In June 2019 — Pride Month in the United States — the following image circulated on social media, suggesting that one of the sexual orientations added to New York City’s “Gay Street” sign was “pedosexual”: The image depicted the corner of Gay Street in New York City, which is adjacent to Christopher Street: Christopher Street […]
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Kim Kardashian West’s ensemble for the May 6 2019 Met Gala ball in New York made headlines for its film-inspired “wet” look, ruching, and extreme corseting, drawing the attention of fashion reporters and blogs even amid the campiness of the event’s other pageantry. Two days after Kardashian’s Thierry Mugler dress drew media attention, memes hinted […]
In March 2019, the following image was shared by Thailand Secrets (archived here), Pictures in History (original, archived here), “Historical Pictures” (archived here), Reddit r/mildlypenis, and Reddit r/misleadingthumbnails: Known as the ”Penis Flytrap”, this is a pitcher plant of the Genus Nepenthes sp. A carnivorous plant like the Venus Flytrap, the glan-like top is actually […]
On March 14 2019, the Facebook page “Pictures in History” shared an image (archived here) with the following status update: Unwanted babies for sale in France during World War II, 1940 This wasn’t this particular group’s first such outlandish claim. In late February 2019, the page shared a widely-reposted image purportedly showing wives engaged in a “Christmas tradition” of […]
After political operative Roger Stone was arrested on January 25 2019, a photograph in which he appeared to proudly display a shirt bearing the slogan “Hillary for Prison” began circulating on social media: As in the example above, the image was often captioned “A rare picture of what karma looks like.” The commentary alluded to […]