The Requisite End-Of-Year Lists Continued

Continuing the end-of-year, end-of-decade list compilation started here, interspersed with some of the best creative work of the year. 


The Awesome Brain Pickings Best Of 2009. 

•  Discovered in the Arjan Writes music blog, here is MPHO:

The Big Picture, Christmas 2009.

The Decade In Words.

The New York Times The Year In Culture Slideshow.

• Inception Trailer:

Wired’s The 15 Most Influential Games Of The Decade: Portal is still my favorite.

BBH Labs’ A Quick Glance At 10 Of Their Best Blog Posts. 

Milton Glaser’s Ten Things I’ve Learned: From 2001 but still relevant. 

• DJ Earworm’s United States Of Pop 2009: Amazing. Do you recognize all the references?

Ten Gadgets That Defined The Decade.

LA Times’ Top 10 Moments In Social Media In 2009.

The Impossible Cool: A fantastic blog curating incredible images that are the essence of the impossibly cool.

The Dieline: Another gorgeous blog curating the best in package design.

Netflix’s Top Ten Most Rented Movies.

The Year In Picture Shows.

Vimeo’s 25 Favorite Videos Of 2009: Including this. 

Fuel Your Creativity’s Best of 2009 In The Creative Industry.

Danger Room’s Top Ten Stories From A World Gone Nuts.

Epitaphs For Our Favorite Folded Magazines Of 2009.

• Honda’s Everything Ad: Let’s celebrate the brilliance of good editors.

The Decade In Communications Technology.

Charles Isherwood’s Best of 2009 Theater.

Slate’s Troy Patterson Selects 26 Cultural Moments Of The Decade: From A to Z.

Macworld’s Top Ten Tech Stories Of The Decade.

Picturing The Past 10 Years. 

2009 NYC Holiday Window Displays.

New Scientist’s Favorite Picture Galleries: Featuring a gallery of snapshots from an imploding star.

Macworld’s 2009 Game Hall Of Fame.

The Pogie Awards For The Year’s Best Tech Ideas.

Top 10 Documentaries of 2009.

Best Of The Decade’s Architecture.

Fimoculous’ Year In Review: A mega list of eccentric lists, including a list of the worst renderings.

Top Ten Book Cover Designs.

The Decades 14 Biggest Design Moments.

Ads We Hate, The Year’s Worst Commercials. 

The Year For Creatives.

The Best of Open Culture 2009.

Flicker’s Your Best Shots of 2009, The Seasons.

KCRW’s The Business: The Hollywood Year That Was [Podcast, iTunes Link]

And the predictions:

JWT’s 100 To Watch in 2010.

50 Trends For 2010.

32 Of Our Most Anticipated 2010 Entertainments.

And lastly:

Ringing The New Year With A Drink For Each Time Zone.