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Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the defining political story of 2018—President Donald Trump.
It's Radio Dispatch Best of 2018 and we're revisiting our interview with Osita Nwanevu on America's history of…
Joe revisits his appearance on Owen Shroyer's "War Room" live on Infowars.
It's Radio Dispatch Best of 2018 and we're revisiting our interview with Molly Crabapple on her book, Brothers of the…
J. McVay shares his 10 favorite films of 2018. He also revisits a few documentaries from the Tribeca Film Festival that…
Joe recaps some of the best interviews of the year from his daily podcast.
When life gives you lemons, the internet turns them into memes.
Joe revisits his interview with Popula's Maria Bustillos about her Anthony Bourdain interview, perhaps the celebrity…
It's Radio Dispatch Best of 2018 and we're revisiting our interview with Natalie Shure on Medicare for All. Also,…
The social media platform is known for its hate, racism and misinformation. So we wrote about it a lot.
Looking at our most read stories of the year makes us wonder about what our readers want.
A look back at the full year of Book Talk with 5 of the best bits, and 5 more honorable mentions
Joe revisits his interview with Alicia Walker about her study exploring penis size and self esteem, and how internet…
It's Radio Dispatch Best of 2018 and we're revisiting our interview with Nathan Robinson on media coverage of Israel and…
No bracket? No problem. Sports gave us plenty to talk about in 2018.
Joe revisits his May interview with Champagne Sharks host Trevor Beaulieu (@RickyRawls) about Kanye West's public…
Trying to survive the holidays? We got ya. Commiserate with our familial challenged storytellers as they recount a…
Our Christmas episode, featuring The Insecure Chef and John’s first NYC Christmas job.
Verónica Peña is an interdisciplinary artist whose work explores migration policies, cross-cultural dialogue, and…
Joe revisits his February interview with Corey Rhyan, whose research calculated the economic cost of the opioid crisis…
It's Radio Dispatch Best of 2018 and we're revisiting our interview with Bryce Covert on Medicaid work requirements,…
This was the year news broke, in every sense possible.
Joe revisits his February interview with Eric Gugick, one of his former teachers, in the wake of the school shooting in…
It's Radio Dispatch Best of 2018 and we revisit our interview with Meagan Day on the Workplace Democracy Act. Also, New…
J. McVay and Jackie Soller on Pawel Pawlikowski’s movie, ‘Cold War.’ Plus some favorite 1st Person segments and…
This year, I traveled the midwest, deep south and more. These were the wildest rides.
In Part 2, Jennifer Erb-Downward discusses policy recommendations from her brief, including discussing school attendance…
It's Radio Dispatch's Best of 2018, and we revisit our interview with Micah Uetricht on resurgent labor militancy. Also,…
Several of Santa’s little helpers are the least realistic parts of movies about magical fat men with flying reindeer.
In this episode, I took a detailed look at some of the best books out there to explain this magical time of year.
Jennifer Erb-Downward of the University of Michigan joins the show to discuss her recent policy brief exploring chronic…
It's Radio Dispatch's Best of 2018, and we revisit our interview with Nima Shirazi on Trump's destruction of the Iran…
They tried to retread "Elf" with another guy from "Old School" and it went worse than anyone could have suspected.
In Part 2, Curtis Deutsch and Justin Penn discuss the underlying factors of the "The Great Dying" which, through their…
It's Radio Dispatch Best of 2018 and we're revisiting our interview with Alexis Goldstein on Medicaid work requirements.…
Janice Sloane is a NY-based artist who works with themes of decay and impermanence. She has had solo exhibitions at: The…
Curtis Deustch and Justin Penn of the University of Washington discuss their recent study exploring global warming…
It's Radio Dispatch Best of 2018 and we're revisiting our interview with Charlotte Shane about the bizarre framing of…
Cold beer, dad rock and financial advice. What more could you ask for?
In Part 3, Aisling and Joe discuss how self-care pushes actual mental health issues aside and the absurdity of…
It’s Radio Dispatch best of 2018 and we’re revisiting our interview with Briahna Joy Gray on Democratic strategy.…
Rabbi Avram Mlotek revisits 2018 w/ Matt Ruby and J. McVay. Jacqueline & J on the new movie, ‘Mary Queen of Scots.’…
In Part 2, Aisling McCrea discusses social media and how idealistic representations of women have worsened with the…
A Propubilca story shows that poor people get audited at a higher rate than rich people, the debate over whether Bernie…
Aisling McCrea joins the show to discuss her recent piece for Current Affairs discussing self care and how its framed as…
Catching up on the protests in France, the NYPD engages in its own form of family separation, an enthusiastic goodbye to…
​Ann talks about how she's come to be at peace in her life and how her attitude has changed over time. 1st Person…
In Part 2, Bryor Snefjella discusses Twitter's utility in language studies, pop culture reinforcing national…
Trump is directly implicated in felonies, the establishment is looking to crush Medicare for All, and Paul Ryan’s long…
Jackie Brown is a Maine-based artist who makes biomorphic sculptures and drawings that explore our relationship to…
Bryor Snefjella joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring Twitter language to identify national character…
We warmed up apres-ski style with the Juicy Brews Winter Craft Beer Invitational at Five Boroughs Brewing Company.
Kevin Hart refused to apologize for homophobic jokes, and Republicans dirty tricks in Michigan and North Carolina.
Remember us for the simple things, like the garbage we binged on Netflix.
In Part 3, Jeff Bellone discuses Kevin Durant rumors and Knicks Film School's content and charitable mission this year.
The NYPD has its own drone program, Saudis bought huge blocks of rooms at the Trump hotel, and Trump didn't ruin HW's…
J. McVay, Jacqueline Soller, and Charles Hinshaw discuss ‘Roma,’ ‘Vox Lux,’ and ‘Creed II.’ And a preview…
In Part 2, in Jeff Bellone discusses the curious case of Frank Ntilikina and whether or not the Knicks are likely to…
Michael Flynn substantially cooperated with the Mueller investigation, and Wisconsin Republicans circumvent democracy.
How Al Jourgensen accidentally got Bush’s legacy more correct than anyone on cable news.
The world of ragtime is the backdrop for a remarkable story about the price of freedom, the longing …
Knicks Film School creator Jeff Bellone returns to discuss the biggest storylines surrounding the 2018 New York Knicks.
Having recently gone through a major life transition, Kenice talks about how she got over the betrayal she experienced…
J.McVay joins the show to discuss Joe's list of the worst right wing pundits of 2018, including some recent additions.
What happens when members of the media identify more with each other than oppressed communities, the Republican Party…
Rosary Solimanto is an activist and artist whose work explores disABILITY identity, biology, healthcare and medicine…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss Michael Cohen's potential impact on the Mueller investigation and Donald Trump's…
It's a Russiagate Roundup, catching up on the news about the Putin Penthouse, the Moscow project, Michael Cohen's plea,…
This week was cold in New York City but warm in our hearts. Should we be worried that we have hypothermia? Seems like a…
In Part 2, Maura Quint discusses why there aren't more conservative comedians and the objective of political satire.
Catching up on two stories of ICE human rights violations, and a long story shows how Trump's secretary of labor…
John Bolton hasn’t listen to Khashoggi tape. World on track for catastrophic climate change. Manafort met with…
Real New Yorkers hate Times Square all year round but the hatred is even worse on NYE.
