December 31, 2009 in Shut Up 2009
The end of each calendar year provides an ideal time to reflect back on the past twelve months – our successes, our failures, our new “Dancing with the Stars” champion. But the end of a decade brings the added pressure of trying to remember ten years of highs, lows, politics, and pop culture references. When you get right down to it, these decade-summarizing lists serve as little more than a contextual primer for the next Dennis Miller stand-up routine you attend. Still, any excuse for a rant, right? Here’s my list of important milestones we learned during the last decade.