Ep 48 // Twitter Moments / ‘Red Sparrow’

Premiere DateMar 9, 2018
00:00 Intro
01:18 START /// Twitter Moments (w/ Matt Ruby)
01:58 How porn affects teenagers
02:56 Sam Nunberg’s off the rails media tour
08:40 TM1: White House economic advisor Gary Cohn resigns, NYTimes reports
18:03 TM2: Cynthia Nixon could challenge Andrew Cuomo in the NY governor's race
32:15 TM3: How millennials are creating their own written language /// END
47:44 1st Person: Marina // Her Biggest Pet Peeve
51:00 Movie Review: ‘Red Sparrow’ w/ Charles Hinshaw
52:19 Movie Chat: ‘Red Sparrow’ (spoiler alert)
69:34 John Knefel // CPAC Makes Nice With White Nationalists
71:25 “Follow Me Down” (BTR Live Studio, 2018) Renata Zeiguer
76:29 Outro / Credits
77:14 Finish.

This week, Matt Ruby joins us for another edition of Twitter Moments, in which we talk about these topics that were trending on Twitter as we recorded:

White House economic advisor Gary Cohn resigns, New York Times reports

Cynthia Nixon could challenge Andrew Cuomo in the NY governor’s race

How millennials are creating their own written language

We’re also joined by Charles Hinshaw to discuss the recently released movie, Red Sparrow, starring Jennifer Lawrence and Joel Edgerton. Along the way, we’ll also hear from Radio Dispatch’s John Knefel with his thoughts on the extremist ideologies espoused at the recent conservative conference, CPAC; we’ll hear from a woman named Marina, who told us about one of her biggest pet peeves; and we’ll take an exclusive early listen to a performance by by Brooklyn indie-pop songsmith, Renata Zeiguer, from an episode of BTR Live Studio set to be released next week.

Music composed by and show edited by Hansdale Hsu.

HOST J. McVay
J grew up down in Louisiana and Texas before moving to NYC for college. After college, he decided to stick around, working in film and television production for well over a decade. He came to BTR in 2011 when he…

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