What's in a meme? In the case of the "-gate" suffix, absolutely nothing.
In the age of the Internet, it's not just us vs. them anymore.
Lordy, Lorne-y, look who's 40!
Really, though, can you call a song “new” if it was recorded 31 years ago?
Oh, how the mighty have fallen.
A bit of American late night comedy may owe some credit to three dudes across the pond.