owners who volunteer to resupply the Farallon scientists with food. I was lucky enough to tag along for the ride. I get on the boat. The outer limits in Sao Salida and we begin our journey. I'm joined by Pete Wolsey Buck who's point blue's senior marine ecologist and spent more time on the islands than anyone else on the planet while still on the boat. I stopped by asking Pete. Exactly how long point blue has been conducting research on the Pharisees? Yeah point blue has been working out on the fare lawns for more than fifty years We've had people on the island every single day since April Third Ikin. Sixty eight which is crazy. And it's just hard to believe that this fat much data scientific data going all the way back to the sixties. It is pretty incredible. There are not very many Continuous long term data sets especially for seabird monitoring throughout the world and the have one in an area special is a fair launch is in an incredible opportunity. And if you know this pizza I've been trying to get to the farallones like twenty two. It's a big deal super foggy today at does it. I don't know hopefully the Fogle if you've been out here a long time once you once you bet I think most times the fog lists sometimes mid to late morning But we have a lot of very very few days out of the airlines. The combination of the cold ocean water and warmer temperatures on the mainland tends to lead to fog out at the highlands. And you could have days when you get out there to the islands can't even see it until he could get on land. I mean yeah we like now maybe half a mile and I'd just just saw and it's pretty mad. I mean it's magical. They just kind of jot. How of the Pacific do you remember? First time seeing the farallones I do. I was going out. This was in the spring of two thousand. I was going out as a volunteer research. Assistant and We were on a long slow boat ride on a very rough day and We started sailing at about midnight. We got to the island about seven. Am and shortly. After the Sun was rising I started to see the islands poking up over the horizon and it was just an incredibly magical site by still remember a Dan. I still have the image in my head. Yeah it's it does feel like the mist of Avalon where the knights of King Arthur would like see. The Misr is and it kind of reminds me of some magical place. How the hell do we get from this big bill up on the cliffs above us it? It looks like a treacherous. I mean what? What's the procedure? It is rather complicated So the islands themselves are very rocky. There's no safe place to land a boat Island just kind of jumped right out of the ocean as you were saying so what we do. Is we have a crane. That's on the east side of the island and we use that to lower small landing craft into the ocean and that will drive out our boat and then from there it will shuttle the people and gear back and forth between the island and the the vote. That's burning us out here. The boat look Mike Below as like his has made out of metal. I've never seen like such a small wise. The vote metal Yeah Orlando Craft is what's called a safe vote and it's a solid aluminum hull with the flotation of styrofoams flotation secured. Around the outside of it. So it's a very sturdy boat and you can imagine when you're lifting it up out of the water with your in it or people in it And and you're moving it back and forth in his rough environment. You want very sturdy boat. So we're we're very happy to have it for them but then it looks like we have to be light. Lifted like fifty feet in the air. Which I've I've presumed that we're going to be in the boat. When that happens. It looks terrifying. Oh It's definitely unique and You know if you're afraid of heights it could be terrifying but now you tell me I I will assure you. It's all very safe You know we've been doing it this way for a very long time going into a little cove. You're going to hook the vote onto this crane and then you're gonNA lifted about thirty feet up in the air and swinging it over landing so it is a very unique and interesting way to use a boat.
Trapped In Wuhan During COVID-19 | Jen Knight
"Gen nine says that she won the in laws lottery when it comes to Chinese husband's parents but luck wasn't on our side this past January when a day after she arrived in her husband's hometown just outside of Wuhan for a Spring Festival celebration. The Chinese Government started shutting down all transit lakes into and out of the area effectively trapping her at ground. Zero of what would soon come to be known as the covert Nineteen Corona virus outbreak. She was as she easily admits terrified and filled isolated but what helped her feel less alone was participating in a study. That has china-based ex. Pats how they were feeling during the crisis and through two months of lockdown and plus two weeks of self isolation in an apartment in Shenzhen. Her notions of home have shifted. Or maybe she was just being made aware of a ship. That had already taken place. This is a really great conversation. And I'm thankful we were able to get this glimpse of what life was like for Ex pats in China as the global pandemic first emerged. I hope that you learn as much from her story is ided. Please sit back relax. Enjoy my conversation with JEN night. Gen night welcome to migratory patterns. Thank you so much for having me. Where is home so and I thought about how to answer this question. I came up with three answers. Three different places. One would be the place where I you know grew up and was raised which would be suburbia midwestern suburbia so a suburb of Milwaukee Wisconsin and a second place. That is home. Would Be San Francisco Bay area where I lived for eight years before I moved abroad and where my family is now. Located is in the North Bay and then the third place that I came up with it feels like home would be where I am right now. Which is my apartment in Shenzhen China? Where my husband is and my apartment is and jobs and life. I think in the first person with three answers. Oh really pretty sure. It's always interesting. Everyone's unique and I love how people will somehow work in where they're from originally some people you know there are few who like where I am now and all that stuff but I think the first TRIFECTA. I think if you'd asked me a few years ago it would have been just too but as I've gotten a little bit older I felt more strongly connected to my roots in a way and so I really wanted to add that third one in about where I came from because I think it's so important It's something that I wanted to leave behind when I left there at the age of eighteen nineteen. I was like goodbye. I Never WanNa see you again suburban Midwest. So let's talk about that so so suburban Midwest. Where exactly was that so it was in? It's a suburb of Milwaukee Wisconsin Like on the north side of town and it was it was a nice place to grow up and I've gone back a few times over the years. My family doesn't live there anymore. So the only real pull. I have our friends and people. I know who still live there but I found the last time that I returned which would have been seven years ago I think about. I felt I really felt the sense of home. It was so interesting so when you ask that question. That immediately came to my mind. That's interesting so you said you were looking to get out of there at eighteen. What was that all about? Was that Just sick of suburbia type thing? It's kind of an archetype in in the US. Yeah I was. I was always ready to get out from a pretty young age and my friend and I we just pointed at a map and there was Seattle and we had one friend who lived there who said we could sleep on his floor and we sold all of our stuff and bought backpacks and took the train for three days to Seattle the train. That's awesome. I love the train still was school. You were going to college or you just get out and I was just getting out. Although I ended up studying my undergraduate was in Washington state so I did live there for a number of years but interestingly it never felt like home so that is interesting so After so how did you get from? Let's say Seattle because that's kind of where you can set off on your journey. How did you get from Seattle to where you are now? What was that like? Well I my family had relocated to the San Francisco Bay area and I visited there one time before and felt really like a strong Paul to San Francisco and I went through some personal problems in While I was living in Seattle and I ended up packing up and moving and decided to relocate there and I just loved it I mean I had an amazing eight years living in San Francisco and I remember driving my used Acura over the Golden Gate Bridge like crammed with all of my stuff and I really felt that sense like this is going to be my home for awhile. Kinda cool this kind of cool so then you went to San Francisco. So what motivated jumped from San Francisco to overseas? That'd be fair. I Guess San Francisco can kind of feel like overseas from suburban Milwaukee. Well yeah so I made the first jump to Seattle and then from Seattle to San Francisco and I think San Francisco for me. I feel like I just had done it. I don't know how else to explain it. I just felt like I was John. Like I had done everything that I needed to do. There I had an amazing time. I met amazing people. I had incredible experiences. It's a beautiful place to live. There's so much to do. There was such a buzz. You know the entrepreneurial seen everything there when I was living there but I did feel like my time there was complete and I felt really unsure about what to do next and I ended up going to New York for a while and I went back to the Midwest for a while and I was really torn about my next move and sort of out of nowhere. The opportunity to teach in Shanghai came up and they said we have this job for you. You have two weeks to get here and I just went for it. What was the job? It was teaching in a school there but it was kind of a startup situation where I would be helping them. Start an American program within a Chinese school so it was a lot of curriculum development and teaching As well as some other like Adleman kind of stuff. It's a great way and so did you study to be a teacher when you're teaching in the US before you left. Yeah I had a California teaching credential and I got my master's from San Francisco State University so when I moved to San Francisco that was. That was the reason why was for a job that I got in Oakland Public Schools. So my background is very heavily in education is a teacher and I know what you guys do. So good on you for that work. Is You know you? Kinda got out at San Francisco. Probably right at the right time. It's just San Francisco to me. I've been there several times over the last few years last several years and San Francisco from to me feels like that really cool band. That sounded awesome but then sold out immediately and not quite as cool anymore. I love that analogy. Yes I could not agree more so so you hit China and did you say was shot high. Yeah Shanghai is where I lived I so for four years. Wow you've been bouncing all over the place where you did you. Did you go to Thailand for Awhile? Yes so after we were in Shanghai Shanghai four years we lived poop hat Thailand for two years and then we just moved back to China. Shenzhen last August. Well what great timing I actually right now. I'm pretty happy to be in Shenzhen overall right now I mean you know. Obviously we're this is the time of the time of Corona virus right now and it China. Ironically when the outbreak I happened so many people were streaming out of the country. And now there's tons of people who would love to be able to go back because they got a handle on it I it's Conan and argue at the methods but They've worked yes. Yes and I was at the epicenter of all of that so I I rode the roller coaster.
