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  • 03/02/18--23:31: #TrumpRussia
  • About

    #TrumpRussia is the ongoing hashtag that looks deep within the dealings of Donald Trump with Russia, especially Russian President Vladimir Putin. It is used to label stories relating to his interests. It is noteworthy to know whether Trump is a Russian puppet.

    Origin

    It appeared on Twitter.

    Spread

    It spread online across social media platforms. ED and Wikipedia does not.

    Flynnghazi

    The #Trumprussia hashtag becomes trending in the wake of Flynn’s resignation.

    Various Examples

    Search Interest

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  • 03/03/18--12:07: Eating Ass
  • Eating Ass

    Eating or Anilingus, Rimming or Tossing your salad is the oral and anal sex act in which a person stimulates the anus of another by using the mouth, including lips, tongue, or teeth.

    Origin

    The term anilingus was coined by sexologist Richard von Krafft-Ebing in his book Psychopathia sexualis (1886)

    Spread

    the Urban Dicotionary’s first entry for ‘eating ass’ is from 2006. In 2011 pornstar Asa Akira tweeted ’Ass is the new pussy.


    One of the first documented references to eating ass on the internet as a meme is in filthy franks video ‘I EATASS (FULLSONG)’ from 2014.

    Since then eating ass as a meme has spread as a meme. with many popular meme formats being used to make eating ass memes.



    In this authors opinion the reason for the spread of eating ass in popular culture is a combination of ineviatable sexual liberation and that what was once taboo becomes normal to talk about.

    References

    fnX. Salon “Ass is the new p*ssy”: Why anilingus is on the rise – Salon.com
    fnX. Playboy Why Aren't Young Men Into Breasts? | Playboy
    fnX. wikipedia Anilingus – Wikipedia
    fnX. Urban Dictionary Urban Dictionary: eat ass


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    Overview
    Rashid’s Theme Goes with Everything is a minor meme on YouTube. It is similar to Guile’s Theme Goes with Everything as both are songs from the popular Street Fighter franchise that ‘go with everything’. The videos generally involve an action scene from a film, anime or video game that involve wind, tornadoes or flight, although other things are shown sometimes.

    The song is a catchy techno track that has someone yelling Rashid’s name in Japan ‘RA-SHI-DOOOOO’ in the chorus.

    Origin
    Rashid (known as Rashido in Japan) is a character from Capcom’s 2016 fighting game Street Fighter V. He is a laid-back fighter hailing from the United Arab Emirates. After his best friend goes missing, he joins the other world warriors to defeat Shadaloo once and for all.

    Notable Examples

    Rashid’s Theme Goes with Everything- Toy Story 2

    Rashid’s Theme Goes with Everything- Dragon Ball Z


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    About

    Why Is Brooklyn BBQ Taking Over the World? refers to a widely-parodied tweet by Vice sub-site Munchies which asks the titular question and displays a picture of barbecue food from Brooklyn, New York. Many felt the picture of the food was unappetizing, leading to parodies where people posted variations of the text with absurd picture.

    Origin

    On March 4th, 2018, the Munchies Twitter account posted a link to an article on Brooklyn barbecue with the caption, “Why is Brooklyn barbecue taking over the world?”[1] The account also provided a picture that featured some barbecued meat, bread rolls, pickles and beer on a tray. The tweet gained over 740 retweets and 3,100 likes (shown below). Notably, the tweet also received 9,000 replies, suggesting it fell under the law of The Ratio, which states that if a tweet gets significantly more replies than retweets and likes, it is a bad tweet.

    Spread

    Various Examples

    Search Interest

    External References

    [1]Twitter – @munchies


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  • 03/05/18--08:46: 2018 Academy Awards
  • Overview

    The 2018 Academy Awards, an awards show honoring the film industry, occurred on March 4th, 2018 and were hosted by late-night talkshow host and comedian Jimmy Kimmel.

    Background

    On May 16th, 2017, Jimmy Kimmel announced that he would be hosting the 90th annual Academy Awards. [1] The event would be held at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California.

