35 Burst results for "zan"
Microsoft Is Acquiring Nuance Communications
"Microsoft has acquired speech tech company nuance for nineteen point. Seven billion dollars in cash a twenty three percent premium on its friday closing price on the stock market quoting cnbc the nuance acquisition represents microsoft's largest acquisition since it bought linked in for more than twenty six billion dollars in two thousand sixteen. It's the latest sign. Microsoft is hunting for more growth through acquisitions. The company is also reportedly in talks to buy the chat app. Discord for about ten billion dollars on top of that microsoft made an effort to bhai tick tock. Us business last year for about thirty billion dollars before the deal was derailed. Last month microsoft completed its seven point six billion dollar acquisition of gaming company zan amax nuance would be aligned. With the part of microsoft's business that serves businesses and governments nuance derives revenue by selling tools. For recognizing and transcribing speech in dr office visits customer service calls and voicemails in its announcement microsoft said nuances. Technology will be used to augment microsoft's cloud products for health care which were launched last year in an interview on cnbc squawk on the street. Monday microsoft ceo such an adela highlighted nuances healthcare tools as the key driver behind the acquisition quote. We've seen a massive acceleration of digital transformation healthcare in particular nonetheless said when you think about the provider market digital tech is going to be the
The Importance of Finding Zen In Everyday Life
"Live in a fast paced overburdened. Overworked and jam-packed culture. We work long hours to make more money to buy more things to clutter of our houses. We always time with unnecessary correspondents social media notifications and getting stuck in traffic. We feel like we're on this. Never ending. Treadmill to nowhere feeling disconnected and frazzled. Each and every day we're sleep deprived overweight and stressed out when all we really want is to get some zen so does living a life of zen look like traditionally the word zan has been associated with the quiet and austere buddhist sect which emphasizes silent meditation and personal inquiry however as the word has leashed into modern everyday. Life is evolved to mean something less esoteric and more practical. You don't have to become a monk to be then but will probably require some major life changes since we can all agree that today's world is decidedly nonsense in essence. Dr zan is all about spaciousness intention in peace and we can apply this wisdom to every aspect of our lives while somewhat challenging to define exactly. What zen is is easy to notice when something isn't then a cluttered workspaces not zen. A overpacked schedule is not zan. A phone or tablet that has constantly chirping and buzzing is definitely not zen. Chances are good that you can recognize things in your life. I give you that calm. Spacious feeling you can also feel when you lose. Sight of it is he. Zen is something that already exists. Innately within us we are born in perfect peace maddie's with our world and with ourselves but as grow up and take on the burdens of the world we lose touch with our inner nature however all is not lost. Don't worry we can all make deliberate and mindful choices to get rid of some of the clutter. Be that physical mental or emotional in regain our zan
"zan" Discussed on Schoolhouse Rocked: The Homeschool Revolution!
"Into the legislature as As we've written them so it you know in one sense. What we did didn't make a difference but in other sense it was sort of the birth of the freedom movement in south carolina. I don't have described better. And so that. When i really started lobbying and if you can call it lobbying mocked. Senator had been the usc football coach. The real usa university south carolina. You're talking to a california girl. Yeah i know. I'm y'all got the trademark so we we can't even you use usa more but But i went to see him. He also had gotten his phd in education and his daughter and i had met each other at girl statements program. I had been governor girls state and find new busy and so then i knew the senator is just interesting. The way the world works. And i went and saw senator and this was not my plan but i just sat there and balled out and told them what the last two and a half or last year and a half had looked for me. And i mean he couldn't believe it and he became macro seder mile in the legislature. He's answered every piece of homeschooling leads. The almost lost his bid for reelection to the state. Senate and on and joe wilson who is now our congressman Really both it really cost them politically to support us. A yearly day fultz. They said well. We'll call a new public. Hearing and senator has taught me such an important lesson that he said saying you get everybody there. You know you get everybody near you know. They don't have the home school. You just get me a crowd because at the end of the day politicians not know a lot but they can all count. yeah and I mean so we just had mean we probably had you know at this first public hearing on the senate side we probably had six or seven hundred and this is before grassroots movement shirt a thing and thorough reporters everywhere. who who. What is this group. That got these seven hundred people here and so it was. It was in so so. Then you know i mean. We didn't know that we were still six years away from a good law but we it was a start. Yeah and so that's amazing. Let's take a quick break. We'll be right back learning to write well. In order to effectively communicate. Ideas can be a challenge for many students equipping teachers teaching parents with methods and materials which will aid them in training their students to become confident and competent communicators and thinkers is key. The institute for excellence in writing is an organization dedicated to training mentoring and providing a model for teachers. In a clear sequential and effective method of teaching writing that reinforces history science literature and other content areas by our methodology begins with dictated content. So rather than sing to a child. Here think of something and learn to write. We actually give them. The content and through our nine units gradually win them from dictated content to that blank page through the process of learning to write. Well students learn how to think clearly and to express themselves eloquently and persuasively for more information or to order the program visit i e w dot com. We are back with zan and this is an incredible story. As as we're listening to this story for those who've gotten to know a little bit. I am not a crier and abby is crier and so obvious literally texting me through this and she's like i'm crying i know i can't. I'm sorry i haven't joined in on the conversation. I've even heard the story before an it never. It doesn't get old not only because just the people that have gone before us. I think we are where we are today. I i'm home with my kids everyday. Not having to worry about the things that you worried about people like you and i. I'm jotting down cam composed now. I'm jotting down all the things you're saying and and the other thing that just has brought me to tears it's just the sovereignty of guy in this story. I mean over and over from from the first friend that a bit mentioned you know or even honestly the fact that your son didn't get to redo kindergarten. The fact that they said no was a blessing to be honest. Felt in the moment. All the way to dr moore's book and then the connections you have a neighbor that knox and midnight because he randomly happened to see this thing that all had to do is sit there for ninety days to provision even even in times of trial when you lost a baby how god provided everything for this to move forward and it's just it is so it's encouraging it's inspiring for those of us living now in an it's relevant in that we can't be complacent now so so. That's why this has been my quietest episode ever. I love it while you're you're crying for all of us. So yeah this is a powerful story so so continue on well. You know. I'm gonna take a little. I'm gonna deviate a little bit because i want to own explain something that i want to do. Some explaining explaining you know one of the things that makes what we do so hard in freedom freedom fighting so hard is because we live in a culture who that doesn't understand who our kids belong to. So i just wanna give you this one illustration and then we can just keep moving forward with the story at years after all this happened. I was speaking at a leadership forum. There was one sponsored by usa in one clemson. And i can't remember which one this was. But i was speaking as the homes. Go representative to the state. I mean all these leaders up and coming leaders and so what. A woman in the audience raised her hand and she said i'd like to ask the question. I said okay and she said. Don't you feel guilty for home schooling children. I said you know it took me by surprise. I said i have felt a lot of motions over. homeschooling. I'm not sure i feel guilt for home. Us and she said well. You're robbing the school district of the money they would get for your kids. You're robbing the school district of two kids. Who would probably do well on standardized tests. You're robbing the school of involved parents. And i think you should feel bad about that. And so would pattern. I said who you think my children belong to amen and and so this tells a little bit about it about me now. We talk about not rattling papers. But this is what. I used to carry in my purse. Which tells you a little bit about my life and let me read it to you. So i said let me just read you. Something the fundamental theory of liberty upon which all governments in this union repose excludes any power of the state the standardizes children by forcing them to accept instruction from public teachers. Only the child is not a mere creature of the state. Those who nurture indirect has destiny. Have the high right coupled with the high duty to recognize and prepare him for additional obligations and she looked at me like i had gotten some right wing propaganda from somewhere she said. Where did you get them. I said this. Us a decision from the united states supreme court in nineteen twenty five us versus a society of sisters but we live in a society of people who like this.
The Suzanne Capper Case
"Is our first uk episode the case of suzanne capper which occurred in manchester england. Have you heard the name. Suzanne capper before i have not. That's because probably If you noted in the beginning this case happened in england this is not a us case. And i had not heard of it. I don't know if it was someone who wrote in. And suggested or if i came across it but i was thinking about doing this episode and then amanda put it on her list for me so i went. Yeah we gotta do this one. Suzanne capper was born in january of nineteen. Seventy six in manchester england in the research is really not much mention of her biological father because it was reported that he left her mother. Elizabeth capper before. Suzanne was born suzanne. Smother apparently didn't give or show. Suzanne much love or support which is really what made suzanne look to other people for that kind of attachment. Suzanne had one sibling shoulder. Sister named michelle. Those that were close to zan knew her. Well described her as a gentle and easily influenced girl and that all she really wanted in life was just to be loved and accepted. It's the sodas. Sad start seems like she just didn't have a stable family life and she had to look to other people for that. Suzanne lived with her mother and then leader also with her stepfather john until she was about fourteen years old and then her mother and her stepfather got divorced after her mother and stepfather john separated. Suzanne was placed in local government care and after a while she left that care and went to live with her stepfather. John Her sister michelle. According to her stepfather. It was after she moved in with him that she started to skip school on a regular basis. During this time she began spending a lot more time with twenty six year old. Jean powell so twenty six. Gene powell is a neighbor for whom susann babysat children at you again. She did not have a good early life. It seems that you know. She went to live with her stepfather. But i'm sure there was a strain to. She's not living with her mother. She doesn't have a father figure. There's a lot going on early in her life. she's at early teenager now. At that point she was she was about fourteen years old. At that time i mean teenage years anyway are the time where you start rebelling but i think her rebelling became a little bit worse than she was seeking other friends. Anything she made. She made friends as a teenager with a twenty six year old. Yeah i always wonder about. You wonder about those people you know who are like in their twenties and their friends are teenagers because they can't emotionally relate to the people at their own age. Yeah it doesn't seem natural normal. It's in general. i don't think it is. let's talk about gene powell. Because she's going to come to play a very big role here. Gene powell had three children and lived at ninety seven langworthy road which was only a short walk from susan's home. Jeans home was widely known for being a popular spot for drugs parties and sex according to suzanne stepfather. John he said. I tried to stop suzanne from going there but she had a very strong well. John wasn't aware of everything that was happening at jean powell's house but he always said that he had an unsettling feeling regarding those that would frequent to home he referred to it as the house of evil and i think that is a premonition for what's to come actually at some point suzanne sister michelle also lived with gene for a short period of time but she moved out in august of nineteen ninety-two because she didn't like the quote evil new friends. Powell had been associating with.
