Externally, 2004 wasn't wholly without satisfaction--Bush's getting a second term and John Kerry not getting a first one, for instance--but as far as my personal life is concerned, 2004 sucked the sweat off a dead man's balls. I plan to spend some portion of tonight dancing and stamping on the ashes of the old year. But for those who'd rather wallow in remembering the year that shall henceforth be known to me as "the year that shall not be remembered", I recommend Dave Barry's guide. It's in two parts:
http://news.postbulletin.com/newsmanager/templates/localnews_story.asp?a=208520 and is no worse a round-up than any of the others.