The Internet loves when someone meets their future self

A meme not unlike 'Me IRL,' but with more paradoxes.


Miles Klee

Internet Culture

Published Nov 29, 2014   Updated May 30, 2021, 2:40 am CDT

Every now and then you’ll run into someone whose appearance elicits a curious reaction. Just what is it about their face, their clothes, their demeanor? Then it hits you. 

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That’s me

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A future me, that is: a bit older and, ideally, a bit wiser. Take a look at these uncanny portraits and tell us how they could have happened without human cloning or time travel, because we’re in awe.

Definitely have to rewatch Primer if we want to make sense of all this.

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Photo by JD Hancock/Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

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*First Published: Nov 29, 2014, 1:18 pm CST