FAQ NYC

Book Club: (Low)Life

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Book Club! Podcast! Chrissy is feeling oddly optimistic about the Eric Adams-Andrew Cuomo alliance, and jazz great turned boxing manager Charles Farrell visits the pod to talk with Harry and Vice’s Tim Marchman about his memoir that covers, among other things, playing with Sonny Rollins and Ornette Coleman, fixing fights for the mob, “the Moby Dick of boxing” and lots more. Stick around to the end to hear him play a little piano, too.

From FAQ NYC
On July 14, 2021

Alvin Bragg’s Bragging Rights

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Podcast! The Democratic nominee who’s all but sure to be the next Manhattan District Attorney visits FAQ for a lively conversation.

From FAQ NYC
On July 9, 2021

Fun City Follies

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PODCAST! Laura Nahmias joins Chrissy and Harry to discuss the BoE’s RCV SNAFU, the state of the election now that it’s all over but the counting, and her essay at Fun City about Eric Adams, the man who would be mayor.

From FAQ NYC
On July 1, 2021

Book Club: Life on the Line

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Chrissy has a message for the pundits “explaining” what just happened in New York, and Times reporter and researcher Emma Goldberg discusses her new book on the medical students who became doctors in the city in the midst of the pandemic and reads one incredible passage from it.

From FAQ NYC
On June 26, 2021

Decision Day

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The votes are cast, the results are still to come, and Ben Max of Gotham Gazette joins Chrissy and Harry for a late-night break down of what we know (and what we don’t yet).

From FAQ NYC
On June 23, 2021

Homestretch

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PODCAST! Christina and Harry take one last look at the mayor’s race, and Alex Lynn breaks down what’s really been happening at Washington Square Park.

From FAQ NYC
On June 18, 2021

The Gracie Bunch

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PODCAST! Dianne Morales, Shaun Donovan, Ray McGuire and Kathryn Garcia each call in to answer two tough questions, plus an interview with Paperboy Love Prince.

From FAQ NYC
On June 9, 2021

The End Is Near

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Less than three weeks out, and after a “pivotal” second debate in which not much pivoted, Chrissy, Harry and the Wall Street Journal’s Katie Honan talk about the mayor’s race and the future of New York City.

From FAQ NYC
On June 3, 2021

Down and Out in New York City

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We talk about homelessness in New York City with David Brand of City Limits and Shams DaBaron AKA Da Homeless Hero.

From FAQ NYC
On May 27, 2021

Book Club: Last Call

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Author Elon Green joins Nolan Hicks and Harry Siegel to talk about Lost Call: A True Story of Love, Lust, and Murder in Queer New York and how a city crew including Rudy Giuliani’s mom, Bernard Kerik, Robert Morgenthau, Linda Fairstein, William Bulger and Mike McAclary all tie into that story.

From FAQ NYC
On May 19, 2021

Who DA FAQ II

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Manhattan District Attorney candidates Alvin Bragg, Eliza Orlins, Lucy Lang, and Tali Farhadian Weinstein talk with us and each other about their respective visions of what the prosecutor’s office is and should be.

From FAQ NYC
On May 13, 2021

Who DA FAQ? (Manhattan Edition, Part I)

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Manhattan District Attorney candidates Tahanie Aboushi, Liz Crotty, Diana Florence and Dan Quart talk to Chrissy, Harry and Alex, and each other about what the prosecutor’s office is and what it should be.

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From FAQ NYC
On May 7, 2021

The Limits of Fulfillment

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Author Alec MacGillis talks about Amazon's New York expansion and America's great divergence.

From FAQ NYC
On April 28, 2021

The Woke Up Show

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Public Advocate Jumaane Williams rejoins the pod to discuss, among other things, the state of policing here, the citywide races and his experience running statewide.

From FAQ NYC
On April 22, 2021

FAQ Gets Dopey

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Dave from the DOPEY podcast shares a few stories about drug addiction and recovery from some of the biggest moments in New York City history.

From FAQ NYC
On April 16, 2021