meme: a unit of cultural information transmitted from one mind to another.

from april 2002 to october 2006, bigredwire released 5 memes in each monthly bulletin.

pick+> your favorite meme.


265
learn about a legend +>> before he's legendary.
 22october06
264
go lao +>>with tofu laap.
263
so overdue+>> for another.
262
the ultimate roadtrip+>>.
261
"to be still is to be stupid. to be stupid is to die. and so we shall live."
260
a disturbing yet equally important education+>>.
 22september06
259

eccentricity is such a badge of honour to be given in these conformist times.

258
an audio and visual treat+>>.
257
nine months of entertainment+>>.
256
bizarre yet fantastic (pick number two)+>>.
255
you might need to read some pages over and over +>> and
 22august06
254
a marriage of global tastes +>>.
253
indian without the+>> rave.
252
doesn't get easier, or more delicious, than this+>>.
251
"a woman has the age she deserves."
250
the academy must have blinked+>>.
 22july06
249

if you love someone, tell them.

248
see meme 248, but for allah+>>.
247
classic literature+>> for real estate agents.
246
proceed with caution+>>.
245
he +>> wrote meme 241.
 22june06
244
oh tim, you never cease to amaze+>>.
243
appropriating+>> with style.
242
challenging but well worth it+>>.
241
hate the sin love the sinner.
240
bollywood+>> high.
 22may06
239

when in rome be yourself.

238
the sounds of jahweh+>>.
237
wikipedia: reactionary+>>.
236
cheese+>> reincarnated.
235
you don't +>> need to wait another month to wear white.
 22april06
234
most frightening these zombies+>> don't break for tea.
233
get into him+>> while he is still alive.
232
got milk? yes, yes, yes+>>.
231
hay mas tiempo que vida (there is more time than life).
230
stop watching movies and start making+ >> them.
 22march06
229

no expectations, no disappointment.

228
undiscovered favorite+>>
227
love+>> from the other side.
226
they win the coffee+>> war too.
225
its been 5 years so let's call it+>> a classic.
 22february06
224
sure it's 80s, you couldn't do the finale+>> with an ipod.
223
invite him+>> to your next dinner party.
222
let the games begin+>>.
221
compete. with yourself.
220
guaranteed to cure + >> any woman's blues.
 22january06
219

purpose->journey->happiness.

218
nearly as good as bob but still living +>>.
217
snappier+> and about 100 times as concise as frommer's.
216
a perfect marriage+> (with a warning: do not use smoked tofu).
215

fat -> candy+>> fat.

 22december05
214
great +>> and still not revived.
213
but their+>> music lives.
212
post apocalyptic car pool+>>.
211
no desire -> no suffering.
220
insanity + >> doesn't only inflict individuals.
 22november05
219

something to be thankful for? how about all your ancestors that survived long enough to have children.

218
put 6 djs together and it sounds like this +>>.
217
join the force and live a video game+>>.
216
save +>> 3 lives for five bucks.
215

asteroids+>> lives.

 22october05
214
smells good +>> enough to eat.
213
still reaching from the grave+>> name.
212
what happens when you dont have hills or beaches+>>.
211
you never regret being bigger.
210
see + >> meme 203.
 22september05
209

it's destiny once you believe.

208
and you thought they +>> just got stoned and improvised.
207
more insightful than his+>> press conferences.
206
another day at brw's santa barbara office +>>.
205

kill+>> like a girl.

 22august05
204
do it+>>.
203
maybe they will earn this+>> name ( meme 210 has).
202
and you thought you were nerdy +>> for reading this.
201
never give up. (do this by giving up).
200
french rap+ >> from the 1800s.
 22july05
199

don't strive. ride.

198
shakespier +>> (as in albert).
197
ping pong +>> john woo style.
196
good with maps? prove it +>>.
195

game shows+>> are fixed.

 22june05
194
star wars episode minus 5+>>.
193
won't even say his name because he+>> raps it so many times.
192
star wars episode minus 1+>>.
191
believe in love.
190
the illest radio station+>> online.
 22may05
189

the opposite of confusion is fusion.

188

if you love the matrix you'll be upset to see how many ideas it takes from this+>>.

187
three years later this +>> holds up better than the strokes.
186
a charming kid's site +>> is only annoying after you've heard the song 100 times .
185

be translatin any site on da world wide wizzo+>>.

 22april05
184
love, insanity and a killer chase scene+>>.
183
enough of the hood? try these singers in hoods+>>.
182
the chairman of the department of hitler studies is waiting to make you laugh +>>.
181
close your eyes and see what you are dreaming right now.
180
you can stop most telemarketers with one click+>>.
 22march05
179

roll with the now.

178

fate twisting like hips+>>.

