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Shots and a mechanical bull... (30.36)

Lauren: You got your meeting with the smoke eaters.

Taylor: How?

Lauren: Johnny Utah's. You wanted to know.

Taylor: So, shots and a mechanical bull?

Lauren: And my group of pretty, personable young friends, yes. Those are the raw materials, but what I make of them is the art.

Taylor: And I suddenly understand why I now employ an IR person.

Johnny Utah’s is an underground saloon carved out of a converted bank vault and features New York City’s only mechanical bull.  The Bull, or as we like to call him, Buck, is illuminated by lighting candles (aka the ring of fire).  We’re as western authentic as it gets here on the East Coast.  Our exposed columns, towering ceiling beams, walls lined with safety deposit boxes, and western walls adorned with candlestick light help make Johnny Utah’s the home of cowboys in New York City.”

I spun like Katarina Witt... (31.40)

Taylor: Can we win?

Sara: She says maybe.

Taylor: How long will it take?

Sara: Two and a half, three years.

Lauren: I spun like Katarina Witt in Sarajevo but there's nothing new out there ready to come on board.

Katarina Witt (born 3 December 1965) is a retired German figure skater. Witt won two Olympic gold medals for East Germany, first at the 1984 Sarajevo Olympics and the second at the 1988 Calgary Olympics. She is a four-time World Champion (1984, 1985, 1987, 1988) and two-time World silver medalist (1982, 1986). A feat only equalled by Sonja Henie among female skaters, Witt won six consecutive European Championships (1983–1988). Between 1984 and 1988 Witt won ten golds from eleven major international events; two Olympics, four out of five World championships and six European championships. Her competitive record makes her one of the most successful figure skaters of all time. Since retirement from skating, Witt has worked in film and television.