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The NYPD’s cruel crackdown on street food vendors in the subways, the Republican’s philosophical defense of criminal…
Letha talks about how she became a flight attendant and what personality traits she possesses that made her successful…
A look inside the annual craft fair.
We spend the hour on Kamala Harris’s proposal for an extended school day and what it could mean to imagine school,…
Giula Livi is a Baltimore-based artist who interposes objects of the everyday to distort our sense of space, explore our…
Michael Bloomberg wants to run for President again, pleasing no one but rich people on television. photo…
Meet Wayne Ski, longtime BTR producer and host. Also, we review new movie, ‘Motherless Brooklyn.’ Plus a preview of…
David Klion joins us to discuss Joe Ricketts, the heartland billionaire who destroyed Gothamist and DNAInfo, and the…
The memes are sweeping the internet and enraging Boomers everywhere.
It’s the last election day before the big election day, and Morning John’s here to discuss the wins and the…
This unforgettable debut novel is a sweeping tale of forbidden love, profound loss, and the startling truth of the…
It's probably a gassy coincidence, but the Pope's timing stinks.
Beto has dropped out, new FOIA information shows the connection between Paul Manafort and the Ukraine conspiracy, and…
Kevin talks about aging and how his perspective on life has changed over time.
Neil Docherty joins us to discuss tonight’s new Frontline documentary, “In the Age of AI.” Also, leaked audio…
Jemila MacEwan is an interdisciplinary artist whose work seeks out an empathetic approach to humanities destructive…
Pratt's annual Comic Arts Brooklyn celebrated comics in all its forms.
Morning John on the impeachment vote, Tim Morrison’s testimony, and Obama’s reactionary anti-wokeness. photo…
We discuss Scorsese’s latest, ‘The Irishman.’ Plus a preview of Maneka’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
Jesse Myerson joins us to discuss Warren, Sanders, and leftist organizing in the lead up to 2020. Also, John’s in the…
A Facebook group has captured all the best protest signs featuring Simpsons characters.
Joe (briefly) reflects on Donald Trump's dog pandering and his time hosting the show.
Sarah Jaffe joins us to discuss Brexit and the CTU strike. Also, Beltway John on Vindman’s testimony and the upcoming…
Dog Halloween costumes will always be better than people. And we have the proof.
In the spirit of Evicted, Bait and Switch, and The Big Short, a shocking, heart-wrenching investigation into America’s…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the testimony of Army Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, how the White House has attempt to…
Beltway John gives us a preview of what to expect from Tuesday’s impeachment inquiry testimony, Molly’s embarrassing…
Kate recounts a time where she confronted a stranger as well how the aftermath of that event has affected her…
BTRtoday editor-in-chief Adam Bulger joins the show to discuss Dolemite is My Name and the time he met the legendary…
Trump gave an absolutely reckless press conference after the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the number of…
Jane Szabo is a Los Angeles based fine art photographer, with an MFA from Art Center College of
Design in Pasadena,…
Joe discusses Trump's World Series appearance and why greeting him with boos (and "lock him up" chants) is totally…
'Jesus Is King' has the internet divided, which usually makes for some good content.
The investigation of the Russia investigation is under investigation, what’s the deal with lifelong government…
Sean Sullivan & Joe look at the Mets 2020 lineup, talk more about managerial candidates, and discuss the organizational…
Favorite performances, directors, and more from the 2019 New York Film Festival. Also, we review new movie, ‘The…
John joins us in studio to discuss the storming of the SCIF. Also, AOC and Katie Porter embarrass Zuckerberg. Matt…
Sean Sullivan (@s_sull_) returns to discuss the New York Mets' hot summer, managerial search, terrible bullpen and…
Ambassador William Taylor’s testimony on Tuesday was a very spicy meatball, and Trump invoked lynching to describe…
We got our haunted hands on the best Halloween memes around.
From critically acclaimed ‘New York Times’ best-selling author Jami Attenberg comes a novel of family secrets:…
John Cook joins the show to discuss his recent report entitled America Misled: How fossil fuel industry deliberately…
Kenzo Shibata joins us to discuss why Chicago teachers are on strike, John explains Trump’s G7 debacle, and a few…
The HBO show resorts to tired, conservative cliches about liberal lawmakers enabling crime.
Doug talks about losing his home in Hurricane Sandy and what it was like to live in the NYC shelter system before…
Joe discusses Trump's absurd comments, legitimate criticism and finding the balance between real conversations and…
 What haunts your dreams? That work deadline? Zombies? A possible “Friends” reboot? How about having to watch…
Frontline producer Gabrielle Schonder joins us to discuss tonight’s new Frontline documentary, “Zero Tolerance,”…
There will never be enough worthy unless we change gender roles and labor practices.
The definitive ranking of the vilest members of the vile Roy family.
Jennifer Omaitz is visual artist and a 2019 Ohio Arts Council grantee. She lives and works in Kent, OH. 
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the upcoming week in impeachment testimonies, Trump's self-made G7 controversy, and…
Get a first look inside the newly-renovated and expanded MoMA.
Mick Mulvaney admits to a quid pro quo, Gordon Sondland testified and tried to distance himself from Trump, and Trump…
Joe talks about Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's endorsement of Bernie Sanders and why it's so significant, particularly at…
Favorite films from the 2019 New York Film Festival. Also, we review new movie, ‘Joker.’ Plus a preview of Daughter…
Ryan Devereaux joins us to discuss his long feature at The Intercept on the intersections of climate change, migration…
In Part 2, Dr. Steve Billet discusses what's next in the impeachment saga and how the White House will continue…
Guy joins us to discuss his time in Rojava and what the withdrawal of US troops could mean for the YPG. Also, a debate…
A brilliant, timeless memoir about how the people close to us can break our hearts simply because they have access to…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the fourth Democratic primary debate, from Elizabeth Warren's frontrunner status to…
John Bolton tried to wash his hands of Trump’s Ukraine phone call, Trump self-owns by issuing sanctions on Turkey for…
Matt recounts the story of how he got Ariana Grande to follow him on Twitter, twice. 1st Person is presented by Urban…
Joe discusses LeBron's comments on Daryl Morey and the importance of societal context.
CNN hosted a Town Hall all about LGBTQ rights, and a deep dive on Ellen.