177
a perfect melding of rap and rock +>>.
176
a day to celebrate +>>.
175

tired of hangovers? stay drunk+>>.

 22february05
174
beautiful and violent slums+>>. that entertain.
173
hip hop counterculture+>>.
172
but wait there's another sci fi twist +>> (gasp).
171
don't like what you see? close your eyes and open your ears.
170
they sell themselves short because there are many awful things on this site+>>.
 22january05
169

a mad dog only sees straight paths before it.

168

so abstract they +>> make doc, lola and chuck jealous.

167
hip hop brit pop +>>.
166
some lists +>>.
165

is it ok to be fascinated by making instruments of destruction+>>, you know just for laughs.

 22december04
164
if you like the new asian epics say hei to the old master+>>.
163
we're still waiting for someone to beat this christmas song+>>.
162
fight with kids over who gets to play+>> next.
161
it's natural - mistakes (mutations) are the source of progress.
160
write you're own punk song+>> as fast as 1-8-2.
 22november04
159

find an objective - if for no other reason than to put everything else in perspective.

158

a movie worth 2 minutes +>> of your time.

157
hip hop makes it to portland +>> and it was worth the journey.
156
if you are designing a factory or a bathroom or a piece of software you've just found inspiration +>>.
155

is your broadband provider delivering+>>?

 22october04
154
how did you miss a movie with action, solid acting and beautiful cinematography+>>.
153
best of the new high voiced guitar bands+>> (take that franz).
152
you don't have to be in hawaii to do it +>>.
151
dont let a win get to your head or a loss to your heart.
150
cruel and funny reviews+>> you wont find in the new yorker.
 22september04
149

consider where you are - in time as well as space.

148

you can't laugh at a kung fu movie +>> that laughs at itself (but you can laugh with it).

147
they're +>> not brand new anymore but they still sound like it.
146
like madeline cookies? then you'll just love this +>>.
145

now google's public is it time for a new search engine+>>?

 22august04
144
not a g, or even a hustler. more a loveable juliard kid+>>.
143
accompaniment+>> to meme 144.
142
goofy stops +>> for your trip across the usa.
141
faith.
140
a summer getaway +>> isn't complete without a few police cars.
 22july04
139

think without words.

138

still waiting for a good summer comedy? think 1996 +>>.

137
they're +>> not even that nerdy.
136
if you're reading this +>> you're self conscious.
135

have you noticed that your 20 gig hard drive (or ipod) is missing a few gigs? it's an old conspiracy +>>.

 22june04
134
you dont need to go to a museum to see a renoir masterpiece+>>.
133
jazz and hip hop in a courting phase+>>.
132
kind of a meme 10 for video +>>, and canadian.
131
there's always a beat waiting to connect with you.
130
when in doubt, meme 100 +>>.
 22may04
129

a tale of the weakness of the internet vs the strength of the internet +>>.

128

8 years into their sentence they +>> sound like they might be lifers.

127
if you've had it with 117, sickened by meme 88, then try this+>> (and live into your hundreds?).
126
bergman meets +>> the cohen brothers.
125

look as far as you can, feel as deep as you can.

 22april04
124
hop on board a loose and entertaining train +>> of thought.
123
enjoy this western+>> discreetly, we wouldn't want anyone to attempt a remake.
122
having trouble talking to that sexy swede? help +>> is on the way.
121
after twenty three years it's no longer a question of whether they+>> might be.
120
love beats fear.
 22march04
119

they don't sound like they're still in beta +>>.

118

if you've had it with all the modern music memes then brush up on brahms here +>>.

117
if meme 88 isn't appetizing how bout some of this+>>?
116
a generation gap narrowing but in the wrong direction +>>.
115

remember you beat out 6 billion sperm just to make it to this round.

 22february04
114
it's not just that encyclopedias have gone from door to door salesmen to clicks. their back end +>> has evolved too.
113
if you don't have an inner fifth grader that loves to laugh avoid homestarrunner+>> .
112
most vegas movies are as initially enticing and ultimately unsatisfying as a trip to the city itself. not so this time+>> .
111
neo-psychedelic pop+>> from the cornfields of nebraska.
110
what if you only worried about...worrying.
 22january04
109

you haven't hit the fast forward button he really raps like this +>>.

108

does your browser have a (dirty) mind of it's own? then it's been hijacked +>> and you can fix it.

107
forget sundance, join the jury at stick figure death theatre+>> for real action, pathos and zero studio involvement.
106
video +>> as frightening, as fragmented, and as long as a nightmare.
105
one year after his+>> death the legend gains momentum.
 22december03
104
you remember the space program and you were sure you'd get your chance before you die. close enough+>>
103

right click +>> on any word to find its definition or search it in google. without charge, hassle or advertisement.

