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.)

Comics writer Brian Michael Bendis joins us from the stage of the Bridgetown Comedy Festival in Portland.

Direct download: tsoya090528_brianmichaelbendis.mp3
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Comedian/singer/artist Reggie Watts performs on The Sound of Young America Live! at the Bridgetown Comedy Festival.
Direct download: TSOYA_-_Reggie_Watts_-_iPod.mp4
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Mirah performs live on the Sound of Young America at the Bridgetown Comedy Festival in Portland.
Direct download: TSOYA_-_Mirah_-_iPod.mp4
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Blitzen Trapper perform live in Portland on The Sound of Young America.
Direct download: TSOYA_Blitzen_Trapper_-_iPod.mp4
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Nick Kroll has been featured in the television shows Cavemen, Sit Down & Shut Up, The Human Giant and The Life & Times of Tim.  He's also the author of Bar Mitzvah Disco.

Direct download: tsoya090519_nickkroll.mp3
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Rian Johnson is a film director best known for his 2006 film Brick.  His new film is The Brothers Bloom.

Direct download: tsoya090514_rianjohnson.mp3
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A short video directed by Adam Lisagor for maximumfun.org.
Direct download: therightquestions.mp4
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Mike Clattenburg is the creator of The Trailer Park Boys, a Canadian sitcom that has become an international phenomenon.

Direct download: tsoya090512_trailerparkboys.mp3
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Last year we made a TV pilot, which was ultimately derailed by a network format change.  As a special pledge drive treat, I've uploaded it.
Direct download: tsoyapilot.mp4
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Bun B is half of the legendary hip-hop group UGK.  His partner, Pimp C, died in 2007.  Their new album is UGK For Life.

Direct download: tsoya090504_bunb.mp3
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Hey friends --

If you're reading this, you're subscribed to the podcast feed of The Sound of Young America in a feed reader like Google Reader or bloglines.

Bully to you for that, says I.

I'm writing to remind you that May 1st-15th is our annual MaxFunDrive.  We only ask you for money once a year, and now is that time.

There are tons of amazing thank-you gifts, and pledge levels from $2 a month to $200 a month.  If you care about this show, please support it.

Click here to donate.

Jesse
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In a commentary, Scott Simpson says he'll never go into the family business.

Direct download: tsoya090503_shoestoredj.mp3
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Lloyd Kaufman is co-founder of Troma Entertainment, one of the oldest continuously operating independent film companies in the country.  Troma are best known for their often bizarre cult films, like the iconic Toxic Avenger series.

Direct download: tsoya090501_lloydkaufman.mp3
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