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Inside CollegeHumor’s Meme-tastic ‘Class Photo’ of the Internet

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If the internet followed school schedules, these 119 memes would have been at the top of their class in 2012/2013: Dramatic Chipmunk, Courage Wolf, and Grape Lady are just a few of the characters who appear in College Humor’s interactive meme poster,”Internet Class Photo.” We asked the poster’s creators — College Humor illustrator Caldwell Tanner and and editor-in-chief Streeter Seidell — to sign our yearbook. They gave us something better: a full explanation of how and why they made the most labor-intensive meme round-up we have ever seen.

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The Tweeter: Jerry Seinfeld, @SeinTime, Joins the Twitterverse

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Of the many words to describe the influence and greatness of Seinfeld’s career, one certainly at the top of the list is showmanship. He always knew how to hit the high note and walk away from the stage. He is still a paragon of comedy in society, and his latest endeavor sees the perennially funny entertainer is taking to the world of 140 characters and Twitter. Read more

Guillen, Gabbidon, and Other Gaffes: The Latest in Dumb Sports Tweets

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It would seem at some point athletes would learn not to go to Twitter when they are angry. Thankfully for sports fans, when emotions are running high, professionals don’t know where else to turn it seems. Here are the latest in what is a continuing and likely never-ending series collecting dumb sports tweets that lead to either embarrassment, fines, or a shutdown of the account. They do all share one thing in common: they elicit the question, “what were you thinking?” Read more

Stephen Colbert Leads Hilarious Twitter Attack on Senator Jon Kyl

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For years now, oblivious or simply stubborn politicians have felt the remorseless wrath of YouTube, with video evidence of every public word ever spoken available to point out anything the least bit hypothetical. Late night satirists have used this to consistently point out lies and double-speak, which is sometimes amusing and often disheartening. Few politicians seem to know what to do with YouTube, and how to use it advantageously (Anthony Weiner is a notable exception), but while they deal with that, one of the sharpest of satirists has taken to another social medium to call out the inane.

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