We love lists here at Sodapop Journal. We know you love lists too. After much deliberating and hand-wringing, the SPJ crew narrowed down all of the offerings of the year into these collective picks for what we thought was the best of 2009.
Danger Mouse and Sparklehorse, Animal Collective, Phoenix, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Brittany Bosco and a slew of honorable mentions, including Jay-Z, U2, Ringo Shiina, Mika, Lady Gaga, The Big Pink, Beyoncé, Wale, K’Naan, Eminem, Caspa, Jakes and more.
Our top honors for 2009 go to Friday Night Lights, Breaking Bad, The Office, Castle. Honorable mentions include Mad Men, Dollhouse, 30 Rock, Glee, Modern Family, Stargate: Universe and much more.
The movies that made our year: Inglourious Basterds, A Serious Man, Where The Wild Things Are and Tyson. Honorable mentions go to Star Trek, Precious, In The Loop, AVATAR, Public Enemies, Fantastic Mr. Fox and more.