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On November 26, 2012, TBWA/Chiat/Day hosted a launch party for photographer Rose Hartman's new book, Incomparable Women Of Style. Before the event, BreakThruTV's Lauren Hawker spoke with Rose about the book and her career, during which she has photographed a number of celebrities, models, and fashionistas -- Jacqueline Onassis, Kate Moss, Bianca Jagger, Naomi Campbell, and Lauren Hutton among them -- and been a fixture at such famed hot spots as Studio 54.
On November 26, 2012, TBWA/Chiat/Day hosted a launch party for photographer Rose Hartman's new book, Incomparable Women Of Style. Before the event, BreakThruTV's Lauren Hawker spoke with Rose about the book and her career, during which she has photographed a number of celebrities, models, and fashionistas -- Jacqueline Onassis, Kate Moss, Bianca Jagger, Naomi Campbell, and Lauren Hutton among them -- and been a fixture at such famed hot spots as Studio 54.
Devastation To the East Coast! Devastation to the GOP! Devastation to 80s Television Icons! But Have No Fear! Chaz Mannenheim, with all his acerbic wit and wondrous charm, is here to liven up even the heaviest of stories in this new installment of Month In Review! Watch Chaz as he speaks directly to the common man about the top stories of November 2012 while dodging his ex-wife Vera, whose thirst for the limelight Chaz must battle at every turn!
On Thursday, October 18, right in the middle of the non-stop music madness that is the CMJ Music Marathon, BreakThru Radio teamed up with music blog I Guess I’m Floating to co-promote their Floating Fest at Pianos on the Lower East Side of NYC. Follow DJ Latola as he checks out the show and gets exclusive interviews from some of the bands on the bill: Conveyor shares tips on how to keep music fun, Night Panther reveals the best way to listen to music, Levek sheds some light on the Gainesville scene, and Connor McGlynn and Nathaniel Gravely from I Guess I’m Floating discuss how they pick the bands for shows like this.
On October 25th, Force Meme Productions hosted the Fourth Annual HallowMEME Costume Party at The Bell House in Brooklyn. Celebrating online culture, the event features partygoers dressed IRL as their favorite internet memes and personalities. BreakThruTV’s Lauren Hawker spoke with Forced Meme’s Andrea Rosen and other partygoers, including the winner of the evening’s costume contest.
Wyst is a new mobile app that enables users to share cool moments, random musings, unique tidbits and interesting experiences by capturing them on a photo or text note and tagging them to a location for others to find. BreakThruTV spoke with Wyst co-founder and chief product officer Yago Amerlinck Huerta to find out more and to give the app a trial run in Madison Square and Washington Square Parks.
Today's episode of Spit Take Comedy on BreakThruTV features Reid Faylor, a stand-up comedian with the enthusiasm of an excited - albeit unstable - preschool teacher. In this episode, he touches on the sensitive subjects of dramatic pauses, love, and war.
Chaz Mannenheim is out on the street, asking the people what news stories were the absolute tops in September 2012!!! Hear tales of Politicians and Parties, Savory Burgers and Secret Video, Raging Riots and Ryan Reynolds! And if that’s not enough, Chaz finds himself in quite the bind when someone from his past comes (literally) running back to him! Fun and Games on this edition of MONTH IN REVIEW!!!!!!
Today's episode of Spit Take Comedy on BreakThruTV features Narinder Singh, a New York-based comedian known for taking a refreshingly honest and hilarious look at the experience of being different and marginalized. Here he addresses the problems of having sexy lips, shopping with mom, and trying to get a chicken to hug.
Gary Vider is a New York City-based comedian whose deadpan, relatable humor has frequently made him a comedy festival finalist and seen print in the NY Times and Time Out NY. In this set, he takes on the tough issues of facing the girl version of himself, the real reason why New York is the city that never sleeps, and the secret to getting a free trip to Israel.
Each year, the FDNY releases a calendar featuring some of the city's sexiest firefighters. Proceeds from this “Calendar of Heroes” go to the FDNY Foundation, a non-profit organization working to promote fire safety education and training for firefighters. BreakThruTV correspondent Lauren Hawker caught up with some of the public servants-turned-models and their adoring fans and significant others at a signing event in Times Square.
Hold On To Your Pants, CHAZ MANNENHEIM Is Here To Bring You The Skinny On The Top Stories From AUGUST 2012!!!! In This Politics Heavy Installment You’ll Hear About The Dramatic Build-Up To The Republican National Convention, The Chic-fil-a Fiasco, And The Sheer Size Of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie! All Delivered With Poise And Grace By The One And Only Chaz Mannenheim! ENJOY!!!
