Alim Smith Turns Viral Black Memes Into Art. Now He’s Making Artwork For Donald Glover’s ‘Atlanta’

Okayplayer spoke with Alim Smith about Afro-surrealism, turning memes into art, his work for Atlanta, and more. In 2022, memes… Read More

April 28, 2022

The Viral Delta Variant Meme Details How Worried People Are About the Fall

Twitter users are starting to make light of the fact that their fall plans are probably dead in the water… Read More

August 12, 2021

Memes Rule Everything Around Me: ‘The Last Dance’ Gave Us The Best Memes of 2020

ESPN's epic Michael Jordan documentary, The Last Dance, gave us the best memes of 2020, the most hellish year ever.… Read More

December 31, 2020

How the Telfar Shopping Bag Became the Most Popular Black-Owned Accessory on the Internet

How did the Telfar become the most popular accessory of 2020? And what's up with all the memes?  Here’s everything… Read More

August 25, 2020

Not Everything Needs To Be Turned Into a Meme

What does it mean when the trauma of one of rap's biggest contemporary stars and the death of a Black… Read More

July 31, 2020

Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s Meme Rebranding Cannot Distract From COVID-19’s Effect On Minorities

Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot has fully embraced her role as a meme. How does this tough-but-fair image square with the… Read More

July 22, 2020

Who’s Laughing At Dr. Umar Johnson & Who’s Laughing With Him?

Dr. Umar Johnson memes can be funny but they also serve as a reminder of how divisive he is. "This… Read More

July 14, 2020

Memes Rule Everything Around Me: Coronavirus Edition

If there is anything helping us cope with the 2019 coronavirus pandemic, it's memes. COVID-19 (otherwise known as the 2019… Read More

April 1, 2020

Memes Rule Everything Around Me: The Rise Of The Hoteps

In February 2020, hotep memes took over the Internet. Here are the best we saw last month. Black History Month… Read More

March 2, 2020

Amid Stop And Frisk Crisis, Bloomberg’s Campaign Gets Fyre Fest Promo Strategy Creator To Make Memes

The new advertisement campaign follows the recent surfacing of a 2015 video where Bloomberg made some offensive remarks about young… Read More

February 13, 2020

Keke Palmer is Selling “Sorry to This Man” T-Shirts to Capitalize on Becoming a Meme

The actress is taking advantage of a viral moment with a flash sale of t-shirts and hoodies. Keke Palmer is… Read More

September 20, 2019

Matt Barnes on “No Flinch” Kobe GIF: “That Shit Went in His Face & He Didn’t Flinch”

Can we finally bench this debate? Matt Barnes might have just put an end to all the conspiracy theories. Earlier… Read More

October 4, 2018

The Funniest #NBATwitter Reactions to J.R. Smith Blowing Game One of the 2018 NBA Finals

Poor LeBron LeBron James played one of the greatest NBA Finals games of all time on Thursday, scoring 51 points,… Read More

June 1, 2018

15 Memes That Should Be Left in 2017

With a new year comes new waves + creations for the internet, so we’ve tasked Shirley Ju with breaking down… Read More

December 24, 2017