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Bill McCuddy, David Graver, Zara Rutherford

Bill McCuddy, David Graver, Niles Rodgers

To celebrate Accutron's 62nd birthday, a true music icon joins the conversation, the one, and only Nile Rodgers. As the co-founder of CHIC and the Chairman of the Songwriters Hall of Fame, Rodgers pioneered a musical language that generated chart-topping hits like "Le Freak." Nile's work in the CHIC Organization and his productions for artists like David Bowie, Diana Ross, and Madonna have sold over 500 million albums and 75 million singles worldwide while his trendsetting collaborations with Daft Punk, Avicii, Keith Urban, Disclosure, Sam Smith and Lady Gaga reflect the vanguard of contemporary music.

Bill McCuddy, David Graver, La Palina, Hudson Whiskey

What do Hudson Whiskey, La Palina Cigars and website Single Malt Daily have in common? A special connection colored in Accutron green. To celebrate Accutron's birthday month, our hosts chat with Brendan O' Rourke, Site Leader at Tuthilltown Spirits producers of Hudson Whiskey, Sam Phillips, President and Co-owner of La Palina Cigars and Nate Gana, Founder of Bevridge and Owner of Whisky Live USA and Canada. Together they discuss the links between the whiskey and cigar worlds as well as the special Accutron items about to come out.

Bill McCuddy, David Graver, Bill McCuddy, Kamilah Forbes

The third season of The Accutron Show opens its curtains on one of the most legendary theaters in the world. In this episode, our hosts have the pleasure to talk to Kamilah Forbes, Executive Producer of The Apollo Theater and award-winning Director and Producer for film and television. Together they discuss the legacy and future of The Apollo and why "the Renaissance is NOW."

David Graver, Bill McCuddy, Scott Alexander, Isaac Mizrahi

The special and last episode of this second season of The Accutron Show is dedicated to design and its multilayered expressions. To speak about it, a real master of transformation and Renaissance man, Isaac Mizrahi. From his career beginning to his business choices, Mizrahi has constantly changed and redefined the meaning and role of a "designer," blending various forms of art within his creations, such as comedy, music, and theater.

David Graver, Bill McCuddy, Scott Alexander, Shari Frilot

Technology advancement can often make our life better, but what role does it play in art and film? In this episode of The Accutron Show, our hosts talk to Shari Frilot, artist, filmmaker, and chief curator of the New Frontier program at the Sundance Film Festival. Shari plays a key role in discovering new art forms that use technology as a tool to tell stories. Together they discuss the importance of values in a time where everything is controlled by technology, the meaning of the word "bio-digital" and much more.

David Graver, Bill McCuddy, Andrew Chaikin

For this episode of The Accutron Show, our hosts go back into space to discuss the future of exploration. They do it with award-winning science journalist and space historian Andrew Chaikin who has authored books and articles about space exploration and astronomy for more than three decades. Writer-director and explorer James Cameron (Titanic, Aliens of the Deep) called him “our best historian of the space age.”

Bill McCuddy, David Graver, Joey Brander, Brycent

Every day we are overwhelmed by words like metaverse, cryptocurrency, web3, and much more that have to do with a whole alternate reality, with its own ecosystem. Our hosts talk to Brycent, recognized as the most notable NFT gamer in the world, content creator and Co-Founder and CEO of Loot Squad, a web3 gaming organization; and Joey Brander, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of First Serve Partners, a venture capital firm with a focus on emerging industries and emerging generations.

David Graver, Bill McCuddy, Scott Alexander, David Rooney

In this special episode dedicated to history, our hosts talk to writer, historian, and lifelong clock enthusiast David Rooney about how the meaning, perception, and use of time have changed since its creation. Together they also discuss Rooney's latest book About Time: A History of Civilization in Twelve Clocks, captivating, surprising history of timekeeping and how it has shaped our world. Tune in and join the ultimate time travel with The Accutron S

Bill McCuddy, David Graver, Alessandro Nivola

Award-winning actor Alessandro Nivola, star of the HBO production "The Many Saints of Newark" is the featured guest of this episode of The Accutron Show. Together with our hosts, Alessandro talks about his career, his experience in shooting in pandemic times, and the future of the movie industry.

Verve Records, James Krents

By launching the careers of artists such as Ella Fitzgerald, Nina Simone, Stan Getz, Bill Evans, Billie Holiday, and Oscar Peterson, among others the groundbreaking Verve Records has brought “The Jazz Of America” into millions of homes around the world. In this episode of The Accutron Show, our hosts talk to James Krents, Executive Vice President of Verve Records about the "meaning" and evolution of jazz from its roots until today.

Bill McCuddy, David Graver, Katic Couric

The Accutron Show welcomes the one and only, Katie Couric, to talk about her life, career, and controversial new memoir Going There. Katie and our hosts discuss how the role of the journalist and media has changed over the years with the progress of technology.

Bill McCuddy, David Graver, Neil deGrasse Tyson

In this special episode of The Accutron Show, our hosts talk about space with one of the most famous astrophysicists in the world, Neil deGrasse Tyson. What does the future look like for space exploration programs? What's the truth about UFOs? And most importantly, what happened to Pluto?

