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For our final three episodes of the year, we took a look back at every artist we played in 2017 and assembled a batch of…
In May, Jordan Grafman (Northwestern University) joined the show to discuss his study on the cognitive roots of…
The 2nd of our 2-part review of 2017. Jacqueline Soller on ‘Mudbound.’ Performances from three of the best BTR Live…
We revisit our May 2017 interview with Ryan Devereaux, and our political year in review. Photo courtesy of Neflix…
In May, Darren Samuelsohn (Politico) joined the show to discuss covering the White House, the palace intrigue…
We revisit our May 2017 interview with Alyona Minkovski, and we continue our Best of 2017 culture round up. Alyona…
This year, our readers flocked to stories on sex, TV and sex on TV. Other stuff, too.
A look back at some of the best of books and interviews of 2017.
In March, world renowned economist Jeffrey Sachs joined the show to discuss his new book, the importance of sustainable…
We revisit our May 2017 interview with Sarah Jaffe, and more Best of 2017 culture round ups. Sarah Jaffe, via…
Stories of sexual misconduct by powerful men dominated the year.
Today's show features recording artist Otis Clapp.
In August, Adam Johnson (FAIR Media Watch, L.A.Times, Alternet) joined the show to discuss the lack of context…
We revisit our June 2017 interview with Chepe, and we start our Best of 2017 culture round-ups. photo…
Hillel O’Leary is a New York based sculptor and installation artist whose work deals with ideas surrounding place,…
Back in August, Shea Serrano (Basketball (and Other Things), The Rap Yearbook, The Ringer) joined the show to discuss…
The day, sir? Well, it’s Christmas day! We revisit our two annual holiday recordings from vintage Radio Dispatch…
Flat Worms will get your head banging so hard and your body moshing so intensely that you might explode—it's punk…
Julie Kliegman joins the show to discuss her piece about mental health access for college athletes.
The 1st of our 2-part review of 2017. Charles Hinshaw and Joe Virgillito on ‘The Disaster Artist.’ Performances from…
We revisit our May 2017 interview with Rick Rowley, and listener mail on the worst Christmas songs.    Photo…
In Part IV, Tanner relates her obligations to her team to that of work, and discusses the importance of normalizing…
We revisit our April 2017 interview with Peter Frase, and listener mail on family members with bad politics influencing…
It’s holiday season and this week on Book Talk, Host Kory French takes a historical and cultural look at the history…
In Part III, Tanner discusses the difficulty of talking about problems with friends, how her goals shifted, and…
We revisit our February 2017 interview with Todd Miller, and a look at the Atlantic article about Mike Pence’s…
Ten of the most wild & crazy nights of 2017.
Today's show features music from Dave Dar, Da Flyy Hooligan, Supawave Osbourne & Mark Ski.
In Part II, Tanner talks about the added stressors of college and the mental health apparatus that was available to her…
We revisit our February 2017 interview with Cora Currier. Also, how conservative media feeds into Trump’s paranoia and…
Kristyna and Marek Milde are Brooklyn-based interdisciplinary artists and curators, originally from Prague, Czech…
In Part I, Tanner discusses her packed schedule as a student athlete and the pressure to put volleyball above school.
We revisit our January 2017 interview with Jeff Sharlet, and listener mail.   
The eerie synth of environmental friendly Teen Daze--tune in & get lost in a lovely musical haze.
In Part II, Ellen Hahn discusses the economic motivation for strong smoking laws and the progress of smoking research…
Matt Ruby interview Adam Strauss about his one-person show, ‘The Mushroom Cure.’ Jacqueline Soller on ‘I,…
It’s our Holiday Show Kickoff and we revisit our January 2017 interview with Lane Moore on her show Tinder Live, and…
Ellen Hahn joins the show to discuss her recent study exploring the link between strong anti-smoking laws and lung…
Doug Jones wins in Alabama, and a celebratory pile of listener mail. Doug Jones Photo courtesy of Digital…
A book proposing a new and startling solution to the infamous ‘Black Dahlia’ murder, one of the most notorious in…
Sam Gosling joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring the connection between weather and personality.
A young boy and his family’s backstory brings the internet on a roller coaster about bullying and racism, the New York…
Today's show features a conversations with Kyah Baby, Lyirc Jones & Nefertiitii.
In Part II, Dr. Steve Billet discusses the enormity of the Trump-Russia saga and how strong, loud presidential…
It’s the day of the special election in Alabama and we look at the discourse around evangelicals and Trump, a…
Laura Krasnow is a New York- based artist whose work blurs the lines between art, science and technology. Via the medium…
For the final time in 2017, Dr. Steve Billet joins the show to discuss the wild year in politics, rethinking American…
Roy Moore thinks America was great during slavery, and listener responses to some of our recent discussions.   …
This week we interview U.K.-based band Spinning Coin and listen to their most recent…
Stephen Gilman joins the show to discuss his recent studying exploring the transmission of mental illness to children of…
Matt Ruby interviews Steve Pestana about the influential party known as ‘Shout!’ that took place in New York City…
Jesse Myerson is here to talk about how the GOP will use the tax bill to further cut Social Security and Medicare, and…
In Part II, Jacob Vigil discusses motivations for medical cannabis as a pain treatment and further research required to…
It’s MGG Thursday and Melissa Gira Grant is here to talk about the Time Person of the Year cover story and the firing…
Although many liberals have praised and otherwise been mostly supportive of FBI investigations into the 2016 election,…
NASA prepared us for every eventuality on Mars, but they never prepared us for what could go wrong on Earth.
Jacob Vigil joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring medical cannabis as a treatment for chronic pain…
MSNBC fires Sam Seder after a smear campaign by Mike Cernovich, Robert Mueller subpoenas Deutsche Bank, and more on the…
Today's show features a conversation with DJ E-Clyps.
Mara Faccio joins the show to discuss her recent study exploring the effects of distracted driving, specifically…
Mike Ludwig joins us to discuss the looming vote on net neutrality, and Congress passed the horrifying tax bill in the…
Maria de Los Angeles is a New York-based artist who was born in Mexico and immigrated to Santa Rosa California in 2000.…
Fellow BTRtoday staff writer Taia Handlin joins the show to discuss Geraldo Rivera's unsightly tweets and weird behavior…
It’s a special JAMJAM Monday and Jesse Myerson is here to talk about the tax bill and the Republican’s language…
We listen to Jessica Boudreaux's latest album 'Fury' and chat about all kinds of things--tune in!
Joe provides a recap of some of the worst political hypocrisy of the week, including senators Lindsey Graham and Ted…
Torah Talk with Matt Ruby & Charles Gould. Jacqueline Soller on ‘Call Me By Your Name.’ Molly Knefel on consequences…
It’s an MGG Friday and Melissa Gira Grant is here to discuss her latest story on a deadly Vice sting in New York City.…
M. Beatrice Magnani joins the show to discuss her recent study exploring the causes of earthquakes in Texas using…
Matt Lauer is fired from the Today show after allegations of inappropriate workplace behavior, Trump retweets far-right…
Molly Knefel shares her thoughts on the developments in the past few weeks concerning men, specifically in the media and…
A major Latino writer’s intimate but healing journey through addiction, human desire and broken love.
Holli-Anne Passmore joins the show to discuss her study on the positive psychological effects of observing and spending…
The Washington Post doesn’t fall for a sting operation by James O’Keefe’s organization, updates on net neutrality,…
Today's show features music from iLLSPOKINN & ZAJAZZA, Tone Chop & Frost Gamble, DJ Premier, UFO Fev and Villa G
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the FCC's potential rollbacks of net neutrality, Roy Moore's chances in Alabama,…
Kenny is back to talk about the colonization of Palestine and the lesser known history of the region before 1948. Also,…
Melani De Guzman is an LA-born, Brooklyn-based professional dance artist. She holds a BFA in Performing Arts and…
Tho Pham joins the show to discuss her recent study exploring Twitter bot activity, including Russian Twitter bots,…
Historian Peter Cole joins us to discuss the new book he co-edited, Wobblies of the World: A Global History of the IWW.…
The Royal They is a NYC based band that catches you by surprise with their "normal" looks, but chaotic sound.
