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ROGUE MOBSTER-Mark Silverman and Scott Deitche  

When the infamous gangster Whitey Bulger went on the lam in 1995, the streets of Boston became a war zone between the Mafia and the renegades, with the Winter Hill Gang looking on. Rogue Mobster: The Untold Story of Mark Silverman and the New England Mafia chronicles the inside story of the Boston mob wars of the 1990’s when over two dozen gangsters were killed in a vicious war for control of the Boston underworld. Rogue Mobster is told in the words of Mark Silverman, an outsider from Medford who got inside the mob and became an integral part of the ensuing war. His account is the first-ever inside glimpse into what went on at the street level, why people were killed, and what the stakes were. Silverman grew up in the shadow of Whitey Bulger, Howie Winter, Raymond Patriarca and Jerry Anguilo, bosses of Boston’s most infamous crime families. With a Jewish last name, his opportunities should have been limited in Boston’s Irish/Italian underworld, but he moved up quickly, gaining acceptance across the board. Silverman was ‘made’ in the Patriarca Family as a reward for infiltrating a renegade mob faction backed by a New York family. The book begins with a unique history of the Boston gangland scene and takes the reader up to the late 1980’s,Silverman recounts the shifting alliances and friendships that were torn apart as the various mob factions battled for control of the Boston underworld through the early 2000’s. Rogue Mobster is a firsthand account of the violent Boston mob wars of the 1990s, when bodies were piling up across New England and Mark Silverman was walking a tightrope between Winter Hill and the Mafia. ROGUE MOBSTER-Mark Silverman and Scott Deitche

#28 A dangerous time – with Pomerantsev & Silverman  

http://pod.mittmedia.se/pod/filer/podd_72-28_Pomerantsev_Silverman_-_2017-07-13_08.22.mp3 This podcast can be downloaded from iTunes and Acast. In this episode the podcast is joined by Peter Pomerantsev, the author to ”Nothing is true, everything is possible”, and Craig Silverman from Buzzfeed. It was recorded on July 6th on the island of Gotland during the political festival Almedalen week where Pomerantsev and Silverman were invited to … Fortsätt läsa #28 A dangerous time – with Pomerantsev & Silverman

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Tracy Silverman  

Tracy Silvermanhas been called the greatest living exponent of the electric violin. But we're not talking just any electric violin. After he graduated from Juilliard in 1980, Silverman designed his own six-string instrument, creating new musical possibilities and inspiring some of today's greatest composers to write for him — including John Adams (The Dharma at Big Sur) andTerry Riley, who says, "Tracy's violin is like an orchestra in and of itself." Silverman's instrument looks a little like an electric guitar, a mini Stratocaster complete with frets. To achieve his orchestral sound, he works with looping pedals. They record what he plays, then send the music back out so he can add new layers. On the opening piece, "Matisse: La Danse," notice how he starts with a few simple riffs that soon become the setting for a series of improvised countermelodies all flowing at once. A self-described NPR junkie, Silverman adores the theme music from NPR's various news shows. He couldn't resist cooking up a new piece, a little theme and variations, teasing familiar tunes from All Things Considered and Morning Edition. (He also couldn't resist filming a selfie.) In Axis and Orbits/Mojo Perpetuo, Silverman's closing number, pizzicato notes set up a foundation for mesmerizing, long-bowed melodies, expanding out into deep space like planets in orbit. With distorted electric guitar sounds and reverb, he finally segues to a more virtuoso section reminiscent of a Paganini Caprice. Who knew that with a little ingenuity, imagination, six strings and a couple of pedals one could conjure such an enormity of sound from a single instrument? And who knows where Silverman will take his versatile violin next?  

Tracy Silverman  

Tracy Silvermanhas been called the greatest living exponent of the electric violin. But we're not talking just any electric violin. After he graduated from Juilliard in 1980, Silverman designed his own six-string instrument, creating new musical possibilities and inspiring some of today's greatest composers to write for him — including John Adams (The Dharma at Big Sur) andTerry Riley, who says, "Tracy's violin is like an orchestra in and of itself." Silverman's instrument looks a little like an electric guitar, a mini Stratocaster complete with frets. To achieve his orchestral sound, he works with looping pedals. They record what he plays, then send the music back out so he can add new layers. On the opening piece, "Matisse: La Danse," notice how he starts with a few simple riffs that soon become the setting for a series of improvised countermelodies all flowing at once. A self-described NPR junkie, Silverman adores the theme music from NPR's various news shows. He couldn't resist cooking up a new piece, a little theme and variations, teasing familiar tunes from All Things Considered and Morning Edition. (He also couldn't resist filming a selfie.) In Axis and Orbits/Mojo Perpetuo, Silverman's closing number, pizzicato notes set up a foundation for mesmerizing, long-bowed melodies, expanding out into deep space like planets in orbit. With distorted electric guitar sounds and reverb, he finally segues to a more virtuoso section reminiscent of a Paganini Caprice. Who knew that with a little ingenuity, imagination, six strings and a couple of pedals one could conjure such an enormity of sound from a single instrument? And who knows where Silverman will take his versatile violin next?  

