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Finding Harmony Podcast
On Tour with Jens Bache

Finding Harmony Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 23, 2022 110:17


Jens Bache is not your ordinary Ashtanga yoga practitioner or teacher. He came to yoga as a highly celebrated Engineer, in the middle of a very normal career trajectory, yet he was looking for more… Life had to have more meaning. He felt isolated and stressed. Then in 1997, on a work-study trip in Berkeley California, Jens Bache experienced yoga for the first time. “A daily yoga practice at home gave me the peace of mind I was looking for.” When he returned to Copenhagen he participated in his first workshop in 1999, and quite unexpectedly, he became the main instigator in creating an Ashtanga Yoga grassroots community in Copenhagen. As Jens said, he had a unique set of ‘process oriented skills' from his Business degree in Project Management, which were badly needed in the yoga community. And so, this kind of self reliance in Jens grew into the first Mysore-style school that he nurtured along with Susanna Finocchi for 18 years. In 2003, Jens traveled to Mysore to learn from Guruji at the Ashtanga Yoga Research Institute and continued returning annually since this first visit. He enjoyed expanding his knowledge about Indian philosophy, culture, and all things yoga. And, quickly, yet not surprisingly, Jens was soon relied upon by the Jois family themselves to run their European Tour stops! So, luckily for you, in this episode, you'll find out exactly what it might be like to host a tour stop with Sharath Jois and his family! Jens has been the primary catalyst in bringing Sharath Jois to Copenhagen 6 times now, the first tour being in 2006 with the whole family, including Guruji (Sri K. Pattabhi Jois) and Saraswathi. He has risen to the occasion again and again and hopes to have the honour once again this summer, in conjunction with his partner Lisa Lalér, co-owner of the Yoga Shala Stockholm, to host Sharathji on tour. Jens translated Sri K. Pattabhi Jois' book ”Yoga Mala” into Danish and is one of the masterminds behind the documentaries ”Guruji in Copenhagen” and ”Sharath in Copenhagen.” Jens obtained a Masters degree in Indology – the study of Indian history, literature, philosophy and culture – from the Copenhagen University, and now acts as a “Cultural Broker” mediating between companies in Denmark and India to facilitate a greater understanding between organizations, through cultural translation. FIND OUT MORE ABOUT JENS - WEBSITE I INSTAGRAM I FACEBOOK I Talk with Eddie Stern - FEB.11, 2022 JOIN THE FINDING HARMONY INNER CIRCLE MEMBERSHIP TO LISTEN TO BONUS EPISODES! PLUS LIVE CLASSES WITH HARMONY! BECOME A MEMBER ♡ - https://www.harmonyslater-programs.com/membership Enrollment Closes January 31! FIND OUT MORE ABOUT HARMONY - WEBSITE - harmonyslater.com The Finding Harmony Podcast is hosted, edited and produced by Harmony Slater and co-hosted by Russell Case. A big heart of thanks to our friends, family, and students from around the world, who've generously supported this podcast through your comments, sharing, and financial donations.

Composers Datebook
Durufle's Op. 5

Composers Datebook

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 23, 2022 2:00


Synopsis On today's date in 1935, at the Church of Saint François-Xavier in Paris, organist Geneviève de la Salle gave the first complete performance of the three-movement Suite, Op. 5, by the French composer, teacher, and virtuoso organist Maurice Duruflé. If you sing in a choir or are a fan of choral music, you're probably familiar with Duruflé's serene and tranquil “Requiem,” Op. 9, which premiered some 12 years later. Duruflé's Op. 5 premiered in 1935, his Op. 9 in 1947, so you might reasonably conclude the composer was a slow worker – which he was.  He was also a very self-critical perfectionist whose catalog of works is rather small, but exquisitely crafted.  In all, Duruflé's output comprises less than 15 published works, of which seven are for organ. Duruflé's music is firmly embedded in the French tradition of organ composers like César Franck and Louis Vierne, and orchestral composers like Debussy, Ravel, and Duruflé's own composition teacher, Paul Dukas.  The great French organist Marie-Claire Alain, when asked to describe Duruflé's music, replied "it is a perfectly honest art… He was not an innovator but a traditionalist… Duruflé evolved and amplified the old traditions, making them his own."  Music Played in Today's Program Maurice Durufle (1902-1986) — Organ Suite, Op. 5 (Todd Wilson, o (Schudi organ at St. Thomas Aquinas Church in Dallas, Texas)) Delos 3047 On This Day Births 1752 - Italian composer Muzio Clementi, in Rome; 1878 - English composer Rutland Boughton, in Aylesbury; Deaths 1837 - Irish composer John Field, age 54, in Moscow (Julian date: Jan.11); 1908 - American composer and pianist Edward MacDowell, age 47, in New York; 1981 - American composer Samuel Barber, age 70, in New York; Premieres 1724 - Bach: Sacred Cantata No. 73 ("Herr, wie du willst, so schicks mit mir") performed on the 3rd Sunday after Epiphany as part of Bach's first annual Sacred Cantata cycle in Leipzig (1723/24); 1729 - Bach: Sacred Cantata No. 156 ("Ich steh mit einem Fuss im Grabe") probably performed in Leipzig on the 3rd Sunday after Epiphany as part of Bach's fourth annual Sacred Cantata cycle (to texts by Christian Friedrich Henrici, a.k.a. "Picander") during 1728/29; 1895 - MacDowell: Suite No. 2 (":Indian"), at the old Metropolitan Opera House in New York City, by the Boston Symphony, with Emil Paur conducting; On the same program, MacDowell appeared as the soloist in his own Piano Concerto No. 1; 1933 - Bartók: Piano Concerto No. 2, in Frankfurt, with Hans Robaud conducting and the composer as soloist; 1936 - Chavez: "Sinfonia India," on a radio broadcast by the Columbia Symphony, conducted by the composer; 1948 - Diamond: Symphony No. 4, by the Boston Symphony, Leonard Bernstein conducting; 1963 - Peter Mennin: Symphony No. 7, by the Cleveland Orchestra, George Szell conducting; 1973 - Elliott Carter: String Quartet No. 3, in New York City, by the Juilliard String Quartet; This work won the Pulitzer Prize for music in that year (This was Carter's second Pulitzer Prize); 1999 - Thea Musgrave: "Three Women," in San Francisco, by the Women's Philharmonic, A. Hsu conducting; Others 1894 - Czech composer Antonin Dvorák presents a concert of African-American choral music at Madison Square Concert Hall in New York, using an all-black choir, comprised chiefly of members of the St. Philip's Colored Choir; On the program was the premiere performance of Dvorák's own arrangement of Stephen Foster's "Old Folks at Home," which featured vocal soloists Sissierette Jones and Harry T. Burleigh; 1943 - Duke Ellington and his orchestra present their first concert at Carngie Hall in New York, presenting the "official" premiere of Ellington's "Black, Brown and Beige" Suite (This work had received its world premiere at a trial performance the preceding day at Rye High School in Rye, New York). Links and Resources On Dvořák On Ellington

The Good Fight
Ramachandra Guha on the Crisis in the World's Largest Democracy

The Good Fight

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 22, 2022 58:40


Ramachandra Guha is an Indian historian, writer, and one of the foremost authorities on modern India. The author of India After Gandhi and Gandhi Before India, he is also a leading critic of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Guha is a member of the Persuasion Board of Advisors.  In this week's conversation, Ramachandra Guha and Yascha Mounk discuss the history of Indian pluralism, the rise of Hindu nationalism, and the prospects for preserving liberal democracy in India. This transcript has been condensed and lightly edited for clarity. Please do listen and spread the word about The Good Fight. If you have not yet signed up for our podcast, please do so now by following this link on your phone. Email: podcast@persuasion.community  Website: http://www.persuasion.community Podcast production by John Taylor Williams, and Brendan Ruberry Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Connect with us! Spotify | Apple | Google Twitter: @Yascha_Mounk & @joinpersuasion Youtube: Yascha Mounk LinkedIn: Persuasion Community Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Antonia Gonzales
01-21-22 National Native News

Antonia Gonzales

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 21, 2022 4:59


Canadian government agrees to share records of Indian residential schools Wisconsin town votes to rename road with derogatory term against Native women Native community in Bay Area opposes planned installation of mission bell

Chick-Lit
"Will Gluck Is Artistic As F*ck" CLATM: "Easy A" (2010) ft. Red & Blue Dino from "Like Riding A Fish" Podcast

Chick-Lit

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 21, 2022 102:12


Happy Friday, Chick-a-Dees!We are back with another Chick-Lit At The Movies - featuring our friends Red & Blue Dino from Like Riding A Fish Podcast, and let me tell you, these ladies are a riot. In this episode, Red & Blue and the Girls discuss 2010's "Easy A" starring Emma Stone, Amanda Bynes, Alyson Michalka, and a whole bunch of other actors whose names Aubree cannot pronounce. The ladies also dish about their favorite Office episodes, favorite TV shows, and the differences between Indian and US culture when it comes to talking about sex! It's another wild and crazy time with your favorite Chicks and their lovely guests, so grab a drink and join in the fun!

Occult Confessions
16.3: Tulpas

Occult Confessions

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 21, 2022 50:26


The tulpa has become a staple of Western popular culture and has even taken a role in New Age occultism through the practice of tulpamancers. Tulpas play a prominent role in David Lynch's Twin Peaks series, appear in the X-Files, and bronies—adult male fans of My Little Pony—have even conjured their own little pony tulpas. The Western tulpa is a kind of imaginary friend brought to life. If it gathers enough of its creator's energy, the creature can, like a golem, take on a life of its own. Much of this tulpa mysticism is a recent invention, borrowing from theosophy, chaos magic, and esoteric buddhism. Traditionally, the tulpa has been attributed to Tibetan Buddhists. It's true that Tibetans, drawing on earlier Indian texts, have a concept for a mind-made body or emanation but their practice and theology do not come anywhere near what the bronies and their fellow tulpamancers have been up to. In this episode, we try and make sense of the tangled history of the tulpa.

Flaschen Verboten - Eure Dosis Podcast
Bembel with Care Kirsche & Tonic Water Indian Tonic

Flaschen Verboten - Eure Dosis Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 21, 2022 30:53


Ein kleiner Flaschen Verboten für Zwischendurch! Zwei Dosen und ein kleiner Schnack das muss für heute reichen,... dachten wir uns, und dann haben wir doch wieder ein ganzes Fass aufgemacht und über Gott, Microsoft und die Welt gelabert.

The Bob Lefsetz Podcast
Ian Anderson

The Bob Lefsetz Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2022 182:10


Mr. Jethro Tull. A must-listen whether you're a fan of the band or not. Ian Anderson is an erudite, thinking raconteur who weighs in on Covid as well as Indian food, salmon farming, the writing and creation of new music, his habits on the road and so much more. Ian is far from the typical rock star...IN A GOOD WAY! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

The History of the Americans
Jamestown and the Powhatans Part 3

The History of the Americans

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2022 36:45


It is late May, 1607, and Jamestown has survived the first organized attack against the settlement, this time from an alliance of five tribes from the Powhatan Confederacy. Captain Christopher Newport and John Smith don't know this yet, because they have taken twenty-two men in their boat and were exploring up the James River. There they hear about a "paramount chief" for the first time, and the large tribal confederacy that confronts them. As the summer and fall of 1607 grinds on, disease, starvation, and Indian attacks afflict the colonists, and more than half will die before the end of the year. John Ratcliffe replaces Edward-Maria Wingfield as president of the colony, but John Smith is its chief operating officer, rallying the men to build houses an clear fields, and trading with the local tribes for food. While exploring upriver, he is captured by the military leader of the Powhatans, Opechancanough. Smith eventually meets the paramount chief Powhatan. The episode closes with a first look at the famous scene in which Pocahontas either saved John Smith's life, or didn't! Twitter: @TheHistoryOfTh2 Selected resources for this episode James Horn, A Land As God Made It: Jamestown and the Birth of America James Horn, A Brave and Cunning Prince: The Great Chief Opechancanough and the War for America David Price, Love and Hate in Jamestown: John Smith, Pocahontas, and the Start of a New Nation

