Bullseye with Jesse Thorn
Bullseye with Jesse Thorn 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 listeners hot culture picks, in-depth interviews with the most revered and revolutionary creative people and irreverent original comedy.
Each week, the guests on Bullseye include performers, artists, and authors who are shaping and documenting our culture right now. The show, the guests, and Jesse Thorn's hosting style are contemporary, passionate and honest. Conversations on Bullseye will make listeners think, question, and laugh. A lot.
Bullseye is both parts funny and fascinating. Whether listeners are already plugged in to the culture map, or looking for a signpost, Bullseye will help keep them on target.
Bullseye and its host Jesse Thorn have been featured in Time, The New York Times, GQ, The Wall Street Journal, and McSweeney's, which called it "the kind of show people listen to in a more perfect world." Past guests have ranged from writer-director Judd Apatow to soul singer Mavis Staples to comedian Zach Galifianakis to rapper Prodigy of Mobb Deep to Emmy-winning Colbert Report head writer Allison Silverman. Contributors to the show include Daily Show correspondent John Hodgman, Thurber Prize-winning writer Simon Rich and the editorial staff of the Onion's AV Club.