Digital Humor by Alleen Pace Nilsen and Don L. F. Nilsen. And look how far we have moved away from books,. Evolution of the Cell Phone. Intentional Cell Phone Humor:. Accidental Cell Phone Humor . Everybody is now a news photographer for Hurricanes, Meteors, Floods, Police Actions….
With a cell phone, we are able to escape the moment.
This increases our social audience, and allows us to transcend.
But is it always a good thing?
Memes allow us to combine pictures with text.
The text in the top part of the meme gives us the historical context.
The text in the lower part of the meme gives us the ironic spin.
Godzillagram = a huge packet
Munchkins = teenage techies
Wabbit = a mischievous program
Sorcerer’s Apprentice Mode = an indefinitely repeating program
42 = the meaning of life, truth, and everything
A Trojan Horse = a program infiltrating a computer
UTSL = Use The Source Luke (from Star Wars)
Obi-Wan-Error = Off by One error from HAL (IBM) in Space Odyssey
Tree Killers = paper wasters from J. R. R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings
Code Police or Net Police = thought police from Orwell’s 1984
ELLEN DEGENERUS: “In Your Facebook”:
MARK ZUCKERBERG FACEBOOK AD:
(Eschholz-Rosa-Clark : 105)
I have a spelling checker.
It came with my PC.
It plane lee marks four my revue
Miss steaks aye can knot sea.
Common spell-check mistakes include:
Untied States, Worth nothing that, and Fraud for Freud.
Captain Sum Ting Wong We To Lo
Ho Lee Fuk Bang Ding Ow
It was inappropriate because it targeted the victims, came so soon after the tragedy, and was presented as real news. Later in fake news reports…
Tumblr’s Mighty Pixie
(Teh Mighteh Pixeh)
ANIMATOR VS. ANIMATION II:
BYU Computer Animation Team:
DAMN YOU AUTOCORRECT (JAY LENO SHOW):
THE THE IMPOTENCE OF PROOFREADING (TAYLOR MALI):
INTERNET HumorSHOWS: “EQUALS THREE”:
INTERNET SHOWS: “JAKE AND AMIR”:
NILSENS ON CHANNEL 12 TV: “TEXTING & DIGITAL LITERACY:
MONTY PYTHON “SPAM”:
MY BLACKBERRY’S NOT WORKING:
TOP 50 POPULAR TEXT & CHAT ACRONYMS (NETLINGO):