Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Love Child: The Best Memes [The Daily Beast]
It is officially the last day of the year 2010, whatever that means to you! Let’s refer to the next year as 2000 + 11. And now, the superlatives for best and worst of the best and worst end of the year lists:
The Daily Beast Award for Best Overall Horrible and Excessive Lists
We get it, your whole staff is on vacation. Write a fucking article. Half of them don’t even have bylines.
The 10 Best Graphic Novels and Comics of 2010 [EW]
No one read these and no one will. Until next year.
2010’s Unsafe Skies [The Daily Beast]
30 Sexiest Stars of 2010 [EW]
Are they sexier or less sexy than last year?!
2010 Obsessions: Year of the mistress [CNN]
“‘In society, one out of every two marriages ends in divorce and in some societies it seems like one out of every one,’ Glass said. ‘We want to see these marriages survive. You want to see a Sandra Bullock and a Jesse James who are so diverse succeed. When we don’t see that, it kind of makes us feel vulnerable.'”
Or we’re just bitchy gossips.
The New York Times Makes New York the Center of the Universe, as per the Usual
The 110 Things New Yorkers Talked About in 2010
“55. Oh, the irony: Gawker is hacked.”
Irony? Or justice?
The Best Way to Ruin My Night/Whole Year. WHISKEY SOURS FOR THE WIN
20 Worst Hangover Drinks [The Daily Beast]
Top Scientific Breakthroughs of 2010 [Wired]
The Top 10 Animal Photobombers Of 2010 [Buzzfeed]
2010’s Most Bizarre Reality TV Moment: What’s your pick? [EW]
Any of them?
The Best of the Best of the Year
Brian Williams for the win, every time.
The Best Fake Rumors of 2010
Gawker has a lot, see their header:
The Year In Mariah Carey [Jezebel]
Featuring excellent GIF’s like this one:
What’s sad is that this list is not even close to comprehensive, just a smattering of what the internet has to offer. Did I miss any particularly poignant Best or Worst of lists?
And for your New Years Eve Party, check out this list of Memorable Songs Played on New Year’s Eve.
1) I’m loving how previously reputable blogs have turned into mechanisms to attempt to get more ad sales, along the lines of lovely publications such asUs or Life and Style. The latest? The Daily Beast and The Huffington Post. Observe:
2) Awesome Covers I Have Discovered As Of Late
Disclaimer: This does not mean they are new, only that they are new to me, something that Beverly Cleary once told me was very popular to say during the Great Depression. I’ve tried to get it to catch on in the New Recession, to no avail.*
* “Claudine was more fortunate. Mrs. Klum solved her wardrobe problem by buying her three knit dresses, at five dollars a piece. Three new dresses, none hand-me-downs, and all at one time; the Miles girls, passing their clothes to one another, and I were awed by such luxury. We began admiring one another’s clothes by saying, ‘Is it new, or new to you?'” (228)