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New York Said

Teacher, sales associate, officer, tobacconist, rebel, MTA worker, artist, drifter - who? These are the people in your neighborhood. Hosted by Amon Focus, the New York Said podcast features in-depth artful conversations with people you don't often hear from, to hear things that aren't often shared (said), spotlighting life in New York. This is what New York Said. New episodes available on Tuesdays.
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May 23, 2017

Today’s guest on the show Asante Amin. Asante talks New Orleans, Books, Music, Travel, Social Justice, Social Change, Teaching the Kids, Philosophy and the Soul Science Lab.

I’m outta here, enjoy the talk.

Photography by Kamau Ware

May 17, 2017

Today’s guest on the show Dot. Dot grew up in Brownsville, Brooklyn in the 80s. If you know anything about Brownsville period then you know that you are in for some stories. We talk about the Dot talks about the crack era, shootouts, prison, turning it all around as a small business owner in the Optical Field and much much more.

I’m outta here, enjoy the talk.

Links to the Stuff they Talked About

Super Rich: A Guide to Having It All

Steven Spielberg

Hype Williams 

Mad Rapper 

Calvin Klein Jeans

British Walkers 

Suede Fronts 

Stick Up Kids

Spofford Juvenile Center 

Rikers Island 

Boogie Down Productions - Love's Gonna Get'cha

BMW 3 Series

40 Below 

36 Chambers

The Purple Tape 

Beanie Sigel - Feel It In The Air

Donald Goines 

Iceberg Slim 

 The Spirit of a Man: A Vision of Transformation for Black Men and the Women Who Love Them

Clinton Correctional Facility 

Sancocho

67 Burger

Section 3 - Coming Soon

This episode is sponsored by Gorilla Coffee.

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May 9, 2017

Today’s guest on the show is Tarik “Star” Baker, head designer and founder of AGLIT ITALY. In this episode we talk about growing up in Hempstead, Long Island, owning barbershops, getting his start in design, discovering his talent to create accessories, business development, Premium Shoelaces and much much more.

I’m outta here, enjoy the talk.

 

Stay Up to Date with Tarik “Star” Baker

Instagram

AGLIT ITALY™

AGLIT ITALY™ Instagram

How Aglit Italy’s Premium Shoe Laces Are Changing Sneakers

 

Links to the Stuff they Talked About

GQ

Elle Magazine

Jiro Dreams Of Sushi

BET

SONY

G M D Three

EBJ Gallery 

Rene Mantilla 

MARCK visual video sculptures

SCOPE

Art Basel 

Whitney Biennial

Kaws

Picasso

 

This episode is sponsored by Gorilla Coffee.

May 2, 2017

Quick Summary: Today we talk with Alexander Sumner about the Difference between Style and Fashion, The Grateful Dead, Vintage Shops as well as the Four Components of a Well Made Suit.

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If you know me, you know I’m not the most stylish person in the world. I mean that in the sense of being suited up to the nines. I think my style is more sporty or efficient… if you will. Or better yet, ninja like or unassuming. When I’m out capturing the places I visit, I don’t really want to be seen. I don’t want any kind of attention from anyone, I just want to get my shots and get the hell out of there… A lot of what you’ll see me in is dark muted shirts, dark jeans, some Air Max 1s or some all black chucks.

That being said, if there ever comes a time that its necessary for me to get dressed up, its not a foreign concept because of today’s guest, Alexander Sumner.

I met Alex a few years ago when this little voice in my head was going on and on about getting a real suit. So I started cruising the net and social media for men’s style. Visiting tumbler as well as sites like JJJJound and Instagram hashtags like #MensStyle. One day I came across this picture of a red button hole on a suit jacket. For some odd reason I thought it the coolest thing I’ve ever seen. It was nice touch that you’re not going to find on the $100 dollar suits I was used to back then. I’m telling y’all the truth, so judge me all you want about rocking a baggy $100 suit, but it was more of check box than anything else.

Anyway, I commented on how much I liked the detail and I would like to see it in person. Alex’s response was pretty much come on by the studio. So I did and the rest is what the young people are calling, uhh history.

I met Alex in SoHo and we talked about the difference between style and fashion, The Grateful Dead, vintage shops as well as the four components of a well made suit and much much more.

Toward the end of the conversation Alex turned the tables and inquired about New York Said: Volume Three. I ranted a bit about it and if your were curious to know what’s up with the new book, that info is there.

I’m outta here, enjoy the talk.

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Links to the Stuff they Talked About

Andy’s Chee-Pee 

Trash and Vaudeville

Canal Jeans

Scabal Fabric

Mood Fabrics

Acustom Apparel 

Tyson Beckford

Q-Tip

Charlamagne Thagod

Rory Mcilroy

Phil Heath 

The Art of Dressing Up

Smithsonian

National Geographic

The New Yorker

Adidas Sandal 

Vintage Harley Davidson Jacket

Thelonious Monk

The Specials 

Madness

Grateful Dead

Deadhead

Miles Davis

John Coltrane 

Tumultuous

MLK

RFK

1968 Democratic National Convention

Tet Offensive

Shawl Lapel

Jack Purcell

Chuck Taylor 

Baryshnikov

Longform Podcast

When Harry Met Sally

7 Wonders of Style Questions

1. In your wardrobe, what's your favorite piece of clothing, favorite shoe and favorite accessory?

2. Who, both inside & outside of your circle, had the greatest influence on your style?

3. Which musical group (or solo artist) most defines your sense of style?

4. Which would be your decade of choice to spend your prime in, style-wise?

5. As for creative inspiration; when was a time when you spotted someone or something and said, "I am going to incorporate that myself (and did) and when was a time when you spotted someone and said, “I’ll never be caught dead doing that," and you ended up doing so?

