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Last update: 2013-06-24

Lemmy and Jackson Publick

2013-06-24
Length: 57s

[r] Who is Lemmy? Well he’s the singer for Motörhead and he’s revered by metal fans around the globe. Jesse talked to Lemmy in person a couple of years ago at SxSW and you’ll hear that amazing conversation later in the show. But first we revisit Jesse’s conversation with Jackson Publick, the co-creator of The Venture Bros. The show has just returned for a fifth season after a long hiatus. Plus, a couple of Jason Kottke’s all time picks for the best stuff on the web, and the hosts of My Brother My Brother and Me offer up answers to listeners’ pop culture quandaries.…

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Paul Feig and Ophira Eisenberg

2013-06-17
Length: 1s

Director Paul Feig talks about being a child magician, an actor and stand-up, and what finally drove him behind the camera to direct film and television. Plus, he’ll talk about his new movie The Heat, his last movie Bridesmaids, and why he likes watching women be funny. Then Ophira Eisenberg talks about why she used to date so much and so often. She’s the host of NPR’s Ask Me Another, and her memoir is called Screw Everyone: Sleeping My Way to Monogamy. Plus, the New Yorker’s TV critic Emily Nussbaum talks about a couple of her favorite new shows, and why you ought to check them out.…

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Charlie Wilson from The Gap Band

2013-06-11
Length: 1s

Charlie Wilson made hits in the 80s as the frontman of the Gap Band. In the 90s he was homeless on the streets of LA. Then, he turned it all around. Jesse talks with Charlie Wilson about his astonishing career with The Gap Band and his later collaborations with Snoop Dogg, Tupac and more. Plus hear stand-up comedy from The Daily Show’s Al Madrigal, culture picks from Mark Frauenfelder, and which  Mountain Goats song you should listen to immediately.…

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“Weird Al” Yankovic and Geoffrey Nunberg

2013-06-04
Length: 1s

[r] “Weird Al” Yankovic is a master of parody music and one of the all-time bestselling accordionists. He and Jesse talk about Yankovic’s multi-decade career. Plus, Bullseye’s rap contributor Andrew Noz talks about some his all-time favorite tracks. Then Geoffrey Nunberg discusses the origins of the word A-hole, and how its cultural significance has changed over time. Lastly, Jesse reveals who, for his money, is the all-time king of late night talk shows.…

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Christopher Guest & Dan Kennedy

2013-05-27
Length: 1s

Christopher Guest talks about the origins of his signature style of parodic filmmaking. He’ll also talk about why music pops up in his movies so much. Guest explored folk music in A Mighty Wind and community musical theater in Waiting For Guffman. His new TV show on HBO is called Family Tree. After that, Dan Kennedy will talk about his new novel American Spirit. Plus, the AV Club tells us about the new Mikal Cronin and Vampire Weekend records, and Nick Krill from the Spinto Band reveals the song that changed his life.…

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Nile Rodgers

2013-05-21
Length: 1s

Nile Rodgers played guitar on the new Daft Punk single, but decades before that he launched a string of hits with the group Chic, including "Le Freak" and "Good Times", and went on to become a songwriting and producing superstar.  He was behind Diana Ross' "I'm Coming Out", David Bowie's "Let's Dance", Madonna's "Like a Virgin" and many more.  Now, he reflects on decades of hit writing, collaborating, and the meaning of music in his life.…

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Mel Brooks and The Source Family

2013-05-14
Length: 1s

Jesse talks to Mel Brooks about his unparalleled career -- from writing for Sid Caesar on television in the 1950s to working with Gene Wilder on The Producers, Blazing Saddles and Young Frankenstein in the 60s and 70s. Then later, Jesse talks to the directors of a documentary that follows the transformation of a man from WWII flying ace into Father Yod - the leader of a 1970s commune in the Hollywood Hills. Plus hear some of the psychedelic music that Father Yod made with his followers: the Source Family.…

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Huey Lewis and Phone Phreaking with Phil Lapsley

2013-05-07
Length: 1s

Jesse talks to Huey Lewis about his pub rock beginnings, his multi-platinum success with the album Sports, and how he wrote songs for movies like Back to the Future and Pineapple Express. He also talks about the time he snuck onto an airplane bound for London. Then, from free flights to free phone calls. Find out how “phreakers” were able to use computerized tones to unlock an entire phone network. Heck, one guy did it just by whistling the right way. Phil Lapsley will talk about his book “Exploding The Phone: The Untold Story of The Teenagers and Outlaws Who Hacked Ma Bell”.…

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Simon Amstell and Brian K. Vaughan

2013-04-30
Length: 1s

We revisit Jesse’s interview with the delightful stand-up comic Simon Amstell. On TV, he prods at the powers that be and has even caused a few walk-offs. But despite the escapades, Amstell spends much of his time on stage and off looking inward, at himself. The self-doubt got so deep that he went on a shamanic quest to South America for answers. Then Brian K Vaughn talks about his comic book series SAGA. It's a space fantasy about parenting with a deep, engaging mythology. Plus, AV Club contributors Erik Adams and Claire Zulkey talk about some all-time TV favorites: the serial drama Twin Peaks and the British sitcom Spaced. [Portions of this episode previously aired in December 2012.]…

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Armando Iannucci and Billy Bragg

2013-04-23
Length: 1s

We’re talking Veep this week with the HBO comedy’s showrunner, Armando Iannucci, and its star, Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Iannucci talks about geeking out on American and British politics and recreating them on-screen. Then, Louis-Dreyfus talks about her days on Seinfeld and her favorite dirty phrase from Veep. Plus, British singer-songwriter Billy Bragg talks about the song that changed his life.…

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Shane Carruth (Upstream Color) and Rodney Ascher (Room 237)

2013-04-16
Length: 1s

Jesse talks to the director Shane Carruth. His new movie Upstream Color has almost no dialogue, involves a kind of abstract science fiction premise, but keeps you fully engaged. Then Jesse talks to Rodney Ascher, who directed Room 237. It’s a documentary about The Shining. But it doesn’t go behind the scenes. It features interviews with people who have radical theories about the movie. One guy even says that the film contains signs of a faked moon landing. Rodney and Jesse talk about how plausible all this stuff is, and whether the authorial intent even matters. Plus, comedian Kyle Kinane offers tips on keeping down your cab fare.…

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Big Boi from OutKast and Catherine O'Hara

2013-04-08
Length: 1s

Actress Catherine O’Hara talks about her start with the Second City’s SCTV, blockbuster success with Beetlejuice and Home Alone, and her perfect encapsulation of comic absurdity in Christopher Guest films like Waiting for Guffman and A Mighty Wind. But first, Jesse talks to Big Boi -- one half of OutKast. The hip hop duo swung back and forth across the spectrum of popular music -- zigging with cult favorites like “ATliens”, and zagging with top 40 hits like “The Way You Move”. Plus, pop culture advice from the hosts of My Brother, My Brother and Me.…

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Lily Tomlin, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Davy Rothbart

2013-04-01
Length: 1s

There’s no mistaking actress Lily Tomlin. Even when the part is small, she’s never lost in the background. In fact she almost steals the show in the new Tina Fey movie. It’s called Admission. Jesse talks to Tomlin about her storied career.  Then astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson chases the unexplored secrets of the universe and then tells Jesse why he shouldn’t be scared of space. Plus, FOUND Magazine’s Davy Rothbart is constantly discovering the amazing notes and photos that other people have left behind. He returns to the program to share a few of his latest favorites.…

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NBC’s Must See TV with Warren Littlefield, former NBC executive

2013-03-25
Length: 1s

Dive into the empire that Cheers built. Whether it was The Cosby Show, Seinfeld, Frasier, or Friends, Warren Littlefield oversaw all of it. NBC was a Thursday night powerhouse in the 80s and 90s. But now? That's all pretty much crumbled. Hear an extended interview with a real-life television executive. His book is called Top of the Rock: Inside the Rise and Fall of Must See TV. Plus, Oliver Wang explains how a forgotten Al Green record helped create a new kind of soul music.…

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Simon Rich and Bill Burr

2013-03-19
Length: 1s

Simon Rich is an absolutely hilarious writer. He sits down with Jesse, and says that he doesn't write about the way love happens, he writes about the way love feels. Rich has a new book out -- Last Girlfriend on Earth. Plus, we revisit an interview with comedian Bill Burr. The first time you hear Burr, you might think he’s just a macho, in-your-face type of comic. But most of the time you’ll find him pointing that aggression at himself. Plus, Eugene Mirman finds an old notebook in his parents basement and hear how soul singer Solomon Burke absolutely, positively tears the house down.…

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Moshe Kasher and Lateef the Truthspeaker

2013-03-12
Length: 57s

Alex Zalben and Brian Heater offer up some of their all-time comics favorites. The comedian Moshe Kasher talks about his amazing memoir, rapper Lateef the Truthspeaker reveals how jazz scat changed his life, and Jesse talks to the directors of Undefeated -- it's a sports documentary, it won an Oscar, and NPR's Mike Pesca says it's better than Hoop Dreams! (This episode originally aired March 27, 2012.)…

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Aisha Tyler and Bilal

2013-03-04
Length: 57s

Nathan Rabin and Marah Eakin from the AV Club talk about a couple of their all-time favorite albums from Warren Zevon and Fleetwood Mac, respectively. Aisha Tyler -- who stars as Lana on Archer, the animated spy show on FX -- talks about living a real-life version of Fame in high school and funneling her experiences as an outsider into performance and comedy. Plus, the jazz singer Bilal talks about his school days, too. He was voted the weirdest kid in his class. Bilal's new album is called A Love Surreal. And Jesse reveals the best cold open from a sitcom, ever. [Segments from this show aired on previous episodes of Bullseye and The Sound of Young America]…

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Andrew Rannells, Jim Lehrer, Thao Nguyen

2013-02-26
Length: 1s

The actor Andrew Rannells talks about growing up gay in Nebraska, his role in The Book of Mormon, and how to avoid uncomfortable moments when filming nude scenes. Public broadcasting legend Jim Lehrer discusses the benefits of working on a tight budget and his early years spent working in a bus depot. Plus, Thao Nguyen (of Thao and the Get Down Stay Down) shares the song that changed her life.…

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Boots Riley, Roman Mars and Steve Agee – Recorded at SF Sketchfest!

2013-02-18
Length: 1s

The Coup's Boots Riley talks about using lyrics to battle capitalism coporatism, police brutality and injustice. Roman Mars, host of 99% Invisible, traces his journey from wunderkind PhD student to public radio producer to crowd-funded podcaster. Comedian Steve Agee reveals why God invented the Internet Movie Database. Jesse recommends a song that never fails to make him think of the Bay Area. This week's show was recorded live on stage at the Punchline in San Francisco. …

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Maria Bamford and George Saunders

2013-02-11
Length: 1s

The writer George Saunders talks about his early creative challenges, the slight constant pressure of capitalism, and Tenth of December, his new book of short stories. Maria Bamford explains why she filmed her new comedy special in front of an audience of two (her parents), and why it's important to talk about scary stuff on stage. Plus, Jesse shares one of his favorite poems by William Carlos Williams. …

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W. Kamau Bell, Mike Birbiglia and Eleni Mandell

2013-02-05
Length: 58s

W. Kamau Bell, host of Totally Biased, calculates the gentrification sweet spot. Singer-songwriter Eleni Mandell's life is changed by a Tom Waits song, even though it wasn't the one she meant  to hear. Plus comedian Mike Birbigilia makes a movie. He says it's the hardest thing he's EVER DONE -- but he's down to do it all again. [This episode originally aired in September of 2012]…

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Nick Kroll and Billy Eichner

2013-01-28
Length: 1s

Jesse talks to Billy Eichner, who quizzes bewildered New York pedestrians on the topics that are nearest and dearest to his heart: Britney Spears, Meryl Streep and Madonna. But first, Nick Kroll talks about his new sketch series Kroll Show, and why all of his characters tend to exaggerate how important they actually are. Plus, writer Brad Tolinski explores the album that kicked off a new era of heavy rock n roll: Led Zeppelin III. …

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Jeff Bridges, Bernie Glassman and H. Jon Benjamin

2013-01-21
Length: 1s

It may not be the movie that won Jeff Bridges an Oscar, but The Big Lebowski is still one of the actor's favorites. Bridges joins Zen master Bernie Glassman to talk with Jesse about the Dude in all of us. Then, H. Jon Benjamin talks about voicing the super spy Archer and his days recording Dr. Katz in a kitchen pantry. Plus, Jesse pays tribute to a California great: Huell Howser. …

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Benedict Cumberbatch, Errol Morris and Craig Finn

2013-01-15
Length: 57s

Craig Finn of The Hold Steady talks about the unpredictable and emotional music of the punk band The Replacements, and how one their songs changed his life. Documentarian Errol Morris reveals why he doesn't play "GOTCHA" with his interview subjects. Plus, an interview with the actor Benedict Cumberbatch. He's playing villains in two big upcoming blockbusters. We'll talk about putting his spin on one of pop culture's most ubiquitous heroes, Sherlock Holmes. …

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Aimee Mann & Seth Godin

2013-01-07
Length: 1s

Aimee Mann explains her transition from an 80s pop star to a solo performer who writes mostly for her own tastes. Then, a conversation with Seth Godin. He's kind of a creative marketing guy, but not in the sleazy way. He's actually kind of brilliant. Plus, Jordan ranks what's best in America and Jesse suggests you check out Orson Welles' final masterwork - F for Fake.…

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The 2012 Comedy Special

2012-12-31
Length: 1s

Bullseye features the best stuff from comedy specials and comedy albums released in 2012. Hear from Demetri Martin, John Mulaney, Maria Bamford, Jim Gaffigan, Aziz Ansari, Hannibal Burress, Kyle Kinane, Paul F Tompkins, James Adomian, Doug Benson, Lewis Black, the ladies of Garfunkel & Oates, and Tig Notaro. …

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Bonus Episode! Dick Cavett and Dave Hill at MaxFunCon East

2012-12-23
Length: 1s

As a holiday gift, Bullseye features a conversation between two incomparable wits: Dick Cavett and Dave Hill. This event was taped live at MaxFunCon East in October of 2012. …

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Holiday Special with Jonathan Coulton, John Roderick & The Polyphonic Spree

2012-12-17
Length: 58s

It's the Bullseye 2012 Holiday Special! But don't worry, there will be no Rudolph, and no Jingle Bells ... not if Jonathan Coulton and John Roderick have written an album full of all original Christmas songs. Then the guys from My Brother, My Brother and Me will offer their advice on some holiday-season quandaries. Plus, Tim DeLaughter The Polyphonic Spree talks about theChristmas extravaganza they took on the road. …

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Dolly Parton & Judd Apatow

2012-12-11
Length: 1s

Jesse interviews Dolly Parton about the sacrifices she made for her astounding career and how she feels about them now.  Plus, Judd Apatow talks about his new comedy This Is 40. It explores the struggle many married couples face as they juggle all life throws their way, while still nurturing a strong relationship.Then, Jason Reece from the rock band ...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead reveals the Fugazi song that changed everything for him. …

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Simon Amstell, Brian K Vaughn & Jordan Ranks America

2012-12-03
Length: 1s

An interview with the delightful stand-up comic Simon Amstell. On TV, he prods at the powers-that-be and has even caused a few walk-offs. But despite the escapades, Amstell spends much of his time on stage and off looking inward, at himself. The self-doubt got so deep, he went on a shamanic quest to South America to find answers. Plus, Brian K Vaughn on his new comic book series SAGA. It's a new space fantasy with a deep mythology.…

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RJ Smith profiles James Brown, comedy from Cameron Esposito

2012-11-20
Length: 57s

James Brown wasn't just the Minister of the New New Heavy Super Funk and the Godfather of Soul. He was the hardest working man in show business, and a complex character to boot. RJ Smith profiles the legend of popular music in an extensive biography, The One: The Life and Music of James Brown. Plus, comedian Cameron Esposito muses on her childhood appearance.…

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Tavi Gevinson, Retta & Michael Ian Black

2012-11-20
Length: 1s

Tavi Gevinson talks about how weird it can get navigating the fashion world as a teenager. Then Retta – the comedian and actress you might have seen on Parks & Recreation – talks about how to steer clear of typecasting. And comedian Michael Ian Black reveals what happened when a trick-or-treater showed up at his door dressed as a cat's tail. …

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Writer Fran Lebowitz

2012-11-12
Length: 1s

A conversation with the New York cultural authority Fran Lebowitz. Find out why she was expelled from high school, why she waltzed into a publishing office barefoot to submit her first manuscript, and why she's had writers block for more than thirty years. Plus, hip hop drummer and producer Karriem Riggins on the James Brown song that changed his life. …

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Actor Stephen Tobolowsky

2012-11-05
Length: 1s

Stephen Tobolowsky is a veteran character actor. Now he's an author, too, but his book isn't about Hollywood stuff. It's about normal stuff from his life like getting held up at the grocery store, or spending Christmas tripping on acid. Plus, Kasper Hauser delivers all the news that's fit to ... make up. And Jesse talks about Frank Ocean's new album – the best R&B record he's heard in years.…

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Ice-T, Greta Gerwig and Aaron Freeman

2012-10-30
Length: 1s

Ice-T talks to us about interviewing Snoop, Rakim, and a bunch of other famous rappers for his documentary on rap. Plus, did Ice REALLY write rhymes for Mr. T? Jesse also talks to Greta Gerwig, star of the movie Lola Versus, and Aaron Freeman (formerly of the rock band Ween) about the song that changed his life.…

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Key & Peele, Pop Culture Quandaries with My Brother, My Brother and Me

2012-10-19
Length: 57s

Keegan-Michael Key & Jordan Peele talk about their comedy beginnings on MADtv; impersonating everyone from presidents, to weather men, to gang members on their Comedy Central show; and a card game that Jordan Peele designed himself Plus, Jesse faces a gaming obsession of his own and the Brothers McElroy solve listeners' pop culture quandaries. This episode originally aired earlier this year. …

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Vijay Iyer, Demetri Martin & Dave Hill

2012-10-16
Length: 57s

Jazz pianist and composer Vijay Iyer explores the relationship between music, the mind and the body. The comedian Dave Hill performs in front of his toughest audience yet: 250 maximum security felons. But it doesn’t turn out quite how he expected. And we hear a sample from comedian Demetri Martin's new album.…

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Liam Lynch and Geoff Nunberg on the "A-word"

2012-10-08
Length: 1s

The writer, director and musician Liam Lynch talks to us about bringing back his sock puppet duo Sifl and Olly and how he met not ONE, but TWO Beatles. Plus, linguist Geoff Nunberg talks about how the word "asshole" found its way into our lexicon in his new book Ascent of the A-Word: Assholism, the First Sixty Years. Plus, only the BEST of fake news from Kasper Hauser.…

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Syl Johnson, Gillian Flynn and Matt Berninger from The National

2012-10-01
Length: 59s

Jesse talks to Syl Johnson – the soul singer who has been sampled on countless hip-hop records -- about turning down the record deal that ended up going to Al Green. Julie Klausner sits down with Gillian Flynn, the author of Gone Girl. Her characters are connivers, schemers and would-be-killers. But she kinda likes ‘em. Plus Matt Berninger from the band The National remembers sitting in a golf cart on a driving range, being pelted with golf balls, and taking solace in music of The Smiths.…

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Rob Delaney, Nellie McKay and Jordan Ranks America

2012-09-24
Length: 58s

Jesse talks to Rob Delaney, one of the funniest guys on Twitter with over a half a million followers. He might prefer the virtual world because he’s so uncomfortable with the human body.And co-host Julie Klausner talks to Nellie McKay who couldn’t hate the internet more. Plus, contributor Jordan Morris returns to the program to PUT AMERICA IN ITS PLACE ... by ranking its stuff. …

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Wayne White, Antibalas, Brent Weinbach

2012-09-18
Length: 59s

Wayne White is the subject of a new documentary directed by Neil Berkeley. If you ever wished you could live in Pee-Wee Herman's bizarre and amazing playhouse - Wayne's the man responsible for that dream. Jesse talks to both Wayne and Neil about how the film came together. Martín Perna and Jordan McLean of Antibalas talk with us about their big influence -- the Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti. Plus, comedian Brent Weinbach offers acting tips.…

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R.A. Dickey, pitcher for the New York Mets

2012-09-10
Length: 58s

Mets pitcher RA Dickey talks about fighting his way through 10 years as a marginal pro baseball player before giving himself over to the uncontrollable but devastating knuckleball.Then we travel back to the early 60s, on the streets of San Francisco, where James P Coyle & Mal Sharpe convince a man to rob a bank for them -- all in the interest of humor. Plus, Erik Adams and Claire Zulkey from the AV Club share some of their all-time favorite television picks, two very different police procedurals :Law & Order and Police Squad! And for his Outshot, Jesse suggests you check out The Best Show on WFMU. …

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W. Kamau Bell, Mike Birbiglia, Eleni Mandell

2012-09-03
Length: 1s

W. Kamau Bell, host of Totally Biased, calculates the gentrification sweet spot. Singer-songwriter Eleni Mandell's life is changed by a Tom Waits song, even though it wasn't the one she meant  to hear. And comedian Mike Birbigilia makes a movie. He says it's the hardest thing he's EVER DONE -- but he's down to do it all again. …

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Kurt Andersen, Chris Fairbanks and Ari Graynor

2012-08-28
Length: 58s

Guest host Jordan Morris sits down with Kurt Andersen to talk about creative procrastination, why a new generation is happily digging into its parents record collection, and Andersen's new book True Believers. The comedian Chris Fairbanks shares a story about a nice neighborly mugging. Plus, actress Ari Graynor talks good old fashioned phone sex in her new movie For A Good Time Call.…

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Black Dynamite, The Explorers Club and Rachel Dratch

2012-08-20
Length: 1s

Black Dynamite's Michael Jai White and Carl Jones talk about their favorite blaxploitation films of the 70s. Actress Rachel Dratch walks into a bar, and six months later she's pregnant. Plus, Jason Brewer, guitar player for the The Explorers Club, on the song that changed his life. Here's a hint: he saw it in the movie Back to the Future. …

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Bob Newhart and the Directors of Mr. Rogers & Me

2012-08-13
Length: 58s

Jesse talks to Ben and Christopher Wagner about America’s most beloved broadcaster -- Mister Fred Rogers -- and they all hold back tears. Plus, Jesse sits down with another beloved, cardigan-wearing American – Mr. Bob Newhart! And did you know God calls into sports talk radio programs? Bullseye features another chapter of God’s memoir, as written by comedy scribe David Javerbaum. Plus, Jason Kottke shares the best of the web.…

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Redd Kross and Matt Braunger

2012-08-06
Length: 58s

Jordan Morris sits in for Jesse and talks to the influential punk band Redd Kross about their own influences -- from Deep Purple to Ziggy Stardust -- and then asks where they disappeared to for almost a decade. Plus, the comedian and actor Matt Braunger turns a minor argument with a friend into a serious comedy career. And the comedian Todd Barry delivers good news about skipping household chores.…

