When meme’s collide! In order to understand today’s politics — it’s time to KNOW YOUR MEME. In order to understand why a Nickelback song from 2008 is trending on Twitter today.
This story starts at the global turn against the band. There is debate about when the tide turned. It’s either:
- A general outgrowing and distaste for grunge that sounds like a copy of a copy
- Chad Kroeger’s voice that some might say sounds like “a creepy maroon 5”
- A very embarassing UK furniture advertisement:
About the meme: according to Know Your Meme, “On April 27th, 2015, YouTuber Euphemism for Magic uploaded a video titled “Nickelstats,” in which Kroeger is shown holding a framed bar graph while singing “Look at this graph” (shown below). The same day, the video was submitted to the /r/youtubehaiku subreddit, where it received upwards of 4,500 votes (95% upvoted) and 120 comments in the first two weeks.”
It’s since been a long parodied meme and had huge success on Vine.
Apparently Trump tried to use the meme this morning to further his story against Hunter Biden.
LOOK AT THIS PHOTOGRAPH! pic.twitter.com/QQYTqG4KTt
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 2, 2019
However as you can see, Nickelback reported the video for copyright infringement…
Look at this photograph!
Oh, wait it’s gone. pic.twitter.com/v848fFEKTu
— Eddie Zipperer (@EddieZipperer) October 3, 2019
Maybe Nickleback is due for a comeback?
Photograph by Nickelback also happens to be Shantie’s favorite song….
Why It’s Hot?
I personally love the depth of understanding that’s required for internet memes. But it’s a language that so many are fluent in, maybe without even understanding all the parts…