Third Eye Weekly

Premiere DateMay 22, 2014
Categories Media Music
00:00 Welcome to Episode 106: Easy Week!
01:36 Matt and Jen with the week on BTR, today’s show, and the WikiLeaks vs. Glenn Greenwald debate.
09:26 Pajama Party Dry Heaves
12:47 The Raggae Hour with DJ Drew, Thursdays on BTR!
13:09 Brian Fencil on the relationship between music and language, Part 1
18:12 Matt and Jen with the week in independent media
22:25 Friendship on Fire Little Lapin
26:21 The Jazz Hole with DJ Linus, only on BTR!
26:33 Brian Fencil on the relationship between music and language, Part 2
29:22 Matt and Jen with your promotional air raid!
29:52 Dear Ursula Melissa May
33:21 Jess Goulart on “Dudeism,” Part 1
39:54 Matt and Jen with underreported stories in the mainstream media
43:39 Persia Mark E
49:44 Jess Goulart on “Dudeism,” Part 2
53:22 Like Lust Movement
57:39 Matt and Jen with a preview of next week’s show
58:40 Easy Like Every Sunday Morning Jaha Zinabu
62:05 Finish

Welcome to Third Eye Weekly — a podcast hosted by BTR’s Matthew DeMello and Jennifer Smith for underreported news, the spoken word, and radical conversation to keep you informed.

On today’s show, Jess Goulart talks about taking er’ easy with the Dudely Lama, the leader of a religion based on the Coen brothers’ classic 1998 stoner comedy, The Big Lebowski. But first, Brian Fencil talks about the relationship between music and the development of language.

This week’s spoken word segments feature the talents of Melissa May and Jaha Zainabu.

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:

“Pro-Russian Separatist Leader Survives Assassination Attempt in Ukraine” (May 13, Mashable)

“A Controversial Missouri Bill is Putting Reproductive Rights in Jeopardy” (May 16, Policy Mic)

“Iraq War inquiry report to be published months before general election” (May 16, The Telegraph)

“Sentenced to Wait: efforts to End Prison Rape Stall Again” (May 16, ProPublica)

“DePaul students to vote on Israeli-Palestinian conflict” (May 18, The Chicago Tribune)

The Week in Underreported News in the Mainstream Media:

“US cyber experts warn Iranian hackers becoming more aggressive” (May 13, Reuters)

“Pakistani prisoners released from US custody” (May 15, Al Jazeera English)

“Judge delays ‘stand your ground’ hearing decision” (May 16, AP/Miami Herald)

“Stand Your Ground ruling delayed in Marissa Alexander case” (May 16, First Coast News)

“Top Veterans Affairs Health Care Official Resigns” (May 16, TIME magazine)

“VA scandal tells bigger health-care story” (May 19, CNBC)

“Conyers files appeal to get back on ballot” (May 16, The Merced Sun-Star)

The Playlist!

The Music!

Dry Heeves
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Little Lapin
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Mark E
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Zach Schepis and Lisa Autz have co-hosted BTR's Third Eye Weekly podcast since November 2014. Learn more about Zach and Lisa.