How about some “best-of” lists for 2009? I don’t keep up with all the latest in any media, but here’s what I enjoyed this year anyway.
Best new album
Animal Collective’s Merriweather Post Pavilion
Best new TV
Friday Night Lights
Parks and Recreation
Curb Your Enthusiasm
Best new-to-me TV
Friday Night Lights (The first 3 seasons)
Best new-to-me book
Beloved by Toni Morrison (1998)
Best new game
Henry Hatsworth in the Puzzling Adventure
Best new cats
Soupy and Nipsey!