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Arielle Martinez Cohen joins the show to discuss her climate activism with Zero Hour and Joe offers his thoughts on the NYC Youth…
Matt Ruby and Luisa Díez on controversial SNL hiring. J. McVay and Jacqueline Soller on ‘Hustlers.’ Plus a preview of Ryan…
“The Righteous Gemstones’” is a masterpiece of editing.
Sarmishta Govindhan joins the show to discuss the New York City Youth Climate Strike and what people can expect to see from…
To save both democracy and a decent economy, here’s why it’s crucial that Americans elect a truly progressive President.
Joe discusses Eli Manning's benching, why he was great to root for and how the New York Giants failed him.
Pat reminisces about what it was like to be involved with boxing as a young man, and how things have transformed over the…
Ben Friedman joins the show to discuss Trump's foreign policy, creating proxies for war with Iran and seeming deference to the…
Lindsey Guile is a New York-based artist whose work deals with the space between ourselves and the photographic lens. Lindsey…
Joe discusses Ben Shapiro's newest (dumb) viral comments, particularly about Brett Kavanaugh's genitalia.
The Spongebob meme has people cracking up on every corner of the internet.
The massive photo exhibit is back in DUMBO once again.
Lantz Arroyo on being part of a cooperative Print Shop. Also, a round-up of the third Democratic debate, the bad anti-AO ad, and…
A look back at the stories we covered this week here at BTRtoday.com.
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the third Democratic primary debate.
We look back on 1999 film ‘The Iron Giant.’ Also, we review new movie, ‘Brittany Runs A Marathon.’ Plus a preview of Big…
David Huerta on cyber security, helping journalists protect their sources, and easy end to end encryption. Also, the Trump…
Joe offers up his opinions on the odd nostalgia for "the America of…
Huffington Post’s Christopher Mathias on the far right. Also, John Bolton has left the administration, Netanyahu again promises…
Does college still work? Is our system of higher education fair? And how can we help more young Americans achieve success? Paul…
Joe offers his thoughts heading into the third Democratic primary debate tomorrow night.
Charlotte Shane on factory farming and climate change, and Hannah Cohen joins us for a pop culture round up. Photo courtesy…
Reflecting on raising her son, Edie shares what she believes were poor choices in parenting. 1st Person is presented by Urban…
Joe discusses John Bolton's firing/resignation and how the Trump administration is trying to frame the president as anti-war. 
Counting your words in real time is a death knell for writing anything.
Frontline’s Abby Ellis on Flint’s Deadly Water. Also, Trump is diverting funding from Puerto Rico to build the wall, and DC…
Stephen Eakin’s recent work explores the connection between objects and their associated meanings, and how the context for that…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss Donald Trump's decision to cancel talks with the Taliban to end the 18-year War in Afghanistan…
John Carl Baker on North Korea’s latest missile tests. Also, David Brooks is losing it, and Trump remains fixated on…
Dr. Steve Billet discusses the three candidates at the top of the Democratic primary: Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth…
We look back on 1999 film ‘The Matrix.’ Also, we review new movie, ‘Ready or Not.’ Plus a preview of Dub Trio’s upcoming…
PE Moskowitz on The Case Against Free Speech. Also, the FBI is surveilling border activists, and Trump draws on a…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the confusion surrounding Boris Johnson and Brexit as well as Donald Trump's disregard for…
Melissa Gira Grant on how the Boston Police did the dirty work of the Straight Pride activists. Also, the US might be guilty of…
Books you may have missed. The Booker Prize. Books to check out.
Joe discusses Donald Trump's alteration of a National Weather Service forecast and Ben Shapiro's bad Walmart…
Patrick Blanchfield joins us to discuss his upcoming book Gunpower. Also, Boston cops riot at a so-called Straight Pride parade,…
Marsha reminisces about her time living in Afghanistan more than four decades ago and shares what memories stand out most.
In Part 2, José Olivares discusses his reporting, the number of mentally ill detainees in ICE custody and the impact of…
Anna Merlan joins us to discuss her new book Republic of Lies: American Conspiracy Theorists and their Surprising Rise to Power.…
Kirby Miles is a Tennessee-based artist who utilizes the term of biomythography to concoct feminine composites.
Journalist José Olivares joins the show to discuss his feature story about the suicide of Efraín Romero de la Rosa, a Mexican…
Shane Burley joins us to discuss the Proud Boys march in Portland. Also, Leaked emails show the Daily Caller hired a Nazi, and…