Sundance: Feels Good Man charts a path of redemption for Pepe
Can a meme be redeemed? That’s the central question in Arthur Jones’ Feels Good Man — a documentary that premiered at Sundance this year charting the course of the creator of Pepe the Frog, a comic book character turned universally recognized […]
Angry young men
I used to build bombs in my basement. My friend, a guy who called himself Damage Inc. on the BBSes, built pipe bombs and made a rocket launcher that shot small Estes rockets tipped with razors. We set them off in abandoned fields and fired rockets into trees. We […]
How reports from 4chan on the Las Vegas shooting showed up on Google Top Stories
In the early hours of the morning as reports were coming in about the mass shooting in Las Vegas, some of the largest websites in the world were distributing unverified claims about the attack. Google, which was […]
Can’t Take a Joke? That’s Just Poe’s Law, 2017’s Most Important Internet Phenomenon
Those trolls aren’t really spewing hate speech—that’s just you being thin-skinned and missing the irony! The post Can’t Take a Joke? That’s Just Poe’s Law, 2017’s Most Important Internet Phenomenon appeared first on WIRED.