Explainer: Who Is Slender Man and Why Would Two Girls Kill for Him?

News broke last night that, according to Wisconsin police, two 12-year-old girls recently lured a friend into the woods and stabbed her 19 times. Then, when questioned, they allegedly claimed they wanted to ingratiate themselves with "Slender Man," a monstrous urban legend created by the Internet. » 6/03/14 12:45pm 6/03/14 12:45pm

For the Love of Doge, Please Do Not Get a Shiba Inu

It's hard to open up a laptop these days without running into the wildly popular and perplexingly hilarious Doge meme. Such style, many fashun, says text in multicolored comic sans over the image of a dignified, adorable looking fox-dog with an intelligent face. But is the Shiba Doge's ubiquity translating to… » 1/17/14 3:45pm 1/17/14 3:45pm

The 'Wow So Real' Story Behind the Doge Meme

I always thought that photo of the round, yellow Shiba Inu that everyone was Dogeifying was a painting that perfectly mimicked the Thomas Kinkade aesthetic, but I was much wrong. That there is a real picture of a real dog, named Kabosu, who was saved from a puppy mill by Japanese kindergarten teacher Atsuko Sato. » 12/31/13 3:10pm 12/31/13 3:10pm

Taylor Swift And Adolf Hitler Quote Mashup Enrages Internet

Just when you think the Taylor Swift meme has taken on all forms possible and seen its last days (in lieu of such fresh material as Miley Cyrus Twerks On Famous Paintings), you're wrong. Pinterest user Emily Pattinson has been 'shopping quotes from Hitler, Stalin and Bin Laden onto Swift pictures with deceptively… » 8/31/13 12:30pm 8/31/13 12:30pm

The Boy Band Butlers of Downton Meme Is the Best Meme You'll See Today

If you're A.) looking for a good laugh, B.) love the dulcet tones of boy band music and c.) think that all of the best jokes are upstairs/downstairs based, you're in luck! The very funny Tara Ariano of Previously.TV has used the last round of Downton Abbey promo stills to create the day's best meme, Boy Band Butlers. » 8/14/13 3:00pm 8/14/13 3:00pm

Alison Brie as Grumpy Cat and All Your Other Favorite Internet Memes

Alison Brie (Annie on Community, Trudy on Mad Men and the imaginary girlfriend of practically every comedy-loving dork on the planet) had the talents of her own face tested when she guested on the always-delightful Paul F. Tompkins' webseries Speakeasy where he asked her to recreate the expressions behind some of the… » 4/16/13 1:00pm 4/16/13 1:00pm

Good Girl Gina Loves Anal, Cooking Pot Roasts, and Watching Her Man…

Memes are cultural ideas that are passed from person to person, in a sort of Internet oral tradition. Or, you know, they're photos of cats with shit written on them. Sometimes both! One of the most popular memes is Good Guy Greg — Good Guy Greg is rad dude who does nice things for you. He is a good guy. Good Guy Greg… » 11/29/12 10:25am 11/29/12 10:25am

Other Things Todd Akin Learned 'From Talking to Doctors'

As we're all well aware by now, Rep. Todd Akin—Missouri republican and fucking genius—learned "from talking to doctors" that ladies' uteruses are literally roach motels for rape-sperms. Wow, a person really can learn a lot of stuff from talking to doctors! Check out this fledgling tumblr, which takes a look at some of… » 8/20/12 7:45pm 8/20/12 7:45pm