#873 – The Walking Year/
- October 5, 2020
We chat about daylight savings, our step challenge, winning candy competitions, Josh watching The Last Dance, and contractors and fair payouts.
On today’s episode of The Daily Talk Show, we discuss:
- Daylight savings
- Our step challenge
- Winning food competitions
- COVID-19 and letting go of employees
- Watching The Last Dance
- Contractors and fair payouts
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It's the daily Talk Show Episode 873 Happy Monday. gronk What's happening? What's going on? How are we JJ? Very good. Thank you big day for BMC day. Day one of just Lucas joining us full time as General Manager. Yes. Welcome Jeff. Thank you.
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no one's in my house. It's just me.
We're in lockdown still. It should end soon though. That has daylight savings trading all night. I feel I feel rough today. Just like feel good energy. Like good
you know just feeling good about myself but just rough is in the yesterday it this would have been a classic line across parents across Victoria. And it was my ankles are sleeping. We got a good sleeping and then you just bang it you just like cuz you got a bank the sleep ins when he gave me just like back? What amazing body sleep 830. And then it hits you that it's daylight savings. And so does that mean? So I didn't even like all my clocks and stuff change. Right? So you don't even really yeah, bring I heard a girl like at one o'clock. And let's say like, just just worked it out? Or Exactly. We went to the coffee shop. And the lady told me and then I just looked at me. Oh, no. Because we thought Bodie had a big sleeping. And so when the kids sleep saying everything's good, but no one slept in. We got up at 730 it was just 830 the new time. So this is it always really ruins my mind. I'm trying to in trying to understand this. So if the right now right now is 7:30am. In last week's time frame show, if you're feeling a bit tired, it's because it's 7:30am. But it's actually gone forward to 830. And so when when Bodhi woke up?
Did he wake up?
At 830? The new time 830 the new time? Well?
No, it's not because he hadn't actually had a sleeping either. But the times change, you don't have to worry about him having a sleeping because it's done it for you.
So design has some sort of back end result. So what's it because doesn't this just mean every single time now? Is it because it's gonna be harder to get him to sleep. Everything shifts, you know, like, this is the thing, JJ like my brother has a year and a bit old boy. And he has a 1245 strict daytime nap. And it can go for three hours. Like it's it's a huge, easy, that's a big daytime sleep. Yeah, it's a huge sleep. So 1245
he needs to hit that. But 1245 is now 145 the new time because 1235 is actually 1145. So you can't so yesterday my brother had the kid was still fired up. They haven't changed. They don't know their iPhone, they don't own an iPhone. Their iPhone hasn't just tipped forward and the old age doesn't automatically.
So is this is this good? Long term? Do you like daylight savings? I've got no problem with it. It's just the it is just the initial exactly confusion, which is where you're where you're at. And you don't know where you are right now. It is a little bit confusing, like trying to work out in my head. And I'm just gonna go Yeah, I'm not trying to outsmart the time shift. I'm just I used it. I used to have to record ads for the radio station. When I was working chip saying Don't forget to put your clocks forward like physically telling people to do it. Like that wasn't the 20 25th day. But I guess I guess there still is a bunch that you need. Like the car you got to do.
Yeah, we had to do the oven. The oven was the big one. I think that was a
microwave. I mean, you made a Smart Oven.
Why need the smart barbecue wouldn't have to set the reset the timer on that. Well trigger grill runs off your app, it runs like you can run your iPhone, or you want to trigger the fact that you remember the name. Have you been it's I mean, this is the power of podcast advertising. You know, it's um, I mean, they're not a sponsor. I'd love them to either be amazing. But you should hear the ads Joe Rogan does for them. I really he's been
he's been an absolute champion of that brand he would have done it would have done 20 million in sales for them. Seriously. Yeah. He talks about just the the chips you know the the sawdust chips that you put in
They're and they you have hickory smoked. I mean, he's live raid. But as I'm as I'm listening to I'm just like, on a cook something I live in hunt. And is that hunting? I need more meat. I don't need more of it, but I will. Anyway, I've been to this week. I just looked at the forecast and pretty rainy Melbourne,
which coincides with the second well, fifth day into our walking challenge.
problems. Yeah, I mean, how are you going with the steps because I don't I've still need to connect to the step thing that just set up, which is a local charity bit to it. So I'm just using health. Yeah. And I have, because just has an Apple Watch. And we're competing on like our activity rings. So I've got that set up. Great. But they actually get you two steps. Is that actually active yet? Yeah. So it's like a percentage thing. It's a little bit annoying.