Aubrey Roemer is a multi-disciplinary artist who is pursuing a PhD in Anthropology.
What are the five biggest questions leading into the fourth Democratic primary debate? Joe asks 'em.
Two Giuliani associates were arrested at Dulles airport, Erdogan threatens Syrian refugees, and thoughts on the…
A look back at the stories we covered this week here at BTRtoday.com.
Joe discusses Trump's rally in Minneapolis and how coverage of his rallies has shifted since his election.
We wrap up our 20yr Film Retro series with our favorite films of 1999. Also, we review new movie, ‘Parasite.’ Plus a…
The fallout from Trump’s Syria decision in Rojava, a Bloomberg story about Trump and Tillerson, and Warren has…
Joe discusses Fox News' recent impeachment polling that doesn't do wonders for the network's cable news narratives.
The White House has announced it will refuse to cooperate with the impeachment inquiry, conservatives try to…
Best-selling author Tim O’Brien shares wisdom from a life in letters, lessons learned in wartime, and the challenges,…
Joe discusses the video of Bernie Sanders posted by CNN's Ryan Nobles in which the Vermont senator looks a bit...pink.
We speak with James Jones, director of the new Frontline documentary “On the President’s Orders,” about the…
Harmony describes feelings of nostalgia from childhood and reminisces about a favorite toy store that is no longer open.
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss today's Sondland saga and Capitol Hill reaction to Trump's Middle East position.
BTRtoday visited the 2019 New York Comic Con at the Javits Center
Lawyers are before the Supreme Court today to argue three important sex discrimination cases, US troops withdraw in…
Marina Dojchinov is an entrepreneur, journalist, gallerists and notable keynote speaker.
Joe discusses Trump's controversial position on the U.S.'s presence in the Middle East.
Trump openly calls on Ukraine and China to investigate Biden, new texts between US and Ukraine officials are bad news…
A look back at the stories we covered this week here at BTRtoday.com.
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss Trump's comments to reporters, the White House's likely intention to make…
Meet Maia Macdonald, longtime BTR producer and host. Also, we review new movie, ‘Pain and Glory.’ Plus a preview of…
The Democrats are getting their subpoena pens ready, Trump tried to drag Pence into the Ukraine scandal, Trump goes full…
How does your favorite food mascot stack up in a fight?
Joe discusses Trump's comments to reporters this morning saying Ukraine and China should open investigations into Joe…
We speak with Martin Smith, correspondent for this week’s Frontline documentary “The Crown Prince of Saudi…
If you see these at a Halloween party this year, just leave.
Four children live on an island that is the repository for all the world’s garbage. Garbage arrives, the children sort…
Joe discusses Bernie Sanders' medical procedure and the uphill fundraising battle for Democratic primary candidates.
William Barr is proving himself to be Trump’s long desired Roy Cohn. We spend the hour catching up with all the news…
Vincent describes what it was like to break up with the person he thought was “the one,” and how he has been…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss everything impeachment including new developments, Democrats' focus on the Ukraine…
We took two weeks off to raise a baby and Congress began an impeachment inquiry. We spend the hour catching up with the…
Heather Garland is a New York based artist who works primarily in painting and installation. Heather has had solo…
Joe discusses Robert De Niro's CNN appearance and the raw emotionality of impeachment news.
Joe calls his dad to discuss Daniel Jones and the excitement surrounding the Giants' new quarterback.
We look back on 1999 film ‘The Blair Witch Project.’ Also, we review new movie, ‘Ad Astra.’ Plus a preview of…
Joe discusses the semi-Twitter controversy surrounding a New York Times story about swing voters' opinions on…
Scorsese's newest movie offers up a gangster movie all-star squad. But does it offer much else?
Just don't tell anyone where you got 'em from.
Joe reads Republican responses to the impending impeachment inquiry and predictable political plays from both sides.
Nifemi shares her thoughts on how an active childhood shaped her experience and the difference she notices in the way…
The comedian’s forays into “serious” movie roles might finally pay off. Maybe.
Joe offers his reaction to Nancy Pelosi calling for a formal impeachment inquiry of President Trump. (Even before she…
Few things traumatize a child like gym class. And thank goodness for that because otherwise we wouldn’t have had this…
Lori Hepner is a Pittsburgh based new media artist working primarily in performative light painting, fine art…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to talk about the renewed discussion of a Trump impeachment.
Arielle Martinez Cohen joins the show to discuss her climate activism with Zero Hour and Joe offers his thoughts on the…
Matt Ruby and Luisa Díez on controversial SNL hiring. J. McVay and Jacqueline Soller on ‘Hustlers.’ Plus a preview…
“The Righteous Gemstones’” viral dance sensation 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…
To save both democracy and a decent economy, here’s why it’s crucial that Americans elect a truly progressive…
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…
Ben Friedman joins the show to discuss Trump's foreign policy, creating proxies for war with Iran and seeming deference…
Lindsey Guile is a New York-based artist whose work deals with the space between ourselves and the photographic…
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…
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…
David Huerta on cyber security, helping journalists protect their sources, and easy end to end encryption. Also, the…
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…
Does college still work? Is our system of higher education fair? And how can we help more young Americans achieve…
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…
Reflecting on raising her son, Edie shares what she believes were poor choices in parenting. 1st Person is presented…
Joe discusses John Bolton's firing/resignation and how the Trump administration is trying to frame the president as…
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,…
Stephen Eakin’s recent work explores the connection between objects and their associated meanings, and how the context…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss Donald Trump's decision to cancel talks with the Taliban to end the 18-year War in…
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…
We look back on 1999 film ‘The Matrix.’ Also, we review new movie, ‘Ready or Not.’ Plus a preview of Dub…
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…
Melissa Gira Grant on how the Boston Police did the dirty work of the Straight Pride activists. Also, the US might be…
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…
Marsha reminisces about her time living in Afghanistan more than four decades ago and shares what memories stand out…
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…
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…
Shane Burley joins us to discuss the Proud Boys march in Portland. Also, Leaked emails show the Daily Caller hired a…
If everyone blocked Ben Shapiro, would he even make a sound?
