Best yorker podcasts we could find (Updated May 2018)
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Profiles, storytelling and insightful conversations, hosted by David Remnick.
 
A monthly reading and conversation with the New Yorker fiction editor Deborah Treisman.
 
Readings and conversation with The New Yorker's poetry editor, Kevin Young.
 
A weekly discussion about politics, hosted by The New Yorker's executive editor, Dorothy Wickenden.
 
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The New Yorker
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The New Yorker is a weekly magazine with a mix of reporting of politics and culture, humor and cartoons, fiction and poetry, and reviews and criticism.
 
A monthly reading and conversation with the New Yorker fiction editor Deborah Treisman.
 
A weekly reading of the magazine’s “Comment” essay.
 
RingTales brings the world famous cartoons of The New Yorker to fully animated life. They're short. They're smart. They're wickedly funny. They feature the hysterical work of renowned cartoon artists such as Sam Gross, Bob Mankoff and Roz Chast. Enjoy a bite-sized gift of comic comedy three times a week. Animation that's addictive. You can't watch just one.
 
Two Johns discuss articles from the titular weeklies and other periodicals, streaming docs, current albums of note, and short novels chosen using internal metrics.
 
RingTales brings the world famous cartoons of The New Yorker to fully animated life. They're short. They're smart. They're wickedly funny. They feature the hysterical work of renowned cartoon artists such as Sam Gross, Bob Mankoff and Roz Chast. Enjoy a bite-sized gift of comic comedy three times a week. Animation that's addictive. You can't watch just one.
 
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Midday on WNYC
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WNYC hosts the conversation New Yorkers turn to each afternoon for insight into contemporary art, theater, and literature, plus expert tips about the ever-important lunchtime topic: food.
 
Finish the work week in all-out hysterics with short stories written and read by Thaddeus Ellenburg. Released twice-monthly on Fridays.
 
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The Grift
Monthly
 
When we hear about confidence games, we think, “never me.” Welcome to The Grift, a show about con artists and the lives they ruin. Best-selling author and New Yorker writer Maria Konnikova takes us to the darker side of human nature and deceit. Ten stories about card sharks, cult leaders, art forgers, impostors, and more. Why do we fall for them time and time again?
 
Flatbush + Main is a podcast dedicated to Brooklyn history. In each episode, co-hosts Zaheer Ali and Julie Golia, historians at Brooklyn Historical Society, talk to scholars and use archives and oral history to dive deep into Brooklyn’s past, tying it to the issues facing New Yorkers and Americans today.
 
Comedian, Actor, Writer, Lover
 
How do you navigate the world of Trump? Distract yourself with good, irreverent pop culture and an intimate dose of female friendship. Join former Executive Digital Editor of The New Yorker Amelia Lester in Washington and co-founder of the Mamamia Women’s Network Mia Freedman in Sydney, as they discuss all things Trump, pop-culture and long distance friendships.
 
The Leonard Lopate Show, hosted by Leonard Lopate for over three decades, featured conversations that New Yorkers turned to each afternoon for insight into a wide variety of topics; including heavy-hitting writers, actors, ex-presidents, political figures, economists, scientists, comedians, dancers, chefs, historians, filmmakers and do-it-yourself experts. Tune into Midday on WNYC, our new program, from 12-2pm every weekday, right here.
 
The hilarious NSFW comic book talk show from real New Yorkers! Everything from NCBD to the Golden Age. Watch now! New episode every Tuesday. Trusted by thousands of viewers each week. Tune in and talk comics. Real comic books. Real New Yorkers!
 
The hilarious NSFW comic book talk show from real New Yorkers! Everything from NCBD to the Golden Age. Listen now! New episode every Tuesday. Trusted by thousands of listeners each week. Tune in and talk comics. Real comic books. Real New Yorkers!
 