Maura Quint joins the show to discuss the WHCA's decision not to hire a comedian for the White House Correspondents'…
Catching up on the lying exploits of Paul Manafort, and Trump's bizarre climate change denial. photo by Voice of…
Reimagining Our Tomorrows is for all the doers and dreamers anxious to ensure our best days are still …
In Part 2, Kate Sweeny discusses other flow-inducing activities, self-reporting from subjects, and why productivity…
Ryan Devereaux on the violence against migrants at the Southern border, and the Republican response.
Marian shares the story of his first love and the subsequent heartbreak. 1st Person is presented by Urban…
Kate Sweeny joins the show to discuss her recent study exploring how flow helps people cope with stressful waiting…
We all have nightmares. So of us haven’t woken up from ours yet—we’re living them!! Bwahahaha. Sigh. From crapping…
The utility of calling voters racist, and listener mail. Photo via The Public Domain courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
Pittsburgh has really been through the ringer these past few months and I could feel it when I went back.
A new study finds that the video game may help people cope with stressful waiting periods.
Sidney Mullis lives and works in State College, PA. Her work has been exhibited in a number of locations including…
In Part 2, Karla Kaun discusses more shocking findings from her study and the findings' potential to change outlook on…
A look at two anti-abortion bills in Ohio, and a listener mail about Bolsonaro in Brazil. photo by Jordanuhl7 via…
Karla Kaun joins the show to discuss her recent study exploring how alcohol influences memory formation.
J. McVay, Jacqueline Soller, and Charles Hinshaw on ‘Shoplifters,’ ‘Widows,’ and ‘The Favourite.’ And a…
A Democratic win in Orange County, Facebook breaks ties with a conservative consulting group, and the ACLU reveals new…
In Part 2, Rich Hanley discusses the intrinsic relationship between Thanksgiving and football in America, ESPN's awkward…
Trump reaffirms his support for Saudi Arabia despite the CIA's conclusion that MBS had Jamal Khashoggi killed, and a New…
Inspired by true events, ‘The Lighthouse Keeper’s Daughter’ is a sweeping historical novel that …
Rich Hanley returns on Thanskgiving Eve to discuss the biggest storylines of the NFL season.
A look the special election for the Mississippi Senate seat, CNBC thinks that 29-year-olds should have a year's salary…
Carlo explains the difference between love and lust, as he sees it, and reminisces about his first romantic…
Women are more embarrassed about farting than men—but they shouldn’t be.
Female comedians are taking female desire back and we should all applaud.
In Part 2, Asher Rosinger details the definitions of adequate hydration and sleep length and offers some speculation as…
Frontline’s AC Thompson on his new film Documenting Hate: New American Nazis, some Democrats have mounting anxiety…
Jen Shepard is originally from East Texas and currently lives and works in Bushwick, Brooklyn. She received her MFA from…
Asher Rosinger joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring the relationship between sleep deprivation and…
A creepy conservative tweeted about AOC's nice clothes and got the biggest ratio in the history of Twitter, and the…
A look back at this week's BTRtoday stories shows us displaying our core strengths and offers advice on strengthening…
Joe talks about Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's early days in Washington and how she uses social media to expertly respond to…
Matt Ruby chats w/ Dr. Jonathan Fader about performance psychology. Winston & J on the new movie, ‘Jonathan.’ And a…
A huge story at the Times on the depths to which Facebook sank, and Trump calls to mobilize the opposition to…
The latest Facebook revelations make a sequel to the 2010 Facebook movie seem like something that has to happen.
In Part 2, Tyler Reny discusses how the false "white economic anxiety" media narrative prevailed for so long, historical…
Amazon will come to New York and Cristal City, ICE is holding far more people than we initially thought, and Alexandria…
Why does everyone love pinot noir? It’s really no mystery but here are three clues anyhow.
A fresh, revelatory foray into the new science of dreams—how they work, what they’re for, and how …
Tyler Reny joins the show to discuss his recently published paper entitled "Vote Switching in the 2016 Election: How…
Jeff Flake's Senate seat has gone to a Democrat, Trump snubbed two different Veterans Day events, what really happened…
Uddhava shares his views on spirituality and how he feels people can live peaceably together while at various levels of…
In Part 2, Reed Richardson talks about the limits of data journalism on Election Night, the responsibilities of…
Republicans don't want votes to be counted in Florida, Sessions restricts the use of consent decrees before he leaves as…
Brett Wallace is a New York-based artist whose practice involves an exploration of the future of work.
Reed Richardson joins the show to discuss his piece for FAIR exploring major media's Election Night coverage gimmicks,…
Trump's punishment of Jim Acosta bodes poorly for press freedom, and the Thousand Oaks shooter had a history of sexual…
Daylight Savings darkness sucks. Election Day sucks. We're dealing with it.
In Part 2, Troy Quast discusses the dynamic nature of studying the opioid epidemic, differences in state foster care…
Matt Ruby chats w/ Luisa Díez about her anthropological view of comedy. Jacqueline & J on the new movie, ‘Can You…
Ted Alexandro joins us to discuss his new comedy special, "Senior Class of Earth." Also, all hell broke loose on…
Troy Quast returns to discuss his most recent study exploring the relationship between opioid prescriptions and child…
The good news is Democrats have taken the House, several statehouses and seven governorships. The bad news is…
No song is truly a smash until the internet turns it into a meme.
A bold, heartfelt tale of life at Green Gables...before Anne
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the major storylines from the 2018 midterm elections, including surprise results,…
The DOJ sends officials to 19 states to inspect so-called irregularities, dealing with a job under capitalism, and…
Carol reminisces about her childhood home in Argentina and shares what made it special to her. 1st Person is…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss GW's most recent polling, examine close House and Senate races, and offer a few…
The white women who love Trump, why law enforcement doesn’t stop right wing extremism, and the ugly history of barbed…
The latest pop star trend could become the greatest troll job of all-time.
Danish artist Anna Borgman and German artist Candy Link have been working together since 2011 to create public…
Fellow BTRtoday staffer Elena Childers joins the show to discuss music stars disavowing Trump playing their music at his…
Republicans go to extreme measures to suppress voting rights, Trump orders the military to shoot migrants if they throw…
Joe discusses President Trump's racist campaign ad and reminds listeners of some of the the other racist ads run by…
Rena, Matt, and J on Trump’s rhetoric & responsibility. Jacqueline & J on the new movie, Burning.’ And a sneak…
Trump tweets a new racist ad, the mail bomber's home was foreclosed on by Steve Mnuchin, and Mattis and Pompeo call for…
Joe discusses a recent study exploring voting power by state and why we as voters should examine how unrepresentative…
We checked out Jonathan Toubin's Haunted Hop Halloween Spooktacular at the Knockdown Center in Queens!
A plot to falsely accuse Robert Mueller of sexual assault has been referred to the FBI, the backlash against Steve King…
What We Owe is a novel of love, guilt and dreams for a better future, vibrating with both sorrow and …
Eoin Higgins returns to discuss his recent article on Vice exploring Republicans' voter suppression efforts ahead of the…
Whitey Bulger’s death offers a rare opportunity to use my name in a headline.
Axios publishes an extraordinarily irresponsible story about Trump's desire to end birthright citizenship, the response…
Kevin talks about his upbringing, how it prevented him from celebrating Halloween, and what he thinks about the…
Dr. Steve Billet is the Director of the Legislative Affairs Masters and Chief of Staff of the Graduate School of…
Frontline’s James Jacoby on The Facebook Dilemma, and Molly calls in to discuss the anti-Semitic terror attack in…
A suspicious package might show up at your Halloween party this year. But don’t fear. It’s just an idiot.
