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.)

Prof. Eric Hoffman and Dr. Gary Rudoren are comedy researchers who've created Comedy by the Numbers: 169 Secrets of Humor and Popularity.

Direct download: tsoya080330_comedybythenumbers.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:45pm EDT

We're having a t-shirt contest, looking for a design for a special, super-limited-edition T for our upcoming Maximum Fun Drive.  Anyone can enter and anyone can vote on the entries.  Visit pixish.com and search for TSOYA.
Direct download: tshirtcontest.pdf
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:56pm EDT

Ben Karlin was editor of The Onion, Executive Producer and Head Writer of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, a writer on America: The Book and co-creator of The Colbert Report.  He's just edited a book called Things I've Learned From Women Who've Dumped Me.

Direct download: tsoya080313_benkarlin.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:34pm EDT

One of the LA alt-comedy scenes newest faces and one of its veterans perform standup.

Direct download: tsoya083010_kindlermurphy.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:00pm EDT

A special video request from Jesse: ask your local public radio stations to carry The Sound of Young America.  The stakes are huge for the future of the show, and a quick phone call or email can make a huge difference.
Direct download: jesseipod.m4v
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:30pm EDT

Tony Millionaire is the creator of the cartoon strip Maakies, which runs in alternative newspapers around the country.  The strip has recently been picked up as a television series on adult swim called The Drinky Crow Show.

Direct download: tsoya080303_tonymillionaire.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:24pm EDT