Our 2019 Fall Movie Preview. And a preview of Diane Coffee’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
Mike Konczal on democracy in the workplace. Also, Boris Johnson suspends parliament in what some are calling a coup, and…
Joe discusses Kirsten Gillibrand's decision to drop out of the 2020 Democratic primary and ABC's formatting for the…
Todd Miller on his new book Empire of Borders. Also, millennials will be screwed by the next recession, Trump wants to…
We count down the 21 books high school students should be reading.
Joe discusses Paul Farhi's profile of Stephanie Grisham, and why she's the ideal press secretary for the Trump…
Jesse Myerson on his new Heartland Rising initiative. Also, Bret Stephens fails to intimidate a professor who called him…
Melissa talks about how she became a hairdresser before sharing some of the highs and lows she’s experienced…
The home of The University of Iowa’s famed Writer’s Workshop is a must-see for word-loving travelers.
How do you get a New York Times opinion columnist to abandon all integrity and threaten your job? Call him a bedbug on…
There will be no homework. No wedgies. No swirlies. (Do kids even do any of these anymore anyway??) There will be takes…
Sarah Jaffe joins us to discuss labor fights in Ohio, what Brexit could mean for Ireland, and the creativity of the…
Max Colby is a Brooklyn-based artist whose work reframes traditional notions of domesticity, power, and gender through a…
Dr. Steve Billet talks Trump's confusing G7 presence, how the media discusses his mental state and whether Joe Walsh or…
The 5th Annual Red Hook Regatta, presented by Pioneer Works, hit the water in Brooklyn.
The terrifying implications of a mental health database, we somehow found the money to invest in schools to make them…
Jay Inslee's presidential campaign may be over, but his climate concern and loud drunk uncle energy will live on.
Trump on Jewish Loyalty (and “The Squad”). WaP theater critic on Elizabeth Warren. HBO’s ‘Succession.’ New…
Trump calls himself the Chosen One and doubles down on his charges of disloyal Jewish Americans, and Bernie Sanders…
In Part 2, Joe and J.McVay discuss Once Upon A Time...In Hollywood's ending, Tarantino's depiction of Bruce Lee and…
Trump’s latest anti-Semitic remarks, the administration won’t vaccinate kids at the border, and the continuing…
An insider’s view of life inside the CIA following 9/11, when all the old protocols were off … A revealing and…
J.McVay returns to discuss Once Upon A Time...In Hollywood, Quentin Tarantino's ninth film. Click here to listen to…
Planned Parenthood pulls out of Title X funding rather than stop providing abortions, Daniel Pantaleo has been fired…
Samantha describes how she feels after finding out that one of her professors is part of an alt-right group on her…
What's the difference between a ringing endorsement and an unintentional own? And why are Biden's people already…
The former Second Lady's phrasing suggests a fear surrounding her husband's candidacy.
Bernie Sanders releases a massive and good criminal justice platform, Antifa and Proud Boys meet again in Portland, and…
Kiran has earned an Honors BA from St. Stephen’s College of Delhi University, a BFA from Lesley University’s Art…
What kind of political impact would a recession have? Does Donald Trump take credit for Obama's economy? Dr. Steve…
The British actor reminds us that choke jobs can be really, really funny. At least when they involve hot wings.
Natasha Bannan joins us to discuss the #RickyRenuncia protests and the growing fight for political power on the island,…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the impact of Israel's decision to deny congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar…
We look back on 1999 film ‘American Movie.’ Also, we review new movie, Luce.’Plus a preview of Lapêche’s…
Updates to our conversations about Epstein and Hoarse Whisperer, and the bond market experienced an inverted yield curve…
Eddie Murphy's Netflix movie ‘The Name is Dolemite’ honors a uniquely talented man who drew from an overlooked…
How does a bland centrist with zero charisma and no personality fit into the 2020 Democratic primary? He doesn't.
The difference between Sanders' criticism of the Washington Post and Trump's, and listener mail. photo…
A mystery linking Manhattan circa 1991 to eastern Afghanistan in 2012, ‘Blue Hours’ tells of a life-changing…
Corporate media's bias against Bernie Sanders isn't necessarily personal, but it is clear.
Jeff Abbott joins us from Guatemala to discuss the election there, the student protest movement, and Trump’s safe…
Gil describes how a close friend betrayed him and why he was able to forgive that betrayal.
Is Fredo an anti-Italian slur? And is Chris Cuomo actually like the most inept Corleone brother? Joe discusses.
Chris Cuomo took offense after someone referred to him as the inferior Corleone brother.
Jeffrey Epstein is dead and conspiracy theories abound, and the ghouslish Trump photo with the baby whose parents were…
Alex Paik is a Brooklyn-based artist whose work explores visual, material, and social interdependence through…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss Anthony Scaramucci's recent comments, Joe Biden's campaign gaffes and the potential…
A Joe Biden gaffe reveals how liberals think about race and racism, Quillette gets trolled by a 24-year-old set out to…
Joe discusses Bernie Sanders' appearance on Joe Rogan's podcast and Joe Biden's bad slips. Also if you're running for…
We discuss Tarantino’s latest, ‘Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood.’ Plus a preview of Verdigrls’ upcoming BTR…
Melissa Gira Grant is here to talk about how “felony murder” charges can lock people up for murders they didn’t…
Don’t believe the Times hype about NYC’s Financial District.
Ben Shapiro's got some smart takes on people cancelling their Equinox subscriptions.
Joaquin Castro rightfully shames Trump donors in Texas and gets accused of putting them in danger, the risks of a…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the ramped up rhetoric following the mass shootings in Dayton and El Paso and the…
The New York Times gives Trump infinite chances to redeem himself, the myth that law enforcement needs more resources to…
Kristen describes a recent situation in her workplace where she was wrongfully accused of behavior that she did not…
Is the New York Times changing a bad headline actually bad? Are bad faith arguments about "changing the news" actually…
Chance the Rapper is having a tough time with tweets about how much he loves his wife.
We spend the hour on the two mass shootings that happened over the weekend in El Paso, Texas and Dayton,…
Katherine Mitchell DiRico uses drawing, sculpture, light, and sound elements to create multimedia installations that…
Donald Trump condemned white supremacy earlier today. What does it really mean? (Hint: nothing.)
Conservatives want the Democratic nominee to be a boring conservative. Photo credit: By Joyce N. Boghosian
Yes, just like the headline says: there really was a cat fashion show at New York City's Algonquin Hotel.
