Audio by year 2014

Interview with EOM during Wintervention Tour


13:13 minutes (12.11 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Fri, 3 Jan 2014

Zach Wyhe interviews EOM before his show at Highline Ballroom, during the Wintervention Tour with Wax, Anderson.Paak (Breezy Lovejoy),  and Parker (Dumbfoundead).   It is a quick interview, but future and past projects are dicussed, along with production techniques and food preferences.  EOM's music an be found at http://eom703.bandcamp.com/This was recorded December 6th, 2013.  

2014 Ivy MBB Preview with Michael James


56:59 minutes (26.09 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 15 Jan 2014

Michael James (@ivybball) joined Ryan Young and Peter Andrews on the Firing Lion to preview the 2014 Ivy men's basketball season. (Order of discussion: Princeton, Harvard, Penn, Brown, Yale, Dartmouth, Cornell, Columbia, the league)

Dario Pizzano Interview (2012)


27:11 minutes (12.45 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 13 Jun 2012

A week after he was drafted by the Seattle Mariners, Columbia baseball star and Ivy Player of the Year Dario Pizzano joined Ryan Young and Jim Pagels on the Firing Lion to discuss being drafted, his expectations for professional baseball and the Pulaski Mariners, Columbia baseball and much more.

Christa Ludwig Interview


41:32 minutes (38.03 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Sat, 18 Jan 2014

An exclusive interview with legendary mezzo-soprano Christa Ludwig. Born in Germany, Kammersängerin Ludwig sang for nearly 50 years, with a repertoire from Bach to Berg. Considered by many as the definitive interpreter of Wagner, Brahms, and Mahler, Ks. Ludwig speaks about her extensive career and experiences performing with some of the greatest musicians of the twentieth century. This interview was conducted by Stepan Atamian at the Blakely Hotel on January 16, 2014, which was the day after a masterclass she led at Carnegie Hall.

Brian Jay Jones (Jim Henson: The Biography), Hosted by Brianna Brown


60:18 minutes (82.81 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Fri, 24 Jan 2014

New York Times Bestselling Author and Vice President of Biographers International, Brian Jay Jones, talks about his second book, Jim Henson: The Biography. This definitive book about the Muppets creator has been hailed a New York Times Bestseller, chosen as the Best Biography of 2013 by Goodreads, and voted one of the Top Ten Books by CNN viewers. This interview was hosted by Brianna Brown on December 12, 2013 and originally aired on January 24, 2014.

Kyle Smith Interview 1.29.14


9:45 minutes (11.17 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 29 Jan 2014

Our first interview with Men's Basketball Head Coach Kyle Smith on his team's performance in non-conference and a look ahead to not only this weekend's games at Yale and Brown, but also to the remainder of the Ivy season.  

CU win at Princeton 2.7.14


4:30 minutes (2.07 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Fri, 7 Feb 2014

Columbia pulls off the comeback with a great second-half effort to win at Princeton for the first time since 1993. Announcers: Ryan Young and Miles Johnson

Lyles Post-Game Interview 2.7.14


1:03 minutes (495.43 KB)
Date Broadcast: 
Fri, 7 Feb 2014

Meiko Lyles discusses his game-winning shot and the victory at Princeton.

Alain Altinoglu Interview


30:53 minutes (42.41 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Sat, 15 Feb 2014

An exclusive interview with conductor Alain Altinoglu. A young conductor famous already for his interpretations of French opera, Altinoglu speaks about French style and conducting at the greatest opera houses in the world. This interview was conducted on February 10, 2014 at the Metropolitan Opera following a rehearsal for a new production of Werther, which Altinoglu is leading.

Karen Green


22:49 minutes (20.89 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Mon, 3 Feb 2014

In 2013 the prolific cartoonist Al Jaffee - best known for creating Mad Magazine's fold-in back cover - donated his entire archives, including fan mail, sketches and never-before-published comic strips, to Columbia. Late City Edition sat down with Karen Green, Columbia's graphic novels librarian, to discuss Jaffe's work and its relation to the history of publishing, censorship, and comic books in New York City. 

Kyle Smith Interview 2.26.14


9:36 minutes (10.57 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 26 Feb 2014

WKCR Sports speaks with Kyle Smith leading up to the final road trip of the 2013-2014 season at Dartmouth and Harvard.

Firing Lion 3.5.14


59:12 minutes (27.1 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 5 Mar 2014

Begins a few minutes in. Focuses on the weekend for Columbia basketball.

