Ep 180 // Trump Doesn’t Care, Dems Need To Focus, & New Oscar Rules

Premiere DateSep 18, 2020
00:00 Intro
01:27 Life During Quarantine: Trump doesn’t care about people dying and lies about his response to the pandemic
15:30 There’s Still An Election: Remember the conventions? / The Biden campaign is wooing younger voters with hints at progressiveness, but no specifics / A large percentage of the country may not accept election results
49:15 Other News: The Oscars will require better representation for Best Picture nominees
60:55 Our Week in Media: “The Ridiculous War-Gaming of the 2020 Election” by Osita Nwanevu (The New Republic)
67:44 "The Offering" (BTR Live Studio, 2020) Xanthe Alexis
71:18 Outro/credits
71:58 Finish.

Life During Quarantine:

There’s Still An Election:

What else?

Our Week in Media:

BTR Live Studio:


  • Producer/Host: J. McVay
  • Associate Producer/Contributor: Joe Virgillito
  • 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 Joe Virgillito