Aww Shift
Mahima - Meditation and Mindset

Aww Shift

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2022 24:46


Guesting on this episode is Europe's number one self-mastery mentor, mindset trainer, international best-selling author, and award-winning speaker Mahima Lucille Klinge. Mahima was born in Zimbabwe and now lives in Switzerland. She has dedicated her entire adult life to mastering the skill of joyful living in the present moment and sharing what she has learned. Mahima's mindsets training and workshops restore energetic, peaceful, balanced, and optimistic people who are stressed out physically, mentally, and emotionally. Mahima offers a one-of-a-kind approach to discovering your genius and real calling in life using a combination of exclusive tools and techniques. Tune in as Mahima talks about the importance of Meditation and Mindset. [08:08] Why should I listen to you? You should pay attention to me because I talk from the heart and personal experience. I try to practice what I preach. I have two and a half decades of unique development material from when people were pursuing master's degrees, PhDs, or other pieces of paper that would help them in life. [08:48] For many years, I sat in an ashram in India, meditating six hours a day because I had discovered my passion, something that could help me transcend my limited thinking and experience. Something much more beautiful and empowering, which enabled me to create a great deal of beauty in my life. [11:03] How did you become the person you are today, knowing all the hurdles you had to jump over to get to where you are right now? I'll begin by telling you about my great-grandmother. She grew up in Africa, where there was no running water or electricity. She never left the area, lived for over 90 years, and died there. My grandfather, on the other hand, desired more for himself. He resolved to walk from Zimbabwe to South Africa, from the heart of Africa to the nature of Africa. Consider the distance he had to travel to obtain what he desired, even if there are dangers, particularly in animals in Africa, which contribute to the deaths of many people. [12:26] My grandfather was the first member of our family to escape the heart of Africa with running water, and he did it by moving to the suburbs, where he and my grandmother met. My mother, on the other hand, went as far as she could in her schooling. However, she did not attend university, opting instead for high school education. And they began their career as a nurse. [13:04] Mahima is born into a world where her father disappears, which was rather typical in those days; it wasn't uncommon for a man to vanish and abandon his children, and I've never heard from my father since. As a result, Mahima is only related to her grandmother and mother. [14:36] Mahima's family was similarly raised as Roman Catholics. She received a Roman Catholic education, including beatings. She had all of these things happen to her at the age of 14, but she managed to break away because she began modeling at a young age. Mahima got noticed in Zimbabwe and started earning money more money than anybody else in her family made. It enabled her to leave home at 16 since she thought the setting was no longer suitable for her. [15:33] Mahima became aware of the damage caused by years of abuse and trauma when she married at 21. She married the Swiss guy, and he demonstrated how disoriented she was; how far removed she was from loving, respecting, and feeling comfortable in her flesh. She was unaware that she was that untidy until she entered into a relationship. That relationship ended although they lived in a magnificent house with a swimming pool and a jacuzzi - all the things that should indicate that you have a husband, a beautiful home, you have accomplished something, and it will make you happy. None of it brought her happiness. In fact, she was more wretched than she had ever been. [16:49] How do we get to the point of the Mahima mindset? Where does that all come to start budding and growing into what it is now? By luck, life brought me to India. I found myself in an Ashram in India; I was not looking for anything. I knew nothing about ashrams or Indian gurus. I had no idea what this entire scene was about. However, a friend saw my state and suggested, "Before you do anything else, go there." This ashram is teeming with incredible people from all over the world. All of whom are thoroughly judging the space. I'm wondering what these individuals are doing here. It is all absurd. The teachers have died and are viewing videos, but they're all crammed in like a thousand people in this enormous hole. [17:54] As soon as the dead guru began speaking in the video, I stopped feeling that everything the person was saying was directed at me. I have this icy sensation of the hair at the back of my neck sticking up. And I begin to feel as if I agree with everything he says. It's as though he's staring directly at me. And speaking now to me was the oddest thing. However, I had no idea how to meditate. I closed my eyes and immediately felt at ease. I began to feel the expansion. I began to feel myself shifting away from the negativity that had been my typical state of Consciousness and toward the most profound form of consciousness. That is what I refer to as my awakening. Because I was so deeply ensconced in this peaceful realm, the hole was empty when I opened my eyes. [18:53] All of the thousands of people who had gathered had left, but I remained. Simply put, I was more at ease than I had ever been in my life. I had no idea what had happened. That day marked the start of my stay at the Ashram. As a result, I was lonely. I had no one to talk to. I went back to my hotel room and promptly fell asleep. The first thing I did when I awakened the following day was closing my eyes. I wanted to stay there since it had been such a beautiful moment of peace. I closed my eyes for two hours and meditated. I then went to the Ashram. And I found myself becoming increasingly engrossed in everything going on there. [19:50] While others struggled with meditation and sitting still, this young 22-year-old could sit for hours simply holding space, exploring my consciousness, exploring what it felt like to feel powerful and peaceful. To let that energy flow through you, dissolving fear, dissolving smallness, dissolving anger, pain, and confusion, all of which dissolve in the face of our true nature, which is our soul essence. That is how it evolved. It was merely a chance, but I took advantage of it. I feel that some of us are given opportunities in life. However, we passed up those opportunities. But I clutched all those opportunities with both freaking hands and surfed that wave until today. [20:57] How did you start finding the ways to go back to the world that allowed you to become a leader who makes a living, helping other people live better? After six months at this Ashram with the teacher who died, I felt as if I needed a teacher in his body. I wanted someone with whom I could dig and ask questions, such as what is all this enlightenment nonsense, and so on. I was able to comprehend everything fully. [21:19] So I went to this other location where the teacher was still alive, with a smaller crowd. When I arrived, the guy stated that I had met the person and that a few minutes later, I was invited to this small room where he would meet with new individuals. And he told me in the first meeting, you're going to offer Satsang, and he laughed because Satsang back then meant these sessions where people would sit and ask him questions, and he would support and help them. [21:54]When it came to meditation, I found it to be effortless. In that first meeting, he saw something in me that I couldn't have seen or even thought of, so that was the first seed of this concept. I believe because I had a distinct talent. So he planted that seed, and when he died five years later, it was crystal clear to me that it was time to share what I had learned. And I could tell I had learned a lot because I had so much more laughter, joy, and enjoyment in my life, and I could make bold decisions and do new things. I was able to pick up on those messages by going into my head and listening to my heart and following the counsel of my soul. [23:24] I was invited to Germany, Switzerland, France, Holland, and Italy. All of these different countries just happened to be asking me, and they were organizing the events, and all I had to do was fly and be there, and then they would do it on a donation basis, and then they would give me the money that people donated. That's how I got started. That's when my gift began. [24:35] What are the things that you're creating that you're excited about that help people? I'm looking forward to seeing more leaders worldwide who have realized the strength that lies within their hearts. My purpose is to help others feel peaceful, powerful, and joyous in the present moment, regardless of what is going on around them. It's your right as a human being. You were born as that essence, and you will leave as that essence to feel love, be grounded, and feel plentiful. [25:12] Assisting others in returning to themselves and then urging them to share that message throughout the world through their example. Allowing yourself and doing your passion in life, is a component of that example. So, instead of being, "Look, I'm just going to make money and have my passion over here," how can you make that work? I believe that more people should be earning money doing what they enjoy. But it all starts with performing the inner work to remove the negative thoughts that you can't, that you can't be one of those individuals, that it's just for a select few. [26:07] I'm interested in inspiring individuals to tap into their actual potential and a powerful mission, which is something they're passionate about, altering, changing, and being a part of a positive global discourse and elevated space that they build in themselves, and then in their communities. [27:29] My mission is to awaken more people to their potential and power and empower them to share it with the rest of the world. I love the notion of constructing "centers" around the world where people can come together physically in a physical space to heal, transform, enlighten, and play, as well as share ideas and initiatives. So I'd want to adopt the Mahima approach and open up a few locations throughout the world, in nature, and perhaps also in some major cities where people need what we do and meet people personally. Everyone will, indeed, be online, but in my vision, we do online, but then we go on spectacular excursions offline. Go to https://themahimamindset.com/  to start your 21-day meditation challenge, and to know about the Mahima mindset. You can also follow  Mahima on her socials: LinkedIn | Twitter | Instagram 

Business Daily
The fight for pocket parity

Business Daily

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2022 17:28


How deep are your pockets? Are they big enough to carry all the things you need? Your money, keys and mobile phone? If you're a woman, the answer is most likely a no. This little pouch has a lot to say about gender roles and a woman's right to financial independence. We hear about the great divide in pocket designs that has existed for hundreds of years with Ariane Fennetaux, author of The Pocket: A Hidden History of Women's Lives, 1660–1900. We take a trip to London's V&A Museum to see how pockets – or a lack of them – led to the billion-dollar handbag industry, and we hear from Indian fashion designer Taarini Sarif on her fight for pocket justice. Presented by Vivienne Nunis. Produced by Sarah Treanor. Music used with the kind permission of: @HebontheWeb Image: A women's small jean pocket. Credit: Getty images.

Wisdom of the Masters
Sri Brahmajna Ma - The Knowledge of the Truth (Part 1) - Advaita - Vedanta

Wisdom of the Masters

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2022 21:09


This is reading of a selection of Ma's poems for meditation and contemplation. Sri Brahmajna Ma (21 February 1880 – 5 November 1934) was an Indian advaitin saint from East Bengal. What little is known about her reveals her as an illumined soul who was established in non-dual realization. Like Ramana Maharshi, she had no guru, but attained enlightenment through her own efforts at self-inquiry.

Bad Table Manners
The Dream of Two Kitchens

Bad Table Manners

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2022 39:58


This episode presents a micro-history of contemporary Indian kitchen design, as told by Manju Sara Rajan, the editor of a prominent design magazine, and Madhav Raman, an award-winning architect in New Delhi. We look at what lies behind the urban, aspirational dream of two kitchens — one visible and one concealed — which has roots in a historical wet and dry kitchen binary. We also look at what interventions open and modular kitchens have made in this history, and what it means for gender and caste politics that still lie at the heart of Indian kitchen design. How do urban Indians negotiate the waves of aromas and the inevitability of oil splatters that come with making Indian food with their desire to showcase their Scandinavian-inspired kitchens in India all at once? We talk about how in urban India, the aspiration is really to have it all. Learn more about this episode of Bad Table Manners at www.whetstoneradio.com, on IG at @whetstoneradio, Twitter at @whetstone_radio, and YouTube at /WhetstoneRadio. Guests: Manju Sara Rajan (@manjusararajan), Madhav Raman (@anagramarchitects)

KiranPrabha  Telugu Talk Shows
Film and Theater Actor Vemuri Gaggaiah | తొలితరం రంగస్థల, సినీ నటుడు । వేమూరి గగ్గయ్య.

KiranPrabha Telugu Talk Shows

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2022 47:11


#KiranPrabha #VemuriGaggaiah #TeluguCinema Vemuri Gaggaiah (1895–1955) was an Indian film actor, character actor, singer, and thespian known for his works in Telugu cinema, and Telugu theater. తెలుగు టాకీ సినిమాల తొలి దశబ్దాల్లో , పౌరాణిక చిత్రాల్లోని ప్రతినాయక పాత్రలకు, ప్రాణప్రతిష్ట చేసిన ప్రముఖ రంగస్థల, సినీ నటులు వేమూరి గగ్గయ్య. KiranPrabha narrates the interesting life journey of Vemuri Gaggaiah as a theater stalwart and movie actor during first decades of Telugu Talkies.

The Critical Banter Podcast

Back again for 2022 and we begin with a massive revelation. The boys finally announce which one of us got covid and how they felt. Ro then asks the boys about bathrooms as he recounts a recent battle he had with a bathroom. We end as Sen gets another suss call from a scammer and we discuss the best ways to deal with scam calls and is it worth wasting their time. We have a new game this week, “TCB Top Ten.” Sen quizzes Ro and Mig's knowledge on various top ten lists - this week we tackle highest grossing movies, biggest football transfers, spotify streams and rich people. Making a triumphant return this week is “Red Flag Redemption.” Last week was all about red flags, this week we discuss icks which is one rung down from red flags. As usual, we discuss our own icks before jumping into listener submitted icks. Also this week: Birds, butterflies, Indian scammers, Thor Ragnarok and black jellybeans. Segments this week: The Logue: Tired of reaching around each other (at least on the podcast), the boys have instead decided to reach around the week's news stories, events and viral trends. TCB Top Ten: In this game, the boys are given various top ten lists and they must name as many of the top 10 as they can. Red Flag Redemption: The boys dissect common red flags and discuss the validity of the toxicness, including some of their own red flags. ___________________________________________________ FULL PODCAST EPISODES

Great Lives
Roma Agrawal on Mrinalini Sarabhai

Great Lives

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2022 27:52


Mrinalini Sarabhai was an Indian classical dancer specialising in Bharatanatyam and becoming the first woman to perform Kathakali. She was very successful and performed around the world, with one reviewer in Paris calling her the 'Hindu atomic bomb'. She married prominent scientist and industrialist Vikram Sarabhai and together they would rub shoulders with ambassadors and Presidents. Men would see her dance and fall in love with her. She performed for The Queen in India. Later on, she used dance as a means of addressing social issues such as the 'dowry deaths' where brides were being set-alight and killed, and as a result of her work the governmental order the first ever inquiry into the issue. The engineer and author Roma Agrawal is best-known for her work on The Shard in London. She trained in Indian classical dance and for her Mrinalini provides a continuous thread back to her own Indian heritage in Mumbai. She's joined by Indian classical dancer Santosh Nair, with contributions from Mrinalini's daughter Mallika Sarabhai. Presenter: Matthew Parris Produced for BBC Audio in Bristol by Toby Field.

