Ep 168 // Fireworks / Rigging an Election / Progressive Wins / Police Violence Quantified / ‘Shirley’

Premiere DateJun 26, 2020
00:00 Intro
01:28 Life During Quarantine: fireworks in cities / Trump wants to buy the election w/ federal money
18:09 There’s Still An Election: progressives win primaries / looming voter suppression nightmare / Biden is way ahead in polls right now
40:05 Other News: data on police violence
44:11 Our Week In Media: Revisiting ‘A People's History of the United States’ / This American Life: Here Again
49:04 Quick Hits: NASCAR vs. racism
57:40 “Cold Apartment” (BTR Live Studio, 2017) Vagabon
61:20 Movie Review: Jacqueline Soller on ‘Shirley’
62:39 Movie Chat w/ Jacqueline Soller & J. McVay (Spoiler Alert)
81:25 “Jinx/Glutton For Distance” (BTR Live Studio, 2015) Worriers
85:52 Outro/credits
86:33 Finish.

Life During Quarantine

There’s Still An Election

What Else?

Our Week In Media

Quick Hits & Rehash

  • Bubba Wallace & NASCAR take on racism

Movie Review/Chat: ‘Shirley’

  • Director: Josephine Decker
  • Starring: Elisabeth Moss, Odessa Young, Michael Stuhlbarg, Logan Lerman
  • Distributor: Neon

BTR Live Studio Revisited: Vagabon + Worriers

Episode Credits

  • Producer/Host: J. McVay
  • Associate Producer/Contributor: Joe Virgiliito
  • Contributor on Movies: Jacqueline Soller
  • Composer/Editor: 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…
Reg. Contributors Jacqueline Soller Joe Virgillito