Is 2009 finally over? So many memories! Many of them awful! Sure we had a few good times — on this day one year ago, Ben Silverman was still squandering his brilliance at NBC, Avatar was but only a twinkle on James Cameron’s hard drive, and a foolish world doubted the Oscar-hosting abilities of a certain bare-chested Wolverine-portraying Australian — but here’s hoping for a better 2010. Before we head down to Times Square for the evening, we leave you with a ranked, slideshow-based list of Vulture’s finest 2009 slideshow-based lists. Happy New Year! We’ll see you on Monday.