Here’s to 2013!

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2013 was a big year for Beutler Ink—we hired a bunch of staff, we did some incredibly cool projects, and we became the company that we are today. But 2013 was also a big year for the rest of the world. Miley twerked! The world got a new Pope! Yahoo! bought Tumblr! Okay, maybe that’s overkill on the exclamation points…

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The point is that 2013 was full of fun, exciting, and memorable stuff. We wanted to do something cool to commemorate the year that was, so we tapped the illustration awesomeness of Mario Zucca to make an end-of-year pop-culture-and-news mashup, highlighting some of the events and people that made 2013 what it was. Check it (or buy it)!

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Here's to 2013!

List of included people and events:

  • Tina Fey and Amy Poehler lampoon Taylor Swift at the Golden Globes; Swift gets pissed
  • Justin Timberlake announces a return to music
  • Baltimore Ravens beat San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII
  • Vine app launches
  • Beyonce performs at Superbowl XLVII
  • Netflix series House of Cards premieres
  • Harlem Shake
  • First-ever women’s UCF fight (Rousey vs. Carmouche)
  • Dead Space 3 launched
  • 3D printer for stem cells developed
  • DOMA ends + Prop 8 overturned
  • Pope Francis elected
  • Robin Thicke (“Blurred Lines”) vs. Daft Punk (“Get Lucky”) for song of the summer
  • Candy Crush Saga becomes most popular game on Facebook
  • BioShock Infinite released
  • HTC One launches
  • Higgs Boson confirmed
  • Roger Ebert dies
  • Reese Witherspoon arrested for disorderly conduct
  • Iron Man 3
  • Lakers guard Kobe Bryant suffers torn Achilles’ tendon
  • Samsung Galaxy S4 launches
  • Edward Snowden leaks NSA secrets
  • Lindsay Lohan in rehab
  • Arrested Development Season 4 (finally) premieres
  • The Office final season
  • Behind the Candelabra airs
  • Final season of How I Met Your Mother begins
  • Star Trek Into Darkness
  • The Great Gatsby
  • The Hangover Part III
  • Gif versus “jif”
  • Yahoo purchases Tumblr
  • Customer irate at lack of Dunkin’ Donuts receipt
  • Kimye have baby, North West
  • Paula Deen racism scandal
  • James Gandolfini dies
  • Jon Stewart goes on hiatus leaving John Oliver in charge of The Daily Show
  • Third season of Game of Thrones concludes with record ratings / Red Wedding
  • World War Z
  • Man of Steel
  • LeBron James and Miami Heat win 2nd straight NBA Championship
  • Chicago Blackhawks win the Stanley Cup
  • The Last of Us released
  • Instagram adds video
  • Airplanes movie
  • Prince George of Cambridge born
  • Lauryn Hill goes to prison for tax evasion
  • Cory Monteith of Glee dies
  • Netflix series Orange is the New Black premieres
  • Pacific Rim
  • The Wolverine
  • Google Reader closes
  • Miley Cyrus twerking at the VMAs
  • Twerking girl lights herself on fire
  • Grumpy Cat meets Lil Bub
  • BuzzFeed launches Internet for cats
  • Olinguito discovered
  • Doctor Who 50th anniversary
  • Breaking Bad ends
  • Jenny McCarthy becomes new co-host of “The View”
  • The Fox (What Does the Fox Say?) goes viral
  • Diana Nyad completes 110-mile swim from Cuba to Florida
  • Dennis Rodman goes to North Korea
  • Grand Theft Auto V
  • iOS 7 / iPhone 5S/5C released
  • “Abundant, accessible” water on Mars
  • Voyager-1 officially leaves solar system
  • U.S. government shuts down
  • Affordable Care Act website launches
  • Lou Reed dies
  • Jonas Brothers break up
  • Netflix surpasses HBO for subscribers
  • Marcia Wallace, voice of The Simpson’s Edna Krabappel, dies
  • Gravity
  • Ender’s Game
  • Bulls guard Derrick Rose returns to court after rehabbing ACL injury; gets injured again
  • Boston Red Sox beat St. Louis Cards, win World Series
  • The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
  • Twitter IPO
  • Playstation 4 launched
  • Xbox One launched
  • Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag released
  • Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
  • China to attempt first unmanned Moon landing
  • Bill de Blasio wins mayor of New York

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