Ep 218 // The GOP Assault on Democracy w/ Ryan Cooper / ‘Censor’

Premiere DateJun 11, 2021
00:00 Intro
01:12 The GOP Assault on Democracy w/ Ryan Cooper (interview by Joe Virgillito)
26:15 Movie Review: Jacqueline Soller on ‘Censor’
27:32 Movie Chat: Jacqueline Soller + Jeremiah McVay [SPOILER ALERT]
53:45 "The Way I Was Born" (BTR Live Studio, 2021) Golden Alphabet
57:30 "Billows" (BTR Live Studio, 2021) Phantom Wave
63:00 Outro/credits
63:46 Finish.

Joe Virgillito speaks with Ryan Cooper, national correspondent at The Week and co-host of the Left Ancho‪r‬ podcast, about the latest assaults on democracy being carried out by the Republican Party and the ability of the Democratic Party to stand up to the GOP – or their lack thereof

Later in the episode, J. McVay and Jacqueline Soller discuss ‘Censor,’ which is directed by Prano Bailey-Bond and stars Niamh Algar. Distributed by Magnet Releasing, it premiered earlier this year at the Sundance Film Festival. It’s now in theaters as of June 11th, and will be available on demand on June 18th.

Plus live performances from Golden Alphabet and Phantom Wave, recorded exclusively for BTRtoday.

Episode Credits:

Producer/Host: J. McVay
Associate Producer: Joe Virgillito
Contributors 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