• ‘I’ll ask God to intervene’: the Christian volunteers doing police work in Reading
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    ‘I’ll ask God to intervene’: the Christian volunteers doing police work in Reading

    Oi, get up from him. If the public knew, half of what goes on in policing these days, they would have a shock. Why the fuck are they choking me out? We just can’t meet the demand that is required at the moment. Have you heard of street pastors before? Street pastors, greatest thing to happen to this town. What’s your name? What’s your name? It would be impossible to imagine the town running without them being there. We’re nearly there, we’re nearly there mate. If there’s a fight going on, I’ll ask God to intervene. Has he had any water? No police! No police! No police! It is Christianity…

  • Staging an Intervention On Air (feat. Shane Torres) – The Bonfire w/ Big Jay Oakerson & Dan Soder
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    Staging an Intervention On Air (feat. Shane Torres) – The Bonfire w/ Big Jay Oakerson & Dan Soder

    – Thursday I get to go– – Could be here tomorrow. – To the Gary Clark Jr. Show – Yeah Thursday. – We all meet up at the Beacon, Lou comes, the words you never wanna hear before a hang, he goes “I was drinking with Merc Face before he came here.” – Ohhhhh, primed Lewitski that means he’s. – That’s fucking arm freckle drinking, you know what I mean? (heavy guitar music) (fire crackling) – Who all went to the show? – It was five of us which was very cool of him to hook us up like that. – It’s great. – It was me, Christine, DJ Lou,…

  • Robert Smalls Escapes Slavery in a Stolen Confederate Ship – Drunk History
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    Robert Smalls Escapes Slavery in a Stolen Confederate Ship – Drunk History

    [belch] HI. I’M MARK GAGLIARDI, AND TODAY WE’RE GOING TO TALK ABOUT ROBERT SMALLS. [laughter] – WHEN ROBERT SMALLS WAS 12 YEARS OLD, HIS FATHER, HENRY MCKEE, THE PLANTATION OWNER, WAS LIKE, LISTEN, MY SON, THAT I’M NOT ALLOWED TO TELL ANYBODY IS MY SON BUT REALLY, YOU’RE MY SON. YOU ARE SPECIALER THAN THE OTHER SLAVES. BUT YOU KEEP GETTING IN TROUBLE. WE THINK THAT THE BEST THING FOR YOU RIGHT NOW IS IF WE SEND YOU TO CHARLESTON. AND ROBERT SMALLS IS LIKE, OH, I’M SORRY. YOU’RE MY [bleep] SLAVE OWNER AND YOU’RE GOING TO SEND ME TO CHARLESTON WHERE I CAN LEARN AN ACTUAL BUSINESS TRADE? YEAH,…

  • Alexander Hamilton’s Salacious Sex Scandal (feat. Lin-Manuel Miranda) – Drunk History
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    Alexander Hamilton’s Salacious Sex Scandal (feat. Lin-Manuel Miranda) – Drunk History

    Pretty drunk. [laughs] – You feel okay? – I’m giggly and there’s gaps in my memory. [laughs] – That’s all right. – Already. – Okay, so, uh, let’s get back. – So, Yorktown.We won!Well, now we’ve gotta form a country.Um, they all ask him, hey, come be a part of the Constitutional Convention.So we’re figuring out howthe American system is gonna work.The Constitutional Convention:this is the room where they’re decidingwhat the shape of our government should be.They’re hashing it out.And Hamilton speaks for six hours.But some of the things he pitched would haunt himthe rest of his career.He pitched maybe president for life?[whispering] Ooh, he’s secretly a monarchist.Maybe, uh, we…