A Definitive History Of 2015 In Memes
Reeling in the memes...
It was the best of times, it was the blurst of times...
In what seems like the blink of an eye, 2015 has been and gone. But it has left us with some brilliant memes, reminding us that pop culture and the internet make the best comic duo.
Here are 15 of the finest memes 2015 had to offer.
1. Netflix and chill
The year where fuckboys (and fuckgals, no doubt) across the globe were caught out.
2. Hotline Bling
Drake did a little dance, the internet had a field day.
3. Pepe the Frog
A sensitive guy, mirroring our own fragility.
4. Donald Trump
When a cartoon begins an election campaign, a lot of fun can be had.
5. Everyone becoming a Belieber
If you had told people this time last year that they'd be fans of Justin Bieber, you would have gotten a rude response... What a difference a year makes, eh?
6. Left Shark
Because anyone who can outshine Katy Perry deserves their time in the sun.
7. Steve Harvey's Miss Universe mistake
A latecomer, but a very worthy one.
8. David Cameron and 'Pig-gate'
Endless pun opportunities here.
9. Unnecessary Journeys
Whether appearing on Snapchat stories, auto-tuned remixes or being parodied by other reporters - Teresa Mannion certainly left her mark.
10. Why You Always Lying
A meme synonymous with a generation of absolute messers, inspired by this brilliant parody.
11. Fionn, the rapping farmer, on the Late Late Toy Show
What. A. BO$$.
12. Sassy Pope
Serious shade being thrown by Pope Francis, Mean Girls-style.
13. WHAT ARE THOOOOSE?!
Shouting it at unsuspecting humans (kids being the best, obvs) with hilarious results.
14. Pizza Rat
If this little guy can achieve his dreams, so can you!
2015: The year when hipsters became passé people started calling cash-rich/time-poor millenials a different name.