Things That Shouldn’t Be Archived #2 — The Year In Review

December 23, 2009

The eternal conflict is whether these things shouldn’t be archived due to their culture-eroding awfulness or whether they should be archived as a warning to future generations. Perhaps file it under Things Their Creator Wishes Weren’t Archived: The promotional video for Microsoft’s Songsmith, possibly the least essential software of 2009 (if one discounts the majority of the iPhone App Store content):

–2009 has been a hard slog in many sectors. Why did Microsoft have to go and make it even worse?–

It’s like karaoke, but without well-written songs, alcohol, friends, and fun. Oh Yeah!

— Joshua “Jazz Hands” Ranger