Stephen Thompson (producer)

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Stephen Thompson (born August 1, 1972) is an online music producer for NPR and editor of several music-related columns for NPR Music, including Song Of The Day and Shadow Classics.wikipedia
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Tiny Desk Concerts

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He created NPR Music video series Tiny Desk Concerts with Bob Boilen in 2008.
The first Tiny Desk Concert came about in 2008 after Boilen and NPR Music editor Stephen Thompson left a bar show frustrated that they couldn't hear the music over the crowd noise.

The A.V. Club

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In the summer of 1993, he founded and became editor of the paper’s entertainment section, which was dubbed The A.V. Club in 1995.
In 1993, five years after the founding of The Onion, Stephen Thompson, a student at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, launched an entertainment section of the newspaper.

Maggie Thompson

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The son of editors Don and Maggie Thompson, Thompson is a 1994 graduate of the University of Wisconsin–Madison, where he helped found student-run radio station WSUM.
Thompson graduated in 1964 from Oberlin College as an English major, then worked as an assistant children's librarian in the Cleveland Public Library system through the summer of 1966, when she quit to have children (Valerie and Stephen).

Bob Boilen

He created NPR Music video series Tiny Desk Concerts with Bob Boilen in 2008.
The series curated by Boilen and the team of NPR Music was inspired by a comment made by NPR Music's Stephen Thompson when he jokingly invited musician Laura Gibson to perform at Bob's desk.

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Stephen Thompson (born August 1, 1972) is an online music producer for NPR and editor of several music-related columns for NPR Music, including Song Of The Day and Shadow Classics.

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Stephen Thompson (born August 1, 1972) is an online music producer for NPR and editor of several music-related columns for NPR Music, including Song Of The Day and Shadow Classics.

Podcast

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He is a regular on the NPR podcasts Pop Culture Happy Hour and All Songs Considered and also serves as an occasional guest music commentator for Morning Edition.

All Songs Considered

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He is a regular on the NPR podcasts Pop Culture Happy Hour and All Songs Considered and also serves as an occasional guest music commentator for Morning Edition.

Morning Edition

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He is a regular on the NPR podcasts Pop Culture Happy Hour and All Songs Considered and also serves as an occasional guest music commentator for Morning Edition.

University of Wisconsin–Madison

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The son of editors Don and Maggie Thompson, Thompson is a 1994 graduate of the University of Wisconsin–Madison, where he helped found student-run radio station WSUM.

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The son of editors Don and Maggie Thompson, Thompson is a 1994 graduate of the University of Wisconsin–Madison, where he helped found student-run radio station WSUM.

The Onion

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He joined The Onion as an entertainment writer in November 1992.

The New York Times

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In addition, Thompson served as copy editor for The Onion’s comedy section and first six humor books, from 1999's #1 New York Times best-seller Our Dumb Century through 2004's ''The Onion Ad Nauseam, Vol.

Lady Gaga

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15''.When Lady Gaga allegedly refused to allow "Weird Al" Yankovic to parody her single "Born This Way," Thompson broke the news that it was Gaga's manager who had denied the request without her knowledge.

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15''.When Lady Gaga allegedly refused to allow "Weird Al" Yankovic to parody her single "Born This Way," Thompson broke the news that it was Gaga's manager who had denied the request without her knowledge.

Born This Way (song)

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15''.When Lady Gaga allegedly refused to allow "Weird Al" Yankovic to parody her single "Born This Way," Thompson broke the news that it was Gaga's manager who had denied the request without her knowledge.

Perform This Way

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Once brought to her attention, Lady Gaga approved Yankovic's parody.

Paste (magazine)

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As a freelance entertainment and humor writer, Thompson has been published in Paste magazine, The Washington Post, The Guardian, and McSweeney’s.

The Washington Post

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As a freelance entertainment and humor writer, Thompson has been published in Paste magazine, The Washington Post, The Guardian, and McSweeney’s.

The Guardian

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As a freelance entertainment and humor writer, Thompson has been published in Paste magazine, The Washington Post, The Guardian, and McSweeney’s.

McSweeney's

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As a freelance entertainment and humor writer, Thompson has been published in Paste magazine, The Washington Post, The Guardian, and McSweeney’s.

Silver Spring, Maryland

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Thompson lives in Silver Spring, Maryland, with his two children.

Linda Holmes (writer)

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She currently writes for NPR and hosts their podcast Pop Culture Happy Hour (PCHH) with Stephen Thompson and Glen Weldon.

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Slash's Snakepit

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They recorded the album at Conway Recording Studios and The Record Plant with Mike Clink and Slash co-producing and Steven Thompson and Michael Barbiero mixing, all of whom had worked with Guns N' Roses on their debut album Appetite for Destruction.