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In Part 2, Maura Quint discusses why there aren’t more conservative comedians and the objective of political satire.
Maura Quint joins the show to discuss the WHCA’s decision not to hire a comedian for the White House Correspondents’ Dinner.
Obama-to-Trump voters were a big part of the Trump’s surprise victory. So were their attitudes about race.
In Part 2, Kate Sweeny discusses other flow-inducing activities, self-reporting from subjects, and why productivity shouldn’t necessarily be the goal of reaching flow state.
Kate Sweeny joins the show to discuss her recent study exploring how flow helps people cope with stressful waiting situations.
A new study finds that the video game may help people cope with stressful waiting periods.
In Part 2, Karla Kaun discusses more shocking findings from her study and the findings’ potential to change outlook on alcohol abuse and addiction.
Karla Kaun joins the show to discuss her recent study exploring how alcohol influences memory formation.
In Part 2, Rich Hanley discusses the intrinsic relationship between Thanksgiving and football in America, ESPN’s awkward Monday Night Football broadcasts, and who he thinks will reach the Super Bowl.
Rich Hanley returns on Thanskgiving Eve to discuss the biggest storylines of the NFL season.
Women are more embarrassed about farting than men—but they shouldn’t be.
In Part 2, Asher Rosinger details the definitions of adequate hydration and sleep length and offers some speculation as to whether drinking more water will help you sleep better.
Asher Rosinger joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring the relationship between sleep deprivation and inadequate hydration.
A look back at this week’s BTRtoday stories shows us displaying our core strengths and offers advice on strengthening your core.
Joe talks about Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s early days in Washington and how she uses social media to expertly respond to absurd right wing attacks and slights.
In Part 2, Tyler Reny discusses how the false “white economic anxiety” media narrative prevailed for so long, historical precedence of vote switching, and projecting its effect on the 2020 election.
Tyler Reny joins the show to discuss his recently published paper entitled “Vote Switching in the 2016 Election: How Racial and Immigration Attitudes, Not Economics, Explain Shifts in White Voting.”
In Part 2, Reed Richardson talks about the limits of data journalism on Election Night, the responsibilities of broadcast journalists in setting narratives, how to rethink election coverage and more.
Reed Richardson joins the show to discuss his piece for FAIR exploring major media’s Election Night coverage gimmicks, reactionary reporting and setting an incorrect narrative.
Daylight Savings darkness sucks. Election Day sucks. We’re dealing with it.
In Part 2, Troy Quast discusses the dynamic nature of studying the opioid epidemic, differences in state foster care systems, how they’ll be stretched over time and more.
Troy Quast returns to discuss his most recent study exploring the relationship between opioid prescriptions and child removal rates across the country.
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the major storylines from the 2018 midterm elections, including surprise results, significant ballot measures, a record number of women elected and more.
Despite high profile losses, Democrats should feel good about the future.
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss GW’s most recent polling, examine close House and Senate races, and offer a few last-minute midterm predictions.
The latest pop star trend could become the greatest troll job of all-time.
Fellow BTRtoday staffer Elena Childers joins the show to discuss music stars disavowing Trump playing their music at his rallies.
Joe discusses President Trump’s racist campaign ad and reminds listeners of some of the the other racist ads run by Republican candidates.
Joe discusses a recent study exploring voting power by state and why we as voters should examine how unrepresentative our federal government is.

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