Barbarian Noetics with Conan Tanner
Nectar or Poison: Vishuddhi Chakra and the Clarifying Voice

Barbarian Noetics with Conan Tanner

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2022 75:28


What's up to my tremulous tree swallows and concordant cassowaries! Welcome back to the BNP and thank you for joining! To my patrons, y'all are the seed syllable in my mantra meditation, thank you for the kundalini bliss tingles! This week's episode is an exercise in the yin-yang style weaving of opposites. (This is apropos, as this week's featured veggie, the Vishuddhi chakra, harmonizes opposite thought patterns via the purifying filter of the throat center.) You already know, we've got those absurdist audio morsels you know and love. We've got an update on Major Biden, the feistiest and most fun first doggo ever, who kept biting secret service chuds (folks, can we blame him?). And finally, for our most delicious veggies this week, we continue along the path of chakra  progression, alighting upon our 5th chakra, the sublimating vibrational vortex of Vishuddhi, the Throat Chakra, whose seed syllable is HAM. Vishuddhi, or throat chakra,  is the purification center of our energy system, a sort of Brita filter for our voice. In Sanskrit, Suddhi means to purify, and Chakra means a wheel or vortex or energy. Vishuddhi chakra is thus a filter for our communications with the world and the cosmos. Thus, it can be a source of divine nectar or a well of poison (you decide by your vibes!). In the Indian mythology, Lord Shiva is said to have drank the poison of a great snake to save the world, which can be seen as a blue tinge in his throat.  The sage who meditates on Vishuddhi chakra becomes eloquent and wise, enjoys uninterrupted peace of mind, learns about past, present and future, becomes adept at magickal and occult practices, and stays free of diseases and sorrow, so that their words may radiate power and positivity, for the benefit of all beings. Won't you please rate, review and subscribe to the BNP wherever you listen to podcasts? Thank you for spreading the word and telling a friend!There's a new way you can support the BNP! Make a one-time, small donation at: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/noetics!Help me stay on the air by becoming a beloved patron at www.patreon.com/noetics.  Signing up at any tier gets you a complimentary mole rat*. Act now: mole rats going fast!Check me out on IG @ barbarian_noetics!Email the pod at: barbarian.noetics@gmail.comUntil next week,be exquisite to one anotherand compassionate towards yourself.One Love,ConanTRACKLIST FOR THIS EPISODE Dykotomi - Corvid CrunkMeditative Mind - Throat Chakra Chants Seed Mantra SAULT - MasterpieceChillhop Year Mix 2021Saturday Night Live Theme (1985)El Michael Affair - Enfant Sasha Marie Radio #55Xitotepec - Musica MayaSylvers - New HorizonDillinger - Cocaine in the BrainLINKSThe Sanskrit Channel: Understanding Vishuddha Chakra (Video)  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VNFJF2EvSNEEmptying the Cup (Amazing Blog): https://www.emptyingthecup.com/vishuddhi-the-throat-chakra/*no mole rat for you!! Support the show (http://www.patreon.com/noetics)

Gastropod
Mango Mania: How the American Mango Lost its Flavor—and How it Might Just Get it Back (encore)

Gastropod

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2022 41:10


Mangoes inspire passion, particularly in India, which is home to hundreds of varieties of the fruit. They are celebrated in Indian music, poetry, and art; they are mentioned in Hindu and Buddhist religious texts as well as the Kama Sutra; and Indian expats will even pay hundreds of dollars for a single, air-freighted box of their favorite variety. But while the average red-skinned mango in the American grocery store is certainly pretty, they're disappointingly bland and crunchy. This episode, we embark on a mango quest to discover how a mango should taste, why the American mango lost its flavor, and how it might just get it back. This is a story that involves a dentist from New Jersey, George W. Bush, and some Harley Davidsons, as well as a full-on mango orgy—so listen in! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Holmberg's Morning Sickness
01-18-22 - BR - TUE - Crayon Dropped Peach For Flesh But Not Indian Red Until 70s - New Dating Term Hardballing - Tik Toker Hospitalized From Too Much Sushi - Limited Time Brady Has To Try New Things

Holmberg's Morning Sickness

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2022 25:28


Holmberg's Morning Sickness - Brady Report - Tuesday January 18, 2022

The Big Travel Podcast
127. Pete Bennett; Big Brother, Peckham Transvestites, Hollywood Agents, Mexican Chicken-Sacrifices and Celebrating Tourette's

The Big Travel Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2022 64:55


Growing up on a Peckham council estate with his musician mother and a 'Lizzie-Anne the transvestite' childcarer led to Pete Bennett's own love of quirk and music  Now an actor, director, voice over artist and of course musician (with his band Lovedogz), he first came to public attention in 2006's Big Brother and really opened up the conversation about Tourette's Syndrome. Pete tells hilarious stories about the crazy acid trip at a psychedelic rave which gave him a vision that he would win Big Brother, being suckered in by a stoned agent with nefarious intentions in Hollywood, surviving a forest fire on a weed farm in Santa Cruz, witnessing a chicken sacrifice in a Mexican church, narrowly avoiding eating a Golden Retriever in Vietnam and much more. A real treat of an episode with lots and lots of laughter. And LOTS of swearing! You have been warned. On this episode we talk:  Growing up on a council estate in Peckham  His musician mum touring with the Cure, Communards and Marc Almond Being brought up by a transvestite called Lizzie-Anne  Being threatened by ‘Fred the stick' Not many serial killers called Bob Enjoying his Tourette's  Swearing makes him happy  Dressing up in drag from a young age Martinique being like ‘Peckham on Sea' Downtrodden and burnt out cars A natural progression for him to become a musician The crazy acid trip on which he predicted he would go on and win Big Brother (hold on for this one, it's quite a ride!) How his friend's tragic death changed him Running around naked in a psychedelic trance rave  His beautiful experience spiralling to a vision of heaven Seeing Jim Carrey and Billy Idol in heaven  Hitting rock bottom after the trip Getting a vision of the Big Brother house and realising what he needed to do  The recent tragic loss of his former girlfriend and friend Nikki Grahame  Being invited to Hollywood by an agent  Who turned out to be a stoner with no contacts Finding Hollywood a dump  His job cutting weed on a farm in Santa Cruz Suddenly being engulfed by the snoke of a forest fire Thinking he was going to die in the fire Escaping in a truck over the top of the mountain  Mexico being the most beautiful place he has ever been  ‘Bright colours, midgets and everyone off their nut on tequila'   Dancing in the parades on the Mexican Day of the Dead  Watching a rather unusual chicken sacrifice in a church  Lisa's brother doing gigs in cock-fighting rings in Mexico  Lisa and Pete not really knowing what a cock is (!) Golden Retrievers in cages in Vietnam  Eating a chilli burger and ending up in hospital  Being born because of an Indian curry  Wanting to go to India and eat all the chilli  Munching on cockroaches, duck's head and jellified chicken feet  Singing us out to the Vietnamese ding dang dong song Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

The Underworld Podcast
The Punjabi Mafia and the Indian-Canadian Celeb Hitman Bindy Johal

The Underworld Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2022 51:47


In Vancouver and the little known city of Surrey, violent gang wars between rival factions in the Indo-Canadian Sikh community has seen upwards of 200 young men killed in the last 25 years, as bloody battles fought in nightclubs and bars have seen gunshots ring out as crews of contract killers make their presence felt. Surprisingly, many of these gang members come from middle class families in well to do neighborhoods. The community traces this all back to one man: the swaggering and deadly Bindy Johal, who issued threats live in-studio on newscasts, got off on a murder trial after one of his co-defendants seduced a juror, and assembled his own hit squad that did dozens of contract killings. To some he's a folk hero, but to most of the community he's a terrifying scourge whose brutal legacy refuses to fade away.

Tesla Daily: Tesla News & Analysis
Ad Campaign Attack, Autopilot Safety Analysis, FSD Beta, Law Firm, NHTSA, Gigafactory Updates (01.17.22)

Tesla Daily: Tesla News & Analysis

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2022 33:08


➤ Tesla is criticized in full-page ad in the New York Times ➤ Analyzing Tesla's newest safety data ➤ FSD Beta 10.9 rollout, plus news on expansion ➤ Tesla reportedly asks law firm to fire lawyer from past SEC case ➤ NHTSA in discussion with Tesla over heat pump issues ➤ Important updates from Giga Texas ➤ Elon Musk discusses Berlin travel plans ➤ Supply chain updates ➤ Ryzen processor confirmed to impact vehicle range ➤ Indian state courts Tesla Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/teslapodcast Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/tesladailypodcast Tesla Referral: https://ts.la/robert47283 Plaid producer Who Why Executive producer Jeremy Cooke Executive producer Troy Cherasaro Executive producer Andre/Maria Kent Executive producer Jessie Chimni Executive producer Michael Pastrone Executive producer Richard Del Maestro Executive producer John Beans Music by Evan Schaeffer Disclosure: Rob Maurer is long TSLA stock & derivatives

The Retrospectors
Arriving At Botany Bay

The Retrospectors

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2022 10:29


‘The First Fleet' - the eleven ships carrying around 1400 people from Britain, most of whom were convicted criminals - landed in New South Wales on 18th January, 1788.Australia had been home to indigenous people for at least 50,000 years - but was a barren and shocking destination for 'the poms', who'd endured an epic 252-day voyage to get there; a journey about which Robert Hughes wrote: “before them stretched the awesome lonely void of the Indian and Southern oceans, and beyond that lay nothing they could imagine.”In this episode, Arion, Rebecca and Olly explore how Captain Arthur Phillip motivated his prisoners to build a new settlement; unpick what Captain Cook got wrong about Botany Bay; and explain why the descendants of convicts in modern-day Oz maintain a certain swagger… Further Reading:• ‘From Captain Cook to the First Fleet: how Botany Bay was chosen over Africa as a new British penal colony' (The Conversation, 2020): https://theconversation.com/from-captain-cook-to-the-first-fleet-how-botany-bay-was-chosen-over-africa-as-a-new-british-penal-colony-128002• ‘Australian Penal Colonies' (Simple History, 2020): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GS1072MshS0• ‘Australian Genocide: How It Happened And How It Haunts Us To This Day' (All That's Interesting, 2016): https://allthatsinteresting.com/australia-genocide For bonus material and to support the show, visit Patreon.com/RetrospectorsWe'll be back tomorrow! Follow us wherever you get your podcasts: podfollow.com/RetrospectorsThe Retrospectors are Olly Mann, Rebecca Messina & Arion McNicoll, with Matt Hill.Theme Music: Pass The Peas. Announcer: Bob Ravelli. Graphic Design: Terry Saunders. Edit Producer: Emma Corsham.Copyright: Rethink Audio / Olly Mann 2021. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

The Patrick Madrid Show
The Patrick Madrid Show: January 17, 2022 - Hour 2

The Patrick Madrid Show

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2022 50:47


Democratic Voters Support Harsh Measures Against Unvaccinated Molly - My son is engaged to a lovely young Indian woman and she is Sikh, a division of Hinduism. She is interested in the Catholic Faith and I would like to give her some resources to help her in her walk towards the Catholic Church. Nora - Question about kids not practicing theology of the body but still going to Communion. How is the best way to talk to them? Ryan - Where can I show my non-denominational friend that Jesus gave priests the power to forgive sins? Thomas - Question on the nature of authority and the topic you were just discussing about the power to forgive sins. Hans – Question about Isaiah 27:9 Hugh - What do you think about moving the March for Life nine months back so it is warmer and to signify how life begins at conception.

The Dinesh D'Souza Podcast
KING'S DISPUTED LEGACY

The Dinesh D'Souza Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2022 59:58


In this episode, Dinesh argues that the dispute over Martin Luther King's legacy can be found in the contradictions in the man himself. Dinesh says that Virginia's new governor Glenn Youngkin is a man who keeps his promises. A Minnesota bank cancels Mike Lindell, and Dinesh wonders whether there is an endgame to all this. Indian journalist Aarti Tikoo joins Dinesh from New Delhi to talk about how she sued Twitter, and won.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

EV News Daily - Electric Car Podcast
1345: 17 Jan 2022 | China's #1 EV Sold 400,000 Units Last Year

EV News Daily - Electric Car Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2022 23:11


