Posts Tagged “internet”

Defining “Childhood Ruined”

by Hannah Rudow. 0 Comments

“Childhood Ruined” isn’t one particular meme, but it is used as a term throughout the Internet referring to something that somehow sullies innocent childhood assumptions about the show or movie being referenced, which are usually children’s TV shows or movies, or Anime, normally from the 1980’s-present but also from older Disney movies. The phrase has been going around a lot in the past few years, but it seems to be enjoying a surge of popularity lately. An animated short (not appropriate ... read more

“420 Easter” Meme Rundown

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Pot smokers celebrate on “420” and this year Easter falls on April 20th, otherwise known as 4/20. The crossover of Easter with the day commonly celebrated with marijuana has caused hilarity through the Internet in the days leading up to the holiday. Huffington Post made a “Are you Celebrating Easter or 420” quiz The Examiner made a list of the reasons that the holidays should be joined forever, and in preparation for the holiday there was even an ad featuring Jesus holding a sandwich and ... read more

60’s Spiderman Show Caption Memes

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Screencaps from episodes of the 1960’s Spiderman show (sometimes called Vintage Spiderman) became a typical caption meme. The meme isn't new at the time of this post, but several of these images (captioned or without caption) are still widely used as reaction images so it is important to know and understand this meme so that you will be fully Meme Literate. According to KnowYourMeme the captions are known for “typically featuring an absurd internal monologue that correspond with the actions ... read more

Viral for the sake of Product Placement: Ellen at the Oscars with the Selfie

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The title of this post reads like the murder answer in a game of Clue and as such I intend to explain how this marketing/PR trick was so successful for Samsung. I didn’t watch the Oscars, I never do, but I was surprised how many photos of celebs walking the carpet that I came across just by being logged into Facebook. The most notable was the selfie taken by Bradley Cooper at the urging of Ellen Degeneres which shows both of them surrounded by other Celebs like Brad Pitt, Meryl Streep and ... read more

Awesome Christmas Trees of the Internet

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People like to make Christmas Trees out of the most random stuff imaginable then post it on the internet. This isn't specifically a Meme, it's just that I noticed a funny trend in people making blog posts about weird trees. There are a lot of up-side down ones, ones that look like snowmen, ones make of books, and ones on the sides of buildings but those are boring compared to the rest. That's really about all I have to say, so: LETS LOOK AT SOME SILLY TREES! Starting off with my personal favorites: HOSPITAL ... read more

Why it Pays to Add Online Booking to Your Site

by Adrienne Erin. 0 Comments

If you operate a restaurant, work at an airline or attend to clients at a hair styling studio, those are just a few scenarios where it may be smart to consider adding online booking to your website. It should soon be clear doing so can be valuable for customers, but also help you save money over a long-term basis. Keep reading to learn more. Efficiency In most industries, prompt service is a must, and it’s a factor that can often help companies and providers stand out from competitors. In ... read more

Futurama Memes

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Taking stills from TV shows and movies to give them funny captions is one of the most basic form of meme. In this post I will be showing a collection of memes derived from stills of the show Futurama.   The “Why not Zoiedberg?” is a meme which has a line directly from the show, a trend among these memes. It features character Zoiedberg offering himself as an option for… well almost anything. There are many examples of modifications to this meme, such as: computer wallpaper, Pokemon (using ... read more

How Crowdfunding Can Lead to the Rebirth of the Modern Day Entrepreneur

by Adrienne Erin. 0 Comments

Entrepreneurs are renowned for having a tremendous diversity in purpose; however, the essence and driving spirit behind a successful entrepreneur is the perception of his own profession as a choice of lifestyle rather than a job. If you think about it, each one of us has shared the glorious entrepreneur dream but sidetracked and shelved it because of inadequate resources or other unfortunate circumstances that made it too challenging to make a reality. However, the ongoing meteoric rise of ... read more