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Michael Ian Black & Tom Bissell, author of Magic Hours: Essays on Creators and Creation

2012-07-30
Length: 1s

Michael Ian Black talks about his memoir: "You're Not Doing It Right: Tales of Marriage, Sex, Death, and Other Humiliations". Plus, Black explains why he started compulsively Googling the phrase "Fat Kevin Federline". The writer Tom Bissell recalls his path to creative success ... and why that road probably doesn't exist anymore. And comedian Pete Holmes reveals the thing that really ticks him off: a bad sandwich.…

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RJ Smith profiles James Brown, comedy from Cameron Esposito

2012-07-24
Length: 1s

James Brown wasn't just the Minister of the New New Heavy Super Funk and the Godfather of Soul. He was the hardest working man in show business, and a complex character to boot. RJ Smith profiles the legend of popular music in an extensive biography, The One: The Life and Music of James Brown. Plus, comedian Cameron Esposito muses on her childhood appearance and summer music recommendations from The Low Times podcast.…

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Lisa Kudrow, Eric Andre and American Pickers' Danielle Colby

2012-07-16
Length: 1s

Lisa Kudrow -- the “dumb” one from Friends -- talks about her career in brain science, and her current Showtime show Web Therapy. Plus, Eric Andre deconstructs the talk show -- quite literally.And Jesse goes on a hunt for the ultimate flea market find, with American Picker Danielle Colby.…

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Robert Glasper and Pendleton Ward

2012-07-09
Length: 57s

Robert Glasper transforms the 90s grunge hit Smells Like Teen Spirit into something surprisingly beautiful. Jesse talks to Pendleton Ward about his animated show Adventure Time. It combines two great elements of teenage boyhood: innocence and Dungeons & Dragons! And Found Magazine's Davy Rothbart shares a mysterious note uncovered in Texas.…

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Mark Adams, Dave Hill, Jordan Ranks America

2012-07-02
Length: 1s

Mark Adams – a magazine editor who had never even slept in a tent as an adult– treks through the Andes tracing the journey of Hiram Bingham. And the comedian Dave Hill ALSO throws himself into a difficult situation – performing at Sing Sing Correctional Facility. As a goof! Plus, Jordan Morris helps get America in order – by ranking its things.…

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Elvis Mitchell, of Montreal's Kevin Barnes and My Brother, My Brother and Me

2012-06-26
Length: 1s

Elvis Mitchell on how he made a career writing about movies, and why he was arrested on the Canadian border with Cuban cigars and 15 thousand in cash. Kevin Barnes, from of Montreal, goes small in the studio but BIG and BOLD on stage. Plus, the Brothers McElroy solve listeners' pressing pop culture problems and use a lot of Jurassic Park refereces in the process. …

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Scott Aukerman, Mark Duplass, David Rees

2012-06-18
Length: 1s

Mark Duplass is involved in half a dozen projects. But he isn't worried about spreading himself too thin. Plus, Jesse talks to the writer and comic Scott Aukerman about sketch comedy on the cult classic Mr. Show, scripts for doomed film projects, and what it's like hosting a new, surreal TV talk show: Comedy Bang Bang. And David Rees gets serious about the ART of pencil sharpening.…

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Ice-T, Greta Gerwig and Aaron Freeman

2012-06-11
Length: 1s

In his new movie, Ice-T interviews Snoop, Rakim, and a bunch of other famous rappers. Plus, Ice reveals whether he wrote raps for Mr. T in the 80s. Jesse also talks to Greta Gerwig -- star of the new movie Lola Versus, -- and Aaron Freeman -- formerly of the rock band Ween -- about the song that changed his life. …

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Daniel Handler, The Sklar Brothers and Nico Muhly

2012-06-04
Length: 56s

Daniel Handler delves into his memories of young love to pen the novel “Why We Broke Up” -- the twist? He writes the girl's side of the story. The Sklar Brothers talk about their new comedy album – from performing as identical twins to broadening their sports-nerd base. Plus Jesse suggests the Canadian TV show The Newsoom and American composer Nico Muhly shares the song that changed his life. [originally aired February 2012]…

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Kurt Braunohler and Walter Mosley

2012-05-29
Length: 57s

Comedian Kurt Braunohler explains his improvised anti-game show, where among other things, comedians are challenged to verbally shame puppies. The comedy group Kasper Hauser will interrupt our entertainment program to bring you a fake news broadcast. And the novelist Walter Mosley on his distinctive brand of detective fiction. Plus the AV Club's Scott Tobias and Nathan Rabin discuss Wes Anderson's new film Moonrise Kingdom and the new stand-up comedy special from Hannibal Buress…

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R.A. Dickey, pitcher for the New York Mets

2012-05-22
Length: 1s

Mets pitcher R.A. Dickey talks about fighting his way through 10 years as a marginal pro baseball player before giving himself over to the uncontrollable but devastating knuckleball.Then we travel back to the early 60s, on the streets of San Francisco, where James P Coyle & Mal Sharpe convince a man to rob a bank for them -- all in the interest of humor. And for his Outshot, Jesse suggests you check out The Best Show on WFMU.…

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Benedict Cumberbatch, Morgan Webb, Craig Finn

2012-05-14
Length: 59s

Craig Finn of The Hold Steady talks about the unpredictable and emotional music of the punk band The Replacements, and how one their songs changed his life. Video game journalist and TV host Morgan Webb talks semiotics, video games, and who REALLY makes up the gaming community. The actor Benedict Cumberbatch talks about putting his spin on one of pop culture's most ubiquitous heroes, Sherlock Holmes. And Jason Kottke suggests you check out the documentary Senna -- about the Brazilian Formula One driver, and two mini-documentaries about HAM.…

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Chris Gethard & Lawrence Weschler

2012-05-08
Length: 57s

Jesse interviews comedian Chris Gethard about booking P. Diddy at a tiny theater in New York. Lawrence Weschler talks about why CGI faces will never look quite right, and why humans are addicted to narrative. Plus some all-time TV picks from Erik Adams and Claire Zulkey, and pop culture advice from My Brother, My Brother and Me. [Episode originally aired January 2012]…

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Michael Ian Black and Tom Bissell

2012-05-01
Length: 1s

Michael Ian Black talks about his memoir: "You're Not Doing It Right: Tales of Marriage, Sex, Death, and Other Humiliations". Plus, Black explains why he started compulsively Googling the phrase "Fat Kevin Federline". The writer Tom Bissell recalls his path to creative success ... and why that road probably doesn't exist anymore. And comedian Pete Holmes reveals the thing that really ticks him off: a bad sandwich.…

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Tony Hale and Nicholas Stoller

2012-04-22
Length: 1s

The actor Tony Hale talks about his early commercial work, his faith, and who to call when you need to learn a few new swear words ... FAST. Writer and director Nick Stoller extols the virtues of the romantic comedy genre. His new movie is The Five Year Engagement. Kasper Hauser return with their very, VERY fake news. Plus, resident comics critics Brian Heather and Alex Zalben return with their top picks for the week. …

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Rachel Dratch and the creators of Eagleheart

2012-04-16
Length: 58s

Comic actress Rachel Dratch walks into a bar, meets a guy and six months later she's pregnant. It's all in her new memoir. Plus, the creators of the comedy TV show Eagleheart talk about their primary inspiration: Walker Texas Ranger; and about working with the show's star - Chris Elliott. Blogger Greg Kottke shares some of his best cultural finds. And contributor Jordan Morris returns to tell America what's hot and what's not in his segment Jordan Ranks America. …

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Jazz pianist Robert Glasper and animator Pendleton Ward

2012-04-09
Length: 1s

An interview with jazz pianist Robert Glasper, who transforms the 90s grunge hit Smells Like Teen Spirit into something surprisingly beautiful. Then Pendleton Ward talks about his animated show Adventure Time. It combines two great elements of boyhood: innocence and Dungeons & Dragons! Plus, Found Magazine's Davy Rothbart shares a mysterious note uncovered in Texas.…

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Bob Newhart and Benjamin and Christofer Wagner of "Mister Rogers and Me"

2012-04-03
Length: 1s

Jesse talks to Benjamin and Christofer Wagner about America’s most beloved broadcaster --Mister Fred Rogers -- and they all hold back tears. Plus, Jesse sits down with another beloved, cardigan-wearing American: Bob Newhart! And did you know God calls into sports talk radio programs? Bullseye features another chapter of God’s memoir, as written by comedy scribe David Javerbaum. …

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Moshe Kasher, Lateef the Truthspeaker, and the directors of Undefeated

2012-03-26
Length: 2s

The comedian Moshe Kasher talks about his amazing new memoir, rapper Lateef the Truthspeaker reveals how jazz scat changed his life, and Jesse talks to the directors of Undefeated -- it's a sports documentary, it won an Oscar, and Mike Pesca says it's better than Hoop Dreams! Plus, AV Club writers suggest you check out the film Being Elmo and Adult Swim's Check it Out! with Dr. Steve Brule.…

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Swamp Dogg, John Mulaney, Comic Book Picks and Kasper Hauser

2012-03-20
Length: 1s

Unsung soul maverick Swamp Dogg reflects on his long and storied recording career, with hits ranging from R&B, to psychedelic to country. John Mulaney debuts a second stand-up comedy special and continues his meteoric rise. Plus, Alex Zalben and Brian Heater offer up their recent comic book recommendations, a new Kasper Hauser News Update and Jesse shares his pick for the best live recording ever. …

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Baratunde Thurston, Stuff You Should Know, Mark Frauenfelder

2012-03-13
Length: 59s

Author and comedian Baratunde Thurston talks about how to be black, whether it's in high school at Sidwell Friends, in college at Harvard, or while working at The Onion. His satirical self-help book is called -- that's right! -- 'How to Be Black'. Plus Chuck Bryant and Josh Clark -- hosts of the podcast 'Stuff You Should Know' -- introduce us to Lucha Libre (also known as Mexican professional wrestling!). …

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Jeffrey Tambor, Doug Jones, Andrew Noz and God on Noah

2012-03-06
Length: 59s

Actor Jeffrey Tambor talks about his portrayal of Jesse's favorite television character -- Hank Kingsley on The Larry Sanders Show. Then, an interview with Doug Jones. He's tall and skinny, with a skinny face. His physicality and mime training have informed his performances in prosthetics for Hellboy, Pan's Labyrinth and the Silver Surfer. Plus, Andrew Noz suggests the rap songs you should check out this week and God speaks out about what REALLY went down with Noah and the ark.…

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Key & Peele, The AV Club and My Brother, My Brother and Me

2012-02-28
Length: 1s

Keegan-Michael Key & Jordan Peele talk about their comedy beginnings on MADtv; impersonating everyone from presidents, to weather men, to gang members on their new Comedy Central show; and a card game that Jordan Peele designed himself! Plus, Jesse faces a gaming obsession of his own and the Brothers McElroy solve listeners' pop culture quandaries.…

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David Wain, The AV Club, and Jordan Ranks America

2012-02-21
Length: 1s

This week David Wain makes the successful leap from cultiest-of-cult comedy to the mainstream multiplex – and keeps things super funny. Correspondant Jordan Morris ranks all of the things in America because we told him to. Plus, the AV Club offers some of their all-time favorite culture picks, and Jesse talks about his JAM -- DJ Quick's Pitch In Ona Party. …

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Daniel Handler, The Sklar Brothers, Nico Muhly, Mark Frauenfelder

