Joni Mitchell on Illusions | Blank on Blank

Joni Mitchell on Illusions | Blank on Blank

"I didn’t like the sound of people gasping at the mere mention of my name. It horrified me." - Joni Mitchell in 1986, as told to Joe Smith This interview is from the Joe Smith Collection at the Library of Congress and has never been heard before. Hear the full, unedited interview with Joni @ http://blankonblank.org/joni Roberta Joan Anderson sat down for a personal, reflective interview in November 1986. The interviewer, Joe Smith, was a longtime record executive who interviewed hundreds of music legends as part of his book, Off The Record. In this extended conversation with Joni we hear an artist come to grips with both her rise to fame and the price that she felt she paid for experimenting in her career and not seeking hits and fame alone. More Joni "I was young for my age. Not as naïve as they expected. I don’t know why I seem to bring that out in people." "If you see yourself as a kingly type, then you need your serfs and your army and someone around you." "I thought, ‘All things considered, I’d rather be dancing.’" "I didn’t like the sound of people gasping at the mere mention of my name. It horrified me." Get more Joni on our website including Joni's status as a style icon in her 70s, the magic at Laurel Canyon, the selection of her paintings and self-portraits, and her health problems. http://blankonblank.org/joni Subscribe for new episodes every other Tuesday (it's free): http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=blankonblank Executive Producer: David Gerlach Animator: Patrick Smith Audio Producer: Amy Drozdowska Colorist: Diana Tantillo Music You Heard Joni Mitchell @ 0:07 “Urge For Going” @ 4:13 “Both Sides Now” APM MUSIC @ 0:30 Ken Anderson and Rebecca Ruth Hall “November Song” @ 1:26 Rick Ruskin “King James Position” @ 2:35 Vasco “Love In An Air Baloon” @ 4:55 Silvain Vanot “Lullaby In Blue” Photos Paul C. Babin Watch our previous episodes: John Coltrane on Giant Steps https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZF0EvYd_Bgw Ray Bradbury on Madmen https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ciQoov55fM Dolly Parton on Getting Dirty https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2RJPc9DXnys Lou Reed on Guns & Ammo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jcd9BS2Ty_M BB King on The Blues https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-tIphqWYu_s Elliott Smith on Freaks https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pAP3sYaaBv4 Robin Williams on Masks https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2PHGmIAv4Dc Wayne Coyne on Living with Death https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OJXU7f0hI30 Maya Angelou on Con Men https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VybIJEA41yk Bette Davis on The Sexes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RNnTUyrxzWY Michael Jackson on Godliness https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YoCa3Po7M_8 Jimi Hendrix on The Experience https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nK2lfs_uiwk Meryl Streep on Beauty https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OG_T5dwnJuM Philip Seymour Hoffman on Happiness https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Osn8rjkPyYM David Bowie on Stardust http://youtu.be/lFIDXXDsxAo Gene Wilder on The Truth https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8PUW2POEjX4 John Lennon on Love http://youtu.be/DmvmnYEy9NY Johnny Cash on The Gospel http://youtu.be/ALGi0tcFCcw Heath Ledger on Role Playing http://youtu.be/qDRUzbAa6lI Tupac on Life and Death http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6x2FqX2YZws Kurt Cobain on Identity http://youtu.be/C1Z2BkZaOQc Janis Joplin on Rejection http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VdF4b1_LQnQ Barry White on Making Love http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SmJIlqjYGkw Maurice Sendak on Being a Kid http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KvtgqJTVVhE Carol Burnett on Finding Home http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aixlc1DJZiE Grace Kelly on JFK http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K5EOuppHoTM Farrah Fawcett on Stiletto Power http://youtu.be/8Eskff0RUQ8 Beastie Boys on Being Stupid http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E4mx2P... David Foster Wallace on Ambition http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w5R8gd... Wilt Chamberlain on Tall Tales http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zxLiVn... Larry King on Getting Seduced http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1yD8Pz... Jim Morrison on Why Fat is Beautiful http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BhszZ5...

A Case of You - Joni Mitchell

A Case of You - Joni Mitchell

The song "A Case of You" by Joni Mitchell, accompanied by a slideshow.

Iconic Singer Joni Mitchell Hospitalized In Los Angeles

Iconic Singer Joni Mitchell Hospitalized In Los Angeles

TMZ reports the 71-year-old musician was taken to the hospital after sources say officials responded to a 911 call for an unconscious female. Follow Jay Strubberg: http://www.twitter.com/jaystrubberg See more at http://www.newsy.com Sources: Getty Images http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/news-photo/recording-artist-joni-mitchell-attends-the-56th-annual-news-photo/465111341 TMZ http://www.tmz.com/2015/03/31/joni-mitchell-hospitalized-ambulance-911/ The National https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fUu1MvnAecc Twitter https://twitter.com/JoniMitchellcom/status/583130871013601280 Variety http://variety.com/2015/music/news/joni-mitchell-hospitalized-1201463950/ Amazon.com http://www.amazon.com/Joni-Mitchell-Her-Own-Words/dp/1770411321 Image via: Getty Images / Larry Busacca

America Now/Brad Neely - Health (Cover)

America Now/Brad Neely - Health (Cover)

Just a bit of fun. Enjoy!

