Top 10 TV/Internet shows of 2008 (finally) … and random thoughts

Here's evidence that "writer" is more of a lifestyle than a profession. When I lost my job to a layoff on Dec. 2, one of my first regrets was that I wouldn't get to publish my end-of-year top 10 lists.

I love writing and reading these lists. I practically wait by my mailbox to get Entertainment Weekly's year-end issue, and if a few of our choices match up, I know I'm not completely whiffing on what's cool in entertainment (I've been reading EW for more than a decade, and they know their stuff).


John’s Infinite Movie List: The top 10 movies of 2008 (finally)

As any movie fan knows, you need about half of the next year before you can see all of the movies from the previous year. So here's my better-late-than-never top 10 movies of 2008.

Really, this is basically a personality profile. You've probably already seen these films (if not, they're all on DVD now), but this list will give you an idea of what I like (nothing beats a well-made comedy), and therefore, whether you want to keep reading my blog.