Kai and Uncle Ruslan: When Memes Go Dark

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“‘It’s important to realize how the funniness in these videos [such as those featuring Kai the axe-wielding hitchhiker and Uncle Ruslan] is really close to something that’s desperately unfunny,’ says Mark O’Connell, who wrote Epic Fail: Bad Art, Viral Fame, and the History of the Worst Thing Ever.”

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One Response to “Kai and Uncle Ruslan: When Memes Go Dark”

  1. kate
    at 4:19 pm on May 23, 2013

    Dang it. I knew there was a reason that I felt guilty for thinking Jimmy McMillan was hilarious.

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