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BreakThru Radio Weekly
BreakThru Radio Weekly is a weekly podcast that features regular contributors offering their views on major political and/or cultural topics of the day. Additionally, it features a weekly movie review and discussion, 1st Person stories from people we encounter on the streets of NYC, and a preview of a song from an upcoming episode of BTR Live Studio.

Recurring segments and coverage:

FILM FESTIVALS: Tribeca Film Festival 2019 (Part 1 & Part 2), New York Film Festival 2018 (Part 1 & Part 2), Tribeca Film Festival 2018 (Part 1 & Part 2)

2009 FILM RETRO: The Hurt Locker, Precious, The White Ribbon, Inglourious Basterds, Dogtooth, The Hangover, 2009 In Review

MATT RUBY INTERVIEWS: Luisa Díez on SNL & Shane Gillis, Joe Zimmerman on Relationship Attachment, Raanan Hershberg on Silent Meditation Retreats, Mary Azoff & Vocal Transformation, Dr. Jonathan Fader & Performance Psychology, Luisa Díez on Comedy & Anthropology, Dan Lerner on Positive Psychology, Starheal Psychology, Alingon Mitra, Selena Coppock, Lubaina Choudhury on Natural Healing, Dan Shaki on Writing a Sitcom, Amy Bennett & The Greene Grape, Doc Kelley & Fluxbuddha, Rex Sorgatz & the Encyclopedia of Misinformation, Adam Strauss & The Mushroom Cure, Steven Pestana & Shout!, Myq Kaplan on Ayahuasca, Kate Willett, Rabbi Avram Mlotek on Judaism Today, Christopher Kelley on Buddhism & Comedy
Host J. McVay
J grew up down in Louisiana and Texas before moving to NYC for college. After college, he decided to stick around, working in film and television production for well over a decade. He came to BTR in 2011 when he…
Featured Episodes
We look back on 2009 film ‘Inglourious Basterds.’ Also, we review new movie, ‘The Beach Bum.’ Plus a preview of…
Matt Ruby chats w/ Luisa Díez about her anthropological view of comedy. Jacqueline & J on the new movie, ‘Can You Ever Forgive…
Candidate Profile: Elizabeth Warren. Also, we review the new movie, ‘Shazam!’
Recent Episodes
We discuss new movies, ‘Marriage Story’ and ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire.’ Plus a preview of Queen of Jeans’ upcoming BTR…
Matt Ruby talks with Arielle the Herbalist. Also, we review new movie, ‘Knives Out.’ Plus a preview of Arthur Moon’s…
Joe Virgillito talks with author & researcher John Cook about climate change communication. Also, we review new movie, ‘Ford v…
Matt Ruby talks with comedian Seaton Smith. Also, we review new movie, ‘The Report.’ Plus a preview of Color Tongue’s…
Meet Wayne Ski, longtime BTR producer and host. Also, we review new movie, ‘Motherless Brooklyn.’ Plus a preview of Desert…
We discuss Scorsese’s latest, ‘The Irishman.’ Plus a preview of Maneka’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.

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