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The 2006 Weblog Awards Finalists Announced

Below are the finalists for The 2006 Weblog Awards. Voting begins Thursday evening. Finalist badges are available now and voting is scheduled to begin Thursday.

[Note: In order to get this information out as fast as possible we've not done all the formating that will go along with the listings that will be included with the polls. Each poll will have hyperlinks for all of the finalists sites as well as RSS (or Atom) feed links (where available) for each of the finalists. We also hope to have OPML links for each the finalist slates as well.]

Cateogory Listing of The 2006 Weblog Awards Finalists:


Best Blog

Huffington Post
Daily Kos
Post Secret
Michelle Malkin
LGF
TMZ
Boing Boing
Power Line
InstaPundit
The Corner at NRO


Best New Blog

the fiveforty
WIMN's Voices!
Blue Crab Boulevard
Jane Lake Makes a Mistake
Reformed Chicks Blabbing
jules crittenden
LesbianDad
TexasFred's
Hang Right Politics
konagod


Best Individual Blog

The Anchoress
Dr. Sanity
Andrew Sullivan
Lileks
Evangelical Outpost
Majikthise
Riehl World View
Blue Star Chronicles
Talking Points Memo
Glenn Greenwald


Best Humor Blog

Jon Swift
IMAO
BlameBush!
The Dick List
The Hatemonger's Quarterly
Curmudgeonly & Skeptical
ScrappleFace
My Brain Hates Me But I Hate It More
Knowledge is Power
Sadly, No!


Best Comic Strip

Day by Day
Cox & Forkum Editorial Cartoons
Dog eat Doug
Sluggy Freelance
Chuck Asay
Being Five
Dry Bones
Malfunction Junction
Least I Could Do
Savage Chickens


Best Online Community

Townhall Blogatorium
BlogHer
Blogcritics
Oh No They Didn't!
Fark
The Daily Kos
Street Prophets
MetaFilter
Free Republic
Book Crossing


Best Liberal Blog

Pandagon
Think Progress
skippy the bush kanagroo
Eschaton
Jesus' General
Shakespeare's Sister
Bring It On!
Hullabaloo
Bitch Ph.D.
Legal Fiction


Best Conservative Blog

Ace of Spades
Captain's Quarters
Little Green Footballs
Hugh Hewitt
Michelle Malkin
Mary Katherine Ham
Patterico's Pontifications
Red State
The Jawa Report
Power Line


Best Centrist Blog

Good Will Hinton
Homeland Stupidity
The Glittering Eye
The Gun-Toting Liberal
The Moderate Voice
PolCentre
Althouse
C'est Moi
Winds of Change
QandO


Best Media Blog

Beltway Blogroll
On Deadline (USA Today)
Media Blog on NRO
Pundit Review
Tammy Bruce
Anderson Cooper
James Wolcott
NewsBusters
Eat The Press
The Raw Story


Best Technology Blog

Life Hacker
RSA Security Blog
Daring Fireball
TechDirt
Ask Dave Taylor
Tech Crunch
Gizmodo
Engadget
Slashdot
Shiny Shiny


Best Sports Blog

BlogCritics Sports
Kissing Suzy Kolber
Deadspin
Ben Mahler
the mighty mjd
True Hoop
Blue Grey Sky
MisterIrrelevant
Full Throttle
Baseball Musings


Best Military Blog

American Soldier
Bouhammer's Afghanistan Blog
Blackfive
Grey Eagle, A Female Soldier
Michael Yon
Mudville Gazette
Neptunus Lex
Op-For
Sgt. Hook
SMASH


Best Law Blog

How Appealing
Becker-Posner
Blawg IT
Balkinization
Concurring Opinions
Consumer Law & Policy Blog
The Grotian Moment: Saddam Hussein Trial Blog.
IMPACT
The Volokh Conspiracy
JURIST - Paper Chase


Best Business Blog

Asymmetrical Information
BizzyBlog
Club for Growth
Curious Cat Management Improvement Blog
Doing Business in Real Time
Influential Interactive Marketing
KnowHr Blog
Problogger
Reasoned Audacity
ShopFloor.org


Best LGBT Blog

Queerty
Keith Boykin
Dorothy Surrenders
Pam's House Blend
Ohlala Blog
Gay Patriot
Transcending Gender
Box Turtle Bulletin
Towleroad
The Republic of T.


