r/PrequelMemes and the nostalgic meme language of Gen Z

“The ultimate expression of what I think is going to happen with memes going forward is Jimmy Neutron."

Welcome to Extra Garbage Day! These Thursday issues are typically paywalled interviews with people I think are on the forefront of tech and web culture. 

On Monday, I wrote about the confusing layers of Gen Z nostalgia that led to a viral tweet about the soft grunge Tumblr subculture. In that post, I used the term "nostalgia onion" to describe…

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