A Led Zeppelin world tour? Sorry, that was a whole lotta hype. Madonna and Guy Ritchie's love story? Ditto. As the curtain comes down on 2008, the Los Angeles Times bids farewell to this year’s departed cultural phenomena.
- Joaquin Phoenix’s movie career: He walked the line as Johnny Cash; now he’s walking away from Hollywood to pursue music.
- Madonna and Guy Ritchie: Now pinch-hitting for Ritchie: Alex Rodriguez.
- The Shield: gripping cop drama gets its gold watch.
- Led Zeppelin tour hopes: a one-off reunion benefit show had fans climbing the stairway to disappointment.
- Crazy Britney: Britney’s back and she’s attacking the charts, not the paparazzi.
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