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: June 26th, 2015

Sideshow June 26, 2015

This week in "Thanks, Internet" — Taylor Swift beats Apple, a high school dance-off saves America, comedian Howard Kremer sings an ode to summer, Reddit solves a design mystery, and Pixar teaches us about feelings.

#29: How a Batman Movie Helped The Wolfpack Escape

Sideshow June 24, 2015

The seven siblings featured in the new documentary “The Wolfpack” grew up in New York’s Lower East Side, but they were raised almost completely shut off from the outside world. Despite and because of these strange circumstances, they became completely obsessed with pop culture – in particular, with movies. Sean Rameswaram speaks with two of the Angulo brothers about "The Dark Knight," the Batman film that made them want to discover the world outside their window.

Friday Five: June 19th, 2015

Sideshow June 19, 2015

This week in "Thanks, Internet" — Jeb Bush unveils his awful logo, Barack Obama gets into podcasts, zookeepers do their best Chris Pratt, Vin Diesel reaches peak Diesel, and the Teletubbies frolic to Joy Division.

Friday Five: June 12, 2015

Sideshow June 12, 2015

This week in "Thanks, Internet" — The Wolfpack does the meanest impressions of Joker and the Dark Knight, "Mad Max" extends its internet reign, DARPA robots can't help but fail, a little girl blows minds with her Aretha Franklin tribute, and dogs do what they do best.

#28: How God Turned Tweets into a Broadway Show

Sideshow June 10, 2015

On the first day, David Javerbaum created @TheTweetofGod. Shortly thereafter, he amassed millions of followers. Now, he’s taking his one-liners to Broadway. Javerbaum, who has also written for “The Daily Show” and “The Colbert Report,” talks to Sean Rameswaram about how he turned a funny Twitter account into a Broadway show.

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.