The creator of "Merce", Charles Sanchez, discusses how the diagnosis of HIV played a role in the incarnation of the web series. He also recounts the time Whitney Houston almost got him fired from his job.
Obstacles of nature. Emir Gewir talks about the tree that prevented his car from rolling off a cliff.
Tune in, bliss out, and roll on. Todd Anderson discusses the process of readjustment that comes after having gone through a divorce.
The effervescent Mariah Rollins opens up about the blurry occasion that almost cost her own life.
Natalia De Oliveira makes an effort to give me some much needed dating advice.
In a news report gone awry, Lenny Rubenstein makes a name for himself by sticking to his guns and exposing the hostile reporter that tried exploiting him.
Do the right thing. Amanda Green explains the diplomatic approach to putting in a two weeks notice.
Lights, Camera, Bukkake. "The Manwhore Podcast" creator Billy Procida dishes out the details on appearing in a porno film.
With the city shut down and no family member to turn to, Flo recounts what it was like to give birth to her baby boy during the 2003 blackout.
Stephen M. Levinson and I have a heart to heart on the irreconciable differences that push people apart.
Showing that sometimes it's hip to be square, Bob Watlington talks about how the cessation of drug use that nearly destroyed him in the 60's forced him to discover new life passions. Along the way, he shares his criticism of the beatnik culture, and how an actor named Bruce Willis got his start starring in his younger brother's off-broadway show.
Running away from home. Ginette Schenck recounts ties that were broken for her to escape a difficult home life. Along the way, she runs into Allen Ginsberg and Luc Sante.
Articulating on the influence of her travels to Ethiopia, Samantha Novick reveals her passion to bring the native coffee of the land to the masses.
Watch and learn. Jordan Theodore discusses the year he spent watching one thousand movies.
(ps: excuse the minor audio glitch. it goes away after the first 4 minutes).
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.