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.)

Peter Sagal of Wait Wait Don't Tell Me, wrestler-comedian Colt Cabana, singer Robbie Fulks and standup comic Cameron Esposito join Jesse in this live show recorded at Chicago's Second City.

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We're joined by Keith Phipps, the AV Club's editor and Scott Tobias, the AV Club's film editor to discuss their pop culture picks for April 2011.

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Das Racist is a Brooklyn hip hop trio known for tracks like "Combination Pizza Hut and Taco Bell" and "hahahaha jk?"  They've referred to their particular approach to hip hop as "deconstructualist," combining humor, nonsequiturs, and culture theory.  Their album Relax will be released later this year.

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SuperEgo presents a few words from our current sponsor: The Remington County Folk Festival (and Electronics Expo...?).

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John Darnielle began making music as the frontman of folk rock band The Mountain Goats in 1991.  The band subsequently has gained a cult following and Darnielle has been hailed as one of rock's best lyricists.  The Mountain Goats' newest release is All Eternals Deck.

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Carl Newman is the main songwriter and vocalist of indie rock band The New Pornographers, and also performs as a solo act under the moniker A.C. Newman.  The New Pornographers' most recent release is the album "Together".

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