Third Eye Weekly

Premiere DateOct 23, 2014
Categories Media Talk
00:00 Welcome to Episode 130: Anti Social Week!
01:55 Matt and Jen with the week on BTR, today’s show, and whether technology is bringing us down?
10:50 Ashamed of My Cum Pissed Jeans
12:31 Nights of Our Lives, brand new episode this week only on BTR!
13:12 Prince Ea on the inspiration behind “Can We Auto Correct Humanity?”, Part 1
19:53 Matt and Jen with the week in independent news
25:45 Ready Err Not Flying Lotus
27:19 DJ RePete, every Wednesday only on BTR!
27:36 Prince Ea on the inspiration behind “Can We Auto Correct Humanity?”, Part 2
31:49 Matt and Jen with your promotional air raid!
32:18 A Broken Heart Is Such a Shabby Thing Jennifer-Leigh Oprihory
35:40 Director Matthew Frost on his short film, “Aspirational”, Part 1
41:05 Matt and Jen with the week in underreported news in the mainstream media
45:14 Cool White Reaper
47:43 Director Matthew Frost on his short film, “Aspirational”, Part 2
52:41 The End Daniel Lanois
55:55 Matt and Jen with a preview of next week’s show
56:50 Can We Auto Correct Humanity?
60:08 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, we’re talking with the minds behind two of the most provocative viral videos on the subject of how the Digital Age is doing more to keep us apart rather than bring us together.

Up first, Prince Ea is a rapper and spoken word artist whose video “Can We Auto-Correct Humanity?” was recently featured on BuzzFeed for it’s provocative look at our relationship with our devices.

And later, director Matthew Frost is the auteur behind a number of short films on the pitfalls of new media and self-promotion. His latest features actress Kirsten Dunst and highlights some of the new ways that celebrities and “fans” are interacting… awkwardly.

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:

“‘Justice for Jennifer’: Protests Sweep Philippines Following US Marine’s Alleged Murder of Transgender Woman” (Oct 17, Common Dreams)

“This Alabama Judge Has Figured Out How to Dismantle Roe v. Wade” (Oct 10, ProPublica)



“Gubernatorial hopefuls outspend US Senate candidates” (Oct 16, The Center for Public Integrity)

The Week in Underreported News in the Mainstream Media:

“Delays requested for 3 Oklahoma executions” (Oct 13, The Washington Post)

“Oklahoma halts double execution after one is botched” (Apr 29th, The Los Angeles Times)

“Hong Kong Police Arrest 26 Amid Street Clashes” (Oct 17, ABC News/AP)

“Texas Abortion Clinics Reopen After Court Reprieve” (Oct 15, ABC News/AP)

“Protesters seize gov’t buildings in Mexico to demand students’ safe return” (EFE/Fox News Latino)

“Mexican federal police deployed to Guerrero towns” (Oct 20, BBC)

“Mexican anti-riot police sent to Guerrero after clashes” (Oct 14, BBC)

“Saudi embassy: Disgruntled worker kills U.S. contractor” (Oct 14, USA TODAY)

Without further ado …

The Playlist!

The Music!

Pissed Jeans
(Official Shallow cover art)
November 1 – Barboza – Seattle, WA
November 2 – Doug Fir Lounge – Portland, OR
November 4 – Slim’s – San Francisco, CA

Flying Lotus
(Official You’re Dead! cover art)
October 24 – Concord Music Hall – Chicago, IL
October 25 – First Avenue – Minneapolis, MN

White Reaper
(Official White Reaper cover art)
October 24 – BTR’s Official CMJ Day Party at Cake Shop – New York, NY

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