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Lady Gaga #nomakeupselfie

#nomakeupselfie: 3 Things You Must Know Before Posting

While the #selfie meme irritates me personally, I’m far more irritated by the short-sightedness by many critics of the ensuing Cancer Research UK campaign, raising awareness and funding cancer research. Make-up free selfies have nothing to do with

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Premakes Empire Strikes Back

Reel Cool #4: Film Premakes (How To)

I recently came across a YouTube meme of posting "Premakes" or in plain English, scenes from old movies (the older and more obscure the better) re-cut and re-titled and passed-off as more recent modern classics. It's a similar concept to the sweded

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Hero of Naples

Shanghai’s Real Life Superheroes

Yes, the chap in this photo is for real. He's one of the real life, crime-fighting vigilantes dishing out justice on the streets of Naples, Italy. There's an entire online registry of people just like him patrolling neighborhoods all over the

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Gingers

RIP Gingers: Evolution of a Media Meme

It's been building for 5 years. Content featuring (and often abusing) gingers was controversial, trendy, popular, socially acceptable and most recently endorsed by the Victorian Government in Australia. It was funny for a while. But thanks to a lame

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meme

The Algorithm of a Meme

Good friend and pop-blogger Julian Cole, recently posted an article on The Algorithm of a Meme. It reminded me of an interesting piece of software called Current, which contains the exact said algorithm –a meme radar of sorts. 335

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Memes (article published in jmag, April 2009)

Below is an small piece I wrote for jmag (music magazine). Look out for it in the April 2009 issue: 120

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