Set Your Radio Dial to Maximum Fun with Jesse Thorn (Episode 88)


Jesse Thorn is a polycast — a polymath of podcasts. He helped define the form by taking a show that he developed with others on a college radio station and making it into a podcast in 2004. That show, the Sound of Young America, now called Bullseye, focuses on interesting cultural trends and sports in-depth interviews, and is distributed by NPR as of last year. He also hosts and produces Jordan, Jesse, Go with Jordan Morris, co-hosts and produces Judge John Hodgman, owns the site, produces and contributes to the men’s style site Put This On, run a cruise and a conference (MaxFunCon).

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Show notes

We talked about a number of things, of which here are some: