2018 Man of the Year: Eddie Desmond: Flag Dude

Eddie Desmond#Resistance, as we all know is only allowed in protest of President Trump. But what if you live on an island of 20 million people, ruled by a Communist Mayor and represented by some of the most liberal members of the United States Congress? How then can one #Resist? The answer, apparently, is you can't.

2018 Man of the Year: Japanese Man Who Went 20 Years Without Speaking to His Wife

Japanese Man Who Went 20 Years Without Speaking to His Wife"Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way," Tolstoy wrote in Anna Karenina. In Ada, Nabokov reversed the dictum of his great predecessor, suggesting that "All happy families are more or less dissimilar; all unhappy ones are more or less alike." Which is right? In 2018, one man arguably tipped the scales in favor of the author of Pale Fire.

2018 Man of the Year: Mr. Kurd

Mr Kurd Rahim RashidiThe first reference to the Kurdish people appears on a tablet that has been dated to the third millennium before the common era. In those days of stone and wind and blood there dwelt in the land of Karda, fast by Lake Van, a great tribe. They have dwelt in the harsh beauty of the desert ever since, as empires rose and fell, prophets, visionaries dreamed, and a new, somewhat drearier world of machines emerged.

2018 Man of the Year: Kanye West

Kanye White HouseIt's the defining fashion statement of our time, but the Make America Great Again hat's meaning and power hadn't been fully plumbed until Kanye West's Oval Office visit. Thanks to his historic IQ and spiritual attunement, Kanye expanded the minds of the nation by harnessing the masculine energy of President Trump's humble red hat. The result was such a powerful demonstration of hidden truths that the media twisted Kanye's words, mocking him for what they know in their hearts to be right.

2018 Man of the Year: Jeff Bezos

Jeff BezosAmazon founder Jeff Bezos has done more to improve the forgotten man's quality of life than any do-gooder, politician, or "courageous" journalist alive, and his latest commendable deed was reaching out to the part of the country most in need of his aid: the Washington, D.C., area.