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The Bad Movie Cult Podcast
Episode 36: Cobra (1986)

The Bad Movie Cult Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2022 137:36


Join live-wire maverick hosts Dominic Lawton & Ken B Wild who, when they're not bucking the system are biting the hand that feeds all whilst deep diving the 1986 film - COBRA! Our renegade hosts discuss Sylvester Stallone's sunglasses, Brigitte Nielsen's wig and Brian Thompson's face! Meanwhile, Dom explains Cobra's inability to remember insults whilst Ken deep dives Brigitte Nielsen's swimsuit...if you'll pardon the expression! The film pitch this week sees the BMC giving us a buddy cop movie that doesnt play by the rules! When a crooked local politician finances a death cult to fulfil his sinister fetishes, the city turns to the only two men who can get the job....Well, three men if you include our hero's glove puppet partner! It's CHEESE/CAKES! Cast includes Josh Brolin, Owen Wilson, John Morrison, Brigitte Nielsen, Christopher Walken and Carl Weathers as Police Chief Carl Weathers! Have you got a question, want to suggest a film to review or would you like to send us your own film pitch that we will read out on the podcast? Email us! Visit our website for more episodes & written reviews : WWW.BADMOVIECULT.COM Follow us on TWITTER Follow us on INSTAGRAM Join us on FACEBOOK Dominic Lawton can be found on TWITTER Ken B Wild can be found on TWITTER Got a spare minute? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes!

The Bad Movie Cult Podcast
Bonus: The Bees (1978)

The Bad Movie Cult Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2022 95:37


This week's bonus episode sees our hosts Dominic Lawton & Ken B Wild "buzzing" to get stuck in to this slice of 70's nonsense! It's the 1978 film - THE BEES! The boys discuss today's hero - John Saxon, John Carradine's inexplicably German scientist and the millions of half baked ideas the filmmakers tried to squeeze into the movie! Meanwhile, Dom tries to explain John Saxon's "Let's turn all the bees gay" idea whilst Ken talks us through one of the best "bad" scenes the BMC have ever covered! Have you got a question or would like to send us your own film pitch that we will read out on the podcast? Email us! Visit our website for more episodes & written reviews : WWW.BADMOVIECULT.COM Follow us on TWITTER Follow us on INSTAGRAM Join us on FACEBOOK Dominic Lawton can be found on TWITTER Ken B Wild can be found on TWITTER Got a spare minute? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes!

The Gravel Ride.  A cycling podcast
In the Dirt 32 - LIstener questions

The Gravel Ride. A cycling podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2022 44:45 Very Popular


