Toure is an author, TV host, and podcaster. He has published five books including “I Would Die 4 U: Why Prince Became An Icon.” He is currently at work on two books. He is the co-host of Binge Worthy, a show about modern TV, on the People Entertainment Weekly network PEW.
He was the co-host of The Cycle on MSNBC for over four years.
He lives in Brooklyn with his wife and kids. For more check out Toure.com.
Elizabeth Spiers is the founder of The Insurrection, a creative and research firm.
She was previously a digital launch consultant and until Fall of 2012 was the editor in chief of The New York Observer and editorial director of Observer Media Group.
Prior to the Observer, she was the founder of Breaking Media, an online media company, which produces DealBreaker (a Wall Street tabloid), AboveTheLaw (a legal tabloid) and Fashionista (a fashion tabloid).
She was also the founding editor of Gawker, Gawker Media’s flagship site which she launched with publisher Nick Denton in December of 2002.
Azi Paybarah is a Senior Reporter for POLITICO New York, focusing on City Hall politics, crime and the NYPD. He is also co-writer of POLITICO New York Playbook.
He has covered politics for The New York Observer, WNYC, The New York Sun and the New York Press.
Once called Middle Eastern David Schwimmer.