Laura and I did not join the ShamWow Generation so much as have it thrust upon us, having received one from the carpet cleaning company who spiffed up our family room carpet and couch last week. However, we have taken to heart the hard-won knowledge of our friend and co-blogger J and vowed never to wash it. I guess that would be a ShamVow or something.
Had Marx been more tech-savvy ("Was ist das Twitter?!") he may have posited that Internet memes repeat themselves, the first time as YouTube, the second time as song parody.