Third Eye Weekly

Premiere DateAug 28, 2014
Categories Media Talk
00:00 Welcome to Episode 121: Trending Week!
01:44 Matt and Jen with the week on BTR, today’s show, and how the media is covering Ferguson in ways no one else is talking about.
13:22 Attak (feat. Danny Brown) Rustie
16:06 Nights of Our Lives, brand new episode this week on BTR!
16:58 Lisa Autz on the “poor door” controversy
21:10 Matt and Jen with the week in independent media
26:06 The Real Thing Sean Rowe
29:37 The Worldwide Hour with DJ Wynn, Wednesdays on BTR!
29:53 Lisa Autz on the “poor door” controversy
35:20 Another Unoriginal Poem About Police Brutality David James Hudson
38:36 Tanya Silverman’s interview with #stopthebeautymadness creator, Robin Rice, Part 2
44:00 Matt and Jen with the week in underreported news in the mainstream media
49:05 Who’s Producing You? Ty Segal
51:44 Tanya Silverman’s interview with Robin Rice, Part 2
57:19 San Francisco Patrol Robyn Hitchcock
61:17 Matt and Jen with a preview of next week’s show!
62:09 Body Denise Jolly
62:51 Finish

On today’s show, Tanya Silverman speaks with Robin Rice, the brains behind the #StopTheBeautyMadness movement which you may have seen on social media. The pair chat about body image issues in the mass media and the best ways to use social media for positivity.

And later, we’re joined in the studio by BTR’s own Lisa Autz to discussing her investigation into the controversy from earlier this year over luxury apartments in New York City providing separate entrances for lower-income residents.

This week’s spoken word segments feature the talents of Denise Jolly and David James Hudson.

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:

“‘Less Lethal’ Flash-Bangs Used in Ferguson Leave Some Feeling the Burn” (Aug 22, ProPublica)

“‘How Can You All Fix This?’ Painful Questions in Ferguson After Another Police Shooting” (Aug 22, The Intercept)

“Radio Dispatch: Ryan Devereaux from Ferguson” (Aug 22, BreakThru Radio)

“Growing number of biosafety labs raises public health concern” (Aug 20, The Center for Public Integrity)

“Tracking Cross-Border weapons Trade with YouTube” (Aug 20, ICIJ)

The Week in Underreported News in the Mainstream Media:

“Pentagon broke law with Bergdahl prisoner swap, government watchdog says” (Aug 22, Fox News)

“Ship targeted by protesters makes U-turn, heads back to Oakland” (Aug 20, SFGate)

“America’s Top Military Officer Explained The Big ISIS Problem In One Sentence” (Aug 24, Business Insider)

“Renegade Libyan general claims air strikes on Tripoli” (Aug 18, Reuters)

“Community Health says data stolen in cyber attack from China” (Aug 18, Reuters)

Without further ado …

The Playlist!

The Music!

(Official Green Language cover art)
September 18 – Oval Space – London, UK
September 20 – Hotel Forum – Krakow, Poland
October 25 – Store Street Shelter – Manchester, UK

Sean Rowe
(Official Madman cover art)
September 13 – The Purple Crayon – Hastings-on-Hudson, NY

Ty Segall
(Official Manipulator cover art)
September 17 – Webster Hall – New York, NY
August 27 – Marine Room Tavern – Laguna Beach, CA

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