But I can click through and see that justice done. 570. What's today? What's more pet? What's more annoying? The Apple Watch telling you to breathe, or your mom telling you to breathe when you're a teenager. Just breathe, Josh? Just take some deep breaths. I don't think I mean, that that was
six in six
months, I have a piece of fruit in my mom's braid. Have a piece of paper.
But I smashed it the last two days. Good work in steps. So I'll just tell you how many steps Don't tell me first. How many steps did you do on Saturday?
Well, I can tell you what I did on Saturday. Yeah, but I'll tell you, I think it needs more clarification. 11,347 faculty asking you how many steps you did is like asking Trump's doctor whether you had oxygen or not. I couldn't tell you what. Not right.
So what how many did you say you did? 11 347. Okay, yeah. And then Sunday.
19 one 619 thousand. Yeah, all that's good. But it said this. I didn't don't say that to impress you because that took me three and a half hours. And to be fair, I was not trying I wanted to get out the house and I had and next minute I've been gone for three and a half hours. The police have been called. I was tracking me on my fucking you know, I How long did you say you're gonna be gone for? I just said I'm going for a walk and maybe get about 14,000 steps. next minute over. I think I'm leverson no fun exploring the wilderness. And I stopped I stopped twice for a little lie down. We're just on the grass just on the graph.
Long the freeway was this was 2pm till whatever, three and a half hours after that. Yeah, I
saw some kangaroos. Sir. A lot of things. I am. Yeah, basically David Attenborough. That's huge. I mean, I don't know how much. But let me tell you. Okay, so this is going? Well, let me tell you, I don't I don't see that as a consistent for me whatsoever. I have gone back because we're five days into the year, sorry, into the October October month, into the into the month when I stopped my water. Walking in
my walking year, I what I've done I have calculated because I fucked up on on Friday on the 2100 steps. And so what I've done is I've got myself to an average of just over 10,000 per day, which is what I'm doing 10,000 per day. So I'm at the average, I'm over 40 to 42,000 right now. And so today, if I get 10,000 I'll be at 52,000. So, all I'm trying to do is if I missed one day, I just gotta make it up. And I don't want to have to do that three and a half hour walk again, whatsoever. But what did you do have? Yeah, so I did on Saturday. I viewed 18,735 steps. And then Sunday
music only 15,372. But so I need to be getting if I get that around the 18,000 mark a day. I'll be good.
Yeah, how long did it take on Saturday? Because you hit that? What?
Like you don't really feel it. I mean, you feel like you're alright.
Just go for a little walk. And then before you know it, you've done billions of steps. No, but I am that it is a Saturday. That's the way they sent me cruzi about the way so
yeah, so the thing that's
too plain to my favour is it's you have to take Bodhi into daycare, you have to, you know, bath him in the like, that is prime walking time. And so I like you've got a smaller you're trying to get 300,000 steps I'm trying to get 500,000 I think it's a good handicap. CCI. Yeah. Based on the extra time that I have. I like that. podcasts audio books, phone, I use, I use on average to for the month for the month of October yet. Have you looked at? No, I wouldn't be I wouldn't be because if we're, I would need to, I would need to do a few more 18,000 days to get there because it used to be I would have to do 16 and a half thousand. But you can see the past you can see the little bits. Were you starting to get sore. I think the key is breaking them up into two sessions. Yeah, one in the morning, one in the evening. And that's fine. Doing the whole like brain I did the whole you know, 15 a bit thousand or whatever. You know, one go yesterday. It's a big it's a big challenge in it. You know, like, I got home and I need snacks. I just need to like I would I had a cold shower. It felt so good. I'd say yes. It had some chafing issues. Oh,
yeah, it was a nightmare. And so like, that's, if he got rid of chafing. And he got rid of
the I mean, the reason this is so fast. The annoying thing about the chafing is it was because I was being self conscious. And I put my undies band, sort of just like above my gut, so I didn't feel so I yes, I had a feeling of that. I like that. Like it feels like you sort of say Fran it's like, maybe I need some sort of chastity belt that I can wear. You know, I just need Lululemon. Yeah. But I, but the problem was, by pulling them up higher, I all of a sudden the che factor increased whereas if I'd kept them
my normal sort of where I keep them, they're fine. And so I don't want to Jason Jason Yeah. I don't know if a j A j string wouldn't help. Feel
like a band. Make you feel sexy. Yeah.