2012-02-14
Length: 1s

Daniel Handler delves into his memories of young love to pen the novel “Why We Broke Up” -- the twist? He writes the girl's side of the story. The Sklar Brothers talk about their new comedy album – from performing as identical twins to broadening their sports-nerd base. Plus Jesse suggests the Canadian TV show The Newsoom, Mark Frauenfelder of Boing Boing brings his recommendations and American composer Nico Muhly shares the song that changed his life. …

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Michael Rapaport, Werner Herzog, AV Club Recommendations, Kasper Hauser News

2012-02-06
Length: 1s

Actor Michael Rapaport profiles his favorite hip-hop group, A Tribe Called Quest, and ends up documenting their deep-rooted friendships and conflicts. Filmmaker Werner Herzog looks into the Chauvet Caves of France, where the oldest known cave paintings exist, practically untouched over thousands of years. Plus, AV Club offer their culture recommendations, Jesse suggests you listen to Sly Stone's “If You Want Me To Stay” and comedy group Kasper Hauser make up the news. …

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Tim and Eric, Roz Chast, Noz on Rap and God's Favorite Things

2012-01-31
Length: 58s

Tim and Eric are known for the surreal and uncomfortable comedy in their sketch show Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!. They also promoted Shrek 3 without permission from the movie studio. Now, they've made a billion dollar movie of their own. Cartoonist Roz Chast explains some of her day-to-day fears like balloons, water, and sitting on the ground. Plus a section from God's memoir (as dictated to comedy writer David Javerbaum) and Jesse suggests Randy Newman in his outshot. …

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Jenna Fischer, Jack Handey, Video Game Picks and Kasper Hauser

2012-01-24
Length: 57s

Jenna Fischer talks about her totally-made-up-sounding first acting gig in LA, auditioning for The Office, and what all the actors are doing on their computers when they're in the background of a shot. The very real Jack Handey talks about his days as Steve Martin's neighbor, and how he writes Deep Thoughts. Plus this week's video game recommendations from Heather Anne Campbell and more!…

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Aisha Tyler, David Hornsby, Jordan Ranks America, The AV Club

2012-01-17
Length: 58s

Aisha Tyler funnels her childhood outsider-y experiences toward comedy and performance. She's on the animated FX show Archer. David Hornsby talks about building comedic stories from his real life relationships. His new animated FX show is called Unsupervised. Plus, the AV Club shares their recommendations and Jordan Morris puts America in its place … by ranking everything.…

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Chris Gethard, Lawrence Weschler, Andrew Noz and More

2012-01-10
Length: 1s

Jesse interviews comedian Chris Gethard about booking P. Diddy at a tiny theater in New York. Lawrence Weschler talks about why CGI faces will never look quite right, and why humans are addicted to narrative. Plus rap picks from Andrew Noz and pop culture advice from My Brother, My Brother and Me.…

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Mini Episode! Lawrence Weschler on The Museum of Jurassic Technolog

2012-01-09
Length: 9s

In a supplement to this week's interview, Lawrence Weschler talks with Jesse about The Museum of Jurassic Technology. Don't miss this!…

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Downton Abbey, Chris Lilley, Dan Deacon, AV Club Picks

2012-01-03
Length: 58s

The first episode of Bullseye! Jesse interviews the cast of Downton Abbey, a costume drama on PBS Masterpiece that is NOT BORING AT ALL. He'll also talk to Chris Lilley, the Australian comedian behind Summer Heights High and the new HBO show Angry Boys. Plus, hear culture picks from the AV Club and the song that changed the Baltimore musician Dan Deacon's life.…

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2011 Comedy Special

2011-12-22
Length: 56s

Once a year the small staff here at The Sound of Young America compiles the best comedy we've heard from the past year.  Our selections may not be poignant, they may not contribute to a broader understanding of our world, but hey, at least they're funny.  Hear from Patton Oswalt, Tig Notaro, Mike Birbiglia and many many others this week on the Sound of Young America's 2011 comedy special.…

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Ed Levine from Serious Eats

2011-12-16
Length: 26s

Ed Levine is the founder and editor of the blog Serious Eats, a forum for sharing "food enthusiasm." He's written regularly about NY food and the iconic American foods and their place in our society. The blog has spawned a new book, called Serious Eats: A Comprehensive Guide to Making and Eating Delicious Food Wherever You Are.…

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Comedy: Rob Baedeker's CSA Box

2011-12-14
Length: 6s

Our contributor Rob Baedeker's new kick is his organic farm, and he shares the letter from his CSA box with us. Rob is a member of the comedy sketch group Kasper Hauser and a freelance writer.…

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Food Writer Jonathan Gold

2011-12-11
Length: 26s

Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer Jonathan Gold talks to us about how he manages the day to day eating, the best pastrami sandwich, overcoming food fears and more. He writes for the LA Weekly and is the author of the highly regarded food guide to Los Angeles, Counter Intelligence.…

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Carrie Fisher

2011-12-04
Length: 29s

Carrie Fisher is perhaps best known as Princess Leia from the seminal Star Wars films, but she began her celebrity life as a baby -- the daughter of America's sweethearts, Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher.  Carrie battled addiction, mental illness and the ups and downs of celebrity to reinvent herself as a successful novelist and memoirist.  Her new memoir, Shockaholic, is out now.…

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AV Club Picks: December 2011

2011-11-30
Length: 20s

AV Club Editor Keith Phipps and Associate Editor Tasha Robinson join us to give their culture picks for December 2011.…

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Nile Rodgers

2011-11-27
Length: 45s

Nile Rodgers launched a string of hits with the group Chic, including "Le Freak" and "Good Times", and went on to become a songwriting and producing superstar.  He was behind Diana Ross' "I'm Coming Out", David Bowie's "Let's Dance", Madonna's "Like a Virgin" and many more.  Now, he reflects on decades of hitwriting, collaborating, and the meaning of music in his life.  His new autobiography is Le Freak: An Upside Down Story of Family, Disco and Destiny.…

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Comedy: Jordan Ranks America, November 2011

2011-11-20
Length: 2s

Our correspondent Jordan Morris pores over what's happening in America to let you know what's best in the US right now.…

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Patrick Warburton

2011-11-09
Length: 41s

Patrick Warburton is a live and voice actor known for his roles on Seinfeld, NewsRadio and The Venture Brothers among others.  He's currently starring in the popular CBS sitcom Rules of Engagement and is the voice behind the talk show host in the animated series Effin With Tonight on Crackle…

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Comedy: Rob Baedeker's Chemistry Lecture

2011-11-03
Length: 6s

Rod Baedeker from Kasper Hauser drops by The Sound of Young America to share with us his ground-breaking lecture he gave at Cal Tech.…

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Kate Beaton, Author of Hark! a Vagrant

2011-10-30
Length: 33s

Kate Beaton authors the webcomic Hark! a Vagrant. The comic strips mine history and literature for figures to be reimagined and skewered as petulant children, jaded superheroes and Victorian dude-watchers, accented by a very expressive drawing style. Her comics have recently been collected into a book, also called Hark! a Vagrant.…

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Jeanne Darst, author of Fiction Ruined My Family

2011-10-28
Length: 24s

Jeanne Darst is a writer and performer whose work has appeared in the New York Times Magazine and This American Life.  She recently published her first book, Fiction Ruined My Family, about her literary family who spent more time drinking than writing.…

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Comedy: Jordan Ranks America, October 2011

2011-10-26
Length: 3s

Don't know where to turn, or who to believe? Try our correspondent Jordan Morris, who brings you the best of America every month.…

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Marc Maron

2011-10-23
Length: 29s

Comedian and comedy-inquisitor Marc Maron talks about turning it all around, doing standup and hosting his smash podcast (turned public radio show) WTF.  His new comedy album is "This Has to Be Funny".…

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Rin Tin Tin with Susan Orlean

2011-10-16
Length: 59s

Bestselling nonfiction author and The New Yorker staff writer Susan Orlean talks to us about the fascinating life of the dog and the character Rin Tin Tin, plus much more. Her new book is Rin Tin Tin: The Life and The Legend.…

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AV Club Picks: Fall TV

2011-10-13
Length: 19s

Today's guests from the AV Club are TV Editor Todd VanDerWerff and Assistant Editor Erik Adams. They drop by to discuss their TV picks for the Fall season from Showtimes 'Homeland' to NBCs 'Up All Night' running through the hits and misses with Host Jesse Thorn.…

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Bootsy Collins

2011-10-09
Length: 44s

The legendary funk bassist joins us to talk about creating the persona of Bootsy, playing music with two very different band leaders, James Brown and George Clinton, and more.…

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John Roderick: The Song That Changed My Life

2011-10-05
Length: 5s

The Long Winters' frontman, John Roderick, talks to us about the song that changed his life: ZZ Top's Gimme All Your Lovin'.…

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Jonathan Coulton & John Flansburgh

2011-10-02
Length: 41s

For Jonathan Coulton, success as a musician has come with recording music himself, releasing individual songs online one-at-a-time, and even selling his catalog on a USB drive.  So in a way, his new album Artificial Heart is a terrifying turn to the traditional, and a creative risk.  It was produced with They Might Be Giants' John Flansburgh in a studio with a full band, the old-fashioned way.  Jonathan and John talk to us about that process.…

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Neil deGrasse Tyson

2011-09-22
Length: 34s

John Hodgman guest hosts this interview with astrophysicist Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson. Dr. Tyson is the director of the Hayden Planetarium, but the layperson likely knows him as the host of Star Talk Radio and the PBS program Nova ScienceNOW. His upcoming projects include a new version of the TV series Cosmos -- originally hosted by Carl Sagan -- and a new book titled Space Chronicles. He talks to us about how money for space exploration stacks up to other spending, his personal space travel dreams, and more.…

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George R.R. Martin

2011-09-18
Length: 34s

John Hodgman guest hosts an interview with the fantasy, science fiction and horror author George R. R. Martin.  Martin is the author of the very popular series known as "A Song of Ice and Fire", which has recently been adapted for the HBO show "Game of Thrones". He joins us to talk about creating a fantasy universe, (very) involved fans, and more.…

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Retromania with Simon Reynolds

2011-09-15
Length: 30s

Is cultural innovation at risk when we indulge in retromania? Music critic Simon Reynolds joins us to talk about why songs today are more unimaginative when we have unprecedented access to decades' worth of past music, the loop of re-creating old sounds, and more. His new book is Retromania: Pop Culture's Addiction to its Own Past.…

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Nicolas Winding Refn, Director of "Drive"

2011-09-11
Length: 32s

Nicolas Winding Refn is the Danish director of the new film "Drive", starring Ryan Gosling and Carey Mulligan. Refn had a very specific vision for the film, which included trance-like music and throwbacks to the aesthetics of films of his childhood. "Drive" won Refn the Best Director award at this year's Cannes Film Festival.…

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Robert Popper

2011-08-31
Length: 29s

Robert Popper is a British comedy writer behind projects like the BBC mock educational series "Look Around You" with Peter Serafinowicz and the new BBC America series "Friday Night Dinner".  He's also an accomplished prankster.  We'll talk to him about regressing to childhood in the company of your siblings and parents, the construction of some of his favorite comedy bits, and more.…

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Paul Scheer

2011-08-26
Length: 24s

Paul Scheer, an actor and comedian behind shows like Adult Swim's NTSF:SD:SUV:: and MTV's Human Giant, talks to us about low budgets, when parody comes from a place of love, and more.…

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OK Go's Damian Kulash: The Song That Changed My Life