Does Mount Diablo Have the Biggest View in the World?
"Okay so we set out to learn if Mount. Diablo is in fact numeral dose on the list of places on Earth where you can see the most land reporter Assault Asana takes a winding road to find out. The mystery of the view from Mount. Diablo is a romantic one steeped in local legend to find out. If it's true I drove to the source itself. Six hundred feet arrive at your destination from the base of the mountain. It takes me about an hour to get to the top. Well took so long. Mount Diablo sits on the eastern edge of the Bay area in Contra Costa County. But you can see. It's double peak pyramid from most spots around the bay at three thousand eight hundred forty nine feet. The mountains view is second to none. Well it's second to one. Maybe we'll find out so the view and you come up. Here is really amazing. How it compares. To Kilimanjaro is up for debate. But I'm kind of partial to the view here from Mount Diablo and I think most people would come pretty amazed by what the view looks like my tour guide today is Sharon Peterson. Mount Diablo state parks interpreter. Which she says means her job is to tell the story of the park. Sharon takes me to the summit's viewing deck. She says the clear day. You can see forty of California's fifty eight counties from here as little as one percent of some of those counties but still this is where we walk out into the wind. I she points West so you can see the Golden Gate Bridge today. You could see both towers with the naked eye and if I give you the binoculars you can probably for sure. She whips them out and there. It is the Golden Gate Bridge Sixty miles away two towers peaking over round top in the Berkeley Hills. That's really really cool. Then we turned north and you can see the Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers forming the Delta South. It's a sweeping view of the Diablo range and livermore pleasanton and finally east or through the haze we catch a glimpse of the snow-speckled Sierra rising above the Central Valley over a hundred miles away. And I heard that you can also see Yosemite from here on a clear day you can and with binoculars you can see Sentinel Dome. There is a rumor that you can see half dumb but it's actually blocked by one of the land features in between seeing it for myself. The site is so magnificent so magical that feels like. I'm looking down at a watercolor. The only thing that compares is the view from a plane. Maybe it's possible. The Myth is true. It's absolutely not true. The Mount Diablo has the largest view in the world. Except for Mount Kilimanjaro. Seth Adams is the land conservation director at Save Mount Diablo and he spent a lot of time myth. Busting the Kilimanjaro claim. I never quite believed it. It just didn't have the ring of truth to me because it's a small mountain and common sense would tell you the taller. The mountain the bigger view but considering the myth has been repeated hundreds of times. He says it makes sense. People would believe it. Seth trace the infatuation with Diablo back to the eighteen fifties and sixties when scientists like Hosea Whitney first geologically surveyed the mountain. That's Jose Whitney of Mount Whitney the tallest mountain in the Sierra Nevada. Jose Whitney road. It is believed that there are few if any points on the earth's surface from which so extensive and area maybe seen as from Mount Diablo the whole area thus spread out can hardly be less than forty thousand square. Miles the legend snowballed from there repeated over and over for decades through the end of world. War Two a time when people really start experiencing parks and mountains. Recreationally and Mount. Diablo became a Goto tourist spot. The Kilimanjaro Claims Circulated and travel guides and hiking maps by railroad companies and Auto Associations Even Contra Costa County described it as quote the world's greatest view more territory visible than from any point in the world but as visitors flocked to Diablo for the views entrepreneur side. Chance to make a buck. More than half of Mount Diablo was locked up. Successively by two big real estate land speculators both of them printed brochures by the thousands that includes the claimed amount of having the largest boasting that claim was a smart business. Move for one developer. In nineteen seventeen he had a dream of building. Thousands of homes on Diablo's western flank and those amazing views helped push his agenda forward. Eventually the developer went bankrupt and the deal flopped. But it was too late. The brochures had done their work. Oh you can definitely credit the brochures for spreading the misinformation. But it's just too good acclaim the largest few in the world right and understand that California was a promoter's dream which brings us to another promoter the entrepreneur Walter p frick who hired a publicist to help him spread the rumor. The Mount Diablo had the greatest view on earth especially as he built an eight foot beacon tower known as the eye of Diablo but frick was working with engineers from the standard oil company and they were skeptical. Someone for the first time said come on biggest view in the entire world so after that the nineteen twenty eight standard oil bulletin added a footnote to their brochure except for a point in Africa. Clearly being Mount Kilimanjaro. From their the legend shifted from Mount Diablo having the largest few in the world to the second largest it went on like this until nineteen ninety four when it was officially debunked by an engineer slash mountaineer. Who did the math? His name was Edward Earl but he went by the nickname. Seven point three eight nine zero five six zero nine nine math joke. She said I don't believe this. And so what I'M GONNA do is. I'm going to find the problem. And I'm going to calculate view sheds for lots of other mountains and see how they compare view. Shed is the area visible from a specific vantage point including land or water. Now Remember Whitney speculated Diablo's view shed was about forty thousand square miles but according to earls calculations it's actually between thirteen and twenty one thousand. That might still sound like a lot but from other Taller Mountains. You can see more than three times as much and even for a total non mathematician like me. It kind of makes sense. Mount Kilimanjaro is five times the size of Mount Diablo so diop blow couldn't possibly have a comparable view shed even if it is an isolated peak.
