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Jesse Thorn

Jesse Thorn is the host and producer of The Sound of Young America and Jordan, Jesse, Go!. He founded The Sound of Young America in 2000, while a student at the University of California at Santa Cruz. In 2007, the show began to be distributed by Public Radio International, making Thorn the youngest national host in public radio history. In addition to his work at, he hosts and helps produce Put This On, a video series and blog about men's style. A native of San Francisco's Mission district, he lives in Los Angeles with his wife and dog.

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Tuesday, October 04, 2011

The surprising ways that loops steer… and sometimes derail… our lives.

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On Repeat

We begin with a couple of silly people – comedians Kristen Schaal and Kurt Braunohler (of the Hot Tub comedy series) – deciding to do something silly. And at first, it’s very funny. Then they do it again. And again. And again. Until... it’s not really very funny anymore. ...

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