Posted by sexandpolitics on May 1, 2013
Join Sex and Politics- Tonight's Arts segments featured play write and Sex and Politics producer Dan Kinch. Dan discussed his socially conscious theater work; some of which will be featured at the Lower East Side Festival of The Arts. Sex and Politics- Arts (Literature) producer Joseph Wade held a short poetry slam featuring pieces and interviews with three very talented poets: Angie Knott, Don Lias, and Carla Christopher.
For the politics portion of Sex and Politics Dan Kinch interviewed Debra Sweet, a longtime activist and director of the group The World Can't Wait, about her organization's campus outreach on abortion rights and their protests around the Guantanamo prisoners' hunger strikes. Paolo Cremidis reported on the strike by fast-food workers in NY. To close out tonight's show Lauren, Yvonne, Paolo, and Richard sat down for a panel discussion on the media coverage of the Boston bombing and first amendment rights in schools. In addition, Lauren and Paolo interviewed Sue of Sue Rocks Originals Everyone Inc; an organization that donates fabric to the victims of domestic violence.
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 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
Posted by sexandpolitics on July 26, 2012
A Tale of Two Cities: London, England and Allepo, Syria
Join your hosts at Sex and Politics, Philip Rosenberg, Charles Carr and poet in residence Joseph Wade as we investigate the juxtaposition of life in Olympic London, England and revolution ridden Allepo, Syria.
From left to right, Mike Hovell, Philip Rosenberg, Charles Carr and Joseph Wade
British journalist Lauren Pyrah tells us what it's like at this exciting time in London, England, and NYC triathlon winner of her division, Chantal Shea explores the mindset of the Olympians, drawing on her own experience as a champion to let us know what it's like competing at that level. We compare this festive scene to Allepo Syria when historian and political activist Louis Fishman joins us from Istanbul, Turkey to discuss the crisis in Syria and the Turkish-Israeli-Palestinian perspectives.
Lauren Pyrah British journalist at the Northern Echo, LChantal Shea NYC Triathalon winner, Louis Fishman Historian and political activist
Posted by sexandpolitics on June 17, 2012
Badass Brooklyn Animal Rescue
Join Sex and Politics as we explore the efficacy of dog-saves. Does it really make sense to spend hundreds and thousands of dollars on saving a few stray dogs, when people across the U.S. are jobless, homeless, and can't afford health care? Sara Cross, founder of the Badass Brooklyn Animal Rescue, has more than a few things to say about this. Whether you love dogs or hate 'em, this is an interesting commentary on the social fabric and values of America.
Sara Cross, with puppy saves, a giraffe, and some food
Posted by sexandpolitics on June 11, 2012
Author Jodi Ambrose
Author Jodi Ambrose tells us how to get more sex from our partners.
Listen in to Honey Spine. These guys rocked the house for the entire show. Thanks everyone for being a part of an hour and a half of gorgeous entertainment!
Honey Spine is comprised of two individuals based in Western New York who have been making their own noise for a number of years. In January, their ventures and musings found them intertwined in a musical duo, looking for nothing but the soul, expression of the self, and their own interpretation of art.
Posted by sexandpolitics on May 27, 2012
Nutritionist Nicole Glassman
Join Sex and Politics as we bring you Nutritionist Nicole Glassman. She will explain the importance of moving from a strict alopathic model, to one that incorporates holistic methods such as nutrition, lifestyle change, and herbal remedies.
Elisa Lovelie and the Device
Elisa Lovelie and the Device
Elisa Lovelie and the Device blew us away in studio. They were playing live for our audience. What an episode!