Ep 28 // Twitter Moments / ‘The Florida Project’

Premiere DateOct 20, 2017
00:00 Intro
01:15 START /// Twitter Moments w/ Matt Ruby
02:26 Roger Goodell addresses player protests: 'Everyone should stand for anthem'
10:03 'Fake Melania' sparks absurd conspiracy theory meme
19:02 Congresswoman fabricated his words to soldier's widow, Trump says
30:12 Matthew McConaughey inspires Texas and memes
33:15 Ted Cruz just acknowledged the Zodiac killer meme /// END
35:57 1st Person: Jialu // Studying Miles From Home
39:15 Movie Review: ‘The Florida Project’ w/ Jacqueline Soller
40:14 Movie Chat: ‘The Florida Project’ (spoiler alert)
52:40 John Knefel // Trump’s Hostages
55:45 “Supernatural Voodoo” (BTR Live Studio, 2017) Zuli
59:20 Outro / Credits
60:04 Finish.

This week, Matt Ruby joins us for another edition of Twitter Moments, in which we talk about these topics that were trending on Twitter as we recorded:

Roger Goodell addresses player protests: ‘Everyone should stand for anthem’

‘Fake Melania’ sparks absurd conspiracy theory meme

Congresswoman fabricated his words to soldier’s widow, Trump says

Matthew McConaughey inspires Texas and memes

Ted Cruz just acknowledged the Zodiac killer meme

We’re also joined by Jacqueline Soller to discuss the recently released movie, The Florida Project, directed by Sean Baker and starring Willem Dafoe, Brooklynn Prince, and Bria Vinaite. Along the way, we’ll also hear from Radio Dispatch’s John Knefel with his thoughts on the reality behind President Trump’s self-proclaimed prowess as a dealmaker; we’ll hear from a woman named Jialu about her experience of leaving her home country to pursue her education; and we’ll take an exclusive early listen to a performance by indie pop group Zuli, from an episode of BTR Live Studio set to be released next week.

Music composed by and show edited by 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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