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My Favorite Movies of 2010

My Favorite Movies of 2010

Last year was a pretty weak year for movies, so instead of writing a 2009 list, I had a Best of the Decade list. This year we’re back in business. Five movies received the coveted 5-Star Stegmaier rating, and several others (Inception and How to Train Your Dragon) came very close. Here’s are my five […]


My Favorite Songs of 2010

My Favorite Songs of 2010

Wow. This was either a good year for music, or I was just loose with the ole’ wallet. I bought 286 songs in 2010. I think a big part of it is due to the iTunes Genius widget–it’s eerily good at recommending new songs, and then once I find a new song I like, I […]


My Favorite Songs of 2009

Every year since the beginning of time (or, 2007 and 2008), I’ve compiled a list of my favorite songs that I bought on iTunes that year. I purchased 126 songs in 2009. These are my favorites. My top 4 are the first four, and the rest are in no particular order. The Heartless Bastards is […]


The 2008 Playlist

Last year, I posted a playlist of my favorite songs that I heard for the first time and purchased on iTunes in 2007.  In 2007, I purchased 192 songs. My favorites, the ones that best represent 2008 for me, are as follows: Revelry (Kings of Leon) Mama, I’m Coming Home (Ozzy Osbourne) Fake Empire (The […]


My Favorite Movies I Watched in 2008

As is my way, my list of the top movies of 2008 includes any movies that I saw this past year, even if they came out in 1942. One thing I noticed about a lot of the movies I saw this year is that they transcended the categories I’ve blocked them into here—Iron Man isn’t […]