Posted on Aug 26, 2016 Updated on May 26, 2021, 4:20 am CDT
As summer winds down, let’s look back at two memes we just couldn’t quit: Harambe and Dat Boi. What can we learn from their senseless deaths? Is there a line between sincerity and performative irony online? Just how many dicks have been out for Harambe?
Unclick editor Miles Klee and weekend editor April Siese join me to discuss this and more.
*First Published: Aug 26, 2016, 4:30 am CDT
Audra Schroeder is the Daily Dot’s senior entertainment writer, and she focuses on streaming, comedy, and music. Her work has previously appeared in the Austin Chronicle, the Dallas Observer, NPR, ESPN, Bitch, and the Village Voice. She is based in Austin, Texas.