Top 12 Memes of 2018
December 21, 2018
2018 has been such a wild year! Although it wasn’t the best year for politics or the environment, 2018 was a fantastic for pop culture. From dishwasher detergent to the iconic “Is this a pigeon?”, lets take a look at the memes of 2018.
The Tide Pod Challenge: As one of the first memes of the year, it really set the mood for how this year was going to go. Although we recognize that you should NOT eat Tide Pods, no matter how yummy they look, they did not fail to make us laugh.
Change My Mind: This February, conservative Steven Crowder set up a table with a sign reading, “Male Privilege is a Myth, Change My Mind”. The Internet went wild and changed his sign.
Is this Your King?: This iconic line from the Black Panther movie turned into a huge meme, with internet users swapping out the word “king” for various terms.
Yodeling Walmart Boy: The iconic video of Mason Ramsey yodeling in a Walmart took the Internet by storm. He even ended up preforming at Coachella!
Is this a pigeon?: This meme came from the 90’s anime series The Brave Fighter of Sun Fighbird, as an iconic screencap of a man looking at a butterfly and asking, “is this a pigeon?”
*slaps roof of car*: This image of a car salesman slapping the roof of the car originally says “This bad boy can fit so much spaghetti in it”, and it turned into one of the biggest memes of they year.
The Handshake: This illustration of the handshake scene from the movie Predator uses two seemingly opposite things to highlight a similarity between them.
Do y’all hear sumn?: Squidward made the cut as one of the best memes of 2018 because of this iconic line.
Moths: Moth memes became incredibly popular after a Reddit user posted a picture of a moth with glowing eyes.
Let’s Get This Bread: After a Twitter user coined the phrase, it blew up and took the Internet by storm.
Surprised Pikachu: This picture of Pikachu, a character from Pokemon became a popular reaction image this November.
What if I’m the Monster: After a video of Youtuber Gabbie Hanna singing her song Monster made it’s way around the Internet, edited versions of it became widely popular.