In your city or mine?, Julio Bruno – Time Out Group CEO, culture guru and global citizen – chats to the world’s most influential trendsetters, thought-leaders and policymakers about the stuff that’s shaping our cities. Bringing knowledge and experience gained from a globe-spanning career in sectors that include travel, technology, media and e-commerce, along with active involvement in the start-up world as an investor and board adviser, Julio takes inspiration from the remarkable ingenuity that has surfaced across countless communities during the Covid-19 pandemic to ask his guests about the trends, topics, individuals and ideas that are transforming cultural and city life.
Anthony Scaramucci on working for Donald Trump for 11 days, how the Republican Party is ‘dying’ and why as a die-hard New Yorker he can’t wait for the current Mayor to leave office
In this new episode of your city or mine?, Julio meets Anthony Scaramucci, founder and managing partner of SkyBridge Capital, author, financier, former White House Communications Director and more. Anthony tells Julio about his Italian-American upbringing in Long Island; why working for Trump (very briefly) in 2017 was a ‘mistake’ and what he thinks of Trump now; why he thinks the Republican Party is doomed; why he can’t stand current NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio; and why he’s a big fan of Bitcoin.
EatOkra founders Anthony & Janique Edwards on how 2020 and the Black Lives Matter movement took their mission to spotlight Black-owned business to a new level. Plus Time Out’s NYC editor on the latest trends in the city
New Yorkers Anthony & Janique Edwards met on Tinder before marrying and founding the EatOkra app in 2016 as a way of supporting the Black community and celebrating Black-owned food and drink businesses. But it was the events of 2020, and the focus of the Black Lives Matter movement following the murder of George Floyd, that gave new energy and purpose to their mission. Here, Anthony & Janique tell Julio about turning a passion into a business, and why New York is the city they love. Plus, Julio speaks to Time Out New York editor Will Gleason about the latest trends in the city – including the return of roller-skating!
Lord Stuart Rose on being driven by ‘imposter syndrome’, the lessons he’s learned from five decades in retail and why Brexiteers will be 'sending me hate mail'
In this new episode of your city or mine?, Julio meets Lord Stuart Rose, a prominent British businessman who has worked in retail since the 1970s when he joined Marks and Spencer as a management trainee and later became its CEO and Chairman. Stuart was also CEO of Argos and Booker PLC, and until recently was Chairman of Ocado. He is currently Chairman of EG Group, Zenith and MAF Retail and is a board member of Time Out Group PLC. Stuart tells Julio how his childhood in Tanzania in the 1950s and '60s made him a citizen of the world; how he’s driven by imposter syndrome; how he believes the UK will one day return to a future Europe; and why he knows cities will never stop being hubs of culture and social life.
Philip Knatchbull, CEO Curzon Cinemas on releasing Oscar-winner ‘Parasite’; on his passion for film and London; on Brexit; and why ‘the virus is still in control’
In this second episode of your city or mine?, Julio meets Philip Knatchbull, the CEO of Curzon Cinemas, a much-loved entertainment brand famous for its stylish cinemas and its streaming platform dedicated to indie films and filmmakers from all over the world. Philip shares how he caught the film bug from his father, a film producer; how he had a vision for combining physical and virtual film-going; and how the pandemic has accelerated so many exciting changes in people’s relationships with culture and their cities.
Paul Carrick Brunson on working with Oprah, Time Out Market Lisbon and Kingston, Jamaica
In this inaugural episode, Julio meets Paul Carrick Brunson, a serial entrepreneur, television host and columnist whose specialty lies in teaching others. Julio and Paul discuss Paul’s career path, how he made it in television after a foray into investment banking, how he got to work with Oprah Winfrey, his passion for teaching and why he is 150 years old… Julio and Paul also reveal the inspiring story of how they met (listen to find out!), and why, for Paul, the city to which he’ll always feel most attached is Kingston, Jamaica.
Peter Tullin on creative entrepreneurship
Peter Tullin is the co-founder of Remix Summits, a global conference on the collision of culture, technology and entrepreneurship. Over the past seven years the Sydney edition of Remix has welcomed speakers spanning the British Museum to Disney. Tullin spends a lot of time trend spotting and talking to leading creatives globally, and in this podcast episode Mike asks him if we will see the rise of the creative entrepreneur in response to Covid.