Leave it to BuzzMachine to pan year ender predictions, wrapups, and top ten lists, all in the same entry!
But while we’re at it, let’s peek at other people’s lists:
kottke.org on The Best Links of 2005 and the rest of the best (links).
Madame Chiang on the good, the bad, and the totally ridiculous.
RG Cruz on his persons of the year.
Disenchanted Forest on the 10 Worst Americans of 2005.
The New Web on a CNN poll of the best of the web (WiFi! Skype! Google!).
Heckler at Large with Predictions for 2006.
Bulletproof Vest on 10 top changes for a balikbayan.
And interesting bits o’ reading:
Every New Year, half of all Germans sit down in front of the TV to watch an obscure British comedy skit. Courtesy of Slate, you can watch the skit online, or read the skit script.
Read aboutÃ‚Â US plans to invade Canada.
And in closing, the blogging phenomenon that finally made it’s mark here at home in 2005. Yuga presents 2005 Philippine Blogging in Review.
But journalist Kathleen Parker compares bloggers to the children in Lord of the Flies. Angry buzzing from the blogosphere in response.
Happy New Year! Will be on break for a couple of days; the Liberal Party short history is way behind schedule.
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