best of 2008

The 15 Best Music Videos Of 2008

2008, for all its Debbie Downers, had some of the hottest dance music and videos! Since MTV won’t play them, WE WILL! From fantastical geometric landscapes to sonic glam ninjas, here are The Frisky’s picks for the Best Music Videos of the Year:

1. Empire of the Sun, “Walking On A Dream”: This Australian… More »


The Top 5 Women’s Rights Wins Of 2008

Women, like 41-year-old mother and five time Olympic swimmer, Dara Torres, made a lot of headlines this year. However, we also made some incredible strides out of the swimming pool. In honor of all those hardworking, won’t take no for an answer kind of bad asses who made those achievements possible, here are the Top… More »


10 Things I Learned In 2008 & 10 Things I Hope To Learn In 2009

In the school of life, every year is a learning experience. And 2008 certainly had its educational moments. Here’s how this year made me a hip smarty-pants and how I hope 2009 will make me a mensa-like slut.

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The Best Male Bloggers of 2008

Who are 2008’s best male bloggers? From gadget geeks to beat-makers, supadupastars to trendhunters, celebrity stalkers to street shooters, we’ve rounded up the best of the guy bloggers. Found out who they are after the jump. … More »


The 10 Biggest Names Of 2008

The following names were on everyone’s minds and lips in 2008…
Barack Obama
Sarah Palin
Britney Spears
Heath Ledger
3G Network
Twilight
Michael Phelps
Sasha Fierce
“The Real Housewives of Atlanta”
“Mad Men” … More »


The 15 Best Videos Of 2008

It’s been a big year! I just spent the last few hours pouring through the hundreds of videos we’ve posted on The Frisky, trying to determine which 15 were the funniest, the cutest, the most inspiring, simply the BEST. It was a tough call, but we hope you’ll agree that the 15 videos after the… More »


The Greatest & Gayest Headlines Of 2008

With the passing of Proposition 8, 2008 has left a bad taste in a lot of our mouths. But it would be sad to let a year full of PR triumphs for one of the hardest working and most outspoken communities slip by without acknowledging all the honors and milestones that have been achieved! So,… More »


10 Best Couples Of 2008

We witnessed some really happy couples and some that made us shake our heads this year. We put the following 10 couples in the best category because they definitely generated a buzz in pop culture. … More »


The Best Cries Of 2008

2008 was a year filled with ups and downs. We laughed, we cried, and we captured it all on camera! While 2009 promises plenty of tears — thanks to Brody Jenner’s upcoming show “Bromance,”, we must honor the whimper that was the past 12 months. So, to commemorate those who weren’t afraid to just letMore »


10 Albums From 2008 You Might Have Missed

Sure, we loved listening to Coldplay’s “Viva La Vida” and Rihanna’s “Disturbia,” but there were a lot of great albums that didn’t get any radio airtime or Grammy nominations. Below, some of my favorite albums that were released this year. … More »


The Best & Worst Celebrity Quotes Of 2008

The 10 Best

1. “For those of you who don’t think length matters, I disagree.” – Martha Stewart, holding a 15-ft.-long hot dog, on an episode of her TV show.

2. “I really don’t believe that you will love the same thing when you’re 20 as you do at 30. So that was… More »


10 Biggest Celebrity Fashion Trends For 2008

Every year we look to celebrities for fashion inspiration, and 2008 was no different. Some celebs veered a little too far left of what is fashionably acceptable and others hit the target. Even if you didn’t commit to any of the following trends, you can’t deny that they made statements in 2008. … More »


10 Biggest & Best Comebacks Of 2008

This year was full of surprise comebacks from celebrities to TV shows to vampires. We didn’t expect quite a few of these pop culture comebacks, but thankfully, we were happy to see them. … More »


The Best Boob News Of 2008

While it’s hard to measure your boobs for a bra, it’s easy to measure a year by them. And 2008 certainly had its peaks and valleys! The economy sagged, Barack lifted us, Heidi Montag made us heave, and Tina Fey perked us up. All in all, these past 12 months have been a titacular time! More »


Songs We Were Obsessed With In 2008

The year is winding down, which means it’s time to reflect back on the music we played over, and over, and over, and over, and over again. Below, listen to the songs we had on repeat, then let us know whether you agree with our selection in the comments! … More »


10 Pop Culture Phenomena We Hope Don’t Come Back In 2009

Now that 2008 is winding down, we realize that a lot has happened in pop culture this year. Some pop culture phenomena were rather awesome, like the launching of The Frisky and Tina Fey’s Sarah Palin impersonations, but others were rather annoying or dreadful. So after the jump, our list of the 10 pop culture… More »


The Best Female Bloggers Of 2008

Who are 2008’s best female bloggers? From futurists to postfeminists, octogenarians to mommies, nonbloggers to celebrities, we’ve rounded up the best bloggers who happen to be women. Found out who they are after the jump. … More »