Photo Of North Korean Leader Looks Like Pink Floyd Album Cover, Sparks Hilarious Kim Jong-Un Memes
A photo of the North Korean leader has caused Twitter to erupt with Kim Jong-un memes. An image emerged recently on tweet posted by writer and comic J. Elvis Weinstein. The photo features the North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un with his back to the camera, sat incongruously at a desk in the middle of a runway, binoculars and a lamp sat atop the desk, while he stares out at a rocket taking off in the distance. Hoping for a successful launch.
Weinstein posted the image with the caption ‘This photo looks like a lost Pink Floyd album cover.’ And it’s the perfect summation of it, and Twitter being Twitter meant that it was the perfect invitation for people to unleash and tweet some hilarious Kim Jong-Un memes with a tie-in and a nod to Pink Floyd and their iconic album covers.
It’s also super timely considering the North Korean leader has been recently given the nickname ‘Rocket Man’ by president Donald Trump. Which he not only tweeted but used in reference to him when speaking at the UN and President Moon of South Korea about the current tension between the country and the US.
Donald trump, Rocket Man & Kim Jong-Un Memes
Sure it’s a ridiculous name for a sitting president to be calling a leader of a rogue state who is dangerously close to harboring long range nuclear missiles. But this is 2017, the world is beyond fiction and parody now.
After the image was posted to Twitter people were quick to reply with the inevitable Kim Jong-Un memes, focusing of course on that idea of this being a Pink Floyd album cover. Not only was additional text added, with the band’s name, but also plenty of album titles were thrown around too. I’m sure the North Korean leader approves.
If Pink Floyd ever make another album they will be spoiled for choice on what to call it. Plus, along with the manifold Pink Floyd album name puns the Kim Jong-Un memes also focused on the total strangeness of the image, like the fact there was a desk just sat there, waiting for the Dear Leader to come along and sit at.
Check out the Kim Jong-Un memes along with the original image below.
The original photo that kickstarted the Kim Jong-Un memes and Pink Floyd album cover puns.
Some Of The Pink Floyd Album Kim Jong-Un Memes
This photo looks like a lost Pink Floyd album cover. pic.twitter.com/z8UmrtFdAA
— J. Elvis Weinstein (@JElvisWeinstein) September 16, 2017
Shine On You Crazy Despot?
— keithlaw (@keithlaw) September 18, 2017
Something like this? pic.twitter.com/Zw5piPSLYh
— Stuart Isett (@stuartisett) September 17, 2017
Whilst – A Momentary Lapse of Reason – might be appropriate could also be –
- The Dark Side of the Loon -
- Wish You Were Not Here – pic.twitter.com/wpPQ83HxED
— Roy Goodacre (@RoyGoodacre) September 17, 2017
Or simply "Dark Side of the Un"
— Steve Noe (@INGNEUS) September 17, 2017
Just when he gets a "time out."
— J. Elvis Weinstein (@JElvisWeinstein) September 16, 2017
I think of this: pic.twitter.com/bFxepW9ExH
— K. Scott Gant (@ksgant) September 16, 2017
Dark Side of the Kim Jong-oon
— Bruce Arthur (@bruce_arthur) September 18, 2017
Wish He Weren't There.
— Cipher (@Vernam) September 16, 2017
I believe that one was to be the front of Pink Floyd's never-issued "Lonely at the Top" album. Back cover is below. pic.twitter.com/pnkgboFTm6
— Trump Thoughts (@TrumpDotDotDot) September 17, 2017
Kim's psychedelic breakfast
— (((Azam Farooqui))) (@afarooqui21) September 18, 2017
Dark Side of the Loon
— Andy Collins (@AndyNY2) September 17, 2017
A Permanent Lapse Of Reason
— NYCTaper (@nyctaper) September 17, 2017
Piper at the gates of doom
— Rodger Kibble (@rodgerkibble) September 17, 2017
"Set the controls for the heart of the Sun"
— Stephen J Henstridge (@HenstridgeSJ) September 17, 2017
Delicate Sound of Blunder?
— Mike Milford (@MikeMilford17) September 17, 2017
— CK (@cmkinmia) September 17, 2017
Gotta admire his commitment to a desk lamp here. Also, a big pair of binoculars but just going "fuck it I'll watch the launch without them" pic.twitter.com/3kOaaOHZII
— hrtbps (@hrtbps) September 17, 2017
Obscured by (mushroom) clouds?
— Dominic Kane (@BerlinerDom73) September 17, 2017
@Tyrant_Liz "Just another Nuke in the Wall"
— Matt M (@Sickle_Claw) September 17, 2017
Shouldn't that be Un and Them?
— Deb (@DtMBBBF) September 18, 2017
Indeed it does. pic.twitter.com/e0vZMm3MZr
— Trond lvan NiIsen (@trondtweets) September 18, 2017
The Lunatic Is In His Seat…
— Bob Belvedere (@BobBelvedere) September 17, 2017
Album cover by Storm Thorgers-un
— Kevin O'Connor (@KevinOConnorNBA) September 17, 2017
"The Final C*nt"?
— BobIrving (@bobirving_green) September 17, 2017
The lunatic is on the
— Ralph Talmont (@ralphtalmont) September 19, 2017
I'm a Rocket Man
— Sgt Pinback (@krinklyfig) September 17, 2017
— Oscar Garcia (@BudgetSerpico) September 17, 2017
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