Ep 9 // Fake News and ‘Wonder Woman’

Premiere DateJun 9, 2017
00:00 Intro
01:12 Matt Ruby on Fake News
04:42 Fake News / group discussion
26:40 1st Person: José // Getting Robbed In Arkansas
30:31 Movie Review: ‘Wonder Woman’ w/ Charles Hinshaw
33:58 Movie Chat: ‘Wonder Woman’ (spoiler alert)
58:40 Molly Knefel // United States Climate Alliance
60:52 “BSP: Blue Sky Playground” (BTR Live Studio, 2017) Matisyahu
70:58 Outro
71:35 Finish.

This week, we welcome back contributors Ester Steinberg and Matt Ruby to discuss the ongoing issue of so-called “Fake News”. Also, Charles Hinshaw returns to discuss the new movie, Wonder Woman, directed by Patty Jenkins and starring Gal Gadot and Chris Pine; and along the way we’ll hear from Radio Dispatch‘s Molly Knefel about the United States Climate Alliance, which was set up in reaction to President Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement; we’ll hear from a man named José, who tells us about an unfortunate trip to Arkansas during which he was robbed at gunpoint; and we’ll take an exclusive early listen to a performance by Matisyahu 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:

“Washington Lobbyist And Trump Advisor Paul Manafort Owns Brownstone In Carroll Gardens” // Pardon Me For Asking

“Paul Manafort’s Puzzling New York Real Estate Purchases” // WNYC


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