Show #1345 If you get any value from this podcast please consider supporting my work on Patreon. Plus all Patreon supporters get their own unique ad-free podcast feed. Good morning, good afternoon and good evening wherever you are in the world, welcome to EV News Daily for Monday 17th January. It's Martyn Lee here and I go through every EV story so you don't have to. Thank you to MYEV.com for helping make this show, they've built the first marketplace specifically for Electric Vehicles. It's a totally free marketplace that simplifies the buying and selling process, and help you learn about EVs along the way too. Welcome to a new Patreon Executive Producer MARK RICHARDS ELECTRIC CAR SALES PASS ‘TIPPING POINT' IN SWITZERLAND - The number of new electric cars sold in Switzerland continues to accelerate – even faster than predicted, according to the Touring Club Switzerland (TCS) car association. - For the September to November period, fully electric vehicles accounted for 18.3% of new registrations and plug-in vehicles (electric and plug-in hybrids) hit a record 28% - The TCS described the 18.3% threshold as a milestone. Electric vehicles had clearly gone beyond a “tipping point” and moved into the mainstream, it said. - In Switzerland incentives for plug-in vehicles are not coordinated and vary between cantons. Top 5 Models: 1.       Tesla Model 3 2.       Volkswagen ID.3 3.       Škoda Enyaq 4.       Renault Zoe 5.       Fiat 500 · Original Source : https://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/sci-tech/electric-cars-pass--tipping-point--in-switzerland/47260170 APPLE'S DIGITAL CAR KEYS MAY WORK WITH HYUNDAI AND GENESIS MODELS THIS SUMMER - Apple's digital car key feature might soon be useful for unlocking more than a handful of BMW models. - Hyundai and its upscale Genesis badge will support Apple CarKey "by the summer." It's not certain which models would provide the option, but it's notable that some trim levels of the Ioniq 5 and other Hyundai cars include NFC for a (currently proprietary) digital key. - CarKey (and its Android equivalent) treats the phone more like a physical key. You just have to bring your phone or Apple Watch to the door handle to unlock it, and you can even place your phone in a given area to start the car. People with ultra-wideband iPhones (such as the iPhone 11 and newer) can even leave their phone in their pocket when opening and starting the vehicle. Original Source : https://www.engadget.com/apple-carkey-hyundai-genesis-cars-172130052.html DEVELOPER HACK PUTS CARPLAY ON TESLA USING A RASPBERRY PI - A developer has come up with a way to get CarPlay running on a Tesla, with a workaround allowing drivers access to their iPhones while behind the wheel. - Polish developer Michal Gapinski came up with his own way.  In images and video posted to Twitter on Friday, Gapinski shows his Tesla running CarPlay on the display of his vehicle. The clips, spotted by Tesla North show the feature as being quite functional, including Apple Maps and Apple Music. - Gapinski instead bypasses Wi-Fi restrictions so that the Tesla's browser can connect to a secondary device. In turn, the browser displays what is shown on the host device as a live video feed. - Currently in its early stages, the developer says he plans to release it to the public "when it's polished." - the project actually relies on a Raspberry Pi running a custom build of Android. That build runs an interface that works with CarPlay, enabling Apple's UI to be usable from the larger screen. Original Source : https://appleinsider.com/articles/22/01/15/developer-hack-puts-carplay-on-tesla-using-a-raspberry-pi TRITIUM GOES PUBLIC TO EXPAND TO THREE PLANTS GLOBALLY - The Australian charging column manufacturer Tritium has launched on the US stock exchange Nasdaq. Tritium plans to invest the capital generated by the IPO in its expansion to three global manufacturing facilities and the development of global sales and service teams. - . Going public by merging with an already listed company has become the most utilized method for electric mobility companies to shorten the lengthy IPO process in the US. - Tritium currently has manufacturing facilities in Australia and is currently building manufacturing facilities in the USA. Tritium CEO Jane Hunter recently told Bloomberg that Tritium is ramping up speed to get its US manufacturing facility ready Original Source : https://www.electrive.com/2022/01/14/tritium-goes-public-to-expand-to-three-plants-globally/ 400,000 UNITS OF SAIC-GM-WULING'S MINI EV WERE SOLD IN 2021 - General Motors' Chinese joint venture SAIC-GM-Wuling was the number one purveyor of electric vehicles in China last year, selling nearly 400,000 units of its sensible MINI EV hatchback. - numbers published by the China Passenger Car Association, SAIC-GM-Wuling sold a total of 395,451 examples of its MINI EV between January and December last year. This made it the best-selling EV in China ahead of the BYD Qin, which sold 187,227 units. - The MINI EV is priced from the equivalent of just over $4,000 USD in China, with each unit carrying a minuscule profit margin of $14 for SAIC-GM-Wuling. While the margins are small, sales of the vehicle allow the automaker to earn carbon credits, saving it money in the long term. Original Source : https://gmauthority.com/blog/2022/01/almost-400000-units-of-saic-gm-wulings-mini-ev-were-sold-in-2021/ CHINESE EVS FIND A NICHE MAKING SHORT-HAUL DELIVERIES IN JAPAN - Logistics companies in Japan, striving to cut costs and make the most out of the pandemic-inspired online shopping boom, are finding an unlikely white knight in Chinese electric-vehicle manufacturers, whose vans make last-mile deliveries not only cheaper, but cleaner as well. - Tokyo's SBS Holdings Inc., a listed logistics company that offers deliveries, recently struck a deal to buy 2,000 light EV trucks over five years from Japanese EV startup folofly. The cars will be made by a unit of Dongfeng Motor Group Co - Although Japan isn't currently a huge market for electric vehicles — EV penetration runs at just 1% versus 30% in some cities in China — Chinese automakers sense an opportunity. - "If Japanese companies just stick to producing cars, foreign companies will come in,” said Hiroyasu Koma, CEO of folofly, the company working with SBS and Dongfeng Motor on the former's fleet-electrification strategy. Original Source : https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2022/01/17/business/corporate-business/japan-buying-china-ev/ NEW 2023 PEUGEOT E-308: EV HATCHBACK TO BRING 250-MILE RANGE - Peugeot has confirmed the battery-electric variants of its 308 hatchback and SW estate will be more powerful, more efficient and have a longer range than its existing e-208 supermini. - The e-308 will join pure-combustion and plug-in hybrid variants of the family hatchback to complete the Peugeot 308 line up when it goes on sale next year. - The battery is only 4kWh bigger than the one in the smaller e-208 but Peugeot is claiming that a new NMC811 battery chemistry will give the car increased efficiency, of 5mi/kWh (12.4kWh/100km), - That would give the e-308 a test cycle range of nearly 250 miles. - The e-308 will go into full production in July 2023, with deliveries shortly afterwards. Pricing will be announced nearer the time. Original Source : https://www.autocar.co.uk/car-news/new-cars/new-2023-peugeot-e-308-ev-hatchback-bring-250-mile-range CATL TO UNVEIL BATTERY SWAP BRAND EVOGO - CATL, a leading Chinese battery firm, has officially confirmed it will hold a launch event for a new battery swap brand called EVOGO on Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. Beijing time. - In a post on popular domestic microblogging platform Weibo, a picture showing CATL's power exchange station looking somewhat rough was recently exposed. CATL responded on Monday: “This is a test station, which is different from what we will release on Tuesday.” Original Source : https://pandaily.com/catl-to-unveil-battery-swap-brand-evogo/ OLA ELECTRIC SCOOTER PRODUCTION SOARS, OPENING NEW PAYMENT WINDOW - Despite running into initial delays, Ola has significantly ramped up production of its high-speed smart electric scooters. Now the Indian company says it will be opening up a new payment window soon to complete more orders of its Ola S1 and S1 Pro electric scooters. - Production rates appeared to have soared though, as the company boasted a daily rate of nearly 1,000 scooters at the beginning of the year. - The scooters are produced in a megafactory known as the Ola Futurefactory. It has an intended designed capacity of two million electric scooters per year, or around 5,500 per day. Original Source : https://electrek.co/2022/01/14/ola-production-blows-past-1000-electric-scooters-per-day-opening-more-orders-soon/ JAGUAR I-PACE SALES SHRUNK TO BELOW 10,000 IN 2021 Original Source : https://insideevs.com/news/561066/jaguar-ipace-sales-2021/ PRODRIVE FEARS AUDI COULD "KILL" DAKAR COMPETITION IN 2023 Original Source : https://www.motorsport.com/dakar/news/prodrive-audi-kill-competition-2023-dakar/7275480/ EV SALES CAN OVERTHROW GAS-GUZZLERS IN EUROPE BY 2025, STUDY FINDS   Original Source : https://thenextweb.com/news/ev-sales-can-overthrow-gas-guzzlers-europe-2025-study-finds WHAT ELECTRIC VEHICLE TO BUY? FINALLY TV ADS CAN HELP Original Source : https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-01-15/what-electric-vehicle-to-buy-finally-tv-ads-can-help QUESTION OF THE WEEK WITH EMOBILITYNORWAY.COM What TV, Print or Digital advertising have you seen for EVs recently which you noticed, or thought was memorable? Email me your answer now: hello@evnewsdaily.com It would mean a lot if you could take 2mins to leave a quick review on whichever platform you download the podcast. And  if you have an Amazon Echo, download our Alexa Skill, search for EV News Daily and add it as a flash briefing. Come and say hi on Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter just search EV News Daily, have a wonderful day, I'll catch you tomorrow and remember…there's no such thing as a self-charging hybrid. PREMIUM PARTNERS PHIL ROBERTS / ELECTRIC FUTURE BRAD CROSBY PORSCHE OF THE VILLAGE CINCINNATI AUDI CINCINNATI EAST VOLVO CARS CINCINNATI EAST NATIONAL CAR CHARGING ON THE US MAINLAND AND ALOHA CHARGE IN HAWAII DEREK REILLY FROM THE EV REVIEW IRELAND YOUTUBE CHANNEL RICHARD AT RSEV.CO.UK – FOR BUYING AND SELLING EVS IN THE UK EMOBILITYNORWAY.COM/

Attention Pliss! Podcast
#151 - Kohli “leaves” the Indian captaincy

Attention Pliss! Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2022 17:32


Arnab talks about Kohli and his legacy as a captain and the politics behind his departure. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/appodcast/support

Edges & Sledges Cricket Podcast
India lose SA Test Series and Test Captain (ft. Derek Alberts Cut Scene)

Edges & Sledges Cricket Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2022 70:25


O Captain! My Captain! Varun and Ashwin get together in an unexpected Podcast to mourn the decision Virat Kohli made to step down as Indian test captain. They dig deep into how it happened, the timeline, theories on why, and India's red ball succession planning - or lack of it. They also cover the India vs. South Africa 3rd test, Rishabh Pant's heroics and how the rest of Team India's middle order underperformed. In the first ever Edges & Sledges cut scene, DJ talks to Derek Alberts about the importance of this test series win for South African cricket, Dean Elgar, the role of Supersport in SA broadcasting and Kohli's huge impact on Indian cricket. You can follow Derek Alberts on Twitter https://twitter.com/derekalberts1?s=21 You can follow Edges & Sledges on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook: @1tip1hand You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the new and improved IVM Podcast App on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios

Mango Bae
Mango Bae #155 : Love is Bad

Mango Bae

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2022 49:59


Pranav's nephew Sajel visits the pod briefly! Then quickly leaves. We make fun of Euphoria, which is definitely written by Christians. Usama gets detained by the TSA! Pranav shares his own TSA romance/drama. Some crypto talk! Delhi vs. Mumbai! Our Brown of the Week is Jaswant Singh Chail/Darth Jones who tried to kill Queen Elizabeth with a crossbow after announcing it on Snapchat. Usama discusses some romantic woes and the two unpack the tribulations of vulnerability in the arms of another. Love as a constant flux of power, never fully in balance, and feels super bad sometimes! Pranav keeps saying "love is a battlefield".FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM:@pranahaha

The Grimerica Show
#530 - Cal Washington

The Grimerica Show

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2022 148:51


Interview Starts at 38:10   Cal Washington joins us to chat about Inpower and learning how the court system works and how to beat it. We talk about the history of Admiralty and Maritime Law, law Merchant, acting as Commerce, and how we are all Merchants.    We chat about his awakening to the Raquet through divorce court and his journey to figuring out what sticks by all his court appearances. Topics touched on are also, money in general, separating from the system, paying taxes, the Indian fund, the Hudson's Bay Charter, bonding, and how they are all criminals. What did the Queen swear on?    And we also get into a more esoteric conversation about language change, the King James Bible of 1611, the Watchers, Victoria, and divine freedom.   https://www.inpowermovement.com/about    In the intro we chat about and email from Quebec, synchro from IG and Meredith Miller ep, Alberta's graphs that were deleted re Jab and Covid…. And we lament about old times, car crashes and bad behaviour as kids.   https://alexberenson.substack.com/p/covid-infections-and-deaths-soar   Grimerica is fully and solely listener supported. We adhere to the Value for Value model.  0 ads, 0 sponsorships, 0 breaks, 0 portals and links to corporate websites… just many hours of unlimited content for free. Thanks for listening!!   Get your Magic Mushrooms delivered from: Mushroom Spores, Spore Syringes, Best Spore Syringes,Grow Mushrooms   Spores Lab   Get Psychedelics online    DMT CANADA   Support the show directly: http://www.grimerica.ca/support https://www.patreon.com/grimerica  http://www.grimericaoutlawed.ca/support   Other shows: https://www.grimericaoutlawed.ca https://www.13questionspodcast.com/  - 13 Questions ran by Adam and Bill.    Darren's Book and Audio Book page: www.adultbrain.ca www.acanadianshame.ca   Join the chat / hangout with a bunch of fellow Grimerican's: www.grimerica.ca/chats and/or  www.grimerica.ca/social   1-403-702-6083 Call and leave a voice mail or send us a text   Grimerica on the radio https://fringe.fm/shows/grimerica/   Check out our next trip/conference/meetup - Contact at the Cabin    We're GOING TO HAWAII   www.contactatthecabin.com   Leave a review on iTunes and/or Stitcher https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/the-grimerica-show/id653314424?mt=2# http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/the-grimerica-show    Sign up for our newsletter http://www.grimerica.ca/news   Leave a comment, ideas and guest/topic suggestions under any episode or blog http://www.grimerica.ca/   SPAM Graham = and send him your synchronicities, feedback, strange experiences and psychedelic trip reports!! graham@grimerica.com InstaGRAM  https://www.instagram.com/the_grimerica_show_podcast/    Tweet Darren https://twitter.com/Grimerica   Connect through other platforms: https://www.reddit.com/r/grimerica/  https://gab.ai/Grimerica    Purchase swag, with partial proceeds donated to the show www.grimerica.ca/swag   Send us a postcard or letter http://www.grimerica.ca/contact/   http://www.lostbreadcomic.com/ link to Napolean Duheme's site  Felix's Site sirfelix.bandcamp.com     MUSIC Grimerica Theme - Lock & Key Lemonfade - Broke For Free

My Worst Investment Ever Podcast
Dr. Harish Pant – Think About Where You Are Focusing Your Attention

My Worst Investment Ever Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 16, 2022 27:08


BIO: Dr. Harish Pant brings thirty-eight years of global and Indian experience spanning aerospace and defense, aviation, automotive, steel, engineering plastics, lightweighting and composites, industrial design, engineering services, and infra-trade. STORY: Harish was a rising star, excelling in his profession and the youngest department head. Out of nowhere, a senior person was transferred to his department and became the new head. Harish was made the assistant department head. He didn't understand why this happened and wasted a whole year trying to prove himself. LEARNING: You've got to know when something is not worth your time, energy, and attention and, therefore, walk away.   “Attention investment is the most fundamental thing a person can do to bring their awareness alive.”Dr. Harish Pant  Guest profilehttps://www.linkedin.com/in/harishpant/ (Dr. Harish Pant) brings thirty-eight years of global and Indian experience spanning aerospace and defense, aviation, automotive, steel, engineering plastics, lightweighting and composites, industrial design, engineering services, and infra-trade. He is a contemporary thought leader with the dexterity of technologies (Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, and IoT) and has worked with numerous global companies. Harish has also created a platform: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/13936627/ (Utkarsh - Uttarakhand Youth Development), and he's working towards the development of youth in the state. Worst investment everAbout 25 years ago, Harish was department head for a while when he learned that a senior-level person who had joined the company a month back had been transferred to his department. He was now the department head, and Harish was pushed to position number two. This happened when he was a rising star and the youngest of the department heads. So this demotion came as a shocker to him. Harish tried to find out from management why he'd been demoted, and they told him that it was just temporary and he'd be well taken care of. But he was not convinced. He tried everything he could to convince management that he was the right candidate for the job. This went on for months. Harish placed his entire focus on trying to prove himself. He stayed at the company even when he knew he should leave. Eventually, Harish quit when he got another opportunity, but he feels the time he put his attention to proving his worth was his worst investment ever. Lessons learnedThings will be beyond your control during your career, and that's ok. Andrew's takeawaysYou've got to know when something is not worth your time, energy, and attention and, therefore, walk away. Actionable adviceAnalyze the whole situation and ask yourself if it's workable. You must also know who you are, so reflect on the person you are. No. 1 goal for the next 12 monthsHarish's goal for the next 12 months is to help people transform their lives through a complete process that he has created.   [spp-transcript]   Connect with Dr. Harish Panthttps://www.linkedin.com/in/harishpant/ (LinkedIn) https://www.facebook.com/harish.pant2 (Facebook) https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCx-jf3wLeJTPGbmv4mShfOA (YouTube) Andrew's bookshttps://amzn.to/3qrfHjX (How to Start Building Your Wealth Investing in the Stock Market) https://amzn.to/2PDApAo (My Worst Investment Ever) https://amzn.to/3v6ip1Y (9 Valuation Mistakes and How to Avoid Them) https://amzn.to/3emBO8M (Transform Your Business with Dr.Deming's 14 Points) Andrew's online programshttps://valuationmasterclass.com/ (Valuation Master Class) https://academy.astotz.com/courses/how-to-start-building-your-wealth-investing-in-the-stock-market (How to Start Building Your Wealth Investing in the Stock Market) https://academy.astotz.com/courses/finance-made-ridiculously-simple (Finance Made Ridiculously Simple) https://academy.astotz.com/courses/gp (Become a Great Presenter and Increase Your Influence)...

