Art

34 Fantastic Pulp Paperback Covers

Smutty? Exploitative? Yes, but pretty great nonetheless.

Retro Future: A Gallery of Futuristic Illustrations from the Past

Ever since people started thinking about the world of the future they've been drawing pictures of it. Here are a few wonderful examples of the images of the future from the past.

The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Every week, Chuck and Josh read tons of articles. Here are links to the best of the bunch.

The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Every week, Chuck and Josh read tons of articles. Here are links to the best of the bunch.

The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Every week, Chuck and Josh read tons of articles. Here are links to the best of the bunch.

The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Every week, Chuck and Josh read tons of articles. Here are links to the best of the bunch.

30 Pieces of Art Made By Prison Inmates

In our Prisons episode we failed to mention the longstanding tradition of art created by inmates. If you have trouble viewing the slideshow, turn off your browser's ad blocker.

25 Perfect MAD Magazine Covers

At SYSK we love beautiful art and we love MAD Magazine. Here are those two things combined.

100 Pieces of Captivating Commercial Art, 1975-1985

Some truly beautiful pieces of art were made for everything from comic books to trade magazines from 1975 to 1985. Here are just 100 of them.

How Hip-hop Works

In this week's SYSK Select, what you hear is not a test, instead it's Chuck and Josh discussing the cultural history of the Hip-Hop movement. Born out of the South Bronx, by way of Jamaica, Hip-Hop culture grew up suddenly as DJs learned to use two turntables at once. Check out this episode of Stuff You Should Know to learn about the origins and evolution of Hip-Hop.