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Crybabies
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Writer Susan Orlean (The Orchid Thief, The New Yorker) and actor Sarah Thyre (Strangers with Candy, Late Night w/ Conan O'Brien) co-host CRYBABIES, a deeply funny, often intimate, and surprisingly moving podcast about the things that make us cry. Each episode features guests of every creative stripe - writers, actors, musicians, comedians - who discuss the music, books, movies, television, and other cultural cues that make them weepy. These candid conversations with your favorite artists mak ...
 
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Film Reviews
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The Pulitzer Prize-winning critic of The Wall Street Journal, Joe Morgenstern reviews films weekly in the paper and on KCRW.
 
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Profiles:NYC
Daily
 
Profiles:NYC is a collection of short profiles of everyday New Yorkers. Non-narrated audio blends with street photography to create intimate and honest glimpses into the lives of strangers around the city.
 
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AllegedlyNYC
Monthly
 
Native New Yorkers Nomi Ruiz & Ava Sanjurjo are your go to girls for all the gossip on Pop Culture & Sex Education. They lend a fresh Nuyorican perspective on current events with a comedic twist.
 
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Trampoline Hall
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Trampoline Hall is a barroom lecture series that has been delighting audiences every month in Toronto for fifteen years, where it has sold out every show. Praised by The New Yorker for “celebrating eccentricity and do-it-yourself inventiveness,” it asks lecturers to take a vulnerable, theatrical risk and speak on a subject they’re not professionally expert in. Subjects range from absurd and arcane obsessions to heartbreakingly personal stories. Quick-witted host Misha Glouberman conducts a Q ...
 
Where true New York City living -- the places, buildings, and culture -- collide. It's the Brick Underground Podcast, from BrickUnderground.com. As New York City's most popular and trusted source of real estate advice, BrickUnderground speaks directly to New Yorkers seeking solutions to their real-estate and apartment-dwelling needs.
 
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Yellow Face
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Two 30something New Yorkers (Diane, a professional chef, and Jason, a magazine editor) talk family, dating, friendship, money, work — among many, many other things — from their Asian American perspectives. Half serious, half joking, with a dash of offensiveness.
 
Mr.L's Tavern! Mr.L's Tavern is a conservative internet radio talk show. A native New Yorker, Mr.L talks politics, news, film, social issues, life and many, many other topics ALL with a no holds barred conservative view point. All from the Mr.L's Tavern has the ambiance and intimacy of a New York Tavern. Mr.L speaks to you as if you are the only one in the place just around the time of "last call". mrltavern.comwww.youtube.com/mrltavern
 
Pete is a native New Yorker born and raised 13 miles from NYC. in Mt.Vernon, hometown of Dick Clark ( and not surprisingly one of his inspirations). Pete grew up listening to Top40 radio of the 60s and early 70s,like radio stations WMCA,WINS,and WABC.
 
Two out-of-shape New Yorkers with wannabe Ninja dreams. New episodes every other Monday.
 
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Our City. Our Story.
Monthly
 
Our City. Our Story. profiles engaging New York personalities, from the everyday to the very well-known, examining the place that 9/11 has taken in the greater context of their lives. Through these stories we see how New Yorkers, and the city itself, responded, coped and persevered. The series is hosted by Jenny Pachucki, an oral historian, and is produced by the National September 11 Memorial & Museum at the World Trade Center.
 
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Max & Murphy
Weekly
 
Gotham Gazette is a pioneering nonpartisan New York City-based online watchdog publication that covers city and state government, and has a rich tradition of reporting on local elections as well as policy that affects everything from the spaces where New Yorkers live and play to police tactics and civil rights. It is published by Citizens Union Foundation.
 
An anime and manga podcast by some New Yorkers who love it.
 
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Democracy in Color
Monthly
 
The Democracy in Color podcast, hosted by Aimee Allison, features today’s best and brightest political leaders, strategists and thinkers of the New American Majority. We’ve featured Senator Cory Booker; Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal; San Francisco Supervisor Jane Kim, Stockton, California Mayor Michael Tubbs; BART Director Lateefah Simon; writer Eric Liu; #Goodmuslimbadmuslim co-host Tanzila Ahmed; New Yorker writer Jelani Cobb, and writers Rebecca Solnit and Jeff Chang, among many others. E ...
 
