The Sound of Young America
"The Sound of Young America" is an irreverent weekly arts and entertainment interview program, described by its creator as "a public radio show about things that are awesome." An hour-long episode can showcase comedians, writers, punk rockers and rappers, each of whom host and producer Jesse Thorn interrogates with equal parts empathy and enthusiasm.
About Jesse Thorn
Jesse Thorn is the creative force behind "The Sound of Young America." He launched the show during his sophomore year at the University of California, Santa Cruz, nurturing it from college radio original to podcast powerhouse. Read full bio.
Little-known facts about Jesse
His favorite drink is caffeine-free Dr. Pepper, his phobia is death, and his YouTube video pick: "Glinder & Glinder."
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