Eric Jones joins the show to discuss the evolution of Black Friday, the effect of online sales, and how perceptions of…
Jacqueline Soller and Charles Hinshaw on Thor: Rangarok, Novitiate, and Roman J Israel, Esq. Sneak preview of Silver…
John is in the studio to discuss a long piece at The Cut looks at women’s rage in a post Weinstein era, and listener…
Rich Hanley returns to discuss the connection between football and Thanksgiving and how football mirrors America,…
Happy Thanksgiving! John is in the studio and we’re talking about Bill Clinton and Joe Biden’s bad histories, and…
A story of faith and fraud in post–Civil War America, told through the lens of a photographer who claimed he could…
Ken Johnson discusses the mobility of Millennials and whether the generation will learn to save better than previous…
Frontline’s Jezza Neumann joins us to discuss his updated Frontline documentary “Poor Kids,” about child poverty…
Today's show features music from DJ Premier, UFO Fev, Supawave Osbourne and Villa G.
Ken Johnson joins the show to discuss his recent study that found that home ownership doesn't necessarily correlate to…
John is in the studio to talk about the incredibly dangerous economics behind the tax plan, Trump’s racism towards…
Delilah Jones is a mixed media collage artist, photographer and poet from Queens, New York. Delilah received a BFA…
Emily LaFrance joins the show to discuss her recent study exploring the link between cannabis use and creativity.
A radio host accuses Al Franken of groping and harassment in 2006, a New York Times story details the amount of…
The Liza Colby Sound slaps you in the face with true blue raw rock 'n' roll!
Adrian Solgaard joins the show to discuss his creative background, the trials of starting a company from scratch, and…
Kate Willett and Matt Ruby on Louis CK’s fall from grace. Charles Hinshaw on ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing,…
It’s JAMJAM Fridays and Jesse Myerson is here to talk about how the rigged system is the key to building political…
Gary King joins the show to discuss his recent study measuring the impact of news media and Twitter discussion,…
It’s MGG Thursdays and Melissa Gira Grant is here to catch up on all the news about abusive men since last week. Also,…
While many of Donald Trump's questionable behaviors, tweets, and policies have been normalized in the year since he was…
Stephen Davis joins the show to discuss his forthcoming biography of Stevie Nicks, including the artist's cultural…
More allegations and corroboration against Roy Moore, education civil rights activists band together to try to combat…
Today's show features music from DJ Premier, Bumpy Knuckles, Nottz and Slaine vs Termanology.
Pascal Wallisch joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring the correlation between psychopathy and genres of…
We spend the hour on last week’s reporting on Roy Moore and Louis CK. Louis CK photo by Spc. Elayseah…
Vicki Khuzami is a New York-based artist whose work explores socio-psychological taboos from a veuyeristic perspective…
Sorin Adam Matei joins the show to discuss his recent book that explores Wikipedia's evolution as an organization, and…
Morning John on how Harvey Weinstein tried to cover up the women making accusations against him, and a whole lot of…
Do You like catchy music? Like to be chillin' like a villain? Then tune in & meet LuxDeluxe!
On the Weekly Rundown, Joe discusses the Democratic victories, the further Trumpification of Fox News, and getting…
Matt Ruby interview Myq Kaplan about his experience with ayahuasca. Jacqueline Soller on ‘Lady Bird.’ Sneak preview…
It’s JAMJAM Fridays and Jesse Myerson is here to bask in the victories from Election Day…
Marcel Bonn-Miller joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring mislabeled CBD extracts sold online and the lack…
It’s MGG Thursdays and Melissa Gira Grant is here to discuss the fact that we actually had a good election…
Molly Knefel offers her take on the political response to the recent instances of mass violence in the U.S. noting…
In Garden of the Lost and Abandoned, Academy Award-winning documentary filmmaker Jessica Yu recounts the important and…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the impact of the 2017 elections, Russia-related indictments, the rigging of the…
Another mass shooting in Texas, Morning John on the Paradise Papers, and what happens when a business start-up expands…
Today's show features new music from The Council, Tone Chop & Frost Gamble and Conway.
Michael Betz discusses the policy recommendations put forth in the report, as well as other states and policies to…
John joins us to catch up on Donna Brazile’s book detailing corruption in the DNC, and listener thoughts on a DemEnter…
Meryl Meisler is a New York-based documentary photographer whose work has been exhibited at the Brooklyn Museum,…
Michael Betz joins the show to discuss the report he co-authored on Ohio's opiate crisis, including the economic factors…
John joins us to catch up on everything else that happened in the Trump administration last week.   
This week we chat with Blis. and we get real deep. We also listen to their newest album No One Loves You--so make sure…
Shamir brings on tangents about vaporwave and household AI.
Dean Falk joins the show to discuss her recent study that found modern humanity is no less violent than our ancient…
Rena Karefa-Johnson and Matt Ruby on Mueller’s recent progress and retiring Republicans. Jacqueline Soller ton The…
It’s JAMJAM Fridays and Jesse Myerson is here to discuss candy socialism, and our response to terrorist violence.…
Rich Hanley returns to discuss the evolution of NFL protesting, the league's lower television ratings, and Colin…
It’s MGG Thursdays and Melissa Gira Grant is here to talk the Stripper Strike and Don Jr’s not understanding…
Despite declaring the opioid crisis a public health emergency in late October, President Trump has failed to suggest a…
A new collection of stories, including some that have never before been seen, from the New York Times best selling…
Eric Schumacher discusses how his study could potentially change the way daydreaming and mind wandering are perceived.
Since we recorded yesterday, one billion things happened with the Mueller investigation, including a George Papadopoulos…
Today's show features music from Conway, Da Flyy Hooliagn, Jakk Frost, Big Twins & DJ Skizz.
Eric Schumacher joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring the link between daydreaming and creativity.
Developmental psychologist Melissa Sage Dumont joins us to discuss the origins and political development of the IQ test,…
Zac Hacmon is an Israeli-born artist whose sculptures represent structures that explores the relationship between the…
BTRtoday Editor-in-Chief Adam Bulger joins the show to discuss Joe's Halloween candy rankings, from leaving out Kit Kats…
It’s a special JAMJAM Mondays and Jesse Myerson is here to round up all the Republican apologist and revisionism of…
Tune in to hear 'Lost In Magic City' in its entirety & a chat w/ Deaf Poets about opening for The Growlers, making…
In Part II, Matt Bruenig discusses some of PPP's current projects and response to the think tank's launch.
Jonah Levy on on the NYC Office of Nightlife and “Night Mayor.” Charles Hinshaw on ‘The Meyerowitz Stories (New…
It’s a special Friday Frontline episode where we speak with director Michael Kirk about his new two-part Frontline…
Matt Bruenig joins the show to discuss the difficulties of starting a think tank, the crowdfunding business model, and…
It’s MGG Thursdays and Melissa Gira Grant is here to talk Jeff Flake and Jane Doe. Also, listeners and Morning John…
Molly Knefel connects the issues raised by recent allegations about Harvey Weinstein to other current news stories and…
The memoir of a woman who leaves her faith and her marriage and sets out to navigate the terrifying, liberating terrain…
Sean Sullivan joins the show to discuss why playoff baseball is so much better, the grind of following a full 162-game…
Rest in peace to one of the world's first rock 'n' rollers, Fats Domino.
Mike Ludwig is back to talk about what the federal government is and isn’t doing to support opioid users in prison.…
Today's show features music from UFO Fev, Big Twins & DJ Skizz.
