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It’s the beginning of Best of Radio Dispatch 2019 and we’re revisiting two Frontline interviews
We don't live in rational times. These books come the closest to making sense out of our mess.
Trump declares Judaism a nationality as the Federalist accuses Bernie of anti-Semitism, and CBP denies flu shots to…
Despite her early reluctance to hold President Trump accountable for multiple offenses, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is…
Pelosi formally announces two articles of impeachment against Trump, more on the IG report, and the Afghanistan…
Joe Biden wants Democrats to have less power, and are we really more polarized than ever? Official White House…
The House Speaker didn’t consider it an impeachable offense.
John’s in the studio to discuss what to expect before Christmas and in the New Year in the Trump impeachment and the…
Jeff Abbott on Trump’s implementation of the safe third country agreement in Guatemala, John on Wednesday’s…
Making a campaign about Trump’s insincerity is a surefire way to relive 2016.
Malcolm Harris on his new book, Shit is Fucked Up and Bullshit: History Since the End of History. Also, Kamala Harris is…
Can a game help people understand the disinformation tactics used by Big Oil?
John Knefel discusses the most immediate threat facing our planet today, global warming, and some of the consequences…
William Barr will dispute the IG report on Trump spying, the House Republicans’ impeachment report says Trump did…
The California senator abruptly ended her presidential bid Tuesday.
Impeachment updates, and Douthat’s Bernie column that tells us everything about conservatism. U.S.…
We’re continuing our Giving Thanks Best Of, revisiting our interviews with Anna Merlan and Patrick Blanchfield.
It’s Thanksgiving Weekend and we’re giving thanks by revisiting two of our favorite interviews of the year, Abby…
A discussion of the Pete Buttigieg is a Lying MF piece, Obama’s disappointing ex-Presidency, and the upcoming…
An important judge ruling means Don McGahn can be compelled to testify, Rudy Giuliani has been subpoenaed by the…
Devin Nunes’ Ukraine connection, Mick Mulvaney’s effort to retroactively justify withholding the aid, and Bloomberg…
His Palestine comments during the Democratic debate re-distinguished Sanders’ progressive foreign policy ideals.
Takeaways from Fiona Hill’s testimony and the impeachment big picture. photo courtesy of Kuhlmann /MSC via…
Joe Virgillito talks with author & researcher John Cook about climate change communication. Also, we review new movie,…
Jeff Abbott on the rise of the ring wing in Latin America, and John on Gordon Sondland’s testimony. Jeff…
Jim from “The Office” has taken a hard right turn since changing jobs.
Cora Currier joins us to discuss her story on an Occupy ICE activist and DACA recipient who was deported for his tweets.…
John Knefel explains how Donald Trump continues to act outside of the law, most recently pardoning three war…
Two New York Times education stories highlight inequality in the city, John on Israel’s bombing of Gaza, and listener…
Maybe this debate will actually be good. But if history is any indication, you'll need liquor.
Morning John is here to talk Yovanovitch, Sondland, Mulvaney, and the latest from the impeachment testimony. Also,…
Clapping along to Panic! at the Disco can’t drown out Mayor Pete’s inherent cynicism.
John is in the studio to discuss Stephen Miller’s white supremacist email campaign to Breitbart and the significance…
The law finally caught up with Roger Stone. The jokes weren't far behind.
Natalie Shure joins us to explain the rising costs of insulin and the role of Medicare for All in the Democratic…
It won’t be fun for the Clintons, but the party can’t afford to ignore the simple and powerful message.
Osita Nwanevu joins us to discuss his piece on what “cancel culture” really means. Also, 70,000 migrant children…
John Knefel explains how the United States has continued to escalate wars it claims to be ending, like in Syria and…
The NYPD’s cruel crackdown on street food vendors in the subways, the Republican’s philosophical defense of criminal…
Mike Bloomberg and Deval Patrick's entry into the Democratic primary boost Sanders' chances at winning the nomination.
