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Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the defining political story of 2018—President Donald Trump.
It's Radio Dispatch Best of 2018 and we're revisiting our interview with Osita Nwanevu on America's history of…
These are songs from the best interviews from 2018—they’re all awesome & everyone needs to check them out.
Joe revisits his appearance on Owen Shroyer's "War Room" live on Infowars.
It's Radio Dispatch Best of 2018 and we're revisiting our interview with Molly Crabapple on her book, Brothers of the…
J. McVay shares his 10 favorite films of 2018. He also revisits a few documentaries from the Tribeca Film Festival that…
Joe recaps some of the best interviews of the year from his daily podcast.
Joe revisits his interview with Popula's Maria Bustillos about her Anthony Bourdain interview, perhaps the celebrity…
It's Radio Dispatch Best of 2018 and we're revisiting our interview with Natalie Shure on Medicare for All. Also,…
A look back at the full year of Book Talk with 5 of the best bits, and 5 more honorable mentions
Joe revisits his interview with Alicia Walker about her study exploring penis size and self esteem, and how internet…
It's Radio Dispatch Best of 2018 and we're revisiting our interview with Nathan Robinson on media coverage of Israel and…
Today's show features music from Yashmall Allah, Vstylez, Roc Marciano & more.
Joe revisits his May interview with Champagne Sharks host Trevor Beaulieu (@RickyRawls) about Kanye West's public…
Our Christmas episode, featuring The Insecure Chef and John’s first NYC Christmas job.
Verónica Peña is an interdisciplinary artist whose work explores migration policies, cross-cultural dialogue, and…
Joe revisits his February interview with Corey Rhyan, whose research calculated the economic cost of the opioid crisis…
It's Radio Dispatch Best of 2018 and we're revisiting our interview with Bryce Covert on Medicaid work requirements,…
The holiday is approaching and you're gonna need some chill music to play for your family dinner that rocks.
Joe revisits his February interview with Eric Gugick, one of his former teachers, in the wake of the school shooting in…
It's Radio Dispatch Best of 2018 and we revisit our interview with Meagan Day on the Workplace Democracy Act. Also, New…
J. McVay and Jackie Soller on Pawel Pawlikowski’s movie, ‘Cold War.’ Plus some favorite 1st Person segments and…
In Part 2, Jennifer Erb-Downward discusses policy recommendations from her brief, including discussing school attendance…
It's Radio Dispatch's Best of 2018, and we revisit our interview with Micah Uetricht on resurgent labor militancy. Also,…
In this episode, I took a detailed look at some of the best books out there to explain this magical time of year.
Jennifer Erb-Downward of the University of Michigan joins the show to discuss her recent policy brief exploring chronic…
It's Radio Dispatch's Best of 2018, and we revisit our interview with Nima Shirazi on Trump's destruction of the Iran…
Today's show features music from Bozack Morris & J-Scienide, Miladic, Roc Marciano & more.
In Part 2, Curtis Deutsch and Justin Penn discuss the underlying factors of the "The Great Dying" which, through their…
It's Radio Dispatch Best of 2018 and we're revisiting our interview with Alexis Goldstein on Medicaid work requirements.…
Janice Sloane is a NY-based artist who works with themes of decay and impermanence. She has had solo exhibitions at: The…
Curtis Deustch and Justin Penn of the University of Washington discuss their recent study exploring global warming…
It's Radio Dispatch Best of 2018 and we're revisiting our interview with Charlotte Shane about the bizarre framing of…
This week we listen to Porcupine's most recent release & chat with bassist Greg Norton (former bassist of Hüsker…
In Part 3, Aisling and Joe discuss how self-care pushes actual mental health issues aside and the absurdity of…
It’s Radio Dispatch best of 2018 and we’re revisiting our interview with Briahna Joy Gray on Democratic strategy.…
Rabbi Avram Mlotek revisits 2018 w/ Matt Ruby and J. McVay. Jacqueline & J on the new movie, ‘Mary Queen of Scots.’…
In Part 2, Aisling McCrea discusses social media and how idealistic representations of women have worsened with the…
A Propubilca story shows that poor people get audited at a higher rate than rich people, the debate over whether Bernie…
Aisling McCrea joins the show to discuss her recent piece for Current Affairs discussing self care and how its framed as…
Catching up on the protests in France, the NYPD engages in its own form of family separation, an enthusiastic goodbye to…
Today's show features music from Bumpy Knuckles, Dj Skizz, Dunbar & UFO Fev.
In Part 2, Bryor Snefjella discusses Twitter's utility in language studies, pop culture reinforcing national…
Trump is directly implicated in felonies, the establishment is looking to crush Medicare for All, and Paul Ryan’s long…
Jackie Brown is a Maine-based artist who makes biomorphic sculptures and drawings that explore our relationship to…
Bryor Snefjella joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring Twitter language to identify national character…
Kevin Hart refused to apologize for homophobic jokes, and Republicans dirty tricks in Michigan and North Carolina.
This week we chat with Olivia Scibelli, frontwoman to Nashville-based band Idle Bloom & listen to their most recent…
In Part 3, Jeff Bellone discuses Kevin Durant rumors and Knicks Film School's content and charitable mission this year.
The NYPD has its own drone program, Saudis bought huge blocks of rooms at the Trump hotel, and Trump didn't ruin HW's…
J. McVay, Jacqueline Soller, and Charles Hinshaw discuss ‘Roma,’ ‘Vox Lux,’ and ‘Creed II.’ And a preview…
In Part 2, in Jeff Bellone discusses the curious case of Frank Ntilikina and whether or not the Knicks are likely to…
Michael Flynn substantially cooperated with the Mueller investigation, and Wisconsin Republicans circumvent democracy.
The world of ragtime is the backdrop for a remarkable story about the price of freedom, the longing …
Knicks Film School creator Jeff Bellone returns to discuss the biggest storylines surrounding the 2018 New York Knicks.
Today's show features music from K. Gaines, Lyric Jones, Wize Crack, DJ Jon Doe X ID4Windz and Shabaam Sahdeeq.
J.McVay joins the show to discuss Joe's list of the worst right wing pundits of 2018, including some recent additions.
What happens when members of the media identify more with each other than oppressed communities, the Republican Party…
Rosary Solimanto is an activist and artist whose work explores disABILITY identity, biology, healthcare and medicine…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss Michael Cohen's potential impact on the Mueller investigation and Donald Trump's…
It's a Russiagate Roundup, catching up on the news about the Putin Penthouse, the Moscow project, Michael Cohen's plea,…
This week we listen to NYC gritty, thrashy & trashy punk rockers Surfbort & chat w/ frontwoman Dani Miller.
In Part 2, Maura Quint discusses why there aren't more conservative comedians and the objective of political satire.
Catching up on two stories of ICE human rights violations, and a long story shows how Trump's secretary of labor…
John Bolton hasn’t listen to Khashoggi tape. World on track for catastrophic climate change. Manafort met with…
This week we're featuring Lame-O Records, aka "Philadelphia's finest independent record label" since 201 with a visit…
Maura Quint joins the show to discuss the WHCA's decision not to hire a comedian for the White House Correspondents'…
Catching up on the lying exploits of Paul Manafort, and Trump's bizarre climate change denial. photo by Voice of…
Reimagining Our Tomorrows is for all the doers and dreamers anxious to ensure our best days are still …
In Part 2, Kate Sweeny discusses other flow-inducing activities, self-reporting from subjects, and why productivity…
Ryan Devereaux on the violence against migrants at the Southern border, and the Republican response.
Today's show features music from BBoy Mansini, Tone Spliff, Homeboy Sandman & Edan.