Cheering cruise passengers return to California; now comes coronavirus quarantine
"The cruise ship carrying almost two dozen people with confirmed cases of coronavirus has docked in Oakland passenger Gina pelota says she's glad to be docked in California we are thrilled only one was held under Neath the Golden Gate Bridge and the bay bridge and then what have we been polling in cat plan everyone was out on their balconies chairing it's kind of like the light at the end of the tunnel and everyone I know if you're so glad the grand princess was stuck off the California coast for several days she has more than thirty five hundred passengers and
Everything You Wanted to Know About Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART)
"I bring you in here because we wanna do effectively like a art special. We get a ton of questions about Bart and you are as far as I'm concerned. The expert in my life. Oh okay well. I'm flattered to hear that. How long have you been covering transit and paying attention to what Barnabas well you know. I've paid attention to what bar does since the mid seventy S.. That's when I moved here and I started taking Bart right then. I think my first Bart ride was nineteen seventy-three. I went to a warriors game when the system was no more than in a year old. What was your first impression. When I came out here. Fart was sort of this rumor. It had gotten national coverage right because they were doing all this crazy he stuff. They were going to go eighty miles an hour. The was much faster than the commute trains went in Chicago. It seems space age and The shape of the cars configuration of the cars that was different from anything I had seen so yeah. It was a cool experience and the other thing was it. was you know it was kind of cheap. Listen there was a time when the short hop rides were twenty five cents. Actually that was just in downtown Oakland in downtown San Francisco although a quarter got a lot further in nineteen seventy three than it does today. I mean things are really different. I mean listen. The other thing about this system was it was not heavily used in the past ten years. Here's the ridership just skyrocketed when the economy came back after the great recession. And that's really one of the chief reasons we've had such a crisis of crowding. Well I think that kind of tease us up to a couple of questions that we got from listeners So this first one comes from mark and he wants to know in. Its nearly fifty years of existence. Why has taken so long to extend into Santa Clara County and only nominally portrait into San Mateo County and never expanded into any any of the North Bay counties. Well there's a complicated history to that but I mean the simple version is that Bay Area Counties had the choice of opting into Bart art in the early sixties and some opted out Santa Clara and San Mateo opted out. There was some talk about a going up to the North Bay going to Marin that history is even more complicated there were engineering studies at showed it was feasible to put a track below the roadway on the Golden Gate Bridge and get the trains over. There were three engineering studies. That found that was fine. One sponsored by the Golden Gate Bridge district did not support that idea but that was on the table and when San Mateo County opted out the backers of Bart then no longer thought that the Marin idea would be feasible so they sort of pulled back on that and in the meantime you know the Golden Gate Bridge district never really liked the idea because back then Bart would have been competition for the service they were offering so far has only gone into Santa Clara and San Mateo detail in recent history because the people in those counties decided they wanted barred. Well I WANNA go back to the early days of the the beginning of Bart. We've got a question from listener. Who wants to know. How did they build the underwater tunnels for Bart. So this is one of the great epochs of the Bart Construction Story It took years and years to design the system that they used and the tube was built in sections they would build the sections in pieces that were longer within a football field and then when they were done with all that work they would tow the section of the tube out into the bay and then they would lower the tube which was sealed both ends down to its location which was of course very precisely marked and divers would join join the sections of Tube together one at a time so that joining the meant they were being welded together and bolted and the to was resting in a shallow trench that had been dug before the sections were brought out? So it took about three years of actual construction auction to get that all together. And that's the Tube we have today the other thing the other aspect I find fascinating is that you know you're actually going down. Pretty pretty steeply sides of the bay where you start up on the Oakland. And you're you're above ground say fifty feet and then you you the plunge under the bay this thing is a one hundred and thirty feet below the bay and then you have to come up on the San Francisco side to connect to the tunnel at Embarcadero cricket hero. The experiences a writer is pretty flat. You kinda feel you're just going straight across. Oh that's right. There are a couple of places where you actually change elevation under the water and It doesn't really feel like you're going up or down but that's exactly what you're doing. Let's get to our next question now. I WANNA go down into the Bart Stations. A couple parts ten questions. So this comes from Brad Meier. I've noticed that they're empty. Newsstands at some stations. What is the history. And why are they closed. And they could provide jobs to vendors in income to Bart. I'm asking because other transit systems around the country have newsstands open in their stations. So we came down to Bart's Montgomery Street station to answer Brad's question and standing looking at where one of these kiosks ask stood. Listen to deal with those kiosks was it was mainly an outlet for the chronicle and examiner the to San Francisco. Newspapers both are still in existence. They used to have a joint operating agreement and so vendors deal both of them. The Kiosk were actually very limited in size so not really amenable to the much bigger business. But the main thing that's happened is the newspapers Don't circulate by selling on the street anymore. Selling and Transit Stations Asians and that's due to the Internet and its do smartphones where people are carrying that information with them instead of having a paper medium in terms arms of whether these could be re purposed for another kind of business. Well maybe but again they're small A bit smaller. You're perhaps in the ones that you see in New York and Chicago and some other cities but the other thing is those kiosks generally sell other kinds of goods so food and Barton generally inside the station's discourages consuming food. We know that from a very recent famous incident where somebody was detained cited for eating breakfast sandwich at the Pleasant Hill station. Those are the main considerations and why these kiosks just aren't going going thing anymore but there is one sort of cool thing about this kiosk if you actually walk over to where used to stand here at the eastern end of the Montgomery Street concourse. Here's an audio effect. If you stand exactly where the kiosk was. Here's kind of an echo chamber here and is right for experimentation enjoy writing and now we have to go catcher train all right well. Let's get to our next question. I'm Jay Quigley and I live even Oakland at West Oakland Bart Station. Their ads right next to the third rail. How on Earth did they change those out without getting electrocuted. I asked this question because every time I look at the third rail I get terrified. Well you know the third rail is something you don't WanNa touch under any circumstances it's very high voltage and Instant death or at least extremely serious injury if you do come into contact with it so what they do is You Know Bart is shut down for a part of every day. Trains really stop running around one. Am and then. There's a window of time between one and four in the morning when a lot of maintenance activity takes place they shut down the third rail. I was told by Jim. Allison at Bart that they call it laying down a blanket. Meaning you know making that area like as if you're covering the rail with a blanket to make it safe they're not physically doing that and then Once the rails are de energized than the workers can work safely there
Atomic Waste in the Pacific Ocean
"Today nuclear waste in Marine Sanctuary in nineteen eighteen. Forty six ninety military class vessels were gathered around the tiny Pacific Toll Bikini for operation crossroads tests of the atomic bomb one. All these ships was the aircraft carrier. US Independence of the few vessels to survive the blast independence was towed the nearly five thousand miles miles from Bikini to the hunters point naval shipyard outside of San Francisco for five years from nineteen forty six to nineteen fifty one. The independence was the heart of the Naval Radiological Defence Laboratory. US military's largest facility for applied nuclear research. After the war. The ship yard was is used to investigate methods of decontaminating ships including the independence. The survived operation crossroads but they were also testing for effects is on animals. That evidence is surface that they may have experimented on prisoners from nearby penitentiary. All the ships independence remained at the shipyard longest finally in nineteen fifty one when it was on the verge of sinking it was towed out scuttled. It's finally wrestled in place in three thousand feet of water and her gunners made John classmen. John spent his post on lesson. Jeers one thousand nine hundred fifty five to nineteen fifty-nine stationed on the USS Tug Topeka shipped out of San Francisco Naval Shipyard at hunters point. Part of his regular job was to tow a barge carried radioactive waste under the Golden Gate Bridge Bridge and out into the Gulf of the Pharaoh on their the bottom of the barge would open to release containers barrels of radioactive waste into the sea. The routine was always the same barrels were collected on the barge until it was full and then it was towed out to the Gulf of the fairlawn where they were dropped into the sea on several occasions glassman recalls a member of the Atomic Energy Commission came on board the ship and told him that the measurements showed the radiation levels. Were too hi. This ship should be cleaned up before the next load but there was another part of glassman's job. He was to shoot holes in the barrels of didn't immediately sync. He says he did his job shooting. Ten to twenty barrels once or twice a week this would lead one to believe that many of the Navy's radioactive waste containers -tainer or barrels were breached before they ever reached the bottom of the sea and became part of what is known as the Farallon Island nuclear waste site glassman notes the carcasses of dead animals mainly dogs and castes constitute much of the cargo barge is tug regularly towed and those animals had been used in experiments Aramis with the naval radiological defence lab. He said there were other kinds of waste in the barrel. Also that from security surrounding certain barrels visitors from from various correctional facilities. He concluded that those barrels were filled. Possibly with human remains. The Farrell's waist side is a triangle. Shape a piece of seascape that sits about thirty miles west of San Francisco it encompasses most of the Gulf of fairlawn National Marine Sanctuary gorgeous just refuge read and other wildlife that includes some of the most fertile commercial fishing waters in the Pacific. As for glassman he no longer live. Awesome San Francisco. His speech is slurred. He has a rare form multiple sclerosis which is often brought on by exposure to radiation in a recent interview where his wife had to translate what he was saying. He describes sleepy on the starboard side of the ship aside next to the barges loading gate where for over five five years of his tour of duty. Hundreds of barrels containing radioactive wastes. Were
Golden Gate Bridge suicide net delayed 2 years
"golden gate bridge" Discussed on KGO 810
"Across the Golden Gate Bridge every day, and, you know, the traffic on one, oh one is usually kinda heavy, but it moves you get to the bridge. And you know, it's kind of heavy, but it moves it to the other side of the bridge. And it's at a standstill and getting from the other side of the bridge to where I work is God awful every single day. And so it it gets on my nerves yesterday. And today, I thought it was a holiday because. The bridge man, it was smooth sailing. Seriously. I was saying to myself. Oh my God. There's a holiday what did I miss what's going on today? And then it occurred to me it was the strike. It was the number of cars that are not clogging up our road. Oh, that is really that is something that they in a sense. They. They're not paying shock. But it was it was an unintended consequence of strike. I can't believe you said that mean that is exactly what I'm saying. Is this is an unintended consequence. What I wrote it down. I said there was an unintended consequence from this fact, you have been reading my prep material, Mr Thomas. I'll tell you. I'll tell you Thompson. Because a lot of I would be happy to read your materials anytime young lady. I will I will tell you that we had a lot of people who had thoughts on this. Uber live situation. We couldn't get him on the air. So you'll offer them an opportunity to deed. I wear. Pat, Thurston has next x Brad? Thanks everybody until tomorrow. Bye. Bye. Okay. Well, you know, we have to be drug tested every year. You know, you don't know if you're over driver high on crack, you know, especially.
