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Do you know many authors who have had such success to have had the honor of having any of their works considered classic? Well, there is one author whom the Scottish have been looking up to for nearly half of century. Alastair Borthwick (1913-2003) was born into a family from Rutherglen and later they moved to Troon before finally settling in Glasgow. By the time Alastair Borthwick had reached the age and time to graduate from Glasgow High School he had gained a reputation as a young writer who wanted to go places. 

Work at the Glasgow Herald

He soon got a freshman position at the Daily Herald in Glasgow making a copy from the reports coming into the newspaper from the phone. Alastair soon found his first big opportunity when he was given the position to head the new column “Open Air,” about the community and people surrounding the events taking place in the Highlands of Glasgow. Alastair Borthwick soon began realizing his love and dream of becoming a writer when he found opportunities to write about the people he met in the mountaineering community after taking up the sport of mountaineering. At those weekend mountaineering excursions the mountaineers began sharing their stories with him and Alastair would write about them in Open Air, giving his stories a wider reading and popularity. Not only did the local people of Glasgow enjoy Alastair’s column, but later when there were collected and recommended for publishing they came into the hands of the Faber Publishing company. 

First Publication

As providence would have it, before they came to the chief editor, Alastair’s collection “Going a Little Further,” were rejected. However, they came to the attention of T.S. Eliot, the Chief editor, and Eliot saw the importance and relevance of the writings and gave the green flag to go ahead and allow Faber to be the representative publisher. Going a Little Further has become one of the most sought after publications among those searching for outdoor readings.

The Mirror

It was soon after his short stay with the Herald that he was hired by the Daily Mirror in London. Alastair Borthwick moved to London with the hopes of a long career, but soon became disquieted and troubled by the social life of High Street and decided to return to Glasgow where he felt he could better fit in socially. The BBC immediately hired him as a broadcaster. 

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Alastair Borthwick is a veteran who will be remembered for his vast talents as a historian, broadcaster, and journalist. He also made a lot of contributions to national exhibitions. He was a man who always believed in doing a little extra.

A closer look at the life of Alastair Borthwick

His book Always a Little Further published in 1939 was the highlight of his career. Alastair Borthwick was known to relish the Scottish working class. During the Second World War, he centered his activities on hill and mountain climbing. The skills he acquired during this time were instrumental in his role as an infantry soldier and later army captain.

While serving in the army, he was based in Europe, the Western Desert, and Sicily. Alastair Borthwick was in the 51st Highland Division’s 5th Seafront Highlanders. He took the lead in 1945 when he led his troupe at night across Germany to Venlo. His role in the army changed the narrative of him being a calm writer to a fierce warrior. At the age of 90 years, he died having achieved so much. Apart from Always a Little Further, he has written Sans Peur, a book based on the events in the Second World War. This artist has left behind a lot to be desired.

Alastair Borthwick was born in Troon, Ayrshire. At the age of 11, he moved with his family to Glasgow where he enrolled to school only to drop out at 16. He later joined the Evening Times and then Glasgow Weekly Herald. While working for this media house, he was involved in a variety of activities such as developing the crossword, editing content, and responding to queries.

While working with this paper, he began to generate interest in mountaineering. At the time, Scotland was going through a phase of unemployment which made people spend a significant amount of their time strolling at the hills. In 1935, the Daily Mirror offered him a job in London, but he quit a year later to join BBC. For years he worked as a radio presenter alongside professionals like James Fergusson. Over time, he joined the Empire Exhibition where he became part of some of the most famous shows.

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Adam Milstein is a Jewish-American entrepreneur and philanthropist who was born in Israel. He served with the Israeli Defense Force (IDF) in 1971 and was in took part in the Yom Kippur War. After his time of service ended, he decided to get an education at Technion, Israeli Institute of Technology. He eventually received his Bachelor of Science degree in economics and business and also worked with his father in his real estate business during this time. He married Gila Elgrably in 1974 and moved to the United States soon afterwards. Milstein earned his Master of Business Administration degree while attending the University of Southern California in Los Angeles in 1983.

After his education was finished, Adam Milstein decided to enter into the commercial real estate sector by working with Hager Pacific Properties. He started out with the company as a sales agent and did very well for himself for many years. Hager specializes in purchasing properties and owns and manages more than 100 separate properties in the U.S. The company’s portfolio is worth a couple of billion dollars, and Milstein now serves as a managing partner. His duties include managing properties, disposition, and staying on top of the company’s financing.

