These are the events of 2013 summed up in a single drawing by artist Mario Zucca to make an end-of-year pop-culture-and-news mashup. big pic! There are around 90 separate events depicted, including Game of Thrones’ Red Wedding, a bunch of video games and apps, pop culture sadness, and news stories.
List of included people and events: Tina Fey and Amy Poehler lampoon Taylor Swift at the Golden Globes; Swift gets pissed Justin Timberlake announces a return to music Baltimore Ravens beat San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII Vine app launches Beyonce performs at Superbowl XLVII Netflix series House of Cards premieres Harlem Shake First-ever women’s UCF fight (Rousey vs. Carmouche) Dead Space 3 launched 3D printer for stem cells developed DOMA ends + Prop 8 overturned Pope Francis elected Robin Thicke (“Blurred Lines”) vs. Daft Punk (“Get Lucky”) for song of the summer Candy Crush Saga becomes most popular game on Facebook BioShock Infinite released HTC One launches Higgs Boson confirmed Roger Ebert dies Reese Witherspoon arrested for disorderly conduct Iron Man 3 Lakers guard Kobe Bryant suffers torn Achilles’ tendon Samsung Galaxy S4 launches Edward Snowden leaks NSA secrets Lindsay Lohan in rehab Arrested Development Season 4 (finally) premieres The Office final season Behind the Candelabra airs Final season of How I Met Your Mother begins Star Trek Into Darkness The Great Gatsby The Hangover Part III Gif versus “jif” Yahoo purchases Tumblr Customer irate at lack of Dunkin’ Donuts receipt Kimye have baby, North West Paula Deen racism scandal James Gandolfini dies Jon Stewart goes on hiatus leaving John Oliver in charge of The Daily Show Third season of Game of Thrones concludes with record ratings / Red Wedding World War Z Man of Steel LeBron James and Miami Heat win 2nd straight NBA Championship Chicago Blackhawks win the Stanley Cup The Last of Us released Instagram adds video Airplanes movie Prince George of Cambridge born Lauryn Hill goes to prison for tax evasion Cory Monteith of Glee dies Netflix series Orange is the New Black premieres Pacific Rim The Wolverine Google Reader closes Miley Cyrus twerking at the VMAs Twerking girl lights herself on fire Grumpy Cat meets Lil Bub BuzzFeed launches Internet for cats Olinguito discovered Doctor Who 50th anniversary Breaking Bad ends Jenny McCarthy becomes new co-host of “The View” The Fox (What Does the Fox Say?) goes viral Diana Nyad completes 110-mile swim from Cuba to Florida Dennis Rodman goes to North Korea Grand Theft Auto V iOS 7 / iPhone 5S/5C released “Abundant, accessible” water on Mars Voyager-1 officially leaves solar system U.S. government shuts down Affordable Care Act website launches Lou Reed dies Jonas Brothers break up Netflix surpasses HBO for subscribers Marcia Wallace, voice of The Simpson’s Edna Krabappel, dies Gravity Ender’s Game Bulls guard Derrick Rose returns to court after rehabbing ACL injury; gets injured again Boston Red Sox beat St. Louis Cards, win World Series The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Twitter IPO Playstation 4 launched Xbox One launched Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag released Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues China to attempt first unmanned Moon landing Bill de Blasio wins mayor of New York