Friday, August 19, 2022

Meme Of The Week: ‘Gonna Tell My Kids’ Revises History In The Funniest Way

This week’s meme takes something historic and gives it a comedic twist.

This week’s most prominent meme is goes further than your average screenshot superimposed to a funny and fitting situation. “Gonna tell my kids” takes something kind of historic or embedded in our brains and shifts the perspective, resulting in something that makes sense and that’s funny.

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For the meme to work you simply have to use the “gonna tell my kids” template, choose an image and think of a fitting scenario. Like Baby Yoda and Danny DeVito, because it’s genius and it also capitalizes on one of the week’s biggest trends: Baby Yoda, not Danny DeVito.

The meme works so well because, like the best memes, it requires a bit of internet and pop culture knowledge. If you don’t know who Baby Yoda is, or god forbid, Danny DeVito, this particular version of the meme is not going to do much for you.

Here are some of the funniest entries we found on Twitter:

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