Ep 124 // Timely Topics w/ Matt Ruby / ‘Blinded By The Light’

Premiere DateAug 23, 2019
00:00 Intro
01:18 START /// Timely Topics w/ Matt Ruby + J. McVay
01:55 President Trump’s recent comments on the loyalty of Jews voting for Democrats
15:09 Washington Post theater critic reviews Elizabeth Warren’s performance on the campaign trail
24:44 HBO’s hit series ‘Succession’ /// END
34:56 Samantha // Pointing Out Social Injustice
39:40 Movie Review: Jacqueline Soller on ‘Blinded By The Light’
41:39 Movie Chat w/ Jacqueline Soller & J. McVay (Spoiler Alert)
57:19 “Peace Be Upon You/Hope Of My Own” (BTR Live Studio, 2019) Taali
62:55 Outro / Credits
63:44 Finish.

This week, J. McVay and Matt Ruby discuss a few topics they’ve been following this week:

  • President Trump’s recent comments on the loyalty of Jews voting for Democrats. // WaPo
  • A video from the Washington Post in which their theater critic reviews Elizabeth Warren’s performance on the campaign trail. // YouTube
  • HBO’s hit series ‘Succession.’ // Hollywood Reporter

Later in the episode, Jacqueline Soller and J. McVay discuss the new movie, Blinded By The Light,’ directed by Gurinder Chadha and starring Viveik Kalra — out now from New Line Cinema and Warner Brothers.

And we’ll take an exclusive early listen to a performance by Taali, from their upcoming BTR Live Studio session.

Music composed by and show edited by Hansdale Hsu.

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…

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