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The IITS 2007 Pop Culture Hall of Fame Nominees: Final Voting

Posted by Andrew Unterberger on December 17, 2007

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Well, friends and well-wishers, I’ve got no more categories of nominees for you. Now is the time to make sure that your voice is heard, by voting for up to five nominees (+ one optional write-in vote, though if you wanna write more than one, I certainly won’t stop you) from each category, to be the 2007 inductees to the IITS Pop Culture Hall of Fame. If you’ve slacked off on voting until now, if you’ve been deliberating endlessly, if you think you might’ve missed a category when you broke your all-time record by sleeping for 27 hours straight, better take this time to get right. Vote in the comment box here, or e-mail me at You guys have until Tuesday night to cast your votes, at which point I will tally and present the winners. If you don’t vote at all, that’s cool, just know that yours was the ballot I was really looking forward to being submitted, and that my crushing disappointment of your lack of participation probably means that I’ll soon lose motivation to write entirely and close the blog down by the New Year. Just sayin’.



  1. Avril Lavigne getting sued by the Rubinoos over “Girlfriend” (also: “Girlfriend,” Mandarin version)
  2. Akon & T-Pain appearing on 3,272,413 in the 2007 calendar year
  3. Rihanna’s pronunciation of the title to “Umbrella”
  4. The “Crank Dat Soulja Boy”
  5. Rock Goes Disco (Fall Out Boy, Killers, Good Charlotte, Finger 11)
  6. “I’m Hot ‘Coz I’m Fly, You Ain’t ‘Coz You Not”
  7. Alanis Morissette’s “My Humps” cover/video
  8. Amy Winehouse goes to Rehab
  9. MTV censors the good part of the “Beautiful Girls” chorus
  10. “It’s Britney, Bitch”
  • Honorable Mention: Timabaland moves to the left of the f/ symbol, “T-T-T-TOTALLY DUDE!!,” Colbie Calliat and Taylor Swift: Guitar is the New Piano, Gym Class Heroes sampling Supertramp and Jermaine Stewart, R. Kelly’s videos for “Real Talk,’ “Same Girl and “Trapped in the Closet (Parts 13-22)”


  1. McClane crashes a car into a helicopter in Live Free or Die Hard
  2. The House in Knocked Up
  3. Martin Scorsese Wins His First Oscar for The Departed
  4. Rose McGowan’s Machine Gun Leg in Planet Terror
  5. The surfeit of flop war movies (The Kingdom, Lions for Lambs, Rendition, In the Valley of Elah)
  6. “My Skull’s on Fire, But I’m Good”
  7. The YouTube Clip with David O. Russell giving Lily Tomlin what fer
  8. Young Seth’s Penis Drawings in Superbad
  9. Spate of Threequels (Spiderman 3, Shrek the Third, Pirates: At World’s End, Ocean’s Thirteen, The Bourne Supremacy, Rush Hour 3)
  10. The Simpsons Movie Finally Gets Released
  • Honorable Mention: The fake intro to Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for Theaters, RZA, Common and T.I. in American Gangster, The Southland Tales trailer, “Pop! Goes My Heart” from Music & Lyrics, Lindsay Lohan in I Know Who Killed Me


  1. Isiah Washington gets kicked off Grey’s Anatomy for calling T.R. Knight a “faggot”
  2. “It’s Business Time” from Flight of the Conchords
  3. Jack and Fayed’s final fight from 24
  4. The crying girl at Sanjaya’s American Idol performance
  5. Nerds & Losers Taking Over TV (The Big Bang Theory, Chuck, Reaper)
  6. House’s long-awaited first-ever correct diagnosis of Lupus
  7. The Caveman premiere
  8. SNL’s “Dick in a Box” short
  9. The Sopranos finale
  10. The WGA Strike
  • Honorable Mention: “Dayman” and “Nightman” from It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Barney going on The Price is Right on How I Met Your Mother, The series finale of The O.C., The Robot Chicken: Star Wars episode, and South Park’s Guitar Queer-O episode