Gigi in Wonderland - Vogue's March Issue Cover Story
"She's perfected the art of living in the spotlight. But motherhood has opened digi hadeed up to a new world and a new set of priorities. I'm khloe mao evoked contributing editor. And this is g. G in wonderland knew that i have that animal in me says gee hadeed relaxed. In bright. from december cold the twenty five year old model is astrid colored quarterhorse named dallas. And telling me about the birth of her baby in september here at her home in bucks county pennsylvania following a fourteen and a half hour labor at her side. Were her partner zane. Malik her mother yulong to her sister. Bella and a local midwife and her assistant when you see someone do that you look at them a bit differently. I probably looked crazy actually. She says a giggle tinged with pride. I was an animal woman. Mallet cut the baby. Click that she was out says gee gee gazing forward through dallas alert ears as we plod through the upper fields of harmony hollow. The farm owned by longest boyfriend. Joseph goalie a construction firm ceo. I was so exhausted. And i looked up. He's holding her. It was so cute. She's in a cropped long as puffer stretch. Czar jeans and warned black riding boots and looks like neither a harried mother of a ten week old nor paparazzi ducking supermodel with her hair roped into a smooth bun bear face and tiny gold hoop earrings. She resembles mostly her teenage self. An equestrian who showed jumped competitively while growing up in her hometown of santa barbara. California what i really wanted for my experience was to feel like okay. This is a natural thing that women are meant to do. She planned to deliver it a new york city hospital but then the realities of covert hit particularly sequestering here ninety minutes from manhattan and the limits on numbers in the delivery room which would preclude yolanda and bella from being present. Then she and malik watched the two thousand eight documentary the business of being born which is critical of medical interventions and depicts a successful home birth. We both looked at each other. And we're like. I think that's the call. Gd says they placed a blow up bath in their bedroom and sent their three cats and border collie away when the midwife expressed concern that the sphinx and maine coon felines might puncture the tub with their claws. Malik ask gee-gee what music she wanted to hear and she surprised him by requesting the audio of favourite children's novel the indian in the cupboard. He downloaded the film because it was one of his favorites too and they spent the early hours of labor watching it together. That's something we'd never talked about. But in that moment we discovered we both loved. Gd says bash family. She then tells me that malik. The former one direction star turned solo artist. Who has famously press shy and declined to be interviewed for. This article likened his own experience of her birth to align documentary. he'd seen in which a male lion paces nervously outside the cave. The lion s delivers her cubs z. Was like that's how i felt you feel so helpless to see the person you love in pain. Doom dula malibu high classmate carson. Meyer had prepared her for the moment where the mother feels. She can't go any longer without drugs. I had to dig deep. Jichi says i knew it was going to be the craziest pain in my life. But you have to surrender to it and be like this is what it is. I loved that you'll monda and the midwife coach through the pain there definitely was a point where i was like. I wonder what it would be. Like with an epa darryl how it would be different jichi frankly. My midwife looked at me and was like you're doing it. No one can help you your past the point of the epidermal anyway. So you'd be pushing exactly the same way in a hospital bed so she kept pushing. I know my mom zane. Bella were proud of me but at certain points i saw each of them in terror says she ducking under a leafless branch. Dow also who've sucking in the muddy terrain afterward z and. I looked at each other. And we're like we can have some time before we do that again. The baby girl named kai digi revealed on instagram in january from the arabic for the chosen one was a weekly. She was so bright right away. Gd says adding that. The baby's heart rate stayed consistent throughout the labor. That's what i wanted for her. A peaceful bringing to the world. Kyw's world has so far remained small. Her mother rarely leaves the bucolic corner of horse country where the hadeed put down roots in two thousand seventeen. Malik bought a nearby farm. The shoot for this story. In early december at a studio in manhattan was the first time g g had left her daughter since birth yolanda took over caregiving duties even bringing her granddaughter along to feed the miniature. Ponies mama and mccoo. Gee-gee has no nanny no baby nurse. None of the traditional celebrity crutches of new motherhood during our interview the baby stayed with her father and zan's mother tricia who is visiting from england for a month to help she decided to completely take care of the baby alone says yolanda odd. And i think that bond is so important. The dutch former model turned real housewives of beverly hills. Alum was my welcoming party. When i arrived at the farm booming. Hello her arms wide on the threshold in. Camo print puffer and boots. I'm proud of her face on magazine but seeing her give birth was a whole other level of proud yolanda says you go from looking at her as a daughter to looking at her as a fellow mother. The natural transitions and generational shifts of new motherhood are at play in the household. It is a family happily influx on the sprawling. Thirty two acre property. The handful of cottages are designated for different siblings. But this summer. When g g moved out of her cottage into zan's house bella and brother anwar graduated to larger cottages leaving. The smallest is a guest house. We're still close by says she but we have our space to be our own little family. She hosted thanksgiving dinner for the first time this year with zero mother cooking the turkey g g. A prolific home-cooked herself made banana. Pi and baked yolanda favourite tatham. Bella occurred over stuffing and spiked apple. Cider in the kubota tv g g got her christmas tree early for the occasion dressing it with personal ornaments. That she and malik have exchanged over the years. The most recent being glass nintendo console a reference to a favor quarantine activity. I decorated fully. Without my mom's help. And i think i did her. Gd says they are tribe publicly known for their closeness yolanda the doting den. Mother gee-gee the fresh-faced protective older sister. Bella the edgier veronica deejays betty and aloof baby brother on war joining g g and yolanda in the kitchen for latinos and cinnamon rolls before a horseback ride eyewitness. These rules confirmed. Yolanda has the sink drinking a smoothie and finishing gee-gee sentences when she grasps for word g g threatens to have a connection if anwar eats her cinnamon roll when he ambles out of his cottage. But motherhood is a new phase and it will be up to g g to decide whether it belongs on the silhouettes of social media. I think she wants to be real. Online's as bella twenty four by phone from new york city but until her child wants to be in the spotlight and can make the decision herself. She doesn't want to put her in that position. Bela who splits her. Time between her. Soho loft and the farm and facetime with her niece and sister every morning says she already enjoys reading books. Aloud that jeeves to read to her including the rainbow fish and the very hungry caterpillar. It's pretty nostalgic. Bella says it could be argued that we are all hungry caterpillars this year cocooning and comforting with hope of emerging bright winged vaccinated g. G wants split her time between her condo and no-ho and the first class cabin of airplanes when lockdowns began she had just returned from walking fashion shows in four countries and discovering. She was pregnant on the other end of covid. She will emerge as a mother. Happily headquartered in rural pennsylvania. Still a supermodel. But one determined to lead more secluded less peripatetic life. I always want to be here fulltime. She tells me. I love the city but this is where i'm happiest furious. Speculation and countless think pieces have attended the question of what this time will mean. Will we slow down flee cities for less frenzied. More mindful life in many ways. Gee-gee the bodyman of such ideas. The sheiks glamorous version yes but also a person drawn to reassessment. It feels like now. I'm in a different place in my life. She says and she does seem genuinely at home
Sweeping it All Away
"Morning. You hope your old dame well can you hear thumbs so great. Excellent now so again. Yeah hope you're doing well. With the the covert and everythin- and anything else menu lives just a big. Thank you for those of you really help with fundraising that that really has been touching thank you. We really helps us get by through all these difficulties when it's very difficult to raise money so thank you very much and today i wanted to come another case and this is Case twenty eight of the blue cliff record. And one of the reasons i i picked. The self is a little bit like remind us the way that we did a few weeks ago but also this is why nonsense who was the feature in particular call on basically loses adama conversation with another teacher so it just shows you know. You don't win all the time. And it also highlights some of the some other aspects of the teach him so last week basically. We're just talking about that aspect. To wonder of wonders. I o beings the great earth of the wisdom virtue of the awaken one to us. Of course it's The traditional robot hat sued This this This week The seventh beer eight isn't the eighth being. Let's see tuesday. I guess that that way. So it's important to to reflect on the buddha's on the buddha's life and teachings so wonder if one does i o beings the great earth are the wisdom virtue of the awaken to thus snus and what we tend to deal with more importantly as because var upside down views. We've failed to see it. You know usually the grassi's green elsewhere. You know people things have a better time than than we do. That is always better. Better places to practice in the place that i stand so i mean you can fill in. You can really fill in the blank as to why it isn't like say the awaken life for the buddha's life if you wish. So we're we're more dealing with the socal relative aspect of our own lives the set right from the beginning. So can we swallow somebody else's words in many ways Better not to that a to see for ourselves in in whatever way but it's also important not to rely on our own stories quite often the stories we have about ourselves and our our own life not reflective of reality. This reality not that is fixed. This reality is occurring now wherever we no matter what would do and then the thing is can we really take that teach in the comes on a momentary basis or do we want another one. That may become in lighter so anyway i'll bring up the case and obviously it's tied in with what i'm saying right now not mind though. Buddha miss this got no preamble straight into the main case nonsense cooled on masta. Yakusho navan jaka. Joe asked have the sages. Since time immemorial had a teaching they did not tell anybody nonsense said yes yakhio said. What is the teaching. They did not tell anyone role waiting for the answer. Now and he nonsense said it is not mind it is not buddha. It is not a thing k. Jaka joe said you said it. Nonsense said that's all i know. What a what about you jaka joe said. I'm not a great Zen t cherry data. How would i know whether it has been told on out. So he's he's having a bit of fun here now. You got to see how he says that to him though to could be sarcastic could be could be praising any any way like that nonsense said. I don't understand yucky. Oh said. I've already told you too much so The zen master zim buddhis- nev- a helped people harrison. Why are we doing this. Zan masters in buddha's never help people see kaz past and present run as if racing
Find Your Power Through Emotional Triggers with Susanne Moore
