Bullseye with Jesse Thorn
Bullseye from NPR is your curated guide to culture. Jesse Thorn hosts in-depth interviews with brilliant creators, culture picks from our favorite critics and irreverent original comedy. Bullseye has been featured in Time, The New York Times, GQ and McSweeney's, which called it "the kind of show people listen to in a more perfect world." (Formerly known as The Sound of Young America.)

David Rakoff is an essayist, journalist, and a regular contributor to This American Life.  His latest book is a collection of essays called Half Empty, on taking down optimism and championing pessimism.

Direct download: tsoya110103_rakoff.mp3
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