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Meme History: Mike Wazowski memes

Mike Wazowski is one of our most expressive animated characters, so it’s no wonder he makes for great meme fodder.

On by Kyle Calise

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Meme History: Disappointed Cillian Murphy

What happens when a man who doesn’t know what a meme is becomes one?

On by Kyle Calise

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Meme History: Poot Lovato

If you’re a student of the more bizarre things the internet has on offer, Poot Lovato is a good moment to be aware of.

On by Kyle Calise

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Meme History: Elmo On Fire

Tumblr called Elmo “our dark lord,” and at some level, we can all feel our world burning every day. 

On by Kyle Calise

Is This A Pigeon? meme

Meme History: Is This A Pigeon? 

What began life as a moment from a late 20th-century children’s cartoon would a generation later be reborn as one of the internet’s most pervasive memes.

On by Kyle Calise

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The ‘let that sink in’ meme: From Tumblr to Elon Musk

Leave it to Elon Musk to ruin a perfectly good meme.

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Learning to love cursed memes

Once you land on a cursed meme, you can’t look away.

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‘Shipping’ is still alive and well 

As with all types of internet discourse, trends in shipping culture mirror the social dilemmas of the world more broadly.

On by Kira Deshler

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‘Planet of the Bass’: What is this weird song taking over the internet?

Kyle Gordon’s Eurodance parody TikTok ‘Planet of the Bass’ is suddenly everywhere.

On by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Tumblr users have voted on the ultimate Sexyman, and it’s Cecil from ‘Welcome to Night Vale’

A Tumblr Sexyman isn’t the same as a sexy man, as proven by this wild list of Tumblr-popular contestants.

On by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Here’s what Tumblr is doing to your boyfriend

‘Your boyfriend’ is the first big Tumblr meme of the year—and it’s characteristically surreal.

On by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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The ‘Tumblrification’ of social media

TikTok and Twitter are starting to feel a lot like Tumblr.

On by Charlotte Colombo

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Martin Scorsese’s ‘Goncharov’ is the hottest film on Tumblr. It doesn’t actually exist.

From academic analysis to fanfic, Tumblr users have invented an elaborate lore for the imaginary 1970s mafia thriller ‘Goncharov.’

On by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Tumblr users are preparing for the Twitter exodus as Ryan Reynolds joins the platform

Will brands and celebrities migrate from Twitter to Tumblr? If so, Tumblrites are ready to bully them away again.

On by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Tumblr is bringing back nudity, just in time for the Twitter exodus

But Tumblr users shouldn’t hold their breath for a full lift of 2018’s porn ban.

On by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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