Archive for the ‘Year In Review’ Category

Gil de’s Top 10 of ’09

Yes, 2009 is over, but it ain’t really over till the lists get published. So here’s mine. 1. U2 – No Line on the Horizon…



The First Annual NBNnnys

Two thousand and nine was a banner year for the Internet, if that banner is covered in ads for car insurance and home mortgage refinancing, “Team Jacob” and “Team Edward” stickers and shitstains from the Twitter bird. What better way to remember the ups and downs and spam e-mails trying to enlarge my penis that my dad forwards me than with the First Annual NBNnnys? I’d like to thank all those who helped me narrow down the hundreds of NBN features to these winners: my Ouija board, a bottle of Percocet and my magic 8-ball.



The Year in Sports 2009

In reviewing the 2009 sports year in New York, the conversation clearly begins with the New York Yankees 27th World Series Championship. Then there was…



The Year in Movies 2009

While the news media sometimes gets a well deserved public spanking for playing with the truth, movies really indulged in re-orchestrating history this year. And…



Top 10 Long Island News Stories of 2009

There have been countless news stories impacting Long Island this year, but only a few that stand out as the defining moments of 2009. We…



Recapping L.I.’s Worst Crime of ’09

Already home to our share of notorious crooks and killers, Long Island stole a few more national headlines this year while local police earned their…