    The following year, on January 23rd, 2018, the 2018 Academy Award nominees were announced.[2]

    Development

    #MeToo Presence

    Ryan Seacrest

    Following a report that television host Ryan Seacrest had been accused of sexual harassment and assault by ex-E! network stylist Suzie Hardy, Seacrest’s appearance at the Academy Awards as a correspondent for E! was met with derision.[4]

    That night, Seacrest interviewed actor Taraji P. Henson. She said to him, “You know what, the universe has a way of taking care of the good people, you know what I mean?" Online, some believed that Henson’s words were a subtle attack on Seacrest.

    Twitter user @sarajeanhughes tweeted[5] a video of the moment with the caption “Holy shit Taraji just put a curse on Ryan Seacrest 😂.” The post (shown below) received more than 22,000 retweets and 66,000 likes in less than 24 hours.




    Throughout the night, people online were tweeting about how the stars would react to Seacrest. New York Times editor Lauren Kelley tweeted, “E! just referred to Casey Affleck pulling out of his presenting duties amid sexual harassment allegations (“an awkward situation”), and then cut to Ryan Seacrest a few moments later. This is weird.” The post (shown below, left) received more than 120 retweets and 630 likes in 24 hours.

    Others expressed their disappointment in E! having Seacrest there on Twitter using the hashtag“#boycottE.”



    Kobe Bryant

    During the ceremony, former NBA star Kobe Bryant won an award for his animated short film Dear Basketball. However, after his win, people online began to comment his win in the light of the #MeToo movement and Bryant’s history of sexual assault allegations (example below).[6] Bryant was charged with the rape of 19-year-old hotel staffer. He was never prosecuted and “maintains that he had consensual sex with the accuser,” according to the Daily Dot.



    Inclusion Rider

    That night, Frances McDormand won the award for best actress for her performance in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. At the end of her acceptance speech (shown below), she asked every female nominated in every category to stand up. She then said, “I have two words to leave with you tonight: inclusion rider.” An inclusion rider is a stipulation in ones contract requiring a minimum percentage of people of color, women and other under represented peoples to ensure gender and racial equity.



    Online people commented on the speech. Many joked about how people would be googling“inclusion rider.” Writer Mark Harris tweeted,[11]“[frantically googles ‘inclusion rider’]” The post (shown below, left) received more than 230 retweets and 960 likes in 24 hours.

    Merriam-Webster dictionary tweeted,[12]“📈’Inclusion’ is our top search on the night, followed by ‘cinematography,’ ‘in memoriam,’ ‘feminism,’ and ‘rider.’ #Oscars.” The post (shown below, center) received more than 760 retweets and 2,400 likes in 24 hours.

    Comedian Whitney Cummings tweeted,[13]“an inclusion rider is something actors put into their contracts to ensure gender and racial equality in hiring on movie sets. We should support this for a billion reasons, but if you can’t find a reason to, here’s one: it will make movies better.” The post (shown below, right) received more than 6,200 retweets and 23,000 likes in 24 hours.



    Related Memes

    Jennifer Garner Realization

    Jennifer Garner Realization refers to a reaction video of actor Jennifer Garner clapping before stopping as if coming to an epiphany. The night of the event Twitter[3] user @bobbyfinger shared the video (shown below) with the caption “What realization did Jennifer Garner just come to?” The post received more than 19,000 retweets and 97,000 likes in less than 24 hours.




    Following the post, people online began posting variations of the caption, joking about what the actor is realizing (examples below).



    Meryl Streep Singing Update

    In 2015, Academy Award-winner Meryl Streep was the subject of a meme in which she appears to be amplifying her voice using her hands and singing. The image is commonly referred to as Meryl Streep Singing. During the 2018 awards, people shared an image of her doing the same motion and considered an update of her previous meme.