This week Randall and Craig open up the floor to questions from The Ridership. Support the Podcast Join The Ridership  Automated Transcription, please excuse the typos: In the Dirt 32 [00:00:00] Craig Dalton: Hello, and welcome to the gravel ride podcast, where we go deep on the sport of gravel cycling through in-depth interviews with product designers, event organizers and athletes. Who are pioneering the sport I'm your host, Craig Dalton, a lifelong cyclist who discovered gravel cycling back in 2016 and made all the mistakes you don't need to make. I approach each episode as a beginner down, unlock all the knowledge you need to become a great gravel cyclist. I'm going to be joined Really By my co-host randall jacobs for another episode of in the dirt [00:00:34] Craig: randall, how you doing today? [00:00:36] Randall: I'm doing well, Craig, good to see you, bud. [00:00:39] Craig: Yeah. Great to see you too. I mean, I've been looking forward this just a, a little bit of reprieve from everything else that's going on in life. It's just nice to connect with you and just purely have a half hour an hour conversation about bikes. [00:00:51] Randall: Yeah. Yeah. I know you've been going had a lot going on with your mom and so on. So, you know, definitely sending a lot of love and good vibes to you and your family going through some challenging times. [00:01:01] Craig: Yeah, I appreciate that. I mean, we it's the conversations we've had on the podcast and certainly within the ridership community, just about the value of this pursuit of gravel cycling and just kinda getting outta your head. I I've always loved it in that, like when you're on a, a gravel trail, particularly a technical gravel trail, like I ride you can't really think about anything else, but what's in front of you. And it's just so, so helpful for me to just sort of think about the bike and performance and riding. Rather than thinking about everything else going on all the time. [00:01:32] Randall: Yeah. Yeah, I can, I can relate. I've been processing some heavy things in my own life these days. And at the same time returning to the bike, I've been doing a lot more walking, hiking trail running lately as well as like canoeing and kayaking the canoes great with the kids. But there's. There's that flow state that you can get into on the bicycle that is, you know, people talk about runners high. I've never really had that. I don't think I can run long enough to get to that head space, but on the bicycle, there's just a place where everything is just in sync and the it's. I just feel very connected to everything, but not overwhelmed by it. If that makes sense. [00:02:13] Craig: yeah. You know, I was up in lake Tahoe last weekend and did a bunch of standup paddle boarding. I got some good recommendations from people on the ridership as to where I should explore to ride. And I had a bike, but honestly I just left it on the patio because I, it was just enjoying the lake so much. And to your point, like with standup paddle boarding, I found, you know, I just have to focus on the balance piece. So I, I, it sort. Took me to that same place. I just got in the rhythm of stroking on either side of the standup paddle board and, and being focused on the physicality of it. And, and the moment that I was experiencing, which, which I also really enjoyed. [00:02:49] Randall: Yeah, standup paddleboards are great. I actually like them. I use them occasionally standing up, but having them as like your own little floating island in the middle of a lake or a pond you know, you can have two adults. I've had, you know, another adult and a, a toddler on one. And so one adult is in the water swimming and the toddler is kind of jumping on and off and, and it's, it's just so much fun. Yeah, [00:03:12] Craig: but you've got, you've got something coming up. That's kind of probably forcing you a little bit to get back on the bike. Right. [00:03:17] Randall: Well, so, well, one I'm wanting to start coordinating more group rides. We've talked about this quite a bit and just life has gotten in the way you know, the logo launch and some things in, in my personal life and so on. So there's that the O positive festival. In Kingston, New York is coming up. That's the seventh through the 9th of October and community member, Joe conk in the ridership. He is the founder of that festival. And once again, we're gonna be coordinating a gravel ride. Together with a road ride and a a mural tour ride, which will be through the, the city of Kingston and is very family friendly. As part of that weekend, I believe it's gonna be on the eighth. So we'll be posting more information about that in the ridership and would love to have people come out and join. [00:04:00] Craig: That's super cool. I remember you talking about the festival last year and some of the riding that you've done with Joe up there. So that sounds awesome. So for anybody on the east coast, that's within range of that, we're able to travel, as Randall said, it'll definitely put some notes out there. Maybe we can talk about it again, more specifically when you lock down the details. [00:04:17] Randall: Yeah, we're, we're finalizing the route right now and we'll create a page for the event. So if you're interested in staying in touch, we'll definitely announce it here on the pod. I might even bring Joe on for a few minutes to share some more details, but the festival itself, it's, it's arts, it's music, it's community, it's great food and just a wonderful vibe right outside the Catskills and the riding out there is great. I've done quite a bit of riding out there with him and others. So if you're in that area, definitely come out and join us. We'd love to see you. The, the event is it'll be, the ride will be you know, we may ask like for a recommended donation, which doesn't have to be provided, and that goes towards the artist community in Kingston. And then, you know, there'll also be an option to get a wristband for the entire festival too. So. So, yeah. And if you wanna be participate in the conversation, definitely join the the Hudson valley channel in the ridership. That's where, where we'll be talking about this [00:05:07] Craig: Cool. I similarly am trying to get my act together. Cause I signed up to support the Marin county bike coalition and the NorCal NACA league for the eventual adventure revival ride. I think it started three, maybe four years ago. They did had one year that was virtual during the pandemic, but I missed last year cause it sold out. So I was sure to get on it this year. And it's a great route starting out of Fairfax, California. So super fun route , very technical it's only 60 miles, but it's got a decent amount of climbing, particularly up the aply named Randall trail. Off of highway one is a, is a grind at the end. And then you're coming across Fairfax BOS Ridge, but it's a lot of fun. And I believe I saw that Rebecca Rush is joining. [00:05:51] Randall: oh, great. [00:05:52] Craig: So that's gonna be cool. She's so nice. Former podcast guest couldn't have been more friendly when I've connected with her and subsequent times when I've ran into her, it's been awesome. So looking forward to seeing her again. [00:06:04] Randall: I got to meet her at a dinner hosted around sea Oder some years back. And yeah, she's, she's a rad woman. And a great rider. Very, very cool. Is it the same route as the original cause I did the original one some years back living in the bay. [00:06:18] Craig: Yeah, I don't, I don't think they've changed anything. I mean, I'll tell you after the 17th, but I I'm pretty sure it's the same route [00:06:24] Randall: Well, if anyone's considering doing this run higher volume tires and have a properly low gear, cuz you will want both and maybe a suspension stem. [00:06:34] Craig: and maybe a suspension for Randall. [00:06:36] Randall: Yeah. And maybe a suspension fork sacrilegious. But yeah. [00:06:39] Craig: No. Yeah, no, it's a great route and, and totally perfect recommendations Randall, cuz it's, it's, it's technical. It'll push your limits. I mean, I loved it. I just thought it was like one of those roots that favored adventure, like the name, the name is perfect, cuz you're just out there on the mountain. They're carving the route through rugged terrain, you know, basic fire roads and just this awesome part of the north side of Marin. [00:07:06] Randall: I mean, it's the location where mountain biking got ITSs start. And frankly, the gravel bikes that we ride are far superior mountain bikes than they were riding back in those days. So [00:07:14] Craig: Yeah, a hundred percent. I think I recently was at the, at the, the museum up in Fairfax, the mountain Mike museum, and looking at a clunker. And I was just [00:07:23] Randall: Mm-hmm [00:07:24] Craig: I can't even imagine with a kickback break, how they even survived going down Mount. [00:07:29] Randall: well, they had to rebuild those hubs pretty much. Every run is my understanding. So. [00:07:34] Craig: he hence the name repack downhill. [00:07:38] Randall: Yeah. I've ridden with a few of the, the OGs of the mountain biking scene and it, it wasn't the good old days. We definitely have it better now speak speaking of which we have a new bike to nerd about. [00:07:49] Craig: Yeah, not may not maybe a bike that I would take on adventure revival per se, but a very interesting bike for people to take a look at it. It's the BMC now, how do we decide that? It would say pronounce it [00:08:02] Randall: CAS say it with confidence. It's gotta be KIS, maybe [00:08:05] Craig: Kay. [00:08:06] Randall: Ks. Yeah. Something like that. [00:08:08] Craig: Super racey bike, actually, what I would've thought that BMC would've introduced to begin with kind of in the vein of the Cervelo ESP Sparrow, this bike looks, I mean, this bike could have been a road bike. When, when you see a picture of it. [00:08:23] Randall: It's stunning. I love they, there's some unique design elements on the top tube that are very BMC. I like how the, you know, the chains, the seat stays are perfectly paralleled with the down tube and it's just a very elegant bike. The, the paint schemes, particularly on that top end model are quite striking and definitely a gravel race bike. And in fact, I would say a dedicated gravel race bike, which is a little bit different than that as Sparrow. [00:08:48] Craig: Yeah. Yeah. I mean it's seven dedicated 700 C. But it still manages a fairly tight change stay and fairly good tire clearance. I mean, 700 by 45 is nothing to sneeze. [00:09:00] Randall: Yeah, especially in such a, a, you know, a tight change stay. And it's, it's optimized for that. It has 80 milli BB drop, which is to say like the bottom bracket drop relative of relative to the axles. And that's quite a bit, so anyone running longer cranks is. Going to have say like a pedal strike issue. If they try to run smaller tires, which is why I say, like, it's not quite like the Aspero, the Aspero is much more of a one bike. Like you could use it as a dedicated road bike as well. And it would be great for that sounds like bikes like that or ours, or you know, the, the open up that I always call out. So this is. The the bottom bracket drop the fact that it's a, a longer top tube, so longer reach relative to the stack, just make it a bike that is very much optimized for bigger 700 seat tires, shorter stems. And all of this works really well. Well, offroad, but kind of takes away from its versatility as a, as a road bike which [00:09:56] Craig: I also, [00:09:57] Randall: for what it's designed for. [00:09:58] Craig: yeah, I mean, it's very intentional, right. I also saw that they speck like a fairly narrow handle bar on there with a wide flare. So like keeping again, keeping that body tight in that race, race position. Yeah. [00:10:12] Randall: Yeah. Which I, I'm not sure how much I like that. I think it makes a ton of sense on the road. But I, I feel like often, well, we'll, we'll see I think there's, I think there's a place for it. I would probably want if I was gonna go so narrow, I'd probably wanna do a compound flare in order to get even more flare in the drops without having the hoods super kicked out. Because that, you know, that that extra leverage in the drops is, is nice to have, and it's kind of, but, you know, interesting to see some some difference of perspective there, [00:10:43] Craig: Yeah, let me be clear. Like I would be terrified to ride. I think it was a 37 millimeter bar hood to hood. I would be terrified to ride that. I mean, that just seems really tight. I have heard of some of the pros kind of going super narrow and maybe on a, a non-technical course, like a S B T gravel, or if you live in a part of the country where it's, you know, you're just basically on dirt roads that might, that might work. But yeah, for me, I think I'd be terrifi. [00:11:10] Randall: I think that there's a, a place for this. And you, you see it on, on the road. You've seen some road pros go towards more narrow up top and it does improve arrow. And there a lot of gravel races are not that technical. And so that arrow benefit is meaningful. I just think that there's a little bit more evolution to happen in terms of one getting even more arrow on those narrower hoods. So maybe like something to support the forearm a little bit. So you can be grabbing the, the top of the, of the hoods, but, and, and have your your forearms perpendicular the ground at parallel the ground in your upper arm perpendicular. So you really get that arrow benefit, but then, you know, again, compound flare to get that, maintain that extra leverage in the drops when you need it. Nonetheless we're we're getting into deep handlebar nuance here. Let's let's back out and look at the rest of this machine. [00:11:56] Craig: Yeah. Yeah. I mean, I do think it's, it is just sort of interesting as you pointed out, like this is for a very specific rider and it's pretty natural. Companies are gonna continue to evolve around speed and ultra performance for one side of the market, not the side of the market, that's gonna attract me per se, but as more and more dollars going into racing and more and more people are looking for super high performance, like it's natural that bike companies are gonna do this type of thing. [00:12:24] Randall: There's also an element of like, you know, the bike industry likes N plus one. And so this is distinct enough from a, a road bike where you would have your road bike and, and this bike and the type of person who has this bike probably has multiple bikes. I mean, it is a dedicated race bike so that, you know, it makes sense. [00:12:46] Craig: Yeah, yeah. Yeah. You pointed out a few other interesting things about the design as well. [00:12:50] Randall: Yeah, so I like, I like how they did the inter I'm not a huge fan of integrated cabling through handlebars and stems. And I like how it seems that they kept the, the cabling external to the handlebar and then ran it underneath that new rock shop. That new shock stop stem. I think they're calling it some something different. They, they built it in using RedShift's suspension, stem tech. And so it stays external until it drops into the upper headset bear. So that could be a lot worse in terms of serviceability and adjustability and so on. The top end model is a one piece HBAR and stem that has fully internal routing looks stunning, looks really, really beautiful but an absolute nightmare to set up and service. And I wouldn't recommend going that route on any sort of bike period, because even a pro rider needs to be able to get their fit adjusted properly. [00:13:45] Craig: Yeah. Yeah. I mean, you and I share the same opinion on like, on elements of bike design that make it constrained from modification, easy modification. So yeah, I'm I'm with you on that. It absolutely looks gorgeous, but knowing me, like, I think I'd be frustrated at the limitations of it. [00:14:03] Randall: yeah, yeah. But kudos to them on the keeping the, the cabling outside the bars on the Lower end models, which I say lower end, they start at six grand, which is another thing about this bike, which is on trend. Everything is so expensive. It's remarkable. How expensive bikes are these days? [00:14:19] Craig: Yeah, we gotta, we got a question about that in the, in the ridership, right? Just sort of, why are bikes so expensive and it's yeah, I don't know. You know, when you look at a $10,000 bike or $6,000 bike, it's just that's. I mean, that's a hell of a lot of money. Yeah. [00:14:33] Randall: I mean, there's, I think there's a few things that go into that. So this was we, we put out some, you know, we asked the, the ridership community for some questions in comments. So this was Matthew Kramer chiming in, you know, asking about why bikes have gotten so expensive. I think a, a big part of it. I mean, of course there's inflation, right? And one of the major drivers of inflation in recent years are COVID related supply chain constraints. Right. So it's harder to get, it's hard to get parts and it's hard to get complete bikes, which means there's, you know, Up until recently. And there was a flood of, of like stimulus money for example, into the market. So you had all these dollars chasing less available product. And so by companies focused on the higher end, I mean, we did the same thing. We, we, you know, we actually kind of regret having eliminated the mechanical model cuz but it was because we couldn't get parts and we went with all access, which is really great, but puts it at a, a more premium point. But. [00:15:27] Craig: you're layering. You're layering in increased fuel costs for transportation. There's a lot of things that have gone into it. [00:15:34] Randall: Yeah, that is a factor. But I, I don't think that that's a major driver for this. I think it's more well, honestly, a, a significant part of it is people are paying it. Right. And there's some R and D that goes in here, like the, you know, this, some of these bikes that you see coming out. On the really high end, you know, the volumes are not that great. And so that R and D has to be incorporated somewhere and with bike companies focusing on the higher end, cuz that's where the bigger margins and dollars are and riders having limited options in the more affordable end of the market, because that's not where bike companies are focusing. I mean, I think it's, it's kind of like the automotive industry right now where, you know, I bought, I bought a used Prius for like seven grand and I've put a bunch of miles into it and like, Like scrape the bumper and things like that. And I could probably sell it for 11 [00:16:24] Craig: Right. [00:16:25] Randall: like, you, you just see that in a number of different domains. And I think the B the, the bike space is no different. But you do get bikes are improving in incremental ways. But I, I, it has been a pretty radical shift towards the top of the market. It's is hard to find middle end products that is frankly, just as good in many ways. [00:16:45] Craig: Yeah. Yeah. I mean, you hope over time. We know historically it does trickle down and there's, I mean, don't get us wrong. I, I think there's a lot of good entry level bikes out there. It's just getting your hands on one and finding one today is a challenge. [00:16:59] Randall: When supply chains go from 30 to 60 day lead times to, you know, at one point you know, there were like, you have very limited options for your levers and, and Dils and so on. Right. We have a duopoly in our industry, you know, and can't be is now, you know, they have a, a good product a competitive product in gravel now with their 13 speed stuff ECAR groups. But you know, that stuff was like one to two years. So when that's the case, you know, if you have a limited buy, where are you gonna focus? You're gonna focus on the higher end and that's that? I think that's part of it too. [00:17:32] Craig: Yeah, that makes sense. And I also remember you mentioning on an earlier podcast, just the amount of commitment level the component manufacturers are expecting from you. So, you know, in order to get a, a seat at the table, maybe you have to buy 50 of something, which as a small builder, you know, that could, that's a, that's a lot of dollars out of pocket. [00:17:50] Randall: Well, and the, the smaller builders generally are like, if you're a domestic builder and you're assembling domestically, it's a different supply. You're paying, you're paying more from say like STR for their domestic distributor versus the, you know, their Taiwan based distributor, just because they're manufacturing a lot of that stuff in Taiwan. But yeah, there were greater constraints. Sometimes you had to put a deposit up front and, you know, you put a deposit on something that is not going to, you're not gonna have for a year and you can't get that deposit back. So the, the risks associated with, you know, well, is something else new gonna come out or what's the market gonna look like in a year? So there's, there's all these you know, it, it really drives home, just re how remarkable it was prior to the pandemic that supply chains worked so well. I mean, truly it is a miracle of a whole lot of very complex decentralized coordination that, you know, any of this works at all. As a supply chain nerd, it's, it's something that, that is, is is not lost on me. And yeah, even the current circumstance, it's still pretty amazing what humans do. [00:18:52] Craig: Yeah. [00:18:53] Randall: All right. So where do we want to go from here? [00:18:55] Craig: Yeah. I mean, one thing I did did I thought was interesting that you pointed out about that BMC is that they do have an integrated suspension stem offering from that they've worked with, it sounds like Redshift on [00:19:05] Randall: Yep. [00:19:06] Craig: yeah. [00:19:07] Randall: I thought that was well executed. One downside I believe is that you can't flip the stem and with that beat bike being relatively long and, and on the lower side, like, you know, it's a race bike you know, it's, again, you have more constrained fitment options. I think the standard shock stop, then you can run in the up upward pointing direction. [00:19:28] Craig: Yeah, you can. I think what's interesting to point out there though. So if this in BMCs designer's mind, this is a flat out thoroughbred race, bike. To have that be an option suggests that designers are coming around to the fact that suspension and suppleness can, can be a performance benefit, like put putting, I mean, you and I have talked about that and obviously I'm sold on it, but it just struck me as like this incredibly arrow stretched out race bike is offering that they must have determined that this is gonna help people win races. [00:20:02] Randall: Yeah. Yeah. Fatigue and control it's material. And they've also done a few things with the frame design, which you see on other bikes like the really the, the seat tube towards the bottom gets really narrow. It gets really thin. So it has a lot more flex built in you saw that with bikes, like, you know, the GT grade is, is kind of an extreme example of that, but compliance is, is a great thing. That's the reason why we have one of the reasons we have such wide rims now, too. And what's so great about, you know, high volume, supple tubus tires, you know, it, it all, it all improves speed as a system. [00:20:35] Craig: Yeah. I mentioned this when I had someone from BMC on talking about the S and the S LT. I have a, I have a hard tail BMC, 20 Niner mountain bike from back in the day, like at least a decade ago. And I remember getting on that bike, I came off of a, a similar Niner. Coming to that bike, the back end definitely had a supplement to it. It had that, that exact drop stay design that you're kind of talking about and it really worked. And I was super impressed. I remember when I got on that bike, it just felt so fast and I could control it so well. [00:21:10] Randall: Yeah, well, I had you know, you probably heard the conversation I had on the pod with Craig Cal talking about suspension on road bikes and whether or not you fully agree with that thesis. I think it's, I think it's fairly compelling. Definitely higher volume tires. Like I don't see, even, even in Marin, I would be running minimum 28 mill tub plus tires. Nice low pressures on wide rims. There's no reason to run narrower than that. And you see a lot of the new arrow wheel options for road being built to a width where you can actually get an arrow benefit with those tires, you know, adhering to the rule of one oh 5%, which we had talked about in the wheel episode. So, so