Joe Virgillito
Gia Nardini joins the show to discuss her recent study exploring whether taking pictures reduces our enjoyment of experiences. Gia Nardini is an assistant professor in the Department of Marketing…
Unpacking the self-styled conservative comic's bizarre attempt at becoming Johnny Carson for Trump voters.
Dave Forman joins the show to discuss the American Gaming Association's recent survey exploring the increase in gambling around the Super Bowl. This Sunday, nearly 22.7 million Americans will wager a total of $6 billion on Super Bowl LIII.
It’s a dumb internet debate. It’s also a coping mechanism.
Joe discusses Howard Schultz's flirtation with running for president, how it will damage the Democratic ticket, and why running on centrism in the Trump era is pitching snake oil.
Dillon Browne joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring the connection between screen time and child development.
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss Roger Stone's arrest and what it means for the Mueller investigation. Dr. Steve Billet is the Director of the Legislative Affairs Masters and Chief of Staff of…
Joe looks at some of the more fun Super Bowl prop bets, including a few political ones. Super Bowl 53 Prop Bets Guide
Joe discusses the MAGA Teen and how the media has been so roundly duped by his public relations redemption tour.
In Part 2, Harold Stolper discusses mostly unchecked gentrification in New York City and possible policy recommendations to deal with changing neighborhoods and police behavior within them.
Harold Stolper discusses his recent report for Community Service Society of New York (CSSNY) analyzing 311 data to explore over-policing in gentrifying neighborhoods.
Following rules usually works, but we're always open to unconventional solutions to everyday problems.
In Part 2, Sean B. Cash discusses how recent news about Facebook's data and privacy breaches might affect responses to his study today, as well as if the results might translate to other social media.
Joe discusses Trump's fast food buffet, fake outrage over non-news events, and how we frame our opinions on dumb moments based on what we believe and who we follow.
Sean B. Cash joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring how users monetarily value their Facebook accounts.
In Part 2, Dr. Steve Billet discusses how outspoken progressives like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are broadening Democratic debate, as well as how the party might get creative for the 2020 presidential primary.
The yolk’s on Kylie Jenner, and all of us.
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss the federal government shutdown, Mitch McConnell's silence, and why the Democrats won't acquiesce to Trump's demands.
In Part II, Verlin Hinsz discusses the commonality of exaggerating one characteristic into a stereotype and the signal significance of snap judgements.
Verlin Hinsz joins the show to discuss his study exploring women's hair as a cue to desired relationship and parenting characteristics.
Two decades since its premiere, the show’s greatness is unassailable.
Katerina Eva Matsa joins the show to discuss Pew Research Center's exploration into what platforms Americans prefer when it comes to watching and reading news. 
J.McVay (@thejlm) joins the show to discuss Donald Trump's national address scheduled for 9 p.m. tonight.
He's skilled enough to bounce back if he's willing to make the effort.
Christine Carmichael joins the show to discuss her recent study exploring why Detroit residents opposed tree planting projects in their city.
Start your resolutions right with diet, exercise and Netflix.
Joe discusses how Nancy Pelosi's response to the government shutdown and the bizarre attack against AOC highlighted a big day for Democrats. Pelosi audio via…
Peter Jackson’s new film chronicles the Great War’s intensity in full color and spectacular detail.
BTRtoday Editor in Chief Adam Bulger joins the show to discuss Vice, Dick Cheney, and decades of subversive conservatism.
In Part 3, Dr. Steve Billet discusses what we should expect politically in 2019, including gearing up for the Democratic primaries. Dr. Steve Billet is the Director of the Legislative Affairs Masters and Chief of Staff of the Graduate School of Political Management at the George Washington University.
In Part 2, Dr. Steve Billet discusses the big events we may have forgotten this year, from the North Korean summit to America's withdrawal from the Iranian Nuclear Agreement.