Bonam Kim is a Brooklyn-based sculptor whose work speaks to her experiences of displacement and her struggle with…
Joe discusses the shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh and calls on major media outlets to address right…
At least two more bombs have been discovered since Thursday, Trump considers shutting down the southern border, and…
Don't stress too much about Halloween. Drink some beer and get rowdy at a punk show instead.
Tim Johnson of Media Matters for America joins the show to discuss right wing media's vilification of prominent liberals…
Favorite performances, directors, and more from the 2018 New York Film Festival. Thoughts on streaming services’…
We spend the hour on the mail bombs, Trump's response, and hollow calls for unity among Democrats and…
A Democrat in an uphill contest borrows some swagger and charm from famed, fictional paranormal investigators.
Blake Montgomery of BuzzFeed News joins the show to discuss the hoaxes and misinformation surrounding the pipe bombs…
In leaked audio, Brian Kemp said that he was worried that people would exercise their right to vote, the White House…
‘No Cameras Allowed: My Career as an Outlaw Rock and Roll Photographer’ tells the story, in words …
J.McVay joins the show to discuss the suspicious packages sent to prominent Democrats and how right wing media figures…
Trump calls himself a Nationalist a press conference in Houston and claims that "Middle Easterners" are hiding in the…
Julian shares how he got started in photography, how it has evolved into a career, and describes his favorite…
A new report from the International Drug Policy Consortium details the destructive drug policy over the last decade.
In Part 2, Marie Nougier discusses the advocacy and objectives of the IDPC's report on the U.N.'s failed global war on…
Synopsis here Josh Sharp (ucbtheatre.com) Kevin Doyle (@KevinJamesDoyle) Ashley Brooke…
Frontline’s Martin Smith on his new documentary The Pension Gamble, Molly on Trump’s proposed anti-trans initiative,…
Brooklyn-based artist Thomas Lendvai transforms everyday construction materials into large-scale, site-responsive,…
Marie Nougier joins the show to discuss the International Drug Policy Consortium's (IDPC) report exposing the U.N's…
A rant about the word "tribalism," and immigrants fear that applying for government benefits will put their status in…
Sarah McClure joins the show to discuss her recent study that found evidence of 7,200-year-old cheese-making on the…
Favorite films from the 2018 New York Film Festival. Charles Hinshaw and J. McVay on mid90s.’ John Knefel on Mitch…
Trump threatens Honduras as a migrant caravan heads north, and more thoughts on Trump's defending of the Saudis and…
Xavier Persad joins the show to discuss the Human Rights Campaign's Municipal Equality Index, measuring LGBTQ inclusive…
The Today show does free advertising for a white nationalist group, Mitch McConnell said he will go after Social…
The Flyers’ new mascot seems perfect for spooky season. But some memes are meant to stay online.
In 'An Uncivil War,' Greg Sargent sounds an urgent alarm about the deeper roots of our democratic backsliding—and…
Joe discusses Elizabeth Warren's decision to publish results of her DNA test and challenge Donald Trump to pay the $1…
Elizabeth Warren biffs it in trying to prove Trump's hypocrisy, and NYC homelessness among students skyrockets since…
Edward, a black man who is also a Republican and a Christian, explains how his views set him apart and against those…
In Part II, Susan Ades Stone and Ranen Miao discuss The Proxy Project, major issues concerning young/potential voters,…
The GOP invites the Proud Boys to their club in NYC, white men love Trump, the administration is weighing another round…
Jason File (b.1976, USA) is an artist, university lecturer in fine art, and war crimes prosecutor who lives and works…
Susan Ades Stone and Ranen Miao join the show to discuss The Proxy Project, a unique voter registration initiative…
We got over-caffeinated at the NY Coffee Festival 2018.
Outright voter suppression in Georgia. Bernie lays out a leftist vision for foreign policy. And listener mail.
At the most recent Cat Camp, BreakThruTV’s Chelsea White spoke with cat behavior specialist Dr. Mikel Delgado to get a…
What's fall without cosplay, good wine and punk rock? Not a fall we'd want to have.
Joe talks about Eli Manning's career as his time as the New York Giants starting quarterback appears to be coming to a…
J. McVay and Jacqueline Soller on ‘A Star Is Born.’ J and Charles Hinshaw on ‘Private Life.’ Plus a preview of…
A Saudi Arabian journalist is missing and speculated to have been killed by the Saudi government, Brett Kavanaugh argues…
Nick Morrow joins the show to discuss National Coming Out Day and Human Rights Campaign's various resources available to…
Jesse Myerson on climate change and the right wing response to Medicare for All, and Molly on reports that the children…
A piercingly raw debut story collection from a young writer with an explosive voice; a treacherously …
Jane Lytvynenko joins the show to discuss the spread of misinformation and memes in the wake of Taylor Swift's…
John and Molly on Susan Collins, the confirmation of Kavanaugh, and John explains a new right wing meme.
Haley tells us about how stepping out of her comfort zone to travel and have new experiences has given her better…
Joe discusses the mockery of #HimToo and why the right's only politically uniting principle is triggering the libs.
BTRtoday visited the 2018 New York Comic Con at the Javits Center
We spend the hour on the NYT investigation of Trump’s financial fraud.
Zahar Vaks is a visual artist who was born in Tashkent, Uzbekistan and currently lives and works in Brooklyn New York.
Aisling McCrea joins the show to discuss her recent article exploring the intellectual dishonesty and political…
Conservatives blame liberals for making them support Kavanaugh, Molly’s adventures at Men’s Warehouse.
DragCon and progressive carbon taxes rule. Brett Kavanaugh and music industry perverts suck.
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the potential electoral impact of Brett Kavanaugh's approval, limits of the FBI…
Kavanaugh, SCOTUS, and the Senate w/ Rena Karefa-Johnson, Matt Ruby, & J. McVay. Winston Cook Wilson & J. on ‘The Old…
The FBI supplemental investigation has been delivered, Jane Mayer and Ronan Farrow report that several witnesses…
Joe waxes about the Vice trailer and wonders if a hit movie will help remind people of the Bush administration's…
Trump verbally attacks and mocks Blasey Ford and says it’s a very dangerous time for young men, but that women are…
In 1928, less than a dozen American women had a pilot's license, making the few women who flew …
Eoin Higgins returns to discuss Brett Kavnaugh's qualifications for the Supreme Court and what Democratic senators said…
Christian Bale and his gut should lead Adam McKay & Co. to more Academy Awards
Jesse Myerson joins us to discuss the Kavanaugh protests, more reporting indicates Kavanaugh may have known these…
Keith describes how his early life experiences unfortunately led him to abandon his upbringing and end up in jail before…
Sean Sullivan returns to preview the MLB playoffs and offer up his World Series prediction.
Frontline producer and reporter Jim Gilmore joins us to discuss the new Frontline documentary Trump’s Showdown. Also,…
Sky Kim was born in Seoul, Korea and received a Master’s Degree in Painting at Pratt Institute in New York.
BTRtoday Editor-in-Chief Adam Bulger joins the show to discuss Jeff Flake's move to delay the Kavanaugh vote and how the…
RuPaul's DragCon took over the Javits center this weekend.
John and Molly unpack the Kavanaugh hearing. Jeff Flake
A look back at a week of stories about old school hip hop, cutting edge indie rock, healthy dogs and hilarious moths.