Kate Sweeny joins the show to discuss her recent study exploring how flow helps people cope with stressful waiting…
The utility of calling voters racist, and listener mail. Photo via The Public Domain courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
Sidney Mullis lives and works in State College, PA. Her work has been exhibited in a number of locations including…
In Part 2, Karla Kaun discusses more shocking findings from her study and the findings' potential to change outlook on…
A look at two anti-abortion bills in Ohio, and a listener mail about Bolsonaro in Brazil. photo by Jordanuhl7 via…
This week we listen to & chat with west coast rockers Destroy Boys—a Billie Joe Armstrong favorite!
Karla Kaun joins the show to discuss her recent study exploring how alcohol influences memory formation.
J. McVay, Jacqueline Soller, and Charles Hinshaw on ‘Shoplifters,’ ‘Widows,’ and ‘The Favourite.’ And a…
A Democratic win in Orange County, Facebook breaks ties with a conservative consulting group, and the ACLU reveals new…
In Part 2, Rich Hanley discusses the intrinsic relationship between Thanksgiving and football in America, ESPN's awkward…
Trump reaffirms his support for Saudi Arabia despite the CIA's conclusion that MBS had Jamal Khashoggi killed, and a New…
Inspired by true events, ‘The Lighthouse Keeper’s Daughter’ is a sweeping historical novel that …
Rich Hanley returns on Thanskgiving Eve to discuss the biggest storylines of the NFL season.
A look the special election for the Mississippi Senate seat, CNBC thinks that 29-year-olds should have a year's salary…
Today's show features music from Kool G Rap & 38 Spesh, Vinnie Paz, and more
In Part 2, Asher Rosinger details the definitions of adequate hydration and sleep length and offers some speculation as…
Frontline’s AC Thompson on his new film Documenting Hate: New American Nazis, some Democrats have mounting anxiety…
Jen Shepard is originally from East Texas and currently lives and works in Bushwick, Brooklyn. She received her MFA from…
Asher Rosinger joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring the relationship between sleep deprivation and…
A creepy conservative tweeted about AOC's nice clothes and got the biggest ratio in the history of Twitter, and the…
This week we listen to the newest EP Nothing's On My Mind by Clean Spill and include a chat we had on Halloween. They…
Joe talks about Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's early days in Washington and how she uses social media to expertly respond to…
Matt Ruby chats w/ Dr. Jonathan Fader about performance psychology. Winston & J on the new movie, ‘Jonathan.’ And a…
A huge story at the Times on the depths to which Facebook sank, and Trump calls to mobilize the opposition to…
In Part 2, Tyler Reny discusses how the false "white economic anxiety" media narrative prevailed for so long, historical…
Amazon will come to New York and Cristal City, ICE is holding far more people than we initially thought, and Alexandria…
A fresh, revelatory foray into the new science of dreams—how they work, what they’re for, and how …
Tyler Reny joins the show to discuss his recently published paper entitled "Vote Switching in the 2016 Election: How…
Jeff Flake's Senate seat has gone to a Democrat, Trump snubbed two different Veterans Day events, what really happened…
Today's show features music from Roc Marciano, Vinnie Paz, Jon Doe & J57.
In Part 2, Reed Richardson talks about the limits of data journalism on Election Night, the responsibilities of…
Republicans don't want votes to be counted in Florida, Sessions restricts the use of consent decrees before he leaves as…
Brett Wallace is a New York-based artist whose practice involves an exploration of the future of work.
Reed Richardson joins the show to discuss his piece for FAIR exploring major media's Election Night coverage gimmicks,…
Trump's punishment of Jim Acosta bodes poorly for press freedom, and the Thousand Oaks shooter had a history of sexual…
This week we chat w/ classic pop punk band Tokyo Police Club & listen to their most recent album 'TPC'!
In Part 2, Troy Quast discusses the dynamic nature of studying the opioid epidemic, differences in state foster care…
Matt Ruby chats w/ Luisa Díez about her anthropological view of comedy. Jacqueline & J on the new movie, ‘Can You…
Ted Alexandro joins us to discuss his new comedy special, "Senior Class of Earth." Also, all hell broke loose on…
Troy Quast returns to discuss his most recent study exploring the relationship between opioid prescriptions and child…
The good news is Democrats have taken the House, several statehouses and seven governorships. The bad news is…
A bold, heartfelt tale of life at Green Gables...before Anne
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the major storylines from the 2018 midterm elections, including surprise results,…
The DOJ sends officials to 19 states to inspect so-called irregularities, dealing with a job under capitalism, and…
Today's show features music from Bumpy Knuckles, Stress, Vstylez and more.
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss GW's most recent polling, examine close House and Senate races, and offer a few…
The white women who love Trump, why law enforcement doesn’t stop right wing extremism, and the ugly history of barbed…
Danish artist Anna Borgman and German artist Candy Link have been working together since 2011 to create public…
Fellow BTRtoday staffer Elena Childers joins the show to discuss music stars disavowing Trump playing their music at his…
Republicans go to extreme measures to suppress voting rights, Trump orders the military to shoot migrants if they throw…
This week we chat with the eccentric, dramatic and epic rocker Scott Yoder and listen to his most recent LP—tune in!
Joe discusses President Trump's racist campaign ad and reminds listeners of some of the the other racist ads run by…
Rena, Matt, and J on Trump’s rhetoric & responsibility. Jacqueline & J on the new movie, Burning.’ And a sneak…
Trump tweets a new racist ad, the mail bomber's home was foreclosed on by Steve Mnuchin, and Mattis and Pompeo call for…
Joe discusses a recent study exploring voting power by state and why we as voters should examine how unrepresentative…
A plot to falsely accuse Robert Mueller of sexual assault has been referred to the FBI, the backlash against Steve King…
What We Owe is a novel of love, guilt and dreams for a better future, vibrating with both sorrow and …
Eoin Higgins returns to discuss his recent article on Vice exploring Republicans' voter suppression efforts ahead of the…
Axios publishes an extraordinarily irresponsible story about Trump's desire to end birthright citizenship, the response…
Today's show features music from Bumpy Knuckles, Stress, Vstylez and more.
Dr. Steve Billet is the Director of the Legislative Affairs Masters and Chief of Staff of the Graduate School of…
Frontline’s James Jacoby on The Facebook Dilemma, and Molly calls in to discuss the anti-Semitic terror attack in…
Bonam Kim is a Brooklyn-based sculptor whose work speaks to her experiences of displacement and her struggle with…
Joe discusses the shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh and calls on major media outlets to address right…
At least two more bombs have been discovered since Thursday, Trump considers shutting down the southern border, and…
This week listen to Paloma's Hand, the latest EP by Sibille Attar and have an in-studio chat with the artist…
Tim Johnson of Media Matters for America joins the show to discuss right wing media's vilification of prominent liberals…
Favorite performances, directors, and more from the 2018 New York Film Festival. Thoughts on streaming services’…
We spend the hour on the mail bombs, Trump's response, and hollow calls for unity among Democrats and…
Blake Montgomery of BuzzFeed News joins the show to discuss the hoaxes and misinformation surrounding the pipe bombs…
In leaked audio, Brian Kemp said that he was worried that people would exercise their right to vote, the White House…
‘No Cameras Allowed: My Career as an Outlaw Rock and Roll Photographer’ tells the story, in words …
J.McVay joins the show to discuss the suspicious packages sent to prominent Democrats and how right wing media figures…
Trump calls himself a Nationalist a press conference in Houston and claims that "Middle Easterners" are hiding in the…
Today's show features music from BigBob, Roc Marciano, Villa G, Thorough & more.
