A huge holiday weekend show with Reuven Blau of the City talking about Rikers, Assemblyman Ron Kim talking about Albany’s extraordinary session, rent relief and why he’s not done with Andrew Cuomo yet, and David Brand of City Limits talking about the new eviction moratorium.
Documentarians Steven Rosenbaum and Pamela Yoder discuss their new film, The Outsider, about the construction of the 9/11 Museum and Memorial and why it feels so cut off from New York City and from the last 20 years.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.