Pepe the Frog

Pepe the Frog

Read the Best Parts of Alex Jones's 159-Page Deposition About Pepe the Frog

Jones is getting sued for allegedly violating the copyright of Pepe the Frog's creator by selling Pepe posters on Infowars.
Matthew Gault

Infowars Is Fighting for the Right to Keep Using Pepe the Frog on Merchandise

Court documents reveal how Alex Jones' company will fight to keep selling Pepe branded merchandise.
Matthew Gault

Neo-Nazi Site Daily Stormer Takes Down Pepe Images After Getting Copyright Claims From Its Creator

The Daily Stormer has removed all images and references of the famously chill frog after getting DMCA notices from Matt Furie.
Matthew Gault

This Guy Lives on a Yacht He Bought With Money He Made Selling 'Pepe Cash'

"I definitely got my 27-footer directly thanks to the major rise in Rare Pepe and Pepe Cash price."
Sébastien Wesolowski

This Ex-NSA Hacker Is Building an AI to Find Hate Symbols on Twitter

NEMESIS, developed by Emily Crose, is a program to automatically identify hate symbols on the internet.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai

The Great Meme War II: Amid Lawsuit Threats, the Alt-Right Says Pepe Belongs to Them

The alt-right promises to fight for the right to shitpost.
Matthew Gault

Here Are the Letters That Pepe the Frog's Lawyers Sent to the Alt Right

'Pepe is a peaceful frog who represents togetherness and fun—not hate.'
Matthew Gault
Boy's club

Pepe the Frog’s Creator Goes Legally Nuclear Against the Alt-Right

Lawyers served notices to Reddit, Richard Spencer, Baked Alaska, and Mike Cernovich.
Matthew Gault
Pepe the Frog

A Texas Assistant Principal Wrote an Alt-Right Children's Book

Author Eric Hauser denies the book has racist themes. Source materials provided by his illustrator tell a different story.
Matthew Gault
Memes of Production

From Pepe the Frog to Pepe Le Pen: The Life and Times of a Political Meme

We hardly knew ye.
Meaghan Beatley

Anti-Trump Witches and 4Chan Magicians Are Battling Over the Future of America

While witches gather nationwide to cast a binding spell upon our new president, a mysterious 4chan cult claims to have gotten Trump elected through the power of Pepe the Frog and his connection to an ancient Egyptian god.
Callie Beusman
the internet

Wendy's Savagely Defeats Internet Troll, Then Accidentally Posts Alt-Right Meme

The TL;DR version? Some dude who calls himself Thuggy-D said that Wendy’s beef patties had to be frozen. What ensued was a Twitter takedown that first swung heavily in Wendy's favor, then took a not-so-great turn.
Jelisa Castrodale