In Part 2, Marie Nougier discusses the advocacy and objectives of the IDPC's report on the U.N.'s failed global war on…
Frontline’s Martin Smith on his new documentary The Pension Gamble, Molly on Trump’s proposed anti-trans initiative,…
Brooklyn-based artist Thomas Lendvai transforms everyday construction materials into large-scale, site-responsive,…
Marie Nougier joins the show to discuss the International Drug Policy Consortium's (IDPC) report exposing the U.N's…
A rant about the word "tribalism," and immigrants fear that applying for government benefits will put their status in…
This week we chat w/ Dodos' frontman Meric Long and listen to their most recent album Certainty Waves.…
Sarah McClure joins the show to discuss her recent study that found evidence of 7,200-year-old cheese-making on the…
Favorite films from the 2018 New York Film Festival. Charles Hinshaw and J. McVay on mid90s.’ John Knefel on Mitch…
Trump threatens Honduras as a migrant caravan heads north, and more thoughts on Trump's defending of the Saudis and…
Xavier Persad joins the show to discuss the Human Rights Campaign's Municipal Equality Index, measuring LGBTQ inclusive…
The Today show does free advertising for a white nationalist group, Mitch McConnell said he will go after Social…
In 'An Uncivil War,' Greg Sargent sounds an urgent alarm about the deeper roots of our democratic backsliding—and…
Joe discusses Elizabeth Warren's decision to publish results of her DNA test and challenge Donald Trump to pay the $1…
Elizabeth Warren biffs it in trying to prove Trump's hypocrisy, and NYC homelessness among students skyrockets since…
Today's show features music from BigBob, Roc Marciano, Villa G, Thorough & more.
In Part II, Susan Ades Stone and Ranen Miao discuss The Proxy Project, major issues concerning young/potential voters,…
The GOP invites the Proud Boys to their club in NYC, white men love Trump, the administration is weighing another round…
Jason File (b.1976, USA) is an artist, university lecturer in fine art, and war crimes prosecutor who lives and works…
Susan Ades Stone and Ranen Miao join the show to discuss The Proxy Project, a unique voter registration initiative…
Outright voter suppression in Georgia. Bernie lays out a leftist vision for foreign policy. And listener mail.
This week we listen to and chat w/ illuminati hotties—tune in!
Joe talks about Eli Manning's career as his time as the New York Giants starting quarterback appears to be coming to a…
J. McVay and Jacqueline Soller on ‘A Star Is Born.’ J and Charles Hinshaw on ‘Private Life.’ Plus a preview of…
A Saudi Arabian journalist is missing and speculated to have been killed by the Saudi government, Brett Kavanaugh argues…
Nick Morrow joins the show to discuss National Coming Out Day and Human Rights Campaign's various resources available to…
Jesse Myerson on climate change and the right wing response to Medicare for All, and Molly on reports that the children…
A piercingly raw debut story collection from a young writer with an explosive voice; a treacherously …
Jane Lytvynenko joins the show to discuss the spread of misinformation and memes in the wake of Taylor Swift's…
John and Molly on Susan Collins, the confirmation of Kavanaugh, and John explains a new right wing meme.
Today's show features music from Five Steez, Roc Marciano, Lyric Jones, Vinnie Paz and more.
Joe discusses the mockery of #HimToo and why the right's only politically uniting principle is triggering the libs.
We spend the hour on the NYT investigation of Trump’s financial fraud.
Zahar Vaks is a visual artist who was born in Tashkent, Uzbekistan and currently lives and works in Brooklyn New York.
Aisling McCrea joins the show to discuss her recent article exploring the intellectual dishonesty and political…
Conservatives blame liberals for making them support Kavanaugh, Molly’s adventures at Men’s Warehouse.
This week we've got frontman of Dante High on the phone & we listen to their debut self-titled album—tune in! 
The self-titled album is filled with pop ballads and danceable beats, but also has a spooky side.
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the potential electoral impact of Brett Kavanaugh's approval, limits of the FBI…
Kavanaugh, SCOTUS, and the Senate w/ Rena Karefa-Johnson, Matt Ruby, & J. McVay. Winston Cook Wilson & J. on ‘The Old…
The FBI supplemental investigation has been delivered, Jane Mayer and Ronan Farrow report that several witnesses…
Joe waxes about the Vice trailer and wonders if a hit movie will help remind people of the Bush administration's…
Trump verbally attacks and mocks Blasey Ford and says it’s a very dangerous time for young men, but that women are…
In 1928, less than a dozen American women had a pilot's license, making the few women who flew …
Eoin Higgins returns to discuss Brett Kavnaugh's qualifications for the Supreme Court and what Democratic senators said…
Jesse Myerson joins us to discuss the Kavanaugh protests, more reporting indicates Kavanaugh may have known these…
Today's show features music from Five Steez, Roc Marciano, MeRCY, Josiah The Gift, Kev Brown, Tone Spliff and more.
Sean Sullivan returns to preview the MLB playoffs and offer up his World Series prediction.
Frontline producer and reporter Jim Gilmore joins us to discuss the new Frontline documentary Trump’s Showdown. Also,…
Sky Kim was born in Seoul, Korea and received a Master’s Degree in Painting at Pratt Institute in New York.
BTRtoday Editor-in-Chief Adam Bulger joins the show to discuss Jeff Flake's move to delay the Kavanaugh vote and how the…
John and Molly unpack the Kavanaugh hearing. Jeff Flake
This week we chat with U.K.'s lovely Miss World and listen to her debut solo album 'Keeping Up With Miss World'—tune…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to offer reactions to Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's…
Bryan Bruchman interviews Kyle Hurst about Big aLICe Brewing Co. Jackie and J. discuss new movie, ‘All About Nina.’…
The Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation process is a bottomless pit.
Joe reacts to watching Dr. Christine Blasey Ford's testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Morning John on Trump’s thinly veiled white supremacist remarks at the UN and the upcoming Kavanugh vote, and listener…
Inspired by the story of John Walker Lindh, the “American Taliban,” Wray explores the circumstances …
Anders Fremstad joins the show to discuss more about his and Mark Paul's progressive carbon tax proposal, recently…
Processing the continued Kavanaugh developments.
Today's show features music from MeRCY, Josiah The Gift, Kev Brown, Tone Spliff and more.
Mark Paul joins the show to discuss his recent People's Policy Project paper proposing a carbon tax and dividend system.
Alexis Goldstein joins us to discuss the show of solidarity with Christine Blasey Ford from the Holton Arms school, and…
Dana Levy was born in Tel Aviv Israel and currently lives and works in New York. She holds an MA in Electronic Imaging…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss today's bizarre news about Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, the potential…
Conservative blogger and lawyer Ed Whelan accused a guy who isn’t Brett Kavanaugh of attacking Dr. Blasey Ford,…
This week I call up solo artist Fred Thomas to have a chat and listen to his latest album Aftering, out now!
Joe discusses updates on the Kavanaugh allegations and how his perspective has changed on how women are forced to…
Matt Ruby interviews Dan Lerner about positive psychology. Charles and J. discuss new movie, ‘White Boy Rick.’ A…
As centrists and Republicans lament the erosion of our norms, the Trump administration lowers the refugee cap and Steve…
In Part II, Cat Bradley chronicles her history of running, love for the outdoors, everything that goes into an…
Sally Tamarkin joins us to discuss the oppressive narratives around food and fitness, Morning John on the last 24 hours…
“Deeply moving...beautifully written...It is such an achievement, like running uphill against a strong …
Cat Bradley joins the show to discuss her experience at the Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc, one of Europe's most prestigious…
A story at The Appeal looks closely at how use of force in the Columbus police department is concentrated in a small…
Today's show features music from Josiah The Gift, Kev Brown, Tone Spliff and more.
Joe discusses finally getting in touch with Infowars host Owen Shroyer and airs his appearance on the show "War Room."
A woman named Christine Blasey Ford has accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault when they were in high school, and…
Rhia Hurt is a fine artist currently based in New York City. She received her MFA in Painting at the San Francisco Art…
Elena Childers joins Joe to discuss sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh now that…
Jeff Abbott joins us to discuss the Guatemalan president’s effort to shut down the UN backed anti-corruption body.…
We're chatting w/ frontman of Chicago-based band Sonny Falls & spinning their latest 'Some Kind of Specter.' 