6. How have you seen style expressed in ways that have nothing to do with what a person wears?

7. What do you feel is the difference between style and fashion?

This episode is sponsored by Gorilla Coffee.

Apr 26, 2017

I met up with Cey Adams at his studio in Brooklyn and talked about his journey as an artist in New York. We discuss his motivation to give back and inspire those who will carry the mantle of creativity forward. We also discuss his contribution to the opening of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture and much, much, more.

Thumbnail Photography Courtesy of Janette Beckman

 

Stay Up to Date with Cey Adams

Official Website

Instagram

Twitter

1xRUN

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Talking Points (In No Particular Order)

  • Early days of Graffiti
  • Def Jam
  • Creative Director
  • Drawing Board
  • Logos
  • Hand Lettering
  • Rush Artist Advisory Board
  • Giving Back to Young People
  • Paving the would for artist of today
  • Mentors
  • Power of Music
  • Power of Culture
  • The Importance of pushing Art Forward
  • Roy Lichtenstein, Keith Haring, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Andy Warhol
  • 20 Years: Getting Attention of Major Galleries and Museums
  • Music and Civil Rights in the 80s
  • Challenges and Obstacles
  • Highs and Lows of being an Artist
  • Paintings and Murals: One Nation, All American, Trusted Brands
  • Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture


Links to the Stuff they Talked About

Futura 

Martha Cooper

Jester

Poet

Duke 9

Roger

Shirt King Phade

Russel Simmons 

Kurtis Blow

Whodini

Run-D.M.C.

Sparky D

Spider D

Dynasty and Mimi

Rick Rubin 

Def Jam Logo

Mary J Blige - What's the 411?

Mary J Blige

Anita Baker 

Alyson Williams 

Redman

Hello Nasty

LL Cool J  - Mama Said Knock You Out 

Public Enemy - Fear of a Black Hat

Chuck D

Steve Carr 

B.E. Johnson

Spike Lee 

Kenny Gravillis

Quincy Jones

Ray Charles 

Billy Eckstine

Jasper Johns

Romare Bearden

Jacob Lawrence

Roy Lichtenstein

Magic Johnson

Keith Haring

Nobody Beats the Wiz Commercial

Zenith

Meshell Ndegeocello

The Roots

The National Museum of African American History and Culture

This episode is sponsored by Gorilla Coffee.

Apr 11, 2017

Today’s guest on the show is Candida Boyette-Clemons. She is currently the Vice President of Original Programming over at VH1. 

I met up with Candida at Bryant Park to talk about her experiences at BET, MTV, VH1, the results of giving 110%, gratitude and much much more.

Please enjoy.

 

Stay Up to Date with Candida Boyette-Clemons

Twitter

Apr 4, 2017

This episode is very special to me. It’s not often I get to converse with a innovator, a pioneer or a living legend in anything let alone graffiti culture. Today’s guest on the show is TAKI 183.

Before recording a single episode of this podcast I made list of people I would love to have on the show. I threw Taki’s name on there under the dream big column. I wrote it not ever thinking it was a real possibility but here we are lol. That write it down and manifest it stuff I’ve always heard about does have a lot of merit to it, so I’m learning.

TAKI 183 was gracious enough to give me a few hours of his time to talk in-depth about his creative journey at the Auto Body Shop he owns out Yonkers. That being said, it was toward the end of the work day so we had to stop and start depending on if someone in the garage or a client needed to pull him away for a second.

I put a sound effect in between clips to give you an idea of when I had to stop the tape.

This episode was recorded in the waiting area of the garage… So just like when I’m deep in the city, it has it’s own sounds; like refrigerator humming, beeps, doors slamming, car lifts, wheels getting changed, sirens and of course, a healthy amount of welcomed disturbances from folks in the neighborhood.

I could totally edit this stuff out but to me, its all apart of the New York Said audio experience.

Enough with the intro, please enjoy.

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Stay Up to Date with TAKI 183

Website: https://www.taki183.net

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Links to the Stuff they Talked About

The Words: A Graffiti Glossary 

Stay High 149

Wall Writers: Graffiti in its Innocence

‘Taki 183’ Spawns Pen Pals - Archived New York Times article

Style Wars

Julio 204

Ford Model T

Street Art NYC

The Neighborhood That Went to War Against Gentrifiers

The case of ‘The Butcher of Tompkins Square Park’

Daniel Rakowitz

El Marko

Keith Haring

Jean-Michel Basquiat

Adam Cost

Kaws

TurtleCaps

RISK

BNE

Street Art vs. Graffiti 

Philly Writer: Cornbread 

Flowers and Dice

Turk 182

The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference

Malcolm Gladwell

KAWS: Companion at the Parade

KAWS x Air Jordan 4

Dondi

VMAs celebrated Brooklyn with a KAWS-reimagined Moonman

This episode is sponsored by Gorilla Coffee.

 

Mar 21, 2017

Today’s guest on the show is Photographer and Content Creator, Bryon Summers.

In this episode we kick it in Union Square so you know this going to be a noisy siren, disturbed by characters in the park, fun fill episode. That being said, Bryon and I conversed about portraits walks, TheWeLoveYouProject, staying consistent, podcast being the new blogs, sticking to it, visiting Google and much much more.

Please enjoy.

