Bullseye

Bullseye is a public radio show about what's good in popular culture. With a keen editorial eye, Bullseye sifts the wheat from the chaff, and brings you hot culture picks, in-depth interviews with the most revered and revolutionary creative people and irreverent original comedy.

Bullseye is equal parts funny and fascinating. Whether you're already plugged in to the culture map, or looking for a signpost, Bullseye will keep you on target. More About Bullseye

Agent Todd on the Case

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Friend of the show and past guest Charlie Todd, founder of Improv Everywhere, wore his Sound of Young America t-shirt for the latest IE prank, Where's Rob. Above, a photo of Charlie, and below, the video of the prank.

Music Director Alex Patsavas : Interview on The Sound Of Young America

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Alexandra 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, Gossip Girl & Mad Men as well as many films. We talk about her humble beginnings as a B-movie music supervisor, to her most recent venture as music director for the popular teen film The Twilight Saga: New Moon.

Ian MacKaye of Fugazi, Minor Threat and The Evens: Interview on The Sound of Young America

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Ian MacKaye

Ian MacKaye is a punk rock legend. His bands have included Minor Threat, Fugazi and most recently The Evens. He's also an icon in the straightedge movement and a scion of the world of DIY. His independent record label, Dischord, has run for more than 20 years without contracts. He joined us live on stage in Washington DC at the Bentzen Ball.

(photo by Jenny Lewis)

Scott Schuman, The Sartorialist: Interview on The Sound of Young America

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Scott Schuman is the creator of the street fashion photography blog The Sartorialist. His new book collects some of his favorite photos from the blog. His subjects range from Hasidim on the streets of New York to garment industry insiders in Milan.

Nick Hornby on An Education and Juliet, Naked: Interview on The Sound of Young America

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Nick Hornby is the author of numerous books, the most recent of which is Juliet, Naked. He's also written the screenplay for the film "An Education."

Andrew W.K., Nellie McKay and The Spinto Band: Live from Philadelphia and New York on The Sound of Young America

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The Spinto Band

Live performances from our East Coast trip. Includes a conversation and music from Andrew W.K., Nellie McKay & the Aristocrats and The Spinto Band.

Kumail Nanjiani & Kent Haines on The Sound of Young America

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Live comedy from our shows in Philadelphia and New York City.
Featuring Kumail Nanjiani and Kent Haines

Charles Burns: Cartoonist and Illustrator Interview Live in Philadelphia on The Sound of Young America

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Charles Burns is a cartoonist and illustrator whose best-known work is the graphic novel Black Hole. His illustrations have been featured in The New Yorker, and his graphic art has promoted products like Altoids and Coca-Cola's short-lived hip spinoff, OK Cola. We spoke with him at the Philly Improv Theater in Philadelphia.

Mutter Museum Director Dr. Robert Hicks, Live in Philadelphia; The Sound of Young America

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Robert Hicks, PhD

Robert Hicks, PhD is the director of the Mutter Museum at the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. It's a legendary collection of medical history, and more than a few medical oddities.

Rik Cordero Interview Live at WNYC: The Sound of Young America

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Rik Cordero

Rik Cordero's gritty, guerrila-style videos have revolutionized the way hip-hop records are promoted. He's directed clips for Jay-Z, Nas, The Roots and Busta Rhymes among many others. He's also a feature director; his film "Inside A Change" recently won Best Film at the HBO New York International Latino Film Festival.