Husband and wife team Jonathan and Danielle Leder, founders of Brooklyn based, and independently owned, soft-erotic magazine Jacques.
Images of Red Hook with Tom Rupolo – a visual representation of the unique neighborhood in Brooklyn. Containing over 120 color images of industrial sites (some long-gone), urban mosaics, close-ups, panoramas, a sunset or two, and cranes, lots of cranes – this book provides an in-depth view of this fascinating and vibrant place.
The Boombox Project with Lyle Owerko. Street slang linguists pin the term down at 1981, and define the boombox as “a large portable radio and tape player with two attached speakers.” Initially, it became identifiable with certain segments of urban society; hence its adopting nicknames like ‘ghetto blaster,’ ‘beat box,’ and ‘jam box.’ But as soon as the masses began to embrace these gargantuan conglomerations of electronics lights and chrome-plated gadgetry, an inherent form of portable entertainment and expression was born.
Joe Virgillito looks at prediction markets and their relationship to elections. Jacqueline Soller & J. McVay on new movie Birds of Prey.’ Plus a preview of Pom Pom Squad’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session. | listen