Be a bit yeah, just pull it down where it needs to.
And so anyway,
I probably so yeah, chasing, but I'm not the guy. I'm I refuse to buy any product for chafing. I'm not putting on any chafing gel. I'm not. I refuse to do that. Well, I suffered the same I had a blister. That was the shoes that I wore on the idea 11,000 on one of them on Saturday. And and I learned that the shoes that I was wearing with the socks that I was in no go so I upgraded blister. Still there, but no, it's not bad. I didn't have the chafing though.
The thing is, it's you need like, like bark shorts. I think that's going to stop it. Getting some sort of bite. Sure my undies are almost like that. Like I've got like the rebar or the Calvin Klein, where it's the they're like briefs is behind the right now I've got those two, but they're not they're not made for the minds like the sports material. I literally was wearing those same yesterday. And the it's no the skin tight. Like if you're wearing shoes, it probably wouldn't happen. You think about what how compress the compression. It's got. It's got all of that. Hey, just one thing before we sort of move on from the walk chat.
31st of October
falls on a Saturday. And that is the day before 97th birthday. But it's also the last day of our step challenge. Graham Is there a walking party? Oh, yeah. Like
a he doesn't drink. Like is there a not a pub cruise. But like the lift the restrictions should be stopped. We should be able to walk in group in like, with a few people or we could even just socially distance and go on a big trek get like 40 K's in that day. Thousands of sit like Yeah, I love that. Yeah. Get real far get picked up the other side. devs do we meet serve somewhere and then he starts the walk? Yeah. Could he I mean, if we're allowed to get the get great to do some sort of it would be able to do the show walking. That'd be fun. Do the show walking? They could I mean, depending on the situation Victoria, people you know, you could it could be a few people just like basically what I'm wanting is people holding out snakes for us. Yeah, well, I don't know.
Any true true? I mean, they could just give us a whole call.
Yeah, or like killer pie thing in the single sort of. Yeah, plastic sort of thing. Do you remember all those single single things from 711? Do you like do you have nostalgia memories of seven 711 for me was something that was for the inner city or the city. Like we didn't have a 711 like, now. I think mobile was replaced all the mobile service stations have been replaced by 711. But evangelists 711 was sort of like Krispy kremes in the sense of like, Americana like you are like Carl's Jr. or something, right? Yeah, it's pretty trendy. It's pretty cool scene in the in the movies. Yeah, well, I had I had one nimi it's the phone number that he called me on. Thanks to seven elevens prepaid mobile. Oh, that's what was up this but I went that's where I rode my bike down when I was in year six to get my foot moped Tim.
Cook yourself Did you do it on your
own? Because you just you're gonna activate it all? It seems bizarre. Can you buy? Because a 12 year old buyer sim pack now? I don't know the law around it. I mean, a lot of like when you're overseas, always having dv passports in and things like that when you want to go to a phone number? Yeah, I'm not sure I like it or at the at the like, in America at the store. Yeah. You always
good to know where it's coming from? Yeah, very nostalgic for me. 711 back, what would you get? What sort of food are big bosses, big bosses, the killer Pathans? The long ones.