Renowned for its inspirational coaches, cool music, and full body workouts, SoulCycle has built a cult-like following. Founded in 2006, the revolutionary indoor cycling class has taken spinning to another level. This week on BreakThruTV, Lauren Hawker visits SoulCycle’s Tribeca studio to catch up with instructor Chad Stringfellow, aka “String,” to learn about and take part in the intense, action-packed 60 minute class.
Nha Toi is an authentic Vietnamese restaurant in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Fred Hua, the owner and head chef at Nha Toi, is known for his positive attitude and excellent homemade food. Matt Latola visited the restaurant and spoke with Fred and some of the regular customers about their experiences at Nha Toi. Featured songs: "Home Again!" and “Karina” by Menahan Street Band Official website: http://nhatoi-nyc.com/ Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Nh%C3%A0-T%C3%B4i/36395404963 About BreakThruRadioTV: BreakThruRadioTV is a multi-format series presenting anything and everything from comedy and music to news and documentary. Watch more episodes of BreakThruTV on our Blip page: http://blip.tv/breakthruradiotv
Condom makers Trojan handed out 10,000 free vibrators at locations throughout Manhattan this week to launch their new line of devices. Deploying purple, hot dog style “pleasure carts,” the savvy marketing campaign created quite the buzz with long lines at the first location in Midtown.
Condom makers Trojan handed out 10,000 free vibrators at locations throughout Manhattan this week to launch their new line of devices. Deploying purple, hot dog style “pleasure carts,” the savvy marketing campaign created quite the buzz with long lines at the first location in Midtown.
Duncan Bird is Creative Director at the Cloudbreak Group, the creative agency who has worked with the New York Yankees to develop a fragrance line with the iconic baseball team’s brand. BreakThruTV’s Lauren Hawker spoke with Duncan about his experiences in branding and with the development and marketing of the Yankees fragrance, specifically.
DID YOU HEAR!!! Jerry Sandusky Is Going To Jail!! DID YOU KNOW!!! Wisconsin Stopped Eating Cheese To Engage In Democracy!!! OH MY GOD!!!! Alec Baldwin Just Got Physical!!! These Stories And MUCH MUCH MORE As The Ever Enigmatic Chaz Mannenheim Brings You Today’s News In Only The Way That He Can! With Style, With Panache, With Class!!! ENJOY!!
George Gordon is a Brooklyn based comedian with a kind of low-key, measured delivery -- perfect for conveying his particular brand of anecdotal humor. Here he talks about the concept of well-known musicians doing DJ sets and trying out a new pick-up line with unexpected results, among other things.
Hey!!! Do you know what most “immoral” human act is celebrated in the month of May? Did you hear about the new “public” relations of social media juggernaut facebook? Do YOU KNOW what Obama’s opinions about men who love men, women who love women, and Joe Biden are? All this and more comes to you via the news-stylings of the one and only Chaz Mannenheim.
Bill Stiteler is a New York-based comedian. His credits include “The Newlywed Game” where he was the scoreboard operator for 130 episodes (4real). Here at Spit Take Friday’s 2-year anniversary show at Fort Useless, he jokes about French dads and wanting his own comedic partner, or, as he calls it, his “Garfunkel.”
On Tuesday, May 1st, the New Museum store hosted a launch party for CNNCTD+100, a project that spotlights the cross-pollination of downtown New York City's fashion, music, art and culture. Each of the 100 audio/visual pieces has an accompanying Playbutton, a wearable pin and mp3 player. BreakThruTV's Lauren Hawker attended the event and spoke to its co-founders and contributors like iconic designer Maripol and actress Paz de la Huerta.
Back from some much needed alone time, eligible bachelor and charismatic internet show host Chaz Mannenheim takes you through the backlog of scintillating news stories from the month of April, 2012!!! The Titanic sunk and we’re all remembering it! “Rooster” Santorum robs us of his own powerful personality! The nail-biting drama of Robin Gibb’s coma is told in idiosyncratic detail!! AND MUCH, MUCH MORE!!!
Now in its 11th year, the Affordable Art Fair brought new and emerging art to New York City that even the most cash-strapped art lover can enjoy. The four-day event — which travels around the world to cities like London, Singapore and Brussels — aims to demystify the art-buying experience by presenting it as welcoming, fun, and most importantly: economical. BreakThruTV attended the affair and spoke to artists about their work.
WOMEN’S RIGHTS!! POLITICAL PITTER-PATTER!! THE KONY KRAZE!! BreakThruRadioTV's Month In Review has it all! Join host Chaz Mannenheim for an unbiased, unbridled look at yesterday's top stories.
BreakThru Radio — together with Velvet Blue Music, From Adi, PlayMySong, and Wiretap Music — threw its own happenin’ party down in Austin during SXSW 2012. The event, called South By East By West Spring Bash, took place at The Liberty and featured a strong and varied lineup with artists like Tim Fite, Starlight Girls, Kay Leotard, Gold Beach, and Mwahaha. Our very own DJ Latola and DJ Lottie recap the show!
