This rapid-fire GIF mix-and-matches cartoon characters’ DNA

Cartoon fans who take a moment to study a mysterious, fast-paced GIF called “Overload” on Imgur might find themselves getting disoriented rather quickly. At first, it seems like the faces of dozens of cartoon characters are flying by, one at a time. But, then, if these characters are so famous, then why isn’t a single…

PBS says everyone is both right and wrong on how to pronounce “GIF”

It is an issue so bitterly divisive that it threatens the very structural integrity of the internet itself: Is “GIF” pronounced with a hard g (as in “girl”) or a soft g (as in “giant”)? Some people insist that GIF is a homophone for a well-known brand of peanut butter. Others insist that it really, really isn’t, and…

This Central Intelligence GIF maker could be misused in so many ways

The action-packed buddy comedy Central Intelligence opens on Friday. The A-list cast includes Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Kevin Hart, Aaron Paul, Amy Ryan, and Brett Azar as “Agent Wally.” The cast may not include the person who happens to be reading this article now, but the good people at Warner Bros. Entertainment…

John Travolta is utterly bewildered in a GIF-centric Reddit meme

John Travolta’s working-class hitman Vincent Vega had all sorts of difficulties in Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction back in 1994. He had his pristine 1964 Malibu keyed, probably by Bruce Willis. He had to take his boss’ flirtatious wife on a date, only to have her nearly die from an overdose from snorting pure heroin…

The NFL is not cool with people posting touchdown GIFs on Twitter

GIFs, you could argue, are part of the lifeblood of the internet. If you’re looking for a no-nonsense takedown of someone’s bullshit, you go with the “deal with it” dog. If you want to express pure, truthful joy, you go with dancing Tayne. But for anyone looking to express crushing defeat or overwhelming pain on…