Firing Lion 3.12.14


55:08 minutes (25.24 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 12 Mar 2014

Featuring updates on Columbia athletics and a discussion on Columbia men's basketball team's season and the meaning of its upcoming postseason appearance. Hosted by Miles Johnson with panel: Ryan Young, Dan Radov, Kristyn Brundidge and Evan Clinton.

Interview with Jeffrey Milarsky


35:31 minutes (81.3 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Mon, 17 Mar 2014

An interview broadcast on Cereal Music on Monday, March 17th with Jeffrey Milarsky, one of the leading conductors of contemporary music in New York City. He is conductor and senior lecturer at Columbia University and conductor of contemporary music ensembles at Juilliard and the Manhattan School of Music.  He has conducted ensembles across the globe to critical acclaim, as well as being a well-established timpanist and percussionist with orchestras such as the New York Philharmonic and the Philadelphia Orchestra.

Interview with Mari Kimura


48:02 minutes (65.96 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Tue, 11 Mar 2014

Interview with violinist and composer Mari Kimura. She is a specialist in violin subharmonics — credited with "discovering" and mastering the technique for use in performance — and is a pioneer in interactive computer music. Kimura has completed violin studies at the Toho School, Japan's top conservatory; Boston University; and the Juilliard School, and has studied composition with Mario Davidovsky at Columbia University.

Interview with JACK Quartet


56:12 minutes (77.19 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Tue, 18 Mar 2014

An interview broadcast on Cereal Music on Tuesday, March 18th with two members of the JACK string quartet, violinist Ari Streisfeld and violist John Pickford Richards.

Kyle Smith Interview 3.21.14


8:29 minutes (9.71 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Fri, 21 Mar 2014

WKCR Sports sits down with Kyle Smith before the Lions' game against Eastern Michigan University.

CU Prison Divest


47:53 minutes (21.92 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Mon, 7 Apr 2014

Late City Edition Producer George Joseph sat down with representatives from Columbia University Prison Divest to discuss the private prison industry, divestment, and student activism.

Columbia-Princeton 2014 Series Recap


14:41 minutes (6.72 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Mon, 14 Apr 2014

Extended recap of Columbia baseball's weekend sweep of Princeton, featuring highlights and interviews.                         April 12-13, 2014.

Tweeting Cancer


31:20 minutes (71.72 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Thu, 17 Apr 2014

How does social media change how we talk about death? How might outlets like twitter shape and expand conversations around terminal illness?  Writer Meghan O'Rourke draws on personal research and experience of her own mother's death to discuss cancer's place on twitter and the evolution of mourning rituals in a world that is both hyper-connected and hyper-disconnected.

Anthony Braxton Interview Part 2


46:20 minutes (69.06 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Mon, 14 Apr 2014

Part two of the interview with Anthony Braxton at WKCR FM. This interview was part of WKCR's coverage of the TriCentric Festival, centered around the premiere of Braxton's opera, Trillium J.

Anthony Braxton Interview Part 1


62:02 minutes (88.23 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Mon, 14 Apr 2014

Part one of the interview with Anthony Braxton at WKCR FM. This interview was part of WKCR's coverage of the TriCentric Festival, centered around the premiere of Braxton's opera, Trillium J.

Gail Archer (2014 Interview)


22:35 minutes (20.68 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Mon, 21 Apr 2014

Interview with organist Gail Archer. Having recently released The Muse's Voice, her new CD of female composers' organ music, Archer speaks about the inception of this album and her career as an organist, teacher, and director of the Barnard & Columbia Chorus. Interview conducted by Stepan Atamian

Columbia-Penn Post-Series Interviews


9:02 minutes (4.14 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Sat, 26 Apr 2014

Interviews with baseball head coach Brett Boretti and senior captain catcher Mike Fischer following Columbia's weekend split with Penn, setting up a one-game playoff.

Gehrig Division Playoff Interviews


5:57 minutes (2.73 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Sat, 3 May 2014

We spoke to baseball coach Brett Boretti and senior ace David Speer following Columbia's 4-0 win at Penn in the one-game playoff for the Lou Gehrig Division.

Regarding Susan Sontag


29:41 minutes (33.97 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Thu, 15 May 2014

Tune in for an interview with Nancy Kates, producer and director of the forthcoming HBO documentary Regarding Susan Sontag.  The film offers an in-depth study of intellectual, filmmaker, and activist Susan Sontag.  We sat down with Kates to discuss the film, which debuted at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival.