Two for Tea with Iona Italia and Helen Pluckrose
116 - Nev March - Murder in Old Bombay

Two for Tea with Iona Italia and Helen Pluckrose

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 16, 2022 81:07


General Nev's website: https://nevmarch.com/ Follow Nev on Twitter: https://twitter.com/nevmarch Buy Nev's first novel ‘Murder in Old Bombay' here: https://read.macmillan.com/lp/murder-in-old-bombay/ Pre-order the sequel ‘Peril at the Exposition' here: https://us.macmillan.com/books/9781250855039/perilattheexposition The Rajabai Clock Tower deaths, upon which Nev's novel is based: https://www.livemint.com/Sundayapp/qrOhGQVncpDmnvio4RJx9O/The-mystery-of-the-clock-tower-deaths.html Sample Vikas Adam's reading of the book here: https://www.audible.co.uk/pd/Murder-in-Old-Bombay-Audiobook/1250775043 References Sujata Massey: https://sujatamassey.com/ Abir Mukherjee: https://abirmukherjee.com/ Iona's podcast with Dinyar Patel about the Indian independence pioneer Dadabhai Naoroji: https://soundcloud.com/twoforteapodcast/99-dinyar-patel-dadabhai-naoroji-nationalist-pioneer Nev's account of visiting the Rajabai Clock Tower: https://nevmarch.com/visit-to-the-tower Interview with Nev by Marshal Zeringue, April 21 2021: https://writerinterviews.blogspot.com/2021/04/nev-march.html Sign up to Nazneen Engineer's Zoroastrian survey: https://survey.sogosurvey.com/survey1.aspx?k=RSsRQXYPPsTsPsPsP&lang=0 Timestamps 0:56 Introduction 3:04 Nev reads a passage from ‘Murder in Old Bombay'. 8:06 Nev discusses the historical details of the infamous Rajabai Clock Tower deaths and her knowledge of the story growing up. How the mysteriousness of the case intrigued her and inspired her to create a fictional detective and write a novel to ‘solve' this old crime. 12:15 Nev's love of the Sherlock Holmes stories and how this influenced her novel. Her other influences and the Easter eggs in the novel. Her protagonist, Captain Jim. 19:15 A comparison between Nev and other Raj-era historical fiction writers Sujata Massey and Abir Mukherjee. 24:33 Clashes of identity and problems of belonging in Nev's novel, particularly around Parsi identity - and how this relates to Iona and Nev's personal experiences. How dealing with such issues affected the novel. 32:29 Iona's reading experience and Nev's writing experience. The audio version of ‘Murder in Old Bombay'. 35:46 Nev's style. The panoramic, cinematographic nature of Nev's writing and scope. Comparison to Salman Rushdie - writers who span two cultures and who are concerned with hybridity. 37:27 Where/how did Nev plan and write the novel? Nev's visit to the Rajabai Clock Tower and Iona's memories of it from when she lived in Bombay. 45:22 Nev reads another passage from the book. 49:08 What did Nev mean when she said “Truly, we write to discover what we think” in an interview from last year? What did she discover she thought when writing her novel? Questions of identity and patriotism and Nev's ‘middle ground'. Complexities and contradictions in human behaviour. 54:41 Good novels explore moments of tension and ambivalences in human nature. 55:40 Nev reads another passage from the book. 1:00:00 Iona reads a passage from the book. 1:05:50 Nev discusses the forthcoming sequel to ‘Murder in Old Bombay', ‘Peril at the Exposition'. How the problems of the turn of the century period she sets her fiction in are reflected today. The types of historical events Nev is attracted to. 1:14:10 Nev reads another passage from the book. 1:19:50 Last words.

The History Hour
Hitler's Indian ally: Subhas Chandra Bose

The History Hour

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 15, 2022 50:20


The Indian independence campaigner, Subhas Chandra Bose, sided with Hitler's axis powers in World War Two to try to free his country from British rule. We'll hear from his great-niece about why she thinks that if he had lived he could have changed the course of India's history. We'll also hear from Dr Shruti Kapila of Cambridge University about why India's current government is celebrating Bose. Plus a nuclear scientist tells us about his role in a secret project to make safe vast swathes of nuclear-contaminated land in post-Soviet Kazakhstan - as well as preventing nuclear material from falling into the wrong hands. Also, the reckless actions which led to the sinking of the Costa Concordia cruise ship, the first woman to have silicone breast implants and Malick Sidibé, the Malian photographer whose work altered people's perceptions about 1960s Africa. Photo: Subhas Chandra Bose giving a speech in Nazi Germany in 1942.

The Documentary Podcast
World of Wisdom: Being your true self

The Documentary Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 15, 2022 18:27


Being the real you can be difficult, especially if it means upsetting your family. Folake from Benin tries to be a ‘good girl' and avoids taking decisions her family would not approve of, but she wants to listen to her heart. She speaks with Dr Shefali, an Indian-born clinical psychologist – now based in New York. She is the author of A Radical Awakening, which aims to lay out a path for women to discover their inner truth.

Native Lights: Where Indigenous Voices Shine
Honoring the Life and Legacy AIM Co-Founder Clyde Bellecourt (1938-2022) – Part 1

Native Lights: Where Indigenous Voices Shine

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2022 28:27


Native Lights is a weekly, half-hour radio program hosted by Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe members and siblings, Leah Lemm and Cole Premo. Native Lights is a space for people in Native communities around Mni Sota Mkoce -- a.k.a. Minnesota -- to tell their stories about finding their gifts and sharing them with the community.Native Lights – Honoring the Life and Legacy AIM Co-Founder Clyde Bellecourt (1938-2022) – Part 1Today, the first of two special editions of our show, honoring the life and legacy of NeeGawNwayWeeDun, The Thunder Before the Storm, who was known by his colonial name Clyde Bellecourt. Bellecourt passed away in his Minneapolis home on January 11th, 2022. He was 85.Clyde Bellecourt was a member of the White Earth Band of Ojibwe and was a long-time civil rights advocate and co-founded the American Indian Movement in 1968. Throughout his many decades of activism, Bellecourt and AIM leaders sought solutions to police brutality, treaty rights, housing discrimination, and the loss of Indian children. He fought to create culturally specific education, innovative job programs, against sports mascots, and for human rights for Indigenous people here and around the world. His work was revolutionary and sometimes controversial.  Today we honor NeeGawNwayWeeDun, by hearing from community members who knew him well, and who share stories and shed light on the impact and legacy of Clyde Bellecourt.Miigwech to the folks who have shared their stories in these shows: Dr. Kate Beane (Flandreau Santee Dakota and Muskogee Creek), Dr. Brenda J. Child Ph.D. (Red Lake Nation), Dr. Antony Stately Ph.D. (Ojibwe and Oneida), Robert Pilot (Ho-Chunk Nation), Bob Rice (White Earth Nation), Steve Premo (Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe), and Bob Blake (Red Lake Nation).  Native Lights: Where Indigenous Voices Shine is produced by Minnesota Native News and Ampers, Diverse Radio for Minnesota's Communities with support from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage fund. Online at https://minnesotanativenews.org/

Marketplace All-in-One
Ukraine’s government is hit with a major cyberattack

Marketplace All-in-One

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2022 8:40


From the BBC World Service: The cyberattacks hit the websites of the Ukrainian foreign, energy and education ministries. Authorities say nearly 60 attacks on state systems were thwarted last month alone. Plus, French electricity provider EDF will have to sell more power generated from its nuclear plants to competitors at cheaper prices as the government seeks to limit the rise in household energy costs. And, the young Indian artists making money from NFTs.

Marketplace Morning Report
Ukraine’s government is hit with a major cyberattack

Marketplace Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2022 8:40


From the BBC World Service: The cyberattacks hit the websites of the Ukrainian foreign, energy and education ministries. Authorities say nearly 60 attacks on state systems were thwarted last month alone. Plus, French electricity provider EDF will have to sell more power generated from its nuclear plants to competitors at cheaper prices as the government seeks to limit the rise in household energy costs. And, the young Indian artists making money from NFTs.

Carbon Removal Newsroom
Climate reparations and carbon removal

Carbon Removal Newsroom

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2022 30:45


Panelists Dr. Holly Jean Buck of the University at Buffalo and Chris Barnard of the American Conservation Coalition join host Radhika Moolgavkar of Nori for this policy-focused episode of Carbon Removal Newsroom. In April of 2021, Raj Kumar Singh, an Indian energy Minister, said at a UN conference that rich countries need to be net-negative and remove atmospheric co2 to account for historical emissions. While decades of climate diplomacy focused on emissions to come, Singh worked to shift the conversation towards pollution already emitted. Later last year, journalist and author of popular climate book The Uninhabitable Earth David Wallace-Wells penned Climate Reparations in New York Magazine. The long-form piece connected the inequitable effects of climate change, more drastically and quickly hitting tropical and global south countries, with the political outcomes made possible by carbon removal technology. He points out that half of emissions come from 10% of the world's population and that climate change has already decreased the GDP of some global south countries, while it has increased GDPs in the global North. This dynamic will continue and will widen already stark global wealth inequalities. Wells reviews the field of technical CDR and finds that while it could present temptation for delay, it also provides revolutionary possibilities if historical emitters are made to pay to remove their pollution. He calls this ‘climate reparations' and quotes philosopher Olufemi Taiwo (who coined that term) “It's just so clear to me that carbon removal is squarely the kind of thing that fits into the reparations framework.” In this episode, we discuss the Wallace-Wells' piece and zoom in on climate reparations and climate colonialism, defining these phrases in more depth and explaining how these approaches might impact policies and institutions. We also discuss the idea that carbon removal is not limited by physics, so what is carbon removal scaling limited by? We round out the episode with the good news and the interesting news of the week, then we bid a warm farewell to our beloved co-host Holly, who will be going on sabbatical for the year. We will miss you Holly and look forward to seeing you back on the show! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/carbonremovalnewsroom/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carbonremovalnewsroom/support

World Business Report
Update: India and UK hold free trade talks

World Business Report

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2022 12:51


Representatives of the Indian and British governments have held a first day of talks over a free trade deal, potentially worth billions of dollars. The UK's Secretary of State for International Trade, Anne-Marie Trevelyan, told us that the proposed agreement will bring growth opportunities to British businesses. Plus, a dispute over lithium mining concessions granted by Chile's outgoing president Sebastian Pinera has sparked fierce debate in recent days. Chilean economist Francisco Meneses tells us about the importance of lithium to the country's economy, and how incoming head of state Gabriel Boric is walking a tightrope when it comes to building a political coalition. And we're joined by Cary Leahey of the New York-based Decision Economics for a look at what's been happening in the US markets on Thursday.

Dropping Bombs
Sath Lingan. The Desire to Change Your Life. Episode 440 with The Real Brad Lea (TRBL)

Dropping Bombs

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2022 64:27


Sath started a business, did great, and then scaled way too quickly and failed miserably in two years by not listening and being stubborn.  Sath then took a year while wholesaling cars to truly find himself and really sit with his insecurities to really find his purpose.  Sath then began wholesaling and sourcing cars for other dealers and in COVID-19 found the need of how much impact he could be making by running a national wholesale lead generation business that gets leads and closes them for a nationwide dealer network that he has. Now, Sath's team ison projection to facilitate these leads into closing over $100,000,000 in cars bought through our lead generation this year. Listen in to his journey… 00:00 Intro 02:21 “Once I figured out what inner peace was and my vision was clear, I knew I would figure it out.” - Sath Lingan 02:54 How Sath went bankrupt 06:51 “If you only set your mind to 100k that will be your cap.” - Sath Lingan 10:47 Car shortage 12:24 “Technology is the quickest way to scale.” - Sath Lingan 16:28 Mindset 20:16 Be useful 20:44 Bomb 1: The impact you have on others 24:00 Law of attraction 24:38 “Don't invest in something you don't align with.” - Sath Lingan 26:22 Top three things to focus on 30:40 Spiritual Mentor 36:00 Recap of top three 42:35 Asking yourself the right questions 46:56 Selling to the Indian culture 52:00 The power of the mind 55:30 “Roll with the punches” 58:03 Get Brad's book The Hard Way on Amazon or Barnes and Noble! 01:00:12 Follow Sath @sathgl  

Tough Girl Podcast
Samantha Turner - Serial challenge adventurer, executive coach, mum of two boys, and unfortunately, recently diagnosed with stage 4 cancer.

