Ever tried walking into a bank with an antique rifle gun? Andy Novick tells the tale that nearly landed him in the big house. He also discusses his involement with the violent 'Central Park Jogger' case of the 1980's.
In the first ever group conversation of mürmur, Danny Fingers and The Thumbs stop by to play music, and talk about the chance encounter with Rufus Wainwright that landed them on tour.
Channeling the experiences from her life-long travels of the globe, the wanderlust Rebecca Brown discusses the constant cycle of adaptation.
The life of the pistol can lead a man to unimaginable depths. From nerd to hardcore, Sean Walker recounts the missteps that landed him from taking honor roll classes to living on the streets.
Fresh from Florida, Dani Berkowitz discusses the hardships of canvassing for women's rights in the big city. Along the way, she shares the story of bumping into Lena Dunham's sister twice in the same month.
In an attempt to dispel the stigma of public urination, Douglas P. Ward discusses his experience as a publisher of the 'A 40 Point Guide To Peeing In New York' book series.
Life, it's all around. On this down-to-earth conversation, Margarita Jasso and I discuss the merits of spirituality, and the facets of society that disconnect us from our surroundings.
While most kids were watching cartoons growing up, Steve Motino was too busy creating codes on his desktop computer. The mischevious computer wizard explains how Trojan Viruses originate, why it's so ridicilously easy for your computer to get hacked into, and what it's like to go streaking in Times Square. The nerd's equivalent to the Tasmanian Devil. Watch out for this guy.
Music pioneer Martin Rev chats about his early years of growing up in New York City.
The denial that comes with finding out of a life-altering result can be devastating, but for Rob Wilson, life can only go on after having reached full acceptance. He also talks about meeting Questlove, being a participant of 'MCA Day', and attempting to figure out Judge Judy.
Want to create and record music with your favorite bands? Just write them a letter! Thor Harris stops in before playing a sold-out Swans concert to discuss how he managed to meet the many bands and artists that he has gone on to play and record with. Devendra Banhart, Bill Callahan, Shearwater, Angels of Light, Stick People, Smog, Ben Frost... Your dreams are only a letter away.
Rattling radiators and disgruntled neighbors. None could stop Laura Calçada and I as we discussed our thoughts on psychotic fathers and shedding a few tears from time to time. An unexpected late night conglomeration.
A free-form verbal jam. Eric Vincent Kenny and I go out of our comfort zones and venture into the unknown. Jazz ciggarattes, Williamsburg, the Beatles, and more jazz ciggarattes. Through the thickets of smoke, we emerge safe and sound.
Booq recounts both the struggle of growing up in foster care, and dealing with adoptive parents that neglected him. Born in Gary, Indiana, and fresh to New York City, he shares the dreams, battles, and chance encounters from his new chapter in life.
Food and film. Anthony Calamunci stops by to discuss his food critique program ‘Billy McQueen’; the YouTube series that focus on rating the indigenous foods of New York City. We also talk music elitism, Catholic school retreats, and Louis CK.
Beautifying the world one sticker at a time, the effervescent Audrey Dimola stops by to chat about 'The Wild Papers’’; the project that sets out to conjure the forgotten flame of youth in every one of us.
Rush fanatic Taylor Myers stops by to chat about his experience as an actor on the off-broadway show 'Sleep No More'. We also discuss the works under his theater company, 'Roll The Bones', and the ice cream flavors that hit us right in the weak spot.
From building fireworks in his house as a child, to searching for the missing piece of his heart as an adult, Fredy-Cruz Martinez details his daily fight to remind others of the goodness in humanity.
The radiant Mark Panzarino stops by to talk about creating chalk art, managing drag queens, and his favorite breakfast cereal.
Collette Mclafferty sits down to discusss the gig that ended up costing her a whopping $10,000,000 lawsuit. With supporters including Shirley Manson of Garbage and Perez Hilton, she continues to fight on for the love of both justice and music.
Augusto M. Leal discusses the transformation that took place between succeeding on Wall Street and venturing off into India to master the renowned art of Ashtanga Yoga by the very Yogi who he once saw in a dream. Self-discovery, as we learn, is a never ending journey.
The world can feel pretty brutal when you lose an entire life's worth of personal belongings over a hand full of bills. Listen as Elena Gregory and I discuss the rekindling of hope that comes with the aftermath of losing faith to our close ones.
From the deserts of Arizona to the streets of Berlin, Tommi Kelly permeates the limits of self-discovery through mechanical components of the world. Also, hear the track 'Pop Song' by his band Sad Blues. There is a heart to every robot after all.
Poetry, art, and Mexican prostitutes. In this colorful conversation, Jack Tricarico discusses the close brushes of darkness that permeated the years he spent as a taxi driver in New York City.