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Episodes

Episode 71: Surveillance in the City: A New Podcast

2/21/2020
Check out the pilot episode of 'Surveillance in the City,' a new podcast from some of our favorite FAQ guests, and produced by our very own Alex Brook Lynn. Join Albert Fox Cahn, Liz O'Sullivan, and Ali Winston, as they discuss current events related to privacy, data, surveillance, science fiction, and op-ed columnists. Recorded at Don't Bury the Lede on January 20, 2020. Albert Fox Cahn: @foxcahn (twitter.com/foxcahn) Liz O'Sullivan: @lizjosullivan (twitter.com/lizjosullivan) Ali Winston:...

Duration:00:53:15

Episode 70: Stop, Frisk, Apologize, Rinse, Repeat

2/13/2020
Chrissy and Harry discuss Mike Bloomberg's latest national apology, the very different conversation about policing in Bill de Blasio's New York, and lots more.

Duration:00:35:58

Episode 68: Eric Adams is Packing Heat

1/29/2020
He isn't backing down from his complaints about new New Yorkers, his fundraising, or anything else.

Duration:00:42:09

Episode 67: Talking About PIctures

1/23/2020
Susan Watts, director of visual content for Scott Stringer, looks back on 25 incredible years a photographer for the Daily News, New York's Picture Newspaper.

Duration:00:37:48

Episode 64: The Killing of Tessa Majors

12/19/2019
Michael Daly of the Daily Beast discusses his reporting on the killing that shocked a city, and Christina Greer talks about her time at Columbia and why this killing drew some much more attention than others.

Duration:00:34:09

Episode 63: Mother of Exiles

12/13/2019
FAQ takes a field trip to Emma Lazarus' Sitting Room at the American Jewish Historical Society to talk with Executive Director Annie Polland about the poet's life and her legacy. It's a story about intergenerational identity and how a rich woman found herself identifying with "wretched refuse" that's disturbingly resonant today.

Duration:00:39:46

Episode 62: Penn Station's Original Sin

12/8/2019
Marc Dunkelman delves into the history of Penn Station, and explains why the ghost of Robert Moses makes it so hard to get anything built in New York now.

Duration:00:39:10

Episode 61: Tears in the Rain

11/28/2019
For the past year, FAQ has been asking New York's politicians the toughest questions, namely: “Are you a replicant?” The results of their Voight-Kampff tests have been a tightly held secret until now. It’s November, 2019, and the future is here and so are the tests, and results.

Duration:00:26:12

Episode 60: Digital Stop and Frisk

11/20/2019
Albert Fox Cahn of the Surveillance Technology Oversight Project joins Chrissy, Alex and Harry to talk about police body cams, who's watching our (AI and facial recognition enhanced) watchmen, and much more.

Duration:00:36:21

Episode 59: Civics Lessons

11/13/2019
Political strategist, NAACP Brooklyn branch president and Sunday Civics host L. Joy Williams joins Chrissy and Harry to run down what New York's democracy looks like these days.

Duration:00:42:48

Episode 58: NYC's No-Contest Election

11/6/2019
Nearly 20% of New Yorkers turned out to vote, for what? Ben Max of Gotham Gazette joined Chrissy, Harry and Alex Tuesday night to run down what just happened, and what it means.

Duration:00:40:54

Episode 57: As Poor People Are Beaten for Seeking Help, Where's the Mayor?

10/31/2019
New York Times editorial board member Mara Gay and researcher Emma Goldberg join Chrissy and Alex to discuss the response from the city to their disturbing story, When Poor People Are Beaten for Seeking Help, about HRA clients who were beaten, handcuffed and worse by city employees and contractors.

Duration:00:32:53

Episode 56: Corey Johnson on "Removing an Indelible Stain"

10/23/2019
Council Speaker Corey Johnson joins Chrissy, Harry and Alex to explain how the vote to build four new jails and the promise to close Rikers Island in 2026 fit together. Plus, he talks for the first time about his most recent visit to the Island a week ago, and much more.

Duration:00:49:59

Episode 55: The Water Miracle

10/17/2019
Turn on a tap, tune in, and listen to Ibrahim Abdul-Matin blow your mind about New York's water.

Duration:00:47:23

Episode 54: Border/Lines

10/10/2019
Immigration reporter Felipe De La Hoz of the new Border/Lines newsletter joins Chrissy and Harry to explain about the Trump administration's new public charge rule, and much more.

Duration:00:44:43

Episode 53: Life and Death, Porn and Potter's Fields

10/2/2019
Katie Honan of the Wall Street Journal joins Harry and Chrissy to talk about sex shops, burying grounds and everything in between.

Duration:00:39:25

Episode 52: Train Pain and Gain

9/25/2019
Jose Martinez, transportation reporter for The City, joins Chrissy, Harry and Alex to run down the MTA's new $51 billion and change capital plan.

Duration:00:43:36