Dr. Steve Billet returns to offer reactions to Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's…
Bryan Bruchman interviews Kyle Hurst about Big aLICe Brewing Co. Jackie and J. discuss new movie, ‘All About Nina.’…
The Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation process is a bottomless pit.
Joe reacts to watching Dr. Christine Blasey Ford's testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Morning John on Trump’s thinly veiled white supremacist remarks at the UN and the upcoming Kavanugh vote, and listener…
Inspired by the story of John Walker Lindh, the “American Taliban,” Wray explores the circumstances …
Anders Fremstad joins the show to discuss more about his and Mark Paul's progressive carbon tax proposal, recently…
Processing the continued Kavanaugh developments.
Michele tells us about his experience of working as a waiter during his summer holidays in Italy and how the experience…
Mark Paul joins the show to discuss his recent People's Policy Project paper proposing a carbon tax and dividend system.
From pissing in your mom's face, to hook ups gone awry, to lost days scaling fences and being where you shouldn't be, we…
Alexis Goldstein joins us to discuss the show of solidarity with Christine Blasey Ford from the Holton Arms school, and…
Dana Levy was born in Tel Aviv Israel and currently lives and works in New York. She holds an MA in Electronic Imaging…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss today's bizarre news about Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, the potential…
Conservative blogger and lawyer Ed Whelan accused a guy who isn’t Brett Kavanaugh of attacking Dr. Blasey Ford,…
From social networks to no-ring wrestling, our last nerves were tried all week.
Joe discusses updates on the Kavanaugh allegations and how his perspective has changed on how women are forced to…
Matt Ruby interviews Dan Lerner about positive psychology. Charles and J. discuss new movie, ‘White Boy Rick.’ A…
As centrists and Republicans lament the erosion of our norms, the Trump administration lowers the refugee cap and Steve…
In Part II, Cat Bradley chronicles her history of running, love for the outdoors, everything that goes into an…
Sally Tamarkin joins us to discuss the oppressive narratives around food and fitness, Morning John on the last 24 hours…
“Deeply moving...beautifully written...It is such an achievement, like running uphill against a strong …
Cat Bradley joins the show to discuss her experience at the Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc, one of Europe's most prestigious…
A story at The Appeal looks closely at how use of force in the Columbus police department is concentrated in a small…
In thinking about where she felt most at peace, Hao recalls the small village where she grew up in China, and shares how…
It’s a fantastic rom-com but the movie is really a love letter to the romance novel.
Joe discusses finally getting in touch with Infowars host Owen Shroyer and airs his appearance on the show "War Room."
A woman named Christine Blasey Ford has accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault when they were in high school, and…
If you want someone to notice you, just keep writing about dumb stuff they do. It worked with Owen Shroyer.
Rhia Hurt is a fine artist currently based in New York City. She received her MFA in Painting at the San Francisco Art…
Elena Childers joins Joe to discuss sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh now that…
Jeff Abbott joins us to discuss the Guatemalan president’s effort to shut down the UN backed anti-corruption body.…
While at Cat Camp 2018 Chelsea White spoke with Sterling Davis, the man behind TrapKing Humane Cat Solutions, an…
Joe discusses his appearance on Infowars and talks about the recent allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett…
Tennis umpires may boycott Serena Williams. Movie props we’d like to own. $1100 iPhones. Norma Macdonald… ugh. Film…
Facebook uses the Weekly Standard as a fact checker, ring-wing media’s despicable attacks on Julia Salazar, and the…
The voice actress behind the iconic "Adventure Time" character talks about how to keep the world from imploding.
With my time as full-time staff writer for BTRtoday reaching its end, here’s a look back at my favorite work for the…
In Part II, Phil Newton discusses teacher training to deal with essay cheating, the legal consequences for students and…
Two members of the board of If When How, Kimya Forouzan and Dena Robinson, join us to discuss Brett Kavanaugh and…
Phil Newton joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring essay cheating, the internet's role, higher education's…
r/RussiaLago is a one-stop fear shop for hard news, crackpot conjecture and everything in between.
John and Molly discuss the radicalism of Mr. Rogers, and a brief Venezuela overview. Fred Rogers photo by KUHT…
Archie recalls when he started feeling more like an adult than a child and reminisces about the things he misses from…
After looking like he was ready to talk, Shroyer stopped getting back to me. It’s too bad. There’s a lot we could…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss what he's looking for heading into November's midterm elections, the potential…
Eli Valley joins us to discuss the New York Democrats’ mailer accusing Cynthia Nixon of anti-Semitism and the…
Rebecca Pristoop is a New York-based curator, art historian, and performance artist. Her interests lie with contemporary…
Sean Sullivan returns to discuss how the NFL owns Sunday attention, Aaron Rodgers' amazing comeback, the Cleveland…
Kamala Harris and Cory Booker continue to put up a fight against Brett Kavanaugh, well meaning white parents make…
Our stories ranged from French cheese to mystery goo-filled photoshoots and a band with a cash-dispensing pseudonym.
In Part II, Joe and J.McVay discuss the anonymous Trump staffer's op-ed in the New York Times and why he or she is the…
Trump official pens anonymous op-ed. The Kavanaugh SCOTUS hearings. Colin Kaepernik’s Nike deal. Film chat on ‘The…
An anonymous administration official takes to the pages of the New York Times Op Ed section to describe a “quiet…
It’s proof that we as a culture still don’t know what to do with women’s bodies if not sexualizing them. But…
J.McVay returns to discuss Bob Woodward's new book, the value of reporting from within the White House, questions about…
Sarah Jaffe joins us to discuss how labor organizing is surviving and thriving despite attacks on collective bargaining,…
A Southern Town, a country legend, and the last days of a mountaintop Honky-Tonk
Joe discusses Alex Jones' verbal tet-a-tet with Senator Marco Rubio and his confrontational trip to Captiol Hill.
The apparel giant turned dumb media narratives into a politically profitable ad campaign.
Mychal Denzel Smith joins us to discuss the racism of the Florida gubernatorial election and why Trump’s explicit…
Tim recalls finding out that his parents were getting divorced when he was younger, how the divorce impacted his…
In Part II, Rich Hanley discusses Fox's primetime opportunity, online streaming of NFL games, legalized gambling, the…
Ryan Schleeter joins us to talk about the good, the bad, and the ugly of climate change news in the US and Canada. Also,…
Kelly Worman is an artist, curator, professor, and archivist based out of New York City. She holds an M.F.A. from Pratt…
Rich Hanley returns to discuss how the national anthem protest storyline will continue during the 2018 NFL season, how…
Jesse Myerson joins us to discuss Brett Kavanaugh and the Democrats’ lack of political strategy around blocking him.…
Chelsea White makes her final stop on her summer search for the best ice cream in New York City at Tipsy Scoop located…
Crack open a cold one and read about a New York-style punk rock Monday, old headphones and Louis C.K.'s abrupt return to…
Joe discusses Louis C.K.'s drop-in set and why it was such a bad idea.
Our 2018 Fall Movie Preview. Also, performances from The Black Black’s and Pearl Charles’ upcoming BTR Live Studio…
Morning John joins us to discuss the Ron DeSantis’s racist remarks about his Democratic opponent Andrew Gillum, Andrew…
The comedian’s self-aware persona made his nonconsensual comeback seem that much worse.
