But 28-year-old Oakland resident Young Busco is ready to embrace his fame once he gets out.
"I've made my mark on the internet, so I can relax. I'm retired now, living off all the shares and likes."
It turns out becoming a meme without your consent can suck really, really hard.
The New Zealand government has opened the doors to public submissions for their new flag. Candidates have included kiwis, sheep, lasers, more kiwis, and more sheep.
The Double Rainbow guy, Keyboard Cat, the Harlem Shake, and more are now helping Delta educate you on how to have a safe flight.
I'd rather watch a pigeon pooping into a dude's mouth for seven seconds than an episode of The Office.
David Icke, Nick Griffin: complex ideas can't be transmitted in basic image macros.
Why do we regularly see videos of British women being racist? Why do they seem to make it into the news cycle rather than incidents of public male-perpetrated racism?
We talked to them about their new philosophy book, The Age of Earthquakes, FKA Twigs, and Generation Z's perception of time.
He thinks that the world needs to have more empathy for Bill Cosby, even in the face of the 13 rape allegations that have lately made him a target of criticism.
Sep 24, 2014
Despite common perception, the male version isn't the much discussed Bro. No, to qualify as basic you need to walk the fine line between bogan and classy in the boring way where you know what tuberose means.
Combining Terence McKenna's attraction toward history, his focus on memes, and his perspective that "the world is made of language," I created a chronological list of 30 McKenna-related books, ideas, people, and other things that I haven't yet written abo…
If you thought the Ice Bucket Challenge was too clever—and too useful—then you are going to love the Pussy Lips Challenge.
Last week, in the first installment of this series, I told the story of how I first encountered Terence McKenna. This week, I've organized a list of my 30 favorite Terence McKenna memes.
Pry the keyboard from my hands, claw the eyes out of my head, strip me naked and leave me for dead on the side of the road, but you will never, ever take my memes. Were all these memes really all that funny to begin with? Will we laugh when we revisit the…
Jimmy McMillan is the guy with the mustache and the catchphrase, the meme of a candidate who everyone laughs at. Only this time around, no one is paying attention, even though the rent is as high as ever.
'Lil Bub & Friendz' follows the life and times of Bub and examines the internet-cat phenomenon, in general. Starring Lil Bub and Bub's owner, Mike Bridavsky, along with Grumpy Cat, Nyan Cat, Keyboard Cat, and meme-manager supreme Ben Lashes, the doc will
Since it was posted on April 5, 2011, a video called "Nyan Cat" has earned more than 89 million views, and set into motion one chapter in a long and sticky saga about the visual jokes, references, and ideas that fly around the internet--and the laws desig…
Like the rest of the internet, the Syrian memeverse is messy, argumentative, and prone to stupidity and hyperbole.
None of the political memes mattered—but they were something to talk about, to share with your like-minded social media buddies, to spread through Tumblr and argue about on political blogs desperate for clicks. Following the gaffes and the spin and the bu…
The first time I saw fringe presidential candidate Vermin Supreme on the internet, I thought he was dead serious, and I was terrified of him. I was convinced this weird guy was going to enslave us.
Get rich, die tryin', or just Photoshop some pictures of rappers and see if Urban Outfitters will give you a book deal.
Genes didn't fucking get us here. Shit, monkeys have genes. It's memes: the ability to tell the next generation what just happened-that's what put us on the map. If a monkey wasn't there, it didn't happen.