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MetaTalktail Hour: Famous on the Internet

For this month's Euro time shift Metatalktails, we hear from Mefite I'm always feeling, Blue who wants to know about your brushes with the internet-famous ... [more inside]
posted by taz on Aug 31, 2019 - 82 comments

Metatalktail Hour: Brushes with Fame

Good Saturday evening, MetaFilter! This week, Fizz wants hear about a time you had an encounter with a celebrity or famous person. You may bring your own definition of celebrity! As always, you can talk about whatever's on your mind (except politics).
posted by Eyebrows McGee on Mar 17, 2018 - 198 comments

Were you the nearly megafamous MeFite?

Refound an anecdotal comment from OverlappingElvis on how he was once in a band with people who became Walk the Moon. If it's not too painful/regretful for people to say (or, maybe it'll help and bring closure?), have you been in a situation, group, job, team, project, garage band, whatever, and some or all of the others went on to great glory - but yourself, less so? (This may by definition exclude MeFites who are actually megafamous but if they have any great relevant anecdotes would love to hear them anyway)
posted by Wordshore on Aug 27, 2016 - 193 comments

i was discovered on metafilter

Do you know of anyone that got "discovered" via MetaFilter? e.g. they were the subject of a FPP, which got the attention of a reader that then gave them a job. Or they got a writing contract because of their comments. Or a record label picked them up off Mefi Music. That sorta thing. [more inside]
posted by divabat on Jan 6, 2016 - 92 comments

Facebook, Myspace, Blogosphere, MetaFilter

Meta who? [more inside]
posted by spikeleemajortomdickandharryconnickjrmints on May 10, 2011 - 2 comments

For some reason, I thought he was taller.

Yet another celebrity shout-out to #1. I'm jumping on this bandwagon and renting a recumbent for Halloween.
posted by eamondaly on Oct 16, 2009 - 31 comments

"the most dynamic public speaker of our generation"

Metafilter's own John Hodgman ("the most dynamic public speaker of our generation") headlines at the Radio & Television correspondent's dinner (YouTube: part 1 - part 2).
posted by anastasiav on Jun 19, 2009 - 51 comments

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