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The Best of 2009

Its time to make one of those “Best of Year” lists you always see around this time of year and havng never made one before im going to list my favorite things of 2009.

With all sorts of things included from album,Artist,Song and movie etc. At the moment im just listing possable choices;

 

 

Best Film:

  • District 9
  • Public Enemies
  • Star Trek
  • In the Loop

Best PC Game:

  • Empire Total War
  • Arma 2
  • Dragons Age:Origins
  • Call of Duty  MW2
  • Anno 1404 – Dawn of Discovery
  • Batman: Arkham Asylum

Best Console Game:

  • Assasins Creed 2
  • Fifa 10
  • Dragons Age:Origins
  • Call of Duty  MW2
  • Grand Theft Auto 4 DLC’s
  • Batman: Arkham Asylum

Best Album:

  • Doves:Kingdom of Rust

Best Artist:

  • Doves

Best Concert/ Live Performance

  • Doves- GMEX, Manchester, 18 Dec
  • The Pixies – Dublin Oylmpia 2 oct

Best Song:

  • Doves – Winterhill / Kingdom of Rust
  • Chicane – Poppiholla
  • Paul Van Dyk – home
  • John O’Callaghan Ft. Sarah Howells – Find Yourself

Best TV Show:

  • The Unit
  • Lost
  • Prison Break
  • 24
  • Mad Men

Best Comedy:

  • The Thick of it
  • The Office
  • Family Guy
  • South Park
  • The Simpsons

The two Best Posters on Youtube?

youtube200wFor many weeks ive been thinking about who are my favorite people to visit on youtube, now im not a youtube addict but one guy on there well two have made me keep checking my subcriptions videos to see if they have added a new video recently and theres only one winner here and its only cause i just die laughing each time at his videos.

I feel like crap for saying this because the other “poster” was somebody i was following for a lot longer. Ive no idea what weird search on youtube lead me to either of these two dudes but heck im glad my brain did.

Before you even mention that complete fucktard “Fred”, im sorry thats not funny at all, at my age, at your age, heck at any age. If you ever meet this YT’er please do to him, wellever you see fit.

Anyways the two best posters in my opinion are;

1) Ray William Johnson
this guys is brilliant he starts out by showing a viral video, you know one of those videos that goes around the web thats usually of somebody falling or doing something stupid and he just makes funny observations on it simple and as funny as that.

2) SxePhil
Almost the same idea as above with a bit more focus on current events and news stories while just about the same amount of funny observations.

I-Tunes Sucks, admit it!

itunes-button-logo-300×300.jpgI hate I-Tunes and i hate buying music from itunes not becausei could get ir for free if i looked hard enough i want my music that i pay for in the Mp3 format and without DRM protection which music you buy from I-Tunes has. Usually the music you buy is in the (.m4p) format, a protected Mp4 file. Which means you cant use it on anything other than I-Tunes and your I-pod.

MP4-Protected I-Tunes Music Format:
This sucks make no mistake about it, i have an I-pod and its great but i hate I-Tunes and i hate music that you buy thats got DRM (Digital Rights Management). However there is a few ways around this if your determined to get the music you bought on your other Mp3 player which doesnt support M4P. I recently went about finding out how i could do this as i wanted to use the music i bought from itunes in my own music library software which only plays Mp3 files. This method is quite messy and very frustating to do but it does the job.

Basically it involves “Burning” a Audio Cd in I-Tunes to a virtual CD-Burner which then converts the Audio tracks to Mp3 sounds complicted and it is slightly. The software is called “NoteBurner” and its quite good at what it does.

M4A – Unprotected I-tunes Music Format:
If the music you bought has this format then you can use some software to convert the music to mp3 quite easilily, check out “m4a-to-mp3-converter” from maniactools.com

Mafia Nicknames

946asopranos-posters.jpgWas reading an article on a cool blog i found by accident about mafia nicknames.

US and Italian authorities launched a massive operation against the New York and Sicilian Mafia Thursday, arresting more than 80 suspects in a sweep described as a major blow against organized crime.

Prosecutors in New York unveiled a 170-page indictment against 62 individuals detailing murder, racketeering, loan sharking, conspiracy, drugs and extortion charges for crimes going back as far as the 1970s.

The sweep netted 61 alleged members of three of the five families that run the Mafia in New York — the Gambino, Genovese, and Bonanno families.

Among those facing charges were top Gambino leaders including acting boss John D’Amico, also known as “Jackie the Nose,” acting underboss Domenico “The Greaseball” Cefalu and consigliere Joseph “Miserable” Corozzo

“Jackie the Nose” is such a funny name i cant get my head around that one. So i did a quick google and i found some more, none of them beat “jackie the Nose”
http://www.geocities.com/TelevisionCity/set/1173/nickn.html

Willie Alderman “Ice Pick”
Anthony Joseph Accardo “Joe Batters, Big Tuna”
Johnny Masiello “Gentleman”
John Gotti “The Dapper Don”,”The Teflon Don”,”Mr. Untouchable”
Giussepe Masseria “Joe the Boss”
Anthony Casso “Gas Pipe”
Phillip Cestaro “Philly Broadway”
Vincent Gigante “The Chin”
Michael Coppola “Trigger Mike”
Anthony Corallo “Tony Ducks”
Michael Falciano “The Falcon”
Carmine Fatico “Charlie Wags”
Ralphie Galione “Wigs”
Joseph Gioelli “Joe Jelly”
Frank Guidice “Frankie the Beard”

First Post, and blog number 3!

Been meaning to make a proper blog for months, having 2 blogs already (video and WoW) blogs i thought i better make a proper one!. Anyway gonna post my thoughts on stuff and hopefully if anyone is outthere they will find this blog.

My video blog contains all the best videos i find on the net from everything to World of Warcraft, Music Videos, Movie clips and weird Japanese game shows. Thats just about everything. You can find it here:
http://videos.irishbloke.net

The other Blog is just where i keep my World of Warcraft tips and addons etc its nothing special but i try to keep quick links to the wow forums for different specs. So its quite Usefull for finding something really fast.
http://wow.irishbloke.net