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Jesse Thorn

  1. Tom Scharpling & ‘Hollywood Handbook’ Made Anti-Comedy for the AgesPod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. The elaborate mythology of The Best […]
  2. Maximum Fun Launches a New Podcast About Action Movies, ‘Wham Bam Pow’ Jesse Thorn’s podcast network Maximum Fun just release a new show last week called Wham Bam Pow. Hosted by stand-ups Cameron Esposito, Ricky […]
  3. Talking to Jesse Thorn about NPR, Podcasting Empires, and Not Going ViralIt’s fair to say that the comedy podcast boom would not exist without Jesse Thorn. Thorn, who began doing his public radio show, The Sound of […]
  4. Jesse Thorn and His Talented Friends Are Going on a Boat Trip and You’re […]Jesse Thorn, Grand Exalted Leader of Maximum Fun, has a new event that we’ve teamed up with him for: the Atlantic Ocean Comedy and Music […]
  5. Jesse Thorn’s ‘Bullseye’ Will Be Distributed Through NPR Starting in April MaximumFun.org chief Jesse Thorn’s radio show/podcast Bullseye (previously called The Sound of Young America) will be airing on NPR beginning […]
  6. Julie Klausner Rings in 100 Episodes of ‘How Was Your Week’Julie Klausner’s excellent podcast How Was Your Week celebrated its 100th episode today with The Best Show on WFMU’s Tom Scharpling serving as […]
  7. This Week in Podcasts: Chelsea Peretti’s Call-In Show and ‘The Todd Glass […] The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We’re here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. […]
  8. Exciting Things Are Happening for Jesse Thorn’s MaxFunDay TodayToday is MaxFunDay, the first ever one-day pledge drive for Jesse Thorn’s podcast network, Maximum Fun, which hosts a ton of amazing shows like […]
  9. Another 10 TV Pilots the Networks Didn’t Pick UpThe fall TV season kicked off this week, with NBC being the first of the major networks to launch new shows. It’s really impressive any time a […]
  10. MaxFunCon Is Heading EastMaximumFunCon, Jesse Thorn’s annual weekend of well-dressed, bookish comedy is getting an east coast version. From October 26-28, Maximum Fun […]
  11. Tracing the Birth of the Comedy Podcast BoomThe Montreal Just for Laughs Festival is not every comic’s cup of tea. That being said, many consider it to be the most prestigious event of […]
  12. Jesse Thorn Discusses How To Build a Podcast Empire“Podcast empire” might read like an oxymoron to some but those some are just being regular morons. Over the last couple of years some major […]
  13. The Sound of Young America Has a New NameHear ye, radio people, podcast people (a species very similar to pod people, but also quite different). Starting on Tuesday, The Sound of Young […]
  14. WTF with Marc Maron Comes to Public RadioWTF with Marc Maron, the super-popular comedy podcast, is set to be exposed to a whole new audience thanks to the efforts of The Sound of Young […]
  15. Jesse Thorn Talks About Living to Podcast and Podcasting to LiveAttention, podcast aficionados: here’s an excellent, lengthy interview between the Nieman Journalism Lab and The Sound of Young America’s Jesse […]
  16. LBJ Ordering Pants Is Funnier Than It Should Be Here’s a fun video from Put This On, the men’s style website from Jesse Thorn & Adam Lisagor. In it, they take a recording of Lyndon Johnson […]
  17. Judd Apatow Interviewed on The Sound of Young AmericaThis week’s episode of The Sound of Young America has an excellent interview with Judd Apatow paired with two pieces by SNL writer Simon Rich […]