In the 2016 US presidential debates between Hilary Clinton and Donald Trump, it was Ken Bone who won the hearts of American citizens. During the Q&A, the undecided coal plant worker asked the candidates about their energy policies. But it was his red sweater, picked up by his wife, that took everyone’s attention.
Harambe was a gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo who was shot after a three-year-old human boy fell into his enclosure. He was killed one day after his 17th birthday, after which conspiracy theories and “dicks out” tributes swirled. Rest in peace, Harambe.
Filthy Frank is the protagonist of the DizastaMusic and TVFilthyFrank YouTube channels and is known for offensive, shocking, alternative, and filthy humor. Filming himself, his friends, and the bizarre entities living in his house, Frank has become the star of his own show: The Filthy Frank Show. An internet comedian, vlogger, Chef, musician, and absolute madman, Filthy Frank is the edgiest man on the internet.
In many online games, players advertise their willingness to purchase in-game items in trade channels or populated areas. Players in the role-playing game Runescape often had in-game girlfriends, which many speculated were actually men masquerading as women to scam users for gold and items. The “buying gf” expression was subsequently invented as a joke to mock these online relationships.
Pepe the Frog is an anthropomorphic frog character from the comic series Boy’s Club by Matt Furie. On 4chan, various illustrations of the frog creature have been used as reaction faces, including Feels Good Man, Sad Frog, Angry Pepe, Smug Frog and Well Meme’d.
On Saturday Night Live, Shia LaBeouf plays a fanciful magician. His most famous act is taking your age and subtracting 2. Add 2 again, and you get your real age. Magic!
Horse Head Man is a true gentleman — he just so happens to have a horse head on his shoulders. He’s usually lounging in a smoking jacket with a cigar and martini in his hands, but can also be found on occasion traveling the world, cooking mushrooms on video, and making cameos on Google Street View.
Chris Crocker made his mark on YouTube when he pleaded the internet to “leave Britney alone!” shortly after her VMA Gimme More performance in 2007. In the infamous clip, he weeps and rubs his heavily made up eyes as he defends the popstar, all while hiding under a bedsheet.