Know Your Meme Episodes


Resident internet scientist Forest investigates.

Occupy Wall Street

Occupy Wall Street is an ongoing series of protests in New York City and elsewhere across the U.S. seeking to resolve socioeconomic inequality and influence of corporate lobbying on Washington politics.

Published on 10/18/11

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Hipster Memes

“Hipster” is a media stereotype and a pejorative label commonly associated with young middle-class adults who share certain interests or values in alternative cultures, mainly independent label music, film and art.

Published on 10/11/11

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Chuck Testa

“Nope! Chuck Testa” is a catchphrase associated with taxidermist Chuck Testa from Ojai Valley, California, that became popular after an ad made for his taxidermy services went viral on YouTube in September of 2011.

Published on 09/29/11

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My Little Pony

4chan’s troll-tastic obsession with rainbows and unicorns reaches a new mark with My Little Pony, an animated TV series inspired by the colorful pony dolls.

Published on 08/10/11

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Philosoraptor

Philosoraptor is an image macro series featuring a clip art of Velociraptor deeply immersed in metaphysical inquiries or unraveling quirky paradoxes. One of the more thoughtful (and successful) Advice Dog variations, Philosoraptor challenges the reader with his deep, existential, Paleolithic questions.

Published on 07/06/11

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