Digital Culture

Are Ad-Blockers Leeching Revenue From the Very Streamers We Think We’re Supporting?

Many online content creators rely on ad revenue. Does that make it unethical to use an ad-blocker?

The Philosopher King of SpongeBob Memes

William Beteet III’s TikTok-friendly explanations of concepts like alienation and freedom make even lofty theories feel relatable

‘Circle Jerk’ Comes Full Circle

Michael Breslin and Patrick Foley’s play about canceling white gays went viral during the pandemic — and proved that some memes belong in the Louvre

How Big Naturals Conquered the World

Referring to breasts as ‘big naturals’ is a meme too huge to ignore. It speaks to a truly basic desire — and in 2020, we deserve the comfort