Adam Milstein serves the Israeli-American Council as the chair of their national expansion, national chairman, and one of its co-founders. He has served his community as an activist for the Jewish people and Jewish-Americans for a long time. He serves on the board of the Hasbara Fellowships, Israel on Campus Coalition, StandWithUs, and other pro-Jewish organizations. He also helped to create the Sifriyat Pijama B’America with his wife, Gila, which is an organization that offers Jewish-Americans free books every month that are written in Hebrew. This helps to instill Jewish values in people and brings them closer to understanding their ties to their homeland.

Adam Milstein is also the co-creator of the Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation. The charitable organization has worked for many years to help foster the special connection between the United States and Israel. The foundation has helped to provide Jewish-Americans with facts about the State of Israel and also works with Jewish people who attend universities in the U.S. Milstein’s continued philanthropy has been beneficial to many Jewish-Americans who want to feel closer to their homeland.

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Some might even say “It’s about time!” The film industry has had its own award ceremony for generations now in the Oscars, despite what has become years of dismissal by some audiences as being irrelevant to what modern audiences want. But as the media world turns, so turns the statuettes, thus the world of online podcasting has grown to call for its own award ceremony to recognize its outstanding contributors.

 

IheartRadio is launching the first Podcast Awards at the iHeartRadio Theater in Los Angeles, California. Headlining the festivities will be Charlamagne Tha God, along with other podcast and radio hosts. Charlamagne has many endeavors in the works, along with his role on The Breakfast Club, he is also the executive producer of CThaGod World LLC, and co-host of the Brilliant Idiots podcast.

 

Charlamagne Tha God is known for his grit in interviews, never shying away from the tough topics when speaking with celebrities on his various shows. Charlamagne fearlessly drives the national dialogue on issues in the hip-hop community, racism being alive and well in America, society, and politics, with his unique take on things and his provocative nature. Go Here for additional information.

 

The show is slated to feature 22 separate award categories, enough to flesh out a full evening. Twitter and Instagram followers are being invited to vote for their favorite podcast shows, with five of the categories being determined by a judge’s panel. The categories are broken into subjects, such as food or news, along with more standard award categories. And yes, even though IheartRadio is hosting the awards show, the awards are open to anyone in the industry regardless of where they hang their shingle.

 

While podcasting is still seen as the Internet equivalent of public access TV in the 1980s, an egalitarian culture with no gate-keeping, there are still several podcasters with celebrity status, such as Conan O’Brien, Rachael Maddow, and Logan Paul. For a medium which is entering its second century, it’s surprising that an official recognition of its best contributors has been so long in coming.

 

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Alastair Borthwick was a journalist, author, junior officer, radio broadcaster, and television broadcaster who lived from February 17, 1913, to September 25, 2003. Leaving school when he was 16, he was hired by a local newspaper, the Glasgow Herald. Before long he was writing regular columns for this newspaper and one of them, Open Air, became very popular in that city. This column was popular because he used humor to share the new outdoor rages of the time which were rock climbing and hillwalking. First popular with upper class people, his writing introduced these activities to the working class who also then decided to join in.

In 1935 he briefly lived in London. He was hired by the Daily Mirror as a journalist and this was a really big step up from the Glasgow Herald. However, Alastair Borthwick really didn’t like living in London and longed to return home. After a year he was able to return to Glasgow as he had picked up a job there as a BBC radio correspondent.

His first book, “Always a Little Further“, was published in 1939. Most of the chapters were from his older Open Air columns but he had new ones as well. The publishers of this book, Fabers, didn’t know if they wanted to publish it as it was about a wealthy man’s sport which wasn’t really their thing. A director of this publisher, T.S. Eliot, insisted the book be released, though. As it turns out he was right and the book has never been out of print since it was released, It is regarded as one of Scotland’s best books about the outdoors.

After serving in World War II he returned home to Scotland. His family lived in Jura for twelve years, a brief period of time in Islay, and then moved back to Glasgow in 1951. He had been asked to contribute to the 1951 Festival of Britain was the reason for this. Alastair Borthwick spent his remaining working years as a television correspondent for Grampian TV. During this period, he recorded 150 half-hour long episodes which covered many topics he was interested in.

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Funnyman, national icon and radio personality, Charlamagne Tha God is no stranger to controversy, or controversial subjects. All of which undoubtedly explains why he feels right at home inviting rapper, producer and founder of the record label, GOOD MUSIC, Kanye West, (not a stranger to controversy either) to have a mental health-specific conversation with him at the New York City Town Hall, on October 17,7:00 PM.