Joe discusses his appearance on Infowars and talks about the recent allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett…
Tennis umpires may boycott Serena Williams. Movie props we’d like to own. $1100 iPhones. Norma Macdonald… ugh. Film…
Facebook uses the Weekly Standard as a fact checker, ring-wing media’s despicable attacks on Julia Salazar, and the…
In Part II, Phil Newton discusses teacher training to deal with essay cheating, the legal consequences for students and…
Two members of the board of If When How, Kimya Forouzan and Dena Robinson, join us to discuss Brett Kavanaugh and…
Phil Newton joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring essay cheating, the internet's role, higher education's…
John and Molly discuss the radicalism of Mr. Rogers, and a brief Venezuela overview. Fred Rogers photo by KUHT…
Today's show features music from BBoy Mansini, Kev Brown, MeRCY and more!
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss what he's looking for heading into November's midterm elections, the potential…
Eli Valley joins us to discuss the New York Democrats’ mailer accusing Cynthia Nixon of anti-Semitism and the…
Rebecca Pristoop is a New York-based curator, art historian, and performance artist. Her interests lie with contemporary…
Sean Sullivan returns to discuss how the NFL owns Sunday attention, Aaron Rodgers' amazing comeback, the Cleveland…
Kamala Harris and Cory Booker continue to put up a fight against Brett Kavanaugh, well meaning white parents make…
We've got Maxband on this week's show—a side project of members from Parquet Courts, A Beacon School & Bob Dylan…
In Part II, Joe and J.McVay discuss the anonymous Trump staffer's op-ed in the New York Times and why he or she is the…
Trump official pens anonymous op-ed. The Kavanaugh SCOTUS hearings. Colin Kaepernik’s Nike deal. Film chat on ‘The…
An anonymous administration official takes to the pages of the New York Times Op Ed section to describe a “quiet…
J.McVay returns to discuss Bob Woodward's new book, the value of reporting from within the White House, questions about…
Sarah Jaffe joins us to discuss how labor organizing is surviving and thriving despite attacks on collective bargaining,…
A Southern Town, a country legend, and the last days of a mountaintop Honky-Tonk
Joe discusses Alex Jones' verbal tet-a-tet with Senator Marco Rubio and his confrontational trip to Captiol Hill.
Mychal Denzel Smith joins us to discuss the racism of the Florida gubernatorial election and why Trump’s explicit…
Today's show features music from Kev Brown, Thorough, Roc Marciano & more.
In Part II, Rich Hanley discusses Fox's primetime opportunity, online streaming of NFL games, legalized gambling, the…
Ryan Schleeter joins us to talk about the good, the bad, and the ugly of climate change news in the US and Canada. Also,…
Kelly Worman is an artist, curator, professor, and archivist based out of New York City. She holds an M.F.A. from Pratt…
Rich Hanley returns to discuss how the national anthem protest storyline will continue during the 2018 NFL season, how…
Jesse Myerson joins us to discuss Brett Kavanaugh and the Democrats’ lack of political strategy around blocking him.…
Listen to their NYC punk rockers' Retail's albums 'Die,' 'Dead' and their most recent release 'Done'—plus, a chat…
Joe discusses Louis C.K.'s drop-in set and why it was such a bad idea.
Our 2018 Fall Movie Preview. Also, performances from The Black Black’s and Pearl Charles’ upcoming BTR Live Studio…
Morning John joins us to discuss the Ron DeSantis’s racist remarks about his Democratic opponent Andrew Gillum, Andrew…
In Part II, Dr. Steve Billet discusses GW's midterm polling data that favors Democrats, North Carolina's bizarre…
Natasha Bannan joins us to discuss Puerto Rican Independence and the arguments against statehood. Also, Morning John on…
A bold, page-turning novel that follows how a childhood abduction sets two sisters on very different …
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the length of Robert Mueller's investigation, the impact of Manafort's verdict and…
Natasha Lennard joins us to discuss the nationwide prison strike happening right now and the risks prisoners are taking…
Today's show features music from UFO Fev, Trick Trick, Pre$$ha Dinero & Jimmy Da-Gent Conway
Eoin Higgins returns to discuss his list of the most insidious #Resistance grifters, including Russia conspiracy mongers…
John McCain is dead, but the truth of his time in politics is very different than the story the media tells. Also, after…
Joshua Liebowitz is a New York based artist working with research and assemblage.
Eoin Higgins returns to discuss his list of the most insidious #Resistance grifters, including Russia conspiracy mongers…
Melissa Gira Grant is here to talk about how victims of trafficking who apply for visas are now being referred to ICE…
This week we chat with Goon about singing to Partisan and working on their debut LP—tune in!
Joe rants about the president's sources of white nationalist rhetoric and the fascistic nature of politicizing a…
We discuss ‘Crazy Rich Asians,’ ‘Madeline’s Madeline,’ and ‘Skate Kitchen.’ Also, a preview of Kittel and…
John is in the studio and we’re catching up on everything, from the Cohen plea, to the racists weaponizing Mollie…
In Part II, Conor Neville discusses watching movies analytically, defining behaviors in films, and the importance of…
Jacobin’s Meagan Day joins us to discuss Medicare for All, pitching socialist ideas to a broader audience, and reasons…
When the husband of a Queen’s Park aide runs off to escape his gambling debts, private investigator …
Conor Neville joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring the portrayal of women in top grossing U.S. movies.
Protesters brought down a confederate statue at UNC, the Senate is increasingly disproportionate in its representation…
Today's show features music from UFO Fev, Trick Trick, Pre$$ha Dinero & Jimmy Da-Gent Conway.
In Part II, Jason Steinberg discusses how ISMP's partnerships are formed, its many programs, and the challenges of…
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez held a meeting with constituents that was closed to the press and the pundits took the…
Maddy Rosenberg is a New York based multi media artist who spends several months each year in Europe to explore new…
Jason Steinberg returns to discuss the International Sports and Music Project (ISMP), his nonprofit dedicated to…
Micah Uetricht joins us to discuss the growing labor movement and democratic socialism, and Morning John on an effort to…
This week we get sultry with Cornelia Murr and chat about life, music and much more—tune in!
Joe rants about Andrew Cuomo and Donald Trump's idiotic Twitter fighting and the question of American "greatness."
Unite The Right 2 & Covering White Supremacists w/ Rena Karefa-Johnson, Matt Ruby, & J. McVay. Winston Cook Wilson & J.…
Jesse Myerson is back to talk 2018 elections so far and the intersections of electoral politics and socialism, and…
In Part II, Dr. Charis Kubrin discusses the politicization of her study and her frustrations as a researcher of people…
Bryce Covert joins us to discuss how two court rulings in New Orleans will stop courts from funding themselves with poor…
Tango was an unlikely choice for Meghan Flaherty. A young woman living with the scars of past trauma, …
Dr. Charis Kubrin joins the show to discuss her recent paper exploring California's Prop 47 and its effects on crime.
Omarosa seems to have struck a nerve based on Trump’s reaction to the allegations in her book, including that there…
Today's show features music from Ras Beats, Realio Sparkzwell, Bumpy Knuckles & Dunbar.
Dr. Arnold Glass of Rutgers University joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring the effects of cellphone…
Malcolm Harris joins us to discuss how the 2008 crash turned millennials into socialists, and Morning John on the Unite…
Carol Scavotto is a multi-disciplinary artist who uses interactive performance, collage, masks and drawing to question…
J McVay returns to discuss NPR's interview with Jason Kessler and how the mainstream media should cover white…
We discuss the context of the current ascendency of socialism, Chris Collin’s arrest illustrates the normalcy of…
Listen to Shilpa Ray's 'Door Girl' & hear what she has to say about Jersey, her music, working w/ Nick Cave & what's…
In Part II, Jose Roldan discusses his group's relationship with MoviePass, new movie subscription services, and…
Matt Ruby interviews Starheal Astrology’s Amy Tripp. Charles and J. discuss new movie, ‘Night Moves On.’ A…
Laura Ingraham shows that conservatives have moved well beyond dog whistles, and we discuss a legal challenge in New…
Jose Roldan joins the show to discuss the many changes going on with MoviePass and the creation and growth of his…
The takeaways from the August 7th elections across the country, and more listener mail catch up.  