    That night, Twitter[7] user @scarlettf4ncy tweeted a side-by-side image of both pictures with the caption “Some things never change. #Oscars.” The post (shown below) received more than 4,800 retweets and 13,700 likes in 24 hours.

    Several media outlets covered the meme, including Time,[8]AOL,[9] E![10] and more.



    Armie Hammer Hot Dog Cannon

    During the ceremony, host Jimmy Kimmel brought several stars from the Oscars, such as Mark Hammill, Gal Godot and Ansel Elgort to a nearby movie theater to surprise moviegoers. (video below).[14]



    One of the stars, Armie Hammer, participated in the stunt and held a hot dog canon that fires hot dogs. A photograph of Armie holding the canon quickly became an image macro (examples below).



    Search Interest

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  • 03/05/18--11:01: "For the Damaged Coda"
  • About

    “For the Damaged Coda” is a song by indie rock band Blonde Redhead which came to prominence after it was used in an episode of Rick and Morty as the theme for the “Evil Morty” character.

    Origin

    “For the Damaged Coda” was released by Blonde Redhead on the album Melody of Certain Damaged Lemons, which was released on June 6th, 2000. An upload of the song by YouTuber zipperpig from February 5th, 2008, gained over 17 million views.



    Spread

    The song saw a slight surge in popularity when it was used in the Season 1 Rick and Morty episode “Close Rick-counters of the Rick Kind” as the theme for Evil Morty.[1] The episode aired April 7th, 2014 (shown below, left). It became much more popular after it was used in the Season 3 episode “Tales From the Citadel,” which aired September 10th, 2017 (shown below, right).



    The theme saw some popularity prior to the airing of “Tales From the Citadel.” An extended cut of the song posted by YouTuber Server on April 17th, 2017 gained over 10 million views (shown below, left). A piano cover of the track posted by ThePandaTooth on May 8th, 2017, gained over 1.7 million views (shown below, right).



    Several popular remixes appeared on YouTube after “Tales From the Citadel.” A Trap remix of the track posted by Trap City on September 13th, 2017, gained over 32 million views (shown below, left). On October 30th, 2017, an orchestral remix of the track was uploaded by user Tommy Lapointe Blondin, gaining over 272,000 views.



    Various Examples



    Search Interest

    External References

    [1]Rick and Morty Wikia – For the Damaged Coda


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  • 03/05/18--11:59: #HereWeAre
  • About

    #HereWeAre is a Twitterhashtag used to promote gender equality and leverage female voices on Twitter.

    Origin

    The earliest known usage of the hashtag #HereWeAre in the context of Twitter’s promotions was posted on December 11th, 2018 by Twitter’s chief marketing officer Leslie Berland. That day, she tweeted,[1]“I’m thrilled to announce this lineup of amazing women in tech who will be hitting the Twitter stage during CES on Jan 10th! We’ll also livestream on Twitter via @twitterwomen. #HereWeAre #ChangeTheRatio.” The tweet (shown below) received more than 440 retweeted and 1,200 likes in less than three months.



    Spread

    On March 4th, 2018, Twitter broadcasted a commercial for #HereWeAre during the 2018 Academy Awards. The video (shown below) features poet Denice Frohman reading a poem, as the words of the poem overlay different women, including film directors Ava DuVernay and Julie Dash, looking at the camera.[2]



    The response to the commercial was mixed. A Wrinkle In Time directore Ava DuVernay tweeted,[3]“Happy to join fellow women of color storytellers @IssaRae @JenBrea and the legendary @JulieDash. Fierce poem by @DeniceFrohman. #HereWeAre.” The post (shown below, left) received more than 4,800 retweets and 11,000 likes.

    Twitter user @eugenegu tweeted,[4]“Twitter aired the best #Oscars commercial ever. Poetic and stunning. Beautiful. #HereWeAre.” The post (shown below, center) received more than 1,000 retweets and 2,800 likes in 24 hours.

    However, others found the ad hypocritical and criticized Twitter for not taking enough action to respond to user complaints on the platform. Many women have expressed that Twitter has not reprimanded those who have threatened them swiftly enough.

