Ep 7 // President Pence?, Late Night Politics, and ‘Alien: Covenant’

Premiere DateMay 26, 2017
00:00 Intro
01:24 President Pence?
23:58 Late Night Politics
50:25 1st Person: Alice // Remembering Her First Crush
52:48 Movie Review: ‘Alien: Covenant’
55:54 Movie Chat: ‘Alien: Covenant’
67:50 John Knefel // Who Is Robert Mueller?
71:16 “Instant” (BTR Live Studio, 2017) Emel
75:36 Outro
76:19 Finish.

This week, we welcome back contributor Matt Ruby and, for the first time, new contributor Ester Steinberg to discuss the particulars of a potential Mike Pence presidency should Donald Trump somehow end up out of office and the rise of political perspectives and criticism among late night television talk show hosts. Also, Charles Hinshaw returns to discuss the new movie, Alien: Covenant, directed by Ridley Scott; and along the way we hear from Radio Dispatch‘s John Knefel, who answers the question, “Who Is Robert Mueller;” we hear from a woman named Alice, who tells us about her first crush; and we take an exclusive early listen to a performance by Emel 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:

“Looking Backward On The Presidency Of Donald Trump” // On The Media / The Atlantic

“Jimmy Fallon Was on Top of the World. Then Came Trump.” // NY Times

Adapted from Mike Pence's official portrait.

Adapted from Mike Pence’s official portrait.

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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