Our friends at WNYC Soundcheck, which is syndicated by NPR, have devised an amusing way to celebrate New York City’s mayoral changing of the guard: a remix contest that offers choice audio clips from some of New York’s mayors of note — everybody from Ed Koch to David Dinkins to Michael Bloomberg, and even all the way back to Fiorello La Guardia.
1) One of the judges is Evan Gregory of The Gregory Brothers.
2) WNYC Soundcheck host John Schaefer already gave it a shot, and the result is amusing:
3) The samples that you get to use are kind of fun, even on their own:
(Photo courtesy of Flickr/CarbonNYC)