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As one year ends, it’s a good time to think about what we want in the next one, 2017. For "New Years Week" at BTRtoday, Anna Bashkova and Zach Schepis ask people in New York City about their New Year’s resolutions. For more on this topic, check out this week’s Third Eye Weekly. Music featured in this episode: “Don’t Make Me Hit You” by Har Mar Superstar
For "Holiday Week" at BTRtoday, Anna Bashkova and Zach Schepis ask people in New York City about what they hope to receive for the holidays. For more on this topic, check out this week’s Third Eye Weekly. Music featured in this episode: “Break In” by Saturday Looks Good To Me
If you could travel through time, where would you go? For "Time Week" at BTRtoday, Anna Bashkova and Zach Schepis ask people in New York City about where they would go if they had the chance to travel through time, and why. For more on this topic, check out this week’s Third Eye Weekly. Music featured in this episode: “Summer Days” by GRMLN
How much faith do you put in your astrological sign? For "Star Week" at BTRtoday, Anna Bashkova and Zach Schepis ask people in New York City about whether or not they believe in the power of the zodiac. For more on this topic, check out this week’s Third Eye Weekly. Music featured in this episode: “The Dream's In The Ditch” by Deer Tick
Everyone has their own idea about what it means to relax. For "Chill Week" at BTRtoday, Anna Bashkova asks people in New York City about what their ideal chill out scenario might be if money was no object. For more on this topic, check out this week’s Third Eye Weekly. Music featured in this episode: “Prisoner” by Har Mar Superstar
Is Black Friday a great way to save or the root of all evil? For "Black Week" at BTRtoday, Anna Bashkova asks people in New York City whether they've ever gone Black Friday shopping and, if so, whether they have any survival tips. For more on this topic, check out this week’s Third Eye Weekly. Music featured in this episode:"We Don't Sleep" by Har Mar Superstar
What's the meanest thing that someone has ever said or done to you? For "Mean Week" at BTRtoday, Zach Schepis asks people in New York City to share some not-so-savory moments in their lives. For more on this topic, check out this week’s Third Eye Weekly. Music featured in this episode: “www” by Har Mar Superstar
Alanis Morissette might have muddied the definition for us a bit, but we all know what irony is, right? For "Irony Week" at BTRtoday, Zach Schepis asks people in New York City about the moments in their lives that seemed like they shouldn't have happened but did anyway, against all odds. For more on this topic, check out this week’s Third Eye Weekly. Music featured in this episode: “Rhythm Bruises” by Har Mar Superstar
Election day is right around the corner! For "Vote Week" at BTRtoday Anna Bashkova and Zach Schepis ask people in New York City about who they are voting for and why they’ve made their choice. For more on this topic, check out this week’s Third Eye Weekly. Music featured in this episode: "Raspberry Thighs" by The Mantles
The moment has arrived: zombies have taken over the city and are ready to eat your flesh. For "Fiasco Week" at BTRtoday, Anna Bashkova and Zach Schepis ask people in New York City about what they would do in a zombie apocalypse. For more on this topic, check out this week’s Third Eye Weekly. Music featured in this episode: "If We Don't Die Today" by The Thermals
The moment has arrived: you've brought your date home, and are looking to put on the perfect record to "set the mood." For "Listen Week" at BTRtoday, Anna Bashkova and Zach Schepis ask people in New York City about the music they choose to charm someone special. For more on this topic check out this week’s Third Eye Weekly. Music featured in this episode: "Turn To White" by She & Him
What famous person, living or dead, do you identify with most? For "Connection Week" at BTRtoday, Anna Bashkova and Zach Schepis ask strangers on the streets of New York City about the celebrities they feel most connected to. For more on this topic, check out this week's Third Eye Weekly. Music featured in this episode: "Shithole" by Weaves
What annoys you most? For "Blunt Week" at BTRtoday, Anna Bashkova and Ubah Bulale ask people on the streets of New York City about the things in life that they simply can't stand. For more on this topic, check out this week's Third Eye Weekly. Music featured in this episode: "Reconstruction" by Small Black
Sometimes, it’s good to take a moment to appreciate something about yourself that you’re proud of. For "Self Week" at BTR today, Anna Bashkova and Ubah Bulale ask people in New York City what they love most about themselves. For more on this topic, check out this week's Third Eye Weekly. Music featured in this episode: "Mitad De Tu Mundo" by Helado Negro  
