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Chain of barrier islands along the coast of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida

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South Carolina from A to Z
“D” is for Daufuskie Island

South Carolina from A to Z

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2021 0:59


“D” is for Daufuskie Island. Daufuskie Island, one of the Sea Islands, is near the mouth of the Savannah River at the southern tip of Beaufort County.

No Laying Up - Golf Podcast
NLU Podcast, Episode 499: LPGA and Euro Tour Championship Recap

No Laying Up - Golf Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 93:02


Jin Young Ko wins the LPGA Tour Championship while Collin Morikawa claims the European Tour championship and the Race to Dubai title. Meanwhile on the PGA Tour, Taylor Gooch wins at Sea Island for his first career victory. We recap all three tournaments, plus the Cat's potential return, the LPGA Tour player of the year process, Rory's wardrobe malfunction, some reaction to our midweek PGL interview pod and much more.

The Golfers Journal Podcast
Episode 94: The Life and Times of Will Mackenzie

The Golfers Journal Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 54:41


Will MacKenzie has lived in an Alaskan cave for 30 days, worked as a kayak instructor in Montana, sold grilled cheeses at Grateful Dead concerts and won twice on the PGA Tour. He's now found his footing as a caddie for the likes of Chris Kirk, where he grapples with thoughts of making a comeback and the reality that fishing sounds a lot more enjoyable than hitting range balls. He joins Tom Coyne between rounds at the RSM Classic at Sea Island to unpack his wild ride of a life, and to pinpoint why it always seems to lead back to golf. 

The Shotgun Start
Embracing the fall series, and writing a Ryder Cup book with Shane Ryan

The Shotgun Start

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 34:40


We are joined by the estimable Shane Ryan for this Friday episode. Shane is at the RSM Classic this week in Sea Island, and jussssst finished a 40-day sprint writing a much-anticipated Ryder Cup book. We begin first with that project -- the arc and elevator pitch of the book, his overarching takeaways from a decade immersed in the Ryder Cup, what it was like to write in such a short span after the conclusion at Whistling Straits, and one especially despairing moment during that writing process. Then we transition to his view from Sea Island, what he likes about the event that some might argue shouldn't exist, and what he's seen this week so far. Shane is also a defender, mild albeit, of the fall series and expounds on what he finds acceptable and endearing about a portion of the schedule that is often an easy target of the misanthropes. Thanks to Shane for the time, and you can preorder his book here.

Fairways of Life with Matt Adams Golf Show
Sprint To The Finish-Fairways of Life w Matt Adams-Fri Nov 19

Fairways of Life with Matt Adams Golf Show

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 61:53


Hear from Nelly Korda, Davis Love III, Zach Johnson and more as recap play at the RSM Classic, CME Group Tour Championship and the DP World Tour Championship. Matt Adams broadcasts live from Sea Island and the RSM Classic with special guests throughout.

Nice Drive Nice 5
Chapter 12: Hurricane Novak Ft. Andrew Novak

Nice Drive Nice 5

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 65:12


Chapter 12, we talk to PGA Tour rookie Andrew Novak live from the Nice Drive Nice 5 Sea Island house! The guy is a baller, someone to watch out for in the near future! We talk St Simons life, pre round prep, his career on the KFT and making it to the PGA Tour. Fun interview and we thank Andrew a ton for coming by to hang out. Shoutout to our sponsors: Inward half Chippo Golf Alpine Bay Golf Course

Fairways of Life with Matt Adams Golf Show
Grand Finale-Fairways of Life w Matt Adams-Thurs Nov 18

Fairways of Life with Matt Adams Golf Show

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 54:46


Matt Adams broadcasts live from Sea Island and the RSM Classic with special guests throughout as we get you ready for round 1 action of the event, DP World Tour Championship and CME Group Tour Championship.

Fairways of Life with Matt Adams Golf Show
Sea Island Special-Fairways of Life w Matt Adams-Wed Nov 17

Fairways of Life with Matt Adams Golf Show

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 64:02


PGA Tour Winners galore stop by including Kevin Streelman, Martin Trainer and more as Matt Adams broadcasts live from the RSM Classic. RSM's Andy Bosman joins us live from the Pro Am.

Up to Par golf podcast
Season End Championships for LPGA & DP World Tour, PGA Tour down at Sea Island and Phil Mickelson wins again!

Up to Par golf podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 39:50


Get all of your golf news in 40 minutes of less!  We had a lot of golf news to cover in this episode.   We have the CME Globe Tour Championship on the LPGA Tour with Nelly Korda, Jin Young Ko, and Lydia Ko leading the way.  The PGA Tour is down at Sea Island for the last full field event of 2021!   Listen today for a course review, updates on the field, and our picks of the week.  Last but not least the European Tour / DP World Tour ends its season with the Race to Dubai.   Will Americans Collin Morikawa or Billy Horschel take home the Race to Dubai?  Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Apple, Spotify or Stitcher at www.uptoparpod.com 

Sports Gambling Podcast Network
RSM Classic DFS Picks & Best Bets | Golf Gambling Podcast (Ep. 102)

Sports Gambling Podcast Network

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 75:41


In this episode of the Golf Gambling Podcast on the Sports Gambling Podcast Network, Boston Capper (@boston_capper) and Steve Schirmer close out the Fall Series by breaking down the RSM Classic. After a quick recap of the Houston Open, Steve breaks down the Seaside and Plantation courses at Sea Island. Then Boston Capper goes over projected DFS ownership, followed by a weather report by Steve. Then they give a thorough analysis of all their favorite plays and fades in DraftKings from each price range. Topics include a slight disagreement about Cam Smith, mutual love for Mackenzie Hughes and they're favorite players to target for windy conditions. They then close the show with some of their favorite RSM Classic picks from the WynnBet Sportsbook, including outrights, matchup props, and positional props. Download the SGPN APP today https://sgpn.app and leave us a rating & review. Support for this episode - WynnBet | PropSwap.com code “SGP” | PrizePicks.com code “SGP” | SoBet.io | BettorFantasy.com/sgpn Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Chunk N' Run
EP 13: Rory Summons Michael...Classic Move

Chunk N' Run

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 62:29


In this episode, we take a look back at the Smith brothers' disastrous week in fantasy from the Houston Open. We go over the LPGA tour with their star-studded, four-way feud with the playoff that failed to stay on the tube for only-God-knows-why. We take a look at Rory McIlroy's interesting life choices as of late. Finally, we take our picks for the RSM Classic at Sea Island and look forward to a great tournament this week, the last one this calendar year for FedEx Cup points. Check out our website: zsgolfacademy.com Social Media: Facebook , Instagram , Twitter --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/zane-smith5/support

Long Shots
Previewing the RSM Classic

Long Shots

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 21:40


Hosts Brady Kannon and Wes Reynolds take on the last Short Shots podcast of 2021 as they preview the upcoming RSM Classic taking place in Sea Island, Georgia this weekend! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

The Divot Room
Golf in Sea Island

The Divot Room

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 44:01


The PGA Tour is in Sea Island, GA this week for the RSM Classic. Todd and Chris discuss The Houston Open and The RSM Classic along with other current news. Enjoy and have a great week....except for Patrick Reed.

Secret Golf with Elk & Knoxy
The Tour Report - RSM Classic

Secret Golf with Elk & Knoxy

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 37:22


The final full field event of 2021 on the PGA TOUR - the RSM Classic in Sea Island. Elk & Diane bring you the Tour Report with course(s) breakdown, stat analysis and top picks. Hear their outright favorites, ones to watch & dark horse picks. Also, Diane talks to Houston Open champion, Jason Kokrak, as he gets his third win in thirteen months.

Bettor Up Podcast
Sea Island Swag; 2021 PGA RSM Classic Preview Picks and DFS

Bettor Up Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 48:20


James and Mikey try to close out a very solid fall swing with one final winner at the RSM Classic.  Recap: 0:25Course Preview/Stats: 6:30Betting: 10:50DK: 22:40

Who’s Your Caddy?
11.16.21 - RSM Classic

Who’s Your Caddy?