When Will We Worry About the Well-Being of Robots? | Idea Channel | PBS Digital Studios

When Will We Worry About the Well-Being of Robots? | Idea Channel | PBS Digital Studios

Do you worry about your vacuum? Not in the way where you're concerned about breaking a valuable object - but in an emotional, empathetic concern for its being? If so, then you're primed for today's discussion about the wellbeing of robots! We can personify objects, assigning them human qualities, but will technology get to a point where it DESERVES these moral concerns? Can you imagine a day when you will empathize with your computer or care if it lives or dies? Watch the episode and find out more! ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sources The Machine Question - David J Gunkel Robot Futures - Illah Reza Nourbakhsh What Computers Still Can't Do - Hubert Dreyfus What Should We Do with Our Brain? - Catherine Malabou ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Assets: 0:12 late for meeting https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wBqM2ytqHY4 0:25 Peter Mor https://soundcloud.com/peter-mor-1/revolution-epic-music 1:28 Include your Natural Gas Appliances in your Family Photo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tOfTz6eVKlE 1:41 11 year old on bowflex https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KlzKPILZHjw 1:43 Samsung Top Load High Efficiency Washing Machine Hot Or Cold Water??? (WA50F9A6DSW) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h0I-yGChj14 1:49 Portlandia - Carrie's iPhone https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NPL7Snp38rA 1:59 Roomba Cats: Compilation https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mk4XB2wZqF4 2:33 Science Nation - Printable Robots Designed to be Consumer-friendly, Inexpensive https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VwKD4d03fBM 2:35 Super Science: Robots https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9kJ--ncAViE 2:41 Funny Cats and Dogs Acting Like Humans Compilation 2014 [NEW HD] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xfYKwDVqMow 2:49 Smart Bear Play The Trumpet And Do Amazing Tricks https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fjy_2UCnX-4 3:05 PC Explosion Project: Explosion 2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sxEXBXG0ymg 3:10 Broken iMac Prank Part 2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1G2qaYgRseY 4:43 PETMAN Robot Strut (Stayin' Alive) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QRbvNL1PHKg 5:00 Chimp vs human! - Working Memory test - Extraordinary Animals - Earth https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zsXP8qeFF6A 5:19 The Machine Question http://machinequestion.org/ 5:51 How to Make a Baby https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MsBMG-p1HDM 7:35 Animal Crossing: New Leaf - Part 8 - My New House! (Nintendo 3DS Gameplay Walkthrough Day 4) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uFlBaaV4qaE 7:41 Tamagotchi Friends Advert / Commercial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JN-Yy0PgLEU 7:50 Dramatic Robot https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xh5iFfDCXfg ---------------------------------------------------------- COMMENTS TheIrtar https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ft-bU9tn5c&google_comment_id=z13jsvygsla5d5uii04cjnd4gvvzhd14xzk0k GelidGanef https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ft-bU9tn5c&google_comment_id=z12mdtnjnzamxpqyf04chtk5rqq4yj5zaa4 Emil Jacobsen https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ft-bU9tn5c&google_comment_id=z13swxoawo2njlxn122ocpkzllynup1jo04 anywiebs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ft-bU9tn5c&google_comment_id=z12xc1kpcp3yxvzcp22zzfazeljuwb1ff Jacob Hamblin https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ft-bU9tn5c&google_comment_id=z12nwvogetiyebvx304cfj14hke4vzyozjg Jason Perry https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ft-bU9tn5c&google_comment_id=z13td5gbpknmjtb5l04cjds51sq0tf1q1ps0k Mario Castro https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ft-bU9tn5c&google_comment_id=z13litoyctujwpv2423lijcocuf1std2x Rockn Outt https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ft-bU9tn5c&google_comment_id=z13nvfb5xkblevtav04cjb2pfkitsxcprp40k Hal Gailey https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ft-bU9tn5c&google_comment_id=z130sfvxhnvfjhezv04cin5x0sexghha4cg theneedledrop https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ft-bU9tn5c&google_comment_id=z12auv55oxqns3kvp23sulgplnrhv30hq04 Doobly doo: http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2014/06/we-dont-need-net-neutrality-we-need-competition/ ------------------------------------------------------- TWEET OF THE WEEK https://twitter.com/LUKEINALLCAPS/status/482564157011922944 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8RqXg6-06a4&feature=youtu.be --------------------------------------------------------------- Come hang out in the Idea Channel IRC! http://bit.ly/138EHBh Check out the Idea Channel SubReddit! http://bit.ly/GNklUq And the Idea Channel Facebook page! http://on.fb.me/1eVl4vP Support Idea Channel on Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/pbsideachannel TRANSLATE THINGS @ http://ideachannel.subtitl.us Let us know what sorts of crazy ideas you have, about this episode and otherwise: Tweet at us! @pbsideachannel (yes, the longest twitter username ever) Email us! pbsideachannel [at] gmail [dot] com Idea Channel Facebook! http://Facebook.com/pbsideachannel Hosted by Mike Rugnetta (@mikerugnetta) Made by Kornhaber Brown (http://www.kornhaberbrown.com) _______________________________

What is a Nurse Practitioner?

