Life 5 Years Ago

Is it too early to be nostalgic about 2008?

1. “Lollipop” took on a whole new meaning.

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You knew all the words (at least the chorus) and hated it at the same time.

2. Politics got real interesting

3. We were only #9 in obesity

Now we’re number #3. Tonga and Micronesia, we’re coming for you!

4. But we loved swimming (for like 8 weeks)

5. Possible Ringtone

6. David vs. David

I had stopped watching long before this

7. THEY CANCELLED FOSTER’s

What kind of madness?

COME

ON

8. Global.Financial.Crisis

Everybody was like:

Still the rhetoric for many of us

9. Leggings as Pants

Still going strong. Fight the good fight ladies

10. Beginning of all things Twilight

You were forced to pick a side


(not from 2008, but eh)

11. Best New Artist

12. Little Baby Alex!!!!

So cutee

13. Buzzwords


FAIL
CHANGE
CARIBOU BARBIE
FRUGALISTA
STAYCATION
GAS-SIPPER
MAVERICK
TBTF
DWT
TERRORIST FIST JAB

14. Worst Tanlines Ever

15. Slowly breaking up with MySpace

But I was still the master of all things HTML

16. Getting Real Attached to Facebook

17. Dark Knight


And the unfortunate death of Heath Ledger

18. We lost Bernie Mac

“America…”


19. What is a Twitter?

20. Giants Vs. New England Patriots

21. Mex-Italian was a thing

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