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BreakThru Radio Weekly

By J. McVay, BTRtoday

BreakThru Radio Weekly is a weekly podcast that features regular contributors offering their views on major political and/or cultural topics of the day. Additionally, it features a weekly movie review and discussion, 1st Person stories from people we encounter on the streets of NYC, and a preview of a song from an upcoming episode of BTR Live Studio. Recurring segments and coverage: FILM FESTIVALS: Tribeca Film Festival 2019 (Part 1 & Part 2), New York Film Festival 2018 (Part 1 & Part 2), Tribeca Film Festival 2018 (Part 1 & Part 2) 2009 FILM RETRO: The Hurt Locker,

  1. 1.
    Ep 186 // Election Countdown: Donald Trump Doesn’t Care If You Live or Die (or if your vote is counted)10/29/2020
    1:13:47
  2. 2.
    Ep 185 // Election Countdown: Sasse & Cornyn edge, Biden vetting GOP appointees (maybe), and Rudy meets Borat10/22/2020
    1:08:10
  3. 3.
    Ep 184 // Election Countdown: Fundraising Records, Early Voting, SCOTUS, & Failed Smears10/16/2020
    1:10:03
  4. 4.
    Ep 183 // Election Countdown: a SCOTUS Seat, Trump’s Taxes, a Terrible Debate… and he’s got COVID-1910/09/2020
    1:12:33
  5. 5.
    Ep 182 // 10yr Film Retro: ‘The King’s Speech’10/02/2020
    1:04:56
  6. 6.
    Ep 181 // Meet BTR: Nikkiesha McLeod / ‘I’m Thinking of Ending Things’09/25/2020
    1:07:56
  7. 7.
    Ep 180 // Trump Doesn’t Care, Dems Need To Focus, & New Oscar Rules09/18/2020
    1:11:58
  8. 8.
    Ep 179 // Paul Ollinger w/ Matt Ruby / ‘Buoyancy’09/11/2020
    1:00:54
  1. 9.
    Ep 178 // Excellent Adventures, Bogus Journeys, & Music Faced09/04/2020
    1:08:17
  2. 10.
    Ep 177 // The VoiceLove Project / ‘Mr. Jones’08/28/2020
    1:18:46
  3. 11.
    Ep 176 // Bold Economic Action vs. COVID-19 w/ L. Randall Wray / ‘She Dies Tomorrow’08/21/2020
    1:06:30
  4. 12.
    Ep 175 // Lobbyist Influence at the DNC w/ David Moore08/14/2020
    53:19
  5. 13.
    Ep 174 // Best Movies of 2020 So Far + Pandemic First Watches08/07/2020
    58:51
  6. 14.
    Ep 173 // Medical Professionals Call For Reset / Trump & A Disputed Election / ‘John Lewis: Good Trouble’07/31/2020
    1:02:25
  7. 15.
    Ep 172 // Rabbi Avram Mlotek w/ Matt Ruby07/24/2020
    1:00:09
  8. 16.
    Ep 171 // ‘House of Hummingbird’ / ‘Palm Springs’07/17/2020
    55:38
  9. 17.
    Ep 170 // ‘Hamilton’07/10/2020
    1:03:33
  10. 18.
    Ep 169 // Conservative Hypocrisy / Russian Bounties / The Roberts Court / Box Office Loophole07/03/2020
    1:03:27
  11. 19.
    Ep 168 // Fireworks / Rigging an Election / Progressive Wins / Police Violence Quantified / ‘Shirley’06/26/2020
    1:26:32
  12. 20.
    Ep 167 // Ana Goñi-Lessan on Houston & George Floyd / ‘Da 5 Bloods’06/19/2020
    1:11:02
  13. 21.
    Ep 166 // Andre Green On Our Current Inflection Point06/12/2020
    1:01:27
