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Breaking Down Blackness in “The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”

By now most of us surely have The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’s catchy theme song stuck in our heads. I personally can’t stop thinking about the opening credit’s star Walter Bankston, played by Mike Britt. His character is a send up on the “hilarious black neighbor” meme that has continued to crop up over the years.

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Memes: A Viscous Definition

I’m the type of person who observes a lot. Or I try to. But when I do so, I often times hear Andre the Giant in the back of my head pointing at people and saying “I don’t think that means what you think it means.” For instance, I follow a Bill Hader appreciation blog on Tumblr, and the blogger was putting together GIF collages of different SNL cast members and titling the post things like “Kristen Wig Meme 1/14”, and it got me thinking, that that’s not what my definition of meme is.

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