Thousands of yellow vests protest despite Macron outreach
"President Charles de Gaulle resigned after losing a national referendum, but macro is hoping to defuse even harness people's anger in hundreds of public debates that he launched this week. Mark Lazar is a professor at seals PO university is going to be difficult because yellow vase don't listen to him. It's finished, but you have to speak to this part of the French people will have some empathy for the yellow vest but condemned on against violence. That's a big challenge. For political analyst Bobby a believes Macron has realized his errors. And he doesn't think it's over for the young president, though, he says, my crawl will not be able to transform France the way he wanted to this country is an old country. She does not want to move too quick though. Young Emmanuel Macron. Frighten people we've eases speed macro will need a new team. And a new way of speaking to the French people by says, and he'll have to slow way way down. Eleanor Beardsley NPR news Paris. In the beginning. When her daughter was born Lisa Abramson was smitten. She felt like she barely needed to sleep. She had so much energy. She was so excited. Let's now I can look back and say that was a warning sign because then came delusions of helicopters, circling her house and snipers on the roof from San Francisco, April Dembosky has the story that first week after her daughter was born the world was nothing but love then the baby started losing weight. The pediatrician said Lisa needed to feed her every two hours. All of a sudden she felt like she couldn't keep up. Get weighed on me is like I failed as a mom. I can't feed my child, even when she could get a break from breastfeeding pumping. She still couldn't relax enough to sleep as she got more and more exhausted. She started to get confused people's voices were distorting. She went to a spin class. But only lasted ten minutes. It felt like almost like the walls were talking to me. Then let Lisa noticed some police helicopters circling over their apartment, you know, there are snipers on the real there spike cans in our bedroom. And everyone was watching me and my cell phone was like giving me weird messages. Lisa waited for the police to come in and take her. But the next morning she woke up in her own bed. The cops had arrested their nanny. Instead Lisa told her husband. It wasn't fair. She said she was going to jump off the Golden Gate Bridge. And that's when her husband told her he was going to drive her to the police station a sec, okay? He is taking in. And I guess I'm getting arrested is probably one of the worst is my life. Bring my wife to hospital, and then eventually checking her into an inpatient unit was really really challenging this is David Abramson. He explains there was no crime. No helicopters and the nanny wasn't arrested. He took Lisa not to jail. But to the psychiatric ward at California Pacific medical center in San Francisco, you could see in her eyes and her body. Language that she was panicked. All of a sudden we were leaving about a weekend. Lisa remembers her husband showing her a printout from the internet unpunished pardom psychosis. It's said hormones going wild, plus sleep deprivation can trigger the confusion and paranoia. I really was just like no like I've heard of postpartum depression. I've never heard that. Like, there's post-partum crazy. I was like postpartum. Psychosis is real it's rare. But experts believe more women are affected than previously thought psychiatrists Nirmal Dommie says a lot of doctors don't recognize the symptoms. Clinician can think that the patient is normal and probably suffering from sleep deprivation and discharge them home in the US, mental health
Judge rules against Trump's asylum restrictions
"Full trial. The group says the measure violates federal law that allows application from people who enter the US at any point. The Justice department says the restriction is necessary to keep the asylum claim process orderly and to deter illegal border crossings, San Francisco, mayor London breed asking outgoing governor Jerry Brown to consider leniency and release her brother from prison. Napoleon breed was sentenced to forty four years on a manslaughter charge stemming from an armed robbery back in the year two thousand the chronicle reports the request sent by letter has raised questions as to whether it constitutes an improper attempt to influence the governor Napoleon Brita served less than half of his sentence. He pushed a woman out of a getaway car while they were on the Golden Gate Bridge after he robbed a diner in San Francisco. That woman
"golden gate bridge" Discussed on Suicide Buddies
"But it didn't seem like he was gonna jump off. He was just pacing back and forth. And then okay. So people thought since he was pacing. They should have said something, but he was like pacing back and forth and looking and just jumped all day. Yeah. Me too. And I'm always on a bridge. Wow. But what could they have done? I agree with you. I don't think it's. I don't know these situations. People be mad. They were like monitoring at times. But it's also like there. I mean, unless that is their direct purpose to set up cameras to live action stream and watch make sure people don't kill themselves. Like, right, dude. I agree. It's not their fault. And that's the thing that we do nowadays where we just like displaced blame onto people that are not at fault. It's not their fucking fault. They were trying to make a movie about a thing to bring awareness about this thing. That's happening. I don't know. I don't blame him at all. It's just interesting people were like what the fuck. Fuck man. This one interesting. Because the reason the guy committed suicide Mark Salinger, February ninth nineteen seventy seven was the son of Pierre Salinger who was JFK's press secretary. And this dude Mark Salinger met JFK through his dad and became to know him on a light friendship level. And was started being his golf caddy for awhile. So apparently. What people say is. He never got over JFK's death it just affected him. So deeply that just drove him into a deep, depression, and he. He's not accept that. So funny. Yeah. He's just upset about the president. You don't think that that's the real reason actually possible people are people? Sounds a maybe a little bit of a reach. Well, I mean, it's just like every reason we've discussed on this podcast. Whereas like sure maybe that was the trigger. But it's not the reason the reason is like trauma and depression, and and you know, like real chemical on surface level. I retweeted somebody today that was talking about there. I mean, it's so sad. But they were talking about their brother's suicide and just like how he was incredibly successful individual. But like he had depression. Yeah. Getting away from that. So like with this story there. I mean, like exactly we liked always put on like, what is the exact reason? Whatever that's so funny, though, just to be like while he was sad about the president. Right. He may be. A little more credit than that baby. His life was just a little complicated. You know, what the problem was they they stopped making the double stuff fudge Oreos. Right. Couldn't take it wouldn't take it back to single stuff. Fudge oreos. The thing you said about success and still being a depressed person brings me to the last suicide. I want to talk about from the Golden Gate Bridge. Roy, raymond. That is the founder of Victoria's Secret. Oh my God. Yes. I've heard about this one. This one's great August twenty six nineteen Ninety-three. He jumped off the Golden Gate Bridge because despite being the founder of toria secret, he was incredibly distraught about money issues that he was having and business problems because somewhere in the eighties. He started. My child's destiny which was like a high end children's product store..