David Silverman: The Relentless Ascent of Atheism  

David Silverman, president of American Atheists, was recently seen on championing the importance of the atheist vote to American conservatives on the late night comedy show, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee. Silverman attempted to persuade Republican believers and non-believers alike that that there was a dire need to keep God out of politics by promoting his cause at one of the most important conservative gatherings in politics: CPAC.

 

The author of Fighting God: An Atheist Manifesto for a Religious World, Silverman is a loud-and proud-activist for atheism and is passionate about making sure the non-religious are included in the conservative conversation. In a spirited conversation with host Josh Zepps, Silverman argues that the rise of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders heralds the end of religion’s grip on politics, and that if the Republican Party does not learn to appeal to atheist voters, they will inevitably be left behind.

Off Camera - 14. Sarah Silverman  

As a third grader, Sarah Silverman had already narrowed her future career to three options: Comedian, actress or masseuse. She landed pretty quickly on comedian and never looked back, dropping out of college with the support of a father who financed her NYC apartment and three-year curriculum of comedy club work. Success came rapidly and almost unbelievably when she was hired as a Saturday Night Live writer at just 22 - sans audition. She was fired almost as rapidly, without any of her work ever appearing on the show. Former SNL writer Bob Odenkirk said, "I could see how it wouldn't work... because she's got her own voice, she's very much Sarah Silverman all the time. She can play a character but she doesn't disappear into the character - she makes the character her." Despite some noted guest TV and film appearances, Silverman never looked at standup as a stepping-stone to an acting career. She is a stand up comedian "the way some people are gay". Compulsively revealing the painful (she dealt with depression and bed wetting into her teens) and the uncomfortable, the more she becomes herself, the funnier (if more shocking) we find her, whether we admit it or not. Her combination of honesty and true comedic skill results not in a series of jokes, but a series of insights that connect - all the more stealthily for being cloaked in humor. Sarah Silverman talks to Off Camera about her breakout special Jesus is Magic, the decision to film the more recent We Are Miracles in front of a vast audience of 39, and living the low-overhead dream.

Sarah Silverman  

It's the first anniversary of the JV Club and what better way than to spend it with the one and only* Sarah Silverman?

*Janet discovers that there is in fact more than one Sarah Silverman out there. But this is THAT Sarah Silverman.

3 Triathlon Race Tips + Silverman 70.3 Review – TSC Podcast #84  

On this podcast, Chris and Kevin discuss 3 swim tips to help people achieve an ideal body composition.

References:

Las Vegas 70.3: http://www.ironman.com/triathlon/events/americas/ironman-70.3/world-championship.aspx

Tri Swim Coach DVD/12-week plans: http://triswimcoach.com

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The Theology of ISIS, with Dr. Adam Silverman  

The rise of ISIS, the self proclaimed Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, has sparked debate about the role of religion — specifically Islam — in violent extremism. This week, Dr. Adam Silverman offers us a glimpse into the theology of ISIS, and tackled some difficult questions; What does ISIS believe and how do its religious beliefs shape its political choices? What about the notorious video-taped beheadings and reports of rape as weapons of war? How does ISIS want the United States to react, and how should we?

 

 

Dr. Silverman has just completed a four-year stint as Cultural Advisor to the U.S. Army War College. He holds a doctorate in Political Science and Criminology from the University of Florida and he deployed in Iraq in 2008 to interview Iraqi religious and political leaders to better understand their culture and values.

