This weekend I figured out the secret logic and magic of the Harlem Shake meme. It’s a meta-meme: a meme about memes.
Harlem Shake: the recursive metameme. Starts with one weirdo in the corner, then abruptly millions freak out, & it's all over in 30 seconds.—
Mark A. McCutcheon (@sonicfiction) February 18, 2013