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Binley Mega Chippy: The Dawn Of A New Era For Bri'ish Memes
Britain hasn't always had the strongest memetic voice, but the unlikely virality of one fish and chip restaurant has proved that this is no longer the case. We consider what went into making Binley Mega Chippy the icon it is today, and what it means for the U.K. memescape.
Sonic Fans Really Want SEGA To Bring Back The 'Chao Garden' In 'Sonic Frontiers'
It's been nearly 20 years since the Chao Garden made an appearance in a Sonic game, and fans are demanding a return to their happy place in the upcoming Sonic Frontiers. Here's why.
'Stranger Things 4' Is Funny In All The Wrong Ways
Stranger Things season 4 volume 1 turned out stranger than the other seasons, and not necessarily in a good way. Spoilers ahead.
A Year After Getting Scammed, 'Reddit Island' Users Are Putting Their Faith Into A Crypto Libertarian Who Just Got Out Of A Honduras Prison
A year ago, users on /r/reddit_island began crowdfunding a utopian island built for Redditors. A year later, they've been scammed out of hundreds of dollars and are now being propositioned by a crypto libertarian who just got out of prison. Here's what's going on with Reddit Island.
Why ‘Morbius’ Is The Meme Movie Of The Year
Despite all the great movies out there, perhaps the worst one of the year will be remembered far more fondly than the others due to the memes it's given us.
'Dark Reddit Confession’ Videos Reveal A Little-Known Side Of TikTok That Thrives On Morbid Humor
Videos where a text-to-speech voice reads disturbing Reddit confessions are all the rage on TikTok right now and people are using the audio from these videos in bizarre and unsettling ways, revealing a weird, lesser seen side of the platform.
How Cartoon Sound Effects And Quandale Dingle Inspired The ‘Goofy Ahh’ Meme Genre
"Goofy ahh" compilations have taken over a niche corner of TikTok, punctuated by sound effects from old cartoons, the journeys of a man named Quandale Dingle and all the most cursed viral videos in Internet history. Here's how one slang term revived '21st century meme compilations' for the Zoomer generation.
The NSFW Bowling Animations Are Proof We’ve Failed As A Species
At some point in the evolution of our species, something went wrong. These offensive bowling animations are proof human society has some major flaws.
The Wildest Moments Of The Amber Heard VS Johnny Depp Trial Everyone's Talking About
We might be bad people for being so entertained by this domestic abuse and libel trial. But what's been revealed is way stranger than expected, and we're all talking about it for a reason.
‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’ Is The Best New Underrated Meme Source
Everything Everywhere All At Once might not be doing so great in theaters, but it's still one of the best new movies out there, and it's packed with what will one day become cult classic memes.