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We’re Cass (aka lady boss) and Bobby (aka comedy daddy), a brother and sister duo from Las Vegas! We discuss everything as we navigate the funny, thought-provoking and always entertaining side of things. With episodes that flow through many topics and short hilarious skits called espresso shots, you might fall on the floor from laughter. Sorry friend! Join us for witty banter, tangents, crazy characters, hot takes, and so much more, your wig will fly off to Africa to help Oprah build a schoo ...
 
The Holberg Prize is awarded annually to a scholar who have made outstanding contributions to research in the arts and humanities, social sciences, law or theology. The Prize amounts to NOK 6 000 000. The Holberg Prize also awards the Nils Klim Prize (NOK 500 000) to young Nordic scholars in the same academic fields. In this channel we publish interviews and lectures with the Laureates, Holberg Week Guests and other events.
 
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After another break, we're back on our business! In this episode we spill on fun Halloween costumes, songs that we sing our way, the tv shows that have tickled our fancy, a very angry pigmy, tributes to legends, random situations with odd people, and so much more. You know we love to have fun and let it rip. Let's all laugh together!…
 
After another drought of no content, we're right back in the mix without missing a beat! We've got the tea on working in food and beverage jobs, how we'd fair in other jobs, our reactions to being fully vaccinated, anteaters, John and Yoko forever, a wise turtle or possible tortoise, and so much more. We miss you and we hope you miss us just as muc…
 
The Holberg Lecture by Holberg Laureate Martha C. Nussbaum was held on 8 June, 2021.Animals suffer injustice at our hands: the cruelties of the factory farming industry, poaching and trophy hunting, assaults on the habitats of many creatures, and innumerable other instances of cruelty and neglect. Human domination is everywhere: in the seas, where …
 
You don't need to be invited to a cult gathering to encounter a different kind of drink! Our tea is literally spilled, and spit, as we discuss how some people conform into being followers, a comfy old diner, unwanted interactions, the best Uber driver ever, our thoughts on the vaccine, and more. Also, do you have time for us to tell you about how o…
 
Will we cry if we don't get brand new champagne colored Mercedes for episode sweet sixteen? No, this episode is all about astrology and horoscopes. What's your rising sign? Do you care? We give contrasting takes on all 12 signs and the concept as a whole, and touch on single life and married life during lockdown, dating app woes and social media ma…
 
We're back after another break! Our tea flows as we break out a lil' bit of French (well, our French) then discuss one of the best desserts, the local and national housing market, and current events. We even touch on a little John & Yoko and encourage humanity to give peace a chance. We're happy to be back and so glad you can join us. Get ya mug up…
 
In this lecture Jürgen Kocka speaks about the history of the European Union and its present challenges. The lecture was held at the University of Agder in Kristiansand, Norway 5 May 2014, as part of the 10th year anniversary of the Holberg Prize.The Holberg Prize was awarded to Jürgen Kocka in 2011. Kocka is a historian of modern Germany and Europe…
 
Dealing with Strangeness: Information Flow and Language in a Colonial Slave SocietyHolberg Lecture by Natalie Zemon Davis at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, May 8th 2014. The Holberg Lectures was a series of lectures with previous Holberg Prize laureates held as part of the ten-year anniversary of the Holberg Prize.The Holberg P…
 
This lecture by Jürgen Habermas was held at at the University of stavanger, on 11 September 2014, as part of the ten-year anniversary of the Holberg Prize.Jürgen Habermas recieved the Holberg Prize in 2005.The Holberg Prize was established by the Norwegian Government in 2003. The Holberg Prize is awarded annually to scholars who have made outstandi…
 
We're back and we missed you so much! We throw the tea on why we haven't been around in 2 months, along with the recent things that happened during our time away. Raggedy hillbillies causing a ruckus? Check. Gamestop, dogecoin and others to the moon? Duh. BY-YOOM? Naturally. Nothing can stop us and our drive to spill on all the things. Let's laugh …
 
In this lecture Julia Kristeva proposes a new interpretation of the experience of revolt: far from simply a negation or contestation of the norm, revolt is a transvaluation of memory, a reconstruction of subjectivity. Setting out from this definition, Kristeva stresses the personal experience of revolt as an infinite refounding of the self, and as …
 
In this interview from June 4 , 2018 Holberg Laureate Cass R. Sunstein talks about his research, his background , and how he has worked to promote enduring constitutional ideals - freedom, dignity, equality, self-government, the rule of law - under contemporary circumstances.Sunstein is interviewed by Anine Kierulf, Research Director at the Norwegi…
 
In this interview, 2017 Holberg Laureate Onora O’Neill discusses a variety of topics, including Immanuel Kant and public reason, human rights and duties, the ethics for communication and the dilemmas that arise from media globalisation. O’Neill is interviewed by Professor of Philosophy Lars Fredrik Svendsen, University of Bergen.Baroness Onora O’Ne…
 
