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  1. encounter
    Litquidity Capital Is the Meme King of Wall StreetTalking to the anonymous banker chronicling our weird, get-rich-quick economy.
  2. dogecoin
    Dogecoin Survives Musk’s SNL Jokes, Will Fund Moon MissionIt’s been another wacky 48 hours for the internet’s favorite meme/joke crypto, which is not supposed to be worth anything but somehow is.
  3. dogecoin
    Dogecoin Is Surging Again, and for Some Actual ReasonsTwo more trading exchanges have embraced the crypto, Elon “Dogefather” Musk is about to host SNL, and there’s some seller’s remorse too.
  4. money
    You’re Not Crazy. Money Is.Welcome to the non-fungible, memeified, cryptodenominated, degenerate future of finance.
  5. money
    The NFT LedgerFrom memes to arts to farts, here are notable collectibles that have been bought and sold this year.
  6. inauguration day
    Return to Normalcy With Some Bernie Sanders MemesThe only man who dresses for January, ladies and gentlemen.
  7. memes
    Ten Years of ‘Miracles’The music video that launched a thousand memes went live a decade ago this week.
  8. memes
    F- -k It, Meme Think PieceThe new meme shorthand means nothing and everything.
  9. bored people
    Coronavirus Quarantines Will Be Good for MemesEntire countries, locked in their homes with nothing to do. The perfect environment for incubating dumb stuff to post online.
  10. memes
    The New 1975 Music Video Is a Six-Minute Crash Course in MemesThe band’s latest song, “The Birthday Party,” features plenty of memes new and old. We annotated it for your convenience.
  11. the zucc
    Facebook’s Election Rules Are No Match for Bloomberg’s BillionsThe billionaire has crafted aggressive social-media campaigns that adhere to the letter of the law but not the spirit.
  12. andrew cuomo fix the subway
    Resolving the Great Subway Seat DebateWhat seat you choose on the subway says a lot about who you are and whether or not you’re a monster.
  13. vision 2020
    How Low Will Democrats Go? Probably Not Low Enough.In a world of fake news and dank memes, this means they’re no longer very good at the internet.
  14. what were the 2010s?
    The Decade in Internet Culture, in 34 Funny, Stupid, Genius, Emblematic PostsBillions and billions of posts were published this decade. These are the ones that mattered.
  15. unions
    Did Hearst Plan a Social Media Campaign Against Its Union?Union busting comes to Instagram in the form of mysterious “@HearstUndivided” accounts.
  16. just asking questions
    Lauren Michele Jackson on the Inherent Blackness of Meme CultureIn her new book, Jackson writes about how meme culture relies on black users to push boundaries and innovate.
  17. memes
    The Joe Biden Finger-Biting Meme Is DeliciousThe former VP nibbled on his wife’s finger at a campaign event over the weekend, and now it’s a meme.
  18. who were the 2010s?
    BuzzFeed’s Jonah Peretti on Making the World a MemeTalking the dress, the dossier, and the next pivot to video with the CEO of the company that transformed digital media over the last decade.
  19. jeffrey epstein
    The ‘Epstein Didn’t Kill Himself’ Meme Has Gone MainstreamThe meme is spilling into the real world, where it’s now being used to sell beer, among other things.
  20. spooky szn
    How ‘Spooky Scary Skeletons’ Became the Internet’s Halloween AnthemThe 23-year-old track, from the writer of the ‘Golden Girls’ theme song, has become a mainstay of the Skeleton War.
  21. the national interest
    Hitler Parodies Are Gone But Now Trump Has Made Them Real LifeThe perfect meme for this era is just sitting right there.
  22. memes
    Trump Sharpie Memes Show the World As Trump Would Prefer ItIt appears the president altered a projection of Hurricane Dorian, and he’d probably like to alter these images too.
  23. hunger
    The Hot New Meme: An 18th-Century Frenchman Who Literally Couldn’t Stop EatingA French anomaly resurfaces thanks to a Squidward shitpost.
  24. toilet humor
    How TikTok Has Turned the School Bathroom Into a StudioThe popular video service takes us inside the secret space of the high-school bathroom.