At what point is a piece of clothing an act of political violence?
We look back on 1999 film ‘The Sixth Sense.’ Plus a preview of Dead Swords’ upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
We spend the hour on the second night of the Democratic debate.
Welcome to ‘Kicking And Streaming,’ a column devoted to kung fu movies available for free on streaming services.
Dr. Steve Billet returns to recap the second Democratic debates, including Joe Biden's performance, the Sanders-Warren…
We spend the hour on the first infinite night of the Democrat Debates.
Three books that you should be reading in 2019. Crawdad’s, a Sixties summer, and seventy-two virgins.
J.McVay joins the show to discuss The Irishman trailer, Joe Pesci's triumphant return to the big screen, Netflix's…
An infuriating AP story speculating whether Trump is losing support with affluent white women, and the assumptions of…
Devin talks about getting turned down by a crush and offers advice to anyone who might be about to share their feelings…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the second round of Democratic primary debates, including Sanders and Warren, Beto's…
John is in the studio and we’re catching up on Trump’s weekend of attacking Baltimore and Elijah Cummings, and the…
Beatrice Glow is an interdisciplinary artist whose work highlights human interconnectivity while amplifying stories…
Trump knows he doesn't need voters in blue states. Is Trump's racism strategic or just baked into his worldview?
The Battle For Mau Mau Island hit Jamaica Bay this weekend.
Ilhan Omar gets attacked for correctly pointing out that white men are more likely to commit acts of domestic terrorism…
Zak Witkower joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring how head tilt influences our perception of dominance.
Mueller’s testimony largely reiterates what’s already in the report and Dems are split about what to do next. Also,…
Matt Ruby and Joe Zimmerman on relationship attachment styles. J. McVay and Jacqueline Soller on ‘Spider-Man: Far From…
In Part 2, Alan Scarpa discusses Feelin' Radical's merchandise design and the sustainability of their business model…
The Trump administration wants to detain up to 4 million unaccompanied minors indefinitely rather than place them in the…
Rosbottom masterfully explores the crucial role played by the young people of France, many still in their teens, in…
Alan Scarpa joins the show to discuss Feelin Radical, a merchandise company that donates a percentage of each purchase…
ICE will expand its authority for expedited removal, the Trump administration wants to kick 3 million people off of food…
John shares his thoughts on movies and TV and how they have influenced his outlook on life. 1st Person is presented…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss congressional leaders' debt ceiling agreement and Elizabeth Warren's detailed…
A film writer blasts Tarantino for violence against women but overlooks the director’s most alarming moments of…
Unless you’re Ryan Gosling or Penelope Cruz you probably have body issues—be honest with yourself. And for our show…
Ted Cruz is trying to criminalize anti-fascism, Jane Mayer does an autopsy of Al Franken’s demise, and listener…
New research shows background checks make kids safe, a conclusion gun advocates have tried to kill for decades.
Rachel Frank grew up near Big Bone Lick, Kentucky, the birthplace of American paleontology, where large mammoth and…
Was Al Franken really treated unfairly, or is this the kind of accountability we deserve from our elected officials?
Trump pretends he was against the “send her back” chant, too many defenses of Ilhan Omar revolve around her being a…
Philippe Mourrain discusses sleep signatures found in zebrafish, the functions of vertebrate sleep and the potential…
We look back on 1999 film ‘Fight Club.’ Also, we review new movie, ‘Midsommar.’ Plus a preview of Juan…
Trump thrives with a new chant targeting Ilhan Omar, why Omar and Tlaib don’t get to be Midwestern, and listener…
Philippe Mourrain joins the show to discuss his recently published study exploring the similarities of sleep across…
Five years after Eric Garner was killed by the NYPD, the DOJ announces there will be no federal charges for the officer…
A middle-aged housewife turned aspiring reporter pursues the murder of a forgotten young woman.
Patricia Pendry joins the show to discuss her recent study exploring the effects of Animal Visitation Programs on…
People who talk about politics for a living have used Donald Trump’s racist tweets as an opportunity to have a…
Grace discusses how hear fear of noodles came about and how it has impacted her over the years. 1st Person is…
Joe discusses the #ObamaWasBetterAt hashtag and why it's a little too idealistic for his liking.
Trump’s extremely racist tweets about the Squad, Pence tours detention camps in Texas, and the ICE raids that kind of…
The bizarre Facebook event has inspired meme accounts everywhere.
Carole Loeffler is a Philadelphia-based artist whose text work and found object based sculptures are a reaction to the…
Trump's racist tweet storm was enabled by Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats' treatment of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan…
The Williamsburg Giglio Lift took place this weekend.
The Border Patrol Chief was in the bad Facebook group, Trump’s goofball social media conference, and the building…
Joe discusses Arizona governor Doug Ducey's Nike flip flop and why political disingenuousness is now a viable media…
The Trump administration is once again promising nationwide ICE roundups of immigrants, a new HHS child camp has opened…
Matt Ruby and Raanan Hershberg on silent meditation retreats (and comedy). J. McVay and Jacqueline Soller on new movie,…
J.McVay (@thejlm) joins the show to discuss Nancy Pelosi's bad week and bizarre leadership as Speaker of the House.
Epstein and Trump’s relationship is detailed in a new New York Times article, the euphemisms the media is using to…
A doorman at a posh apartment building gets lost in the mean New York City streets, battling his demons as he searches…
Joe discusses Amy McGrath's campaign announcement and her choice to use seeming pro-Trump messaging in her 2020 Senate…
State lawmakers target Philadelphia DA Larry Krasner in an effort to undo his efforts to decriminalize, and more…
Justin talks about how he got involved with performing magic and how it allowed him to connect with others while also…
Dr. Steve Billet discusses the Democratic Party's leftward shift and whether it might hurt or help the party in 2020,…
Jeffrey Epstein has been arrested on sex trafficking charges, a white supremacist stabbed and killed a black teen over…
The former quarterback was a legend on the field and an inspiration off of it.
