2013 In A Single Cartoon Picture


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. 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, 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), 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, 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, Yahoo purchases Tumblr, Kimye have baby, 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, Prince George of Cambridge born, Cory Monteith of Glee dies, Netflix series Orange is the New Black premieres, Pacific Rim, The Wolverine, Miley Cyrus twerking at the VMAs, Doctor Who 50th anniversary, Breaking Bad ends Jenny McCarthy becomes new co-host of “The View” , What Does the Fox Say? goes viral, Grand Theft Auto V, iOS 7 / iPhone 5S/5C released, 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, 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, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues.

Published by Larry Fire

I write an eclectic pop culture blog called THE FIRE WIRE that features articles about books, comics, music, movies, television, gadgets, posters, toys & more!

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