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In the making since '94

The official ROFLCon site:

Mix up a bunch of super famous internet memes, some brainy academics, a big audience, dump them in Cambridge, MA and you've got ROFLCon.

It was a group dissection of internet culture. What makes internet culture work, why it works, how it works. We talked about where internet culture has been and where we think it's going.

A music show, with memes performing their work live. And then a big blowout party at the end, where everyone danced and rocked out.

Needless to say, this was the most important gathering since the fall of the tower of Babel.

Past Event
Apr 25, 2008 - Apr 26, 2008
9:00 AM - 5:00 AM

Events 03

May 4, 2012 @ 9:00 AM


ROFLCon returns to Cambridge, MA once again.

Apr 30, 2010 @ 9:00 AM


Back in April 2008, there was ROFLCon -- the first internet culture conference devoted to discussing what makes memes work, why they work, and where it's all going. ROFLCon II…

Apr 7, 2009 @ 12:30 PM

The LOLCat-hedral and the Bizarre: A Memescape Manifesto

Tim Hwang, Berkman Center

What's the link between Rick Astley and funny cat pictures? How about "alpaca sheep" and Anonymous? Is internet culture as a whole fundamentally random, or does an underlying…