year in pictures, courtesy of The New York Times.
Paste counts down the 100 best Twitter accounts of 2011. Ellen Barkin, surprisingly enough, is missing from the list.
Keyframe blog, Kevin Lee hosts an "End of Year Party" packed with contributors' top ten lists.
Mitt Romney, who recently
won the supportof one George H.W., won't be showing you his tax returns.
For Towerload, Nathaniel Rogers whips up
a list of the year's best LGBT film characters.
Steve Jobs is going to
receive a posthumous Grammy Award.
The first—and very familiar—trailer for Ridley Scott's
Prometheus is here.
No, Lance Bass, you can't say
that on televison.
For MUBI, David Hudson compiles
a collection of critics' takes on Steven Spielberg's , including observations from War Horse Slant's own Jaime N. Christley.
With 18.3 million views, lesbian-raised Iowa teen Zach Wahls's plea for same-sex marriage rights was YouTube's
most watched political video of the year.
Alec Baldwin isn't
horny enough to run for mayor of New York.
For your Yuletide viewing,
Vulture has 40 TV Christmas moments in two minutes.
Below, last night's
X-Factor winner, Melanie Amaro, performs Beyonce's "Listen":
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