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It’s Fanaticism Week on BTR! On today’s show, we’re taking a closer look at how members of the LGBT community are depicted on TV (specifically, MTV’s “Teen Wolf”) with BTR’s own Molly Freeman. After the promotional air raid, we’re featuring previously unaired interview audio from past Third Eye guests. Tune in to hear more about Occupy Sandy efforts on Staten Island with last week’s guest, Goldi Guerra. And later, we feature more of Tanya Silverman’s interview with Sasha Abramsky, author of “The American Way of Poverty”.
It’s Buried Week on BTR! On today’s show, we’re looking back at two years of ‘Occupying’ Wall Street and the rest of America with Kari Koch, an activist who has worked with Occupy Portland. Plus, are wooden coffins and costly cremations becoming a thing of the past? Joe Sehee, founder of the Green Burial Council, joins us to talk about the most ecologically, and spiritually, friendly ways to dispose of human remains. But first, we remember Lou Reed…
It’s Community Week at BTR! On today’s show, we’re bringing you the interviews behind two headlines you can find on the BreakThru Radio site today. Up first, Dr. Deborah Peel is a psychoanalyst and founder of Patients Privacy Rights who helps us better understand the new ways that Google is infringing on the rights of its users. And later, Tanya Silverman talks more about urban development with John J. George of the Detroit Blight Busters, a charitable group helping the Motor City fight decay.
It’s Propaganda Week at BTR! On today’s show, Joep Drummen of the Big Internet Museum joins us to talk about their latest exhibition on local networks. And later, author Les Leopold returns to discuss his latest book, “How to Earn A Million Dollars An Hour: Why Hedge Funds Get Away With Siphoning America’s Wealth”.
The grand finale for New Museum’s StreetFest shows NYC is a city just chuck full of ideas.
It’s Reunion Week on BTR! On today’s show, we feature audio from Jordan Reisman’s interview with the founders of the Found Footage Festival.
It’s Hair Week on BTR! On today’s show, filmmakers Jason Stefaniak and Siobhan O’Loughlin join us to talk about their short film, This is My Body. And later, BTR’s Molly Freeman breaks down the wide world of hair blogs.
It’s Word Week on BTR! On today’s show, John Knefel of Radio Dispatch recounts his recent visit to Guantanamo Bay and Christian Reese joins us to talk prison libraries. Photo courtesy of the National Guard.
It’s Help Week on BTR! On today’s program, Diana Robinson of the Food Chain Workers Alliance tells about their Welcome Table outreach program that seeks to engage foodies in the fight for fair food. Later, ProPublica’s Abraham Lustgarten tells us about how current regulations allow industry to pollute water aquifers we could one day rely on for our drinking water supply.
It’s Viral Week on BTR! On today’s episode, we bring you the second part of our segment on the first ever computer model of an organism. Syracuse University’s Jayodita Sangvhi talks to us about the ways in which their model must prove its experimental usefulness into the future. And later, security technologist and author Bruce Schneier helps us draw conclusions on the future of cyber espionage in the wake of recent Chinese malware attacks on the American press.
It’s Bullshit Week on BTR! On today’s episode of Third Eye Weekly, author Mark Weston joins us to talk about women’s rights in Saudi Arabia. And later, National Hockey League Fans’ Association President Jim Boone lets us know how much he does not give a puck.
On today’s program, the first ever computer map of an organism and DJ Margaret crashes our show.
It’s Health Week on BTR! Comfort Dogs prove to be Newton, CT’s new best friends and is it better to prepare for or prevent death?
On today’s show, a “best of 2012” album list that’s sure to throw you for a loop. Plus, a look back at one of the biggest stories of the year.

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