In his book published in 1976 titled The Selfish Game, Richard Dawkins coined the term "meme" to mean "an idea, behavior, or style that spreads from person to person within a culture."
Today's generation use memes to digest literally everything. The Internet is full of pictures covered in giant script, and most of them say terrible and funny things. It's the only way we can make sense of the world around us in 2014.
The Super Bowl is no different, and between all these memes, tweets and short video clips, everything you need to know about Super Bowl XLVIII can be divined.
If The Oatmeal isn't one of your favorite blogs, figure it out. This is both adorable and accurate.
9. The Simpsons
This clip from season 8 just became entirely too relevant.
Can't tell you how hard Tebow prayed for this...
— Jesus Christ (@Jesus_M_Christ) February 3, 2014
8. Jesus loves him, this we know
And he got his own commercial spot, too?
SEATTLE'S GOING NUTS RIGHT NOW. COFFEE & FLANNEL EVERYWHERE. FIXIE BIKES. POLITE SMILING. EVERYONE'S STARTING A BAND TOGETHER. THIS IS CHAOS
— Rob (@demonbaby) February 3, 2014
7. Seattle's rioting in the streets
Does this mean we all have to start listening to grunge again?
And it already looks like it's about to fall to pieces.
5. Mommy dearest
We cannot stop laughing.
— Tom Steinfort (@tomsteinfort) February 3, 2014
4. That awkward moment when...
The minute you get a tattoo of something you love, it's destined not to work out.
It's so much more fun to watch FOX when it's someone else being blitzed & sacked! #SuperBowl
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) February 3, 2014
3. Hillary Clinton's Tweet
She's reaching across the aisle with a big, fat middle finger.
Don't try uploading the Game to Pornhub because we don't allow rape.
— Pornhub Katie (@Pornhub) February 3, 2014
2. Pornhub's Tweet
Probably one of the sickest burns we've ever witnessed. It's definitely going to leave a scar.
1. "Investigate 9-11"
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They told us to "never forget." This makes absolutely no sense, and that's why we love it.
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