The Guestlist With Sean Cannon

Series produced by Louisville Public Media

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Every week on The Guestlist, you'll hear casual, in-depth conversations and guest DJ sets with musicians, comedians, actors, authors, and other notable weirdos. It's like making a new friend at the end of the bar — and finding out they were in your favorite band.

The Guestlist With Sean Cannon is a weekly interview show that features in-depth conversations and guest DJ sets with musicians, comedians, actors, authors, and other notable weirdos like Bob Odenkirk, John Waters, Run the Jewels, Ethan Hawke, Wyclef Jean, Jesse Eisenberg, Deltron 3030, Jack Black, Jenny Lewis, Elijah Wood, and Laura Jane Grace.

In addition to hosting The Guestlist, Sean Cannon is an award-winning designer, writer, producer and cat rap pioneer. You read that right: Cat rap pioneer. You may have heard about his work thanks to Esquire, NPR, Washington Post, Vice, Rolling Stone, The Guardian, Pitchfork, AV Club, and Vulture, among others. People Magazine even called him "[a] host." Now that's a ringing endorsement!

“Sean Cannon is ahead of his time.”
–AV Club

“I’m jealous of [Sean’s] skills as an interviewer.”
–Jesse Eisenberg (Batman v. Superman, The Social Network, Adventureland)

“Sean is really, really good at this!”
–Luke Wilson (The Royal Tenenbaums, Old School, Enlightened) Hide full description

The Guestlist With Sean Cannon is a weekly interview show that features in-depth conversations and guest DJ sets with musicians, comedians, actors, authors, and other notable weirdos like Bob Odenkirk, John Waters, Run the Jewels, Ethan Hawke, Wyclef Jean, Jesse Eisenberg, Deltron 3030, Jack Black, Jenny Lewis, Elijah Wood, and Laura Jane Grace. In addition to hosting The Guestlist, Sean Cannon is an award-winning designer, writer, producer and cat rap pioneer. You read that right: Cat rap pioneer. You may have heard about his work thanks to Esquire, NPR, Washington Post, Vice, Rolling Stone, The Guardian, Pitchfork, AV Club, and Vulture, among others. People Magazine even called him "[a] host." Now that's a ringing endorsement! “Sean Cannon is ahead of his time.”–AV Club “I’m... Show full description


78 Pieces

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Musician Damien Jurado discusses a spiritual awakening that took hold on a beach in Florida and how that affected his music. Actor Jesse Eisenberg ...

  • Added: May 18, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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Comedian Hari Kondabolu discusses his new Netflix special, "Warn Your Relatives," the real reason why "All in the Family" couldn't be made today, a...

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  • Added: May 11, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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In the spring of 2013, enigmatic musician Jason Molina of Songs: Ohia and Magnolia Electric Co. passed away after a lengthy battle with alcoholism....

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  • Added: May 04, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Garage rocker King Khan talks about mirth, mayhem, magma, and meditation. You'll also hear a live set from The King Khan and BBQ Show recorded at K...

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  • Added: Apr 27, 2018
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 3
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We're celebrating the 50th anniversary of the seminal Zombies album "Odessey and Oracle." We'll chat with Colin Blunstone and Rod Argent of The Zom...

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  • Added: Apr 20, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Ted Leo discusses his love for "The Lord of the Rings," growing up as a punk kid, and his complicated relationship with Catholicism. This episode a...

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  • Added: Apr 13, 2018
  • Length: 01:13:40
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Comedian and director Bobcat Goldthwait assures us that he is indeed alive — and he's making indie movies. Pocket square aficionado Jon Wurster ta...

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  • Added: Apr 06, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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You'll hear a live set from Oklahoma indie rockers Broncho, as well as a conversation with frontman Ryan Lindsey about planning, performing, and me...

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  • Added: Mar 30, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Mike Watt of the Minutemen, Firehose, Dos, and the Stooges, talks about how one formative friendship and a tragic death defined his entire career. ...

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  • Added: Mar 23, 2018
  • Length: 57:00
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Jim James reveals how the shadiest motel in Louisville gave birth to My Morning Jacket and discusses embracing uncertainty in songwriting. Sadie Du...

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  • Added: Mar 16, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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Andrew WK talks about using his mantra of "party hard" to embrace all experiences in life — both positive and negative. We take a look at the new p...

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  • Added: Mar 09, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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Wyclef Jean talks about the challenge of following up his massive success at the helm of The Fugees with something that, at the time, seemed like a...

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  • Added: Mar 02, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Steve from "Blues Clues" discusses succeeding in TV despite his best efforts at failing, his new life as an indie rock musician, and his relationsh...

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  • Added: Feb 22, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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Killer Mike and El-P of Run the Jewels discuss the importance of being upfront with each other about their feelings and how it felt to meet their b...

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  • Added: Feb 16, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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Andy Hull of Manchester Orchestra talks about the band's new record, becoming a music industry veteran, and how it feels when you grow up in church...

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  • Added: Feb 09, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Rabid collaborator Neko Case talks about her desire to share music with others and how music served as her companion as a child. Comedian and host ...

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  • Added: Feb 01, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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Martha Kelly discusses addiction, her role on the FX show "Baskets," and her unironic love of Alvin and the Chipmunks. Jason Isbell performs an int...

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  • Added: Jan 26, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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David Bazan and Damien Jurado have been close friends since high school. That said, they hadn't seen each other in years when they just so happened...

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  • Added: Jan 19, 2018
  • Length: 57:00
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Jessica Lea Mayfield talks about her past experiences with domestic violence and how they informed her latest album, the raw and confessional "Sorr...

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  • Added: Jan 05, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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We find out about how Elliott Smith was responsible for the birth of Death Cab for Cutie and how Elliott Smith himself was born — sort of.

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  • Added: Dec 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2