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.)

Kerri Kenney-Silver, Thomas Lennon and Ken Marino talk about the history of the sketch comedy group The State.

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Michael Showalter and Michael Ian Black are the stars of the new Comedy Central series Michael & Michael Have Issues.  They're also founding members of The State.

Direct download: tsoya090727_michaelandmichael.mp3
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Armando Iannucci is one of the UK's most prominent comedy writers, producers and performers, having helped create shows like The Day Today and I'm Alan Partridge.  His new film, In the Loop, is headed to theaters here in the US.

Direct download: tsoya090717_armandoiannucci.mp3
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Marc Maron is a veteran standup comic whose new CD is entitled Final Engagement.  He hosts the Air America web show Break Room Live.

Direct download: tsoya090714_marcmaron.mp3
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Bill Withers is the singer-songwriter behind soul classics like Ain't No Sunshine, Lean on Me, Use Me, Just the Two of Us, Lovely Day and more.

Direct download: tsoya090706_billwithers.mp3
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Paul and Storm offer a cultural commentary in song.

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Au Revoir Simone are an all-female, all-keyboard indie pop band from Brooklyn, New York.  Their new CD is Still Night, Still Light.

Direct download: tsoya090702_aurevoirsimone.mp3
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