Memes

Opinion

Are astrology memes key to a postcolonial future?

In a world dominated by white heteropatriarchal thought, the zodiac and its many memes could provide us with a liberating, alternative language.
Isabel Ling
8.17.21
Culture

The meme account is dead. Shitposting killed it

In the hit-or-miss world of internet humour, accounts that offer up internal dread and idiocy like @on_a_downward_spiral are the only way forward.
Douglas Greenwood
7.27.21
Culture

2020, as told in memes

It's been a bad year for mental health which, inevitably, means it's been a banner year for shitposting.
Eilidh Duffy
12.23.20
Culture

The activist behind your favourite climate crisis meme page has some advice

@climemechange sounds off on the loss of RBG, how the future of the planet is literally riding on the result of the US election, and an important message for climate doomers.
Frankie Dunn
9.25.20
News

Are we all cake?

Our very existence is a lie and a viral cake video proves it.
Douglas Greenwood
7.13.20
Opinion

When will Thatcher's death die?

Since the former British Prime Minister died in 2013, her passing and legacy has become an internet meme with surprising longevity.
Alexandra Dinning
3.6.20
News

13 iconic memes from Lady Gaga’s Stupid Love video

Pop music’s in a crisis. She’s on her way.
Douglas Greenwood
2.28.20
Culture

Exploring the confusing rise of frog posting on Instagram

I am once again asking for... a frog 🐸
Jenna Mahale
2.25.20
News

Here’s the truth about the UK rejecting the EU’s so-called ‘meme ban’

And no, it’s not actually because of Brexit -- we never had to do it in the first place.
Jenna Mahale
1.30.20
Culture

14 most iconic memes of 2019

Politically speaking it’s been a bit of an annus horribilis, so here’s everything that made us laugh in the dumpster fire that was this past 12 months.
Roisin Lanigan
12.23.19
Culture

How The Simpsons became extremely online

While the quality of later seasons is regularly accused of sliding downhill, iconic moments from early episodes of 'The Simpsons' have found a new, nostalgic lease of life on the internet.
Roisin Lanigan
12.5.19
News

lizzo has given a songwriter credit to the person behind the '100% that bitch' tweet

This is becoming the most hotly contested sentence in music history.
James Greig
10.24.19
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