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 Mulaney is a standup comic and writer for Saturday Night Live. His first comedy CD is The Top Part.

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Merlin Mann, The Bros. Chaps (Homestar Runner) and Jeff Olsen (adultswim.com) talk with Jesse about building a brand online at the 2009 Integrated Media Association conference.

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Steven Johnson is a writer on the history of ideas whose books include The Ghost Map and Everything Bad Is Good For You.  His latest is The Invention of Air.

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We talk with three of the writers behind the strange and irreverent basketball blog Free Darko.  Their new book is The Macrophenomenal Pro Basketball Almanac.

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The Whitest Kids U Know are a sketch comedy group based in New York.  Their eponymous television series is in its third season on IFC.

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Jeffrey Tambor is a veteran actor best known for his roles as Hank Kingsley on The Larry Sanders Show and the patriarch of the Bluth family on Arrested Development.

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Miss Piggy is a model, actress and now author.  Her new book is The Diva Code.

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Jenna Fischer is an actress, best known for her portrayal of the secretary Pam on NBC's The Office.

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Wedding Announcements from Kasper Hauser's upcoming book Weddings of the Times.

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Sean Cullen is a Canadian comic, seen on Last Comic Standing and on his own Comedy Central Presents special.  Zion I are a Bay Area hip-hop group whose new album is The Takeover.  They performed at our live recording in San Francisco.

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