Stay Up to Date with BryonSummers

Website - http://www.bryonsummers.com

Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/bryonsummers/

Twitter - https://twitter.com/bryonsummers

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/TheBryonSummers/

TheWeLoveYouProject - http://www.theweloveyouproject.com

Shooting with Shooters - https://soundcloud.com/shootingwithshooters

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Links to the Stuff they Talked About

The Coffee Shop

James Anthony 

Lucky Peters

Street Etiquette 

Jamel Shabazz 

Subway Sums

PG County Maryland 

Fuji X100 s

Hoyt–Schermerhorn Streets

Union Market DC

Google Cultural Institute

Bowie State University

Mass Appeal - Watch and Witness 

The Combat Jack Show

Premium Prete 

DJ Red Alert

Young Metro

J. Cole

Money and Violence 

This episode is sponsored by Gorilla Coffee.

Mar 15, 2017

Today’s guest on the show is DJ Neil Armstrong. I’ve been listening to Neil’s mixes for well over 10 years now and I can honestly say I was pretty hype when he accepted my invite to appear on the show.

In this episode we have a super in-depth conversation about paying dues, how to sustain longevity in the entertainment business, his dog Poh, universal languages, his various experiences as a tour DJ for Jay Z, Neil’s Dinner & A Mixtape series plus much much more.

Just a heads up, we recorded this in a pretty quiet room. And a bunch of little kids showed up with their moms and all of a sudden it got live. It got loud, but Neil and I never stopped. We were knee deep into the conversation and at that point it didn’t make sense to move.

You can still hear us really clearly but the party in the background does get a bit distracting at times, I apologize in advance.

With that said, please enjoy. 

 

Mar 7, 2017

Today’s guest on the show is Drummer, Showtime Hood. As I was transferring to the F train at West 4th I heard the familiar sound of Showtime's drums. I stopped, listened and invited him to the show. He was happy to play a set but when I asked for an interview, Showtime thought it would be best to let his music do the talking. 

Feb 28, 2017

Today’s guest on the show is Singer-Songwriter, TV-Host and former Cirque du Soleil Acro-Singer, Meetu Chilana. In this episode we talk about In this episode we talk about dissecting animals, Cirque du Soleil, Tisch School of the Arts and Meetu sings us a song about Black Coffee.

More Information about Meetu

Website - http://meetuchilana.com/

Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/meetuchilana/

Twitter - https://twitter.com/meetuchilana

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/meetuchilana

Soundcloud - https://soundcloud.com/meetuchilana

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This episode is sponsored by Gorilla Coffee.

Feb 21, 2017

Today’s guest on the show is Celebrity Chapeau Designer, René Mantilla. In this episode we talk about the rise of advance contemporary premium denim, the tents at fashion week, designing a denim line, the journey to designing chapeaus, making your dreams tangible and much much more.

More Information about Rene

Website - http://renemantilla.com

Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/renemantilla/?hl=en

Latina Article - http://www.latina.com/fashion/trends/latina-fashion-closet-rene-mantilla

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Links to the Stuff they Talked About

Bouchon (Coffee) - http://www.theshopsatcolumbuscircle.com/restaurants/bouchon-bakery-cafe/

New York Fashion Week - http://nyfw.com

Betsey Johnson - https://www.betseyjohnson.com

Tavern on the Green - http://www.tavernonthegreen.com

The Hamptons - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Hamptons

Andreana Lima - https://www.instagram.com/adrianalima/?hl=en

Triple 5 Soul - https://triplefivesoul.ca

Saks 5h Ave - http://www.saksfifthavenue.com/Entry.jsp

Visual Stylist - https://www.monster.com/career-advice/article/hot-retail-career-visual-merchandiser-and-stylist

Paige Denim - http://www.paige.com

Earnest Sewn - https://earnestsewn.com

AG Jeans - https://www.agjeans.com/home

7 For All Mankind - http://www.7forallmankind.com

True Religion - http://www.truereligion.com

Citizen of Humanity Denim - https://www.citizensofhumanity.com

John Bartlett - http://www.johnbartlettny.com

Duckie Brown - http://www.duckiebrown.com

BCBG Max Azria - http://www.bcbg.com

Robert Verdi - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Verdi

June Ambrose - http://www.juneambrose.com

Zac Posen - http://www.zacposen.com

Mischa Barton - http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0059215/

Li & Fung USA - https://www.lifung.com

Global Brands Group - http://www.globalbrandsgroup.com

Coco Before Chanel - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1035736/

Vivienne Westwood New York - http://www.viviennewestwood.com/en-gb

Tyson Beckford - https://www.instagram.com/tysoncbeckford/?hl=en

Yanique Tailored - http://www.yaniquetailored.com

Tre Chic Living -  http://trechicliving.com

Wreckx 'n Effect - Rumpshaker - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YEG9bM1chOE

Pharrell Williams - http://pharrellwilliams.com

Swizz Beatz - http://www.swizzworld.com

The Pharrell Hat - http://www.viviennewestwood.com/en-gb/shop/mens/accessories/hats

John Varvatos - https://www.johnvarvatos.com

Teen Vogue - http://www.teenvogue.com

Mr. Hat - http://www.hatabouttown.com

Eishia Brightwell - https://www.instagram.com/eishiabrightwell/?hl=en

Women's Wear Daily - http://wwd.com

Carine Roitfeld - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carine_Roitfeld

CR Fashion Book - http://www.crfashionbook.com

Brunch Spots

Yerba Buena - http://ybnyc.com/media/yerbabuena.html

Cantina - http://cantinany.com

Favela Cubana - http://www.favelacubana.com

Coffee Shop - http://thecoffeeshopnyc.com

Lavern Cox - http://www.lavernecox.com

The Devil Wears Prada - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0458352/

Dos Caminos - http://www.doscaminos.com

This episode is sponsored by Gorilla Coffee.

