If there's any silver lining to the titanic idiocy of Brexit, it is its comedy value. Nearly a year and a half into the collective face-planting there's been a wealth of memes, videos and cartoons. One genre that's also erupted in popularity is definitions. These take Brexit or a Brexit "hero" and define their attributes in a fun new way. The 5 below have all gone viral, for obvious reasons.
There are countless reasons to love JK Rowling. One is her peerless ability to destroy the increasingly fantastical Brexit fantasies peddled on Twitter. Previously she stepped into the debate to shut down a Brexiteer who blamed Remainers for the failing EU negotiations.
Yesterday Finnish President Sauli Niinistö met with Donald Trump. The Finnish press also got excited by the fact that the only other Finnish president to get an official invitation to the White House was the legendary Urho Kekkonen. However, what excited the internet more was the series of blunders Trump notched at the press conference.
The titanic idiocy of Brexit has inevitably prompted an avalanche of commentary and correspondence critiquing its epic stupidity. However, some letters captured the mood, of an increasingly skeptical public, so well they went viral. To see why there were shared by tens of thousands and read by millions have look below.
The Poke, one of the UK's funniest satirical websites, asked Twitter for Brexit themed children’s books to help with the task of explaining Britain's slow motion suicide to kids. Needless to say, the internet delivered in fine style.
Think the 1950s were all sock hops and suburban housewives? Think again! Scroll down to see a few of the coolest black and white photos from the 1950s.
As the idiocy of Brexit grows ever clearer by the day, it seems that the expectations of Leavers grow ever more diminished. Inspired by a fantastically fun tweet by David Schneider, we've detailed how reality is making their Brexit utopia bleaker and bleaker. Let's hope, for everyone's sake, sanity prevails before level 6.
No one has a bigger opinion of Donald Trump than Donald Trump. The Internet is on a mission to change that. How? Using the magic of Photoshop, of course. The premise is simple: take a photo of Trump and shrink him down to the size of a small toddler. The result is a series of masterpieces that perfectly sum up how a huge portion of the world views the new President: childish, petulant, and small.
Back in 1975, Britons had their first chance to ditch membership of the European Economic Union in favour of an isolationist policy in an already international world. Happily, sane heads prevailed in this first-ever national referendum and 67% of people voted remain. Here is how they did it.