Ep 205 // TikTok vs. Helen Keller / ‘One Night in Miami...’

Premiere DateMar 12, 2021
00:00 Intro
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01:21 INTRO /// Joe Virgillito speaks w/ Mikey Biddlestone
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03:10 Kids on Tik Tok don't think Helen Keller is real? Is it a conspiracy theory?
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05:49 Relationship between age and belief in conspiracy theories / postmodern irony vs. genuine belief
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10:00 Ableism / dirtbag left and "detachment"
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12:25 Quick/disposable nature of TikTok may push desire to be edgy and dampen critical thinking
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16:08 Will this sort of conspiracy theory persist and with what long term effects?
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19:37 OUTRO /// J. McVay and Joe discuss further
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27:50 Movie Review: Charles Hinshaw on ‘One Night in Miami…’
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30:00 Movie Chat: Charles Hinshaw + J. McVay [SPOILER ALERT]
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56:25 "Summertime" (BTR Live Studio, 2021) Soul Honey Records
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60:45 Outro/credits
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61:32 Finish.
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Associate producer Joe Virgillito speaks with Mikey Biddlestone, a political psychology PhD researcher at the University of Kent, about a conspiracy theory propagated on social media app TikTok that questions the truth of Helen Keller’s life story.

Later in the show, Charles Hinshaw and J. McVay discuss the film, ‘One Night in Miami…’ Directed by Regina King and starring Kingsley Ben-Adir, Eli Goree, Aldis Hodge, and Leslie Odom Jr., the film is available on Amazon Prime.

Plus a live performance from Soul Honey Records, recorded exclusively for BTRtoday.

Episode Credits:

  • Producer/Host: J. McVay
  • Associate Producer: Joe Virgillito
  • Contributors on Movies: Charles Hinshaw
  • 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…
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