Sean Sullivan joins the show to discuss the upcoming World Series, working in sports television, and baseball's growing…
Valerie Adams-Bass joins us to discuss the Youth Act conference coming up at the University of Virginia, Morning John on…
Carlie Trosclair a Missouri-based  installation artist whose site sensitive installations create new topographies and…
John Briney joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring drug use among surveyed youth.
Reuben Safire joins us to discuss the devastating fires in California, and John is in the studio to catch up on John…
This week we chat with the Swedish-garage rockers Baby Jesus and listen to their newest album Took Our Sons Away!
On the weekly rundown, Joe discusses his favorite podcaster's hiatus and why hatred among countrymen is the biggest…
Twitter Moments with Matt Ruby. Jacqueline Soller on ‘The Florida Project.’ John Knefel on Trump’s ability as a…
It’s JAMJAM Friday and Jesse Myerson is here to talk Me Too, Morning John on Trump supporters distrust of the media,…
Michael Siegel joins the show to discuss his newly published study exploring the link between weak concealed carry laws…
It’s MGG Thursdays and Melissa Gira Grant is here to talk Ivanka’s punk phase, ICE spinning who they target for…
Citing several recent political decisions, John Knefel challenges Donald Trump's self-proclaimed title of "dealmaker,’…
James O'Malley joins the show to discuss his creation of the New Yorker Trump Bot (@TrumpNewYorker) on Twitter.
We’re joined by Olivier Sarbil, director of tonight’s Frontline documentary, “Mosul.” Also, Morning John, and…
Today's show features music from Big Twins & DJ Skizz, J Scienide and The Proz.
Dr. Steve Billet joins the show to discuss Trump's comments on the Iran nuclear agreement, the administration's heavy…
Morning John on Trump’s executive order attacking healthcare subsidies, Mayim Bialik writes a victim-blaming New York…
Becky Davis is a Rhode Island-based interdisciplinary artist whose practice incorporates the collecting of images,…
Levi Boxell joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring the internet's role in political polarization.
We catch up on the Buzzfeed story detailing how Milo launders hate into the mainstream, and the Vanity Fair story on how…
This week we chat with L.A. post-punk band Adult Books. They're rad, and we listen to Running From The Blows--so make…
Taia Handlin joins Joe to discuss Sheriff Steve Prator's racist remarks and the Rick and Morty Szechuan sauce debacle.
Torah Talk with Matt Ruby & Charles Gould. Jacqueline Soller and Charles Hinshaw on ‘Blade Runner 2049.’ Molly…
It’s JAMJAM Fridays and Jesse Myerson is here to answer questions about his money talk, and problematize the phrase…
Katy Collin discusses why Americans should care about the independence referendum in Catalonia.
Ronan Farrow follows up the New York Times reporting on Harvey Weinstein with detailed accounts from 13 women. Also, New…
Molly Knefel gives her take on the intended rollback of the Birth Control Mandate, introduced by President Obama, which…
Kendrick Lamar, Drake, and Oddisee meet traditional verse in this urgent collection of poems by Pushcart Prize winner…
Katy Collin joins the show to discuss the independence referendum in Catalonia and how it fits into the wave of…
Frontline’s James Jacoby joins us to discuss his new documentary War on the EPA, the Trump administration rolls back…
Today's show features music from Big Twins & DJ Skizz, J Scienide, Sure Shot & J57.
In Part II, David Broockman says it's overkill to assume no persuasion works and says the wealth of new ideas in…
Ryan Devereaux joins us to discuss his story on migrants smuggled over the border in a big rig truck, and how they were…
Christina Massey a NY-based mixed media artist whose work explores her interest in the preservation of our planet.
David Broockman joins the show to discuss his recent study about the persuasiveness--or lack thereof--of political…
We’re joined by Kenny, host of The Movements podcast, who tells us what the Spanish Civil War can teach us about…
They have a song about needing a burrito and drugs, and it’s beautiful.
Gymshorts is fast and guttural punk rock w/ angry guitar solos--this week we listen to their EP 'Wet Willy' and LP 'No…
Dan Lane joins the show to discuss his recent study on slacktivism and whether posting online has any positive…
Matt Ruby interviews comedian Kate Willett. Jacqueline Soller on ‘American Made.’ John Knefel on Roy Moore as the…
It’s JAMJAM Fridays and Jesse Myerson is here to talk about a leftist vision of gun regulation. Also, Molly has a…
Social worker and punk fan Sheridan Allen created Punk Talks to help give people in the music industry access to free…
Michael Siegel joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring intimate partner violence firearm laws and homicide…
It’s MGG Thursdays and Melissa Gira Grant is here to talk about the Propublica reporting on Manhattan DA Cy Vance…
John Knefel offers his take on the victory of Judge Roy Moore in Alabama's Republican Primary for Senate and what it…
How to avoid, outwit, and disarm assholes, from the author of the classic bestseller The No Asshole Rule.
Joel Penney joins the show to discuss the importance of virality for political campaigns, the role of memes in politics,…
Frontline’s Jane McMullen joins us to discuss her new documentary, “North Korea’s Deadly Dictator.” Also,…
Today's show features music from recording AWKWORD, Big Twins & DJ Skizz and Nefertiitii.
Joe revisits an interview with Stanford University's David Studdert, who conducted a study on handgun sales in the state…
Reporter John Diedrich joins us to discuss the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s investigation of safety violations at…
Jessica Angel is a New York-based artist whose large scale installations are inspired by astronomy, architecture and the…
Dr. Steve Billet joins the show to discuss the reaction to the mass shooting in Las Vegas, the NRA's lobbying influence,…
Jeff Abbott joins us to discuss Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales’ blatant corruption and the popular uprising…
Honey isn't that sweet sappy stuff you put in your tea, it's a killer punk band from NYC here to make your ears bleed!
In Part II, David Wayne tells us why The Political Compass is completely anonymous, how it differs from common…
Shalewa & Matt on #TakeAKnee, race, Trump, etc. Charles Hinshaw on ‘Battle Of The Sexes.’ Molly Knefel on what…
It’s JAMJAM Fridays and it’s time for another Theory with Jesse segment, this time, on money! Also, Morning John on…
The Yeah Yeah Yeahs are amazing—but this new song is more like No No No.
David Wayne joins the show to discuss The Political Compass, why "left" and "right" are economic terms, how American…
It’s MGG Thursdays and Melissa Gira Grant is here to talk about what Gary Younge calls “the depths of American…
Molly Knefel recaps the actions of many NFL teams who, this past week, chose not to participate in the National Anthem…
Joe fits in a weekly rundown episode to discuss Donald Trump's battle with the NFL, the patriotism of anthem-kneeling…
Raquel Salas Rivera joins us to discuss the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. Also, Morning John on Muslim…
Today's show features music from recording artist Nefertiitii.
In Part II, Dave Rand discusses the difficulties in keeping up with fake news, Facebook's potential solutions, and how…
John is in the studio to talk about the implications of Trump’s speech to the UN, and listener mail. photo by Gage…
Bat-Ami Rivlin is an Israeli-born multi-media artist who lives and works in New York City. Bat-Ami’s…
Dave Rand joins the show to discuss his recent study about the effects of fact checking and verifying news articles on…
John is in the studio to talk Tom Price and his private planes, Success Academy claims that it’s not subject to…
A Giant Dog is a giant step in rock 'n' roll--listen to their newest album on this week's episode & a chat w/ frontwoman…
“I know a lot of people think they know what it’s like to grow up in the hood. Like maybe they watched a couple of…
On the Weekly Rundown, Joe discusses his faux-cover letter for Infowars and James Damore's dumb Twitter poll.
Rena & Matt on Sean Spicer’s appearance and Issa Rae’s comments at the Emmys. Charles Hinshaw on ‘mother!’ John…
It’s JAMJAM Fridays and we’re spending the whole show on healthcare. Jesse Myerson, via Twitter
Mia Costa joins the show to discuss her recent study on how voters perceived their Congressional representatives based…
It’s MGG Thursdays and Melissa Gira Grant is here to talk police repression in St. Louis and Georiga tech, the erasure…
Today's show features music from Dillon & Diamond D, Wordsworth and Sam Brown, Torii Wolf, Da Flyy Hooligan and more.
