Clark Benson

Clark Benson Ranker
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Hollywood Hills, CA - United States 46 yrs website google+ twitter
Ranker founder. I like to make lists. Mainly about music. Much more of that to follow. If there are things you love/hate/features you want to see at Ranker (we're always improving) email feedback AT ranker DOT com and the message will probably get to me, provided it's in English.
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  1. Best Doom Metal Bands

    Best Doom Metal Bands

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  2. rerank The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

    my rerank of The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

  3. Qfewwefwee

    Qfewwefwee

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  4. Riot Fest Chicago 2013 Reviews and Rankings

    Riot Fest Chicago 2013 Reviews and Rankings

    Gotta give it up for Chicagoans. In the pouring rain at 3PM, 6 hours before the 'Mats are scheduled to take the stage, Bob Mould still draws a huge crowd (of dads) to ...
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  5. Celebrities Who Have Aged the Worst

    Celebrities Who Have Aged the Worst

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  6. Bonnaroo 2013 Reviews and Rankings

    Bonnaroo 2013 Reviews and Rankings

    Updated through the full festival. Reviews, videos, and often setlists (and of course, rankings) of the Bonnaroo Festival 2013 in Manchester, TN. Ranking and reviewing ...
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  7. Bottle Rock Fest 2013, Ranked

    Bottle Rock Fest 2013, Ranked

    Caught the first 2 days of the inaugural Bottle Rock Festival, in Napa CA in May 2013. Had an obligation or would have stayed for the 3rd - the festival was a great time ...
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  8. Coachella 2013, Ranked

    Coachella 2013, Ranked

    Reviews of 20 Coachella sets from Weekend 2 of the 2013 Coachella Music Festival. I'd give this year a B in the Grand Ranking of Coachellas, which I will get to one of ...
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  9. rerank The 50 Greatest Led Zeppelin Songs

    my rerank of The 50 Greatest Led Zeppelin Songs

  10. Best Albums of 2012

    Best Albums of 2012

    No stone classics this year on par with last year (Black Keys and Adele), but overall about 10 truly excellent releases, and many really good ones. In many cases I've ...
    3,379 views
  11. vote Best Books About Startups

    Best Books About Startups

    The best books about startups and starting a business in today's fast-moving business environment, chosen from a long list of business books and ranked by votes from ...
    3,818 views 196 votes
  12. My Favorite Bands As Of 11/1/82 (Age 14)

    My Favorite Bands As Of 11/1/82 (Age 14)

    Evidence of an obsessive Ranker (and a music nerd) since long before this internet-thing existed. Written in cursive on a spiral-bound notebook (not even thin-lined . .
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  13. rerank My Top 50 Albums Of The 80's (At The Time)

    my rerank of My Top 50 Albums Of The 80's (At The Time)

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  14. Bonnaroo 2012 Reviewed + Ranked

    Bonnaroo 2012 Reviewed + Ranked

    Reviews, videos, and setlists of the Bonnaroo Festival 2012, all 25 artists that I saw. Ranking and reviewing all the music I caught live at the Bonnaroo Fest in ...
    14,885 views
  15. Best Guitar Teams

    Best Guitar Teams

    Typical Best Guitarist rankings are not usually fair to the "team players" of great guitar bands. This list is for them - usually duos, but sometimes even ...
    7,874 views
  16. The Best Horribly-Named Rock Bands of All Time

    The Best Horribly-Named Rock Bands of All Time

    List of great bands with crap names. Criteria: great band, and crap name. Greatness of band and crappiness of name are weighted equally, but mediocre names don't count - ...
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  17. rerank Best Albums of 2011

    my rerank of Best Albums of 2011

  18. The 5 Albums in My Heavy Catalog Rotation the Longest

    The 5 Albums in My Heavy Catalog Rotation the Longest

    Albums that have never lost favor in my rotation, ranked by their longevity since i obtained them. I will be on my deathbed and still be listening to these, probably via ...
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  19. rerank The 400 Best Albums of the 1990s

    my rerank of The 400 Best Albums of the 1990s

  20. Companies I Have Founded

    Companies I Have Founded

    I am a serial entrepreneur. Ranker is my 5th startup in 15 years, and I'm not looking to start anything else for awhile - Ranker is pretty ambitious, and there is a LOT ...
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  21. vote The Best At What They Do

    The Best At What They Do

    I give Maximum Respect to all on this list. Each is, IMHO, the best alive at What They Do. The list reflects my personal hobbies and interests and is certainly nowhere ...
    88,143 views 6,949 votes
  22. vote Why Do "Supergroups" Have Such Crap Names?

    Why Do "Supergroups" Have Such Crap Names?

    List of horribly-named Rock Supergroups. Why this trend? Do they not have access to a thesaurus? Is it because the bandmembers don't have shared-life experiences and ...
    9,883 views 425 votes
  23. vote Best Songs About The Iraq & Afghanistan Wars

    Best Songs About The Iraq & Afghanistan Wars

    Contrary to popular belief, there have been quite a few excellent songs written about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, though very few have become popular hits. Check ...
    11,665 views 140 votes
  24. Top Albums of 1989

    Top Albums of 1989

    An OK year for music - at least by late-80s standards. Writing this years later, only a handful (Dolittle, Oh Mercy, Disintegration) of these records are truly timeless ...
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  25. rerank Top 500 Musical Groups/Artists of All Time

    my rerank of Top 500 Musical Groups/Artists of All Time