The Gorillaz, Alan Moore, and Seeming all released manifestos of a sort within 24 hours of Donald Trump's inauguration, and they all take in their own way from a similar meme-inflected aesthetic. Just what is that aesthetic, though? Why now? And how can criticism adapt to the new meme aesthetic?
This is the second part of my set of articles this week, which started with my coverage of Neil Cicierega's Mouth Moods.