Carryl Baldwin joins the show to discuss her recent study about daydreaming while driving and why it's so easy to lose…
Mychal Denzel Smith joins us to discuss what white liberals get wrong about identity politics. Also, Morning John on the…
Mary Kosuth joins the show to discuss her research on microplastics in tap water and her involvement with the Orb Media…
It’s a special edition of JAMJAM Tuesdays, talking about Medicare for All and combatting the worst of automation under…
Jeannette LaPointe is a New York-based artist who lives and works in New York’s Hudson Valley. She received her BFA in…
Elena and Joe recap their time at This Is Real, an immersive horror experience in New York City.
It’s a special edition of MGG Mondays with Melissa Gira Grant, talking Facebook targeting anti-Semites, more ICE…
The Values' debut EP premiering exclusively here on BTRtoday! They're catchy pop & angsty garage rock--get the best of…
In this sweeping history of popular music in the United States, NPR’s acclaimed music critic examines how popular…
Joe discusses the White House's reaction to Jemele Hill's tweets and why it's problematic for the administration to…
This week, we’re joined by contributor Matt Ruby to discuss four Twitter Moments trending at the time of…
Mike Ludwig joins us to talk about his story on how the New Orleans charter system impacts poor residents. Also, the…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss President Trump's handling of Hurricanes Harvey & Irma, response to the White…
John is in the studio to talk listener mail on the opioid crisis, and a policy in Britain that punishes families for…
Molly Knefel offers insight on why it’s important to consider the type of language uses when discussing DACA…
Today's show features music from Dillon & Diamond D, Wordsworth and Sam Brown, Torii Wolf, Da Flyy Hooligan and more
Chris Tyree joins the show to discuss Orb Media's investigation into micro plastics in the drinking water of more than a…
John is in the studio for a review of the new book Antifa: The Antifascist Handbook. Antifa International photo by…
Taia and Joe discuss their recent articles about the girl who called an InfoWars reporter "a f*king idiot" and the guy…
We speak with Steve James, director of the new Frontline documentary “Abacus: Small Enough to Jail.” Also, Morning…
Alison Kudlow is a New York-based artist whose multi-displinary practice explores how materiality impacts our experience…
Todd McElroy joins the show to discuss his study exploring the correlation between thinking and physical activity.
John is in the studio to discuss Ta-Nehisi Coates’ essay “The First White President.” Also, what’s going on with…
Their upbeat & catchy like pop, but they've got edge & depth like punk--meet the husband/wife duo Sunshine & The Rain!
An award-winning journalist reports from the front lines of the sexual assault controversy.
Francis Shen joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring minority mens rea in an effort to reduce racial bias…
Matt Ruby and Rabbi Avram Mlotek on Judaism today. Molly Knefel on “both sides” talk; sneak peek of Domino Kirke’s…
It’s JAMJAM Fridays and Jesse Myerson is here, and John is in the studio, to talk BDS, DACA, Irma, and austerity.…
In Part II, Mimi Tang discusses the optimism surrounding immunotherapy treatments for food allergies and the type of…
It’s MGG Thursdays and Melissa Gira Grant is here to talk DACA, climate refugees, and finding the weaknesses in the…
Molly Knefel offers her take on the “both sides” argument that often surfaces regarding political parties or…
Today's show features music from Wordsworth and Sam Brown, Torii Wolf & UFO Fev.
Mimi Tang joins the show to discuss her recent study on immunotherapy for children with peanut allergies, which yielded…
Jeff Sessions has announced that DACA will be rescinded in 6 months. DACA Protest photo by Fibonacci Blue courtesy…
William Cheung joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring how climate change could shrink multiple species of…
Caroline Nagy joins us to discuss flood insurance policy, and John is in the studio to talk about Molly’s essay on how…
Resa Blatman is an interdisciplinary Massachusetts-based artist whose work considers issues of climate change and its…
Jeff Leisawitz joins the show to discuss his new book "Not F*ing Around: The No Bullshit Guide for Getting Your Creative…
Ryan Schleeter joins us to discuss climate justice and Hurricane Harvey. Also, listeners weigh in on our discussion…
Richard Hell re-incarnated with the ultimate femme power and fuck you attitude--meet NYC punk band Animal Show!
A captivating debut about wealth, envy, and secrets: the story of five women whose lives are dramatically changed by the…
Fellow BTRtoday staff writer Taia Handlin joins Joe to discuss their recent pieces for the site having to do with…
Jacqueline Soller & Charles Hinshaw on upcoming fall movies, thoughts on summer movies seen, and Star Wars. Molly Knefel…
It’s JAMJAM Fridays and Jesse Myerson is here to talk about mutual aid, conservatism, and Antifa. Also, Morning John…
Rich Hanley returns to discuss the biggest NFL storylines heading into the 2017 season, from CTE studies to anthem…
It’s MGG Thursdays and Melissa Gira Grant is here to talk Antifa and Harvey. Also, Morning John on what the…
Molly Knefel offers her take on why natural disasters are also political disasters, explaining that, while many…
Today's show features music from Wordsworth and Sam Brown, Torii Wolf, Dunbar and more.
Jochen Brocks joins the show to discuss his recently published study that solves the mystery of how the first animals…
Morning John on Session’s announcement that he will reinstate the program transferring military weapons to police…
Justin Ortagus discusses the integration of technology in higher education and findings that surprised him in his recent…
Molly is back from her week away, Morning John on Arpaio and Gorka, Hurricane Harvey devastates southern Texas, huge…
Furen Dai is a Chinese born artist who currently lives and works in Boston. She spent years as a professional translator…
Justin Ortagus joins the show to discuss his recent study looking into the IT productivity paradox in higher education -…
A series of essays in the Atlantic and the New Republic get it wrong on Antifa.    Photo by Ahmadi courtesy of…
This week we listen to the music of The Duke of Surl & chat with frontman Will Brown. Check it out--they may be your…
Hell on earth is only one click of a mouse away in acclaimed writer Benjamin Percy’s terrifying new horror novel.
Justin Goldsmith joins Joe to talk all things Game of Thrones Season 7, including favorite moments, fair criticisms, and…
Rena Karefa-Johnson & Matt Ruby on Charlottesville aftermath; Jackie Soller on ‘Logan Lucky,’ directed by Steven…
Kristina Kopic joins us to discuss a new study on the criminalization of children with mental illness. Also, it’s…
W. Fitzhugh Brundage returns to discuss recent developments in the removal of Confederate statues and monuments…
It’s MGG Thursdays and Melissa Gira Grant is here to discuss how white women should own their own vested interest in…
Today's show features music from Tone Chop & Frost Gamble.
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss a wild week in politics, including Steve Bannon's White House departure, Trump's…
John and Molly do a deep dive into an essay on feminism and children. Naughty Boy photo courtesy of the Public…
Now that Adams has burned the bridges with The Strokes, Har Mar Superstar and Father John Misty, the question remains:…
Angela Coppola joins the show to discuss her upcoming study linking self compassion and positive body image to certain…
John and Molly take a close look at the way the momentum behind education reform in New York City has changed since…
Jaanika Peerna is an Estonian-born artist living and working primarily in New York since 1998 as well as in Berlin and…
Ian Wallace joins the show to discuss his recent study on osteoarthritis, which found that ancient hunter-gatherers had…
Anita Cameron on ADAPT’s fight to stop the Senate healthcare bill, Just John on the short story collection…
You'll never hear anything catchier. So, prepare your ears for a treat that is Brian Hill & The Noh Starrs!