Is there a memory that you wish you could erase forever? For "Forgotten Week” at BTRtoday, Zach Schepis and Anna Bashkova ask strangers in New York City about the things in life that they wish they could forget. For more on this topic, check out this week's Third Eye Weekly. Music featured in this episode: “Wheels” by Pink Mountaintops
What's one of the scariest, craziest moments in your life? For "WTF Week” at BTRtoday,  Zach Schepis and Anna Bashkova ask people in New York City about the moments they've experienced that made them ask, “what the fuck?” For more on this topic, check out this week's Third Eye Weekly. Music featured in this episode: "Vacation" by SPLASHH
Should you be able to smoke marijuana in public if you really want to? For "Light Week" at BTRtoday,  Zach Schepis and Anna Bashkova ask strangers in New York City how they feel about lighting up out in the open. For more on this topic, check out this week's Third Eye Weekly. Song featured in this episode: “See It Through” by Dam Gila
Relationships often don’t quite get the closure they deserve, but what if you could go back in time and do things a little differently? For "Nostalgia Week" at BTRtoday, Zach Schepis and Anna Bashkova ask strangers in NYC about what they wish they had said to their exes. For more on this topic, check out this week's Third Eye Weekly. Music featured in this episode: “Sweatpants” by Childish Gambino
If you suddenly lost your home and could settle anywhere with no strings attached, where in the world would you choose to live? For "Home Week" at BTRtoday, Zach Schepis and Lisa Autz ask people in New York City about where in the world they would journey to if they could start all over again. For more on this topic, check out this week's Third Eye Weekly. Music featured in this episode: “Pilot Light” by The Love Language
What's the sweetest thing that someone has ever done for you? For "Sweet Week" at BTRtoday Lisa Autz and Zach Schepis ask the people of NYC's Madison Square Park about their most cherished memories. For more on this topic, check out this week's Third Eye Weekly. Song featured in this episode: “First Shot”  by  The Love Language
From navigating through awkward chapters of adolescence to trying our best to fit in at a new job, most people have felt like outcasts at one time or another. For "Misfit Week" at BTRtoday, Lisa Autz and Zach Schepis ask people in NYC's Madison Square Park about the moments in their lives when they’ve felt like misfits. For more on this topic, check out this week's Third Eye Weekly. Music featured in this episode: “When Soul Love Begins” by The Love Dimension Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
Brooke gets comfortable in the tub to discuss Tinder. She shares some of her great opening lines and the proof behind her exclamation that chivalry is dead. Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
If you could pick anyone to survive the apocalypse with, who would you choose? For "Survival Week" at BTRtoday, Lisa Autz and Zach Schepis ask strangers in NYC's Madison Square Park about who they would pick and why. For more on this topic, check out this week's Third Eye Weekly. Featured song: “The End” by Little Fevers Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
Brooke is joined by verified Twitter user and Elite Daily entertainment writer Taylor Ortega to talk through some of the more popular conspiracy theories. There’s also cake. In the bathtub, so you can imagine how this will go. Follow Brooke Comegys on Twitter and Instagram. Follow Taylor Ortega on Twitter and Instagram. Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
We've all heard the age-old saying, "what goes around comes around," but does it ring true? For "Karma Week" at BTRtoday, Lisa Autz and Zach Schepis ask people in NYC's Madison Square Park about whether or not karma has ever affected them or the choices they've made. For more on this topic, check out this week's Third Eye Weekly. Featured song: “Honey Tiger Eyes” by Ducktails Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
Skydiving, wild parties, embarking on distant adventures... for "Cool Week" at BTRtoday, Zach Schepis talks to people in New York City about the coolest things they've ever done. For more on this topic, check out this week's Third Eye Weekly. Featured song: “My Real Name” by Genevieve Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
Brooke is convinced that most landlords and supers are pretty shitty, and she is fed up. She bitches about them from her freshly caulked tub, no thanks to building maintenance. Follow Brooke Comegys on Twitter and Instagram. Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
