Tag Archives: Pepe

Pepe Creator Files Copyright Suit Against InfoWars

The Wrap reports: No fake news here — Alex Jones’ InfoWars is being sued by the creator of inadvertent alt-right mascot, Pepe the Frog. Cartoonist Matt Furie filed suit against conspiracy theorist Jones’ InfoWars on Monday, alleging that his amphibian creation was used without his authorization. “Artist Matt Furie created the Pepe the Frog character in the early 2000s. At ...

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Colorado Cop-Killer Was Far-Right Extremist

Newsweek reports: A man who shot dead a sheriff’s deputy in Denver, Colorado, and wounded four others early Sunday posted alt-right content to his Facebook account. Matthew Riehl, 37, was killed in a shootout with law enforcement after barricading himself inside his apartment and opening fire on five deputies and two bystanders. The authorities had been responding to a noise ...

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Pepe The Frog “Killed” By Its Creator

Comic Book Resources reports: After fighting an uphill battle to reclaim the feel-good image of his popular character after it was perverted by a culture of hate, cartoonist Matt Furie laid to rest Pepe the Frog in Fantagraphics’ Free Comic Book Day offering, “World’s Greatest Cartoonists.” In a one-page strip, Pepe lies in an open casket while “Boy’s Club” friends ...

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Homocon Bloggers Mark First Appearance At White House Briefing With White Supremacist Hand Sign

Media Matters reports: The internet’s most hapless political blogger now has his own White House correspondent — a regular contributor with little reporting experience but ample ties to “alt-right” harassment — sitting in the White House press briefing room. At the January 19 “Deploraball” event before President Donald Trump’s inauguration, Gateway Pundit founder and “dumbest man on the internet” Jim ...

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BRITAIN: Russian Embassy Tweets Neo-Nazi Meme

The International Business Times reports: The Russian Embassy in the United Kingdom posted a tweet Monday featuring the image of an odd cartoon frog, which, at first glance, would seem harmless enough. But that frog, in internet parlance, has become a meme employed by white supremacists and is defined as a hate symbol by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL). Wrote Russia’s ...

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Apple Rejects iPhone Game Because Pepe

Via Breitbart: Build The Wall: The Game, an iPhone game created by pro-Trump internet personality Baked Alaska, has been rejected from the Apple App Store for including a cameo by Pepe the Frog. “I had a free game coming out on iOS today for y’all, but Apple has banned it’s release due to a cartoon picture of Pepe The Frog ...

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Alt-Right Wails After Pepe Creator Turns On Trump

Matt Furie, the artist who created Pepe The Frog, had previously been indifferent to the fact that his work had been co-opted by neo-Nazis and the alt-right, calling it “just a phase.” But now that the Anti-Defamation League has listed Pepe alongside swastikas as a symbol of hate, Furie has issued a multi-panel graphic that gruesomely goes after Donald Trump. ...

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Pepe The Frog Creator: I’m Voting For Hillary

Esquire reports: In 2005, Matt Furie—then in his early 20s—created a comic book called Boys Club in which a cartoon frog named Pepe acted out the dumb, laid-back stoner culture of post-college bros. Pepe, along with a wolf, a dancing bear, and a sarcastic dog, would play harmless pranks on one another. Furie, who was living in San Francisco at ...

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