Feb 14, 2017

Today’s guest on the show is Graffiti, Mural and Studio artist, Rubin415. I met Rubin at his studio and we talked about his roots as a graffiti writer, painting in the Bronx, paying his dues, defining his style, the difference between street art and graffiti, various spray-paint caps, getting ragged or buffed, art trends, how New York changes you much much more.

Side note, there is extensive amount of street art and graffiti lingo being tossed around in this episode. So if you find there is a word you don’t quote understand, I’ve provided a glossary in the show notes of this episode. Just visit NewYorkSaid.com and while you are these check out the pictures I posted under the Rubin415 post to check out some of his latest work.

Peace for now,

Please enjoy.

 

The Words: A Graffiti Glossary - https://www.graffiti.org/faq/graffiti.glossary.html

More Information about Rubin

Website - http://www.rubin415.com

Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/rubin415/

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/rubin415/

Twitter - https://twitter.com/rubin415?lang=en

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Links to the Stuff they Talked About

Beat Street - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c_ShwO10d6g

Style Wars - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0EW22LzSaJA

Henry Chalfont - http://www.henrychalfant.com

Phun Factory - http://www.newyorkshitty.com/tag/phun-factory

5 Pointz - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/5_Pointz

Brooklyn Store Celebrates The Art Of Graffiti - http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=92521444

Part One (Graff Writer) - http://www.partonetds.com/about.html

Nick 707 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5kERZgoLEdw

WallWorks Gallery - www.wallworksny.com

4Burners Crew - http://4burners.com

Bushwick Collective - https://www.facebook.com/TheBushwickCollective/

Phoebe New York - http://www.newyorksaid.com/episode-020-phoebe-new-york/

 

This episode is sponsored by Gorilla Coffee.

Feb 7, 2017

Last week I found myself exploring several districts in Paris looking for street art and good eats. As I challenge to get a different flavor of the city I decided to skip the cabs and walk or take the metro to everywhere I wanted to go. In doing that I covered a lot of ground fairly quick.

One day as I was transferring from train to train and I walked by Marvin Parks in one of the tunnels. He was holding what looked like a record cover of himself and I just walked over to ask if he was a singer and he said  yes. I asked if he’d be down to share his story for podcast and he said yes.

So that being said, Marvin and I are standing in the middle of a busy passageway in the metro or the subway during rush hour. It’s pretty noisy down there but we got it done.

In this episode we talk about why Marvin moved to Paris, the key to surviving in the city, busking in the metro, Natalie Cole, reaching people with what you have and much much more.

Please enjoy.

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More Information about Marvin Parks

Soundcloud - https://soundcloud.com/marvtracks

Twitter - https://twitter.com/marvinparks?lang=en

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/MarvinParksMusic/

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Links to the Stuff they Talked About

The Paris Jazz Scene - https://theculturetrip.com/europe/france/articles/the-10-best-jazz-clubs-in-paris/

Busking - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Street_performance/

Sunset/Sunside - http://www.sunset-sunside.com

Natalie Cole - http://www.nataliecole.com

Fences - https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/fences_2016/

Cave Du 38 Riv' - http://www.38riv.com

This episode is sponsored by Gorilla Coffee.

Jan 31, 2017

Today’s episode a little different. This week I was in London walking their alleyways looking for street art and good eats. At some point I found myself doing the super touristy stuff, like checking out Big Ben and walking the busy South Bank Riverside Walkway.

On my my way to London Bridge I stumbled up gallery@oxo and was fascinated, better yet moved by Solo exhibition by artist Luke Norton, it was called ‘I haven’t been feeling myself lately’

I was so moved by the work that I inquired about the artist. Turns out Luke was in the spot and after a 5 minute conversation, I invited him to be on the show.  He was up for it and here we are.

In this episode we talking about growing up in South London, his current exhibition, words, ideas, phrases and much much more.

Please enjoy.

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More Information about Luke Norton

Website - https://nortonnortonnorton.com

Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/nortonnortonnorton/?hl=en

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/nortonnortonnorton

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Links to the Stuff they Talked About

Caravaggio - http://www.etruscarestaurants.com/caravaggio

This episode is sponsored by Gorilla Coffee.

Jan 24, 2017

Today’s guest on the show is Oz Rodriguez, a director over at Saturday Night Live.

It this episode we talk about growing up in DR, his journey as a director, working at Saturday Night Live, film and a good place to get a cup of coffee.

Please… enjoy.

Jan 17, 2017

Today’s guest on the show is Jeff Staple, Founder and Creative Director of Staple Design and Reed Space.

In this episode we talk about 20 years of Staple Design, The Fader, superstition, Nike "Pigeon" Dunk SB Low, poker, Jeff’s 1-2-1 Series, the term Streetwear Ambassador and much much more.

Please… enjoy.