Tough Girl Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2022 51:04


Bio written by her friend:   “Sam, 47, has an interesting and diverse background, having Indian and English heritage and growing up between the UK, USA and Middle East.    Over the past few years she has set herself multiple challenges raising money for charity or just doing for fun.    In 2019, Sam set herself 12 challenges:  Cold Water Swimming Championships 10K Winter run Climbing one of the more challenging routes up Snowdon Swimathon (5k swim) Great Northern SwimRun (Lake Windermere) Selkie Henley Classic - night / dawn swim SwimRun Tooting Bec Running a half marathon Not drinking any alcohol for 28 days Marathon run North Downs 50k walk Trekking two marathons in two days through the desert   Unfortunately in late 2020, she was diagnosed with stage four cancer which was a huge blow to her, her family and friends. I certainly thought that would be the end of her adventuring and it felt immensely sad.    However Sam has a remarkable positive energy and outlook on life and has been determined to carry on as normal.    This year, while managing ongoing cancer treatment, she has already completed the Arcticbear swim challenge over winter, the 100km jurassic coast walk challenge, the great north 5km swim in lake Windermere, the lake Windermere trail walk challenge, The Selkie Henley classic 2km upstream swim at dawn, and Henley mile swim (I've probably missed more!).    I have been lucky enough to share some of these adventures with her and have learnt so much along the way.    From learning to enjoy those precious moments in the outdoors or in the water, to persevering even when things seem impossible.    I think a lot of your listeners would benefit from hearing her story, knowing where she has come from, what she is battling today and her vision for the future.”     New episodes of the Tough Girl Podcast go live every Tuesday at 7am UK time - Hit the subscribe button so you don't miss out.    The Tough Girl Podcast is sponsorship and ad free thanks to the monthly financial support of patrons.    Support the mission to increase the amount of female role models in the media. Visit www.patreon.com/toughgirlpodcast and subscribe - super quick and easy to do and it makes a massive difference. Thank you.   Show notes Who is Sam Living inLondon with her husband and 2 boys Not being sporty growing up but enjoying spending time in the outdoors Moving to America at 8 years old Being put off running at a young age Going to boarding school in the UK Spending time abroad with family How her parents met Studying psychology and music at university  Not following her passion at a young age Meeting her husband and moving to London Having her children at 39 and 42 Asking herself - What am I doing with my life? Needing to get her life back on track How having children changed her priorities  Loosing her identity Signing up for a 100k walk from London to Brighton Getting to the half way point… Mind over matter and how it has played a huge part in her life especially in recent years Being inspired by Dr. Joe Dispenza  Learning to believe in herself again Needing to make a lifestyle change Setting out in 2019 to do 12 challenges Cold water…. The challenges of lockdown and not being able to swim The power of consistency Planning 12 challenges at the end of 2018 Wanting to be prepared  Involving her family in the training and the challenges Doing something that she's not good at The South Down's 50k Walk and taking on the desert Doing events with Ultra Challenge Going through woodland at nighttime Dealing with the heat of the desert 2020 and the challenges faced Wanting to make a career change Being diagnosed with breast cancer  Stage 4 cancer and being given all the options Going through the menopause in 3 weeks Getting back into cold water and how it helped  Starting treatment at home Taking on a 5k swim in Lake Windermere Balancing life, challenges, family and treatment Making sure the children are aware of what's going on The next 2 challenges… Wanting to take on a relay swim across the channel! Putting the group together Swimming for an hour at a time Getting swimming lessons Connect and follow with Sam Final words of advice for other women Do things that bring you joy  Believe you can do it   Social Media   Website: walkingwithsam.com    Coaching Website: www.samanthaturner.co.uk    Facebook: @samantha.turner.1042    Linkedin: @samantha-jane-turner    Fundraising pages with details about her challenges:   www.justgiving.com/Samantha-Turner22   www.justgiving.com/fundraising/samantha-turner42  

Restaurant Hoppen
Diwesh Bhattarai—Saffron Modern Indian Kitchen

Restaurant Hoppen

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2022 55:16


The Executive Chef and co-owner of one of Omaha's newest restaurants, Diwesh Bhattarai describes the risks and long road he had to take to make this decade-long dream of opening his own spot a reality. We also discuss how he's putting modern twists on Indian cuisine, the details that go into bringing a restaurant concept from thoughts to reality, and so much more. Also follow up on Facebook, Twitter,  Instagram, AND at RestaurantHoppen.com! Sponsored by Certified Piedmontese. Visit their website, use Promo Code: HOPPEN, and receive 25% off your order! A Hurrdat Media Production. Hurrdat Media is a digital media and commercial video production company based in Omaha, NE. Find more podcasts on the Hurrdat Media Network and learn more about our other services today on HurrdatMedia.com.

Hard Factor
1/13/22: Mexican Cartels Are Using Drones To Drop Bombs & Australian Politician Puts Out Most Offensive Covid Video Of All Time

Hard Factor

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2022 74:31


On todays Hard Factor News….Key West, FL vandal caught cause he's cheap, Kodak Black NHL game twerking video lights up the internet, Matt Gaetz & Prince Andrew Updates, Taco Bell is selling insanely expensive chicken wings (00:25:50), Mexican cartels are using drones to drop bombs on rivals, UK surgeon who was branding his patients new livers (00:40:10), Illinois elementary school parents do not want Satanic Temple meeting on their property, Kazakhstan violence worsens, Indian man loves the vaccine shots a little too much, Western Australia Premiere puts out one of the most offensive videos of all time (01:07:55) (00:00:00) - Timestamps Cup of Coffee in the Big Time (00:09:50) - Fun Fact: Surveillance Conducted From 400 Feet And Above Does Not Require A Warrant (00:11:40) - Holidays: National Gluten Free Day, National Rubber Ducky Day, National Public Broadcasting Day (00:15:05) - This Day in History: 2021 President Trump Becomes First President To Be Impeached Twice & 1968 Johnny Cash Recorded Johnny Cash At Folsom Prison (00:16:05) - Story Update - Key West Vandal Identified By Bartender Because Suspect Did Not Tip Him (00:17:48) - RIP Ronnie Spector, Lead Singer Of The Ronettes (00:20:45) - Kodak Black Video - Caught Twerking At NHL Game In Suite (00:25:50) - Taco Bell's Chicken Wings Are Outrageously Expensive (00:28:35) - Matt Gaetz Update (00:31:50) - Prince Andrew Will Face Civil Trial For Sex Crimes (00:34:35) - VIDEO Mexican Cartels Are Now Using Drones To Drop Bombs On Rivals (00:40:10) - UK Surgeon Caught After It Was Discovered He Was Branding Livers With His Initials During Liver Transplants He Was Performing (00:51:30) - Illinois Elementary School Parents Are Upset About The Satanic Temple Holding Meetings At Their Kids School TikTok International Moment (00:58:20) - Kazakhstan - Violent Protests Are Literally Too Bloody To Show You & People Are Falling Out Of Windows Due To Russia's Help (01:03:00) - India - One Man Has Received 12 Vaccine Shots In Last 11 Months (01:07:55) - Australia - Western Australia Premiere Puts Out Highly Offensive Video Targeting Aboroginal Peoples These stories, and much more, brought to you by our incredible sponsors: HelloFresh - Go to HelloFresh.com/hardfactor16 and use code hardfactor16 for up to 16 free meals AND 3 free gifts from America's #1 Meal Kit! PredictIt - Go to PredictIt.org/promo/HARDFACTOR40 to get up to $40 matched on your first deposit in the stock market of politics! Go to store.hardfactor.com and patreon.com/hardfactor to support the pod with incredible merch and bonus podcasts Leave us a Voicemail at 512-270-1480, send us a voice memo to hardfactorvoicemail@gmail.com, and/or leave a 5-Star review on Apple Podcasts to hear it on Friday's show

Thale-Harate Kannada Podcast
ಕಲೆ-ತಪಸ್ಸು-ಕಾಣ್ಕೆ. The Legacy of Ananda Coomaraswamy ft. Surya Prakash BS

Thale-Harate Kannada Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2022 58:45


ನಿರೂಪಕ ಸೂರ್ಯ ಪ್ರಕಾಶ್ ಅವರು ವಿದ್ವಾಂಸ ಆನಂದ ಕುಮಾರಸ್ವಾಮಿಯವರು ಭಾರತೀಯ ಸಂಸ್ಕೃತಿ, ದರ್ಶನಗಳು, ಮತ್ತು ಕಲೆಯ ಬಗೆಗಿನ ಆಳವಾದ ಚಿಂತನೆಗಳು ಹಾಗು ಅವರ ಕೊಡುಗೆಗಳ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಮಾತನಾಡುತ್ತಾರೆ.Host Surya Prakash talks about the legacy and the contributions of polymath Ananda Coomaraswamy on understanding and appreciating philosophies, cultures, and art from the Indian subcontinent.Announcement! You can now watch new Thale-Harate episodes on YouTube with video! Visit https://ivm.today/haratevideo to see all Thale-Harate video episodes.ಸೂರ್ಯ ಪ್ರಕಾಶ್ ಅವರು ನಮ್ಮ ತಲೆ-ಹರಟೆ ಕನ್ನಡ ಪಾಡ್ಕಾಸ್ಟ್ ನ 126ನೆ ಸಂಚಿಕೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಪವನ್ ಶ್ರೀನಾಥ್ ಅವರೊಂದಿಗೆ ಅನಂದ ಕುಮಾರಸ್ವಾಮಿಯವರ ಕೊಡುಗೆಗಳು ಹಾಗು ಅದರಿಂದ ಕಲೆತ ವಿಷಯಗಳನ್ನು ಹಂಚಿಕೊಳ್ಳುತ್ತಾರೆ. ಕುಮಾರಸ್ವಾಮಿಯವರ ಕೃತಿಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ಕಾಣಸಿಗುವ ಪ್ರಮುಖ ವಿಚಾರಗಳು ಮತ್ತು ಪರಿಕಲ್ಪನೆಗಳನ್ನು ಸಾಧಾರವಾಗಿ ತಿಳಿಸುತ್ತಾರೆ. ಬನ್ನಿ ಕೇಳಿ!Ananda Kentish Muthu Coomaraswamy (1877-1947) is a Sri Lanka-born scholar, thinker, art historian and philosopher. He interpreted and communicated Indian art, philosophy, texts, and traditions to Western and Global audiences. A peer of Rabindranath Tagore and other Indian thinkers, Coomaraswamy also contributed to the Swadeshi movement and made important academic contributions to the understanding of Indian and Eastern philosophies, art and traditions. His views are said to belong to the school of Perennial Philosophy or Philosophia perennis.On Episode 126 of the Thale-Harate Kannada Podcast, Surya Prakash talks to Pavan Srinath about his personal appreciation and learnings from Coomaraswamy's works, which he has been reading and learning from over the past 15 years. Surya shares important ideas and concepts from Coomaraswamy's works, and illustrates it with examples drawn from his work from phases of Coomaraswamy's life.Related Links:- Article: Ananda Coomaraswamy and his century-long legacy by Janik Sittampalam- The Dance of Siva - Fourteen Indian Essays by Ananda Coomaraswamy [Free PDF link] [Amazon ebook & book]- More writings by Ananda Coomaraswamy on The Internet Archive.Related Episodes:- ಓರಿಯೆಂಟಲಿಸಂ ಮತ್ತು ಸಮಾಜ ಶಾಸ್ತ್ರಗಳು. Orientalism and the Social Sciences (with Vivek Dhareshwar)- ಸಂಪ್ರದಾಯ ಮತ್ತು ಸುಧಾರಣೆ. Tradition and Reform (with AP Ashwin Kumar)ಫಾಲೋ ಮಾಡಿ. Follow the Thalé-Haraté Kannada Podcast @haratepod. Facebook: https://facebook.com/HaratePod/ , Twitter: https://twitter.com/HaratePod/ and Instagram: https://instagram.com/haratepod/ .ಈಮೇಲ್ ಕಳಿಸಿ, send us an email at haratepod@gmail.com or send a tweet and tell us what you think of the show!You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the new and improved IVM Podcast App on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios and check out our website at https://ivmpodcasts.com/ .You can also listen to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Gaana, Amazon Music Podcasts, JioSaavn, Castbox, or any other podcast app. We also have some video episodes up on YouTube! ಬನ್ನಿ ಕೇಳಿ!