David Graver, Bill McCuddy, Hope Solo

For this episode of The Accutron Show, our hosts talk to a true champion, Hope Solo, former goalkeeper for the United States women's national soccer team from 2000 to 2016, World Cup champion, and two-time Olympic gold medalist. Hope talks about the challenges of being a goalkeeper, the women's soccer scene in the U.S. today, and her charitable projects.

David Graver, Bill McCuddy, Scott Alexander, Leo Chan

Influencers have been redefining the way brands connect with their audience. However, their job is becoming more and more complex as social media platforms multiply and people's attention span shrinks to a few frames of a second. In this episode of The Accutron Show, our hosts meet with Leo Chan, lifestyle and travel influencer, and Creative Director of Levitate Style.

Bill McCuddy, David Graver, Jean-Claude Biver

Bill McCuddy, David Graver, Daniel Boulud

The first special episode of this season of The Accutron Show is dedicated to innovation, one of four brand pillars together with space, design, and history of the Accutron brand. For the occasion, our hosts meet with world-renowned Chef and Restaurateur, Daniel Boulud, one of America's leading culinary authorities, to discuss how innovation is the key to continuing tradition in the future.

Bill McCuddy, David Graver, Antwaun Sargent

On this episode, our hosts meet with the incredibly talented Indrani Pal-Chaudhuri, celebrity photographer, filmmaker, and social justice advocate. Together they talk about Indrani's career, her childhood experience with Mother Theresa, her iconic work with David Bowie, Beyonce, and Lady Gaga, and her active involvement in social justice issues.

David Graver, Bill McCuddy, Scott Alexander, Frank DiLella

After being shut down for more than 15 months, the lights of Broadway are coming back on! To share the excitement, our hosts meet with Frank DiLella, Emmy Award winning host of “On Stage” on Spectrum News NY1, the news channel's weekly half-hour theater program.

Bill McCuddy, Scott Alexander, David Graver, Jeffrey Cohen, Michael Benavente

In this episode of our podcast, our hosts welcome to the studio Jeffrey Cohen, President of Citizen Watches America, and Michael Benavente, Managing Director of Bulova and Accutron. Together they go "behind the scenes" on the relaunch of the iconic Accutron brand, discussing the strategy, the collections and the celebration of Accutron's 60th Anniversary.

Bill McCuddy, Scott Alexander, David Graver, Bruno Levy

Bruno Levy is a multi-disciplinary artist who works in diverse mediums that range between tattooing, video, photography, music, painting and drawing. He has performed and shown works internationally at institutions and festivals ranging from the Guggenheim, the SFMOMA, the MCA in Chicago, the Bronx Museum, the Jumbotron in Times Square and many more. Bruno has become and established tattoo artist with a unique approach to design and philosophy behind this form of art. Discover more in this episode of The Accutron Show.

James DeSantis, David Graver, Scott Alexander, Bill McCuddy

Have you ever suffered from... "Backyard Envy"? In this episode of The Accutron Show, our hosts interview James DeSantis, co-founder of landscaping company Manscapers and Bravo TV personality. James has helped create green spaces for Diane von Furstenberg, Calvin Klein and Sies Marjan. Tune in and be green.

Rod Lurie, David Graver, Scott Alexander, Bill McCuddy

Our hosts have a powerful conversation with director, screenwriter and former film critic Rod Lurie. Together they discuss the state of Hollywood movie productions today and the incredible making of Lurie's latest film "The Outpost".

Jeanette Montgomery Barron, David Graver, Scott Alexander, Bill McCuddy

Jeanette Montgomery Barron is an established photographer that became known for her portraits of the New York art world in the 1980s. Some of the iconic personalities she has photographed include Andy Warhol, Robert Mapplethorpe and Cindy Sherman. Together with our hosts, they discuss the evolution of art from photography from film to Instagram.

Scott Meller, David Graver, Bill McCuddy, Scott Alexander

Kate Betts, David Graver, Bill McCuddy, Scott Alexander

In this episode our hosts talkt to American fashion journalist Kate Betts who has been covering the world of style for 25 years, first as a reporter in the Paris bureau of Women’s Wear Daily and later as an editor at Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar and Time magazine.

David Graver, Susan Rockefeller, Scott Alexander, Bill McCuddy

Award-winning documentary filmmaker, artist, and conservationist Susan Rockefeller joins our hosts to discuss the meaning and actions behind the word 'sustainability'. Susan is also a designer of inspirational jewelry.

Steve Richardson, David Graver, Scott Alexander, Bill McCuddy

Out hosts are quite.. puzzled by the story of this episode's guest, Steve Richardson, founder of the iconic Stave Puzzles. Together they discuss how this very successful company came to life, the mechanics behind its puzzles, and why Steve calls himself a tormentor!