Best Parenting Blog

Rockstar Mommy
Breed 'Em And Weep
Lil Duck Duck
Mother Talkers
Rocks in my Dryer
Testosterhome
Phantom Scribbler
The Delaney Diaries
Troll Baby
Notes from the Trenches


Best Educational Blog

IvyGate
Michael Bérubé
Joanne Jacobs
Eduwonk
The Education Wonks
SpunkyHomeSchool
A Shrewdness of Apes
History is Elementary
Education Policy Blog
Faith and Theology


Best Science Blog

Pharyngula
John Hawks Anthropology Weblog
RealClimate
Deltoid
Good Math, Bad Math
Mixing Memory
The Panda's Thumb
In the Pipeline
Bad Astronomy Blog
SciGuy


Best Medical/Health Issues Blog

Brainhell
Flea
Stayin' Alive
Short Gut News
Respectful Insolence
The Cheerful Oncologist
A Life Less Convenient
docinthemachine
The Cancer Blog
The Amazing Adventures of Diet Girl


Best Photo Blog

Photos by Seawitch
Cute Overload
Daily Puppy
Travis Ruse
Little People
X-processed
Chromasia
Daily Dose Of Imagery
joe's nyc
A Walk Through Durham Township


Best Culture Blog

The Cool Hunter
Ain't It Cool News
Tucker Max
Global Culture
Tom Watson
The Jay
Kineda
Pop Candy
Televisionary
TiFaux


Best Diarist

Dooce
Green Apple Martini
Ruthlace
Just *dot* Christina
Thinks By Me
Lifecruiser
Dizzy-Girl.net
Raymi The Minx (NSFW)
My Life Is One
Robin Slick: In Her Own Write


Best Gossip Blog

Celebitchy
D-Listed
Just Jared
Perez Hilton
Pink Is the New Blog
The Superficial
What Would Tyler Durden Do
Defamer
Agent Bedhead
Young, Black & Fabulous


Best Music Blog

Twangville
Sterogum
David Gilmour
Nothing But Green Lights
i guess i'm floating
Blogcritics Music
Ryan's Smashing Life
...your home for SOUL
Glorious Noise
My Old Kentucky Blog


Best Podcast

Not Your Usual Bollocks
Dancing About Architecture
Shire Network News
Slate Magazine Daily Podcast
EconTalk at Econlib.org
This American Life
Derb Radio on National Review Online
On The Media
Violet Blue (NSFW)
Search the Scriptures Daily


Best Video Blog

Crooks and Liars
HotAir
ZeFrank
Alive In Baghdad
Rocketboom
Ask a Ninja
Josh Leo
Minnesota Stories
Lonelygirl15
realVerse


Video Of The Year

David Zucker Albright Ad
Free Hugs
VenetianPrincess's Mission: XBOX video
Asian BSB
Daily Dancer
Internet is for Porn
Hips Dont Lie fan version
Mary Katharine Ham: Get out the vote
Diet Coke and Mentos
Brokeback to the Future


Best Canadian Blog

Small Dead Animals
Samantha Burns
CalgaryGrit
My Blahg
Matthew Good
bound by gravity
Amber Mac
Milkmoney Or Not, Here I Come
Peace, order and good government, eh?
Girl on the Right


Best UK Blog

samizdata
normblog
Slugger O'Toole
EU Referendum
Harry's Place
It's My Blog and I'll Say What I Want To.
Route 79
UnSpeak
JonnyB's Private Secret Diary
The Spicy Cauldron


Best European Blog (Non UK)

Otimaster
Free Thoughts
No Pasaran
The Right Nation
DAW
David's Medienkritik
The Brussels Journal
Retecool
Fistful of Euros
Bella Ciao


