Saturday, December 20, 2008

Short list of 2008

List of lists for 2008- a partial list of memorable
Books for the political junkie: a top ten list of 2008

What Happened: Inside the Bush White House and Washington's
Culture of Deception. by Scott McClellan
Yes We Can: Barack Obama's History-Making Presidential Campaign by Scout Tufankjian
Goodnight Bush: A Parody by Gan Golan
Eats, Shoots and Leaves. by Lynne Truss
Alpha Dogs: The Americans Who Turned Political Spin into a Gobal Business. by James Harding
Netroots Rising: How a Citizen Army of Bloggers and Online Activists
Is Changing American Politics. by Nate Wilcox
Gaming the Vote: Why Elections Aren't Fair (and What We Can Do About It) by William Poundston
In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto. by Michael Pollan
The Trillion Dollar Meltdown: Easy Money, High Rollers, and the
Great Credit Crash. By Charles R. Morris.
The Devil We Know:Dealing with the New Iranian Superpower. by Robert Baer
Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions. By Dan Ariely
(okay, top 12 list since I could not weed them out.)
Top CD's of 08
Momofuku- Elvis Costello
Matchbox Twenty- Exile on Main St.
Keep It Simple- Van Morrison ( A sober van sounds very different)
Continuum- John Mayer
Black Ice- AC/DC
Collective Soul- Youth
Radiohead- In Rainbows
The Fray- How to save a life
Jack Johnson-Sleep Thru The Static
Death Cab for Cutie- Plans
Kings of Leon- Only By Night
Herbie Hancock- The Joni Letters
Robert Plant & Alison Krauss- Raising Sand
Counting Crows- Saturday Nights
Top ten songs of '08 for the fun and frivolity of subjectivity:
Bubbly- By Colbie Caillat
Sly- By Cat Empire
That's not my name- By The Ting Tings
Love Remains the Same By Gavin Rossdale ( aka Mr. Gwen Stefani)
Into the wild- By Eddie Vedder
Sex on Fire- By The Kings Of Leon
Mercy- By Duffy
The Beast -By Hurricane
1234- By Feist
Killing The Blues- By Robert Plant & Alison Krauss

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Hi The Buzz,

On behalf of Exile Productions and Exile Publishing, many thanks for plugging Van Morrison's new album and, for your readers’ info, up-to-the-minute news on Keep It Simple and Van’s 2008 shows is, of course, available on and and, for a limited period, you can still see Van's exclusive BBC sessions at . We’re also pleased to announce that an increasing archive of exclusive film footage of Van Morrison performances has now been made available for fans on Exile’s official YouTube channel at

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