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More Information about Jeff Staple

Staple Design - http://www.stapledesign.com/

Staple Pigeon - https://www.staplepigeon.com/

Reed Space - http://thereedspace.com/

Skillshare - https://www.skillshare.com/jeffstaple

Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/jeffstaple/?hl=en

Twitter - https://twitter.com/jeffstaple

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Links to the Stuff they Talked About

Shep Gordon - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shep_Gordon

KAWS X Nike Basketball Court - http://www.highsnobiety.com/2016/11/09/nike-basketball-courts-kaws-nyc/

The Fader - http://gwarizm.com/2011/02/06/the-faders-early-days-some-other-stuff/

The Fader (Video) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5PPW85n1EQ0

Nike "Pigeon" Dunk SB Low - http://www.flightclub.com/nike-dunk-low-pro-sb-medium-grey-white-dark-grey-080016

The Nike "Pigeon" Dunk Riot (Film) - http://www.complex.com/sneakers/2015/02/nike-sb-pigeon-dunk-sneaker-riot-documentary

Flight Club - http://www.flightclub.com/

Marcus Tayui - http://kicksdeals.com/gallery/15-people-behind-the-scenes-who-changed-sneakers-forever/marcus-tayui/

Hiroshi Fujiwara - http://www.gq.com/story/hiroki-fujiwara-interview-nike-fragment

Andy Warhol - http://www.warhol.org/

Jon Cohen & Rob Stone - http://www.thefader.com/2015/09/30/rob-stone-jon-cohen-fader-founders

KIDS (film) - http://www.rollingstone.com/movies/news/kids-the-oral-history-of-the-most-controversial-film-of-the-nineties-20150716

Beck - http://www.beck.com/

Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mos_Def

Erykah Badu - http://erykah-badu.com

FAILE - http://faile.net/

1-2-1 feat. Mike Tyson (Ep 1) - https://vimeo.com/47871992

1-2-1 feat. Mike Tyson (Ep 2) - https://vimeo.com/49363736

1-2-1 feat. Mike Tyson (Ep 3) - https://vimeo.com/56866571

1-2-1 feat. Mike Tyson (Ep 4) - https://vimeo.com/57578390

1-2-1 feat. Black Thought - https://vimeo.com/170969982

1-2-1 feat. Daniel Kasidi / Rastaclat - https://vimeo.com/142903165

1-2-1 feat. COMMON - https://vimeo.com/101933621

1-2-1 feat. RZA (Part 1) - https://vimeo.com/40181893

1-2-1 feat. RZA (Part 2) - https://vimeo.com/40185425

Futura - https://www.instagram.com/futuradosmil/?hl=en

Bono - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bono

Marc Eckō - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marc_Ecko

The Shirt Kings - http://www.the-other.info/2014/shirtkings

Shokunin - http://www.realtyninja.com/blog/the-mastery-of-ones-profession/

Handmade Portraits: The Sword Maker - https://vimeo.com/32113233

5th Platoon - http://www.cratekings.com/dj-neil-armstrongs-5th-platoon-memories/

DJ Neil Armstrong - https://djneilarmstrong.com/

A-Trak - http://atrak.com/

Angelo Baque - http://www.complex.com/style/2016/05/supreme-angelo-baque-defends-brand-customer-service

Tramps - http://streetsyoucrossed.blogspot.com/2010/12/tramps-like-them.html

Wetlands - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wetlands_Preserve

Saul Williams - http://saulwilliams.com/

Avant Yard - https://myspace.com/avantyard/photos

Nuyorican Poets Cafe - http://www.nuyorican.org/

Malcolm-Jamal Warner - http://www.malcolmjamalwarner.com/

Rawkus - http://www.complex.com/music/2012/08/the-50-best-rawkus-records-songs/

Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mos_Def_%26_Talib_Kweli_Are_Black_Star

Shabaam Sahdeeq - http://www.shabaam-sahdeeq.com/interviews.php

Common - One-Nine-Nine-Nine: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/One-Nine-Nine-Nine

Soundbombing - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soundbombing_II

This episode is sponsored by Gorilla Coffee.

Jan 10, 2017

This is episode is a little different. A few weeks ago I was asked by my good friends Natacha and Gary to do an engagement photography shoot. Thats not really my thing but I told them I’d be up to have a Sunday fun day in Brooklyn and I’d bring my camera to capture the fun.

So on the first day of 2017, we all met in DUMBO and I captured their day.

Now, a few years ago I had this grand idea to interview a newly wed couple and asked them how they met, their first date, blah blah blah… For some odd reason that idea never happened.

On the morning of my shoot with Natacha and Gary this little voice was like “Bring the mic, do that idea thing with the couples and stuff” and so I did.

After the shoot I asked if they’d be down to help make my idea tangible and of course they were. I really do have great and supportive friends.

They had a car, So I told Gary to take a walk and I interviewed Natacha in the back seat of their VW Jetta. And then Gary came back, then I asked Natacha to kick rocks and got Gary’s side of the story.

I really just wanted to do this interview in private and give it to them. I had no intention of making these conversations public let alone a podcast episode but as I listened to their stories, I felt compelled to share them with you.

I got their permission aaaaaaaaand here we are.

Please, enjoy.

Links to the Stuff they Talked About
 
Queens Botanical Garden - http://www.queensbotanical.org

This episode is sponsored by Gorilla Coffee.

Jan 3, 2017

Happy New Year good people, welcome to the New York Said podcast. It’s a very rainy Tuesday in the Lower East Side but I’m feeling it. I love the sunshine because I appreciate the rain.

This episode is a little different. A few days ago I invited Juan back on the show to talk about his favorite podcast, music and books but we ended up talking about that and everything under the sun.

What you’re about to hear is take two. In the first take we started off great and then somehow we ended up in the super dark political place. It didn’t even make sense to publish it, I just made a new clip as we were talking and started from there.

Please enjoy.

