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As easy on editors as mindless lists are in print, they're even better online. has perfected the art with its "first annual blog index," cashing in the magazine's tastemaking reputation on a crassly effective pageview-generating effort. We're mostly jealous we didn't do it first.'s Drew Curtis sums it up: "That's the point — pick shit people don't agree with, generate controversy, SPREAD THE FUCKING THING OVER 50 PAGES WITH NO INDEX, profit." We suspect if Fark actually showed up on the list — nah, Curtis would still tell 'em they were hosers. Here, we'll make it easy for both you and Drew. Rather than clicking "next" two dozen times on Time's page, just read our one-page version below. That seems easier.

The Top 25 Blogs

  1. The Huffington Post
  2. Lifehacker
  3. Metafilter
  4. TreeHugger
  5. PostSecret
  6. Blog di Beppe Grillo
  7. Engadget
  8. Freakonomics
  9. Gigazine
  10. Ace of Spades HQ
  12. Gawker
  13. Andrew Sullivan
  14. Velveteen Rabbi
  15. Boing Boing
  16. TechCrunch
  17. Web 2.Oh...really?
  18. The Sartorialist
  19. Daily Kos
  20. The Consumerist
  21. Indexed
  22. Threat Level
  23. The Dullest Blog in the World
  24. Bad Jocks
  25. The Reverse Cowgirl

The 5 Most Overrated Blogs

  1. Slashdot
  2. Jim Cramer Blog on
  3. Ars Technica
  4. Nicholas Kristof On the Ground
  5. I can has cheezburger