yeah, all of these things are, are good developments. [00:21:53] Craig: Yeah. You know, speaking of good developments, I managed actually to hook up with Matt Harvey from Enduro Barings, they did a ride. Out of Fairfax, California, a few weeks back. And I, I joined probably 50 people up there, Yuri, Oswald and other podcast guests was on there. And I think a couple others, I, I think I counted four old podcast guests on that ride, which was great, but a hell of a lot of fun. You had some conversation, some great conversation with him about Enduro Barings, which I hope people will go back in reference. But I think there was a question or a comment about from the ridership about. [00:22:27] Randall: Yeah. So, you know, one of the things that we covered in that episode, which I had so much fun with Matt he's just has a wealth of knowledge about the bicycle industry. He's an engineer, an engineering mindset clearly cares a lot about what he does. And you know, talking about the merits or lack thereof of a lot of ceramic bearings and long story short, most ceramic bearings. Rubbish, the ones that are of those that are good, the majority of them require a lot more maintenance to stay. And the, and the benefit is pretty trivial. And then there's this XD 15 bearing that Enduro makes. And I'm sure, you know, others probably have some, some equivalent, but I haven't looked into it, but that I find really interesting. And this is an Aeros, you know, a, I think a French aerospace alloy used for steel alloy used for the races. And then they have these high, very high grade ceramic ball. And because of this particular steel, which is very expensive and they have to buy it they don't, they can't buy it in tube form. They have to, you know, buy it in sheets and, and take it from there, I believe. But because of the unique properties of this material You can get you can use ceramic bearings and if it gets any contamination, essentially the contamination gets like pulverized and kicked out as opposed to pitting and, and starting to, to damage the the metal, because in many cases, the ceramic bearings, that metal is a lot less hard than the bearing itself. And thus, as a consequence, it's the thing to give. We go into a lot more detail in that episode, but yeah, Hans, I'm gonna, I might butcher this. So, bear with me here. Lale I'm guessing L E L L E I L I D he, he brought up this article that James Wong, why admire immensely? He's at cycling tips now wrote about an Enduro bottom bracket with this XD 15 bearing set. And what James said was incredibly low friction feel phenomenal toughness. We did everything we could to kill it, but this thing is simply incredible. And like that is coming from someone like James Wong. It makes me really think, okay, this is something that we're gonna still do a little bit more investigation and Matt's gonna be sending us some data, but we'll probably, we're strongly considering this in incorporating these into a, a higher end version of our, the logos wheels in the. [00:24:36] Craig: Got it. Nice. Yeah. I mean, I had enough smart people tell me that that was the way to go and happy that I've got that in my bottom bracket of my, my unicorn. That I've started riding. [00:24:47] Randall: Oh, it's an XD 15. [00:24:49] Craig: Yeah, I believe so. [00:24:49] Randall: Oh, sweet. Yeah. Yeah. Genuine benefits that you don't have to spend a lot of time servicing. In fact, the service, it should essentially be zero service. That's pretty cool. [00:25:00] Craig: that's what I'm looking for. [00:25:02] Randall: Not cheap though. Not cheap. So everyone else, high quality steel bearings. [00:25:07] Craig: Yeah. And I think Hans was also leading the conversation around just kind of, like flared bars, flat pedals, different kinds of like, you know, We're just out there for enjoying the ride kind of features of a bike or ways in which you could set up a bike. [00:25:22] Randall: Yeah. I mean, I think flare borrows are de rigor. I. Would run flared bars on every drop bar bike, including a pure road performance bike, just with a, maybe a different philosophy on my road bike, I'd go super narrow and get the flares to have more control in the drops for aerodynamics. But flare is here to stay. You see levers being designed with a little bit of flare. So with flare in mind and you know, any sort of, you know, is there an arrow cost? I have no idea. I, I don't think so. As long as the lever is aligned with. The bar behind it, it should sit in its wake, but if, even if there was the control benefits more than outweigh it. [00:25:58] Craig: Yeah. I think that co that the arrow part might come into play on the trend towards super wide bars. And as the, as you know, I've played around with that, I mean, I've got, I think I've. A 48 on one of my bikes and my fitter kind of brought me back to a 44. I, I do miss kind of the offroad control the way to rip the bike around that I got out of the wider bars, but I'm, I'm fairly comfortable at 44 as well. So I, I think I just need to play around with the flare on the bar that I'm running right now. And then it will be the right, right mix for. [00:26:37] Randall: Well, we've talked about in the the, in the ridership that we're thinking about developing a bar that has a compound flare. So you can get, say like eight degrees on the hoods and then 16 to 20 in the drop. So you kind of get the best of both worlds in that you still get that. You know, that roady fit up top, but then the extra control the, the first bar to do this, I believe was the three T a GI. And, and I don't even know if I'm pronouncing that right. We've talked about it on the pod [00:27:02] Craig: Yeah. And I think there was the other one that was like the Whis whiskey components has something similar [00:27:07] Randall: also does a compound. Yeah, I think compound flare makes a ton of sense for, for all of these bikes. [00:27:15] Craig: I wish it wasn't so costly. And you, you didn't have to sort of go all in to create a bar, like cuz you can't 3d print, something like this, right? [00:27:23] Randall: no, but it, it would be easy enough for somebody to create, say a, a high quality aluminum version. It's just another bending process plus testing regime to make sure that it, you know, it doesn't, it doesn't break on you. [00:27:38] Craig: yeah. I'm gonna keep exploring that. I'm I'm not sort of locked and loaded on my handlebar and stem right now. Still just wanted to make sure that the bike was fitting me correctly. And I feel like I've got enough inputs to figure out which way I wanna go with any one of the cockpit components. [00:27:55] Randall: Well, depending on your, what your timeframe is, I may have a prototype for you in time, so let's [00:28:00] Craig: All right. Many, many reasons why you're a good friend Randall and that's just one of 'em [00:28:04] Randall: you know, a guy, you know, a guy who can get you stuff. [00:28:07] Craig: yeah. [00:28:09] Randall: Tom SHEEO was asking about suspension seat posts. What's your take here? [00:28:14] Craig: I I'm a yes. So, I mean, I've been running on the thesis. I have a, a, a P N w coast dropper that has both a drop and a suspension, and I found that it's air tuned. So. Very tuneable very predictable. And I came to the conclusion, like anytime it moved, when my first inclination was like, oh crap, I'm losing performance. Anytime it moved, I wasn't in a fluid pedal stroke. Like I had hit something unexpectedly and it was just saving me. Similarly, although I think it's less active rock shock on the wireless. Their wireless dropper post does have what they call active ride. And I'm probably not tuned correctly on it right now. Cause I don't feel a lot of movement. The big difference between the two is on the PWC PMC. What am I saying here? Pacific PM. Yes. That one moves when you're fully extended. So it doesn't matter whether you're dropped or not. Like it it'll move. If the amount of pressure applied to it from your, your backside is, is forcing it to move. Whereas the rock shock post, it has to be lowered a little bit. So if you're in the full position, you're who locked out. It's only active when you're down a little [00:29:30] Randall: I wonder if that's a design constraint, because meaning something inherent in how they architected it as a dropper post, because from a product standpoint, that's exactly the opposite of what I would want. [00:29:41] Craig: I'm kind of with you and, and I, you know, in talking to rock shock, they did say some of their riders will actually set it up a little bit high so that they can basically constantly ride it with it on. [00:29:53] Randall: Yeah. I think that makes sense, especially adjustability. So to, to answer Tom's question, I think we both agree that suspension has its merits. I would definitely get a dropper first though. I like the best suspension you have is your arms and legs. And the, the float between your body and the bike. That's, that's my strong opinion. And from there you have pneumatic suspension from the tires you can do, you know, a slightly cushier saddle, like, you know, you can have some, some compliance in the frame. There's a whole bunch of things you do before you do a suspension seat, post primary amongst those being a dropper. [00:30:28] Craig: A hundred percent dropper. Number one, upgrade for gravel bikes, period. You'll never go. I don't know if I've ever met anybody who went back. Honestly, once they had a dropper. [00:30:37] Randall: Yeah, I mean, I occasionally talk to people, looking at our bikes who are like, oh, well, you know, can I swap in a rigid post? And I was like, well, if that's what you wanna do, get the, you know, the access wireless droppers are really expensive and they're heavy. But you could have a saddle on one of those and, and, you know, a standard post and swap it in, in and out with a single bolt. So that that's an option. [00:30:58] Craig: I've got that set up now. And I will tell, I will tell you, I will tell our friends in the community if I ever swap it. [00:31:05] Randall: Yeah. Yeah, yeah, [00:31:07] Craig: I don't think, I don't think I will, but [00:31:09] Randall: yeah. I can see on a city bike or like a burning man rig not having a dropper. That's that's about it. that's a whole, that's a whole separate conversation though. [00:31:18] Craig: I will argue with you on the city bike, but anyway, you still wanna drop her on the city bike? [00:31:22] Randall: Let's see. Luke Lopez and Larry Rose were commenting about non-competitive gravel setups, you know, alternative handlebars, flat pedals bags, and fun rides, and so on. Inspired by our friends over at pathless pedals who very much do a lot to create content around the non-competitive side of cycling. So what are your [00:31:41] Craig: Yeah. I mean, I think whether or not you set your bike up in a specific way to go out and have this non-competitive experience, or it's just a mindset. I think we're aligned in that gravel, gravel is for everyone. Right. And whatever your jam is going fast, going slow. Just getting out there is important. I mean, for me, I often change my clothing. [00:32:04] Randall: Mm-hmm [00:32:05] Craig: When I'm out there for just a fun ride, like, like I've got some, some, you know, great baggies that I can wear and different things. And it's definitely a different mindset rolling out the door. Not that I'm out there hammering on a general basis, but it's definitely a different mindset when I'm just out there to stop and smell the roses. [00:32:21] Randall: Yeah. Yeah. And I, I appreciate that mindset, but I still vastly prefer Lyra and, and being clipped in and, and, you know, and so on. [00:32:35] Craig: And I've got a, I've got a mountain bike. So like having a flat bar on a gravel bike, like I I've had that set up on an old cross bike. I loved it. Super fun, nimble, but for me, like if I'm gonna go flat bar right now, it's definitely gonna be more on a mountain bike than a, a traditional gravel bike setup. [00:32:52] Randall: But at the same time, you see, I can't recall if it was Luke, but you see folks with like an old Bridgestone mountain bike that they've converted into, you know, a flat bar or a drop bar, gravel bike. And it's, you know, they got a, you know, a handlebar bag on there and it's much more of like a let's go out and get lost and have an adventure, maybe do coffee outside or things like this party pace as you know, as Russ likes to say over. You know, PLP. [00:33:18] Craig: Yeah. If you've got a quiver by all means like, I, I love all bikes and I'm one who appreciates the nuances between them. So, you know, I just don't have a garage big enough for all these things. [00:33:28] Randall: yeah, yeah, no, I, I like I like the, I like being able in the middle of a ride to decide that I feel like throwing down a little bit. Sometimes I get that, that little jolt of energy less. Now that I'm 40, I suppose, but, but still [00:33:41] Craig: I I've seen you have those jolts Randall. I know it's there. [00:33:45] Randall: Let's see, what else? Oh, Matthew Kramer turned me on to something that I thought was really cool in the ridership, which was E 13. Now has a 12 speed, 9 45 cassette that is compatible with standard 12 speed chains. So you don't need that funky flat top chain. That's fair. Still, you know, pretty proprietary to Ram in order to run a tighter cluster. [00:34:07] Craig: So is that, is that 12 speed cassette from shrimp? Something you have to run on their product. [00:34:15] Randall: So the way that SW has set it up, they have migrated all their road. And then now they're dedicated gravel drive trains to this 12 speed flat top chain which is, you know, it, it has a slight benefit in terms of like, You, you get the same cross sectional area of the side plates with a thinner side plate so they can make the chain a little bit thinner. And that helps with the, the already very tight spacing of those cogs and like, but also makes it so that it's something proprietary. And so they've been expanding that I, I suspect that you'll see it on their mountain bike groups soon enough. And, you know, I really like to adopt, you know, proven open standards and non-pro proprietary stuff whenever possible. And the fact is that standard 12 speed works really well and nobody was making a tighter cluster for Eagle, like, you know, or for, for like, you know, a mullet set up where you have. A mountain bike rear derailer, but maybe you want a little bit tighter cluster a little bit tighter cassette for your road or your, your certain gravel applications. [00:35:17] Craig: when you talk about tighter cassette. I remember seeing this pop up and I was like 9 45. Okay. Why do I really care? Talk about the tighter cluster? Cause I think that's an important maybe nuance beyond just like, oh, you got a 45 and a nine. [00:35:30] Randall: Yeah. So the, the biggest knock that people have against one by drive trains is the jumps between cogs. Right. And yeah, I get it. A lot of this can be mitigated by proportional, crank length, and by having a proper bike fit. Because it allows you to spin at a wider range of cadences without, you know, while still maintaining a smooth pedal stroke. And I've, I've been fine with my setups. This 9 45 is it's the same as a, a 10 speed, 1138. Which is, you know, a, a larger road cassette from, from a few years ago. And it just adds a, a taller cog and a bigger cog you know, on that same cassette. And so you get, you know, jumps that I think are probably tight enough for the vast majority of roadies to say like, okay, well, if I had any concerns about jumps, now those are mitigated some. Want it to be like one tooth jumps between cogs and you know, okay. Go ride your road bike. That that's fine. But but yeah, I like, I like to see this. I was actually considering having us develop something if someone else didn't. So I'm glad to see this in the market, I think is a real gap for it. [00:36:35] Craig: Yeah, it's interesting. I wonder why, like SHA doesn't go to a nine cause you think like, I understand why smaller companies kind of pop up and they see an opportunity like this gap, but E thirteen's been doing this kind of thing for a while. [00:36:49] Randall: The nine tooth is so it it's gonna wear all else equal same material and everything it's gonna wear itself and the chain more quickly than a 10 tooth or an 11 tooth. Right. And so the, the entire philosophy of the drivetrain changes with a nine tooth in that. You know, I like to think of the nine tooth as an overdrive gear, plus the jump between the nine and the 11 is significant. Right? So if you're spending a lot of time at the top end of the range, you know, you might not love that, but for me, you pair it with a 42 chain ring and that 42 9. With a, you know, a, a 700 by 28 or 700 by 30 tire is the equivalent of, of a road bike with, you know, 51 11, which is to say, you have plenty of top end. You're not gonna spin out all the time on, on a high speed descent, but it's not all that often that I'm descending at those sorts of speeds. And so that jump from the 11 to the nine is not a problem for me on that end of the cassette. And so in turn, when you have that nine tooth that also informs the chain ring that you pair. Because you, you know, you kind of need to set your chain ring based on how you wanna calibrate that range that the cassette has. So yeah, I'm not surprised that Ram didn't go that didn't go that route. But I do think it makes a ton of sense and I love one by drive trains and I'm all about one bikes as well with one by drive trains. And so the nine two really facilitates that. [00:38:08] Craig: Yeah. Yeah. Super interesting. And Eli Bingham who often chimes in, in the ridership about some real technical stuff and tends to explore a lot of components. He had a kind of note on this didn't. [00:38:18] Randall: Yeah. So, one thing you gotta make sure, because of, and again, this gets into like proprietary standards and so on. So like the free hub, the XD XDR free hub standard that this cassette is compatible with is a proprietary standard that you know, Sam made it. So any. It's really easy for a wheel company to create a wheel with a free hub that, that uses the, you know, XD XDR. But they patented every possible way. They could think of, of attaching a cassette to that so that only they could produce the cassettes. And so E 13 has a came up with a really clever solution, but it requires like a cinch bolt. That clamps around the free hub body. And if that comes loose, it can affect the shifting. So that's kind of like the one issue that these can have. I've never had that issue with E 13 cassettes and I've run them exclusively for several years now. But it's just something to keep in mind. I find that they shift shift really excellent and they're light and they hold up well, cause they're, you know, most of the cogs or steel. [00:39:11] Craig: Right. Yeah, right on. And then I think we should end with, I think, which, which was one of my favorite questions coming out of the ridership from our friend, Silas, pat love is the pursuit of a quiet bike without creeks, an achievable goal or a pipe dream. [00:39:27] Randall: , it depends on what you're starting with. Unfortunately. I think in general I mean, this should AF absolutely be the standard. It, there's no reason why things should be rattling around. And you know, there are ways to get around it. So there, you know, wireless shifting and so on helps. But also like in our case, we run full housing through the frame and then we put it in a, we put it in a foam sleeve and we do that with. Hydraulic hoses too. And every bite company should be doing that because rattles suck bottom bracket Creek, again, like any bottom bracket will Creek if it gets contaminated. But you know, having a bottom bracket set up that aligns and supports the bearings sufficiently. You know, should eliminate the vast majority of those creeks. Yeah, it, this, this should entirely be possible. Unfortunately, there are a lot of bikes that, mm let's just say that this sort of thing was an afterthought. So it may cost, it may cost some money and require some expertise to chase out the, you know, all those creeks. [00:40:25] Craig: I think that's gotta be the worst task as a bike mechanic to be tasked with is when someone comes in and says, my, my bike is creaking. Help me resolve it. [00:40:34] Randall: Yeah. And, and honestly my experience, it it's a special mechanic. Who's who's really good at. I've had bikes that you know, our, our bikes will have a Creek here and there. And we'll say like, you know, bring it to a mechanic, have them take a look and they can't chase it. And I've actually had an instance where I had the bike shipped to me personally, and I chased it, but I chased it in a way that like, you know, it's I'm trying to remember what it was. Oh, it wasn't even a Creek. It was just that. Axis rear derailer the hanger on the was ever so slightly misaligned. And then the axis derailer was harder. When it's miscalibrated it makes a lot of noise on the cassette and that was the noise. So we're like, they were looking at the bottom bracket, they were looking at the seat post. They were looking at the, the headset interface and, and so on. And unless you have that, like the time and that deductive mindset and some experience of like, what things sound like, it's really hard to, to chase. So if you have a mechanic, who's a good chaser. That that's that's someone who really knows their stuff and [00:41:39] Craig: Yeah. A hundred percent. Yeah, my, my go to, I mean, as a non methodical bad mechanic, definitely like I clean my bike when a Creek arrives and that usually, like, it's say 85% of the time solves the problem. And then if, if I need to go further, it's about. You know, greasing things, making sure, just kind of being a little more I inspect of, of what's going on. I I've generally been pretty lucky that I haven't had creeks that I weren't, that I wasn't clear on how to resolve. [00:42:10] Randall: Yeah. Yeah. Well, I'd like to end with a with something that I'm excited about, which is I haven't nailed it down yet, but I had pinged you about coming out west for a bit. And so once those dates are locked down you know, getting a big group ride in the bay area and potentially in a couple other parts of the us. Something I'm super excited about and to meet some of the riders that are in the forum and that are, are regular listeners and so on. So more on that as we approach. But that would probably be Denver, Boulder, maybe San Diego, and then definitely the bay area. [00:42:40] Craig: That's super exciting. I feel like, you know, before the pandemic we had kicked off some really amazing group rides and [00:42:47] Randall: I miss it. [00:42:48] Craig: you. Yeah. And you and I have been longing for, we've had a lot going on to not kind of be putting that out there ourselves personally, but I think it's, it's a great time to do that and hopefully we can get some knocked out by the end of the year and super excited to see you when you're in the bay area. [00:43:04] Randall: Likewise. It's been too long. [00:43:06] Craig: We're good to catch up. My friend, [00:43:08] Randall: Likewise. All right, my friend. [00:43:09] Craig: take, take care. [00:43:10] Randall: See it. [00:43:11] Craig Dalton: That's going to do it for this week's edition of in the dirt. From the gravel ride pod cast How's a bit of a postscript. I did attend the adventure revival ride up in Marine county, out of Fairfax this past weekend. Quite a lovely event, benefiting Nika. The course is amazing and difficult as I imagined and remembered from the last time I did it such a great route put together by the Marine county bike coalition. Super challenging on a gravel bike. I remember thinking about halfway through. Wow. I'm about halfway through feeling quite beat up. And I was riding my unicorn with a front suspension fork on it. I certainly saw a number of riders out there on mountain bikes, which would not have been a bad choice. Anyway, phenomenal event, definitely something to have on your radar, down the line. If you're interested in connecting with myself or Randall, please join the ridership. Simply visit www.theridership.com. That's a free online, global cycling community where you can connect and discuss gravel, cycling with athletes from all over the world. If you're interested in supporting the podcast, please visit buy me a coffee.com/the gravel ride. And remember, ratings and reviews are always hugely appreciated. Until next time. Here's to finding some dirt onto your wheels