  14. 22.
    Ep 165 // George Floyd, Protests, and Police Riots06/05/2020
    1:06:13
  15. 23.
    Ep 164 // A Looming Eviction Crisis / The Future of Moviegoing / 100,000 Deaths in the U.S.05/29/2020
    1:07:50
  16. 24.
    Ep 163 // Movies For The Pandemic05/22/2020
    1:10:00
  17. 25.
    Ep 162 // Pandemic Parenting w/ George Flanagan & Maggie Oliver05/15/2020
    1:40:49
  18. 26.
    Ep 161 // Trump & Kushner Mismanage COVID-19 + Biden’s VP Options / ‘Driveways’05/08/2020
    1:09:33
  19. 27.
    Ep 160 // Life During Quarantine + There’s Still An Election / ‘Extraction’05/01/2020
    1:02:47
  20. 28.
    Ep 159 // 2020 Election Preview / ‘Selah and the Spades’04/24/2020
    1:09:47
  21. 29.
    Ep 158 // Joe Biden Has A Podcast / ‘Tigertail’04/17/2020
    1:04:55
  22. 30.
    Ep 157 // Two COVID-19 Doctors Take To Instagram / The Case for Cuomo Over Biden (or not?) / ‘Slay The Dragon’04/10/2020
    1:03:38
  23. 31.
    Ep 156 // Matt Ruby on COVID-19 / ‘Swallow’04/03/2020
    1:07:41
  24. 32.
    Ep 155 // COVID-19 and the Case for Medicare For All / ‘Contagion’ (2011)03/27/2020
    1:10:05
  25. 33.
    Ep 154 // The Democratic Primaries vs. COVID-19 / ‘Lost Girls’03/20/2020
    57:38
  26. 34.
    Ep 153 // Sanders vs. Biden vs. Trump vs. COVID-19 / ‘Onward'03/13/2020
    1:03:40
  27. 35.
    Ep 152 // Super Tuesday & Beyond / ‘The Invisible Man’03/06/2020
    1:09:44
  28. 36.
    Ep 151 // Meet BTR: Maggie Oliver / ‘The Lodge’02/28/2020
    1:10:39
  29. 37.
    Ep 150 // Prediction Markets & Elections / ‘Birds of Prey’02/21/2020
    1:00:15
  30. 38.
    Ep 149 // Meet BTR: Joe Virgillito / ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’02/14/2020
    1:14:46
  31. 39.
    Ep 148 // ‘1917’ / ‘Little Women / ‘Jojo Rabbit’02/07/2020
    1:11:58
  32. 40.
    Ep 147 // Betting on the Super Bowl / ‘Beanpole’01/31/2020
    1:04:12
  33. 41.
    Ep 146 // Oscar Nominations + 2019 Film Favorites01/24/2020
    1:29:18
  34. 42.
    Ep 145 // ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’01/14/2020
    58:17
  35. 43.
    Ep 144 // Tim Kreider, Pt 2 w/ Matt Ruby / ‘Uncut Gems’01/10/2020
    1:10:16
  36. 44.
    Ep 143 // Tim Kreider, Pt 1 w/ Matt Ruby / Movie Catch-Up01/03/2020
    58:07
  37. 45.
    Ep 142 // Films of the Decade / 2019 Review, cont’d12/27/2019
    55:48
  38. 46.
    Ep 141 // 2019 Review / ‘Parasite’12/20/2019
    55:52
  39. 47.
    Ep 140 // Meet BTR: Lottie Leymarie / ‘Honey Boy’12/13/2019
    1:05:53
  40. 48.
    Ep 139 // ‘Marriage Story’ / ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’12/06/2019
    1:02:57
  41. 49.
    Ep 138 // Arielle the Herbalist w/ Matt Ruby / ‘Knives Out’11/29/2019
    1:09:12
  42. 50.
    Ep 137 // John Cook on Climate Change Communication w/ Joe Virgillito / ‘Ford v Ferrari’11/22/2019
    1:07:31

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