I am a dad and have no time for non-dad-related things anymore. So my year in review, which I produce purely for my own leisure and amusement, is several weeks later than usual (see previous years
). As such, it includes one week from 2016, which will then be excluded from next year’s review, if I remember.
From what I heard of the outside world, 2015 was mostly a shitshow. But Dad Land has been good to me. So in the spirit of Chris Lacy’s …Of The Year posts, I present 2015 Of The Year.
Spoiler Of The Year
There is a new Star War. All the #brands are talking about it! The review that most reflected my reactions is here.
Depressing Summary Of Social Issues Of The Year
America Has Lost The War Against Guns, by Greg Howard
Donald Trump Of The Year
In a surprising upset, it is John Legere, CEO of T-Mobile.
Shithead Of The Year
This is a nod to the consolation prize on Doug Loves Movies, where Doug calls who/whatever the audience member wants “a shithead.” The winner here is bats. Runner up is, again, Donald Trump.
Crippling Realization Of The Year
Having a child in a hospital NICU costs more than fully-loaded late-model Honda CR-V. There is probably a joke there about having one implying getting the other, but it makes me too depressed.
Resolution Of The (New) Year
Always check your privilege.
Also, visit Clickhole more often, for insightful social commentary and Hodor information.
2016 Week In Review
I was locked out of my work laptop for the first 3 days and the biggest news story is these Oregon jamokes. Also, my son needed surgery to remove a dermoid cyst (he is fine). At this point I’ll take 2015.