Ep 86 // Twitter Moments / ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’

Premiere DateNov 30, 2018
00:00 Intro
01:16 START /// Twitter Moments w/ Matt Ruby
02:52 MOMENT 1: NSA John Bolton said he hasn't listened to the Khashoggi tape because he doesn't speak Arabic
07:54 MOMENT 2: The world is on track for catastrophic climate change, UN report says
16:53 MOMENT 3: Paul Manafort held secret talks with Assange in 2016, The Guardian reports
26:03 MOMENT 4: New study suggests dogs are not 'exceptional' /// END
31:48 1st Person: Marian // His First Heartbreak
36:02 Movie Review: Charles Hinshaw on ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’
38:00 Movie Chat: Charles Hinshaw + J. McVay (spoiler alert)
58:00 "Slacker" (BTR Live Studio, 2018) Bilge Rat
62:53 Outro / Credits
63:40 Finish.

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

Later in the episode, Charles Hinshaw and J. McVay discuss the new movie, If Beale Street Could Talk, directed by Barry Jenkins, based on the book by James Baldwin, and starring KiKi Layne, Stephan James, Regina King, Colman Domingo, Teyonah Parris, and Brian Tyree Henry.

And we’ll take an exclusive early listen to a performance by Connecticut band Bilge Rat, from their upcoming BTR Live Studio session.

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…
Reg. Contributors Matt Ruby Charles Hinshaw