This week, we’re joined today by contributors Rena Karefa-Johnson and Matt Ruby to discuss the recent Unite The Right 2 event in Washington, DC, and how the media covers white supremacists.
Later in the episode, Charles Hinshaw and J. McVay discuss the recently released movie, BlacKkKlansman, directed by Spike Lee and starring John David Washington, Adam Driver, and Topher Grace.
J. is also joined by Winston Cook Wilson to discuss the newly released film, We The Animals, directed by Jeremiah Zagar, adapted from the book by Justin Torres.
And we’ll take an exclusive early listen to a performance by singer/songwriter Benjamin Jaffe, from his upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
Music composed by and show edited by Hansdale Hsu.
Our favorite action and/or spy movies. Movie discussions about ‘The Miseducation of Cameron Post’ and ‘Mission: Impossible - Fallout.’ A performance from The Beths’ upcoming BTR Live Studio session. | listen
Lee's latest film is another bold statement from the iconic but sometimes difficult director. It's also the best film he's made in years. | read
Did he really think these politically vocal liberal artists would let him use their music? | read
We review the news of the week. Discussion of new movie, ‘Shirley.’ Music by Vagabon and Worriers | listen
The Black & queer musician uses his art for justice, but is taking it to a whole new level. | read