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Harambe, Dat Boi, and the summer of memes

Summer memeing, happened so fast.

 

Audra Schroeder

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Published Aug 26, 2016   Updated 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?

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*First Published: Aug 26, 2016, 4:30 am CDT