50 Coolest Websites 2005
Home base for nearly two-dozen baseball blogs, most of them devoted to specific teams. There's Lookout Landing (for Seattle Mariners fans), Fish Stripes (about the Florida Marlins) and Amazin' Avenue (Mets), as well as the terrific Beyond the Box Score and John Sickel's Minor League Ball. And each one has a diary where readers can chime in--a feature SportsBlogs Nation co-founder Markos Moulitsas Zuniga ported over from his popular (leftie) political blog, Daily Kos. If you blog about a team not yet represented here, make yourself known--score a spot on the roster and you get a piece of the ad revenue. Also good: BaseballBlogs.org
i really don't get it. how many times will sbnation be mentioned in the media with no reference to AN?
doesn't AN have like 10x the readers, a very active community, and interviews with the team GM and whatnot?
i looked at their other lists and it seems to have been a bad year for pretty much everything. there are only a few decent books (although i am ordering the new Ishiguro book) and not too much interesting music. i don't watch much television, but arrested development didn't make the list.
also, it seems to have been yet another mediocre year for movies (as every year since 2001 has been). i enjoyed the first two films on their list, grizzly man and downfall, but i can't think of any other decent movies from 2005.
even the other blogs they mention aren't that impressive. perhaps they wanted to avoid politics, but there are blogs across the political spectrum (instapundit, kausfiles, the plank) that i'd rather read. i did find this, for yankee haters: