Game of Anthros

Have you ever noticed how ‘anthros’ sort of sounds like ‘thrones’? Do you know why? BECAUSE THE UNIVERSE WANTS US TO REMIX ANTHROPOLOGY AND GAME OF THRONES.

Remix by Miriam Rigby. Used with permission
Remix by Miriam Rigby. Used with permission

A brief bout of photoshopping broke out over twitter this weekend under the hashtag #gameofanthros.

Remix by Miriam Rigby. Used with permission
“A Boasian Always Repays His Debts”. Remix by Miriam Rigby. Used with permission

Admittedly, it was pretty much one person — thanks you Miriam Rigby aka @mimbuttons for the photoshopping!

Remix by Miriam Rigby. Used with permission
Remix by Miriam Rigby. Used with permission

I’m sure in the future the anthrosphere will expand this meme in its Copious Free Time, however. Look at it this way: it’s much better than churning out memes with images of Peter Wood on them…. or is it…?

At any rate, as Margaret Mead once famously said bout the lulz:

Remix by Miriam Rigby. Used with permission
Remix by Miriam Rigby. Used with permission

Happy Wednesday!

Alex Golub is an associate professor of anthropology at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. His book Leviathans at The Gold Mine has been published by Duke University Press. You can contact him at rex@savageminds.org