And here's some year-end tab clearing:
The History of Rome podcast series. About 150 hours' worth, worth every minute. You'll need to dig around to get to the start.
Ugly Pirate's facebook page.
A clinical look at libertarians.
The other Zingarelli artist. No known direct relation.
A horrifying potential preview for the coming year.
Americans are not stupid. Well, at least not all of us. Yet.
Finally, here's a little music to round things out: a collection of Field Hollers.