Recently, the Bronx Zoo announced on Twitter that their Egyptian Cobra had escaped. Also recently, a video of a creature known as the Honey Badger, who happens to enjoy feasting on cobras, went viral.
Tweets were twatted, fake accounts sprang up like so many perky daffodils in springtime, and a series of memes crashed into each other, causing LOL fission of unprecedented magnitude. Boom!
Sean Bonner breaks it all down for you.
UPDATE: The Bronx Zoo cobra has been captured, according to a local news station.
The perils of modern online life even affect the Man of Steel. Jimmy Olsen’s snap run through Facebook’s evil autotagging is more observant than Lois. Lots more brilliant stuff by Brakken here.
Legendary Phoenix getting in on the timely political commentary. Darth Sidious hasn’t been seen in public since the election. Coincidence?
“I’ve heard from people who felt tension and being infuriated about the scenes, but that wasn’t the purpose,” designer/filmmaker Florent Porta told Wired. “It makes me laugh. I’m not sadistic!”
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