Harambe, Dat Boi, and the summer of memes

Summer memeing, happened so fast.

Aug 26, 2016, 4:30 am


Audra Schroeder 

Audra Schroeder

Photo via Cincinnati Zoo (Fair Use) Remix by Jason Reed

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.  

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