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.
Why do we always want what we can’t have? Jesus Lugo and I dig deep into our pasts as we attempt to decipher that very question. Hood lingo, Queer Cinema, AIM Instant Messenger, High school fights. The full gamut. It’s all here.
For those of us living in New York City this past summer, Dan’s ubiquitous “Looking For A Girlfriend” flyers were almost impossible to ignore. He sits down with me to chat about what it’s like to go on +100 dates in 5 months, refusing to appear on the Steve Harvey show, and the dark side to fame that’s seldom spoken of.
how do you save yourself out getting expelled from your university? just ask Michael Avery Wilbur of Moon Hooch. the globally traversed saxophonist and i sit down to chat about coltrane, family matters, getting discovered by Mike Doughty of Soul Coughing, and all that future has in store for Moon Hooch. and remember, "whatever you put into the horn, you'll get back ten fold"... wisdom people, wisdom.
from surviving a difficult birth on a ferry boat, to making love in a busy new york train, meshack tells all. the man who set out to travel at 13 to find himself taking ayahuasca with indigenous tribesmen, recounts both the hard times, and good times that came along with being a drug slinging debonair in new york city. the surprise twist at the end of the conversation when meshack's wife, and young daughter call in to be a part of the conversation, just might make you reach for the kleenex. also, what do you say to a man who asks you to host a christmas dinner for him and his family when he doesn't have a home to go to? listen and find out.
for the first ever mürmur broadcast, Ryan Miller sits down to chat about wanting to move out of new york city, dealing with the past, and how to gracefully carry, and sustain the creative energies of youth well into adulthood. the former roommate and close friend, has been a necessary source of encouragement for the origin of the "podcast". the unveiling of this "audio based project" is dedicated to his everlasting ability to bring out best in his friends. thank you!