In celebration of The Simpsons thirtieth anniversary, the show’s longest-serving writer and producer offers…
Joe talks about last night's special election in OH-12 and rants about Democrats' bizarre habit of blaming third party…
Alex Jones has been kicked off of Itunes, Facebook, and Spotify, the Trump administration escalates Iran sanctions and…
Today's show features new music from Wize Crack & More.
Paris Martineau joins the show to discuss the timeline of Alex Jones' bans from Facebook and YouTube, why tech companies…
Looking at a fascist march in Oregon, police turning their weapons on Antifa, and Trump’s admission that the Trump…
Ryan Leitner is an artist whose paintings offer a quilted perspective on identity.
J McVay joins the show to discuss censoring Alex Jones and how the rules of internet free speech are still being…
The Trump administration makes its most significant environmental decision yet, and the trolls come out for Sarah…
Canadians Dumb chat w/ us about signing to Mint records, their latest album & so much more—tune in! 
In Part II, Lee Schwartz and Joe discuss how the sad 2018 season stacks up Mets history, and the negative vibes that…
Our favorite action and/or spy movies. Movie discussions about ‘The Miseducation of Cameron Post’ and ‘Mission:…
Top Democratic donors are turning on US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (NY). And we discuss LeBron James’ new public…
Lifelong New York Mets fan Lee Schwartz joins the show to discuss Joe's column and the team's comically bad season.
The QAnon conspiracy theory goes mainstream, a story about changing demographics that gets it right, and Trump tweets…
An epic novel—based on true events—of wealth, race, grief, and love, charting one sweltering summer …
In Part II, Ryan Cooper discusses the socialist wave hitting the Democratic Party, the appeal of Medicare for All, and…
A Washington Post article profiles a white woman uncomfortable around with Latinx co-workers, and the Trump…
Today's show features music from Ras Beats, Bishop Lamont, Kyah Baby & UFO Fev.
Journalist Ryan Cooper discusses Third Way, centrist Democrats, the idiocy of a 'Boomer Corps,' and the theory of how…
The debate over referring to leftist policies as socialist or FDR-style liberalism, we make it too hard for parents to…
Kimberly picks the brain of a non-artist to understand his take on narrative structure in film and the preservation of…
Fellow BTRtoday staff writer Elena Childers joins the show to discuss her wild weekend at Meltasia.
More than 700 immigrant children remain in separated from their parents by the deadline for reunification, volunteers…
This week we chat with Alex White from Chicago-based band White Mystery—tune in!
Joe discusses dumb centrist Democratic policies and Fox News's hilarious response to Democratic socialism.
Twitter Moments w/ Matt Ruby and J. McVay. Charles Hinshaw and J. McVay on ‘The Captain.’ A performance from…
House conservatives move to impeach Deputy Attorney Rod Rosenstein, Michael Cohen feels betrayed, the White House bans a…
In Part II, Maria Bustillos discusses why she decided to publish the interview as a Q&A, her thoughts after Bourdain's…
New tapes appear to show Donald Trump and Michael Cohen agreeing to make payments to Karen McDougal, and Meghan McCain…
In a near future in which plummeting birth rates have ominous political and personal implications for …
Maria Bustillos joins the show to discuss her interview with Anthony Bourdain, from setting it up to spending an entire…
A “stand your ground” shooting in Florida with echoes of Trayvon Martin, new details on ICE raids in New York City,…
Today's show features music from Ras Beats, Wize Crack, Dunbar 7 Freeway.
In Part II, Mike and Luca discuss their favorite teams and players of World Cup 2018, VAR success, Fair Play weirdness,…
Trump threatens Iran as the US escalates its destabilization efforts, Sanders and Ocasio-Cortez get a warm reception in…
Klimentina Jauleska a Macedonia-born, New York based artist whose visual narrative falls into minimalistic and…
Mike Castellano and Luca Ranallo return to discuss all things Russia 2018, from France's win in the World Cup Final to…
Delving into the nuances of Plane Bae, S Town gets sued, Trump invites Putin to DC, and listener mail. Dan…
This week Mother Feather came by the studio fully caffeinated & ready to talk about music, life & rockin' the glam…
Eoin Higgins joins the show to discuss his recent piece for The Appeal detailing the terrible conditions in which ICE…
Matt Ruby and J. McVay on Trump’s summit with Putin. Jacqueline Soller and J. McVay on Eighth Grade.’ A performance…
Trump got a classified briefing on Russian meddling prior to his inauguration, even as he denies continued Russian…
In Part III, Charlie Chalkin discusses interesting projects he's worked on, how to value yourself as a freelancer, and…
Trump clarified his remarks in Helsinki in the most hilarious and dystopian way possible, and a New York Times story on…
This is the story of a professional British tree climber, cameraman and adventurer, who has made a …
In Part II, Charlie Chalkin offers his advice for freelancers, working in the hospitality industry, and viewing food as…
Brendan O’Connor joins us to discuss the eugenicist doctor fueling Trump’s immigration policy. Also, Trump totally…
Today's show features music from Bumpy Knuckles x Nottz, Kool G Rap & 38 Spesh, J Scienide & more
Charlie Chalkin joins the show to discuss the interesting origins of his videography company, the excitement and…
Antriksh Bali is a composer, sound designer and music producer for film, video games and animations. Hailing from Delhi,…
Joe discusses the Trump-Putin press conference and why acting surprised gives Republicans an out.
We spend the hour with Kenny from The Movements: A Podcast History of the Masses, on the year 1917 and the lead-up to…
This week we chat w/ and listen to the mighty oxymoron band from NYC, God Tiny! Tune-in!
Mark Joseph Stern joins the show to discuss Brett Kavanaugh's position on reproductive rights and how the Supreme Court…
Matt Ruby speaks with comedian Alingon Mitra. Jacqueline Soller and J. McVay on ‘Sorry To Bother You.’ John Knefel…
Stormy Daniels was arrested a strip club in Ohio, and more catch up on listener mail. Stormy Daniels Photo: …
In Part III, Alicia Walker discusses her plans for future studies and the politicization of sex studies, particularly by…
Ryan Cooper joins us to discuss a leftist perspective on trade policy, policies that would help Democrats regain power…
In honor of the 50th anniversary of Robert Kennedy’s death on June 6th, RFK: His Words for Our Times…
In Part II, Alicia Walker discusses how bogus coverage of her study spread, her surprise at the response, how upset she…
Trump nominated Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, and catching up on listener mail.
Today's show features music from DJ Skizz, Shabaam Sahdeeq, J Scienide & Bozack Morris, MC White Owl & more.
In Part I, Alicia Walker describes the motivations behind her size and self-esteem study, what she thought would be a…
Hilary Goodfriend joins us to discuss the US’s role in destabilizing El Salvador, and the US stuns the global health…
Cristina Muñiz is a San Antonio based painter who received her BFA from the  Kansas City Art Institute.
Fellow BTRtoday staff writer Taia Handlin (@taiahandlin) joins the show to discuss bathroom greeting etiquette, the…
Scott Pruitt is out, Ocasio Cortez has proposed a Green New Deal, and listener mail. Alexandria…
This week we chat with U.K. based artist L.A. Salami and listen to his latest album City of Bootmakers—tune in!
In Part II, Jessica Wood discusses her desire to work consensual non-monogamous relationships into psychological…
J. McVay, Jacqueline Soller, and Charles Hinshaw on sequels to ‘The Incredibles,’ ‘Sicario,’ and ‘Jurassic…
Will Kramer joins us to discuss how he decided to blow the whistle on workplace safety violations, and we catch up on…
Jessica Wood joins the show to discuss her recent study exploring satisfaction in monogamous and non-monogamous…
We spend the hour discussing Donald Trump’s disturbing views on drug dealers and capital punishment.
