Other Cool best-ofs:
- Best musical purchase: my Fulltone Fulldrive 2 distortion pedal. Whooboy, this thing sings.
- The coolest thing that's happened to me personally: I'm in a band!
- Happiest BG moment: old friends returning!
- Best TV-related purchase: Deadwood: The Complete Series
- Best video game purchase: Dead Space: Extraction
- Best “I'm happy to be an academic” moment: wandering New Orleans with friends while “attending” a conference.
Saddest moment of the year:
- Jay Bennett, RIP.