What is a Nurse Practitioner?

If you are expecting to find a quiet sewing circle at the North Preston Seniors' Club, the burst of colour and energy that hit you when you walk through the doors is enough stop you in your tracks. The conversation is nothing short of boisterous as a dozen or so sets of nimble fingers dance across fabric and wool. Among them is an honorary member: nurse practitioner Carolyn Mitchell. The growing pile of tiny purple knit hats will find a home atop newborns at the IWK soon. It was Carolyn’s idea. Ivory Provo is the president of the North Preston Community Health and Wellness Centre’s Senior Citizens' Club and remembers how it started. “She came in to our seniors room one day and she was sitting down talking to me and I was knitting, and she came up with this idea that we should do it for the children’s hospital.” “She just comes in and talks with us.” says Norma Downey, another member of the club who has a growing appreciation for what Carolyn brings to the group. “She’s really nice. Friendly. Any questions that you ask her she’ll find the answers.” Carolyn leverages the relationship to get a better understanding of what the health needs are in the community she serves. “A simple knitting project has built up a relationship with the seniors. They feel comfortable around me and I can identify some needs that they have.” It’s this type of unusual interaction from a primary health care provider that is becoming more familiar in Nova Scotia, but for many it’s still something new “A nurse practitioner is a nurse who has advanced education and training that allows us to prescribe medications, to order tests, to diagnose certain conditions and to manage chronic health conditions so we do a lot of the same things that a family doctor does,” says Carolyn, “…but we’re still nurses so we still come to the patient encounter from a nursing perspective….You could be seeing patients in the office then running out to do a home visit for someone who can’t make it to the office, or then meeting group in the evening but having the freedom to be able to meet the needs of the community, and meet them where they are.” A few days later, the group is assembled in a much more formal setting in an IWK boardroom in Halifax, but the energy level is just as high as it was back in North Preston. The group is enjoying a small thank you tea from the IWK before heading off for a tour. Carolyn is there too, sharing in the satisfaction of donating boxes of handmade hats and blankets that will surely go to good use. Just as important for Carolyn is the satisfaction of knowing that behind every stitch in the impressive pile there was conversation. Sometimes they talked about what they’e eating, how they’re struggling with mobility, or just musing about how much candy is too much before bedtime for their grandkids. Carolyn has woven herself inside of those conversations and the hours of chatting about the things that colour their lives, quietly building a better understanding of how to deliver the healthcare they need. “I spend some part of my day cutting blankets and knitting, and I don’t think a lot of places would allow me to do that as a nurse practitioner but it’s something that invests in building the relationships with the community members, and we build a trust.

"Rosie Needs a Drug Test" -- Says Estranged Wife

"Rosie Needs a Drug Test" -- Says Estranged Wife

Rosie O'Donnell's estranged wife, Michelle Rounds, wants a judge to force the famous talk show host to submit to random drug testing until their custody battle is resolved. TMZ learned that Rounds and O'Donnell will face off in court on Tuesday over the custody of 2-year-old Dakota. Sources say if the judge keeps the status quo while the case runs its course, Michelle's lawyer will ask for an order requiring Rosie to submit to random drug and alcohol testing, and if the tests reveal a problem she can then ask for an emergency order. When asked O'Donnell replied that she doesn't comment on legal issues. http://www.tmz.com/2015/05/03/rosie-odonnells-wife-michelle-rounds-rosie-must-be-drug-tested-stat/ http://www.wochit.com

Got Healthcare?

Got Healthcare?

Trailer for 90 minute documentary of the public discussions over the making of the ACA (Obamacare). See more at http://gothealthcaremovie.com Tens of thousands of Americans suffer and die annually and will continue to die even with the ACA, for the profits of the healthcare insurance industry. Tens of millions will remain uninsured. This is a deliberate American sadism on the part of the US government.

Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong | Johann Hari

Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong | Johann Hari

What really causes addiction — to everything from cocaine to smart-phones? And how can we overcome it? Johann Hari has seen our current methods fail firsthand, as he has watched loved ones struggle to manage their addictions. He started to wonder why we treat addicts the way we do — and if there might be a better way. As he shares in this deeply personal talk, his questions took him around the world, and unearthed some surprising and hopeful ways of thinking about an age-old problem. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more. Find closed captions and translated subtitles in many languages at http://www.ted.com/translate Follow TED news on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tednews Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/TEDtalksDirector

Burn Survivor Shannon Anderson

Burn Survivor Shannon Anderson

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