2011-08-24
Length: 5s

Damian Kulash talks to us about the moment he heard Herbie Hancock's Rockit, and how it it informed his life today as the lead singer of OK GO.  The band's live album, 180/365, is out now.…

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Bruce Campbell

2011-08-22
Length: 38s

Bruce Campbell is a writer, producer, and cult movie actor who starred in Sam Raimi's Evil Dead series and can currently be seen on the USA show Burn Notice. We talked to him about the DIY aesthetic and feeling of his projects, obsessive fans, and how he came to make cult horror movies, of all things.…

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Danny Pudi

2011-08-19
Length: 26s

Danny Pudi is an actor and comedian, best known for his role as the pop culture-obsessed Abed Nadir on the NBC show Community.  He talks to us about working on a show that's as much fun to shoot as it is to watch and working improv comedy into a scripted show.…

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Bruce McCulloch

2011-08-14
Length: 34s

Bruce McCulloch, best known as one of the members of the comedy troupe The Kids in the Hall, is a writer, actor and director of movies like Superstar and Stealing Harvard. He talks to us about tracing his musical comedy roots, the dynamics of The Kids in the Hall, and more.…

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Noz's Rap Picks August 2011

2011-08-08
Length: 10s

Our hip hop contributor Noz of the blog Cocaine Blunts joins us to talk about his favorite tracks of the moment.…

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Tig Notaro

2011-08-08
Length: 19s

Tig Notaro is a veteran stand-up comedian who you might recognize from her Comedy Central special or perhaps her stint as "Officer Tig" on The Sarah Silverman Program. She's just released her debut comedy album, Good One, on Secretly Canadian Records.…

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Bob Mould

2011-08-07
Length: 25s

This week, guest host Dave Holmes talks to singer songwriter Bob Mould.  Mould is one of the original members of seminal 1980s punk band Hüsker Dü, who's since struck out on his own with alternative rock band Sugar and his own solo projects. His new memoir, See A Little Light: The Trail Of Rage And Melody, goes deep into his past, exploring band politics, his sexuality and more.…

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MaxFunCon Special

2011-08-03
Length: 1s

A talk from On the Media's Brooke Gladstone, a conversation between John Hodgman and Toy Story 3's director Lee Unkrich, and comedy from Graham Clark, Maria Bamford, Greg Behrendt, Josie Long, and Jerry O'Hearn. It's all here from our third annual MaxFunCon, a gathering of creative people who wish to be more awesome.…

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Paul Provenza

2011-07-28
Length: 26s

Paul Provenza is a veteran stand up comic, but he's also ventured into documenting the world of comedy at large. He's collected interviews with comedians in his book Satiristas and explored the variations of a very dirty joke when directing the film The Aristocrats. He currently hosts Showtime's The Green Room, which seeks to re-create the feeling of being behind the scenes with some of the most celebrated comedians of our time. The show has just entered its second season.…

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Jeff Garlin

2011-07-24
Length: 33s

Jeff Garlin is an actor, director and comic -- and perhaps best known as Larry David's best friend and manager Jeff Greene on the acclaimed HBO show Curb Your Enthusiasm. The show recently kicked off its eighth season.…

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Comedy: Jordan Ranks America July 2011

2011-07-21
Length: 2s

It's that time again - Jordan Morris spells it all out for us. From the bottom to the top, it's Jordan Ranks America.…

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Errol Morris

2011-07-17
Length: 31s

Errol Morris is an Academy Award-winning director who has documented a wide range of subjects, from warfare in The Fog of War to your everyday eccentrics in Vernon, Florida. His talks about his new film Tabloid, and the power of his non-confrontational interview style.…

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AV Club Picks July 2011

2011-07-15
Length: 12s

AV Club editors Kyle Ryan and Tasha Robinson join us to talk about their top picks in July's music, movies, and books.…

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Comedy: Jackie Kashian

2011-07-13
Length: 6s

Jackie Kashian is an LA-based stand up who hosts her own podcast, The Dork Forest. Here's her set from MaxFunCon 2011, a gathering of people who wish to be more awesome.…

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Simon Pegg

2011-07-10
Length: 39s

Filmmaker and actor Simon Pegg talks about nerds' epic climb up the social ladder -- from schoolyard runts to mainstream successes. His new memoir is called Nerd Do Well.…

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Michael Rapaport

2011-07-04
Length: 34s

Michael Rapaport has an extensive list of credits as an actor, but he visits us to talk about his directorial debut.  He took on the task of following the travails of his favorite hip hop group, A Tribe Called Quest. His new documentary, Beats, Rhymes, and Life illustrates the storied history of Tribe and is in theaters in NYC and LA on July 8th.…

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Comedy: Prescott Tolk

2011-06-27
Length: 13s

Stand up comedy from Prescott Tolk, from our live show in Chicago earlier this year.…

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Weird Al Returns

2011-06-25
Length: 22s

When we last spoke to Weird Al, he was working on his top-secret new album. Now he's returned to talk about "Alpocalypse" and the process of parodying other artists.…

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Glenn O'Brien - The Style Guy

2011-06-16
Length: 30s

Glenn O'Brien is the author of How To Be A Man, and the Style Guy columnist for GQ. He also created and hosted TV Party, the seminal new wave television show, and edited Interview magazine.…

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Rudolph Herzog

2011-06-10
Length: 30s

Writer and filmmaker Rudolph Herzog explores the jokes employed by the oppressed and the oppressors of Germany's Third Reich in his new book, Dead Funny: Humor in Hitler's Germany.…

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Jon Ronson

2011-06-05
Length: 29s

Jon Ronson is a journalist, filmmaker and humorist who has written Them: Adventures with Extremists, The Men Who Stare at Goats, and has just published his newest book, The Psychopath Test.…

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Scot Armstrong

2011-06-01
Length: 27s

Scot Armstrong is a screenwriter and comedian who has co-written Old School, Road Trip, and Starsky and Hutch among others.  His newest writing project was tackling The Hangover Part II with Todd Phillips.…

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Demetri Martin

2011-05-26
Length: 32s

Demetri Martin is a standup comedian, writer and actor. His new book is called This Is A Book.…

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AV Club Picks - May 2011

2011-05-26
Length: 14s

Our friends Nathan Rabin and Josh Modell from The AV Club drop by to expound upon their pop culture picks for right now, including The Lonely Island and Tim and Eric Awesome Show Great Job! Season 5 on DVD.…

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Men of a Certain Age: Mike Royce and Ray Romano

2011-05-23
Length: 41s

Mike Royce and Ray Romano are the co-creators of the TNT comedic drama "Men of a Certain Age", which follows three friends through the struggles of middle age.  They've previously worked together on the hit sitcom "Everybody Loves Raymond".…

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Noz's Rap Picks, May 2011

2011-05-20
Length: 11s

Hip hop blogger Noz is back to talk about his favorite songs this month -- listen up to hear about DJ Quik, Fat Trel, E-40 and more.…

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Prodigy of Mobb Deep

2011-05-15
Length: 44s

Prodigy is a Grammy Award-winning rapper and member of the seminal hip-hop group Mobb Deep. His new autobiography is "My Infamous Life."…

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Sarah Vowell

2011-05-10
Length: 29s

Sarah Vowell is an author and humorist whose newest book, Unfriendly Fishes, is about the annexation of Hawaii.…

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Werner Herzog

2011-05-05
Length: 20s

Werner Herzog is an acclaimed (and prolific) film writer and director, known for narrative films like Aguirre, the Wrath of God as well as documentaries like Grizzly Man.  His newest release is a 3D film about the oldest known cave paintings, called The Cave of Forgotten Dreams.…

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Comedy: Jordan Ranks America, May 2011

2011-05-04
Length: 3s

Want to know what's good in the US of A this month?  Jordan Morris has the scoop.…

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Phil Rosenthal

2011-05-01
Length: 34s

Phil Rosenthal is the creator of the hit sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond, which ran for nine seasons on US television. He's also the subject of a new documentary about the challenges of translating the show for a Russian audience.…

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Live in Chicago with Peter Sagal

2011-04-24
Length: 57s

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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AV Club Picks: April 2011

2011-04-15
Length: 13s

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

2011-04-13
Length: 19s

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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Comedy: The Remington County Folk Festival and Electronics Expo with SuperEgo

2011-04-10
Length: 6s

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

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John Darnielle

2011-04-06
Length: 29s

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

2011-04-04
Length: 25s

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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Dan Charnas

2011-03-24
Length: 43s

Dan Charnas, a former record company executive, radio host and journalist has authored a history of the business side of hip-hop called The Big Payback.…

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Noz's Rap Picks

2011-03-21
Length: 13s

Noz, of the hip-hop blog Cocaine Blunts, shares some of his favorite new tracks.…

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Comedy: Craig Rowin

2011-03-19
Length: 4s

Craig Rowin has a proposition for all you millionaires out there.…

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Greg Mottola

2011-03-10
Length: 59s

Greg Mottola is the director behind Superbad and Adventureland, and has also directed episodes of Arrested Development and Undeclared. His new film Paul is out March 18th, and stars Simon Pegg and Nick Frost.…

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Bill Hader

2011-03-08
Length: 40s

Bill Hader is an actor and cast member on Saturday Night Live, where he's been known for his great impressions as well as beloved recurring characters like Stefon and Vinny Vedecci. He's also been in several of the most successful comedies of the past few years, including Superbad, Tropic Thunder and Knocked Up. You can see him in a new alien-comedy movie with Simon Pegg and Nick Frost called Paul.…

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Phil Collins: The Song That Changed My Life

2011-03-06
Length: 5s

Phil Collins chose She Loves You by The Beatles as the song that changed his life for our ongoing series.…

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Scott Thompson

2011-03-03
Length: 48s

An actor and comedian best known for his work in the Canadian sketch group The Kids in the Hall, Scott Thompson recently released his first graphic novel based on one of his characters, Danny Husk.…

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Weird Al Yankovic

2011-02-27
Length: 50s

Weird Al Yankovic is the undisputed king of parody music and the all-time bestselling accordionist. His new children's book is When I Grow Up. His new album is due this summer.…

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Live from SF Sketchfest

2011-02-16
Length: 58s

Comedy from Baron Vaughn and Kasper Hauser plus interviews with Bobcat Goldthwait and Steve Dildarian and music from John Vanderslice from our live show at the San Francisco Sketchfest comedy festival.…

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A Thousand Clowns

2011-02-13
Length: 43s

Jesse's live conversation at the Cinefamily in Los Angeles with Barry Gordon, the then-15-year-old star of the film A Thousand Clowns. Released in 1965 and now out-of-print, A Thousand Clowns co-stars Jason Robards as Murray, a comedy writer who struggles to come to terms with growing up – something he must do if he wants to stop child protective services from taking away his adopted son Nick.…

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Dick Cavett

2011-02-10
Length: 29s

Dick Cavett is best known as a talk show host who spoke with (and listened to) some of America's most celebrated entertainers. With a playful yet sophisticated wit, he hosted The Dick Cavett Show, which aired on ABC and on PBS from the late 60s to the early 80s. He currently writes an opinion blog for the New York Times. In his newest book, Talk Show, he tells some of his best stories about his time as an interviewer and host.…

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Bill Carter: The War for Late Night

2011-02-07
Length: 42s

Bill Carter is the author of two books about the politics and people of late night television, and a media reporter for the New York Times. His most recent book is The War for Late Night, a thoughtful and exciting behind-the-scenes look at the Sturm und Drang of the late night wars over Jay Leno, Conan O'Brien, and The Tonight Show.…

