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.)

California State Assemblymember Tom Ammiano is a fixture of the San Francisco political scene.  He was the first openly gay man elected to a school board in California, and went on to become president of the City's board of supervisors.  He's also been a standup comic for over thirty years.

Direct download: tsoya090226_tomammiano.mp3
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Jello Biafra is a legendary free speech advocate and punk rock vocalist.  We talked with him at our live show in San Francisco.

Direct download: tsoya090223_jellobiafra.mp3
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Jeffrey Tambor updates us on the state of the Arrested Development film.

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How's Your News is a new series on MTV which follows a group of reporters with disabilities across the country.  Arthur Bradford created How's Your News many ten years ago at a summer camp for the disabled, and Jeremy Vest is a member of the reporting team.

Direct download: tsoya090219_howsyournews.mp3
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Larry Wilmore is a comedy writer and performer.  He's the author of "I'd Rather We Got Casinos," and is The Daily Show's Senior Black Correspondent.  He also wrote for In Living Color and created the sitcoms The Bernie Mac Show and The PJs.

Direct download: tsoya090216_larrywilmore.mp3
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Poet Michael Robbins reads his poem  "Alien Vs. Predator."

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Spike Feresten wrote for David Letterman, The Simpsons, Seinfeld and Saturday Night Live before going in front of the camera.  Now he's hosting an hour-long late-night talkshow on FOX called, appropriately, "Talk Show with Spike Feresten."

Direct download: tsoya090205_spikeferesten.mp3
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Neil Gaiman is the author of the dark children's fantasy novel "Coraline."  Henry Selick is the director of the new stop motion animated film based on Gaiman's book.

Direct download: tsoya090202_coraline.mp3
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