Jeremy Olson is an American artist working in painting, video, sculpture and photography. His references range from the…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss Trump's 4th of July military parade and his administration's efforts to get a…
Casanova Valentine and a rowdy bunch of no-ring wrestlers took over Our Wicked Lady for The Great American Trash 4th of…
The Trump administration is reportedly trying to figure out a new justification for including a citizenship question on…
In Part 2, Emilia Petrarca discusses The Sopranos' fashion influence and interacting with a passionate show…
Jackie and J discuss new movies, ‘Yesterday’ and ‘Toy Story 4.’ Plus a preview of Be Forest’s and Ames’…
New photos from the Office of the Inspector General reveal absolutely horrifying conditions at five camps in Texas,…
The Instagram account celebrating the show’s iconic fashion.
Emilia Petrarca joins the show to discuss creating @sopranosstyle Instagram page and why The Sopranos fashion is…
It’s the Fourth of July and we’re encouraging you to celebrate however you like to revel in summer as long as it…
On September 14, 1969, Private First Class Judy Talton celebrates her nineteenth birthday by secretly joining the campus…
In Part 3, Sean Sullivan and Joe openly discuss why they (or anyone!) bothers rooting for the Mets, the team's abysmal…
We are BACK after our time away and we’re catching up on the ongoing news from border concentration camps including…
The classic sitcom is leaving Netflix in 2021. It’s time for the show to leave Twitter, too.
Kim talks about her educational journey and how it has taught her the way that work is valued in academia.
In Part 2, Sean Sullivan and Joe discuss terrible Mickey Callaway, whether the Mets will trade their veterans, and the…
Molly’s still traveling but back tomorrow, so in the meantime, we’re revisiting our episode with Eli Valley from…
Lizzo’s “Boys” has raised the meme bar to the highest it’s ever been.
Vanessa Albury is the Founding Artist and Director of Coral Projects, an artist-run, site-specific art exhibition…
Sean Sullivan joins the show to discuss the New York Mets' brutal 2019 season, poor roster construction, minor league…
The NYC Pride Parade took over the streets of NYC this weekend.
It’s Monday July 1st and Molly is getting her last Traval Bash in before new baby comes. Today’s show we revisit our…
J.McVay (@thejlm) joins the show to recap the first Democratic presidential primary debate.
Jared Kushner’s got a “Peace Plan” again, the ongoing trauma of family separation, and the Democratic Wife Guys.…
We look back on 1999 film ‘American Beauty.’ Also, we review new movie,’Maiden.’ Plus a preview of Meg Myers’…
Joe offers a (very) brief Democratic debate recap and discusses NRATV's downfall.
A prominent New York advice columnist comes forward to describe being assaulted by Donald Trump. Stop Brett…
Rebel, seeker, traveler, observer, vagabond. Writer and poet Jim Christy has been called all these things and more.…
When are millions of people not actually millions?
The baffling responses to Bernie’s plan to abolish student debt, a brief check-in on Luis CK’s ongoing comeback…
Sam recalls the worst teacher she encountered while in school a particular moment that has stuck with her many years…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the key issues and potential climbers in the first Democratic Primary debates, set…
For better or for worse, we’ve all had a dad. Our storytellers for this month take the decidedly “for better”…
Sanders unveils the biggest student debt cancellation policy of them all, Trump terrorizes cities with threats of…
Jacqueline Bell Johnson is a California-based artist whose work explores the intersection of organic and architectural…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the latest developments with Trump's Iran escalations and how outside voices factor…
The United States very nearly attacked Iran on Thursday night, multiple reports detail atrocities being committed to…
Donald Trump called off his approved strike against Iran at the last minute. But who's to say he won't change his mind…
Jackie and J discuss new movies, ‘The Dead Don’t Die’ and ‘The Souvenir.’ Plus a preview of Divino Niño’s…
Reclaim Pride Coalition’s Natalie James joins us to discuss their organizing around this year’s Pride, Chuck Todd…
What's the power of a phrase? How accurate it is and how uncomfortable it makes political opposition.
AOC ignites a conservative firestorm by calling the camps at the southern border concentration camps, Joe Biden praises…
With hairpin twists and immense psychological acuity, Kelsey Rae Dimberg’s ‘Girl in the Rearview Mirror’ is as…
Jose Martinez (@JMartinezNYC) joins the show to discuss the MTA's renewed crackdown on farebeating on NYC subways and…
Conservative Parkland survivor and activist Kyle Kashuv’s Harvard admission was rescinded after it was found that he…
Mareda recalls how having her mother as the director of her pre-school gave her a sense of authority and what she would…
Broken hotel elevators. Denying Puerto Rico statehood. These are both because of socialism. And so is everything else…
The rhetoric from both the administration and the New York Times around war with Iran has escalated significantly in the…
Mark Addison Smith is a New York-based artist whose design specialization is typographic storytelling that allows…
Joe talks about Sarah Huckabee Sanders and wonders if the Trump administration really needs a press secretary.
A look at the delayed justice for the Central Park Five, and the recent capitalist success of fake meat.
The wild, immersive Bushwick nightclub experience runs through August.
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the Trump administration's transparent attempts to create conflict with Iran and…
In an interview with George Stephanopoulos, Trump claims he didn’t accept foreign intelligence but totally would in…
Jackie and J discuss new movies, ‘The Last Black Main San Francisco’ and ‘Wild Rose.’ Plus a preview of Dark…
In Part 2, Lisa Walsh discusses how researchers measure happiness using self-reports and the adaptability of positive…
A jury in Arizona was unable to reach a verdict in the trial of an activist for leaving out water for migrants in the…
Today's required reading is a little too lax on political corruption, a little too happy about Twitter brands and a…
Don and Rosie are back in Melbourne after a decade in New York, and they’re about to face their most important…
Lisa Walsh joins the show to discuss her research and writing exploring whether happiness leads to career…
His career appears indestructible, no matter how uncool or offensive he gets.
Biden has always loved the Republican party and 2020 is the absolute worst time in history to embrace it. Joe…
One does all his own stunts, the other has years of choreography under his belt. So who wins in the octagon?
Anastasia recalls an incident where she could have intervened to help someone in need but did not, and what means to be…
Axios markets editor Dion Rabouin joins the show to discuss his recent piece exploring why the super rich and big…
Today in required reading, I mull over an editorial bashing the diet and fitness industrial machine.