In Part II, Dr. Steve Billet discusses GW's midterm polling data that favors Democrats, North Carolina's bizarre…
Natasha Bannan joins us to discuss Puerto Rican Independence and the arguments against statehood. Also, Morning John on…
A bold, page-turning novel that follows how a childhood abduction sets two sisters on very different …
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the length of Robert Mueller's investigation, the impact of Manafort's verdict and…
Natasha Lennard joins us to discuss the nationwide prison strike happening right now and the risks prisoners are taking…
Faheem shares what it has been like to live with schizophrenia, both before and after his diagnosis. He also stresses…
The YouTube boxing championship was a dud of a draw between two content grubbing schmucks.
Eoin Higgins returns to discuss his list of the most insidious #Resistance grifters, including Russia conspiracy mongers…
Dads. We need them. Or at least their half of our DNA. We promise that this month’s show won’t make you mow the lawn…
John McCain is dead, but the truth of his time in politics is very different than the story the media tells. Also, after…
Joshua Liebowitz is a New York based artist working with research and assemblage.
Eoin Higgins returns to discuss his list of the most insidious #Resistance grifters, including Russia conspiracy mongers…
Melissa Gira Grant is here to talk about how victims of trafficking who apply for visas are now being referred to ICE…
The best of the week includes Jon Snow, mayo and a whole lot of rock history.
Joe rants about the president's sources of white nationalist rhetoric and the fascistic nature of politicizing a…
We discuss ‘Crazy Rich Asians,’ ‘Madeline’s Madeline,’ and ‘Skate Kitchen.’ Also, a preview of Kittel and…
John is in the studio and we’re catching up on everything, from the Cohen plea, to the racists weaponizing Mollie…
In Part II, Conor Neville discusses watching movies analytically, defining behaviors in films, and the importance of…
Jacobin’s Meagan Day joins us to discuss Medicare for All, pitching socialist ideas to a broader audience, and reasons…
When the husband of a Queen’s Park aide runs off to escape his gambling debts, private investigator …
Conor Neville joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring the portrayal of women in top grossing U.S. movies.
Protesters brought down a confederate statue at UNC, the Senate is increasingly disproportionate in its representation…
Sally shares how being extremely competitive as a young person affected her ability to play well with others. She also…
Their guns are only as good as the pancakes they flip.
In Part II, Jason Steinberg discusses how ISMP's partnerships are formed, its many programs, and the challenges of…
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez held a meeting with constituents that was closed to the press and the pundits took the…
Winter is coming at last. And by winter, we mean the final season of “Game of Thrones.” Here’s how to prepare.
Maddy Rosenberg is a New York based multi media artist who spends several months each year in Europe to explore new…
Jason Steinberg returns to discuss the International Sports and Music Project (ISMP), his nonprofit dedicated to…
Micah Uetricht joins us to discuss the growing labor movement and democratic socialism, and Morning John on an effort to…
​I​n continuing her summer search for the best ice cream experience, Chelsea White stopped by 10Below, which serves…
Joe rants about Andrew Cuomo and Donald Trump's idiotic Twitter fighting and the question of American "greatness."
Unite The Right 2 & Covering White Supremacists w/ Rena Karefa-Johnson, Matt Ruby, & J. McVay. Winston Cook Wilson & J.…
Jesse Myerson is back to talk 2018 elections so far and the intersections of electoral politics and socialism, and…
In Part II, Dr. Charis Kubrin discusses the politicization of her study and her frustrations as a researcher of people…
Bryce Covert joins us to discuss how two court rulings in New Orleans will stop courts from funding themselves with poor…
Lee's latest film is another bold statement from the iconic but sometimes difficult director. It's also the best film…
Tango was an unlikely choice for Meghan Flaherty. A young woman living with the scars of past trauma, …
Dr. Charis Kubrin joins the show to discuss her recent paper exploring California's Prop 47 and its effects on crime.
Omarosa seems to have struck a nerve based on Trump’s reaction to the allegations in her book, including that there…
Our top picks from Unsplash’s Unporn series of objects that resemble our naughty bits.
Jed recalls his earliest memory of losing his belly button and how he thinks that affected him. He also delivers a…
Zeppelin’s serial song theft has been in the spotlight since 2014, but it goes back much longer than that.
Dr. Arnold Glass of Rutgers University joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring the effects of cellphone…
Malcolm Harris joins us to discuss how the 2008 crash turned millennials into socialists, and Morning John on the Unite…
Carol Scavotto is a multi-disciplinary artist who uses interactive performance, collage, masks and drawing to question…
J McVay returns to discuss NPR's interview with Jason Kessler and how the mainstream media should cover white…
Tasty brews were enjoyed by all at Beers With(out) Beards, despite the rain.
We discuss the context of the current ascendency of socialism, Chris Collin’s arrest illustrates the normalcy of…
In Part II, Jose Roldan discusses his group's relationship with MoviePass, new movie subscription services, and…
Matt Ruby interviews Starheal Astrology’s Amy Tripp. Charles and J. discuss new movie, ‘Night Moves On.’ A…
Laura Ingraham shows that conservatives have moved well beyond dog whistles, and we discuss a legal challenge in New…
Jose Roldan joins the show to discuss the many changes going on with MoviePass and the creation and growth of his…
The takeaways from the August 7th elections across the country, and more listener mail catch up.  
In celebration of The Simpsons thirtieth anniversary, the show’s longest-serving writer and producer offers…
Joe talks about last night's special election in OH-12 and rants about Democrats' bizarre habit of blaming third party…
Alex Jones has been kicked off of Itunes, Facebook, and Spotify, the Trump administration escalates Iran sanctions and…
Amani recalls first becoming interested in sports and how that shaped her experiences growing up. She also offers her…
The word “partner” is thornier than you ever thought.
Paris Martineau joins the show to discuss the timeline of Alex Jones' bans from Facebook and YouTube, why tech companies…
Looking at a fascist march in Oregon, police turning their weapons on Antifa, and Trump’s admission that the Trump…
Ryan Leitner is an artist whose paintings offer a quilted perspective on identity.
J McVay joins the show to discuss censoring Alex Jones and how the rules of internet free speech are still being…
Jo Weldon threw a cat-themed burlesque party in Coney Island!
The Trump administration makes its most significant environmental decision yet, and the trolls come out for Sarah…
This week, we at BTR partied it up with our favorite bands, heard some great new music and questioned the talent of…
In Part II, Lee Schwartz and Joe discuss how the sad 2018 season stacks up Mets history, and the negative vibes that…
Our favorite action and/or spy movies. Movie discussions about ‘The Miseducation of Cameron Post’ and ‘Mission:…
Top Democratic donors are turning on US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (NY). And we discuss LeBron James’ new public…
Lifelong New York Mets fan Lee Schwartz joins the show to discuss Joe's column and the team's comically bad season.
The QAnon conspiracy theory goes mainstream, a story about changing demographics that gets it right, and Trump tweets…
Bad teams aren’t usually entertaining, but the 2018 Amazin's are impossible to look away from.
An epic novel—based on true events—of wealth, race, grief, and love, charting one sweltering summer …
In Part II, Ryan Cooper discusses the socialist wave hitting the Democratic Party, the appeal of Medicare for All, and…
A Washington Post article profiles a white woman uncomfortable around with Latinx co-workers, and the Trump…
Mairead recounts some of the anxieties she faced as a child, how she overcame them, and advice to people who might be…
Filmmakers will forever hope to replicate Die Hard’s formal perfection but will be doomed to fail.
