Full episode - August 06, 2015
Alexander, Wolff, and Seinfeld
Jonathan Wolff is the Michael Jordan of TV theme songs. He’s written over 70, from "Who's the Boss?" to "The Hughleys." Sean Rameswaram speaks to Wolff about his incredible career and the internet’s endless mashups of his iconic "Seinfeld" theme.
Full episode - July 23, 2015
David Sandberg's "Kung Fury"
When David Sandberg posted a trailer featuring karate, time travel, robots, dinosaurs, David Hasselhoff, Hitler and a unicorn to YouTube, he had no idea he would end up taking his film to Cannes. No one did. Sean Rameswaram speaks to the writer, director, and star of “Kung Fury.”
Full story - July 15, 2015
Fractal sculpture
Fractals are everywhere in our lives. You've certainly seen them before, even if you don't know it. Tree branches, feathers, leaf veins, blood vessels, fractal, fractal, fractal and fractal. An art exhibit celebrates these intriguing natural creations, by recreating them with man-made objects.
Full story - July 08, 2015
Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova
Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova was the first woman in space — and she's incredible. We can thank the latest season of Orange is the New Black for reintroducing her to us.
Full episode - July 08, 2015
Howard Kremer and Zooey Deschanel learning about "Summah"
Howard Kremer has built a comedy empire on one memorable theme: "summah." He teaches Sean Rameswaram how to properly celebrate the season with songs, stories, and a little bit of yelling.
Full story - June 29, 2015
Chords #1
Summer in New York City is loud, but this art exhibition could be just the relief city dwellers need. Here's one problem: The exhibition is in Lisbon.
Full episode - June 24, 2015
Mukunda Angulo as our Watchful Protector (Magnolia Pictures)
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.
Full episode - June 10, 2015
A scene from "An Act of God"
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.
Full episode - May 29, 2015
Lakshmi Singh wears the hat
Since mid-December, Sean Rameswaram has been taking photos of public radio personalities, producers and strangers on the street wearing a hat that that makes an obviously false claim: “I AM LAKSHMI SINGH." At a live event, NPR newscaster Lakshmi Singh finally wears the hat.
Full story - May 28, 2015
Do Not Disturb sign from Chateau d'Artigny in Montbazon, France
Each of the signs tells a story about a hotel, the country that it's in and what could be going on behind that closed door.