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Meme Archive 09/2016 (Page 10)
'One of the most recognizable memes on the internet' is now a symbol of anti-Semitism
You've probably seen the Pepe the Frog meme pop up on social media at one point or another. As the Next Web reported, the meme, called Pepe the Frog, “had grown to be one of the most recognizable memes on the internet. Along with his trademark ...
(Sep 30, 2016, Deseret News)
Pennsylvania Mayor Posts Racist Meme About Lynching President Obama
Residents of a small Pennsylvania borough are urging the mayor to quit after he made a series of inflammatory and racist Facebook posts, including a meme suggesting that President Barack Obama should be lynched. The image, posted by West York Mayor ...
(Sep 30, 2016, Huffington Post)
Internet memes emerge as 2016 election's political dog whistle
That memes have come to define, satirize and add a dose of digital ugly to the 2016 race for the White House is not lost on the Clinton and Trump campaigns. Both camps have embraced certain memes as a shorthand way to share inside jokes with ...
(Sep 30, 2016, USA TODAY)
Meme evolution: 'Pepe the Frog' not always a hate symbol
But since his benign beginning – internet users used his catchphrase to express their own thoughts and searched for the “rarest Pepe” to save different versions of the meme – 4chan and /r/TheDonald subreddit users decided to destroy Pepe after Katy ...
(Sep 30, 2016, MyStatesman.com)
When Memes Go Bad: Why Pepe the Frog Is Now Considered a Hate Symbol
The Pepe meme/image didn't start off as a hate symbol — it was created by artist Matt Furie in a 2005 cartoon called "Boys Club," but made it this year because it's been used with various racist modifications. Here are just a few of the less-offensive ...
(Sep 30, 2016, Big Think (blog))
This Is What A Mom Looks Like When She's Trying Not To Lose Her Sh*t
“The Look.” We all do it. It's that composed, slight smile on our face, but rage in our eyes. It says, We are in public, and I can not scream my face off at the moment but YOU BETTER FREAKING DO WHAT I SAY RIGHT NOW. LOOK INTO MY EYES. DO YOU ...
(Sep 30, 2016, Scary Mommy)