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Arts & Seizures

Heritage Radio Network

Hosted by notorious sex-and-drug-happy authors Mike Edison (I Have Fun Everywhere I Go) and Judy McGuire (How Not to Date), Arts & Seizures features uncensored interviews with writers, musicians, and other assorted oddballs with an emphasis on the wild side of arts and entertainment, as well as a no-holds-barred look at current events and pop culture. Edison and McGuire will make you laugh, make you think, and, more than likely, make you reach for another drink.

Hosted by notorious sex-and-drug-happy authors Mike Edison (I Have Fun Everywhere I Go) and Judy McGuire (How Not to Date), Arts & Seizures features uncensored interviews with writers, musicians, and other assorted oddballs with an emphasis on the wild side of arts and entertainment, as well as a no-holds-barred look at current events and pop culture. Edison and McGuire will make you laugh, make you think, and, more than likely, make you reach for another drink.
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Brooklyn, NY

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Hosted by notorious sex-and-drug-happy authors Mike Edison (I Have Fun Everywhere I Go) and Judy McGuire (How Not to Date), Arts & Seizures features uncensored interviews with writers, musicians, and other assorted oddballs with an emphasis on the wild side of arts and entertainment, as well as a no-holds-barred look at current events and pop culture. Edison and McGuire will make you laugh, make you think, and, more than likely, make you reach for another drink.

Language:

English

Contact:

BOX 198 402 Graham Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11211 (718) 497-2128


Episodes

Episode 250: THE LAST RADIO SHOW

8/15/2018
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Edison and Zaremba put on their fancy clothes for a set with their full-tilt blues orkestra Sharky & The Count feat. members of Brooklyn's finest, Daddy Long Legs! Joined by a bevy of beautiful women, they crank out their greatest hits, take a ride down memory lane (crazy cat ladies, the Rolling Stones, and the odds of actually surviving one of their shows, which Edison puts down "with the evidence I have" of 1:125). Still safer than the space shuttle! This was the FINAL episode of Arts &...

Duration:00:34:20

Episode 249: THE LEGENDARY LOST MR. AIRPLANE MAN SESSION!

8/5/2018
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Finally recovered from the Arts & Seizures sharkives is this jewel of blues and trouble! Originally recorded July 30, 2017, this episode was plagued with technical difficulties and thought to be unrecoverable... it took HRN's best engineer and Edison's personal touch to restore this show, but there was no way we were going out without taking it to church one more time. Tara and Margaret of Mr Airplane Man call on Jesus, Mickey Finn sits in on organ, and Edison speaks in tongues! Testify!!!

Duration:00:20:51

Episode 248: GOSPEL, BLUES, & COCAINE - THE NEXT TO THE NEXT TO THE LAST SHOW!

7/29/2018
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Sharky and the Count skirt the edge of sanity with this blast of church-going good-time gospel, Bushwick blues, and an existential conversation about drugs, Spanish money, and the environment (no more plastic straws!) You will laugh and you will cry, Dave the Engineer certainly did. JUST SAY YES!!!!!! Arts & Seizures is going out with a bang, yo.

Duration:00:30:59

Episode 247: SUPERSTAR BOB BERT!

7/22/2018
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DONT CALL IT A COMEBACK!!!! On episode 247 Bob Bert (Sonic Youth, Pussy Galore, Lydia Lunch) makes his record breaking 1,000,000th appearance!!!!!! Featuring a HARD HITTING INTERVIEW that RIPS THE SHEETS off of Bob's storied career!!!!! We give JON SPENCER's new single DO THE TRASH CAN a twirl, discuss the proper place for power tools in pop music, and sing about WHISKY AND COCAINE!!! Another one for the ages... or aged, as you like.

Duration:00:30:06

Episode 246: IT'S SUMMER... AND YOU ARE BEING SERVED!

7/15/2018
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Edison and Zaremba are joined by heavyweight lawyer Blaine Bortnick who proves lawyers do have a sense of humor by (A) Keeping Edison out of jail and (b) Telling a pretty good Donald Trump joke. He also puts up with us. Featuring music by the Troggs and some homespun blues, the countdown to 250 continues!

Duration:00:32:10

Episode 245: Over Proofed Dub

7/8/2018
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Sharky and the Count go to Jamaica! Rock steady with The Kings of Bushwick! With special guest Murat Aktürk from the Daddy Long Legs!!! Over proofed rum and danger lürk.

Duration:00:33:05

Episode 244: Tasting the Past

6/24/2018
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Today on Arts & Seizures FIND OUT WHAT JESUS DRANK!!! No joke, science and wine guy Kevin Begos joins us to discuss his new book TASTING THE PAST.... Plus Zaremba cools it down with some good time blooz and Edison yuks it up. Oy.

Duration:00:31:34

Episode 243: Hangover Party with Elvis and the Cramps!

6/17/2018
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Edison drags himself to the radio station and somehow manages to hold it together long enough to celebrate Father's Day (Daddy Rolling Stone), and pay tribute to Elvis's drummer DJ Fontana, as well as the Cramps' legendary stickman Nick Knox, both of whom left the planet this week.... plus, Zaremba sings about being in jail, ironically, where these cats belong. Another knock-out show with more unexpected turns than the road to Morocco!

