Sideshow

A bi-weekly podcast about art and culture (and especially the stuff in between). Studio 360’s Sean Rameswaram talks to the people who make the memes.

Latest Episodes

Friday Five: March 27, 2015

Sideshow March 27, 2015

This week in “Thanks, Internet” — Charli XCX skewers Internet culture, GIFs go pro forma, a film clinic in opening and closing frames, Seinfeld mash-ups officially become a thing, and the Oscar goes to... Furious 7?!

#23 - Al Madrigal on Being “Half”

Sideshow March 19, 2015

Al Madrigal has been The Daily Show's "Senior Latino Correspondent" for years; in his funny new documentary, "Half Like Me," he travels across the United States and to Mexico to explore his ambivalence with that ethnic identity. On the way, Madrigal discovers that he can't really pronounce his own name, and that he doesn't really care. The comedian speaks with Sean Rameswaram about being half-Mexican, faking Spanish fluency, and conducting the perfect satirical interview.

Friday Five: March 20, 2015

Sideshow March 19, 2015

This week in “Thanks, Internet” — King Kendrick drops his new album, the sexism behind Pixar faces, Buckminster Fuller gets animated, a Reddit user pitches the greatest Batman film of all time, and the movie dance scene supercut you know you wanted.

Friday Five: March 13, 2015

Sideshow March 13, 2015

This week from the Internet — Shlohmo revives a genre, Cindy Sherman becomes emoticons, a tourist remembers why we love NYC, a Tumblr takes rap back to the Middle Ages, and Dinosaurs dance to Biggie.

Friday Five: March 6, 2015

Sideshow March 06, 2015

This week from the Internet — a Fifty Shades of Grey/Stars Wars mashup, getting to know The Sucklord, the incredibly detailed breakdown of "Total Eclipse of the Heart," junior high Prince, and pipe organist Cameron Carpenter's bizarrely gratuitous promo video.

About the show

The mashup video that broke the internet, the GIF that went around the world in a minute, the parody twitter account with a million followers – that’s the frontier of culture today. The internet is our theater, gallery, sandbox, and bouncy house rolled into one.  New cultural finds are posted every day at studio360.org/sideshow.