Beginning this October, New Yorkers will have to pay for the convenience of plastic bags when they do their shopping. In an effort to curb pollution and encourage a greener lifestyle, plastic bags will cost five cents each. For "Sustainable Week" at BTRtoday, Zach Schepis and Lisa Autz ask people for their opinions about this new fee. For more on this topic, check out this week's Third Eye Weekly. Featured song: “Salt Water” by Brazos Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
Conversations can quickly turn awkward due to the sting of an unexpected comment or just a complete loss for words. For "Conversation Week" at BTRtoday, Zach Schepis and Lisa Autz ask people in NYC to divulge their handy tricks and skills for maneuvering out of those uncomfortable moments. For more on this topic, check out this week's Third Eye Weekly. Featured song: “How The Ranks Was Won” by Brazos Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
Brooke is a woman of many talents and in this episode of Bitch Talk, she proves it. After hearing a bunch of crap from people that the tub she does her bitching from is gross and disgusting, she re-caulks the whole thing. Follow Brooke Comegys on Twitter and Instagram. Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
New York City is thought of by many as the greatest city in the world, but that distinction comes with some baggage in the form of myths -- some good, some bad. For "Myth Week" at BTRtoday, Zach Schepis and Lisa Autz ask people in Manhattan about which NYC myths they think to be untrue. For more on this topic, check out this week's Third Eye Weekly. Featured song: “Could It Ever Get Better?” by These Shaky Isles Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
Cyber warfare and government security breaches by foreign or potentially hostile players are an ever-growing concern, but we wondered what information the average citizen would be interested in if they were given open access to their own government’s network. For “Hack Week” at BTRtoday, Lisa Autz and Zach Schepis ask people in New York what information they’d seek out if given the opportunity. For more on this topic, check out this week's Third Eye Weekly. Featured song: “Look At Orion!” by Bibio Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
Brooke gets heavy with talk about celebrity deaths. She shares her theories on the subject and also recalls the first time a celebrity death affected her actual life. Follow Brooke Comegys on Twitter and Instagram. Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
As part of “Affordable Week” at BTRtoday, Lisa Autz and Zach Schepis ask people in New York City about their favorite free activities for the summer amid the seemingly always-rising cost of living in the city. For more on this topic, check out this week's Third Eye Weekly. Featured song: “Too Much Space Man” by Diane Coffee Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
For “Perspective Week” at BTRtoday Zach Schepis and Lisa Autz ask people about a time in their lives when they wish they were able to change how they saw a certain situation. For more on this topic, check out this week's Third Eye Weekly. Featured song: “Needs” by Baio Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
Brooke and her guest, actress Lebogang Ashleigh Fisher, discuss dating in today’s world. They cover Tinder, compare American men to those from other countries and share the cold hard truth: New York is a romantic city that pretty much always smells like pee. Follow Brooke Comegys on Twitter and Instagram. Follow Lebogang Ashleigh Fisher on Instagram. Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
Donald Trump talks a mighty game, but is he really trying to compensate for something much smaller? For "Tiny Week" at BTRtoday, Lisa Autz and Zach Schepis ask people on the streets of New York City whether or not they think the presumptive Republican nominee for President of the United States is well-qualified... and well-endowed. For more on this topic, check out this week's Third Eye Weekly. Featured song: “Penis Glove” by The Adventures of the Silver Spaceman Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
If you could travel through space, where in the universe would you go? For "Space Week" at BTRtoday, Lisa Autz and Zach Schepis ask people on the streets of New York City which interstellar regions and far away planets they might venture to if given the opportunity. For more on this topic, check out this week's Third Eye Weekly. Featured song: “Electric Love” by He's My Brother She's My Sister Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
