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3 items tagged “memes”

The science of the hashtag. Interesting analysis of how the #lessambitiousmovies hash tag took off thanks to retweets from a couple of key users with very creative followers. # 14th January 2011, 4:02 am

Goon City. Every internet meme ever, rendered in pixel art. See if you can find the Zeppelin. # 14th September 2008, 11:09 pm

Roy Orbison in Cling-film, the novel. If you missed the original internet meme you might be a bit baffled by this one, but I picked up a copy of the novel today and it completely lives up to the standard set by the short stories. # 17th October 2007, 3:58 pm