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Daryl Hall

2011-02-04
Length: 31s

Daryl Hall is a singer, songwriter and producer.  He's best known as the lead singer and co-founder of Hall & Oates, who have sold more albums than any other duo in music history.  His current project is a monthly web video series of his collaborations with other musicians, called "Live from Daryl's House".…

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The Song That Changed My Life: Chuck Brown

2011-02-02
Length: 3s

Chuck Brown is known as "The Godfather of Go-Go", a genre of very danceable funk music that he helped originate in Washington, D.C. in the 1970s. His newest release is a 3-disc set called "We Got This". He spoke to us about a song that changed his life.…

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Mavis Staples

2011-01-30
Length: 44s

Mavis Staples is a legendary R&B and gospel singer. She began singing as part of a family gospel group formed by her father called The Staple Singers. Her newest album, produced by Jeff Tweedy of Wilco, is called You Are Not Alone.…

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Comedy: Cream and Jordan Ranks America

2011-01-28
Length: 7s

First, "Ragtag", a sketch from LA-based comedy group Cream; then a monthly wrap-up of what's up and what's down with Jordan Morris for "Jordan Ranks America".…

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Adam Reed

2011-01-26
Length: 25s

Adam Reed is a writer, director, producer and voice actor.  He was the co-creator of the Adult Swim animated series Sealab 2021 and Frisky Dingo.  He's also the mind behind the FX show Archer, which is entering its second season.…

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Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein of "Portlandia"

2011-01-22
Length: 29s

Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein are the stars of a new TV show on IFC called "Portlandia", an affectionate skewering of the young people's bohemian paradise that is Portland, Oregon.…

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Comedy: Superego

2011-01-18
Length: 4s

Heartlines, the late night call-in request show -- "turn on your heartlight and send out a heartline."…

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David Rakoff

2011-01-10
Length: 26s

David Rakoff is an essayist, journalist, and a regular contributor to This American Life.  His latest book is a collection of essays called Half Empty, on taking down optimism and championing pessimism.…

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Comedy: Maria Bamford at Laugh Night

2011-01-05
Length: 11s

A standup set from one of our comedy heroes, Maria Bamford. Recorded at our last Laugh Night, a benefit for Art Share in Los Angeles.…

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Lynda Barry

2011-01-03
Length: 20s

Lynda Barry is a legend of alternative comics. Her strip Ernie Pook's Comeek earner her a reputation as sweet, funny and fearless. Her two most recent books are about how to create art and writing.…

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Best Comedy of 2010

2010-12-27
Length: 59s

Our special highlighting the best comedy of the year, including Kyle Kinane, Paul F. Tompkins, Karen Kilgariff, Kasper Hauser, Hannibal Burress, The State, Nick Thune, Aziz Ansari, Mike Phirman and more.…

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Holiday Special 2010

2010-12-15
Length: 1s

A holiday extravaganza! In addition to some of our favorite holiday songs, interviews from Ronnie Spector of legendary 60s girl group The Ronettes, Fred Schneider of The B-52s and The Superions, and The AV Club Holiday Gift Guide with Tasha Robinson and Kyle Ryan.…

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Greg Fitzsimmons

2010-12-03
Length: 27s

Greg Fitzsimmons is a standup comedian. His memoir is Dear Mrs. Fitzsimmons.…

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Alex Blagg Jacks Your Strat

2010-11-30
Length: 6s

Web guru Alex Blagg of ABajillionHits.biz jacks your strat with a powerblast of social media marketing know-how and online insight.…

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The National

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Length: 26s

Matt Berninger is the frontman of the Brooklyn indie rock band The National.  The band's latest album is High Violet.…

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Judd Apatow

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Length: 59s

Judd Apatow is a comedy writer, director and producer.  He has become one of the largest comedic forces in Hollywood with films like Knocked Up and the 40 Year Old Virgin. Apatow's new book, I Found this Funny, is a compilation of work by some of his…

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Live at WNYC: Les Savy Fav

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Length: 19s

A special set of songs from Brooklyn art-rock band Les Savy Fav, featuring Tim Harrington and Seth Jabour.  Les Savy Fav's newest album is "Root for Ruin".…

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Live at WNYC: Amy Sedaris

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Length: 19s

Amy Sedaris is an actress, comedian and author.  She's known for her role in the creation of the bizarre TV comedy Strangers With Candy and its main character, Jerri Blank, as well as her bestselling book on entertaining, I Like You: Hospitality Unde…

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Live at WNYC: A Reading from John Hodgman

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Length: 9s

Friend of the show John Hodgman reads a piece written specially for our live show in New York City, entitled "16 Things to Do in Connecticut Before the Coming Total Collapse of Civilization".  One of his newest ventures is the Judge John Hodgman podc…

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Live at WNYC: Judah Friedlander

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Length: 20s

Judah Friedlander is a regular on NBC's 30 Rock and the author of How To Beat Up Anybody.  He is the World Champion.…

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Lee Unkrich

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Length: 32s

Lee Unkrich is the director of Toy Story 3.  He's worked at Pixar for more than 15 years, and co-directed Finding Nemo, Monsters Inc. and Toy Story 2. …

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Chris Morris

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Length: 29s

Chris Morris is a comedy writer, director and performer.  He was voted one of the all-time top 12 "comedians' comedians" in a BBC poll, and his past work includes the news satires Brass Eye and The Day Today.  His new film is a farce about a gro…

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William Gibson

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Length: 25s

William Gibson is a science fiction writer whose works, increasingly, take place in a realistic present.  His latest book, Zero History, is about fashion, authenticity and identity.…

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Comedy - Jordan Ranks America 10/10

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Length: 3s

Jordan Ranks America for October of 2010.…

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Vocoder

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Dave Tompkins is an acclaimed music journalist.  His new book, How To Wreck A Nice Beach, is a history of the vocoder from its military applications to its musical ones.…

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Comedy: God's Pottery on Drugs & Alcohol

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Length: 11s

Duo God's Pottery offer very, very serious advice on battling some common vices. …

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The AV Club: Toronto International Film Festival

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Length: 16s

The AV Club join us from North America's largest film festival with some tips on upcoming films worth watching out for (and avoiding).…

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Kristen Schaal

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Length: 29s

Kristen Schaal is a comedian, actress, and author.  She's best known for her role as Mel, the devoted, stalkerish fan of the band on HBO's "The Flight of the Conchords".  She's recently co-authored a book, "The Sexy Book of Sexy Sex", with Rich …

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Comedy: Greg Behrendt

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Greg Behrendt talks about meeting one of his heroes, David Lee Roth.  Recorded live at The Sound of Young America's "Laugh Night" at ArtShare in Los Angeles.…

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Bill Burr

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Length: 33s

Bill Burr is a standup comic.  His ferocious style is leavened by the fact that he often trains the ferociousness on himself.  His latest special, now on DVD, is called Let It Go.…

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Bilal

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Length: 32s

Bilal is a jazz and soul singer based in New York.  His second album, Airtight's Revenge, was just released.  He's worked with artists from Jay-Z and Dr. Dre to Common and DJ Premier.…

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Flying Lotus

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Length: 28s

Flying Lotus is a Los Angeles-based musician.  His critically-acclaimed music blends electronica with progressive hip-hop.…

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John Waters

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Length: 24s

John Waters has a new book out called Role Models that packs a few surprises -- chief among them the influence of Johnny Mathis. …

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Jonathan Ames

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Jonathan Ames is a novelist, non-fiction and television writer.  He created and writes the HBO series Bored to Death, which returns with its second season this month.…

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Comedy: Simon Rich: Brain Teasers with Rob Huebel

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Are you capable of looking past your own prejudices? Simon Rich has prepared a set of brain teasers to answer that question. Featuring Rob Huebel. Simon Rich's new novel is Elliot Allagash.…

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Henry Winkler

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Length: 30s

He's best known for his role as "The Fonz" on Happy Days, but Henry Winkler's added a number of other acting, producing, and directing credits to his name over the years. He's also co-written a series of children's books. You can catch him right now as Dr…

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Donal Logue

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Actor Donal Logue stars in the new FX series Terriers.  He won best actor at the Sundance Film Festival for his role in The Tao of Steve, and he created the iconic MTV character Jimmy the Cab Driver.…

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It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

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Rob McElhenney is the creator of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, as well as a writer, director and star of the show ("Mac").  Glenn Howerton plays Dennis on the show, and is also involved in writing, directing and production.…

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The AV Club September 2010

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Tasha Robinson and Genevieve Koski join Jesse for September's pop culture picks.  Tasha chooses the Australian modern noir The Square and the upcoming season of the TV show Glee.  Genevieve's picks are Mavis Staples' new album You Are Not Alone …

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Elijah Wood

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Elijah Wood has worked as a professional actor since he was seven years old.  His credits include Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, the Lord of the Rings trilogy and the upcoming release The Romantics.…

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Mary Roach

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Mary Roach is the author of several best-selling books of science journalism, the most recent of which is Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void.…

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Comedy: God and Moses

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Simon Rich imagines the conversation at Mount Sinai.  Featuring Seth Morris and Paul Scheer.…

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Jon Glaser

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Length: 27s

Jon Glaser is a comedy writer and performer.  His show on Cartoon Network's [adult swim], Delocated, is entering its second season.…

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Comedy: Chelsea Peretti

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Standup comic Chelsea Peretti recorded this set at our live show in Washington, DC.  She was recently selected one of Variety Magazine's Ten Comics to Watch for 2010.…

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St. Vincent

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Annie Clark, the singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, performs under the moniker St. Vincent. She got her start playing guitar for The Polyphonic Spree and in Sufjan Stevens' touring band, then struck out on her own, playing almost every instrum…

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The Song That Changed My Life: Roberta Flack

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Roberta Flack is a singer, songwriter and pianist. She won back-to-back Grammy Awards for Record of the Year for her songs "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" and "Killing Me Softly With His Song." We spoke to her for a new feature, "The Song That Chang…

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Corb Lund

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Corb Lund is a musician and third-generation rancher from Alberta, Canada. He played for over ten years as part of punk band The Smalls, and now brings some of that irreverence to writing roots-country music about his own experiences and those of his a…

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Andrew Noz

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Andrew Noz is the blogger behind Cocaine Blunts & Hip-Hop Tapes, one of the internet's most successful hip-hop blogs.  He's also a contributor to NPR, Complex and The Washington City Paper, among other outlets.…

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The AV Club July 2010

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Nathan Rabin and Josh Modell join Jesse to recommend the best of popular culture.  Nathan chooses Louis CK's Louie and the new film The Kids Are All Right.  Josh Modell chooses Inception and Children's Hospital.…

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Comedy: Nick Adams

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Stadup comic Nick Adams is the author of How To Make Friends With Black People and a writer for the upcoming NBC series Perfect Couples. …

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Samantha Bee

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Samantha Bee is The Daily Show's longest-tenured correspondent, with seven years on the air.  She's just released a memoir, entitled I Know I Am, But What Are You?…

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Jordan Ranks America: July 2010

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Jordan Morris tells us what's hot and what's not.…

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Colson Whitehead

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Colson Whitehead is one of America's most acclaimed novelists.  He was the recepient of a MacArthur "genius" grant for his fiction, which includes Apex Hides the Hurt and John Henry Days.  His latest novel is Sag Harbor, about the African Americ…

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Jose James

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Jose James is an acclaimed jazz and soul singer.  He has two new albums - a forward-looking, genre-hopping record called Blackmagic and a collection of piano-and-vocals standards called For All We Know…

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Comedy: My Baby Dreamer

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Los Angeles comedy group Superego contribute this sponsorship message from My Baby Dreamer.…