In an enthralling new historical novel from national bestselling author Kate Quinn, two women — a female spy recruited…
Joe addresses rumors of Donald Trump's resignation, the wave of Confederate statue takedowns, and why he thinks Trump's…
Jonah Levy on the effort to repeal NYC’s Cabaret Law; Charles Hinshaw on ‘Detroit,’ directed by Kathryn Bigelow;…
It’s JAMJAM Fridays and Jesse Myerson is here to talk Charlottesville, grief, mourning, and organizing. Also, Just…
Mario Weick joins the show to discuss his recent study on self-perceived intuition.
It’s MGG Thursdays and Melissa Gira Grant joins us to discuss Charlottesville and the protests at Trump Tower. Also,…
Molly Knefel challenges a widely accepted falsehood that Donald Trump was elected by poor and lower middle-class white…
Today's show features music from UFO Fev, Immortal Tech, Bumpy Knuckles & more.
In Part II, Adam Johnson talks about the media's tendency to frame the United States in a benevolent light and the…
Sarah Jaffe joins us to discuss the violence in Charlottesville, Just John takes a close look at Steve Bannon, and more…
In part one, Adam Johnson discusses the media portrayals of North Korea and their lack of context, including selective…
We spend the hour on the Nazi violence in Charlottesville over the weekend. Antifascist Resistance photo by Ahmadi…
Ben Godward is a NY-based artist who works primarily in sculpture and public works of art. He received his MFA in…
Sapna Cheryan joins the show to discuss her recent study that found Asian Americans who are heavier are perceived to be…
John is in the studio, Manafort’s house was raided, Republicans say they would support postponing the election if…
A mix of true-blue rock 'n' roll with a folky sensitive side. Listen to the debut album of El Silver Cabs in it's…
Dukes's gripping historical novel tells the tale of a desperate Albanian woman who will do whatever it takes to keep her…
Joe rambles on about Trump's threats to North Korea, America's unstable moral position on nukes, and John Carney's…
Rena Karefa-Johnson on anti-choice Dem candidates and DOJ targeting affirmative action; Jacqueline Soller on ‘Good…
It’s JAMJAM Fridays and Jesse Myerson is here in the studio to explain markets before, during and after…
Lilo Stainton joins the show to discuss the GOP's failure to repeal Obamacare, the possibility of bipartisan…
It’s MGG Thursdays and Melissa Gira Grant is here with Molly and John to talk North Korea, Google, and…
Today's show features new music from Sean Price, MC Eiht, Dunbar, Maffew Ragazino & more.
Author Shea Serrano joins the show to discuss making a living as a writer, The Rap Yearbook being turned into a…
John is in the studio to talk how climate change is already impacting the United States, de Blasio proposes a…
Jason Moser joins the show to discuss his recent study that found referring to yourself in the third person can help…
Two different stories look at public school closures and what happens to the kids who rely on so called “failing…
Aryana Londir is a Pheonix-based abstract artist who uses textiles, found objects and paint to explore the relationship…
Rich Hanley joins the show to discuss MSNBC's primetime ratings triumph, Fox News's ties to the Trump administration,…
Anna Lekas Miller joins us to discuss her reporting on families living in Mosul in the aftermath of ISIS. Also, catching…
This week we listen to the new album by The Drums, Abysmal Thoughts, and chat with the creator himself Jonny Pierce!
Doctors tend to the needs of their patients, but patients give meaning to the lives of their doctors. So it is for…
Megan Zuelsdorff joins the show to discuss her recent study that explores the impact of stress on aging brains.
This week, we return to a topic from a previous episode: Lafayette, Louisiana. Lafayette is a large town or a small…
It’s JAMJAM Fridays and Jesse Myerson is here to talk strategies for pushing reproductive rights as an uncompromised…
Adrian Raftery joins the show to discuss his recent study that project the planet has little chance of meeting the goals…
It’s MGG Thursdays and Melissa Gira Grant is here to talk criticism of Kamala Harris from the left, the erasure of…
Molly Knefel offers insight on President Trump’s recent remarks to a Suffolk County Police Department where his…
Today's show features music and conversation from Dunbar (Sure Shot & Bunchy Cartier).
Tim McGuine joins the show to discuss his recent study about the prevalence of lower extremity injuries among young…
Christian Bowe of the Democratic Socialists of America joins us to discuss their upcoming convention, membership growth,…
BTRtoday Editor-in-Chief Adam Bulger joins the show to discuss his forthcoming piece on Tim Faust and progressive views…
John is in the studio, and we catch up on the healthcare vote.   Public Option Photo by Nanci Pelosi…
Gretchen Schere is New York-based artist whose work with paint and collage re-creates interior spaces that speak to our…
Terry Clower joins the show to discuss WalletHub's recent ranking of the best- and worst-run cities in the United…
Molly is back and we’re catching up on everything. Reince Priebus photo by Gage Skidmore courtesy of…
Don't let the ultra cheesy band name fool you--these guys are on the top of my list for psych/garage rock.
Set in London of the 1660s and of the early twenty-first century, The Weight of Ink is the interwoven tale of two women…
Joe discusses the tumultuous week with the Trump administration, including the transgender military ban, failed…
This week, contributor Matt Ruby speaks with Christopher Kelley, a university lecturer and a self-proclaimed Buddhist…
The GOP healthcare bill collapses in the Senate, Scaramucci’s profanity laden tirade to a New Yorker reporter, and the…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the healthcare vote, Trump's treatment of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, and how…
Trump issues a bizarre new ban on trans people serving in the military, the current state of the Senate’s healthcare…
John Knefel offers insight on the increasingly authoritarian practices of President Trump which began during his…
Today's show features music and conversation from UFO Fev!
Celinda Lake joins the show to discuss her firm's recent report which projects 40 million fewer Americans will vote in…
This episode originally aired on July 5, 2017 Mychal Denzel Smith joins us to celebrate the one year anniversary of…
Marc Meredith joins the podcast to discuss the results of his 2016 study on double voting in U.S. presidential elections…
Morning John on the catastrophic news cycle of this past weekend, and catching up on listener mail. Jeff…
Daniel Lanzilotta is an environmental artist who repurposes plastic waste, detritus, rubbish, fragments of litter,…
Marty West joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring the effects of test-based retention of 3rd graders in…
John is in the studio to talk about his new theory of Lost, what we have learned about the Don Jr. meeting, and…
The Birth Marks are a rock 'n' roll band from the UK who love to watch Friends.
As the song says, get your kicks on Route 66! Dubbed “The Mother Road” by John Steinbeck, this iconic highway has…
Joe tackles Sean Spicer's surprise resignation, Trump's New York Times interview, presidential pardons, and how Trump…
Jeff Nazareno on K-pop and KCON; Charles Hinshaw on 'War For The Planet of the Apes' and 'Lady Macbeth;' preview of…
It’s JAMJAM Fridays and Jesse Myerson is here to talk about how a land tax could fund the New York City MTA. Also,…
Dan Ikenson discusses NAFTA renegotiations, the status of the TPP, and the potential consequences of Trump's presidency…
It’s MGG Thursdays and Melissa Gira Grant is here to talk about ICE targeting immigrant women in Queens sex…
Molly Knefel offers her take on the recent statements from the Department of Education which appear to support the roll…
Today Wayne Ski talk with Skipp Whitman about his latest project Piece. Skipp talks about how he got started in the game…
Dan Ikenson returns to discuss President Trump's impact on America's global trade and overall leadership.
Morning John on the tentative death of the Senate healthcare bill, school based health clinics face budget cuts in New…
Joe continues his conversation with Dr. Stanton Glantz about the importance of making smoking restricted content in…
We’re joined by Matthew O’Neill, director of the new documentary from Frontline and the New York Times “Life on…
Danilda Izquierdo is a New York-based photographer and artist who explores ideas related to social perception and…
Dr. Stanton Glantz joins the show to discuss the influence of smoking in movies, the recent rise in tobacco incidents in…
Our legal eagle correspondent Summer is here to talk the basics of knowing your rights when interacting with the police.…
Dead Heavens-hardcore punk at heart, but are now dipping their toes into a more psychedelic realm.
