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Are Memes Art? [VIDEO]

Are memes art? To Mike Rugnetta at PBS Idea Channel, memes are people “creating images and sharing them with strangers for the purpose of commu…
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Why Do We Love Zombies? by PBS Idea Channel

Odd : Laughing Squid (last year)

PBS Idea Channel is a web show hosted by Mike Rugnetta and created by Kornhaber Brown for PBS that examines the connections between pop culture, technology and art. On a recent episode, Mike digs deep to answer the question, “Why Do... Read Post

Can You Make a Movie So Bad It’s Good On Purpose? by PBS Idea Channel

Odd : Laughing Squid (5 months ago)

PBS Idea Channel host Mike Rugnetta argues that a movie so bad that it’s actually good can’t be made on purpose. Rugnetta points to films like The Room, Plan 9 from Outer Space, and Troll 2 as examples of movies are only so bad they... Read Post

Are LOLCats and Internet Memes Art?

Odd : Laughing Squid (2 years ago)

Mike Rugnetta ponders the question “Are LOLCats and Internet Memes Art?” over on the PBS Idea Channel. We’ve all seen and shared a few LOLCats and Internet Memes in our time, but is it possible that these images and videos are actua... Read Post


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