"In say what's up to fire nation and shears the interesting about yourself that most people don't know John Thank you so much for having me on the show I'm really fired up to be here listened to you for at least four years on the bus this show. So something interesting most people don't know is that I run hundred mile trail races for charity and a few years ago, which is actually when I started listening to your show Iran for a called culture. City and it was a race that the BBC called the world's most dangerous and toughest endurance race is about one hundred and fifty seven mile stage race to the Amazon jungle in Brazil. So as you can imagine, it was miles and miles of training that your podcast got me through man I. Love that I mean, that's exactly why I created twenty six hundred episodes of entrepreneurs on fire. So people like you could be entertained and educated for how was one hundred and fifty. Seven miles exactly. Wow. That is amazing. I hope somebody's running crazy race right now and they're like, yes, me too. That'd be so cool and fire nation we're talking about finding your power through emotional triggers. So let's just start diving right into this ZAN by getting into why emotional triggers are so gosh, darn intense. Yes. So let me start off for a little context by saying my daughter and I just launched an APP called Neuro boot, which helps people build emotional muscle and We did this because what we're finding is so many people really struggle with handling emotional triggers and I mean we all have emotion uncomfortable emotions at times right and most of us really are never taught what to do with those difficult feelings. So as a society, we kind of just run from them right? We either numbered out with some sort of entertainment or we drink we smoke we in my case we work too much some people shop too much or eat too much. But what we found is that many people experiencing emotional triggers actually aware in that moment, what is happening to them? So I like to describe it as a wave that passes over you right. So you know like when you're driving to work and you're already late and you have this big meeting and then someone has a wreck in front of you. Or you get home after really long crazy day and your partner yells at you. Right. So most people instantly get this really intense uncomfortable feeling in their body. And they react to that feeling much more. So than the actual event, it's the feeling that's in their body they react to and more times than not that reaction comes across as negative. Because it's typically fear or anger or anxiety that's directed outward, which feels really natural but it can be really dangerous right because a lot of times what that turns into our harsh words or violence or impulsive decisions that we regret later. and. So we tend to either do that or some people if they're worried about the consequences of expressing their emotions, they just bottle them up. And we've found is that you know bottled up fear often becomes anger and anger turned inward often becomes depression. and. The only reason I know any of this because I'm not a mental health professional I'm an RN, but I've done a lot of things and mental health. Directly is not one of them but. A few years ago my then teenage daughter became really withdrawn and unmotivated, and for a couple of years you know, I was the type A overachiever. So I tried everything under the Sun to fix her from removing privileges to these raw raw speeches too harsh words. And nothing worked we were just often at these impasses. And so I was really frustrated and angry because I interpreted that to mean that she was just being this lazy defiant. and. So one day we had this kind of tough interaction and I just gave in i. i. sat cross-legged across from her and I said I took her hands and I said. I can tell you're in pain. I don't know what it is and I don't know if you're comfortable telling me. But I want you to know that I'm here and I love you and we're GonNa get through this. And it was the first time in probably four years that she just melted and she could see her just soften and she gives me this really big hug and she never said a word. the her eyes were Kinda shining and I knew I thought. Okay. I got through to her and the smell that I just got got to that armor. And I really still just had no idea what I was dealing with or or what was going on and I was raised as someone who was taught to work really hard and ignore emotions and. Be, very STOIC. So a few days later, she came to me with this sheet of paper on a clipboard and she said I know you want to help and maybe this will help you help me. And it was a cheat sheet and it had three columns on it, and the first column showed her behaviors, which were things like laying in bed all day or slamming her bedroom door or refusing to interact with the family. And then the middle column interpreted what that behavior met like. I'm feeling insecure or I'm stressed or I feel worthless
Sticky Hair Monster
"Now let's get started with the podcast episode. So in the last podcast episode, the Zenko on shared is called Joe Shoes. Mu. And I want to share a couple of thoughts about this. The the Cohen itself goes like this Joe Shoe was a famous Chinese and master who lived in Joe Shoe the province from which he took his name one day a troubled monk approached him intending to ask the master for guidance a dog walked by the monk asked Joe Shoe has that dog a Buddha nature or not? The monk had barely completed as question when Josue shouted Mu. So I want to share some thoughts and he starts come from the Book Zenko on's, and this is a book written by Gyo May Kubo say the of all the Cohen's Joe. Shoes Mu is the most famous. It's extremely popular with Zen Masters who frequently assign it to novices if the student tens properly to business mu comes to resemble a hot iron ball stuck in his throat, he can either swallow it nor spit out the importance of shoes mu is it's succinct one syllable revelation of Buddhism. So little background here, and and and again, all of these thoughts come in from the book Zen Cohen's Baio Make Kubo say. He says, Mu, is the negative symbol in Chinese meaning not or no thing Mu. Is also a basic concept in oriental philosophy. There is a relative mu and an absolute mu, the relative mu and Chinese characters is the opposite of you. The letter you which means is the absolute mu of Zen Buddhism transcends is and is not in order to understand this Cohen. It is necessary to be aware of this distinction when the monk asked, Shoshu has that Dog Abboud nature not he was asking not only from the standpoint of his own troubled mind. But from the Basic Buddhist teaching that all beings have Buddha Nature Joe shoe realized this his Mu as an answer was a blow aimed at breaking or untying the monks attachment to that teaching. The essence of Buddha's teaching is non attachment. All human troubles and sufferings without exception are due to attachment even attachment to the idea of non attachment is attachment. Joe Shoe wanted the monk to transcend the relative world transcend the teachings, Transcend Mu, transcend Buddhism, and gain the free and independent world of enlightenment. Satori or enlightenment is this new dimension or perspective in life ordinary human life has always attached to the relative the is and the is not good and bad right and wrong. But life itself is constantly changing the condition of society changes right and wrong often changes. Every situation is different according to time and place. So static concepts are not appropriate to life this thus mu is crucial offers no surface upon which the intellect can fasten. The word mu must be experienced as the world So those are the thoughts from the book Zen Cohen's Baio Make Kubo say regarding the specific Cohen Joe Shoes Mu. And I I wanted to share this. Cohen because as the book mentions, it's most popular, perhaps the most famous of the Cohen's. But to have a little bit of background, you need to understand the answer. So essentially, what's happening here is you have a teacher who's being asked a question by a student by a novice monk and the question is so out of place because. You know the Buddhist teaching of Buddha nature is that all beings have buddha nature. So it's like someone coming law coming along and asking a very obvious question which he should know the answer to according to the teaching that all beings have Buddha nature. The answer to the question does a dog have Buddha nature is obviously yes. But josue knew that he was asking this question that should be obvious. So instead of giving the obvious answer, he gave the answer that the monk was not expecting by shouting Moo or no, or no thing. And in the tradition of Cohen's and in the tradition of Zan, this is kind of the shock and all approach the shock and awe is that that's not what I was expecting. So here you have this novice monk asking a question, get an answer that he's not expecting. And it leaves him confused and that's the exact state that Cohen's and oftentimes Zen in general want to leave you in because it's trying to break you free of the conceptualization 's that you're making in your own mind.
Homophonix Artist Interviews: Rainbow Riots
"We begin in Stockholm. It is true that Sweden produces an astonishing amount of legendary music small country. Third and world music exports after the US and the UK. No surprise that within the queer communities are Sweden there exists a bevy of talent. Rainbow Reports is a nonprofit organization using arts and coach as tools to advocate for human rights, LGBT Iq, plus people globally. Now. More than ever. Our focuses humane humans should be equality and acceptance for all. It is clear that social justice is not yet where it should be, which is why arts and coach organizations like Rainbow, riots exist if you're lucky enough to live in a country where there oiled ubt brides, a lot of times people get complacent and they think, oh, this is the norm. This is the standard while it ain't Jinnai they're like seventy plus countries in the world grades illegal with same sex relations and where people get killed where where. A death penalty sometimes. Free. Sometimes I think we have freedom, but the struggle still continues. The filed the torture still continues. The fight for freedom still continues. Let's put our hands together for freedom for freedom. Through Rainbow Riots Hitter Lemberg brings to light the ongoing injustices faced by LGBT plus family worldwide. With a background in music production visuals, events publication in community projects combined with an amazingly generous creative spirit. Is Well to use music and media to inform and educate. Rainbow riots invited artists from several countries to take part in a concert as part of the Stockholm pride two, thousand and seventeen. They also made their presence known within the pride parade from the back of a truck proudly blasting out there incredible musical achievements. I asked Peta which countries were represented. On the rainbow riots flow we had a representatives from Sweden what and we had Uganda Kenya. We had Malawi and we had Jamaica. One of the standout tracks from that for me was a song called freedom. See the crowd. Jumping into. Heard? Freedom. To it in such a way can you tell me up freedom came about when I started making freedom which I co? Bro With? Lesbian rapid called you'll be she's A. Legendary rap group in this in the states called. And when we wrote it, it was kind of like part of my old project housing Wallenberg and kind of thought. It was going to be part of that. But then as I started gravitating towards doing something with Queer activism around the world I, started turning my movement Rainbow Rides into a creative project and I thought well, freedom should be part of that. Really. So that's when I went down to Uganda and started working in Uganda 'cause I thought if I'm going to make this album with queer voices from the world's most dangerous places I've gotta go to the belly of the beast which is Uganda. So I thought okay. Well, I've got to go there ain't going to be nice in preschool ad. And before I went like my passport was running out, so yeah, they add to reissue a possible at the Swedish apple before my flight and they gave me a pink. And I thought. How appropriate with driving along well, exactly Scotland I'm going into Uganda practically waving rainbow flags. This is not going to end well because I was not sure what to expect the anything I'd seen and heard was that nobody nobody in Uganda who was queer was safe and everybody was you know hiding whenever you saw an interview with somebody they will always hiding behind a blood pixellated sort of thing and and not just come to know people going to want to be part of this project. Is it going to be really difficult? What am I going to expect? So therefore came prepared with a song that I'd already written which with freedom I thought at the best maybe I can get some people to dogs in the video at least will have something. But when I arrived, I found a thriving queer community with love creativity and that's how the project started. When I arrived in Uganda realized wow I could really make a whole out I could turn this into something much bigger or they're already artists to establish themselves within the community who were making music. N You lots of quiz singers and performers an artist, and I ended up right in the middle of it. So you know I arrived armed with one song and you know it turned into an album of freedom was starting song, and of course, a features my my old correcting partner you'll be of your majesty but also features a Ugandan singer cold deep lack on bicycle and also on the spoken word intro and the thing about freedom was the I always knew that it was really instant kind of be happy pride song and I just wanted to dot context to put it in. Something else. So it's not just the body, song? To. Put it into context of something really really important life and death and I kinda thought what what better way to to get the message out to make people ons. That was to make them listen.
A Poets Path To Awakening With Norman Fischer
"Zen priest. Norman is the author of many popular books including his most recent publication. The world could be otherwise imagination and the body Safa Path in his fascinating conversation. You'll he norman share stories from his own spiritual journey from aspiring young poet living in the woods of Northern California to meditation teacher and celebrated author. Norman talks about how early encounters with death predisposed him to religious and philosophical inquiry. And how reading? The existentialist would pave the way for a fascination with sin. You'll also hear Norman discuss the topic of doubt rather than providing faith certainty. Buddhism provides a pop a set of questions in which we discover what life is and who we are. Lastly Norman talks about what it means to be a teacher of the Dhamma as well as his own relationship to himself as a teacher of Buddhism. I so much enjoyed this conversation and I hope you do too. I did have the first question that came to me and it was when I was just sent yo bio and it said that you have a title Zo Kit Sue. I don't know if I'm pronouncing it correctly. That's new to me and I was just wondering what that means. And what does it represent? Well it's not a title it's just it's just my name. So so maybe you're aware that in Zan when you or dane either as a lay disciple or has a priest and a lot of people will I. Dane is a lay disciple and then later ordains a priest. That's fairly typical. Get your given a diamond name. And everybody has a person's personal name and the personal name usually has four characters. So there's and and and it's a two two character names so Zo Ketziot is to character Zo and Keto and those are the first two characters of my four character personal name and the characters translate as Elephant Cave. Zo Is an elephant. Like there's these Japanese water dispensers with like big long snouts on. I don't know if you've ever seen in those are called Zo shitty or something like that L. Elephant container so so as an elephant and catch you as a kind of a cave or grotto where people meditate so The they say that In Asia in ancient times when they were looking for caves to meditate in there would be caves where that elephants would be drawn to because the caves would have like some kind of. I don't know if this is true but somebody told me this. The cage have some kind of mineral in