Produced by PBS affiliate Channel Thirteen in New York City, "New York on the Clock" reveals a day in the life of New York's workforce - the men and women who keep the city thriving. Each episode is a mini-documentary featuring an on-the-job interview with a New Yorker at work. The series illuminates the lives of our neighbors in their own voices and presents a behind-the-scenes look at the making of a metropolis - one worker at a time. Released biweekly.
 
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Sarah Palin Radio
Weekly
 
"THIS IS SARAH PALIN & YOU'RE LISTENING TO SARAH PALIN RADIO."SARAH PALIN RADIO is an independent program that supports Gov.Sarah Palin.SARAH PALIN RADIO interviews top newsmakers including GOV. SARAH PALIN, Todd, Palin, Bristol Palin, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch, former Speaker of the House & Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich,and dozens of Members of Congress. SARAH PALIN RADIO was acknowledged by Gov. Sarah Palin in her best-selling book "Going Rogue."Since SARAH PALI ...
 
RingTales is proud to present its first original production, Cat Dog Stoop, created by Isaac Littlejohn Eddy. Isaac animates and voices Cat Dog Stoop all by himself. Isaac’s also a blue man. No, he’s not sad. He’s blue because he performs with the Blue Man Group on Broadway. And… he’s a New Yorker cartoonist.
 
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Dodge City
Monthly
 
New York City is dying or dead, depending on who you talk to. But we're still here, dammit! New Yorkers talk about their lives in the hyper-gentrified, post 9-11 city.
 
New York-based Australian comedians Scott Dooley and Jason Chatfield ruminate on New Yorker cartoon ideas over a couple of beers each week. The elusive art of the perfect cartoon is dissected along with cartoon idea suggestions from you, the listener. Believe it or not, Dooley and Chatfield actually had more than a few published, which spurs them on to keep pitching their batches every week in hopes of further glorious publication.
 
Book Club is a comedy variety show where hosts Colin Stokes and Blythe Roberson (The New Yorker, The Onion), along with some of NYC's best comedians, read the books so you don't have to.
 
Archer Mayor's Open Season is a full-cast audio drama adaptation of chapter one of the first book in the bestselling Joe Gunther murder mystery series. Open Season concerns a mysterious man in a ski mask who forces the police to reopen an old murder case by compromising all the members of the old jury. Vermont detective Joe Gunther soon realizes that his department is being used as a stalking horse to flush out the real murderer. He must discover who that person is, before the man in the ski ...
 
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KHANCAST
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Multimedia artist and New Yorker muses about life or chats with other creative people.
 
NY1 Morning Team Pat Kiernan and Jamie Stelter talk to New Yorkers about the city they love.
 
Writer, director, and actor Helen Hunt talks about her new film, Ride. The poignant comedy follows Jackie—an uptight New Yorker editor (Hunt)—who follows her son, Angelo, to LA after he drops out of college to surf and find himself. Determined to shake some sense into Angelo, Jackie ends up re-examining her own life with the help of a limo driver and younger surf instructor.
 
How do you navigate the world of Trump? Distract yourself with good, irreverent pop culture and an intimate dose of female friendship. Join former Executive Digital Editor of The New Yorker Amelia Lester in Washington and co-founder of the Mamamia Women’s Network Mia Freedman in Sydney, as they discuss all things Trump, pop-culture and long distance friendships.
 
Fighting Poverty, Strengthening New York, is a monthly podcast that explores the diverse work done at the Community Service Society (www.cssny.org).In each episode, we dive into an issue affecting low-income New Yorkers in areas such as affordable housing, healthcare, and economic security. We we head into the field to hear from those affected, and from CSS staff striving to make NYC a more equitable and just city.
 
Welcome to the Successfully NY Podcast, I'm your host Dr. Alex Shalman. My family have been dentists for over 100 years, and as a 5th generation dentist I practice cosmetic dentistry in NYC. This is your exclusive invitation to my network of the biggest influencers, super creatives, and passionate New Yorkers that spread their inspiration, creativity and love every single day. Now sit back, open wide, and let's drill into this episode!
 
