Daily Archives: August 15, 2016

Meme Monday Episode 1: This is This!

Good day, everyone! Welcome to the first installment in what I hope will become my mainstay here at Comparative Geeks—my Meme Monday rundown. Today, I’ll expose all of you to a few of my favorite sources for memes on Facebook and provide some recent examples from them.

What, then, exactly is a meme? Running a basic Google search for the term returned two definitions, one regarding the passing on of culture or behavior among individuals through exposure, and the other simply being a funny bit of anything from the Internet shared among individuals. Let’s take the two together and complicate those definitions with this bit from one of my favorite pages on which to read random collections of thoughts, or even quasi-famous quotes, WordPorn:

And let that be our guiding light as we observe the absurd and find within it humor and a bit of mad genius.

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