Internet outraged at photo of Steven Spielberg with 'dead' dinos - KFBB.com News, Sports and Weather

Internet outraged at photo of Steven Spielberg with 'dead' dinosaur

Posted: Updated:
This photo was posted by Jay Branscomb on Facebook and either sparked outrage, or people awesomely playing along with the joke This photo was posted by Jay Branscomb on Facebook and either sparked outrage, or people awesomely playing along with the joke
KHQ.com - Earlier this month, many people were outraged at photos a Texas cheerleader posted on Facebook of her with dead big game animals. The pictures drew so much attention and outrage, that Facebook removed them. And earlier this week, that same outrage returned, however some people apparently didn't think through their blinding rage. 

On July 6, a man who describes himself as an 'internet humorist', Jay Branscomb posted a photo of a man next to a "dead" triceratops, with the comment: "Disgraceful photo of recreational hunter happily posing next to a triceratops he just slaughtered. Please share so the world can name and shame this despicable man.”

The problem is that man was Steven Spielberg, and the dinosaur he was posing with was the one used in Jurassic Park. Do you get the joke? Me too. However, some apparently did not.

The comments that came flooding in over the seemingly obvious satirical piece were interesting to say the least. Some people seemed genuinely upset, others understood the humor yet acted as if they didn't, and some didn't understand that the people who did understand didn't understand. Got that? Me neither. But the comments on the picture, over 7,000, real or not, were pretty funny. 

"Steven Spielberg, I’m disappointed in you. I’m not watching any of your movies again ANIMAL KILLER."

"Disgraceful. No wonder dinosaurs became extinct. Sickos like this kill every last one of them as soon as they are discovered. He should be in prison."


"He should be killed instead. Beautiful creature innocently living millions of years ago then this monster comes along."


"What makes me laugh is the people who believed the people who believed the people...ahhh forget it, I haven't got all day, lmao"


It's hard to tell. Did people really think Steven Spielberg killed a dinosaur? Probably not. Were they playing along? Probably. Hopefully. Is this a perfect example of trolls trolling trolls who troll trolls? That would be my guess. Welcome to the internet. 




  • Top Stories from KHQTop StoriesMore>>

  • UPDATE: High Drive brush fire now 100% contained

    UPDATE: High Drive brush fire now 100% contained

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 1:17 AM EDT2014-07-29 05:17:55 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash.- On Monday afternoon a brush fire broke out on the west side of Spokane's South Hill. The fire, which broke out around 3pm, was burning on the hill between High Drive and Qualchan Golf Course. By 9pm Monday night the fire was 100% contained.
    SPOKANE, Wash.- On Monday afternoon a brush fire broke out on the west side of Spokane's South Hill. The fire, which broke out around 3pm, was burning on the hill between High Drive and Qualchan Golf Course. By 9pm Monday night the fire was 100% contained.
  • Lady Star has been found thanks to your help & the power of social media!

    Lady Star has been found thanks to your help & the power of social media!

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:59 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:59:04 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - A good ending to a story only brought about because of you and the power of social media. You may remember the story of the beautiful German Shepherd, Lady Star who went missing after a car crash on June 24th. She was the dog of Asha Bartholomew and her husband, a former WWII vet who passed away a year ago.
    SPOKANE, Wash. - A good ending to a story only brought about because of you and the power of social media. You may remember the story of the beautiful German Shepherd, Lady Star who went missing after a car crash on June 24th. She was the dog of Asha Bartholomew and her husband, a former WWII vet who passed away a year ago.
  • Scientists hoping to restore salmon in Ellensburg

    Scientists hoping to restore salmon in Ellensburg

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:56 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:56:35 GMT
    ELLENSBURG, Wash. (AP) - The settlers who founded Ellensburg in the 1870s were likely drawn by the plentiful water in creeks crisscrossing the valley, but as the city expanded, it grew right over those streams. Look at a Google map of downtown Ellensburg and you'll see Wilson Creek wind across Main Street.
    ELLENSBURG, Wash. (AP) - The settlers who founded Ellensburg in the 1870s were likely drawn by the plentiful water in creeks crisscrossing the valley, but as the city expanded, it grew right over those streams. Look at a Google map of downtown Ellensburg and you'll see Wilson Creek wind across Main Street.
Powered by WorldNow

Sports

  • Sports
  • Community

  • Community
  • Powered by WorldNow
    All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and Max Media. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.