Twitter can be a great cultural unifier. Perhaps in an attempt to one-up NBC's setting "Levi Johnston" tweets to bongos and bass, Twitter users, under the hashtag #KanyeNewYorkerTweets, have been pairing rapper Kanye West's tweets with New Yorker cartoons. For example:

[P] #kanyenewyorkertweets (inspired by @joshcagan): on
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This wound up leading to what must surely be one of the great Twitter exchanges of the medium's short history. Kanye West gave it his stamp of approval:



To which The New Yorker could only reply:

We agree! RT @kanyewest: they put my tweets with @NewYorker cartoons hilarious!! http://ow.ly/2kVCrless than a minute ago via HootSuite



As the Internet did what it does best: