Ep 51 // March For Our Lives / 2nd Amendment Repeal / ‘Isle Of Dogs’

Premiere DateMar 30, 2018
00:00 Intro
01:21 START /// March For Our Lives (w/ Rena and Matt)
03:04 Thoughts on how the Parklands kids have connected with others
08:17 What is it that’s made today’s kids better at leading on this
14:17 Better at multitasking and surfacing details
17:50 Midterm elections and beyond
19:45 Standout speeches from the march / raising up marginalized voices
22:45 Former Supreme Court Justice Stevens calls for repeal of 2nd Amendment
31:03 Other stories of interest: Race vs Class and Income
32:11 Stephon Clark / Austin bombings /// END
33:18 1st Person: Michael // Meeting His Husband
38:03 Movie Review: ‘Isle Of Dogs’ w/ Jacqueline Soller
39:57 Movie Chat: ‘Isle Of Dogs’ (spoiler alert)
56:45 John Knefel // John Bolton Is The Worst Case Scenario
58:35 “This Was Made Here” (BTR Live Studio, 2018) Meklit
64:17 Outro / Credits
65:07 Finish.

This week, contributors Rena Karefa-Johnson and Matt Ruby return to discuss the recent March For Our Lives as well as former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Steven’s call to repeal the 2nd Amendment. We’re also joined by Jacqueline Soller to discuss the recently released movie, Isle Of Dogs. Along the way, we’ll also hear from Kirby, who told us about her appreciation for the 1960s and how she found her identity; Radio Dispatch’s John Knefel shares his thoughts on Donald Trump’s pick of John Bolton to be his next National Security Advisor; and we take an exclusive early listen to a performance by Meklit from their upcoming session for BTR Live Studio.

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…