Third Eye Weekly

Premiere DateApr 24, 2014
Categories Media Talk
00:00 Welcome to Episode 102: Identity Week!
01:45 Matt and Jen with today’s show, what’s on BTR this week, and why #heartbleed is actually a big deal
08:31 Answer to Yourself The Soft Pack
11:41 The Worldwide Hour w/ DJ Wynn, Every Wednesday on BTR!
11:56 Interview with Molly Freeman, Part 1
18:30 Matt and Jen with the week in independent media
23:05 One Breath Anna Calvi
27:20 Nights of Our Lives, Brand New Episode This Week on BTR!
28:06 Interview with Molly Freeman, Part 2
35:01 Matt and Jen with your promotional air raid!
35:31 Bollywood Diva DarkMatter
38:29 Interview with Tess Paras, Part 1
43:45 Matt and Jen with the week in underreported news in the mainstream media
48:19 Aquababe Azealia Banks
51:45 Interview with Tess Paras, Part 2
57:25 To All Who Say Goodnight The Music Tapes
62:14 Matt and Jen with a preview of next week’s show!
63:21 Uncle Sam Joshua Abah
66:45 Finish

On today’s show, Molly Freeman talks about her story on female representation in media, which you can find on BTR over the weekend. After the promotional air raid, we feature Molly’s interview with the brains behind “Typecast”, a pretty fantastic viral video parody of Lorde’s “Royals” that deals with the subject.

You can check out the video for “Typecast” below:

And here’s that video of Neil DeGrasse Tyson talking about women in science that we bring up in our first interview segment:

This week’s spoken word segments feature the talents of DarkMatter and Joshua Abah.

As always, don’t forget to check out our Tumblr and Twitter accounts, for the latest in independent media and underreported news.

The Week in Independent Media:

“Monica Jones Was Arrested for ‘Walking While Trans.’ Now Thousands Are Fighting Back” (Apr 15, PolicyMic)

“Women Prisoners Sterilized to Cut Welfare Costs in California” (Apr 13, Tell Me Now)

“Female inmates sterilized in California prisons without approval” (Jul 07, 2013, The Center for Investigative Reporting)

“TurboTax Maker Linked to ‘Grassroots’ Campaign Against Free, Simple Tax Filing” (Apr 14, ProPublica)

“Heartbleed bug exploited to steal taxpayer data” (Apr 14, Ars Technica)

“Maryland becomes 21st state to embrace medical marijuana” (Apr 14, Seattle PI)

The Week in Underreported News in the Mainstream Media:

“Hundreds killed while defending environment, land rights” (Apr 15, Al Jazeera America)

“Iraq Shuts Down Abu Ghraib, Citing Security Concerns” (Apr 15, The New York Times)

“Ukrainian Crisis Not Wasted by Washington Lobbyists” (Apr 11, Bloomberg)

“Nevada GOP Strips Opposition to Gay Marriage, Abortion from Platform” (Apr 14, Talking Points Memo)

“Nevada GOP drops platforms against abortions, gay marriage, endorses Sandoval” (Apr 12, The Las Vegas Review-Journal)

“WTO: Global trade to gain speed in 2014 and 2015” (Apr 14, BBC)

Without further ado …

The Playlist!

The Music!

The Soft Pack
(Official The Soft Pack cover art)

Anna Calvi
(Official One Breath cover art)

April 24 – Stereolux – Nantes, France
May 23 – Territorios Festival – Seville, Spain
May 28 – Sydney Opera House – Sydney, Australia

Azealia Banks
(Official Fantasea cover art)

Zach Schepis and Lisa Autz have co-hosted BTR's Third Eye Weekly podcast since November 2014. Learn more about Zach and Lisa.