NPR: 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.)
Sa-Ra are a group of three hip-hop producer/performers whose first album The Hollywood Recordings is now available.  They've worked with artists ranging from Dr. Dre and Ice T to Bilal and Pharoahe Monch.
Direct download: tsoya070529_sara.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:39 AM

With his brother Sid Krofft, Marty Krofft produced many of the 1970s best remembered childrens shows, including HR Puffnstuff and Land of the Lost, as well as a number of variety shows.  The latter included Donnie and Marie Osmond, the Brady Kids, and Barbara Mandrell and the Mandrell Sisters.
Direct download: tsoya070522_martykrofft.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:10 AM

Bob Odenkirk is the co-creator of Mr. Show with Bob and David, and a feature film director.  His newest project is the web series Derek and Simon.
Direct download: tsoya070516_bobodenkirk.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:52 PM

Guests Amelie Gillette of The AV Club and Alex Blagg of BestWeekEver.TV discuss the proliferation of celebrity snark.
Direct download: tsoya070510_celebritysnark.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:40 PM

Jack El-Hai is the author of The Lobotomist: A Maverick Medical Genius and his Tragic Quest to Rid the World of Mental Illness.
Direct download: tsoya070508_thelobotomist.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:18 AM

Sarah Thyre is the author of the memoir Dark at the Roots.  As an actress, she's been seen on Strangers with Candy and Late Night with Conan O'Brien, among other venues.
Direct download: tsoya070503_sarahthyre.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:24 PM

Anne Beatts was an original writer on Saturday Night Live as well as the first female editor of the National Lampoon.  She also created the cult sitcom Square Pegs.
Direct download: tsoya070501_annebeatts.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:50 PM