Some big websites went dark on Wednesday in protest of the ham-fisted anti-piracy legislation now under consideration by our elected corporate hacks. Most notably, Wikipedia closed its digital doors, sending countless students and “researchers” on a wild goose chase after plausible facts about every topic under the sun. Their screams of pain echo still across the dark fiber of the web.
But not everyone was gloomy about the whole thing. Some comedic types have risen to the occasion. Here is a sample from the vast array of internet ha-ha, created by one Laugh Pong. Set to the tune of “American Pie,” Mr. Pong commemorates the day the ubiquitous LOLcats died: