MEMETERIA by Thomas May

Music & the Arts

Happy April Fools’ Day

And, for good measure:

Filed under: fun, Haydn

How the Other 1% Lives


A friend of mine unearthed this job posting on Craigslist:

Writer Needed For Support Community for Affluent Individuals

Special community for people who have earned a lot of money or been born into a wealthy family needs a blog ghostwriter. The focus of the community is providing psychological support for the problems money brings — family tensions, unfulfillable expectations, boredom, etc. To do this you must be intimately familiar with the problems faced by wealthy people. If you grew up wealthy or through some other means can write detailed blog posts on this topic, please get in touch.

The posts need to be highly personal, emotional and have a strong editorial voice. These are anything but generic lectures. We are looking for 3 posts per week and each post pays $30. If you’re interested, please send a cover letter telling us about your background and experience and why you would be a good writer for this. If a resume would be helpful please send that as well. Finally, please send a few suggested topics so we can see that you really can come up with specific topics which touch the hearts of people from affluent families. Thanks!

(hat tip: Ben Lukoff.)

I should assume this is a parody, right?

Filed under: fun

Travoltify It!


Not that I have a problem with procrastination — no, of course not — but … here’s a meme I couldn’t resist.

So what happens when you Travoltify Wolfgang Amadé Mozart? “Wilson Ajams,” natch.

Is there a reverse-Travoltify generator? See if you can figure out which composers these are/were before their transmogrifitravoltification:

–Louis Bruwn
–Aidan Crawzford
–Francesca Bozowens
–Adrian Butter
–Gavin Marsheem
–Sameer Ramso
–Nina Bailerey
–Raymond Walger
–Julian Suzzivan
–Charlie Marftinez
–Geordie Dorniels
–Grace Ferzguson
–Nina Morphay
–Nicola Roginson
–Frankie Mozaleen
–Jan Ajams
–Maisie Russeem
–Clarke Daveries
–Paige Burneez
–Phoenix Gonzeeles

Filed under: fun, WTF

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