  1. Baconator
  2. Gatorade Stealing with Harvey Keitel and Derek Jeter
  3. Singular’s IDK, My BFF Jill?
  4. Bud Light’s Fist Bump and Stairs Gag
  5. Old Spice’s Ahoy with Bruce Campbell
  6. SportsCenter’s Partying with Tony Romo (no clip, sorry)
  8. Emerald Nuts’ Robert Goulet messing with your stuff
  9. GEICO’s Loren Wallace Series
  10. Taco Bell’s Rules to Live By


  1. Don’t Tase Me, Bro
  2. Larry Craig Gets Busted for “Cottaging”
  3. Kyle Brown’s Contender for All-Time Biggest Skateboard Wipe-Out
  4. Dog the Bounty Hunter, You a Racist
  5. The Mitchell Report / Bonds Gets Indicted
  6. Ahmadinejad Talks at Columbia
  7. Astronaut Lisa Nowak Drives Across Country for Love, Insanity
  8. The Patriots go 16-0, The Dolphins go 0-16 (whoops)
  9. Rock Band
  10. Whoops, looks like I only did nine, so let’s slide “Chocolate Rain” in here
  • Honorable Mention: Dumbledore Outed, Colorado Rockies: On a Mission from God, The YouTube “Shreds” Series, Fillipino Inmates do “Thriller,” Black People Coaching the Suepr Bowl, Vanessa Hudgens gets nekkid, Anna Nicole Smith dies, gets famous, Alec Baldwin’s tough love parenting techniques, Gilbert Arenas’s “Gilbertology”

The Enemies:

  1. Jerry Seinfeld
  2. Nickelback
  3. Isiah Thomas
  4. Brian Robbins
  6. 50 Cent
  7. Chuck Lorre
  8. Adam Sandler
  9. Scott Boras
  10. Rachel Dratch

Vote early, vote often. Once, I mean.

8 Responses to “The IITS 2007 Pop Culture Hall of Fame Nominees: Final Voting”

  1. Mitchell Stirling said


    1. – I’ve seen this once be this genrte of advert annoys me know end over here so it’s worth a #1.
    2. Nickelback
    3. 50 Cent
    4. Adam Sandler
    5. Isiah Thomas

    Write-in: Anyone that thinks Madeline McCann and Princess Diana are front page news


    1. And I Think It’s Gonna Be a Long, Long Time
    2. Ahmadinejad
    3. Dog the Bounty Hunter
    4. Let There Be Rock
    5. Don’t Tase Me, Bro

    Write-in: The death of the most famous goat in Africa (


    2. IDK, my BFF Jill
    4. Goulet’s Grand Finale
    5. I Wanna Be a Cowboy

    Write in: Ape + Phill Collins (and Guinness Dominos)


    1. Don’t Stop Beli-
    2. Flight Of The Conchords
    3. 24
    4. Strike
    5. Dick in a box

    Write-in: “It’s a Hairy Turkey”

    Also, The Enimies of Reason, Gavin and Stacey, Heroes, Life On Mars, Doctor Who, PUlling, Party Animals, The Trial of Tony Blair, Michael Palin’s New Europe and Whatever Happened To Our Dreams of Freedom?


    1. The contents of the Ghostbusters lunch-box
    2. THe House in Knocked up
    3. THe Simpsons
    4. “My Skull’s on Fire, But I’m Good”
    5. Spate of Threequels

    Write-in: People leaving half an hour into The Assaination of Jesse James and short film titles


    1. Amy Winehouse goes to Rehab
    2. Rihanna’s pronunciation of the title to “Umbrella”
    3. “It’s Britney, Bitch”
    4. Alanis Morissette’s “My Humps” cover/video
    5. The “Crank Dat Soulja Boy”

    Write-in: The world’s largest listening party this decade for In Rainbows

  2. my kinetic android said

    Just voting for enemies

    Jerry Seinfeld
    Brian Robbins
    50 Cent
    Chuck Lorre

  3. Lisa said

    1. Amy Winehouse goes to rehab
    2. Soulja Boy
    3. Alanis Morisette’s humps
    4. Akon & T-Pain
    5. Avril Lavigne gets sued

    I’m skipping movies because they never let me out of the cellar.

