FOTI #1: Kony and Dando Close Their Tab at Olive Garden [Fortnight on the Internets Podcast]

Boom! Episode #1 of our podcast is up.

In this episode, Alpine and Alison touch on some of our favorite websites and articles of the moment, embark upon an extended diagesis of the Kony 2012 viral breakout and the rise and fall of Jason Russell, surprise each other with Internet gems, and revisit some of our old favorites to see if they still rule.

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Links for this episode:

Internet Report Card

Close Your Tabs: a Tumblr created by an exasperated bartender

From the Eatbeat column of the Grand Forks (ND) Herald, a viral sensation: “Long awaited Olive Garden receives warm welcome.” Plus Marilyn Hagerty’s post-viral follow up, with its cryptic PS: I soon will take my hammer named Margo and go down to the river…

Just in time for the Hunger Games premiere, an unbelievably well-thought-out map of Panem, the dystopian society from Suzanne Collins’ popular novels.

Internet Challenge Surprise!

Alpine: The After Hours video series from Cracked.com.

Alison: The Lemonheads’ appearance on the Jenny Jones show in 1996.

The unreal saga of KONY 2012: 

The Wayback Machine

Alpine: The chaotic cesspool that is LA Craigslist Rants & Raves.

Alison: The delightful image generator, Fuck Yeah Nouns.

As always, cover art by Vicious Rumors and theme music (plus additional music in this episode) by Snowplows.

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