Journalist Ryan Cooper discusses Third Way, centrist Democrats, the idiocy of a 'Boomer Corps,' and the theory of how…
The debate over referring to leftist policies as socialist or FDR-style liberalism, we make it too hard for parents to…
America’s greatest investigative journalist was such a Watergate-obsessed nerd he didn’t realize he was talking to…
Kimberly picks the brain of a non-artist to understand his take on narrative structure in film and the preservation of…
Fellow BTRtoday staff writer Elena Childers joins the show to discuss her wild weekend at Meltasia.
More than 700 immigrant children remain in separated from their parents by the deadline for reunification, volunteers…
Chelsea continues her summer search for the best ice cream in New York City with a stop at Taiyaki NYC. Located in the…
Our top story picks for the week, from felines to feminism in sci-fi.
Joe discusses dumb centrist Democratic policies and Fox News's hilarious response to Democratic socialism.
Twitter Moments w/ Matt Ruby and J. McVay. Charles Hinshaw and J. McVay on ‘The Captain.’ A performance from…
House conservatives move to impeach Deputy Attorney Rod Rosenstein, Michael Cohen feels betrayed, the White House bans a…
In Part II, Maria Bustillos discusses why she decided to publish the interview as a Q&A, her thoughts after Bourdain's…
New tapes appear to show Donald Trump and Michael Cohen agreeing to make payments to Karen McDougal, and Meghan McCain…
In a near future in which plummeting birth rates have ominous political and personal implications for …
Maria Bustillos joins the show to discuss her interview with Anthony Bourdain, from setting it up to spending an entire…
A “stand your ground” shooting in Florida with echoes of Trayvon Martin, new details on ICE raids in New York City,…
Simone shares what it was like to work in a porn cinema in her home country of Switzerland along with what she learned…
In Part II, Mike and Luca discuss their favorite teams and players of World Cup 2018, VAR success, Fair Play weirdness,…
The new trailer is a manifestation of the filmmakers’ shared fetish for sexy women with guns
It's July, which means it's time to hear some summer stories. This month, David is joined in the BTRtoday studio by…
Trump threatens Iran as the US escalates its destabilization efforts, Sanders and Ocasio-Cortez get a warm reception in…
Klimentina Jauleska a Macedonia-born, New York based artist whose visual narrative falls into minimalistic and…
Mike Castellano and Luca Ranallo return to discuss all things Russia 2018, from France's win in the World Cup Final to…
Delving into the nuances of Plane Bae, S Town gets sued, Trump invites Putin to DC, and listener mail. Dan…
Eoin Higgins joins the show to discuss his recent piece for The Appeal detailing the terrible conditions in which ICE…
Matt Ruby and J. McVay on Trump’s summit with Putin. Jacqueline Soller and J. McVay on Eighth Grade.’ A performance…
Trump got a classified briefing on Russian meddling prior to his inauguration, even as he denies continued Russian…
The host of the first disabled sex party wants abled people to quit being so squicked out by disabled people having sex.
In Part III, Charlie Chalkin discusses interesting projects he's worked on, how to value yourself as a freelancer, and…
Trump clarified his remarks in Helsinki in the most hilarious and dystopian way possible, and a New York Times story on…
This is the story of a professional British tree climber, cameraman and adventurer, who has made a …
In Part II, Charlie Chalkin offers his advice for freelancers, working in the hospitality industry, and viewing food as…
Brendan O’Connor joins us to discuss the eugenicist doctor fueling Trump’s immigration policy. Also, Trump totally…
Kelsie reminisces about what it was like to fall in love for the first time and how that relationship affected…
Charlie Chalkin joins the show to discuss the interesting origins of his videography company, the excitement and…
Rights-free photo banks think the world needs endless pictures of women that seem confused by simple, everyday objects…
From 'Jurassic Park' to 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom,' the series accidentally argues that the one percent, not…
Antriksh Bali is a composer, sound designer and music producer for film, video games and animations. Hailing from Delhi,…
Joe discusses the Trump-Putin press conference and why acting surprised gives Republicans an out.
We spend the hour with Kenny from The Movements: A Podcast History of the Masses, on the year 1917 and the lead-up to…
Eggloo separates itself from other NYC ice cream shops by using a Hong Kong waffle for its cones. In China, it is called…
Identity politics are still getting everyone hot and bothered.
Mark Joseph Stern joins the show to discuss Brett Kavanaugh's position on reproductive rights and how the Supreme Court…
Matt Ruby speaks with comedian Alingon Mitra. Jacqueline Soller and J. McVay on ‘Sorry To Bother You.’ John Knefel…
Stormy Daniels was arrested a strip club in Ohio, and more catch up on listener mail. Stormy Daniels Photo: …
I’m more than willing to fork over $10 to watch eight women with big dick energy moan and sigh over their own criminal…
In Part III, Alicia Walker discusses her plans for future studies and the politicization of sex studies, particularly by…
Ryan Cooper joins us to discuss a leftist perspective on trade policy, policies that would help Democrats regain power…
In honor of the 50th anniversary of Robert Kennedy’s death on June 6th, RFK: His Words for Our Times…
In Part II, Alicia Walker discusses how bogus coverage of her study spread, her surprise at the response, how upset she…
Trump nominated Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, and catching up on listener mail.
Angelo shares how, from a young age, books have provided him an escape from the pressures of his own life and how…
New scientific evidence supports white racial insecurity in America.
In Part I, Alicia Walker describes the motivations behind her size and self-esteem study, what she thought would be a…
Hilary Goodfriend joins us to discuss the US’s role in destabilizing El Salvador, and the US stuns the global health…
Audiences demand punchlines but in her now-revolutionary Netflix special, Hannah Gadsby refuses to make straight men…
Cristina Muñiz is a San Antonio based painter who received her BFA from the  Kansas City Art Institute.
Fellow BTRtoday staff writer Taia Handlin (@taiahandlin) joins the show to discuss bathroom greeting etiquette, the…
Scott Pruitt is out, Ocasio Cortez has proposed a Green New Deal, and listener mail. Alexandria…
Spotify tricks St. Vincent fans and immigrant indie rockers rule Independence Day.
In Part II, Jessica Wood discusses her desire to work consensual non-monogamous relationships into psychological…
J. McVay, Jacqueline Soller, and Charles Hinshaw on sequels to ‘The Incredibles,’ ‘Sicario,’ and ‘Jurassic…
Will Kramer joins us to discuss how he decided to blow the whistle on workplace safety violations, and we catch up on…
Jessica Wood joins the show to discuss her recent study exploring satisfaction in monogamous and non-monogamous…
We spend the hour discussing Donald Trump’s disturbing views on drug dealers and capital punishment.
In the vein of Wicked, The Woodcutter, and Boy, Snow, Bird, a luminous reimagining of a classic tale, …
Rachel Wetts joins the show to discuss her recent study exploring white racial resentment for welfare programs, entitled…
It’s America’s birthday and we’re spending the hour talking about kids and internet privacy.    photo by…
Art recalls how his self-image as a young person did not seem to match others' perception of him, and how he was able to…
Michael Barthel joins the show to discuss Pew Research Center's recent survey on determining factual and opinion…
John is back to catch up on the racist way people are talking about the Bronx and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the…
Zhongwen Hu is a Shanghai raised, New York based painter, illustrator, and animator, who expresses the vibrant spirit…
Joe talks about the #KeepFamiliesTogether rally in NYC and plays audio from Rev. Al Sharpton's speech in Cadman Plaza.
