Friday, August 28, 2009

John Liu on THE PEREZ NOTES


Take a listen to this interview I conducted with Councilman John Liu, who is currently running for New York City Comptroller. Get to know a little more about John, and some of his position's and beliefs, enjoy the interview.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Tom Cooke on THE PEREZ NOTES


I had the opportunity to interview Tom Cooke who is running for City Council in the 19th District. He talks about some of his opponents and shares his platform with me. So take a listen.

Gerald Shargel on THE PEREZ NOTES


Tonight at 7PM, I will be conducting an interview with high profile defense Attorney Gerald Shargel. If you click on this link at 7PM, you will be able to listen to the interview live. Mr. Shargel has represented a number of pubic figures like Jeffrey Chodorow,James Coonan, Gurmeet Singh Dhinsa, Chris Gotti of Murder Inc. Records,John Gotti, John A. Gotti, Daniel Pelosi, and Marc Dreier. If you cant listen live at 7PM. I will post the interview after I finish conducting it.

Monday, August 24, 2009

David Weprin on THE PEREZ NOTES


Now that we are getting closer to the primary, I figured now would be the perfect time to start posting the interviews of some of the candidates. This is an interview I conducted with City Councilman David Weprin the Councilman is running for the office of New York City, Comptroller. Take a listen and see what you think.

Thursday, August 20, 2009

David Yassky on THE PEREZ NOTES


This is an interview I conducted with New York City Councilman, and New York City, Comptroller Candidate David Yassky. Listen to the Councilman's platform, and see what his vision for the City is, if he becomes the City's Chief Financial Officer.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Puro Dominicano on THE PEREZ NOTES


Tonight at 6PM. I will be interviewing Francisco Diaz. He is the Creator, and Director of the film "Puro Dominicano", and "El Regreso Way." His company is called Nice Driving Films. Puro Dominicano explores the complicated and controversial subjects of race and identity in ...the Dominican Republic. If you click on the link you can listen to the interview at 6PM if not then the interview will be posted on this post shortly after the interview.

Monday, August 17, 2009

Gerson Borrero on THE PEREZ NOTES


Listen to this interview I conducted with Gerson Borrero who is a political pundit on NY1, and is also a columnist for El Diario La Prensa. The man pulls no punches ladies, and gentleman he is honest to a fault, and he doesn't dunk any questions so take a listen.

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Pedro G. Espada on THE PEREZ NOTES


Listen to this interview I conducted with Pedro G. Espada. I figured now would be a good time to post this interview since, Mr. Espada the son, has gotten more ink in the press recently, than the Senior Espada. Take a listen and enjoy.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

TJ English on THE PEREZ NOTES


Tonight at 6PM. I will be interviewing Author TJ English who is the Author of "The Westies", and "Havana Nocturne" How the Mob owned Cuba and then lost it to the revolution. Shortly after the interview, I will be posting the interview right below this post, so those of you who can't listen live can listen via this site.

Monday, August 10, 2009

Ruben Diaz Jr. on THE PEREZ NOTES


I conducted this interview with Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. when he was still in the State Assembly. We discussed his life and his career and politics in general. At this point the Assemblyman knew that he wanted to run for the Presidency of the Borough of the Bronx. Also in studio that day was Assemblyman Marcos Crespo who was then on the staff of State Senator Ruben Diaz. It is good to witness peoples ascent in life and in politics.

Friday, August 7, 2009

Charlie Castro on THE PEREZ NOTES


I had the opportunity to interview Charlie Castro who authored the book "NYPD BLUE LIES." We discussed his life and his experiences as an NYPD officer. I will let you listen to the interview, and make your own assessment. Very juicy stuff about what happens behind the blue wall of silence.

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Carl Heastie on THE PEREZ NOTES


Tonight at 7PM listen to me interview Assemblyman Carl Heastie, who is also the chairman of the Bronx County Democratic Party. Immediately after the interview I will post the audio so that you can listen to the interview if you can't listen live.

Frank Barry on THE PEREZ NOTES


Tune in tonight folks at 6PM, I will be interviewing Frank Barry who is the author of the book "The Scandal of Reform." Frank is also a speech writer for Mayor Bloomberg. Take a listen. Shortly after the interview, I will update this post with the audio of the interview.

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Dominic Carter on THE PEREZ NOTES


I interviewed the host of New York 1's The Road To City Hall's Dominic Carter a while back. We discussed his book No Mommas Boy and his career as one the best political journalist in the country. He describes what it was like to interview Nelson Mandela and a host of other public figures. We also talked about his life growing up, and the steps he took to become one of the best in the business.

Monday, August 3, 2009

Manny Perez on THE PEREZ NOTES


With the release of the movie La Soga. I figured now would be the appropriate time to post my interview with Actor Manny Perez. It was an interview I conducted with Manny prior to the release of the movie El Cantante. We talk a lot about his life and his work and what it takes to make it in Hollywood. Take a listen.

Saturday, August 1, 2009

Calixto Chinchilla on THE PEREZ NOTES


I had the opportunity to interview Calixto Chinchilla who is the founder of the New York International Latino Film Festival and I wanted to share the interview with you all since it is the 10th Anniversary of the festival I hope you all enjoy it