Stephen Greenblatt, John Cogan University Professor at Harvard University, is the 2016 Holberg Laureate. In this interview Greenblatt shares his thoughts on the role of New Historicism in literary studies, the socio-economic changes in the US in the 1960's and 1970's, and how the work of William Shakespeare is still relevant today, 400 years after …
 
Marina Warner received the Holberg Prize in 2015 for her work on the analysis of stories and myths and how they reflect their time and place. Professor Dame Marina Warner, FBA, is Professor of English and Creative Writing at Birkbeck College, University of London, Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, and Professorial Research Fellow at SOAS.Warner …
 
This lecture by Manuel Castells was held at the University of Nordland in Bodø, 15 May, 2014 as part of a series of Holberg Lectures celebrating the 10th year anniversary of the Holberg Prize.The Holberg Prize is awarded annually to scholars who have made outstanding contributions to research in the arts and humanities, social science, law or theol…
 
Fifty years after the 1968 revolt, how important are affects in influencing the behavior of voters, activists and policy makers? Achille Mbembe, Kathleen Cleaver and George Galloway met in Bergen on 1 December, 2018 to discuss these issues at the Holberg Debate: "Politics and Affects: The Dynamics of Social Mobilization".This recording is the keyno…
 
Fifty years after the 1968 revolt, how important are affects in influencing the behavior of voters, activists and policy makers? Achille Mbembe, Kathleen Cleaver and George Galloway met in Bergen on 1December, 2018 to discuss these issues at the 2018 Holberg Debate: "Politics and Affects: The Dynamics of Social Mobilization"This recording is the ke…
 
The Danish theologian Frederik Poulsen was awarded the 2020 Nils Klim Prize for his outstanding contributions to Old Testament Studies. His work is characterised by an innovative combination of historical-critical and literary methodologies that have enabled him to cast new light on the ancient texts of the bible.Frederik Poulsen is Assistant Profe…
 
Professor Timothy Garton Ash of the University of Oxford is the keynote speaker of the first Holberg Debate in 2016. He was invited to elaborate on the central themes of his book "Free Speech: Ten Principles for a Connected World". Following an interview with Anine Kierulf, Professor Garton Ash joins in a panel discussion with Jostein Gripsrud and …
 
The 2020 Holberg Prize is awarded to British-Canadian scholar Griselda Pollock for her groundbreaking contributions to feminist art history and cultural studies. In this interview, Pollock discusses her background and her research, the history of art history, the women's movement, and more. Griselda Pollock is Professor of Social and Critical Histo…
 
At the 2020 Holberg Debate, Amb. John Bolton and Member of the Hellenic Parliament Yanis Varoufakis discussed current threats to regional and global stability. The debate took place on 5 December and was chaired from Bergen, Norway.At the 2020 Holberg Debate we were joined via videolink by two top speakers who have both been important policy makers…
 
The tea we have here has some old school and recent memes, annihilating toilets (and their plungers!), crazy teachers we had in school, odd commercials for odd products, and so much more to entertain you while you wait for a repairman to wander around your attic like the ghost of an old maiden that died up there in 1847. Enjoy! *Unfortunately in th…
 
Two young day laborers unwind at a bar after a long day but their plan is foiled by a bartender who's having a hard time understanding them. Fuckin' puta. If this one sounds different from usual, it's because we made it a while back when we were still using our old setup. We finally released it! Additional sounds courtesy of Sound Effects & More on…
 
Everybody's favorite siblings have a grateful tea for this episode because it's Thanksgiving! We talk about all the things and people that we appreciate, including who we're very thankful for: you! Some other things talked about are old tv shows we love, dirty foot bitches clubbing with no shoes on, and a visit to an odd shop that's under the same …
 
We've got such a sweaty cup of tea for our 10th episode even Bruno Tonioli stops by to celebrate with us and give us a 10! We talk about how a recent trip to St. George, Utah proved to be very...fruitful. Also, since a Friday the 13th recently passed we talk about odd occurrences and paranormal stories that will leave you scratching your head. We'r…
 
Our tea in this one is on the same schedule as Nevada when it comes to getting things done on time! Is this our belated Halloween special, or are we really early for next year? In this episode we play a few Halloween games and talk about a certain polygamous man, the hole Bobby's friends left in the wall from being screwy teenagers, and speculate a…
 
We've got a big ol' hefty cup in this episode as Cass brings a Nevada voter booklet on the show to ask Bobby questions, but they're poorly written. Also in this episode is a mention of that unmentionable store that hates us and many stories of Halloween's past in previous years where you could actually be around people. Drink up, this one's damn go…
 
Some people are the salt of the earth, and others, well, aren't. This episode takes a hard look at what is considered the most problematic generation: millenials. That's us! We discuss how other generations view us and many other aspects of the generation, and touch on individualism regardless of when you were born. Get ya mugs ready!…
 
Our tea in this episode has the theme of things that should be updated, like the planet as a whole, and mentions Amazon not being fulfilling, nostalgia for old technology, bakers making people shaped cakes, shittin' on santa, and a heartwarming tale of cursing at mario and yoshi in front of our elderly grandmother. Pour up, this one is a wild ride!…
 
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