Listing to port
Yep, it's that time of year again when everyone trundles out their favourite books, films, albums of the past 11 months. Why not 12, you may ask. Because there are publishers' deadlines to meet is why, and because December is the time for end-of-year parties, some of which are connected with the Christian calendar. (And this year we had Idul Adha and the Haj.)
I could give you my list of favourite blogs, but I'll only mention one because he gives hours of interest with his links: John Walkenbach's J-Walk Blog
is virtually guaranteed to set you off on a surf. And it is he who has a link to the List Of List Lists
. From this year's selection, an incredibly lengthy one, I've picked a few I'd like to investigate further. And I may have by the time you read this because I posted it for pre-publication 10 days ago.10 Worst Corporations
- does it include the Bakrie Boys?Top 10 Out Of Print Books
- for those who can't read?Top 10 Data Loss Disasters
- not including the Jakartass PC.Bad Sex in Fiction Awards
- not to be confused with the Bad Sex In Bed Awards.Dumbest Person of the Year
- Fuzzy Bodoh?Most Confusing High Tech Buzzwords
- eh?Top Five Aggressively Insignificant Artifacts
- no, me neither.
It's all somewhat Americentric, although you may be interested in the Top 60 Most Popular Japanese Words And Phrases
or India's Best Dressed
These may not feature on the Most Popular Top 10 Lists
, but no matter.
What do you think would be the most appropriate lists for Indonesia 2008.
Here are a few suggestions ...The proudest person to fall
.... starting with Bakrie, moving on to jailed former ambassadors, taking in legislators, prosecuters, cinetron actresses ...Dumbest idea of the year
... starting school at 6.30am? Visit Indonesia Year 2008? And
2009?Worst Customer Service
, perhaps incorporating Complete Lack of Service
. e.g. TV companies not showing the Olympics or the English Premier League.