We spend the hour on Kamala Harris’s proposal for an extended school day and what it could mean to imagine school,…
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…
It’s the last election day before the big election day, and Morning John’s here to discuss the wins and the…
John Knefel names some of the cities around the world that have seen an increase in protests as a response to government…
Beto has dropped out, new FOIA information shows the connection between Paul Manafort and the Ukraine conspiracy, and…
Neil Docherty joins us to discuss tonight’s new Frontline documentary, “In the Age of AI.” Also, leaked audio…
Mainstream news sources are doing backflips to deny Sanders’ surging campaign.
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…
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…
John Knefel explains why so many Millennial and Generation Z voters are willing, even likely, to vote for a socialist…
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…
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…
Joe discusses Trump's World Series appearance and why greeting him with boos (and "lock him up" chants) is totally…
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…
The Florida congressman is a wannabe Republican star and a petulant idiot.
We regret any role we might have played in convincing him he should have stayed in as long as he did.
Ambassador William Taylor’s testimony on Tuesday was a very spicy meatball, and Trump invoked lynching to describe…
John Knefel describes the many ways in which Rudy Guiliani is entangled in conflicts of interest surrounding the Trump…
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…
Joe discusses Trump's absurd comments, legitimate criticism and finding the balance between real conversations and…
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.
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the upcoming week in impeachment testimonies, Trump's self-made G7 controversy, and…
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…
Because the best people to complain about nepotism are those who have benefited from it the most.
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…
John Knefel explains the effect of President Trump’s decision to remove American troops from Syria. Molly and John…
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…
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.
And we were just getting over our hangover from the last one.
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…
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…
John Knefel explains that as the impeachment inquiry unfolds, more high level White House officials have been…
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…
A reporter’s video appears to have distorted the senator’s skin tone, fueling perception of media bias.
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss today's Sondland saga and Capitol Hill reaction to Trump's Middle East position.
Lawyers are before the Supreme Court today to argue three important sex discrimination cases, US troops withdraw in…
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…
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…
John Knefel shares his thoughts on Attorney General William Barr’s willingness to act in the personal interest of…
If you see these at a Halloween party this year, just leave.
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…
Can stripping the debate of emotions and focusing on costs help get to an answer?
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…
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…
John Knefel shares his thoughts on the recent law passed in California which classifies Uber and Lyft drivers as company…
Joe reads Republican responses to the impending impeachment inquiry and predictable political plays from both sides.
Joe offers his reaction to Nancy Pelosi calling for a formal impeachment inquiry of President Trump. (Even before she…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to talk about the renewed discussion of a Trump impeachment.
The New York mayor mercifully ended his campaign on Friday.
Arielle Martinez Cohen joins the show to discuss her climate activism with Zero Hour and Joe offers his thoughts on the…
Thousands of students and youth organizations marched in downtown Manhattan on Friday.
Matt Ruby and Luisa Díez on controversial SNL hiring. J. McVay and Jacqueline Soller on ‘Hustlers.’ Plus a preview…
Sarmishta Govindhan joins the show to discuss the New York City Youth Climate Strike and what people can expect to see…
John Knefel shares his thoughts on the departure of John Bolton from his role as National Security Advisor.
Joe discusses Eli Manning's benching, why he was great to root for and how the New York Giants failed him.
Eugene Scalia is perfect Trumpian nominee, advocating against the very people he’d represent.
Ben Friedman joins the show to discuss Trump's foreign policy, creating proxies for war with Iran and seeming deference…
Joe discusses Ben Shapiro's newest (dumb) viral comments, particularly about Brett Kavanaugh's genitalia.
Lantz Arroyo on being part of a cooperative Print Shop. Also, a round-up of the third Democratic debate, the bad anti-AO…
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…
Everyone online despises the Aaron Sorkin show. Yet it still manages to go viral.
If you're proving a trend by citing accounts no one reads, it's not a trend.
Huffington Post’s Christopher Mathias on the far right. Also, John Bolton has left the administration, Netanyahu again…
Although Joe Biden is considered a frontrunner for the Democratic nomination, John Knefel shares some of his behaviors…
Yeah, you're gonna need liquor to get through this one, too.
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…
You can thank George Washington for hearing Dolly Parton and John Lennon at today’s campaign rallies.
