ROFLThing NYC, A Mini Conference on Internet Culture & Memes

The Tron Guy (Jay Maynard)

Tim Hwang Welcomes Everyone


MC Frontalot & Irina Slutsky

PT, Bre & Eddie Mean Business

Here are a few photos from Saturday’s ROFLThing NYC, a mini conference on Internet memes, that took place last Saturday at Santos Party House in Manhattan.

You Suck At Photoshop

Troy & Matt of "You Suck At Photoshop"

Troy Hitch (the voice of Donnie Hoyle) and Matt Bledsoe of Big Fat Brain attempted to talk about their experiences making “You Suck At Photoshop” while their presentation was being “hacked” and the crowd relentlessly heckled them.

Twitter: Act Once, Ignore Forever


Jason Scott

Jason Scott told the story about how his cat Sockington became the most popular cat on Twitter. You too should join the Sockington Army!

Charlie Todd of Improv Everywhere

Charlie Todd of Improv Everywhere

Charlie Todd talked about some of the great pranks he has organzied over the years with Improv Everywhere.

The event’s “keynote” was given by Vincent Connare, the creator, the Comic Sans font.

Photo Gallery: ROFLThing NYC

More ROFLThing Coverage:

New York Times

Eddie Codel

UPDATE: Urlesque made a video asking ROFLThing NYC attendees”What Do You Love/Hate About the Internet?”

photos by Scott Beale

Scott Beale
Scott Beale

Scott Beale is the founder of Laughing Squid and is based in New York City. When not running the blog, Scott can be found posting on Threads and sharing photos on Instagram.