Free New York

Every week at 2:00 AM
Late Sunday Night / Early Monday Morning
Channel 67 Time Warner Cable
Channel 85 RCN
Channel 36 Verizon FiOS
Manhattan, New York City


Tweets by @fnytv


Counter Convention information here!


Looking for the Dr Pepper FAQ? It's right here.


Recipes from Episode #400 are here!


Jump To The Ken Starr Haiku Here.


THIS WEEK'S EPISODE:

Episode #734: Triple Spacing Your Paper
First Broadcast: 5/23/16
In the Kentucky Democratic Presidential primary, Hillary Clinton is less than 2000 votes ahead of Bernie Sanders in the official count, but the outcome could still be decided by 13,000 absentee ballots, so there is still no clear winner there. In Oregon, however, Sanders was the undisbuted victor by almost 70,000 votes. So, as Naomi Klein said, "on the whole, the night belonged to #BernieSanders." Bernie could still win a fate-altering chunk of delegates in the California primary on June 7, so best of luck to him there. Too bad the rest of the nation isn't on California's "top-two system," but one thing at a time. What keeps me up at night is the thought of a Hillary Clinton vs. Donald Trump election in November, which to me has an eerie similarity to the 1991 Louisiana gubernatorial election, where Edwin Edwards, a Democrat with a history of corruption allegations, faced off against David Duke, a Republican who had previously been a Grand Wizard in the KKK. A popular bumper sticker at the time read "Vote For The Crook: It's Important." I would hate for the 2016 election to be reduced to the same rationale, but if there's anything positive to be learned from the previous election, the "crook" won with 61% of the vote. So, maybe the country isn't completely destined have a lunatic drive it off a cliff. Maybe.


NEW! MULTIMEDIA
Visit our new multimedia page for a smattering of videos that have appeared on Free New York at one point or another. See what you're missing if you don't have cable!


WATCH OUR SHOW LIVE! If you're on the web at 2:00 AM Eastern Time (New York City time), go to mnn.org and look for the "Watch MNN Live" section on their home page, and then click on the "67/85" link to view our show. Alternatively, look at MNN's help page to find many other ways of viewing our show over the web.


Click here for the Past Episodes Index.


So, what is Free New York anyway? The simple answer is that it's a this neat little public access TV show on Manhattan Neighborhood Network which I co-produce with the tremendous help of my camerawoman/editor/everything else, Kim. The complicated answer is that it's a project of mine to broadcast opinions and events which don't always appear within "the mainstream media" (like The New York Times, the major networks, local radio, etc.), and so far I think it's been working.

If you think I'm doing a good job--or not--and you feel like sending me snail mail, the address is:

Free New York
P.O. Box 20945
Tompkins Square Station
New York, NY 10009

You can also email me at fny@freenewyork.net, which should get to me a lot faster than the snail mail.


And now, the "Thought of the Moment" . . .

Check back later. I'm sure something will turn up.
Previous thoughts can be found here.


Jump Back to the Top!

Best Viewed Using The Browser You Like! last updated May 23, 2016
Comments? Send email to: fny@freenewyork.net