This is the time of year when we sit back and reflect about all the neat stuff that happened throughout the year. 2013 had its fair share: space travel, social issues, political scandal, your favorite celebrity’s new haircut, and a whole bunch of other important stuff. Though, perhaps none of the events are as culturally important as the rise of the “listicle“.
You know what’s hard? Writing. You know what’s even harder? Getting people to read what you wrote. I mean, who wants to sit there and look at a page full of disgusting words? Boring losers, that’s who. Sure, words have the power to move you, to make you laugh, to make you cry, to inspire you, to educate you, and overall make you a better person. But on the other hand it’s hard to, you know, read. I’d rather look at an extremely shareable list of irrelevant memes and gifs! Original and compelling content is for chumps, so I spent absolutely no time doing research and compiled this list of things that are probably popular with my target demographic. Just to be safe, I put “NSFW” (Not Safe For Work) on the title so you’d think there’s boobs or something and click on it. What you are abut to see is… Oh, who am I kidding, you’ve probably scrolled right past this paragraph anyway. Get your hashtags ready, ’cause here’s some stuff I google’d: