Tanner and I made this after a friend and I visited the spot of Stephen King's Dark Tower on 53rd Street and decided that the world needed a tourist guide to the imaginary underbelly of New York.
That was a good day.
A lovely reminder that it is always worth the effort to make stuff.
And then interrupted Celebrity Apprentice to announce that he'd killed bin Laden.
Seriously, how was this discovered?
I love that I got to interview the cast of my favorite show, and I love that we got to ask them stupid, funny, interesting questions instead of boring journalist-y questions about the show, and I love that they responded so well. I think this came out pretty great.
Born of a completely absurd discussion about what kind of books the marketing and social media professionals of the wizarding world might write and beautifully brought to life by Amy Sly.
I have a thing for PR disasters. This one was particularly special.
Don't play this game right now. Finish reading the post, then play this game. Because it will require all of your attention for the next 10 hours or so. (Assuming you enjoy awesome Tower Defense Flash games.)
This was informative, both in the sense of learning about punctuation esoterica, but also in the sense of discovering that a lot of people are genuinely, unapologetically interested in punctuation esoterica.
It's better without any context.
And, honestly, anything that Bad Lip Reading did this year.
Mostly this was just silly, but also, you know, making a little bit of a point.
And Finally ...
And its companion piece, The Top 10 Greatest t.A.T.u. Songs. These were not my most popular posts by a long shot, but they are among my favorites, because they never (well, rarely) give away the joke, which is a thing that is a very fun thing to do on the Internet if you have the opportunity.
All in all, a pretty great year for buzz. Happy New Year, friends. Thanks for helping to make this website awesome.