the walls of the cave that the elephants would like to lick on and eat for their digestion. So the elephants would go into these caves in search of this mineral and then they would over centuries. I rub their flanks against the Cave. Making the cave like really nice and smooth and pleasant and then later on meditators would go in these caves and they called him. Elephant caves for meditation so That's very unusual name. I've never there's a lot of names that are common in Japanese character names. You hear a lot of names. A lot of them are names that were given in the past that famous monks nuns. You know but this is a really unusual name. I don't know why I have this name. My teacher gave it to me and when I ask them like how come you gave you the name. He didn't seem to remember having done it. And that's because I think that he was a very busy person and he had a lot of students. I don't think he really particularly noticed me. So he just probably have random names assigned to people randomly so. I don't think there's any special reason why I have that many but it's so people yeah people often think it's title they think. Wow this is some very special title. I never heard this before but the thing is I don't like titles I I don't I don't ever like to use any titles Nobody calls me Rossier Censeo or anything like that. They just call me by my name and in fact hardly anybody calls me Zo Coetzer. They just call me by English name. I had that impression that you want to into title so then when I sold that bio and it intrigued me and I was like wow. Maybe he's I've never seen that title before. Maybe he's got the highest one I've ever seen before. And so he might be compelled to use it. No no no. It's not a title so Who was a teacher that gave you that name? Richard Baker Richard Baker. And and. How did you meet him? Well let's see. I was studying zen in the Berkeley Zen Center and but the Berkeley San Center did not have the opportunity for monastic practice. So the San Francisco Zen Center which is a much bigger organization. Had A monastery at that time just just opened a few years before call. Tuskuhara and I went there for visit and I really wanted to go and do monastic practice and so in order to do monastic practice. You had to be a student of the San Francisco Zen Center system so I started attending. Dharma talks by Richard Baker and And that's how I met him just by I. I didn't really I eventually. Of course got to know him personally and still know him personally now but in the beginning I attended his Dharma. Talks like a lot of other people and I was one of the many many Younger people who were drawn to the San Francisco Zen Center in the very early nineteen seventies. So he gave you the names. O Kit Sue and that was your deigned name is that is that right. Well I I got that name as a lay ordained disciple and then when I was dating later as a priest I retain the same name I'll k. And normally it's full syllables. Did you say yes? Yeah well Yeah the last. Usually you only go by to The last two syllables are a wrench. Oh so my second. My first name Elephant Cave and then Rancho can be translated in various ways it the character's mean something like to to to face something and to shine Saw My my route teacher from Berkeley Mel Weizman translates that second game as turning toward the light which is a really wonderful translation. So so my England in English. You could say my name is elephant cave turning toward the light. I love it. I don't know I'm fascinated by this. Fan is very elastic. The Japanese in fact I've given dominating so many many people over the years and it means a lot to people right because your teacher in my case. I don't think my teacher particularly no mayor new. You know why he was giving me that name as I said a minute ago but usually when I give names I know the people right so I give them some poetic name from the Dharma and they appreciate it right because it's like. Oh Yeah I have a new name now. This is sort of my new destiny my new sort of path in life and so it is a beautiful. It's a beautiful thing to have these Dharma names. People enjoy them and they take them seriously and the in charge them. Yes and you said when you're explaining it. You said that you grew teacher. Mel Wise Men gave you This had had a translation. What did you mean by route teachers interested in that as well? Well he's you know you can have as you know you can have a lot of A lot of teachers a lifetime. Most people will have more than one just one teacher. But there's one teacher who is closest in whom usually it's the teacher that you start with an imprint. Sue initially in Dharma and so Mel Who's still alive now. He's in his. He's ninety. He was my first teacher. And when I introduced me to the Dharma and later after my initial ordination when it was time for me to receive Dharma transmission and full ordination. He was my teacher for that process. Allow so he. He's been my my main really my main teacher and the person who's Dharma. I am following more than anybody else. And so that was at the Berkeley and center. Well well we. I studied with him at Berkeley senator about five years and then after that as I said I wanted to do. Monastic practice in the monastery for about five years and then after that. I remain with the San Francisco Zen Center for the next baby. Twenty some years and moved from the monastery to Green Gulch farm zen center where I lived for another fifteen or twenty years. You would be Abbott Co Abbot of San Francisco Zen Center eventually. Yeah Yeah
"zan" Discussed on Forever35
"I so you know I was not an athletic kids so I was like a maze. Agnes sounds very low impact but I fell in love with it and the really changed my life. It changed my relationship to my body Changed like the way that I understood myself as a person And so yes. I started doing yoga seriously regularly when I was sixteen and I did a class this morning. livestream for my Yoga Studio. 'cause as where we're at right now So that's something that's been really amazing really consistent for me but I would say definitely I have learned a ton about self care in the interim You know I was not great at taking care of myself when I was a teenager like so many of us. I think it's interesting I. I don't know why I'm not sure we've talked about this much on the show and just thinking about your books specifically about these. Teenagers just led me to wonder. Like what are the practices that we put into place when we're younger and do they linger or do we just abandon them? I think especially because Grayson fever is about phantom as a teen but like I find phantom very self care issues as well so yeah yeah yeah no. No that's true. I mean I think like it's interesting because I certainly see the seeds of Lake my life now in my life as adolescent. Yeah that I was like very interested in Phantom And now I'm writing fan fiction and like now I write novels and I write nonfiction about celebrities. So like there you go and You know the yoga thing but there's something else that I was just thinking about. Oh I know Yeah like you know reading You know is still like such a huge thing for me. All these things that I sort of was gathering I feel like when I was a teenager but I didn't understand how to put them together yet. I think in part because I didn't have the framework of self care which I know like you know as you guys have. Discussed is become sort of You know people who have taken issue determine whatever but like I wish that When I was a teenager someone had said to me. Like you need to spend time figuring out how to take care of yourself that is actually not given an. It's hard and like it will make your life a lot better if you can work that out So I think the biggest change for me probably Was going to therapy as an adult and starting to understand like you know. I have a lovely brain but it's a little tricky to manage. You know unless I started consciously taking care of myself. I was going to spend a lot more life unhappy than I wanted to. You've written a lot about your mental health struggles and I'm wondering first of all how you how you kind of came to find the right meds for you because I I feel like you've written about how that was a struggle for you and then I'm also wondering how is it going in isolation. Yeah Man. I'm all right I will say I have to remain And they can probably hear me recording this and I am totally grateful for their existence. Good dudes but also like just generally having other creatures in the house is like so morten for me. I would be losing my mind. Otherwise yes so it's interesting. It's funny because it's true that I've written a lot about mental health and I both think it's really important to talk about and I also sometimes feel bad because I'm like you know like a white girl with an anxiety disorder. It's not like it's not. It shouldn't be boundary breaking for me to talk about this Because in many ways I'm super lucky but Particularly lucky that my parents were very open with me about like you know. Go to therapy. Assign like needing help is okay When I was a kid I did a little bit of therapy when I was younger of. None of it ever really stuck. I wasn't ready for it yet. like I didn't want it so it didn't take And then in my mid late twentieth removed early twenty S. When I was twenty two I graduated from college into the two thousand nine recession and had just got my heart destroyed and like was super depressed and that was percents that I on my own was like I want to go to therapy. I don't feel well. I'm tired of feeling this Shitty And so I did that. And then moved stopped him. Whatever and then I guess five years ago now Was in a play. Just whatever you know life Kinda piled up on me and I just anxiety got really unmanageable so back to therapy and that was when I started thinking seriously about medication which tonight a conversation. I had with my first therapist. She was sort of like. I really think you'd do better on meds and I was like I'm tough talk nonsense And in the second therapist was like I really think kills you better than I was. You know again. I'm sort of like I don't need it. I'm GonNa find out what happens. You know what if what if what if and then it just got a point where it it just. I was unmanageable ill I like basically couldn't leave the house because I was having panic attacks all the time and I you know. That was my stubbornness like I had all the resources being offered to me into. That was the point at which I was like. Okay fine and I actually I got. I got lucky again. That they might. They're put me on X. pro- Took pretty easily And had pretty minimal side effects in you know Has just been like a miracle drug for me personally like I I think about a lot. door you and. I've talked about this like there's this sort of cultural conversation around medication. As if it's like numbing and it's a choice taking a choice not to feel anything and like. I literally everyday like I've been taking these ADS for Jesus Christ. Four years now Every single day I wake up. I like take my little pill and I'm like man. I love this I i WanNa feel better and I'm choosing to feel better today like that rolls. That's such an interesting statement because I take PROZAC and I've think I've may be taken for like two years now and I had the same. The same thought that that same kind of messaging of like it's going to Numb who I am and instead it I- Phillip opened up parts of myself that I wasn't able to access that you know it's overwhelmingly positive and I'm glad you. I'm glad you mentioned that because I don't. I think it can be numbing for some people but certainly not everyone and I think you know it's important to share a different perspective. Yeah I yeah I just You know there's all kinds of different drugs yet Different people differently But for me it was like I couldn't leave the house like I was just crying and shaking like all the time like you know I was feeling way too much and now I feel things And I'm not afraid to do things. And that's you know so the best thing I loved Grayson the fever so much that I sent you a cold email to talk about to talk about how much I liked it which I do not do very often and you were very kind in receiving it so I was actually. Dora had been the one to recommend it. She's like you say you need to read this. I think I need to take credit for this. Like pressed the book into her hands and it was like this book was basically written for you so it and then I read it and then I was like oh God I gotta email this writer but you know i. It really meant a lot to me. Because it was about a fandom frequented predominantly by young women and I would love to know your thoughts on the way that Phantoms Populated by girls specifically and women are belittled in our culture. And if you see any change in that or any way forward in that because that is one of the most frustrating things that I experienced personally is Is the way female fans are treated? Yeah it's so frustrating Speaking of God me being a teenager like you I definitely when I was a teenager was one of those girls who was like. I'm not like other girls. Are the girls like yell and scream and there's some two boys I'm too smart for that and it makes me so sad now. I'm like man I wasted so much time. Trying to be cool. Never never worked one good work of not cool like it's great. I have a lot more fun. This way You know yeah I think The way that we talk about especially young female fans as if they're hysterical and like possessed Which is just insulting And you know. This is a comparison that gets made all the time. But it's interesting so I A couple years ago like had had a childhood interest in baseball night revived at a couple of years ago. So now like I'M A. I'm a sports fan which I've never been before in my life and it's super fascinating to me that like when I have conversations at parties now and I'll be talking about like one of my favorite dodgers reciting baseball stats and talking about you. Know he did this. Or whatever like both men and women but specifically men are like so excited. I Love Baseball with you. This is wonderful. You know so much and I'm like man. I have told if I told you the exact same like number of things about Harry styles. The response would have been. Wow you're like really into that weird and it's just it's so frustrating man for so many reasons. I just like.
