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Best of 2008
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CDs
Bullet for my Valentine – Scream Aim Fire
Me First and the Gimme Gimmes – Have Another Ball
Opeth – Watershed
The Sword – Gods of the Earth
Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog soundtrack

Songs
***Favorite Song of the Year - Natalie Portman’s Shaved Head – Me Plus Yr Daughter
Black Kids - I’m Not Gonna Teach Your Boyfriend How to Dance
Black Tide – Shockwave
Clique Girls – Then I Woke Up
Jace Everett – Bad Things
Kanye West – Stonger
Katy Perry – Hot’N’Cold
Kings of Leong – Sex on Fire
Little Jackie – The World Should Revolve Around Me
Lord T and Eloise – Coup D’etat
Metro Station – Shake It
MGMT – Electric Feel
Miley Cyrus – Let’s Dance
old but new to me – Paul Cless – Suavemente
Bonus 2 from Yo Gabba Gabba:
- Supernova – Up and Down
- Alex Desert of Hepcat – Pick It Up

Movies

Again I did not see any movies in the theater in 2008. So here are my favorites from cable.

Marie Antoinette
Casino Royale
Fight Club
Hairspray (remake)
Becoming Jane
Stranger Than Fiction
Girl’s Best Friend
Normal Adolescent Behavior
Across the Universe
Mr Magorium’s Wonder Emporium

Books

Everything Bad is Good for You – Steven Johnson
Beautiful City of the Dead – Leander Watts
Kissing in Manhattan – David Schickler
Garden Spells – Sarah Addison Allen
The Abstinence Teacher – Tom Perotta
Heart-Shaped Box – Joe Hill
The Ghost in Love – Jonathan Carroll
Twilight – Stephanie Meyer (and the rest of the series to a lesser extent)
Set This House in Order and also Bad Monkeys - Matt Ruff
and finally Meg Cabot who I read a lot of both in book form and her hilarious blog

TV

Gossip Girl
Moonlight
Torchwood
Eli Stone
Lost
Doctor Who
Swingtown
The Middleman
General Hospital: Night Shift
True Blood
You might've noticed that almost half of these are cancelled/probably not coming back. I swear, it's like my own personal curse.

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