Meme Celebrity

Online phenomenons are becoming real-world power influencers

Implications - Online memes are now catapulting regular people and pets into fully-fledged stardom. Grumpy Cat, Psy (from Gangnam style) and various other online sensations are launching books, product lines and are even appearing on major broadcast networks. While the lifespan of these web celebrities in pop culture may be short-lived, their influence at the their peak is intense.
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292,789 Total Clicks
Oct 12 - Mar 13
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Featured Examples
Meme-Based Nominee Depictions - This Year's Oscar Nominees Get Memed in These Redone Posters
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Warm 5,723 Clicks Pub: Feb 21, 13
Meme-Based Nominee Depictions
This Year's Oscar Nominees Get Memed in These Redone Posters
Is there anything the Internet at large loves more than making fun of some Oscar nominees? If these meme-based Oscar nominee posters are any indicator, I’m going to say no. Mashable.com has... [More]
Celebrity Feline Paintings  - Aja Immortalizes the Memes of Grumpy Cat and Lil Bub in Paintings
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Warm 6,009 Clicks Pub: Mar 20, 13
Celebrity Feline Paintings
Aja Immortalizes the Memes of Grumpy Cat and Lil Bub in Paintings
New York-based artist Aja created these hilarious and timely paintings, which are re-creations of infamous Internet meme stars such as Grumpy Cat and Lil Bub. The talented artist has immortalized... [More]
Cat Meme-Tributing Treats - These Grumpy Cat Cookies by Whipped Bake Shop Will Make Sourpusses Smile
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Warm 13,764 Clicks Pub: Jan 22, 13
Cat Meme-Tributing Treats
These Grumpy Cat Cookies by Whipped Bake Shop Will Make Sourpusses Smile
These Grumpy Cat Cookies by Whipped Bake Shop are perfect for the crabby and cranky love of your life. Paying tribute to Grumpy Cat, a meme that has since exploded to Internet stardom thanks to... [More]
Dancing Pistachio Viral Ads - This Psy Super Bowl Commercial Re-Visits Gangnam Style
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Average 1,364 Clicks Pub: Feb 4, 13
Dancing Pistachio Viral Ads
This Psy Super Bowl Commercial Re-Visits Gangnam Style
A new Psy Super Bowl commercial for Wonderful Pistachios surfaced last night on CBS during the big game and perpetuated the Gangnam Style craze once more. YouTube’s most watched video of all... [More]
Three-Dimensional Meme Moldings - This Piece of Grumpy Cat Art is Finely Crafted from Clay
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Average 1,658 Clicks Pub: Jan 11, 13
Three-Dimensional Meme Moldings
This Piece of Grumpy Cat Art is Finely Crafted from Clay
Internet memes are one of the most pervasive pop culture phenomenons to come along in recent history and this Grumpy Cat art extends the influence into other realms of media. This piece in... [More]
Optimistic Meme Toys - The Ryan Kittleson Success Kid Figurine Celebrates Victory
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Mild 950 Clicks Pub: Oct 29, 12
Optimistic Meme Toys
The Ryan Kittleson Success Kid Figurine Celebrates Victory
Clearly the Ryan Kittleson Success Kid Figurine was created with extreme digital prowess. Only a graphics designer with as much talent and attention to detail as Ryan Kittleson could have used a... [More]
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