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  1. memes
    The Nigerian Film Stars Behind Some of Twitter’s Greatest MemesIt’s more than just funny clips – it’s impressive list of films and a very famous duo.
  2. big mood
    What Do the Most GIF-able TV Shows Have in Common?SpongeBob and The Office are racking up millions — and even billions — of views on Giphy, and for good reason.
  3. patriots
    The Story Behind the Conservative Grandpa Who’s Taken Over TwitterIf you’ve ever scrolled through replies to Trump’s tweets, you’ve probably seen Walter.
  4. #sad
    The Zombie Social-Media Accounts of Canceled TV ComediesDigging through the Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram graveyards of shows that have left this mortal world.
  5. acting!
    Casting a Cliché Female Character? These Women Are Ready for YouFake audition videos on Twitter are turning tired Hollywood tropes into comedy hits.
  6. scene to meme
    ‘Not Great, Bob!’: The Making of Mad Men’s Greatest MemeThe writers and actors behind season six’s “In Care Of” take us behind the scenes of the elevator confrontation that will live on in pixelated infamy.
  7. please retweet
    In Twitter Comedy Videos, Endings Are OverratedThe playful, messy spirit of Vine endures.
  8. sequential art
    The Six-Year Struggle to Regain Ownership of the ‘This Is Fine’ DogAfter the internet claimed the popular meme, its creator had to figure out how to take it back.
  9. stand-up
    Go Ahead, Post These Comedians’ Sets on InstagramIt’s common for A-list comics to lock up fans’ phones — but many up-and-comers see the benefits of being recorded.
  10. good one podcast
    Desus and Mero Are Ready for All the Awards You GotOn this week’s Good One podcast, the duo talks about connecting on Twitter and what it would mean to win an Emmy.
  11. memes
    The Full-Circle Journey of ‘Homer Simpson Backs Into the Bushes’The story behind The Simpsons meme that got so popular it was used by Homer himself.
  12. twitter
    Brand Twitter Grows UpHow corporate social media (mostly) moved past its awkward phase and connected with audiences.
  13. extremely online
    Paul Schrader on Oscars: ‘Never Underestimate the Power of Mediocrity’Schrader is back online, and so are his opinions.