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J.McVay joins the show to discuss The Irishman trailer, Joe Pesci's triumphant return to the big screen, Netflix's release model…
An infuriating AP story speculating whether Trump is losing support with affluent white women, and the assumptions of who is…
Devin talks about getting turned down by a crush and offers advice to anyone who might be about to share their feelings with…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the second round of Democratic primary debates, including Sanders and Warren, Beto's last gasp…
John is in the studio and we’re catching up on Trump’s weekend of attacking Baltimore and Elijah Cummings, and the NYPD’s…
Beatrice Glow is an interdisciplinary artist whose work highlights human interconnectivity while amplifying stories lying in the…
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 than…
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, Ricardo…
Matt Ruby and Joe Zimmerman on relationship attachment styles. J. McVay and Jacqueline Soller on ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home +…
In Part 2, Alan Scarpa discusses Feelin' Radical's merchandise design and the sustainability of their business model beyond the…
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 resisting the…
Alan Scarpa joins the show to discuss Feelin Radical, a merchandise company that donates a percentage of each purchase to…
ICE will expand its authority for expedited removal, the Trump administration wants to kick 3 million people off of food stamps,…
John shares his thoughts on movies and TV and how they have influenced his outlook on life. 1st Person is presented by Urban…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss congressional leaders' debt ceiling agreement and Elizabeth Warren's detailed student debt…
A film writer blasts Tarantino for violence against women but overlooks the director’s most alarming moments of violence against…
Unless you’re Ryan Gosling or Penelope Cruz you probably have body issues—be honest with yourself. And for our show this month…
Ted Cruz is trying to criminalize anti-fascism, Jane Mayer does an autopsy of Al Franken’s demise, and listener mail. Photo…
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 other…
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 patriot,…
Philippe Mourrain discusses sleep signatures found in zebrafish, the functions of vertebrate sleep and the potential impact of the…
We look back on 1999 film ‘Fight Club.’ Also, we review new movie, ‘Midsommar.’ Plus a preview of Juan Wauterss’…
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 vertebrate…
Five years after Eric Garner was killed by the NYPD, the DOJ announces there will be no federal charges for the officer who killed…
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 university…
People who talk about politics for a living have used Donald Trump’s racist tweets as an opportunity to have a meaningless…
Grace discusses how hear fear of noodles came about and how it has impacted her over the years. 1st Person is presented by…
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 were and…
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 Omar,…
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 tension…
Joe discusses Arizona governor Doug Ducey's Nike flip flop and why political disingenuousness is now a viable media strategy.
The Trump administration is once again promising nationwide ICE roundups of immigrants, a new HHS child camp has opened in the…
Matt Ruby and Raanan Hershberg on silent meditation retreats (and comedy). J. McVay and Jacqueline Soller on new movie, ‘The…
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 describe…
A doorman at a posh apartment building gets lost in the mean New York City streets, battling his demons as he searches for…
Joe discusses Amy McGrath's campaign announcement and her choice to use seeming pro-Trump messaging in her 2020 Senate race…
State lawmakers target Philadelphia DA Larry Krasner in an effort to undo his efforts to decriminalize, and more thoughts on the…
Justin talks about how he got involved with performing magic and how it allowed him to connect with others while also shaping how…
Dr. Steve Billet discusses the Democratic Party's leftward shift and whether it might hurt or help the party in 2020, and offers…
Jeffrey Epstein has been arrested on sex trafficking charges, a white supremacist stabbed and killed a black teen over rap music…
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 commercial…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss Trump's 4th of July military parade and his administration's efforts to get a citizenship…
Casanova Valentine and a rowdy bunch of no-ring wrestlers took over Our Wicked Lady for The Great American Trash 4th of July…
The Trump administration is reportedly trying to figure out a new justification for including a citizenship question on the 2020…
In Part 2, Emilia Petrarca discusses The Sopranos' fashion influence and interacting with a passionate show fandom. Emilia…
Jackie and J discuss new movies, ‘Yesterday’ and ‘Toy Story 4.’ Plus a preview of Be Forest’s and Ames’ upcoming BTR…
New photos from the Office of the Inspector General reveal absolutely horrifying conditions at five camps in Texas, catching up on…
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 overlooked and…
It’s the Fourth of July and we’re encouraging you to celebrate however you like to revel in summer as long as it doesn’t…
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 payroll and…
We are BACK after our time away and we’re catching up on the ongoing news from border concentration camps including the…
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 numerous…
Molly’s still traveling but back tomorrow, so in the meantime, we’re revisiting our episode with Eli Valley from February…
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 underwater.
Sean Sullivan joins the show to discuss the New York Mets' brutal 2019 season, poor roster construction, minor league bullpen and…
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 episode…