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 27:32


Georgia, Georgiaaaa, on our minds as the Tour heads to the Sea Island for the final full-field event of the calendar year-The RSM Classic. With the hammer ready for the Bermuda Boys, @Blatant_Chief, @LiamBlatant, and @BlatantLegsBets preview the field one last time for 2021. We are thankful for your listenership in our inaugural season, and can't wait to see what 2022 has to bring for @BlatantGolf. Take dead aim, and BOL!

Your Best Bet
A Flush From Kokrak and Previewing the RSM Classic

Your Best Bet

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 67:24


Zach, Johnny, and Phil talk about Jason Kokrak winning another "Showdown" in Houston last weekend and also Phil brags about another winning pick. Then they preview the RSM Classic in Sea Island, GA this week and also give some Euro Tour bonus plays as well.

Yesterday's Paper
2021 RSM Classic

Yesterday's Paper

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 39:22


Granj and Fin are here to preview the final full field tournament for the 2021 calendar year on the PGA TOUR, the 2021 RSM Classic from Sea Island Resort in Sea Island, GA.  Fin gave you Jason Kokrak last week in Houston, but he is kicking himself for not having him outright. He tries to right the ship and Granj just tries to hold on for dear life with his betting card until we get to January. BE SURE TO SIGN UP FOR OUR 2022 ONE & DONE CONTEST, VISIT OUR TWITTER FOR MORE DETAILS Follow us on iG/Twitter/YouTube @tailandprint Head over to www.dimers.com and follow @dimers on social media for the latest and greatest sports betting content! #TailandPrint

Golf Betting System Podcast
DP World Tour Championship + RSM Classic - Golf Betting Tips

Golf Betting System Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 70:23


Episode 190 - We close our 2021 golf betting coverage with the DP World Tour Championship - the season-closer on the European Tour. The last ever European Tour event features McIlroy and Morikawa at the head of the betting. Whilst in the United States we take our annual visit to Sea Island, Georgia for the RSM Classic. Listeners should visit Golf Betting System for the best free golf betting tips coverage We recommend bet365's european tour shot tracker don't be in the dark follow your players with ease Boylesports have gone 10 places each-way at 1/5 odds for the RSM Classic+ 8 places each-way for the DP World Tour Championship. If you are interested in a new sportsbook account read our boylesports bet 10 get 30 guide Intro: 00:00; Listener Reviews: 02:49; Last Week: 07:14; DP World Tour Championship Start: 21:57; RSM Classic Start: 49:57. Paul's full 2021 DP World Tour Championship: dp world tour championship tips  Steve's full 2021 RSM Classic Preview: rsm classic tips This week's Predictor Models: PGA Tour Predictor Model European Tour Predictor Model  We have just launched a new set of Golf Betting System bookmaker guides, highlighting current 2021 sports accounts. Here are our guides for - betfred new customer promo code paddy power promo code yskwdx ladbrokes promo code bet365 sign up offer uk - all offers are for new customers, 18+ Twitter: Steve Bamford @Bamfordgolf; Barry O'Hanrahan @AGoodTalkGolf; Paul Williams @GolfBetting Golf Betting System Facebook Group:  Join our Golf Betting System Facebook Group This podcast is for listeners of 18 and above. Please be Gambleaware, you can visit BeGambleAware.org for more information and of course please bet responsibly.

THE SANDBAGGERS
RSM Classic PGA Tour DFS and Betting Preview

THE SANDBAGGERS

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 75:13


This week, the guys talk Houston Open and discuss the impossibility of Martin Trainer, the collapse of Scotty, and Jason Kokrak's 3rd win in 13 months after going nearly 10 years without a win. Then, it's on to Sea Island, Georgia for The RSM Classic where Webb, Scotty and Cam will try to hold off a Kis-lead group known as "The Sea Island Mob", along with other longshots looking to take home the last PGA Tour title of 2021. The guys give their preview, best bets, DFS Studs and picks to win this week's RSM Classic! Let's gooooo!!!!!!!!!!!

Fantasy Golf Degenerates
Land of the Sea Island Boys | 2021 The RSM Classic

Fantasy Golf Degenerates

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 38:49


Kenny Kim and Tyler Tamboline preview the course and run through the odds while making their 2021 The RSM Classic Picks. The guys give their fantasy golf picks and provide their bets for the event from Sea Island Resort. Sub to the Mayo Media Network: https://bit.ly/YTMMN Get 20% off https://www.fantasynational.com/FGD Show Index Intro | 0:00 Recap | 1:17 Stats/Course | 8:17 DraftKings Tiers | 16:00 Bets | 34:44 Video: https://bit.ly/YTMMN Apple: https://bit.ly/FGDApple Spotify: https://bit.ly/FGDSpotify Google: https://bit.ly/FGDGoogle Stitcher: https://bit.ly/FGDStitch Kenny Kim Twitter: https://twitter.com/KendoVT Tyler Tamboline Twitter: https://twitter.com/ToeTagginTambo Fantasy Golf Degenerates Twitter: https://twitter.com/FGDegenerates

Birdies & Bourbon
The RSM Classic Fantasy Picks & Predictions | PGA Tour Betting Strategy | Sea Island Resort (Seaside, Plantation) | Sea Island, GA | Congrats to Phil Mickelson and Jason Kokrak on their Victories

Birdies & Bourbon

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 62:25


The RSM Classic Fantasy Picks & Predictions | PGA Tour Betting Strategy | Sea Island Resort (Seaside, Plantation) | Sea Island, GA | Congrats to Phil Mickelson and Jason Kokrak on their Victories Congrats to Phil Mickelson and Jason Kokrak on their victories. Jason Kokrak had a great week in Houston and was able to close out the Houston Open. Phil Mickelson won his 4th Champion's Tour event out of 6 attempts which is the best since Jack Nicklaus. Bernhard Langer won the Charles Schwab Cup and shot under his age this week in outstanding golf. We're heading to Sea Island Resort (Seaside, Plantation) in Sea Island,GA for The RSM Classic. Thefield is full of great players on the PGA Tour including Scottie Scheffler, Webb Simpson, Louie Oosthuizen, Cameron Smith, Adam Scott, Harris English, Joaquin Niemann, Corey Connors, Taylor Gooch, Russell Henley, Kevin Kisner, Aaron Wise, Carlos Ortiz, Justin Rose and Keegan Bradley. Can Cameron Smith continue on his hot play from last week and gain a victory? Can Scottie Scheffler gain a win this season? Can Webb Simpson bounce back from his recent play and gain another victory? Will Adam Scott continue his strong play and kick off the season with a victory? We break down the field and predictions on the show. The Birdies & Bourbon team chat The RSM Classic Fantasy strategy and predictions at Sea Island Resort (Seaside, Plantation) in Sea Island, GA. We chat through the PGA DFS strategies for the event using Fantasy National stats. We first chat Sea Island Resort (Seaside, Plantation) conditions, history, weather and everything you need to know about the strategy for the tournament. We chat strategy for DraftKings, FanDuel and Sportsbook picks. The tournament has a strong field with top players teeing it up. We had a blast chatting through the field and strategies. Cheers. Apparel for the show provided by turtleson. Be sure to check them out online for the new season lineup at https://turtleson.com/ Thanks to Fantasy National Golf Club for providing the stat engine for the show. They can be found at https://www.fantasynational.com The Neat Glass. Be sure to check out The Neat Glass online at theneatglass.com or on Instagram @theneatglass for an improved experience and use discount code: bb10 to receive your Birdies & Bourbon discount. Thank you for taking the time listen to the Birdies & Bourbon Show for all things PGA Tour, golf, gear, bourbon and mixology. Dan & Cal aim to bring you entertaining and informative episodes weekly. Please help spread the word on the podcast and tell a friend about the show. You can also help by leaving an 5-Star iTunes review. We love to hear the feedback and support! Cheers. Follow on Twitter & Instagram ( @birdies_bourbon) --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/birdies-bourbon/support

Brown Bag Bets
Monday Night Football, First TD Scorer, NBA And Golf Bets For 11 - 15

Brown Bag Bets

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 21:32


Happy Monday! Alex and Andy are back to recap everything that happened in the world of sports over the weekend. There's an interesting divisional game on Monday Night Football so they'll take a look at the odds and Alex will have his first TD scorer bets. Alex also has bets from a busy night in the NBA and some tennis. Andy will take a look at The RSM Classic as the PGA Tour heads to beautiful Sea Island, Georgia.