Boogie Man Channel - Up All Night with the Boogie Man Podcast:
Paranal Chile - the ESO's part in the Holographic Universe

Boogie Man Channel - Up All Night with the Boogie Man Podcast:

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2022 110:04


What's Going on in Chile? Why are there so many target stars in the sky?  No wonder the world is running out of helium! Dot.Connector.Podcast by BMC Some people look at the holographic universe as some sort of game. There's nothing funny or fun about any of this stuff. It takes some people a lifetime to find their way out of this construct and then when they do - where the hell do you go from there? Sometimes you've spent so much time in the construct that you forget which way is up after while. It's a bad place to be. Tonight we are going to tear through the ESO, take a look at some VERY large and extremely large telescopes to see what part they play down in Paranal Chile in this holographic universe of ours. Paranal Chile - the ESO's part in the holographic & artificial skies being projected: VLTs & Harmoni    If you would like to listen to the audio only version of this podcast please check the player below If you would like to download and listen to the audio only version of this podcast please follow the directions below the player above.  There's a machine called the "Harmoni" that calls itself a simulator but it reality it's a super, quantum computer that is so big you can register it as a house or business. This thing is the computer that runs all of the other observatories around the world and the guided laser systems on and in the scopes themselves. These machine makes sure that all of the target stars are being created and released into the mesosphere. The lasers are exciting the salt layer so that these target stars are lit up as they should be and the inhabitants of Earth are none the wiser to their lies in the skies and the insanity overtop of their heads. Nothing in the sky can be believed any longer. The days of the creator are long gone and over. The creator may have created man, but it is man that has created the mess we call home! What the hell is going on these days? We'll see you all at 5PM PST - 7PM PST. Please be sure to join us for another rock solid but holographic episode of Dot.Connector.Podcast by BMC. We'll see you all soon! Take care! Bexx and Boogie Out! Join this channel to get access to perks: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZNUWF4e4DyGD5rcgHe7CvA/join Check Out Our Boogie Man Merch Center Here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZNUWF4e4DyGD5rcgHe7CvA/store #skydomeatlantis #fakestars #fakestar #hologram #holocloaking This amazing video is proudly presented by our sponsor || SIZZLE CITY || Strings of Bling and Other Shiny Things || Call or Click Today || www.SizzleCity.com || 626.274.6028 || Hot Products / Sizzling Prices || ************************************************************************** ************************************************************************** Join us on the website: www.4TheWoke.com The Blog: https://www.4thewoke.com/blog/. Podcast Library: https://www.4thewoke.com/podcast-library/ ************************************************************************** CONNECT WITH US ************************************************************************** Boogie Merch: Main URL: https://SkyWoker.com Alt URL: https://tinyurl.com/n6yrnkre Our Website: URL: https://4thewoke.com/ Email: NOTE: Please don't send emails any larger than 20mg, that rule applies to ANY and ALL emails. BoogieMan@4TheWoke.com BoogieBexx@4TheWoke.com Book us for an interview: ytech.satellite2550@gmail.com Donate: (CA$H APP) Name: $BOOGIEMANCHANNEL Donate: (PayPal) URL: https://tinyurl.com/4krpaet6 Donate: (Zelle) Registered Phone Number: 6262746028 Twitter: @MyBoogieWoogie1 https://tinyurl.com/u9szm9kc Facebook: Page Name: Boogie Man Channel URL: https://tinyurl.com/yttcm9p6 Instagram: Account Name: BoogieManChannel URL: https://tinyurl.com/9d6yex3z Join Us on Reddit: (I HATE REDDIT) Username: BoogieManChannel URL: https://tinyurl.com/2x69k89m Pinterest: NOTE: We love love love Pinterest URL: https://tinyurl.com/48z9nvpx Amazon Music: Podcasts

Boogie Man Channel - Up All Night with the Boogie Man Podcast:
IEEE Photovoltaic Holographic Projections

Boogie Man Channel - Up All Night with the Boogie Man Podcast:

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2022 129:33


Here at BMC we love lenses. If you've followed the channel for more than a day or two then. you've already heard us go on an on about either parabolic mirrors or lenses, or both. Probably both. I can't help it - we love lenses. They're big, concave (or convex), shiny, smooth, expensive and sure to magnify anything and everything around them. This is how you pluck things from the heavens and put them right in front of your face or the world's face so that everyone can see it closer, clearer and better. WE LOVE LOVE LOVE LENSES. We love optics, we love night vision, infrared, x-ray, we love enlarging objects. We love making the world larger and clearer, and closer. What the hell is so wrong with that? This is why we have so many telescopes, this is why we have so many cameras and lenses laying around this house.

Riders Digest Powered by BMC
16: What happened in the Transcontinental Race with Ulrich

Riders Digest Powered by BMC

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2022 30:42


A race across continental Europe, with no support, no set route and where the clock doesn't stop? That is exactly what the Transcontinental Race is all about. 4 326KM with 42 000m of elevation, completed in 10 days 1 hour and 51 minutes, where do you even begin to comprehend this? We sat down with ultra distance cycling legend, and BMC Ride Crew member, Ulrich Bartholmoes, or Uba, to discuss what went down at this year's Transcontinental Race as well as try to understand the mindset of these ultra distance athletes. Sit back and listen to Uba relive the monumental experience of racing across Europe! Be sure to follow our different social media channels to stay up to date with everything happening here at BMC, as well as catch content from behind the scenes with our different Teams and Athletes. Facebook: @bmcswitzerland Instagram: @ride_bmc YouTube: BMC Switzerland

The Bad Movie Cult Podcast
Episode 35: The Last Shark/Great White (1981)

The Bad Movie Cult Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2022 124:38


Join our hosts Dominic Lawton & Ken B Wild as they head out to sea with a shotgun and a suitcase full of meat. It's the 1981 film - THE LAST SHARK aka GREAT WHITE! The boys discuss the many Jaws knock-offs of the time, Vic Morrow's ever changing accent and the best shark related death ever caught on film! Meanwhile, Dom questions the use of grenades as a way of fishing whilst Ken wonders why our hero chooses to remind his own daughter of the times she had two legs right after one is bitten off! The film pitch this week sees the BMC giving us one of those Freddy Vs Jason/ Alien vs Predator-style face offs we all love so much! The quiet seaside resort town of Seaman's Cove is rocked when bodies wash up showing clear signs that a shark has set its sights on the local surfers. With pressure to keep the beaches open for the annual Chilli Cook-Off Jamboree from the town's mayor, the Sherriff and his deputies find themselves in a race against time to stop the shark before beach season...but hang on! Bodies are piling up on the land as well....and are those chainsaw injuries? It's LEATHERFACE vs JAWS! Cast includes Morgan Freeman, Bill Moseley, Demi Moore, Danny Trejo, Clint Howard, Daniel Radcliffe, Vincent Cassel, Ainsley Harriott, Dominic Lawton, Ken B Wild and Carl Weathers as Sheriff Carl Weathers! Have you got a question, want to suggest a film to review or would you like to send us your own film pitch that we will read out on the podcast? Email us! Visit our website for more episodes & written reviews : WWW.BADMOVIECULT.COM Follow us on TWITTER Follow us on INSTAGRAM Join us on FACEBOOK Dominic Lawton can be found on TWITTER Ken B Wild can be found on TWITTER Got a spare minute? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes!

ThePrint
ThePrintPod: Unfit teachers, infra — 239 ‘unrecognised' schools in Mumbai, but closure can put 5,000 kids at risk

ThePrint

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2022 9:20


BMC says notices will be sent & 'action taken soon'. Some of the schools, catering to underserved communities, say they have applied for recognition but process is slow.

The Sacred Hearth
The Power of Community - Finding Your Place and Learning How to Protect the Herd

The Sacred Hearth

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2022 16:50


How do we help our communities? How do we make them stronger? How do we take the time to promote, thrive, and grow at the same time we are helping others?  Here are a few quick tips to help you assist your community the best way you can - by being authentically you.Courses/Classes/Become a Client:Join Sacred Hearth Academy - Enrollment Begins October 1Premiere Courses Content Released Monthly Beginning - November 1First Date of All Access Live Classes Begin - December 1Join me beginning September 1 for Mindfulness Moments - only available through BMC.Buy My Book:50 Mindfulness Exercises for BeginnersSubscribe To My Newsletter:LinkedInvia EmailRead my Blog:The Sacred Hearth on MediumListen To The Sacred Hearth Podcast:Check out past episodes of my show. Join me for a LIVE recording on the Wisdom app!See episodes on my YouTube Channel! Support My Work:Buying Me a CoffeePatreonSocial Media:Twitter: @sacredhearthco LinkedIn: Sacred Hearth Coaching, LLC Instagram: @sacredhearthcoaching Tiktok: @sacredhearthcoaching Website: www.sacredhearthcoaching.com  ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★

Hardcore Listing with Chris & Stu
Top 5 Serial Killers with the Blue Murder Club Podcast

Hardcore Listing with Chris & Stu

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 29, 2022 78:08


It's fair to say the world would be a much better place without psychopaths running around, here's a top 5 of the most awful people Carol and Lauren from the Blue Murder Club could find.TRIGGER WARNING: This episode gets a bit graphic in parts, but it's not all gruesome, some of the choices are more about mysteries and curious people doing very odd things with their family inheritance!If you want to hear more from the BMC:https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/blue-murder-club/id1634947405 Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

Mumbai Smart News
No more free street parking for residents; BMC to start pilot in four wards

Mumbai Smart News

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2022 3:21


BMC will implement paid on-street parking in four administrative wards in the city, which will allow citizens to park their vehicles in designated areas under CCTV surveillance. Tune in to this episode as RJ Rohini explains how you will get a designated parking spot.

Cloud Wars Live with Bob Evans
Lowering Costs and Reducing Commutes: The Board and C-Suite POV | Sadin on Digital

Cloud Wars Live with Bob Evans

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2022 39:16


The Big Themes:A new POV on recent Microsoft announcements: Wayne talks us through his understanding of some key points made by CEO Satya Nadella and CFO Amy Hood on the company's latest earnings call, and how CIOs and CTOs should interpret them.Microsoft's full-stack offering is key competitive advantage: Purportedly lowering costs for customers is part of how MSFT is working to stay ahead of AWS and others, and the gamut of services they offer is essential to their efforts.The win-win-win of embracing WFH: It's time for boards to accept that WFH is here to stay—sustainability is important for the world and our future, ESG is good for corporate perception, and employee satisfaction is critical to both businesses and workforces.The Big Quote: " When you talk about lowering the customer's bill, I don't think [Satya Nadella] is trying to lower the dollar spent with Microsoft. He's trying to raise the value of what you get. If I spent $1 and got a server, what did I get? If I spent $1 and got a place to run a modern, secure application that's automatically on my phone, what did I just get for that dollar? Yeah, I think Microsoft is saying I'm gonna give you a lot more for your money, because of our unique approach." This episode is brought to you by BMC.

The Bad Movie Cult Podcast
Episode 34: Rambo - First Blood Part II (1985)

The Bad Movie Cult Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2022 116:03


Join our hosts Dominic Lawton & Ken B Wild as they head to Vietnam with nothing but a camera, a knife and a couple of red headbands as they deep dive - RAMBO: FIRST BLOOD PART 2! The boys discuss Vietnam, interesting facts about the making of a second Rambo film and the balls-to-the-wall absurdity of the whole movie! Meanwhile, Dom tries his hand at a Sylvester Stallone impression whilst Ken remembers his past and tells us why he watched this movie for the first time instead of going to a funeral! The film pitch this week sees the BMC giving us a hard hitting actioner! Scott Adkins stars as Jack Freedom, an army vet who's drifting through the southern states of the USA when he reaches a small town overrun by a drug smuggling cartel gang. With the help of the local Sherriff and his deputies, Freedom seeks revenge in the name of truth, justice and the American way! Cast includes Salma Hayek, Denise Richards, Javier Bardem, Ron Howard, Clint Howard, JK Simmons, Dominic Lawton, Ken B Wild and Carl Weathers as Sheriff Carl Weathers! Have you got a question, want to suggest a film to review or would you like to send us your own film pitch that we will read out on the podcast? Email us! Visit our website for more episodes & written reviews : WWW.BADMOVIECULT.COM Follow us on TWITTER Follow us on INSTAGRAM Join us on FACEBOOK Dominic Lawton can be found on TWITTER Ken B Wild can be found on TWITTER Got a spare minute? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes!

The Koa Sports Podcast
EPISODE 74. RIDE BMC

The Koa Sports Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 14, 2022 48:34


Live from the Noosa Classic on the Sunshine Coast in Australia, we sit down with Marcel Emmenegger, Head of Sales – Distributor Markets from BMC HQ in Switzerland.  Marcel has worked at BMC for almost 2 decades and provides not only an interesting historical insight, but also what BMC lovers and cycling enthusiasts have to look forward to in the near future.  Koa Sports and BMC is so much more than a logo on a race kit, it been a successful long term relationship that will continue for many years into the future, and we thank them for their support of us and our athletes.www.koasports.com.auJoin the Tribe, Be the Warrior.

Riders Digest Powered by BMC
15: 24 Hours with BMC MTB Racing Team

Riders Digest Powered by BMC

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 22:16


MTB World Cup weekends require absolute focus and perfection. Now, imagine how much the stakes are raised when you throw in a track that sits at close to 2,000 meters of altitude, with 25% less oxygen and high temperatures?  We embed with the BMC MTB Racing Team during the World Cup in Andorra to find out what it takes to beat the best at one of the hardest tracks on the circuit. Discover more on the weekend here. Be sure to follow our different social media channels to stay up to date with everything happening here at BMC, as well as catch content from behind the scenes with our different Teams and Athletes. Facebook: @bmcswitzerland Instagram: @ride_bmc YouTube: BMC Switzerland

ThePrint
Cut The Clutter: When political stakes are so high for Shiv Sena-BJP-AAP over mere municipal polls, in Mumbai & Delhi

ThePrint

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2022 21:50


As Shinde-led Maharashtra Government reverses Thackeray-led MVA govt's BMC delimitation decision, in episode 1051 of #CutTheClutter, ThePrint Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta explains why the BMC is so powerful & important, what's at stake for Shinde & Uddhav factions in BMC elections and the tussle over municipal corporation in another city- Delhi.

