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035    (OCoLC)1048938602 
037    |bSt Martins Pr, C/O Mps 16365 James Madison Hwy Us Hwy 15,
       Gordonsville, VA, USA, 22942, (212)6745151|nSAN 631-5011 
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050 00 HM743.F33|bB47 2019 
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100 1  Beran, Dale,|eauthor. 
245 10 It came from something awful :|bhow a toxic troll army 
       accidentally memed Donald Trump into office /|cDale Beran.
250    First edition. 
264  1 New York :|bAll Points Books,|c2019. 
264  4 |c©2019 
300    xxi, 279 pages :|billustrations ;|c25 cm 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
337    unmediated|bn|2rdamedia 
338    volume|bnc|2rdacarrier 
504    Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0  Introduction : the garbage fire eternal -- Countering 
       counterculture -- The two sprouls -- It came from 
       something awful -- Moot in raspberry heaven -- Memes, 
       trolls, and Chan girls -- 2008 : anonymous accidentally 
       starts a worldwide revolution -- 2008-2011 : from hope to 
       despair to change -- Anon peeks into the Palantir -- From 
       gentlemen to robots -- From robots to Nazis -- Gamergate :
       4chan's depression quest -- Trump the frog -- Steve Bannon
       : nerd out of time -- #War on the sea owl -- Tumblr and 
       the mosaic of identity -- Politics steps through the 
       looking glass -- Tumblr goes to college -- 2016 : ejecta 
       assemble -- 2017 : the alt-right implodes -- 2018 : what a
       time to be alive. 
520    "An insider's history of the website at the end of the 
       world, which burst into politics and memed Donald Trump 
       into the White House. The internet has transformed the 
       ways we think and act, and by consequence, our politics. 
       The most impactful recent political movements on the far 
       left and right started with massive online collectives of 
       teenagers. Strangely, both movements began on the same 
       website: an anime imageboard called It Came 
       from Something Awful is the fascinating and bizarre story 
       of 4chan and its profound effect on youth counterculture. 
       Dale Beran has observed the website's shifting activities 
       and interests since the beginning. 4chan is a microcosm of
       the internet itself--simultaneously at the vanguard of 
       contemporary culture, politics, comedy and language, and a
       new low for all of the above. It was the original meme 
       machine, mostly frequented by socially awkward and 
       disenfranchised young men in search of a place to be alone
       together. During the recession of the late 2000's, the 
       memes became political. 4chan was the online hub of a 
       leftist hacker collective known as Anonymous and a 
       prominent supporter of the Occupy Wall Street movement. 
       But within a few short years, the site's ideology spun on 
       its axis; it became the birthplace and breeding ground of 
       the alt-right. In It Came from Something Awful, Beran uses
       his insider's knowledge and natural storytelling ability 
       to chronicle 4chan's strange journey from creating rage-
       comics to inciting riots to--according to some--memeing 
       Donald Trump into the White House"--|cProvided by 
600 10 Trump, Donald,|d1946- 
630 00 4chan (Electronic resource) 
650  0 Social media|xPolitical aspects|zUnited States. 
650  0 Internet|xPolitical aspects|zUnited States. 
650  0 Online social networks|xPolitical aspects|zUnited States. 
650  0 Memes|xPolitical aspects|zUnited States. 
651  0 United States|xPolitics and government|y2017-2021 
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