The 17 Most Important Memes of 2013
Some phenomenal memes have come into being this year. Jennifer Lawrence fell, Beyonce rocked the Super Bowl Half Time show, Miley Cyrus got naked, Disney bought Star Wars and therefore, it wasn’t long until the trolls of the Internet responded ingeniously, creating some of the most hilarious and relevant viral images of 2013.
So, to finish the year off right, let’s sit back and reminisce about the events and images that made us laugh, cry, and cringe.
1. Disney Princess Jennifer Lawrence
Jennifer Lawrence, attempting to accept her Best Actress Oscar, trips and falls like a Disney Princess. The lady can do no wrong.
These wizards harness the power of the universe to defeat their frenemies.
3. Unflattering Beyonce
The few photos that exist of Beyonce looking less-than-perfect at her Superbowl performance could not go untouched once Reddit got a hold of them.
4. Wrecking Ball
Come on, ‘The Year of Miley’ was totally asking for this.
5. Starbucks Drake Hands
The amazing video a guy sent a girl after they exchanged numbers at Starbucks went viral as Instagram users, including Aaron Paul, attempted to imitate.
6. Harlem Shake
MAKE IT STOP.
Shibe + Comic Sans + Pop culture commentary = Yes please.
8. Star Wars Reboot
ICYMI: Disney bought Star Wars and fans had a lot to say about it.
10. Tom Hiddleston Posing on Things
Hiddles is asked to pose as Natalie Portman in the Thor: The Dark World poster and Nails It. Naturally, he must now be photoshopped into every appropriate picture.
11. Pretty Girls Making Ugly Faces
The meme skyrocketed off of a hilarious reddit thread that featured girls making the most normal, then the most hideous faces possible.
13. Screaming Goats
Mash-up of goats + your favorite pop songs. You’re welcome.
14. Actresses Without Teeth
This is either the greatest or most frightening thing ever.
15. Dogs in Tights
More stylish than you.
16. Falling Scarlett Johansson
The below image was captured on the set of Ms. Johansson’s new film Under the Skin. The web trolls took it and ran with it.
17. In The Way Guy
This guy photobombed a proposal at Disneyland, doing the classic “trying to get out of the way” sneak-by (been there, amirite?) Unfortunately, he was not out of the frame in time, quickly becoming every accidental photobomber’s spokesperson.
17. Surprised Patrick
Spongebob’s beloved BFF reacts to all our favorite contemporary and nostalgic pop culture moments.
What are your favorite memes of 2013? Let us know in the comments!