Sean Rameswaram

Sean Rameswaram appears in the following:

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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Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

Friday, August 14, 2015

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Joanna Newsom makes beautiful music, shade balls fill the L.A. Reservoir, and Tom Brady looks really bad to win the internet this week.  
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Yo La Tengo Covers Anything You Want

Thursday, August 13, 2015

The indie rock band Yo La Tengo loves playing covers, and they’re taking requests.

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Sideshow Podcast: Jonathan Wolff Slapped the Bass for Seinfeld and the Internet Can’t Thank Him Enough

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

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Jonathan Wolff is the Michael Jordan of TV theme songs—he's written over 40 of them. So what does he think about his wordless wonder, the Seinfeld theme, getting mashed up with pop hits?
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Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

Friday, August 07, 2015

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A bodega owner fights the power, Chris Pratt paints, Fetty Wap meets Doug, Chris Rock weighs in on a rap beef, and songs say "Stop!" to win the internet this week. 
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Thanks, Internet: The Best Five Things Online This Week

Friday, July 31, 2015

Tig Notaro joins Twitter, Key and Peele call it quits, and Prince Charles faces off against an eagle to win the internet this week. 

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Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

Friday, July 31, 2015

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Tig Notaro joins Twitter, Key and Peele call it quits, and Prince Charles faces off against an eagle to win the internet this week. 
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A Karate Comedy Goes From Kickstarter to Cannes

Friday, July 31, 2015

A 30-minute 80s throwback film made a splash at this year's Festival de Cannes. Sideshow host Sean Rameswaram explains how the film went from Kickstarter to France and now to Hollywood.

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