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.)

Colin Hay is a Scotland-born, Australia-raised, Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter.  He was also the frontman of the 1980s rock group Men at Work.

Direct download: tsoya071030_colinhay.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:28pm EDT

Dan Deacon is an electronic pop musician with a background in electronic art music.  His latest album of frenzied ecstatic tunes is Spiderman of the Rings.

Direct download: tsoya07102307_dandeacon.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:50am EDT

Rocker Kenna was born in Ethiopia and raised in Cincinatti and Virginia.  His dramatic, new-wavey records are co-produced by Chad Hugo of the super-producing duo The Neptunes.

Direct download: tsoya071022_kenna.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:25pm EDT

The Sklar Brothers, standup comics and television and radio hosts, return to The Sound of Young America.  They have a new standup comedy CD called Sklar Maps, as well as a new series on Superdeluxe.com.

Direct download: tsoya071018_sklarbrothers.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:11pm EDT

Brian Posehn and Steve Agee are co-stars of The Sarah Silverman Program.  They play Brian and Steve, Sarah's gay, nerdy neighbords.

Direct download: tsoya071015_posehnandagee.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:12pm EDT

Ask the Optimist

An audio adaptation of a piece from George Saunders' most recent book, The Braindead Megaphone.  Features Dan Klein of Kasper Hauser, Andy Daly (The Office, Mad TV), John Hodgman, Xeni Jardin, Jonathan Katz and more.

Direct download: tsoya071011_asktheoptimist.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:17am EDT

George Saunders is a MacArthur grant-winning satirist.  His newest book is The Brain-Dead Megaphone.

Direct download: tsoya071004_georgesaunders.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:31pm EDT