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Jonah Levy on on the NYC Office of Nightlife and “Night Mayor.” Charles Hinshaw on ‘The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected).’ Molly Knefel on the Harvey Weinstein story. Sneak preview of Faith Healer’s BTR Live Studio session.
Twitter Moments with Matt Ruby. Jacqueline Soller on ‘The Florida Project.’ John Knefel on Trump’s ability as a dealmaker. Sneak preview of Zuli’s BTR Live Studio session.
Torah Talk with Matt Ruby & Charles Gould. Jacqueline Soller and Charles Hinshaw on ‘Blade Runner 2049.’ Molly Knefel on Trump’s attack on birth control mandates. Sloppy Heads’ BTR Live Studio session.
Matt Ruby interviews comedian Kate Willett. Jacqueline Soller on ‘American Made.’ John Knefel on Roy Moore as the future of the GOP. Hyukoh’s BTR Live Studio session.
Shalewa & Matt on #TakeAKnee, race, Trump, etc. Charles Hinshaw on ‘Battle Of The Sexes.’ Molly Knefel on what Kaepernick started. Siv Jacobsen’s BTR Live Studio session.
Rena & Matt on Sean Spicer’s appearance and Issa Rae’s comments at the Emmys. Charles Hinshaw on ‘mother!’ John Knefel on BernieCare For All. gobbinjr’s BTR Live Studio session.
Matt Ruby and Rabbi Avram Mlotek on Judaism today. Molly Knefel on “both sides” talk; sneak peek of Domino Kirke’s BTR Live Studio session.
Jacqueline Soller & Charles Hinshaw on upcoming fall movies, thoughts on summer movies seen, and Star Wars. Molly Knefel on natural disasters as political disasters; sneak peek of Sad12’s BTR Live Studio session.
Hollywood doesn’t know how to change it up. It’s more than franchise burnout: it’s trope burnout, actor burnout, anger and disenchantment at the lack of casting diversity. Moviegoers aren’t inspired and it shows.
Rena Karefa-Johnson & Matt Ruby on Charlottesville aftermath; Jackie Soller on ‘Logan Lucky,’ directed by Steven Soderbergh; sneak peek of Amy O’s BTR Live Studio session.
Jonah Levy on the effort to repeal NYC’s Cabaret Law; Charles Hinshaw on ‘Detroit,’ directed by Kathryn Bigelow; sneak peak of Bonelang’s BTR Live Studio session.
Rena Karefa-Johnson on anti-choice Dem candidates and DOJ targeting affirmative action; Jacqueline Soller on ‘Good Time’ starring Robert Pattinson; John Knefel on white resentment in the White House; sneak peak of Re-TROS BTR Live Studio session.
Hasidic men throwing Molotov cocktails. A man on fire running into the Church Ave G train stop. A bunch of hipsters running rampant. Oh yeah, this is going to be an over-the-top action film.
This week, we return to a topic from a previous episode: Lafayette, Louisiana. Lafayette is a large town or a small city, not quite urban and not quite rural, right in the heart of the Southwest…
A summer that includes both Bigelow and Jenkins, two ceiling-shattering female directors, seems like the summer audiences realize the future of film is female. But it won’t be.
This week, contributor Matt Ruby speaks with Christopher Kelley, a university lecturer and a self-proclaimed Buddhist “psychonaut,” or “mind explorer,” who holds a doctorate in Religion from…
Jeff Nazareno on K-pop and KCON; Charles Hinshaw on 'War For The Planet of the Apes' and 'Lady Macbeth;' preview of Brian Hill and the Noh Starrs on BTR Live Studio; Molly Knefel on Dept of Ed and "men's rights"
Joe continues his conversation with Dr. Stanton Glantz about the importance of making smoking restricted content in movies, and why arguments of artistic integrity don't exactly hold up.
Dr. Stanton Glantz joins the show to discuss the influence of smoking in movies, the recent rise in tobacco incidents in youth rated films, and how changing the ratings could help.
This week, we welcome back contributors Oriana Leckert and Matt Ruby to discuss the revelations that Donald Trump Jr. may have met with Russians in hopes of helping his father’s campaign for…
We didn’t get a female president and our birth control might be snatched away but at least we got a comic book consolation prize.
We take a break from our usual format to explore a topic in a different way… In April of this year, during the same weekend of its annual Festival International -- a yearly celebration of…
This week, we welcome back contributor Matt Ruby, along with new contributor Charles Gould, to discuss Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods and friction in the relationship between Facebook and media…
This week, we welcome back contributors Oriana Leckert and Matt Ruby to discuss the ongoing hearings in the Senate Intelligence Committee on possible collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign,…
It seems ridiculous to juxtapose a movie monster with gay rights. But maybe it’s not as ridiculous as it seems.
These dumb space movies have to stop.
For our inaugural episode, we welcome Oriana Leckert and Matt Ruby. With the dawning of “free” four year college in New York State, we discuss the value of a college education, some of the…

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