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Internet Famous

Look What You've Done, Internet! You've Totally Screwed Over These People

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy

The Internet has completely revolutionized the way we live -- mostly for the better. But, as with any profound human advancement, it's left some casua...

Why I'm Letting My Young Children Watch the Breaking Bad Finale

Melissa Sher | Posted 11.26.2013 | Parents
Melissa Sher

The Tanning Mom had her thing. The Tiger Mom had her thing. The woman who put her young daughter on a diet and then wrote about it in a magazine had a thing -- and now she has a book. She got to write an entire book about her thing.

WATCH: Is Social Media Destroying Comedy?

OWN | Posted 08.06.2013 | OWN

A funny Twitter feed does not a comic make. At least, that's what Wanda Sykes and several of her fellow comedians say. When it comes to the widespread...

Four Seconds of Fame

Jane Buckingham | Posted 05.10.2013 | Los Angeles
Jane Buckingham

Here's the story of how over two weeks, a "nobody" went from 10 to 100 to 10,000 followers on Instagram, having two fan pages, and a social media stalker. And I'm not proud to admit that the story is about my nine-year-old daughter.

I Was (Internet) Famous for Four Days

Patrick Wensink | Posted 10.03.2012 | Books
Patrick Wensink

Jack Daniel's sent me a very polite cease and desist letter claiming my novel's book cover infringed upon their trademark. I posted the letter on my blog. I couldn't have predicted what happened next.

Lucas Kavner

How We Bow At The Altar Of Memes

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 01.23.2012 | Home

Your reactions to seeing another "Shit ______ Say" video may vary. My own responses have run the gamut from "Oh, dear God, when will this end?" to "Oh...

Lucas Kavner

The New Norm: Record Song, Get Famous, Make Album

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 01.02.2012 | Home

Just over a year ago, Trevor Powers was still a student at Boise State University, working a retail job at a local Urban Outfitters and saving up to r...