Max & Murphy Moving to the Airwaves

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Gotham Gazette, J. Murphy, Mayoral Photography Office

Max & Murphy, the weekly politics-and-policy podcast featuring Ben Max of Gotham Gazette and Jarrett Murphy of City Limits, will move to WBAI 99.5 FM starting July 18 for the 5-6 p.m. slot on Wednesdays.

The show will continue to feature interviews with newsmakers and analysis by the hosts, but will also incorporate phone calls from listeners.

Max & Murphy on Monday recorded its 81st episode: an interview with attorney general candidate Zephyr Teachout. Among other guests who’ve joined it are Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul, Public Advocate Letitia James, Senate Minority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, former Syracuse Mayor (and gubernatorial hopeful) Stephanie Miner, then-Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, First Lady Chirlane McCray, Councilmembers Joe Borrelli, Justin Brannan, Elizabeth Crowley, Carlina Rivera, Helen Rosenthal, Ritchie Torres and Jumaane Williams. In 2017, nine of the 11 people who ran for mayor appeared on the show, including Nicole Malliotakis, Paul Massey, Bo Dietl and Sal Albanese.

Check out past shows here.

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