Joe discusses John Bolton's firing/resignation and how the Trump administration is trying to frame the president as…
Frontline’s Abby Ellis on Flint’s Deadly Water. Also, Trump is diverting funding from Puerto Rico to build the wall,…
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…
In the wake of Daniel Pantaleo’s dismissal from the NYPD, and the responding call for a police slowdown from members…
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…
Between shooting hoops and punching a speed bag, Sanders is finding time for politics.
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…
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…
John explains the consequences of ending the Flores Agreement, a current effort of the Trump administration, which has…
Stephanie Grisham’s kept a low profile, but it’s easy to see why the president trusts her.
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…
Campaign pros have figured out new and excruciatingly awkward ways to get up close and personal with candidates.
How do you get a New York Times opinion columnist to abandon all integrity and threaten your job? Call him a bedbug on…
Sarah Jaffe joins us to discuss labor fights in Ohio, what Brexit could mean for Ireland, and the creativity of the…
Dr. Steve Billet talks Trump's confusing G7 presence, how the media discusses his mental state and whether Joe Walsh or…
The Massachusetts congressman’s campaign ended as quietly as it began.
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…
Even in defeat, the Washington governor expressed the urgency required to deal with climate change.
Trump’s latest anti-Semitic remarks, the administration won’t vaccinate kids at the border, and the continuing…
Following the death of Jeffrey Epstein while being held at the Metropolitan Correctional Center, John Knefel comments on…
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…
What's the difference between a ringing endorsement and an unintentional own? And why are Biden's people already…
Bernie Sanders releases a massive and good criminal justice platform, Antifa and Proud Boys meet again in Portland, and…
What kind of political impact would a recession have? Does Donald Trump take credit for Obama's economy? Dr. Steve…
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…
How does a bland centrist with zero charisma and no personality fit into the 2020 Democratic primary? He doesn't.
The former Colorado governor's presidential campaign is, mercifully, over.
The difference between Sanders' criticism of the Washington Post and Trump's, and listener mail. photo…
John Knefel explains why there is no point in trying to idealize the democratic party of the past.
Right wing media painted the Dayton shooter as a leftist mass murderer because of accounts he retweeted and followed on…
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…
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…
The party of Lincoln has mutated into a political cult dedicated to snuffing out life whenever possible.
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…
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…
John Knefel shares his thoughts on the direction of the democratic party and the increasing momentum and support for the…
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…
Is the New York Times changing a bad headline actually bad? Are bad faith arguments about "changing the news" actually…
We spend the hour on the two mass shootings that happened over the weekend in El Paso, Texas and Dayton,…
Donald Trump condemned white supremacy earlier today. What does it really mean? (Hint: nothing.)
Ryan won't be president, but it's okay if he keeps criticizing Trump.
Conservatives want the Democratic nominee to be a boring conservative. Photo credit: By Joyce N. Boghosian
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.
Dr. Steve Billet returns to recap the second Democratic debates, including Joe Biden's performance, the Sanders-Warren…
Turns out Democratic debates are the high water mark for right wing tweets.
We spend the hour on the first infinite night of the Democrat Debates.
John reviews Donald Trump’s efforts to hide his unsavory actions and obstruct justice both before and after taking…
J.McVay joins the show to discuss The Irishman trailer, Joe Pesci's triumphant return to the big screen, Netflix's…
Biden vs. Harris. Booker vs. Castro. Jake Tapper vs. no progressives. How will the second debate night get you drunk?
An infuriating AP story speculating whether Trump is losing support with affluent white women, and the assumptions of…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the second round of Democratic primary debates, including Sanders and Warren, Beto's…
Sanders vs. Warren. Beto vs. Buttigieg. Alcohol vs. you. The second Democratic debate is gonna be big.
John is in the studio and we’re catching up on Trump’s weekend of attacking Baltimore and Elijah Cummings, and the…
Trump knows he doesn't need voters in blue states. Is Trump's racism strategic or just baked into his worldview?
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 worst sports pundit ever has seized the means of hot take production.
