Ep 157 // Two COVID-19 Doctors Take To Instagram / The Case for Cuomo Over Biden (or not?) / ‘Slay The Dragon’

Premiere DateApr 10, 2020
00:00 Intro
01:35 Two COVID 19 Doctors Take To Instagram / Joe Virgillito chats w/ Dr. Lynn Jiang
10:27 1st Person: Tori // Combating Racism In A White Dominated Community
15:20 The Case for Cuomo Over Biden (or not?) / Joe Virgillito chats w/ Ryan Cooper
32:16 “Game” (BTR Live Studio, 2020) Parlor Walls
37:57 “Birthday” (BTR Live Studio, 2017) Parlor Walls
43:28 Movie Review: J. McVay on ‘Slay The Dragon’
45:11 Movie Chat w/ Joe Virgillito & J. McVay (Spoiler Alert)
62:57 Outro / Credits
63:39 Finish.

Joe Virgillito chats with Dr. Lynn Jiang, one of two New York City ER doctors who created an Instagram account for healthcare workers to share stories and stay connected.

Joe also chats with journalist Ryan Cooper about rumors recently swirling around New York Governor Andrew Cuomo that he could somehow become the Democratic presidential candidate over current frontrunner Joe Biden. They also discuss whether the governor’s newfound darling status is actually warranted.

Later in the episode, Joe and J. McVay discuss the new documentary, ‘Slay The Dragon,’ directed by Christopher Durrance and Barak Goodman, which explores the effects of gerrymandering on the US political system and efforts to overcome it — out now from Magnolia Pictures and available to stream on several platforms.

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

Music composed by and show edited by Hansdale Hsu. Joe Virgillito is associate producer.

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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