  25. mueller time
    At Least Mueller Gave Us the ‘I Take Your Question’ MemeWe didn’t learn much new Wednesday, but we did get a new meme.
  26. select all
    Ignore the Memes and Listen to Your TherapistShopping online probably isn’t the answer to your sadness.
  27. memes
    Why We’re Running Like Naruto AgainThe Area 51 meme has led to the resurgence of an anime trope beloved online.
  28. stances
    What It Means to Do It to EmFeet apart, hands clasped, ready to do it. To who? Em.
  29. memes of production
    Walmart Workers Realize Corporate Is Spying on Them, Retaliate With Union MemesA recent firing reminded the Walmart subreddit’s complainers that they can get fired for posts their bosses don’t like.
  30. memes
    Unwanted Ivanka Memes Put Ivanka Trump on the Front Lines of HistoryIvanka Trump’s presence at the annual G20 summit sparked some memes.
  31. memes
    Cory Booker Side-Eyes Beto O’Rourke Over Spanish Debate AnswerBooker made quite the face when O’Rourke answered a question in Spanish. Later in the debate … he answered a question in Spanish.
  32. memes
    Finally, I Understand Shaft SonUntangling the simple explanation for an initially confusing meme.
  33. memes
    The Unifying Energy of ‘Same Energy’ PostsAn improvised system for classifying and organizing the internet takes hold on social media.
  34. memes
    Hip New York Times Publishes 2017’s Hottest MemeThe distracted boyfriend meme appeared in print today.
  35. memes
    Trump’s Mueller-Probe Podium Sign Is Now a Meme$35+ MILLION Spent, 2,800+ Subpoenas, 1 Poster, 500+ Tweets.
  36. memes
    Here Are a Bunch of Classic Shots That Should Be Studied in Film ClassGame of Thrones inspired a meme about beautiful, symbolic shots.
  37. memes
    Grumpy Cat Has DiedThe viral cat rose to fame from a Reddit post in 2012.
  38. viral video
    That Chin-on-Palm Video Is, of Course, a TikTok Meme ChallengeIn the video, a guy stretches out his palm and a woman repeatedly runs to put her face in it. Sound weird? Let’s discuss.
  39. we live in hell
    Trump Tweets Doctored Video of Joe Biden Fondling HimselfDon’t really know what else to say here.
  40. 😳
    The Strange Appearance of ‘What Would You Do If We Kissed’ MemesHow awkward online flirting became a running joke.
  41. mass shootings
    The Shooter’s Manifesto Isn’t in CodeThe Christchurch shooter mentioned PewDiePie and 4chan memes in his attack, but referencing memes doesn’t automatically make something cryptic.
  42. internet history
    Man Who Asked Obama to Bring Back Arrested Development: ‘No Regrets’A decade ago, a viral protest sign asked the president to bring back the cult classic. Maybe he shouldn’t have.
  43. select all
    Unfaithful Boyfriend Meme Couple Reappears on Billboard in HungaryA meme that just won’t die.
  44. grookey
    We’re Closer Than Ever to Having a Pokémon With a GunThe nonexistent Pokémon Gun follows an internet tradition of giving the stanned firearms.
  45. yeehaw
    How the 60-Year-Old Country Song ‘Big Iron’ Became an Enduring MemeThanks to its use in a popular video game, Marty Robbins’s murder ballad has stayed popular as a cowboy gag for years.
  46. memes
    A Brief History of Saying ‘Gay Rights!’ OnlineA viral clip from stars of The Favourite has a tangled past.
  47. memes
    See the Meme That’s the Culmination of 5,000 Years of Human CivilizationThe ad one can never escape .
  48. drip or drown
    Why Are People Photoshopping AirPods and Waves Onto Anime Characters?A new meme finds humor in a chintzy status symbol and a cross-cultural mashup.
  49. memes
    Some of You Haven’t Heard of This Meme and It ShowsAn easy, but good meme.
  50. life in pixels
    Facebook Doesn’t Need to Fool YouIs the #10YearChallenge meme a conspiracy to steal your data?
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