Saturday, 1 July 2017

10 years of Bawley Memes

A Bawley meme is an activity, concept, catchphrase, dodgy photoshop or piece of text which spreads, often as mimicry, from person to person via the Bawley 100 list.  The original Bawley meme was constructed from with a notepad and camera, the 2016 version involved an augmented reality game and "Get Off Ma Lawn!!" hysteria.

2007: The Notepad

Armed with one notepad, one pen, plenty of beers and a few G&T's the Bawley 100 and the Bawley meme was born... (more)

2008: The Bawley Financial Crisis

Stocks rise... (more)

2009: BawleyFlu

When you or someone in your family suddenly begins to experience the symptoms – fever, blandness, aches, chills, tiredness, miley cirrhosis, u2-itis – you have just moments to take action. Trust BAWLEY FLU... (more)

2010: Bawley Leaks

The world of end-of-year lists has been thrown into disarray by the release of several private files stolen from deep within the usually secretive Bawley community, available to view on the notorious website BawleyLeaks... (more)

2011: Occupy Bawley

Global civil society is being threatened by an end of year list system based on power and not on human values. Year after year, best-of lists are published that repress basic freedoms and consistently favour the greed of the few over the needs of the many... (more)

2012: 50 Shades of Bawley

The iPod in his pocket is pressing hard against my belly he whispers What was your favourite song of 2012...(more)

2013: Breaking Bawley

A pair of everyday radio listeners are diagnosed with inoperable, advanced end of year list monotony. On a summer road trip they hear a Hottest 100 promo and devise a scheme to become partners, combine their skills and manufacture their own end of year list... (more)

2014: The Bawley Games

In a dystopian future, the totalitarian nation of Bawley is divided between the districts and the Capitol... (more)

2015: Orange is the new Bawley

In 2015 they were sentenced to spend a year in a minimum-security prison, punished for their 10 year old association with a known pan pipe player. Forced to trade headphones for handcuffs, soundcloud for shared showers, and band t-shirts for boiler-suits... (more)

2016: Bawléymon Go

Bawléymon Go listeners claim they have been moved on by police and threatened with fines, after a large crowd flocked to an otherwise quiet South Coast beach. Racecourse Beach at Bawley Point has attracted listeners in great numbers, with three Bawléystops intersecting at the location... (more)

10 years of Bawley: Bawley To The Future

Taking you back in time. Coming Soon... (more)

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