The invitation follows in the wake of Kanye’s infamous Saturday Night Live appearance, wearing his now famous “Trump hat,” claiming he was bullied for the attire choice. It also follows some easily misunderstood political tweets put forth by the rapper, in which he argued first for abolishing the thirteenth constitutional amendment, which outlaws slavery, before amending his comments to suggest amending the amendment instead. Visit This Page for additional information.

Arguable political fodder and celebrity brouhahas are bread and butter for Charlamagne Tha God, who regularly co-hosts the talk/ music fest known as the, “Breakfast Club,” on IHeartRadio, wherein he makes pointed jabs at the pratfalls of celebrities. Add in the point that Kanye is a fellow media celebrity, it’s not at all strange that Tha God would ask Kanye, who’s graced the Charlemagne Tha God hot seat before, for yet another sit down.

Charlamagne Tha God and Kanye West have addressed the issue of mental health before, in the wake of the celebrity’s 2016 canceled tour, stopped reputedly due to a mental breakdown on the part of Kanye West. The slated October 17 interview promises to address Kanye’s issues as well as the larger issues of PTSD, anxiety and therapy. Also on the discussion menu will be Charlamagne’s new book; “Shook Up: Anxiety Playing Tricks On Me.”

Meeting specifics have been posted on Instagram and followers of Charlamagne Tha God and Kanye West can get tickets by clicking on https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe/10336414.

 

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On August 31st, Charlamagne tha God responded to Eminem’s surprise album Kamikaze. Along with Angela Lee and DJ Envy, Charlamagne Tha God discussed several bars from Eminem’s album.

 

Along with Drake, Joe Budden, and a plethora of other hip hop personalities and rappers, Charlamagne himself was a target of Eminem on Kamikaze. Eminem rapped: “Charlamagne gonna hate anyway, doesn’t matter what I say/Give me Donkey of the Day/”

 

Charlamagne’s opinion of Revival, as well as the opinion of the majority of the hip hop community, is the primary reason that Eminem made the surprise album. The general consensus was that Revival was one of Eminem’s weakest project. Critics may have sparked the fire inside of Eminem, but they are not immune from being trashed in Eminem’s bars.

 

However, Charlamagne has a different opinion about the new album. He confessed the Kamikaze is a good album.

 

The 2018 BET Cypher was also criticized by Charlamagne. Charlamagne explained that he loved that a white artist was standing up against prejudice, however; the freestyle by Eminem on the show simply wasn’t that impressive. Charlamagne’s negative opinion of the freestyle stems from believing that Eminem didn’t give it his all on the verse, not from disliking the content.

 

“I don’t hate. I tell the truth,” said Charlamagne. “That’s not hatin – me saying Revival was wack – ’cause clearly Eminem thought Revival was wack too,” he explained. “That’s why he gave us this sneaky album[…] He thought Revival was wack. He knows it was wack.”

 

The most controversial bar of the album was aimed at Tyler, the Creator. According to Charlamagne, Eminem doesn’t understand the impact that a homophobic slur has an an entire community. Despite Tyler, the Creator calling himself the same word that Eminem used on Kamikaze, Eminem’s usage of the word has damaging effects that will be felt all over the world. Visit This Page to learn more.

 

“[Eminem] is throwing a shot at millions of gay people around the globe,” said Charlamagne. “But I don’t think he care.”

 

Charlamagne Tha God is a household name in entertainment.

 

As one of the co-hosts of the hip-hop morning show, ‘The Breakfast Club,’ on iHeartRadio, it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to see where he got the inspiration for his new book entitled “Shook One: Anxiety Playing Tricks On Me.” The title comes from two hip-hop songs that speak out against being anxious and afraid, which is mostly what his second written work explains.

 

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Charlamagne Tha God is a well-known radio host and television personality and he had criticism to Eminem’s recent album “Kamikaze.” An article from Esquire summarizes his response to a homophobic slur that was directed towards another rapper Tyler, the Creator. Eminem took shots at the radio host as well on his album, but the radio personality is grateful that the popular rapper even mentioned him, whether it’s good or bad.

 

Charlamagne Tha God believes that Eminem does not care for the LGBT community with his diss towards Tyler, the Creator as an example because he already acknowledged that he was a part of that community. One message he backs from the rapper though is calling out the president, Donald Trump, and using his white privilege to highlight the split.

 

The artist’s last album “Revival” faced backlash for the political ranting, but Charlamagne Tha God believes that aspect was a lot better on “Kamikaze.” Despite the radio host not liking Eminem for dissing Tyler, The Creator, he actually enjoyed his latest work and thought it was a lot better than his previous album “Revival.” Many do believe that the artist was trying to show that he still has it after the extreme backlash on his previous album and Charlamagne agrees with that narrative. See Related Link for more information.

