Ep 93 // Gillette, State of the Union, & Ghostbusters / ‘First Reformed’

Premiere DateJan 18, 2019
00:00 Intro
01:27 START /// Timely Topics w/ Matt Ruby + J. McVay
02:11 Gillette releases new commercial urging men to be be better examples for boys… mens’ rights activists rage online
12:42 Pelosi effectively cancels the State of the Union address unless the government shutdown ends
23:45 Jason Reitman is making a sequel to his father’s ‘Ghostbusters’ movies /// END
35:04 1st Person: Lorraine // Growing Up As A Sickly Child
38:23 John Knefel // Steve King Is Too Racist For The GOP
40:25 Movie Review: Charles Hinshaw on ‘First Reformed’
42:23 Movie Chat: Charles Hinshaw + J. McVay (spoiler alert)
68:40 "Hang" (BTR Live Studio, 2018) Top Nachos
71:36 Outro / Credits
72:23 Finish.

This week, J. McVay and Matt Ruby discuss a few topics they’ve been following this week:

  1. A new commercial from razor company, Gillette, that’s angered so-called men’s rights activist.
  2. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s letter to President Trump effectively canceling the upcoming State Of The Union address unless the government shutdown is ended.
  3. The announcement that director Jason Reitman will be directed a sequel to his father’s ‘Ghostbusters’ films.

Also, Charles Hinshaw and J. McVay discuss the 2018 movie, ‘First Reformed,’ directed by Paul Schrader and starring Ethan Hawke, Amanda Seyfried, and Cedric The Entertainer.

And we’ll take an exclusive early listen to a performance by a band from New Paltz, NY, called Top Nachos, from their upcoming BTR Live Studio session.

Music composed by and show edited by Hansdale Hsu.

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…