    1. It’s Business Time!!
    2. Sopranos finale
    3. Dick in a Box
    4. Sanjaya’s weepy fan
    5. Cavemen

    1. IDK my BFF Jill
    2. Robert Goulay
    3. Ahoy!
    4. bud light
    5. Baconator
    write in—the snickers feast commercials (any and all of them)

    1. diaper road trip
    2. racist Dog
    3. Ahmadinejad
    4. chocolate rain
    5. rock band

    1. Nickelback
    2. Seinfeld
    3. Chuck Lorre
    4. and lets throw Nickelback on this list yet again
    5. Nickelback

  4. David said


    1. Isiah Washington
    2. “Business Time”
    3. Nerds
    4. Sopranos finale
    5. WGA strike


    1. Nickelback
    2. 50 Cent
    3. Recent Adam Sandler
    4. Jerry Seinfeld
    5. Chuck Lorre

  5. Steph said

    Avril Lavigne getting sued by the Rubinoos

    (Music sucked this year…)

    1. “My Skull’s on Fire, But I’m Good” (Actually a pretty okay movie. Campy, but fun.)

    2.The YouTube Clip with David O. Russell giving Lily Tomlin what fer
    3. Spate of Threequels

    1. House’s long-awaited first-ever correct diagnosis of Lupus
    2. The Robot Chicken: Star Wars episode
    3. South Park’s Guitar Queer-O episode

    1. Bud Light’s Fist Bump and Stairs Gag
    2. Old Spice’s Ahoy with Bruce Campbell
    3. Emerald Nuts’ Robert Goulet messing with your stuff
    4. GEICO’s Loren Wallace Series
    5. Write in– Direct TV one with Peyton Manning

    N/A for Misc. & Enemies

  6. Haley said

    1) Akon/T-pain take over universe
    2) Rihanna’s Umbrella
    3) Britney
    4) Soulja boy
    5) write in – all of those songs that became popular after being featured in commercials

    1) penis drawings in Superbad
    2) Knocked Up
    3) Simpsons movie
    4) Scorcese
    5) Die Hard

    1) IDK, my BFF Jill?
    2) Bruce Campbell’s Ahoy
    3) Bud Light’s staircase
    4) Robert Goulet
    5) write in – berries and cream

    1) Don’t Tase me Bro
    2) Larry Craig
    3) Insane Astronauts
    4) Dog hates black people
    5) Rock Band

    1) Gay’s Anatomy
    2) Sopranos finale
    3) Sanjaya crying girl
    4) Strike
    5) Nerds takeover

    1) 50 Cent
    2) Nickelback
    3) Free Credit
    4) Isiah Thomas
    5) Jerry Seinfeld

  7. Bouncy said

    1.) Martin Scorsese scores his first oscar
    2.) RZA, T.I. and Common in American Gangsta
    3.) The House in Knocked Up
    4.) Car into Helicopter
    5.) Machine-gun-leg

    1.) idk, my bff, jill?
    2.) Wendys
    3.) Snickers
    4.) Bud Light
    5.) Goulet

    1.) The Diapernaut
    2.) Dumbledore Outed
    3.) Larry Craig
    4.) Fillipino “Thriller”
    5.) Pats/Dolpins

    The Enemies
    1.) Scott Boras

  8. Victor said

    Under some prompting and duress by the blogger, here’s my list.

    I hope this satisfies your pathological need to list and rank everything.


    Soulja Boy
    Akon T-Pain

    Write in: As it was last year my enduring musical memory for the year is the soaring chorus of John Mellencamp’s “Our Country”.


    Simpsons Movie
    Departed Oscar
    Knocked Up

    Write in: I think we all knew where we were when “The Last Mimzy” begin its magical run in the theaters


    WGA Strike
    Sopranos Finale
    Nerds a plenty
    Dick in a Box

    Write in: How about the amazing Cinderella run of the “Twisted Misters” on the WSOPC on VH1?


    IDK my BFF Jill
    Taco Bell

    Write in: See John Mellencamp


    Larry Craig
    Chocolate Rain

    Write in: Will Ferrell’s “The Landlord” on Funny or Die, 40 million viewers can’t be wrong.


    Isaiah Thomas

    Write in: Hitler

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