The Caddie Network Podcast
Under the Strap - A chat with Henry Diana and a preview of the RSM Classic

The Caddie Network Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 31:42


In this ‘Under the Strap' podcast, John Rathouz welcomes Henry Diana, caddie for Tom Hoge on the PGA Tour. Rathouz and Diana rap about the NFL, his own playing days and trips to Q-School, fun stories from Tour and Diana also gives a preview of this week's RSM Classic in Sea Island, Georgia -- a venue he knows well seeing as he resides there.

South Carolina from A to Z
“D” is for Daufuskie Island

South Carolina from A to Z

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 0:59


“D” is for Daufuskie Island. Daufuskie Island, one of the Sea Islands, is near the mouth of the Savannah River at the southern tip of Beaufort County.

Walter Edgar's Journal
Gullah Spirituals: The Sound of Freedom and Protest in the South Carolina Sea Islands

Walter Edgar's Journal

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 66:30


In Gullah Spirituals: The Sound of Freedom and Protest in the South Carolina Sea Islands (USC Press, 2021) musicologist Eric Crawford traces Gullah/Geechee songs from their beginnings in West Africa to their height as songs for social change and Black identity in the twentieth century American South. While much has been done to study, preserve, and interpret Gullah culture in the lowcountry and sea islands of South Carolina and Georgia, some traditions like the shouting and rowing songs have been all but forgotten. Crawford talks with Walter Edgar about his work, which focuses primarily on South Carolina's St. Helena Island, illuminates the remarkable history, survival, and influence of spirituals since the earliest recordings in the 1860s.

The Par Train - Live. Golf. Improve.
#155: Out of Office - Sea Island Golf Resort

The Par Train - Live. Golf. Improve.

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 61:21


Out of Office is a travel mini-series that breaks down bucket list golf trips so you can get the do's and don'ts on logistics, lodging, the golf courses, the things to do outside of golf, and so much more. This Out of Office episode goes to Sea Island, Georgia, one of golf's hot spots in the US. If you're looking for your next golf trip, Sea Island could be just the spot. Visit Sea Island at https://www.seaisland.com/golf PAR TRAIN LISTENER EXCLUSIVE: Want 15% the best fitting performance golf apparel in the game? Tap this link bit.ly/3myURyP and you'll never wear anything other than Rhoback again.

Good Sentences
Season 1; Episode 3 - Wayne Stinnett

Good Sentences

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 28:08


Craig and Scott interview author Wayne Stinnett!Wayne is an American novelist and a Veteran of the United States Marine Corps. Between those careers, he's worked as a deckhand, commercial fisherman, divemaster, taxi driver, construction manager, and truck driver, among many other things. He lives on one of the Sea Islands of South Carolina's Lowcountry, not far from Parris Island, with his wife and their youngest daughter. They also have three grown children, four grandchildren, a Carolina dog, and a whole flock of parakeets.

This Date in Weather History
1893: The Sea Island Hurricane

This Date in Weather History

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 27, 2021 4:56


On August 27, 1893, a major hurricane which came to be known as the Sea Island Hurricane struck the United States near Savanah, Georgia. It was one of three deadly hurricanes during the 1893 Atlantic Hurricane Season; the storm killed an estimated 1,000–2,000 people, mostly from storm surge. .On August 15, 1893, a tropical storm formed off the west coast of Africa. It became a hurricane on the 19th, while crossing the Atlantic. The hurricane continued to strengthen, attaining Category 3 status on August 22 while located northeast of the Lesser Antilles. By the evening of the 25th, the storm was approaching the Bahamas. It is believed that the first effects of the storm were beginning to be felt in the Sea Islands area off the Georgia coast, with the winds steadily increasing during the night of the 25th.  Landfall occurred near Savanah, Georgia, on August 27. Reports from the time say that wind during landfall was around 120 mph, making it a category 3 storm. Pressure in Savannah was measured at 28.00” modern estimates put the pressure as low as 27.50” out at sea. This would have made the hurricane most likely stronger than a Category 3 storm. The hurricane carried with it a heavy storm surge of at least 16 feet, although the modern hurricane models calculates that some areas may have been inundated up to 30 feet that caused great destruction along the coastline and offshore. An estimated 1,000 to 2,000 people were killed mostly by drowning, putting it on-par with 2005's Hurricane Katrina as the sixth-deadliest hurricane in US history. St. Helena was estimated to have 6,000 African-Americans living there with the majority owning their own land and homes in a time when most Black people were prevented from doing so. Most structures in that area were not elevated higher than 2 feet; therefore, they were covered by the first waves that went above the normal water mark. Although the hurricane was devastating, the American Red Cross did not arrive until October 1, possibly because of ongoing efforts following another hurricane that hit South Carolina in June. Others claimed it was neglect because most of those impacted where Black Americans. Damage was reported as far north as Maine. Damage was heavy all along the New Jersey coast and breakers were described as the biggest ever witnessed. Railroad tracks were under four feet of water. Crops were heavily damaged in Pennsylvania and upstate New York. At Coney Island, roofs were lifted off big buildings and carried for blocks. Waves topped the seawall by 15 feet at Battery Park. Damage was heavy at resorts on Long Island and it was the worst storm on the New England coast in 20 years. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

For The Wild
QUEEN QUET on the Survival of Sea Island Wisdom [ENCORE] /248

For The Wild

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2021


This week we are rebroadcasting our interview with Queen Quet, originally aired in November of 2018. The Anthropocene tells the story of compounding injustice towards people and planet. It tells the story of growth for growth's sake, living beyond boundaries sacredly assigned to us. In this episode, we are honored to be in dialogue with Queen Quet, Chieftess and Head-of-State for the Gullah/Geechee Nation, who is striving for justice on the front lines of the most pressing Anthropocentric intersections: climate change, resource extraction, corrupt and negligent government bodies, encroaching development, and exploitative tourism. Queen Quet, Marquetta L. Good-wine is a published author, computer scientist, lecturer, mathematician, historian, columnist, preservationist, environmental justice advocate, film consultant, and “The Art-ivist.” Queen Quet was selected, elected, and enstooled by her people to be the first Queen Mother, “head pun de bodee,” and official spokesperson for the Gullah/Geechee Nation. She is the founder of the premiere advocacy organization for the continuation of Gullah/Geechee culture, the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition. Music by The Gullah Singers - Live recordings from Gullah/Geechee TV Nayshun Nyews with Queen Quet and The Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival. Visit our website at forthewild.world for the full episode description, references, and action points.

