Ep 212 // Examining Hate Crimes Against Asian Americans / ‘Quo Vadis, Aida?’

Premiere DateApr 30, 2021
00:00 Intro
01:20 Dr. Yan Zhang speaks w/ Joe Virgillito about a recent study on hate crimes against Asian Americans
26:05 1st Person: Jen // COVID 19 Long-hauler
35:15 Movie Review: Charles Hinshaw on ‘Quo Vadis, Aida?’
37:05 Movie Chat: Charles Hinshaw + J. McVay [SPOILER ALERT]
58:10 "Bugs On Your Shoulder (B. O. Y. S.)" (BTR Live Studio, 2021) A Day Without Love
62:05 Outro/credits
62:51 Finish.

Joe Virgillito speaks with Dr. Yan Zhang, an associate professor at Sam Houston State University, who in January published a study examining the nature and characteristics of hate crimes against Asian Americans.

Later in the episode, J. McVay speaks with Charles Hinshaw about the new film, ‘Quo Vadis, Aida?,’ the submission to the Academy Awards from Bosnia and Herzegovina, which earned a nomination for Best International Film.

Plus a live performance from A Day Without Love, 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…
Reg. Contributors Joe Virgillito Charles Hinshaw