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Glinder and Glinder will fight for your Wedding Announcement

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Glinder and Glinder will fight for your Wedding Announcement.

Podcast: Coyle & Sharpe Episode 63: Litter


Welcome to season two of Coyle & Sharpe: The Imposters! In the early 1960s, James P. Coyle and Mal Sharpe roamed the streets of San Francisco, microphone in hand, roping strangers into bizarre schemes and surreal stunts. These original recordings are from the Sharpe family archive, which is tended by Mal's daughter, Jennifer Sharpe. You can learn more about Coyle & Sharpe on their website or on MySpace. Their recent box set is These 2 Men Are Imposters.

On this episode: Coyle and Sharpe propose a novel way of getting litter off the streets.

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Jesse on the Slash Film Podcast


I had a great time visiting with Dave Chen on the /Filmcast, a very high quality film discussion show.

I talked a lot (a lot!) about The Hangover, a movie I really enjoyed. You can listen to the show here; the Hangover review, in which I'm featured, starts an hour and five minutes in.

Au Revoir, Simone

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Did I book them on The Sound of Young America because their band is named after a line from Pee-Wee's Big Adventure? Well, maybe. Kind of. A little bit. But their records are lovely, too.

Also: they appear to be throwing some kind of DANCE CONTEST.

The State


For a limited time, the first episode of The State is free in iTunes.

The thing I can never believe about The State: they were barely out of college. Like 21, 22, 23 years old. Wow.

Mr. Rogers visits Koko


I can't even begin to tell you how important these two were to five-year-old Jesse. I used to read the Koko book, and the National Geographic article about Koko over and over.

via an ambitious project collapsing

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The Who perform A Quick One While He's Away on the Rolling Stones' Rock & Roll Circus.

Via Cody on the forum's Music Video thread.

Brother Ali Interview: The Sound of Young America

Brother Ali
Brother Ali

Brother Ali is a Minneapolis-based MC with a reputation for raw, soul-searching lyrics and passionate delivery. His new EP is "The Truth Is Here," a follow-up to his 2007 LP "The Undisputed Truth."

TSOYA Classics: Wonder (August 5th, 2006)


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 Michael Ivins of The Flaming Lips and Lawrence Weschler. Michael Ivins is a bassist and idea man with The Flaming Lips. Lawrence Weschler is a long-time New Yorker writer, Pulitzer Prize finalist, and author of "Everything That Rises: A Book of Convergences."

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What do you want on your tombstone?


From our friends Elephant Larry.

They're heading up Sketchfest NYC, which we're proud to sponsor. It starts Thursday evening at the UCB Theater in New York City.

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