59: Jon Glaser

Based on the premise alone, it’s amazing that comedian Jon Glaser’s “Neon Joe, Werewolf Hunter” ended up becoming a real TV show on Adult Swim. Once you know the story behind its genesis, the level of amazement gets ratcheted up a few notches!

58: Karl Blau

Karl Blau talks about how it felt to get a pretty unique gift from producer and longtime friend Tucker Martine — and entire album of ’70s country soul covers meant to showcase Blau’s voice. The result, “Introducing Karl Blau,” was one of the best album…

57: Craig Finn

Craig Finn feels like he’s finally graduated from “dabbler” to “solo artist” on his third solo record, “We All Want the Same Things.” The album is full of stories about people navigating life, love, and teamwork in the middle section of life.

56: Grandmaster Flash

Grandmaster Flash was more integral in the creation of hip hop as we know it today than any other individual. While many people know him as the man behind “The Message,” his journey began over a decade earlier as a little kid from the Bronx who was obs…

55: Steve Burns

Steve Burns just released a new album, “Foreverywhere,” with longtime collaborator Steven Drozd. This time it’s heavily influenced by his past — specifically his time as the host of Nickelodeon’s “Blue’s Clues.” Yes, he’s that Steve. We talk about the …