Tuesday, December 22, 2009

On The Top 25 of Everything, 2009

In no particular order, largely off the top of my head.*

1. Adventureland
2. TCU/Cincinnati/Boise State, the Big 12 Championship being decided by a stadium railing, and further BCS embarrassments.
3. Belichick, 4th and 2.
4. Santonio.
5. Real Estate, Real Estate.
6. Daniel Faraday.
7. Pandora One.
8. The Mad Men JFK assassination episode that no one liked beside me.
9. ESPN's 30 for 30 series.
10. Phoenix, "Lisztomania."
11. Kobe.
12. Where Men Win Glory, by Jon Krakauer.
13. The bar scene in Inglorious Basterds.
14. Sugar
15. Japandroids, Young Hearts Spark Fire.
16. This Wright Thompson piece.
17. The Hurt Locker
18. LeBron.
19. Eastbound and Down
20. The first twelve hours of nostalgia in the wake of Michael Jackson's death.
21. The Beatles remastered.
22. This "review" of the Beatles remastered.
23. The Antlers, Hospice.
24. Nurse Jackie
25. Al Bundy redux on Modern Family

*Meme shamelessly lifted from my friend Brian Raftery.


Your escalator operator said...

Strong list. Happy holidays.

Anonymous said...

What about the season finale of Dexter?

Michael Weinreb said...

Haven't seen it yet. Don't let the cat--or the severed head--out of the bag!

Anonymous said...

Awesome. Lithgow should get an emmy for his work on that show.