Friday, January 21, 2011

John's Best Media of 2000-2010 (Movies, Music, TV, & Books)

Obviously a near impossible task to remember every great Media release of the last decade, but after weeks of research and tears here it is. already i am remembering great albums and movies that didn't make it on the list, but i'll have to wait until 2025 to add it to the 'best of the last quarter century' list.
But until then ... here is Best Media of the Last Decade:

TV:
 30 rock 2006-present
Dead Like Me 2003-2006
Futurama 1999-present
Law and Order 1990-2010
Law and Order SVU 1999-present
Mad Men 2007-present
Parks and Recreation 2009-present
Rescue Me 2003-present
The Riches 2007-2008
Pysch 2005-present
Six feet under 2001-2005
Sons of Anarchy 2008-present
Weeds 2005-present


Movies:
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy 2004
Amelie 2001
Children of Men 2006
The Crazies 2009
District b13 2004
The End of America 2008
Grindhouse 2007
I am Legend 2007
Let the right one in 2008
No Country for Old Men 2007
 Ocean odyssey 2008
Rolling Stones: in Exile 2010
Royal Tenenbaums 2001
Sasquatch Gang 2007
Step Brothers 2008
Watchmen 2009

Ocean Odyssey will change your life forever & it's available at Wild and Woolly.

Albums:

Bon Iver "For Emma, Forever Ago" 2008
Bonnie "Prince" Billy "The Letting Go" 2003
Cat Power "You Are Free" 2003
Chis and Stephanie "Predict the Whole Civil War" 2001
Damien Jurado "on My Way To Absolution" 2003
Damien Jurado "I Break Chairs" 2002
Gayngs "Relayted" 2009
Lucero "Lucero" 2001
Lucero "Tennessee" 2002
Magnolia Electric Co. "Fading Trails" 2006
Magnolia Electric Co. "What Comes After The Blues" 2005
Outcast "Speekerboxxx/The Love Below" 2003
Portastatic "Some Small History" 2008
The Strokes "is this it" 2001
Sparklehorse "It's A Wonderful Life" 2001
SparkleHorse/Dangermouse "Dark Night Of The Soul" 2009
Songs: Ohia "Magnolia Electric Co." 2003
The White Stripes "The White Stripes" 2001
Magnolia Electric Co.'s naked lady Album art gives new meaning to "Fading trails".



Zombies:
28 Days Later 2002
Dead Snow 2008
Dawn of The Dead 2004
Fido 2006
I am Legend 2007
Land of The Dead 2005
Planet Terror 2007
The Walking Dead 2010-present
Wild Zero 2000
World War Z 2006
Zombieland 2009
Zombie Survival Guide 2003

Wild Zero featuring Guitar Wolf: best movie drinking game ever. 

Books:
A heart breaking work of staggering genius by Dave Eggers 2000
Contempt by Catherine Crier 2005
The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger 2003
World War Z 2006
Zombie Survival Guide 2003
Dave Eggers' "A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius" is exactly just that.


Please share with us your own Best Of lists, and you could win one of several fun prizes such as a copy of the new Deloreans CD "American Craze" or a signed copy of the CD "Anniversary" from Louisville is for Lovers. Just leave your lists in a comment.

1 comment:

condra said...

Favorite Albums 2000-2010 (the ones that come immediately to mind):
Rain Machine, Rain Machine
My Morning Jacket, At Dawn
Tom Waits, Glitter & Doom Live
Wilco, Yankee Hotel Foxtrot
Bon Iver, For Emma, Forever Ago
Elvis Perkins in Dearland
Wax Fang, La La Land
Erykah Badu, New Amerykah Pt 1
Man Man, Rabbit Habits
Fruit Bats, Mouthfuls
Girl Talk, All Day
Dangermouse, the Grey Album