"Interviews on podcasts can take on a complacent blase - so much so that this type of show can turn me off before I even set about listening. The world is so saturated with celebrity talk-abouts that it can be easy to write off the timeworn tradition of the interview. There is, however, a lot to enjoy amidst the expansive sea of mediocrity. Jesse Thorn provides just such an opportunity here in a new series of interviews with professionals that are usually on the delivering end of the questions. Guests range from podcast godfather Ira Glass to trashy TV godfather Jerry Springer to (somewhere between those two?) legend Larry King. Thorn, podcast host and cofounder of the Maximum Fun network, lets his own craft shine in these interviews. He lays bare his own interviewing insecurities, a…"