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What’s it like to be an Internet meme? A look at the people behind my Top 10 Internet Memes.
|“It was just a clip in a sales CD. We just needed something to record.”
Vinny Licciardi as quoted in ‘Bad Day’ Net hero hails from Durango
“Listen, I just think it’s bizarre and funny. My main consideration is that my daughter doesn’t get embarrassed about it.” — Rick Astley
“I am sitting here laughing at myself. Is that really me? It’s like I’m not in my actual body.” — Caitlin Upton
“The appearances on Ally McBeal were (admittedly, by David Kelley) inspired by the original ‘Ooga-chaka’ internet dance file, but the Ally McBeal work was not done by me.” – Michael Girard
“I kept telling everybody while were practicing that it didn’t really matter so much what you do as long as you get the claws right.” — Brian Lundmark
“If you haven’t heard the story, we won’t perpetuate it here. If you have, the recipe below should serve to refute it.” — Neiman Marcus Web Site
“We just thought, O.K., they’re funny. Suddenly we started getting hits. I was like, where are these coming from?” – Eric Nakagawa
“The Internet was an inexpensive way to promote the mythology and back story associated with the movie. And that, in turn, generated a loyal fan base, which created a lot of buzz and word of mouth going into Sundance.” — Daniel Myrick
“You make movies for the big screen, sitcoms for TV, and something else entirely for the Internet.” — Mesh Flinders
“As we were making it, we said it’s a really bad idea, we’ll never show it to anyone.” — Damian Kulash