4/13/17: How Pepe the Frog Became a Nazi Trump Supporter and Alt-Right Symbol. Hillary Clinton attacks Donald Trump for posting Pepe the Frog meme. Hillary Clinton has condemned Donald Trump for sharing a viral meme which has recently become associated with the white supremacist movement.
Donald Trump, his son and a close adviser have all posted photos of Pepe the frog, a cartoon amphibian which became controversial late last year after a group of gamers worked to associate it with Nazi propaganda. “This is horrifying,” the Clinton campaign said, referring to the images shared on social media by Mr Trump. The Strange Internet Journey Of Pepe The 'Chilled-Out Stoner Frog' Pepe The Frog: From Innocent Meme To Hate Symbol. The story behind 4chan's Pepe the Frog meme. There’s a veritable meme meltdown going on at the infamous imageboard 4chan, and it involves an odd-looking anthropomorphic frog named Pepe.
The chaotic site has been ground zero for countless Internet in-jokes, from Rage Comics to LOLcats and even Dickbutt. This time, however, members have returned to an old chestnut they’d long ago abandoned, acting out something like a mid-life crisis. The Creator of Pepe the Frog Talks About Making Comics in the Post-Meme World - VICE. More Matt Furie: Viperized for VICE Comics.
4chan's Frog Meme Went Mainstream, So They Tried to Kill It - Motherboard. Do you have room on your hard drive for 1272 images of a cartoon frog?
Pepe the Frog's Creator Talks Making Zine History - Creators. The Creators Project is hosting a digital zine making competition called The Offensive.
From now through August 17, you can enter by creating a zine and tagging it #TCPOffensive using the all-new zine-making platform, Zean.it. For more information, click here. Pepe the Frog, one of the main characters of Matt Furie’s cult classic Boy’s Club, has taken on a life of his own in viral meme infamy. But the Boy’s Club books themselves, which feature four best buds as they smoke, drink, puke, and party their way through life, started in the form of small-run zines, and have gone on to achieve immense underground success. The Creators Project recently spoke to Furie about the humble beginnings of Boy’s Club and how to succeed in the zine scene. A two-page spread from the original Microsoft Paint Boy’s Club progenitor Playtime. The foundation of what would become Boy’s Club “started in a little zine I made on Microsoft Paint that was called Playtime,” says Furie. Cover for Boy’s Club #1.
Related: Q&A with Matt Furie. Back in August of 2010, we had the opportunity to talk with artist Matt Furie, creator of the comic Boy’s Club which also happens to be the original source material of Feels Good Man catchphrase.
Now with our new, shiny KYM Blog up and running, here’s the full transcript of Q&A session with Matt. Interview Q: I wanna know first, what happened with your MySpace page? A: Oh, I committed MySpace suicide. MySpace-icide. Q: Ah, we were looking up dates for when you originally put up the comics. Pepe the Frog creator is ‘kinda pissed off' Fran Zi/YouTube.com You might think that for someone whose creation turned into one of the most popular memes online, the most frustrating part would be the complete lack of payment that comes with that type of fame.
Read This: Could images of 4chan’s “sad frog” meme actually be worth money? The rare Pepe trade is booming on Craigslist. For many meme aficionados, finding the rarest of Pepes is an all-consuming search.
Big Pepes. Small Pepes. Nicki Minaj Pepes. Best of 2015: 15 memes that won the internet. From breadstick-jammed purses and a rapping pope to Photoshop Sarkar and Left Shark, the internet, as always, gave us sidesplitting memes that we'll remember well into 2016. 1.
Netflix and Chill 'Netflix and Chill' – code for hooking up on the pretext of a Netflix movie night– blew up the internet up in 2015, but its genesis was in November '14, when Twitter user Start3rPack posted images of his pyjamas, socks, a white tee, and a Trojan condom packet, tweeting: 'The Netflix and Chill Starter pack'. The internet caught on in April this year when Urban Dictionary defined the phrase now synonymous with casual sex. The term has developed alongside the meme, with the standard template being 'x minutes into Netflix and chill and he gives you this look'.
4chan 4 Trump. Users of 4chan—where users have framed someone for a mass murder in the past month—have thrown their support behind Donald Trump, calling him ‘an amalgamation of what 4chan would say if 4chan was a singular person.’
No, really. It’s October 13, 2015, way too early in the morning. While everyone else in the United States is asleep, prolific Twitter user Donald Trump is in the middle of a feverish retweet session at 4:53 a.m. This is something he does often, to share his fans’ love. Wedged between a tweet claiming that Trump is “looking and sounding more presidential every day” and one that links to a conspiracy theory claiming that a Jeb Bush staffer was planted to disrupt a recent rally sits a somewhat horrifying image: the golden-maned billionaire reimagined as a frog, standing at a lecturn donned with a presidential seal. The seven-minute video associated with the image is entitled “You Can’t Stump the Trump (Volume 4).” “Donald is forced to defend himself on live TV,” the post reads. Trump’s son, adviser share image featuring white nationalists’ favorite cartoon frog.
Hillary Clinton roused a range of responses from the Donald Trump campaign after claiming at a fundraiser in New York Friday that half of her Republican rival’s supporters belong in a “basket of deplorables,” calling them “racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, Islamaphobic, you name it.” Trump and running mate Mike Pence condemned Clinton’s words, which Trump called a “grotesque attack on American voters.” Meanwhile, Trump’s son and his unofficial campaign adviser Roger Stone decided to embrace the “deplorables” label on social media, sharing an image that featured themselves and other members of team Trump alongside a popular white nationalist symbol. Donald Trump, Pepe the frog, and white supremacists: an explainer.
That cartoon frog is more sinister than you might realize. Over the weekend, Donald Trump’s son and one of his closest advisers posted an odd photo on their social media accounts: This raised some important questions. Pepe the Frog - Wikipedia. Humanoid frog drawing turned meme Pepe the Frog () is an Internet meme consisting of a green anthropomorphic frog with a humanoid body. Pepe originated in a 2005 comic by Matt Furie called Boy's Club. It became an Internet meme when its popularity steadily grew across Myspace, Gaia Online and 4chan in 2008. By 2015, it had become one of the most popular memes used on 4chan and Tumblr. Different types of Pepe include "Sad Frog", "Smug Frog", "Angry Pepe", "Feels Frog", and "You will never... " Frog. Since 2014, "Rare Pepes" have been posted on the (sarcastic) "meme market" as if they were trading cards. In 2019, Pepe was used by protesters in the 2019–20 Hong Kong protests.
Origin: Boy's Club "My Pepe philosophy is simple: 'Feels good man.' –Matt Furie, 2015 interview with The Daily Dot Pepe the Frog was created by American artist and cartoonist Matt Furie in 2005.