There’s an actual bill to decriminalize sex work coming to the New York state house, and Melissa Gira Grant is here to…
Sophia Krupsha was born in Kingston, Pennsylvania in 1998. Her work explores local history, cultural identity and…
Joe discusses the Boston Straight Pride Parade and why news organizations and regular people shouldn't fall for this…
Get inside the secret immersive experience of Shadow Traffic's Lost Horizon Night Market.
A deep dive into how New York City’s specialized high school purged Black and Latino students in the last few decades,…
Sean Sullivan (@MetsExaminer) joins the show to discuss the possibility of the Brooklyn Nets and New York Knicks signing…
We wrap up our 10yr Film Retro series with our favorite films of 2009. Also, we review new movie,’Late Night.’ Plus…
Joe Biden confirms he isn’t in favor of repealing the Hyde amendment. A clinic escort outside the Planned…
Joe discusses YouTube's recent controversy and how its ignorance of context leads to real, dangerous censorship.
Children sat in vans for days at a time waiting to be reunited with their parents, Youtube sides with a homophobic…
In the Hamptons, no rules apply, especially in matters of money—and the heart…
Steffanie Strathdee joins the show to discuss her book The Perfect Predator, her exploration of phage therapy, the…
It’s not a harmless novelty when it’s organized by dangerous alt-right hustlers who don’t deserve a platform.
A new analysis shows how many cops are openly and explicitly racist on Facebook, an architect of gerrymandering has it…
Madeline recalls what brought on the most trivial fight she was part of and how it was resolved. 1st Person is…
His latest tuxedo proves Trump is all about body positivity.
In Part 2, Andrea Carcamo discusses the problems with incarcerating asylum seekers, how it affects their mental health…
Elizabeth Warren very convincingly explains why she won’t go on Fox News, Mike Pompeo disagrees with boy prince Jared…
They want to use Aunt Becky as proof that the rich and powerful are punished. Don’t fall for it.
Katy McCarthy is an artist based in Brooklyn and working primarily in video and sculpture. Her work laminates historical…
Andrea Carcamo joins the show to discuss visiting the U.S. southern border at El Paso to see firsthand the conditions in…
Jackson Galaxy's Cat Camp took over the Metropolitan Pavilion in NYC this weekend!
A Trump tariff explainer, the politics of boycotting Georgia, and Louisiana passes its own six week abortion ban. …
Too many men on the internet can’t be trusted to judge female comedians.
Joe discusses Elizabeth Warren's appearance on The Breakfast Club and how media members disingenuously spread…
Candidate Profile: Kamala Harris. Also, we review new movie, ‘Brightburn’ and preview Jo Schornikow’s BTR Live…
Robert Mueller spoke publicly for the first time about the conclusions of the Mueller report, Mitch McConnell is a…
Some rules are meant to be broken. Others should be ignored entirely.
Joe talks about the media's framing of the Mueller Report and investigation in light of Robert Mueller's statement…
Bernie Sanders unveils two policies to benefit workers, author Jennifer Silva gets to the heart of millenials, and the…
We got a sneak peak at the updated SummerStage at Central Park.
‘Dear Scarlet’ is a poignant and deeply personal journey through the complexities of new motherhood, offering hope…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss Robert Mueller's statement, the potential for impeachment, Trump's inevitable spin…
A look at the European Parliamentary elections, Theresa May’s personal Brexit, the election in India, and how to…
Jo talks about what it’s been like to live life on the road since retiring and how her travels have given her a new…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss Trump's Kim Jong Un comments, his muddled foreign policy and ongoing battle with the…
Still want to ride that high from Mother’s Day? Then do we have the show for you. All moms, all true, and best of…
The Washington Post treats Elizabeth Warren's history of billing hours as a lawyer as some sort of hypocrisy, thoughts…
Sarah Walko is a multi-media artist whose work is inspired by literature and by the structure of storytelling
David Tomasi joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring the effects of prescribing nutritional and exercise…
The Washington Post treats Elizabeth Warren's history of billing hours as a lawyer as some sort of hypocrisy, thoughts…
Joe discusses the recent trend of tossing milkshakes at far right politicians and why it's such an effective nonviolent…
Jared Kushner is miraculously still in charge of the middle east, Trump is pardoning war criminals to trigger the libs,…
Our 2019 Summer Movie Preview. Review and Discussion of Olivia Wilde’s ‘Booksmart.’ And a preview of DAD’s…
Stanley Fritz (@StanFritz) joins the show to discuss Let's Not Be Trash, his piece about Alabama's abortion ban, and…
The IRS can’t refuse the subpoena for Trump’s tax records, Don McGahn is a no show for his Congressional testimony,…
The New York Times bestselling historical novelist delivers her biggest, boldest, and most ambitious novel yet—a…
J.McVay returns to discuss the series finale of Game of Thrones and how television has evolved and changed the way we…
We talk with Gabrielle Schonder, producer and reporter on the new Frontline documentary Supreme Revenge. Also, the…
In this episode, Molly shares her thoughts on the drawbacks of too much screen time.
Everybody knows your name when you're there. But what’s the name really worth?
In Part 2, Robin Marty discusses possible political recourse to anti-abortion legislation, preparing for a Post-Roe v.…
Missouri passes an 8 week abortion ban, a Mueller scandal roundup, and Bret Stephens throws a hissy fit about…
Kirk Maynard is a mixed media artist and educator whose work focuses on the political undercurrents of culture and…
Writer and activist Robin Marty joins the show to discuss recent anti-abortion legislation, why abortion is such a…
The New York Times exists to make conservatives feel comfortable, and a listener mail catch up. photo courtesy of…
A look back at a week in our coverage of music, culture, fitness, food and politics.
Joe reacts to recent anti-abortion legislation, feelings of political helplessness and the importance of continuing the…
The takes on Alabama are just so, so hot, and a roundup of immigration and Iran news. Kay Ivey photo by Tech.…
Our favorite performers, directos, and more from the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival. Discussion of new Swedish sci-fi film,…
Here are the stories that changed our lives or briefly entertained us this week.
