Below you will find pages that utilize the taxonomy term “memes”
🔗 linkblog: my thoughts on 'All Hail Charles, the Unmemeable King | WIRED'
I haven’t read much on the coronation and don’t plan to read much more, but even if I were, I think this would still take first place. A surprisingly deep dive into internet culture. link to ‘All Hail Charles, the Unmemeable King | WIRED’
🔗 linkblog: my thoughts on 'Mastodon users embrace columnist's funny error about a fictitious John Mastodon | Boing Boing'
This has been one of the most delightful moments I’ve experienced in my relatively short time on Mastodon. This week has been a good one for Mastodon: Musk’s continued missteps have brought more people, and a meme like this one helps give the fediverse more of a shared culture. link to ‘Mastodon users embrace columnist’s funny error about a fictitious “John Mastodon” | Boing Boing’
🔗 linkblog: my thoughts on 'The Sad Clown Joke That Became a Beloved Meme | WIRED'
My optimism about internet culture has been waning for several years, but I still appreciate a deep-dive into how rich and complex a given meme can be. link to ‘The Sad Clown Joke That Became a Beloved Meme | WIRED’
🔗 linkblog: just read 'Rep. Gosar anime video highlights ties to the online right - The Verge'
The whole point of far right meme culture is plausible deniability. Telling people to relax and that it’s just a joke is not only ridiculous but further plays into the parallels. link to ‘Rep. Gosar anime video highlights ties to the online right - The Verge’