This week, J is joined today by contributors Rena Karefa-Johnson and Matt Ruby to discuss the recent attempted mail bombings of Trump critics, the shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue, and whether President Trump’s rhetoric makes him responsible for others’ actions
Later in the episode, Jacqueline Soller and J discuss the recently released movie, Burning, directed by Lee Chang-dong and starring Yoo Ah-in, Steven Yeun, and Jeon Jong-seo.
And we have an exclusive early listen to a performance by Adeline Hotel from their upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
Music composed by and show edited by Hansdale Hsu.
Favorite films from the 2018 New York Film Festival. Charles Hinshaw and J. McVay on mid90s.’ John Knefel on Mitch McConnell’s targeting of the poor. A sneak preview of The Duke of Surl’s BTR Live Studio session. | listen
Kavanaugh, SCOTUS, and the Senate w/ Rena Karefa-Johnson, Matt Ruby, & J. McVay. Winston Cook Wilson & J. on ‘The Old Man & The Gun.’ A performance from Spooky Cool’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session. | listen
Adeline Hotel is the musical project of Brooklyn songwriter Dan Knishkowy. Both the project’s recordings and this session, like any live incarnation of the band, involve a bevy of talented local musicians, whose names and faces might be familiar to any fans of the burgeoning local scene. Adeline… | watch
Joyful Noise Recordings is an Indianapolis-based eclectic indie label begun in 2003 by Karl Hofstetter. In this episode, we'll hear a ton of great music from the label's releases, along with an interview with Karl where we cover the label's beginnings, the importance of physical art objects, and how… | listen
Bartees Cox is a songwriter and producer who spent years playing in bands in Brooklyn before making the move to Washington, DC, where his solo project, Bartees Strange, took focus and grew - from an album of reinterpretations of The National’s music to his stunning full-length, genre-bending… | watch