    Twitter[5] user @brosandprose responded to tweet made by Twitter about the ad with, “How about you spend the money you used on this ad to hire moderators to kick accounts that terrorize women off your platform? How about you hire more engineers who aren’t men to build your platform so that you don’t have giant blind spots putting users at risk? #HereWeAre.” The tweet (shown below, right) received more than 690 retweets and 2,100 likes in 24 hours.



    That night, Twitter[8] user @dianelyssa tweeted, “twitter: ‘we stand with women and support making their voices and presence heard and known’ also twitter: *refuses to suspend people harassing women, threatening women, creating parody accounts to mock women, and suspends women who are mass-reported by trolls* #hereweare.” The tweet (shown below) received more than 1,100 retweets and 2,760 likes in 24 hours.

    Several media outlet reported on the ad and the reaction, including The Washington Post,[2] Variety,[6] HuffPost[7] and more.



    Search Interest

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    Overview

    Film Posters With Black Actors refers to a viral marketing campaign by activist groups Legally Black and Advocacy Academy which shows black actors superimposed on popular film posters, making the point that if one finds the poster surprising, its because there is not enough black representation in film. The campaign spread through the United Kingdom in March of 2018 via posters on bus stops.

    Background

    The posters were created by Shiden Tekle, Liv Francis-Cornibert, Kofi Asante and Bel Matos da Costa, four friends who formed the activist group Legally Black.[1] They were formed with the coaching of Advocacy Academy, a fellowship which coaches young activists on how to approach social problems in the 21st century.[2] The posters were discovered by Special Patrol Group, a group which has run subversive viral marketing campaigns before. On March 1st, 2018, the posters began appearing on bus stops in Brixton, South London, England.



    Developments

    The posters gained significant attention on social media, as Twitter users began posting pictures of the film posters. They included posters for media pieces like Harry Potter,Skins,Doctor Who, and Titanic. (examples shown below)



    The popularity of the posters led to significant media coverage. Media outlets including The Guardian,[1] Twitter Moments,[3] Deadline,[4] and others.

    Search Interest

    Unavailable

    External References


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  • 03/05/18--13:52: My Dad In Vietnam in 1971
  • About

    My Dad In Vietnam in 1971 is a copypasta, which acts as the template to humorous picture. The full text reads, “My Dad (front) in Vietnam in 1971. Didn’t know this photo existed until I came across it randomly on the internet. He cried when he saw it. Hope this is the right place to post it.” This then acts as the caption or subject heading to a humorous or satirical image.

    Origin

    On March 2nd, 2018, Redditor[1] TheNanglater started a thread in the /r/fakehistoryporn subreddit entitled “My Dad (front) in Vietnam in 1971. Didn’t know this photo existed until I came across it randomly on the internet. He cried when he saw it. Hope this is the right place to post it.” The corresponding image, however, is one from an animated Star WarsLego property. The post (shown below) received more than 27,800 points (87% upvoted) in three days and 225 comments in three days.



    Spread

    Shortly after the inital post, more

    Search Interest

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  • 03/05/18--20:42: post ur shitty memes here
  • This meme is for shitposting purposes. It has no real meaning and can be used with anything. It usually includes dead memes, itself, or completely new memes.


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  • 03/02/18--08:03: Savage Patrick
  • About

    Savage Patrick (sometimes referred to as Evil Patrick or Angry Patrick) refers to a still image of Patrick Star from Spongebob Squarepants looking as though he’s in the midst of a maniacally evil chuckle.

    Origin

    The still comes from the Season 1 episode of Spongebob Squarepants, “Nature Pants” (shown below at around 7:10), which aired September 11th, 1999.[1]



    The still began becoming a meme in late February of 2018. One of the earliest known posts to use the image was posted February 26th, 2018 by Twitter user @bvercetti__[2] in a tweet that gained over 4,600 retweets and 18,000 likes.



