The “orgy” of memes this campaign season has been underwhelming… As memes got more popular, the term lost some of its definition… Profit-seeking outfits like BuzzFeed, which pursues viral content above all else, and networks like Cheezburger also encourage the creation of inorganic memes.
That’s what I’m talking about: Adrianne Jeffries cuts right to the heart of the issue of why the monetization of forced memes has resulted in disappointing and unfunny BS. [The Verge]
Take note: Citing concerns of public conduct, WSU Coach Mike Leach promises to suspend any players caught using Twitter. [the daily dot]
For no good reason really: Here’s Tom Hanks performing Slam Poetry about Full House on Jimmy Fallon. [youtube]
Cat bounce: Make some cats bounce. Because you can. [catbounce]