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In this episode, Michael reminisces about how he met and proposed to his husband, what a seemingly unlikely pair they make, and how they’ve maintained a happy relationship. 1st Person is presented…
In this episode, Frank proves that he’s the most badass 72 year old in New York by sharing tales of his adventures as a New York City cab driver before running out to meet his much younger girlfriend.   Music featured in this episode: "Aphasia" by The Budos Band
In this installment of 1st Person, we meet Morticia, who left her Florida home and southern baptist community for New York City after coming out as a trans woman. Morticia shares what it was like to leave her home and find a supportive environment and what that has meant to her. She also has some advice for any who might be looking to make a big move themselves. Music featured in the episode: "Bonnieview" by Zeus
ABOUT THE SERIES 
CULTURE | We head out into the city to meet people and get their firsthand stories about their own lives and experiences.
Series Producers
Executive Producer J. McVay
Recent Episodes
Eddie shares the unsettling experience of visiting a psychic on a lark only to be told that a dark entity was following him. Soon after, strange events occurred at his apartment, from unexplained sounds in the middle of the night to objects disappearing only to be found in unlikely places.
Ashley is an elementary school art teacher at a New York City public school in an underserved area. She shares the difficulties she faced while teaching students remotely after the city locked down during the COVID-19 pandemic.
After researching the benefits of veganism, Milagros decided to transition to a vegan diet. What she didn’t expect was a negative reaction from her family – especially her mother. Since meat is a central part of Peruvian cuisine and food is at the heart of every social event, Milagros’s mother worried that her daughter’s exclusion of animal products would also mean her exclusion at family gatherings.
After a visit to Nigeria, Nigel learned about the country’s rich culture and appreciated how it differed from the U.S. He shares how traveling can broaden one’s outlook, foster empathy, and lead one to appreciate things that are often taken for granted.
Ben details his experience of contracting the coronavirus back in late February/early March of 2020, before lockdowns shut NYC down. He also shares how the city and local indie rock scene he’s a part of reacted to the pandemic.
When she was eleven, a tumultuous age when the need to fit in is strong due to a lack of self-confidence, Courtney befriended the “cool kids” at the local pool. When her neighborhood friends, who did not fit the ideals of coolness, asked to play with Courtney and her clique, she actively excluded them in fear that she would be rejected by the popular crowd. Years later, she still regrets her actions and shares how the experience taught her to never compromise who she is just to be accepted.