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BreakThru Radio Weekly

J. McVay, BTRtoday

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BreakThru Radio Weekly
86 minJUN 26
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"Life During Quarantine

Did Fireworks Conspiracies Fizzle Out? // BTRtoday
Trump tells aides he supports second round of stimulus checks, but White House divisions remain // Washington Post

There’s Still An Election

“Insurgent” Progressives Do It Again // BTRtoday
Are We Headed for a Voter-Suppression Catastrophe in November? // NY Mag
CNN Poll: Trump losing ground to Biden amid chaotic week
Biden Takes Dominant Lead as Voters Reject Trump on Virus and Race // NY Times

What Else?

Above the Law: The Data Are In on Police, Killing, and Race // Public Discourse

Our Week In Media

This American Life: Here Again (6/12/20)

Quick Hits & Rehash

Bubba Wallace & NASCAR take on racism

Movie Review/Chat: ‘Shirley’

Director: Josephine Decker
Starring: Elisabeth Moss, Odessa Young, Michael Stuhlbarg, Logan Lerman
Distributor: Neon

BTR Live Studio Revisited: Vagabon + Worriers

Episode Credits

Producer/Host: J. McVay
Associate Producer/Contributor: Joe Virgiliito
Contributor on Movies: Jacqueline Soller
Composer/Editor: Hansdale Hsu


00:00 - Intro
01:28 - Life During Quarantine: fireworks in cities / Trump wants to buy the election w/ federal money
18:09 - There’s Still An Election: progressives win primaries / looming voter suppression nightmare / Biden is way ahead in polls right now
40:05 - Other News: data on police violence
44:11 - Our Week In Media: Revisiting ‘A People's History of the United States’ / This American Life: Here Again
49:04 - Quick Hits: NASCAR vs. racism
57:40 - “Cold Apartment” (BTR Live Studio, 2017) - Vagabon
61:20 - Movie Review: Jacqueline Soller on ‘Shirley’
62:39 - Movie Chat w/ Jacqueline Soller & J. McVay (Spoiler Alert)
81:25 - “Jinx/Glutton For Distance” (BTR Live Studio, 2015) - Worriers
85:52 - Outro/credits
86:33 - Finish.
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