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"Right. And now it's like they have to. It's like it's out of their own hand. We don't even know why people are killing themselves here. Like for all, we know. Like, I thought Seattle had the highest suicide rate. Why are people not jumping off the space? Needle right? That's you know, a more suicidal town. Yeah. Literally googling right now. The space. Needle porn. I don't know. I think it's harder for one like the bridges e anyone should be able to access a bridge. I think it's sounds reasonable that they only just recently put up these bike security measures. Yeah. For for for the longest time. But like what we can't stop people from going on a bridge four. Yeah. Well, they literally have to have a way to get people from San Francisco to that part of the of the America. Utah. Yes. Jumped off the space. Needle recently. Really wasn't Frazier. Not in Seattle news fray, the Gatlinburg space. Needle. Okay. That's not. That's not what the one in Seattle's called right? My problem with Frazier is that he hears the blues, Colin. When he kills him. So no, it's in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Well, so one in a while. I wonder okay. Gatlinburg tennessee. Yeah. Yeah. You all know about exactly the most famous of the space Neal's. I will. I do. Okay. We should wrap up soon. But I want to go over a few more quick suicide stories of people that I thought were interesting in nineteen forty this one. So fucked up man in nineteen forty five August in Maryland demont jumped up the Golden Gate Bridge. And here's why that's fucked up. August demont was thirty seven Maryland, Maryland demont was five. It was his daughter. She walked out onto a girder. And he said he said go ahead and jump. She jumped and then he as is quoted. He gracefully dove after her and then in his car, they found a note that literally all it said was I and my daughter have committed suicide. Yeah. I can't believe a five year old could convince an adult. Fucking five year old piece shit to convince an adult, man. To be five years old and be able to convince themselves. I'm glad. Sees crying. So crazy fucked up to fuck and like talk to her a million fucking times about lamb, man. We're going to do when we get there and everything. Yeah. Well, go fuck yourself, sir. There is hope she's in heaven and urine. Hell there are a few movie. Yeah. There are a few documentaries about suicide of the Golden Gate Bridge. One of them's called the bridge. And the fucked up thing about that movie is that they like posted cameras on the bridge. And or like, sometimes the crew would sit there with a camera for awhile, and they just ended up catching some suicides. And so like people are like what the fuck, man. Why didn't you do anything? And their arguments are always like, we you. You can't tell this guy jeans. Well, no, but this guy jeans, Brock Sprague. He. May eleventh two thousand four jumped off and. Apparently, he when the people who made the movie were asked about it. They were like, look we were looking at the video and it. He was acting kind of weird..
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"They're like, no, I'm gonna fucking kill myself where I'm taking you with me shit. They've found guns on people. Yeah. Don't get super fucking dangerous for them to do it. Should we record a podcast on top of the Golden Gate Bridge? Actually. Yes, I've already booked it. Yeah. Me too. I already wait. Wait. Here's the most amazing thing about the suicide prevention on the bridge, though. And I laugh at this truly. All like over seventeen hundred people have killed themselves since nineteen thirty seven all of these people have taken all of these steps to prevent suicide on the bridge. And this year two thousand eighteen is when they started building nets. They just started concert. Yeah. Years ago, it was a took until two thousand eight for it to get approved in two thousand fourteen funding was approved catching impress people. I don't wanna be. Net. The argument was that it would take away from the aesthetic beauty the bridge. Oh, yeah. Beauty dead bodies floating in the river. I know. Well, also like people are saying like one of the reasons that it's finally happening now and started like moving in this direction in two thousand eight is like the mental health movement in this country like people just weren't acknowledging it as a real problem. They just thought everyone who kill themselves was fucking crazy. We're going to go do it somewhere else. I want to say one more thing there. They would just kill themselves. Anyway, which is crazy thing to say. But but then like all these studies came out that said like, no if someone tries nine hundred ten people who try to kill themselves and are stopped never try again. So put the fucking nets out. You know? Just put the fucking nut. Honestly, if I was ready to kill myself. And I landed in the net I web Bulkin PEO Be PEO. the bridge. Spiders for creating nets. Coming up with this idea in the first book and play a great joke about this is Hugh Moore who doesn't fuck you. Okay. I do love you so good at stand up. Perfect comedy name, Hugh more. We'll he picked it. It took me years to fuck and he too. It took me years to figure out that was the one that took me forever to get is comic nonsmoking him. Yeah. Now's mo-. No smoking. All right. Sorry. Humorous joke joke where he's like. It's just I don't remember the exact set of is like trying to help out my my sad friends. But just like, you know, it's not enough to tell people not to kill themselves. You gotta like do something about it. You know what I mean? So like what about my friend who lives like high up in an apartment building? Would if I put a water slide outside his window. And then he's like cruel. And and the end of the joke, the part that I really always love is like fuck man who replaced my razor blades was circus. Tickets. Also, you I'm sorry. I kinda brutalized your joke. Brutalized to do. I jumped through it off a Brit. Yeah, man. But here's the thing. It's gonna take three years to build the nets because they have to build steel nets. They don't fuck and break and shit interesting. Because like unlike the suicide force for sure like, you know, the Golden Gate Bridge is a functional thing is really just the best bridge right exists there. So you know, you can almost understand them not addressing it or whatever the mythos that's building around want not wanting to address it..
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"For people. And here's the most amazing group. This is fucking crazy. There's a group of people that are called the Cowboys of the sky that I think are called that by other people. I don't think they pick that name mean angels. Yeah. The cowboys. Not in Moscow. So obviously, there are a lot of ironworkers that that repair the Golden Gate Bridge constantly, and they like have to be suspended high in the air. And they also know a lot about how the bridge itself works. So there is a group of ironworkers that volunteer their time to talk suicidal people off of killing themselves, and in some cases, wrestle them down because they like they like harness up, and then they walk out, and they fucking grad these people to save their life. The the main guy the guy who started doing it. His name is Ken hopper. He he started being an iron worker on the bridge and eighties as of two thousand one he had rescued thirty people lost two and there he noticed. Like, there's this thing that cyclists were doing when they would cross the bridge at the end of the bridge. They would touch the fence. And like if you see one person doing you don't really think of it. But it's like a clearly a ritual. He's like love to those who've died or whatever and. And. Ken, hopper. Saw this any requested this engraved plaque that says hoppers hands at the end of each bridge, and it's picture of two hands. And it says hoppers hands touched Dennis Hopper's hanging touch, dude. Cassidys hands. I don't know. It's nice that he's kind of like trying to make some sort of like impact or dude. It's just so yet reading about this was really heart warming and sweet. And the other funny thing about those guys those ironworkers is that something happens to them that never would have occurred to me is it like people fucking pull knives on them..
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"Live with your own goals. Oh, mom's dude. Yeah. Dude. Because everybody has a cool uncle and a phony uncle and neither of them are problematic. Once just wrote us on that's like Michelle smiling. Like he just wrote a song about smiling and like do just on with your life. Relax your title in life. Totally who Who you are. you are. Also, I have an issue with the when the show came back sequel show fuller house. I was not the direction I would've taken it in personally, I would have made empty house. And it would have just been about other house burned down, and they're all debt I full as Taus. Okay. Yeah. This show starring muni. Short more Neak. Oh, right. That's right. Forget that a lot more neat. It's like how in my last name. The dress for less is silent. Okay. So. Yeah. Like, I said there's a lot of. There are a lot of things done to prevent suicide on a bridge. There are first of all it is now since they're really thousands. I think maybe late nineties it's close to pedestrians after nine pm from nine PM to six AM cyclists can still go over the bridge at night. But there they have to be buzzed in and out of a gate by like, this remote service. Totally got kill yourself with a bicycle. There are eat a bicycle there. Yeah. But what are you gonna do with your bike? Damn there are suicide hotline telephones posted all along the bridge literally like there's a sign already to you. It says. Is it says crisis counseling, there is hope make the call the consequences of jumping from this bridge or fatal and tragic, and there's a phone underneath it where you press a button. And it goes straight to a suicide hotline. Cool is that go straight to your dad, guess straight to my phone? Yeah. Yeah. You're stupid spec. You. Yeah. Get boehner's. I hate you. That's fucking insane. Man. There's also because a lot of people are like, you know, aware of this. This is like I texted Hampton before recorded. I told him that I was reading about this made me cry. I'm gonna read you made me cry there. People have written notes on the railings of the Golden Gate Bridge. And this this is one of them life is worth living. If you have forgotten it try living again, I don't know what you've been through. But I know where you can end up a love you. Oh, I know I teared up reading it again. No. So sweet so amazing. Wow. It's so interesting. I mean, like it's funny because I government could really take the opportunity to just like disavow it like never address it and kind of shut down everything. But what they decided to do was kind of like highlight it and make it like almost a monument to mental health right down. Right. But like they're not like walking away from it. Yeah. They're like if you're here. This is what the history of this place has been. Yeah. This is like what you know. We know we know this now, and you don't have to do this. Yeah. There's also like there are so many. I just can't even tell you how much of that type of sentiment. Matt type of person find themselves at the bridge. Like there is a group of suicide prevention volunteers called the bridge. Watch angels that started in two thousand one organized by a woman named Mia. I think it's pronounced Mounier Monnier Mia mayor. She is she was a Pleasanton police Lieutenant and this is interesting because Pleasanton is like forty five minutes inland from SF. So it's like an it's not in the north bay. It's. Yeah. So it's far. But this group that she organizes their off duty cops that police patrol the bridge on their offers end on holidays looking.
