Another ill-begotten year reaches its ignominious conclusion, which means it is once again time to bestow the annual titles of Iowahawk Man and Woman of the Year - honoring those American citizen who, through creative application of vehicular and/or intoxicant and/or erotic science, best exemplify the inspirational can-do spirit of this blog and its readers.
The 2010 Iowahawk Man of the Year
WILLIAM ALAN 'MONKEY MAN' GIVAN
(Nominated by Iowahawk reader Tex Lovera)
In a heartwarming holiday tale of the bond between a human and his pets, when Mr. Givan found himself in trouble last week his animal companions sprang to his aid.
The 2010 Iowahawk Woman of the Year (Tie)
How many times have we all said, "it's 2010 - where is my flying car?" Last June at DFW International Airport, Ms. Villasana proved that the spirit of Kitty Hawk is alive and well.
MELISSA LEE WILLIAMS
Fairplan, West Virgina
The noted Prussian military strategist Von Clausewitz once said, "pursue one great decisive aim with force and determination." You will be hard pressed to find anyone who better embodied that spirit in 2010 than Ms. Williams. (Caution, verbally NSFW)