Bill Marcellino joins the show to discuss the RAND Corporation's recent report which found U.S. journalism has become…
A group of white men in Alabama has effectively banned abortion completely. photo courtesy of internets_dairy via…
A powder extracted from a Latin American flower has been called the most dangerous drug in the world. But separating…
What makes a child successful in life? What about raising a successful student? These questions and more answered in one…
Carl Beijer (@carlbeijer) joins the show to discuss the merits of Democratic presidential candidates appearing on Fox…
Stephen Miller wanted to conduct coordinated nationwide ICE raids, John Bolton rachets up his desire to go war with…
Jane talks about how being the oldest sibling taught her to take the lead and delegate when it came to chores and…
J.McVay returns to discuss Game of Thrones' penultimate episode, including Dany's heel turn and Cersei's lame death.
We spend the hour on two pieces about far right conservatism and youth. Make American Great Again photo courtesy…
Mary Sue used to be a useful term in a very narrow context. Today, it only means confused anger at women.
Shaina Lynn is a New Orleans-born, LA-based actress, writer, poet, Afro-Futurist, and multimedia artist that demands the…
Knicks Film School creator Jeff Bellone discusses New York's desire for Kevin Durant, other free agency hypotheticals,…
College students are going hungry, and new tent cities in Texas. Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons
A compilation of our favorite stories from this week. In West Philadelphia, Empath Was Born & Hell Was…
Jeff Bellone returns to discuss the New York Knicks 2018-19 season, from the Kristaps Porzingis trade to Mitchell…
More thoughts on Georgia’s anti-abortion bill, and the latest escalation between Trump and…
Our favorite films from the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival and a preview of Thumpasaurus’ BTR Live Studio session.
The poet, musician, cartoonist, producer and author passed away 20 years ago today, but his art lives on.
Here are the stories that changed our lives or briefly entertained us this week.
Joe discusses Meghan McCain's appearance on Late Night with Seth Meyers and Marco Rubio's hardline stand against the…
New New York Times Reporting shows that Trump lost almost a billion dollars from the 80s to the 90s, and Georgia’s new…
The food creators in Netflix's new food series are as far from celebrity chefs as you can get.
When a young woman leaves her family—and the civilized world—to join an off-the-grid community headed by…
J.McVay (@thejlm) returns to discuss the most recent episode of Game of Thrones, including weird narrative choices,…
Israeli violence escalates towards Gaza and the Times coverage of it is typically orientalist, a new report on the…
Daqwan talks about some of the things that have made him lose trust in his brother and where he hopes their relationship…
Not all punk rock girls are crazy and doped up but you’d never know that from the movies.
Joe talks about Mitch McConnell's gaslighting speech on the Senate floor and discusses the value of real-time fact…
A WNYC story on family separation in the hands of child protective workers. Rally to end family separation in…
A newly published comical reference tome is in truth just another entry in the vast southern propaganda mill. It's time…
Jay Milder is an American artist and a figurative expressionist painter of the second generation New York School
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the NRA's financial and legal troubles and how their more aggressive policies have…
We talk with Elizabeth Leiter, producer of the new Frontline documentary “The Abortion Divide.” Also, a Buzzfeed…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss Attorney General William Barr's testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee and…
Candidate Profile: Kirsten Gillibrand. Also, we review new movie, ‘Avengers: Endgame’ and preview Strawberry…
William Barr testified on Wednesday but refused to testify on Thursday, Pete Buttigeig’s Vogue photo shoot makes us…
Here are the stories that changed our lives or briefly entertained us this week.
Joe discusses Joe Biden's comments about Dick Cheney and how Biden's candidacy directly mirrors Hillary Clinton's from…
Robert Mueller negates Barr’s characterization of the Mueller report, the attempted coup in Venezuela, and listener…
A Genius, a Con Man, and the Secret History of the Internet's Rise.
J.McVay returns to discuss Game of Thrones, including the Battle of Winterfell, Jon Snow's terrible battle strategy,…
The Trump administration introduces more restrictions on asylum, moves to classify the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist…
After sharing about some of the places he’s lived, Rafael talks about the places he and his service dog, Maria, plan…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the House Judiciary Committee's attempt to question Attorney General William Barr…
The rogue gang that was detaining migrants at the border, children might be kept at Guantanamo, and listener mail on…
Artist Tattfoo Tan’s practice focuses on issues relating to ecology, sustainability and healthy living.
Joe discusses the synagogue shooting in Poway, Calif. and the right's selective ignorance and conflation of…
On the first day of his campaign, Susan Bro and Anita Hill both illuminated Joe Biden’s tendency to use other people…
BTRtoday Editor in Chief Adam Bulger joins the show to discuss Joe Biden's new candidacy and his paranoid vision of a…
We look back on 2009 film ‘The Hangover.’ Also, we review new movie,’High Life.’ Plus a preview of Strawberry…
Joe Biden is running, Tom Friedman has gone full eco-fascist, and listener mail on the child surveillance app. …
BTRtoday editorial staff’s selection of best in non-BTRtoday stories.
Joe calls his dad to discuss what the New York Giants should do in the first round of the NFL Draft tonight. Talking…
Campaign merchandise tells us more than you might think. It’s also easy to roast.
We spend the hour on the recent CNN Town Halls with five 2020 presidential candidates, Pete Buttigieg’s remarks on why…
A poignant, dazzling debut novel about a woman who longs to be a mother and the captivating yet troubled child she and…
J. McVay joins the show to discuss picking up Game of Thrones for its final season and what to expect heading into…
Elizabeth Warren unveils a plan for free college and forgiveness of student debt, Mayor Pete compares Sanders to Trump,…
Gloria relives her experience of meeting Michael Bloomberg and how he compared to her expectations.
Joe talks about centrist fear of progressive Democratic candidates following CNN's town hall.
After 12 years and 11 months at the UCB Theater we move to our new home at the Magnet. Here’s to another almost…
We talk with David Sutherland, director of the new Frontline documentary “Marcos Doesn’t Live Here Anymore.” Also,…
Choosing a random episode with the click of a button makes it easier to passively watch TV forever.