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Dan Clowes

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Dan Clowes is the creator of numerous comics and graphic novels, including Ghost World and Art School Confidential.  His latest is Wilson.​…

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Mark Frauenfelder

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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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Comedy: Matt Braunger

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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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The AV Club June 2010

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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 …

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Devo

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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 presentat…

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Hanson

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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

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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 s…

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Kyle Kinane

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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 D…

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Nick Thune

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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…

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Comedy: Holly Mills

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Standup comic Holly Mills is a regular in clubs in the Los Angeles area.  Her set was recorded at The Sound of Young America Presents: Laugh Night, a benefit for Art Share Los Angeles.​…

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Comedy: Karen Kilgariff's I Want To Win

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In this touching and hilarious song, Karen Kilgariff (Mr. Show, Ellen, Girls Guitar Club) gives us a behind the scenes look at the life of a successful comedy writer and standup comic.​…

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Adam Carolla

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Adam Carolla is a radio and television personality, writer and actor.  He hosted or co-hosted The Man Show, The Adam Carolla Show, Too Late with Adam Carolla, and Loveline.  He now hosts The Adam Carolla Podcast, one of the internet's most popul…

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Comedy: The Batman

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Batman takes on The Riddler, who takes on himself in this sketch from ImprovOlympic regular Sarah Gee.…

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Walter Mosley

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Walter Mosley is the author of more than 30 books.  He's best known for his acclaimed mysteries, including the Easy Rawlins series, which began with Mosley's first novel, Devil in a Blue Dress.  His latest is Known to Evil.…

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Jim Lehrer

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Jim Lehrer is the anchor and executive editor of The PBS Newshour.  He's also the author of 20 novels, the most recent of which is the train mystery The Super.…

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Comedy: Donald Glover

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Donald Glover is a standup comic, writer and actor.  He is one of the stars of NBC's Community and a member of Derrick Comedy, whose first film, Mystery Team, is available on DVD May 25th.…

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Julie Klausner

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Julie Klausner has written for Saturday Night Live and Best Week Ever with Paul F. Tompkins.  Her new book is a dating memoir called I Don't Care About Your Band.…

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Wisenheimer

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Mark Oppenheimer is the author of Wisenheimer, a memoir about growing up verball precocious and finding himself in organized debate.  He's also religion columnist for the New York Times and professor of English and Political Science at Yale.…

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Comedy: Jordan Ranks America: May

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Jordan Morris tells us what's up, down and all around in these United States.…

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The AV Club

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Editor in Chief Josh Modell and Film Editor Scott Tobias of The AV Club join Jesse to proffer some gems in the world of arts and entertainment.…

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The XX

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The XX are a three-member band from London, England.  Their self-titled debut album was one of the most acclaimed releases of 2009.…

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Doctor Who

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Stephen Moffat is the head writer of the lastest series of Doctor Who.  Matt Smith plays The Doctor, and Karen Gillan plays his companion.  The new version of the beloved sci-fi adventure series is entering its fifth season on the BBC in the UK,…

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Comedy: God's Pottery - Abstinence

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The Christian folk music duo God's Pottery teach an important lesson about keeping your stuff in your pants.…

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Andy Richter

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Andy Richter is best known as sidekick to Conan O'Brien, on both Late Night and The Tonight Show.  He's also a succesful comic writer and actor.…

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SxSW: Lemmy

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Lemmy is the legendary frontman of the band Motorhead.  We talk with him, and with Greg Olliver and Wes Orshoski, the directors of a documentary called Lemmy which premiered at South by Southwest in Austin.…

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SxSW: The Bill Hicks Story

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Matt Harlock is one of the directors of American: The Bill Hicks Story, about the legendary rebel comic.  We talk with Harlock and Bill's brother Steve.…

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SxSW: David Gordon Green

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David Gordon Green is a director.  His films have ranged from the touching indie drama George Washington (his debut) to his most recent, the stoner action-comedy Pineapple Express.  He's also worked with college friends Jody Hill, Danny McBride …

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SxSW: Bear Nation

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Malcolm Ingram is the director of Bear Nation, a documentary about gay bear culture that premiered at South by Southwest in Austin.  He previously directed Small Town Gay Bar.…

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Comedy: Karen Kilgariff

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Standup comedy from Karen Kilgariff.  Kilgariff was head writer of Ellen, and a castmember on Mr. Show.…

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Comedy: God's Pottery - Adoption

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Christian folk music duo God's Pottery teach us an important lesson about adoption through the medium of song.…

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Ian Roberts and Matt Walsh

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Ian Roberts and Matt Walsh are two of the founders of the Upright Citizens Brigade.  They also have a new semi-improvised sitcom on Spike TV called "Players."…

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The AV Club

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Keith Phipps and Tasha Robinson from The AV Club join us again to recommend some of the best in overlooked pop culture.…

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Luis Guzman

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Luis Guzman is one of America's most succesful character actors.  He's appeared in dozens of films and television series, from Short Eyes in the 1970s to Miami Vice in the 1980s to Carlito's Way, Boogie Nights and The Limey in the 1990s.  Now he…

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Jordan Ranks America: February

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Jordan Morris tells you what's what once again.…

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Sundance: Jeffrey Blitz and Sean Welch

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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 document…

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Sundance: Trevor Groth

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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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Sundance: Drunk History

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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 dialog…

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Sundance: Biker Fox and Jeremy Lamberton

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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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Sundance: Drake Doremus, Director of Douchebag

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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 Do…

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Sundance: Boy's Taika Waititi and James Rolleston

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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…

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Sundance: Kevin Kline

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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 ligh…

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Sal Santana

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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

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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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The AV Club

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Tasha Robinson and Nathan Rabin of The AV Club join Jesse to recommend a few great films which are new to DVD.…

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Gahan Wilson

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Gahan Wilson is perhaps America's most legendary cartoonist.  For more than 50 years, his distinctively twisted single-panel cartoons have appeared in magazines like Playboy and The New Yorker. …

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Jane Espenson

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TV writer Jane Espenson is executive producer of Caprica, a new series based in the Battlestar Galactica universe.  She's also written for Ellen, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, The Gilmore Girls and more.…

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Elna Baker

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Elna Baker is a comedian and writer.  Her memoir is "The New York Regional Mormon Singles Halloween Dance."…

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Aziz Ansari

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Aziz Ansari is an actor and comedian.  He's a regular on Parks and Recreation, and a member of the comedy group Human Giant.  He's also been in films like Observe & Report and Funny People.…

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Hugh Moore

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Standup comedy from Hugh Moore, recorded live at the Bentzen Ball in Washington, D.C.…

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Best Comedy of 2009

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An hour-long TSOYA special featuring our favorite comedy of 2009, including Maria Bamford, Dana Gould, Patton Oswalt, Tig Notaro and more.…

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Brutal Metal Holiday Special

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Rob Halford of Judas Priest and the directors of Until the Light Takes Us, about Norweigan black metal, join us for a brutal metal holiday special.…

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Donald Glover

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Donald Glover is a writer, comedian and actor.  He was a writer for NBC's 30 Rock, and now acts on NBC's Community.  His sketch group, Derrick Comedy, has a new feature film called Mystery Team.…

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Mark Duplass

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Mark Duplass is an actor and filmmaker.  He stars in the new FX comedy The League, and with his brother Jay has written, directed and starred in several acclaimed films, including The Puffy Chair and Baghead.…

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Jordan Ranks America

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Jordan Morris ranks America in his own inimitable way.…

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Alex Patsavas

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Alex Patsavas has been been filling up your portable music device with the non-mainstream/indie rock music you love without you even knowing it.She's mostly known for being the music supervisor for notable television series like The O.C, Grey's Anatomy, G…

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Ian MacKaye

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Ian MacKaye is a punk rock legend.  His bands have included Minor Threat, Fugazi and most recently The Evens.  He joined us live on stage in Washington DC.…

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The Sartorialist

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Scott Schuman is the proprietor of the street photography blog The Sartorialist.  His new book is a collection of the best of his photos.…

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Nick Hornby

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Nick Hornby is the author of numerous novels; his most recent is called Juliet, Naked.  He also wrote the film An Education.…

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Andrew WK, Nellie McKay & The Spinto Band

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Music from our recent East Coast trip from Andrew WK, Nellie McKay and The Spinto Band.…

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Comedy: Kumail Nanjiani and Kent Haines

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Live comedy from our shows in Philadelphia and New York City.…

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Charles Burns

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Charles Burns is a cartoonist and illustrator whose best-known work is the graphic novel Black Hole.  We spoke with him at the Philly Improv Theater in Philadelphia.…

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The Mutter Museum

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Dr. Robert Hicks is the director of the Mutter Museum at the College of Physicians in Philadelphia.  It's a museum of medical history - and oddities of the human body.…

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Rik Cordero: Live at WNYC

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Rik Cordero helped revolutionize hip-hop videos with clips for artists like Jay-Z, Busta Rhymes, The Roots and Nas.  He's also the director of the feature film Inside A Change.…

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Scott Adsit: Live From WNYC

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Scott Adsit is a veteran of Chicago's Second City and plays Pete on NBC's 30 Rock. We'll also talk about how Scott's involvement in the series Moral Orel almost caused a rift in his family. This episode taped live at WNYC's Jerome L. Green Performance Spa…

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The Trailer Park Boys

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Ricky, Julian and Bubbles are the stars of the Canadian documentary-style sitcom The Trailer Park Boys.  For years, the show has tracked their charming inability to make anything of themselves.…

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Langhorne Slim

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Langhorne Slim plays songs from his new album Be Set Free.…

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Bucky Sinister

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Bucky Sinister is the author of Get Up: A 12-Step Guide to Recovery for Misfits, Freaks, and Weirdos…

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Marc Maron: RRL

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In a commentary, Marc Maron says he's not so sure that someone in India should be pre-distressing his belts.…

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Nathan Rabin

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Nathan Rabin is head writer for The AV Club and author of The Big Rewind: A Memoir Brought To You By Pop Culture.…

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An Hour with Kasper Hauser

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A full, hilarious hour with the San Francisco comedy group Kasper Hauser, plus a bonus sketch for podcast listeners.…

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Gary Hustwit

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The filmmaker behind the typeface documentary Helvetica talks about his new film Objectified, which explores our interactions with everyday stuff. …

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Mike Sacks, author of And Here's The Kicker

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Brent Weinbach

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There's odd standup comedy, and then there's standup comedy so odd it gets you banned from a network late night show... after you've already taped your appearance. Comedian Brent Weinbach is my guest.…

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Al Madrigal

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Al Madrigal talks about his new comedy record Half Breed and the career he held before becoming a comedian: firing hundreds of people from their jobs.…

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The Rejection Show's Jon Friedman

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Jon Friedman is a comedian, writer, and  host of the The Rejection Show, New York City's live showcase of rejected work. His new book is Rejected: Tales of the Failed, Dumped and Cancelled. We'll hear about Friedman's early days screening unsolicited…

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Rob Siegel

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Rob Siegel is a former editor for The Onion and penned last year's Mickey Rourke vehicle The Wrestler. He's just written and directed Big Fan, a dark film starring Patton Oswalt as man beaten up by his favorite player on the New York Giants. Siegel's char…

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Chris Anderson

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Chris Anderson is editor-in-chief of WIRED and is also the author of Free: The Future of a Radical Price which explores how the price for delivering content is trending towards zero. We'll talk about the repercussions that's having on the creative industr…

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Greg Kot

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Greg Kot is the music critic at the Chicago Tribune, host of the public radio program Sound Opinions, and has written for the likes of Rolling Stone, Details, Blender, and Encyclopaedia Britannica among others. His new book is Ripped: How the Wired Genera…