Duration:00:31:26

Episode 242: My First Guitar

6/10/2018
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The countdown towards our 250th and FINAL show continues with special guest, guitarist and author Julia Crowe who is celebrating her book MY FIRST GUITAR, a jewel box of anecdotes from luminary six-stringers.... Plus Zaremba sings Eddie Cochrane!

Duration:00:33:39

Episode 241: Chefs, Drugs, and Rock & Roll

6/3/2018
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LET THE COUNTDOWN BEGIN! Today's show — starring popular rock group the FLESHTONES, and special guest Chefs, Drugs, and Rock & Roll author Andrew Friedman — is episode No 241, which gives us just TEN MORE till we hit 250 and our FINAL SHOW!!! Be part of the excitement, LIVE today at 2 PM Brooklyn Time.... listen on Heritage Radio Network or find us on Stitcher, Apple, or wherever better podcasts are streamed!

Duration:00:33:51

Episode 240: North To Alasksa

5/20/2018
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NORTH TO ALASKA! Episode No 240 begins our countdown to our 250th and final show! Today we welcome bestselling author Mark Adams who previously helped us search for Atlantis, producing one of the most ridiculous renditions of any song, ever! Hopefully we'll do better today as we celebrate Seward's Folly, Johnny Horton, and Mark's new book, The Tip of the Iceberg! Fun, fun, fun, summer's here... live at 2pm only on

Duration:00:31:46

Episode 239: Mama Told Me Not To Come

5/14/2018
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Sharky & the Count are back on Arts & Seizures for another swingin' affair. Count on songs about mothers.... and mutherfuckers (that would be the Raunch Hands)... today's show is a music-filled odyssey, a cocktail-driven blast of love.

Duration:00:37:42

Episode 238: Wrestlemania Boogaloo

4/8/2018
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Today on Arts & Seizures it's the first ever WRESTLEMANIA BOOGALOO featuring Sharky and the Count! Get ready to shake your hips and break some necks!!!!! Whatta party!!!!!!!

Duration:00:29:30

Episode 237: SEX, DRUGS, and SCIENCE!!!!

3/25/2018
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Edison and Zaremba welcome Corey S. Powell (the "S" is for "Science") to their crypt for a high-minded show especially for the nerds in the audience! Corey is the head writer for Bill Nye the Science Guy's Netflix series and a celebrated science journalist... but more importantly he is a Fleshtones fan! We talk about the science behind "Wessonality," explain how theremins work, entertain a visitation from SUN RA (!!!) and try to unravel the greatest mystery in the universe: Why science...

Duration:00:37:06

Episode 236: Simon Chardiet - You ain't no punk you punk!

3/18/2018
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Today on ARTS & SEIZURES shit gets tougher than tough with New York legend, the mighty!! Simon pours grease on the fire, peeling off punk rock, bebop, and avant jump jive and blast-a-billy for this historic hootenanny featuring Fleshtone MC Peter Zaremba's well-oiled crooning and Mr. Edison throwing down a ton of rhythm, alternately banging and strumming.... literally an epic jam, we broke our 30 minute rule for Simon coz he rulez, OK???

Duration:00:40:40

Episode 234: EL RETORNO DE PETE (ZAREMBA IS BACK!!!)

2/25/2018
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Today on ARTS & SEIZURES it's the RETURN OF SHARKY & THE COUNT! This is your rainy day comfort station...

Duration:00:32:40

Episode 233: JOANNA ANGEL

2/18/2018
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TODAY LIVE on ARTS & SEIZURES we're shaking up the squares when adult film star JOANNA ANGEL joins us for some frank talk about sex, punk rock, politics, and not least of all, her new book!!!! Joanna is a nice Jewish girl from New Jersey who found her calling in Brooklyn, so we have lots to talk about....Hot stuff!

Duration:00:32:12

Episode 232: SHARKY GOES SOLO! PORK, PUNK ROCK...and MAD MAGAZINE!!!!

2/11/2018
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Today's Arts & Seizures is a rainy day jewel — 30 mins of punk rock and protest, plus the record that is literally the BOTTOM OF THE BUCKET... The Count Peter Zaremba is in Spain with the Fleshtones, so Sharky is going solo... tune in for songs about chicken, pork, and war, plus Mad Magazine's greatest hits!!! Can yer heart stand it???

Duration:00:32:21

Episode 231: La Dolce Vita

1/21/2018
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It's Wine and Song on Arts & Seizures today when Sharky & the Count Welcome Jeff Porter, head of beverages for the B&B Hospitality Group (including Babbo and Del Posto in NY, Mozza in LA, and countless others)... We're talking Italy, underrated grapes, cocktail secrets of the stars.. and there will be singing! Much singing! We're counting down to our 250th SHow, better get some!

Duration:00:34:18

Episode 230: Elvis Birthday Party!!!

1/14/2018
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Today on Arts & Seizures it's our Elvis Birthday Party!! Tune in and party with the pros! Featuring the King of Maspeth, Peter Zaremba, and Yours T, strumming, singing, and generally making a mess. This begins the countdown to our 250th and Final Show... better get it Live while you can.

Duration:00:32:49