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Zach & Anna
We talk about our New Year's resolutions and feature some Third Eye highlights from the vaults, including an interview with esteemed writer Isabel Allende!
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 today’s podcast we’ll connect with Peter Ross Range, who is a world-traveled writer who has covered war, politics and international affairs.
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
For today’s podcast we’ll connect with Christian Almiron. He’s performed and recorded all over the world with artists such as Lupe Fiasco, Shakira, Nelly Furtado, Ja Rule, Fifth Harmony and many more.
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
For today’s podcast we’ll talk with Steve Katz, a guitarist and producer whose career is long and prolific, but perhaps best known as one of the founding members of Blood Sweat and Tears and an original member of the Blues Project.
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
For today’s podcast we’ll talk with Martin Bisi. He's been a musician and record producer since the 80s, and has realized albums from artists including Sonic Youth, Jon Zorn, and Swans, among many many others.
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
For today’s podcast we’ll talk with 3D artist Fernando Sosa, who turned Donald Trump into a butt plug.
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
For Mean week we talk about the meanest things that people have ever said or done to us and interview Mark Hamilton about how birth dates might correspond to fame.
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
For Irony Week we talk about the true meaning of irony and interview stand up comedian Defne Gencler to learn more about the tribulations and truths of the craft.
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
For today’s podcast we’ll talk with Brent Schrotenboer. He covers a wide range of topics for USA Today Sports, from games and personalities to investigations.
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
For today’s podcast we’ll talk with Tino Struckmann, formerly known as "Bodyguard-to-the-Stars."
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
For today’s podcast we’ll talk with Ben Logan, marketing coordinator for KeyARt, which just launched in New York.
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
For today’s podcast we’ll connect with Tina Muir. She is an elite, Saucony sponsored runner who achieved her dreams by representing her country in a major World Championship.
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
For today’s podcast we’ll talk bluntly with Scott Chipman. He's the founder of Citizens Against Legalizing Marijuana (CALM).
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
It's self week here at BTR, and for today’s podcast we’ll talk with Houman Bidarmaghz, the owner of Phoenix Martial Arts and a 5th degree taekwondo black belt.
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  
For today’s podcast we’re going to be talking with Michaelbrent Collings. He's an internationally-bestselling novelist, multiple Bram Stoker Award nominee, produced screenwriter, and one of the top indie horror writers in the United States.
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
We talk with Mercedes Yvette, finalist on America's Next Top Model, and talk about the strangest things that have ever happened to us.
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
Today’s podcast is about light, and we’re going to shed some light on the changing state of the recording industry.
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
Today’s podcast is about nostalgia, so we'll be talking with Dr. Mauricio Delgado, an associate professor of psychology at Rutgers, about the the neurological implications of nostalgia.
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
We talk about the myths and science behind GMOs and share an interview with a journalist who spent time living in a war zone.

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