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Madonna, Guy Ritchie

By Patrick Day, Stephanie Lysaght, Todd Martens, Denise Martin, Jevon Phillips and Lora Victorio Are you ready to say goodbye? This month marks the end of 2008, and with it, the end of a slew of pop culture phenomena. Joaquin Phoenix's acting career? Over. Seven-season awards darling “The... Francois Guillot, AFP / Getty Images