I’ve been very sick today. Lots of vomiting and other surprises. One last punch in the gut courtesy of The Year From Hell. I was going to wait ’til tomorrow to post this because of the number symmetry, but I’d really just like to get 2012 out of the way forever
TOP 1 RUBBERCAT.NET POSTS
I feel like this is a manifesto of sorts of everything I had about the modern internet. I feared for the day presidential campaigns become based around stupid internet memes, which ended up happening just three months later
TOP 1 RUBBERCAT.NET FEATURES
This was pretty popular! It took me about two nights to assemble if I remember correctly. There is no complete @Horse_ebooks archive (everything before July 2011 appears lost to the ages), but this helped a lot, and I had to scroll down the Twitter page for like an hour or two (I probably sound like George Jetson…) to get a more recent archive. I wouldn’t say it was extraordinarily difficult – the fact that I had a theme definitely helped – but I don’t think I’d ever be able to do something like that again.
TOP 1 COMICS THAT I MADE
Romneyduke, the dog running for president who’s also Mitt Romney somehow! I think I couldn’t sleep one night and just did this instead. My personal favorite is the Newsweek one.
TOP 1 RUBBERCAT.NET/SIMPSONS NEWS ITEMS
I think most sites just reposted the list, but only I, Simpsons turbonerd, could do it justice by giving it context. Bill Oakley, the former producer who posted the list in first place, linked to it with a glowing recommendation, which adds another merit badge to my Simpsons nerd sash of honorshame.
TOP 1 ANIMEJIHAD POSTS
It took two years but that list finally got finished
TOP 1 TECH NEWS RUMOR INSIDER SCOOPS
I just want to state for the record that I planned out the stuff about Google Cube the night before and had no knowledge of the Nexus Q
TOP 1 TWITTER TWEETS
Well that’s it. I have to go throw up now. See you in 2013