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.)
Brandon Bird's paintings place minor celebrities into bizarre situations, which often combine ridiculousness with banality.
Direct download: tsoya070130_brandonbird.mp3
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Guest Tim Hornyak is the author of Loving the Machine: The Art and Science of Japanese Robots.
Direct download: tsoya070126_robots.mp3
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Guest Woodrow Phoenix discusses his book "Plastic Culture: How Japanese Toys Conquered the World."
Direct download: tsoya070124_toys.mp3
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Sketch comedy from Los Angeles' "Clifford & Kidd"
Direct download: tsoya070122_models.mp3
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Jeff Chang won the American Book Award for his book, "Can't Stop Won't Stop: A History of the Hip-Hop Generation."  We talk about Jay-Z.
Direct download: tsoya070118_jeffchang.mp3
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Jeff Chang talks about the "crack rap" phenomenon.
Direct download: crackrap.mp3
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Soul singer Omar started the new classic soul movement in the late 1980s in the UK.  It's taken fifteen years and the professed admiration
of US stars like Erykah Badu and D'Angelo to bring him to US audiences.
Direct download: tsoya070117_omar.mp3
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David Koechner (Anchorman, SNL) and Dave (Gruber) Allen (Freaks & Geeks) talk about their new Comedy Central series, "The Naked Trucker & T-Bones Show."
Direct download: tsoya070112_nakedtrucker.mp3
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Jamie Hewlett is co-creator of The Gorillaz, as well as an award-winning designer and the creator of Tank Girl.
Direct download: tsoya070109_jamiehewlett.mp3
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Brendan Canty is the creator of the film series Burn to Shine, and a member of the band Fugazi.
Direct download: tsoya070105_burntoshine.mp3
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