In January, I [replaced my Sidekick with a Sidekick II](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/01/goodbye_old_fri.php), [realized I had been online for 10 years](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/01/10_years.php), [embarrassed myself at a Shaun Of The Dead signing](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/01/my_occasional_b.php), [had an amusing IM conversation about my cat](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/01/the_endless_str.php), [got dripped on](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/01/yellow.php), [went to a snowball fight in Central Park](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/01/the_snowdown.php), [celebrated one year of VJ Army](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/01/happy_1_year_bi.php), and [rediscovered my favorite short story](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/01/you_must_choose.php).
In February, I [took my first really good picture](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/02/passing_train.php), [rebuilt everything after my site got hacked](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/02/recovering.php), [fixed a life-long health problem](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/02/five_minutes_an.php), [surprised Katie on Valentine’s Day](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/02/the_2005_valent.php), [saw Spamalot](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/02/review_spamalot.php), and [wrote another Quicksilver tutorial](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/02/quicksilver_fro.php).
In March, I [witnessed a very hostile panel discussion at the MT&R](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/03/jeffrey_steinga.php), [saw TMBG vs. McSweeney’s at the Allen Room](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/03/mcsweeneys_vs_t.php), [indirectly helped get a game to market](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/03/defying_the_mac.php), [got the shit kicked out of me by a movie](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/03/oldboy.php), and [explained where the names of my websites came from](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/03/allmix.php).
In April, I [previewed the new NIN album](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/04/with_teeth_a_ni.php), [lost my faith in 24](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/04/24_the_most_lud.php), [had a very peculiar courtesy call](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/04/lappel_telephon.php), [got dripped on again](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/04/leaky.php), [was a “cool new person” on myspace](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/04/holy_calamity.php), and [played with Quartz Composer](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/04/quartz_composer.php).
In May, I [rewrote my biography page](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/05/a_life_in_anecd.php), [got sick to my stomach at work](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/05/smell_like_this.php), [acted as a photojournalist for a day](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/05/british_consula.php), [did a long legal analysis on Konami vs. Roxor](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/05/deconstructing.php), [went to the Nintendo World launch](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/05/nintendo_world.php), [made my sleep-talking come alive with Photoshop](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/05/the_cat_is_stuc.php), [revealed 24 Season 5 spoilers](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/05/24_season_5_spo.php), and [went to a Gorillaz Q&A](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/05/gorillaz_qa.php).
In June, I [saw Glengarry Glen Ross](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/06/glengarry_glen.php), [went to Six Flags and did Kingda Ka](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/06/cue_vengaboys.php), [turned 25](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/06/two_five.php), [transcribed the WWDC keynote](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/06/keynote.php) and [tried to get developers not to panic](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/06/awww_freak_out.php), [recorded videos at SVGL](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/06/son_of_svgl.php), [had a bizarre Flickr moment](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/06/flickr_the_worl.php), [started a musical project](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/06/help_change_my.php), [waxed ecstatic over PokerRoom](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/06/happy_100000000.php), [explained what I do for a living](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/06/what_is_it_youd.php), [illustrated the benefits of workblogging](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/06/workblogging_my.php), [captured a subway ride](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/06/tunnel_ride.php), and [worried about the health of the city](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/06/well_shit.php).
In July, I [took a stand against fanfic writers](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/07/tear_it_up.php), [went to the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/07/nathans_famous.php), [found out what a competitive eater listens to](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/07/whats_on_eric_b.php), [rallied against blog luddites in higher education](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/07/tribbles_need_n.php), [explained how to make your own workblog](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/07/start_your_own.php), and [spent 4.5 hours at the Del Close Marathon](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/07/del_close_marat.php).
In August, I [got the Shutterbugs bug](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/08/youre_on_with_the_bugs.php), [stood out in a thunderstorm](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/08/catching_the_rain.php), [did the Monte Cristo](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/08/the_full_monte.php), [went to a Comedy Central taping and saw Ted Leo](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/08/save_your_strength.php), and [leaked a song online](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/08/ted_leo_new_song_mp3.php).
In September, I [canceled my New Orleans vacation](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/09/rerouted.php), [geeked the hell out over the DJ Shadow box set thing](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/09/inside_dj_shadows_public_works.php), [explained how to download Taiko no Tatsujin PSP songs](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/09/how_to_download_taiko_no_tatsu.php), and [went to my first Channel 102 show](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/09/channel_102_shows_posted.php).
In October, [my world shrunk just a bit more](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/10/world_gradually_collapsing_fil.php), I [examined the new iPod Video files](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/10/analyze_itunes_60_video_files.php), [my love for Pat Kiernan grew more](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/10/pat_kiernan_rocks_the_sidekick.php), [I took in the oddest music industry panel possible](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/10/industry_vs_artistry_braindump.php), [took a week off](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/10/vacation_postcard.php), [went to Eugene’s CD recording](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/10/eugene_mirman_cd_recording_rep.php), [mused on the mystery smell of ’05](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/10/sweet.php), [told the tale of two comedy shows](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/10/the_six_words_of_comedic_death.php), and revealed that [I am horrible at not cheating at games](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/10/cheat_to_win.php).
In November, I [saw NIN in concert](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/11/this_is_the_first_day_of_my_la.php), [reviewed the Channel 102 November showing](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/11/channel_102_november_recap.php), [laughed at Pengo](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/11/pengo_the_pimp.php), [had a joke catch up with me a year and a half later](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/11/like_a_gay_porn_site_with_a_ma.php), and [schooled a street team](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/11/free_advice_for_online_street.php).
In December, I [saw Ted Leo again](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/12/ted_leorx_webster_hall.php), [pondered the true name of my cat](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/12/whatever_you_call_him_he_still.php), [walked to work](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/12/the_walk_to_work.php), [took another great picture](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/12/interesting.php), and [caught the Lazy Sunday bug](https://vjarmy.com/archives/2005/12/true_that_double_true.php).
Other metrics of interest:
– [Upcoming.org Past Events](http://upcoming.org/user/384/past/)
– [Flickr: 2005 Photos](http://www.flickr.com/photos/remydwd/archives/date-posted/2005/detail/)