 

Juan’s Podcast Picks

Ice T: Final Level - https://soundcloud.com/icetfinallevel/re-air-scarface-is-just-trying-to-ice-t-and-ll-cool-j-the-game

Drink Champs: Episode 9 w/ Too $hort - https://player.fm/series/drink-champs/episode-9-w-too-hort

Men in Blazers: : Bob Bradley Pod Special - https://soundcloud.com/meninblazers/men-in-blazers-122216-bob-bradley-pod-special

Tax Season: The T. Rodgers Episode - https://soundcloud.com/taxseason/the-t-rodgers-episode

GGN Podcast Ep. 69 - Rick Ross - https://soundcloud.com/snoopdogg/ggn-podcast-ep-69-rick-ross

 

Amon’s Podcast Picks

Tax Season: The Black Thought Episode - https://soundcloud.com/taxseason/the-black-thought-episode

Sleep With Me: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/sleepwithmepodcasts-podcast/id740675898

How I Built This: Spanx: Sara Blakely - https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/national-public-radio/how-i-built-this/e/spanx-sara-blakely-46340238

The Tim Ferriss Show: Shep Gordon - http://fourhourworkweek.com/2016/09/07/shep-gordon/

 

 

 
Links to the Stuff they Talked About
 

License to Drive (Movie) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a4KJtDxTqWQ

Flat Iron - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flatiron_Building

NYCHOS Sigmund couch - http://thecreatorsproject.vice.com/blog/vienna-therapy-street-artist-nychos

40 Projects - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Jamaica,_Queens

Poconos - https://www.poconomountains.com

The High Line - http://www.thehighline.org

Bushwick Collective - https://www.facebook.com/TheBushwickCollective/

Whitney - http://whitney.org

MoMa - https://www.moma.org

Cyclone, Coney Island - http://lunaparknyc.com/attractions/cyclone/

Janes Carousel - http://janescarousel.com

Brooklyn Bridge Park - http://www.brooklynbridgepark.org

Central Park - http://www.centralparknyc.org

Dinosaur BBQ - http://www.dinosaurbarbque.com

The BBQ Spot (The Smoke Joint) - http://www.bcrestaurantgroup.com/tsj

Duke of Sandwich - http://www.earlofsandwichusa.com

Parkway Bakery Tavern - http://parkwaypoorboys.com

Mother’s - http://www.mothersrestaurant.net

Cochon -  http://cochonrestaurant.com

Cane and Table - http://caneandtablenola.com

Willie Mae's Restaurant - http://www.williemaesnola.com

The Roots - http://www.theroots.com

Rock Box - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GND7sPNwWko

Dave Chappelle's Block Party - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0425598/

Yasin Bey - https://www.facebook.com/yasiinbey/

Jaguar Wright - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jaguar_Wright

Dead Prez - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dead_Prez_discography

M-1 - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M-1_(rapper)

TMNK - https://www.instagram.com/tmnk/

TMNK Episode - http://www.newyorksaid.com/episode-014-tmnk/

N.O.R.E. Superthug (What What) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OoLbgMnVT6E

Too $hort - Gettin' It - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UJGGzunxHmE

Groove Theory - Keep Tryin' - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lhL1lUzmjcs

DMX - Slippin' - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Ww-TQUeA3E

Premier League - https://www.premierleague.com

Arsenal Magazine - http://www.arsenal.com/home

North London - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_London

Canibus - DJ Clue Freestyle 97 ''I Speak At Frequencies'' - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L3rPeVvte0U

'97 Mentality - Cappadonna ft Ghostface Killah - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mTauSjGsci8

Ready to Die - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ready_to_Die

The War Report - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_War_Report

Reasonable Doubt - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reasonable_Doubt_(album)

Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike - https://www.amazon.com/Shoe-Dog-Memoir-Creator-Nike/dp/1501135910

Solange - http://www.solangemusic.com/

Beginning Stages - A look into Solange’s songwriting process & jam sessions that shaped ASATT - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KqpZYAKJQko

The Score (Fugees album) - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Score_(Fugees_album)

Comfort Crusade - https://www.mixcloud.com/comfortcrusade/

Got to Give the People What They Want by Jalen Rose - https://www.amazon.com/Give-People-What-They-Want/dp/0804138907

Michael Jordan Playground - https://www.amazon.com/Michael-Jordans-Playground-VHS-Jordan/dp/6301920996

Wooden: A Lifetime of Observations and Reflections On and Off the Court - https://www.amazon.com/Wooden-Lifetime-Observations-Reflections-Court/dp/0809230410

Young Jeezy - https://www.instagram.com/jeezy/?hl=en

Frank Ocean - http://frankocean.tumblr.com

The Weeknd: Starboy - http://theweeknd.co/Starboy

 

This episode is sponsored by Gorilla Coffee.

Dec 27, 2016

Today’s guest on the show is M. Tony Peralta.

I hopped a train Uptown to build with Tony about growing up in Washington Heights, his journey as an artist, his growth an entrepreneur, good music, great food and much much more.

If you’ve been enjoying New York Said, subscribe in iTunes, rate and leave a comment. That helps out a lot because we would love to get in that New & Noteworthy in podcast section.

Please enjoy.

More About M. Tony Peralta

The Peralta Project - https://peraltaproject.com

Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/peraltaprjct/

Twitter - https://twitter.com/peraltaprjct

 
Links to the Stuff they Talked About

House Music - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/House_music

Limelight - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Limelight

Paradise Garage - https://www.facebook.com/ParadiseGarageNYC/

Larry Levan - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Larry_Levan

Keith Haring - http://www.haring.com

Graffiti Black Book - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ePo8CsEB4y0

DJ Dirty Harry - https://twitter.com/dirtyharryny?lang=en

DJ Clue - https://twitter.com/DJCLUE

DJ Envy - https://www.instagram.com/djenvy/?hl=en

Ron G - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CdarZbvDjIg

80s Merengue - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h1APf_BaI8g

Sucka MCs - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rXVFNs0piP8

Club 1018/The Roxy - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roxy_NYC

