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Sunday Reads: Dissecting ‘SpongeBob’ Memes, a History of Heelys and What Actually Happened After Emancipation

SpongeBob memes are the best in the biz. I’m convinced there’s a still from the show that works for nearly every occasion. But somehow, a show featuring a character named Sandy Cheeks who lives in Bikini Bottom is most valuable when it comes to the sex memes. Truly, who would have thought? 

For the record, SpongeBob is asexual, but Squidward is bi

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