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Chelsea takes on Greg and Mark from The Uncommons in a sober round of Cards Against Humanity. She also gets a look at some of the other party type card games offered in the cafe. Songs featured in this episode: "Lost Weekend" by The So So Glos // "Fine Fine Fine" by !!! // "Madora" by Beverly Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
This episode of BreakThruTV is presented by Urban Outfitters… For one of the most fun cities in the world, it's hard to imagine that there is only one board game cafe in New York, but it's true. With over a thousand games to play or purchase, The Uncommons is different from other restaurants or bars that have only a few games on the shelf. Chelsea met with Greg May, the cafe's founder and CEO, to find out a little more about what the cafe has to offer and play a friendly round of Cat Tower. Songs featured in this episode: "New Years" by Asobi Seksu // "MRDR it’s ok" by Team Spirit // "Oh Nancy" by Young Rival // "I See More" by Ages And Ages // "Golden Girl" by Ladyhawke Follow The Uncommons on Facebook and Twitter. Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
After a lesson in pizza making and sampling her creation at Babbalucci, Chelsea checks out the bar for a taste of the “Beetlini Cocktail.” Earlicia, Babbalucci’s mixologist, explains the drink’s ingredients while putting them all together in the signature cocktail. Music featured in this episode: "Your Life In The End" by Prince Rama // "Concorde" by Incan Abraham Check out Babbalucci on Facebook and Twitter. Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
BTRtv’s Chelsea White visits Babbalucci, in Harlem, where she gets a lesson in making pizza from chef and owner Andrew Lopresto. While learning to make the restaurant’s signature pie, Chelsea gets a surprise and finds out the meaning of the word “babbalucci.” Music featured in this episode: "Jaded" by GRMLN // "Chief" by Lettuce // "Ended Up Making Love" by MiWi La Lupa Check out Babbalucci on Facebook and Twitter. Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
The same old workout, day after day, can become mundane pretty quickly. From crawling around like a jungle cat to working out in heels, Chelsea White runs down the list of the top five weirdest workouts which are sure to keep your fitness routine interesting. Song featured in this episode: "Everyone’s A Bitch" by Jaill // "Foreign Object" by The Mountain Goats // "Silvering" by LoneLady // "A Sea Ringed With Visions" by Fujiya & Miyagi // "Bye Bye (Ella Me Dice Vay)" by Gipsy Kings // "Another Toe In The Ocean" by Pixies Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
Lucky Luna is a restaurant in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, that features both Taiwanese and Mexican cuisines. After checking out the food, Chelsea got a look at the preparation behind the kimchi (made in-house with vegan and shellfish-free options) and nori bloody mary which won Best Overall and Most Original at the Bloody Mary Festival. Songs featured in this episode: "Waste A Lot Of Things" by Jaill // "Heart" by Dune Rats Follow Lucky Luna on Twitter. Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
Lucky Luna is a restaurant in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, that features both Taiwanese and Mexican cuisines with a special focus on fostering community and sourcing local ingredients. Not a traditional fusion restaurant, the menu highlights dishes that might be found in Taipei or Oaxaca, but they are not combined. Chelsea White sat down with co-owner, Marisa Cadena, to talk a little about the inspiration for the restaurant and to sample a few menu items. Songs featured in this episode: "Ride" by Twenty One Pilots // "Hey You" by The Thermals // "Casual Wrecks" by Adult Books // “When They Fight, They Fight" by Generationals // "I Turn My Camera On" by Spoon // "Phantom Limb" by The Shins Follow Lucky Luna on Twitter. Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
Ah, alcohol. The magical liquid that allows us to release our inhibitions, think up some of our most brilliant ideas, and, of course, feel like we haven't eaten a bite of food in three weeks. Chelsea White tells us the top 5 things to eat when you're drunk AF. Songs featured in this episode: "Don’t Slow Down" by Matt & Kim // "Bed Case" by Tancred // "Killing Moon" by Tetherball // "Friendship" by Mike Dillon // "Trouble” by Hey Marseilles // “The Walls” by The Thermals Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
