Artist, writer, and self-described experimental philosopher Jonathon Keats talks about his new book, You Belong to the Universe: Buckminster Fuller and the Future. In the book, Jonathon examines some of Fuller’s most well known inventions, like the Dymaxion Car, as well as some obscure ones, like Two-Way TV, to explore how Bucky’s ideas and approach to the world might be put to use in the 21st century.
When he’s not writing books, Jonathon is also an artist in his own right and like Fuller his interested in projects that help us see the world in new and unusual ways. His newest project involves cameras designed to take century long exposures as a way to observe the changes in our cities.
Joyful Noise Recordings is an Indianapolis-based eclectic indie label begun in 2003 by Karl Hofstetter. In this episode, we'll hear a ton of great music from the label's releases, along with an interview with Karl where we cover the label's beginnings, the importance of physical art objects, and how… | listen
LA-based singer songwriter Willa Amai is a superb young talent and the protegée to legendary songwriter Linda Perry (4 Non Blondes). With extensive critical praise ahead of the release of her debut record, it’s no surprise that Amai delivers a stunning solo performance here for BTR Live Studio at… | watch
Get spiritual with Spiritual Mick! | read
Ben made long walks a part of his quarantine routine once conditions in New York City were safe enough for that activity. On one of those walks, he was faced with a split-second decision to abandon all the caution he’d previously practiced (and which he discussed in a previous episode of 1st… | watch
The trailer for Tony Soprano's origin story is here, and it's in the best hands it could possibly be. | read