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Jon Friedman Interview: The Sound of Young America

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Jon Friedman

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 submissions for The New Yorker and Comedy Central, plus what it's like at his new gig blogging for Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.

Rob Siegel Interview: The Sound of Young America

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Rob Siegel

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 characters seem to find fulfillment on the fringes of society -- listen in to find out why.

Chris Anderson Interview: The Sound of Young America

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Bullseye
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Chris Anderson

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 is having on the creative industry and those whose job it is to create thoughts.

Greg Kot Interview: The Sound of Young America

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Greg Kot

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 Generation Revolutionized Music. We'll talk about how the music industry got to where it is today, and what might be next.

Paul Rust Interview: The Sound of Young America

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Bullseye
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Paul Rust

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 remains a seminal influence and the best parts of working with a big time, earnest filmmaker like Chris Columbus.

Charlyne Yi Interview: The Sound of Young America

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Charlyne Yi

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 Cera. Hear from Yi about why she doesn't believe in love, and from Paper Heart director Nick Jasenovec about the choice of casting someone else to play himself.

The State Interview: The Sound of Young America

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The cast of The State
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Bullseye
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Kerri Kenney-Silver
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Thomas Lennon
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Ken Marino

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

TSOYA Classics: Let's Put On A Show (September 29th, 2006)

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We continue our journey into The Sound of Young America's vast audio archive with this program from The Sound of Young America Classics.

Guests Joe Flaherty & Allison Silverman. Joe Flaherty was a cast member on the seminal sketch comedy program SCTV. Allison Silverman is the Emmy-winning co-head writer and supervising producer of The Colbert Report.



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Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter Interview: The Sound of Young America

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Michael Ian Black (L) and Michael Showalter (R)
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Bullseye
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Michael Showalter
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Michael Ian Black

Michael Showalter and Michael Ian Black helped found the sketch comedy group The State more than 20 years ago. They've worked together regularly ever since. Their projects together have included Stella (with David Wain), several standup tours, and now a new Comedy Central series, Michael & Michael Have Issues.

The Sound of Young America Live!

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Date: 
09/18/2009 - 20:00 - 22:00
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New York, NY
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The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space at WNYC

The Sound of Young America Live! is coming to New York City and the beautiful new performance space at WNYC.

With Special Guests:
Standup Kumail Nanjiani
Singer Nellie McKay
Director Rik Cordero
Actor & Improviser Scott Adsit
& Rock Star Andrew WK!

Tickets are now sold out. Sorry!

Pay our tour bills: get a poster (only $12!) Available at the show!

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