102

breathe.

101
now this year is last year it's a good time to watch this+>>.
100
love.
 22november03
99

accept this premise: that all music is the reproduction and rearrangement of pre-existing notes. it's just that guys like this +>> reproduce bigger handfuls.

98

do you want your computer probed every time its's connected to a file sharing network? the folks at peer guardian +>> don't.

97
want to be around +>> to read meme # 1000?
96
what a twenty first century movie +>> should be.
95
believe.
 22october03
94
before they got the urge to do romantic comedies the cohen brother's used to make movies like this+>>
93

now this is home security +>>.

92

windows click saver: right click on your task bar, select toolbars and address. now you can type in a web address without looking for your browser.

91
for five nights last month suede+>> played each of their albums to sold out, delighted audiences. how many groups would you sit through this for?
90
if it looks like magic, smells like magic, and tastes like magic, its reality.
 22september03
89

computer keeps getting slower? chances are you have a pest+>> and you don't need a new machine.

88

the raw food debate +>> shows no signs of heating up soon.

87
black +>>.
86
forget the hollywood remake, the soviet bureaucracy did a lot better. +>>.
85
now that microsoft's+>> using linux maybe you should too+>>.
 22august03
84
your instincts know the facts too.
83

more good music derived from #64 +>>.

82

we could all use friends like this+>>.

81
k10k +>>chronicles web design as (graphic) art.
80
for each connection your brain has to the external world it has 1,000 more internal ones.
 22july03
79

maybe you can trick your cholesterol addicted friends into eating something healthy this way. and they +>> do taste great.

78

a young jacqueline bissett will distract you from the subtitles +>> but you'll be entertained either way.

77
now you can find elvis, jack nicklaus (working together as detectives), a drunken abe lincoln, and jesus' brothers all on one site +>>.
76
put away your dancing shoes and listen to electronic music +>> with (good) lyrics.
75
sure it +>> deserved the oscar but wasn't speed racer worth an emmy?
 22june03
74
the new radiohead album +>> great because it sounds like an old one +>>.
73

summer! now get that tar off +>> your feet.

72

all you can ask from an online radio station+>> - great new music, impressive live sessions, and no commercials.

71
once we can love ourselves we will love each other (submitted by member j. robinson).
70
is your desktop plastered with junk shortcuts? use the advanced option when you install software; it's easy and lets you keep control of your computer.
 22may03
69
this is either the catchiest tune of the year or the best animation or both+>>.
68

are we really inside+>> the matrix right now?

67
it's not just the short fiction (about hum drum english towns), granta's+>> outside perspective on america is why its worth reading.
66

summer movies not really existential enough? how bout a game of chess with death+>>

65
a situation becomes a problem the instant you fear it.
 22april03
64
the roots of rave weren't just tied to hallucinogens as these characters will show you+>>.
63

music+>> from #64.

62

if you can bear the thought of paying for online information (acceptance takes time) consider an mlb radio pass+>>. 20 bucks for every game of the season.

61
if 62 isn't your thing how about a lecture on string theory?+>> it is free.
60
cnn doesn't offer much video news on their site but bbc world+>> does.
 22march03
59
if a french computer ruled the world and it was a baritone computer and the world was black and white, then certainly it would look a lot like this+>>.
58

you don't have to live near the beach to feel the sensation of surfing+>>

57
listen. to yourself.
56

elvis costello's been at it for 25 years so that must make you old enough to enjoy this+>>

55
zerotv+>> the funniest video images out of milwaukee since laverne and shirley.
 22february03
54
life is a verb, when you try to make it a noun you're always disappointed.
53

you don't need to be frederick taylor+>> to realize that the best years of your life are wasted poking around for your mouse if you don't use keyboard shortcuts+>>.

52

one part goth, one part comedy, type o negative +>> that is.

51
barbara stanwyck wasn't that pretty and burt lancaster couldn't really act. doesn't matter, this shade of noir+>> covers it all up brilliantly.
50
ray kurzweil+>> has been a prolific inventor. now he spends most of his time figuring out a way we can live forever.
 22january03
49
guys expect a valentine's gift+>> too.
48

if you liked #27, you'll like this+>> if you liked #40 you'll like this+>>.

47
in heaven you can speak the truth without hurting anyone.
46

trippy, hippy, hoppy+>>

45
there are other ways+>> to deal with telemarketers, but they don't gratify like this+>>.
 22december02
44
every holiday you survive makes you stronger.
43

only an extraordinary man+>> could cross the desert without letting his eye shadow run.

42

watching from below, tism+>> sees american pop culture for what it is: a joke you can dance to.

