The Brief: Here are the top August memes with the potential to stay relevant throughout September 2020.
Here’s a roundup of the top memes from August that are bound to remain relevant through September 2020 and beyond. These image macros from pop culture moments past and present were cross-platform hits, proving that they have staying power as meme formats.
Leo In Django Unchained
WAP vs. Ben Shapiro
Some of the best WAP memes dunk on Ben Shapiro for his open disgust with women owning their sexuality. Weeks after he shared his feelings on WAP, it still seems that Ben won’t be able to live this one down. Also, the term “p-word” will never be the same.
Umbrella Academy Driving
This shot from season two of Umbrella Academy perfectly encapsulates the experience of seeing someone you know in an unexpected place.
Confused Jonathan Swan
Road To El Dorado – Me Explaining
Another format from the El Dorado Goldposting Facebook group has gone viral.
Boys vs. Girls
These memes about perceived differences between men and women were widely criticized for being reductionist and sexist, but they remain widespread across the web.
Rihanna Taking Out The Trash
This Harper’s Bazaar photoshoot of Rihanna taking out the trash in heels was definitely planned with memes in mind.
Read more about TikTok trends and memes for September 2020 in our roundup here.