Popping culture: When memes collide – meet Ikeas Homonkulus

As Joel Plaskett once said, “There are reasons that I love this town.”

But I don’t think he necessarily meant this.

A Halifax artist has taken to Kijiji to sell their wares. Now, this may not be newsworthy unto itself, but take a look at what they’re selling.

Look familiar? No?

How about now?


Yup.

The Haligonian artist is selling the meme-laden painting for $60 on Kijiji. In the meantime, the painting itself is receiving a lot of media attention on sites like Reddit and even The Huffington Post.

I do love this town.

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