Ep 23 // Twitter Moments / ‘The Unknown Girl’

Premiere DateSep 15, 2017
00:00 Intro
01:12 Twitter Moments (w/ Matt Ruby)
01:58 Sarah Huckabee Sanders calls for firing of ESPN's Jemele Hill
11:30 One dead, multiple injured after active shooter situation at Spokane school
18:31 Why Hillary Clinton sees herself as Cersei Lannister
26:55 For many, bodegas are a part of the immigrant experience
36:39 1st Person: Daniel // Arrested For Dealing Drugs
41:10 Movie Review: ‘The Unknown Girl’ w/ Charles Hinshaw
43:54 Movie Chat: ‘The Unknown Girl’ (spoiler alert)
58:47 Molly Knefel // How We Talk About DACA
61:06 “Far Like Stars” (BTR Live Studio, 2017) Mosquitos
64:41 Outro / Credits
65:24 Finish.

This week, we’re joined by contributor Matt Ruby to discuss four Twitter Moments trending at the time of recording:

1. Sarah Huckabee Sanders calls for firing of ESPN’s Jemele Hill

2. One dead, multiple injured after active shooter situation at Spokane school

3. Why Hillary Clinton sees herself as Cersei Lannister

4. For many, bodegas are a part of the immigrant experience

We’re also joined by Charles Hinshaw to discuss the recently released movie, The Unknown Girl, directed by Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne. Along the way, we’ll also hear from Radio Dispatch’s Molly Knefel with her thoughts on how the ways in which we talk about DACA affect the ways in which we think about all immigrants; we’ll hear from a man named Daniel about the difficulties he experienced because of an arrest for dealing drugs; and we’ll take an exclusive early listen to a performance by Mosquitos from an episode of BTR Live Studio set to be released next week.

Music composed by and show edited by Hansdale Hsu.

Mentioned in the episode:

“The Breaking News Consumer’s Handbook: Active Shooter Edition” /// On The Media

“Two Ex-Googlers Want To Make Bodegas And Mom-And-Pop Corner Stores Obsolete” /// Fast Company

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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