Third Eye Weekly

Premiere DateOct 24, 2013
Categories Media Talk
00:00 Welcome to Episode 76: Community Week!
01:48 Matt and Jen with the week on BTR, today's guests, and Arcade Fire at CMJ
09:59 Global Concepts Robert Delong
13:41 The Raggae Hour with DJ Drew, Sundays on BTR!
14:01 Interview with Dr. Deborah Peel, Part 1
19:25 Matt and Jen with the week in independent media
22:06 Veterans Parade Harper Simon
26:51 Interview with Dr. Deborah Peel, Part 2
32:05 Matt and Jen with your promotional air raid!
32:51 Babel Max Wynne
34:10 Interview with John J. George, Part 1
39:32 Matt and Jen with under reported stories in the mainstream media
41:38 Goodbye Blue Monday Little Green Cars
46:22 Interview with John J. George, Part 2
51:19 In the City Tonight Lightning Dust
55:50 Matt and Jen with a preview of next week's show!
56:46 Kiddie Litter Spoken Word Sage Francis
59:21 Finish

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

On today’s show, we’re featuring the interviews behind two headlines you can find on the BTR site today. Up first, Dr. Deborah Peel, psychoanalyst and founder of Patient Privacy Rights, tells us more about the new ways Google is profiting from user-provided content.

And later, John J. George of the Motor City Blight Busters shows how in order to rebuild, sometimes you first have to destroy. He tells Tanya Silverman about the work his charitable organization that is looking to fight lowering property values by refurbishing abandoned structures.

Today’s spoken word segments come courtesy of Max Wynne of Two Shits Poetry Collective, and Sage Francis.

And as always, don’t forget to check out our Tumblr and Twitter accounts.

The Week in Independent Media:

“Energy Companies Trying To Abuse Intellectual Property Law To Hinder Research Into Impact Of Fracking” (Oct 18, TechDirt)

“Chevron Convoy Turned Away by Romanian Villagers Opposed To Fracking” (Oct 16, ThinkProgress)

“Chevron suspends Romania drilling over anti-fracking protests” (Oct 17, AFP)

“Obama winning the case for trying terrorists in court, not Guantanamo Bay” (Oct 15, National Post)

“Libyan Terrorism Suspect Due in New York Court” (Oct 15, All Africa)

“30 million people still live in slavery, human rights group says” (Oct 17, NBC News Blog)

“Modern-Day Slavery: 30 Million Are Living In Slavery Around The World [Map]” (Oct 17, International Business Times)

“Apple To Finally Add A Woman To Executive Ranks of White Males” (Oct 15, BuzzFeed)

The Week in Under-Reported News in the Mainstream Media:

“Indians arrest 35 aboard U.S.-owned vessel reportedly carrying weapons” (Oct 18, The Los Angeles Times)

“MV Seaman Guard Ohio: India police arrest crew of US ship” (Oct 18, BBC)

“Justice Department brings new charges in Blackwater shootings” (Oct 17, CBS)

“Justice Department Revives Case Against Blackwater for 2007 Baghdad Shooting” (Oct 17, TIME magazine)

“Dutch diplomat attacked in Moscow” (Oct 16, The Washington Post)

“Kansas spent $913K to defend anti-abortion laws” (Oct 14, USA Today)

“Kansas’ anti-abortion laws have already cost the state nearly $1 million” (Oct 15, Salon)

“Union ‘encouraged’ in San Francisco transit strike talks” (Oct 16, Reuters)

The Playlist!

The Music!


Robert DeLong
(Official Global Concepts EP cover)
Oct 25 – Mountain Oasis – Asheville, NC


Harper Simon
(Official Division Street cover art)


Little Green Cars
(Official Absolute Zero cover art)
Nov 4 – King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut – Glasgow, UK

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

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