Our 40th annual Pazz & Jop critics' poll counts down the top 25 singles of 2012. Read how we came to these conclusions (hint: it involves math).
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On January 14th, Sailor Jerry held the 102nd birthday party for the tattoo artist (who is the rum's namesake) at Passenger Bar in Brooklyn. To celebrate, tattoo artists were on hand to dole out free ink.
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On January 11th, all the crazy kids came dressed to the nines in their super-duds for the Superheroes & Villains rave at Webster Hall. Spinning for these superfriends were Comic Strips, Udachi, Nicky Twist, Dali, Alex English, and Atom C, Rekels. P
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This year, 500 Pazz & Jop voters submitted their Top 10 albums and singles. With albums, they have 100 points to divide among their Top 10 picks, with each entry receiving no more than 30 points or less than 5. There's no point-ranking system for the singles category, which remains amorphous,...
On January 13th, Improv Everywhere's annual No Pants Subway ride took over the MTA and filled New York's subway system with pantsless straphangers.
ALL PHOTOS BY C.S. MUNCY
MORE: MORE: No Pants Subway Ride Photos, 2012
See other year's photos here: 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2006.