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End-of-year tradition (and, to be honest, pressing deadlines on work assignments) dictates that, in lieu of new posts, we offer you this round-up of Snobsite’s finest moments over the course of 2005, its inaugural year. The headline above, as any Rock Snob worth his salt knows, is an allusion to the curious title of Jethro Tull’s first greatest hits album (cover below). If some Snob out there has any idea what “M.U.” stands for, let us know.

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To see Steven and David’s “Honest” and “Rock Snob” lists of their Desert Island Discs, click here.

To see Steven and David confess their non-Snob-music guilty pleasures, click here.

To see Al Jaffee’s “Snobby Answers to Loser Questions,” click here.

To download a podcast of Steven and David’s appearance on WNYC’s “Soundcheck” program, click here.

To hear Meredith Ochs’s essay about Rock Snobbery on NPR, click here.

To hear the best parody ever of an insufferable Rock Snob, a comic bit by Tom Scharpling and Kenny Wurster called “The Music Scholar,” click here. (Scroll down to the part that says “The Music Scholar” and click the “Play Clip” button.)

To read our infamous VH1 parody, “I Love the Aughties,” click here.

We hope you enjoy this round-up, and keep an eye out in January for the new branch of this site devoted to The Film Snob*s Dictionary.

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