Memes

8.19.19

We Interviewed the Priest From the 'Hot Priest Summer' TikTok

According to the Texas-based Episcopal priest David W. Peters, "I'm like the least funny priest I know."

8.7.19

'Feral Hogs' Was Made for Weird Twitter

An unwitting tweet about "30-50 feral hogs" felt destined to go viral. But why?

7.10.19

Our 'Hot Girl Summer' Is a Sweaty Mess, but at Least We Can Enjoy the Memes

Sunburned? Sticky? Filled with existential dread? These memes might help you feel less alone.

6.24.19

Remembering the Distracted Boyfriend Meme, the Defining Meme of Our Generation

The latest instalment of 'Internet Art History', where meme historian Joel Golby dives far too deep into some of the internet's most iconic images.

5.21.19

I Was in a Viral Fake News Meme About VICE

Which was funny, until a load of supposedly internet-literate people started believing it was real.

5.14.19

The Best Memes from ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8, Episode 5

What even is this show anymore?

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5.7.19
5.3.19

Tommy Robinson Being Milkshaked Is Becoming the Best Politics Meme of 2019

One of the milkshake chuckers said the drink "slipped" out of his hand.

4.11.19

Blind People Can Struggle to Understand Memes, So They Made Their Own

Screen-reading software allows visually impaired people to use the internet, but it hits a wall when it comes to memes.

4.8.19

Memes That Perfectly Skewer Dickhead Skater Boys

We spoke to the anonymous woman behind @tinyhat_skatelife.

3.14.19

How Militant Irish Republican Slogans went Viral

Republican slogans like "Up the RA" and "Brits out" are still unacceptable to say in the Irish mainstream – so why do they pop up so frequently online?

2.14.19

Brand Twitter Is Absurd, and It Will Only Get Worse

SunnyD tweets about depression. Steak-umm is lonely. Wendy's is sassy. Do we actually want our brands to be that "human"?

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