Blender’s top 500 songs since 1980


001. "Billie Jean" – Michael Jackson
002. "B.O.B." – Outkast
003. "Sweet Child O’ Mine" – Guns N’ Roses
004. "One" – U2
005. "Smells Like Teen Spirit" – Nirvana
006. "Like a Prayer" – Madonna
007. "Love Will Tear Us Apart" – Joy Division
008. "Sucker MCs" – Run-D.M.C.
009. ". . .Baby One More Time" – Britney Spears
010. "In Da Club" – 50 Cent
011. "My Name Is" – Eminem
012. "The Message" – Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five
013. "Fight for Your Right" – Beastie Boys
014. "You Shook Me All Night Long" – AC/DC
015. "Hey Ya" – Outkast
016. "I Want It That Way" – Backstreet Boys
017. "Super Freak" – Rick James
018. "I’m Coming Out" – Diana Ross
019. "Just Like Heaven" – The Cure
020. "The Show" – Doug E. Fresh and the Get Fresh Crew

Okay my head has officially exploded…50 cent and the Backstreet boys made the top 20?  Yeah if those two made the list, I want to know why Eddie Murphy’s "Party all the time" isn’t listed here. [ONTD posts the full list]

Michael Jackson Falling Down



"Michael Jackson fell to the ground as he tried to make his way through a throng of hundreds of fans outside the Victoria Palace theater, where he watched the stage version of the movie "Billy Elliot." Security staff forced a path for Jackson, 47, through the admirers and photographers standing outside the theater so he could reach the front door. But the singer fell in the commotion."

He couldn’t quite moonwalk his way out of this one.[just jared scoop]

Monday Morning Quick Hits



It looks like Madonna has pissed off religious folks again. In some what related news, Marty McFly finds 2005 not so different than 1985 after all.

Doctors complain that Hollywood sex scenes omit condoms. Sony announces next Bond movie will involve 007 finding cure for AIDS.

Harry Potter becomes subject matter for college professors, with panel discussions like "Bucolic Bullionism: Economics in the Wizarding World".   

Bobby DeNiro’s maid, previously pinched for pilfering people’s prized possessions, presently penned for poaching person’s papers. Pfff

Jackson falls on face trying to avoid fans, face miraculously does not break.

British singer Robbie Williams embraces black magic. Has yet to learn the spell that makes people magically appear at his concerts.

Is your girlfriend sick of your Old Spice? Try some CB I Hate Perfume in varieties like Snow, Rubber Cement, Skunk, or Roast Beef. Coming soon: Gasoline.

The “might as well be Friday Afternoon” Edition of Quick Hits



Nothing says "honey, let’s take a trip and lose the kids college
tuition money" quite like big guys in thongs. Las Vegas to host a
Grand Sumo Tournament.


  that would prohibit gays, lesbians and single people from using
medical science to assist them in having child
is withdrawn after
protests. Will be forced to use penis instead.

Andy Warhol’s film, ‘Empire’, is being screened in London for the 1st
. It’s an eight hour single stationary shot of the landmark building.

Russia launches collapsible spacecraft. Plans to hitch it to their space station wagon.

Yahoo’s CEO belittles Google’s attempts at expansion. Asserts "his name is cooler, so there," takes his toys, goes home.

Secret summit of Santas has drawn up guidelines for girth, beard length, attire, footwear and general demeanor. Personally,I like my Santa’s like I like my martinis: Dirty.

Best of Friday Linkage



Hinokio – "In order to avoid attending
school physically, Iwamoto Satoru began operating a robot remotely from
home to go to school in his place. Hinokio could be controlled from his
bedroom. The story is about how the robot tries to communicate with the
people around him."


Exploding Hampsters" A fantastic game for a Thursday.
The premise is, er, simple. You play Death Jr. (a younger kind of
Death), and your task is to hurl hamsters with C4 plastic explosive
strapped to their backs at the large red monster, and see how far the
resulting explosion flings the monster’s flaming head around the


Playmobil – Security Check PointWTF toy of the day Because strip searching for cocaine has never been more fun.


                                Interview With a Pirate
– Classic National Lampoon sketch about professional
                                pirating, starring Christopher Guest and John


A Quoi ça Sert L’amour? - "A great little bit of "Ah, what the hell is life?" animated short. Set to an Edith Piaf and Theo Sarapo duet."