Bradley Garrett is a photographer, researcher and accomplished Urban Explorer. About 7 years ago Bradley left his job as an archeologist studying ancient cities, and moved to London to do a phd on urban exploration. He quickly realized that exploring the hidden spaces of the urban present was a much more thrilling line of work than studying the ancient past.
Claire Carter is a curator at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art in Arizona. Her new show is called Covert Operations: Investigating the Known Unknowns. It's a deep dive into the post 9/11 security state as seen by 13 contemporary artists.
The Post Office has monitored far more letters than previously known, the relationship between discourse on the left and GamerGate, and a ton of listener mail.
It's Age Week on BTR! On today's show, we're talking about ageism in the tech industry, Germany's new approach to countering American surveillance, and for dessert, what we're looking forward to from 'Sharknado 2'. Plus, Arizona botches a lethal injection, and demonizing children back-fires on anti-immigrant groups.
It's Mash-Up Week on BTR! On today's show, "Pop Culture Pirate" Elisa Kreisinger chats about copyright law and how the struggle of being a feminist consumer of media is real, and later the man behind the "Puglet" Kickstarter tells us what it's like to be a non-news story in the mainstream media.
Snowden’s fire battling references at SXSW.