Zach’s Best Of 2014

Best Movies/TV:
(This year I watched 103 movies, a 17% increase over last year & 123 episodes of TV, a 43% decrease over last year)
Grand Piano
Cuban Fury
Edge Of Tomorrow
Lego Movie
True Detective Season 1
Silicon Valley Season 1
Newsroom Season 3

Best Books:
(I read 40 books in 2014, a 14% increase over last year)
Down There by David Goodis
Clockers by Richard Price
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
The Fifteen Lives Of Harry August by Claire North
Altered Carbon by Richard Morgan

2014 Best Music Playlist:
Mariachi El Bronx – Everything Twice
Swingin’ Utters – Fistful of Hollow
Chris Staples – Dark Side of the Moon
Lagwagon – The Cog in the Machine
Rancid – Back Where I Belong
Tweedy – Low Key
The Copyrights – Slider
Reaganomics – Bite Your Tongue
Jake Bugg – Lightning Bolt
Masked Intruder – Saturday Night Alone
Cheap Girls – Slow Nod
The Menzingers – In Remission
toyGuitar – Words Between Us
The Thermals – You Will Be Free
The Methadones – Murmurs in the Dark

Most Exciting – Publishing my first book, This Side of the Dirt

Proudest Parent Moment – Training wheels came off my daughter’s bike

Proudest Husband Moment – Seeing my wife crush it as a realtor

Most Painful – Sliding across a hardwood floor in socks getting a huge sliver jammed deep into my foot

Happiest – Adopting my son

Scariest – Hiking over Pawnee Pass in Indian Peaks Wilderness at 12,500 feet in a storm

The Future Is Now Moment – Streaming movies uploaded to Google Drive to my home theater using Chromecast and the LocalCast App

Most Exhausting – Buying a house and remodeling it

Most Stressful – Travelling to California with three kids, three car seats, two strollers and 5 bags

Most Fun – Playing on the beach in California with my kids

Most Sad – Four chickens dead from raccoon attacks

Most Annoying – Stupid mice traps don’t do crap to catch mice in my house
Runner up – Missing turn on road trip that cost me an extra three hours in the car

Best Purchase – Presto PowerPop microwave popcorn popper
Runner Up – Teach Me Time! Kids Alarm Clock (if your kid constantly wakes up too early you can train them to sleep in with this (most of the time))
2nd Runner Up – Shorai Lithium Iron Motorcycle Battery

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