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Like me, Like Me Not

Paul Muhlhauser and Andrea Campbell

Like Me, Like Me Not likes and dislikes Facebook’s «Like» button. It shows how «Like» is a metonymy and a synecdoche. It even imagines what Kenneth Burke and Marshall McLuhan might say about the button. And, since those previous sentences weren’t exactly invitations to read on, you’ll also find Willy Wonka memes, Ryan Gosling memes, Twilight references, skateboarding dogs, and planking. You’ll even get a chance to practice using the «Like» button. So go ahead and Like Me, Like Me Not if you are, like, ready to clickity-click!

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Paul Muhlhauser is an Assistant Professor of English at McDaniel College in Westminster, Maryland. When asked about his heroes, he listed three: 1. Ernie Pantusso 2. Ned Rockland 3. Anita Sarkeesian. After considering competing in Alaska’s Mt. Marathon race, he decided to stay at home and watch TV with his wife and his kids-Wesley, Huebert, Scabs, Veronica, Midge, Vinny, Mites, Selway, Marla, and their little guy.

Andrea Campbell is a Clinical Assistant Professor of English at Washington State University Tri-Cities. When she’s not teaching literature, she’s working on her next project which involves reasearching and writing about a true passion: futuristic vampires with technological super powers that battle for world domination and the love of one special woman.