Filed under "Meme Review"
Added Dec 27, 2010 at 02:49PM EST by Brad.
In April, YouTube turned into a battleground of copyrights and fair use doctrine when hundreds of “Downfall” parody videos were taken down on behalf of the German production studio Constantin Films.
In a special two-part KYM episode, Internet scientists Elspeth & Yatta explain how Constantin’s attempt has only drawn more attention to the meme and how to dispute a wrongful copyright claim on YouTube.
Added Dec 24, 2010 at 05:39AM EST by Don.
In April 2010, Detroit rappers Insane Clown Posse pulled out a wild card with a song about the wonders of nature titled “Miracles,” which was quickly met by both ridicule and immense reaction. Were they trolling for $$$? Or were they not thinking at all? Check out scientist Elspethjane’s report for more info!
Added Dec 23, 2010 at 05:30PM EST by Brad.
Hey guize, here’s our annual review of KYM’s top 5 user-favorited episodes in 2010! So let’s all take a seater, get comfy and reminisce on some memes. First on the list is… chef scientist Yatta’s report on Oakland’s legendary bus fighter, Epic Beard Man.
Added Nov 30, 2010 at 03:54PM EST by Brad.
Drama wrapup… 4chan’s internet drama-rama continues with blogging service Tumblr and retail chain Hot Topic; Random questions about waffles and carrots take over Reddit; George Takei calls an anti-Gay school board member a total douchebag; Internet scientists analyze the Brazilian macro meme Tenso & Fensler’s classic “G.I. Joe Public Service Announcement” parodies.