Scott Ryfun
Headlines from the G-Man

Scott Ryfun

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2021 4:19


August 19, 2021 Yesterday the Special Investigations Unit of the Glynn County Police Department executed a search warrant for illegal narcotics at Room #118 of the Super 8 Motel on Palisade Drive near I-95 Exit 29 in south Glynn. Police arrested 36 year old Chaz Trammell and 39 year old Alfred Smith and charged them both with felony possession of narcotics. A search of the room and their vehicle turned up approximately 24 grams of Fentanyl, approximately 17 grams of marijuana, a 9mm firearm and approximately $3,500 in cash. If anyone has any information regarding this case, please contact Investigator Stagner at 912-554-7556 or silent witness at 912-264-1333. Frat Beach, the Friday afternoon beach party that precedes the annual Georgia / Florida game at the Coast Guard Station on St. Simons, may be coming to an end this year. The County Commission discussed the event during Tuesday's work session and the tone of the conversation was not in favor of allowing it to proceed this year. In recent years the county has provided on-site safety and medical personnel but that may be over. Several years ago the University of Georgia administration made it clear that they did not want the college's name associated with the beach party. Commissioner Bill Brunson said one of the issues this year was the spike in COVID cases could cause problems. He was concerned about sending county staff to work in those conditions. He added that the Ahmaud Arbery trial would be in progress, so many of the county's police officers, along with the Sheriff's officers would be tied up providing security for that. In addition, Brunson noted that both the police department and Sheriff's office are already shorthanded. Sheriff Neal Jump spoke to theh commission agreeing with Brunson. Jump said the Arbery trial would proceed as scheduled, adding that if necessary he would contact sheriffs in surrounding counties for assistance with manpower. Convention and Visitor's Bureau Director Scott McQuade said it was a big weekend for the local hospitality industry but the owners he had spoken to understood the difficult position the commission was in this regarding Frat Beach. Since Island Commissioner Cap Fendig was absent from the work session, the commission agreed to add it to the agenda for tonight's meeting for more discussion. Also during Tuesday's county work session the county commission got an update on a Community Development Block Grant for the local Second Harvest Food Bank project. According to the Chief Executive of America's Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia, Mary Jane Crouch, the organization received a $2 million federal Block grant for the expansion of their Brunswick facility. They have outgrown their current 5,000 sq. ft. space on Indigo Dr. and, with assistance from the Golden Isles Development Authority, have located a new 53,000 sq. ft. building on Sidney Lanier Dr. The current tenant in the larger building is also looking to relocate with help from the Development Authority. Crouch, said Second Harvest was required to raise $1 in matching funds and have a pledge of $500,000 from Sea Island and The Anschutz Foundation. They will raise the other $500,000 from the community. Expanding the Brunswick facility will allow Second Harvest to build capacity and provide food assistance to even more of those in need in Glynn County. Crouch said there are 19,054 children in Glynn County and 64% of students enrolled in local schools are eligible for free or reduced meals. Last night the Brunswick City Commission agreed to ask the Glynn County Board of Commissioners to sign a joint resolution to strongly encourage the community to get the Covid vaccination. Also for the first time the city will participate in Georgia Cities Week sponsored by the Georgia Municipal Association. The celebration is planned for October 3 through the 9th. Planned activities include art and essay contests, a scavenger hunt, a walking tour of downtown and a city wide cleanup. The County Commission meets at 6:00 tonight in the historic courthouse. Among other things they will consider enacting a moratorium barring the acceptance and / or receipt of applications for sign permits and building permits for signs for unzoned railroad right-of-way until February 3, 2022. The county will also hold a public hearing on the millage rate. Audio from WGIG-AM and FM in Brunswick, GA

EN Depth
Episode 147: Fred's Fish Fry vs. Sea Island Shrimp House: seafood institution showdown

EN Depth

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2021 14:16


Staff writer Mike Sutter joins the show to talk about his head to head comparison of Fred's Fish Fry and Sea Island as well as the ongoing 52 Weeks of Food Trucks series

San Antonio Express-News Podcasts
EN-Depth : Episode 147: Fred's Fish Fry vs. Sea Island Shrimp House: seafood institution showdown

San Antonio Express-News Podcasts

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2021 14:16


Staff writer Mike Sutter joins the show to talk about his head to head comparison of Fred's Fish Fry and Sea Island as well as the ongoing 52 Weeks of Food Trucks series

Fr. Bryce Sibley's Podcast
Fundamentals of DIscerning a Vocation

Fr. Bryce Sibley's Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2021 76:34


Talk given at FOCUS Summer Projects in Sea Island, GA on July 19, 2021.

Fr. Bryce Sibley's Podcast
A Place to Rest

Fr. Bryce Sibley's Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2021 10:47


Fr. Sibley's homily for the 16th Sunday of OT at FOCUS Summer Projects in Sea Island, GA.

Off Course with Claude Harmon
Justin Parsons Interview: Coaching Harris English and Louis Oosthuizen, plus why Northen Ireland produces great players

Off Course with Claude Harmon

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2021 87:48


On this episode of GOLF's Off Course with Claude Harmon III, Sea Island instructor Justin Parsons discusses working with his students and their recent success at the U.S. Open and The Travelers Championship. Louis Oosthuizen and Harris English finished 2nd and 3rd at Torrey Pines respectively, while English went on to win at TPC River Highlands. Parsons also shares memories of watching Rory McIlroy and Shane Lowry grow up playing, states why the driving range is a dangerous place and whether instruction helps or hurts players.

Lakes, Woods and Irons
Talks With Steve Bengston, Head Pro At Whitefish Golf Club & Craig Allen, Golf Performance Director at Sea Island Georgia

Lakes, Woods and Irons

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2021 46:06


This week's guest include: Steve Bengston, General Manager and Head Professional at Whitefish Golf Club in Pequot Lakes. We also talk to Craig Allen, Golf Performance Director at Sea Island Georgia.

The Faster Than Normal Podcast: ADD | ADHD | Health
All-Star Star Chef Jason McKinney on Shuffling Truffles, French Linen and ADD!

