Up on the Sun's Top 5 Entries of 2008

Happy New Year, Phoenix. Here's one last look at 2008 with the top five blogs as determined by the sheer number of eyes that read them. Catch the top three slots after the jump.

5 - The Nintendo Experience Mobile Tour

I want to be the kind of Nintendo fan that happily shrieks at the chance to play mini games. I wish that I didn't mind waiting three months between releases for another game worth playing. I'd like to embrace casual gaming as a new video game direction, but after visiting the Nintendo Experience Mobile Tour I know that I can not...full story

4 - Local DJ Craven Moorehead parodies the Flobots with "Scottsdale Bars"

It was the politically charged Flobots that took their song "Handlebars" and turned in into a smash hit on alternative radio stations, but it was local 103.9 The Edge DJ Craven Moorehead who turned it into a hyper-local parody that will live on in infamy...full story

3 - Guinness World Record For Most Tattoos Given In 24 Hours Shattered

It's the 521st time Cantrell has given this "AZ" tattoo since noon, and while he could probably do it, as the cliché goes, in his sleep, there's no time for any of that. He's still 205 tattoos away from becoming a world record holder. But Cantrell doesn't just want to break the record for the number of tattoos given in a 24-hour period. He wants to blow it wide open...full story

2 - Metallica goes diva on the Internet...again

What the hell is wrong with Metallica? I had some empathy about the whole Napster snafu in 2000, when the band complained about copyright violations and being ripped off for royalties when Napster was a free file-sharing site. Metallica won a settlement from Napster (now a pay site), and alienated a lot of fans in the process...full story

1 - Top Ten Video Games You Should Be Listening To

Play them all you want, but we're betting that your memories of laying waste to the final boss will fade over time while the melodies from these adventures will keep playing in your head forever...full story

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Jonathan McNamara