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Top News Memes Of 2011: Pepper Spray Cop, Bin Laden, Steve Jobs
Video of a police officer dousing Occupy protesters with pepper spray was one of the top three news-related memes of 2011, according to the analysts who follow this sort of thing at Know Your Meme. Also in the group: a photo of ...
Rebecca Black, planking, My Little Pony: Best memes of 2011
Know Your Meme has come up with its top memes for 2011, and the list includes Rebecca Black -- the lauded and lambasted YouTube star for her video "Friday" -- as well as Scumbag Steve, My Little Pony, X all the Y and more. ...
The Best Memes of 2011: Underrated memes you may have missed
This year in memes, we sang about the calendar, laid face-down on the floor, and were mesmerized by a cat made of Pop-Tarts. We photoshopped pictures of penguins, and then we thought about how much better we have it than everyone else, ...
Best 10 Memes of 2011 [VIDEO]
YouTube sensation Rebecca Black has been crowned queen bee of 2011 memes, topping Know Your Meme's 2011 list of most-viral content. Her massively autotuned “Friday” music video, ripe with unforgettable lyrics, seeped into our brains in March. ...
2011: The Year in Memes
The editors of Know Your Meme, a Web site dedicated to tracking this sort of thing, singled out two of their favorites: Rebecca Black's so-bad-its-kinda-good YouTube video “Friday,” and the remixed images of ...
Internet Hates New Rick Perry Ad, Makes Memes
And as with anything the Internet dislikes, the spot has been meme-d. First came the online realization that, for an ad about how horrible gay people are, Rick Perry sure does dress a lot like that homosexual cowboy from the movies — a product of ...
Did John Key kill planking meme?
The 800-million-strong social network has released a study called "Memology 2011", charting its most popular topics and trends, nicknamed "memes", for the year. Among the figures showing Osama Bin Laden's death was the most posted-about event, ...
Morning Meme: Hugh Jackman Is the "Bi-est Guy In Town," Rick Perry Breaks a ...
Morning Meme: Hugh Jackman Is the "Bi-est Guy In Town," Rick Perry Breaks a ...
The age of the meme
In other words, we are entering the age of the meme. Like all memes, humor memes are organic phenomena that are never finished but mutate and live on in new memes. Their emergence is certain, yet their particular form is unknowable in advance. ...
Rick Perry's 'war on religion' ad becomes a meme
It's too late to make the lists of top 2011 memes, but parodies of Rick Perry's “war on religion” ad are shaping up to be a good one nevertheless. Perry released the ad “Strong,” two days ago. In it, he laments the fact that gays could ...
Best Internet Memes of 2011
If you're wondering what a meme is, it's an idea that spreads rapidly through the Internet. Memes tend to be videos, pictures or phrases that catch on and become part of popular culture. Know Your Meme mentioned some of the funniest of the year, ...
So Long, Water Cooler; Hello, Hashtag
Welcome to the meme-ification of the sitcom, a phenomenon in which the latest iteration of television comedy writing anticipates and includes the Internet as a secondary delivery vehicle right from the start. In the last couple of years a particularly ...
The best memes of 2011
Know Your Meme has come up with its top memes for 2011, and the list includes Rebecca Black - the lauded and lambasted YouTube star for her video Friday - as well as Scumbag Steve, My Little Pony, X all the Y and more. It's enough to make you nostalgic ...
From Skyrim Meme to Lady's Flesh
Skyrim's "Arrow in the Knee" meme didn't only inspire an epic dubstep anthem. It also inspired this tattoo. As pointed out on Reddit, guards in the game often say, "I used to be an adventurer like you, until I took an arrow to the knee. ...
Urlies 2011: The Best Memes Of The Year
We're going to let you, our readers, choose who wins the Urlies for Best Meme, Best Viral Video, Best Single-Topic Blog and Best Cute Thing for 2011. It's an unprecedented amount of power, but we have faith that we're leaving the task in good hands. ...
Morning Meme: Louis CK Defends Tracy Morgan Again, NPH Knows "The Price Is ...
Morning Meme: Louis CK Defends Tracy Morgan Again, NPH Knows "The Price Is ...
What Were the Memes of the Year? Depends on How You Define 'Meme'
A meme is like that inside joke with your childhood best friend: you can bring it up at any waking moment and it's guaranteed to get a laugh. But the best memes are those with universal appeal, ...
Pujols Cries When #PujolsCriesWhen Becomes A Meme
If you had not heard, Albert Pujols is no longer a Saint Louis Cardinal after signing a ten year deal worth north of $250 million. If this is the first you have heard of this, I hope you enjoyed your trip to ...
Tebowing: Tim Tebow Meme Becomes Officially Recognized Word, Elway Says 'Mile ...
Tebowing: Tim Tebow Meme Becomes Officially Recognized Word, Elway Says 'Mile ...
Justice: the Newest Meme in Modern Mimetic Warfare
Mimetic warfare is the use of symbols, like words or memes, to manipulate the mind of one's opponent subliminally, that is, without the opponent even knowing that he is a victim. Two of the standard weapons are the terms ...
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