Binge Talking with Steve Lacy
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4: Binging on social media with Marianne Garvey
What more fitting topic on this Valentine’s Day than our love/hate relationship with Social Media? For this episode of ‘Binge Talking’ Steve enlisted the help of his fellow Howard Stern Superfan Marianne Garvey to sift through all the annoying things people post in the never-ending search for likes, retweets and folos. We also dive into the highly-charged topic of cellphone privacy within the bounds of marriage. Enjoy!
3: Binge Talking with: Anna Gilligan Lacy
In this episode of Binge Talking, Steve is joined by his wife Anna Gilligan to answer the question ‘what’s Anna been up to?’ Steve and Anna also delve into what it’s like to be a ‘Phish widow’, their mutual love of Instagram and why she refuses to be shamed any more for loving Bravo TV! This is a deeply personal and wildly amusing episode of Binge Talking so clear 25 minutes and dive in.
2: Jefferson Waful : Lighting Director for Umphrey's McGee
Jefferson Waful has been lighting director for Umphrey’s McGee for the past ten years. In that time, he and the band have developed a rare chemistry that has propelled them into one of the most-popular touring acts in the jam band world. I caught up with Jefferson when he was in town for Umphrey’s 20th anniversary shows at the Beacon and learned about all the preparation it takes to allow him to be ‘in the moment’ during the show.
1: Jimmy Webb
‘I NEED MORE’ isn’t only the name of Jimmy Webb’s awesome Lower East Side rock ‘n roll boutique: it’s also this legendary New Yorker’s approach to life! In the four decades since he moved to New York City as a teenager without a penny to his name, Jimmy, who counts a veritable whose who of rock royalty among his closest friends, has the scars and stories to show for a life lived in pursuit of his big city dreams. In the first episode of Season 2 of Binge Talking, Steve is thrilled to chat...
9: Season 1 Recap
Social media, dogs, art, GN'R, tattoos, Howard Stern, Ozzy, street photography... we covered alot of ground in the first season of 'Binge Talking w/ Steve Lacy. In case you weren't able to listen to each of our first 8 episodes, I've gone through and pulled out some of my favorite moments from Season 1. Thanks to all of my guests. To everyone who checked us out, we'll be back with new episodes soon. Until then, enjoy some of our greatest moments from this past season.
8: Tattoo Artist Chris Torres
Tattooing is an ancient art form that is as popular as ever. That can be good and bad for people who make their living as tattoo artists. On this week's episode of 'Binge Talking', Steve sits down with native-NYC tattoo artist Chris Torres who shares colorful stories about his indoctrination into the world of tattooing, his mixed feelings about being on the TLC show 'NY Ink' and why its probably best to not facetime someone when he's in the middle of giving you a tattoo.
7: Artist Jim Mckenzie
Some people were just destined to be an artist. That certainly is the case with NYC-area artist Jim McKenzie. Steve started following McKenzie on Instagram a few years ago and watched his follower count balloon after he posted a clip meticulously documenting the making of his sculpture "The Scarecrow" went viral. On this week's episode of 'Binge Talking' the two only-children sit down and talk about why he left Brooklyn, basically quit his day job to focus on art full-time and how his...
6: New York Dog Trainer Shelby Semel
If you want your dog to be a good boy (oh yes he is) it doesn't happen by accident. They need training. As Steve found out when he and his wife got their beloved doodle Ryder, the right way to deal with a pooch is often the opposite of how you might think. In this week's episode of Binge Talking, Steve sits down with his trainer Shelby Semel for the ins and outs of owning a dog in the city.
Mark "Weissguy" Weiss Rock Music Photographer
Mark Weiss has been one of the most-renowned music photographers for four decades and counting. Not only did he capture countless bands (GNR, Motley, Van Halen) from the very beginning of their careers, he's maintained those relationships to the present day providing him with an enviable level of access to some of the most legendary artists alive. On this episode of 'Binge Talking' he shares stories of his improbable career; everything from being arrested as a teen for selling KISS pictures...
4: Adam Glyn
The epitome of 'hustle', Adam Glyn became a familiar face to millions as the New York City-based street reporter for TMZ. It was a 24/7 gig that forced him to think on his feet while tracking down and interviewing some of the most famous people on earth. As you'll hear on the latest episode of Binge Talking w Steve Lacy, he definitely has some great stories to tell.
3: Curt Chaplin
Curt Chaplin is the definition of a renaissance man. The voice of The People’s Court, a fearless broadcaster, and painter. Curt regales Steve with the story of the Pirate Radio station (Radio Free New York) he launched 25 years ago to directly challenge his former colleague and King of All Media, Howard Stern. In addition to his active broadcasting and voice-over career, he is also an incredibly talented artist whose handcrafted baseballs regularly sell for hundreds of dollars. The verdict...
2: Ricky Powell
Homeboy don't throw in the towel, episode 2 of 'Binge Talking' is a sit-down with Ricky Powell. A legendary Village character, Ricky has been documenting city life since the early 80's. His images of the Beastie Boys, Run DMC, LL Cool J and countless others helped spread the gospel of hip hop worldwide. Nowadays he continues to provide a completely unique insight into city life through his must-follow IG account/persona @thelazyhustler. His new book 'The Individualist' is in stores now.
1: Laura Perlongo Schulman
Welcome to Binge-Talking! In this inaugural episode Steve invited his friend Laura Perlongo Schulman to chat about the roots of their friendship, staying true to self on social media and her high profile courtship and marriage to actor and anchor of the MTV show "Catfish", Nev Schulman.