The Candid Frame #160 - Neil and Susan Silverman  

Susan and Neil Silverman forever seek "the Image, the Light and the Moment" through their camera lens. Together they teach workshops, photograph a multitude of subject matter: people, nature, landscape, weddings, travel, commercial and industrial sites. Their work is represented by stock agencies both national and international and has appeared in a variety of publications including the cover of Outdoor Photography,, Elle Magazine, Sierra Club, Microsoft, Pacific Rim Magazine, Cure Magazine, der Spiegel, Tamrac International Catalogue Cover, Nikon World, The Wooden boat, Sierra Club, Nikon International Catalogue, and Proceedings among many others. You can find out more about them and their work and workshops by visiting their website.  Neil and Susan Silverman recommend the works of W. Eugene Smith and Richard Avedon.  This episode is sponsored by Adobe Lightroom. Perfect Your Photography from shoot to finish with Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 software. Find out more by visiting their website.  www.thecandidframe.com info@thecandidframe.com

Episode 84 Ironman Talk  

Episode 84 Ironman Talk


www.ironmantalk.com


This weeks news
 
 Results: Ironman Florida.
 Silverman changes.
 Badman has operation.
   
This weeks discussion

Why do you do this crazy sport called Ironman? We’re going deep and we want honesty. Maybe your mum didn’t cuddle you enough ;-)
If you want to add a comment click here: add comment then open the discussion.
 
Website of the week

Great youtube clip from Peter Coulson: Click here.

Age grouper of the week
 
His name is Tommy Nielsen and he is an outstanding age grouper. I'll mention his results in a minute but first you need some background information on him:
He's 34 years old and lives with his girlfriend. They have 3 children.
He balances everyday life with the kids, coaches several athletes and put on Denmark's second largest triathlon www.Silkeborgtriathlon.dk He holds a full time job but still finds time to train for Ironman. This is his passion and despite a low training volume he competes at a high level. Leading up to Kona he averaged a about 15 hours a week for 6 consecutive weeks. However, on average over a whole year he normally trains about 10 hours a week. (I don't know how much he trained this year, though) Seen in that light I think his results are incredible.
This year he raced in Roth and had a PB in 8.33 and 12th overall. 7 weeks later he did Ironman UK where he was first age grouper and 8th overall in 8.56. He was over 30 minutes faster than the second fastest in his age group. He qualified for Hawaii where he again went on to win his age group only 7 weeks after Ironman UK. His time in Kona was 9.05.
He always wanted to win in Kona. That was what kept him returning to Kona 8 times. He kept believing he could win in Kona if only he kept training consistently and return to Kona. His weakest discipline has always been the run and after the bike in Kona he was only 6th in his age group. However, with his best ever run in Kona, a 3.05 marathon, he went on to win 6 minutes ahead of number 2. A truly remarkable performance, especially because he had an entrapped nerve in his behind which prevented his performance on the bike. It just shows that anything is possible if you keep believing. A big inspiration and that's why I think Tommy Nielsen should be age grouper of the week.
His web page is www.tommynielsen.com

High 5
 
Correct bogeying technique
Turn your head so as not to get yourself
One finger presses down on non bogeying nostril (double barrel technique is not a good look)
If in a bunch be mindful of others around you (do you bogeying at the back)
If in a race situation don’t look behind you. If you hit someone with a greenie they are too close
Tidy yourself up before hitting T2 or the finish
 
Coach’s Corner

Post race (hard workout) recovery tips
Warm down after racing (some easy running for up to 10mins then easy cycling 10-30mins)
Hydrate and eat well as soon as possible
Once warmed down and fuelled up stand in lake/river/sea or cold bath
Put skins or compression tights on if you have any (I sell skins if you want any)
Stretch
Legs up the wall for 10-15mins
Continue to eat and hydrate well. Avoid alcohol until well after the race (ideally all day)

This weeks websites

IM Florida, silverman, Macca racing at silverman, Badman has operation, Stadler does Marathon, you tube, www.tommynielsen.com, www.alvinconnor.com
 
Iron Rusts, Ironmen Don’t, Train Hard, Train Smart:
Kia Kaha

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Show 1911 Tom Woods  Jury Nullification with Judge Napolitano and Guests  

Show 1911 Tom Woods  Jury Nullification with Judge Napolitano and Guests

Segment 1- The Juror’s Unknown Rights

One of the best-kept secrets of the American legal system is jury nullification, the jury's right to determine both the facts of the case and the justice of the law. But it won't be a secret much longer if my guest has anything to say about it.

James Babb joins me today to discuss an important and exciting jury education campaign, letting potential jurors know about the rights they have that they won’t learn about in the courtroom.

 

Segment 2- Jury Nullification

Steve Silverman of Flex Your Rights explains jury nullification. Connect with Flex Your Rights on Facebook and Twitter. 