Beat Street - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c_ShwO10d6g

The Fun House - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8H3etwC8eS0

Keith Haring - Radiant Child, Inflatable Baby - https://www.artsy.net/artwork/keith-haring-baby-pop-shop-inflatable

Keith Haring, Pop Shop  - http://www.pop-shop.com

Spike Lee - https://www.40acres.com

Acapulco Black Film Festival - http://www.abff.com

Hype Williams - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hype_Williams_(director)

School Daze - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uLT3Qu76-bw

Lean On Me - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lean_on_Me_(film)

Eyrka Badu - https://www.instagram.com/erykahbadu/?hl=en

J. Cole - http://dreamville.com

Childish Gambino - Redbone - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kp7eSUU9oy8

Parliament - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parliament_(band)

Madonna - http://www.madonna.com

George Michael - http://www.georgemichael.com

Pet Shop Boys - https://twitter.com/petshopboys

Terence Trent D'Arby - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ynIHsHYaig0

Fonda Rae - Fat Rat - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gQSFlZ2oXCA

Slave - Just A Touch Of Love - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D3ZdRU8iiw0

Roy Ayers - Running Away - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q1zm1-HpW0A

Roy Ayers - We Live In Brooklyn - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wfbZZByhu5E

WAR - Slippin' into darkness - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=syd3Kc8U68w

Poor Righteous Teachers - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FDvHfQUCk78

X-Clan - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/X_Clan

Dead Prez - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u1dVx4Pfd0c

Future - F*ck Up Some Commas - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wKl6umkwKfU

Travis Scott - https://twitter.com/trvisXX

The Isley Brothers - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Isley_Brothers

Joey Bada$$ - http://joeybadass.com

Latina - http://www.latina.com

Brooklyn Circus - https://thebkcircus.com

Shepard Fairy - https://obeygiant.com

Goliath http://www.stgoliath.com

PROBUS - https://probusnyc.com

APT.78 - http://www.apt78.com

Pratt Institute - https://www.pratt.edu

SVA - http://www.sva.edu

Ouigi Theodore: PSFK Conference: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QQodxOxjP4A

El Malecon - http://maleconrestaurants.com

Elsa La Reina Del Chicharron - https://www.yelp.com/biz/elsa-la-reina-del-chicharron-new-york-2

Johns Fried Chicken - http://www.johnsfriedchicken.com

Victor Roman - http://www.victorromanstudios.com

Apple Music - http://applemusic.tumblr.com

Q-Tip Beats 1 - http://applemusic.tumblr.com/beats1

Young Thug - https://twitter.com/youngthug

Big Baby D.R.A.M. - Broccoli feat. Lil Yachty - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K44j-sb1SRY

The U.M.C.'s - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_U.M.C.'s

No Face - https://www.discogs.com/No-Face-Wake-Your-Daughter-Up/release/1603502

BWP - Two Minute Brother - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ab_q-UhR44I

AMG - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QK6ncRR1kO0

2 Live Crew - Banned in the USA - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FU7XsoQXSW8

Uncle Luke - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luther_Campbell

Three 6 Mafia - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vBjzAdpZzf0

Kool G. Rap - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Niua9KOzgrA

A Waste of Time - https://soundcloud.com/awasteoftime

Joe Budden - https://soundcloud.com/joebuddenpodcast

Tax Season - Black Thought Episode - https://soundcloud.com/taxseason/the-black-thought-episode

School of Greatness - http://lewishowes.com/category/podcast/

Desus & Mero - https://www.viceland.com/en_us/show/DESUS-and-MERO

Andy Warhol - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andy_Warhol

 

This episode is sponsored by Gorilla Coffee.

Dec 20, 2016

Today’s guest on the show is Iva Kravitz.

Not too long ago Iva and I were working together on a Landscape Architecture project in Philly. And once filming on that project wrapped we headed to Amtrak and caught a train back to New York. While we were sitting there I asked Iva if she's be down to be a guest on the show. Even though we were clearly exhausted she was still up to kick it. Thanks again Iva.

So that being said... we are on a train, there is a lot of background noise, horns and from time you'll hear the train conductor make a few announcements. And thats all good because that's what taking this show on the road is all about.

In this episode we talk about the design community, Marketing, PR, Advertising, growing up in a Norman Rockwell painting of a town, Park Slope eats, cautious optimism and much much more.

Please enjoy.

More About Iva Kravitz 

Official Site - http://www.theivaagency.com/

Links to the Stuff they Talked About
Dec 6, 2016

Today’s guest on the show is musician and content creator Willard Hill.

We met up at Ink48, a Kimpton hotel in the heart Hell's Kitchen and talked about growing up in New Orleans, how culture is a gumbo, his process of making music, the music industry, group think, corporate culture, overcoming creative roadblocks, art being a reflection of the times and much much more.

That’s enough intro for one show, please enjoy.

I’m going to close out today’s episode with Will performing his song Future Fresh at The Gumbo NYC.

And I’ll see ya’ll, next Tuesday… Lord Willing.

