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    What made ‘Nasa Mohawk Guy’ such a successful meme? Kate Miltner reports:

Overall, an attractive, Mohawked Nasa scientist is a fun thing to talk about. However, the reason why people are talking about Ferdowsi – and the reason why people participate in memes in general – is because they allow people to comment, directly or indirectly, on their culture and their personal values. Participating in the Nasa Mohawk Guy meme can communicate many things: I celebrate nonconformity; I am a member of the Persian community; I encourage the expression of individuality in the workplace; I feel that science is important and cool. 

    What made ‘Nasa Mohawk Guy’ such a successful meme? Kate Miltner reports:

    Overall, an attractive, Mohawked Nasa scientist is a fun thing to talk about. However, the reason why people are talking about Ferdowsi – and the reason why people participate in memes in general – is because they allow people to comment, directly or indirectly, on their culture and their personal values. Participating in the Nasa Mohawk Guy meme can communicate many things: I celebrate nonconformity; I am a member of the Persian community; I encourage the expression of individuality in the workplace; I feel that science is important and cool. 

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      I think my favorite version of this meme is the one that says “you’ll never get a good job with that haircut”. I see so...
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      dreamy nasa guy is DREAMY.

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