Ep 159 // 2020 Election Preview / ‘Selah and the Spades’

Premiere DateApr 24, 2020
00:00 Intro
01:13 START /// 2020 Election Preview w/ Joe Virgillito & J. McVay
02:33 Trump’s approval ratings
03:40 Effects of daily pandemic briefings
10:35 Effects of COVID-19 on the election
11:33 Voting by mail becoming more widespread
19:48 Vetting Biden
26:45 Trump vs Biden vs Trump vs Clinton
39:45 Polling differences and similarities between 2016 to 2020 /// END
43:42 1st Person: Jason // Using White Privilege To Call Out The Alt-Right
47:25 “No. 1” (BTR Live Studio, 2020) True Dreams
50:35 Movie Review: Jacqueline Soller on ‘Selah and the Spades’
52:10 Movie Chat w/ Jacqueline Soller & J. McVay (Spoiler Alert)
68:59 Outro / Credits
69:48 Finish.

J. McVay and Joe Virgillito share their thoughts on what they expect during the 2020 presidential race, as the general election begins under the unusual circumstances of a pandemic.

Later in the episode, Jacqueline Soller and J. McVay discuss the new movie, ‘Selah and the Spades,’ written and directed by Tayarisha Poe and starring Lovie Simone, Celeste O’Connor, and Jharrel Jerome — available on Amazon Prime Video.

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

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

Mentioned in the episode:

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…
Reg. Contributors Jacqueline Soller Joe Virgillito