The Commenters You Meet in Yearly Roundup Hell

Ah, the end of the year. The perfect time for publications of every stripe to dust off old content, repurpose popular packages, and name their best/favorite/top everythings of the last twelve months. And, as NPR highlights with delicious accuracy, the commenters that come with those lists.

It's a terrific meta roundup, featuring personal favorites like The Person Who Is Exactly Right, The Unwitting Outlier, and of course my personal favorite:

The Minimalist: "These blow."

It's not pretty. But my goodness does it ring true. Check out NPR for the full list, even just to see which kind of year-end commenter you've been so far. [NPR]