David Graver, Suchi Reddy, Scott Alexander, Bill McCuddy

In this episode, our hosts meet with Suchi Reddy founder of Reddymade, a firm with a human-centric approach to design, dedicated to celebrating diversity and equality, as well as addressing the economic, social, environmental and cultural impacts of its work on both the user and the planet. They discuss neuroaesthetics as well as the future of architecture and design.

Jonathan Riley, Bill McCuddy, David Graver, Scott Alexander

In this episode, our hosts meet with Jonathan Riley, CEO of Portland-based agency Better, that operates within multiple industries and networks in order to empower under-served communities and people of color with awareness, access and opportunity.

Eliot Cuker, Bill McCuddy, David Graver, Scott Alexander

Renaissance man, actor, car aficionado and art collector, Elliot Cuker, is the guest of this episode of The Accutron Show. Together with our hosts, Elliot shares some of the most memorable moments of his career and talks about the beauty of classic cars and how the modern automotive industry is evolving the concept of luxury and beauty.

Ralph Erenzo, Bill McCuddy, David Graver, Scott Alexander

In this episode, we discuss the rise of niche distilleries in America. Our hosts meet Ralph Erenzo, founder of Tuthilltown Spirits Farm Distillery, New York’s first whiskey distillery since prohibition that creates some of America’s most prized spirits in the Hudson Valley.

Timo Weiland, Bill McCuddy, David Graver, Scott Alexander

Timo Weiland is an American fashion designer, DJ, entrepreneur as well as the co-founder and creative director of the Timo Weiland brand. An eclectic and multifaceted personality in the studio with our hosts discussing the status and future of fashion.

Maria Brito, Bill McCuddy, David Graver, Scott Alexander

Maria Brito is an award-winning New York-based contemporary art advisor, author, and curator. In this episode our hosts talk to Maria about art, artists, galleries and curators in America today and where this massive industry is heading. Tune in to discover more.

Ryan Sirignano, Bill McCuddy, David Graver, Scott Alexander

What is the meaning of handwriting in the heart of the digital age? What is the passion (or obsession) behind the art of collecting expensive pens? This podcast features guest Ryan Sirignano, National Director of Sales for Esterbrook Pens, a company founded in 1858.

Jack Forester, Bill McCuddy, David Graver, Scott Alexander

This episode features watch connoisseur royalty, Jack Forster editor in chief of Jack discusses with our hosts about the origins of his renowned digital platform, the future of print media and the book he wrote to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Accutron.

Prosper Assouline, Bill McCuddy, David Graver, Scott Alexander

Assouline Publishing is considered to be the first luxury brand on culture. In this episode of The Accutron Show, our hosts meet its founder, Prosper Assouline and discuss with him, how culture and design come together to give life to their visually unique books and their meaning in the digital era we live in. The episode also celebrates the release of the the book Accutron: from the space age to the digital age, published by Assouline that shines a light on the 60th year heritage of the American iconic brand. 

David Powell, Bill McCuddy, David Graver, Scott Alexander

What kind of cocktail are you? Together with our guest David Powell, brand ambassador of Hudson Whiskey, we discuss his career and the art behind making and choosing a cocktail. From the latest cocktail trends to the best bars in America, fill up your glass and join us for a journey through the pleasure of sipping your favorite drinks.

Carol Alt, Bill McCuddy, David Graver, Scott Alexander

In this episode of the Accutron Show, our hosts interview iconic American supermodel, actress and author, Carol Alt to talk about the evolution and meaning of modeling in the era of Instagram and TikTok. Carol takes us through the journey of her incredible career; from her simple beginning as a restaurant waitress to being defined as "The Most Beautiful Woman In The World" by Playboy Magazine.

Jack Rico, Bill McCuddy, David Graver, Scott Alexander

Jack Rico, host of NBC's award winning show "Consumer 101" discusses with our hosts the must haves and fails in today's world of gadgets. Are you light ready for your next Zoom call? Is you wireless keyboard letting you down? Check out this episode to learn more.

Mika Bulmash, Bill McCuddy, David Graver, Scott Alexander

This episode explores the history of wine production in the United States, helps us navigate throughout the various labels (organic, biodynamic, natural...) and highlights the stories behind countries and regions around the world that are producing extraordinary wine.

Sam Phillips, Bill McCuddy, David Graver, Scott Alexander

La Palina Cigars, is the ultra-premium handmade cigars that offer a meritage of the finest aged tobacco leaves selected and blended by master artisans. In this episode, our hosts meet with Sam Phlllips, president of La Palina Cigars to discuss the ritual of cigar smoking, the craftsmanship behind their premium products and the special collaboration with Accutron.

Reginald Brack, Bill McCuddy, David Graver, Scott Alexander

The episode's featured guest is Reginald Brack, Industry Analyst for Watches and Jewelry at the NPD Group. Reginald and our hosts talk about the current and future trends in the watch world, the importance of heritage and storytelling and the value that time adds to... time.

Bill McCuddy, David Graver, Scott Alexander

Introducing our three hosts that will take you through the journey of The Accutron Show: entertainment reporter Bill McCuddy, journalist David Graver (Cool Hunting, New York Times, Vogue) and Editor Scott Alexander (GQ, Playboy).