Game of Thrones or Downton Abbey, depending on whether I feel like sword-fighting or knitting.
Most welcome return to the small screen
Beavis and Butthead
Best TV show on which to play catch-up on DVD/download
Best news app
Zite - the magazine that gets smarter each time you read it.
Best design-fetish app
Most-promising new app
Jildy - organizes Facebook the way Facebook can't do it itself.
Best photo app
Instagram (sorry, Liz Hover)
Most promising game app/trend
Shadow Cities - Adding a virtual game atop your reality
Best "What have I done with my life?" moment
Summly app is created by a 16-year-old.
The Idea Writers by Teresa Iezzi - the present and future of advertising.
Best new friend (below)
The sunshine that shines on my throw rug and creates a concerned face that sometimes gives me advice.
Bill Cunningham New York
Best superhero movie
X-Men: First Class
Best first-half of a superhero movie
Captain America - better as a wimp than a hero.
PJ Harvey - Let England Shake
Anna Calvi - Desire
Best sign (below)
Best menu item at a bar
The Yellow Dog's steak sandwich
Worst new local-TV trend
Morning show traffic coverage, starting at 6 a.m. In Winnipeg?
Worst ongoing local-TV trend
Second-best sign (below)
Best way to reboot education
Stanford free classes
Best class debate
Do ghosts exist?
Pharma Plus, Corydon
Friendly and helpful Starbucks drive-through window staff at the Taylor location.
Friendliest robot (below) The giveaway: the pet cat.
Best job trend
Starting your own business instead of workin' for the man.
Worst job trend (below)
Confidential company seeks anonymous employee for unstated salary.
Obama kills Osama
Netflix changes its business model
Best console game
Portal 2 for Xbox
Best Halloween costume - student (below)
Most worthwhile learning curve
Scariest social media to lawyers and other people who know nothing about it
Best sign that someone knows nothing about Twitter
"I don't care what Ashton had for breakfast."
Social-media trend that needs to go
Best social-media meets national-TV moment
My Facebook comment gets a shout-on on NBC Nightly News as part of its Steve Jobs TV coverage.
Best Halloween costume - teacher dresses as casket to show the students where there education and careers will eventually lead them.
Best new Christmas tradition - A snifter of balls at the Style Council.
Best live stand-up - Marc Maron at the Chicago Mayne Stage
Best Twitter buzz
The day I tweeted that I found this at The Forks:
Greatest return - Dancing Gabe and whatever that team he cheers for is called.
Best toy trend (below) - Disrespect meets obscenity
The Winnipeg Jets, 2011
The Winnipeg Jets, 1973 to 1990
Best TV ad
Best print ad
Worst urinal ad
Government of Canada's use of the color yellow and the word "tool" to sell its apprenticeship grants. He said, "Tool." Huh-huh, huh-huh.
Best imitation of myself