Best Movie: Wall-E
Honorable Mention: The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency
Best Album (that I heard for the first time in 2008): Lily Allen, "Alright, Still"
Honorable Mention: Lyle Lovett, "The Road to Ensenada"
Best Book (that I read in 2008): I read 26 non-board books this year, and none really blew me away. I really enjoyed the Bartimaeus Trilogy by Jonathan Stroud, though, so I'll give that the nod.
Honorable Mention: Walter Mosley, "Blonde Faith," of just for a last mystery with Easy Rawlins.
Best TV Show: The Shield (what a finale!)
Honorable Mention: Doctor Who (what a first-half of a finale!)
Best Board Game: Ticket to Ride Nordic Countries
Best Video Game: Grand Theft Auto IV (100% complete, baby!)
Best Meal: 4th Anniversary dinner, Morels at the Palazzo Casino, Las Vegas
Best Day: The Ides of March, also known as Alex's birthday