4chan

Why Hentai Memes Are Taking Over the Normie Internet

“There are two kinds of people on the internet,” says Johnny, 20, an EDM enthusiast and self-described weeaboo. “People who watch hentai, and people who…

Growing Up on the Radical Hate Internet

Sometime around 2007, from the childhood bedroom of my parents’ house in quiet suburban London, I texted a woman I didn’t know to call her…

Chan Culture Is Eating Itself Alive Over the Abortion Debate

Whenever hard-right politics erupt into the national consciousness, well-known Republicans are expected to make the case for the medieval policy at issue: Yes, we should…

4chan’s ‘Doomer’ Memes Are a Strange Frontier in Online Extremism

If you want to understand the shadow that the Baby Boomer generation has cast over everyone born after 1964, look no further than 4chan. For…