Best of the Best: 2008

Elijah Kampsen

Elijah Kampsen

January 26, 2009 12:00 AM CST

With the beginning of the new year, we thought we'd take a second to reminisce on the past year. It's was a great year for journals, blogs, and MOST of all, videos! So, without further adieu, we present our Top Picks from each section for the year 2008. Enjoy!

Top 5 Videos of 2008

1. The End of Official Orange / Dead Dog

End Of Official Orange

Tied for first is...

The End of Official Orange: Jeff and Elijah hit a bump in their friendship when they get a shot at big fame.
AND
Dead Dog: Jeff buys a dog from an over-coated freak.

2. 23 Things To Do With America

23 Things To Do With America

23 Things To Do With America: Jeff and Elijah explore 23 different ways to celebrate the 4th of July.

3. Mousehunt

MouseHunt

Mousehunt: Jeff and Elijah must deal with the repercussions of being addicted to a computer game.

4. Hey That's My... / Road Rage

Road Rage

Tied for 4th is...

Hey That's My...: Elijah must deal with a kleptomaniac interested in his possessions.
AND
Road Rage: Armando Diaz hosts a special report on the repurcussions of road rage.

5. Romeo and Juliet

Romeo & Juliet

Romeo and Juliet: Jeff and Elijah re-enact a famous scene from the famous play written by famous historian William-famous-Shakespeare.

Top 10 Blogs of 2008

  1. Abilene by Elijah & Jeff
    Jeff and Elijah take a half day trip to Abilene, KS. (includes pics)
  2. Leap Day by Elijah
    Elijah rants about Leap Day.
  3. Ordinary Conversations by Elijah & Jeff
    Jeff and Elijah have a normal conversation.
  4. The Hunt for Wild Strawberries by Jeff
    A violent, little boy takes it upon himself to search for the legendary wild strawberries.
  5. Akavar by Elijah
    Elijah rants about Akavar and their lousy commercials.
  6. My Date with Linzy by Elijah
    Elijah has a conversation with Verizon Wireless customer support.
  7. Wal-Mart Prank Calls by Elijah
    Elijah has a conversation with a Wal*Mart employee.
  8. The Corn People by Jeff
    Jeff tells the legend of the mysterious Corn People.
  9. Imaginary Numbers by Jeff
    Jeff rants about imaginary numbers.
  10. The Miracle Worker (Revised) by Elijah
    Elijah, bored with the original version, rewrites The Miracle Worker.

Top 3 Journals of 2008

  1. Journal 10
    Elijah tests the grading habits of his favorite English teacher.
  2. Journal 7
    Elijah gives a walkthrough of his Pokemon game, during class.
  3. Journal 15
    Someone, out to get Elijah, leaves a nasty surprise in his bookbag.