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Concrete Reps
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Sireel (@djsireel) and D.J. (@djtronic9000) give their takes on situational topics & discuss w/ special guests. In true New Yorker fashion, they give diverse and untamed perspective views.
 
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Brandon and Deej try to put a bow on all of the royal wedding drama when we look at "For Some African Americans Meghan Markle is Cause For Celebration" by Gina Cherelus at Reuters. Gina also hooked us up with some author's audio.Then Deej takes you inside the minds of the incels with Rage of The Incels by Jia Tolentino at the New Yorker. We wra ...…
 
We welcome noted author and journalist Gene Santoro for an extensive conversation about his long association with music both as a writer and performer. Gene is one of the lucky ones who roamed NYC's music haunts in the 1960s and was able to see and hear first hand John Coltrane, The Blues Project, Dave Van Ronk, The Mothers of Invention, Tiny T ...…
 
This episode of Talkward welcomes comedy writer and performer Jonathan Zeller! Jonathan writes humor for many publications including The New Yorker, McSweeney’s, Weekly Humorist and performs stand-up comedy throughout NYC. He has a dog-friendly comedy show entitled The Good Dog Show on May 31st in Brooklyn and you should check it out here. Read ...…
 
Welcome brothers and sisters, to Episode #31 of INDIEcent Exposure, in which we share new music from, and our conversation with, Halie Loren, who’s just released a solo effort, “From the Wild Sky.” As if that weren’t enough, we also feature tunes from Mikalyn Hay, Paper City Exile, The Slang, He Is Me, Onism EV, CATFOX, Bryan Deister, and Parso ...…
 
Luxury grocery stores, complete with fireplaces and suits of armor, lead us to FrankenMolly, Monte Carlo and eventually to Goldfish. We discuss the merits of smiling snacks, play Name That Princess! and are eventually attacked by stink bugs. Unrelated, how early is too early to drink red wine? Links: Rob Roy When Twenty-Six Thousand Stinkbugs I ...…
 
Cartoons are often reserved for the funny pages or maybe the New Yorker, so if you saw some of Michelle LeFade's work for the first time, you could be forgiven for feeling like they don't belong in either. The stories they tell, and the manner in which she tells them don't often resort to word bubbles or ellipses. Instead, it's the line and the ...…
 
Pump the hate brakes, Thanos -- it's the fourth ON THE RAILS! This week, Broadway's Nate Miller (The Good Wife) and MC Osyris Antham ("Nah (How I Really Feel)") go in on the wild week that was May 13th-19th, 2018. They debate whether we'll look back at the Trump era nostalgically, why New Yorkers are peak trolls, and make insanely early predict ...…
 
With books like "Me Talk Pretty One Day," "When You Are Engulfed In Flames," and "Holidays On Ice," David Sedaris has created a loyal following of readings and fans who have come out to see him at live readings. The New Yorker and BBC Radio contributor has honed a skill to find laughter and tears in the familiar and the cringeworthy. He's back ...…
 
In a remote corner of Oregon, James Pogue found himself at the heart of a rebellion. Granted unmatched access by Ammon Bundy to the armed occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, Pogue met ranchers and militiamen ready to die fighting the federal government. He witnessed the fallout of communities riven by politics and the danger (an ...…
 
We cackle at The Bachelorette Becca Kufrin's sad cast of upcoming contestants and Niall introduces us to Ear Hustle, a podcast created by prison inmates. Then it's Ali Wong's new special, Hard Knock Wife, a follow up to Baby Cobra, and why she's an important new comic (here's the New Yorker article on her). Next is Ricky Gervais' Extras, and ho ...…
 
Masha Gessen’s book The Future is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia is the winner of the Library’s 2018 Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism. A defining account of Russia’s post-Soviet era, it asks how the country’s prospects for democracy disappeared under the rule of Vladimir Putin. Taking on a novelistic approa ...…
 