"zan" Discussed on Forever35
"Well. I'll take whatever you have rejected anyway. That's what's new with me. Dory just makeup in self-isolation am into it very into it. You did something exciting recently. I did. I took an online baking class on this. Take us on this journey. So okay let me. I tell you how I found out about this. Aisle mind baking class every month in the forever. Thirty-five facebook group. There is post called forever hustling and it's supposed to be where members of the group can be self promotional so people post like Oetzi stores and they're coaching businesses. And it's just it's just a bunch of things. I love this post. I read it every month. I read every common. I GO TO PEOPLE'S AT C. Stores I look in people's Instagram's I love that our listeners. Do so many cool things so this thing. It must've have been last month. Some one key listener commented and she said I usually usually host baking classes at my home. Inverse CY in France but since the pandemic I've been doing online baking classes and here you can check out my website my instagram and I was like. Hello what so. I checked out her instagram. It was beautiful and she announced that she was going to be doing a new online baking class. Starting this past Saturday and it's two sessions. There's another one she does. She does the second session on May second And it was so cool. She did it so you once you sign up for the class. The cost was twenty five euros which was about twenty seven dollars and she sends you like a recipe and a shopping list in advance. You don't have to buy all of a sudden it's most of it was pretty straightforward. It was like flour sugar eggs milk kind of stuff and you join private facebook group just for that class and the class is a facebook live in the group. So that's cool. It was very cool. And she actually like messed up the time she meant for it to be at seven. Pm Paris time but she had calculated the American Times wrong so it ended up being at eight PM paradigm which is actually really cool. Because that's when all the Parisians and French people do their clap. Oh how the healthcare workers so that so the class started and she showed us but clap and it was really nice. Oh my gosh. This is so lovely was so lovely and she lives in this like Gort. She's American. She lives in this gorgeous apartment in verse. Cy with her French partner. Francois who like Sh- filming it? She's a cute little dog named peanut. It was super charming and the first class. We learned how to make cream puffs so we learned how to make Vanilla Pastry Cream and Hotta shoe which any watches great British bake off. You know that Potter shoe shows up a lot so it was really cool because I feel like baking I like I would characterize myself as a beginner Baker like I've never done anything more complicated than like a carrot cake and I feel like a lot of times when I'm reading instructions in a recipe. They assume this level of familiarity knowledge that I just don't know like when they say like cream butter and sugar together. Okay but like how long am I supposed to cream that for like is it thirty seconds or is it five minutes or you know what I mean like you? Just don't Oh yeah I just feel like I just don't know and the thing with people don't over the doe. I don't know what that like. I don't know when a window is overworked. How am I supposed to know so? It was very cool because she went through both of these recipes. And you really saw each step and you could ask questions. Because there's a chat function and facebook live so Francois would see the questions and then he would ask molly as she was doing them so I don't even think I sent her name. Her name. Is Molly J wilk and her website. Is Molly J Wilk Dot Com and on Instagram Molly J wilk and I just had a great time and say is this a series of classes that you're doing or was it just a one off? It's too session class. So the first one was this past weekend and then the second one will be in like two weeks but she has a live check in on Wednesday where we're supposed to now go back and make the things that she taught us to make. I have not yet done it. I was going to do it last night and then just had too much to do. But maybe I'll do it today and people have been posting their finished products in the facebook group because she also showed us that with the potash shoe with leftover practice you can make Goo- shares which are so Yummy hoosier. It's like a cheese like cheese. Puff Oh my gosh. It's they're delicious. So yeah it was. It was very cool. I'm going to have to do piping which I've never done. Wow I you know it's like it was really. It was really lovely and she's delightful so she's GonNa be doing another session. She said on she said. Lemon tarts is going to definitely be one of the items. So I don't know I met Senate for that one too. I mean I now following molly on instagram in just an charmed out of my pants. She is super charming. She she really needs to like I duNNo. She's she needs a youtube channel. Is what I'm saying. Ooh I would watch like. Hey stree- puff. Asmar of dislike right. Sounds of the cream being okay. Sorry now I saw here. That is so cool Dory. I love that you did that. I think that is just a really like one. What a great distraction from everything. That's going on yes to like. You learn something new. You supported a person working at another. Just just yeah. It was cool. I feel like I actually learned a lot and I don't know if I ever leave the country again. Maybe I'll do her baking class inverse. Cy I am listening to an Italian podcast of these two American husbands. Who have a villa in Italy so I feel like we should just do like a pandemic international pandemic contract? Yeah I love that. Because that's my big plan is like once this is over to go. Go to this these husbands. Go to these guys Villa yeah and then we can also visit the villa. The castle of the people who wrote into here for U. S. people if anyone didn't hear this a couple there's a couple that owns a castle in Tuscany where they usually host weddings. That have all been canceled now. Of course but it looks amazing. Yeah if you want to go on forever. Thirty five retreat. That big plans for after a big plant plans. All right well we take a little break. And then when we come back we'll be talking to ZAN Romanoff the author of wonderful way books and just an all around. Great human gushed about books on this podcast. I'm pretty sure so very excited to talk to them. All right back our guest today is Zan Romanoff welcomes an thank you. This is a thrill I am a longtime listener forever. Thirty five so. I'm very accessible. We're going to read your bio and then we're going to get into it. So Zan is the author of the novels. Asong to take the world apart grace and the fever and look which came up from dial books for young readers on March thirty first ZAN is a full time freelance writer. Her essays and journalism have appeared in Buzzfeed. The Cut G. Q. The Los Angeles Times and The Washington Post among other outlets and she lives and writes in. La That's it. That's San yes that is you. We have so much to talk about. You are what I would describe as one of the premier chroniclers of adolescent girls. I don't know about premier but I am sure there. I'm an avid chronicle or of adolescent girls in fiction. That is definitely something. I spent a lot of my time doing. So how are you? How are you so good at writing about teens I mean I hope that I'm good at writing about tens of and I think sadly part of the answer to that might be a that in my heart. I am still teenage girl. You know I think You know when I started writing fiction seriously I was in my sort of like mid twenties and I just felt like I don't I didn't understand anything else. Well enough to write about. You know I was like okay. I was a teenager. I survived that experience. You know have some thoughts about it like maybe I can kind of like processes do something with it and I feel like you know. I'm yeah it's such a formative time like I'm still just kind of like working out. What all went on and it's interesting. This is something I talked a lot about. Is that my book? Sir especially my Grayson fever and look are a lot a lot about technology And it's like. Oh you know how did you? How do you think about social media which didn't exist? When I was a teen like you know. Yeah but I feel like eat. There's certain parts of the adolescent experience. That are kind of eternal. Unfortunately and you know so. I think what I'm always doing is like trying to look at what I remember. And what still feels urgent to me? From those years of my life and trying to find some into tied into this happening now You know and hopefully that way creating something that will resonate both with you know people who are currently teenagers in people who were formerly teenagers which is to say everyone right. This is kind of convoluted question but great. Stick stick with me here. Do you remember what you did if anything as a teenager for self care practices and have those stayed consistent? Now that you're an adult. It's funny I actually do. Have one of the major self care practices of my life Is that I started doing yoga when I was sixteen I it was offered. P. E. at the fancy private school that I went to Home Very Los Angeles and.
The Incredible Singing Tortoise
"The incredible singing tortoise once upon a time on a stormy afternoon Zane was hurrying home from school he had just found out it was his turn for show and tell on. Friday and his brain world with ideas of what to bring. He was so busy thinking that he forgot his coat in his cubby. The cold rain slipped over his hair down the back of his neck making him shiver can't wait to get home and dry off. He muttered. Maybe I'll even have a mug of cocoa. He turned to take a shortcut through the woods. Under the trees. The rain fell in a slower. Pit Pat but when the wind blew the branches shook and soaked him underfoot the mud sucked at his shoes with a wet slurping. Sounds maybe two cocoa's he grumbled then cocked. His head had he heard something. He froze listening to the gentle sounds of rain filtering through the forest finally from off in the woods. He heard a soft voice that bow. Scooby Doo Doo. Wow already indeed dining out but he do scuba. Zane heared into the trees. He in a forest really. It was just a strip of woods between a house and a bunch of condos. There wasn't space for anyone to be hiding. Not unless they were buried in the fallen leaves. Maybe somebody dropped their phone. He said thinking of the Joggers who always breezed by listening to music. Zane stepped off the path towards the singing. His feet squelching through the mud. Or maybe it's an old toy. He thought. Perfect for show Intel. He hunted around by his feet. Where is it? He said searching his arms and legs were soon soaked as he waded into the wet leaves. Come on play another song. Do I do as he knew that. Zane pushed aside another branch. Found not a phone but anomaly little tortoise the creature seem to smile up at him and then sang another bar. Zane fell back onto his but in the mud. What how he said you can sing. I can sing. The Tortoise said Zan's jaw dropped. And you can talk and I can talk. She agreed but I usually don't talking tortoise. Is that more impressive than a singing tortoise. Why she asked caulking her leathery head but it definitely is Zane. Said I'm Zine what's your name. Hi My name is Alicia Alicia. You have to come with me for show Intel this Friday show and tell no thank you. I don't like crowds. I'm really pretty shy. She said pulling her head back into her shell a little. You don't seem shy. Zane said he stood up and dusted himself off still staring at her amazed. Well said the Tortoise I see you walking home alone here every day so I figured I don't mind if you hear did did you like it. It was great. I had no idea. Zine said seriously. I thought that it was someone's phone playing like spotify or something in the mud a leash. The tortoise smiled. Well thank you. She said have a good day. She turned and started to walk back into the leaves. Wait no Zane said chasing after her. You're singing turtle you have to come with me. I need to show everyone for show and tell well. I'm a tortoise turtle leashes said and I'd really rather not show anyone else. It's kind of a private thing com on. He said you showed me. I need to show my sister. At least she's GonNa lose her mind. No thanks she said. I'll see you another time. No no Zane said holding up his hands wait here. He turned and ran the rest of the way home. He burst into his front door and skidded into the kitchen where his older sister was putting peanut butter on some crackers. Tayla he said scaring her so badly. The crackers went flying. You need to come see this. He clutched her by the wrist and started dragging her to the front door. Come on come on come on Zeno what she sputtered following him out the door. What are you doing? Where are we going saying my crackers? Just come on. It's worth it. I promise they got to the little strip of woods and stood in the middle of the path. The Rain Patter down and the mud-stained their sneakers. And why did you drag me out here Taylor asked wait? Just listen? They stood together in silence for a moment. Then a minute then to okay. I'm going back inside your own Weirdo. No come on Taylor turned and hurried away. Eager to be out of the rain. Zane watched her leave for a few minutes and then side turning to follow
Today's Mantra is... Coffee and Contemplation
"Mantra is coffee and contemplation. Coffee and contemplation. If you watch stranger things you KINDA gotTa love hoppers entrance in the very first episode. Yes it's problematic in its depiction of societal toxic masculinity excusing a functioning alcoholic. But my God how he swaggers through that police station shutting everyone down dress job to him. It May that me I am tired. The baby hasn't been recovering. Which means I haven't been sleeping in last week. We're supposed to be one of the busiest to twenty twenty. But I was hopper. I was tired. I was so tired. I don't know that I was particularly nice so I cancelled all my meetings. It was a really really really bad week for me to be tired. And I'm an entrepreneur. So those cancellations. The cost me a lot of money trying to Zan about this. It is what it is and it's not the end of the world doesn't mean you have to like it though frankly. It usually isn't the end of the world but it can be really really frustrating when big things are thrown by little things. That just won't end pretty much. The definition of Mercury in retrograde. Y'All we get ten more days of this really bad cosmic leg take a deep breath. Hold on tight end. Remember no matter what happens even if the bottom falls out. It isn't the end of the world so the mantra. We can't control everything but we don't have to respond to anything those moments when you feel anxiety rising when the work piles up when those little things have bid knock on affects you have my permission to go hop around the situation here my voice in the back of your head saying coffee and contemplation and imagine me swaggering through your office with the same dead eyed gaze towards the coffee machine in a way that makes everyone run take breeder. Go get you some coffee. Even if that coffee happens to be a mile away take some time to contemplate on. The trip is just another Monday and we are going to be okay.