Life can be hard sometimes. Lucky for us, this world is full of cute and furry distractions which can brighten up almost any situation. Chelsea White shares some of the obvious, and also less than obvious, things that are better when you add a cat. She also makes a few (p)awesome cat puns, because, honestly, who can help themselves? Songs featured in this episode: "When They Fight, They Fight" by Generationals // "When, When" by Civil Twilight // "Birth Right" by Domino Kirke // "Secret Door" by Arctic Monkeys // "You Don’t Know Me” by Son Lux // “Get Greasy” by Lettuce Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
America, the beautiful ... is actually a ticking time bomb. Chelsea White runs down the list of natural disasters that maybe we should be a bit worried about. Songs featured in this episode: "All About Us" by TEEN // "Get Out Of Here" by Cathy // "I Like The Things About Me" by Mavis Staples // "Beach III (Ocean Blue)" by Coastgaard // "All Night (feat. Hawkboy)" by TIGHTTRAXX & DNNYD // "Lowlands" by The Stranglers // "Mr. Adams / Who Feels Right (Live)" by White Fence Images and videos featured in this video via Creative Commons, public domain, fair use, etc: Dance fail // Sistine Chapel // Seattle // Hollywood Sign // Sleeping Beauty Castle // Napa Valley // Army Scientist // Al Roker // Northeast USA Map // Neat Living Room // Superbowl 50 // Iron Man // TMNT // Red Power Ranger // Wonder Woman // Dragon Ball Z // Wolverine // Superman // Bruce Willis Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App! Everyone knows that there are plenty of terrifying animals out there that can rip a human to shreds, but it turns out there are plenty of cute ones that are just as deadly. Chelsea White lets us know which ones to avoid on our next trip to the zoo… or jungle. Featured songs in this episode: "Your Life In The End" by Prince Rama; "My Dying Days" by Bad Cop; "Message" by WIN WIN; "Pocket Change" by Lettuce; "Nihilism For Beginners" by Adult Books; "Merchants Of Soul" by Spoon; "Never Ending Circles" by CHVRCHES Videos featured in this episode: https://youtu.be/GzxOyliSN8I /// https://youtu.be/c4xPYQuQc9E /// https://archive.org/details/toolusing /// https://vimeo.com/149974338 /// https://youtu.be/RsGHbxidnQg
Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App! Just because you don't know somebody that well doesn't mean you can't give them an awesome gift when you're obligated to! Chelsea White offers some great gift ideas to get you through any mandatory acts of kindness. Songs featured in this episode: "Illusions (Prins Thomas Diskomiks)" by Shout Out Louds; "Lady’s In Trouble With The Law" by LA Priest; "Church" by Ducktails; "Strange Things (Real Love)" by Dylan Fox And The Wave; "Symptoms" by Jaill; "Look At You" by Jaill; "Fancy Cherries" by Radiation City Photos and videos used in this episode: https://www.flickr.com/photos/sanjoselibrary/3879147583 https://archive.org/details/redgreeturquoiseswirls https://www.flickr.com/photos/35703177@N00/2333229360 https://www.flickr.com/photos/patloika/11027758405 https://www.flickr.com/photos/g155/5963259272/ https://www.flickr.com/photos/toasty/1125019024
Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App! Chelsea White checks out The Peoples Improv Theater, aka The PIT, to get the inside scoop on the improv school’s history and mission from founding member Ali Reza Farahnakian. She even faces her fears of going off-script and takes an improv class herself for the full experience. Songs featured in this episode: "Wires" by Telekinesis "Strange Love" by Winter Gloves "Golden Facelift" by Broken Social Scene "Whidbey" by Incan Abraham "Candleholder" by Monomyth "Dalai Lama Big Banana" by Dune Rats Follow The Peoples Improv Theater on Facebook and Twitter. 
Can you name 5 foods that will give you cancer? Here’s a hint, they’re probably all of your favorites! Chelsea White has the rundown of what to avoid if you want to live a long, healthy life.
A living relic of the Prohibition era, the Back Room is a speakeasy located on the Lower East Side of New York City. It’s the real deal, with secret doorways, passwords, authentic 1920s details, and maybe even a few ghosts! BTRtv’s Johanna Botta visits the bar and gets the real story from general manager Tim Bassett. Additional images and music courtesy of Archive.org Check out The Back Room on Facebook and Twitter.
New York City is great, but getting away from the everyday life can make it even better. If your budget doesn’t allow for lavish trips out of town, why not explore some of the hidden gems found within the five boroughs? Chelsea White has the scoop on five spots that will make you feel like you’ve been transported out of town!
People get pretty creative with cocktail concoctions, including everything from creatures to breakfast leftovers to body parts in their drinks. BTRtv’s Chelsea White has a list of the 5 weirdest ones out there!