The Story Behind the Meme and What Does It Say About Us?

Why do we like memes so much? We have a chat around individual and collective stories of memes and the phenomenon that comes with them. We all share and laugh at pictures of strangers with funny captions on them, but who are these strangers and how has this strange new form of fame affected them? 


HIGHLIGHTS


TV & FILM


The Serpent (BBC Show) 


Schitt’s Creek (Netflix Show) 


Grand Designs (Channel 4 Show) 


Lupin (Netflix Show)


Never Rarely Sometimes Always (Film - available for streaming)


MUSIC & PODCASTS 


Who Am I? by Pale Waves (Album)


The Media Show. Episode: How ITV News Reported First-Hand on the Storming of Congress (BBC Radio 4 & Podcast)


BOOKS & ARTICLES


The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennet (book)


A Room of One's Own by Virginia Woolf (book)


Paul Mccartney for The Sunday Times: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/culture/paul-mccartney-interview-on-recording-mccartney-iii-and-his-friendship-with-john-lennon-q8s5n0b58