Jeff Abbott is back to discuss the history of indigenous resistance in Guatemala, and listeners vent their frustration…
NBA fans, science fiction fans and music lovers were all covered this week at BTRtoday.
Joe talks about the week in news and the right's attempts to equate anti-journalist rhetoric with shouting at…
Matt Ruby speaks with Selena Coppock about her book, feminism, politics, and more. Jacqueline Soller and J. McVay on…
Shaun Harkin joins us to discuss his new book, “The James Connolly Reader,” about the Irish socialist and…
In Part II, Marilyn Haigh discusses the difficulties of reporting the family separation crisis due to lack of…
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez beats incumbent Joe Crowley in the Democratic Primary, the Supreme Court upholds Trump’s…
The New York Knicks are so bad, you can almost forgive fans for not watching. Jeff Bellone, on the other hand, watches…
From the author of Bond Girl and Lost Along the Way, comes a fiercely funny, insightful story of …
Marilyn Haigh joins the show to discuss the Texas Tribune's coverage of the family separation crisis, from the…
Customs and Border Protection says that it will stop the criminal prosecution of migrants crossing the border with…
Rabid fans want to remake ‘The Last Jedi’ but they refuse to admit the real reason.
Corey talks about how studying theater taught her to truly connect with people and how she would like to use that…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the Supreme Court upholding Trump's travel ban, voter enthusiasm with today's…
This month we explore that most essential, and demanding, of all themes: Moms. From moms who shame you and your Playboy…
We spend the hour on the personal and political adventure of Baby Freddie’s arrival into the world.
Julio Valdez is a New York based mixed-media artist who was Born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
BTRtoday Editor-in-Chief Adam Bulger joins the show to discuss the absurd notion of civility in political discourse and…
Osita Nwanevu joins us to discuss the United States’ history of separating families during slavery, and the empty…
This was quite a week. We saw how deeply flawed our immigration system is and how genuinely racist our leaders are.…
Jeff Bellone joins the show to discuss the New York Knicks selecting Kevin Knox with their first round pick, the team's…
‘Bulls**t or Legit’ w/ Matt Ruby & Rex Sorgatz. Jacqueline Soller and J. McVay on ‘Izzy Gets The F*ck Across…
Eli Valley, political cartoonist and author of Diaspora Boy, joins us to discuss why its appropriate to compare the…
Chris Kassotis joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring the effects on cells when exposed to fracking…
Discussing the ongoing crisis of family separation at the border, DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen gets shouted out of a…
A vibrant, propulsive literary thriller that charts the high-stakes journey of a young man trying to …
David Denkenberger joins the show to discuss his recent study "A National Pragmatic Safety Limit for Nuclear Weapon…
John Carl Baker joins us to discuss the nuclear summit between Trump and Kim Jong-Un and what happens next. Also,…
Matt, who is now an airline pilot, talks about his previous job as a DJ and what it was like to perform at his first…
J McVay joins the show to discuss the separation of migrant families at the southern U.S. border, the Trump…
Alex Pareene joins us to discuss the ongoing family separation at the border. Also, Molly calls in to talk about the…
The all-female installment of the Ocean's franchise was criticized for lacking action and a profound script. These…
Karine Fleurima is a multi-disciplinary Avant-Performance artist who utilizes electro music, vocalizations, movement,…
Paul Puri joins the show to discuss media coverage of mental illness and suicide and the depth required to adequately…
The 36th Annual Coney Island Mermaid Parade was full of mermaids, sea creatures and glitter!
Ryan Devereaux joins us to discuss Trump’s border policies, including separating children from their parents. Also,…
Things are sizzling over here at BTRtoday. Literally. We gave you a guide on training in the heat, a tour of some…
Joe talks about why people shouldn't be continuously shocked by Donald Trump's authoritarian statements and rants about…
Matt Ruby and J. McVay on Trump’s rebalancing of relationships with the G7 and North Korea. Jacqueline Soller and J.…
Alex Kotch joins us to discuss Trump’s China policy and the revolving door influence peddling surrounding it. Also,…
The Man in Black was too complex a thinker and too careful about his fans to be pinned down to an ideology.
#E32018, the hashtag of this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo, told a story of breathtaking banality.
In Part II, Mike Castellano and Luca Ranallo (aka The Soccer Guys) offer their World Cup predictions, including which…
Alex Press joins us to discuss why strikes work, and an explanation for lower millennial birthrates. Also, racist Corey…
These soccer underdogs may not win on the field but their politics should win over your hearts.
"THE ULTIMATE DINOSAUR BIOGRAPHY," hails Scientific American: A sweeping and revelatory new history of the …
Mike Castellano & Luca Ranallo (aka The Soccer Guys) join the show to preview each group in the World Cup, why the FIFA…
Ryan Reilly joins us to discuss the latest developments in the J20 trials. Also, Trump and Kim Jong-Un meet in…
Sarah shares her experience of being a triplet and the special relationship that she has with her two siblings. 1st…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the Trump-Kim summit, what the two leaders possibly could've talked about, and how…
Malcolm Harris joins us to discuss his book Kids These Days, and the issues facing millennials. Also, a round up of the…
Zach Zecha is a Pennsylvania-based artist whose playful works with up-cycled and industrial material speak to his past…
Julie Kliegman joins the show to talk coverage of suicide and mental illness and how media outlets—and people—can…
Check out the best dogs from the Best Dog Day Ever, as presented by The Dodo at Brookfield Place.
Kenny from The Movements Podcast joins us to discuss the origins of the Russian Revolution. Also, beloved chef and food…
This week, we saw Trump do more Trump things and Roseanne proved nastier than ever as she deployed some truly racist…
Joe talks about his thoughts on the passing of Anthony Bourdain and touches on how the media discusses mental health and…
‘Bulls**t or Legit’ w/ Matt Ruby & Rex Sorgatz. Jacqueline Soller, Bryan Bruchman, and J. McVay on ‘Hearts Beat…
Jeff Abbott on the Killing of Claudia Gomez Gonzalez and the Volcanic Eruption in Guatemala. Also, Trump pardons Alice…
Ryan Cunningham joins the show to discuss his recent piece in The Outline exploring the history and political mimicry of…
Mychal Denzel Smith joins us to discuss how the United States became so over-policed. Also, Molly is back in the studio…
‘Can’t Help Myself’ is the extraordinary (and often hilarious) story of a single woman navigating …
Poet Jason Koo joins the show to discuss the first two games of the NBA Finals, the tribulations of a Cleveland sports…
Melissa Gira Grant joins us to discuss how SESTA/FOSTA is endangering sex workers, and the aftermath of police raids on…
Marvin talks about getting involved in a ski club for seniors and reminisces about skiing at different times in his…
In Part II, the Racism Watch Dog owners discuss how they choose racists tweets to bark at, negative responses to the…
Only Donald Trump could turn a Philly-hating sports fan into an Eagles sympathizer.
David Adler joins us to discuss his findings on the authoritarian leanings of centrists. Also, Trump’s lawyers argue…
Sonjie Feliciano Solomon is an artist/designer based in Brooklyn, NY whose work explores ephemerality and…
The @RacismDog owners join the show to discuss the inspiration behind their successful Twitter account and the…
Todd Miller joins us to discuss what’s new and what isn’t new about Trump’s escalated immigration and border…
BreakThruTv's Chelsea White returns to the 2nd annual Cat Camp to talk with cat owners, cat-centric proprietors and…
This week, BTRtoday dove into conspiracy theories, internet memes, thrash metal and alarming television hosts.