    Spread

    Over the following several days, the image became popular on Twitter and Reddit, often paired with edgy captions. The same day of @bvercetti_’s tweet, Twitter user @2xfly[3] tweeted the opposite variation, gaining over 2,700 retweets and 4,800 likes (shown below, left). Another popular Twitter post with the image was tweeted by @LIBGYal[4] on the 28th, gaining over 58,000 retweets and 162,000 likes (shown below, right). On March 1st, the Twitter spread of the meme was covered by Dorkly.[5]



    After spreading on Twitter, the image began spreading through Reddit. A popular post on /r/dankmemes[6] posted on March 1st gained over 21,000 upvotes (shown below, left). On March 2nd, a post to /r/blackpeopletwitter[7] gained over 9,900 upvotes in 14 hours.



    Various Examples



    Search Interest

    Unavailable

    External References


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  • 03/06/18--07:42: AquaWins
  • The rank 1 guild of Kritika Online, AquaWins, is being led by a ginger boy called Akechi, and his boyfriend End, they are the best players of their classes, Reaper and Warrior respectively, they are so good they achieved rank 6 and rank 2 btw.

    Their specialty is bullying other players and playing their victim card when they face retaliation, thus a new meme was born, AquaWins btw.

    AquaWins is the epitome of cringe, their SJW-Army likes to bully other players en masse, but they’ll cry like babies when they get bullied back.

    Warning: Don’t recruit their members or bully them because they’ll contact their ‘GM btw’ friends and get you banned, btw.

    AquaWins’ Achievements


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    Environmentalism or environmental rights is a broad philosophy, ideology, and social movement regarding concerns for environmental protection and improvement of the health of the environment, particularly as the measure for this health seeks to incorporate the impact of changes to the environment on humans, animals, plants and non-living matter. While environmentalism focuses more on the environmental and nature-related aspects of green ideology and politics, ecologism combines the ideology of social ecology and environmentalism. Ecologism is more commonly used in continental European languages while ‘environmentalism’ is more commonly used in English but the words have slightly different connotations.

    Environmentalism advocates the preservation, restoration and/or improvement of the natural environment, and may be referred to as a movement to control pollution or protect plant and animal diversity. For this reason, concepts such as a land ethic, environmental ethics, biodiversity, ecology, and the biophilia hypothesis figure predominantly.

    At its crux, environmentalism is an attempt to balance relations between humans and the various natural systems on which they depend in such a way that all the components are accorded a proper degree of sustainability. The exact measures and outcomes of this balance is controversial and there are many different ways for environmental concerns to be expressed in practice. Environmentalism and environmental concerns are often represented by the color green, but this association has been appropriated by the marketing industries for the tactic known as greenwashing.

    Environmentalism is opposed by anti-environmentalism, which says that the Earth is less fragile than some environmentalists maintain, and portrays environmentalism as overreacting to the human contribution to climate change or opposing human advancement.


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  • 03/06/18--08:49: Sam Nunberg Interviews
  • Overview

    Sam Nunberg Interviews refer to a series of interviews with former Donald Trump campaign aide Sam Nunberg after he announced he would not comply with a subpoena issued by Robert Mueller as part of the ongoing Russiagate investigation. In the interviews, which took place across a series of cable news channels on March 5th, 2018, Nunberg provided several incendiary quotes, including saying he believes the special counsel has “something” on Trump, claiming they’re trying to prove that Trump associate Roger Stone colluded with Julian Assange, suggesting Trump knew about Donald Trump Jr.’s meeting with Russian operatives for compromising information about Hillary Clinton, and insulting former Trump aide Carter Page and White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. At one point, a CNN anchor asked Nunberg on air if he had been drinking alcohol that day. The interviews led to questions about Nunberg’s mental stability from both Democrats and Republicans.

