Where do we start in the long national nightmare that was Jon and Kate Gosselin? With their camera-raised, caught-in-the-crossfire brood of eight? Her upside-down mullet? His ability to plumb undiscovered depths of asshattery with his mind-boggling media missteps, seriously questionable hookups, fugly Ed Hardy T-shirts and moronic fame-seeking and money-grubbing? Maybe we should begin at the end, which, like so much of the last year, involved Jon doing something shameless. During a mediation hearing on Nov. 21 to hammer out the details of their divorce, he brought Kate a bouquet of roses as a supposed peace offering. But it seems she saw through his attempt to garner a headline ("The War of the Roses: Gosselin-Style!") and refused to take them. "In what should have been their most serious moment as a couple," a source said, "Jon again resorted to a publicity stunt." Their marriage (and TLC reality show) will be dunzo by the end of the year, and fingers crossed that 2010 will see a sharp decrease in all asinine things Gosselin.