In the vein of Wicked, The Woodcutter, and Boy, Snow, Bird, a luminous reimagining of a classic tale, …
Rachel Wetts joins the show to discuss her recent study exploring white racial resentment for welfare programs, entitled…
It’s America’s birthday and we’re spending the hour talking about kids and internet privacy.    photo by…
Today's show features music from DJ E-Clyps, Charly Black, Freeway, MeRCY & more.
Michael Barthel joins the show to discuss Pew Research Center's recent survey on determining factual and opinion…
John is back to catch up on the racist way people are talking about the Bronx and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the…
Zhongwen Hu is a Shanghai raised, New York based painter, illustrator, and animator, who expresses the vibrant spirit…
Joe talks about the #KeepFamiliesTogether rally in NYC and plays audio from Rev. Al Sharpton's speech in Cadman Plaza.
Jeff Abbott is back to discuss the history of indigenous resistance in Guatemala, and listeners vent their frustration…
This week we talk to sweet-honey drop Shannon Shaw from Shannon & The Clams about going solo & listen to her debut…
Joe talks about the week in news and the right's attempts to equate anti-journalist rhetoric with shouting at…
Matt Ruby speaks with Selena Coppock about her book, feminism, politics, and more. Jacqueline Soller and J. McVay on…
Shaun Harkin joins us to discuss his new book, “The James Connolly Reader,” about the Irish socialist and…
In Part II, Marilyn Haigh discusses the difficulties of reporting the family separation crisis due to lack of…
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez beats incumbent Joe Crowley in the Democratic Primary, the Supreme Court upholds Trump’s…
From the author of Bond Girl and Lost Along the Way, comes a fiercely funny, insightful story of …
Marilyn Haigh joins the show to discuss the Texas Tribune's coverage of the family separation crisis, from the…
Customs and Border Protection says that it will stop the criminal prosecution of migrants crossing the border with…
Today's show features music from Count Bass D, Freeway, MeRCY & more
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the Supreme Court upholding Trump's travel ban, voter enthusiasm with today's…
We spend the hour on the personal and political adventure of Baby Freddie’s arrival into the world.
Julio Valdez is a New York based mixed-media artist who was Born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
BTRtoday Editor-in-Chief Adam Bulger joins the show to discuss the absurd notion of civility in political discourse and…
Osita Nwanevu joins us to discuss the United States’ history of separating families during slavery, and the empty…
This week we chat w/ frontman of LA-based band SadGirl & listen to their newest single along with all their…
Jeff Bellone joins the show to discuss the New York Knicks selecting Kevin Knox with their first round pick, the team's…
‘Bulls**t or Legit’ w/ Matt Ruby & Rex Sorgatz. Jacqueline Soller and J. McVay on ‘Izzy Gets The F*ck Across…
Eli Valley, political cartoonist and author of Diaspora Boy, joins us to discuss why its appropriate to compare the…
Chris Kassotis joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring the effects on cells when exposed to fracking…
Discussing the ongoing crisis of family separation at the border, DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen gets shouted out of a…
A vibrant, propulsive literary thriller that charts the high-stakes journey of a young man trying to …
David Denkenberger joins the show to discuss his recent study "A National Pragmatic Safety Limit for Nuclear Weapon…
John Carl Baker joins us to discuss the nuclear summit between Trump and Kim Jong-Un and what happens next. Also,…
Today's show features music from Dunbar, Sav Killz, Homeboy Sandman, 3D & more.
J McVay joins the show to discuss the separation of migrant families at the southern U.S. border, the Trump…
Alex Pareene joins us to discuss the ongoing family separation at the border. Also, Molly calls in to talk about the…
Karine Fleurima is a multi-disciplinary Avant-Performance artist who utilizes electro music, vocalizations, movement,…
Paul Puri joins the show to discuss media coverage of mental illness and suicide and the depth required to adequately…
Ryan Devereaux joins us to discuss Trump’s border policies, including separating children from their parents. Also,…
Promiseland is an experimental punk rock workout—tune in to hear music & a chat backstage at The Voidz' residency.
Joe talks about why people shouldn't be continuously shocked by Donald Trump's authoritarian statements and rants about…
Matt Ruby and J. McVay on Trump’s rebalancing of relationships with the G7 and North Korea. Jacqueline Soller and J.…
Alex Kotch joins us to discuss Trump’s China policy and the revolving door influence peddling surrounding it. Also,…
In Part II, Mike Castellano and Luca Ranallo (aka The Soccer Guys) offer their World Cup predictions, including which…
Alex Press joins us to discuss why strikes work, and an explanation for lower millennial birthrates. Also, racist Corey…
"THE ULTIMATE DINOSAUR BIOGRAPHY," hails Scientific American: A sweeping and revelatory new history of the …
Mike Castellano & Luca Ranallo (aka The Soccer Guys) join the show to preview each group in the World Cup, why the FIFA…
Ryan Reilly joins us to discuss the latest developments in the J20 trials. Also, Trump and Kim Jong-Un meet in…
Today's show features music from Kyah Baby, Kool Taj The Gr8, Roc Marciano & more.
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the Trump-Kim summit, what the two leaders possibly could've talked about, and how…
Malcolm Harris joins us to discuss his book Kids These Days, and the issues facing millennials. Also, a round up of the…
Zach Zecha is a Pennsylvania-based artist whose playful works with up-cycled and industrial material speak to his past…
Julie Kliegman joins the show to talk coverage of suicide and mental illness and how media outlets—and people—can…
Kenny from The Movements Podcast joins us to discuss the origins of the Russian Revolution. Also, beloved chef and food…
This week I chat w/ Claudi & Raimundo of Pinc Louds and listen to their latest album Delancey Street—tune in!
Joe talks about his thoughts on the passing of Anthony Bourdain and touches on how the media discusses mental health and…
‘Bulls**t or Legit’ w/ Matt Ruby & Rex Sorgatz. Jacqueline Soller, Bryan Bruchman, and J. McVay on ‘Hearts Beat…
Jeff Abbott on the Killing of Claudia Gomez Gonzalez and the Volcanic Eruption in Guatemala. Also, Trump pardons Alice…
Ryan Cunningham joins the show to discuss his recent piece in The Outline exploring the history and political mimicry of…
Mychal Denzel Smith joins us to discuss how the United States became so over-policed. Also, Molly is back in the studio…
‘Can’t Help Myself’ is the extraordinary (and often hilarious) story of a single woman navigating …
Poet Jason Koo joins the show to discuss the first two games of the NBA Finals, the tribulations of a Cleveland sports…
Melissa Gira Grant joins us to discuss how SESTA/FOSTA is endangering sex workers, and the aftermath of police raids on…
Today's show features music from Blakface, Bumpy Knuckles, Trick Trick & more.
In Part II, the Racism Watch Dog owners discuss how they choose racists tweets to bark at, negative responses to the…
David Adler joins us to discuss his findings on the authoritarian leanings of centrists. Also, Trump’s lawyers argue…
Sonjie Feliciano Solomon is an artist/designer based in Brooklyn, NY whose work explores ephemerality and…
The @RacismDog owners join the show to discuss the inspiration behind their successful Twitter account and the…
Todd Miller joins us to discuss what’s new and what isn’t new about Trump’s escalated immigration and border…
Guantanamo Baywatch is the kind of surf rock that can never go wrong—tune in!
Monica Anderson joins the show to discuss Pew's recent survey of teenagers' technology and social media habits.
Matt Ruby speaks with Lubaina Choudhury, a natural healing expert. Jacqueline Soller and J. McVay on ‘Solo: A Star…
Sarah Jaffe joins us to discuss Ireland’s major victory for reproductive rights. Also, the US government is upping the…
Rob Sanchez joins the show to discuss the NBA Finals, including whether the Cavs-Warriors matchup is getting old and…
Aziz Rana, professor of law at Cornell Law School and author of The Two Faces of American Freedom,  joins us to discuss…
Coming of age on the perilous frontier of revolutionary New York, Elizabeth Schuyler champions the fight …
Paul Blest joins the show to discuss his recent piece looking at Congress' recent rollback of Dodd-Frank regulations and…
Molly Crabapple joins us to discuss her new book, Brothers of the Gun: A Memoir of the Syrian War, written with Marwan…
Today's show features music from Blakface, Bumpy Knuckles, Trick Trick & more.