Today's Catholic Mass Readings
Today's Catholic Mass Readings Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Today's Catholic Mass Readings

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2022


Full Text of ReadingsWednesday of the First Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 307All podcast readings are produced by the USCCB and are from the Catholic Lectionary, based on the New American Bible and approved for use in the United States _______________________________________The Saint of the day is Saint Marguerite Bourgeoys“God closes a door and then opens a window,” people sometimes say when dealing with their own disappointment or someone else's. That was certainly true in Marguerite's case. Children from European as well as Native American backgrounds in 17th-century Canada benefited from her great zeal and unshakable trust in God's providence. Born the sixth of 12 children in Troyes, France, Marguerite at the age of 20 believed that she was called to religious life. Her applications to the Carmelites and Poor Clares were unsuccessful. A priest friend suggested that perhaps God had other plans for her. In 1654, the governor of the French settlement in Canada visited his sister, an Augustinian canoness in Troyes. Marguerite belonged to a sodality connected to that convent. The governor invited her to come to Canada and start a school in Ville-Marie (eventually the city of Montreal). When she arrived, the colony numbered 200 people with a hospital and a Jesuit mission chapel. Soon after starting a school, she realized her need for coworkers. Returning to Troyes, she recruited a friend, Catherine Crolo, and two other young women. In 1667, they added classes at their school for Indian children. A second trip to France three years later resulted in six more young women and a letter from King Louis XIV, authorizing the school. The Congregation of Notre Dame was established in 1676 but its members did not make formal religious profession until 1698 when their Rule and constitutions were approved. Marguerite established a school for Indian girls in Montreal. At the age of 69, she walked from Montreal to Quebec in response to the bishop's request to establish a community of her sisters in that city. By the time she died, she was referred to as the “Mother of the Colony.” Marguerite was canonized in 1982. Reflection It's easy to become discouraged when plans that we think that God must endorse are frustrated. Marguerite was called not to be a cloistered nun but to be a foundress and an educator. God had not ignored her after all. Saint of the DayCopyright Franciscan Media

Bob Enyart Live
Bob Debates a Naked Belizean (by phone, thankfully)

Bob Enyart Live

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2022


Broadcast classic- (Click here for original)Post-show Note: Of course Belizian believers are not the only ones to commit this type of sin. For example, a fundamentalist minister in California, Pastor Jeff B., told his congregation that he had become a nudist. (Thankfully he was defrocked by his ordinaining authority.) After he left the church, he began running a nudist facility. Since the fall of mankind, Satan has been trying to undo what God did when He clothed Adam and Eve. From John Wesley's Journal: Of pictures I do not pretend to be a judge; but there is one, by Paul Rubens, which particularly struck me, both with the design and the execution of it. It is Zacharias and Elisabeth, with John the Baptist, two or three years old, coming to visit Mary, and our Lord sitting upon her knee. The passions are surprisingly expressed, even in the children; but I could not see either the decency or common sense of painting them stark naked. Nothing can defend or excuse this; it is shockingly absurd, even an Indian being the judge. I allow, a man who paints thus may have a good hand but certainly no brains. For Related Insanity: See kgov.com/religious-acceptance-of-immorality. Today's Resource: Morality: Why God Forbids Sexual Immorality A Testimony with Bob Enyart: Why does God forbid sexual immorality? This is Bob's most heart-rending video. He tells the sad part of the story of his own life. Learn about the effects of pornography on men and on children and how porn can pervade a young life, in school, at camp, and sometimes even in little league.

The Uncurated Life Podcast
Is "Wellness" The New "Diet"? | 144

The Uncurated Life Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2022 26:07


It's January, the biggest month of the year for diets… or is it “wellness” now? DISCLAIMER Colorful words may be used. don't be alarmed. NEWSLETTER https://view.flodesk.com/pages/61525a85337f1c2aacf52f6d Etsy Shop is open! https://www.etsy.com/shop/CGBPrints FIND ME ON ALL THE THINGS Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/cindyguentertbaldo YouTube - https://youtube.com/c/CindyGuentertBaldo Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/llamaletters/ Discord - https://discord.gg/Rwpp7Ww Pinterest - https://www.pinterest.com/llamaletters/ Website - www.cindyguentertbaldo.com STUFF I MENTIONED Good Housekeeping Article - https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/health/diet-nutrition/a35036808/what-is-diet-culture/ Maintenance Phase - http://maintenancephase.com/ Inquiries - cindy@cindyguentertbaldo.com   TRANSCRIPTION Hello, everybody. Welcome back to the uncurated life podcast. Before I even get into this episode, I wanted to give you a bit of a trigger warning for anybody who struggles with, talk about weight. Talk about dieting, talk about exercise, talk about disordered eating and all of that. I will be talking about my thoughts on how wellness and dieting seem to be.   Kind of interchanged with each other right now, is this all my own thoughts and my own experiences, but I know that for some people, this can be a conversation that can be really hard for them. So I'm just letting you know, upfront that if you need to skip this episode, no hard feelings. Totally understand.   But I wanted to say that upfront because I love you. Let's get going. Not that this is your first time here. My name is Cindy Guentert-Baldo this is kind of a heavy one to get started on, but it also kind of gives you an idea of sort of the, the different ways that this podcast kind of takes shape. I love to talk about how we live our lives on the internet.   And for me, that can show up in some sassy molassey and that can also show up in some kind of heavier conversations. And today's definitely going to be on the heavier side, but it is something that has been weighing on me quite a bit. Recently, no pun intended. And that is, is wellness. The new diet.   Imagine. Wellness and diet, both being in quotes. Now I had already had this thought and I will kind of talk about that a little bit in a hot minute here, but if you don't already listen to it, maintenance phase is a fantastic podcast where they dissect a lot of things around diet, culture and wellness culture, and it's fascinating.   And it has helped me really unpack some of the stuff that I have had ingrained in me for a long ass time. And. I think that if you haven't listened to it, I'll make sure to link it in the show notes. There talk about wellness and diet has been really instrumental for me in solidifying some of the thoughts I was already having.   Although I will also say that I don't have very solid thoughts on this. This is more of a stream of consciousness conversation that brings in my experiences and my thoughts on the subject. And this will be an ongoing conversation, I think, cause it's fascinating to me lately, especially as it pertains to myself, my body image.   And how some of those things can impact my kids. So I guess a good place to start is my history with dieting. I'm 42 years old. Well, I'm almost 42. I keep saying I'm 42, but I haven't quite turned 42 yet, but I'm getting there. I grew up in the eighties in the nineties. Dieting was everywhere, but it wasn't really something that was impressed upon me, partly because I grew.   In a fairly poor household. And there wasn't really any conversation about dieting because the conversation was often about. W what kind of food we were going to have for dinner? Like where are we going to have to go get the free government food? Or where are we going to have to get something on clearance at the grocery store that my mom was going to have to make stretch?   It, it wasn't like a, it wasn't a real conversation in our house. If my mom was into diet culture. Honestly, I don't remember it now. My sisters could totally contradict me on this. I also was a very self-absorbed teenager, especially, but I don't remember my mom being super into, into diet culture for one.   My mom, as a profession was a cook. She did was a kitchen manager at a restaurant at the cafeteria. She worked in various kitchens throughout her life and loved to cook. Unfortunately, when it came to our meals, she was burned out on cooking for the most part, and also trying to stretch a very, very meager budget when it came to our food.   But she wasn't afraid of. On top of that, my mom was a bigger lady. She was not skinny by any stretch of the means. She was a much a bigger person, but she seemed to have quite a bit, at least again, from my memory of a fairly good body image of herself, partly because my dad thought that she was just absolutely gorgeous and.   They may have fought like cats and dogs, but they also were high school sweethearts and super into each other. And so, again, from my perspective, I'm not speaking for my mom and my mom has passed away. So she can't really speak for herself anymore. But from what I remember observing. I didn't get a lot of my issues with food from my mom's specifically when I was in high school, I did have body image issues, but most of my body image issues were surrounded by the fact that I was six, two.   I grew a foot and a half in a year. And when you AE are super tall female and be. It's like the mid nineties and they haven't really started selling like long sizes and a lot of the super discount stores, which is all we could afford to shop at. I wound up having to do things like wear men's jeans because they were the only ones that weren't high waters on me.   So most of my body image issues that I remember were surrounded by, um, how tall I was not my weight. I honestly don't really remember being super. Annoyed by my weight in high school, what I will say. And again, this can go back to my self absorbed. Anise is that both of my sisters tended towards my mom's body shapes.   They were both are both larger than me. And maybe part of me was like, oh, well, I don't have to worry about that. Cause I'm skinnier than them, which is a shitty thing to say, but. I can totally see myself sort of internalizing that. I just don't remember any real issues that I had with body image that wasn't around, both my height and the fact that I have never been able to give my hair.   Like I didn't even know. Straight irons were like flat irons were a thing. I just thought people had naturally smooth hair and my shitty hair and my shitty teeth were just because I was poor. I found out later. Yeah, that is part of it because I couldn't afford the things to make them fancy, but it wasn't that fancy people, rich people just happen to be more fancy know they can afford the ways to be more fancy suffice it to say, I didn't start struggling with weight until I got.   It really started when I was in my first marriage. And some of it came from comments that my ex-husband made, that had to do with his standards for beauty. And they weren't about me being. Overweight. They were about me having smaller boobs basically. And I internalized a lot of that. I don't think he really knew when he told me those things, that that was going to impact me for years to come.   I think for him, he was just making an offhanded comment, but. For me, they did impact me for a long time. And the, and again, this goes back to a lot of what I've been thinking about lately, which is it's very easy for us to make offhanded comments. About ourselves, about other people that we don't think are a big deal, but there may be people overhearing what we're saying or that we're saying them to, whether it's our kids, whether it's other people in our lives, whatever the case may be.   And so what to us, does it seem a big deal because we've already internalized it or it just doesn't seem like a big deal to us. It could be really awful for somebody else. And that's just been something that I've been grappling with lately. Again, that particular comment did not make me really worry about my weight.   The worrying about my weight began when I was pregnant and it wasn't even when I was pregnant, my first pregnancy with cat, I went 41 weeks. I gained 70 pounds and when I had cat, cat was a little under 10 pounds. I was having a lot of trouble dropping the weight at first. And I wanted to, I wanted to just get back to my normal and believe me, my normal has Al was always at the time, like 180 pounds.   Again, I'm six, two. I wasn't ever expecting to be super, super skinny or anything. I just didn't want to be where I was at the time. So I went on weight Watchers for the first time. And this first round of WeightWatchers that I was on was successful for me. I wound up losing the majority of that weight and feeling really good about it.   I wasn't exercising all that much cause exercise and I have never been good friends with each other, but I was like just really counting calories and restricting the food I was eating and it worked. And then I got pregnant again. And this time with RJ. Because of various circumstances, which I can totally go into in another video.   A lot of it was my fault. Uh, we wound up, I wasn't working and we wound up having a lot of trouble, like with money in general, in the early days of my pregnancy with RJ, I wound up going without food for a week because I was so worried that we wouldn't have enough money for food and for gas to get me to the job I was going to.   And I ended up blacking out at my training. So. Suffice it to say that even when I started working again, I did not have either the time because I had a toddler or the disposable income to indulge all of my cravings. When I was pregnant with cat dude, I was all about the Wienerschnitzel, corn dogs and shit, or chili dogs, and shit like that.   But with RJ, I only gained 20 pounds. And then on top of that, he was almost 11 pounds when he was born. So that to me felt like, like triumphant, but I did again, try to go on weight Watchers to lose the weight a second time. And this time I struggled with it. However, I discovered that there was another way that one could lose weight.   Enter the time in my life. When I was below my goal weight, I was the skinniest I had ever been in my life. Not only that people were telling me how good I looked, I was also the most miserable I had ever been in my life. It was when things were really bad between my ex-husband and I, and I was a manager at trader Joe's and I was working 50 plus hours a week on a schedule where I barely saw my.   It was chain smoking. I was only eating basically goldfish, crackers and drinking. Coca-Cola. That was it. That was basically my life now. No, at this point, I didn't know I had polycystic kidney disease, but my blood pressure, it was only just then starting to skyrocket. Amazing. I can't imagine why. Right. But like, you could see my hips and I felt really, really like, like, like Zoolander would say really, really good looking, but I was utterly miserable.   This is a very self-destructive period of my life. I was drinking too much. All sorts of shit happened again. I might go into this more and more detail one day, but that's not the subject of this podcast.   The best weight I'd ever been in my life was the most unhealthy I'd ever been in my life. And yet I was still proud of myself for being that weight. And for a long time afterwards, once I had gotten out of that marriage, once Jesse and I had started dating and then living together and I put on like the happy, the happy weight, the weight that comes when one stops, one, quit smoking for one and is not like completely and utterly lost.   Depressed and just fucked up for that whole time. Yeah, I put on the weight, but I would keep idealizing this ideal of myself when I was a super skinny, but also really unhealthy. This was the first time it began to occur to me, but not in the front of my mind, in the back of my mind that it's not about how much you weigh when it comes to how healthy you are.   That doesn't mean that there can't be health problems that come with being. In the upper limits of weight and there's things that come with being in the lower ends of the weight spectrum or whatever. I'm not saying that, but what I am saying is that how much someone weighs is not necessarily an indicator of their health.   There are other indicators that are much more obvious making assumptions about someone's health based on their weight is foolish because that doesn't tell you anything. But at the time, I didn't quite think about that.   Now I was never a diet cycler, but in the years after I got together with Jess, I put back on weight because I had quit smoking cold Turkey right before we moved in together. And then. Generally speaking, I was much happier. So I was not like subsiding on crackers and soda anymore. There were times when I would return to my old favorite, the weight Watchers that I did, the whole 30, my kids will make jokes about that to this day, because they were like, mom, are you fucking kidding me?   I flirted with plenty of diets, but I didn't. Um, really go down the super high protein end of things. Mostly because again, knowing that I had kidney disease, that just seemed like a bad idea at the time. However, in the time of this timeframe, I began to notice certain wording around dieting coming from my diet fat free, you know, zero points kind of WeightWatchers lifestyle.   I began to notice with some of my friends. Th their wording was different, but it felt the same very specifically. It was around things like eating, clean, eating, lean, feeling, lean, feeling light, you know? Yeah, cleansing toxins. My first real exposure to this shit started happening. It was happening to me and a group of my friends and I immediately was like, what the fuck does that even mean?   It just sounds like diet talked. Clothed differently. And I had evidence of that fairly soon. I had a friend who blacked out from not eating enough in there eating lean phase or whatever. And so I was like, okay, this, this is kind of concerning me. But again, it didn't cause me to take a look at what I was trying to do.   Like, okay, this person is saying they want to eat clean and feel light. And I'm like, I'm kind of worried about you, man. But then I turn around and I'm like, how many? Zero point snacks can I get in today? Right.   So that all leads me to the most recent years where I've really, I've really kind of changed my thought process on all of it. One of the things that changed that thought process is having polycystic kidney disease. Literally because my kidneys are massive. They make me look pregnant and has taken me a long time.   I'm talking up until recent days where I can look at myself in the mirror and not completely hate the way I look. I recognize why I look the way I look and. I am trying real hard to love my body, but I think I've at least gotten to a point where I liked my body. I don't love the way it feels a lot at the time, but I also am at a point now there's nothing like fucking chronic kidney disease to let you know that when you eat something that your body doesn't like, your body lets you know, real quickly and that's where I'm at right now.   So it's a balance of how nauseated I am. Most of the time. And how certain things that I tend to go towards when I'm nauseated might make me feel like shit. Maybe because of my medications, maybe because of my kidney function, it depends on the thing, but it's, it's helped me work my way through it. I don't recommend this.   I don't recommend chronic genetic illness as a way to help you figure out your. Your issues with diet culture, plot twist, though, as I was starting to come to terms with my body, both how it felt and how it looked. I started to also notice at the same time that all of those things that were beginning to irk me years ago with my friends about eating clean and all of that, we're starting to take over the fucking world of dieting and so on and so forth.   Thanks to things like goop and all sorts of other shit. This idea of eating clean wellness, flushing your toxins, and. People talking about flushing, their toxins is one of the things that annoys the everliving shit out of me. If you have working kidneys, that's their job and your liver's job as somebody who does not have very well working kidneys when I need, when there comes a day, when I need to flush my toxins, that's done with dialysis.   So miss me with your fucking talks and flushing. Thank you very much. Moving forward. So noticing that, that eating clean the way that instead of talking about going on a diet, now, people were talking about improving their wellness and an eating clean and restricting carbs and whatever the case may be, it's they wouldn't say restricting, they would say I'm avoiding carbs or whatever.   The language softened, it felt a lot more like Gwenyth Paltrow, the way that you would talk about things. And then. I began to notice how I was talking about food around my kids.   When I talked about being bad, when it came to eating something, when I talked about. Having a cheat day or whatever. I didn't ever notice those things. But remember what I said before about comments that you think are not innocuous impacting people harder when one of your teenagers struggles with disordered eating, especially around avoiding and restricting foods.   You begin to recognize whenever that stuff starts to come out of your mouth and that began to happen for me. And so, even though I felt like I was coming to better terms with how I saw my body, I realized that I had a lot of the training retraining to do and how I talked about shit in general, because some of those things that to me were kind of throwaway comments.   We're impacting my kid in a way that was forming their opinions of themselves so that as they went into their life, they might change how they feel about certain things. Now that's kind of where I'm at now. So that gives you sort of the beginning to the, the current state of how I am feeling like I'm more at peace with my body.   Not at peace of the fact that my body is shutting down, but at peace with what I need to do in order to feel less shit. And not worry about the rest of it. That's where I'm at right now. Like currently I need to start reducing my salt according to my nephrologist. So that's something to think about, but not because I'm worried about being fat beat because I need to reduce salt for my blood pressure sake because I have kidney disease.   So I'm comfortable with where I'm at with my body. I mean, I'd be comfortable in my body, but that is reasons beyond my control. But what I am comfortable with is how I feel about my body. And I have hard days. But they're fewer than they used to be. But right now, currently, what I am worried about is my kids, not just the one, discover this, dealing with disordered eating, but both of them and the images they're taking into the world, as well as really thinking about like the things that are so deep inside of me, that I don't even notice them.   I want to remove as many landmines as possible, both for my kids and for myself. Anyway, now that we've talked about that, I want to talk about a few things that, that, um, are kind of at the forefront of my brain when it comes to this whole idea of wellness versus diet and how they're both just basically insidious.   One thing for me is the obsession with food. And this is something that my kid is working on, right. This obsession with eating the right foods. Which is now it's like, let's eat the clean foods. Let's eat the non, the non-toxic foods, whatever used to be let's eat the fat free foods or the no points foods or the no carbs foods or the low carbs foods or whatever the language has changed.   It used to be like, they would say like fat free or low fat or whatever, but now it's about eating clean. I keep coming back to that, but that's like eating clean and wellness are like fucking two sides of the same goddamn. I'm not saying eating less processed foods is terrible. It's a, it's fine. It's a good thing.   But when you start assigning morality to your food, that's when we start heading into trouble territory. Assigning some foods as good. And some foods is bad. Some foods as naughty in some foods is nice. Some foods is clean and some foods is dirty. That's assigning moral judgements to food that doesn't fucking exist.   It's just food. And believe me, when I say it is just a first world problem too, because if you think about it, If you really wanted to improve, people's eating. If you really wanted to improve public health, if you really wanted to improve all of these things, if it wasn't about beauty standards, if it was about real overall health that we would be working on things like bringing accessible food to food deserts.   Stopping equating obesity with health problems because really the health problems need to be addressed. The obesity is not the health problem. You can address it. If there's an issue that's causing like joint pain or whatever, but if you have health problems, doctors need to look at that first. And having access to things like open space, places for people to walk easily accessible things for people to do where they can move their body and making it so that moving your butt, like getting people, the clue that you just want to find a way to move your body, that you like, you don't have to punish yourself.   Exercise. Shouldn't be punishment. I'm getting on a tangent tangent here, tirade. I'm very sorry about that. I'm actually not very sorry about that, hashtag, sorry, not sorry. I will say that aside from my own management of changing my language around food and exercise and trying to remove the morality from food, the other things that really, really piss me off are a, the way that people make assumptions about.   Based on body size and that's gonna be an entirely different podcast. I can tell you from my own experience and from experience of my family members, the differences in ways one might get treated at the doctor's office based on how big you are, right? The way that you can't necessarily be diagnosed with an eating disorder.   If you aren't at a certain BMI, which excludes everybody, who's not at a super low BMI who also has disordered eating. And then of course, there's my anger at companies selling us. Now it's wellness culture used to be diet culture. Now it's wellness culture companies sell it to us because the way you sell something to someone, as you identify the problem, and then you sell them a way to fix it.   And so for company and wellness, dieting, all, that's a huge Indian. And so companies can make more money if they're selling a solutions to why we're fat solutions, to why we're unhealthy solutions, to help us with our wellness, as opposed to actually addressing the systemic things, donating money, or doing all the things advocating for government help for the.   Actually will cause society as a better as a whole to be more well, we're selling us this thing that makes us feel like, well, if we do this and we eat clean and we remove all of our toxins and blah-blah-blah, then, then we might get closer to Gwyneth Paltrow. You know, I don't know. This is a big rant. You guys, I don't even think this is as organized as I wanted it to be, but we go back to my central thesis.   Right? Is wellness the new diet? Yes. Yes, it is. I think that it feels like, and I got this from wellness, from wellness, from maintenance phase, they said something like, sometimes it feels like you just take a bunch of papers about, or like advertisements about diet and control F and replace all of the diet with wellness.   And there you go. It's the same fucking shit. And I'm not saying taking care of yourself, self care, that sort of thing is not important. But what I am saying is that companies. And gurus and people trying to make money off of us capitalism if they take diet, which is an extremely, extremely lucrative industry.   But it's starting to get a bad rap because dieting does not sound like the business in 2022. If they repackage it as wellness, suddenly people are willing to buy it again. I'm trying to be more discerning about that. And my hope is that if you struggle with this, that this might help you get a little bit of clarity towards being more discerning about it.   And I know this was ramble-y, this was all over the place, but I needed to get some of this off my chest. I will be re-exploring this topic more in upcoming days or upcoming months, whatever. But in the meantime, what I would love to know if you understood or agreed with any of this, let me know in Instagram stories, tag me at @llamaletters so I can see it share this podcast.   If that's interesting to you, I just I'd really like to know your thoughts anyway. Thanks to my patrons for sponsoring this episode. That's what they always do and the rad, and you can check it out at www.patreon.com/cindyguentertbaldo to find out more. Thank you so much for listening until next time, my friends peace out.