The Trump administration wants to detain up to 4 million unaccompanied minors indefinitely rather than place them in the…
John Knefel recounts Donald Trump’s most recent escalation of white nationalism which came in the form of an attack on…
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…
Live blogging both the serious and dumb moments from Robert Mueller's morning testimony.
The only politicians you can hold accountable are those who believe in accountability.
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss congressional leaders' debt ceiling agreement and Elizabeth Warren's detailed…
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.
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…
Saudi Arabia is guilty of everything we accuse Iran of but remain our ally nonetheless.
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…
John Knefel shares his thoughts on the recent polling numbers which show that the majority of U.S. Veterans, as well as…
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…
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…
A twitter analyst offers a theory that could prove to be true as the investigation deepens.
The Puerto Rican/New Yorker activist rallies passions and opens hearts with her new music.
Trump's racist tweet storm was enabled by Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats' treatment of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan…
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…
Amy McGrath once said she was to the left of the entire state of Kentucky. Now she’s tacking to the hard right.
John Knefel shares his thoughts on the recent Democratic calls to repeal Section 1325 of the U.S. Code, which would…
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…
The 2020 Democratic Primary has claimed its first victim.
Dr. Steve Billet discusses the Democratic Party's leftward shift and whether it might hurt or help the party in 2020,…
Even in death, Ross Perot is getting shorted on the respect he deserves.
Jeffrey Epstein has been arrested on sex trafficking charges, a white supremacist stabbed and killed a black teen over…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss Trump's 4th of July military parade and his administration's efforts to get a…
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,…
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…
John discusses Jared Kushner’s lack of progress in bringing Israel and Palestine together in order to reach a peace…
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…
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…
Sean Sullivan joins the show to discuss the New York Mets' brutal 2019 season, poor roster construction, minor league…
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.
Time's run out for Dana Loesch and the rest of NRATV's murderer's row.
A prominent New York advice columnist comes forward to describe being assaulted by Donald Trump. Stop Brett…
John shares his thoughts on why it is accurate to call the detention facilities at the U.S. Southern border…
A brief look at the entrepreneur and philanthropist.
A brief look at the activist, humanitarian and author.
A brief look at the former governor of Colorado.
A brief look at the California representative.
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…
A brief look at the former Maryland representative.
A brief look at the Ohio representative.
A brief look at the former Housing Secretary and San Antonio mayor.
A brief look at the governor of Washington.
A brief look at the Hawaii representative.
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the key issues and potential climbers in the first Democratic Primary debates, set…
Sanders unveils the biggest student debt cancellation policy of them all, Trump terrorizes cities with threats of…
The far right group wants to seem cool, funny and edgy. Their merchandise is the sad proof.
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the latest developments with Trump's Iran escalations and how outside voices factor…
The dark money masters bankroll free expression reporting divert attention from their environmental harm.
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.
The economy’s too good for him to lose and no one wants what mainstream democrats are offering.
AOC ignites a conservative firestorm by calling the camps at the southern border concentration camps, Joe Biden praises…
If Trump refuses to vacate the White House, mass mobilization of American citizens may be the only remedy.
John Knefel shares his thoughts on Guantanamo Bay, where 40 men are being held prisoner by the U.S. government, many of…
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…
The administration has skirted presidential norms and objective truths for more than two years. Why stop here?
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…
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.
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…
John Knefel comments on the war in Yemen and how the United States’ interest in maintaining a relationship with Saudi…
Lisa Walsh joins the show to discuss her research and writing exploring whether happiness leads to career…
Biden has always loved the Republican party and 2020 is the absolute worst time in history to embrace it. Joe…
Axios markets editor Dion Rabouin joins the show to discuss his recent piece exploring why the super rich and big…
There’s an actual bill to decriminalize sex work coming to the New York state house, and Melissa Gira Grant is here to…
Joe discusses the Boston Straight Pride Parade and why news organizations and regular people shouldn't fall for this…
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…
John Knefel discusses the possibility of a citizenship question being added to the 2020 census and what the…
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…
It's only okay to complain about political discourse if you acknowledge your role in setting it.