The Faster Than Normal Podcast: ADD | ADHD | Health

Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2021 23:36


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This is one of the best stories, (not to mention success stories), we’ve heard in a while!  So glad to have Jason with us today- enjoy! ---------- ***CORONA VIRUS EDITION*** In this episode Peter & Chef Jason McKinney discuss: 1:42  -  Intro and welcome Jason 2:34  -  On Jason’s background and when he was diagnosed, when did the ADD come to fruition and tell me how you use it to your advantage. 3:37  -  On self-medicating, the importance of choosing correctly, as there are two -aspects of medication, a positive and a negative.    5:59  -  On acknowledging how lucky you were to have such an amazing mentor and someone that recognizes your ADD/ADHD and supports and offers ways and solutions to succeed in what you want to do. 6:41  -  On taking advice of keeping personal items (phone/keys/wallet) in same place, as a good starting point to develop habits that would help you succeed in conjunction with your job 7:44 -  A chef with ADD walks into The French Laundry 8:09  -  On the chef term, training stage – tell us what that is? 10:43  -  On whether or not your plans worked out – did you get hired on the spot? 12:40  -  On the restaurant world, and are the stories of drug use/access to drugs, a true statement for the places you’ve worked in?  How did you cope with that? 14:13. -  On any experiences you’ve had that might attribute your ADHD that might have looked negative at the time, but you’ve learned from. 17:08  -  On the variety of knowledge and ideas in terms of things people can do in terms of utilizing their ADHD.  What’s going on with you now? 21:02  -  On taking the worst situations and making something positive out of it 21:36  -  To do a cooking class with https://www.truffleshufflesf.com/collections/live-experiences we have a website called https://www.truffleshufflesf.com/and we do basically live classes on Sunday, and then we also do private events, so if anyone has a company out there and they're looking for something to do with their team, we send all the ingredients. Join, then you get to cook with a Michelin trained chef, it's always a lot of fun. 22:11  -  Thank you so much Chef Jason McKinney! And thank YOU for subscribing, reviewing and listening. Your reviews are working! Even if you’ve reviewed us before, would you please write even a short one for this episode? Each review that you post helps to ensure that word will continue to spread, and that we will all be able to reach & help more people! You can always reach me via peter@shankman.com or @petershankman on all of the socials. You can also find us at @FasterThanNormal on all of the socials. As always, leave us a comment below and please drop us a review on iTunes and of course, subscribe to the podcast if you haven’t already! As you know, the more reviews we get, the more people we can reach. Help us to show the world that ADHD is a gift, not a curse! Do you know of anyone you think should be on the FTN podcast? Shoot us a note, we’d love to hear! To sponsor an episode of FTN, head over to sha https://rally.io/creator/SHANK/?campaignId=1f99a340-203f-498e-9665-24723a5f8b7a It is a lot cheaper than you think! 22:52  -  Faster Than Normal Podcast info & credits   TRANSCRIPT:  — Hey guys, Peter Shankman welcome to another episode of Faster Than Normal. I'm glad you're here. I want to introduce you today to Jason McKinney.  Jason got his start in the home state of Georgia as a chef…. as the Chef do Tranauneant . I have no idea what that means, we're going to find out... at the https://www.seaisland.com/?nck=8888337235&gclid=CjwKCAjw-qeFBhAsEiwA2G7Nl0oyBQTdvOMQfU8yT36oj0wZs7ELGmmqACS0eUVSb5gSWjTRlsnvPxoC5vUQAvD_BwE, but the thing moved to Napa and he worked at  https://www.thomaskeller.com/tfl  If you've ever been to French Laundry, I don't need to tell you anymore.  If you haven't been to French Laundry, you kind of need to go to French Laundry. While he was working as a Chef de Partie, and I don't even know what these words mean… it looks like poisoner…. I'm sure you weren't a poisoner in Yountville, Chef McKinney earned the Restaurant's Award for Chef of the Year.  He's a family of self-starters,  massively ADHD, welcome Jason to Faster Than Normal... let's talk food.  What’s up Peter, thank you so much for having me here today.  Good to have you, man. So tell me about your background and tell me about growing up. When were you diagnosed when the ADHD coming to fruition?  Um, tell me that whole story and tell me how you use it to your advantage.  Absolutely, so. you know, my Dad was ADD and, you know, he started his own business. And so it didn't really affect him as much as I think it affects a lot of people. Cause you know, he kind of did things on his own terms, but then in school there was always just very difficult for me to pay attention... for me to really get anything done, and so from a very young age I got diagnosed, but what was really kind of different about my diagnosis from what I hear from a lot of people is that, you know, God diagnosed, they prescribed the Adderall or Ritalin or whatever it was at the time, and I took it for about a year, and then at some point my parents were just like, listen, if you want to keep taking this, go for it.  If not, no problem. And so like, as like a seven year old kid, they'd put the decision in my hands and I decided to not take the medicine and always looked for ways to kind of figure out how to self-medicate.  Tell me what it was like. Uh self-medicating because there are two aspects of medication.  There's the positive and the negative, and a lot of people find themselves going down the negative path without even realizing it, until it's too late. Well, so up until I was about 16 or 17. There was really no self-medicating. I just did horribly at school and I had a lot of.. kind of hobbies, so I don't think my parents were too worried about it. But then when 2008 hit, my Dad literally lost his entire business. And so we went from, you know, a well-off family to truly completely broke, and so as a 16 year old kid, I got two jobs, I started going to alternative school and as soon as I got into alternative school, I started being able to work at my own pace. And I literally did all of high school in six months.  Wow.  So once, once I was in a position where I could really just hyper-focus on things, I was able to get through school a lot faster, and then I went to https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/ and then I worked at Disney for a little bit. I actually made a fake college resume to get into the internship program at Disney.  Oh my God.  And so I was there, but I really wanted to cook, you know, I loved cooking and I really wasn't cooking at Disney, so eventually I got this apprenticeship program and I was at https://www.seaisland.com/?nck=8888337235&gclid=CjwKCAjw-qeFBhAsEiwA2G7Nl0oyBQTdvOMQfU8yT36oj0wZs7ELGmmqACS0eUVSb5gSWjTRlsnvPxoC5vUQAvD_BwE  and I was working at their nice, the nicest restaurant they had there, was a five-star restaurant and there was one night where the Chef asked me to clean the freezer, right?  And in a really high-end restaurant, you'll have some pretty expensive items in the freezer, the truffles or,  the Wagyu items like that, the visually they have to ship in, you know, I was cleaning out the freezer and I literally only cleaned half of the freezer and I just got so excited and just stopped, got distracted, and stopped the job halfway through the chef came in the next day and was just pissed at me. Oh my God. I can imagine.  And he, he took me out into the dining room, which is where the really bad roastings happen, and he was like, listen, you have ADD, you have ADD very badly and everyone in the world is going to tell you that you have a problem. He was like, I'm here to tell you today that if you can figure out a way to manage this, you can be unbelievably successful. Wow. How lucky were you to have someone tell it to have someone to notice that and tell you that my God.  Unbelievably so, you know, and, and he, he looked at me dead in the eye and he was like, everytime I sit down, I put my phone right here. And then I was like, you know, what, where do I, where do I get started to really work on this?  Cause this was the first time that I truly was like working on my passion or my career, or I needed to figure out a way to manage it. He  was like, the first thing you do is every day you go home, you put your phone, keys and wallet in the same space, and until you do that, you don't shut off. You do that. You turn it off, you focus on your next thing. That's really an interesting point. Cause that's kind of like, that's a, that's a trigger. That's almost like an off button for you, right? You do that, and you've switched environments.  Yeah, and it, it truly, it helped me out a lot. And then I went from there and I went out to, I flew from, from Georgia to California and I was fortunate enough to get a position at the French Laundry, I literally just showed up with a bottle of wine that said “Relentless” and asked for an opportunity to work hard.. and they gave it to me.  Wow. and this was in California...French Laundry?  French Laundry,,, yeah.  You show up at the French Laundry with a bottle of wine that said “Relentless” and said I want to work for you, and they gave you a job? I had an, I had a resume done with golden bossed letters, and then I had a backup plan. Actually, my backup plan was that if they threw me out of the restaurant, because I literally just basically walked into the restaurant in the middle of service, I had a, a life-sized version of my resume that I was gonna torpedo into the restaurant, and I figured if I left that there, somebody would look at it.  That is unbelievable. And, and, and in the middle of a service, they, they, they didn't kick you out. Walk us through exactly. Walk us through exactly what happened.  Yeah. Flew out there. Uh, I was in California for about 11 days. I had seven stagiaires lined up, which are like what you do when you're trying to get a position at a restaurant. And I was on my second day in California.  What is… what is a stagiaire/stage,? Tell us…. A stagiaire/stage is basically an interview, but it's a working interview. So you go stagiaire/stage in the kitchen and you can tell a lot from a chef on whether they’ll be successful or not. It's truly just from how they walk and work in a kitchen. And so I literally woke up one day and was like, if I don't drive up to the French Laundry, I was in San Francisco at the time, if I don’t drive up there, and try to get a job at this, I'm going to regret this for the rest of my life. And…. drove all the way up to Napa got to Yountville, which is where the French Laundry is and turned onto Washington street and was driving down the street, and. If you've never been there before every building, there's a couple of buildings that looked like they could be the French Laundry, and I got so nervous. I finally saw the restaurant and I literally just kept driving. I was so nervous. I couldn't do anything. And I kept driving and I, I got to the little store at the end of the road and I walked inside. I'm from Georgia, and so when I got inside that there's all this wine, right? And I've truly never seen this much wine in it, such a little store before, so I popped over and I was just looking at it and I was like, I was looking at all of this one bottle, just poking out, and there was a https://www.wineaccess.com/catalog/2017-shafer-vineyards-relentless-napa-valley_e90dfce7-146e-42cf-a893-81eace39129d/?rtype=s&chan=cpc&src=google&cmp=&grp=&ver=522290450879&kw=&gclid=Cj0KCQjwna2FBhDPARIsACAEc_UqwcZWX-Ml3IevgXqdOqc4UNVUViKyT7n6QJmkng83aLeAiZ5juIcaAhO6EALw_wcB   and it was $75. And I had about $106 in the bank and I still have to be in California for five more days. And I, I was like it’s now or never. And I, I bought the bottle of wine, I drove back to the restaurant and Plan A was walk in,  and ask to talk to the Chef. Plan B was, they kick me out. And then I, I had brought this life-size version of my resume just in case, you know? And so, I had the bottle of wine, I'm in a full suit, I got my resume, I walk in, I opened the door to the French Laundry and I, a server  walks past me, and my gaze... follows her, and then when she walks away, the Chef de Cuisine, David Braeden is standing right there and something in my head was like, Jason, you have to say something, otherwise you just broken, entered into the French Laundry, and I was like, yeah, and I was like, “Chef, may I request a moment of your time?” and he looks at me, he looks at the wine, he looks at the resume in my hand, he looks at my suit and I think he was just kind of curious, you know, he's like, “absolutely, follow me this way.” And I was like... Unbelievable.  What? And we sat and chatted, and what was crazy is that the chef that trained the chef that  that helped me with my ADD, originally actually trained the Chef de Cuisine in the French Laundry too, and I didn't know that at the time.  Oh, wow. That's an incredible story. And, and so you hired you on the spot or how did that work?  