A Series of Tubes with Zack and Jesse- Episode 2: Memes

Zack Burley and Jesse Carey

In this episode, Zack and Jesse invite Troy Wilkinson on the show to talk about what memes are, how they navigate around the internet, and why they matter.

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LINKS

Viral Mining

http://www.wired.com/2013/11/data-mining-viral-texts-1800s/

Richard Dawkins

http://www.webcitation.org/6HzDGE9Go

Pre internet memes

http://www.cracked.com/article_19119_7-memes-that-went-viral-before-internet-existed.html

Meme Encyclopedia

http://knowyourmeme.com/

4chan

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https://www.4chan.org/

Reddit

http://www.reddit.com/

Facebook satire

http://mashable.com/2014/08/17/facebook-satire-tag/

Branded Virality

http://deadspin.com/the-quest-for-virality-is-making-everything-shitty-1683784595

Meme Timeline

http://www.wired.com/2008/09/track-the-life/