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A Few of My Favorite 2011: #7 Europa Universalis 3

This is part of my 2011 wrap-up series, A Few of My Favorite Things, in which I discuss what I enjoyed the past year, regardless of when it was released. #7 Europa Universalis 3 PC game, 2007 The previous entry on this list earned about $1.4 billion. This entry probably earned about 0.1% of that. It’s…

A Few of My Favorite Things 2011 #10: Adventureland

This is part of my 2011 wrap-up series, A Few of My Favorite Things, in which I discuss what I enjoyed the past year, regardless of when it was released. #10 Adventureland Movie, 2009 That Thing You Do is one of my favorite movies of all time. Maybe even my favorite. And it kept popping in…

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A Few Of My Favorite Things 2011: #12 Grantland

This is part of my 2011 wrap-up series, A Few of My Favorite Things, in which I discuss what I enjoyed this year, regardless of when it was released. 12. Grantland Sports and pop culture web site (debuted 06/2011) When you visit www.grantland.com, you’re greeted with contrasting images: At the center, you have the elegant, classicly-styled…

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A Few of My Favorite Things 2011: #13 Larry and His Flask

This is part of my 2011 wrap-up series, A Few of My Favorite Things, in which I discuss what I enjoyed this year, regardless of when it was released. #13 Larry And His Flask Self-described “hillbilly band” I remember reading an article somewhere — maybe it was in the thought-provoking Ripped — that the role of…

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A Few of My Favorite Things 2011: #14 Portal 2

This is part of my 2011 wrap-up series, A Few of My Favorite Things, in which I discuss what I enjoyed this year, regardless of when it was released. #14 Portal 2 Video game, 2011 I normally don’t buy games near their release dates, but Portal 2 was an exception for a few reasons. First, I…

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A Few of My Favorite Things 2011: #15 LOST

This is part of my 2011 wrap-up series, A Few of My Favorite Things, in which I discuss what I enjoyed this year, regardless of when it was released. #15 LOST TV series, 2004-2010 (The soundtrack to this article) Lost is kind of a great show. It’s also kind of a terrible one. On the one…