|By David Weinberger||
|January 1, 2014 08:15 AM EST||
It’s been a disappointing year for those of us who enjoy Top Ten Top Ten lists. Last year I found an arguable ten or so for my Top Ten top Ten Top Ten list.
This year, my Top Ten Top Ten Top Ten lists contains only four:
Top Ten Best of 2013 Lists of 2013 Washington Post. Alexandra Petri.
10 Top 10 Lists – Storytelling edition Harvard Nieman Storyboard, Paige Williams
The Local’s top ten top ten lists of 2013 The Local: Sweden’s News in English, Oliver Gee
The Top Ten Top Ten Lists of 2013 Swan Fungus
Then there were some sites that seemed promising but can’t count in a list as rigorous as this. I have my standards, people!
Top Ten Top Ten Lists At TopTenTopTen.com, a site that is down. This particular list, by BrassManBob, has one list with only three entries.
Top Ten of Everything Time Magazine. Only lists six
Film Critic Top Ten Lists Metacritic. Lists 73 or so
Not only is this a disaster for this year’s list, it calls into question our progress toward the dream: a Top Ten Top Ten Top Ten Top Ten list. But I have hope. We can do this!