Caucus chaos in Iowa
"But first the United States before Americans cast votes for president in November election. The Democrats have to decide who I should nominate their party in the rice against President Donald Trump. Now that happens in fifty states and territories through voting contests called primaries and caucuses. The first race was this week in Iowa and there were at least for two. Is No results extrordinary. There was outright confusion as democratic critic officials sodded quality control if it's to say this is caused democratic anxiety. It's an understatement night. The Arnie the Democrats have spent more than three years questioning the legitimacy of the twenty sixteen election yet now I see the legitimacy of their own democratic process questioned well for more on Iowa and what it means for the shape of US foreign policy. Let's turn to our panel. Doug Bandow is a senior fellow at the Cato Institute in Washington and a former special assistant to President Role Reagan Doug happy to be on Garon. A good cheek is a lecturer in the Department of Government and International Relations at the University of Sydney Sydney and the United States study said. Welcome back to our anger on pretty till we hear. Let's start with this fiasco in Iowa. What did you make of it? Doug Oh it's a disaster aster for the Democratic Party. It's embarrassing. It's an embarrassment for the United States as well and frankly it's a victory for Donald Trump. It allows him to make jokes about the the Democrats across. It makes it very difficult for them to be taken seriously and it creates conspiracy theories within the Democratic Party. It's very bad all around. We're talking about conspiracy theories series momentum appears to be with Bernie Sanders. He's the socialist anti-establishment candidate looks like he's more or less running on power with a Buddha Zhai the former mayor in Indiana but he's over now to win New Hampshire in February but his supporters. Garon I think the party establishment is trying to block. They candidate plausible. Well they saw goes back to two thousand sixteen when we saw really heated primaries raise between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Rick Clinton. We all know how that went end. for a pretty substantial probably portion of Bernie Sanders supporters. This is basically a chance to do the right thing. Now that in two thousand sixteen. They didn't get the result that they wanted so obviously any sort of kind of of issues with with any of the primaries for them will be seen probably probably as a Democratic National Committee's way of Preventing Bernie Sanders from winning the party nomination at the same in time the establishment candidate jibe on the former vice president distant fourth easy damaged goods. Doug Bandow always very damaged. You'll the he's a two term vice president he was in the US Senate for many years. He's someone who has been tabbed as the front runner. He's leading the national polls. You know it's one thing to come. I'm in second you know. I was an odd status. In agricultural status moment western state is really not representative but to come in fourth behind the to Progressive Zan. Dan Buddha gauge is I think extremely damaging. He's moving on to New Hampshire. Where in fact he is behind in the polls you know if he loses both of these you go down to South Carolina the end of the month? You know he's only five points ahead in the last poll if he loses that he has real problems then the conceivable that the other establishment candidate Mark Bloomberg. He's the billionaire former New York. May He's the big unknown he now. It seems wisely was not on the ballot in Iowa but he supported early success for Sanders as beneficial for Bloomberg wagering that it will. You know. Forced moderates lock Barden Buddha Jai to drop out along the way and clear wife or a light swing to Bloomberg grandma so the theory goes and obviously when things come through to be tested in practice we we shall see what what happens. Especially after Super Tuesday but there is this certainly a theory. That really is Biden. Dwindles this leave space. Space for Bloomberg any specially if it comes to Wisconsin in July for the Democratic National Convention and if there is a number of contenders still there is no one would majority there. Might be someone. With plurality Mike Bloomberg could certainly emerge as a kingmaker and and maybe this is the sort of strategy that his companions and that my explain Doug that after this Iowa debacle. He Bloomberg's doubling down on his advertising tossing Spain. But how does he support. Actually Rahm Bloomberg is. I think we'll have trouble getting a lot of personal support on the other hand. He may be seen as the best alternative live. You know somebody who is more centrist orientation. He's smart he's presentable and he has a lot of money he can match any spending from Donald Trump. The problem is he's run as a Republican before he's Kinda cold fish. He's not very personable. He has problems as a candidate. But again word a different world and for Democrats if you're looking for an alternative to the progressives if you're scared of the idea of a millionaire socialist you're representing your party Bloomberg might be the guy in July or he can be the guy to anoint. The person who gets now you've had dealings with Bloomberg. What's the nature of your of your dealings with? The Bloomberg was a couple of years ago bringing in foreign policy people to argue issues. I mean in many ways. It was quite impressive. He sat with us out Bloomberg along with yet a foreign policy adviser and he brought three of us in in my case to talk about Syria. The man is clearly well informed. He understands issues. He's smart. He's engaged. He was down to Earth. The problem is from his standpoint. I think being a presidential candidate is typically ebbing smartening in. That sense doesn't really get you a lot of votes in a way. That being personable empathizing these sorts of things. And he's not really that kind of a character but I was impressed impressed with him. He struck me as somebody who is competent. Who If as president he could very well do a good job depending on what you thought of him on the issues? So I think he'll he. He will make a mark doc in this race. He's a smart guy who's willing to spend tens of millions of dollars you can't ignore. My guests are dot band out from the institute in Washington and Gerona Good. She's from the University of Sydney and the US study center
Yemen's Houthi rebels launch Saudi drone attack
"Rostro. Yemen's Hootie rebels say they've launched the new drone attack in Saudi Arabia to kingdom says, shut down one who the drone the who these El Masirah, satellite news. Channel announced the attack late Saturday night. Targeting airports, Zan and oppa in Saudi Arabia early Sunday. These Saudi led coalition fighting in Yemen, said it shot down the drone near the regional
News in Brief 1 May 2019
"This is news in brief from the United Nations. The UN agency mandated with protecting sexual and reproductive health or UNFPA turned fifty these weeks celebrating its role saving millions of women's lives in protecting their futures in a video message to Mark this milestone secretary General Antonio tales congratulated UNFPA on its work improving the wellbeing of people around the world warning that today the world needs UNFPA more than ever your efforts have been particularly instrumental in enabling women and couples to access the sexual and reproductive health care, they need he said in in preventing gender-based violence, tackling female genital mutilation in child marriage practices. UNFPA supports reproductive health care for women in use in more than one hundred fifty countries home to more than eighty percent of the world's population briefing, the UN Security Council the UN peacekeeping chief said on Tuesday that United Nations Security force for ABI known by the acronym. Unicef remains essential. To stability into disputed border region between Sudan and south Sudan JEM alachua proposed. The creation of civilian unit to support progress towards a political resolution and requested a six months extension of UNICEF as mandate this modest shift in the missions role is necessary to match the reality on the ground. He added explaining that a civilian competent with enable the mission to support the party's the African Union high level implemention panel in the African Union Commission to provide daily solutions stressing that while the situation generally remains calm amid efforts by the Dinka in Missouri communities to preserve peace through dialogue, Sudan, south Sudan. If made no progress on the issue of ABI, actor and director, Ben Stiller, testified on humanitarian impact of the eight year war in Syria on Capitol Hill in Washington DC on Wednesday. The brutal conflict has displaced over five point six million people since two thousand eleven the Hollywood star. Appeared before the United States Senate foreign relations committee in his capacity as goodwill ambassador for the UN refugee agency or UNHCR highlighting the desperate circumstances faced by Syrian families. He had met in refugee camps. You reminded US politicians that behind the numbers. There are real stories in real people. Mr. Steeler shared the story of Syrian twins resin and yet Zan who left Syria when they were four months old eight years later has an works selling vegetables in Lebanon to help his family make ends meet. We all want the same things to see how children grew up and achieve their dreams. He added Syria accounts for the world's largest number of forcibly displaced people. According to NHCD are Mrs Stihler has traveled on mission to Guatemala, Germany, and Jordan to meet with refugees who have fled their war-torn homes and a carbon UN news.
Franco-German divisions laid bare in Brexit talks
"To delay. Brexit from six months overriding the objections of French president Emmanuel Macron and setting a Halloween deadline for Britain to leave the block lettering. Con talks to Alex Barker and Gotcha Zan about the considerations informed. The discussions. Onyx? It's the often after very long Brexit summit. We left the building around four o'clock in the morning. We had a result. What was it? So it was Otto thirty first Halloween is the new day for Brexit. It was a difficult discussion. The second time that you leaders of come together in the last month to extend Britain's membership in the union and its controversial because there were very clear differences of you typically between France and Germany over the merits of Britain staying within the union, and it became very clear through the course of the night way. You had the French president Emmanuel Macron taking a very tough approach initially, especially making clear that he wanted a short extension in may or June to keep pressure on the UK to force a decision about this to avoid the UK taking part in European elections next month. For parliament. They want to leave. And at the other end, the majority of you leaders who wanted something that was longer that would take Brexit of their agenda for up to a year and Angola Merckel was one of the strong advocates of that approach in that group as a summit seemed to go on we had to raise may coming doing her dress. But there's only one leader that was the focus of events. And that was mR Macron became out telling us that he was happy with the best possible compromise. And remarkable also came out and said that she was very happy with the result guy. What was the role of the charter in getting Macron into medium extension territory, the, but he's happy with and she was happy with what was have influence over him. I think she had a kind of moderating influence over Macron. I think you had essentially French president with a very tough hard line approach is is is described and you have the other. The camp that wanted to sort of extend it much further out to possibly as far as April next year. And I think Michael was trying to edge towards a compromise that was satisfied both camps. And I think it was very important that she talked about the e use historic responsibility. This is an abiding feature of the kind of rhetoric that Merckel uses on Brexit. She believes that people in twenty to thirty years time. We'll look back and judge the EU on how it handled Brexit, especially the whole concept of a no deal Brexit. She thinks that history will judge the European Union extremely harshly. If it allows written to crash out without a deal. So I think that is her overriding priority in these negotiations to ensure an orderly Brexit one that doesn't damage the version Konami also doesn't damage the European the German economy. So we're left with this Halloween date and. Effectively splitting the difference between the two council were ended up equidistant, but October thirty first the beginning of November is also quite an important moment in the political cycle. Alex. Why does it matter in a year of quite big upheaval that we're in October toiletry rather than say December? What does it mean in the us life cycle post-election world? It's a big transitional year for the EU all of institutions will have a new president appointed in the coming year. And November is a time when the European Commission leadership will change and Brown's had worried that Britain's continuation as a Member State would start kind of pollute the normal day-to-day business of the EU, and it retains all the rights and powers of membership yet wants to leave this union and November's the point where it would have been potentially nominating. A European Commissioner. From the UK and would be taking decisions about shaping the club in the future. Even when Britain still intended to leave. And so this provides a bit of security about those concerns by limiting the kind of influence of the UK would be able to have their will other commitments given. But it's quite hard to do it legally because alternately all the voicing powers Britain has would still be there. I'm gonna Mirka when she walked into the room. We saw laughing and joking one diplomat described demeanor as quite relaxed on the other hand you had Mr. Macron for whom the stakes were very high. He walked into the room telling us that unit his project, the sorts of of the was a stake in the end we managed to come somewhere in the middle. But was this a seminal summit for the Franco-German relationship were talking to someone an expert on the think tank in Berlin softening who made a very interesting point, which is the really in a way the difference that we have between France and Germany on this issue of delaying. Brexit is actually indicative of much bigger split between Germany, and France, which is their attitude to reform the EU, I mean Micron essentially has this idea that Brexit is a big distraction from as you put it the European renaissance, and the sooner we get rid of this destruction the better so that we can get on with the task. Of reforming overhauling the EU. Now Merckel is very very cautious. We know that. But she's quite conservative. When it comes to big rolls of the dice, reforming the EU. So actually for her this issue of Brexit being a distraction is actually less relevant because overhauling the EU is also less of a priority for her on. It's actually becoming increasingly difficult to persuade Taryn party the Christian Democrats of the wisdom of doing these bold reforms. So in a way, she is much more supportive of these sort of incremental steps and also in a way, she's trying desperately to ensure that there are no big cataclysms that will hurt the EU and could actually lead to the disintegration of the EU. That's her main concern is keeping the EU together. And I think she feels that Brexit is potentially such a destabilizing thing that needs to be managed incredibly well in order to keep. P- a you cohesion to maintain aid. You you should not sexually top priority. Alex. He's been in Brussels long enough to know that the Franco-German relationship has been through a few ups and downs. How would you judge where we are right now given that yesterday or last night very apparent the mR Macron was pretty isolated an even though Michael bottom around. He seemed to have backed himself into a bit of a corner is that an ominous sign for how these two partners go ahead and future. I mean, the French president had a bit of support in the room. But clearly he was in a minority, and it's very rare to see such clear differences in public while public as a summit gets voiced clearly in such a sustained manner over something that's as important as this issue, the French and Germans tend to keep their differences private or try to always huge divergences in outlook of many big policy areas. But. It's more and more creeping into the public realm. They're more comfortable about speaking in opposition to each other and use that to some extent last night, some of it was tactical considerations. Should they go short and keep the pressure on the UK to make the labor party feel that there was a no deal imminent that it was time to really compromise. Or should they go long take it off, the EU agenda give the UK time and possibly make all the Brexit. Who think a no deal is a good thing. Think that the whole Brexit may be lost in it's time to compromise and do a deal. So that was a legitimate question there, but underlying the differences between the French and gyms was more fundamental difference in outlook about the European interest over Brexit in mccombs view. It is in the European interest for this to end as soon as possible and potentially for Europe to continue without the UK. In the view of Berlin. It would be better for this to resolve itself in his consensual away as possible and ideally probably for the Brits to stay in. That was the fundamental difference in outlook, the orientated both leaders last night and actually caused all the trouble in the room. No leaders last night ruled out another extension pasta. But which means we could be back having this clash of philosophies again. And it'll be interesting to see whether if we're back in Newton, Macron's vision might win over the longer ones. But. We'll have to wait and see very much guys.
