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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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Bullseye
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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.

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Jordan Jesse Go Ep. 105: Glass Houses with Todd Glass

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Todd Glass

Comedian Todd Glass visits Jordan and Jesse to talk about throwing rocks, touring with Celine Dion, and more.

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

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Bullseye
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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.

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Podcast: Coyle & Sharpe Episode 67: The Pigeon Problem

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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 solution to the pigeon problem.

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Marc Maron Interview: The Sound of Young America

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Bullseye
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Marc Maron

Marc Maron is a veteran standup comic whose new CD is entitled Final Engagement. He hosts the Air America web show Break Room Live.

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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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Podcast: Coyle & Sharpe Episode 66: Other Than Standard Methods

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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 have a way for the Giants to achieve victory.

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Ep. 104: Hello Baby

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Guests: 
Scott Aukerman

Guest Scott Aukerman joins Jesse and Jordan to talk about things that are ruined by fans of those things, and more.

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* Tell us about things that are ruined by their fans.
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* Do you have a dispute Judge John Hodgman can solve on a future broadcast? Email it to us! Put Judge John in the subject line.
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Our theme music: "Love You" by The Free Design, courtesy of The Free Design and Light in the Attic Records

Bill Withers, Soul Legend: Interview on The Sound of Young America

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Bullseye
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Bill Withers

Bill Withers in "Soul Power" from Jesse Thorn on Vimeo.

Bill Withers is the singer-songwriter behind soul classics like Ain't No Sunshine, Lean on Me, Use Me, Just the Two of Us, Lovely Day and more. Withers retired from the music industry in the mid 1980s, and with the exception of a few songs penned for other artists, has stayed out of the public eye. He's featured in the new documentary and concert film Soul Power, which follows a music festival in Zaire in 1974. The film hits theaters in New York and LA on July 14th, and opens across the country thereafter.

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TSOYA Classics: Observations (September 15th, 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 Merrill Markoe and Caleb Crain. Merrill Markoe is the author of the novel "Walking in Circles Before Lying Down," and was co-creator of "Late Night with David Letterman." Caleb Crain writes for the New Yorker; we speak with him about the Mass Observation movement of the 1930s and 40s.



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