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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.

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English

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


Episodes

Episode 228: Original Folk Blues

11/12/2017
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Today on ARTS & SEIZURES it's Original Folk Blues with Sharky and the Count!!!

Duration: 00:28:39


Episode 227: HALLOWEEN

10/29/2017
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THIS JUST IN!! Joining our merry band of trick or treaters today on ARTS & SEIZURES is the ghoul of our dreams, the Queen of the Mad Monster Hop, Miss Miriam Linna!!! We're coming back from the the beyond with a graveyard smash!!! Count Peter Zaremba promises to sing in a language not his own, and the spooktacular Lucy O'Reilly is going to tell us how she got goth on American Horror Story!!!!!

Duration: 00:32:08


Episode 226: HEAVY METAL DAY

10/22/2017
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It's HEAVY METAL DAY on ARTS & SEIZURES!!!!!! Get ready to shred your brain and melt your face with such Giants of Heavy Metal as producer, journalist, snake charmer, and co-author of LOUDER THAN HELL, Katherine Turman; God of Thunder, Dictator's bassman, and newly minted radio host Dean Rispler; and our secret weapon - for you brainiac headbangers - the HEAVY METAL LIBRARIAN!!! PLUS a call to home from wayward metalhead Mike McBeardo McPadden, author of HEAVY METAL MOVIES (to name but...

Duration: 00:37:06


Episode 225: Booze, Blooze, and Baseball

10/15/2017
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Today on Arts & Seizures it's more booze, blooze... and baseball!!! With special guest Bonomo ! Listen in, get some Bs in yer bonnet!!! Live, 2 PM New York Yankee Time.

Duration: 00:31:51


Episode 224: Daddy Long Legs

10/1/2017
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Today live on the famous ARTS & SEIZURES radio show it's the return of the Thing with Three Heads, DADDY LONG LEGS!!!! Real blues for now people!!! Arts & Seizures is powered by Simplecast

Duration: 00:32:34


Episode 223: Boycotting the NFL

9/24/2017
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Boycotting the NFL has never been easier! Today we're joined by the sage and very funny Rabbi Dan Bronstein and you can bet we'll be talking about Herr Trump and my salvo in the Baffler because ... I told ya so.

Duration: 00:37:27


Episode 222: SUMMER BLUES YOUTH EXPLOSION PARTY or: SEE YOU IN SEPTEMBER

8/6/2017
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This week on Arts & Seizures is an All-Star panel of local luminaries for the last episode before the summer break!!! Tune in and turn on with Yours T and my A-Team of Idiots feat. the venerable Peter Zaremba, Jon Spencer and Cristina Martinez of the delectable Boss Hog, Beatnik No. 1 Bob Bert (who will be defending his record of most A&S appearances), plus David Tatasciore turning the knobs and rolling his eyes.

Duration: 00:32:37


Episode 220: Pornography, Politics, and Pizza with Legendary Illustrator and Provocateur Danny Hellman

7/16/2017
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THIS SUNDAY on Arts & Seizures I'm going mano-a-mano with the great Danny Hellman, as fine an illustrator (and outspoken lunatic) as has ever been coughed up by the sewer that is our city. We'll be celebrating his outstanding new book RESURRECTION PERVERTS: HUNTER'S POINT, but also kvetching, kvelling, and kibitizing about our shared experience at Screw magazine and much, much more...I was looking for the classic Screw cover to show off Danny (this one isn't typical of the Hellman style,...

Duration: 00:35:45


Arts & Seizures - Episodes 152 - Patrick Martins & Alexes McLaughlin

2/12/2015
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This week on Arts Seizures host Mike Edison welcomes dear friend and Heritage Radio Network founder, Patrick Martins to the show. Mike and Patrick go way back and even co-wrote the book "The Carnivore's Manifesto" together. The guys go on to explain that the book is ultimately about eating conscientiously for pleasure and discuss the idea of 'teteoire' and being a part of the sustainable food movement before conversation evolves to professional sports. After the break, Mike and Patrick...

Duration: 00:32:08


Arts & Seizures - Episodes 151 - Erin Norris of Grindhaus

1/25/2015
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This week on Arts Seizures, host Mike Edison and guest co-host Bob Bert welcome Erin Norris to the show. Notably, Bob is a past member of Sonic Youth and currently plays with Lydia Lunch, while Erin is the owner of the Red Hook restaurant Grindhaus. Telling Mike of the journey to open the restaurant (it was set to open just before Hurricane Sandy hit), she also shares that prior to her restaurant opening she worked in a very different type of service industry. A former dominatrix with a...

Duration: 00:31:31


Arts & Seizures - Episode 150 - Bridget Firtle & Kevin Fitzpatrick

1/18/2015
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This week on Arts Seizures, host Mike Edison and guest co-host Kimberly Wetherell of Spirited, a dessert speakeasy in NYC are talking New York City history by means of booze! Welcoming Bridget Firtle of Owney's NYC Rum and Kevin Fitzpatrick of The Dorothy Parker Society. Distilled in small batches by hand from all-natural, non-GMO, high test molasses in an old factory warehouse in NYC, Bridget gives Mike and Kimberly some information about rum's history in the country and how it was...