"golden gate bridge" Discussed on Suicide Buddies
"I mean, if that's a way that they can kind of like Campari justify and get smaller and their brains. Go to the bridge. Kill myself swell. Just go if I somehow can manage to bring myself to the bridge, I'll kill myself rather than the full thing of like, you know, how is my entire network of people going to feel after this. You know, my family, and like people and also like how would I really feel you know, because you're kind of putting yourself in a different state of mind. I know how you actually feel when you're depressed definitely like finding reasons to check out excuses to check out is something. San francisco. Got his aides. Yeah. Yeah. It's interesting, man. I I don't my guess is that it's not that entirely. Like, I know like what you're saying. Is that at this point so many people have killed themselves on the Golden Gate Bridge that there's that factor? But at one point no-one had and it still became this place. And I just think it's pretty funny to drive over multiple bridges to get to another one. I will say I honestly believe the reason I started killing themselves on this bridge is like what you're saying. We're like, it's a big red bridge. Like a significant thing like throwing yourself off of the empire. Step thing. Right. I agree falls. Ever drive over the Golden Gate Bridge. It truly is beautiful. And it takes you from San Francisco into the north bay north bay is fucking so beautiful, and you can see the like hills and forests coming up on the other side also and plus you're driving over the bay. And it's like, it's massive. It's really I literally stick my head out the sunroof every time, I do I love it so much cocker spaniel small. Fucking idiot. Oh shit. News carers who. Tomorrow on latchkey kids. Honestly that show really taught me that if your mom just dies fucking life is sweet is that full houses..
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"Goes Golden Gate Bridge in you, don't get a lizard with the fuck is wrong with you. Totally. That's so fucking funny. Yeah. For the burgers, buck, you you're an idiot. You stupid go there. And you don't do the thing. Right. If you go to Venice, and you don't get in a gondola, totally also let's be very clear about this. Don't do the thing at Golden Gate Bridge is bad. I'm more trying to poke holes in why people would do this just based on going to the Golden Gate Bridge. And then feeling some sort of sense of obligation that you're like, well, I traveled all this way to commit suicide. Clearly, this is where I should commit suicide. Dude, here's suicides. It bothers me. It bothers me too. And and here's the thing that really amazes me about it is like there are so many bridges in San Francisco. There are truly like I'm really I was trying to some research on like what the actual appeal is of the Golden Gate Bridge over other bridges because I read this study where this guy like. Surveyed people who attempted suicide there and a lot of the people that had attempted suicide of the Golden Gate Bridge. Head driven over the bay bridge to get there. And it's just like what why is it so important to you that it's this bridge. And I wonder if it's because like you want it's like a huge red beautiful bridge. And you want your death to be poetic kinda there is just a little bit of like what we've seen with say. Like there was that suicide we did that was about the people throwing themselves into a volcano, right? It was one person. But then this kind of became a trend. I don't know. There is kind of like a weird like association of just like, well, this is where you do it. This is somehow allows me the like ability of the grace to do it because I'm here, I'm at the Golden Gate Bridge. It's like expected of me to kill right. Right, man. Do you think that you think that some of the people who jumped off think they were trying to fulfill a destiny of being there? Yeah..
"golden gate bridge" Discussed on Suicide Buddies
"Isn't that the family matters? Yeah. What happened to predict visit? This guy. Dave. It's a rare condition is that family matters. Yeah. Yeah. Good news in the newspaper. Well. Sea of dreams. So you head absent t- parents. Yeah. Dad was a weekend just was home all the time. Really really absent most of the time, absolutely. I. All agree to all of us, a big family matters fan metoo. Well, it's a rare condition that someone isn't. Full house was obnoxious. I didn't like it. I liked it. It was hard. And then I found family matters. And I was like, oh, this is funny. That is funny on this so much more goofy. There's like weird things whereas clone machine and like, here's goofy juice family. Sorry. Full house was more. Like, Michelle, totally. Dog's food bowl on your head. And she's like, no. And it's on her head and everyone's like visited genius. This is unbelievable springing families to get the Golden Gate Bridge up until now over seventeen hundred people have jumped to their death. As of two thousand five only twenty six people had jumped off the bridge and not died. Five percent of the people who jump off the bridge in die. Don't die from the impact. Ninety five percent of people die from the impact. Five percent of the people don't die when they hit the water and die of hypothermia or drown. Fucked up way to go also though there is like a huge network of countermeasures for suicide around it at this point and have been for a while. In two thousand thirteen one hundred eighteen people were talked down from committing suicide on the Golden Gate Bridge. There are like emergency personnel. Police that are assigned to walk it who just walk. It all the time literally looking for people that seem like they're going to kill themselves. Yeah. You know? It's crazy is like no matter how I'm feeling though. If I just look at that bridge. I wanna kill myself. Let's beautiful. It's too. It's like I'll never be that beautiful or hard. It can be with bridge. I'll never be as hard as.
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"Bucks. Do you get the combo deal? Would he get the combo? How much is it? Big nater. No combo with the combo. No combo. Rounding up no combo. No combo four to five bucks. Okay. So to bacon eighters roundup, say ten bucks. Okay. Okay. Then. Yes. Sure. It also gets you. Uh-huh. Yeah. You said an album, I think that's good. What album, you know, like a friend rabbit frightened rabbit album. Well, yeah, I guess that's appropriate. Said so we could replace his album with a different album. No, we can do just want to say since he came up that song. Older brother is pretty good Johnson. Really good song is called pepper. I think anyway, great band. So let's say a frightened rabbit CD is eighteen bucks. Okay. Then we're up at twenty eight eight bucks to bake inter rabbit album. Okay. You could get like. Bike seat. Maybe by classes to come up with suggestions, dude, sadly, improv classes, more than eight dollars. Not fair really cost us suggestion. Due to an ember. But I'm paying in giving these instructors something to do. I know and also a new bike eight bucks. Those are pretty expensive. I love that you brought up the Golden Gate Bridge. Yeah. Topic? I mean like we've been kind of like dancing around for a little bit. It's it's kind of like one of the most like icon a graphic like symbols of. Yeah. I know. I wish you'd go through. I do have like I wanna go through another few other specific cases. But I yeah, it's it is the second. Most popular suicide spot in the world, number-one Coachella. Number one is the Nanjing Yangtze river bridge in China. Yeah. Number one. Yeah. China and the reason that they are. Higher than the reason that they are higher than the Golden Gate is that China sucks. Population thing. Nope. Be right once I'll. Also, number three, number three, most popular Susie. True, everyone who comes in. There is dead. Can you guess number three spot in the world? Seattle suicide forest in Japan. Yeah. Yeah. Which is crazy to me that the Golden Gate Bridge is more than a suicide forest because they at least the suicide forest looks like that and the Golden Gate Bridge is like a modern marvel. It's like beautiful and huge and people drive down with their head out the sunroof like it's changing their life. When the suicide for is like looks like suicide fields. Remember that opening a full house where they just drove off the bridge..
