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Paul Rust Interview: The Sound of Young America

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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 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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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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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!

The Sound of Young America Live!

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Date: 
09/16/2009 - 22:00 - 23:59
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Philadelphia
Venue Name: 
Adrienne Theater

The Sound of Young America is coming to Philadelphia as part of Philly Fringe!

With Special Guests:
Charles Burns
The Spinto Band
Robert Hicks, PhD, Director of The Mutter Museum
& Kent Haines

Tickets now available - $15 in advance from the Philly Fringe.

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

Armando Iannucci, director of "In the Loop" Interview: The Sound of Young America

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Armando Iannuci (L) with James Gandolfini and Mimi Kennedy of "In the Loop"
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Armando Iannucci

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 among many others. His new film, which he both wrote and directed, is In the Loop. It follows a group of mid-level government policy personnel and their PR flacks as they steer the US and UK towards a war very much like the war in Iraq. The film opens in staged release in the US on July 24th.

Marc Maron Interview: The Sound of Young America

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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.

TSOYA Classics: Science Fiction (September 22nd, 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 Michael J. Nelson, Ron Moore and Steve Eley. Mike Nelson was the host of Mystery Science Theater 3000, now he makes commentaries for Rifftrax. Ron Moore is co-creator of the SciFi Network series Battlestar Galactica. Steve Eley is editor of the sci-fi podcast Escape Pod.



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Extended Interview with Steve Eley
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