Memes

The Internet Reacts to the J.J. Abrams ‘Star Wars’ News
Yesterday news broke that 'Star Trek' helmer J.J. Abrams will be directing the seventh installment of 'Star Wars.' Some people are outraged. Others are quite angry. It seems the one thing everybody can agree on is lens flares. Basically everyone is predicting lots of lens flares.…
‘Pretty Girls Making Ugly Faces’ Meme Invades Reddit
This is a fairly self-explanatory activity -- photos of pretty young women are juxtaposed with photos of them looking pretty awful. Interestingly, many of these Reddit submissions come from the young ladies themselves. Why they do this isn't obvious. Perhaps it's that timing is everything? To show t…
‘Call Me Maybe’ By Google Translate
Just when it looked like the 'Call Me Maybe' phenomenon may finally have died down, there's been a resurgence. This time, the song has been combined with another new internet trend -- running all of the lyrics through multiple languages in Google Translate, and then converting them ba…
‘Te’oing’ Is Now a Meme (Of Course)
This football season was rough on Notre Dame's Manti Te'o. September saw the deaths of his beloved grandmother, as well as his girlfriend, Lennay Kekua, who, after suffering a serious car accident was diagnosed with leukemia. Te'o has been struck with tragedy indeed, or he would be if it were true.
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The Best of the ‘Tommy Lee Jones Is Grumpy Cat’ Memes
Tommy Lee Jones was not amused by Will Ferrell's hijinks at last night's Golden Globes. And he was the only one. On the one hand, look at him -- he's ancient. Let him laugh or not laugh whenever he wants or doesn't want to. On the other hand, BWAHAHA he looks just like Grumpy Cat…
Brace Yourself, the Flu Season Memes Are Here
It's that time of year, when you give everybody who coughs on the train a dirty look and tie your hands to your waist with elastic to keep from accidentally touching your face until you've had a chance to wash them under soap and water for at least three minutes. That's righ…
‘Peekaboo Derrick Rose’ Is Your New Favorite Meme
Chicago Tribune photographer Amanda Kaschube snapped this picture of Bulls point guard Derrick Rose peeking from behind a pillar after a game in Miami last week. Chicago Side Sports looked at it and saw real potential for yuk yuks, so they made a couple funny pictures out of it in Photoshop. Then th…

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