Another year, another thousand or so blogposts about Miley Cyrus and Facebook. We did a lot on Happy Place this year, and much of it was stuff we tried doing for the first time. Some of it you guys seemed to love just as much as us, some of it we really loved even though none of you bothered to read it.
It's the end of the year, the time of lists, and what better list than a collection of all the stuff we worked moderately hard on this year? Here are all the best and most popular posts of 2013. Take a look back and catch up on what you might have missed.
We imagined what our favorite TV shows would be like on Facebook, and then made the mistake of recapping every episode until we never wanted to look at Facebook or television again. Catch up on the last season of Downton Abbey, Game of Thrones, Mad Men, and the final season of Breaking Bad. We also addressed the heartbreak of the shows that went away.
We offered our definitive response to the introvert craze that swept the web over the summer, when everyone wanted to share something on Facebook that made them look like sensitive little flowers. It didn't stop the craze from ending, so we did it again.
We jumped into the regionally viral game of list-making that BuzzFeed perfected, with some mind-bending results.
And if that's not specific enough for you, try this one about hot air balloons.
You wanted romance tips? We gave 'em to you! From how to hook up at an airport, to reasons why you might be single, to the things you need to agree on before getting married. We even helped you decide whether to bother with deep winter booty calls, and whether a guy's relationship with his dog is a deal-breaker. If your love life is still in a shambles, don't blame us. We tried.
We took a look at terrible websites that are far more popular than ours and tried to help people avoid them. What happened next will make your jaw drop!
We entered the world of comedy criticism. Once. Actually, we just crapped all over a stodgy old critic who's scared of funny girls.