"zan" Discussed on Classic Movie Musts
"They were hood, and she's sitting on the stoop holding a baby remembering the baby she abandoned when the door open. And there is her child next to her. Now, we don't we know it's her child. She obviously doesn't know it sir child the great French theorist Andrey Zan like to talk about three kinds of filming reality objective. Subjective ironic. Well, this is obviously an ironic subjective reality because we know something they don't know. But then the mom walks toward the camera into the distance and the iris moves ever ever ever. So slowly in on the kid in an effort to keep that kid in deep focus. It's a beautiful beautiful moment. I think it's artful as any true deep focus shot. I I'm glad you brought up that moment because it is such a poignant moment the visual irony, which is we established early on. We can tell a story visually chaplain. Obviously very clearly establishes that you can tell you can convey humor. Visually and to then convey, all the emotion of that that visual irony of her holding this baby thinking about the child she left behind the child sits mere feet away from her. And she, of course, treasuring this memory of the child as an infant because that's the only time it, which he knew the child not realizing, of course, that the child would in fact be this boy, the age of this boy over here. It's I mean, it's such a poetic moment, and it's perfectly framed a she she is in what I like to call the sad corner of the frame. And if you if you look back at film almost all the sad things happen in the lower right hand corner. As you're looking at the frame there. She sits with the child and here, again, the camera doesn't reframe the moment at all it just stays put, and we get to watch that moment, and you beautifully described. How effective we are. That is that is the master stroke in this film that scene absolutely gets us. Every time gets me. Every time I've seen this film hundreds of times, and I always tear up at that moment. How could you not you'd have to have a harder stone? And it's what I obviously the movie is not shy about. Utilizing going all the way back to Aristotle's pay. This is this is a movie all about pay those. But I I love the combination which you're getting at which is that if you're going to evoke emotion on that level as you're driving force of kind of evoking a feeling in the audience and their relation to these characters. You almost have to keep your camera objective. If you did if you both had a an emotion infused camera as well as all the peso's in the story, it would be too much. And it's that balance that that makes it so poetic, I think I agree. And you could imagine if we had all of the tricks that we have today available. If he had had them all available to make this movie. I don't think he would have done it any differently but say he had and he wasn't the gifted director that he was this movie could become unbearably schlocky, and it doesn't it? It is a heartbreaker in all the truest sense of the word, and I wanna go back to one of the thing, you you mentioned which I think's very important that is we don't really have dialogue..
Pick your poison, but 'toxic masculinity' is only inflamed by booze
"The front page of asked is all about how are you guys? And how he wants to return to Ramat draining isn't exactly being sent in the world on fire as ain't for by Munich's. I've found they season just the three goals one. That says look at its contribution in general is in the high sign of the maybe you expect from him sit. Does he wanna come back is that truth in this? Yeah. I mean, let's put this into context when he left row majority left graduate because the difficulty is relationship was in Zan his feeling that there weren't opportunities at the club. And he's feeling the club. At least in the short term was owns it and side that they'd seen the value of of impress being relegated to the bench butts. His intention was always to be at rounded. What happened was deal was done with by Munich? Now, the problem, hey for for HAMAs and indeed around, Richard. They want to bring him back is power is lousy and binds hands they can exercise the purchase clothes if they want to and he will have relatively little choice. Now. Of course, it's true. That it's read a club forces applied to stay if they know that he wants to go, and certainly then is red club invest that kind of money nine that he wants to go. So I can see this eventually being resolved. We return to the Ben about I wouldn't be huge surprised if by Munich were able to kind of persuade him and then said right well unilaterally, we're going to do this. We're going to keep him. Meanwhile, said Marcus rash. So reality trait. Yeah. Then by this too. By for number of reasons. One of them is of course, the size of the cost of any plan, leaving primarily clubs still less a club like Manchester United if Real Madrid are in a position where they're going to invest the kind of money, the apply light rash would cost then they're going to invest that money and then buffet or name our if they possibly can. I just don't I mean look full of surprises a million times. But I just don't see this. I just I just think this is an own style
Inside the First Amendment: Making the Web, Social Media ‘Better’ Places — with Caution
"Or not then there's a question, you know, sort of, you know, in a more practical way, I know Zan up to Feqi has has resisted the idea of calling these social media companies public squares. Because really they're toll model is based on feeding. You just information information, that's really made just for you. So it's the opposite of a public square interested in grabbing information from you feed. Yeah, advertisers. But you certainly, you know, they're not publicly. You know, they're they're not. They're their interest is not a public interest commercial corporations. And this is how they're walking cross. And here's what they might want an ice cream right here because he's hot right? Right. Right. I mean, there's this whole surveillance under. Yeah. Yeah. Yeah. Yeah. A whole level of surveillance under the speech and their monetize ING the results of that that surround. So that, you know, in in those respects, it doesn't look like public square, right? But there's no question that these companies have immense power to decide not just who can speak, but also who gets heard right who can speak because they decide who gets onto the platforms, and who doesn't but who can be heard because their algorithms decide what speech gets prioritizing speech gets. You know, the. Yeah. So, you know, in that sense, they control the public the public square and not just in the United States. But in a lot of the world, right? And you know, again, the first amendment is concerned principally with government power. But we resisted the centralization of control over the public square in the government because we didn't like the idea of centralization of that kind of our, and so maybe we should resist the idea of centralizing power in the social media companies for the same reason, you know, so that you know, that's how you get to proposals. Like, well, maybe we should have a must carry rule which requires Facebook to carry everybody, you know, that restricts Facebook from, but you run up against pretty serious first amendment arguments on the other side, you know, Facebook, can I think quite plausibly say that it has a first right to create the kind of community that wants to write wants to create. And I'm not sure we really want a situation where he spoke is subject to the first amendment in the same way that the government is. I mean, it would require Facebook. To allow pornography on the platform. For example, it would allow it would require Facebook to allow, you know, constitutionally protected, hate speech. So Facebook would be required to to host that.
"zan" Discussed on MYfm 104.3
"Leave with Zan. Coming back. Founds. I've been playing. Dallas. Already. They. League carbonless like, Mick Jagger. Down down. Downstairs. Your break me. Yeah. You. Me. I walk in..
"zan" Discussed on Pet Life Radio
"France. I honestly think it's the most amazing pet costume. I have ever seen in my life. I think it's amazing. She is so busy tonight. She said I said how many dogs do you? Have you dressed here five no six no seven. She can't even keep track. Did she is the designer of the night? So have you worked with her before? Yes. He wore her upset. He was Elton John the homecoming dance where he was he one friends, and he was runner up to Mr. Killian last year and she dressed him there. Also. And how involved was it for her to make this her kids? Didn't know she lives in Florida, and I live in Maryland. So she is done so many outfits for him that these fit like I mean, it's unbelievable how wonderfully these fit so you travel from Maryland to come here tonight. Have you come every year is this your first time to the Castilian? This is my second year until Ian. And it is the event of the year. That is a really great compliment. I love Laura, and this is my first time, and I'm really glad I'm here. Nice to talk to you. I used to talk to you too. Thank you very much. Thank you. Vicki when I saw lean zan's walk in with these. I mean, it was a no brainer. Because I lean z z are the stars of lots of fashion shows, and they traveled all the way from New York City to come down here for the first time, but you've been here before you were instrumental in getting me here. Tell me what you love about this event. Will this is? Is my third visit to the and every year, it gets more and more grandiose in more detail oriented and much more fun, and he gets bigger and bigger we do not have anything like this in New York. We don't have a venue like this. We don't have a lower in New York to pay attention to every detail to make it so puppy friendly and to make it so exciting for the humans to participate. And I was the first one of the New York crowd to come down here three years ago. And since then we've had quite a few people come by..
Breaking Down Noah Cyrus and Lil Xan's Very Public Breakup
"So I share most of you have heard the break of that has rocked the social media world little and Noah Cyrus have broken up very publicly and we are so excited. This is Emma's new obsession. I've never heard her counseling as passionately as she spoken about the little. Then Noah Cyrus break-up literally, it's unbelievable because when do we ever get to see such roughage of celebrities showing their break-up? I can't get enough. Like in the way here, all I was doing is watching fan page videos. I think it's fascinating. It's it's crazy, but it's also like, where did these people come from? First of all, that relationship started what two weeks ago. Literally, obviously tough. Let's breakdown for anybody confused because there are a lot of confusing things, which I also. Confused. I just found out his real name Diego like who knew was going to everything and she's like, why does Diego person have so much to do with this? Unlike his real name is Dego. Really what you thought it was a little. Okay. So let's get into it. So basically notice singer herself daughter, Billy Ray sister. Myers started dating rapper little Zan also known as Diego's Jano. And they were very public. I'm guy saw that mean that sparked, you know, that picture this back to millions of them on the red carpet at the as old stuff they song supposed to be coming out together. Anyway, yesterday they both take to social media. She is crying on her story. He's talking about a basically saying that they have broken up. So the original first story was that what happened? Which she was saying on her story was that she sent him at this meme of Charlie, poof, but it was like his trial poops face on a naked body and he didn't like it and he broke up with her because that he then got on livestream was like, because like crazy. I would never break up over a medium. I thought that she was kind of holding onto a guy in a picture. That's what I didn't. Like if you're listening, the picture he's referring to is the one that she most recently Instagram'd. Then he comes out and saying that the whole relationship was fake and set up by Columbia records to kind of boost sales. Yeah, which would make sense considering the apparently at a song coming, right, which would make total sense either way she seemed really upset. He seemed really upset. He then came out and said, I having Zion, I have mental illness she has. She has mental in us and to people with those things should be dating anyway. That's what he said on his story, his words. Yeah, I don't know that just crazy. My question though, is one of the things that he said a life. You m- back to the Columbia records thing is that he was like this. I don't want to do it anyway. This whole thing was set up by Columbia records like she's attractive, whatever. But like I didn't really care. But why then does he care that she took a picture with a guy and was holding him too tight. That's what I don't really get. That's what I don't get either. I mean, I'm I'm always on the side of, I always on the side of it wasn't stage. It wasn't staged because I think like it's very possible wasn't this one seems oft me the whole situation just seems weird judging by my obsession that boosted directly after the fact I'm like, okay, if other Europe session boosted before the fact. You're obsessed with this couple before, and then they broke up and it was like it skyrocketed. That's true. But I'm saying, imagine someone in my situation maybe wasn't as into them before it makes sense. We're doing all the drama. We love the Challah where human we're human. Oh, my favorite things that people saying something that I hate generals that when something happens the the fans who take either one of the sides, they go to the other celebrities, Instagram, and kinda just attack them, which is so unproductive and pointless in mean-spirited.