More About Willard Hill

Official Site - http://www.willardhill.com

Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/willardhill/

iTunes - https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/willard-hill/id448858050

YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/WillardHillMusic

 

Links to the Stuff they Talked About

 

Second Line - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_line_(parades)

Cash Money Records - http://www.cashmoney-records.com

No Limit Records - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/No_Limit_Records

Pen and Pixels - http://penandpixel.com

Master P - Bout It, Bout It II - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ZEjKf4gBJw

The Showboys - Drag Rap (Triggaman) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oJyo1fjtNw4

DJ Money Fresh - Brown Beats - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bwDZhQyEWhc

UNLV/Bad Ass Yellow Boy - Drag Em Thru The River - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=843Nu5uJ3YM

Ira Glass on Storytelling - https://vimeo.com/24715531

Nick Hakim - I Don't Know - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C8wNpiBqn_0

Quincy Jones - http://www.quincyjones.com 

Shoe Dog - https://www.amazon.com/Shoe-Dog-Memoir-Creator-Nike/dp/1501135910

6 Days to Air - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2076781/

How I Built This (Podcast) - http://www.npr.org/series/490248027/how-i-built-this

Isaiah Rashad - https://soundcloud.com/isaiah_rashad

Negotiating with Giants - https://www.amazon.com/Negotiating-Giants-Peter-D-Johnston/dp/0980942101

The Art of War - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Art_of_War

Gotham Market - http://gothamwestmarket.com

Blue Bottle Coffee - https://bluebottlecoffee.com

Cannibal - http://www.cannibalnyc.com

Ample Hills Ice Cream - http://www.amplehills.com

Platinum Sound Studio - http://www.platinumsoundny.com

Wyclef Jean - http://www.wyclef.com

Who Moved My Cheese - http://amzn.to/2g6wcxJ

Marijuana and the Bible - http://amzn.to/2g6BbP5

My Ishmael - http://amzn.to/2h21Azz

Outliers: The Story of Success - http://amzn.to/2ggPxQk

Jimmy McMillan - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jimmy_McMillan

Black Dynamite - http://blackdynamite.com

This episode is sponsored by Gorilla Coffee.

Nov 29, 2016

Today’s guest on the show is entrepreneur and strategist Holley Murchison.

We met up in Grind, a co-working space in not too far from 34th street and talked about growing up in Harlem, yoga, Lisbon, life in the hood, gambling, debate tournaments, her grade changing scandal, engaging with high-end clients, how to fire someone, shifting cultures, volunteering, the keys to creating good stuff, active listening, speaking your truth and much much more.

That’s enough intro for one show, please enjoy.

More About Holley M. Murchison

Official Site - http://holleymurchison.com

Oratory Glory - http://oratoryglory.com

Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/holleymmurchison/

Twitter - https://twitter.com/holleymurchison

Creative Mornings: 8 Lessons in Love - https://creativemornings.com/talks/holley-murchison/1

Links to the Stuff they Talked About

Lisbon - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lisbon

Monserrate Palace - http://bit.ly/2gR342z

PS 188 - http://ps188q.org

Notes from the Universe - http://www.tut.com/inspiration/nftu

Stoop Ball - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stoop_ball

Taps - http://ask.metafilter.com/91619/Taps

21 - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twenty-one_(basketball)

Spades - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spades

Cee-lo -  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cee-lo

Numbers - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Numbers_game

Frederick Douglass Academy - http://www.fda1.org

Western Texas College - http://wtcathletics.com/landing/index

Odessa College - http://wranglersports.com/sports/wbkb/index

University of the Pacific - http://www.pacific.edu

DuckTales - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DuckTales

Muppet Babies - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muppet_Babies

Darkwing Duck - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darkwing_Duck

Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chip_'n_Dale:_Rescue_Rangers

Fraggle Rock - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fraggle_Rock

Fraggle Rock Cactus Episode - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zUOwfbaKRgY

Zach LaVine - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ifHc9fTXvTo

Rafer Alston - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rafer_Alston

The Pan Pan Diner - http://www.nytimes.com/2008/08/06/nyregion/06soulfood.html

West Fourth Street Courts - https://foursquare.com/v/west-4th-street-courts-the-cage/4a9ee4aef964a520ae3b20e3

Brooklyn College - http://www.brooklyn.cuny.edu/web/home.php

Angie Martinez - https://www.instagram.com/angiemartinez/?hl=en

Thirty Days of Kickstarter - http://www.newyorksaid.com/category/30-days-of-kickster/

The Combat Jack Show - https://soundcloud.com/thecombatjackshow

Combat Jack Show (D-Nice) - https://soundcloud.com/thecombatjackshow/the-dj-d-nice-episode

Bryon Summers - https://soundcloud.com/bryonsummers

Write It Down, Make It Happen: Knowing What You Want And Getting It - https://www.amazon.com/Write-Down-Make-Happen-Knowing/dp/0684850028

50 Cent - https://www.instagram.com/50cent/?hl=en

M. Tony Peralta - https://peraltaproject.com

Jamel Shabazz - http://www.newyorksaid.com/jamelshabazz/

New York Cares - https://www.newyorkcares.org

Chris Emdin - https://www.instagram.com/chrisemdin/

Hall Pass Tour - http://hallpasstour.com

Oberlin College - https://home.oberlin.edu

OC LaunchU - http://oclaunchu.com

Tom Joyner - http://www.tjms.com/stream/

The 2 AM Principle: Discover the Science of Adventure - https://www.amazon.com/AM-Principle-Discover-Science-Adventure/dp/1942872690

Peace Is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life - https://www.amazon.com/Peace-Every-Step-Mindfulness-Everyday/dp/0553351397

The Obstacle Is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph - https://www.amazon.com/Obstacle-Way-Timeless-Turning-Triumph/dp/1591846358

The Alchemist - https://www.amazon.com/Alchemist-Paulo-Coelho/dp/0061122416

Cris Dogs - http://www.crifdogs.com

Pio Pio - http://www.piopio.com

Seasoned Vegan - http://www.seasonedvegan.com

Di Fara Pizza - https://www.yelp.com/biz/di-fara-pizza-brooklyn

The Meatball Shop - www.themeatballshop.com

This episode is sponsored by Gorilla Coffee.

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