The Westerlies


54:31 minutes (74.87 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Sat, 24 May 2014

The Westerlies The Westerlies are a New York based brass quartet comprised of four friends from Seattle, Washington. Avid explorers of cross-genre territory, The Westerlies are a collectively run ensemble dedicated to the cultivation of a new brass quartet repertoire that exists in the ever-narrowing gap between American folk music, jazz, classical, and indie rock. The Westerlies have premiered over 40 original works for brass quartet since their inception in 2011, and crafted an approach that Dave Douglas had described as “Swinging, grooving, clean and tricky playing.

Eric Sorenson Interview: 2014 NCAA Baseball Tournament Preview


25:52 minutes (29.6 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 28 May 2014

Eric Sorenson (@Stitch_Head) of CollegeBaseballToday.com and ESPN joined Ryan Young on the Firing Lion to discuss Columbia and college baseball as well as preview the upcoming NCAA Baseball tournament.

Eve Queler Interview


49:32 minutes (45.36 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Sat, 31 May 2014

An exclusive interview with conductor Eve Queler. The founder and emerita Artistic Director of the Opera Orchestra of New York, Eve Queler discusses her extensive career and her upcoming performance at Carnegie Hall on June 5, Donizetti's Roberto Devereux. The interview was conducted at her home on May 29, 2014.

Interview with Pablo Heras-Casado (NY Phil Biennial)


22:05 minutes (30.32 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Thu, 29 May 2014

An interview broadcast on Cereal Music on Thursday, May 29th, 2014 with Pablo Heras-Casado, principal conductor of the Orchestra of St. Luke's. He joined WKCR for an interview about his performances on May 31st and June 1st for the New York Philharmonic Biennial, during which he led the Orchestra of St. Luke's in two programs titled Circles of Influence: Boulez and Benjamin.

Adrianne Pieczonka Interview


32:39 minutes (22.42 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Thu, 12 Jun 2014

An interview with Canadian soprano Adrianne Pieczonka. Celebrated for her performances in Der Rosenkavalier, Ariadne Auf Naxos, and Die Frau Ohne Schatten, Ms. Pieczonka discusses her experience with the Strauss repertoire, singing in the legendary Patrice Chereau staging of Elektra, and keeping the voice healthy. This interview was conducted by Stepan Atamian on June 2, 2014 and broadcast during our Richard Strauss birthday broadcast from June 11-12.

Interview with Steve Cohn


38:01 minutes (34.8 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 18 Jun 2014

A live interview with pianist and shakuhachi player Steve Cohn on the Musician's Show on WKCR from Wednesday, June 18th, 2014. Ever innovative, Steve has developed a unique style of improvisation over the course of his career, which has taken him across styles of jazz as well as across the world.

Firing Lion 6.25.14


59:11 minutes (27.1 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 25 Jun 2014

Recap and analysis of the last three weeks in Columbia and professional sports, with the second half of the show focused on the World Cup. Panel: Ryan Young, Yale Reisman, Dan Radov.

Firing Lion 7.2.14


59:37 minutes (27.3 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 2 Jul 2014

Includes interview with author Jonathan Eig on Lou Gehrig and the 75th anniversary of his speech and a discussion on the World Cup along with other sports topics. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Yale Reisman, Mollie Galchus and Kristyn Brundidge.

Jonathan Eig Interview on Lou Gehrig


17:02 minutes (7.8 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 2 Jul 2014

Author Jonathan Eig joined us on the Firing Lion to talk about Lou Gehrig, two days before the 75th anniversary of his farewell speech.

Firing Lion 7.9.14


59:59 minutes (27.46 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 9 Jul 2014

Interview with former Columbia baseball star Dario Pizzano and discussion on the World Cup. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelist Dan Radov.

Dario Pizzano Interview (2014)


30:35 minutes (14 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 9 Jul 2014

Former Columbia baseball star and current Jackson Generals leftfielder (AA) Dario Pizzano joined Ryan Young on the Firing Lion to discuss his season so far in the minor leagues. 

Firing Lion 7.16.14


58:24 minutes (26.74 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 16 Jul 2014

Discussion on Columbia baseball recuits/alumni, World Cup finals, NBA, and MLB. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelist Yale Reisman.

Firing Lion 7.23.14


59:06 minutes (27.06 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 23 Jul 2014

Special guests Yaron Weitzman (Slam Magazine) and Chris Herring (WSJ) stopped by the Firing Lion to discuss all things NBA. Hosted by Sam Tydings with panelist Nick Zurawski.

