The Brief: Saturday Night Live and dogecoin-themed memes are spreading across the internet ahead of Elon Musk's Saturday Night Live appearance.
Elon Musk, Tesla CEO and dogecoin enthusiast, is hosting Saturday Night Live.
SNL May 8
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) April 28, 2021
When the announcement was first made, fans and critics shared their reactions on Twitter.
— John P. Glynn (@JohnPGlynn) April 24, 2021
— rachel leishman (@RachelLeishman) April 25, 2021
Musk asked for “skit ideas” which was met with jokes and push-back from several people online, including SNL cast member Chris Redd.
First I’d call Em sketches 😂 https://t.co/37liDrKYjo
— Chris Redd (@Reddsaidit) May 2, 2021
Fake your own death and don’t host the show? https://t.co/h8TWVOopBt
— Paul F. Tompkins (@PFTompkins) May 2, 2021
Musk and dogecoin have somewhat become synonymous thanks to Musk’s constant support of the cryptocurrency online. Dogecoin’s value in the stock market is also seeing a rise as we get closer to his appearance.
🎬 With special guest #Doge 🎬 pic.twitter.com/ie5sa0sIFe
— Kraken Exchange (@krakenfx) May 7, 2021
*DOGECOIN SOARS MORE THAN 50% TO NEW RECORD HIGH OF $0.6525 CENTS#DOGE #DOGECOIN 🚀🚀🚀 pic.twitter.com/sFFefwlm3g
— Investing.com (@Investingcom) May 5, 2021
When #dodgecoin is over 50 cents and it’ll keep skyrocketing leading up to Elon Musk on SNL and beyond #ToTheMoon #Dodge 🚀🌝 🔥 🏦
— 𝐌𝐚𝐧𝐧𝐲 ➐ (@MannyR___) May 4, 2021
By Saturday morning, #DogeSNL was trending on Twitter, complete with memes to sum up investors’ hopes come Saturday night. Many memes include references to the moon implying dogecoin’s value is going to skyrocket.
Robinhood App getting ready to screw everyone tonight #DogeSNL pic.twitter.com/qyMCfacXbY
— #DogeSNL. (@Wandzz_) May 8, 2021
Whose ready for #DogeSNL tonight!?!? 😁 pic.twitter.com/qE7Ehwbgmd
— Brandon Enander (@BranEnan23) May 8, 2021
#DOGESNL TONIGHT 🚀🚀🚀
TO THE MOON BISHES 🐕💎🐕#dogecoin #dogecoins #dogearmy #dogefather #snl #DogeCoinTo1Dollar pic.twitter.com/W4wBePcRfv
— tiffani 🏝🍯 (@tiffanicvd) May 8, 2021
Robinhood getting ready to screw us all tonight #dogetothemoon #dogecoin #DogeCoinTo1Dollar #DogeSNL pic.twitter.com/T8ZDAYLcVC
— 👑✨💜 (@christinamagma) May 8, 2021
I'm Doing my Part guys ! Are you ??!?!?#dogecoin #DogeSNL #Bitcoin #dogetothemoon #DogeCoinTo1Dollar #dogearmy #DogeDay #Dogefather pic.twitter.com/eRhDlIMUIp
— CPK (@cpkyoutube) May 8, 2021