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Dina is the founder of The Path which hosts weekly sits, courses, retreats, and teacher training programs oriented around a modern approach to mindfulness. She’s been covered by the New York Times, The New Yorker, Forbes, Elle, The New York Post, The Sunday Times, Business Insider, and a host of other prominent publications.…
 
Season 2 - Episode 1Sorry for the long hiatus but I am back! With a new season, and a new guest that I've been dying to share with you guys. I'm chatting with non-profit exec Jennifer Estrada about traveling around the world for work and navigating dating on work trips, dating fellow New Yorkers and "Is Your Person American?" Thanks for listeni ...…
 
Ron and Damir trip over the Amazon effect, the price of fame, racist New Yorkers, the funky bubble of the week, and more
 
There’s a reason Roberto Gil’s designs are known to fit effortlessly in any space, as if the simple birch plywood and pop of color were built for each customer’s personal home. Gil has a masters in architecture from Harvard, so he was thinking about rooms long before what to put in them. “I’m an architect for kids, not just a furniture designer ...…
 
On today's episode of the Boss Talk Podcast, I am interviewing Chinae Alexander! Former Texan-turned-New Yorker, Chinae Alexander is an entrepreneur, lifestyle personality, writer, speaker, and wellness expert based in Brooklyn, New York. Her message is to empower people to be better through positive thinking, active change, self-love…with a lo ...…
 
On todays Gist, the Alex, Inc. drinking game you can play with the wholefamily.Becky Hammon is an assistant coach for the San Antonio Spurs and is a leadingcandidate to become the first female head coach in the NBA. Hammon got passedover this week by the Milwaukee Bucks, but Ringer staff writer Shea_Serrano andNew Yorker contributor Louisa_Thom ...…
 
TRIGGER WARNING: MENTION OF RAPE, SEXUAL HARASSMENT, and ABUSIVE CONTENTThis week we use Junot Diaz's personal history essay in the New Yorker titled, "The Silence: The Legacy of Childhood Trauma" to further explore and discuss the complexities of the cycle of abuse.knownowpod@gmail.comTwitter/Instagram: @Knownowpodcast…
 
NY Assembly again passes Gender Non-discrimination Act — NEW YORKThe New York State Assembly has again passed the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA), Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie announced on May 7. The legislation would prohibit discrimination on the basis of gender identity or expression in considerations of employment, educati ...…
 
Tonight, it’s a ‘Chalk Talk’ double header. Our team responds to a recent article in ‘The New Yorker’ magazine on African-American countertenor John Holiday. And then, we look at why one of Britain’s most distinguished singers has accused fellow devotees of Richard Wagner of repeated attempts to undermine her position and “rewrite history”...Bu ...…
 
My guest is Jennifer Dasal, Associate Curator of Contemporary Art at the North Carolina Museum of Art. She’s also the host of the ArtCurious podcast. In each episode of ArtCurious, Jennifer sheds light on some of the most unexpected, mysterious, and, well, curious stories in art history. And she does so in a way that is not only unique but also ...…
 
Speaker(s): Lawrence Wright | Come learn about the most controversial state in America and what it tells us about Donald Trump and the future of the US. This event marks the publications of Lawrence's new book, God Save Texas: A Journey into the Future of America. Lawrence Wright (@lawrence_wright) is a Pulitzer Prize-winning author, screenwrit ...…
 
On today’s podcast, I caught up with clarinetist, Kinan Azmeh, a Syrian transplant, lives in Brooklyn, NY whose talents grant the opportunity to work with the likes of Silk Road Ensemble and Yo-Yo Ma. Live Connections, her in Philadelphia, will play host to an intimate presentation with Kinan Azmeh and the Aizuri String Quartet On May 31st at W ...…
 
On this ep, I interview Eisner-Award winning writer & artist, Michael Kupperman. Michael’s comic drawings & strips have appeared in dozens of publications including The New Yorker, Fortune, The New York Times, Forbes, Esquire, McSweeney’s comic books for DC, Marvel, & others, & have been collected in multiple books, including 5 of his own. They ...…
 