Nourish Balance Thrive
How to Fix Chronic Low Back Pain

Nourish Balance Thrive

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2022 95:42 Very Popular


We're continuing the conversation this week with Greg Potter, PhD., but with a plot twist. We've had Greg on the podcast many times discussing all facets of sleep and circadian biology, but today the topic is low back pain.  Greg has had personal experience with this problem since the age of 12 and has devoted extensive time and effort to researching and trying various treatment methods to find relief for himself and his coaching clients. He's quick to admit he's not an expert in low back pain, but it's clear he's well-versed on the topic. Greg thoroughly examines low back pain in this podcast, including causes, treatments, and scientifically-validated approaches for relieving chronic discomfort. He discusses time-tested treatments and cutting-edge options, including therapies, exercises, and supplements. He also recalls the book that started his healing journey and the best ways to give your back a break during daily movement and activities. Here's the outline of this episode with Greg Potter:  [00:00:10] Health Optimisation Summit. [00:00:44] Podcasts: How to Use Time-Restricted Eating to Reverse Disease and Optimize Health, with Satchin Panda, PhD; Kale vs Cow: The Case for Better Meat, with Diana Rodgers, RD. [00:01:53] Stuart McGill on HumanOS podcast: How to Avoid or Improve Back Pain Podcast with Stuart McGill [00:02:14] Greg on STEM-talk Podcast: Episode 136: Greg Potter Talks About Circadian Biology and the Importance of Sleep. [00:02:31] Greg's history with back pain. [00:03:07] Book: Low Back Disorders: Evidence-Based Prevention and Rehabilitation Third Edition, by Stuart McGill. [00:07:05] Chronic back pain: prevalence and costs to society. [00:09:42] Causes and types of lower back pain. [00:18:53] Sports that increase risk of back pain. [00:21:11] Physical Therapist Zac Cupples; Podcasts: Movement Analysis and Breathing Strategies for Pain Relief and Improved Performance and Airway Dentistry: What to Do When You Don't Breathe Right At Night. [00:22:18] Podcasts with Mike T. Nelson: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and Ben House: 1, 2. [00:22:18] Prevalence of spinal stenosis without symptoms; Review: Deer, Timothy, et al. "A review of lumbar spinal stenosis with intermittent neurogenic claudication: disease and diagnosis." Pain medicine 20.Supplement_2 (2019): S32-S44.​ [00:23:29] Spinal degeneration with no symptoms, by age; Study: Brinjikji, Waleed, et al. "Systematic literature review of imaging features of spinal degeneration in asymptomatic populations." American journal of neuroradiology 36.4 (2015): 811-816. [00:24:02] Nociplastic (nonspecific) pain. [00:26:29] Psychological causes for pain. [00:27:34] Lorimer Moseley on YouTube. [00:28:51] Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Zach Moore; Podcasts featuring Zach: Overcoming Adversity and Strength Coaching and Health Fundamentals: Movement and Exercise. [00:33:36] Rates of low back pain in traditional cultures and early human species. [00:37:13] 2015 study: Plomp, Kimberly A., et al. "The ancestral shape hypothesis: an evolutionary explanation for the occurrence of intervertebral disc herniation in humans." BMC evolutionary biology 15.1 (2015): 1-10. [00:38:53] Difficulties in assessing and treating back pain. [00:43:51] Stuart McGill; Backfit Pro. [00:44:47] Abel Romero; Podcast: How to Avoid Chronic Pain, Improve Mobility and Feel 100% Confident in Your Lifting. [00:46:11] Spine hygiene (i.e., how to give your lower back a break); moving well and often. [00:50:53] Building spine stability. [00:51:56] Stuart McGill's Big 3 Exercises. [00:54:14] Bracing your spine when lifting things. [01:02:06] Bracing with breath: Valsalva maneuver. [01:03:22] Treatments that intervene with pain at the brain level. [01:05:58] Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) vs Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for low back pain; Study: Cherkin, Daniel C., et al. "Effect of mindfulness-based stress reduction vs cognitive behavioral therapy or usual care on back pain and functional limitations in adults with chronic low back pain: a randomized clinical trial." Jama 315.12 (2016): 1240-1249. [01:06:17] Effects from MBSR are not sustained long term; Meta-analysis: Anheyer, Dennis, et al. "Mindfulness-based stress reduction for treating low back pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis." Annals of Internal Medicine 166.11 (2017): 799-807. [01:07:18] The Mindfulness App. [01:07:36] Russ Harris; Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). [01:08:06] Pain Reprocessing Therapy; Study: Ashar, Yoni K., et al. "Effect of pain reprocessing therapy vs placebo and usual care for patients with chronic back pain: a randomized clinical trial." JAMA psychiatry 79.1 (2022): 13-23. [01:10:48] Relationship between low back pain and sleep problems. [01:11:38] Insomnia comes before back pain; Study: Agmon, Maayan, and Galit Armon. "Increased insomnia symptoms predict the onset of back pain among employed adults." PLoS One 9.8 (2014): e103591. [01:12:02] Treating insomnia can help with pain; Transdiagnostic sleep and circadian approach, Allison Harvey and Daniel Buysse. [01:12:29] Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBTI); Podcast with Ashley Mason: How to Use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia. [01:13:18] Mattresses, pillows, and sleep positions for sleep quality and musculoskeletal support. [01:19:04] Nutritional considerations for pain. [01:20:24] Intramuscular vitamin B12 for back pain; Study: Rooijakkers, Johanna M. "Intramuscular Vitamin B12 Injections for Treating Chronic Low Back Pain." (2014). [01:20:57] Effects of weight loss interventions on low back pain; Systematic review: Chen, Lu Hsi, et al. "The effectiveness of weight loss programs for low back pain: a systematic review." BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 23.1 (2022): 1-14. [01:22:27] Impact of supplements on different kinds of back pain. [01:22:42] UC-II collagen, hydrolyzed collagen, ginger. [01:25:10] Palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) - Levagen. [01:26:06] Meta-analyses on effects of PEA for pain reduction: Einaudi, Via Luigi, and Giustino Varrassi. "Palmitoylethanolamide, a special food for medical purposes, in the treatment of chronic pain: a pooled data meta-analysis." Pain Physician 19 (2016): 11-24 and Artukoglu, Bekir Berker, et al. "Efficacy of palmitoylethanolamide for pain: a meta-analysis." Pain Physician 20.5 (2017): 353-362. [01:26:49] Protein, creatine monohydrate, vitamin D3, glucosamine sulfate. [01:27:34] Glucosamine may not be effective; Study: Wilkens, Philip, et al. "Effect of glucosamine on pain-related disability in patients with chronic low back pain and degenerative lumbar osteoarthritis: a randomized controlled trial." Jama 304.1 (2010): 45-52.  [01:27:47] Glucosamine + chondroitin + msm, low efficacy for pain reduction; systematic review: Stuber, Kent, Sandy Sajko, and Kevyn Kristmanson. "Efficacy of glucosamine, chondroitin, and methylsulfonylmethane for spinal degenerative joint disease and degenerative disc disease: a systematic review." The Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association 55.1 (2011): 47. [01:28:21] Glucosamine is associated with fewer cardiovascular events and less mortality; Study: Ma, Hao, et al. "Association of habitual glucosamine use with risk of cardiovascular disease: prospective study in UK Biobank." bmj 365 (2019). [01:28:35] Glucosamine is associated with reduced all-cause mortality: King, Dana E., and Jun Xiang. "Glucosamine/chondroitin and mortality in a US NHANES cohort." The Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine 33.6 (2020): 842-847. [01:28:59] Malcolm Kendrick; Book: The Clot Thickens: The enduring mystery of heart disease; Podcasts with Dr. Kendrick: 1, 2, 3. [01:31:23] Work with Greg: gregpotterphd.com. @gregpotterphd on social media. [01:32:28] Simon Marshall; Podcast describing SEEDS approach: Nudge Tactics for Performance and Health. [01:33:00] Kanban board; Trello.

The Bad Movie Cult Podcast
Episode 33: Marked For Death (1990)

The Bad Movie Cult Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2022 160:42


Join our hosts Dominic Lawton & Ken B Wild as they return to the Seagal Universe as they deep dive - MARKED FOR DEATH. The boys discuss the golden era of Seagal this film sits in, the brutal fight scenes and why Keith David's character is never actually at work! Meanwhile, Dom use of euphemisms comes into question whilst Ken tries again to get us cancelled with his impressions! The film pitch this week sees the BMC giving us a family friendly adventure film! Steven Seagal stars as Jake Fever, an ex-marine who turns in his FBI badge for the quiet life as a camp counsellor. But when a criminal warlord plans to abduct the President's daughter who's spending her school holidays at the camp it's up to Jake and the rest of his staff to save the day! Cast includes Cynthia Rothrock, Terry Crews, Emma Watson, Clint Howard, Chuck Norris, Dominic Lawton, Ken B Wild, Salma Hayek, a cameo by A-List actor Tom Cruise and Carl Weathers as Sheriff Carl Weathers! Have you got a question, want to suggest a film to review or would you like to send us your own film pitch that we will read out on the podcast? Email us! Visit our website for more episodes & written reviews : WWW.BADMOVIECULT.COM Follow us on TWITTER Follow us on INSTAGRAM Join us on FACEBOOK Dominic Lawton can be found on TWITTER Ken B Wild can be found on TWITTER Seagalogy: The Kickass Films of Steven Segal By Vern - BUY IT HERE Got a spare minute? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes!

Revenue Builders
Success Is A Marathon with Cedric Pech

Revenue Builders

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2022 61:40


Everyone has their own definition of success. But for MongoDB's Chief Revenue Officer Cedric Pech, the journey towards achieving it, the self-improvements you make, and the lessons learned along the way may prove to be more important than the destination itself. In this episode of the Revenue Builders podcast, our hosts John McMahon and John Kaplan talk to Cedric about his career, and his thoughts on leadership, purpose, and success. Additional Resources:Connect with Cedric Pech on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cedricpech/HIGHLIGHTSFrom VP to CRO: Challenges faced and lessons learnedWhy having a purpose is crucial for teams It can't be just about the paycheck Patriots vs. Mercenaries Success is a marathon, not a sprintSlow Success vs. Fast Success How skiing influenced Cedric's career It's about the journey, not the destinationDetails are where the consequences lieLeaders have to take care of themselves tooGUEST BIOCedric Pech is the current  Chief Revenue Officer for MondoDB. He joined MongoDB to lead Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) sales in July 2017, and since that time has rapidly increased the size of the team, expanded into new markets, implemented a new process that has measurably increased sales productivity and has driven exceptional growth.With more than 20 years of sales leadership experience, Cedric has a track record of building high-performance sales organizations that deliver strong and consistent results. Prior to MongoDB, he led worldwide sales at Fuze, an enterprise global cloud communications and collaboration software platform. He has also held senior sales leadership roles for four different software companies, including three publicly traded companies: BladeLogic, BMC, and BazaarVoice.QUOTESCedric on finding your purpose: "I think it starts from you. There's a moment where you wake up in the morning and it's so hard that you ask yourself, why am I doing what I'm doing? And the moment you stop asking that, then you start to dig into yourself and do some introspection to come up with answers."John McMahon on retaining employees: "When people understand the why, they can handle the how."Cedric's advice for sellers: "Be patient and work on your craft. Don't cut corners and don't go after the next promotion or after short-term money but really work on your foundations. This is a marathon."Why Cedric says you shouldn't rush success: "Slow success builds character and fast success builds ego."Cedric on which things cannot be sacrificed for the sake of 'winning': "We are going to win, but not at any cost. And the line that we are going to draw is the line where people get hurt in their families, their health or their personal balance."Check out John McMahon's book here: https://www.amazon.com/Qualified-Sales-Leader-Proven-Lessons/dp/0578895064

Boogie Man Channel - Up All Night with the Boogie Man Podcast:
The Secret Space Program w/ Offworld Management

Boogie Man Channel - Up All Night with the Boogie Man Podcast:

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2022 107:08


The Paranormal Underground Mysteries of the Old Pico Rivera California Ford Factory which then Became the Northrop Grumman Factory From Post WWII to the B-2 Stealth Bomber Dot.Connector.Podcast.by.BMC. tonight we're going to take a look at the paranormal underground. It's a string of old bases, tunnels, maglev trains going to and from government run facilities still to this day built by companies in the know like the Ford Company who got stinking filthy rich from WWII when building the tank bodies, jeeps, NCO motorcycles and more for the NAZIs, the Japanese, the Americans and the English. Henry Ford would've been so proud as the Ford Company built one of the most vast underground cities right underneath the noses of the American people here in Pico Rivera California. 42 levels deep some say with luxuries like Pizza Huts, Bowling Alleys, Tailors and Dry Cleaners to support the engineers working late nights.

Boogie Man Channel - Up All Night with the Boogie Man Podcast:
The Closest, the Clearest and the Crispest Moon Photos Ever Taken

Boogie Man Channel - Up All Night with the Boogie Man Podcast:

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 25, 2022 8:49


The Clearest, The Closest - The Crispest There is No Competition when it Comes to the Astro-Moon Shots Captured with the MadMax - the 2nd Largest Privately Owned Telescope in the United States YOU'RE WELCOME WORLD - BOOM BABY...BOOM! The Closest and Clearest Moon Photography Ever Shot by Man - Madmax photography This is Moon photography that was shot through MadMax - a 41” parabolic mirror Dobsonian telescope hand built and designed by Bexx and Boogie of BMC and Dot.Connector.Podcast. This telescope is the 2nd largest privately owned and operated telescope in the United States by Guinness Book of World Record and Celestron Telescope Standards. This is an award-winning telescope and these are award-winning lunar shots of the Moon itself. These Moon shots have won dozens of awards in dozens of categories of competition all throughout the astrophotography world. These shots have been said by many astrophotography professionals to be the closest, clearest and most professional Moon shots to ever be shot and seen by mankind. It's been said many times that even NASA can't reproduce images of the Moon this beautiful using the James Webb, the Hubble Space Telescope, the Sophia Telescope, the Lucifer Telescope and the Santilli Telescope Method.

