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This edition: October 2015

Episode Details

Original tape date: October 9, 2015.

First aired: October 9, 2015.

Lisa Beth Kovetz celebrates Halloween this year by going on an NYC ghost and cemetery tour.

The Al Hirschfeld Foundation’s archivist, David Leopold, speaks about Hirschfeld’s career and the New-York Historical Society’s exhibition on the artist’s career that he curated.

Magalie Laguerre-Wilkinson speaks with Pulitzer Prize-nominated playwright, Rajiv Joseph.

Ernabel Demillo profiles independent filmmaker Marisa Vitali, whose short film “Grace” tells the story of her own struggle with addiction.

In this month’s Hidden Gems of New York, we look at one of Manhattan’s hottest attractions, the SeaGlass Carousel.

Mike Gilliam interviews Ron Fierstein, author of a new book about Edwin Land, the founder of Polaroid.

Donna Hanover learns how to carve a pumpkin from master pumpkin carver Hugh McMahon.

Guest List

Ron Fierstein Author, A Triumph of Genius

Andrea Janes Owner, Boroughs of the Dead

Rajiv Joseph Playwright, “Guards at the Taj”

David Leopold Archivist, The Al Hirschfeld Foundation

Debra Markowitz Vice President, Long Island International Film Expo

Hugh McMahon Pumpkin Carver

Karen Quinones Owner, Patriot Tours

Marisa Vitali Filmmaker, “Grace”

Web Extras

Hirschfeld Century Web Extra

David Leopold tells the story of when Whoopi Goldberg met Al Hirschfeld.

Date While You Wait

Bringing joy to your New York City subway commute using creative and innovative methods!