Trump's chin looks an awful lot like a frog

When Mike Mitchell noticed that Trump's chin(s) had a bit of a ranine quality, the shoops started rolling in. Behold: Read the rest

#SavePepe: creator Matt Furie seeks to take back Pepe the Frog

Can something be un-memed? Matt Furie hopes his creation Pepe the Frog can have a second metamorphosis back from being a go-to troll image of the alt-right. He's teamed with ADL to #SavePepe. He even made a new cartoon about it. Read the rest

Screaming Pepe

My favorite Francis Bacon painting, Study after Velázquez's Portrait of Pepe The Frog, has taken on new meaning what with all the memes lately.

When asked why he was compelled to revisit the subject so often, Bacon replied that he had nothing against Pepe, that he merely sought "an excuse to use these colours, and you can't give ordinary skin that green colour without getting into a sort of false fauve manner".

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Pepe the Frog listed among common hate symbols by Anti-Defamation League

Once just a "gross but versatile" cartoon frog, Pepe slid the rage-greased chute of chan culture into the toilet of offensive memes and popped up on the other side in the Anti-Defamation League's archives. There, he takes his place beside the swastika and the Confederate flag. Read the rest