kylecalise

Kyle Calise


Kyle Calise is a video producer, writer, and storyteller from southern New England. When he’s not crafting explainer and culture videos, he’s usually out on a nature trail admiring trees.

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Meme History: Shrek is Love, Shrek is Life

Shrek has staying power because there’s so much to unpack.

On Feb 25, 2024 by Kyle Calise

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Geraldine Viswanathan and Beanie Feldstein on their new film, ‘Drive Away Dolls’

Ahead of the release of Ethan Coen's "Drive Away Dolls," stars Beanie Feldstein and Geraldine Viswanathan spoke to us about their roles.

On Feb 22, 2024 by Whitney Jefferson, Kyle Calise

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Meme History: Generational memes

The idea that “parents just don’t understand" is not a new one.

On Feb 18, 2024 by Kyle Calise

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Meme History: Orange Peel Theory 

The trend is sort of like a digital-age “he loves me, he loves me not."

On Feb 11, 2024 by Kyle Calise

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Meme History: The evolution of wolf memes on the internet, from ‘courage wolf’ to ‘three wolf moon’

From courage wolf to the "three wolf moon" t-shirt, wolves have a bigger presence in the world of memes than you'd expect.

On Feb 4, 2024 by Kyle Calise

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Meme History: How a teachable moment in ‘Arthur’ morphed into a meme used under frustrating circumstances

And I say hey — what a wonderful kind of meme.

On Jan 28, 2024 by Kyle Calise

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Meme History: The story of Harambe the Gorilla, 2016’s most important meme

This story begins on a somber note, but eventually led to a significant moment of internet unity over the love for a primate.

On Jan 21, 2024 by Kyle Calise

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Meme History: How a three-paneled meme featuring big brain energy became ‘Galaxy Brain’

It all started with the 'whomst' meme.

On Jan 14, 2024 by Kyle Calise

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Meme History: Why Vince McMahon can’t help but become a meme over and over again

From his many WWE reaction gifs to the more recent Vince McMahon crying trend, we take a look at them all.

On Jan 8, 2024 by Kyle Calise

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Meme History: How a ‘distracted boyfriend’ went from a simple stock photo to an iconic meme

While many memes evolve slowly, the 'Distracted Boyfriend' meme seemed destined for instant fame.

On Jan 4, 2024 by Kyle Calise

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Meme History: Why sad Michael Jordan is the MVP of crying memes

He's more than just a logo, more than just an Internet meme.

On Jan 2, 2024 by Kyle Calise

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Meme History: How a tea commercial starring Kermit the Frog became the perfect reaction meme

Even LeBron James is posting Kermit memes.

On Dec 30, 2023 by Kyle Calise

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Meme History: Spider-Man Pointing, a meme fifty years in the making

From a 1960's cartoon show to meme we're all familiar with online more than half a decade later.

On Dec 28, 2023 by Kyle Calise

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Meme History: How A Dress and Two Llamas Created the Best Day on the Internet

Roman Originals, the retailer of the dress, confirmed it was indeed black and blue.

On Dec 26, 2023 by Kyle Calise

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Meme History: The story behind Doge, the Internet’s most beloved dog

'Such love, much wow.'

On Dec 24, 2023 by Kyle Calise