In what might be the weirdest episode yet, Brooke is joined in the tub by The Chris Gethard Show’s David Bluvband, aka The Human Fish. They talk about the word "crazy," flip off the camera and, spoiler alert: Brooke feels David's body hair. Follow Brooke Comegys on Twitter and Instagram. Follow David Bluvband on Twitter and Instragram. Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
Stranded on a desert island, alone, and without a means to escape... what would you choose to bring with you? Whether it's books or vodka, for "Island Week” at BTR, Lisa Autz and Zach Schepis ask people on the streets of New York City what comforts they would bring to their tropical isolation. For more on this topic, check out this week's Third Eye Weekly. Featured song: “Merchants of Soul” by Spoon Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
For "Break Week" at BTR, Lisa Autz and Zach Schepis ask people in New York City what they would do if they could take a break from all the responsibilities in their busy lives. For more on this topic, check out this week's Third Eye Weekly. Featured song: “Pocket Change” by Lettuce Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
Brooke flies solo in the bathtub to talk about the future. She shares her experience of a recent robot interaction and what we can expect thirty years from now. Things don't look great, and it's somehow all Instagram's fault. Brooke Comegys on Twitter and Instagram. Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
We all have our quirks that may weird out friends and family if revealed. For "Strange Week" at BTR, Zach Schepis and Lisa Autz ask people on the streets of New York City to give us the dirt on their strangest interests or habits. For more on this topic, check out this week's Third Eye Weekly. Featured song: “Dark Knight In Shining Armor” by Pujol Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
Amongst the overlapping currents of political slandering and entertainment media, it can be hard to keep track of the issues that matter most. For "Focus Week" at BTR, Zach Schepis and Lisa Autz ask people in New York City whether our culture has lost focus in addressing the pertinent issues of our time. For more on this topic, check out this week's Third Eye Weekly. Featured song: “Needs” by Baio Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
Brooke is joined in the bathtub by her pal, Petey Pounds. Together, the duo clears the air on vaping... and also nipples. Follow Petey Pounds on Twitter and Instagram. Follow Brooke Comegys on Twitter and Instagram. Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
Is our culture helping or hindering the acceptance of more diverse body images? For "Body Week" at BTR, Zach Schepis and Lisa Autz ask people on the streets of New York City if they truly see a positive body movement underway. For more on this topic, check out this week's Third Eye Weekly. Featured song: “How” by Daughter Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
We've all faced moments in our lives when we were forced to atone for mistakes. For "Redemption Week" at BTR, Zach Schepis and Lisa Autz ask people on the streets of New York City about decisions that have righted wrongs and healed relationships. For more on this topic, check out this week's Third Eye Weekly. Featured song: “Factory Flaws” by Young Galaxy Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
Brooke is joined in the tub this week by makeup artist Melanie Licata of SyFy’s Face Off to discuss what it’s like to get criticism from strangers via social media. Follow Melanie Licata on Twitter. Follow Brooke Comegys on Twitter and Instagram. Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
An epidemic is the rampant outbreak of anything from a disease to a cultural phenomenon. For "Epidemic Week” at BTR, Zach Schepis and Lisa Autz ask people in NYC what they consider to be the greatest epidemic facing our world. For more on this topic, check out this week's Third Eye Weekly. Featured song: “One Day” by The Child Of Lov (Featuring Damon Albarn) 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! Is it possible to live a natural lifestyle in a teeming metropolis? For "Natural Week" at BTR, Zach Schepis and Lisa Autz ask people on the streets of New York City how they find holistic balance in one of the busiest industrial epicenters of the world. For more on this topic, check out this week's Third Eye Weekly. Featured song: “Born Tight” by Man Man
Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App! What do carrots, Danny Devito's couture, and expensive jeans have to do with one another? Somehow, they all play into Brooke's fashion sense. Follow Brooke Comegys on Twitter and Instagram.
Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App! Can you capture your personality in one word? For "Essence Week” at BTR, Zach Schepis and Lisa Autz ask people on the streets of New York City about the core of their personalities and how the world has helped to shape their characters. For more on this topic, check out this week's Third Eye Weekly. Featured song: “Planting Flowers” by Shadow In The Cracks
Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App! What does it take to build a happy community? For "Community Week" at BTR, Zach Schepis and Lisa Autz take to the streets to learn about what people want their communities to aspire to. For more on this topic, check out this week's Third Eye Weekly. Featured song: “Owl (Featuring Doom)” by The Child Of Lov
Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App! Look, Brooke loves her mom, okay? But that doesn’t mean Brooke’s mom doesn’t drive her crazy sometimes. Today, sit down for a juice cleanse and a little bathtime maternal bitching. Follow Brooke Comegys on Twitter and Instagram.
Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App! Vivid, recurring dreams can considerably impact our lives. For "Dream Week" at BTR, Zach Schepis and Lisa Autz speak to people about the most memorable dreams of their lives, and whether any significance lies within the subconscious. For more on this topic, check out this week's Third Eye Weekly. Featured song: “Dreams” by Jessica Pratt
Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App! Humor relaxes tension and brings about happiness during the day. As part of "Positivity Week" at BTR, Zach Schepis and Lisa Autz take to the streets to learn about what makes people laugh. For more on this topic, check out this week's Third Eye Weekly. Featured song: “Waiting” by Black Lips
Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App! In this follicle-focused episode of Bitch Talk, Brooke talks manbuns, shaved heads, and finding hair in the strangest places. Follow Brooke Comegys on Twitter and Instagram.
Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App! Revolutionary ideas don't have to change the entire political climate to be important and impacting. As part of “Revolution Week” at BTR, Zach Schepis and Lisa Autz talk to people in New York City about their own involvement in movements and the revolutions, no matter how small, that they hope to lead in the future. For more on this topic, check out this week's Third Eye Weekly. Featured song: “Everywhere I'm Local” by Har Mar Superstar
Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App! Sometimes a simple smile or giving up of one's seat can completely change someone else's day. As part of “Change Week” at BTR, Zach Schepis and Lisa Autz hit the streets to learn about how people create small changes to make large impacts on the daily lives of others. For more on this topic, check out this week's Third Eye Weekly. Featured song: “Holdin' On” by Good Field
Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App! Just in time for that scariest month of all -- February, yes, February -- Brooke is ready to share her thoughts on ghosts. Believe in them or not, when you see them, they’ll scare the crap out of you! Follow Brooke Comegys on Twitter and Instagram.
The existence of parallel universes is a theory in physics that allows us to open our minds to what could be possible in another similar realm. As part of “Parallel Week” at BTR, Zach Schepis and Lisa Autz asked people in NYC about their visions of a parallel universe and what their place might be in an alternate world. For more on this topic, check out this week's Third Eye Weekly. Featured song: “Don't Make Me Hit You” by Har Mar Superstar
It’s “Launch Week” at BTR, as we celebrate the unveiling of our new website and mobile app. That means big changes and, in that spirit, BTR’s Zach Schepis and Lisa Autz take to the streets of New York City to ask people about big changes in their own lives. Ideas from eating healthier to living more fulfilling lives are discussed as people imagine the best changes they can make for themselves. For more on this topic, check out this week's Third Eye Weekly. Featured song: “Do It” by Good Field
Nobody knows what the future might hold or what changes could uproot everything we know. BTR ‘s Zach Schepis and Lisa Autz take to the streets of Manhattan to ask people what aspects of our society they think are built to last.
Inspirations for our creative endeavors usually come from a particular muse or event. BTR’s Zach Schepis and Lisa Autz take to the streets to ask people about their greatest sources of inspiration and creativity.
Brooke is joined in the bathtub by her first ever guest, Margaret, to talk about life after college. They discuss what life has been like since finishing school, how to assess their worth, and keeping their minds sharp.
BTR’s Lisa Autz and Zach Schepis recently visited the Javits Center in New York City to speak with marathon runners, health-product representatives, and the general public about their top fitness goals for the year.