Best Asian Blog

8.T.C.M.
The China Law Blog
Pinoy Stupid
IZ Reloaded
The Western Confucian
One Man Bandwidth
The Daily Dumpling
Kristin Collins (Commontales)
Japan Marketing News
Desicritics


Best Middle East or Africa Blog

Aqoul
Armies of Liberation
Elder of Ziyon
Rantings of a Sandmonkey
Saudi Jeans
Secret Dubai Diary
The Sudanese Thinker
Treppenwitz
Global Voices Online (Middle East/North Africa)
Iraq The Model


Best Australia or New Zealand Blog

Tim Blair
John Quiggin
kitta.net
Observation Deck
Andrew Bolt
All Men Are Liars
David Farrar
Not Bean
Staralicious
The Bartlett Diaries


Best Latino, Caribbean, or South American Blog

26th Parallel
Babalu
Blog for Cuba
Caracas Chronicles
Caribbean Free Radio
In Search of Utopia
Luz de Luma
Venezuela News and Views
The Devil's Excrement
Mark In Mexico


Best of the Top 250 Blogs

My Vast Right Wing Conspiracy
All Things Beautiful
Castle Argghhh!!!
Stop The ACLU
Feministe
JustOneMinute
Orcinus
Sisu
The Median Sib
Talk Left


Best of the Top 251 - 500 Blogs

Betsy’s Page
Confederate Yankee
Flopping Aces
Jarhead’s Firing Range
Point Five
Regime Change Iran
Sister Toldjah
Texas Rainmaker
The Daily Brief
Star Sailor


Best of the Top 501 - 1000 Blogs

Radioactive Liberty
Vince Aut Morire
Merri Musings
Project 2996
Stones Cry Out
Darleen's Place
Hooah Wife & Friends
Blogs of War
Decision '08
Joust the Facts


Best of the Top 1001 - 1750 Blogs

Boots And Sabers
Boi From Troy
Soldier's Angel
The American Princess
Scottish Right
Willisms
A Town Crier
Deep Thought
Holy Mama!
Murdoc Online


Best of the Top 1751 - 2500 Blogs

Coyote Blog
Parkway Rest Stop
The Zero Point
Last Left Turn Before Hooterville
Diggers Realm
The Queen of All Evil
Nehring The Edge
From My Position... On the way!
Pollster
Cathy's World


Best of the Top 2501 - 3500 Blogs

VikingSpirit Blog
The Impolitic
The Stupid Shall Be Punished
The Colossus of Rhodey
Random thoughts- Do they have meaning?
Imago Dei
mAss Backwards
Jeff the Baptist
The Random Yak
Cobb


Best of the Top 3501 - 5000 Blogs

EagleSpeak
Another Rovian Conspiracy
The Debate Link
InsoluBlog
Martin Andrade Blogs
Right From Left
Better Living Thru Blogging
CDR Salamander
Geeky Mom
Blue Gal


Best of the Top 5001 - 6750 Blogs

Doug Ross @ Journal
File It Under
Strategy Revolutions
Conservative Outpost
Sean Gleeson
The Bodie Specter
Caerdroia
Gina Cobb
The Chutry Experiment
Ramble Strip


Best of the Top 6751 - 8750 Blogs

Mazurland Blog
lonetreeontheprairie
Garfield Ridge
NoSpeedBumps
Right Angle Blog
A Keyboard and a .45
Pruned
Lonewacko
Scribal Terror
Platypus Society


Best of the Rest of the Blogs (8751+)

Property of a Lady
Free Frank Warner
Dr. Melissa Clouthier
A Templar's Knight
LizaWasHere
Little Nuances
World Famous Recipes
The Centre for Emotional Well-Being
Famous Quotes
Popped Culture

Welcome to The 2006 Weblog Awards!

The Weblog Awards are the world's largest blog competition, with over 525,000 votes cast in the 2006 edition for finalists in 45 categories. Nominations ended November 24, and voting was conducted between December 7 and December 15. Final results will be announced Dec. 18, 2006.

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