CS 238: Is The Whole Internet Becoming 4Chan? Pt. 1 feat. Dale Beran (01/23/2020)

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This episode is hosted by Ken, Mario, and T. Today we have on Dale Beran (http://twitter.com/daleberan), author of a book about “chan culture” called It Came From Something Awful (https://www.amazon.com/Came-Something-Awful-Accidentally-Donald/dp/1250189748/). The book discusses sites like 2chan, 4chan, 8chan, Tumblr, and how much of the online culture involving memes, the alt-right, irony twitter, and SJWs got their start at a site called Something Awful.

Co-produced & edited by Aaron C. Schroeder / Pierced Ears Recording Co, Seattle WA (piercedearsmusic@gmail.com). Opening theme composed by T. Beaulieu. Closing theme composed by Dustfingaz (https://www.youtube.com/user/TheRazhu_)