Top 20 of 2006

 ThePhoenix.com's 20 most popular stories of the year
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  December 29, 2006

1.The 100 unsexiest men in the world: Who would Scarlett least like to be with? By Bill Jensen and Ryan Stewart.

2.32 worst lyrics of all time: The votes are in, Ms. Lavigne. By Bill Jensen and Ryan Stewart.

3.Sex (circa 2006): Oral is the new second base, the "mostly" girls keep on kissing girls, and the Bro Job has arrived (but is still not ready for its close-up). By Camille Dodero.
4.Ten classic season finales: Cliffhangers, attempted murders, and obscene amounts of money. By Ryan Stewart.
5.The 20 greatest bosses in video game history: In honor of National Boss Day, thePhoenix.com presents the ultimate kingpins. By Ryan Stewart and Mitch Krpata.
6.Sweet Information! John Hodgman holds forth on eels, mole men, and Macs. By Mike Miliard.
7.Quiet warfare: Few have been paying attention to that other ongoing terrorist threat. By Jenniger L. Pozner.
8.Does your life suck? In the MySpace-meets-Matrix online world of Second Life, everyone is sexy, real money flows, and pixels are the only limitation. By Camille Dodero.
9.Code yellow: Peeps star in porn, snuff films. By Mike Miliard.
060217_sneakers_list 10.Life, love, and sneakers: The culture of high-end kicks is about to blow up in Boston. How many pairs do you have? By Camille Dodero.
060217_sneakers_list 11.Attack of the 50-foot Oprah. Why America's most powerful celebrity should be more feared than loved. By Mark Jurkowitz.
060428_suicide_list 12.The naked sorority: Never mind its tough-girl alt-porn feminism: SuicideGirls has already moved on to a new generation. By Camille Dodero.
060324_list_myspace.jpg 13.They have MySpace in heaven, right? Inevitably, the social netowrking site has become a virtual graveyard. By Camille Dodero.
060324_list_myspace.jpg 14.Where is the hate? The slow death of Kennedy loathing. By Adam Reilly.
060324_list_myspace.jpg 15.Apocalypse now and then: Doom, damnation, and other summer fun. By Peter Keough.
reggae05 16.The rise of Reggaeton: From Daddy Yankee to Tego Calderón, and beyond. By Wayne Marshall.
reggae05 17.More than words: Gary Cherone's Extreme viewpoint. By Kay Hanley.
reggae05 18.The 100 worst lyrics of all time: It's in your hands, America. By Bill Jensen and Ryan Stewart.
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19.World of pain: The space between free speech and respect in the ultimate culture war. Editorial.

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20.The new Web geniuses: How slackers with one dopey idea are getting rich. By Mike Miliard.

 

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