You know, we had a Dorito scam Going once, where you could they the pack that? This is Ah, oh, we also had a Mars bar scam going? Yes. The market. So the Mars
dandenong basketball Stadium, I reckon they can take nearly went broke with the amount of Mars bars. And so I thought it was like winning. Because like on basketball, like on the school holiday camps. I had, I would like to say six wins in a row. And there was it. Tell us what what was Oh, it was a you would open it up. It felt like gambling. Like it really got me fired up. Like it worked so well, because I bought Moz bars with the idea that I could double it. And you would open it up. And you would see like a one free Moz bar or like yeah, Better luck next time. And I don't know whether this was by design or what but
I reckon. Yeah, there was a time where I got like five in a row. And I just felt like it was the funniest shit ever going up to the cantina. Got another one. And like, I was pretty sure that she thought that I was like, had some sort of scam going on. Yeah, we had a scam going on. You could roll. You could roll the rapper slightly without opening it, hold it up in the light. and see which one was actually a winning bar. So how would you?
How would you do that? So you're in the shop? Yeah, because it's a Be it was a big store and they weren't at the front as like aisles. Maybe two aisles, small ish.
Walk to the back, grab it. Hold it out. They didn't know what was going on. I didn't know what was happening. But then there was then there was another scam going on which this was grade five.
I'm getting nostalgic. I remember the radios had these these chips in them. Not not the actual chip like yes, like a Tesla. And then there was like a piece of paper on there.
And there was like some scratchy thing to get it was gambling for chips. Yeah. And so I do remember the scratchy. We gotten the Doritos. Yeah, dude, and do not sue them anymore. Because I feel like it's been so long that I've bought food for the for the aim of winning something.
Maybe you can anymore. Anyway, these kids in learned how to forge them, like legit Forge, the Dorito. So the only person going sort of going under was the actual canteen, because you got to think about it, they would send them back to the supplier, maybe this is the issue. Because when you get given, say you buy a box of bars, and then you're having half the bars one somehow you're probably sending the wrapper or giving it back to the distributor distribution centre to get those bars returned to you. So surely, surely, it's they already know. Based on every box, nah, nah, no. Why are many there's going to be Yeah, that's a good point. So you go so then Okay, like has four in it. And so we're gonna give you a discount of four, because you're gonna have four loads, but what about this? What about if I'm at gronk who
Just how it happened to be in another suburb and I had six free bar things and I went in I said, Man, I got six very bad. I'm actually tempted. Should we try and call my mate Chris? Actually, I want just in case he lost his job at Moz or something in this tough time. It was gonna
be great to call Chris, who works in sales at Mars. and say, What are you looking at?
Did you hear about the Disney the mass? Exodus? Isn't? That's a consideration now. It's like, Oh, shit, like, recession. Yeah, that like 28,000 workers lost their jobs due to the pandemic at Disney. That's us. That is so many people.
Wow, it's not ideal. And yeah, just before we started recording, New York, the New York Mayor is considering closing down 19 neighbourhoods to avoid a second wave just outside of the island. Over in Brooklyn. very congested. Yeah, Queens.
I mean, that it's sad. I've seen a bunch of people move out of there. Just on social media saying them get out. It's, it's full on. Yeah. I mean, in Australia, it's pretty, like very low at the moment. Very low. And so come the end of the month. Hopefully we're back open. Like I saw music festivals going on up in Darwin. Really? Like Yeah, like this week? Last week? sort of an artist ili poster thing. It was like wild so many people hundreds and hundreds of people so they doing social distancing in the other states.
So if you're in Wi Fi right now,
they still not hugging and kissing and stuff. That's a good point. Yeah. So I can hands.
