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J. McVay shares his 10 favorite films of 2018. He also revisits a few documentaries from the Tribeca Film Festival that really deserve distribution and looks ahead to some films out in 2019 he and his colleagues caught at the festivals this year.
John Knefel reviews the foreign policy choices made by Donald Trump this year and how those compare to other politicians. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics…
J. McVay and Jackie Soller on Pawel Pawlikowski’s movie, ‘Cold War.’ Plus some favorite 1st Person segments and BTR Live Studios performances. And we revisit our discussion of ‘Phantom Thread,’ our first movie review of 2018.
Kevin Krauter is a musician based in Bloomington, Indiana, who plays in the increasingly popular band Hoops. As with that project, Krauter employees similarly universal melodies with his solo music,…
John Knefel looks back on 2018 and notes some key political takeaways from the Democratic and Republican parties. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics podcast,…
Mike Pace, formerly of Brooklyn post-punks Oxford Collapse, is back with another excellent batch of catchy tunes from his eponymous project. While we last saw Mike in an acoustic phase (doing…
John Knefel shares his thoughts on whether the incoming Democratic House majority will be strong enough to push Congress to end support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch. Music featured in the episode: “Awake” by Tycho
​Ann talks about how she’s come to be at peace in her life and how her attitude has changed over time. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in the episode: “Haze” by Angelo De Augustine
J. McVay, Jacqueline Soller, and Charles Hinshaw discuss ‘Roma,’ ‘Vox Lux,’ and ‘Creed II.’ And a preview of Coco Verde’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
As politicians, members of the press, and pundits publicly mourn the death of President George H.W. Bush, John Knefel brings up a part of his legacy which is discussed much less frequently: his role in the Iran-Contra Affair. Molly and John Knefel are hosts of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch. Music featured in the episode: “Awake” by Tycho
Having recently gone through a major life transition, Kenice talks about how she got over the betrayal she experienced by people she trusted and how she handles stress. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in the episode: “Civilization” by Milagres
Deeper is a Chicago-based post-punk band who’s been steadily crafting their sound and conceptual attack for the past few years, in preparation for the release of their current self-titled debut.…

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