Althea Rao is an interdisciplinary artist who calls herself a cultural facilitator. She creates social engagement models…
Joe discusses Elizabeth Warren's student debt relief proposal and why it's a smart political move ahead of her CNN town…
We spend the hour on the Mueller report, and the President’s many efforts to do crimes. Protest Trump and…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss revelations from the redacted Mueller Report, Attorney General Barr serving as…
This week has been a lesson in conservatives’ disingenuous attacks on AOC and Ilhan Omar. Also, Kamala Harris regrets…
We look back on 2009 film ‘Dogtooth.’ Also, we review new movie,‘Dogman.’ Plus a preview of Grandchildren’s…
In Part 2, Julian Zelizer discusses tracing media's partisan transformation, social media, and the role of a historian…
AG William Barr wants to detain asylum seekers, establishment Democrats are organizing around their fear of Bernie…
Michael Gandolfini is taking on his father’s role as the most beloved mobster in American television history.
They live a cloistered life, exotic to modern eyes, founded upon privilege and duty, ruled by byzantine and often…
Julian Zelizer joins the show to discuss his book Fault Lines and writing about modern American history.
The right wing’s white supremacist response to the fire at Notre Dame, the Republican and Democrats’ shared…
Neelab reflects on what it was like to grow up as the oldest child in her family and how that experience shaped her as a…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss expectations for the redacted Mueller report, how the public might respond, and…
The story behind the infamous Nazi salute photo. The Square in Baraboo, Wisconsin. photo courtesy of Let's Rave…
Anh Thuy Nguyen's work consists of installation, sculpture and performance that allegorize the interpersonal affect…
Joe discusses Nancy Pelosi's appearance on 60 Minutes and her bizarre desire to appeal to the center at all costs.
The spicy celebration scorched tastebuds with some of the hottest peppers and sauces around.
Ansel Taylor joins us to discuss their experience trying to get accountability for a sexual assault on campus. Also,…
Justin Goldsmith joins the show to discuss all things Game of Thrones ahead of the Season 8 premiere on Sunday night.
Julian Assange has been arrested, the right wing continues to put a target on Ilhan Omar’s back, and listener…
Candidate Profile: Elizabeth Warren. Also, we review the new movie, ‘Shazam!’
How can a song earn the label of “explicit” and how is it edited for the radio? BTRtoday investigates!
In Part 2, Missy Pollack (@missy_freeandfit) discusses the cumulative effects of millennials broadcasting their lives on…
Benjamin Netanyahu has been reelected in Israel, a white supremacist violence panel in the House resulted in a Muslim…
A disarmingly funny, thought-provoking, and boldly revealing new book that shows us what it means to be human.
Missy Pollack (@missy_freeandfit) joins the show to discuss her experience with addiction and recovery and her thoughts…
It looks like Disney’s decided there’s less money in defining American childhoods than in ruining them.
Kirstjen Neilson is out and there’s already an emerging narrative that she was a counterweight against Trump’s worst…
Alison describes what she feels is different about growing up in the world today as compared to past generations and…
Joe discusses the House Judiciary Committee's hearing on white nationalism and how our elected officials (*cough*…
A masturbation machine provided Twitter's comic relief for the day.
A Washington Post piece suggests that Bernie Sanders is the left’s version of Donald Trump, and a Times op ed says…
Want in on the Season 8 action but never watched before? We’ve got you covered.
Sarah G. Sharp is an artist and curator whose interests include alternative social histories, language, place,…
Joe discusses the inevitable rehabilitation of outgoing DHS secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and why her hire will serve as…
Piper Anderson joins us to discuss her work using storytelling to fight mass incarceration. Also, Morning John on the…
Some trends are cool and healthy. Others are annoying and lame. Luckily, we split the difference.
Joe discusses his story about millennial drug use and the factors that (likely) account for it.
In the least surprising turn of events ever, new reporting suggests there is more to the Mueller report than William…
A new survey suggests young people are dealing with American dread the best way they know how.
We look back on 2009 film ‘Inglourious Basterds.’ Also, we review new movie, ‘The Beach Bum.’ Plus a preview of…
Joe discusses Donald Trump's Joe Biden tweet and why the president's lack of self-awareness and shame gives him an…
Since we last recorded 24 hours ago, Donald Trump called Puerto Rico another country, got his father’s birthplace…
Elena Childers joins the show to discuss the Joker trailer, Joaquin Phoenix and her enjoyment of realistic superhero…
Joaquin Phoenix’s creepy performance gives the villain the movie—er, trailer—he deserves.
As predicted, the defense of Joe Biden has been an absolute nightmare. Also, conservatives attack trans folks for…
Vanessa shares what prompted her move from Denver, Colorado, to New York City and why she regrets not making the move…
A new study suggests the negative effects from lack of sleep reach as far as the ballot box.
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss Trump's bizarre lies and attacks against Puerto Rican officials, a potential…
Lucy Flores describes a non-consensual interaction with Joe Biden on the campaign trail, a long Current Affairs piece…
Jez Riley French is a UK-based sound artist who uses intuitive composition, field recording, improvisation and…
Joe discusses recent allegations of inappropriate behavior against former Vice President and potential Democratic…
The Mueller report is 300 pages long with only a 4-page summary, Kirstjen Nielson wants to be able to deport…
The Brooklyn Record Exchange opened in Bushwick this weekend!
Joe rambles about the new Twilight Zone and whether Jordan Peele's thriller filmmaking prowess will revive the sci-fi…
Matt Ruby interviews vocal transformation coach Maryn Azoff. Jacqueline Soller & J. McVay on new movie, ‘Us.’ Plus a…
An open air detention in El Paso looks a lot like a US run concentration camp, the NRA deliberately trafficked in…
Can Jordan Peele properly revive the vaunted sci-fi brand?
Joe discusses Ben Shapiro's triggered tweets and David Farenthold's new WaPo story exploring Donald Trump's bank fraud.
A closer look at the latest threat to the ACA, Mike Lee’s baffling Senate presentation on climate change and the Green…
The Hemingway Sisters of Cold River, Missouri are local legends. The sisters couldn’t be more different—or more…
Joe discusses Joe Rogan's appearance on Alex Jones' show and how the comedian's podcast is considered a gateway to far…
The Mueller report has been given to the AG and the AG says there’s no collusion and, more ambiguously, no…
On a recent visit to the United States from Germany, Matthias explains how the depiction of America in the media…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the impact of the initial news surrounding the Mueller Report and whether we'll ever…
David Martin and guest Matt Dennie (@mdennie) return to the BTRtoday studio for a one on one episode, sharing stories…