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Paul Rust

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Paul Rust has just made his big break starring in the teen romp I Love You Beth Cooper, but he's been a long time friend of the show and was named one of Variety's 10 Comics To Watch in 2008. Rust will talk about how the silliness of Pee-wee Herman remain…

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Charlyne Yi

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Charlyne Yi made her first on screen appearance playing the stoned girlfriend of Martin Starr's character in the Judd Apatow flick Knocked Up. Now, she's written Paper Heart a documentary and narrative film in which she also stars opposite Michael Sera. H…

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The State

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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

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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.…

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Armando Iannucci

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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.…

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Marc Maron

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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.…

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Bill Withers

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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.…

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Paul and Storm: Nunfight

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Paul and Storm offer a cultural commentary in song.…

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Au Revoir Simone

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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.…

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The Language of Things

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Deyan Sudjic is the director of the Design Museum in London, and the author of The Language of Things.  He talks about the history and significance of design.…

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Remembering Michael Jackson

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Oliver Wang and Jay Smooth join Jesse to consider the life and music of Michael Jackson.…

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MaxFunCon: Friday Comedy

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Comedy from Chris Hardwick, Kasper Hauser and Jordan Morris, recorded live at MaxFunCon.…

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MaxFunCon: Merlin Mann on Creative Work

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Merlin Mann talks about the process of doing creative work.…

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MaxFunCon: John Hodgman Keynote

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John Hodgman welcomes attendees to MaxFunCon 2009 with remarks on Malort &etc.…

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Pharoahe Monch

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Pharoahe Monch is a legend of underground hip-hop.  His most recent album is "Desire."…

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Brother Ali

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Brother Ali is a Minneapolis-based MC with a reputation for raw, soul-searching lyrics and passionate delivery.…

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Jonathan Coulton

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Jonathan Coulton is a singer-songwriter known for his heartfelt, hilarious songs.  He talks with us and performs a number of tunes from his catalog.…

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Never Not Funny

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Jimmy Pardo and Matt Belknap are the hosts of the popular comedy podcast Never Not Funny.…

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Brian Michael Bendis

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

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Reggie Watts (video)

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Comedian/singer/artist Reggie Watts performs on The Sound of Young America Live! at the Bridgetown Comedy Festival.…

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Mirah (Video)

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Mirah performs live on the Sound of Young America at the Bridgetown Comedy Festival in Portland.…

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Blitzen Trapper (Video)

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Blitzen Trapper perform live in Portland on The Sound of Young America.…

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Nick Kroll

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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.…

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Rian Johnson

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Rian Johnson is a film director best known for his 2006 film Brick.  His new film is The Brothers Bloom.…

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The Right Questions (video)

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A short video directed by Adam Lisagor for maximumfun.org.…

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Trailer Park Boys

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Mike Clattenburg is the creator of The Trailer Park Boys, a Canadian sitcom that has become an international phenomenon.…

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TV Pilot

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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.…

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Bad Cop

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Paul Bacon is the author of Bad Cop, a memoir about his brief stint in the NYPD, a career for which he was monumentally ill-suited.…

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Bun B

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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.…

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Shoe Store DJ

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

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Jordan Ranks America: November 2010

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Jordan Morris ranks America from the bottom to the top.…

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John Brandon

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John Brandon is a novelist who was raised on the Gulf Coast of Florida.  Citrus County is set in his home state and is his second novel, focusing on a teacher and two middle-schoolers who have their loneliness and status as outsiders in common. …

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The AV Club - December 2010

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Keith Phipps and Nathan Rabin of The AV Club stop by to sift through pop culture and present their picks, which include a box set from Apple Records, a new cut of the classic film Metropolis, a book from The Onion columnist Jean Teasdale, and the document…

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Dr. Dog

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Zach Miller and Scott McMicken are members of the Philadelphia band Dr. Dog.  Their music synthesizes the sounds of the 1960s and 70s with contemporary influeces, and they've built a major following over the past ten years.  Their latest album i…

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Lloyd Kaufman

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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.…

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Eleni Mandell

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Eleni Mandell is a Los Angeles singer-songwriter.  She talks with us and performs some songs from her new album, Artificial Fire.…

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Jane Lynch

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Actress Jane Lynch has been seen in films like The 40 Year Old Virgin, Role Models and Best in Show.  She's featured on the new show Party Down, and stars on the upcoming FOX show Glee.…

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The Age of Persuasion

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Terry O'Reilly is the host of the CBC's Age of Persuasion, a radio program about the history and practice of advertising.…

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On the Media

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Brooke Gladstone and Bob Garfield are the hosts of On the Media, a weekly NPR show about the media industry.…

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Adam Scott

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Adam Scott is an actor who's been seen in films like Stepbrothers, and is now the star of the new Starz comedy series Party Down.…

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Martin Starr

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Martin Starr first rose to prominence as Bill Haverchuck on the cult series Freaks and Geeks.  He's now featured in both the Starz series Party Down and the new film Adventureland.…

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Dana Gould

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Dana Gould is a comedian and writer whose credits include six years as a writer and producer on The Simpsons.…

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John Mulaney

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John Mulaney is a standup comic and writer for Saturday Night Live. His first comedy CD is The Top Part.…

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Integrated Media with Merlin Mann, Bros. Chaps & Jeff Olsen

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Merlin Mann, The Bros. Chaps (Homestar Runner) and Jeff Olsen (adultswim.com) talk with Jesse about building a brand online at the 2009 Integrated Media Association conference.…

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Steven Johnson

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Steven Johnson is a writer on the history of ideas whose books include The Ghost Map and Everything Bad Is Good For You.  His latest is The Invention of Air.…

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Free Darko

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We talk with three of the writers behind the strange and irreverent basketball blog Free Darko.  Their new book is The Macrophenomenal Pro Basketball Almanac.…

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The Whitest Kids U Know

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The Whitest Kids U Know are a sketch comedy group based in New York.  Their eponymous television series is in its third season on IFC.…

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Jeffrey Tambor

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Jeffrey Tambor is a veteran actor best known for his roles as Hank Kingsley on The Larry Sanders Show and the patriarch of the Bluth family on Arrested Development.…

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Miss Piggy

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Miss Piggy is a model, actress and now author.  Her new book is The Diva Code.…

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Jenna Fischer

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Jenna Fischer is an actress, best known for her portrayal of the secretary Pam on NBC's The Office.…

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Kasper Hauser: Wedding Announcements

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Wedding Announcements from Kasper Hauser's upcoming book Weddings of the Times.…

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Sean Cullen & Zion I in San Francisco

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Sean Cullen is a Canadian comic, seen on Last Comic Standing and on his own Comedy Central Presents special.  Zion I are a Bay Area hip-hop group whose new album is The Takeover.  They performed at our live recording in San Francisco.…

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Tom Ammiano Live in San Francisco

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California State Assemblymember Tom Ammiano is a fixture of the San Francisco political scene.  He was the first openly gay man elected to a school board in California, and went on to become president of the City's board of supervisors.  He's al…

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Jello Biafra Live in SF

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Jello Biafra is a legendary free speech advocate and punk rock vocalist.  We talked with him at our live show in San Francisco.…

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Jeffrey Tambor on the Arrested Development Movie

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Jeffrey Tambor updates us on the state of the Arrested Development film.…

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How's Your News

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How's Your News is a new series on MTV which follows a group of reporters with disabilities across the country.  Arthur Bradford created How's Your News many ten years ago at a summer camp for the disabled, and Jeremy Vest is a member of the reportin…

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Larry Wilmore

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Larry Wilmore is a comedy writer and performer.  He's the author of "I'd Rather We Got Casinos," and is The Daily Show's Senior Black Correspondent.  He also wrote for In Living Color and created the sitcoms The Bernie Mac Show and The…

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Alien Vs. Predator

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Poet Michael Robbins reads his poem  "Alien Vs. Predator."…

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Spike Feresten

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Spike Feresten wrote for David Letterman, The Simpsons, Seinfeld and Saturday Night Live before going in front of the camera.  Now he's hosting an hour-long late-night talkshow on FOX called, appropriately, "Talk Show with Spike Feresten."…

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Neil Gaiman and Henry Selick on Coraline

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Neil Gaiman is the author of the dark children's fantasy novel "Coraline."  Henry Selick is the director of the new stop motion animated film based on Gaiman's book.…

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Meshell Ndegeocello

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Meshell Nedgeocello is a soul singer and bass guitarist.  Her most recent album is "The World Has Made Me The Man of My Dreams."…

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Letterman's Writers

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Eric and Justin Stangel are the co-Head Writers of The Late Show with David Letterman, and Bill Scheft is a long-time monologue writer on the show.  The Letterman writers have just published a new book compilation of one of the show's recurring bits,…

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Scott McCloud

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Scott McCloud is the comics artist behind the seminal "Understanding Comics," among many others.  His newest is a collection of his 1980s series "Zot!"…

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Mike Birbiglia

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Comedian Mike Birbiglia's one-man show, Sleepwalk with Me, was just extended at the Bleeker Street Theater in New York.…

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David Malki !

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David Malki ! is the creator of the webcomic Wondermark.  It's a surreal gag strip, with pictures lifted from 19th century magazine illustrations.…

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Chris Onstad

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Chris Onstad is the artist behind the web comic Achewood.  There's a new collection of the strip, called "The Great Outdoor Fight."…

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Broke-Ass Stuart

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Stuart Schuffman is the author of "Broke-Ass Stuart's Guide to Living Cheaply in New York," a follow-up to his "Guide to Living Cheaply in San Francisco."…

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Donuts

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Dr. Paul Mullins is a cultural anthropologist and the author of Glazed America: A History of the Donut.…

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Rob Corddry

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Rob Corddry is an actor and comedian.  For four years, he was a correspondent on The Daily Show.  His most recent project is a web series for thewb.com called Children's Hospital.…

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The Last Christmas

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Brian Posehn and Gerry Duggan talk about their post-apocalyptic Santa Claus story The Last Christmas, plus a holiday sketch from Elephant Larry.…

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Holy Headshot (Enhanced for iPod)

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Patrick Borelli and Douglas Gorenstein are the authors of Holy Headshot, a book of bizarre and amazing head shots from actors and performers across the country.  Note that this podcast is in .m4a (enhanced podcast) format, and should play in iTunes, …

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Ben Folds

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Singer-songwriter Ben Folds' new album is called Way to Normal.…

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The Kids in the Hall

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Dave Foley and Kevin McDonald are founding members of The Kids in the Hall.  The group has reformed for a national tour of the US and an upcoming miniseries on Canadian television.…

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Alan Zweibel

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Alan Zweibel was an original writer on Saturday Night Live, a co-creator of the groundbreaking sitcom It's Garry Shandling's Show, and is a producer on and contributor to Curb Your Enthusiasm.  His new book is Clothing Optional.…

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John Hodgman

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John Hodgman is a contributor to the Daily Show and the author of two books, the more recent of which is More Information Than You Require.…

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Gideon Yago

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Gideon Yago is an Emmy and Peabody award-winning journalist, best known for his work on MTV News.  He's the host of The IFC Media Project.…

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The Dirtbombs

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The Dirtbombs are a Detroit-based rock and roll band.  Their newest album is We Have You Surrounded.…

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Raphael Saadiq

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Raphael Saadiq is a singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist.  He was a founding member of the groups Tony! Toni! Tone! and Lucy Pearl.…

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Found Magazine

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Pete Rothbart is an editor at Found Magazine, a magazine composed exclusively of th