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…
Andrea Carcamo joins the show to discuss visiting the U.S. southern border at El Paso to see firsthand the conditions in…
A Trump tariff explainer, the politics of boycotting Georgia, and Louisiana passes its own six week abortion ban. …
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…
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…
John Knefel shares his thoughts on Alabama lawmakers’ decision to criminalize abortion and why this is an attack on…
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…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss Trump's Kim Jong Un comments, his muddled foreign policy and ongoing battle with the…
The Washington Post treats Elizabeth Warren's history of billing hours as a lawyer as some sort of hypocrisy, thoughts…
The former veep's RAVE Act expanded the drug war in a bizarre and unnecessary way.
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,…
The landmark decision has stood for more than 45 years, but its days may be numbered.
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,…
John Knefel shares his thoughts on the national media’s response to Senator Bernie Sanders’ history of refusing to…
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 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…
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…
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,…
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…
John Knefel shares his thoughts on is most concerning about Joe Biden as he appears to be the early frontrunner for the…
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…
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…
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
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.
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…
John Knefel shares his thoughts on what will happen when the next economic crisis hits and the likelihood that many…
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…
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…
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…
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…
The infamous gun lobby might be going down, but another will step up in its place.
John Knefel shares his thoughts on U.S. involvement in the ongoing war in Yemen. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of…
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…
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…
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. …
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…
In light of the Mueller report being released, and various responses from groups of Democrats on the best way to…
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,…
Joe talks about centrist fear of progressive Democratic candidates following CNN's town hall.
We talk with David Sutherland, director of the new Frontline documentary “Marcos Doesn’t Live Here Anymore.” Also,…
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…
John Knefel shares his thoughts on the way Democrats have responded to Donald Trump's mischaracterization of…
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…
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…
Joe discusses Nancy Pelosi's appearance on 60 Minutes and her bizarre desire to appeal to the center at all costs.
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…
In light of Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen’s resignation as the head of the Department of Homeland Security, John Knefel…
Missy Pollack (@missy_freeandfit) joins the show to discuss her experience with addiction and recovery and her thoughts…
Kirstjen Neilson is out and there’s already an emerging narrative that she was a counterweight against Trump’s worst…
Joe discusses the House Judiciary Committee's hearing on white nationalism and how our elected officials (*cough*…
A Washington Post piece suggests that Bernie Sanders is the left’s version of Donald Trump, and a Times op ed says…
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…
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…
Following the claims of inappropriate touching from politician Lucy Flores against former Vice President Joe Biden, John…
Elena Childers joins the show to discuss the Joker trailer, Joaquin Phoenix and her enjoyment of realistic superhero…
As predicted, the defense of Joe Biden has been an absolute nightmare. Also, conservatives attack trans folks for…
Care about equality? Then you have to give the festival a hard pass.
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…
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…
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…
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…
Following the completion of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 election and…
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…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the impact of the initial news surrounding the Mueller Report and whether we'll ever…
A New York Times story looks at how anti-feminism is a common thread for various right and far right ideologies and a…
Republicans keep pushing voting restrictions to solve a problem that doesn’t exist.
In Part 2, David Dickinson discusses the potential impact of his study's findings and expanding the research to explore…
In an unprecedented move, Democratic 2020 hopefuls are skipping out on this weekend’s AIPAC conference. Also, teachers…
David Dickinson joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring the effect of insufficient sleep on voting and…
We look back on 2009 film ‘The White Ribbon.’ Also, we review new movie, ‘Gloria Bell.’ Plus a preview of Field…
Biden considers tapping Stacey Abrams for a VP candidate before he even declares he’s running, Andrew Gillum moves to…
In Part 2, Gavin Jenkins discusses exploring areas with more diverse populations with bigger parks and how his study's…
It’s been 16 years since the start of the Iraq war, Elizabeth Warren’s calls to abolish the electoral college, and…
John Knefel shares his thoughts on presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke.
Campaign merchandise tells us more than you might think. It's also easy to roast.
Gavin Jenkins joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring positive feelings arising from spending time in city…
Rob Miller joins us to discuss the new Frontline documentary “The Trial of Ratko Mladic.”
