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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 separating…
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 Gun: A…
J. McVay shares his 10 favorite films of 2018. He also revisits a few documentaries from the Tribeca Film Festival that really…
Joe recaps some of the best interviews of the year from his daily podcast.
Joe revisits his interview with Popula's Maria Bustillos about her Anthony Bourdain interview, perhaps the celebrity chef and…
It's Radio Dispatch Best of 2018 and we're revisiting our interview with Natalie Shure on Medicare for All. Also, families of…
John Knefel reviews the foreign policy choices made by Donald Trump this year and how those compare to other politicians. Molly…
Joe revisits his interview with Alicia Walker about her study exploring penis size and self esteem, and how internet trolls forced…
It's Radio Dispatch Best of 2018 and we're revisiting our interview with Nathan Robinson on media coverage of Israel and…
This year sucked politically, and we wrote about it. A lot.
Joe revisits his May interview with Champagne Sharks host Trevor Beaulieu (@RickyRawls) about Kanye West's public meltdown and how…
Our Christmas episode, featuring The Insecure Chef and John’s first NYC Christmas job.
Joe revisits his February interview with Corey Rhyan, whose research calculated the economic cost of the opioid crisis to be more…
It's Radio Dispatch Best of 2018 and we're revisiting our interview with Bryce Covert on Medicaid work requirements, which have…
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 Parkland,…
It's Radio Dispatch Best of 2018 and we revisit our interview with Meagan Day on the Workplace Democracy Act. Also, New York City…
J. McVay and Jackie Soller on Pawel Pawlikowski’s movie, ‘Cold War.’ Plus some favorite 1st Person segments and BTR Live…
In Part 2, Jennifer Erb-Downward discusses policy recommendations from her brief, including discussing school attendance barriers…
It's Radio Dispatch's Best of 2018, and we revisit our interview with Micah Uetricht on resurgent labor militancy. Also, we…
John Knefel looks back on 2018 and notes some key political takeaways from the Democratic and Republican parties. Molly and…
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…
In Part 2, Curtis Deutsch and Justin Penn discuss the underlying factors of the "The Great Dying" which, through their research…
It's Radio Dispatch Best of 2018 and we're revisiting our interview with Alexis Goldstein on Medicaid work requirements. Also,…
Curtis Deustch and Justin Penn of the University of Washington discuss their recent study exploring global warming during earth's…
It's Radio Dispatch Best of 2018 and we're revisiting our interview with Charlotte Shane about the bizarre framing of the incel…
In Part 3, Aisling and Joe discuss how self-care pushes actual mental health issues aside and the absurdity of medicalizing…
It’s Radio Dispatch best of 2018 and we’re revisiting our interview with Briahna Joy Gray on Democratic strategy. Also, Ross…
Rabbi Avram Mlotek revisits 2018 w/ Matt Ruby and J. McVay. Jacqueline & J on the new movie, ‘Mary Queen of Scots.’ And a…
Are we out of punks or is it just harder to open up a punk rock bar these days?
In Part 2, Aisling McCrea discusses social media and how idealistic representations of women have worsened with the shift to…
A Propubilca story shows that poor people get audited at a higher rate than rich people, the debate over whether Bernie should run…
John Knefel shares his thoughts on whether the incoming Democratic House majority will be strong enough to push Congress to end…
Aisling McCrea joins the show to discuss her recent piece for Current Affairs discussing self care and how its framed as an…
Catching up on the protests in France, the NYPD engages in its own form of family separation, an enthusiastic goodbye to John…
In Part 2, Bryor Snefjella discusses Twitter's utility in language studies, pop culture reinforcing national stereotypes, and…
Trump is directly implicated in felonies, the establishment is looking to crush Medicare for All, and Paul Ryan’s long con.
Bryor Snefjella joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring Twitter language to identify national character stereotypes…
Kevin Hart refused to apologize for homophobic jokes, and Republicans dirty tricks in Michigan and North Carolina.
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 funeral and…
J. McVay, Jacqueline Soller, and Charles Hinshaw discuss ‘Roma,’ ‘Vox Lux,’ and ‘Creed II.’ And a preview of Coco…
In Part 2, in Jeff Bellone discusses the curious case of Frank Ntilikina and whether or not the Knicks are likely to tank the rest…
Michael Flynn substantially cooperated with the Mueller investigation, and Wisconsin Republicans circumvent democracy.
As politicians, members of the press, and pundits publicly mourn the death of President George H.W. Bush, John Knefel brings up a…
Knicks Film School creator Jeff Bellone returns to discuss the biggest storylines surrounding the 2018 New York Knicks.
If you think conservative media can’t get worse, just wait ‘til next year.
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 has no…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss Michael Cohen's potential impact on the Mueller investigation and Donald Trump's recent…
It's a Russiagate Roundup, catching up on the news about the Putin Penthouse, the Moscow project, Michael Cohen's plea, and…