Added Jan 04, 2011 at 08:23PM EST by Brad.
Stand-up comic slash writer Patton Oswalt gives his two cents on the rise of mainstream nerd-dom and how our ways of consuming pop culture is drastically changing in the era of Etewaf--“Everything That Ever Was, Available Forever.”
Added Jan 03, 2011 at 02:07PM EST by Captain Blubber.
The Know Your Meme Sculpture Contest results are here! We’d like to give a big two thumbs up for everyone who participated in the second round of KYM community-building exercise and hope y’all enjoy them.
And remember, you are all winners, it’s just that some are bigger winners than the rest.
Added Dec 27, 2010 at 08:28PM EST by Brad.
And without further ado, KYM presents…
The Meme of the Year: Antoine Dodson & Bed Intruder Song! For more insights and highlights on the year’s biggest internet phenomenon, check out Elspeth’s video report and episode notes inside.
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 Dec 15, 2010 at 07:55PM EST by AJ Mazur.
Whether you see it as an art or science, portraying your ideas on the Internet can be a tricky biz. From the most basic questions to the worst fanfiction evar posted, many Internet users still seem to struggle with speaking eloquently let alone using spell check.