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Monday nights in The Greene Space we swap studio postproduction for real-time ruckus with tapings of your favorite podcasts, sneaky peeks of unreleased pilots and works-in-progress, conversations with the people who make great tape, and audio experiments of all kinds. Take the earbuds out, grab a drink, and get live with your fellow listeners.

See schedule and tickets below, and watch video of past shows at the bottom of the page. 


Upcoming Shows  



Here's the Thing with Julie K. Brown
Mon, April 8 at 7pm 


Join host Alec Baldwin for a live taping of Here's the Thing with Miami Herald journalist Julie K. Brown

In a devastating five-part series, Brown broke the politically explosive story of billionaire and child sex predator Jeffrey Epstein, exposing the sweetheart deal made for him by then-U.S. Attorney and now Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta. The story took Brown a year to report and represents the best of shoe-leather reporting: she dug through archives and worked source after source. The event will give a behind-the-scenes view into this fascinating and terrible story.


Punderdome: New York's Most Puntastic Competition
Mon, April 15 at 7pm 


Punderdome takes over tonight's Podcast Mixtape as they prepare to transition from stage to podcast! Part of New York City's comedy landscape since 2011, Punderdome is a wild and crazy pun competition created by a "Rodney Dangerfield impersonator" and his alleged daughter: Fred and comedian Jo Firestone.

Join Fred Firestone as he hosts a night of competitive, spontaneous pun-making. Six individuals/duos will be selected from sign-ups at the door to compete with six Punderdome Champs for kitchen appliances and "As Seen on TV" items. Pun-masters are chosen by the "Human Clap-O-Meter." Warning for the faint of heart: the 'Dome is a spectator sport. It gets loud. Decide to attend at your own risk!


The Stakes: A Show About What it Takes to Create Change
Monday, April 22 at 7pm  


We live in extreme times — a climate on the verge of crisis, an economy that does not work for many people and our politics more divided than ever before. So, how'd we get to this point? And what happens next?

Join us for a live taping of this new narrative podcast from WNYC Studios about how society is designed, how it shapes our lives and how we might imagine our way into a better future. Hosted by Kai Wright and produced by the team behind the duPont Award-winning podcast CaughtGuests to be announced.


Black Icons of Podcasting: Crissle West
Mon, April 29 at 7pm 


Join host Rebecca Carroll as she sits down with some of the podcasting world's most influential Black hosts and producers. They'll share an unfiltered reflection on their incredible (and unexpected) journeys into the ear buds of millions of listeners around the globe.

Tonight she talks with Crissle West, co-host of the hit culture podcast, The Read. The show covers the latest in entertainment news and has amassed over 150,000 subscribers in two years. Crissle's written work has been published in ESSENCE magazine and she has appeared on panels across the country covering race, gender and sexuality. 

Big (and challenging) questions will get asked. Tea will be spilled. Trailblazers celebrated. Be a part of this moment.


The Stoop - Live
Mon, May 6 at 7pm 


Join us for a live taping of The Stoop, the award-winning podcast that tells stories from across the Black diaspora.

The hosts are proof that Black is not a monolith: Leila Day is African-American, Hana Baba is Sudanese-American. Drawing from their varied life experiences, they dig into the stuff Black people talk about, but not enough. Using journalism, storytelling and the funkiest music around, they explore questions like: Why's it so hard for some Black folk to say, "I love you"? Why'd my Mama really make me stay out of the sun? I'm African, but am I Black? And, what's a hotep anyway?

Join Hana and Leila on The Stoop with special guests to be announced.


Latinos out Loud - Live
Mon, May 13 at 7pm 


Latinos out Loud presents a live taping of the award-winning podcast featuring comedians Rachel La Loca, Juan Bago, Jaime "Jfernz" Fernandez and Frank Nibbs. Other than a bunch of loudness and laughter, you can expect an evening full of off-the-cuffness, jokedom and an interview with a very, very, very special guest.  

Come be a part of the live animated fun as the LOL friends of over 10 years showcase their funny through segments like "Fake News," "Bochinche Bites" and more. With past guests like The Kid Mero, Amara La Negra, Platano Man and Jonathan Fernandez, you can expect this episode's guest to also inspire, inform and ignite the audience.  



Black Icons of Podcasting: Tracy Clayton
Mon, May 20 at 7pm 


Tracy Clayton. You may recognize her as half of the much-loved BuzzFeed podcast Another Round (hailed as one of the Top 5 podcasts in iTunes, Slate and The Atlantic). Or you may know her from the brand new Netflix podcast Strong Black Legends, in which Tracy talks one-on-one with Black legends of Hollywood.

Tonight she sits down with host Rebecca Carroll to talk IRL about her journey into podcasting, her eagerly awaited return to the mic and what lies ahead in this rapidly growing industry. 

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