    Background

    On March 5th, 2018, former Trump campaign aide Sam Nunberg told the Washington Post[1] that he would not be complying with a subpoena issued by Robert Mueller in the ongoing Russiagate investigation. Mueller had subpoenaed Nunberg for documents and communications he’d had with “President Trump; the departing White House communications director, Hope Hicks; the former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski; Stephen K. Bannon, the president’s former chief strategist; Mr. Trump’s longtime bodyguard, Keith Schiller; the former Trump Organization lawyer Michael D. Cohen; and Mr. Stone, a longtime confidant of Mr. Trump’s,” according to the New York Times.[2]

    Developments

    The announcement launched a day of media appearances for Nunberg in which he provided several incendiary comments relating to the Trump campaign, the investigation, and the Trump staff to cable media news outlets CNN, MSNBC, and Fox News. CNN edited a compilation of Nunberg’s comments into a two-and-a-half minute video (shown below). In addition to suggesting that Mueller had “something” on Trump based on question’s he’d received from the investigation, Nunberg insulted former campaign advisor Carter Page and White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. At one point he said he thought it would be funny if he was arrested.



    Of note, at one point during the day, after the White House and Nunberg friends suggested Nunberg was “drunk off his meds” in texts,[6]CNN anchor Erin Burnett said that she could smell alcohol on Nunberg’s breath, which he denied (shown below).




    By the end of the day, Nunberg changed his position and stated he may in fact comply with the subpoena.[3]

    Online Reaction

    The ongoing drama of Nunberg’s interviews captured the attention of social media. Twitter users shared their thoughts about the event using the hashtag #NunbergMeltdown (examples shown below).[4]



    CNN also received criticism for asking Nunberg if he was drunk on air.[5] User @BecketAdams called the question “shitty and heartless,” even if it were true. Twitter user @PhillippeReines suggested that the questioning could lead the White House to further discredit CNN and Nunberg’s claims.



    Coincidentally, Twitter user @TrumpInTheShark shared a video where Nunberg attended Wrestlemania XIX when he was a child and met Donald Trump (shown below).




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  • 03/06/18--09:03: Big Brain Alien
  • About

    Big Brain Alien is a reaction image and image macro series featuring a picture of a Talosian alien from the pilot episode of the 1960’s television series Star Trek. Online, the image is typically captioned with jokes about feelings of intellectual superiority, bearing many similarities to “tfw too intelligent”.

    Origin

    In February 1965, the pilot episode of Star Trek titled “The Cage” was screened to NBC, in which Captain Christopher Pike is captured by Talosian[3] aliens with large, bulbous heads (shown below).[1] While the pilot was initially rejected, it was released on VHS in October 1986. Two years later, the episode premiered on television where it was restored to full color.



    On June 9th, 2008, a screen-captured image of a Talosian was included in a gallery titled “Corny Star Trek Aliens” on the internet humor site Ebaum’s World[6] (shown below).



    Spread

    On July 23rd, 2015, the Talosian picture photoshopped with Nicolas Cage’s face was submitted to the /r/onetruegod[7] subreddit (shown below).



    On March 19th, 2017, Redditor webbandid submitted a Jeopardy!-themed Talosian image macro to /r/me_irl,[4] where it gathered upwards of 2,400 points (99% upvoted) and 20 comments prior to being archived (shown below, left). On October 20th, Redditor Le_trollfacexd submitted a Talosian screen cap with the caption “When you’re at a bar trivia night with the homies and a meme category comes up” to /r/me_irl[5] (shown below, right). The following day, Redditor tforpatato reposted the image to /r/memes.[2] Within four months, the posts gained over 30,500 points (93% upvoted) and 10,100 points (92% upvoted) respectively.



    Search Interest

    Not available.

    External References

    [1]Wikipedia – The Cage

    [2]Reddit – Memes irl

    [3]Memory Alpha Wiki – Talosian

    [4]Reddit – me_irl

    [5]Reddit – /r/me_irl

    [6]Ebaum’s World – Corny Star Trek Aliens

    [7]Reddit – /r/onetruegod


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  • 03/06/18--10:52: That's Loot Lake
  • About

    That’s Loot Lake is a copypasta commonly used as a sarcastic reply to images of houses on an island in the middle of a lake. The phrase is a reference to a location in Fortnite called Loot Lake which features a house on an island.