In Fucking Innocent, John Andrew Fredrick examines Anderson's three earliest films and discusses each individually and…
Joe discusses Donald Trump Jr.'s Russian lawyer meeting, the continued bashing of Hillary Clinton, and the hypocrisy of…
This week, we welcome back contributors Oriana Leckert and Matt Ruby to discuss the revelations that Donald Trump Jr.…
It’s JAMJAM Fridays and Jesse Myerson is here to talk climate change and having children, male birth control, and…
Pete Currie joins the show to discuss his recent findings and pioneering research in the area of stem cells and…
It’s MGG Thursdays and the Donald Trump Jr. news continues to escalate at an alarming pace.    Melissa Gira…
John Knefel offers his take on the importance of the information leaked by NSA contractor Reality Winner that revealed…
It's the final episode! Experience the drama.
Today's show features music from Everybody Luv Black, MC Eiht & Chuuwee.
Dr. Kirk Breuninger joins the show to discuss Banfield Pet Hospital's State of Pet Health 2017 Report and why obesity…
The New York Times reports on an email that informed Don Jr. that Russia had compromising information on Hillary, the…
BTRtoday's own Elena Childers joins the show to discuss her crazy weekend traveling with Stuyedeyed for Send It Week.
Donald Trump Jr. gives a remarkably incriminating statement to the New York Times about a meeting with a Russian lawyer,…
Ventiko is a conceptual artist who constructs photographic narratives and public interventions that speak to the idea of…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss expectations and potential outcomes from the G20 summit, as well as President…
John is in the studio to catch us up on North Korea, listeners weigh in on IPAs, and listeners respond to Chepe’s…
Tom Grrrl--they're unique and everyone should definitely give 'em a listen!
A wide-ranging portrait of that transformative and remarkable decade from 1965-1975; from the dawn of the…
Joe discusses CNN's reaction to Trump's wrestling gif tweet, the glut of information available nowadays, and why we as…
We take a break from our usual format to explore a topic in a different way… In April of this year, during the same…
It’s JAMJAM Fridays and Jesse Myerson is here, and John is also here! We’re catching up on everything after a week…
Dr. Patricia Conrod joins the show to discuss her recent study exploring the link between marijuana use and…
It’s MGG Thursdays and Melissa Gira Grant joins us to discuss journalism under Trump. Also, we’re back from the…
We're talking capitalist sex education and philanthropy with Jacqueline Haines, found of Vavven, a sex toy seller that…
Wayne Ski talks about NBA free agency, The Knicks & his view on the new Jay-Z album. Download the BTR Today app and…
Dr. Natasha Karp joins the show to discuss her recent study on sexual dimorphism, or the under-representation of women…
Mychal Denzel Smith joins us to celebrate the one year anniversary of his book, “Invisible Man Got the Whole World…
Thalia Gonzalez joins the show to discuss the groundbreaking new study "Girlhood Interrupted," how perceptions of black…
John’s in the studio again, to catch up on exceptional listener mail, musicians, and maybe nuclear war. Jewish…
Mary Elizabeth Peterson is an American abstract artist based between North Carolina and Connecticut, whose work is…
Dr. Michael Cusimano joins the show to discuss his recent study on concussion protocols during the 2014 World Cup and…
John’s in the studio to catch up on Trump’s battle with Joe and Mika and the potential role of the National…
This week we call up Perry, of Pearie Sol and Teen Liver--we have a chat and listen to some tunezzzzz.
If you ever wondered how Robert Kennedy became the person he was at the end of his life, this book tells the story.
Joe discusses the outrage over Donald Trump's recent tweets, why his base loves it, and why ignoring the president's…
This week, we welcome back contributors Shalewa Sharpe and Matt Ruby to discuss John McEnroe’s recent controversial…
It’s JAMJAM Fridays and Jesse Myerson joins us to talk Democratic strategy after Georgia 06, more on the AHCA, and…
Dr. Charis Kubrin joins the show to discuss her recent report exploring the link between immigration and crime, why…
It’s MGG Thursdays and Melissa Gira Grant joins us to discuss more about pride, capitalism, and police. Melissa…
It's the second half of our conversation with the fabulous Effy Blue, relationship coach and expert. Let her be your…
Today's show features new music from Mc Eiht, Five Steez, Koncept & more.
Dr. Filippo Menczer joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring the spread of fake news on social media…
Chepe joins us to discuss alternatives to policing and John on the SCOTUS travel ban decision and the ACHA CBO score.  …
Mark Andermann joins the show to discuss his recent study about the neural pathways that determine how people respond to…
John calls in to talk more about the details of the AHCA and exactly how it will screw people, and Molly reads listener…
Margaret-Inga Urías is a New York based artist who works across the disciplines of drawing, photography, installation…
BTRtoday's Taia Handlin joins the show to discuss the encouragement of Pride and discords within the LGBT community.…
Jamie Bartlett joins us to discuss his new book, Radicals Chasing Utopia: Inside the Rogue Movements Trying to Change…
Hey everyone! Welcome back to another episode of The Music Meetup (formerly known as Discovery Corner). This week we…
A gripping novel about two sisters who are left homeless by their mother’s death and the lengths the fierce older…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the special election results, criticism of Nancy Pelosi, the new AHCA, and the…
This week, we welcome back contributor Matt Ruby, along with new contributor Charles Gould, to discuss Amazon’s…
It’s JAMJAM Fridays and Jesse Myerson is here to talk Jon Ossoff, the AHCA, and why the MTA sucks and so does Cuomo.…
Pavel Goldstein joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring the effect of touch in synchronizing body functions…
John checks in on Trump, North Korea and Otto Warmbier, and Jon Ossoff’s loss in Georgia 06. Plus, catching up on…
Molly Knefel -- one half of the sibling host team of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch --…
Today we're talking all about "relationships by design," with relationship coach and expert Effy Blue. Open…
Today's show features new music from F.Y.I., Brown Bag Allstars, Koncept, CamelPhat & Elderbrook.
Dr. Wei Luo joins the show to discuss his recent study calculating the amount of water need to carve the ancient network…
Melissa Gira Grant joins us for a special MGG Wednesday, talking ICE in court, healthcare, and more Pride. Also, Morning…
Arif Razvi of Hello Alvin discusses the future of telehealth and making healthcare more appealing to younger…
Attacks on Muslims in the US and the UK, a check in on the status of the AHCA in the Senate, and listener mail catch up.…
Seldon Yuan is a NY-based artist who received his BHA from Carnegie Mellon University and his MFA from Hunter College.…
BTRtoday's Editor-in-Chief Adam Bulger joins the show to discuss his Father's Day, what the holiday means to him, and…
John is in the studio to talk about the latest drama in the White House and Trump’s deflection on…
Brenda is punk rock, catchy and absorbing all the greatness that's under-appreciated of their hometown in Louisville,…
When Katie Doyle sets out for the Hamptons, she is hoping for summer employment, new friends for her young son, and a…
Dr. Marino Bruce joins the show to discuss his recent study that suggests attending church or religious services could…
This week, we welcome back contributors Oriana Leckert and Matt Ruby to discuss the ongoing hearings in the Senate…
It’s JAMJAM Fridays and Jesse Myerson is here to talk about the aftermath of the shooting in Virginia, the UK…
Tasseli McKay joins the show to discuss her study exploring the rise in anti-LGBT bullying and harassment.
It’s MGG Thursdays and Melissa Gira Grant is here to talk Pride and the Babadook, Morning John on Sessions’…
John Knefel -- one half of the sibling host team of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch --…
There's an app for everything -- including STDs.
Today's show features new music from DJ E-Clyps & Anya V, Lord RAJA, Brown Bag AllStars & more.
Matthew Barr discusses his belief in moderation and discipline with video games, and why his study focused primarily on…
John is in the studio to talk about what the hell is going on in Washington this week, and a special Just John on Jared…
It seems ridiculous to juxtapose a movie monster with gay rights. But maybe it’s not as ridiculous as it seems.
Matthew Barr joins the show to discuss his paper on how video games can help develop educational skills like…
John is in the studio to talk about how Trump is changing the postWorld War II geopolitical landscape, and Rueben Safire…
Nick Mehedin is a New York based photographer whose work explores ideas of home, patriotism, travel, space and labor.…
John Cluverius joins the show to discuss his findings into why contacting your representatives might not be worth it.
Melissa Dumont joins us to discuss developmental psychology, gender and sexuality, and intelligence. Also, John checks…
This week we start a music-bio book club & chat w/ musical creator of L.A. Takedown, Aaron Olson--plus we listen their…
What is Improvisational Theater? Can it be taught and learned? What are some of the “Bibles” of Improv? Today on…
Hillary Abraham joins the show to discuss MIT's recent report on declining interest in self-driving cars.
This week, we welcome back contributors Ester Steinberg and Matt Ruby to discuss the ongoing issue of so-called “Fake…
It’s JAMJAM Fridays and Jesse Myerson is here to talk liberalism, comedy, and integration. Also, listener…
Dr. Robert Liu discusses the role of optogenetics in his study and the difference between pair bonding in voles and love…
It’s MGG Thursdays and Melissa Gira Grant is here to talk news consumption, distraction, and reliability. Also, John…
We talk with Dr. Prum about finding answers about human reproductive politics in animal sex selection.
Today's show features new an Interview and new music from King Shampz.
Dr. Robert Liu joins the show to discuss his recent study on the brain chemistry of monogamous voles.
We check in with Jake Bolton on the latest in the increasingly higher stakes British election, John checks in on…
BTRtoday's own Taia Handlin joins the show to discuss the lace shorts for men, the logistics of a romper, and whether…
Trump attacks London’s Muslim mayor in the wake of new terrorist attacks there, Bill Maher continues to be a racist,…
Rachael Dunville is a Missouri-based fine art photographer whose work explores the photographic encounter as a serious,…
Joe discusses President Trump's reactions to the weekend's terror attack in London and how we might think about treating…
John’s in the studio to talk about the broader implications of Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris climate accord,…
This week we chat with and listen to the music of synth-rocker, Cold Beat!
A vivid, unforgettable story of an unlikely sisterhood — an emotionally powerful and haunting tale of friendship that…
John Cook returns to discuss the impact of the United States' withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement.
This week, we welcome both our regular contributors on movies, Jacqueline Soller and Charles Hinshaw, to preview and…
It’s JAMJAM Friday and Jesse Myerson is here to talk about Portland, white people standing up for people of color, and…
Dr. Steve Billet discusses President Trump's odd NATO comments, his treatment of longstanding U.S. allies, and the…
It’s MGG Thursdays and Melissa Gira Grant is here to talk about TERFS at Left Forum and more on how to talk about…
We're talking masturbating with eggplants. Literally (well, kinda).
Today's show features new music from DJ E-Clyps & Anya V, Lord RAJA, Com Truise, Baldi & Cherub.
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss comedian Kathy Griffin's tasteless beheading and our obsessions with President…
A white supremacist has killed two people in Portland, a Texas Republican called ICE on protesters, and listener…
W. Fitzhugh Brundage believes the discussion around Confederate monuments will continue as he talks about the Southern…
It’s a very belated JAMJAM talk with Jesse Myerson, about the Montana special election, tearing down confederate…
Aaron Schraeter is a New York-based artist whose work with found materials explores narratives that are part diary and…
W. Fitzhugh Brundage joins the show to discuss the rise in demand to remove Confederate memorials in the South, the…
It’s Memorial Day, and the news from Montana is bad, the New York Times op-ed on Trump and child development is good,…
Don't bee spooked, they're like Casper the cool ghost--Cool Ghouls' tunes are old school, like '60s pop & '70s rock.…
Alyan’s debut novel Salt Houses explores a Palestinian family caught between present and past, between displacement…
Dr. Rachel Winograd joins the show to discuss her recent study about self observed perceptions of our drunk…
This week, we welcome back contributor Matt Ruby and, for the first time, new contributor Ester Steinberg to discuss the…
It’s MGG Thursdays, this week on Friday, and Melissa Gira Grant joins us to talk about Ivanka Trump’s new human…
James Pursey discusses APOPO's HeroRATs, overcoming commons stigmas surrounding the animals, and APOPO's newest project…
Ryan Devereaux is here to discuss ICE arrests under Trump, as well as the FBI surveillance of the Bundy family. Also,…
John Knefel -- one half of the sibling host team of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch --…
Today we're talking sex tech with Bryony Cole, host of the podcast Future of Sex.
Today's show features new music from DJ E-Clyps & Anya V, Kyah Baby, Baldi & Cherub.
James Pursey of APOPO joins the show to talk about training rats to smell landmines, the organization's founding, and…
A bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, John checks in on Trump’s effort to halt the Russia…
Jordan Grafman discusses our brain development over time, the possibility of a world without rigid or radical beliefs,…
Michael Kirk on tonight’s Frontline documentary Bannon’s War, John on Trump’s speech in Saudi Arabia, and…
Karen is a recipient of the Instituto Sacatar Fellowship (Brazil), the MacDowell Colony Artist Fellowship, Canada…
Jordan Grafman joins the show to discuss his recent study in Neuropsychologia exploring the biological reasons for…
Alyona Minkovski on what it’s like to be a Russian-American right now and thinking critically about the ways we talk…
This week listen to the 7-piece band Evolfo, and chat with the man who brought them altogether, Matthew Gibbs.
The Fuzzy and the Techie: Why the Liberal Arts Will Rule the Digital World explores the vital role of the Liberal Arts…
Benjamin Friedman returns to discuss domestic tumult's effect on foreign policy, how the U.S. can afford to start wars…
This week, we welcome back contributor Matt Ruby and, for the first time, new contributor Shalewa Sharpe to discuss…
It’s JAMJAM Fridays and Jesse Myerson is here to talk about freed political prisoners, a legitimately rad DA in…
Benjamin Friedman joins the show to discuss what President Trump's unpredictability means for our allies and…
It’s MGG Thursdays and Melissa Gira Grant joins us to discuss Chelsea Manning’s freedom. Also, John checks in on the…
It's Masturbation Month! Grab your vibrators, your dildos, your Frankenstein Fleshlights, whatever you need to tickle…
Today's show features a nterview and music from Baldi's Songs For A Future You.
Melody Lee of the Katal Center joins the show to discuss the #CLOSErikers campaign and much needed criminal justice…
Reuben Safire is back to discuss the South Korea elections as well as living with a chronic illness under Trump, and…
Mark White discusses how investigations like his could make us more conscious of our prejudices and defenses for them,.
Rick Rowley joins us to discuss the new Frontline documentary “American Patriot: Inside the Armed Uprising Against the…
Daniel Cooney, founder of Daniel Cooney Fine Art, is a gallerist, curator and auction specialist. He holds a Bachelor…
Mark White discusses his recent study about justifying racial prejudices with the "free speech" defense, and how people…
Sarah Jaffe on organizing and resistance across the country, John is in the studio to talk more Comey and Sessions, and…
This week we chat w/ Nashville's Daddy Issues and listen to a SNEAK PEAK of 'Deep Dream'--out May 19!
