Info Gluttony

Zeitgeist – FAIL & HOPE Edition

Posted in Internets by echan on July 18, 2008

It really impresses me how much the FAIL meme has taken hold.  Between the FAIL blog and Twitter’s cute and cuddly Fail Whale, FAIL appears to be the Internet meme du jour.  I think this has to do in large part to the fact that many of us want to photoshop “FAIL” over our 401K statements and the quagmire known as the Iraq war.  It’s funny to contrast our humor-riddled pessimism with the grassroots HOPE message of the Obama campaign.


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  1. Just Saying « Info Gluttony said, on October 15, 2008 at 5:01 pm

    […] Filed under: Uncategorized — eflan @ Nearly three months after I made my observation, Slate finally calls the FAIL meme too: It helped that the two events occurred at the same […]

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