This week’s episode of my public radio show, Bullseye, is a great place to start if you’ve never heard the show. Bullseye is all about culture that’s worth your time, and this episode is a doozie.

It features two great interviews.

First I talk with Benedict Cumberbatch, who stars as Sherlock Holmes in the brilliant show Sherlock. He talks about how being abducted in Africa changed his life, among other things. In addition to Sherlock, Cumberbatch will be the voice of Smaug the dragon in the next Hobbit film, and the baddie in the upcoming Star Trek movie.

Then I talk with the documentarian Errol Morris, who describes why he thinks it’s OK that when all is said and done, people may forget about his amazing documentaries (like The Thin Blue Line, The Fog of War and Cheap, Fast & Out Of Control), but remember his equally amazing Miller High Life commercials.

Plus Jason Kottke recommends some of his favorite things on the internet ever, and Craig Finn of The Hold Steady tells us how The Replacements showed him what rock music could be. And I recommend the simple, loving joy of Curtis Mayfield’s “People Get Ready.”

You can listen above, directly download the show from this link, check it out on the web here, or grab it free in iTunes. Give the show a listen, I think you’ll love it. And if you do… share it!

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This week’s Outshot on Bullseye is about one of my favorite songs of all time, People Get Ready by The Impressions. Hope you like it.

A little piece about Curtis Mayfield, my son and being open-hearted from this week’s episode of my public radio show, Bullseye. The show also featured interviews with Craig Finn of The Hold Steady, Benedict Cumberbatch of Sherlock and game journalist Morgan Webb. Give it a listen.