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The Sound of Young America, Live in NYC

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If you didn't catch our announcement, tickets are now on sale for our live show at WNYC's Greene Space! The show will include:

interviews with
AMY SEDARIS
and
JUDAH FRIEDLANDER

with standup comedy from
BARATUNDE THURSTON

a reading from
JOHN HODGMAN

and a special performance of rarities and never before performed songs from
TIM HARRINGTON and SETH JABOUR of LES SAVY FAV

When: Friday, October 22 at 7pm
Where: The Greene Space
44 Charlton Street (at Varick Street)
New York, NY 10014
Tickets: $30, available HERE.
Admission includes complimentary glass of wine or beer.

Look forward to seeing you there for a super fun show!

Punchline's Anniversary Comedy Show in LA, Monday Night

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Punchline Magazine is celebrating its Five Year Anniversary with a night of comedy at the Largo in LA this Monday night, October 11th.

You can't beat this line-up -- Marc Maron, Greg Proops, Maria Bamford, Whitney Cummings, and Chris Hardwick -- and the Largo is a very cool venue. Click here to buy tickets for the show.

Comedian, Actress and Author Kristen Schaal: Interview on The Sound of Young America

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Show: 
Bullseye
Guests: 
Kristen Schaal

Kristen Schaal is a comedian, actress, and writer. Her brand of humor is weirdly sweet, and probably exemplified by her role as Mel, the obsessive fan on The Flight of The Conchords. She's been a contributor to The Daily Show, appeared in a number of films including Dinner for Shmucks, and lent her voice to animated characters in Toy Story 3, Shrek Forever After, and Aqua Teen Hunger Force.

Her book The Sexy Book of Sexy Sex, written with Rich Blomquist, is out now.

Comedy: Greg Behrendt

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Show: 
Bullseye
Guests: 
Greg Behrendt

Greg Behrendt recounts a tale of meeting one of his heroes -- Diamond Dave, David Lee Roth. Recorded live at The Sound of Young America's "Laugh Night", at ArtShare in Los Angeles, earlier this year.

Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 147: David and Goliath with Erin Gibson

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Guests: 
Erin Gibson

Current TV's Erin Gibson joins us to discuss bible stories, Denver and more.

Stop Podcasting Yourself 134 - LIVE with Eddie Pepitone

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Guests: 
Eddie Pepitone

Comedian Eddie Pepitone joins us live from the Vancouver Comedy Festival to talk Tony Danza, CSI, and Smurf movies.

Download episode 134 here. (right-click)

Brought to you by: (click here for the full list of sponsors)

A Tribute to the Slipnutz

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One of the dumbest/greatest things ever.

TMZ: Boooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

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Past Sound guest Charlyne Yi is a wonderfully talented and big-hearted lady who just got run over by the bullshit train that is TMZ. Willfully misleading, gross and creepy is what this is. Watch the video for Charlyne's explanation.

Seriously: people who were involved in this... how do you live with yourselves? Do you think this is funny? God this is gross.

Keep your head up, Charlyne, you're a class act all the way.

Below: the great/actual video Charlyne made for Oxfam:

The Sound of Young America Live!

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Date: 
10/22/2010 - 19:30 - 21:30
Show: 
City: 
New York, NY
Venue Name: 
The Greene Space at WNYC

The Sound of Young America returns to WNYC on October 22nd with an evening of FUN and DELIGHT.

Special guests include:


Amy Sedaris


Judah Friedlander


John Hodgman


Baratunde Thurston


Tim Harrington and Seth Jabour of Les Savy Fav

Tickets are on sale now.

Roger Gomoll's Biplane & the Red Baron Pizza Squadron

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Above: Public Radio International's Roger Gomoll, who helps us with our pledge drive shows and rights things when we accidentally send the public radio satellite on a collision course with earth, flying in his new biplane.

This isn't really that important, I just think it's neat.

I once flew in a biplane like Roger's for an old, old episode of The Sound of Young America. First, in one of my favorite episodes of the show, we gave away a trip on the biplane, and discussed how horrible an idea it was. Then, I went on the ride, along with a nice freshman from UCSC's College 8, and I made a piece, which I've found on my hard drive for your listening enjoyment. Red Baron Pizza Squadron FTW.

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