    Origin

    Fortnite was released on July 25th, 2017.[1] In the game, one of the locations is called Loot Lake. It features a house on an island and has become one of the game’s more memorable locations.



    Several months after the game’s release, pictures of actual islands with houses on them were compared to Loot Lake online. One of the first posts to make the comparison appeared on Reddit on November 9th, 2017 in the /r/fortnitebr subreddit,[2] showing a lake in Slovenia and gaining over 330 upvotes.



    Spread

    The joke slowly became more common, particularly on Twitter. On November 14th, 2017, Twitter user @YungZucc tweeted the phrase about a picture of Alcatraz (show below). On June 9th, 2018, Twitter user @Overholtz21 asked if a picture of Northern Washington was Loot Lake (shown below, right).



    On Twitter, the phrase began becoming a popular meme following a tweet by @TrashQuavo showing an island in Croatia.[3] On March 1st, Twitter user @Trashvis quote-tweeted the tweet saying “bro that’s Loot Lake.” The tweet gained over 20,000 retweets and 77,000 likes and was copied by several meme accounts.



    Various Examples



    Search Interest

    Unavailable

    External References

    [1]Wikipedia – Fortnite

    [2]Reddit – /r/fortnitebr

    [3]Twitter – @TrashQuavo


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  • 03/06/18--11:18: It's Showtime
  • About

    “It’s Showtime” is a memorable quote uttered by the character Mr. Incredible (voiced by Criag T. Nelson) in the trailer for the 2004 superhero film The Incredibles. Online, a screen-capture from the scene has been used in image macros featuring the quote as a punchline to various jokes about preparing for danger.

    Origin

    In 2003,[1] the teaser for The Incredibles began appearing before movies in theaters. In the trailer, the character Mr. Incredible gets a called for aid and proudly puts on his mask and says, “It’s showtime.”



    On September 25th, 2017, FunnyJunk[2] user chokinandtokin posted a screenshot of the moment with the caption, “When you’re sitting down to take a test and you hear a kid say, ‘Somebody shoot me already.’” Within four months, the post (shown below) received more than 960 upvotes and 17,000 views.



    Spread

    That day, Redditor[3] Snaccetti posted a photoshopped version of the image, placing in references to the video game League of Legends. They captioned the post, “When your team bans your champion and nunu is open.” The post (shown below, left) received more than 400 points in four months.

    About a week later, on October 2nd, Imgur[4] user GetsBannedWayTooMuch posted the image with the caption “When the 24/hr ban gets lifted.” The post (shown below, center) received more than 2,400 points and 145,000 views in four months.

    The following day, Redditor[5] digitaltaco13 posted a variation in the /r/dankchristianmemes, referenceing the swearing on a Christian servermeme. They captioned the post, “when you get banned from a christian minecraft server for saying frick so you make a new account.” The post (shown below, right) received more than 560 points (97% upvotes) in four months.



    On March 5th, 2018, Redditor[6] TheBanisherOfRegs made a version that referenced police brutality on African Americans in the /r/dankmemes subreddit. They captioned the post, “When you become a white cop and finally see a black person.” The post (shown below) received more than 24,000 points (87% upvotes) and 180 comments.



    Various Examples




    External References


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  • 03/06/18--12:32: RuPaul's Drag Race
  • About

    RuPaul’s Drag Race is an American reality competition television series in which a select group of drag queens compete for the title of “America’s next drag superstar.” Hosted and judged by RuPaul, the show has also birthed the spinoff shows RuPaul’s Drag Race: Untucked!, RuPaul’s Drag U and RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars.