Fellow BTR host J. McVay joins the show to discuss Roseanne Barr's racists tweets that led ABC to cancel her show.
Mica Lee Williams, an If/When/How reproductive justice fellow and an attorney in Pennsylvania, joins us to discuss…
Anne Gilman is a Brooklyn-born artist working in varying formats that include large-scale drawings and multi-panel…
Joe discusses the Tomi Lahren drink tossing incident and asks how to deal with public figures who profit from hate…
Molly returns in a previously recorded, but never aired, discussion about what to do with men, both famous and not, who…
This week we chat with Alabama's psych-punk band The Burning Peppermints & listen to their newest album 'Glittervomit.'
In Part II, Rich Hanley discusses the NFL's role at the center of the culture war and how football's toxic masculinity…
Twitter Moments with Matt Ruby. Jacqueline Soller and J. McVay on ‘Deadpool 2.’ John Knefel on the Trump…
Natalie Shure, writer and head of research at Adam Ruins Everything, joins us to discuss the short-comings of the ACA…
Rich Hanley returns to discuss the NFL's new rule forcing players to stand or stay in the locker room during the pregame…
Nathan J Robinson, editor of Current Affairs, joins us to discuss how mainstream news propagandizes for Israel, and…
Death Doesn’t Bargain is the second historical fantasy title in New York Times bestselling author …
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the Trump administration's confusing positions on China, the president's unsecured…
Sean McElwee, co-founder of Data For Progress, joins us to discuss his proposal to abolish ICE, and what the primaries…
Today's show features music from VStylez, Kyah Baby, Homeboy Sandman & Edan
In Part II, Trevor Beaulieu discusses the nature of Kanye West's genius and the bargain that black artists make in order…
Bryce Covert joins us to discuss universal childcare, paid family leave, and the North Carolina teachers’ strike.…
Elizabeth Knowles is a visual artist who creates paintings, sculptures and installations revealing the life force of…
Trevor Beaulieu joins the show to discuss the ways in which Kanye West's social media meltdown relates to Basquiat's…
Elizabeth Beavers, associate policy director at Indivisible, joins us to discuss the confirmation of Gina Haspel to run…
Brooklyn-based by way of Miami, we chat with post-punkers/ experimentalist Mons Vi!
The Brooklyn-based band by way of Miami, FL brings a fresh and flowery experimental take to post-punk.
Joe discusses the racist lawyer Aaron Schlossberg, why it's okay (and good) to publicly ridicule racists, and Fox News'…
Our 2018 Summer Movie Preview. Jacqueline Soller and J. McVay on ‘Cargo.’ A performance from Tracy Bonham’s recent…
David Klion on Israel’s violence in Gaza and a better way to think about the Russia investigation. Also, Trump calls…
In Part II, Adam and John Dolan discuss changes from the original 'Illiad,' how academia tends to omit violence and…
Jacobin Magazine’s Meagan Day joins us to discuss Bernie Sanders’ Workplace Democracy Act and the impacts of…
In the glittering hotbed of turn-of-the-twentieth century Vienna, one woman’s life would define and defy …
BTRtoday Editor-in-Chief Adam Bulger interviews John Dolan (aka Gary Brecher, The War Nerd) about his modern translation…
Maysoon Zayid  joins us to discuss Israel’s deadly use of force against Gazans and the US embassy’s opening in…
Today's show features music from Bumpy Knuckles x Nottz, Kritikal, VStylez & Kyah Baby.
Adam Johnson joins the show to discuss the way U.S. media's tendency to create power symmetry when covering violent…
Ali Gharib joins us to discuss the US decision to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. Also, a new study shows white…
Sa’dia Rehman is a transdisciplinary artist whose work is fueled by a critical exploration of Muslim American identity…
Brent Johnson joins the show to discuss the Supreme Court's decision allowing states to legalize sports gambling, and…
Jeff Abbott joins us to discuss the end of Temporary Protected Status and corruption in Guatemala. Also, Iran and Israel…
This week we chat with the deep, spiritual and heavy new wave Dinosoul!
Joe discusses Michelle Goldberg's NYT opinion piece about the left fueling the right. Unsurprisingly, he disagrees.
Favorite performances, directors, and more from the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival. Charles Hinshaw and J. McVay on…
Micah Uetricht joins us to discuss the resurgent labor militancy taking hold across the country. Also, Gina Haspel…
Sabrina Oesterle is a research associate professor in the School of Social Work and Assistant Director of the University…
Nima Shirazi joins us for the hour to discuss Trump’s decision to destroy the Iran nuclear deal. Nima…
As a deadly cancer spread inside her brain, leading neuroscientist Barbara Lipska was plunged into …
Sabrina Oesterle joins the show to discuss her recent study exploring the Communities That Care prevention system and…
Alexis Goldstein joins us to discuss the Trump administration’s efforts to impose work requirements on Medicaid…
Today's show features music from MeRCY, Showbiz & A.G., Tenacity & DRUGS Beats
Eoin Higgins returns to discuss why legacy media is so hellbent on portraying John McCain's as a "maverick" and glossing…
Evan Williams, a reporter and producer for Frontline’s new documentary “Myanmar’s Killing Fields,” joins us to…
Gabrielle Mertz is a visual artist and choreographer whose work explores spatial and movement structures through the…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss Rudy Guiliani's recent television appearances, why Trump doesn't care about the…
Charlotte Shane joins us to discuss the problem with men and the bizarre framing of the incel phenomenon. Also, New York…
This week I chat with the upbeat & bubbly Peach Kelli Pop — tune-in to hear her newest tracks!
Joe discusses Fox News host Neil Cavuto's takedown of Donald Trump and why it's weird people are celebrating a news…
Favorite films from the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival. Jacqueline Soller and J. McVay on ‘Tully.’ John Knefel on…
Sarah Jaffe joins us to discuss the teachers’ strikes in Arizona and Puerto Rico, and what the age of austerity has…
 In Part II, Maura Quint discusses joke theft and the problem with large content aggregating accounts like FuckJerry…
Robert Mueller told Trump’s lawyers that he could subpoena the president, a new study shows how school choice fuels…
A coming-of-age story set in modern day China centering on the friendship between an American and a …
Maura Quint joins the show to provide her take on Michelle Wolf's WHCD set and why it's troubling to see the free press…
The new school chancellor for New York City tweeted out an article critical of wealthy white parents opposed to an…
Today's show features music and a conversation with UK recording artist Taz.
In Part II, Francesco, Alex, and Peggie discuss how our genes change as we age and the potential impact of their study's…
Michelle Wolf made fun of the Trump administration at the White House Correspondents Dinner and everyone, including the…
Rebecca Murtaugh is a New York based artist whose work explores alchemy, the history of objects, and in the relationship…
Francesco Vallania, Alex Luo, and Peggie Cheung join the show to discuss their recent study exploring epigenetics and…
ICE has been sending letters to New Yorkers who have been fingerprinted by the NYPD, a thoughtful Times op ed wonders…
I chat with Haley Dahl of Sloppy Jane herself about music, religion and celibacy & listen to her newest album 'Willow.'
