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Embrace the Internet Memes

Brett Nichols

Posted on August 2, 2020 20:57

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My top five most impactful funny internet (video) memes of 2020 amidst Coronavirus outbreak.

Since the COVID crisis began, I have found solace in the beautiful and mighty powers that are internet memes. Where there are so many to chose from, let me give you a small test of the few that I have found myself deeply invested in this year.

1. Cardi B-Coronavirus 

While not original, I gotta say that Cardi B led the meme charge this year. Not only on my own personal list but in general–her remix even broke the internet ... THAT'S RIGHT, THE WHOLE THING ... probably. It is not all the time that musicians typically break the meme mold but if it was going to be anybody, it's not really all that surprising it was Cardi, was it?

2. Some of The Old Vine Videos

Of course, not all vine videos were gold, but it definitely had some winners back in the day that TikTok doesn't have anything on. For instance, "my name is Tre, I have a basketball game tomorrow," 'Dude licking and lollipop and then giving snake a lick while listening to Pocket Full of Sunshine,' 'welcome to Chili's', 'My name's Shelissa' and so many more. While those are not official names, my vine people know exactly what I'm talking about. There are a million "funniest vine compilations" on YouTube, treat yourself!

3. Every Video On H3H3 Youtube Channel

The married duo Ethan and Hila Klein have expertly exposed the meme diamonds in the rough on YouTube, whether it be from weirdly suggestive "kids" videos made by a bunch of money-hungry adults, one messed up dentist, or a guy that tries to pick up women by forcibly hugging them for ten seconds while audibly announcing it. These meme trackers have inadvertently made themselves a part of meme royalty. 

5. Vitas-7th Element 

So this unique song with an even more unique video came out near 20 years ago, yet it was only in the last few years (at least from what I've seen that it got as much attention as it should have. Beware, if you watch the video, be warned that the dancer has a vocal range and ability that has never been seen before and his dance moves come straight from a planet far out yonder. It is no wonder that this guy has been memed by Aldo Jones in his Avenger's Endgame Weird Trailer. I think this strange meme is worth the time, but it is definitely one of the more unique memes out there.

All of these memes get my thumbs-up seal of approval for their wacky and refreshing humor in the midst of a not so great situation in the world right now.

What are some of your favorite memes of 2020?

Brett Nichols

Posted on August 2, 2020 20:57

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