Firing Lion 7.30.14


43:10 minutes (19.76 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 30 Jul 2014

Discussion on MLB; going around the league on the night before the Trading Deadline. (Begins at 6:00.) Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Yale Reisman and Dan Radov.

Firing Lion 8.6.14


48:25 minutes (22.17 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 6 Aug 2014

Commentary on Pete Mangurian's remarks during this week's Ivy League Football conference call and some MLB discussion following the trading deadline. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Yale Reisman and Charlie Wojcik.

Firing Lion 8.13.14


58:36 minutes (53.66 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 13 Aug 2014

Hosted by Ryan Young with panelist Kristyn Brundidge.

2014 ILCS Highlights


5:57 minutes (2.73 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Sat, 10 May 2014

Highlights of Columbia baseball clinching a spot in the 2014 Ivy League Championship Series and then sweeping Dartmouth to win the Ivy League. Announcer: Ryan Young.

Baseball clinches 2014 Title


5:11 minutes (2.37 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Sat, 10 May 2014

Audio from the final half-inning of the 2014 ILCS as Columbia baseball clinches the Ivy League Title. Announcer: Ryan Young.

Firing Lion 8.20.14


58:02 minutes (26.57 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 20 Aug 2014

Includes interview with Ivy League Executive Director, Robin Harris; look back in to WKCR archives; brief Columbia update. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelist Kristyn Brundidge.

Robin Harris Interview (2014)


22:21 minutes (10.24 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 20 Aug 2014

Robin Harris, the Executive Director of the Ivy League, joined Ryan Young on the Firing Lion to discuss the current state of the Ivy League.

Firing Lion 5.11.11


58:41 minutes (26.86 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 11 May 2011

Discussion on the NBA, NFL lockout, paying college athletes and more on sports head Tom Di Benedetto's final Firing Lion. Hosted by Tom with panel: Gigi Clark, Lucas Shaw, Sam Tydings, Nick Bloom, Ryan Young and Raahi Sheth.

Dick Schaap Interview


10:26 minutes (4.78 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 27 Aug 2014

Broadcaster and sportswriter Dick Schaap was interviewed at halftime of a Columbia basketball game.

Firing Lion 9.3.14


59:19 minutes (27.16 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 3 Sep 2014

On the first show of the 2014-2015 school year, Ryan Young and Evan Clinton discuss the Columbia basketball schedules and preview the NFL.

Firing Lion 9.10.14


62:52 minutes (28.78 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 10 Sep 2014

Recap of the first weekend of the school year for Columbia Athletics, discussion on the meaning of M. Dianne Murphy stepping down at year's end, clip of an interview with Ivy Pitcher of the Year David Speer and a discussion on the Ray Rice situation. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists: Dan Radov, Evan Clinton, Adam Jaffe, Charlie Wojcik, Jake Ethé and Max Rettig.

David Speer Interview


12:53 minutes (5.9 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 10 Sep 2014

Ivy League Pitcher of the Year and recent Columbia graduate David Speer joined Ryan Young to discuss getting drafted by the Cleveland Indians and his summer with the Mahoning Valley Scrappers.

Firing Lion 9.17.14


62:06 minutes (28.43 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 17 Sep 2014

2014 Columbia Football Preview Show, including audio from some of the players, an interview with a Fordham broadcaster to preview the Liberty Cup, and discussion on the state of the football program. Brief pro sports talk and debut of our picks segment as well. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Dan Radov, Max Rettig, Yale Reisman, Kristyn Brundidge, and Dante Guarneri.

Firing Lion 9.24.14


59:44 minutes (27.35 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 24 Sep 2014

Discussion focused on Columbia Football's Liberty Cup loss and Derek Jeter as he ends his career. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Kristyn Brundidge, Dante Guarneri, Dan Radov, Evan Clinton, Yale Reisman, Charlie Wojcik, and Nicholai Roman.

Allan Kingdom Interview


50:12 minutes (114.91 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Fri, 19 Sep 2014

Elizabeth Markman and Zachary Wyche interview Allan Kingdom.  They discuss his music, city, and style.  New tracks are played, along with a freestyle by Allan near the end.

Firing Lion 10.1.14


59:53 minutes (27.42 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 1 Oct 2014

Discussion on Columbia Football and the start of MLB playoffs. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Dante Guarneri, Max Rettig, Dan Radov, Kristyn Brundidge, Evan Clinton, and Noah Turett.

Firing Lion 10.8.14


60:17 minutes (27.6 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 8 Oct 2014

Discussion on Columbia Football's Ivy League Opener, MLB Playoffs, and other pro sports topics. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Kristyn Brundidge, Nicholai Roman, Charlie Wojcik, Max Rettig and Dante Guarneri.

Mangurian Interview 10.8.14


11:31 minutes (5.28 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 8 Oct 2014

Ryan Young spoke with head football coach Pete Mangurian about his team after three losses to open the 2014 season.

Amanda Majeski Interview


21:56 minutes (30.13 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Sat, 11 Oct 2014

A WKCR-exclusive interview with the young soprano Amanda Majeski. Having just made her debut as Countess Almaviva in the Metropolitan Opera's new production of Le Nozze di Figaro, the 29-year-old American singer discusses singing the Met's Opening Night, as well as a career as a young artist in Chicago and Europe. Stepan Atamian conducted this interview on September 30 at WKCR.

Firing Lion 10.15.14


60:07 minutes (27.52 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 15 Oct 2014

Discussion focused on Columbia Football and the departure of its starting quarterback. Includes interviews with coach Pete Mangurian and with Daily Pennsylvanian Senior Sports Editor Steven Tydings; a CU Football-focused quiz and some pro sports talk. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Kristyn Brundidge, Yale Reisman, Adam Jaffe, Dante Guarneri, and Max Rettig.

Mangurian Interview 10.15.14


9:10 minutes (4.2 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 15 Oct 2014

Ryan Young spoke with football head coach Pete Mangurian after the team's 15th straight loss and the departure of the team's starting quarterback.

Firing Lion 10.22.14


58:51 minutes (26.94 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 22 Oct 2014

Discussion focused on Columbia men's basketball following recent departures, including audio from Kyle Smith on the Ivy League Preseason Conference Call; and on Columbia Football as it heads into Homecoming, including audio from Pete Mangurian. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists: Kristyn Brundidge, Noah Turett, Yale Reisman, Dante Guarneri, Dan Radov, and Charlie Wojcik.

Mangurian Interview 10.22.14


7:17 minutes (3.34 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 22 Oct 2014

Ryan Young spoke with football head coach Pete Mangurian after the team's loss at Penn, as the Lions head into Homecoming.

Firing Lion 10.29.14


62:06 minutes (28.43 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 29 Oct 2014

Discussion on Columbia Football, Alex Rosenberg's injury, and audio from Columbia Men's Basketball Media Day. Also an NBA Preview and a look at Game 7 of the World Series. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Dante Guarneri, Charlie Wojcik, Noah Turett, Max Rettig, Nicholai Roman and Dan Radov.

Interview with DJ Hektek and Zulu Nation


49:03 minutes (67.36 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Fri, 24 Oct 2014

Brian interviews DJ Hektek, J.R., Armareda, and other members of The Universal Zulu Nation. (Click name for links to more infomation)Listen to a deep dicussion about Hip-Hop, Zulu Nation, and other worldy issues.   

DJ Hektek Live Set during Offbeat Radio w/ freestyles by J.R. and Armareda


74:11 minutes (101.88 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Fri, 24 Oct 2014

 DJ Hektek does a great set on the turntables, live right inside WKCR.Towards the end  J.R. from New Jersey, Armareda from Brookyln freestyle over some instrumentals DJed by Hektek.

Mangurian Interview 11.5.14


7:42 minutes (3.53 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 5 Nov 2014

Ryan Young spoke with Columbia football head coach Pete Mangurian following the team's defeat against Yale.

Firing Lion 11.5.14


69:30 minutes (31.82 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 5 Nov 2014

Discussion focused on Columbia Football, Alex Rosenberg's withdrawal, MLB, NFL, and NBA. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Dante Guareneri, Max Rettig and Dan Radov.

Firing Lion 11.12.14


62:13 minutes (28.49 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 12 Nov 2014

Discussion focused on Columbia Football's loss at Harvard and chance to win vs. Cornell and a preview of Columbia men's basketball's first two games with help from John Templon. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Dante Guarneri, Noah Turett, Nicholai Roman, Max Rettig and Yale Reisman.

John Templon Interview 11.12.14


8:24 minutes (3.85 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 12 Nov 2014

John Templon (of Big Apple Buckets) joined Ryan Young on the Firing Lion to speak about Columbia Men's Basketball and the team's first two games against Stony Brook and Wagner.