Boogie Man Channel - Up All Night with the Boogie Man Podcast:

Dragons, Treefolk, and even Totem Poles and So Much More Part 2 of 2 Dot.Connector.Podcast.by.BMC.Live Tonight we were joined with Bexx, finally. It's been weeks since we've been able to nail her down. I've gotten so used to NOT having her around that I'm really starting to enjoy the company of Keenan Cochran. Don't get me wrong -I've always enjoyed his company but now that he's got the jitters out of him he's really becoming an amazing co-host on the show. He's coming back with amazing conversation, good jokes, and he and I have great back and forth. It took Bexx and I a long time to get that back and forth together. It seems like Keenan understands that dynamic well and really feeds off of my energy. He makes it so easy to work with him. He really is amazing at this co-host thing, I wish I would've known this a long time ago. I'm loving having him as a guest host on the show. I want everyone to know that if you too want to become a co-host all you have to do is become a member on the channel. It's that simple. We were going to ONLY open the co-host position up to certain channel membership levels but we said screw it and made it open to all channel levels. We made this decision when I was really getting bored of being a host on my own most weekends during the times that Bexx works at the hospital. Follow the links below to become a channel member. We have A LOT of fun on the back end just me and the members. We always have a group chat going on 24/7 - we have the woke lounge that's ONLY available to members and we now have the Discord Chat Server that some levels is ONLY available to members. I treat these people good - I go out of my way to do so. I make sure they're taken care of - I make sure they can always get ahold of me. They can call me, email me and always reach out and ask questions, make remarks or just bust my balls. I really appreciate those that are standing in my corner and I want them to know that.

Boogie Man Channel - Up All Night with the Boogie Man Podcast:

Dragons, Treefolk, and even Totems and So Much More Part 1 of 2 Dot.Connector.Podcast.by.BMC.Live Tonight we were joined with Bexx, finally. It's been weeks since we've been able to nail her down. I've gotten so used to NOT having her around that I'm really starting to enjoy the company of Keenan Cochran. Don't get me wrong -I've always enjoyed his company but now that he's got the jitters out of him he's really becoming an amazing co-host on the show. He's coming back with amazing conversation, good jokes, and he and I have great back and forth. It took Bexx and I a long time to get that back and forth together. It seems like Keenan understands that dynamic well and really feeds off of my energy. He makes it so easy to work with him. He really is amazing at this co-host thing, I wish I would've known this a long time ago. I'm loving having him as a guest host on the show.

Riders Digest Powered by BMC
14: Tour de France Wrap With Cadel & Brent!

Riders Digest Powered by BMC

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 24, 2022 31:45


That's it! Another incredible Tour de France in the books, a race that had action on each and every stage. We sit down and wrap up this year's race with our in-house Tour winner, Cadel Evans, as well as get hear from our man on the ground Brent Bookwalter. We discuss our stand out moments, riders of the race, and of course hear a few on the road stories! Sit back and fill that Tour de France hole with our latest episode. Be sure to follow our different social media channels to stay up to date with everything happening here at BMC, as well as catch content from inside the Tour from our different Teams and Athletes. Facebook: @bmcswitzerland Instagram: @ride_bmc YouTube: BMC Switzerland

The Silicon Valley Podcast
144 Disruptive Technology from The Business Capital & Exit Strategy Summit

The Silicon Valley Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2022 31:33


Panel 4 Capital Summit and Exit Strategy   Panel 4 Tech and the Economy...What will disrupt your business? Is your company on the verge of being disrupted and you don't even know it? What keeps you up at night? Well... we are going to unlock some information on technology that if you are not tracking today your company might fall in, with names like Blockbuster and Kodak.   Moderator Daran Herrman  CEO at Goboto | Host of Establishing your Empire with 10+ years of experience in managing online businesses, including managing strategy development, global eCommerce solutions, online marketing & multi-channel retail partnerships for business & consumer market sectors.  (2) Daran Herrman | LinkedIn   Dr Elizabeth Xu   Public Board Director; CEO; CTO; BMC; CPG; IBM; US Top 50 Diversity Leader; WIT, and the Hall of Fame. Dr. Xu is a passionate, global transformative leader, public company board member. She is a C-level executive with 20+ years of experience & a track record of technology, product and business strategy/execution & customer satisfaction success (5) Dr. Elizabeth Xu | LinkedIn Guillaume jaulerry Founder & Chief Executive Officer at O Company Proven entrepreneur focused on wearable hardware, data security, cybersecurity. Global senior technology leadership experience. Solving security, privacy, and portability of all data for both consumer and enterprise markets (6) Guillaume Jaulerry | LinkedIn Jeep Kline Venture Capital; Professional Faculty; Board of Directors. Jeep is a Founding Partner at Mr.Pink VC, a senior executive at Intel and pre-IPO tec hnology companies, and an Economist at The World Bank with 20 years expertise in driving the formation, growth, and market success of technology-based organizations in many countries. She thrives in entrepreneurial environments and is known for her strategic thinking, governance, and leadership skills (6) Jeep Kline | LinkedIn         We talk about   Where will the next big disruption happen? What are the concerns moving forward with data privacy? How is AI impacting the health care industry? What is the future of the supply chain? What are decisions companies making due to ESG concerns?

Riders Digest Powered by BMC
13: Tour de France 2nd Rest Day Recap - Live from Alpe d'Huez!

Riders Digest Powered by BMC

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 18, 2022 27:21


Pogacar cracks, but Jumbo Visma lose two key riders! What an incredible week of racing. Just like that we're at the second traditional rest day of the Tour de France. After an phenomenally eventful week in the race, this episode features a live dispatch from the slopes of Alpe d'Huez, bringing you a taste of the chaos, as well as insights from on the ground delivered by BMC legend, Brent Bookwalter, who may have just found his second calling! Even with Cadel Evans out on the road travelling, race analysis is still delivered, but this time by two riders who haven't actually ever been in a World Tour race, never mind having won the biggest of all of them. So before we get stuck into the third and final week of Tour action, be sure to catch up on the race breakdown and insights from last week NOW! Be sure to follow our different social media channels to stay up to date with everything happening here at BMC, as well as catch content from inside the Tour from our different Teams and Athletes. Facebook: @bmcswitzerland Instagram: @ride_bmc YouTube: BMC Switzerland

The Triathlon Brick Session
Chelsea Sodaro

The Triathlon Brick Session

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 18, 2022 108:44


In today's show Mark describes his race experience at the ROC England triathlon, a race that includes 2 bike sections and a run up the highest mountain in England. We also have two excellent race reports from Kerry and Richard (Outlaw and Eastbourne middle distance). Mark chats with professional BMC triathlete Chelsea Sodaro who posted one of the fastest IM debut times to date at IM Hamburg a few weeks ago. Enjoy!

Boogie Man Channel - Up All Night with the Boogie Man Podcast:

Live Show Special Guest Keenan Cochran Dot.Connector.Podcast.by.BMC. We are going live in just a few minutes and I have my main main Keenan Cochran here with me ready to go live. So please be sure to join us at our regular time and day. We have got some of the most beautiful and amazing footage your eyes have ever seen. I'm not even exaggerating when I say that I am going to knock your socks of with style and pizzazz tonight. I don't mean to be cocky but I'm positive that this is a show you're not going to want to miss, not for the world. We have tons of good topics, tons of good energy and I'm telling you beautiful people; just press play and I'll take care of the rest. See you soon - 9PM-11PM PST Live on Youtube, 4thewoke.com, Dot-Connector-Podcast.com, SizzleCity.com, FUCK FACEBOOK, Twitch, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok and a bunch of other ones.

The Bad Movie Cult Podcast
Episode 32: Road House (1989)

The Bad Movie Cult Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 15, 2022 159:05


Grow out your mullets, kick the nearest person to you in the knee but above all be nice, as you join our hosts Dominic Lawton & Ken B Wild as they deep dive the Patrick Swayze classic - ROAD HOUSE. The boys discuss the beautiful, feathered hair of Swayze, Sam Elliott sans moustache and the best damn road house in Kansas - The Double Deuce! Meanwhile, Dom questions the use of a monster truck as a stealth vehicle whilst Ken sings us a cover of Billy Joel! The film pitch this week sees the BMC giving us a shot for shot remake of today's movie but set right here in England! Scott Adkins as Dalton, Craig Fairbrass as Wade and Carl Weathers as Sheriff Carl "Red" Weathers! Have you got a question, want to suggest a film to review or would you like to send us your own film pitch that we will read out on the podcast? Email us! Visit our website for more episodes & written reviews : WWW.BADMOVIECULT.COM Follow us on TWITTER Follow us on INSTAGRAM Join us on FACEBOOK Dominic Lawton can be found on TWITTER Ken B Wild can be found on TWITTER Exploding Helicopter can be found on TWITTER Got a spare minute? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes!

Marketing Trends
Marketing Without Boundaries With Saar Shwartz, Chief Marketing Officer, BMC Software

Marketing Trends

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 13, 2022 63:11


What do childhood, motorcycling, and marketing have in common? Saar Shwartz, the CMO at the IT solutions and consulting company BMC Software, says they all embody the idea of limitless possibility. Tune in to hear the longtime marketing leader share how growing up in Israel, becoming an officer in the army, and developing a passion for motorcycles have all helped him on his path to becoming the CMO of a multinational, multibillion-dollar company.Tune in to learn:The importance of curiosity in marketing (13:40)Why does Saar prioritize “impact” over “authority?” (18:20)The future of marketing and humanizing the BMC brand (43:50)Saar's advice for startup founders (50:20) Mentions:“May was the worst month for startup layoffs since the start of the pandemic” (Quartz article, written by Nicolás Rivero)“What Hugging Face and Microsoft's collaboration means for applied AI” (The Next Web article, written by Ben Dickson)"The Social Dilemma"Marketing Trends is brought to you by Salesforce Marketing Cloud. For more great marketing insights, sign up for The Marketing Moments newsletter. You'll get ideas to help you build better customer relationships, invites to upcoming events, and access to the latest industry research. Subscribe at https://sforce.co/MarketingMoments

Riders Digest Powered by BMC
12: Tour de France Rest Day Recap with Cadel Evans & Brent Bookwalter!

Riders Digest Powered by BMC

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 11, 2022 33:49


Together with two BMC legends, Tour winner Cadel Evans and his fellow teammate Brent Bookwalter, we break down the first week of this year's Tour de France as well as look ahead to next week. Can Pogačar be beaten? Will Van Aert crack? What would Cadel do and more. Brent Bookwalter then comes to us live from France to discuss the news on the ground as well as share 2010 Tour de France story with us from the last time he was in Morzine for a rest day. As we wait for the Tour to get rolling, catch up on the race with us and Cadel now! Be sure to follow our different social media channels to stay up to date with everything happening here at BMC, as well as catch content from inside the Tour from our different Teams and Athletes. Facebook: @bmcswitzerland Instagram: @ride_bmc YouTube: BMC Switzerland

Boogie Man Channel - Up All Night with the Boogie Man Podcast:
War Maybe on the Horizon - We've Spotted Entities that are getting into position

Boogie Man Channel - Up All Night with the Boogie Man Podcast:

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 7, 2022 96:45


We've Spotted Entities that are getting into position They're getting ready to strike when the time is right Who or what are these things? Dot.Connector.Podcast.by.BMC. Right away I need to warn you that this is a strange feed. I've been catching some strange shit as of late. This was never my intention but you never get to choose what you catch when it comes to the strangeness. You never get to choose the camera or the format in which you're recording; you should feel lucky if you even get to record during an exciting strange event. Just a few days ago I was in the garden smoking a cigarette after my shower and when I looked up there were entities all over the garden staring at me. They weren't saying anything, they weren't moving - they were just there. Just sitting, staring and waiting. Waiting for what? I have no idea. I never know these thing's intention. I never know what they want. I never know what the hell they're even doing here. Typically all they ever do is come out of one of two portals, move a foot or two and then they die. They just melt away into the ground and leave nothing but a wake of grass clippings and plant leaves. Our time together is roughly about two minutes. That's it - I don't get to learn anything from them, I barely even get to look at them.

Boogie Man Channel - Up All Night with the Boogie Man Podcast:

Is Your Soul Prepared for the Afterlife? We can only know if we test it out Turn away from the light - turn the other cheek DOT.CONNECTOR.PODCAST.by.BMC. I ask myself this question all the time. Where do we go when it ends? What happens next? Who are we in our next lives? Do we get to see our loved ones again? How can we change that future? What can we do differently next time if we can't even remember what the hell happened in this life? It all seems like a big trick and I don't know what to do differently if I don't even know what I did incorrectly...if anything. Tornadoes, inclement and destructive weather. Fake stars, fake planets and proof of holographic projections faking our realm and the construct around us. We have so much proof that life is a simulation but for what? For who? How do we get off of this sticking ship called Earth? When it over and how do we end it quicker?

Boogie Man Channel - Up All Night with the Boogie Man Podcast:

Is Your Soul Prepared for the Afterlife? We can only know if we test it out Turn away from the light - turn the other cheek DOT.CONNECTOR.PODCAST.by.BMC. I ask myself this question all the time. Where do we go when it ends? What happens next? Who are we in our next lives? Do we get to see our loved ones again? How can we change that future? What can we do differently next time if we can't even remember what the hell happened in this life? It all seems like a big trick and I don't know what to do differently if I don't even know what I did incorrectly...if anything. Tornadoes, inclement and destructive weather. Fake stars, fake planets and proof of holographic projections faking our realm and the construct around us. We have so much proof that life is a simulation but for what? For who? How do we get off of this sticking ship called Earth? When it over and how do we end it quicker? The End is Near Is Your Soul Prepared for the Afterlife? Part 2 Check out the Audio Only Version Below...You're Welcome World BOOM BABY>>>BOOM! You know we always got your back - this way you can always choose if you want the video version or the audio only version. You're about to see lighting, thunder, two suns, multiple moons all in the sky at the same time. None of them real and none of them from the creator. Who is that creator and why is Lucifer in the throne of the most high? Is he the captain of this ship? I saw a vision that showed him hauling our ship out of harm's way - did he save us? Do we have him to thank for all of this? How long have we been on this ship and how do we thank him? Why are the powers-that-be-hiding the fact that Earth is a technology? How long have we been asleep in this cryolab? How much longer must we wait until we get to our new home? When we get to Earth 2.0 will we be told the truth? Will there be new rules that are beyond our understanding. Below is a relief from Egypt. If you pay attention to it you can see the words - "ÄRK", "LIEL" (Earth's Real Name), "Veil" and a few others. Things are getting really strange my friends. We are on the Ark - this is what my research has been leading me too over and over again. I've seen this writing on the wall all over Egypt in the pyramids. I've seen it written on the ancient tombs of the incas, the mayans, the aztecs, and even the native americans have been trying to tell us the same thing. Life didn't end during the great flood - that's when it all began. That's when we got on this Ark and we have NOAH to thank for it....but where is he now? Are NOAH and Lucifer the same person? So many questions, so many speculations and so many things running around in my head that need to be heard, written down and explored. I can't wait until we get to where we're going....hurry the hell up already. Let's explore Skydome Atlantis with a new thought in mind - this time let's look at it as a place where souls venture in the afterlife. Let's explore it as the Egyptians told and taught us. Let's let our bodies float into the Aether while our souls venture back to our original home in the rafters of the construct on the occulter pads of Skydome Atlantis.  

