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.)

Jeffrey Blitz and Sean Welch were nominated for an Oscar for their first documentary feature, Spellbound.  Blitz went on to direct the fictional feature Rocket Science, as well as episodes of The Office.  Now, Blitz and Welch have a new documentary, called Lucky, about lottery winners.

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Trevor Groth is the director of programming at the Sundance Film Festival.  He started at the festival as a teenaged volunteer, and has been charged with reinvigorating its rebellious spirit.

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Derek Waters and Jeremy Konner are the creator and director of Drunk History, a series of shorts in which comedians get very, very drunk, then re-tell their favorite stories from history.  The stories are re-enacted, with drunken narration and dialogue, by actors like Don Cheadle and Jack Black.  It won the short film prize at Sundance.

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Biker Fox is a cycling enthusiast and local legend in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  Jeremy Lamberton is the director of a documentary feature about Biker and his eccentric lifestyle.  The film premiered at the Slamdance Film Festival in Park City.

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Drake Doremus' second feature, Douchebag, premiered at Sundance 2010.  It's about two brothers who hit the road before one's wedding.  It was inspired by Doremus relationship with the editor of his first feature, who makes his acting debut in Douchebag.

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Taika Waititi is the writer, director and star of "Boy," which premiered at this year's Sundance Film Festival.  James Rolleston is his pre-teen co-star.  The film, based on Waititi's Oscar-nominated short, is a funny and affecting coming-of-age story set in a rural New Zealand village.  Waititi previously directed "Eagle vs. Shark."

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Kevin Kline is one of America's greatest actors.  He's one of the few to have won an Oscar for a comic role (his amazing turn in "A Fish Called Wanda"), and he's been acclaimed for his work in everything from contemporary drama to Shakespeare to light opera.  We spoke with him at Sundance after the release of "

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Salvador Santana is a keyboard player and singer-songwriter.  His father is guitar legend Carlos Santana.  He's just released a new LP, Keyboard City.

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Loudon Wainwright III is an accomplished singer-songwriter, an occaisional actor, and the scion of a musical family.  Three of his children - Martha Wainwright, Rufus Wainwright and Lucy Wainwright Roche are professional musicians.

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