The College Years
The Sound of Young America (Now Bullseye with Jesse Thorn) The College Years. Shows made by Jesse Thorn for his UC Santa Cruz show of the same name.
The Dee Dee Ordeal Without guest Dee Dee Ramone. Jesse, Gene and Jordan try to obtain an interview with Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Dee Dee Ramone, but they repeatedly fail in hilarious fashion.
Direct download: cy071007_020509.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:40pm EDT

Guests David Cross and Reel Big Fish. Gene and Jordan, minus Jesse and plus Brian, get to talk to David Cross until an alarm sound cuts off the interview. They finish up with an extended interview with ska band Reel Big Fish. But first, "The Divine Hand of Adam West"!
Direct download: cy070830_020606.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:44pm EDT

Talk Radio Jordan, Gene and Jesse make bold proclamations usually reserved for talk radio. But this time, they're taking it to you!
Direct download: cy070731_020523.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:46am EDT

Mace Detective Gets His Man (Or: Jordan's Amnesia!) Jesse, Jordan and Gene are back with another installment of Mace Detective, Private Detective; later, Jordan attempts to survive his amnesia to finish the show.
Direct download: cy070718_020502.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:33pm EDT

Guest Swamp Dogg. Jordan and Gene talk to Inspector 14, inspector of undergarments, while Jesse is suspiciously quiet. Later, soul legend Swamp Dogg candidly talks about his bizarre career in music, as the guys intermittently play some of his songs.
Direct download: cy070513_020425.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:16pm EDT

The guys talk animation, including an interview with animator Liz Holtzman and botching contests with Spike Decker of Spike & Mike' Film Festival.
Direct download: cy0705404_020418.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:58pm EDT

Guest David Wain of Stella and The State. Jesse, Jordan and Gene talk to the new state bird of California and the old one; later, David Wain talks to the guys about why The State was so good and not currently on the air.
Direct download: cy070429_020411.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:13pm EDT

Guest Davy Rothbart of Found Magazine. Jesse, Jordan and Gene listen to some found audio with Davy and Sasquatch, who only has fake audio.
Direct download: cy070330_020404.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:03pm EDT

Guest Dave Attell. Gene, Jesse and Jordan go through a roller coaster of emotions before speaking to the host of Insomniac, making Jesse cry in the process.
Direct download: cy070322_020314.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:50pm EDT

Guest Mike Nelson. Jesse, Jordan and Gene talk to the former head writer and host of Mystery Science Theater 3000 about his books and "Choo Choo!".
Direct download: cy070322_020307.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:36pm EDT

Gene, Jesse and Jordan help a fan ask out a cute radio DJ, while also creating many natural disasters with a CD of sound effects.

Direct download: cy031307_022802.mp3.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:08am EDT

Jesse performs a scene with superstar Jimmy Rogers, while Jordan and Gene have a tag-team date, all with the backdrop of love.
Direct download: 01_Perhaps_Its_Love_02_14_02.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:07pm EDT

The guys find the perfect makeout song and give rock & roll facts, while Jordan tries to push a new catchphrase.
Direct download: 01_Go_On_Home_You_Foreign_Communist.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:19pm EDT

Andrew Anton tells us about his odd teenage recording career.
Direct download: cy070202_020124.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:34pm EDT

We talk about the bizarre phenomenon of Song Poems and about Screamin' Jay Hawkins' Kids.
Direct download: cy070202_020131.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:32pm EDT

Mal Sharpe was half of the legendary put-on duo Coyle & Sharpe.
Direct download: cy020110_070117.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:01am EDT