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Top 10?

I received my "special double issue" Entertainment Weekly today. They are featuring the BEST & WORST of 2008 - Our Top 10 in Movies, TV, Music, Books and DVD's.

Their Top 10 Movies:
1. Wall*E
2. Milk
3. The Dark Knight
4. Waltz With Bashir
5. Gomorra
6. Wendy and Lucy
7. Trouble the Water
8. Happy-Go-Lucky
9. Man on Wire
10. Tropic Thunder

I've only seen one of their Top 10 - The Dark Knight, and I would rank it in my top 10 as well. I haven't even heard of #'s 4-9.

Top 10 - TV:
1. The Colbert Report (which my kids love, but I've never watched an entire episode)
2. The Wire (never watched)
3. 30 Rock (never watched)
4. The Shield (never watched)
5. Lost (never watched)
6. Mad Men (never watched)
7. Fringe (never watched)
8. Late Show with David Letterman and Late Late Show w/Craig Ferguson (watch occasionally)
9. Dexter (never watched)
10. In Treatment (never watched)

Guess I suck at watching TV, huh?

Top 10 - Music:
1. TV on the Radio (never heard of)
2. Beyonce (don't care)
3. Santogold (never heard of)
4. Robyn (never heard of)
5. Erykah Badu (heard of but never listened to)
6. Coldplay (I disagree)
7. MGMT (never heard of)
8. Bon Iver (never heard of)
9. Lil Wayne (could care less)
10. Sigur Ros (never heard of)

I guess I suck at their music too! I do want to say that Pink's "So What" ranked #7 in their 10 top singles, and I agree with that!

Top 10 Books:
1. Say You're One of Them - Uwen Akpan (never heard of)
2. The Book of Dahlia - Elisa Albert (never heard of)
3. Olive Kitteridge - Elizabeth Strout (never heard of)
4. Lush Life - Richard Price (never heard of)
5. Bottomless Belly Button - Dash Shaw (never heard of)
6. The House on Fortune Street - Margot Livesey (never heard of)
7. Disquiet - Julia Leigh (never heard of)
8. The Story of Edgar Sawtelle - David Wroblewski (never heard of)
9. American Wife - Curtis Sittenfeld (never heard of)
10. What Happened to Anna K. - Irina Reyn (never heard of)

Pretty bad when a voracious reader like me hasn't heard of any of the Top 10 books. Guess our tastes are different...

Comments

Lenore said…
I love Lost and Dexter!

As far as the books, I have heard of 2,3,6,7,8,9 and 10. But I haven't read any of them. 2 is on my wishlist.

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