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.)

Standup comedy from Jarrett Grode.

Direct download: tsoya070831_jarrettgrode.mp3
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Comedian Paul F. Tompkins is a regular on VH1 talking head series, was a castmember of HBO's Mr. Show and Real Time with Bill Maher, and is really really funny.

Direct download: tsoya070828_paulftompkins.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:43pm EDT

John Sellers is the author of Perfect From Now On How Indie Rock Saved My Life.

Direct download: tsoya070824_johnsellers.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:31pm EDT

Brian Coleman is the author of the book Check the Technique Liner Notes for Hip Hop Junkies.  The book is an oral history of the hip hop canon.

Direct download: tsoya070820_briancoleman.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:40pm EDT

Comedy sketch from LA's Oh You and Your Bone Spurs.

Direct download: tsoya070817_cineastes.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:30pm EDT

Mick Brown was the last journalist to speak with Phil Spector before the legendary music producer murdered a young woman.  He is the author of Tearing Down the Wall of Sound.

Direct download: tsoya070813_philspector.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:09am EDT

The Lifesavas are the leading light in the Portland, Oregon hip-hop scene.  Their new record is conceived as the soundtrack to a lost blacksploitation film.

Direct download: tsoya070807_lifesavas.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:00am EDT

The Lifesavas talk about their Portland roots, their introduction to the Native Tongues, and more.

Direct download: tsoya070807_lifesavasbonus.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:00am EDT

Live performance from standup comic Dan Mintz

Direct download: tsoya070803_danmintz.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:32am EDT