Monica Anderson joins the show to discuss Pew's recent survey of teenagers' technology and social media habits.
Matt Ruby speaks with Lubaina Choudhury, a natural healing expert. Jacqueline Soller and J. McVay on ‘Solo: A Star…
Sarah Jaffe joins us to discuss Ireland’s major victory for reproductive rights. Also, the US government is upping the…
Rob Sanchez joins the show to discuss the NBA Finals, including whether the Cavs-Warriors matchup is getting old and…
Aziz Rana, professor of law at Cornell Law School and author of The Two Faces of American Freedom,  joins us to discuss…
CBD oil-laced treats are growing in popularity – learn the benefits and risks of this natural (and totally legal)…
Coming of age on the perilous frontier of revolutionary New York, Elizabeth Schuyler champions the fight …
Paul Blest joins the show to discuss his recent piece looking at Congress' recent rollback of Dodd-Frank regulations and…
Molly Crabapple joins us to discuss her new book, Brothers of the Gun: A Memoir of the Syrian War, written with Marwan…
The superheroines of the Marvel Universe are boring caricatures of girl power and I would rather see none of them.
In this episode, Carlos recalls how he met his current partner and shares some of the ups and downs of being in a long…
The league’s handling of national anthem protests make it fair to wonder how many more chances football deserves.
Fellow BTR host J. McVay joins the show to discuss Roseanne Barr's racists tweets that led ABC to cancel her show.
Mica Lee Williams, an If/When/How reproductive justice fellow and an attorney in Pennsylvania, joins us to discuss…
Anne Gilman is a Brooklyn-born artist working in varying formats that include large-scale drawings and multi-panel…
Joe discusses the Tomi Lahren drink tossing incident and asks how to deal with public figures who profit from hate…
Molly returns in a previously recorded, but never aired, discussion about what to do with men, both famous and not, who…
BTR suited up this week, writing about track suits, bathing suits and white suits. And it was totally not a coincidence…
In Part II, Rich Hanley discusses the NFL's role at the center of the culture war and how football's toxic masculinity…
Twitter Moments with Matt Ruby. Jacqueline Soller and J. McVay on ‘Deadpool 2.’ John Knefel on the Trump…
Natalie Shure, writer and head of research at Adam Ruins Everything, joins us to discuss the short-comings of the ACA…
Rich Hanley returns to discuss the NFL's new rule forcing players to stand or stay in the locker room during the pregame…
Nathan J Robinson, editor of Current Affairs, joins us to discuss how mainstream news propagandizes for Israel, and…
Death Doesn’t Bargain is the second historical fantasy title in New York Times bestselling author …
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the Trump administration's confusing positions on China, the president's unsecured…
Sean McElwee, co-founder of Data For Progress, joins us to discuss his proposal to abolish ICE, and what the primaries…
Reynaldo shares what inspired him to immigrate to the United States, what he misses about his home country of Panama and…
In Part II, Trevor Beaulieu discusses the nature of Kanye West's genius and the bargain that black artists make in order…
What passes for passion in your life? Getting tossed into the friend zone right before the prom? Throwing up during your…
Bryce Covert joins us to discuss universal childcare, paid family leave, and the North Carolina teachers’ strike.…
Elizabeth Knowles is a visual artist who creates paintings, sculptures and installations revealing the life force of…
Trevor Beaulieu joins the show to discuss the ways in which Kanye West's social media meltdown relates to Basquiat's…
Elizabeth Beavers, associate policy director at Indivisible, joins us to discuss the confirmation of Gina Haspel to run…
House Of Yes hosted a wild night of David Bowie-inspired dance and performance.
BreakThruTv's Chelsea White returns to the 2nd annual Cat Camp to talk with cat owners, cat-centric proprietors and…
Joe discusses the racist lawyer Aaron Schlossberg, why it's okay (and good) to publicly ridicule racists, and Fox News'…
Our 2018 Summer Movie Preview. Jacqueline Soller and J. McVay on ‘Cargo.’ A performance from Tracy Bonham’s recent…
David Klion on Israel’s violence in Gaza and a better way to think about the Russia investigation. Also, Trump calls…
Tom Wolfe was my first favorite writer and the one whose influence I regret the most.
In Part II, Adam and John Dolan discuss changes from the original 'Illiad,' how academia tends to omit violence and…
Jacobin Magazine’s Meagan Day joins us to discuss Bernie Sanders’ Workplace Democracy Act and the impacts of…
In the glittering hotbed of turn-of-the-twentieth century Vienna, one woman’s life would define and defy …
BTRtoday Editor-in-Chief Adam Bulger interviews John Dolan (aka Gary Brecher, The War Nerd) about his modern translation…
Maysoon Zayid  joins us to discuss Israel’s deadly use of force against Gazans and the US embassy’s opening in…
Tauran shares a story about meeting a man he is convinced was Santa Claus in Walmart and his struggle to find others…
While launching the Falcon 9 rocket, the tech billionaire was angrily tweeting at a webcomic who compared him to the…
Adam Johnson joins the show to discuss the way U.S. media's tendency to create power symmetry when covering violent…
Ali Gharib joins us to discuss the US decision to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. Also, a new study shows white…
Sa’dia Rehman is a transdisciplinary artist whose work is fueled by a critical exploration of Muslim American identity…
Brent Johnson joins the show to discuss the Supreme Court's decision allowing states to legalize sports gambling, and…
Jeff Abbott joins us to discuss the end of Temporary Protected Status and corruption in Guatemala. Also, Iran and Israel…
Joe discusses Michelle Goldberg's NYT opinion piece about the left fueling the right. Unsurprisingly, he disagrees.
Favorite performances, directors, and more from the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival. Charles Hinshaw and J. McVay on…
Micah Uetricht joins us to discuss the resurgent labor militancy taking hold across the country. Also, Gina Haspel…
Bandmemes666 creates music-themed memes that tell the real story of musicians struggling to make it (or to just not…
The same racist white people who defended the girl wearing a Chinese quipao to prom are the ones angry at RiRi for her…
Sabrina Oesterle is a research associate professor in the School of Social Work and Assistant Director of the University…
Nima Shirazi joins us for the hour to discuss Trump’s decision to destroy the Iran nuclear deal. Nima…
As a deadly cancer spread inside her brain, leading neuroscientist Barbara Lipska was plunged into …
Sabrina Oesterle joins the show to discuss her recent study exploring the Communities That Care prevention system and…
Alexis Goldstein joins us to discuss the Trump administration’s efforts to impose work requirements on Medicaid…
Rob recounts a time when an unexpected visitor turned up at his girlfriend’s door and how the situation was…
The unoriginality problem posed by FuckJerry and social media content aggregators.
Eoin Higgins returns to discuss why legacy media is so hellbent on portraying John McCain's as a "maverick" and glossing…
A new coalition of well-known and controversial thinkers and pundits on the left and right seem to live outside reality.
Evan Williams, a reporter and producer for Frontline’s new documentary “Myanmar’s Killing Fields,” joins us to…
Gabrielle Mertz is a visual artist and choreographer whose work explores spatial and movement structures through the…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss Rudy Guiliani's recent television appearances, why Trump doesn't care about the…