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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘meme’

Slender Man Teens Will Be Tried As Adults

Slender Man does not even exist. Yet the urban legend created from whole cloth is making headlines still. It’s been over a year since Anissa Weier and Morgan Geyser were charged with attempted first-degree intentional homicide in the stabbing of classmate Payton Leutner. At the time, all three girls were only 12 years old. Weier and Geyser told police that …

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Chrissy Teigen’s Unflattering “Cry Face” Sets Off Twitter Meme

When John Legend won the Golden Globe award for Best Original Song, the camera panned to his wife, supermodel Chrissy Teigen. The Sports Illustrated model was definitely emotional, but the camera didn’t catch her at her best. Instead, she was caught doing an unflattering “cry face” that immediately became a meme and took the internet by storm. However, the flawless …

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Bill Cosby Social Media Experiment Backfires Badly

Bill Cosby — or someone on his payroll — took to Twitter a few days ago to try out a little experiment with social media. Maybe Cosby had heard about the power of social media to get a buzz going for celebrities or brands. Cosby’s account has almost four million followers as it is. Cosby’s account posted a picture of …

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Obama Meets the Horse Head Mask Meme

President Obama has made history numerous times. He was the first black president in the United States. He got health care reform legislation through, a feat the Clintons could not accomplish. He got Osama bin Laden, a feat George Bush could not accomplish. And now, he’s come face to face with a meme. It was downtown Denver, Colorado, on Tuesday, …

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Grumpy Cat Appears on American Idol; Is This A New Low for the Show?

Pretty much everyone knows that American Idol has experienced a significant drop off in ratings in recent years. With so many changes in the judging panel, being on the air for so long, and being upstaged by newer reality competition shows, the decreasing interest doesn’t come as much of a surprise. What might surprise you, however, is that Idol is …

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Grumpy Cat: Now Two And Headed To Hollywood

The internet recently wished its most popular living meme a happy second birthday. Grumpy Cat, known affectionately by her owners as Tardar Sauce, achieved global fame after starring in YouTube videos which went viral. When one looks at the seemingly unhappy expression on the feline’s face, it’s easy to understand why she became so popular. There have been dour cat …

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Riley Cooper Returns To Team, Practices

After taking some time away from his team following his oft-documented adventures in racism at that fateful Kenny Chesney concert, Riley Cooper has officially rejoined the Philadelphia Eagles, which obviously includes him rejoining the teammates he offended with his drunken behavior. While some may be expecting some public backlash against the Eagles receiver, it appears as if another avenue is …

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Indiana University Doesn’t Want Embarrassing Photos On Your Facebook

Considering the sheer amount of social media failures the younger generation commits on what seems like an hourly basis, it’s surprising we haven’t seen more warnings like this. Sure, a few coaches have addressed social media use with their high profile student athletes, but the suggestion offered by Indiana University is a little bit broader than what’s already been seen. …

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Naturally, The “Good Job, Good Effort” Kid Has Been Identified

Yesterday, we discussed the kid at the end of the Miami Heat/Boston Celtics Game 5 who offered his condolences to the losing Heat team as they walked off the court in the form of a “good job, good effort” chant. TNT’s TV crew caught the entire thing, and thanks in large part to the power of Twitter, the kid, or …

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Miami Heat’s “Good Effort” Kid Becomes a Meme

Last night, as the Miami Heat exited their home court following their surprising Game 5 loss to the Boston Celtics, they were some words of encouragement that were offered by one of the younger fans in the form of “Good game! Good effort!” Innocent words from a kid who undoubtedly had such behavior drilled into him by little coaches. Unfortunately, …

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Lee Corso And His Rubber Duck Become Internet Memes

ESPN’s “Cursing” Lee Corso is always good for a laugh when he’s on the College GameDay set, and now, Corso’s found a way to crossover in the offseason, courtesy of a old fashioned swimsuit and a rubber duck. Armed with that content, the meme hounds were once again let loose upon the Internet’s general public. And because of that, things …

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Internet Loves Hologram Tupac Memes

It’s old news by now that a Hologram of Tupac performed at Coachella. Try telling the internet that. Memes are still cropping up featuring Hologram Tupac talking to Luke Skywalker via R2D2, Hangin out with Harry Potter’s parents in the vanishing mirror, even as Zordon from the Power Rangers. Interestingly, the actor who played Zordon, Robert L. Manahan, has also …

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