Know Your Meme Editorials
News, research, and dispatches from our editorial staff.
Friendraiser for Orivia Gurin
Olivia (a.k.a Orivia) is our chief administrator of exteriors design at KYM HQ. She loves working on memes, art and pretty websites, but needs more internet friends. Be a nice person and friend her on Know Your Meme!
Q&A with David Horvitz
We recently had a moment to chill out with David Horvitz, the Brooklyn-based artist who started the internet wildfire of "heads in freezer" photos--codenamed 241543903.
Learn Your Memes with the Alphabet!
Rocketboom Daily's Molly lists the names of 26 internet memes by alphabetical order: A is for…
Spring 2011 Internship Program in NYC
The KYM Institute for Internet Studies is now accepting applications for Spring 2011 internship program; check inside for more details.
Internet God: Nic Cage
Kicking off our celebrity-meme profile series, "Gods of the Internets," with one of the most recognizable actors in both Hollywood and Internet: Nicolas Cage.
Close Eyes, Draw a Batman
It's time for KYM roll call with a good ol' round of "draw batman with eyes closed!"
Wired Mag: Patton Oswalt Talks about Etewaf
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."
KYM Sculpture Contest: Results!
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.
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.