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AskMen.com’s most desirable woman

So AskMen.com released their list of top 99 Most Desirable Women of 2009.

According to this Yahoo article:

“James Bassil, editor-in-chief of AskMen.com, said the list was a “pulse-check” of the women that readers were not only following but also perceived as more than just a pretty face.

“Obviously good looks are one quality but intelligence, ambition and humor also count,” Bassil told Reuters.

“There are women in their mid to late 30s on this list who may be old by industry standards but you see more mature women on this list. The younger women getting a lot of play on gossip sites haven’t had the time to accumulate the achievements that a lot of these women have.”

Some thoughts on some of the top 99, plus the top 10 in reverse order.

Tina Fey

Tina Fey

97. Tina Fey: I really thought she would be higher, after all the media attention of her spoofing Sarah Palin and her Emmys and Golden Globe awards.

90. Britney Spears: How the mighty have fallen. Remember a few years ago when people like Britney used to dominate this list?

72. Yunjin Kim: My favourite character from Lost. I’m glad she made this list.

70. Jessica Simpson: Not sure how she made it on the list, because I don’t know anything she’s done since Dukes of Hazard.

55. Maria Menounos: I have to blog about her annoying hair commercial one of these days.

52. Christina Hendricks: I included her because she was on the TV show Firefly. She now stars in Mad Men.

50. Beyonce: How does someone usually recognized as so hot end up so low on the list.

45. Eva Longoria: I’ve never seen the appeal of her.

42. Angelina Jolie: Again, I’ve never really seen the appeal of her. Can someone explain it to me? Was it when she made out with her brother? Or when she carried a vial of blood around her neck?

41. Hayden Panettiere: From Heroes, and probably the youngest one on the list.

Summer Glau

Summer Glau

36. Summer Glau: Her character in Firefly and Serenity was awesome, but I think she’s on the list for her role in the Terminator television series.

35. Christina Aguilera: A combination of my Britney Spears and Jessica Simpson comments.

31. Isla Fisher: Should be higher, but she almost makes me want to Confessions of a Shopaholic.

22. Evangeline Lilly: Isn’t it funny how she’s one of the top most desirable women in the world, but couldn’t make the list for the Gemini Award of hottest Canadian actress?

16. Jessica Biel: Appearing nude in a film this year, which is why she’s probably on this list.

15. Jessica Alba: There’s always the debate: Which Jessica is hotter? So it’s probably appropriate the two of them are side by side on the list.

12. Emmanuelle Chriqui: The highest rated Canadian on the list.

10. Kate Beckinsale: She’s been in a lot of stuff, but I couldn’t think of one memorable role she’s had.

9. Kristen Bell: I love almost every thing she does (Heroes, Forgetting Sarah Marshall), she’s a huge hockey fan, but is a vegetarian.

8. Rihanna: I’m sorry, but it has to be said: Umbrella is the worst song of the past five years.

7. Scarlett Johansson: Again, no idea of the appeal of her.

6. Alessandra Ambrosio: Yeah, I’ve never heard of her either.

Anne Hathaway

Anne Hathaway

5. Anne Hathaway: She’s been getting a lot of attention lately, and deservedly so. If she’s in a movie, I want to watch it because odds are, it will be a good movie.

4. Keeley Hazell: A former Page 3 model in the Sun in Britain, but I am surprised she is so high on the list.

3. Marisa Miller:  A model, famous for being on the cover of Sports Illustrated.

2. Megan Fox: From the movie Transformers. And that’s all I know. But it sparked a debate after the movie between me, my wife and our couple friends of her age.

1. Eva Mendes: Very surprised by the number one selection. I haven’t seen any of work her since Hitch in 2003, but she must be doing something good if she’s number one.

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Hottest Canadians

For those who don’t know, Canada has its own version of the Emmy Awards called the Gemini Awards.

Most of the awards are the same as the Emmys (best actor in a comedy series, best actress in a dramatic series, writing, makeup, costume design, etc.) except it has to be a Canadian show.

Emmanuelle Chriqui is one of the nominees for hottest Canadian.

Emmanuelle Chriqui is one of the nominees for hottest Canadian.

But the Geminis are trying something new this year. They’re asking people to vote on a new category (or I’m assuming it’s new, because I haven’t heard of it before).

The category? TV’s hottest male and female Canadians.

The catch with this one is they don’t need to be on Canadian TV show to qualify, so it opens up the chance for a big name to be at the awards.

You can vote online here, but you have to vote for both a hot male and a hot female. Choose one, and your vote won’t count (I don’t know who will get my vote for hottest male).

The list of girls nominated: Tre Armstrong, Kristin Booth, Natalie Brown, Inga Cadranel, Kim Cattrall, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Shenae Grimes, Geri Hall, Tricia Helfer, Natasha Henstridge, Cheryl Hickey, Mia Kirshner, Amy LaLonde, Leah Miller, Gabrielle Miller, Grace Park, Ngozi Paul, Cobie Smulders, Trish Stratus and Emanuelle Vaugier.

(Note: The Gemini web site misspelled Emanuelle Vaugier’s and Emmanuelle Chriqui’s name. If you’re going to do a contest last this, at least get the names right, especially the name Emmanuelle).

Gabrielle Miller is one of the stars of Corner Gas.

Gabrielle Miller is one of the stars of Corner Gas.

One of the problems I have with this list is a few of the people they have included, because they haven’t been on TV in quite a while. Kim Cattrall is there for Sex and the City, which hasn’t been a TV show in more than four years.

Trish Stratus hasn’t been a regular with the WWE since she retired in late 2006.

And there are a few people missing from this list. How about Evangeline Lilly from Lost? Or Elisha Cuthbert from 24? Pamela Anderson? Sarah Chalke from How I Met Your Mother? Nicole de Boer, best known from her role on Star Trek: Deep Space 9? Jill Hennessy from Crossing Jordan? Kristin Kreuk from Smallville? Anna Paquin from X-Men?  Jewel Staite from Firefly and Stargate Atlantis? Jennifer Tilly from almost any poker tournament?

I think anyone of these Canadians should be on that list over someone who is on So You Think You Can Dance Canada, or Entertainment Tonight Canada.

Elisha Cuthbert is not on the list somehow.

Elisha Cuthbert is not on the list somehow.

Anyways, the list of guys: Graham Abbey, Matt Babel, Steve Bacic, Adam Beach, Yannick Bisson, Chris Bolton, Rick Campanelli, Roger Cross, Hugh Dillon, Fred Ewanuick, Brendan Fehr, Paul Gross, Mike Holmes, Taylor Kitsch, Cameron Mathison, Dustin Milligan, Ben Mulroney, Carlo Rota, Zaib Shaikh and Roz Weston.

Some of them you may know better from Friday Night Lights, Corner Gas, 90210 or CSI: Miami, but for me, I have heard of maybe seven off this list of 20. I’m not sure if that’s a sad thing that I’m not familiar with Canadian talent or not.

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