Posts tagged "meme"

10 Reasons Bill Cosby Probably Really Regrets Asking The Internet To #CosbyMeme Him

Yesterday, Bill Cosby, or Billy Cosby's PR team, created and posted a Cosby Meme Generator to the star's website and then tweeted the following request: "Meme me! #CosbyMeme" And oh, did they, but not in the way the "Cosby Show" star and Jell-O spokesman expected. (Here are some examples of what they did expect --

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 11, 2014

Teenage Girl Stabs Mother In Another Slender Man-Inspired Attack

Seriously, what is going on? Just a week after two 12-year-old girls attempted to murder a classmate as an appeal to the fictional internet character Slender Man, a woman from Hamilton, Ohio, claims that she was recently attacked with a knife by her 13-year-old daughter -- and that the child was obsessed with Slender Ma…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 9, 2014

WTF: Two 12-Year-Old Girls Accused Of Stabbing Classmate 19 Times To Impress Creepy, God-Like Internet Character “Slender Man”

This story is so full of WTF, I almost don't know where to begin. Two 12-year-old girls -- their names have been published elsewhere, but as they are minors, I am choosing not to -- are accused of stabbing another 12-year-old girl 19 times and then leaving her for dead in a Wisconsin woods. CNN said

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 3, 2014

Jennifer Lawrence’s Golden Globes Dress Inspires Meme

Actor Colton Haynes was inspired to turn Jennifer Lawrence's Golden Globes dress and Taylor Swift photobomb moment into a meme. [Celebuzz] Pablo Schreiber -- aka Officer Pornstache from "Orange is the New Black" -- hit on Karina Smirnoff from "Dancing with the Stars" by claiming to be Juan Pablo from "The Bachelor." That's kind of…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 13, 2014

Why Throw A Bouquet At Your Wedding When You Could Throw Cats?

If brides were to toss kittens into the crowd for all the single ladiez, I would actually make an effort to grab it. Bouquets, on the other hand, are best handled with a subtle side-step away from whatever direction they're going in. No cats were harmed in the making of this meme, but it doe…

By: Rachel Krause / October 10, 2013

True Story: My Picture Was Stolen And Used For A Fat-Shaming, Anti-Feminist Meme On Facebook

I’ve always been someone who wasn’t scared to share pics of myself online or to post a profile picture. In fact, I always enjoyed sharing pictures of myself with friends or in the Facebook pages I helped run for different groups I am involved with at my university. That was until I received an awkward,…

By: Kelly Martin Broderick / August 26, 2013

Is “Unicorning” The Hot New Internet Meme?

Internet geeks have entertained themselves by planking, Tebowing, owling and Vadering, but a new meme is horning in on the action -- literally. It's called "unicorning," and it basically requires people to wear rubber unicorn masks in inappropriate settings, which is essentially everywhere. The meme has been around since last Fall when its originator, Laura DeMerchant, a Los Angeles-based film producer…

By: Huffington Post Weird News / July 28, 2013

A Steaming, Hot Mug O’ Baby Coming Right Up

I don't usually get too into babies/animals/baby animals, but fuck it, I'm a human being. I like babies in wigs, owls with mops and things with fluffy faces sometimes. I'm adding babies in mugs to the list of approved cute things. The "baby mugging" meme was started by Mommy Shorts as a way to hel…

By: Ami Angelowicz / June 2, 2013

Uncle Ruslan Tsarni Gets Memed

Ruslan Tsarni, the uncle of Boston Marathon bombing suspects Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, gained nationwide attention for his heartbreakingly gruff and shout-y declaration to reporters that the brothers were "losers" who brought shame upon his family and the Chechen people. And now, Uncle Ruslan, as he's affectionately known on the interwebs, is a meme. Well…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 20, 2013

If Athletes Cradled Cats Instead Of Balls

You would think we've perhaps come to the end of cat meme possibilities, but no, every time you think the Internet's run out of cat ideas, someone goes and creates something like "Sports Balls Replaced With Cats," a Tumblr which is dedicated to just that -- taking pictures of athletes and Photoshopping kittens into their…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 13, 2013

Super Sexy New Meme: Pretty Girls Making Ugly Faces

The subreddit "Pretty Girls Making Ugly Faces" has produced internet gold. Otherwise lovely lookin' ladies making the most hideous faces they can somehow manages to be among the more hilarious things I've seen all week. So funny, I had to join in. I challenged myself to produce the most ugly face possible with this gorgeou…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 8, 2013

Ermagerd, It’s The 12 Memes Of Christmas!

How many ways is the "12 Memes of Christmas" better than the original carol? Well, for one, the original "12 Days of Christmas" doesn't include a major cameo from Grumpy Cat. And it certainly doesn't feature the "Ermagerd Girl," who's pretty obsessed with her "Gersebermp Berks." There's also no photobombing stingray, Nyan cat or shamed…

By: Julie Gerstein / December 21, 2012

The Best “Obama Calling” GIFs And Memes

Somebody decided to post this picture of the president on Reddit, titling it ‘My new favorite picture of President Obama.’ People went crazy over it pretty much immediately, because Obama’s exhausted attempt at smiling is pretty goofy looking. So many great memes came out of this it was hard to pick our favorites, but we tried our…

By: TheFW / November 3, 2012

Meet Ambivalent Single Lobster, A New Meme Based On My Life

This is how I imagine most internet memes come to be. Yesterday, as I was sitting down to eat a massive sandwich at lunchtime, I joked that I was taking myself off the dating market for the foreseeable future (long story!) and that the biggest benefit would be not having a reason to really care…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 18, 2012

McKayla Maroney Is Not Impressed

Team U.S.A. Olympic gymnast and kick ass vaulter McKayla Maroney may not be impressed as impressed with Honey Boo Boo Child as mom June, but I am impressed with the new McKayla-inspired meme. I made this one with the McKayla download available on the McKayla Is Not Impressed Tumblr. Check out a bunch more created by…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 8, 2012

Ryan Lochte Has A Hey Girl Meme

So he’s pretty much the biggest thing right now. He’s sexy, athletic, uniquely fashionable and oh-so-adorable.  Like actually just so cute.  And now he’s an Olympic gold-medalist.  No big deal.  Who is he?  I bet you’ve already guessed, we’re talking about none other than Ryan Lochte. And now, like another Ryan we all know and love (talking…

By: College Candy / August 5, 2012

The 24-Hour Evolution Of The Mariah Carey “American Idol” Nesting Self Meme

On July 26, 2012, FOX releases Mariah Carey's "American Idol" promotional photo. Over the next 24 hours, the picture becomes a meme. Here's how it happened...

By: Ami Angelowicz / July 27, 2012

7 Places Katie Holmes Can Go Now That She’s Free From Scientology

The ink wasn't even dry on Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise's divorce agreement before she'd registered with a local NYC Catholic Church as their newest parishioner. Now that she's free of the Church of Scientology, Katie can worship where she pleases! There are other activities Katie is free to do now that Cruise, David Miscavige,…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 12, 2012

The “Ermahgherd” Meme Finds God

Once a meme has gone viral, the highest plane of being it can achieve in this life, its next step is to go to God. I am not a religious woman, but I might consider attending a service at this church. Especially if the pastor says "Ehmahgerd Gerd" a lot in the sermon. [One More

By: Ami Angelowicz / July 11, 2012

Hey Girl, Ryan Gosling Is Sex Positive

Ohhhhhh Ryyyyyyyan ...  while we're on the subject, I have a drawer full of tools for you to use anytime. [Sex Radical Ryan Gosling]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 19, 2011
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