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.)

Mark Frauenfelder is the founder of BoingBoing, the editor of Make Magazine, and the author of the new book Made By Hand, about the pleasure of making things yourself.​

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Comedian Matt Braunger has been seen on Comedy Central, The Late Show with David Letterman and Late Night with Conan O'Brien.  He was also a cast member of Mad TV.​

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Kyle Ryan and Genevieve Koski of The AV Club join Jesse to recommend the best in popular culture.  Kyle recommends the latest Roots album, How I Got Over and the documentary film, Winnebago Man.  Genevieve recommends the new Robyn release, Body Talk Pt. 1 and the Starz show, Party Down.
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Gerald Casale and Mark Mothersbaugh are founding members of the art-rock band Devo.  They had remarkable chart success in the early 1980s, including the hit Whip It.  Their philosophy of devolution, compelling videos and bold aesthetic presentation were as big a part of the band as their danceable rock music.  Their latest record, Something For Everybody, is their first since 1990.​

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The band Hanson hit it big as teenagers in the late 1990s with the megahit ​MmBop.  More than a decade later, they're still making acclaimed R&B-infused pop rock.  Their latest album is Shout It Out.

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W. Kamau Bell is a San Francisco-based comedian who soaks up politics and pop culture and filters it through a racial lens, using his irreverent thoughts and critiques as fodder for his comedy. He recently ended a run of his critically-acclaimed one-man show, "The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in About an Hour".  His television appearances include performances on Comics Unleashed and Comedy Central, and he is a co-founder of The Solo Performance Workshop.​

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Kyle Kinane is an emerging stand up comedian who mixes a honest, self-deprecating delivery with his natural story-telling ability. He's recently toured with Patton Oswalt and Brian Posehn. Kyle has also been a guest on several comedy podcasts, including Doug Benson's "Doug Loves Movies", Marc Maron's WTF, Comedy and Everything Else, and The Adam Carolla podcast.

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Nick Thune is a stand up comedian, actor, guitarist and writer. His observational humor often interlaces storytelling with music. He's made the late night rounds doing stand up on The Tonight Show and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and as a correspondent on The Jay Leno Show. He's also had his own Comedy Central special and created the web series "Nick's Big Show". He recently released his debut album, Thick Noon, on Comedy Central Records.​

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