The Brief: Here's a recap of the best memes from the month of May that'll have lasting relevance through June and beyond.
Happy (almost) summer! Celebrate the coming of barbecue, pool, and no homework season with these memes for June 2019. We’ve collected the most viral, popular, and relatable memes from May that’ll be LOL-worthy all summer.
Inspired by the goofy images shown on screen at bowling alleys, these memes source other bizarre animations from around the web.
the ap music theory exam: pic.twitter.com/u97IIUjA15
— 𝕒𝕟𝕕𝕚𝕖 (@realandieangel) May 17, 2019
In yet another SpongeBob meme, Larry The Lobster says “observe,” while lifting a heavy weight to prove those who doubted him wrong.
Me Explaining Memes
This meme has two popular iterations, representing the experience of explaining a niche opinion, conspiracy theory, or confusing phenomenon.
On Twitter, the meme uses an image from Little Women Atlanta:
My love for my
Dog and how I
Would die for him My dog pic.twitter.com/qy2O9tsJke
— 𝔼-𝕄𝕒𝕟𝕦𝕒𝕝ッ (@eemmmmauel) May 28, 2019
On Reddit, the meme is paired with a still from the film Monsters, Inc.:
As high school and college students grads across the stage, some caps are adorned with clever graduation-themed memes.
Sansa Stark’s iconic line in the final episode of Game Of Thrones is the perfect-shutdown for a variety of experiences.
Uncle: “Based on my experience….”
Sansa: "Uncle, please sit."
— Queen In The North (@Iady_sansa) May 20, 2019
These TikTok memes bring handshake memes into video form to show unexpected connections between different things.
People have been having fun with Snapchat’s new gender and baby filters, turning images of themselves and celebrities into masculine, feminine, or younger-looking versions.
The biblical four horsemen of the apocalypse are represented with various pop culture images in this meme.
— clouds (@louminousdarren) May 7, 2019
This version of a knockoff Barney The Dinosaur has been widely memed on Reddit with the caption “cha cha real smooth.”