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.)

John Reiss is the director of the documentary film "Bomb It". The film focuses on the world wide phenomenon of graffiti.

Direct download: tsoya080630_bombit.mp3
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David A. Price is the author of The Pixar Touch: The Making Of A Company. The book traces the history of Pixar from technology company to entertainment behemoth.

Direct download: TSOYA080626_Pixartouch.mp3
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Benjamin Nugent is the author of "American Nerd: The Story of My People," a combination of memoir, sociology and reportage on the nerd in American life.

Direct download: tsoya080623_americannerd.mp3
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Ariel Schrag wrote the autobiographical comics Definition, Awkward and Potential while still in high school in the late 90s.  The books were just re-published.

Direct download: tsoya080621_arielschrag.mp3
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Mark Oliver Everett, sometimes known as E, joins us.  He's the frontman of the rotating cast that makes up the rock band The Eels.

Direct download: tsoya080617_eels.mp3
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Richard Zoglin is the author of "Comedy at the Edge: How stand-up comedy in the 1970's changed America".

Direct download: tsoya080612_comedyattheedge.mp3
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Tom Farley Jr. and Tanner Colby talk about their book "The Chris Farley Show: A Biography in Three Acts."

Direct download: tsoya080609_chrisfarleyshow.mp3
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TSOYA is live at Sketchfest NYC at the UCB Theater in New York on June 14th, with guests Ze Frank, Jay Smooth, Pangea 3000 and Dawn Landes.
Direct download: sketchfestnyc.pdf
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:10pm EDT

The Grouch is a fixture in the West Coast independent hip-hop scene, as a solo artist and as a member of The Living Legends.  The group help blaze the trail for independent, underground hip-hop in the early to mid 1990s.

Direct download: tsoya080602_grouch.mp3
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