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We shot the panel: ‘From Micro Fame to Nano Fame’ with panelists Nate Dern (Huh Guy), Matt Oswald (Me Gusta), Chris Torres (Nyan Cat) and Paul Vasques (The D…


From Micro Fame to Nano Fame – Panel – ROFLcon 2012 We shot the panel: ‘From Micro Fame to Nano Fame’ with panelists Nate Dern (Huh Guy), Matt Oswald (Me Gusta), Chris Torres (Nyan Cat) and Paul Vasques (The Double Rainbow Guy) – check it out and if you’re interested in more ROFLcon, take a look at our playlist: www.youtube.com Nate Dern – “Huh? Guy” is the nickname given to Nate Dern, a commercial actor in an AT&T Wireless commercial in which his only line is a surprised “Huh?” in replying to the character of his boss. Along with the video, the actor rose to the status of an overnight celebrity after he posted a link to the video on Reddit in November of 2011. The thread quickly reached the front page of Reddit and accumulated over 31000 upvotes and 2800 comments in the first 24 hours. The commercial video gained more than 500000 views in the first 72 hours of upload on YouTube. natedern.tumblr.com twitter.com newyork.ucbtheatre.com Matt Oswald – Me Gusta Me Gusta is a rage comic face that is typically used to express one’s approval of an awkward or perverse situation. The caption “Me gusta” translates to “I like it” in Spanish. Matt uploaded his artwork onto 4chan and Reddit on March 18th, 2010. Me Gusta has evolved into a comic. mattoswald.com twitter.com Chris Torres – Nyan Cat It started out as “Pop Tart Cat” — but the internet world named it ‘Nyan Cat’ — (‘Nyan’ is the word Japanese culture uses for ‘meow.’) And it all started with a doodle. Now the video has over

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