Can you believe that plankingÂ has been around for less than a year? Or that this time in 2010, we had no idea who Rebecca BlackÂ was? The folks at Know Your MemeÂ have compiled a “best of 2011″ video in which they give us their highly scientific, thoroughly-researched explanations for how we came to take photos of ourselves lying on random objects, or why a little cat with a Pop Tart and a Japanese pop song makes us smile.
And it’s hosted by Kristina Horner, who created the “What Would Buffy Do?” video we linked to awhile back.
What, Hipster Matt DamonÂ didn’t make the cut?
There are some memes that you might have seen but never known the same of, like Scumbag Steve. You might also recognize “x ALL the y,” taken from the comics of Allie BroshÂ (former contributor to TheGloss!).Â Also, is Nyan CatÂ really pronounced “ny-ahhn”? This whole time we’ve been saying “nyaaan”…