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Silvia Bottini Recaps Becoming The 'First World Problems' Meme, Her Struggles With Losing Control Over The Image And What She’s Been Up To A Decade Later
In 2011, a stock photo of Bottini crying rapidly spread online and became one of the most well-known Advice Animals of the 2010s. For her first-ever video interview discussing the meme, Bottini joined us to recap her story, how she’s dealt with it and what she’s been up to a decade since.
Leviathan Explains How He Created His Viral Song ‘Chug Jug With You’ And What’s Next For The YouTuber After His ‘Fortnite’ Parodies Swept The Internet
We catch up with Leviathan to find out how he created "Chug Jug With You," where the inspiration came from, and how he’s been handling the influx of attention online since it swept the internet in recent weeks.
Blake Boston Revisits Becoming ‘Scumbag Steve’ As We Catch Up With Him For The Meme’s 10-Year Anniversary And Upcoming NFT Auction
As Scumbag Steve turns 10, we revisit the classic meme with Boston himself to retrace the origins of the infamous photo and what he’s been up to over the last decade since.
Preeminent Digital Artist Beeple Recaps His Career, The Recent NFT Craze And His Historic $69 Million Crypto Art Sale With Christie’s Auction House
Earlier this week, we sat down with Mike "Beeple" Winkelmann for an exclusive interview to dig deeper into his career as a digital artist and what he makes of the recent NFT hype.
Peter Kell Recounts The Story Of Buying ‘Homer Pepe,’ The Most Valuable Rare Pepe Ever, And How He Sold It For Over $300,000 Three Years Later
After selling his Rare Pepe last weekend for a whopping $312,000, we sat down with Kell to hear the full story of this early NFT legend as the crypto art world continues to explode in popularity.
Chris Torres, Creator Of Nyan Cat, Gives Us The Full Backstory Of His Legendary Creation And What He’s Up To Now As The Meme Celebrates Its 10-Year Anniversary
As the 10-year anniversary of Nyan Cat approaches, we sit down with its creator to recount the full backstory of how it was made, how it became an internet sensation, and what's next for its creator.
Melvin Lawson From The ‘Thank God for My Reefer’ Meme Chats About Becoming Internet Famous And What His Viral Video Was Really About
Lawson's viral video became the meme format "Black Man Crying" back in 2016 and has spread around the web ever since. We caught up with him to uncover more behind the meme for a quick little interview.
Slink Johnson From ‘Lamar Roasts Franklin’ Chops It Up To Discuss His Role As Lamar Davis In ‘GTA5’ And What He Makes Of The ‘Yee Yee Ass Haircut’ Viral Phenomenon
We sat down with the man behind Grand Theft Auto 5's Lamar Davis to hear more about the making of the iconic line that became a meme and viral sensation.
Daxflame Recaps His Early Rise As One Of YouTube's Top Content Creators And What His Plans Are For The Year Ahead
Once among the top 20 YouTubers, Dax's journey has seen him appear in Hollywood films, become a published author and even a game show host. We chat with him to recap his story and see what he's up to now.
Brittany Tomlinson Recounts Going Viral With The ‘Trying Kombucha’ Meme And How Getting Fired From Her Banking Job Launched Her Career As A Content Creator
In August 2019, Tomlinson's reaction to trying kombucha was seemingly everywhere online, so we sat down with her to learn more about how it all happened, and what she's been up to since.