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2016 Special Benanas

Every year, 10 (or so) Special Benanas are awarded to the best and worst things. There is no logic or rationale to the categories…just whatever I happen to think of. So without further ado, this year’s Special Benana winners are: … Continue reading

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2016 Main Page

Oh no! The Golden Benanas were hacked! After being passed over as host of this year’s ceremony, Oedipuss hacked the telecast and proceeded to present the awards all by himself. At first it was weird, but then everyone realised that the … Continue reading

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The Grahammies (2016)

Golden Grahammy – Bwana, Capsule’s Pride (Bikes) Based on a reimagining of the Akira soundtrack. Very silly and very serious techno all at once. I had more fun with this than anything else. TETSUO! Silver Grahammy – Jai Paul, Jai Paul An … Continue reading

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Movies (2016)

Golden Benana Winner – La La Land  Silver Benana – 10 Cloverfield Lane Bronze Benana – The Nice Guys Ever since Tamira kissed Max and broke Sean’s heart, I’ve been looking for revenge. Watching and waiting for 20 years to find my opportunity. … Continue reading

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Television (2016)

Golden Benana Winner – American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson Silver Benana – Silicon Valley (Season 3) Bronze Benana – Fargo (Season 2) So usually this is where I struggle to find enough theatre productions to fill out a top 10 … Continue reading

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Videogames (2016)

Golden Benana Winner – The Witness (PS4) Silver Benana – Rocket League (PS4) Bronze Benana – Doom (PS4) For a couple weeks, my living room was filled with little scraps of paper covered with grids and notes and codes and scribbles. And I remember … Continue reading

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Books (2016)

Golden Benana Winner – The Story of a New Name, by Elena Ferrante Silver Benana – Sapiens, by Yuval Harari Bronze Benana – Being Wrong, by Kathryn Schulz I will go to my grave having no idea why Elena Ferrante’s books are so great, … Continue reading

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The 2015 Benanas

Remember the 2015 Golden Benanas? Liar. No one does. They were the worst ones. In case you for some reason want to re-live them, here were the winners: Film Golden Benana: Kingsman: The Secret Service Silver Benana: The Spectacular Now Bronze Benana: Creed Books Golden … Continue reading

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