SHREK RAVE IS COMING TO DENVER
WHO CARES? COOL IS DEAD! COME HAVE FUN!
At the first meme-inspired Shrek Rave, which took place in Los Angeles in March, a sold-out crowd came draped in costumes inspired by the movie and its memes. The rapper Rico Nasty made a surprise appearance and one partygoer even brought a bag full of onions — which are like ogres — to share.
The party’s host, Jordan Craig, a Los Angeles-based artist, content creator and screenwriter known as Ka5sh (the 5 is silent), first got the idea to host the rave in 2020. He said that Shrek, like SpongeBob SquarePants, continued to age well online and that this was reason enough to throw the party.
“We all consumed that at the same time, so we all have a kinship with it,” Mr. Craig said in a video interview. “It’s one of the two things I feel like everyone watched that no one feels embarrassed by.”
Read more: nytimes.com/2022/07/16/style/shrek-memes-brooklyn-rave.html