Joe discusses the intellectual dishonesty of the right using Kanye West's support of Donald Trump as some sort of…
Matt Ruby interviews comedian/writer Dan Shaki about his working on a sitcom with Nate Bargatze and Jerrod Carmichael.…
Activists and progressive challengers are pushing the Democratic party to the left, two Colorado lawmakers want to jail…
Eric Curtin (@dubstep4dads) joins the show to discuss FuckJerry's recent Shorty Awards win and the problems content…
Mick Mulvaney admits to accepting bribes, Colorado lawmaker proposes jailing teachers who strike, Hank Azaria responds…
From the author of the internationally bestselling ‘The Lake of Dead Languages’ comes a gripping novel about…
Rich Hanley returns to discuss the NFL Draft's significance to the league,  the role of social media in draft coverage,…
The Waffle House shooter in Nashville has been arrested, Jonathan Chait thinks women should stop being victims, and…
Today's show features music from Pre$$ha Dinero, Jamo Gang, Roc Marciano and Torae.
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss Trump's North Korean negotiations, James Comey's book promotion, and Sean Hannity's…
We talk with Andres Cediel, producer of tonight’s Frontline documentary in collaboration with the Investigative…
Jeremy Endo is a conceptual artist / designer whose work analyzes popular culture trends that reflects our interpersonal…
Carrie Cuttler joins the show to discuss her recent study exploring the effects of cannabis use on anxiety, depression,…
We catch up with listener mail on education and parenting, and also on Richard Cohen’s terrible WaPo op ed about male…
Chatted w/ Australian band Big White at SXSW & it was a wild ride.
Joe discusses (and laughs at) the Washington Post article about Donald Trump's lies to get onto the "Forbes 400" list…
Matt Ruby interviews Amy Bennett, founder of The Greene Grape. Jacqueline Soller on ‘The Rider.’ John Knefel on what…
Pompeo goes to North Korea, NYC’s new school chancellor discourages walk-outs from New York City students, Richard…
How far will ICE go to avoid constitutionality and detain immigrants? Eoin Higgins joins the show to discuss ICE's…
The Working Families Party endorses Cynthia Nixon in the New York governors race, a potential new war authorization in…
“What you see here, what you hear here, what you do here, let it stay here.”
In Part II, Dr. Michael Smith discusses stress management, the importance of putting your phone away, developing a sleep…
Two black men are arrested for waiting to meet a friend in Starbucks, it appears that Michael Cohen is Sean Hannity’s…
Today's show features music from Bumpy Knuckles, Homeboy Sandman, Sadat X & more.
Dr. Michael Smith joins the show to discuss his role with Life Extension, different types of stress management, and…
Frontline’s Michael Kirk is back to discuss tonight’s documentary “McCain.” Also, the US has bombed Syria, and…
Krista La Bella is a New York based multi-media artist who embraces the voluptuous, fat, female body.
Joshua M. Bernstein joins the show to discuss his new book Homebrew World, how homebrewing has revolutionized beer…
Comey’s upcoming book has the DC class praising him as a resistance hero, Mike Pompeo’s confirmation hearing, and…
This week we listen to the latest from SAENTS and chat with the mastermind himself Rhett Smith! You gotta tune…
Though still writing his own material, the solo artist is happily welcoming some fresh new minds into the process.
In Part II, Scott Roehm explains the potential repercussions if Gina Haspel is approved as CIA Director and why the…
Matt Ruby interviews Doc Kelley about FluxBuddha. Winston Cook-Wilson on ‘You Were Never Really Here’ and ‘A Quiet…
Kentucky teachers are protesting at the capitol today, more thoughts on Paul Ryan’s legacy, Cynthia Nixon calls out…
CVT's Scott Roehm joins the show to discuss his organization's opposition of Gina Haspel's nomination for CIA Director,…
Zuckerberg testifies before the Senate, goodbye Paul Ryan, and Trump thinks he can fire Mueller. Mark…
"If not you, then who? If not now, then when? We need more women to speak up and make their voices heard. Young women…
Fellow BTRtoday staff writer Taia Handlin joins the show to discuss Paul Ryan's particularly ugly voting record on…
The FBI has raided Michael Cohen’s office and hotel room, the Simpsons dismisses Hari Kondabolu’s criticisms of Apu,…
Today's show features music from Jamo Gang, UFO Fev & the Council.
The FBI raided the office of Donald Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen. What might Cohen know about Trump? How…
We talk with filmmaker Michael Kirk on his new Frontline documentary “Trump’s Takeover,” a look at the chemical…
Kate Kretz is a Washington DC-based artist whose recent work addresses vulnerabilities of motherhood, familial…
Splinter's David Uberti joins the show to discuss secrecy of the Amazon HQ bidding war and the trouble local media…
It’s a listener prompted show! We discuss an article on the relationship between discipline and capitalism, and…
This week I play the new record 'Haze' by The Shacks & share an interview w/ them at SXSW—it's lit, tune…
Dizzying psychedelia that’s sultry and serene—with a new album just released, there’s no stopping these…
Buzzfeed's Jane Lytvynenko joins the show to discuss the growing problem of Twitter hoaxes and misinformation in the…
Matt Ruby and Rex Sorgatz discuss MISINFO in recent events and culture. Jacqueline Soller on ‘Unsane.’ Molly Knefel…
The NYPD has killed a 34-year-old black man with bipolar disorder in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, the Atlantic’s new hire…
Kate Knibbs joins the show to discuss her recent piece about CBD products, misinformation surrounding them, murky legal…
A look at the the Trump/Amazon feud, what the hell happened with Sinclair Media, the Oklahoma governor’s response to…
China is poised to overtake the United States, and the rest of the developed world, economically by the year 2030. Or is…
In part II, Ben Friedman discusses the experience of debating John Bolton and speculates about the U.S.'s military…
The Washington Post publishes a stunningly anti-Semitic column about dating, a look at the the Trump/Amazon feud, what…
Today's show features music from Lyric Jones, Shabaam Sahdeeq, White Owl and MeRCY.
Ben Friedman joins the show to discuss his criticisms of John Bolton, Trump surrounding himself with interventionists,…
Morning John joins us to discuss Trump’s language around the war in Syria and the reactionary backlash to boycotts…
M. Kardinal lives and works as a freelance artist and photographer in Berlin. She works with photography, moving images…
Melissa Molomo joins the show to discuss her Instagram-famous dog Clyde, misconceptions about American bullies, and her…
Morning John joins us to discuss the protests in Gaza and Rick Gates’ potential knowledge in the Mueller…
I have a nice drunken 'ole chat at  SXSW w/ Nashville's The Medium—tune-in to hear that & unreleased songs!
Erin McPherson joins the show to discuss her recent study entitled "Psychological consequences of the Dad Bod,"…
Matt and Rena discuss the March For Our Lives and calls to repeal the 2nd Amendment. Jacqueline Soller on ‘Isle Of…
A teacher in Texas is suspended for mentioning her wife to her students, a Marjory Stone Douglas student writes an op-ed…
John Cook returns to discuss publishing 'The Consensus Handbook,' an online booklet detailing the importance of…
The officers who killed Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana will not be prosecuted, a RedState writer apologizes…
A fascinating, cinematic, multigenerational history of the Cuban mob in the US from "America’s top chronicler of…
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss John Bolton's appointment as National Security Advisor, how he fits in the Trump…
Morning John joins us with more thoughts on the exploitation of Stormy Daniels, Cynthia Nixon calls for taxing the rich…
Wayne Ski welcomes back Hip Hop recording artist ethemadassassin. We talk about his new collab project Motivations with…
Emma Gray joins the show to discuss her recent piece about Stormy Daniels, how she's used Twitter and TV news against…
Melissa Gira Grant is here to discuss the Stormy Daniels interview on Sunday night’s 60 Minutes. Also, the March for…
This week Kimberly speaks with David Gersten and Troels Steenholdt Heiredal about Arts Letters and Numbers, a non profit…
Rich Hanley returns to discuss Stormy Daniels' '60 Minutes' interview, its news value, media coverage of Trump's…
Jesse Myerson is in the studio to talk about the MTA and what a progressive governor could actually get done in New…
I (drunkenly) chatted with Totally Mild at SXSW—the interview is UNEDITED & the music is radiant, so TUNE IN!