When Do Memes Stop Being Funny? | Idea Channel | PBS Digital Studios

Old meme is old. But why is this such a bad thing? Once the height of internetiness, the sight of a LOLCat now is unforgivable. Memes become passé crazy fast: after just months or even WEEKS of a new meme, we tire of the once hugely popular. Why does this happen, and happen so QUICKLY? Is it a reflection of the sheer volume of visual information we absorb from the internet? Or does it say something about this specific visual culture? Watch the episode and find out!

Brady’s Channels:
Numberphile https://www.youtube.com/user/numberphile
Periodic Videos https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtESv1e7ntJaLJYKIO1FoYw
Computerphile https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9-y-6csu5WGm29I7JiwpnA

twitch plays pokemon
http://www.reddit.com/r/twitchplayspokemon/

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Assets:
0:46 http://ibakula.cgsociety.org/

1:43 http://christinejuneau.com/published-drawings/

4:08 http://www.flickr.com/photos/timdorr/6117365693/

3:41 TOP 5 WORST GAMES OF 2013
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kg4jL8H8Zcw

1:19 Harlem Shake vFinal (NODE Edition) – NODE

3:39 Let It Go (from Frozen) Meets Metal

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Music:

“Europe” by Roglok (http://www.roglok.net)
“Carry on Carillon” by Roglok (http://www.roglok.net)
Level 5: Room for the Homeless
http://bit.ly/10N0Ykm
“Bouncy Castle” by Roglok (http://www.roglok.net)
“:P” by Roglok (http://www.roglok.net)
Binaerpilot “Geeks”
http://bit.ly/10N0UBf
“Squarehead” by Roglok (http://www.roglok.net)
Chiptune – Kenzalol
http://bit.ly/15vKwpN

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