TOP 1 THINGS OF 2009Hey it's that time when websites post a top 10 list of the best posts/articles/whatever from the past year and pat themselves on the back. Wait, that was last month, wasn't it? Shit. Well anyway since I know you're a busy man (or woman) (probably a man though) and we're in a recession, I'm scaling mine back to a top 1 list
TOP 1 RUBBERCAT.NET POSTS
THE WORST POLITICAL CARTOON OF ALL TIME
This is positively quaint: there was once a time when the belief that health care reform is a secret Nazi plot to kill the elderly was restrained to a single fringe political cartoon, a more innocent time when the very idea was so completely unthinkable that my only reaction was utter revulsion and disgust instead of the usual mockery or ironic appreciation. Then, thanks to Sarah Palin and a bunch of tea party meatheads, it somehow became a semi-mainstream talking point and the President of the United States had to address it several times. Memories!
TOP 1 RUBBERCAT.NET FEATURES
Names For Newspapers
OK, I don't ask for much attention, but I was sorta hoping this would be a minor internet sensation (by which I mean a few twitterfolk retweeting it, a couple bloggerheads linking it, etc.). It's not as hilarious to me now as it was when I wrote it, but it's still funny, goddammit.
TOP 1 RUBBERCAT.NET/SIMPSONS NEWS ITEMS
Bongo Comics Turns A Blind Eye To Copyright Infringement!!!
After three years, I still haven't figured out the right tone for the mostly-real news section of my mostly-fake Simpsons fansite, but faux outrage seems to be a fruitful avenue.
TOP 1 ANIMEJIHAD POSTS
A FOND FAREWELL TO "KING OF THE HILL"
It is surprisingly difficult to find anime renditions of King of the Hill characters.
TOP 1 TWITTER TWEETS