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Bullseye with Jesse Thorn: Jenna Fischer, Jack Handey, Video Game Picks and Kasper Hauser

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Show: 
Bullseye
Guests: 
Jenna Fischer
Guests: 
Jack Handey
Guests: 
Heather Anne Campbell
Guests: 
Kasper Hauser

This week!
Video Game Picks: Comedian and video game journalist Heather Anne Campbell tells us about some of the games she's most excited about right now: a game in the canon of the Final Fantasy series, Final Fantasy XIII-2, and Resident Evil Revelations. (Embed or share this segment)

Actress Jenna Fischer: Emmy-nominated actress Jenna Fischer, best known for her role as Pam on The Office, talks to us about her early days in Hollywood – her totally-made-up-sounding first acting gig in LA, auditioning for The Office, and what all the actors are doing on their computers when they're in the background of a shot. The Office is now in its eighth season. (Embed or share this segment)

Kasper Hauser: San Francisco-based comedy sketch group Kasper Hauser takes us to the set of Mundos de Perros. You can find more from them on their podcast, or catch them live this week at SF Sketchfest. Click here for the Kasper Hauser podcast.

Humorist Jack Handey: Yes, he's totally real. Writer Jack Handey, whose one-liners are an enduring part of Saturday Night Live history, will talk about his days as Steve Martin's neighbor, and which of the many, many Deep Thoughts are his favorites. Plus, Jesse will reveal his favorite SNL sketch of all time. (Embed or share this segment)

The Outshot: And finally, the outshot for this week – Bo Jackson. How is a guy that fast, that strong? And how is a guy that strong, that fast? (Embed or share this segment)

You can subscribe to our podcast in iTunes or the RSS feed -- stay tuned for next week's Bullseye!

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Comedy: Rob Baedeker with "What's In Your Box" on The Sound of Young America

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Bullseye
Guests: 
Rob Baedeker

Our contributor Rob Baedeker joins us to talk about his newest project and the organic food kick he's on. What better way to learn about his organic farm and community sustained agriculture than to hear the letter from his latest CSA box? Listen in to hear "What's In Your Box?"

Rob Baedeker is a freelance writer based in San Francisco and a member of the comedy group Kasper Hauser.

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Kasper Hauser's Rob Badedeker on CNN

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Rob Baedeker of Kasper Hauser spent two weeks renting out all of his possessions - includin his daughter's bike and his dog. The result was this great Newsweek article, which you should read right now. CNN had him on today to chat about it, and you can watch the segment above.

Comedy: Rob Baedeker's Chemistry Lecture

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Bullseye

Rob Baedeker, from the comedy group Kasper Hauser, joins us to share the ground-breaking lecture he gave on the subject of chemistry, at the California Institute of Technology. Basically, any lecture ever given in the history of chemistry has been rolled into one. This one.

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Your News Update for October 2011 from Kasper Hauser

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The Kasper Hauser Comedy team brings you the hard hitting stories that the other guys won't. Probably because they weren't funny enough to make it up themselves. Whatever the case, brush up on all the news for October, 2011.

For more from Kasper Hauser, including their own comedy writing class in San Francisco, visit KasperHauser.com.

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Yeah, that's right. John from Kasper Hauser got attacked by a seal.

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But who's alive to tell the story to ABC7 news?

Not the seal, that's for sure. HE GOT PUNCHED.

Humor Writing Class with Kasper Hauser at the San Francisco Grotto

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Rob Baedeker and James Reichmuth of Kasper Hauser will be teaching a class on writing and workshopping humor for the page (e.g. comic essays, genre parodies, humor-book concepts and short comic fiction). The six-week course will be held at the San Francisco Writers' Grotto and is open to all folks, including those who don't consider themselves comedy writers.

The class starts on September 19th and you can find out more information, including how to register, here.

Your News Update for August 2011 from Kasper Hauser

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Thoughtful, reflective, occasionally light-hearted. Your news, provided to you by your faithful Kasper Hauser news anchors.

For more from Kasper Hauser, including upcoming events like their fake docent tour of the California Academy of Sciences, visit KasperHauser.com.

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Live at SF Sketchfest: The Sound of Young America

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Show: 
Bullseye
Guests: 
Baron Vaughn
Guests: 
Kasper Hauser
Guests: 
Steve Dildarian
Guests: 
Bobcat Goldthwait
Guests: 
John Vanderslice

We had a really fun show last month as part of San Francisco Sketchfest, thanks to everyone who came out, our great performers and interview guests, Sketchfest and the Eureka Theatre. If you missed it, it's all here for you in convenient podcast form.

Baron Vaughn is a standup comedian who splits his time between LA and NYC. You can also see him on the USA series "Fairly Legal".

Kasper Hauser is, of course, one of our favorite sketch groups and an important part of the San Francisco comedy scene. You can subscribe to The Kasper Hauser Podcast on our site to hear more from them.

We also have a chat with Steve Dildarian, creator of the HBO series The Life and Times of Tim (you might know several of his Superbowl Budweiser spots, among many other commercials, created in his former life as an ad man). (Transcript)

We brought on the very funny writer, actor, and director Bobcat Goldthwait to talk about his latest directorial effort, World's Greatest Dad, why he quit standup comedy, and setting the record straight on some of the past antics. (Transcript)

And, in case that wasn't enough -- we had a great musical set from singer-songwriter John Vanderslice, whose new album White Wilderness is out now (go buy it!).

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Kasper Hauser's "Pillow Talk"

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MaxFun Superstars Kasper Hauser have a new comedy pilot on MSN's "The Bubble" called Pillow Talk. It's a look at the bedtime conversations between three couples who share a multi-unit building. Since this is 1998, MSN doesn't allow embeds, but you can watch the video here.

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