Nicolas Cage as Disney princesses

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Saturday 27 July 2013

Just as we were starting to empathize with Nicolas Cage after reading his interview with The Guardian (just check out how sensibly he talks about his role in The Wicker Man, “… There’s a need by some folks in the media to think that we’re not in on the joke.

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What’s In A Meme? infographic

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By Annie Churdar in New Trends on Tuesday 25 June 2013

Just the other day I was struggling with the task of explaining what a meme is to my mom. ‘It’s a little inside joke found on the internet, created for the internet, about the internet. It’s a picture with a funny punchline. It’s a picture of a cat or Ryan Gosling. I don’t know. You’ll know one when you see one’.

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Vladentinesday Tumblr: Putin sends his love from Russia

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in Cool Websites on Tuesday 19 February 2013

Mashups are great, especially the ones that are completely bonkers. Hot on the heels of Valentine’s Day is the even more supreme hotness of Vladimir Putin. As the Vladentinesday Tumblr (self-described as ‘love letters from a global badass’) would have it, Putin’s dangerously rugged charm is right at home here as his mug is gratuitously […]

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Les Mean Girls: the latest meme mashup

Elise Boyd Editor

By Elise Boyd in Cool Websites on Wednesday 30 January 2013

We’re digging the hilarious Les Mean Girls, the latest Tumblr full of meme mashups to grace our screens. Who knew that the classics Mean Girls and Les Misérables would mesh together so perfectly? Totally fetch!

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Fact, Jeremy Renner is Grumpy Cat

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Friday 4 January 2013

Haha, the Buzzfeed folks had us in stitches with this bunch of images showing how Jeremy Renner is really Grumpy Cat — yes, the same Grumpy Cat that has become a meme hit of late. Have a look and we’ll be damned if you don’t see the likeness.

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Steve Jobs vs Bill Gates meme

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Tuesday 20 November 2012

Steve Jobs and Bill Gates. Sharing a laugh. In May 2010, this somewhat odd sight of the two computer industry rivals became a meme hit with everyone having their take on what the two were really chuckling about. Ah, those were the days. Here are a few of the best — and oh, while you’re at it, replace the mention of ‘Windows 7′ with ‘Windows 8′.

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IKEA catalog scandal gets very own internet memes

Cormack O'Connor Contributor

By Cormack O'Connor in Cool Websites on Wednesday 31 October 2012

The marking gurus at IKEA are probably kicking back and laughing as their latest catalog has turned from a big scandal to a series of viral internet memes which is gaining them more publicity than ever. IKEA had photoshopped women out of it’s catalogs for the Saudi Arabian market to fit in with religious beliefs and traditions.

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New Meme: Overly Manly Man has advice for you

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Friday 12 October 2012

Nothing screams manliness more than tight fists, ripped torso, and mariachi mustache. The Overly Manly Man is on a meme roll, and he has a lot to rant about to the rest of us wussies. Wonder who’d win in a fist fight, Chuck Norris or him. Or at the very least, out-outlandish each other.

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Hungry Kim Jong-un meme

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Saturday 21 April 2012

Like his dad, Kim Jong Il, Kim Jong-un is fast catapulting to superstar status on the Internet. First there was the Kim Jong-un Looking At Things blog, a spinoff of the Kim Jong Il Looking At Things blog, but North Korea’s reigning Supreme Leader has shown promise in inching out of his dad’s shadow, as this modest image collection gathered from around the world wide web evidently shows.  

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The PBS Off Book series takes on Memes

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By Heath Fradkoff in Video on Wednesday 24 August 2011

Memes — creative elements passed virally from person to person — have become commonplace across the Internet, ping-ponging from community to community. In this piece, the latest in the PBS Off Book series, artists and trend researchers dig into this phenomenon, explore the origins of recent Memes, and contemplate the appeal of mass-collaboration.

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Canv.as, new project from 4chan’s moot

Tristan Rayner Editor

By Tristan Rayner in Cool Websites on Friday 4 February 2011

Canv.as has been unveiled as the latest project by 4chan creator, moot, probably the biggest web entrepreneur you have never heard of. Canv.as is an imageboard where you can collaborate on images, working on the next internet meme. Interactivity and basic image manipulation tools on the web aren’t new, but when you have influence and a following […]

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But The Truth Is

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in Cool Websites on Thursday 12 August 2010

Ok, so we know that sugar coating is a part of life, but does it have to be? The But The Truth Is blog features a series of unspoken realities which burst some bubbles and raise a smile at the same time.

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Meme Generator

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in Cool Websites on Tuesday 2 March 2010

So you didn’t get in on F#*k You Penguin before it blew up; the guys at People Of Walmart beat you to the punch. Well, here’s the answer. Create your own super-fun Meme via the Meme Generator website, and become an instant Web 2.0 hero.

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