Great Job, Internet!: A meme-hungry internet attempts to recreate The Dress with some shiny legs
Remember “The Dress”? Of course you remember the dress. The dress—which was white and gold, and I will not brook discord on this matter—was a cause of much delighted-in debate and inquiry back in halcyon February 2015. The hashtag #thedress netted some 11,000 tweets per minute during its winter’s day in the sun. We all had a lot of fun with the dress. So why not give it another go?
Earlier this week, we took a dry run with the Bill Murray/Tom Hanks debate. Originally posted to the Facebook group Reasons My Son Is Crying, the picture features an older, knobby-nosed white man who is clearly Bill Murray. This fact was confirmed by the picture’s caption and, again, by its photographer. It’s Bill Murray. But that did not stop an intense debate from brewing up: Maybe it was Tom Hanks?
It’s Bill …