Jim

Your annual dose of year-in-review celebrity snooze

In Culture, Unfettered stupidity on December 18, 2007 at 4:05 am

Normally, I cannot stand the year-in-review stories that pack newspapers this time of year. They’re generally not very thoughtful. Instead of providing some sort of perspective on our passage through time, they’re just a rehash. Frankly, they represent newspapers’ effort to pad out the space between the ads in a dead time for news — and for the newsroom; even journalists like to take time off during the holidays.That said, I ran across this bit of cheese, and it seemed to fit the SmartNews obsession with dumbness. So, in case I can’t find room for this bit of journalistic corned-beef hash in print, here ya go in blogoland:

2007’s wacky and tacky celebrities
From Britney to Paris, there was no shortage of star shenanigans this year

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