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"Yeah. So this guy talking this college professor he liked gets to this part of the bridge like a girder that he's going to he looks at the college professor, and he says, well, this is where I get off. The bridge people who kill themselves love to tell a fucking joke. Man. It's crazy. Yeah. Apparently, this college professor like reached as the guy was leaping in grabbed his belt and like held him back for a minute. And was like don't do it. Don't do it in the guy wriggled free and fucking shit. Yeah. Just hired like a fortune cookie. Like secret up your ass if you're going to play jokes. Yeah. A person them want. Get like crazy about. Also. Yeah, man that calls professor is like rolling over in his head. Like, I say anything. Want a Snickers? And you'd like just eaten a Snickers hole with the packaging and. Open your stomach's like. Dying to reach in and get the snappers. Thank you're going to fuck with people. Make their entire lives. Awful shitty. That's a really good point. I'm not saying do that the thought I asked brutal like we were talking about what was the name of the kid who killed himself an open mic in Oregon guy. Yeah. I was year ago that we recorded Kip rusty wall, Kip rusty Walker. Yeah. Yeah. Are you doing? Suicides that we're like public in a way where it was kind of like you're trying to show the public. Fuck with them. Right. Exactly. Doing it more. So than like. Art for you. You're trying to prove something. Yeah. Yeah. Yeah. Yeah. Man sounds awful with this guy. There's another one. This one is weird because I don't. I don't know anything else about it. But in nineteen seventy-one amend named David Cleveland jumped off the Golden Gate Bridge, and they found thirty six dollars in his mouth. Really? Yeah. Well, I'd say he's probably a crazy person. Yeah. Maybe the C money. Poseidon? No this money. At that point eight might have just been in a mental. Sure state that is right. Not recognizable. I mean, that's pretty interesting. What do you think that would be about? Yeah. I don't know. I mean, there is the chance that it wasn't a suicide and it was like a, mafia. Okay. Type bookie out this exactly though, Shen thirty six dollars. Yeah. That's it. Yeah. The you owe me thirty six dollars. So you're swimming with the fishes. And that's the thing. That's a weird number. May way. On thirty six three six six six six. Okay. The devil. Did it? Oh my God. Or three six mafia. Did it maybe he was in three six month yet is that out three six via started. Oh, man. Maybe drake. Did it? Like, you know, there's oddly odd history of putting like money on your person is. Yeah. Like, put it on your eyes. You say maybe this guy lost his mind and agrees across thirty six dollars. Exactly he came. He found a money lake. Final solution of what it would be came to thirty six dollars. Exactly. To bacon eaters. Yeah. Like an album. Wait how much is it bacon? Inter like, four.
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"So I just sorta I guess I sort of disagree with like like I understand wanting to die just from pain like Steve was talking about. But like, I think that's only I don't know. I don't I don't support it unless it's gone on long enough for you to know that there's no recourse, truly. Yeah. And I mean like, you know, that's up to the individual. But yeah, exactly. And that's your own personal like way you would. But please like all of the possible remedies and therapies, you could get friends of mine who like become like paraplegic. And it's just like sure it. It's like, it's awful. Right. So right understand like it's almost like a world that I can't understand. I'm with you, man. But also, I don't want people who are listening who don't have one of those problems. But are so down in a pit that they might be able to align themselves with that to be given out by us because we won't that's not something I will ever do. That's why I'm saying like. You you have to seek out is a very rare case in which I would be like, yeah, I get it. You know what I mean? And in this case like, yeah. This level of pain. Like fuck. I mean, Jake, but here's that's a perfect example this level of nerve pain. Jake couldn't sleep for a calendar year. He was in so much pain. And it was he was like he couldn't do anything. You couldn't do anything. And he was he was losing his mind. He was felt like someone was constantly digging a fucking spoon into his spine or his leg. And then he got some surgeries, and he doesn't have his pain anymore, and he has a fucking TV show. You know what I mean? And so on Seinfeld. Which was his dream is the only reason I say that as like a. Yeah. True. So yeah, it's fucked up dude at a call it the suicide disease for fucking reason. Yeah. Crazy. Also, I gotta give it up to this guy for being funny, man. Absolutely, no reason except I have a toothache fucking what that is a nihilist dick fuck that is some good comedy. Yeah. I respect it. Good joke. Yeah. It's a joke. You wrote a joke, and he was like. I'm out. Matter of fact, the first ever person to jump off the Golden Gate Bridge. At least the first recorded case of someone purposely, dying jumping out of the Golden Gate Bridge. His name was Harold B water. He happened in August of nineteen thirty seven. He was forty seven years old. He was a World War One veteran. Who had gotten work in San Francisco. He took a bus to the bridge. He was walking down the bridge while he was walking. He's he's sparked up a conversation with a college. Professor he walked by. Okay. They were talking for awhile Jordan Peterson. You're walking right now on a bridge. But what you don't understand is that we are. The guy is just like hate you..
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"Pain like affects your whole brain. What does that mess? Board like. Actually, like if you're interested more in this. I would recommend going back and listening to our episode. We had Jake Weisman on because he talks about that. Also. Sorry pulled over because I was really really know. It's true. Like the message board. It's really because I think that is what it is this sucks, right? We come to this a lot of times where this is. Honestly, the one time where I'm like, dude, if you are in seriously like degenerative, like nerve pain that is like killing you. I completely understand. Well, I don't know man. I feel like I kind of always understand I will say. I'm not trying to be a top credit. And the the reason I say it that way is like, yeah. I'm with you like. Degenerative pain is the instance in which you say like, you wouldn't argue with someone it's like, but in this case, I actually would because they do there is money being spent on this, and there's no cure. But there are things you can do. Now, there are like remedies ease it, and there are people to talk to about it yet, Gloria Steinem apparently had this and HR the lead singer of bad brains has it and he just he just did a gofundme me to raise sixteen thousand dollars for to get the surgery to lessen it, and he apparently got that surgery. And he says he feels great now brain. Yeah. Average, we know where his bed from. From. We've now made bad brains average brains, man, what if back brains just sucks start recording music, and it's like. Now, that's true. That's right. They've been making some garbage for awhile. But it is hard to listen to. I like it man early bad brains is pretty quickly became just like bed reggae. And that's, but I don't know man that that song sailon come on, man. I record your from DC. So maybe you know, better than me. I love the government. Okay. Whatever president. Oh, yeah. Good point. Yeah. Honestly, like if I could make a little side note about DC culture here. It's like it's it is pretty funny that like growing up in DC or starting comedy, especially in DC, everyone who works. There doesn't give a shit about politics. Right. It's like Hollywood work in politics. They don't give a shit. They're just trying to make it. They're like someone would be like a friend of mine was like videography for for the White House. So like when Bush was in office. I would I would always be like with it. Like, you hate this guy. Like you had to go work firm record him. Yeah. Yeah. It doesn't really matter. When Obama was office. It was like a little bit better. But he was like yet still the same job like the camera and like after like work with the same unit. I worked with like I did a show with this, dude. Who Diam so annoyed that his name is escaping me? Because he was so fucking cool. He was a marine for a long time. Tony hawk. Oh, yeah. Tony hawk. That's true. Yeah. It was Rodney Mullen and. He he was a marine on Marine One. And so he was like Marine One is the president's helicopter. Yeah. And so he was like on a daily basis. I would stand outside this fucking helicopter and salute the president, and I did it for Obama. And I did it for Trump. Yeah. I don't think he was in long enough for to do it for Bush to maybe he was, but he was like usually. Yeah. It was really interesting because it was the same for everybody that came in and out of that helicopter. They're all very respectful. Some of them were a little more interested in saluting us. Because it's not just the president's the first lady, it's the vice president all these people. So I'm like talk to us more than others, but everyone's very respectful in knows we're in the marines. And they like that except Trump is a fucking piece of shit. And I was like why can't put my finger on it, man. But he's just a fucking. Actually, I come to think of it. I don't even think he was on Marine One with Trump. Maybe he was saying that his buddies telling that. Okay. I mean, or maybe that Donald Trump there's really no way of knowing actor this whole story. I'm fake news. Quite possibly did. Either way down Trump is clearly garbage. So it doesn't matter. Yeah. It's really. Yeah. I don't know..
