Remember the 56k days of WebCrawler? AltaVista? Netscape? Excite? Lycos? Man, did they ever get an 800-lb. banana stuffed in the tailpipe of their search engines. I'm no Nostradamus, but if I was Falco and had to write an international pop hit about the book of Revelations and the coming of das Tier, I'd be yodeling Google all over the Austrian Alps. Until that Day of Rock 'n' Roll Reckoning comes, Google is the master and commander of the Interweb with all the statistics that could possibly matter to anyone. Today, this one matters to us: a self-reflexive look back on the top fastest-rising searches of 2011 that proves just how much zeitgeist cred was held by Ryan Dunn. Wow.
Remember when Kim Jong-Il was the administrator of jackassworld.com? Want to honor the memory of Ryan Dunn and go flipping through time like Buck Rogers? Take a Sunday drive in this time machine.