Jay Hathaway

Jay Hathaway is a former senior writer who specialized in internet memes and weird online culture. He previously served as the Daily Dot’s news editor, was a staff writer at Gawker, and edited the classic websites Urlesque and Download Squad. His work has also appeared on nymag.com, suicidegirls.com, and the Morning News.

Chad meme: Virgin Walk vs. Chad Stride

The Virgin vs Chad meme, explained

The Chad meme has led to shipping and fan art.

On Feb 6, 2024 by Jay Hathaway

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What does it mean to be Extremely Online?

Never log off.

On May 29, 2018 by Jay Hathaway

'enjoy capitalism' mockup of Coca-Cola logo

Humans of Late Capitalism reveals the dystopia we all live in

Welcome to 2018.

On May 23, 2018 by Jay Hathaway

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K-pop star Jungkook of BTS is the new Evil Kermit meme

The hooded figure in the new BTS video looks awfully familiar.

On May 17, 2018 by Jay Hathaway

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Everyone agrees ᵗʰᶦˢ is what Tom Holland’s voice sounds like

Spider-Man's tiny voice is a meme now.

On May 16, 2018 by Jay Hathaway

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How the ‘T-pose’ became a meme

Stick your arms straight out.

On May 15, 2018 by Jay Hathaway

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‘I took her to my penthouse’ is a huge Instagram meme right now

They took this meme and they freaked it.

On May 13, 2018 by Jay Hathaway

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You’re not ready for this ‘Back to the Future’ meme, but your kids will love it

A meme that's ahead of its time.

On May 11, 2018 by Jay Hathaway

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Why the internet thinks Yoshi, Nintendo’s good dino, committed tax fraud

Show us your tax returns!

On May 10, 2018 by Jay Hathaway

Elon Musk Grimes Memes

Grimes and Elon Musk inspired a lot of good memes this week

Grimes even responded to one meme.

On May 9, 2018 by Jay Hathaway

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Poppy responds to lawsuit, says Mars Argo is working with her abuser

The Poppy lawsuit just got a lot more complicated.

On May 9, 2018 by Jay Hathaway

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The ‘four words every girl wants’ meme is roasting dumb relationship advice

'Bernie would have won.'

On May 8, 2018 by Jay Hathaway

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This artist’s ‘Thanos Bae’ drawing is blowing up after ‘Infinity War’

He made the Big Bad into a bae.

On May 3, 2018 by Jay Hathaway

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The ‘E’ meme shows just how weird memes can get

Farquazucciplier is a mix of several memes. But what's the joke?

On May 2, 2018 by Jay Hathaway

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This anime butterfly meme is a Big Mood right now

Is this an old meme made new again?

On Apr 27, 2018 by Jay Hathaway