Basically, he said, come, come back Sunday at noon to the gold door in the back, and to be honest, I thought I was getting framed, but then I came back and there, the door to the kitchen at the French Laundry is polished gold, and I stagiaired/staged for the day and an official stagiaire/stage, and then at the end of the day, he offered me a position and I went back to Georgia. I took on two more jobs. I worked, you know, about 110 hours a week to save up the money, to move to California, and then moved out to California, spent, um, four years at the French Laundry. I got named the Core Award winner, which is like the chef of the year for the restaurant ….the whole restaurant group and that was a massive honor. And while I worked there, it was kind of the next phase of like, all right, either you can medicate, or you can figure out a way to self-medicate, and so for the four years I worked there, I literally, I listened to your book, right? I would ride my bike and I started doing like a hundred mile century rides, and then every Wednesday I literally went to a Zen temple and I would, Thursday was my day off, so I would meditate Thursday morning and then come back to the restaurant and the whole time I had this goal of not necessarily like rising to the top of the restaurant, but just being the best chef that I could. And I always wanted to be like a, I always wanted to be a chef that was calm, riight? That that could take on anything that was calm, and before the French Laundry, I wasn't that chef. I was like this sporadic chef when I first got there, the porters had a nickname for me and it was toques , which means like, like I literally just got like electrocuted. and at the end of it, I finally with some very strong mentorship from the people there. I finally achieved my goal…. goal of becoming a really calm chef and I was... I became proud of who I was as a chef and I never medicated the entire time I was there.  That is an incredible story. I love that. Now here's an interesting question. I've read a lot. I have a lot of friends who worked in restaurants and I've read a lot about restaurants and I've been told that, uh, in the kitchen of the restaurant, it is basically almost every restaurant in the world. Probably not so much French Laundry, but almost every restaurant in the world, there's a drug problem there, right? In that it is very easy to get your hands on, uh, pretty much anything you want, and I would think that for someone, with ADHD, who is, uh, you know, we're sort of behind the eight ball to begin with, did you ever experience that at any of the places you worked and, and, and was the temptation ever there to, you know, to be able to sort of clear your brain go faster or whatever, and how did you, how did you deal with a place where, you know, the foods there, the alcohol… You know, the French Laundry and honestly, Sea Island does a very good job at this, but the, the French Laundry truly operates at such a high level that you can't, there's no abuse there. You have to be so on point it's like the, um, you know, it's like truly like being like a Navy seal. And so my Dad actually was a drug addict that never recovered, and so I... oh, wow, he, he dealt with it very bad you know, it started as a….you know, cocaine and then into a meth addiction, and so I watched my Dad never recover from that, and so I, I always just completely stayed away from it  That must've been…. I can imagine how that would just completely be a wake up call to you to, to, to be safe and to be aware.  14:13  Tell me about…. so you, obviously, the cleaning of the, of the freezer was a bad experience. Tell me about some other experiences that you might attribute your ADHD that might have looked negative at the time, but you've learned from.  Well, you know, Peter, I'd love to tell you what I'm doing now. I think you'll be really proud. We got plenty of time. So, so, so give us one story and then tell us what you're doing now.  Nice, and so at the, what I, what I truly learned through practicing Zen and at the restaurant and the chef put me on a station called being there's a fish butchering station right? And the French Laundry is a really interesting restaurant. I mean, literally you can, one person can work, you know, like 15, 16 hours a day, five days a week to process all the fish, right? Cause they get so much lobsters, caviar, shellfish. And so I got put on that station and it gave me an opportunity and I was there. I was on the station for two years. Um, and. I, I learned how to utilize my ADD as a superpower by micro focusing on things like super focusing on it, but then writing down the key items in that moment to not forget, and then putting that somewhere where I could go back to. So almost like a great example is we went from being in the French Laundry kitchen and they did this massive renovation, and during the massive renovation, we're working out of these shipping containers and there's about a month period where I actually ended up being the fish butcher and in charge of all the AM… which is like all the prep crew. So every new person in the restaurant and, that was a big accomplishment and achievement on my end that I was always really proud of. And this is actually what led to me getting the Core Award, and I would go in in the morning, I'll get all the fish butcher stuff going, right? And I really learned to… take a project directly to the whole.  Never pretend like, Oh, I'll get the last five minutes of that project. I'll do it in a couple of days. Cause I knew I would forget.  I would 100%, 100% forget, so I  learned to just have that discipline to get a box of fis in,  break the fish down all the way, then put it in the fridge. Put a label on it. It's done. And then when I got put in charge of the —??—what I started doing. At first, I would tell three or four people to do the same thing, and then I would have everyone just running in circles, you know? And then I learned that if I broke it out, literally by the hour, right. And almost down to the minute I could take a list and literally put deliveries coming in at this time, dinner is at this time and I would write everyone's name on it and I'll give everyone direct projects where I could do my projects and then I could manage the entire brigade. And for a long time, we had trouble getting the commis out before 5:00 PM. And then after I set that system up, literally the commis always finished at 5pm, and that's still the same system that they utilize today at the French Laundry. That's an awesome story. I love that we're getting, so this is probably one of the most powerful interviews I've done in a while in terms of just the amount of, of, uh, con you know, um, and the knowledge that we're getting in terms of what people can do to, to utilize their ADHD. Tell us what you're doing now. So I left the French Laundry and I had a goal of, you know, rising to the top, but truly just becoming the best chef that I knew I could. And so The French Laundry is the kind of place where you kind of go in, you, you learn as much as you can. I love Chef Keller and he gave me an awesome opportunity. Have to have a reason, gave me an awesome opportunity, but I wanted to create something of my own and watching my Dad in business, I knew how much kind of power there was to being in business, right?  And so you take any restaurant in the world, no matter how high, how hard you worked there and how far you work up the chain. But then you leave that restaurant, you're literally at ground zero. When you start a business, you'll have equity that could be worth something and an athletic career, you have your kind of your, what you're known for, but in a, in a restaurant, truly like you leave and you either have to go get all this money to open up a restaurant. And then by the time you open it, you don't own the restaurant anymore, or you go run someone else's restaurant. And so watching my Dad build his own business, I found it very peculiar, you know? And so I was like, what if we start a business instead of a restaurant? What if we somehow figure out how to start a business instead of a restaurant, becomes successful than they are, and then use that money for one day, start a restaurant, and so I left the restaurant, I took a job working for a guy named Mitch Rouse, who I was on his ranch in Wyoming when we talked and I was, I was still trying to put the pieces together and what exactly I was going to do. And I ultimately decided to start a business called https://www.truffleshufflesf.com/collections/live-experiences . And so our goal was to help chefs source sustainable truffles. And so we started the business. I took all the money we had saved up, which came out to literally 10,000 euros and I got it out in cash, strapped it to my buddy's chefs and sent him to Italy, and had him start sourcing truffles and send them back to me. and then I would literally sell the truffles. And so I started it with my wife, Sarah, and then Tyler, who I worked with at the French Laundry, and we started basically the business hustling truffles to teach ourselves business, and we had this idea that if we sold like 500 pounds of truffles, right?  I don't know if you've ever sat down and done like the preliminary forecast on a business. And you're like, wow, this has been a, we're going to be loaded, and so we started out like that and starting 2018, 2019, we actually landed a deal with https://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/ for our product line, and we're getting we're ramping up for this and all of a sudden COVID hits. And so when COVID hits, we had 20 pounds of fresh truffles on hand, we had our entire 1000 square foot apartment was stacked floor to ceiling with cases upon cases of truffle salt and truffle, honey that we had made by hand. If we didn't do something, we're going to go, we're going to literally go out of business within like four or five days. And so we launched a virtual cooking class,,, of black truffle risotto. And the first one we did when, uh,—?— within three hours, we completely sold out. And then by the time we did that class, we had thousands of people on. Watching us. And at this time we truly are e-commerce business. We only had like 40 customers and we did this live cooking class where we sent everyone all the ingredients, including the truffles, and we got to see people at home cooking together and in the past, since then, and since that day, that was in March and in the past 12 months, we've actually been able to go from a team of six individuals to now we're a team of 50.  We’re on track this year to do 15million and we actually, three weeks ago, got a deal with https://markcubancompanies.com/  on https://abc.com/shows/shark-tank  Spectacular man. That is amazing. And you know, it's funny you took, uh, probably the worst possible time, and you turned it into something that really is a highlight of ADHD. That's awesome. And good for you. What a great story. Tell us, um, I'm sorry.  I had to give you a shout out. Everyone that works with me, I give them a copy, of um, of Faster Than Normal, and I’m  like, this will help you understand what is going on in my brain.  That makes my day. That's awesome. Thank you, man. That's great. Tell me this. How can people, how can people find you? Where can they go?  Uh, to do a cooking class with https://www.truffleshufflesf.com/collections/live-experiences  we have a website called https://www.truffleshufflesf.com/and we do basically live classes on Sunday, and then we also do private events, so if anyone has a…. a dope company out there and they're looking for something to do with their team, we send all the ingredients. Join, then you get to cook with a Michelin trained chef,, it’s alot,and it's always a lot of fun. And we'd love to do one with you and your team and your company. And as a gift for me, Peter, just be an honor.    Oh, wow consider it done, man, that goes without saying. Guys, this was an awesome interview. I'd love to have you back Jason, at some point in a few months, see how you guys are doing, how about that? Absolutely, we’d totally love that.  Cool… cool... guys, you’re listening to Faster Than Normal. I appreciate it as always. If you liked what you heard, drop us a review. If you have anyone as cool as Jason, let us know, we'd love to have them on the show. My email is https://www.shankman.com/ and don't forget, you can sponsor an episode of Faster Than Normal.  All you have to do is go to the link below that our wonderful producer, Steven Byrom will put in the show notes and you can sponsor using cryptocurrency even... you can sponsor an episode of Faster Than Normal. So we will see you next week. Thank you all for listening, thank you Jason for being here, guys, take care, stay safe. ADHD is a gift, not a curse… so always, always remember that.  —— Credits: You've been listening to the Faster Than Normal podcast. We're available on iTunes, Stitcher and Google play and of course at www.FasterThanNormal.com I'm your host, Peter Shankman and you can find me at petershankman.com and @petershankman on all of the socials. If you like what you've heard, why not head over to your favorite podcast platform of choice and leave us a review, come more people who leave positive reviews, the more the podcast has shown, and the more people we can help understand that ADHD is a gift, not a curse. Opening and closing themes were composed and produced by Steven Byrom who also produces this podcast, and the opening introduction was recorded by Bernie Wagenblast. Thank you so much for listening. We'll see you next week. 

