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, Zach Schepis joins us to talk about the legendary Fineline Tattoo parlour in New York City and the many colorful personalities that populate it.
And later, we’re on the phone with Eric Gorski of The Denver Post to help us get some perspective on recent stories coming out of Jefferson County, Colo. with regards to their public school system.
This week’s spoken word segments feature the talents of Levi the Poet, Jasmin Wilson, and Oneil Grant.
The Week in Independent Media:
“Marine Corps settles dispute with whistleblower” (Sep 26, The Center for Public Integrity)
“Megabanks have prison financial services market locked up” (Oct 2, The Center for Public Integrity)
“The government wants to keep Guantanamo force-feeding hearing kept secret” (Oct 1, The Intercept)
“Analysis: Government’s New Doctor Payments Website Worthy of a Recall” (Oct 1, ProPublica)
“Head of flawed effort to ID missing soldiers loses job” (Oct. 3, ProPublica)
The Week in Underreported News in the Mainstream Media
“The billion-dollar battle heading to the Supreme Court: When does a day’s work end?” (Oct 7, The Washington Post)
“Supreme Court Can Florida bar judicial candidates from soliciting funds?” (Oct 2, Christian Science Monitor)
“France ‘refuses austerity’ as government reveals it will miss EU deficit deadline by a further year” (Oct 2, The Independent)
“Nigeria court-martials 97 troops for offenses including mutiny” (Oct 2, Reuters)
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(Official Dead Broke cover art)
October 14 – Saint Vitus – Brooklyn, NY
October 16 – Asbury Lanes – Asbury Park, NJ
(Official Our Love cover art
November 12 – Webster Hall – New York, NY
November 13 – Union Transfer – Philadelphia, PA
November 14 – Webster Hall – New York, NY
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