Great With Child tells the story of ambitious, driven Abigail Thomas. Up for partnership at a prestigious law firm, she…
Joe offers his thoughts on President Trump firing FBI Director James Comey, the appearance of a coverup, and the…
This week, we welcome back contributor Oriana Leckert and, for the first time, new contributor Alexander Augustyniak to…
It’s JAMJAM Fridays, and Jesse Myerson is here to check in with Molly on protests in Harlem, Iowa, and the connections…
Andrew Lakoff discusses how our normal sites of trust have been undermined in recent months, the need for gatekeepers of…
It’s MGG Thursdays, and Melissa Gira Grant is here to push back on the language of abuse to describe Trump’s…
John Knefel -- one half of the sibling host team of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch --…
Today we’re talking with Professor Gretchen Ely, lead author on the study “Where Are They Now and How Far Must They…
Today's show features music from Sísy Ey, Chuuwee & Trizz, DJ E-Clyps and Homeboy Sandman.
Andrew Lakoff joins the show to talk about why some people don't vaccinate their children, the idea of collective…
John on the Sally Yates testimony, Jake Bolton on updates from the UK election, a late briefing on de Blasio’s 3K for…
John Cook joins the show to discuss his recent study regarding misinformation about climate change, the trouble with…
John on the Kushner family’s corruption, Emmanuel Macron wins the presidential election in France, and big time…
Jaynie Gillman Crimmins is a Brooklyn-based artist who uses re-purposed material, such as shredded financial statements…
David Studdert joins the show to discuss his recent study of handgun sale increases following major mass shootings, the…
David Banks joins us to discuss Science and Technology Studies and how to talk about science and bodies of knowledge,…
Check out Side Eye--the Pittsburgh-based band comprised of some badass chicks spitting out your new favorite…
Set at the end of World War II, in a crumbling Bavarian castle that once played host to all of German high society, a…
Joe discusses the AHCA passing House and how media coverage of politics mirrors that of sports and changes the way we…
This week, contributor Oriana Leckert discusses ‘Demystifying Government,’ a series of panels she has been involved…
It’s JAMJAM Fridays, and Jesse Myerson joins us to talk healthcare and Palestine. Also, Morning John is here to also…
Darren Samuelsohn is back to discuss Donald Trump's dogged commitment to campaign promises and the conflicts of interest…
It’s MGG Thursdays, and Melissa Gira Grant is here to talk May Day, that feel-good Heineken ad, and David Brooks’…
Molly Knefel -- one half of the sibling host team of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch --…
America needs to get its act together and remember that women's bodies are not alien bodies, but normal, functioning…
Today's show features an interview and new music from Superwave Osbourne.
Politico Senior White House Reporter Darren Samuelsohn joins the show to discuss the raucous early days of the Trump…
John explains why Trump’s worship of Andrew Jackson is as racist as it gets, a black 15-year-old was killed by Texas…
Jason Steinberg of the International Sports and Music Project discusses taking access to sports for granted, viewing…
Reuben Safire joins us to discuss the regional context around North Korea, John on the Congressional deal that averted a…
Joe Joe Orangias is a visual artist, activist and writer based between New York City and Geneva. His projects, often…
Jason Steinberg, founder of the International Sports and Music Project (ISMP), joins the show to discuss how he got the…
Paul Greenberg joins us to discuss his book and new Frontline documentary, “The Fish on my Plate.” Also, Nick Pinto…
Meet Monograms! They're a mixture of synth pop and punk rock, and who could ask for more??
A beguiling tale of blood ties, bad choices, and our tormented efforts to connect in the digital world.
Joe discusses the current unpredictability of American foreign relations, as well as Donald Trump's interview with…
This week, contributor Matt Ruby offers his perspective as a comedian on recent so-called “socially conscious…
Jesse Myerson joins us to talk about the politics of science, pro-life Democrats, and what taxes should look like. Also,…
Fellow BTRtoday staff writer Elena Childers joins the show to discuss her love for music, how she began covering it, and…
Melissa Gira Grant is back for MGG Thursdays and we’re talking Wall Street’s Fearless Girl, the NYT tomboy op ed,…
Molly Knefel -- one half of the sibling host team of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch --…
So today is part 2 of our chat with Lissa Rivera and Trey Tyler about their work for the Museum of Sex and the…
Today's show features new music from L.I.F.E.Long & Bunty Beats, DJ E-Clyps, Torae & Superwave Osbourne.
Taia returns to discuss Democratic incompetence in the wake of Donald Trump's presidential victory, including the…
John is in the studio to catch up on the waking nightmare we live in now, the NYT messes up an op-ed on gender, and…
Fellow BTRtoday staff writer Taia Handlin joins Joe to discuss Rep. Jason Chaffetz's impending resignation,…
The neoliberal and the nationalist will face a runoff in France, checking in on the Bernie and Heath Mello controversy,…
Amanda Heidel is an MFA candidate at the State University of New York at New Paltz. She uses reclaimed, recycled and…
Omer Taspinar discusses the recent referendum in Turkey, division surrounding President Recep Tayyip Erdogan,…
Jake Bolton joins us to discuss Theresa May’s call for a snap election in the UK and the broader political context…
A dream-pop duo of synth wonderfulness, they call themselves "surf-gaze"--you don't want to miss out on Surf Rock Is…
The bonds of love and trust are put to the test when a woman’s husband goes missing on the eve of his incarceration,…
Joe discusses Trump's shift in opinion regarding the 100-day standard, why we value such an arbitrary number of days,…
This week, we welcome back contributors Oriana Leckert and Matt Ruby to discuss the once again supposedly on the rise…
Jesse Myerson is back for JAMJAM Fridays, and John checks in on the multitudes of corruption in the Trump White…
In the second part of our conversation, Dr. Steve Billet discusses the troublesome nature of President Trump's…
Melissa Gira Grant is back for MGG Thursdays and we go deep on Ivanka and Lean In feminism. Also, John checks in on…
Molly Knefel -- one half of the sibling host team of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch --…
Today we’re talking with Lissa Rivera and Trey Tyler about their work at the Museum of Sex here in New York. Lissa…
Today's show features a in depth conversation and exclusive music with L.I.F.E.Long.
Dr. Steve Billet is back to discuss the special election in Georgia's 6th district, positive signs for Democrats, big…
Fascists and anti-fascists meet in the street in Berkeley, conservatives are losing trust in Trump, and listener…
Brandon Holmes of the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) joins the show to discuss the recent proposal to close…
Dan Edge on his new Frontline documentary Last Days of Solitary, John on the Trump administration’s escalation with…
Sky Pape is a Canadian-born, culture-hound and nature enthusiast, who lives and works in NYC. Sky’s work is in…
Jonathan Bernstein of Bernstein Crisis Management join the show to discuss different aspects of crisis management,…
John explains the bomb called Mother of All Bombs dropped in Afghanistan on Thursday, and the larger implications for…
Listen here first to Australia-based band Ruth Carp & The Fish Heads' newest album "Can Men Like Us Go To Heaven" and…
From Australia, we're premiering Ruth Carp & The Fish Heads' newest album ‘Can Men Like Us Go To Heaven?’
Inspired by a true story, a young woman is swept up in the glamour and excitement of chasing the title of Miss America…
A day before nationwide Tax Marches, New York-based organizer Mohammed Naeem joins the show to discuss the idea and need…
For our inaugural episode, we welcome Oriana Leckert and Matt Ruby. With the dawning of “free” four year college in…
Jesse Myerson joins us for our inaugural installment of JAMJAM Fridays, talking organizing, the Democrats, and rejecting…
Dalia Mogahed talks about the hope and difficulty of overcoming Islamophobia in the United States, as well as the need…
Melissa Gira Grant is back for MGG Thursdays on the United video, the San Bernardino shooting, and the possible downfall…
Molly Knefel -- one half of the sibling host team of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch --…
"I don't just talk about sex - I know about it."
Today's show features a in depth conversation and exclusive music from Otis Clapp's new EP Helen Keller.
Dalia Mogahed joins the show to discuss the rhetorical rise of Islamophobia, her gravest concerns about it, and why some…
Truthout’s Mike Ludwig joins us to discuss how Jeff Sessions wants to rewind the drug war back to the 80s, crack down…
Kirby Farrell discusses the conditions under which conspiracy theories can become mainstream, when too much…