Welcome to the official ballot for the first-ever PBB "Slackie" Awards. This contest is a celebration of the year-in-review in pop culture and personal amusement.
You will be asked to vote in a number of categories over the next day and a half, so keep checking back for new categories! Cast your votes in the comment box!
Some categories will have slots where you may suggest a nominee, and each "write-in" candidate that you suggest will be summarily ignored. This way, it's like you're actually participating in the electoral process!
We'll start off with the basics.
MOVIE OF THE YEAR:
--Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
--Kill Bill, Volume 2
--Shaun of the Dead
ALBUM OF THE YEAR:
-- "How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb," U2
-- "Twentysomething", Jamie Cullum
-- "A Ghost is Born", Wilco
-- "Hot Fuss", The Killers
-- "Franz Ferdinand", Franz Ferdinand
-- "Good News for People who Love Bad News", Modest Mouse
NEWS STORY OF THE YEAR:
--The Capture of Saddam Hussein
--The Abu Gharaib Prison Scandal
--Bush Wins the 2004 Presidential Election
--The CBS "MemoGate" Scandal
--The Boston Red Sox Win the World Series
--The 9/11 Commission Report
--The Death of Ronald Reagan
CONDIMENT OF THE YEAR:
--A-1 "Bold and Spicy" Steak Sauce
--Classic Yellow Mustard
--Tony Chachere Creole Seasoning
NEWSMAKER YOU'D MOST LIKE TO SLAP:
--George W. Bush
--Howard "Rebel Yell" Dean
NEWS ANCHOR OR PUNDIT YOU'D MOST LIKE TO SLAP:
Be sure to check back later for more categories!!!
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