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Nick Thune, Stand Up Comic and Actor: Interview on The Sound of Young America

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Bullseye
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Nick Thune

Nick Thune is a stand up comedian, actor, guitarist and writer. His observational humor often interlaces storytelling and music.

He's made the late night rounds doing stand up on The Tonight Show and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and as a correspondent on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. He's also had his own Comedy Central special and created the web series "Nick's Big Show".

He recently released his debut album, Thick Noon, on Comedy Central Records.

Adam Carolla, host of The Adam Carolla Podcast: Interview on The Sound of Young America

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Bullseye
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Adam Carolla

Adam Carolla is a radio and television personality, writer and actor. He hosted or co-hosted The Man Show, The Adam Carolla Show, Too Late with Adam Carolla, and Loveline. He now hosts The Adam Carolla Podcast, one of the internet's most popular. He also co-wrote and starred in the feature film The Hammer.

Carolla grew up in Southern California's San Fernando Valley. After dropping out of Community College, he worked for ten years as a laborer, carpenter and boxing trainer. Having given himself until he was 30 to find a job that used his mind and not his body, he got his first break at 29. Los Angeles radio powerhouse KROQ was having a promotional boxing match, and looking for trainers. Carolla headed to the station, where he was paired with Jimmy Kimmel, who became his colleague and friend.

Carolla talks with us about growing up in an apathetic family, how he found success, and balancing independence with career imperatives.

Jesse and Jordan on the Adam Carolla Podcast

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Jordan and I had a blast heading over to Adam Carolla's garage, checking out his vintage race cars and recording a podcast. Both Jordan and I think Carolla is an exceptionally gifted comic mind and a big asset to the world of podcasting.

There's a player below, you can check it out on AdamCarolla.com, or grab it in iTunes.

Jesse Thorn on Comedy & Everything Else

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I had a blast last night recording an episode of Comedy & Everything Else. Stef and Jimmy were gracious hosts and we had a lot of fun talking about everything from President Obama to Queen Latifah. If you have the stomach for two and a half hours of me running my mouth, you should check it out.

Scott Simpson on Stop Podcasting Yourself

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Our friend Scott Simpson from You Look Nice Today stopped by the very funny Canadian podcast Stop Podcasting Yourself this week. I listened today while I was walking my dog, and laughed a lot.

Listen below, or download it directly here. If you want to use iTunes to download it, use this link.

Nick Kroll as "El Chupacabra" on WTF

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This trumps the heck out of me and Jordan's arguments about El Cucuy and El Piolin. Nick Kroll is amazing.

Eddie Pepitone on WTF

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A month or so ago, I went and did Marc Maron's WTF at the UCB Theater. It was a lot of fun, and maybe the most fun was Eddie Pepitone's profane, meandering rant on the Balloon Boy and Parks and Recreation and so on.

Very NSFW.

Jordan, Jesse Go! Ep. 112: Bananacakes with Seth and Jonathan from Uhh Yeah Dude

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Guests: 
Seth Romatelli
Guests: 
Jonathan Larroquette

Seth Romatelli and Jonathan Larroquette join Jesse and Jordan to talk about smart phones and dumb everything else.


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The Public Radio Talk Show Handbook

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The Public Radio Program Directors association has put together a really useful guidebook on how to make a local public radio talk show.

I know, you don't work for a public radio station, and don't aspire to make such a show.

However: I know many of you are podcasters, or are interested in local media. The guide is every bit as useful to you as it would be to a local public radio station.

It covers everything from pre-show prep to hosting to "formatics".

An invaluable tool if you're interested in making high-quality audio.

Interview with Never Not Funny Hosts Jimmy Pardo & Matt Belknap

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Jimmy Pardo (L) and Matt Belknap (R), photo by Liezl
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Jimmy Pardo
Guests: 
Matt Belknap

Jimmy Pardo and Matt Belknap are the hosts of Never Not Funny, one of the world's most popular comedy podcasts. Pardo has been a standup comic for twenty years, and has appeared on the Tonight Show and been featured in his own Comedy Central special. He's also hosted television shows like National Lampoon's Funny Money on GSN and Movies at Our House on AMC. Belknap works in film development, and is the founder of the comedy fan website aspecialthing.com.

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