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The greatest college radio show of all time. The Sound of Young America is today an award-winning syndicated public radio show. Five years ago, it was three guys' college radio show. The College Years takes you into that history.

The greatest college radio show of all time. The Sound of Young America is today an award-winning syndicated public radio show. Five years ago, it was three guys' college radio show. The College Years takes you into that history.
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United States

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The greatest college radio show of all time. The Sound of Young America is today an award-winning syndicated public radio show. Five years ago, it was three guys' college radio show. The College Years takes you into that history.

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English


Episodes

Baseball

1/27/2011
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Jesse speaks with Tim and Eric, about their early love for the game, and their intense trivia knowledge of it. Then Will Carroll talks to Jesse about the current steroid issue in baseball. They discuss local baseball teams of the Bay area, as well as injury and trading reports. Lastly, Jesse talks to Bill Lee about what it's like to get older but still love playing the game of baseball enough to continue.

Duration: 01:01:21


Rebirth 3/24/05

1/11/2011
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Jesse talks to New York writer, artist, and musician Paul D. Miller, AKA DJ Spooky. Then writer Sharon Waxman talks about her book Rebels on the Backlot, which discusses the indie film explosion of the mid 1990's.

Literary Magic 3/3/05

12/22/2010
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Jesse talks to Amy Krouse Rosenthal, writer of numerous books for children and adults, host of NPR's Mission Amy KR, and creator of numerous short films. Next Jesse talks to Ricky Jay: magician, author, actor and historian.

Beyond the Fringe 2/10/05

11/15/2010
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In this episode, Jesse talks to a curator from the United States Museum of Television and Radio about the "Beyond the Fringe" show of the early 1960s.

Duration: 00:58:06


Show People 10/28/04

8/8/2010
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On this edition of The College Years, Jesse and guest-host Steve Palopoli welcome SuicideGirl Pearl and monologuist Josh Kornbluth.

Duration: 00:57:49


It's All Politics! 9/30/04

7/23/2010
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Listen in as Jesse Thorn and special guest host, Maria Schell welcome truly talented people on The Sound of Young America. You can look forward to writer Kristin Gore, funnyman Patton Oswalt, and graphic novelist Art Spiegelman on this week's show.

Mashup 7/22/04

6/28/2010
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Co-hosted by Jamis MacNiven, W. Kamau Bell, and Al Madrigal, this week's show has filmmaker Tyler MacNiven, author Steve Almond, artist Marc Horowitz, and musicians Tony Goldmark and Jacob Slichter.

First Impressions 7/8/04

2/15/2010
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In this episode, Jesse welcomes writer Joanne Gilbert, comedian Jeff Richards, and writer-comedian Harmon Leon.

Duration: 01:33:09


God Bless America 06/17/04

1/20/2010
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Historian Kenneth C. Davis & Comedian Patton Oswalt on the show. PLUS some standup by "The Jazz Comedian" Franklyn Ajaye.

FOOD: 4/29/04

12/16/2009
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Today's theme is FOOD - Our guest is Jamis McNiven, eccentric restaurant mogul of Bucks of Woodside and the author of Breakfast at Bucks: Tales From the Pancake Guy.

Pathetic! 4/15/09

12/2/2009
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Today's Theme: Pathetic! Tales of a woe and failure.Featured guest is The Onion's Maria Schneider: She's the creator of the comic strip Pathetic Geek Stories.

NEW new 4/08/04

11/25/2009
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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.

April Fools! 4/01/04

11/18/2009
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In today's episode: What type of girl is best? Sarah Silverman is best. Also writer/musician Seth "Fingers" Flynn Barkan discusses his book "Blue Wizard Is About To Die! which is a poetry book... about video games.

Making The World A Better Place 3/25/04

11/11/2009
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Brian "Back In Business" Lane covering for Jordan Morris in this installment of TSOYA. With guest Patton Oswalt and the comedy stylings of Jesse's little brother: Brendan Thorn.

The High Five Club

11/5/2009
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Jesse and Jordan interview Teddy from The Gaskets and hold a contest for Willl Durst tickets. Good times and Capri Suns.

Duets 1/29/04

4/20/2009
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Jesse and Jordan and later Brian interview sketch comedy power duo Eric Slovin and Leo Allen of Slovin and Allen. Top notch episode: all killer, no filler.

Good Friends and Good Times 2/5/04

4/6/2009
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Jesse and Jordan host this College Year with rock and roller and high five ambassador Teddy from The Gaskets. Throw in some ticket giveaways, some music, and some mocktails and you've got a hell of a show.

The Road 2/19/04

3/23/2009
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Jesse and Jordan host a comedic romp through comedy with an interview with The Second City's Allison Bills. Also in this episode: some Nichols and May bits and talk of Rooster T Feathers and its patrons.

LA to NY 2/12/04

3/16/2009
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The College Years is back with a vengeance! Our hosts, Jesse, Jordan, and Brian interview famous comedian Doug Benson on the Marijuana-Logues and The Oscars. Also in this show, NY correspondent "Big Time" Gene O'Neill and a joke about The Sound of Young America getting broadcast nationally.

The Kids Are Alright 12/11/03

12/15/2008
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Boy oh boy do we have a show for you. Famous actor-turned-musician Steve Burns, of Blues Clues fame is interviewed by Jesse and Jordan. Much more in this program including fan-favorite Jesse's Little Brother Brendan Tells a Joke, an interview with foreign correspondent, Giant Talking Bear, and advice for Jesse's brother, John.
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