If you visit YouTube often enough, you might end up watching Superman or Simba from the Lion King singing, "Crank That," a song made popular on YouTube by the rapper Soulja Boy for its accompanying dance and various user-generated videos that reinterpreted the artist's original. Or you may catch a view of one of the many remixes and spoofs of Beyonce's, "SIngle Ladies," that in and of itself is a remix of Gwen Verdon's "Mexican Breakfast," choreographed by Bob Fosse.
l. to. r. Lawrence Lessig, Steven Johnson, and Shepard Fairey. Photo by Peter Foley
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