Mango Bae
Mango Bae #154: Anti-Social Media

Mango Bae

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2022 50:27


Mango Bae goes viral! Our take on Vir Das set the internet ablaze - we talk some of the hilarious comments on both sides of the issue. Our Brown of the Week is the businessman Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani. He is connected romantically to the disgraced Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes. She accuses him of being abusive - was he really or was he just a super Indian uncle? We then get into the main topic of social media - it is slowly crushing us as a society and we go off on it!!! Finally, we have a Mango Bae Fixes Your Life, where RG writes in and asks for advice on getting over his ex. Join that patreon for exclusive content! Patreon.com/mangobaeSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

The Seen and the Unseen - hosted by Amit Varma
Ep 259: The Loneliness of the Indian Woman

The Seen and the Unseen - hosted by Amit Varma

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2022 237:37


Indian women are lonely in the bedroom, lonely in the kitchen, lonely in the workplace. Shrayana Bhattacharya joins Amit Varma in episode 259 of The Seen and the Unseen to discuss the interior and exterior lives of these unseen millions. Also check out 1. Desperately Seeking Shah Rukh: India's Lonely Young Women and the Search for Intimacy and Independence -- Shrayana Bhattacharya. 2. Select Shah Rukh Khan films: Baazigar, DDLJ, Dil Tho Pagal Hai, Kal Ho Naa Ho, Dilwale, Mohabbatein. 3. Shar Rukh Khan interviews selected by Shrayana: 1, 2, 3, 4. 4. The Power to Choose -- Naila Kabeer. 5. Naila Kabeer on Amazon. 6. Counting for Nothing: What Men Value and What Women are Worth -- Marilyn Waring. 7. The Odd Woman and the City -- Vivian Gornick. 8. Vivian Gornick on Amazon. 9. Future Sex -- Emily Witt. 10. Kamala Das's autobiography, poems and stories. 11. Deborah Levy and Bell Hooks on Amazon. 12. Poor Economics -- Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo. 13. Exit, Voice, and Loyalty -- Albert O Hirschman. 14. The Art of Loving -- Erich Fromm. 15. The Penguin Complete Novels of Nancy Mitford. 16. Selected Satire: Fifty Years of Ignorance -- Shrilal Shukla. 17. Most of Amit Varma's writing on DeMon, collected in one Twitter thread. 18. Dani Rodrik's tweet thread about the 'jerk quotient' in economics. 19. The Hidden Taxes on Women -- Sendhil Mullainathan. 20. "Academia is a giant circlejerk" -- Amit Varma's tweet. 21. Episodes of The Seen and the Unseen with Ajay Shah (in reverse chronological order): 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. 22. The Universe of Chuck Gopal -- Episode 258 of The Seen and the Unseen. 23. Miss Excel on Instagram and TikTok. 24. Bahujan Economics. 25. Raghuram Rajan at the Harvard Kennedy School in 2018. (Minute 5 onwards.) 26. In Service of the Republic -- Vijay Kelkar and Ajay Shah. 27. Superforecasting -- Philip Tetlock and Dan Gardner. 28. Listen, The Internet Has SPACE -- Amit Varma. 29. Raees: An Empty Shell of a Gangster Film -- Amit Varma. 30. The Baptist, the Bootlegger and the Dead Man Walking -- Amit Varma. 31. Bootleggers and Baptists-The Education of a Regulatory Economist -- Bruce Yandle. 32. Episodes of The Seen and the Unseen with Jai Arjun Singh and Uday Bhatia. 33. The Life and Times of Abhinandan Sekhri -- Episode 254 of The Seen and the Unseen. 34. Films, Feminism, Paromita -- Episode 155 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Paromita Vohra). 35. Modi's Lost Opportunity -- Episode 119 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Salman Soz). 36. Women at Work -- Episode 132 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Namita Bhandare). 37. What explains the decline in female labour force participation in India? -- Urmila Chatterjee, Rinku Murgai and Martin Rama. 38. Why Are Fewer Married Women Joining the Work Force in India? -- Farzana Afridi, Taryn Dinkelman and Kanika Mahajan. 39. India Moving — Chinmay Tumbe. 40. India = Migration -- Episode 128 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Chinmay Tumbe). 41. House of Secrets: The Burari Deaths. 42. The Right to Sex -- Amia Srinivasan. 43. 'Let Me Interrupt Your Expertise With My Confidence' -- New Yorker cartoon by Jason Adam Katzenstein. 44. Katty Kay and Claire Shipman -- Katty Kay and Claire Shipman. 45. The Ugliness of the Indian Male -- Mukul Kesavan. 46. The Blank Noise Project by Jasmeen Patheja. 47. Why Loiter? -- Shilpa Phadke. 48. The Jackson Katz quote on passive sentence constructions. 49. The Kavita Krishnan Files -- Episode 228 of The Seen and the Unseen. 50. Metrics of Empowerment — Episode 88 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Devika Kher, Nidhi Gupta and Hamsini Hariharan). 51. Jane Austen and Pico Iyer on Amazon. This episode is sponsored by CTQ Compounds. Check out The Daily Reader and FutureStack. Use the code UNSEEN for Rs 2500 off. Check out Amit's online courses, The Art of Clear Writing and The Art of Podcasting. And subscribe to The India Uncut Newsletter. It's free!

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Play Episode Listen Later Jan 8, 2022 56:17


Megachurch goes exclusively online, wounded rabbi charged with financial crimes, Mother Teresa's charity targeted by Indian government, COVID outbreak hits Mormon missionary training facility, Oklahoma law would allow preachers and bibles into classrooms, Utah tech nazi sends antisemitic email to industry leaders, and the pope calls adopting pets "selfish".