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Africa World Now Project

Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2021 111:55


Image: Malcolm X in 1964, w/ leader of the Palestine Liberation Organization, Dr. Ahmad Shukeiri. What we are witnessing, in this global moment, is not unprecedented, it is European modernity coming apart at its seams. The loosely tied myths that has kept it together are unraveling, delinking…but it intends to not go easily. The reverberating effect of it fits and fissures are being articulated in its violence. The contradictions are materialized through its human vessels, like a virus seeing its inevitable demise. It is with the unity of struggle, that we can inoculate the praxis of liberation, to ensure this time, as with times we struggled and continue to struggle collectively against imperialism and its attendant colonialism/s, chattel slavery, Apartheid, to follow in the tradition of resistance set before us. Today we look at a component of this unity of struggle…we pay attention to Black and Palestinian intersectional experiences with the violence of the colonial. When thinking about Black and Palestinian liberatory continuities we have plenty to explore, but a good place that we can find its most articulate expression is with Brother Malcolm [El Hajj Malik Shabazz]. As far back as the late 1950s Malcolm had been speaking out in international support of Palestinian liberation. According to Michael Fischbach, “several factors accounted for this. As a member of the Nation of Islam (NOI), Brother Malcolm felt a natural inclination to cultivate a kinship with other Muslims, including Arabs. Arabs had long been involved or in contact with the NOI, among them Jamil Shakir Diab, a Palestinian who immigrated to the United States in 1948 and taught Arabic at the NOI's University of Islam in Chicago. Of particular note in Malcolm's pro-Palestinian leanings were two visits he made to the Palestinians' homeland...He returned to Cairo and attended a press conference given by, Ahmad Shuqayri, the chair of the newly created Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), after which he published a scathing critique of Zionism titled “Zionist Logic” in Cairo's English language newspaper, the Egyptian Gazette” (Michael Fischbach, The New Left and the Arab-Israeli Conflict in the United States; Black Power and Palestine: Transnational Countries of Color. Today, we explore Black and Palestine...its history, challenges, and opportunities with Ajamu Dillahunt and Dr. Tasneem Siddiqui. Dr. Tasneem Siddiqui is an assistant professor in the Department of History, Politics, and Social Justice at Winston-Salem State University. She has a PhD in American Studies and Ethnicity from the University of Southern California (USC). She is currently working on her manuscript; Freedom is a Place: Black Self-Determination and Land-Based Struggles in the Lowcountry and Sea Islands. Dr. Siddiqui is also a valued member of the Africa World Now Project collective where she is a senior researcher and associate producer. Ajamu Amiri Dillahunt is a Ph.D. Student in the Department of History at Michigan State University. He is a member of Black Workers for Justice (BWFJ) and a board member with the Interreligious Foundation of Community Organizations (IFCO). He is also a former intern with the SNCC Digital Gateway Project at Duke University. In May of 2019, Ajamu graduated from North Carolina Central University with a B.A. in History and a B.A. in Political Science. Ajamu also participated in the historic Demilitarize! Durham2Palestine Coalition. Our show was produced today in solidarity with the native/indigenous, African, and Afro-descended communities at Standing Rock; Venezuela; Cooperation Jackson in Jackson, Mississippi; Brazil; the Avalon Village in Detroit; Colombia; Kenya; Palestine; South Africa; Ghana and Ayiti; and other places who are fighting for the protection of our land for the benefit of all people. Listen intently. Think deeply. Act accordingly.

The Golfers Journal Podcast
Episode 80: Light In Paspalum's Shadows

The Golfers Journal Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2021 48:41


On Sept. 26, 1783, a great schooner shoved off from London. The Comte du Nord's captain, a notorious Liverpudlian trader named James Penny, listed on the ship’s manifest 97 women, 131 girls, 197 men and 249 boys—all loaded into her lower holds for future sale. This week, the PGA Championship will kick off at Kiawah Island, where the same grass used to line the bottom of Penny's boat now lines the fairways. In TGJ No. 15, "Paspalum Shadows" explores how a turf from the shores of West Africa has made its way to Kiawah, Sea Island, Dubai and beyond. On Episode 80, Associate Editor Casey Bannon and Earl Cooper of Eastside Golf discuss the making of the story from ideation through creation, and how it has altered their perspective on golf, history, and friendship. 

