- How tall is Michael Bloomberg? 3 Years Ago
- The ’24 hours to respond’ meme holds celebrities to a higher standard Monday 8:46 PM
- Twitter users miss the kids who walked in on their dad’s interview Monday 8:40 PM
- ‘The Thing About Men’ Twitter hashtag is full of sarcasm and misogyny Monday 7:27 PM
- This woman said Hillary Clinton losing the 2016 election gave her PTSD, and people are furious Monday 6:45 PM
- Vanessa Bryant files a lawsuit against helicopter company after deaths of Kobe and Gianna Monday 5:49 PM
- Michael Jordan cries at Kobe Bryant memorial, jokes about creating a new meme Monday 4:43 PM
- Woman’s boyfriend says it’s him or the frogs—Reddit says choose the frogs Monday 4:22 PM
- Greyhound buses will no longer allow Border Patrol checks Monday 4:04 PM
- ‘Eat Them To Defeat Them’ is oddly about vegetables—not about eating the rich Monday 3:26 PM
- Marco Rubio mocked for filming talking while driving socialism critique Monday 2:54 PM
- QAnon believer asks Trump’s campaign press secretary who Q is Monday 2:36 PM
- Octavia Spencer has discovered ‘Ma’ memes—and she can’t get enough Monday 2:09 PM
- Meet the anti-Greta Thunberg, a climate ‘skeptic’ funded by the oil industry Monday 1:12 PM
- Harvey Weinstein convicted of rape and sexual assault Monday 12:56 PM
Dressing as a meme is a perfectly valid Halloween costume idea. If you spot a Dat Boi, a few Harambes, and a Taco Truck on Every Corner tonight, you’ll be impressed by the timely costumes and amused by the creativity of folks not content to be just another superhero.
But what if you go too obscure?
The world was captivated on Friday by a video of a golden retriever watching her Gumby squeaky toy come to life, courtesy of her humans. Unfortunately, 24 hours wasn’t quite enough time to reach peak cultural zeitgeist, so this Gumby costume with a stuffed dog missed the mark over the weekend.
Here’s a side-by-side of the original with the costume, just for reference:
Emily Crisp/Facebook, jram1818/Reddit
People were probably just confused that the toy looked more like a cocker spaniel than a golden, right?
Monica Riese now serves as the Daily Dot’s director of production, having previously been the publication’s entertainment editor and assistant managing editor. She is based in Austin, Texas, and formerly contributed to the Austin Chronicle, where her breaking news work was recognized by the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies.