‘The Thing That Killed’ Twitter Memes Mix Technical Truths and Mock Horror

It’s truly incredible how one clever tweet or shitpost can turn into a snowclone in a matter of hours. It’s a testament to the strength of its author, but sometimes it just feels wrong: look at all these people piggybacking off of one person’s commendable sense of humor. The latest example of this humor hijacking …
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SJW Accuses Kellogg’s Strike Supporters of Ableism, Gets Roasted and Meme’d

Workers of the world aren’t just uniting—they’re going viral. In August, the Nabisco workers strike took the Twitter spotlight when Danny DeVito mysteriously lost his Twitter verification after expressing support for the strike. On Monday, IATSE voted to authorize a nationwide strike after hundreds of entertainment industry workers shared their stories on an Instagram page …
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The Classic ‘Did It Hurt’ Pick Up Line Is Getting Rudely Remixed on Twitter

Confession: Nobody has ever used a pick up line on me. Based on my dating history (I’ve had a lot of boyfriends, but they all went to different schools) I’m going to assume it’s because they’ve finally become passé unless you’re at a dive bar filled with men over sixty. Despite the apparent falling off …
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‘Unpopular Opinion’ About Working Weekends Gets Roasted by the Internet

Another day, another terrible Twitter take. The state of how we work has been a major topic of discussion as the world attempts to return to normalcy as Covid-19 seems to be less of a threat for many countries. There have been many think-pieces and Twitter threads about working remotely and fair wages. Then there …
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Mocking Meme Imagines Various Movies with Dialogue Written by Joss Whedon

As writer and director Joss Whedon comes under fire for a history of alleged abuse and misconduct, Twitter is taking the opportunity to burn Whedon’s notably goofy writing style through a clever snowclone meme. The first examples of the meme seem to have come from @MeganBitchell, who posted stills from Silence of the Lambs and …
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‘Is There A Doctor On Board’ Memes Are Self-Deprecating Twitter Gold

A lot of funny crap happened over Thanksgiving break, but our favorite Twitter meme has got to have been the «Is there a doctor on board» joke format. The self-deprecating snowclone, which mostly plays on a parents’ disappointment in their child’s career choice, is perfect for an emotionally charged and often family-filled holiday season.  It’s …
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