Know Your Meme Editorials
News, research, and dispatches from our editorial staff.
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MemeFight: Round One
G4's Attack of the Show presents a month-long popularity contest for Internet memes! Browse the first round contestants and cast your votes now.
Monthly Review: July 2011
This month's highlights: Operation Antisec, First World Problems, Owling, Horrifying Houseguest, ABC Movie Cyberbully and more!
Monthly Review: June 2011
This month's highlights: Lulzsec goes on a month-long hacking streak and then retires; Vancouver Riot Kiss photo turns out to be not as romantic as it seemed, Ubisoft's frontman Mr. Caffeine drives the E3 audience crazy with his "doodly doodly doop," crazy cat lady's fake eHarmony bio video goes viral on YouTube; Nicklodeon cartoon character Nigel Thornberry gets remixed with pop music and more
Monthly Review: May 2011
This month's highlights: Osama bin Laden's death, UK Royal Wedding, Forever Alone flashmob, Planking, May 21st Rapture Hoax and more!
Monthly Review: April 2011
In this month's issue: Nyan the Pop Tart Cat, Anti-Zombie Fortress, 48÷2(9+3), Zuckerberg Note Pass, "Not Intended to be a Factual Statement" and more!
Monthly Review: March 2011
In this month's issue: Rebecca Black's "Friday", UCLA student's "Asians in the Library" video, Charlie Sheen's Rant, Zangief Kid, My Little Pony on 4chan and more!
Monthly Review: February 2011
In this month's issue: Serene Branson's on-air Blooper at the Grammy Awards, Scumbag Steve, Thom Yorke Dance Dubs, Bread Helmet Protester, Bear Grylls' "Better Drink My Own Piss", Hipster Mermaid, Business Cat and more!
Monthly Review: January 2011
In this month's issue of meme review: Troll Quotes, Ted Williams' Golden Voice, Dog Fort, Inglip, Tiger Mom and more…
Memes in 2010: Antoine Dodson
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.
Memes in 2010: Downfall
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.