Posted by sexandpolitics on April 9, 2013
Join Sex and Politics-Arts! CUNY Professor and fiction writer Chris Ross joined us for an interview via telephone to share some of his wonderfully crafted writing, as well as a brief discussion on his fiction writing experience. Our exceptionally talented Poet in residence Joseph Wade shared with us a portion of a new book he has been working on, centered on his incredible military career. To close out our Arts portion host Phil Rosenberg proudly announced that Joseph will be returning as the new Producer of the Arts section of Sex and Politics. Congratulations Joe!
Posted by sexandpolitics on March 13, 2013
Join Sex and Politics-Arts as we bring you columnist and author Linda Staci. Yvonne Juris interviewed Linda about her first novel The Sixth Station. Linda was gracious enough to share with us some of the incredible back story about her new book, along with some of her insights into the Catholic Church and journalism. Jordan White delivered an intriguing review of the film Searching for Surgar Man. Paulo Cremedis joined us and briefly discussed the latest news regarding The Dream Act. And Phil and Yvonne discussed basketball star Dennis Rodman's recent trip to North Korea and his visit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
Posted by sexandpolitics on November 16, 2012
An Ex-Child Preacher, a Foodie/Advice Writer, and a Latin Musician walk into a bar...
with guests Scott Cheshire, Jodi Ambrose, and Roman Rojas
Sex and Politics Fridays finds Ed and Phil interviewing up and coming novelist Scott Cheshire, established Self-Help guru Jodi Ambrose, and Latin super producer and musician Roman Rojas.
Scott Cheshire, a former child preacher, earned his MFA from Hunter College, and teaches writing at the Gotham Writers' Workshop. His debut novel High as the Horses' Bridles is forthcoming from Henry Holt. You can sign up take one of Scott's classes by going to http://www.writingclasses.com/ and read some of his work at scottcheshire.tumblr.com.
Jodi Ambrose is the author of three books, Intimacy: How To Get More Of It, Sex: How To Get More Of It, and her latest, Darn Good Eats: The Cookbook For Creative and Reluctant Cooks. Her down to Earth manner and style bely the extremely good advice she gives throughout her three books. For more of Jodi Ambrose, check her out here: http://www.jodiambrose.com/Home.php.
Roman Rojas is an innovative singer/songwriter/producer from Caracas, Venezuela living in New York City. He has worked both on stage and in the studio with some of the top musicians in the world, producing, composing and singing on commercials for the general and Hispanic advertising markets. Roman also produces several artists, including the innovative Latin/World/Pop band Rioh.
Also joining us is correspondent Kathleen Stansell with the Daily Dumpster Dive. Her recipe for Simple Squash:
Squash of your choice
4 tsp of balsamic vinegar
4 tsp olive oil
salt and pepper
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Cut your squash in half length wise and set seeds to the side. Dress squash in Balsamic vinegar and olive oil; salt and pepper to taste. Bake in the oven for 45 minutes. Eat and Enjoy!
For the seeds: Preheat oven to 245 degrees. Pat seeds dry, wet with olive oil, and roast as a thin layer on a baking sheet for 15 minutes or until golden brown. Makes a great snack!
Posted by sexandpolitics on October 26, 2012
Poets with Day Jobs
with Guests Le Hinton and Richard Bargdill
Poet and Publisher Le Hinton
Le Hinton is the author of four books of poetry including Status Post Hope (2006), Black on Most Days (2008), and, his newest, The God of Our Dreams. He edits and publishes the poetry journal Fledgling Rag. Join us as we discuss poetry and publishing others' work, while Le reads his poems Metaphysics 101/Open Book Test, A Beginner's Guide to Walking Through Fire, and Man's Best Friend is a Serial Killer.
Poet and Psychologist Richard Bargdill
Our second guest is Virginia Commonwealth University associate professor of psychology Richard Bargdill. Bargdill found his passion for creating art, poetry, and music after being inspired by a graduate psychology class in his 20s. In our interview, we discuss the link between psychology and art, and he reads his stream of consciousness poem Highway Thoughts for us. You can read more of his poetry at poemsforthemedicated.blogspot.com.
Also joining us are Eva Jay with the Arts Update and Kathleen Stansell with The Daily Dumpster Dive and a new recipe for fruit salad.
Savory Fruit Salad:
1 heaping spoon peanut butter
1/2 cup boiled ginger water
2 tsp minced ginger
2 cups arugula
1 apple - chopped
1 pear - chopped
Directions: Cover ginger with water in saucepan, bringing it to a boil. Lower to a simmer for about 7 min. Chop apples and pairs; mix with arugula. Stir together ginger water, minced ginger, and peanut butter. Dress your salad and enjoy!
*Note* You can substitute any green leafy vegetable for arugula and any fruits you'd like with the apple and pear.
Posted by sexandpolitics on October 21, 2012
Teresa Mei Chuc
Poet and author of Red Thread
Join Sex and Politics Friday Edition as we interview poet Teresa Mei Chuc about her new book and the challenges of getting published. Teresa was born in Saigon, Vietnam and immigrated to the U.S. under political asylum with her mother and brother shortly after the Vietnam War while her father remained, for nine years, in a Vietcong “re-education” camp. She teaches literature and writing at a public school. Her poetry appears in journals, including EarthSpeak Magazine, Miller’s Pond, National Poetry Review, Rattle, and Verse Daily. Red Thread is her first full-length collection of poetry.
Guest host, poet and author Ed Kearns, joins us again this week for an extra spicy literature hour that includes acoustic guitarist Craig Kierce, Kathleen Stansell with The Daily Dumpster Dive, and Eva Jay with our arts update.
Posted by sexandpolitics on October 5, 2012
Director Max Einhorn & Producers Dan Santelli
& Cara Trabucco
Makers of, "My Father the Old Horse"
Left to right: Max Einhorn, Dan Santelli, and Cara Trabucco
*Director Max Einhorn & producers Dan Santelli and Cara Trabucco, makers of, "My Father the Old Horse" join us live in studio to share where they've been, and where they're going. And while we're talking, let's save the Old Elk Theater in Pennsylvania!
Vera Sevich, Brooklyn College Alumnus joins us in studio at the half way mark to share a few of her acting secrets.
* Our apologies to Max, Dan and Cara because the first five minutes of our show were cut off due to a technical gaffe. Humbly, we apologize and hope you will return to share your next success with us, and fill in that extra five minutes that we missed the first time around.
Posted by sexandpolitics on September 18, 2012
The Poets Of The Apocalypse Ride Again
& Nora Curry
Join your hosts Joseph Wade & Philip Rosenberg as Sex and Politics brings you Poets of the Apocalypse and student poet, Nora Jones. For all the latest in literature in Brooklyn--the cutting edge--the cat's meow--and the dog's bow-wow, it's Sex and Politics Friday!
Posted by sexandpolitics on August 17, 2012
The Olympics Close But Syria Seems Wide Open
Join your hosts
Phil Rosenberg, Lauren Keating, Joe Wade, Mike Hovell, Charles Carr, and Kathleen Stansell
Presenting British correspondent, Lauren Pyrah. She will give us a final update on the closing of the Olympics in London, England and we will ask the seldom asked question; What does it cost to bring home an Olympic medal?
British Journalist Lauren Pyrah
Professor, author and political activist Louis Fishman gives us the latest on the Middle East, with his birds eye view of the conflicts from Istanbul, Turkey. We find out the latest on the Syrian regime, as well as exploring the situation from the points of view of the Palestinians, Israelis, Iranians, Turks and Egyptians.
Professor, author and political activist, Louis Fishman