Best Of 2010: By Danny R. Phillips

Published on December 9th, 2010 in: Best Of Lists, Books, Comedy, Comics, Movies, Music, TV |

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Hope you enjoy . . . following my advice on these picks is optional and I will not be held responsible for the damages.

Albums

The Black Angels, Phosphene Dream
Bob Dylan, Highway 61 Revisited (mono reissue on vinyl)
Jimi Hendrix, Valleys of Neptune
Mumford and Sons, Sigh No More
The Black Keys, Brothers
Alkaline Trio, This Addiction
Bad Religion, The Dissent of Man
Butch Walker, I Liked You Better When You Had No Heart
Ted Leo and The Pharmacists, The Brutalist Bricks
The Whigs, In The Dark
Weezer, Pinkerton (Deluxe Edition Reissue)
Ike Reilly, Hard Luck Stories
High Diving Ponies, Broken Sunbather

Movies

Red
Shutter Island
Iron Man 2
Howl (James Franco is exceptional in his turn as Beat Generation poet Allen Ginsberg)
Scott Pilgrim vs. The World
True Grit (It has Jeff Bridges and is directed by The Coen Brothers; haven’t seen it yet but I’m sure it would have been on my list, anyway.)

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Will Arnett, David Cross, Sharon Horgan from
The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret

TV

The Walking Dead
Raising Hope
Terriers
Memphis Beat
Human Target
The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret

Books

(some new and some I finally got around to reading)
Michael Chabon, Wonder Boys and Mysteries of Pittsburgh
Daniel Durchholz & Gary Graff, Neil Young: Long May You Run: The Illustrated History
Jim DeRogatis, Walk on The Wild Side: An Illustrated History of The Velvet Underground
Greg Kot & Jim DeRogatis, The Beatles vs. The Rolling Stones: Sound Opinions on the Great Rock and Roll Rivalry
Jean Shepherd, In God We Trust (All Others Pay Cash)
Jack Kerouac & William S. Burroughs, And The Hippos Were Boiled In Their Tanks
Alan Moore & David Lloyd, V For Vendetta
Chuck Klosterman, Fargo Rock City
Stephen Vincent Benét, The Devil and Daniel Webster
The Encyclopedia of Popular Music, Edited by Colin Larkin

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