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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Memes’

Keyboard Cat & Nyan Cat Creators Sue Warner Bros

The creators of two popular cat-related internet memes are suing Warner Bros for using their creations in video games dating backt to 2009. The plaintiffs in the case, Charles Schmidt and Christopher Orlando Torres*, are the creators of Keyboard Cat and Nyan Cat, respectively. They allege that Warner Bros’ use of the characters in various Scribblenauts games amounts to copyright …

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Islamophobic Facebook Post Lands County Commish in Hot Water

Over the weekend, Coffee County, Tennessee Commissioner Barry West posted a photo on his public Facebook profile that has many in the area and across the country up in arms (no pun intended). The image, which is being called a “hate filled post targeted at Muslims,” features an older man in a cowboy hat aiming down the sights of a …

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Mitch McConnell Celebrates Gun Control Defeat with Flippant Facebook ‘Meme’

As you’ve probably heard by now, gun control legislation that would ban certain types of military-style assault rifles, limit magazine sizes, and enact more far-reaching background checks for buyers failed in the Senate on Wednesday. We already knew what was going to happen with most of the proposals, but the latter one concerning expanded background checks was up in the …

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Alison Brie Cements Internet Sweetheart Status by Imitating Popular Memes

Not only is Alison Brie a great comedic actress (Community) and a great dramatic actress (Mad Men), but it appears that she can also do a really good Grumpy Cat. Watch Brie imitate more popular internet memes below, and accept the terrible fact that she’ll never be your girlfriend. [MadeManDotCom]

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Backstreet Boys Finally Get Around to Making a Harlem Shake Video and Your Tween Heart Will Melt

You thought the Harlem Shake was a dead meme, didn’t you? Well, nothing is really complete until the Backstreet Boys have a crack at it, right? No? That’s not a thing? Either way, I’ll be willing to bet that there’s still a fairly large contingent of you out there whose heart still flutters with the mere mention of BSB. You …

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Student Hacker Directs FSU Wi-Fi Users to Infamous Meatspin Video (For a Good Cause)

A 26-year-old Florida State University student has been charged with “offenses against computer users,” a third-degree felony, for hacking the campus’ Wi-Fi network and directing users to an infamous shock site. Benjamin Blouin fully admits to hacking the network, but he says that he only did so to illustrate its flaws. Anyone trying to access the FSU Wi-Fi on March …

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Miami Heat Do the Harlem Shake, and It’s an Extended Cut

Yeah, I know. I KNOW, OK? But it’s the Heat and it’s a pretty good one… Ah hell, you can send me hate email. Fine. [MiamiHeat]

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Ultimate Taylor Swift ‘I Knew You Were Trouble’ Edition Is (Hopefully) the End of a Meme

It’s a strange a wonderful thing watching a meme work its way across the internet. It twists and turns and morphs in unpredictable ways. Sometimes, it even loops back around on itself, only to shoot off in another direction. From what I can tell, here’s how we got to what you’re about to see: First, a two-minute compilations of goats …

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‘Goat Edition’ Mashups See a Revival, Could Possibly Supplant the Harlem Shake

Move over Harlem Shake, there’s a new YouTube fad brewing. It’s the “Goat Edition” mashup, and it’s taking the internet by storm. People have been making “Goat Editions” of popular songs and throwing them up on YouTube for a while. For instance, this goat-screaming mashup of Jay-Z and Kanye West’s “Niggas in Paris” first hit YouTube back in December of …

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Harlem Confirms You’re Not Really Doing the Harlem Shake

“They look like they just smoked some dust” “They’re dry-humping air.” “This is an absolute mockery of what it was.” These are actual quotes from actual residents of Harlem, said after watching Harlem Shake videos on the internet. You can keep doing your 30-second videos and throwing them up on YouTube, sure, but remember: you’re not really doing the Harlem …

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Harlem Shake Spreads to Facebook & Google HQ

I’m not sure if two of the biggest internet companies in the world actively participating in the latest meme craze is a fun thing or a death-of-the-meme- type thing. Either way, it’s happening. Both Facebook and Google’s employees have decided to get in on the Harlem Shake craze Here’s what’s going on at Menlo Park: And now for the folks …

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Overly Attached Girlfriend Wants You to Be Her Valentine

It’s a great time of the year for Overly Attached Girlfriend (Laina Walker). Valentine’s Day means loads of attention from boyfriends and husbands. It’s that one special holiday where you’re forced to declare your intention to belong to someone. Be mine. And you better not turn down OAG’s Valentine. Seriously. Don’t do it.

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