The Bad Movie Cult Podcast
Episode 31: Night Killer (1990)

The Bad Movie Cult Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 105:30


Hosts Dominic Lawton & Ken B Wild are stripping to their tiny blue pants whilst they watch this slice of nonsense from that mind that bought you Troll 2. It's the 1990 film - NIGHT KILLER. The boys discuss Writer/Director Claudio Fragasso, the look and methods used by the killer and of course the scene stealing wife of family friend Sherman! Meanwhile, Dom reserves special praise for our hero's entrance in the final stages of the film whilst Ken marvels at the size of grandmother's schlong! The film pitch this week sees the BMC giving us a single location slasher set on a quiet night in a soon-to-be closed down medical facility! When a masked killer stalks the halls of an inner city hospital its up to the Chief of Medicine and his on call staff to make sure time of death isn't called on the doctors themselves in DOCTOR RIPPER! Cast includes Jennifer Aniston, Channing Tatum, Nicholas Cage, Fairuza Balk, Warwick Davis, Queen Latifah, Clint Howard, Ken B Wild, Dominic Lawton, a Roy Orbison lookalike and Carl Weathers as (Police) Chief of Medicine - Dr. Captain Carl Weathers! Have you got a question, want to suggest a film to review or would you like to send us your own film pitch that we will read out on the podcast? Email us! Visit our website for more episodes & written reviews : WWW.BADMOVIECULT.COM Follow us on TWITTER Follow us on INSTAGRAM Join us on FACEBOOK Dominic Lawton can be found on TWITTER Ken B Wild can be found on TWITTER Exploding Helicopter can be found on TWITTER Got a spare minute? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes!

Better Movie Club
#72 Cats & Dogs (2001)

Better Movie Club

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 69:36


It's time to put the dogs away because the BMC has a whole new better version. Brace yourself for heartbreak, tragedy, and all the essential elements of making a beloved children's movie worse. This week we add alcoholism, an absent father, and a murder to this mostly uninteresting movie! Join us on Discord and follow the show on social media: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram Find us on your favorite platforms at www.bettermovieclub.com!  Get bonus content by supporting our Patreon! Buy merch here! Logo by Emily Kardamis!

Boogie Man Channel - Up All Night with the Boogie Man Podcast:
Ancient Egypt and the Pleiades Connection

Boogie Man Channel - Up All Night with the Boogie Man Podcast:

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 20:58


Big Waterfalls Edges of Earth Nibiru and the Entire Destroyer System THIS SHOW HAS IT ALL Dot.Connector.Podcast.by.BMC. NIBIRU & PLANET X IN OUR UNIVERSE LINKS AND REFERENCES: IF you're a planet x hunter that's been striking out then you've wasted so much time. All you have to do was tell me and I would've given Nibiru to you on a silver platter. I've aways known where she was. I've been watching this system for a long time and I thought the hype was over. 10 years I've been watching Nibiru and the entire planet x system. Nemesis, Planet X, Nibiru, Herculobus, the Moons and other bodies in the group. I feel really bad for anyone that didn't know that I was the go-to expert on this subject. I hope I didn't make you wait too long. I won't waste time on this stream waiting to give you the answers you were looking for. By the end of this stream you will not only have all of the players in the nibiru system but you will be an expert as to where you thought they were.

Riders Digest Powered by BMC
11: 2022 Tour de France Preview with Cadel Evans

Riders Digest Powered by BMC

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 25:38


It's been a year since we started this podcast, which means it's Tour de France time again! That called for one thing! A 2022 Tour de France Preview with our in-house Tour winner, Cadel Evans. We discuss this year's route, the possible stand-out moments, the hidden traps along the way, and how Ben O'Connor of AG2R Citroen Team should tackle this year's race after his incredible 4th place last year as well as his recent podium at the Criterium du Dauphine. Sit back and let Cadel unleash his tactical nous on you as we count down the days to this year's Grand Depart. Be sure to follow our different social media channels to stay up to date with everything happening here at BMC, as well as catch content from inside the Tour from our different Teams and Athletes. Facebook: @bmcswitzerland Instagram: @ride_bmc YouTube: BMC Switzerland

EVOQ.BIKE Cycling Podcast
TJ Eisenhart: Pro Cycling to Gravel Racing, Imaginary Collective, Art, NFTs

EVOQ.BIKE Cycling Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 76:23


This was an awesome interview with TJ Eisenhart. You probably know his history of going from being one of the top US Road Cyclists and shifting towards gravel racing and starting the Imaginary Collective. We talked about all current things going on from bikes to art projects. Check out the show notes below, and be sure to check out his Insta page! It's awesome! https://www.instagram.com/tjeisenhart/ https://www.instagram.com/evoq.bike/ Check out our blog with training tips: https://www.evoq.bike/blog 00:00 Welcome TJ Eisenhart 02:00 The entrepreneurial hustle! PUTTING IN THE WORK. 06:10 Living in the present The biggest religion is smiling. Mormon growing up. 12:00 Inner conflicts and pushing that onto other humans. 15:00 Road cycling environment; was TJ meant to be there, or did it stifle creativity? 18:15 Wim Hof Breathwork and Cold Water…can a pro cyclist hold his breath longer than 60yo women?! EGO! I'm the best. I'm strong. 23:00 Signing with BMC. Be careful what you wish for, and ask for. 24:45 Palace Skateboard and alternative races 32:20 Should you only do what you love? 40:00 Taylor Phinney Conversation at Unbound 42:15 Imaginary Collective Curation 47:15 NFTs. We are going to have to collaborate with EVOQ.NFT 58:00 Breaking down in order to come back stronger 59:00 A really humbling and open moment. Wow TJ, a huge share. 1:07:00 reciprocating energy through messages 1:10:00 Can TJ get me on a mountain bike? Yikes! 1:11:00 NFTs 1:14:20 DUCKS --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/evoqbike/support

Irish Tech News Audio Articles
Bitcoin mining's reliance on sustainable energy surged 59% last year

Irish Tech News Audio Articles

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 25, 2022 4:28


The crypto market is evolving, and the sustainability of Bitcoin mining is a major part of that evolution. According to CryptoMonday's presentation on crypto mining in 2021, Bitcoin (BTC) mining‘s reliance on sustainable energy stood at 58.4% that year. That followed a 59% increase from its 2020 figures of 36.8%. In other words, the premier cryptocurrency is cleaning up its act—quite literally. This move to more sustainable energy sources is part of industry-wide efforts to curb environmental damage and greenhouse gas emissions associated with mining operations. The shift has been driven by rising electricity costs associated with traditional fossil fuels like coal and natural gas and concerns over their long-term viability, given climate change policies being developed around the globe. CryptoMonday's Jonathan Merry avers, “The BTC industry is taking steps to reduce its carbon footprint. It's doing so by using renewable energy sources and developing new technologies that will help reduce energy consumption. These efforts have been largely self-funded by miners willing to pay a premium for clean power.” The numbers are significant because the electricity consumed by miners has long been a concern for those who care about Bitcoin's environmental footprint. In fact, it's one of the biggest criticisms that critics levy against crypto: that it is not environmentally friendly and should be abandoned as soon as possible. The case against Bitcoin Mining BTC relies on the Proof-of-Work consensus algorithm and the SHA-256 hashing function to secure transactions and create new Bitcoins. Unfortunately, the two features give the king crypto a bad rap. Critics insist that they make BTC power-thirsty, elevating BTC's power consumption and emissions to levels of whole nations. A significant part of BTC mining also relies on fossil fuels (coal and natural gas). China's crackdown on cryptocurrencies saw some miners migrate to other crypto-friendly destinations. But unlike in China, where the abundance of hydropower made mining ventures sustainable, these new regions are fossil fuel-rich. Thus an uptick in mining activity has seen an escalation in carbon emissions. BTC sceptics also point out that BTC mining ventures are reviving decommissioned power plants. However, bringing them back to life is increasing environmental pollution. How dirty is Bitcoin Mining? But while Bitcoin was once widely considered among the worst polluters, new data discounts that notion. According to the Bitcoin Mining Council (BMC), BTC mining uses insignificant amounts of energy. As a result, it equally emits negligible amounts of carbon waste. BMC bases its assertions on a study it conducted on half of the global BTC network. The body asserts that BTC mining consumes 247 Terawatt Hours (TWh) of electricity. In contrast, the world produces 154,750TWh of energy. As such, global BTC mining consumes a paltry 0.16% of the world's electric power. Likewise, the activity produces 0.03 billion metric tonnes (BMt) of carbon emissions. Yet the world's total CO2 emissions amount to 34.8 BMt, making BTC's discharge a meagre 0.085% of the global total. Besides, Bitcoin's sustainable mining mix of roughly 58% is 10% more than Germany's, 27% more than the U.S, and nearly 40% more than the globe's. BMC affirms that the increase in the adoption of sustainable energy sources has also come with an overall reduction in energy consumption. It insists that energy usage has declined 25% YOY despite the hash rate increasing by 23%. Additionally, mining efficiency has jumped 63%, meaning a lower environmental impact.

The Bad Movie Cult Podcast
Episode 30: New York Ninja (1984/2021)

The Bad Movie Cult Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 18, 2022 145:00


Join hosts Dominic Lawton & Ken B Wild as they take a trip back to 1980's New York for the fantastically bonkers  NEW YORK NINJA. The boys discuss the backstory to how the film ended up being finished over 30 years after it was filmed, the voice actors that were cast and Elton John as the baddie! Meanwhile, Dom struggles to keep up with the plot whilst Ken tells us about when he too dressed as a ninja in public! The film pitch this week sees the BMC giving us a ninja themed buddy cop movie! Meet Detective Ninja, a rough around the edges cop who, when he's not bucking the trend is biting the hand that feeds whilst simultaneously following the ways of the ninja! When his partner is killed by a gang of motorcycle riding ninja drug dealers, it's up to Detective Ninja and his new wet-behind-the-ears rookie partner to bring them to justice in DAMN THAT NINJA! Cast includes Benedict Cumberbatch, Samuel L Jackson, Donnie Yen, Elijah Wood and Carl Weathers as Police Chief Carl Weathers! Have you got a question, want to suggest a film to review or would you like to send us your own film pitch that we will read out on the podcast? Email us! Visit our website for more episodes & written reviews : WWW.BADMOVIECULT.COM Follow us on TWITTER Follow us on INSTAGRAM Join us on FACEBOOK Dominic Lawton can be found on TWITTER Ken B Wild can be found on TWITTER Exploding Helicopter can be found on TWITTER Got a spare minute? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes!

Boogie Man Channel - Up All Night with the Boogie Man Podcast:
Bexx and Boogie Live on the Missing Link with Jesse Hal

Boogie Man Channel - Up All Night with the Boogie Man Podcast:

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 113:39


The Missing Link  with Host Jesse Hal We Destroyed it - We Took No Names of Or Prisoners Dot.Connector.Podcast.by.BMC. Tonight we were live on The Missing Link with Jesse Hal testing out our new "Set Dressing" Theory and seeing if it had any legs to walk. Well, it did but because I'm Boogie and suffer from a bad case of ADHD and got quite sidetracked before I was able to rope myself back into the lesson at hand and continue to the yellow brick road. All in all it was a really fun show. I haven't' known Jesse for long so I haven't been watching his show for very long but I will tell you this. He is approaching this strangeness just as I was - with a VERY open and inquisitive mindset. I can tell he is inquisitive because he gets the same glare in his eyes that I used too back when I would ONLY ask questions and never try to speculate the answers to what we were seeing in the strange recording we had either acquired or shot ourselves. I've always thought about what the channel and what kid of guy I would've have turned into had I stayed on that straight and narrow path of ONLY attempting to learn and NOT try to teach as I do. I want to feel and think that I stayed that inquisitive young man as long as I possibly could before losing my mind from pure boredom due to NOTHING happening except the same ol thing every night. You're now able to join our channel as an incredible subscriber and receive all sorts of perks. VIP footage, one-one-conversations and video chats with Bexx and Boogie, VIP telescope time in the backyard via capture card. Hell, you can even be our 3rd host. All you have to do is subscribe. Join the team, join the family! Let's get this party started. ya'll. Boogie Man Channel and Dot.Connector.Podcast! Join this channel to get access to perks:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZNUWF4e4DyGD5rcgHe7CvA/join Bexx and Boogie Live on The Missing Link with Jesse Hal Of course you can find the audio only version below Tonight while speaking about our backgrounds into the strangeness, the channel and our adventures in telescoping and our love for optics we showed a good bit of videos, most of them brand new. I've really been pushing this channel into overdrive lately by making 12-20 posts per day on Facebook - most of them videos which I've been slipping and uploading to both FB and YT. Along with over 50 other video and podcast networks and platforms from all around the web. I'm' not kidding when I saw I'm pushing it into overdrive. We are getting so close to the end of our season here on Dot.Connector.Podcast and I can't wait to show you the finale of this amazing section that has proven so many things to us here in the Earth. We got to see what shape the Earth actually is, we got to see that there are really waterfalls coming off the edge and even a huge hole going right through the middle. We found the waters above, we found the waters below, we found the reas life firmament. We not only found the firmament but we discovered that there are three layers of it - two are man made and more like a tetris board. We discovered this season about giants and the fake AF human origin story the engineers of our construct are attempting to get us to believe. It dawned on me the other day that the giants we keep seeing the remains of all over Earth to this day are in fact the fallen angels and the remnants of their existence and even their death has got to be the leftovers of the great war in heaven - the one we constantly hear so much about. It looks and appears to me that the Fallen Angel helped Lucifer to win that war and if you need any proof of it you merely need to look to the throne of the most high and memorize the face of the man who's sitting in to. This amazing video is proudly presented by our sponsor || SIZZLE CITY || Strings of Bling and Other Shiny Things || Call or Click Today || www.SizzleCity.com || 626.274.6028 || Hot Products / Sizzling Prices ||

The Spillway
White Men & Fred Jealous

The Spillway

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 4, 2022 53:43 Transcription Available


What does it mean to be a White man in the US today without supremacy or shame? Loran and Jenny sit down with Fred Jealous, founder of Breakthrough Men's Community, to talk about the intersection of gender and race as it applies to White men. Questions include: What are we missing when we raise boys in the US? What's so harmful about men being masculine and women being feminine? How does patriarchy hurt men? Who's a better educator: shame or love? Men have held power and decision-making capabilities in this country since its founding. Why did they need an additional space like Breakthrough, when the world is their proverbial oyster? What does it mean to be fully human? How do you feel the societal definition of what a “man” is affects white men and how they approach race and racism? In the key practices of the BMC there is mention of a “boy” who needs healing and nurturing, how much of that is related to race for White men? In your work of helping men heal, how central to that work was your own experience of Whiteness and masculinity, and how do you believe that impacted your work with men of Color? ===== Welcome to our podcast. We're so glad you're here refocusing on Whiteness without supremacy or shame. Listen. Like. Follow. Instagram: @the.spillway | Facebook: @WithoutSupremacyorShame For a transcript of this episode and more, please visit our website, https://www.thespillway.org/ (www.thespillway.org ) Mentioned in this episode: The Spillway Community Guidelines 1. Engage sequentially. The show is a serial not episodic. We do this so we can build relation and find common ground and context. 2. We stay in our own lane. The Spillway is about White people talking to (predominately) White people about White people and White culture. We're not out here to critique anyone's actions but our own. 3. Our combined fabric of destiny. (3a) As Dr. King said, our humanities are deeply interconnected to each other. Racism negatively impacts me, too. (3b) The Spillway is one mechanism within a larger framework needed to sustain racial equity and justice. We're not a one-stop shop. 4. No one right way to liberation. We all share the same goals, but not every method works for every person. If this doesn't work for you. That's okay. Maybe it works for someone else.