In Part 2, Dr. Steve Billet offers his predictions for Democratic primary finalists, Joe Biden's waiting period and…
A young Muslim college student confronts Chelsea Clinton over her remarks about Ilhan Omar and her appearance at a vigil…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss Beto O'Rourke's reported early fundraising numbers and how candidates will have to…
A shooting at two mosques in New Zealand appears to have been committed by a white supremacist, more thoughts on Beto,…
Joe reacts to the horrific massacre in New Zealand and the role of Islamophobic rhetoric spread and championed by…
We look back on 2009 film ‘Precious.’ Also, we review new movie, ‘Captain Marvel.’ Plus a preview of Zenizen’s…
It’s Friday Funday and John is in the studio to further unpack the college admissions scandal story. Also, Beto…
Joe shares his thoughts on the New York Giants trading star receiver Odell Beckham Jr. and calls his dad for a different…
Listener Jeffrey Barrois joins us to discuss how standardized testing impacts classroom teaching, a huge group of…
John shares his thoughts on recent comments by new Democratic Representative Ilhan Omar that served as a catalyst for…
Joe discusses the #DropFox protest and talks to Madeline Peltz about uncovering Tucker Carlson's racist, sexist and…
Demonstrators made their voices heard outside Fox News headquarters. Will advertisers listen?
Tucker Carlson defends child abuse and white supremacy, Meghan McCain calls friend of the show Eli Valley an anti-Semite…
Joe discusses the absurdity of the college admissions scandal and the continued hell week for Fox News in the wake of…
America is one of the only industrialized nations without federal paid family leave. But progress could be on the…
Processing R Kelly's interview with Gayle King and the new Leaving Neverland documentary. Neverland Ranch photo…
Elena Childers joins the show to discuss her wild plans for SXSW 2019 and what BTRtoday readers and followers can expect…
Paul Manafort’s sentence causes some outcry given its relative leniency, Meghan McCain’s crocodile tears over Ilhan…
In Part 2, Megan Sholar discusses why the U.S. is so far behind European countries on paid family leave and the…
Democrats want to treat the grown adult Trump children with kid gloves, the New York Times mocks the Green New Deal’s…
We look back on 2009 film ‘Avatar.’ Also, we review new movie, ‘Climax.’ Plus a preview of And The Kids’…
There’s a through-line between our president’s explanation for his winter tan and his aristocratic sense of biology.…
Megan Sholar joins the show to discuss paid family leave in the United States, its role in the 2020 election, and how…
More thoughts on the attacks on Ilhan Omar, Jane Mayer’s bombshells on Fox News including the Stormy Daniels story…
John describes the ‘medicare for all’ bill introduced by Representative Pramila Jayapal which has been more detailed…
The Democratic candidate’s pet merchandise perfectly embodies her political persona.
Joe talks about the DNC denying Fox News a Democratic Primary debate—and why the decision isn't a controversial one.
The Democrats betray Ilhan Omar as Republicans link her to 9/11, Bernie’s first rally at Brooklyn college, CPAC…
Dr. Steve Billet joins the show to discuss the House Judiciary Committee's investigation into Trump's fraud and how the…
A closer look at Michael Cohen’s statement before Congress that he fears Trump wouldn’t allow a peaceful transition…
Rich Hanley returns to discuss the television spectacle of the NFL combine, the league's offseason content, and how the…
Melissa Gira Grant is back to talk Decrim NY, the organizing being done to make New York the first state to fully…
If the crowd at his snowy kickoff rally was any indication, the energy from 2016 hasn’t faded.
Joe plays clips from Bernie Sanders' appearance on The View and relishes Meghan McCain's angst while sitting across…
Michael Cohen testifies before Congress, the Trump North Korea nuclear summit falls apart, 4500 children were abused in…
Michael Cohen testifies before Congress. The Academy Awards. Workism in the new religion. New movie, ‘Fighting With My…
Joe discusses videos of Van Jones at CPAC and Bryce Harper's monstrous 13-year deal with the Philadelphia Phillies.
Ivanka Trump thinks people should earn their money, Michael Cohen is testifying before Congress, a new proposal outlines…