 

He even believes that Eminem himself knows that “Revival” was not good. Charlamagne also had some positive comments about Eminem as an artist and calls him one of the greatest ever and a legend. He always has known that Eminem is a great lyricist but says he couldn’t be a fan because he does not relate to a lot of his own views and experiences.

 

Charlamagne Tha God says he recognizes the talent, although, he does not relate to him. The article ends on a note of the radio host positively critiquing the artist and that he will always be a legend and that his place in the rap game will always be up there with the greats.

 

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Professionally referred to as Charlamagne Tha God, Lenard Larry was born on the 29th of June 1978. He is an American television personality and a radio presenter. In collaboration with DJ Envy and Angela Yee, he is the co-host of the renowned Breakfast Club radio show.

 

He is also featured in the Guy Court, Girl Code, and Guy Code. Charlamagne Tha God also works together with Sofi Green and DJ Envy in The Week Jams. In the year 2015, he started hosting the Uncommon Sense, the MTV2 show. Before moving to the show, he was the co-host of The Wendy Williams Experience in partnership with Wendy Williams.

 

In the year 2017, his book, Opportunity Comes to Those Who Create It, was published by the Schuster and Simon imprint. New York Times’ Steven Kurutz reviewed the book and described it as one of the best books with advice on eight various principles. On the 7th of May 2017, his book was ranked at number six in the New York Times list of best-selling books.

 

Charlamagne Tha God took his time to discuss his second book, Shook One: Anxiety Playing Tricks On Me. He explained the book with Bill Rhoden highlighting his vulnerable part. The radio presenter talks of his struggles with anxiety and stress disorder, he also teaches on his decision to go to therapy.

 

He further says the book was inspired by the song, Shook Ones by Mobb. The song highlights his fears of attack and racism while growing up. The second part of the title, Anxiety Playing Tricks on Me, is a tribute to ” Mind Playing Tricks on Me,” a song by the Geto Boys. He also talks of his anxiety that came with being black in the United States. See This Page for related information.

 

At the age of 39, Charlamagne opted for therapy on issues surrounding his anxiety. Charlamagne says he had a strong belief that treatment would help him deal with his fears, especially on his past. The star points out that he wants to make the world a better place for women.

 

Charlamagne Tha God is a husband and father. He is also a Dallas Cowboys supporter.

 

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Lenard Larry McKelvey, popularly known as Charlamagne Tha God, is a famous American radio presenter and TV personality. He is the co-host of “The Breakfast Club”, a nationally celebrated radio show, with Angela Yee and DJ Envy. He is also a regular on the TV shows “Guy Court”, “Guy Code”, and “Girl Code”. He has also appeared in a number of movies and TV shows such as “Kiss & Tail: The Hollywood Jumpoff”, “This Thing of Ours”, “Hood State of Union”, “Ride Along”, “Empire”, “Grow House” and “Bodied”, among others.

 

He is also an author. In 2017, he penned “Black Privilege: Opportunity Comes to Those Who Create It”, which was given a positive review by Steven Kurutz of The New York Times. In the month of May that same year, the book was ranked sixth in the list of best-selling non-fiction books by The New York Times. In The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, Charlamagne shared Finding Success In Black Privilege.

 

He has also authored another book titled “Shook One: Anxiety Playing Tricks on Me”, whose title is a tribute to the song “Shook Ones” by Mobb Deep. In a recent interview with Bill Rhoden from HBCU 468 podcast where he talked about his new book, Charlamagne Tha God said, “That song is about not being soft or shook. But I am a shook one. A lot of things I thought I did was fearless, but I realized a lot of things that I did, I did because I was scared.”

 

It also seems that Charlamagne Tha God has another gift; he can see the future. During the interview, Charlamagne Tha God said he knew that the moment would come when such a thing as the #MeToo movement would arise. And, according to him, the time has come for men to square away how they relate to women. He was not shy of talking about his daughters and his desire for them to grow up in a world that is better for women.

Charlamagne Tha God also admitted that he is going through a transfiguration process while growing out of his past mistakes. View More Information Here.

 

He said, “It’s difficult when you are thinking a different way and people are using things from five years ago, six years ago, seven years ago, eight years ago and trying to paint a narrative of you now. If you want to judge for me old things, I’m fine with that. My narrative has completely changed. But you can’t compare 20-year-old Charlamagne, 30-year-old Charlamange to 40-year-old Charlamagne, who’s a father and husband.”

 

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