In honor of the holiday season, and to provide our most thorough year-end roundup ever, our editors have dug through the 2005 trenches to find some truly shiny nuggets culled from the year. Along with staff picks and choice moments, there are some categories that you might not see in print (see "Gratuitous Monkey Spot" and "Best Line Spoken By a Sensitive Hipster"), so check out the Opinion section when "It's a Wonderful Life" just isn't doing it for you any more.
Also, keep a bookmark on your laptop set to the AdCritic homepage, because in the days leading up to the beginning of 2006, we'll be counting down the most viewed broadcast spots of the year, starting today with numbers eight, nine and ten. In addition, our Interactive section will feature our ten favorite campaigns of the year. Whether you're celebrating Chrismahanukwanzakah or Festivus, make it a happy one.