Mangurian Interview 11.12.14


4:44 minutes (2.17 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 12 Nov 2014

Football head coach Pete Mangurian spoke with Ryan Young following his team's loss at Harvard.

The Skeleton Twins


57:42 minutes (52.82 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Thu, 13 Nov 2014

Arts and Answers producer Danielle Fox sat down with Jenny Lee, producer and editor of the independent film "The Skeleton Twins". The film stars Kristin Wig and Bill Hader as estranged twins Maggie and Milo, who are reunited after cheating death on the same day. Lee discusses the film, her editing process, and her transition from editing comic books to editing feature film. The Skeleton Twins is currently playing at Nitehawk Cinema in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

AC4 November


31:15 minutes (35.76 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Tue, 18 Nov 2014

Peter Coleman interviews José Pascal da Rocha, a professor of conflict resolution at Columbia. Pascal spent the 90s and early 2000s going on peacekeeping missions and serving as a mediator and advisor everywhere from Afghanistan to Somalia. Pascal discusses his experiences in the field and explains how paper-based role-playing games have helped him solve huge and seemingly intractible real-world problems.

Firing Lion 11.19.14


59:47 minutes (27.37 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 19 Nov 2014

Discussion on Columbia men's basketball's first two games and the status of Columbia Football & its head coach as they head into their final game of the season on a 20-game losing streak. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Dan Radov, Kristyn Brundidge, Yale Reisman and Dante Guarneri.

Beat Lampers Interview on Offbeat


29:10 minutes (40.1 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Fri, 7 Nov 2014

Zach and Brian interview, D Dand, Volition, NinetyNine, and Grits from Beat Lampers.Beat Lampers is a hip hop collective from Monclair, NJ.  They discuss their music, influences, NJ and a few other topics.  The interview is 2 parts, here is the link to the second part (freestyles). Here are links to their music.

Beat Lampers Freestyles on Offbeat


29:10 minutes (40.11 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Fri, 7 Nov 2014

After an interview with Zach and Brian on November 7th 2014 ~ 1am...    D Dand, Volition, and Grits kick some freestyles over some tracks selected by Zach. Here are links to their music.

 There is also a short, bonus chat at the end.

Firing Lion 11.26.14


63:18 minutes (28.98 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 26 Nov 2014

Ryan Young and Yale Reisman wrap up the football season and discuss women's and men's basketball.

Firing Lion 12.3.14


60:44 minutes (27.8 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 3 Dec 2014

Discussion focused on Columbia basketball: recapping the week and previewing MBB at Kentucky. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Dante Guarneri, Yale Reisman, Jacqueline Diggs and Max Rettig.

Pete Mangurian Resigns


29:15 minutes (13.39 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Fri, 5 Dec 2014

Kristyn Brudidge, Ryan Young and Yale Reisman discussed football head coach Pete Mangurian's resignation soon after the news broke.

No Red Tape


53:09 minutes (60.83 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Thu, 4 Dec 2014

Columbia and Barnard's anti-sexual assault movement have gotten significant national media attention, but the coverage never strays far beyond profiling the loudest voices. Late City Edition Producer Naomi Cohen interviews Smita Sen, who started organizing around sexual assault last fall, to talk about the activists who have stayed in the shadows. They discuss the work done before No Red Tape, the survivors who aren't showing up to the rallies, and the arguments that aren't painted on the signs.

Kyle Smith Interview 12.9.14


9:16 minutes (4.24 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Tue, 9 Dec 2014

Men's basketball head coach Kyle Smith spoke with Ryan Young about his team's play through seven games and the challenge of facing #1 Kentucky.

Firing Lion 12.10.14


72:33 minutes (33.21 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 10 Dec 2014

Post-game reaction to Columbia men's basketball's great effort in a 56-46 loss to #1 Kentucky. Includes an interview from Rupp Arena with Maodo Lo and further discussion on what the game means for Columbia. Also, discussion on the rest of Columbia Athletics, including Pete Mangurian's resignation. Ryan Young and Evan Clinton broadcasting from Lexington, Kentucky; Kristyn Brundidge, Adam Jaffe, Dante Guarneri, Jacqueline Diggs, Dan Radov, Max Rettig and Nicholai Roman from New York.

Firing Lion 12.17.14


62:25 minutes (28.58 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 17 Dec 2014

Discussion on Columbia football recruiting, our experience and reaction to men's basketball's performance in Kentucky and this week's UConn game. Hosted by Ryan Young with panelists Kristyn Brundidge, Evan Clinton and Yale Reisman.