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Drew Scanlon Shares The Legend Of Becoming "Blinking White Guy" And How He Used The Power Of Memes To Help Others
Since becoming one of the most prevalent reaction GIFs to ever sweep the web, Scanlon has used his internet fame to help others, so we caught up with him to retrace the meme's origins and learn a little more about the man himself.
Internet Historian Gives Us The Full History Of His Career As An Online Chronicler And The Tragic Tale Of His Lost Neopet
Recalling the origins of his YouTube channel all the way up to the present day, Dr. Harold gives us an exclusive interview discussing everything from his creative process to some of his most cherished memes.
Lushsux Discusses His Meme-Inspired Murals, And How He Has Internet Culture Down To A Fine Art
Lushsux has been creating his world-renowned murals for over a decade now. As the preeminent meme artist of our time, we spoke with him to learn more about his artwork, his inspiration and his thoughts on the future of memes themselves.
Big Chungus' Original Creator Shares The Tale Of His Inception, And How A Nonsensical Joke Became An Online Phenomenon
After giving life to a seemingly random image of a portly Bugs Bunny, Braden never expected that his humble creation would evolve into one of the biggest memes of the late 2010s. As the original creator, we spoke with him to learn more about the origins of Big Chungus, and what he thinks of it all these years later.
GuyWithRealFacts Explains The Story Of His Infamous Reddit Account And His Clever Bait-and-Switch Comments
The art of the bait-and-switch technique is one of the most ubiquitous and enduring jokes on the web, so we spoke with GuyWithRealFacts and asked him all about the story of his now-infamous account.
Chatting With Cheems: Balltze’s Owner Gives Us Some Personal Insight Into Life With One Of The Web’s Favorite Shibas
Balltze’s journey to memedom has followed in the footsteps of other legendary Shiba Inu before him. We reached out to his owner, Kathy, to hear the full story of Balltze and what she makes of her beloved “Ball Ball” becoming an online sensation.
Wavywebsurf Shares Some Of His Favorite Moments Of Internet Lore, Memes And How He Started His YouTube Channel
With a penchant for deciphering online history, Wavy has covered tons of iconic pieces of internet lore over the years, so we caught up with him to discuss the origins of his channel and learn more about his curiosity for the web, as well as his insight into meme culture.
Chatting With The Creators Behind 'Feels Good Man,' A Documentary That Tells The Notorious Tale Of Pepe The Frog
Arthur Jones and Giorgio Angelini are the pair behind a new documentary that focuses on Pepe and his creator, Matt Furie. As one of the first meme documentaries of its kind, we caught up with them to learn more about how it all came together.
Longtime Reddit GM, Erik Martin, Discusses Managing “The Front Page Of The Internet,” Free Speech And The Time Obama Was Banned From /r/Politics
As a staffer at Reddit from 2008 to 2014, Erik Martin saw the site through some of its most crucial years of development. We caught up with him to learn more about his career, what he makes of the recent debate surrounding free speech and a few of his favorite memes.
Chuck Testa, The Internet’s Most Legendary Taxidermist, Reflects On What It Was Like To Be An Online Phenomenon
From humble taxidermist to online sensation, Chuck Testa gives us the full story of his rise to internet memedom, how the original commercial came together, and what the future holds for him in the years to come.