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    The Best Things On The Internet In 2009

    According to me! These were some of my absolute favorite (non-cat-related) things that happened on the Internet this year. What were yours? Let's reminisce.

    • Family Picture Failure

      (OK, mostly non-cat-related.) This year, some of us learned that pets don't necessarily understand how a family portrait works.

    • Cute Spider

      I was also surprised to discover that spiders can be cute, though I'm not sure that makes them any less evil.

    • UNABLE

      Um, we're going to be in the Hudson. I still say that whenever I'm having a bad day.

    • Boxxy

      I know. But there was something about how this whole thing played out that was utterly fascinating. Why, Boxxy? Why?

    • I Am Jack Bauer

      Rarely has a song so profoundly captured the essence of a fictional character's soul. Listening to this, you know, for just a moment, what it must be like to be Jack Bauer.

    • Tickling A Slow Loris

      Remember when they tickled that slow loris, and you were like, what the fuck is a slow loris?

    • Star Wars Retold By Someone Who Hasn't Seen It

      These guys knocked it out of the park.

    • Autotune The News

      Sublime. This is the one that started it all for them.

    • JK Wedding Dance

      I found this video really moving. Wait, I mean, ha ha, look at those dumbasses doing that stupid dance! Weddings are for suckers.

    • Weird Alf

      Say goodbye to your fond childhood memories of this show. There's a whole series of these, if you don't find this one to be quite emotionally scarring enough.

    • Between Two Ferns

      Zach Galifianakis should be interviewing people just like this every evening instead of whatever the hell it is that Jay Leno is trying to do.

    • Fun With Tube

      This video makes me want to have a child.

    • Hey Paul Krugman

      Rockcookiebottom has been writing a song a day all year. One of them was bound to be a fucking classic. Timothy Geithner should have resigned as soon as he watched this.

    • Barney Frank And The Dining Room Table

      More politics! I loved it when Barney Frank called that woman a piece of furniture. That was stone cold.

    • Melodramatic Otters

      Otters just completely overdid things in 2009.

    • Fake Head In The Bed

      I don't normally like pranks, but this one was fantastic. Spoiler: she gets really scared by the fake head.

    • Hey There Cthulhu

      A beautiful tribute to everyone's favorite great old one. This one goes out to all you cultists out there.

    • Jaguars Ponder The Meaninglessness Of Existence

      The Onion gets it exactly right more often than not, but this particular little bit of faux-reporting was simply masterful.

    • Meta-Enabling

      I want to fucking marry meta-enabling. Best concept of 2009. It sums up everything.