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O inspiration, where art thou?

An astute observation from the “Fake Fact of the Day” site:

Critics are often flummoxed in writing their columns this time of year, unable to find a hook.

Indeed.

Media Web’s 2005 awards [MarketWatch]
114 Magazine Industry Predictions for 2006 [Folio]
2005: A (Somewhat) Comprehensive Look at a (Not-So) Surprising Year in Magazines [Folio]
Slate’s 10 Most Popular Articles of ’05 [Slate]
Media Guy’s 10 Most Pathetic Media Meltdowns of 2005 [AdAge]
The Year in Politics [Salon]
Sneak Peek: 2006 Media Predictions [Forbes]
2005′s 10 Sexiest Geeks [Wired]
The Year in Sports [Salon]
The 10 Best Movies of 2005 [Salon]
Best of 2005: Entertainers of the Year [EW]
2005: Boob Tube at Its Worst [NYDN]
Business: Winners & Losers 2005 [NYDN]
2005 Stories of the Year [InTouch]
2005: The Ratings [TVNewser]
Top 10 Newspaper Industry Stories of 2005 [E&P]
Crunk ’05: The Year in Media Errors and Corrections [RTE]
Top 50 Albums of 2005 [Pitchfork]
2005 Jossip Awards [Jossip]
Film Critics’ Poll 2005 [Village Voice]
The Year in HuffPo Blog Posts [HuffPo]
The Ten Best Top-Ten Lists [AlterNet]

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