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“Wesleyan Student Starter Pack” Memes: A Compilation

I forgot to include "I have an all male team for my thesis film and the department is paying me money to do it"

I forgot to include “I have an all male team for my thesis film and the department is paying me money to do it”

On Monday morning, I woke up to find that a meme I had created had been posted to WesAdmits.

Labeled “Wesleyan Film Bro Starter Pack,” it was a compilation of ~quirky~ attributes and personality traits of male Wesleyan film majors, including plaid shirts, a Letterboxd membership, and a text I may or may not have once actually received: “I have a projector in my room want to come over”.

I was flattered by the overwhelmingly positive reaction to it – especially from film students, of all genders – and terrified that I might now be on Jeanine Basinger’s Most Wanted list. But the meme made its true debut a week ago, when I posted it to the semi-secret Facebook meme group, We$ Hookupz 2020.

Yes, you heard that right: if you didn’t know already, there is a semi-secret Facebook meme group called We$ Hookupz 2020, dedicated to Wesleyan-centric memes, and it’s where my drag of the Wesleyan Film BroTM was born. What’s more, my creation is just one of many “Wesleyan Student Starter Pack” memes that have been posted in the group, a trend spearheaded by three of We$ Hookupz’s admins: Aviv Rau ‘19, Angel Riddle ‘19, and Camilla Lopez ‘19.

So, with the permission of the creators, here are some of the other Wesleyan Starter Packs available on the Internet. First off, a familiar *~aesthetic~* from the loud side of Usdan…

BandCampWes: M.E.M.E., Places to Die Alone EP

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Mikah Feldmamstein ’15 AKA M.E.M.E. just released his first EP “Places to Die Alone”. The four tracks bring in different tastes of low key chilled out electronic dance music to paint beautiful portraits of the locales they name. My personal favorite track, “The Desert”, brings the listener on a smooth journey with Dan Light ’14 on guitar and Mikah himself playing saxophone, creating weaving lines together that could induce a trance state.

Magic Man || M E M E || Swordfish Doula

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From Brent Packer ’15:

Spring Fling came early.

We’re excited to bring a touch of melodic magic to Wesleyan this Thursday.

Magic Man is a synth-pop band that combines the complexities of Passion Pit with the cheerful hooks of Walk the Moon. The band has performed with Ms Mr, St. Lucia, Ra Ra Riot, Walk the Moon, and is currently touring with New Politics & Sir Sly.

Start the mental preparations for an amazing concert/ dance party.

feat. Wesleyan’s own Mikah Feldman-stein ’16 (M E M E) & Brent Packer ’15 and Jared Geilich ’15 (Swordfish Doula)

9:30 – 10:00 || SWORDFISH DOULA

10:00 – 10:30 || M E M E

10:30 – 11:30 || MAGIC MAN

Date: Thursday, Nov 21
Time: 9:30-11:30 p.m.
Place: Art House
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