Aesthetics for Birds

Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art for Everyone

May 13, 2017
by Anthony C.
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PEPE IS DEAD! LONG LIVE PEPE?

This is an update to an earlier story that follows new developments in the Pepe meme story: Pepe’s death! Faithful readers of this site will be familiar with the saga of the internet meme Pepe the Frog. (For those of … Continue reading

January 26, 2017
by Anthony C.
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THE CURIOUS CASE OF PEPE THE FROG: ON THE ONTOLOGY AND VALUE OF INTERNET MEMES

https://www.instagram.com/p/BKMtdN5Bam5/?hl=en Editor’s note: This story has a Part II, with updates on Pepe’s death! In the waning days of last fall’s presidential election a frog took center stage. In early September, Donald Trump Jr. posted an image on Instagram featuring … Continue reading