Welcome to the first episode of Lost in Translations, where I talk about the Argentinian short story colleciton, Things We Lost in the Fire by Mariana Enríquez (translated by Megan McDowell) with my wife. Mentioned in this episode; War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy (translated by Louise Maude and Aylmer Maude) Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel ...…
 
This week Brandon and Deej tackle "This is America", Japanese Family Rentals, and fighting back against giant internet service providers.First we look, "Black Life, White Wife and The Art Caught In the Middle" by Panama Jackson (@panamajackson) at Very Smart Brothas.Panama contributed a couple of audio drops to give us an inside track on his wr ...…
 
“This book is AMAZING”. That is what Malcolm Gladwell said about ENDURE: Mind, Body, and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance by Alex Hutchinson. And my interview with Alex on the Business Builders Show with Marty Wolff on www.c-suiteradio.com is also AMAZING! Stay in touch with Alex on Twitter @sweatscience. Also on his website ww ...…
 
WATCH THIS EPISODE AT: https://youtu.be/53F34AmDq-QVictor analyzes "This is America", the impactful music video by Childish Gambino, and discusses why respectability politics never works.Recorded May 11, 2018----------------------------------------------------------------------------------LINKS OF INTERESTChildish Gambino: This is Americahttps: ...…
 
Ransomware attacks have been on the rise for the last three years, particularly against public entities like hospitals, school districts, and state and local governments.Cyber events in Atlanta, Baltimore, Dallas, Denver, and elsewhere have demonstrated the vulnerabilities our cities face from emerging cyber threats. Recently, Atlanta's compute ...…
 
Buck up, it's summer. Fingers crossed for Scott Hutchison. Corrections. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. Quenchers. Beef with "Beef Fest." Moonlighter. Literary road trip. Old serial killers, music videos, New Yorker cartoons, dogs in handkerchiefs, cancelled TV shows.
 
HEADLINES 00:26 Dr. Borntein’s “extraordinary” Trump medical report was unsurprisingly dictated by Donald Trump 03:33 Trump pulls out of Iran nuclear deal without a Plan B, endangering relationship with U.S. Allies 08:08 Israeli spy firm, Black Cube, launched smear campaign against former Obama administration officials to discredit Iran deal 17 ...…
 
New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast discusses breaking into the business, what makes a good New Yorker cartoon, and her illustrated guidebook to Manhattan, "Going Into Town: A Love Letter to New York."For Roz's video interview on "Going Into Town: A Love Letter to New York" and more literature-loving content, visit: http://www.allarts.org/authorimp ...…
 
The one where I reminisce about the mid 90's and have a lengthy conversation with my mother. Intro / Outro Music: World Renown's "How Nice I Am" (World Renown: The LP)
 
That night, after hours of stress free pool time, I realized something startling. I was actually starting to like LA. New Yorkers are trained to hate Los Angeles. This is supposed to be the place where intellect is ridiculed and who you date and what you look like is revered. Yet, here we were having the time of our lives. The men were happy, t ...…
 
The March for Freedom happened—and it was underwhelming: A discussion. Also, Eric Schneiderman resigned three hours after a New Yorker hit piece came out, an event we use to discuss how the current situation is devolving into mob rule, where an accusation is enough to ruin a life.If you want more Coach & Benway episodes, go to our Patreon: http ...…
 
Hop on a urine-soaked train/urine-soaked cab/urine-soaked ferry to the greatest city in the world, where guest Andrew Hampp helps us discuss the most iconic NYC music videos! Guest starring famous New Yorker Jar Jar Binks?!
 
The ladies are feeling the heat this week as they realize they are not as young as they used to be. Even though they get still carded, there are some doors that are truly closed. Take a listen as the girls talk back problems, drinking too much and Podcasts that have them saying "I missed my chance to a sugar baby...or a guidette!" Cabs are HERE ...…
 
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