The Bad Movie Cult Podcast
Episode 29: No Retreat, No Surrender (1986)

The Bad Movie Cult Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 3, 2022 126:11


Join hosts Dominic Lawton & Ken B Wild as they body pop and corner splits their way through Corey Yuen's 1986 film - NO RETREAT, NO SURRENDER. The boys discuss Jean-Claude Van Damme as the Russian antagonist, how similar to The Karate Kid this film is and the cameo by Bruce Lee's ghost! Meanwhile, Dom questions the training techniques used by our hero, Jason whilst Ken rages about his favourite character - the disco dancing RJ! The film pitch this week sees the BMC giving us a karate tournament for the ages! When the owner of Wow! What A Dojo needs to pay off a substantial tax bill to keep his place of business open, he has to go all in on not just his own abilities but trust in a haphazard group of martial artists he recruits to give him a chance of success. What he doesnt count on is the team over at high-end Cocky Dojo to enter the tournament as well! Its Scott Adkins vs Michael Jai White one last time...and that time is...QUARTER TO DEATH! Cast includes Jean-Claude Van Damme, Ruby Rose, Rampage Jackson, Randy Couture, Chuck Liddell and Carl Weathers as Sheriff Carl Weathers! Have you got a question, want to suggest a film to review or would you like to send us your own film pitch that we will read out on the podcast? Email us! Visit our website for more episodes & written reviews : WWW.BADMOVIECULT.COM Follow us on TWITTER Follow us on INSTAGRAM Join us on FACEBOOK Dominic Lawton can be found on TWITTER Ken B Wild can be found on TWITTER Exploding Helicopter can be found on TWITTER Got a spare minute? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes!

Beast Masters Club
Episode 59: Domaine de Charron feat. Nick Taylor

Beast Masters Club

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2022 38:24


Steve the SmokyBeast and Ben welcome Nick Taylor to the podcast, armagnac extraordinaire and founder of Taylor & Taylor Whiskey. He tells the Beasts (boys) lore about a little single estate producer of Bas Armagnac, Domaine de Charron, that produces the robust, crisp Baco grape. Fewer than a thousand bottles of this stuff are made available in the United States every year, and you Beasts in the audience may be lucky enough to score a bottle.  Most importantly, though, Ben, formerly known as JewDunDrankMyWhiskey, changes his moniker. Care to wager a guess on what he chose?  Hint: don't get sniped by the laser. 

On Point
Be Humble, Tactical, and Technically Efficient with Dan Streetman '90, Chief Executive Officer of TIBCO

On Point

Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 51:32


This episode features an interview with Dan Streetman ‘90, Chief Executive Officer of TIBCO, a revolutionary software company that allows communication within the financial markets to occur in real-time and without human intervention.Dan is an expert at leveraging real-time data to enable faster, smarter decisions. Prior to leading TIBCO, Dan helped propel significant data-driven transformations, most recently at BMC, Salesforce, and C3.ai. He is a strong advocate for creating cultures of collaboration, and he honed his leadership skills as a U.S. Army officer, serving in combat operations and receiving decorations including the Bronze Star. Dan is a distinguished graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and earned an MBA at Harvard Business School.In this episode of On Point, Dan talks about how always finding the right solution and having humility are critical in everything you do. He explains that teamwork is crucial for success both in business and the military. Dan provides career advice for transitioning veterans, talks about receiving the distinguished MacArthur Leadership Award while at West Point, and gives insight into his post-military career path.-----------------“You're never going to accomplish as much as an individual as you will with a team. And oftentimes that's accelerated by technology. Right? So there's a proverb: If you want to go fast, go alone, and if you want to go far, go together. Fast alone, far together. And, in technology we break that paradigm. That proverb was stated when we all moved by foot. Let's take the simplest example of technology, it's a rowing shell. So you take a rowing shell, and if the team is working together that are aligned, and by the way they're all pulling in the same direction, they'll go faster and farther together than any individual ever will. And so that's the biggest thing I learned is that every individual in service to the larger team makes a big difference.” - Dan. Streetman-----------------Episode Timestamps(01:50) Segment 1: AAR(03:37) Dan's West Point experience(08:50) Dan's time in the Army(17:11) Receiving the MacArthur Leadership Award(19:06) Impactful classes at West Point(20:57) Segment 2: Sit Rep(25:32) Leadership in military vs. corporate leadership(28:09) TIBCO merging with Citrix(31:46) Sales advice for transitioning veterans(36:49) Segment 3: SOP(41:59) Dan's daily routine(44:19) Balancing work-life and family(47:10) Segment 4: Giving Back-----------------LinksDan Streetman's LinkedInDan Streetman's TwitterTim Hsia LinkedInLance Dietz LinkedInWest Point Association of GraduatesOn Point PodcastBreaklineVetsinTechUnited in StrideTeam with a Vision

The WealthBuilders Podcast
The Business Model Canvas Explained

The WealthBuilders Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 28:48


If you are an aspiring or active entrepreneur, there’s one resource that you MUST havein your toolbox—The Business Model Canvas (BMC). It’s so vital, we’re doing a series onit! On this episode of the WealthBuilders Podcast, Karen Conrad kicks off our BMC series by explaining an overview of The Business Model Canvas. Shownotes: https://www.wealthbuilders.org/the-business-model-canvas-explained/ Hosted by Karen Conrad. Written by Hannah Grieser. Narration by Greg Hunter. Music by Audio Jungle.Instagram: @billyepperhartFacebook: Billy EpperhartTwitter: @BillyEpperhartYouTube Channel: Billy Epperhart www.wealthbuilders.org www.wbuniversity.online

The Bad Movie Cult Podcast
Episode 28: Birdemic: Shock and Terror (2010)

The Bad Movie Cult Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 117:58


Get your gum shield in and your defences up cause this week its a bad movie heavy hitter! Join hosts Dominic Lawton & Ken B Wild as they cover James Nguyen's 2010 disasterpiece - BIRDEMIC: SHOCK AND TERROR The boys discuss James Nguyen and how the film got made and if our hero Rod is an android whilst hangin' out, just hangin' out...hangin' out with my family! Having ourselves a party! Meanwhile, Dom reads out the BMC's first complaint letter whilst Ken reminds Dom of another complaint they received when they worked together! The film pitch this week sees the BMC giving us an explosive jungle action flick. Through global warming and mankind playing cowboy with nature, Sloths have mutated with the ability to explode at will! In comes a female journalist from the big city, heading to the Amazon Rainforest to get the big scoop with the help of an eco-warrior and his helicopter-flying pal. What starts as an investigative journalist piece soon turns into a fight for life when a guerrilla army cross their path with their sights on making some money in the lucrative Sloth black market! Nicholas Cage and Natalie Portman star in SLOTHS! Cast includes Cuba Gooding Jr, Wesley Snipes, Danny Trejo, John Cleese as a talking Sloth and Carl Weathers as Jungle adventurer/Sheriff Carl Weathers! Have you got a question, want to suggest a film to review or would you like to send us your own film pitch that we will read out on the podcast? Email us! Visit our website for more episodes & written reviews : WWW.BADMOVIECULT.COM Follow us on TWITTER Follow us on INSTAGRAM Join us on FACEBOOK Dominic Lawton can be found on TWITTER Ken B Wild can be found on TWITTER Exploding Helicopter can be found on TWITTER Got a spare minute? Leave us a rating or review on iTunes!

Inside Tri Show
Kat Matthews: Being mentally sound to be physically healthy

Inside Tri Show

Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 64:08 Very Popular


Kat Matthews doesn't need a massive introduction these days. The British Army Physio who's on the BMC pro team made the podium on her Ironman World Championship  debut. It's pretty mad and easy to forget that Kat's first full professional season was 2019, after taking up triathlon in 2015. She is the 3rd fastest ever British female over the Ironman distance. At the recent World Championships in St George Kat posted a time of 8.43, to finish second to now 5 x World Champion Daniela Ryf who crossed the line in 8.34, and ahead of 2019 World Champion Anne Haug who was 3rd in 8.47.    You'll hear: 07:35 Kat's initial reflections on the 2021 Ironman World Championships in St George. "it's been pretty overwhelming. I hit the target I wanted to achieve that was to show I'm competitive on the World Stage. Coming 2nd to Daniela when she was on top form was a dream. 10:00 Kat talks about how the race went for her. "I didn't have the best build and I was just hoping and I thought I would just roll with it. I got a great spot on the beach start and I got a great start and I saw Daniela and I thought it was quite comfortable. I had a 'mare in transition with my helmet and visor and then had to work harder to catch Daniel and Skye up. For the first part of my bike my power was well up and I thought, it's okay it will settle. Daniela took the lead going up this hill and I decided not to go with her and leaked time over the next 100km and then had a real mental battle. But what was the real drama was when I got off the bike. I've never felt so bad. I think I was a bit flustered. But I just felt horrendous. I thought 'my legs just have nothing'. 17:45 How do you get through an Ironman marathon when you feel so bad? "I just kept thinking I've done this before, I can do it again." I just broke it down into stages, and I just thought keep going until you can't. I think there is an element of 'I've had it worse' during my army training. We had a nine day exercise with the reserves, with a river crossing on day 2 and day 7 and at the time you get through it because everyone else gets through it. 24:00 Kat explains what happened at the finish line and the 'great' chat she had with Daniela. I think I shouted at her first like 'oh my god, you were incredible'!' She was very complimentary and we had so many great chats afterwards. There was a real camaraderie between her and I which was cool. Three years ago I hadn't even done an Ironman! 29:45 Kat's thoughts on the second World Championships of the year in Kona, Hawaii. I qualified in November 2020 and I want to race there so badly! It's going to be mental. 32:00 Kat talks about being coached by Björn Geesmann and how she started to be coached by the German. It came about after a chat with Patrik Lange while she was training in Lanzarote. Kat says Patrik has become a real mentor to her in the sport. 'Bjorn and I had the same ideas about run volume and being happy rather than over stressed, but it was still hard to begin with because it was totally different to what I had done before. "The volume was about the same, but I was doing biking and running at the same time and I was like 'whaaaat?" 37: 15 Kat talks about how she tries to stay happy and some of the days when she isn't feeling quite as motivated. 'I always remind myself when I am healthy and I can do the training, I have to take the opportunity to do it." And also as a professional, it's a case of 'just to your job.' Kat also says that her time working as a physiotherapist at Headley Court, also helps her with her mindset and gratitude to being able to train. 'Knowing that you can improve at any stage is always inspiring. I guess there is this pathway of 'you can always try'. 43:30 Kat on the Pheonix Sub8 project and how the opportunity came up. I'm hooked on this idea that if I can practise running a really good marathon off an easy bike, I don't need to think...

Just Get Started Podcast
#228 Jessica Norwood on Learning To Love Herself

Just Get Started Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 46:50


Episode 228 features Jessica Norwood, Global Sales Content Strategist & Children's Book Author.Find Jessica Online:Website: www.knottygirlpublishing.comLinkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jessicafnorwood/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/knottygirlpublishing/Facebook: hhttps://www.facebook.com/Knottygirlpublishing/ About Jessica:Jessica Norwood works in Digital Sales Effectiveness at Cisco, as the Global Sales Content Strategist for Global Virtual Sales & Engineering. She is also the founder & owner of Knotty Girl Publishing, LLC, and author of the “Your Hair is Magic” line of children's books.In her “previous life,” she has served as a public-school teacher in South Carolina, teaching middle and high school students German, and developing state-wide foreign language curriculums. Since moving to North Carolina, she has held roles in the investment management space, assisting the world's largest hedge funds, private equity firms, and consultancies in their due diligence processes.She has led sales and recruiting teams and has helped lead an international office expansion project in Gdansk, Poland. She most recently served as Strategic Sales Manager for Business Development at BMC. Jessica earned her B.A. in German from the College of Charleston, her M.Ed. in Divergent Learning from Columbia College, and her M.Ed. in Educational Administration from the University of South Carolina, Columbia.She serves on the board for Audacity Labs in Durham, NC, a non-profit focused on democratizing entrepreneurship for underrepresented 9-12th graders. She lives in Wake Forest, NC with her husband, two children, and a 14-year-old dappled dachshund.........Thank you for listening! If you wanted to learn more about the host, Brian Ondrako, check out his “Now” Page - https://www.brianondrako.com/now or Sign up for his Weekly Newsletter and 3x a Week Blog - https://brianondrako.com/subscribe/ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.