The Golf Trip Authority
#032 - Sea Island Resort (feat. Brannon Veal)

The Golf Trip Authority

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2021 47:07


Since 1928, Sea Island has been known for its Southern hospitality and gracious service, as well as its extensive array of activities and experiences. Today, sea island is the only resort in the world to have received four Forbes Five-Star awards for eight consecutive years.Rated #4 out of the 75 Best Golf Resorts in the U.S., the Sea Island Golf Club offers three exceptional 18-hole championship courses including Seaside and Plantation, both home to the PGA TOUR’s RSM Classic.Where else can you get championship golf courses, top instructors, new teeing areas and practice greens and a brand new, 17,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art Golf Performance Center? Sea Island is the perfect setup for your next buddy golf trip and they are ready to serve an unbelievable golf trip experience!Visit www.TripCaddie.com for more information.Support the show (https://www.tripcaddie.com)

The Terror and Travel Show
Boo Hags - South Carolina

The Terror and Travel Show

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 8, 2021 34:11


The Gullah Geechee people of the Sea Islands have long shared the legend of a skinless horror who's sole aim is to suck the breath and life force out of their victim's chest, all while their victim slumbers soundly. Fill in any cracks on your windowsill, prepare your salt, paint your house blue, and most importantly..."don't let de hag ride ya."Edited by Mckenzie WilkesTheme song by Ian Frost

The Back of the Range Golf Podcast
John Wade - Jones Cup Invitational Tournament Director

The Back of the Range Golf Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2021 61:18


My guest on this very special episode is John Wade, the director of golf at Ocean Forest Golf Club...the site of the Jones Cup Invitational.   How does John get bitten by the golf bug, then find a way to turn it into his profession, and then end up as the tournament director of one of the elite national invitationals?  How does that happen?  Well.....it's a great story, we will dig into all of the details and we will learn about Ocean Forest Golf Club, some Jones Cup history, and how it  relates to the Walker Cup! Jones Cup Invitational - Official WebsiteJones Cup Invitational on INSTAGRAM New Merch IN STOCK!  Available for sale HERE. Subscribe to The Back of the Range Subscribe in Apple Podcasts and SPOTIFY! Also Subscribe in YouTube,   Google Play , Overcast, Stitcher  Follow on Social Media! Email us:   ben@thebackoftherange.com Website: www.thebackoftherange.com  Voice Work by Mitch Phillips 

No Laying Up - Golf Podcast
NLU Podcast, Episode 386: Keith Mitchell

No Laying Up - Golf Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2020 101:55


There's a reason this a longer one! Keith Mitchell takes us through his journey to the PGA Tour, Sea Island life, flying private vs. flying commercial, an interesting insight on the distance debate, Trackman, PGA Tour Latino America, how an alarm mishap almost changed his career and so much more.

Kevin Kietzman Has Issues
A Conversation with PGA Tour Pro Robert Streb

Kevin Kietzman Has Issues

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2020 40:02


Robert Streb dominated the field in Sea Island, Georgia for three days and had a three shot lead entering the final round.  He played well on Sunday, but everyone else was going low.  Really low.  His lead was gone, he had three holes to go.  On the line?  An exemption through 2023, over $1million and entries into the Tourney of Champions, the Players, the PGA and of course, the Masters.  You can imagine the pressure. What happened next was remarkable and Robert Streb is here to talk about how he pulled it together and won.

The Shotgun Start
The Blueberry Brigade, the Road to Mallorca, and a Streb Quiz

The Shotgun Start

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2020 45:15


It’s a Funday Monday/Taco Tuesday Eve smorgasbord on the Shotgun Start. There’s some initial NFL thoughts and a debate over the golf equivalent of winning the NFC East this year. Then they get to the golf, starting with Ondrej Lieser and his display rack trolley winning on the Challenge Tour and its Road to Mallorca standings. There’s a Takumi Kanaya appreciation segment and a discussion about Kyle Reifers’ pasta sauce sponsor. Then they get to the Pelican Championship in Florida, where speedy Sei Young Kim made an argument as the best golfer in the world. There were also Pelican members in vibrant blue coats. The RSM Classic outcome is an excuse for a Robert Streb quiz as well as several other smaller inanities, like which PGA Tour hotbed would you choose (e.g. Sea Island) to live in. The Joburg Open is also recapped after a lengthy chat on merchandise and the concept of Black Friday now lasting a month.

The First Cut Golf
RSM Classic Weekend Preview + Tiger Woods and Charlie to play in PNC Championship (Golf 11/20)

The First Cut Golf

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 20, 2020 36:27


The First Cut is back for another podcast in your earbuds! We start the pod off with chat about the RSM Classic in Georgia. Robert Streb leads over a solid field at Sea Island. After the break we discuss this week’s announcement that Tiger Woods and his son, Charlie, will tee it up together at the PNC Championship in December. Win a 55” TV by entering our giveaway at CBSSports.com/firstcutgiveaway ————————— Check us out on YouTube for video podcasts and exclusive content, visit https://www.youtube.com/FirstCutPodcast 'First Cut' is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Follow @FirstCutPod on Twitter and Instagram Follow our hosts on Twitter: @KylePorterCBS, @mark_immelman, @RickRunGood, @therealGFD For more golf coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/golf/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

The Shotgun Start
Cupcakes for Mr. 600, Airplane angst, and a Web Tour schedule review

The Shotgun Start

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 20, 2020 56:41


“That felt like we talked about nothing for an hour” was the instant review from Andy after this episode finished recording. So either dive in and confirm that, or don’t. It’s a winding Friday episode that hits on some amusements from early Sea Island action, like a cupcake delivery from the Commish for a player making his 600th start, the Courier Cup points allure, and a BfB vs. Peppy Peter fantasy matchup. There’s also a flashback Friday on the inaugural RSM winner, the Tiger slayer himself, Heath Slocum. Brendan addresses some push back from Tampa denizens on the conditioning of this week’s LPGA venue prior to its purchase and conversion to a private playground. A schedule news segment discusses the Western Open setting up shop in the Mid-Atlantic, the NCAAs heading to SoCal, the Bobby Parsons College Golf Showcase, and a de-brief on the newly announced 2021 Web Tour lineup.

The First Cut Golf
RSM Classic Preview - Storylines, Best Bets + One & Done (Golf 11/17)

The First Cut Golf

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2020 51:16


It’s time for the RSM Classic! The First Cut crew is back to preview everything you need to know from Sea Island. Of course we start with a little wrap from Greg on his final thoughts about Augusta. After putting a bow on Augusta we chat about the top storylines for the RSM Classic. Webb Simpson enters as the top name in the field this week, what are our expectations for Webber? We also chat about some star amateurs in the field this week and last week’s Masters. What is the trajectory for Michael Thompson and Andy Ogletree.  After the break we dive into our betting preview for this week’s tournament…. Matchups (27:25) Top-10, Sleeper & Picks to Win (36:17) One & Done Leans (45:25) Best Bets (46:40) Win a 55” TV by entering our giveaway at CBSSports.com/firstcutgiveaway ————————— Check us out on YouTube for video podcasts and exclusive content, visit https://www.youtube.com/FirstCutPodcast 'First Cut' is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Follow @FirstCutPod on Twitter and Instagram Follow our hosts on Twitter: @KylePorterCBS, @mark_immelman, @RickRunGood, @therealGFD For more golf coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/golf/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

The Shotgun Start
The Bo(es) knows Sea Island and Tampa corruption comes to the LPGA

The Shotgun Start

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2020 51:57


This is a Wednesday episode full of vim and vigor following a brief post-Masters respite. Brendan and Andy begin by cleaning up a few Masters items, apologizing to Paulie, delighting in DJ’S Tequila Tour, finding a truly interesting Tyler Duncan fact, and re-hashing Tiger’s rally after the 10 for further appreciation. Then they turn to new days and new opportunities for Courier Cup points. Andy shares his “three things” to watch at the RSM, focusing on the distinctly Euro flavor in the field. They share some scoop on the origins of Frittelli’s sun sleeves and they also nominate candidates for the DL3 Phenomenon, which they explain. The “notables” of the Euro Tour event present a real challenge for Brendan’s already limited pronunciation abilities. The LPGA is back this week after a lengthy hiatus and Brendan puts Andy in a bad mood by spotlighting some of the sketchy conflicts of interest surrounding the changes and development of this week’s host venue, a formerly public Donald Ross. It’s enough to make it lose Andy’s event of the week honors.