Christopher Swain joins Vince DiMiceli and Gersh Kuntzman on Brooklyn Paper Radio


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In the drink: Christopher Swain — who swam the Gowanus Canal and Newtown Creek — joined Gersh and Vince on Brooklyn Paper Radio.
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On the latest edition of Brooklyn Paper Radio, Gersh Kuntzman and Vince DiMiceli sat down with “Toxic Avenger” Christopher Swain, who last year became a hero to all when he swam both the putrid Newtown Creek and the gonorrhea-infused Gowanus Canal.

The daredevil talked about what it is like to be the only man alive to survive a dip in both.

The boys also gave an on-air job interview to Brooklyn Paper reporter candidate Nathan Place — who, we learn, does not live on Nathan Place in Huntington Station, Long Island, but has worked for a newspaper in China.

Also, legendary Brooklyn Paper reporter Natalie O’Neill calls in from her new home in Oregon, where she makes it clear she is only high on coffee.

And after an impassioned plea to legendary comedian Mel Brooks to do us a big favor, our hosts unveiled their latest million-dollar idea.

So take a listen right here, or download our podcast anytime at from iTunes!

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Updated 12:01 pm, January 13, 2016
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Sean Felder from Harlem NYC says:
To Vince Dimiceli,this is Sean Felder and former employee of MSG.I'm suing Radio City Music Hall for discrimination at US District Court,seeking award damages and backpay.How could me,my witnesses get on your show?We wanna talk about the culture of MSG,why minority workers are scared to speak out and J Dolan violating labor laws at workplace.Judge Loretta Preska is assigned to the case ok?MSG has a history of mistreating employees who speak out and it's serious.
Jan. 25, 2016, 10:53 am

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