Segment 3- Judge Napolitano

Judge Andrew Napolitano, senior judicial analyst at FOX News and author, most recently, of Theodore and Woodrow talks about Jury Nullification.

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About the Guest

James Babb is a libertarian activist in Philadelphia. Among his projects is WeWontFly.com, a campaign against the TSA.

Guest’s Website

JamesBabb.com (redirects to Facebook)

Links Mentioned

New York City campaign
Jury Rights Project

Organization Mentioned

Fully Informed Jury Association

Related Episodes

Ep. 72: Jury Nullification (Steve Silverman)
Ep. 99: Judge Napolitano! (Judge Andrew Napolitano answers a question on jury nullification around 11:30 or so into the discussion)

Book

33 Questions About American History You’re Not Supposed to Ask, by Tom Woods (question 28 covers jury nullification)

Ep. 195 - Bleeding Edge Outrage Meme Generators  

The term 'fake news'has been popularized, bastardized, and now wholly appropriated. What was previously defined as 'A deliberate untruth published strictly for monetary or political gain,' has now come to mean 'I don't like this story. It makes me look bad.'

Immediately following the election of Donald Trump south of the border, Craig Silverman and the team at Buzzfeed wrote the defining article on fake news, showing that completely fabricated stories like 'Hillary Sold Weapons to ISIS' actually outperformed legitimate political coverage from the likes of the New York Times on Facebook.

In a followup piece, Silverman shows how the misinformation industry has shifted its focus to avoid Facebook's crackdown on fake news pieces. Now it's all about hyperpartisan media -- websites that will blend legitimate reporting with clickbait viral headlines to create a morass where you can't be sure what's real and what isn't.

 

Speaking with the director of “The Soccer Ball Phone”  

This week, we released a short parody called “The Soccer Ball Phone” starring Sarah Silverman, Jack Black, Will Arnett, Alexi Lalas, and a few other very funny people. (We’re been promoting it pretty hard, but if you haven’t seen it, or want to ready George’s note about how it came together, go here.) This week on Dummy, George talks to Kovert Creative partner Joe Assad, who wrote and directed the short and also happens to be a new partner in Howler. We often get requests to talk about the behind-the-scenes stuff that goes into running the mag, so if you’re interested about Howler as a business and where it’s headed, this episode is for you.

ep 75: Adam Pally and Zoe Lister-Jones  

Adam Pally (MINDY PROJECT, HAPPY ENDINGS, MAKING HISTORY) and Zoe Lister-Jones (BAND AID, LIFE IN PIECES) join Anna and Sim on this week's Unqualified! Anna and Sim quickly catch up before the show starts and talk about Sarah Silverman's newest special! Shortly after, they join Zoe and Adam to talk about what it’s like working on set with only women, high school social rankings, and historical re-enactments! They then call Payton, who is unsure of what to do when she meets someone she has a strong connection with on an airplane, and Kyle, who is nervous about seeing an old flame at a weekend reunion! 

Tune in and make sure to check out Band Aid in theaters 6/2 and Sarah Silverman's Netflix special out 5/30! WOMEN RULE!

 

Unqualified: @unqualifed

Anna Faris: @annafaris

Sim Sarna: @simsarna

Adam Pally: @adampally

Zoe Lister-Jones: @zoelisterjones

Relief from Muscle Pain & Spasms with guest Dr. Rob Silverman  

Do you ever wake up in the middle of the night with leg or foot cramps, with your toes curling up? Or maybe it’s pain in your back, jaw or shoulders? All of the above are muscle cramps and today we’re sharing why you might be experiencing them and what to do about it. We’re joined by special guest Dr. Rob Silverman author of the book Inside – Out Health, as he helps explain why so many people today experience pain, inflammation, muscle cramps, and spasms. Listen in!

Ep 363 - Power Rangers - Riley Silverman  

*FILMS DISCUSSED: POWER RANGERS, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, LIFE, JUSTICE LEAGUE, SPIDERMAN: HOMECOMING* Chris and Graham welcome first time guest, Riley Silverman into the ATC studios. Riley liked Power Rangers for what it was. Chris and his family found Beaty and The Beast to be ok but not better than the original. Graham wished Life never made it into movie theaters. Two super hero trailers that show the difference between DC and Marvel. One good monster of a DVD and no earthly reason to see new releases. This episode will make you want to drain the tent! 

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