41
do you keep reading when you don't recognize a word? it only takes one second+>> to change that.
40
when they advertised this movie+>> they mistakenly put the words "ben", "kingsley", and "sexy" together. ignore this and see it.
 22november02
39
another tv beater: hit the npr archives+>> for any topic you're interested in, turn up your speakers and take it in.
38

before anyone was even fly curtis mayfield+>> was superfly.

37
the best characters+>> of 2001, now in paperback.
36

you're sitting on a small planet circling a small star, in a littler than average galaxy that is a member of a undersized local group of galaxies. so relax.

35
online, on couch - it+>> beats tv.
 22october02
34
hot...or not? that is the question. and this site+>> is the answer to your narcissistic curiosity.
33

with riffs lifted from the stones and titles like "lou weed" the dandy warhols+>> owe more than their name to the 1960's. dig it.

32

crimes and misdemeanors+>> woody knows a lot about both and it still shows.

31
# 18 goes for (pungent) burping too.
30
over the course of your life you will spend 6 cumulative days typing "www" and ".com" into internet explorer - if you don't know this: type the name of the site then the control and enter buttons simultaneously.
 22september02
29
for the last 10 years the buzzcocks+> only existed in the sound of green day. now they are touring again, with spiritual grandchildren, blink 182.
28

why cant a $2,000 computer keep time as well as a $2 clock? don't ask, just install this+>>

27
not a country, it's a state of mind+>>
26

it helps to untangle the complex. it hurts to deliberate the simple.

25
horrendous page design, haphazard navigation and the world's greatest minds make www.edge.org+>> wonderful. and yes you have to type in the "www".
 22august02
24
you get home after work and feel too tired for subtitles. ok then, watch it+>> on sabado.
23

cut some slack - whatever a friend has done to hurt you is something she does to herself. only 10 times worse.

22

cornershop+>> just like the beatles would be if they came out today: a little more electronic, funky and ringo would be indian.

21
think popular music is all formulaic? could do better yourself eh? we believe you but you might want this+>> for some help.
20
what's a decade or 2 among friends? the lightning seeds+>> sound 80s, recorded in the 90s, and are still appreciated in the 00s. also, they wrote meme 11.
 22july02
19
how many bitches make it to real icon status? tantrums and tabloids don't cut it. betty davis in all about eve +>> does.
18

if you've just farted and someone is approaching your cubicle warn them. it's difficult but better than pretending nothing happened.

17
the new york times daily email edition+>>  is not only a perfectly measured dose of news. it's one of the last free fixes you'll find online.
16

it's+>> not carcinogenic or even a very serious eating disorder to substitute this for every meal. and like the box says, it will will make you thin.

15
odds are you missed the jam +>>, when they were around. its okay, they weren't that great live. but their work in the studio may be the best thing you've ever heard.
 22june02
14
the real player behaves like an unwelcome guest, leaving reminders of its visit all over your computer. right click on its symbol in the bottom right corner of your screen and disable the start center. then use winamp +>> to play your mp3s.
13

brad pitt and a dumb title, you would think it +>> sucks. it doesn't.

12

this+>> costs 1/2 as much as a corolla and is sexier than a porsche. the older you are the better, statistics show that kids are much better at killing themselves with these things.

11
what if everything you had just made you want more?
10

rather than trying to be a newspaper plastic+>> plays to the web's strengths and delivers something better.

 22may02
 9

face it. lynyrd skynrd is dead, and they took originality in southern rock with them. enter a3+>>, known for the soprano's theme song, they have updated the genre to satisfy both yankees and confederates. (just don't tell anyone that they're english.)

8
do you really need windows at home? microsoft office is totally compatible with the mac+>> and the internet is the same. but you can get a much cooler looking machine and feel like you are at play, not work, the minute you turn it on.
7
the 3rd man+>> is nearly as good as citizen kane. a trim orson wells sets his film noir light on post-war vienna, where intrigue is even thicker than the girth the young genius would eventually reach.
6
tell your friends when they are good at something. they might not act like it but they are insatiable for praise.
5

where did frank, dino, and sammy go after the show? straight to louis prima's+>> late night act.

 22april02
4
wish you could press a button and send something back to the fools that pop ads all over your screen? until e- electrocution launches try pressing alt and f4, this will kill the pop-up and save you the mouse hunt for that little x.
3
20 years before your tv became a scumbucket, this movie+>> predicted everything. and talk about acting - peter finch got so good at faking heart attacks he stroked out before he could collect his oscar.
2
put one end of this+>> in your sound card and and the other in your stereo's aux input. play your mp3s right from your computer and you're finished with cds.
1
if you're young give an old person a kiss on the cheek. if you're middle aged kiss them on the lips. if you're old use your tongue.

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