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Podcast: The College Years: NEW New

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The College Years is a look deep into the vaults of The Sound of Young America. Take a journey with us every week as we post a new program or two from our salad days.

In today's episode: The Sound of Young America boys showcase some of their comedy chops with their sketch group Prank The Dean. Also an interview with Santa Cruz's long-form sketch group Freefall.

Ian MacKaye of Fugazi, Minor Threat and The Evens: Interview on The Sound of Young America

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Show: 
Bullseye
Guests: 
Ian MacKaye

Ian MacKaye is a punk rock legend. His bands have included Minor Threat, Fugazi and most recently The Evens. He's also an icon in the straightedge movement and a scion of the world of DIY. His independent record label, Dischord, has run for more than 20 years without contracts. He joined us live on stage in Washington DC at the Bentzen Ball.

(photo by Jenny Lewis)

"Objectified" on PBS' Independent Lens

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A few months ago, filmmaker Gary Hustwit was on The Sound of Young America to talk about his documentary Objectified. At the time, he was touring with the film - if you missed the tour because of scheduling or geography, you can now catch the film on the PBS series Independent Lens, starting tonight.

Most PBS stations carry Independent Lens, to find out when yours does, use this handy tool.

Larry Sanders on Hulu

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All of season one of The Larry Sanders Show is now on Hulu, along with a number of episodes from seasons two and three. Not sure whether the rest will show up, but this is a great time to start watching one of the five or so best sitcoms of all time. My favorite show ever. Do it. Now.

Just added to MaxFunCon: Rian Johnson and Jad Abumrad

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More information at MaxFunCon.com.

Louis CK's Last Chance

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Very NSFW. Very funny.

Louis CK: THE BEST IN THE BUSINESS.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt: A DELIGHT.

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The Avett Brothers - Slight Figure of Speach

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MaxFunCon Podcast Episode 2: Hodgman!

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Our MaxFunCon podcast continues apace. This week, last year's keynote address from our friend Mr. John Hodgman.

Jump over to MaxFunCon.com to grab it, or subscribe in iTunes.

Podcast: Coyle & Sharpe Episode 74: Mr. Library

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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 & Sharpe try to enlist a gentleman's help for "borrowing" some library books.

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