Yeah, is that back in? Polina is listening. We know she's from wi Yeah. is going on? You so you're so you'd think I mean, so masks aren't mandatory in some way like Sydney, this is what I do know. And you do see people very sort of close. But you're right. Has the handshake and kiss. And the hug. Has that. Is that coming back? Because I feel in Victoria. It's going to be a little while. Yeah, definitely before but I'm talking ran like Oh,
oh, yeah, I'd be happy you I show you your parents with
the COVID kiss but just another random I get it. The we started watching the last dance over the weekend. Yeah. It's great. I think it's very good. The nominal what I love about it specific. So this is the Michael Jordan documentary. Made if you don't know, this is Josh. It was a long time ago. Everyone's watched it. You're, you're the last man on earth. Well, I hadn't watched I had pushed back and pushed back on it because I think probably three or four different people in different groups. But like you have qualities of Michael Jordan, which feels so obnoxious, like there's something so obnoxious. It's the same thing when people will compare you to different things. I just don't like any sort of comparison because it feels like you're being a bit of a try hard especially to that fucking loads and then
a bit also, it's like, it's as if those qualities are the things that he was also just a really fucking talented basketball you want to make Yeah.
but what I loved about it was the, the footage from the 90s they had a crew that had unprecedented access to the Chicago Bulls, and it's just phenomenal. There's something so cool about watching this was definitely like, you know, recorded like, filmed in 35 mil film, and it's just saying the sort of media scrums where they're all got their sort of, you know, standard cameras, and the wide shots where you're seeing them with all this old tech and all associate looks beautiful. And it sounds great. Like the production value is extraordinary. Yeah, I think do you think Michael paid or whoever did was paying somebody to like, let's follow this guy. Let's follow this guy. So I think no, so it was I think it must have been a Chicago Bulls thing. Yeah, I got the vibe that like was I was out of there because he left as well like he went to he went by I reckon I
did it. I wouldn't be surprised if MJ fund was like, like get these cameras like the Jonas Brothers documentary I was telling you about the amount of footage that I have of the like the moments where they really popped like, it makes sense these days to just hit hit action. Just have a bit of cash.
Just pay some sort of D ROC to follow you around, but it is good like you do feel like you're you know you feel bad for Scottie Pippen. You think it man why don't I just pay him more? What What did you What do you think
all of that it's Dennis Rodman just a bit fatter and wack
he's he's great though he's just a
you see if that guy didn't have basketball yeah he would have gone off going off the cliff go Do you see that so Brady does the client your Do you definitely do this it's like checking their net worth now. Yeah, Scott he's doing the right Scotty got he's got 20 mil but he had like 100 like because a brain one of those things when we're watching a doc Oh, she'll look ahead and see what ends up happening and he ended up getting a nice payday. But Dennis Rodman Do you know what his net worth is now? It'd be 300 he's got a lot of money, doesn't he? Or is he fucking cooked it?
Bree said that he had $500,000 maybe she's fucked it
is analysis. This is Rodman net worth 500,000 I don't know that. I mean, this is I heard you know, I'm, I'm the network guy. Yeah, I love looking at the shitter eyes watching little wine, the rapper. Little little wine. But little. He he was talking about the net worth thing. Yeah, he's like laughing about it. But even if it's like so the thing is, I guess where a lot of those networth things come from, is they'll take the value of the company that you're, you know, part of or whatever or that you have some ownership. They do all this, you know, fancy stuff in the back end. But the fact that it's saying 500,000 would say is he does he own a home
I know that like it Oh, he's had a great life done some really cool shit he's made with Kim Jong moon. I thinking surely short that and someone whose net worth is 500,000? Yeah. How much does he cost? How much would we have to pay him to do like a guest appearance like appearance? I guess speaking for BIG MEDIA COMPANY event if he's net worth is 500,000. Hang on. Surely the two k we could we could you know plus sandwiches. We can get him for $750 on cameo. That is his doing his own cameo. Okay, but I wonder what it would look like to so cameos that very low barrier to entry sort of stuff. Yeah. What would it look like to have to just if we want to get him on zoom?
Yeah, I mean, you know,
alright, let's put a number to it. I reckon it would be
25 I reckon like four grand
four or five grand you could you could secure him for 15 minutes are asking for a quick chat. If I mean, if you get 500 grand after playing and winning five NBA titles, your decision making Do we know where his money went? Well, it's like going to that in a coke strippers. He only had he only made 25 million over his whole playing only. Only.