On the night of March 21, 2012, New Yorkers rallied in Union Square for the “Million Hoodie March,” demanding the arrest of George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch volunteer who fatally shot teenager Trayvon Martin. Due to Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” law, Zimmerman could claim self-defense and go un-charged, despite the fact that he has admitted to shooting the unarmed 17-year-old. BreakThruRadioTV’s Lauren Hawker was at the event and spoke to some of the attendees, many of whom were wearing hoodies and holding bags of Skittles as a tribute to Martin.
Early Wednesday, it was announced that the Denver Broncos had traded Tim Tebow to the New York Jets in exchange for a fourth-round and sixth-round pick. The news — which could be the biggest trade of the NFL offseason — broke via the Jets’ official Twitter page. Tebow will join Rex Ryan, Mark Sanchez and Gang Green in their chase of the Super Bowl dream. BreakThruRadioTV spoke to New Yorkers about the big acquisition.
On March 3rd, 2012, the New Leaders Council hosted its first “Northeast Conversation” at Baruch College in New York City. During the event — which was meant to be a discussion about the future of the progressive movement and related issues — a number of political figures and experts spoke and took questions from the group’s membership. BTR correspondent Matt DeMello spoke with a few of those members throughout the day.
SPORTS MANIA! DEAD CELEBRITIES! SPACE EXPLORATION! BreakThruRadioTV's Month In Review has it all! Join host Chaz Mannenheim for an unbiased, unbridled look at yesterday's top stories. None of the pandering and fool heartiness of "network" news; Mannenheim's decisive intellect shines through as he brings the most fascinating details about the latest sports crazes, the glitz of the oscars, and man’s continued exploration of the cosmos. Jeremy Lin battles institutional racism, Whitney Houston leaves the world in an untimely manner, and robots make first contact with space men. THESE STORIES AND MORE FEATURED IN THIS INCENDIARY INSTALLMENT OF MONTH IN REVIEW!!
Jason Sáenz is a New York comedian who can be seen regularly doing stand-up around the city in addition to his work as a performer and writer of sketch comedy. He’s appeared in a number of short films and runs a website called Free Comedy! with his compatriot, Nick Turner, where the duo present their work. Here, Jason discusses a wide range of topics, from frustrations with his texting service to growing up with a stoner dad and getting divorced after marrying young.
GOVERNMENT INTRIGUE! SEAFARING DANGER! PUPPET PROPAGANDA! BreakThruRadioTV's Month In Review has it all! Join host Chaz Mannenheim for an unbiased, unbridled look at yesterday's top stories. None of the pandering and fool heartiness of "network" news; Mannenheim's rapier wit drives through the outer pomp of politicians, celebrities, crooks, and confidence men, placing you firmly in the epicenter of the human condition. The GOP fixes to nominate one of its diverse competitors, a cruise ship steers to an unfortunate end, and Fox news challenges the Muppets to a fiery tete-a-tete.THESE STORIES AND MORE FEATURED IN THIS INCENDIARY INSTALLMENT OF MONTH IN REVIEW!!
The last bits of confetti from the Lunar New Year celebration have fallen and the Year of the Dragon is now in full swing. BreakThruRadioTV’s Lauren Hawker heads downtown to explore New York City’s Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA), and interviews Assistant Curator Ryan Wong about the festivities, as well as the surrounding Chinatown neighborhood’s history and ever-changing face.
George Flanagan is a Queens-based comic who performs all over the city. He is the founder and host of the Spit Take Friday comedy showcase that takes place monthly at Fort Useless in Bushwick, Brooklyn, where it began in March of 2010. Also a musician, he often finds the humor in music-related subjects. Here, amongst other topics, he pokes fun at the idea of the perfect lovemaking song, drawing parallels between loud punk rock and quick, noisy sex.
David Cope is a young, New York City-based comedian known for his offbeat humor and soft delivery. He helps to curate the weekly stand-up show Hot Soup at O’Hanlon’s Bar, and he’s performed at the Bumbershoot Festival and on NBC’s Last Comic Standing. Here he comments on iPad arrogance and outrageous Facebook statuses at Spit Take Friday, a monthly comedy showcase in Bushwick, Brooklyn.
Are you feeling nostalgic? Forgetful? Or did you just wake up from a medically-induced coma? Whatever the reason, if you're looking to catch up on some of 2011's biggest news stories, look no further than BreakThruRadioTV! We're pleased to bring you the YEAR IN REVIEW, highlighting the most scintillating, sensational, and downright seductive stories of the last 6 months! Well, 12, but who's counting?

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