"golden gate bridge" Discussed on Suicide Buddies
"Even though we could see it in the bottle and knew that you could just put it in your body. We were like you cannot drink it without a chaser. I don't I have no clue how we thought that. And we had no chasers. So this is a real thing. What was your choice like Coca Cola or whatever? Yeah. Yeah. Yeah. Yeah. Like either making mix drinker like I guess probably because we hated the taste of it. And we thought we'd puke everywhere. Most people getting into drinking. We were like seventeen. Yeah. Real thing. I've done in my life. We just looked around at what we could possibly use his chasers. And then we dipped a bagel in vodka. I have dipped a bagel in vodka and eating. Woody allen. Boys of summer. This is their man like. Not to bring it completely down. But I think I went to school with like fucking, rapists or some shit like they would they would make like a VAT of fruit like soaked in like vodka and like ever clear, they would just like give that to people parties like this is way too much alcohol. Just like kind of like the everyone's going to give Faulk. Oh, yeah. It was just like, okay. Like, this seems like crazy, dude. I mean, you absolutely did go to school. To just be handing out slices of watermelon. That are like twelve shots, you know, infused or whatever like eat this. I mean there was like, dude. I yeah. That was the thing dudes like that what they would do is. They would be like we're going to get these girls drunk. Those are trying to do. I always hated those mother fuckers. It's weird because when I moved into that apartment like I thought they were college students, and then it turned out they were all just a part of the snowboarding club of the college. But they didn't go to college. They didn't go to college there. All nice. But I was like it just on the Canadian curling team. Exactly like that. Yeah. Yeah. It just slowly kind of like overtime. I was like, oh, so you have a party every weekend like the snowboarding club. It just made sense at the time. Okay. Well, I also hate this. So I'm just gonna leave, you know. Oh, you moved in with these guys. I moved in with them. How is this? Not a show you've written about the snow boarding club. That you lived with a white male. I mean. Well, well, now, I know why that show because you are completely insecure about it. Say that movie out cold was basically that movie that show remember that dot gov Acas movie that was like a snowboarding movie yet. But in due Hampton in your no, listen, check it out in your version, you kill them. Yeah. Fucking kill those assholes. Do fuck the patriarchy. That's the name of the show. Patriot in episode one you kill them. And then every episode is just you high fiving liberals..
"golden gate bridge" Discussed on Suicide Buddies
"I'm Ross dress for less. I'm hampton. All right sharks here, my talk. All right. Honestly, if I ever did a shark tank pitch. Spaghetti pockets? No god. That sounds fucking awful. Do it sounds so. Man pockets, but it's the Gaddi. I've made them. They're great. Have you really? I made I made them like little little bread lows. Really? And it's good. I loved it was awesome. And now I see there is Little little. product was like little wait. Hold on a minute. Did you make ninety bread loaves garb out the center and put back ten years this explain anything? Well. At the time. I had my parents kitchen for resources, and like what I could use will. But but here's the thing. I'm Mike fascinated at your ability to make either make tiny bread loaves or get spaghetti into it or both. Okay. You make a loaf. How did you really make tiny bread loaf? Yeah. You make Brad. Okay. Carve out all of the inside. Okay. Scoop in spaghetti. This is literally big hover it up. And then you eat it. You add in cheese more sauce, man, what a trip so it's just bread and spaghetti. Break. It down Getty sauce. There's no noodles. There's tons of noodle. All right noodles instead of inside of the bread loaf you out. So it's only bread crust. It's the way Elvis used to eat food Elvis bread loaf. He would he would dig out all the shit, and he would just lay in like bananas and peanut butter, and like, you know, mashed potatoes and fucking licorice. Okay. I'm gonna say two things first you need to know that what with me, I need to remind you that I love and support you very much. All right. And Secondly, go ahead. Yet. I really think it's unfair that you're acting like what you did was normal. No. It's not okay. As long as we agree on that. Eating disorders. Issues men Elvis man, me and Elvis like have a very lateral thinking where we're like, dude. Of course, you would take out all the insides of bread loaf and fill it up with basically a soup of your favorite shit. Dude. I used to make instant Rahman and then put corn and hot dogs in it. You know, what I mean like I used to just buy ground beef and cheese and just eat that I would make. I make a bagel, and then I would just add cake frosting on top of the totally dude bagel is the worst kind of bread to E. Absolutely. It's like samurai Katana steel. It's folded and folded and folded and made the super dance like it's like five loaves of bread compressed into a bagel Elvin. Thank you. Eight that every day. Yeah. I think my favorite was probably the peanut butter tortilla. Pretty sure I invented that. One. Yeah. Me peanut butter. Dave. George Washington Carver. Peanut butter door DEA. Captain vetting peanut butter things. People ask them to stop back on the bagel thing. Can I tell you a story that I'm pretty sure is going to make one of the two of you throw up. Okay. Aristotle fuck and since he's which to starve he's been weird. Okay. So I. When I hadn't drink much at all. I think I had like a shot of gin thrown it been like what is that? I've gotten. Yeah. I got drunk on beer like once or twice. My friends that I went to the jersey shore and like most of them. Yeah. So all right here, we go. The shore. Paulie? The spike. Jersey short to. But it definitely like not in that way. You know, like it never is that the shore is really fun. It gets like the people in that show are everywhere there, but also normal people, it's just the beach. That's all it's just the fucking beach. And every town has a boardwalk with like Carney games. It's awesome. You depew toes? It did the fuck and ocean you get pregnant. Never leave. I'll always going to have a little bit of seaside at my heart. Take me back to Wildwood saltwater poisoning. I. Hey, what's up with saltwater poisoning from Wildwood, New Jersey? Fuck you. That's my Italian goals pump band. I guess anyway. So we went down to the shore, and my friend, Bobby. And I we for some reason I don't know how to I cannot describe to you how this entered our brain. But like we thought that in order to drink hard liquor. You had to have a chaser..
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"golden gate bridge" Discussed on Bay Curious
"Mm baid curious listener stephanie schmid lives in san francisco and works north of the city in marin county for years she's driven across the golden gate bridge almost every single day i've been cross nothing probably near on ten thousand times easily it used to be a semi terrifying experience not as for stephanie but from both drivers blames on the bridge are narrow and for decades there was a very little suffering the traffic heading in opposite directions there were these flimsy yellow plastic tubes that were placed every few feet or so but that was the only barrier it felt like you were driving head on into traffic i mean there's a reason why it was a nickname a suicide lane because you are very exposed several times a day to help with traffic flow workers would move the tubes and change the number of lanes in each direction i mean they had a guy hanging out the back of a pickup truck moving the pigs which look save it wasn't super safe that's why just over two years ago stephanie noticed something on her drive had changed instead of flimsy tubes now there's a big steel and concrete barrier driving across is much less terrifying but moving a vague heavy barrier like that can't be done by a few guys and a pickup truck now they have a special custommade vehicle dubbed the super machine okay technically it's called a barrier transfer machine but we'll just call it this regime that zipper machine raised a number of questions for our commuter stephanie yazid faster for the technicians now to move the lanes what's the etiquette of driving around those machines why or what dictates when the barroga's mood on the golden gate bridge i'm olivia alan price this is bake curious a podcast exploring the bay area one question at a time this week reporter kelly o'meara hello is here to help answer stephanie's questions all right shall we go to the rich let's go.