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(PART 1) EP #10: ON THE QT – ‘NPC & Pepe: The Reality Behind the Meme’ with guest Jay Dyer

Here is the PART 1 of Episode #10 of this podcast @21WIRE.TV…

Spawned from the message boards and discussion threads of 4Chan and Reddit, a new breed of internet memes has taken the internet by stealth, first as novel creative vehicles for political banter, and then to trending juggernauts. A new crowd-sourced ‘meme’ subculture pits against the culture wars for a virtual battle royale. Following on the heals of controversial Pepe the Frog meme, a new gamer-inspired meme, the #NPC meme, aka ‘NPC Wojak‘, which took Twitter by storm in a matter of days. Unable to contain this latest organic craze, partisan digital technocrats and Silicon Valley thought police are now panicking, and have since resorted to a draconian regime of censorship which appears to want to restrict the propagation memes online. 

The question is: is this really ‘meme magic,’ or is it just the latest in crowd-sourced art?

Listen to PART 1 of this new re-boot of our members podcast of ON THE QT – ‘NPC & Pepe: The Reality Behind the Meme’ hosted by Patrick Henningsen with special guest, Jay Dyer, author of Esoteric Hollywood (I & II), on the audio player below. This podcast aims to bring together alternative views and analysis not covered in mainline media, as well as additional commentary on key international events. Listen, become informed, and engage…

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