I mean, this is the thing how, what a what a situation where you.
You like to say Scottie Pippen, we feel bad for Scottie Pippen when he was making $2 million a year type of thing. Like it's funny. Like, it's funny how we quickly adjust to whatever the markets telling us that they were. Well, yeah, I mean, there's always going to be the people like at the top, like the Jordans. Yeah.
Who knows? Who fucking knows? It's a it's a bizarre thing. Like, they're also like I just saw so for instance, happens in music, too. I just saw Gina who logic is.
he's a he's a rapper. I was gonna say DJ, okay, yeah, rapper. He's, um, he's awesome. He's an awesome rapper. And he posted a text thread with his mate. Which I mean, he probably it's probably pretty pretty out there to do this, but he probably just doesn't give a shit. Let me just read it to you. So he I want to see if he's deleting that hasn't deleted so says, just shows a message here, but he's mad. Hey, Bob, his name's Bobby.
Hey, Bobby, you got a sick and he says, I'll call you after dinner. And the guy says, Okay, cool. And then Bobby says everything. Okay? And then these might says, Yeah, just wondering if everything is okay, because I haven't seen a penny from the album or the sessions. And that's weird, bro. And then he's caption. He goes
is hard I'll just read the first bit first mean, Def Jam records Can you please pay my friends and musicians that have made my albums great. This is ridiculous at this point. And so the record light so he's made the money like he's the artist the front that's probably got the check for, you know, 5 million bucks on whatever the site for the album signing. And then he's people the people who help the engineers so the savvy
together so that people know who was instrumental in Jordans success. Don't get the money like it's it is a it happens across the board any industry. It's going to happen. And so it's robbery like I bet I was just it's faqih jump in the comments 5000 comments for? Did they end up end up getting it sorted? How long ago was this?
Oh, this was literally last night. Oh, really interesting to follow. So this is I mean, I just love getting just looking at some comments, especially ones with blue ticks. To anyone hiding on this. He has obviously tried to contact them in every way possible. And this is the last straw effort. This is how toxic the major label communities watch and pay attention. like yeah, I mean, that is true to bet maybe, maybe he hasn't. But yeah, it'd be imagine having a record label. And that's how someone's communicating to you. That that there's an issue. It's over an Instagram post, we hear these types of stories. So like, especially in our business, where it's like, we're a production company, you have a client, it's like a production company not paying the cinematographers and editors and all that sort of thing, but getting the money from the client. And then this is the point where the contract is going direct to the client saying, Hey, what's the deal? Like? I can't remember like, I've nearly had to go to that point with when I was when I was younger, people, sheet operators, it's very annoying, and it makes me but the good thing is that we went through versions of that stuff where we had middlemen that were so sensitive now to make sure that contracted like, that's part of the deal. Like if you're a contractor, if you're like you get paid like it's that you would hear the stories where it's like, sorry, clients client won't pay. So we can't pay you. It's like it's a it's a pretty hard pill to swallow. Yeah. The problem is when people use that excuse, and it's not true, because if they haven't paid, but then that should be community.
Like, yeah, who's taking on the risk? Like, I feel that if you're, if you're doing the work,
like I think that like, if you're the production company, I feel that you should be taking the risk. I don't think that I think that you go
you know, far and beyond what you would need to do to make sure that you pay the contractors versus just being like, sorry, guys didn't get paid. Don't take it on any fees. And the person can accept like, the contractor could say, well, I'm willing to take the risk too. But like if the if the person is trying to split the risk with the cinematographer or somebody you know, the contractor, but it's not fair. Rarely, that rarely happens. Oh, doesn't it rarely, and what's the interest of the contractor wanting to take the risk of their they just wanting to do the job. And also at one point, if you aren't sure whether you're gonna get paid from the client, it's probably a sign that you should avoid them. I mean, I've heard they have one. One not pay. Others just take time, but I think that's lucky dude. I just I've had one where they'll like pushing back on stuff and I was just like, don't bother paying but don't contact me.
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