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Viral Culture: 'And Then There's This'

News, gossip, scandal and video zip across the internet like wildfire, and then, faster than the speed of broadband, the stories die.

Bill Wasik, author of And Then There's This, talks about the life cycle of viral stories.

Tell us: Which accelerated bit of culture — a nanostory, a meme, a microcelebrity — captured your attention, then disappeared into the ether?

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