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Meme Me Up, Scotty

This week's V.I.P., Mike Rugnetta, is the host of the PBS web series Idea Channel, and he has a few ideas of his own about the intersection of technology, philosophy, art and culture. Plus, we attempt the unthinkable: Pictionary on the radio.

On the Internet, you have limitless opportunities. You can leave scathing reviews of literary classics on a public forum. You can make a video of a cat doing a silly dance or falling down...and your work can entertain millions of people. Or, you can order many, many Jonathan Coulton CDs. This week's V.I.P., Mike Rugnetta, is the host of the PBS web series Idea Channel, and he has a few ideas of his own about the intersection of technology, philosophy, art and culture. We put him to the test to see exactly how well he knows his Internet memes. Plus, we attempt the unthinkable: Pictionary on the radio. Can it be done? Tune in to find out.