    History

    On February 2nd, 2009, the first episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race aired on Logo. This first season ran for nine episodes.[1] Fans refer to this first season as “The Lost Season,” because of its unavailability online and on DVD. In 2013, Logo re-aired the season with pop-up commentary by RuPaul and other stars of the season.[2]

    For the next seven years, the show continued airing on Logo, becoming the network’s highest-rated show.[3] On March 1st, 2017, it was announced that the ninth season of Drag Race would be airing on VH1 with encore’s airing on Logo.[4]

    Spin-Offs

    RuPaul’s Drag U

    On July 19th, 2010, the series RuPaul’s Drag U premiered on Logo. The series aimed to three women drag makeover to “unlock their inner divas.”

    Three years later, on May 8th, 2013, RuPaul confirmed on Twitter[5] that the series had been canceled.

    Reception

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  • 03/06/18--12:38: "Toxic"
  • About

    “Toxic” is a popular song by musical artist Britney Spears. After becoming a hit in the mid-2000s, the song saw use as a meme in the 2010s, particularly in remix videos.

    Origin

    “Toxic” was recorded for Britney Spears’ second album, In the Zone, released November 12th, 2003.[1] It was released as a single on January 13th, 2004.[2] The music video for the single was released the same day (shown below). Since being posted to YouTube, the video has gained over 308 million views.



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    The song was widely acclaimed and peaked at number one on several international charts. The song also won Spears’ her only Grammy award, for “Best Dance Performance.” It was also nominated for several MTV Video Music Awards but lost in all categories. The song has enjoyed a long-lasting cultural impact. It has been covered several times. Notable covers include a cover by metal band A Static Lullaby that gained over 8.8 million views on YouTube (shown below, left). A video of duo Alex and Sierra covering the song on The X Factor gained over 60 million views (shown below, right).



    The song has also been covered in popular media, seeing performances by the cast of Glee (shown below, left) and Pitch Perfect (shown below, right).



    Online, popular parodies of the song have appeared as part of the Keeps Getting Faster meme and the Shittyflute memes (shown below).



    “Toxic” With Movie Scenes

    On March 5th, 2018, Polygon[3] wrote a piece documenting a trend of videos adding “Toxic” to movie scenes. One of the earliest they cite is from August 16th, 2017, a video that pairs the song to a scene from Captain America: Winter Soldier (shown below, left). Another edit pairs Loki from the Thor series set to the song (shown below, right).



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    Bumble is a mobile dating application which serves as a matchmaker for people based on their proximity in location. Founded by the former co-founder of Tinder, the app shares many similarities to Tinder in layout and functionality. The most significant difference between Tinder and Bumble is that on Bumble, women must message their “matches” first, and if a person does not message or respond within 24 hours, the match disappears.

    History

    Bumble was founded by Tinder co-founder Whitney Wolfe Herd after she left the company.[1] She had sued Tinder for sexual harassment, agreeing to a $1 million settlement in September of 2014. After pairing with several former Tinder employees, Wolfe Herd launched Bumble in December of 2014. As of November of 2017, the app was reported to have over 22 million users. Forbes magazine has estimated the company’s worth at $1 billion.

    Features

    Users log into Bumble via Facebook. On the app, they select several pictures to display of themselves and also have the option to link their Spotify account. Once logged in, users can then swipe through potential romantic partners. A right swipe indicates the user “likes” the person, and a left swipe indicates “not interested.” Users also have three free “backtracks” which allows them to view a person they may have accidentally swiped left on. Bumble offers a freemium service, where users can pay to have access to premium features, including the ability to see who has swiped right on them and a Rematch feature which will rematch with a user if the allotted 24 hours to respond to a match expires.

    Banning Gun Photos

    On March 5th, it was reported that Bumble would be banning users who post pictures guns.[2] They will be handling pictures of guns in the same way they handle photos including nudity or hate speech. Users in the military or law enforcement will be exempt from the rule if they are in uniform in the picture. The announcement came a month after the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Shooting amidst many companies clarifying their relationship towards guns and the NRA. The news was covered by media outlets including The New York Times,[2] GQ,[3] and The Verge.[4]

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