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Sean Rameswaram

Sean Rameswaram is a Studio 360 producer. He also posts and hosts sideshow. You can find both Sean and sideshow on Twitter.

Like Glenn Gould and Drake, Sean was born and raised in Toronto where, at a young age, he began to cultivate a passion for public broadcasting and the arts. At 16, he was snatched up by the circus and taken to the well-manicured stucco suburbs of Los Angeles, where he began to cultivate a passion for quesadillas.  As a reporter and producer, Sean has impressed his love of pop culture upon the listeners of WAMU in Washington DC, KUSP and KQED in California, and WNYC in New York. In 2014, Sean created and launched sideshow, a podcast that celebrates the kind of art you'd never see in a museum (think mash-up musicians, web series auteurs, and animated GIFs). As the host of sideshow, Sean has had many unforgettable moments, but none greater than being scolded by Mike D from the Beastie Boys for not using Google properly. 

Sean Rameswaram appears in the following:

Live In-Studio: Mac DeMarco

Thursday, December 24, 2015

Mac DeMarco has proved himself one of indie rock’s most gifted singer-songwriters. But can he get a little respect?

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Here's Christmas Music You’ll Actually Want to Play

Thursday, December 24, 2015

Sharon Jones, Fetty Wap, Bill Murray, and even goats release Christmas music this season. And it's all good!

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A Guide to 2015's Alt-Holiday Music

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

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Sharon Jones, Fetty Wap, Bill Murray, and even goats release Christmas music this season. And it's all good!
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Yo La Tengo Takes It Higher

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Yo La Tengo asked for your requests — and you delivered. Now they’re back to play their pick, Eddy Grant’s “Electric Avenue.”

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The Ultimate Texting Challenge

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

WNYC's Manoush Zomorodi and Sean Rameswaram challenge each other in a texting battle to the death (just kidding on the death part).
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The Memeing of the President

Thursday, October 29, 2015

President Obama knows how this internet thing works. Countless meme-makers have repaid the favor by facetiously blaming him for all of life’s minor annoyances.

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Jem, The Last Witch Hunter, The Ghost Dimension, Rock the Kasbah, and Room

Friday, October 23, 2015

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This week's Movie Date podcast includes a very special radio play acted out by Rafer, Kristen, Sean Rameswaram (of "Sideshow"), and Katie Bishop (of "Death, Sex & Money"). 
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Sideshow Podcast: The Internet Is Forever

Monday, October 12, 2015

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For his final episode, Sean Rameswaram traces the path of creative work he has personally posted online, from blogging to sketch comedy videos to a truly ill rap posse that he reunites.
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How Hodor Became the Heart of “Game of Thrones”

Thursday, October 01, 2015

Kristian Nairn has one of the hardest jobs on “Game of Thrones.” He has to make an entire character come to life with only one word: Hodor. So why has it made him so famous?

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Sideshow Podcast: "Thanks, Obama" (feat. Barack Obama?!)

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

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Memes fade, yet "Thanks, Obama" has been around for seven years. Sean Rameswaram talks videos, GIFs, and tweets with Nona Willis Aronowitz from Talking Points Memo. Plus, Barack Obama?!
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Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

Friday, September 18, 2015

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An epic movie phone tree, Eleanor Roosevelt's booty call, the unseen power of grammar, an otherworldly Elton John cover, and a Rottweiler's self-evaluation win the internet this week. 
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Five Things You Had To See Online This Week

Friday, September 11, 2015

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Barbie wins Instagram, Nihilisa Frank wins Tumblr, and Hell's Club wins Vimeo this week, but a map might win the internet. 
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Stephen Colbert Rebuilds His Nation

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

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The "real" Stephen Colbert made his debut as host of the Late Show on CBS last night, confirming suspicions that the Jimmys of ABC and NBC will have stiff competition. 
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Sideshow Podcast: How Hodor Became the Heart of “Game of Thrones”

Tuesday, September 08, 2015

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Sean Rameswaram speaks with Kristian Nairn about playing Hodor, the only lovable character on "Game of Thrones," and why some TV characters have second lives online. 
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Five Things You Had To See Online This Week

Friday, September 04, 2015

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Kanye West, Kermit the Frog, and an army of abrasive ducks win the internet this week. 
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Sweater-in-an-Art Museum Season Is Almost Upon Us

Wednesday, September 02, 2015

Fall is coming, be sure of it. Our high-speed culture vulture round table covers all the best things to see, hear and experience next season, from stand-up comedy to classical music.

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Why Wes Was The Best

Monday, August 31, 2015

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Wes Craven went above and beyond the call of duty to judge our "Scary Short Film Fest" last year, inspiring hundreds of aspiring filmmakers in the process. We'll miss him. 
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Jonathan Wolff Slapped the Bass for Seinfeld and the Internet Can't Thank Him Enough

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Jonathan Wolff is the Michael Jordan of TV theme songs — he's written over 40. So what does he think about his wordless wonder, the “Seinfeld” theme, getting mashed up with pop hits?

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Sideshow Podcast: Hip-Hop, 40s, and the Myth of the Brass Monkey

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

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In the mid-90s, rappers from the East Coast to the West convinced a new generation to consume malt liquor in “40s.” The Beastie Boys' Mike D says he doesn’t deserve the blame.
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The Best Five Things Online This Week

Friday, August 21, 2015

Emoticons find a whole new purpose, Deez Nuts runs for prez, a professor becomes Bowie, publishing houses outwit each other, Eminem loves mom's spaghetti. 

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