"zan" Discussed on Xtra Sports Radio 1300 AM
"Zan liguori that's right kevin dustin johnson is out of the gate the leader part i hold remain at four hundred four shots ahead of justin rose now who just birdied the parfour third hole roses one hundred through three even overall four shots back scott piercy part the first toll and remains even but everyone is still talking about phil mickelson's meltdown down on the thirteenth grade who is putting for bogey and his putt past the hole kept on rolling phil ran to the ball before the boss stopped he hit it while it was moving that is a two stroke penalty for hitting a ball in motion it looked like just snapped it would have been a quadruple bogey but because he got the two shot penalty he scored a ten on the par for the us j reviewed it unanimously agreed did he by lated rural fourteen point five they do not feel like it was deserving of disqualification however so the birthday boy he's done plus eleven eighty one he shot plus eighteen for the championship he will certainly be the talk of the town today and tomorrow but unfortunately not for the right reasons all right and to baseball eighthinning in new york the yankee is closing in on their third straight win they lead the raise for nothing giancarlo stanton gary sanchez with back to back home runs in the fifth inning astros with four nothing lead over the royals in the fifth looking for their tenth consecutive win jose l to bay a two run double and the tigers lead the white sox five three v dinning in chicago nick a janos with a pair of home runs and five rb is a bunch of games set to get started at the top of the hour it is day three at the world cup france picks up a win in their tournament opener they beat australia two one what results for iceland in their first ever match at the world cup they played to a one one draw against argentina denmark took care of peru one nil and in progress right now croatia where they want to nothing lead over nigeria in the thirty fifth minute i'm kevin dexter moose it's time to hit the beach get the oil out six eastern pacific ties of the meuse mornings on cbs sports radio.
"zan" Discussed on 790 KABC
"I am and you save jillian i will never get out my clock right so i don't care it is a luxury it's a fabulous luxury like you said get your friends i don't wanna sit on the uber picks you up so far from like the forum or any venue you have to go really far if it's very crowded it's a lot more expensive right asserts prices so it's right so i like to get right into my car be where i wanna be don't care much cost your space right it's your haven for me i have to look at it in zan way because when we when we moved in then we moved to the three to six slot i i i've never been in rush hour traffic i've always done morning shows i hate it so it's my zan new guys in the traffic there you go how we look at our cars and extension of ourselves i was having lunch with my dad the other day and he was walking around my car and he saw all the things that i have at it and he just was shaking his head like i can't believe you drive around like this and i thought to myself these denser like my children i love them all equally i could tell you where i got each one it's like a one which gets a fine lines around her is i know child number one gave me this one but i'm exactly like that too i love getting in my car i have my i love picking my ride every three years i told you i least i just change it out because it's disposables for me i don't care what kind of a mood in i'm in a sports car mood amana truck mood now that i'm up high in a truck i like being a pie don't you i'm with you and with john said what if i lived here i thought oh that'd be so great it'd be so convenient i like the way you want your car still.
"zan" Discussed on The Black Guy Who Tips Podcast
"Impression that zan comes from like a different socioeconomic space and she just in this other face 'cause she's trying to do things on her own but then champagne papi made me think that she was not from that within like i just don't know who she is like i don't know what we're supposed to think of her in a lot of it is based on the fact that we don't know again what motivates her but also we don't know where she comes from you know what will be super dope bossy if they just took an episode or her going like see her parents right that shit that's what i wanna see like van where her parents and like we get the where you come from how'd you end up in this what do they think about you you know because she there's an air about van where it is very much like she don't come from this in a way and she's like overall this shit but in but at the same time she this is this is what her life is so she you don't get to be better than what you are so i will let us see what her parents are like 'cause what i what i would have liked though because i thought the first time i watched helen i thought that girl was her sister the one that was like you chose black i chose why 'cause if that was her sister that were told me so much about van and given us so much exposition in that one conversation then it turned out that it wasn't her sister which is somebody that she knows another black girl that's have have german and half black in in in isn't that family member like what are we supposed to give from this conversation with her.
"zan" Discussed on Duncan Trussell Family Hour
"I can still app but the goblet of zante your quest is coming i promise you that i promise you we'll come today but to drink from the goblet of zan to you i want then i'll be perfect it's filled with oh no the the so yes so you're you know the way it gets taught to me is like the there's the mind and that's everything that that that is this sort of that's everything that just came out of the that's the mind the mind and then and then there's the heart and like when you see when you go from and they both happening at the same time but the mind space is like that's where the insomnia happens that's where the infinite endless complexities and the questioning and the it's this like an especially someone is smart as you your mind's always like so it's like you've got the super active mind and then there's the heart and so the concept is this mind is beautiful and wonderful 'perfect it's wonderful it's great but also there's this sometimes they have these dreams the more i practice and in these dreams i find secret rooms in this house it's like holy fucking shit man this shit yeah this whole other there's a whole floor yeah that's the heart and so it's sort of like the practice is one of like can i move from my mind space into my heart space so scary yeah it's a scary joan what you've been a really bumping against that wall like recently even in in my own life like talking about the.
"zan" Discussed on FT Management
"There as we're gonna zan's need to change and adapt and agile putting a lot of pressure on doing exactly what you're told or else creates a fear based environment and it's no secret at this point that if you're based environment focuses people it makes them very very focused on high levels of fishy but it is not a creativity maker until at one point about the arrogance which i'm now going to see everybody three different prison arrogance of leaders is being kind of land form of helplessness because they don't want to admit to what they don't know and so it's fair that's kinda propelling that behavior we'll try it but i think that's a little broader as well but if we start with the leaders kind of symbolizing and maybe even modeling this behavior it's the idea that you sort of march around with extreme confidence in terms of how you act but inside of course you don't really know how act and you don't really know what the customers want and you don't know how that change initiative is going to work when it hits the ground but you've created a culture where asking for help is vulnerable and where saying i'm not sure let's see what happens comes off as lack of confidence it ends up being a culture that doesn't learn ends up being a culture where everybody parades around feeling uncertain but acting arrogant and i think there is a sort of learned helplessness in there wouldn't bet on those organizations in the future i wouldn't bet on an organization that couldn't adapt and that couldn't cope with uncertainty and that couldn't listen to customers but also listen to frontline employees were solving real problems just before we get i didn't think you've told me how he changed your mindset i'm going to say that the most important part is this why.
"zan" Discussed on Power 105.1 FM
"Give a damn about lausanne music i can't tell you if is trash and not because i never bothered the listen you have elicited envy now you have listen you now have inherited someone just take a wild shot in the dark and trash but that's not even an accurate assessment because i don't listen if news he would have used because not why didn't donkey today food at other mediterranean donkey today is because little zan said to park she cores music is poor now let me put this in context okay little zan was honorable tv dropped on includes mom for revolt tv and they were doing something called a clout rating so on a scale of one to ten little then had to give rankings on the clout of certain rappers okay on a scale of one to ten he had to rate the clout of two puk this is what little zan ranked two park said about his music who the morning play the plato means you say that again lausanne had to give rankings on the cloud of certain ramp was on a scale of one detain yet direct the cloud a twoputt this will lows in rank to park instead about his music who is navy never heard him he gave with two things that has musicals bore oh my god okay travel nicholas bonsor revolt again no you got him now you've got little guy whoever did that interview you can you put him in a coin right lausanne gave to park a who on the raking i wanna these kids no definition of cloud is i would think so ratings are using the words and would read that initiative clout is influence our power without question to pudgy caused top three if not the number one most influence rabble of all the time in his not even close if you ask me who the most influential wrappers of all the time are just influence i'm going to say to puk i'm going to say kanye west on glossy jay z that's my opinion just my opinion but regardless of you agree with me on that you have to know that to prague has more clout than any rapid dead or alive okay low there to plug has been dade logging and you've been alive you are 21 he's been dead the 22 years and put it past twenty two years pocketing deaf is more famous more influential in more powerful than.
"zan" Discussed on Freedom 95 Radio
"Many years later uh zan poranee was interviewed this is after laura hillenbrand had written to her remarkable book actually before angelina jolie did her movie which somehow left billy graham and jesus christ out of the movie uh what was in that movie though and was in hot lauryn hill hillary brands book was the torture that zeperelli faced from a guy named the bird that was his nickname the bird and he was brutal he was brutal the louis and the beautiful part of the book is that well louise emperor any went to the birds house in japan tried to get in touch with him to forgive him the byrd wouldn't see him it didn't matter louis still forgave him is that's where christians are supposed to do here is luisa greenish sharing his journey after the war and after that prison camp experience with the byrd he was back home but all was not well now i got married and i have a little girl most you'll suffering nightmares waking up screaming strangling as a bird one night i ashton we strangled my wife and my dream than she got scared by just figure the more the better sleep at night fouled out every night drunk wife refused to go with me and she decide all are divorced and ahead of a rights for two wars and then somebody had talked her into going to hear a new evangelist a young evangelist called billy graham are you prepared for the dog the moment she said because of my conversion louis i'm not going to go divorce more i was happy then shearer newlyfound christian friends were all over me and i avoid like a play he talks about one personal mere personal jesus christ for thirty minutes and you know he read the scriptures for all have seneca i'm sure the glory of god and the wizards in his death but the gift the guys you a life of jesus christ on lord well i knew i was just an urban audit mikey the.
"zan" Discussed on WRIR.org 97.3FM
"But zan man what's zanik county kabir now new no mark levin three the man snags they seek meeting one man amen rain man and meaning dons yet here did saying is there really he i see the man land agree an end i am the the no i saw dan 290 lina bolanos the mississippi no yes as saying dan i am unseemly here man the morning man new zealand yeah yes the glenn no i the yeah man the nick cave tbi now the law liam neeson the the land they and i the land they obtain and as uh emme zia said yeah man no and yes zack kassian long no less than that in the then there and now me his the in the room the dean hey yes the his yes from now in the deal the new zuma indeed no in view.
"zan" Discussed on WIBC 93.1FM
"You and then we knew he swedes the hall i'll be back in the prison lewis three add business about this is the hugh can't see abepura boots faz down get a that business we had a happy added zan john staff thin lee back again drizzle assumed have a hat everyone knows that man and a new john no bumbumbumbumbumbumba that rumphung bowman outbound of bone dumb not bump on dump die doubt bump arm though not bound by whom general john played so long ag god anthem narrow down dump on pound job blind james us be tied up of now oh god china has blamed jon rahm to be i'm not boatbound palm wrap up bound uh so bad album brown uh we mm charlie wi fi the yay the now uh and the law on those oh the oil no he i no larry so maybe album vampire man my book deng jump on poem thumbs up oh bomb oh god soft rock can be 105 point seven hey honey keno it made me so happy right now moving well that in a candlelit dinner actually i was thinking we could go for a walk in donald's the listen i want.
"zan" Discussed on RobinLynne
"In a moment zan payne eight man hello.
"zan" Discussed on KSCO 1080
"This serious condition and then it's not working while they're not gonna walk out the door right they're gonna ask the they're going to come up with second course a different idea then people wanna know so okay what can i do how can i help it's gotta be a meaningful role trip individual for groups of people to help bring that goal about and they need to know what you going to do if people are left alone in any of this stuff that people have to do to make that success come about it's overwhelming one of the big reasons why we turn off his that we feel alone in this so how are we together gone to help this and then you're going to motivate this and the link it to the sings people most care about the deepest meaningful this thing that gives the most meaning analyze when you do that there is dad sustained motivation even through a setback so that's it's maybe sounds like a recipe but this is what people have found again and again that works we haven't even begun to practice that and we need to get to it yeah and it sounds like we have some more questions coming in i actually have a real quick question thinks zan commune partnerships baltusrol important topic i was wondering how we can influence corporate and policymakers who can have the most influence over the greatest of people and what we can do to influence lows in the exact same way so you know you have to get to know your audience find out what how they take it with a policymaker often it's like the next election for you know a business person it's their return rate their their business success but many business people and we've seen that in those who have already begun to.