Duration: 00:30:42


Arts & Seizures - Episode 149 - Rosie Schaap, Andy Shernoff, & Jim Diamond

1/11/2015
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This week on Arts Seizures, host Mike Edison is joined again by guest co-host Peter Zaremba talking cocktails with Rosie Schaap. Rosie has been a bartender, a fortuneteller, a librarian at a paranormal society, an English teacher, an editor, a preacher, a community organizer, and a manager of homeless shelters. A contributor to This American Life and npr.org, she writes the monthly "Drink" column for The New York Times Magazine and her memoir, "Drinking With Men," is available where fine...

Duration: 00:32:29


Arts & Seizures - Episode 148 - Ivan Julian & Bob Bert

1/4/2015
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This week on Arts Seizures, host Mike Edison is kicking off 2015 with co-host Peter Zaremba of The Fleshtones welcoming guests, post punk superstars Ivan Julian and Bob Bert. Opening the show with the guys catching up with one another, Mike checks in with the projects that each are working on at the moment before getting into a discussion on the state of the music business today and how it's a hard place to crack with the influx of home recording technology. Ivan and Bert perform a few...

Duration: 00:20:38


Arts & Seizures - Episodes 147 - Happy Trails, Judy!

12/21/2014
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On this last last Arts Seizures of 2014, Mike Edison is joined by a plethora of friends to say goodbye to dear Judy McGuire who is ending her co-hosting tenure after years of dedicated and hilarious on-air service to the Heritage Radio Network. Kicking off the show with an exchanging of gifts and some heart-felt live music, the group actively discusses the idea of a Judy cardboard cutout or a hologram to keep Mike company on air before moving through a trip down memory lane. Complete with...

Duration: 00:27:35


Arts & Seizures - Episode 146 - Booze & Bars

12/14/2014
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This week on Arts Seizures, hosts Mike Edison and Judy McGuire are talking booze and bars with guests Sean Manning, author of "Come Here Often?: 53 Writers Raise a Glass to Their Favorite Bar" and Zak Davis of Shmaltz Brewing Company. Kicking off the show, the group tastes a few highlighted beers from the Shmaltz Brewing Company line while chatting with Sean about how a neighborhood bar can become as comfortable as a second home or a memory best avoided—a wild evening half remembered and...

Duration: 00:32:04


The Mike & Judy Show - Episode 37 - Bobby Keys

12/7/2014
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This week on The Mike Judy Show, Mike Edison Judy McGuire welcome rock 'n' roll royalty to the show in the form of saxophonist Bobby Keys who has played with The Rolling Stones, Elvis Presley, The Beatles and a long list of other legendary bands. Hear some of his stories from the road as he gives listeners a preview of what's in his recently published book, "Every Night's A Saturday Night." This program was sponsored by Roberta's. "I started playing the horn when I was a freshman in high...

Duration: 00:33:27


Arts & Seizures - Episodes 145 - Punk Rock Show

12/7/2014
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This week on Arts Seizures, hosts Mike Edison and Judy McGuire are having a punk rock day! Welcoming Tony Rettman, author of "New York Hardcore 1980-1990," to the show, the trio throws back to this genre's glory days in the big apple. Known for its glamorous 1970s punk rock scene, New York City matched the grim urban reality of the 1980s with a rawer musical uprising: New York hardcore. Bands of misfits from across the region gravitated to the forgotten frontier of Manhattan's Lower East...

Duration: 00:31:47


Arts & Seizures - Episode 144 - Thanksgiving Wines Vol. 2

11/23/2014
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This week on Arts Seizures, solo host Mike Edison is welcoming a few friends to the studio for a wine tasting, compliments of guest Sommelier Jean-Luc Le Du of Le Du's Wines. Peter Zaremba and Keith Streng of The Fleshtones also join in the fun as they all kick off the show tasting some delicious cider, proving that cider is not only seasonal but can be enjoyed at any time of the year before moving on to more traditional wines. After the break, the group shares their Thanksgiving...

Duration: 00:29:37


Arts & Seizures - Episode 143 - Vanishing New York

11/16/2014
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This week on Arts Seizures, hosts Mike Edison and Judy McGuire are joined by John Strausbaugh and in the second half of the show, Jeremiah Moss. John is the author of "The Village: 400 Years of Beats and Bohemians, Radicals and Rogues, a History of Greenwich Village" and host of the New York Times video podcast series "Weekend Explorer." Talking to Mike and Judy about his research on one of NYC's most infamous neighborhoods, he and Mike reminisce about the yesteryear of the big apple and...

Duration: 00:30:28


Arts & Seizures - Episode 142 - The Design Stratosphere

11/9/2014
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This week on Arts Seizures, solo host Mike Edison welcomes Steven Heller and Douglas Riccardi to the show to speak on the stratosphere of design. Steven is an art director and author of scads of books while Douglas is a graphic artist that particularly works on menu design for top restaurants. Looking at menu design as a way of giving customers the personality of the restaurant, for instance, the group engages in a conversation about some of their projects and their respective workflows,...

Duration: 00:29:49

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