Bill Murray’s 2012: The Life Exotic SHARE: Tweet Very few people, places or things are universally loved in the Internet Era. There’s always hate somewhere, lurking, frothing. Freddy Rumsen’s brother, Bill Murray, may be the only living exception to this hard and fast rule. Murray’s 2011 ended in grand style, meeting and greeting Barack and Michelle Obama at Towson University’s riveting home opener against the Oregon State Beavers in front of 3,119 diehards. Could he top it? Take a look at the magnificent 2012 Murray has enjoyed. You tell us. He tried to steal the Ryder Cup (AP Photo/Chris Carlson) He turned the tables on Cannes (AP Photo/Joel Ryan) Follow Us He has the best golfing outfits (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) He invented a hologram SEE ALSO: • ‘Ghostbusters’ Theme Played on 8 Floppy Drives • Bill Murray Buys Murray’s Shirt at Murray’s Cheese Shop, Staff Dies When he slides into home, the Cubs win (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) He’s cool with Tiger Tiger Woods, y’all (AP Photo/Eric Risberg) In real life, his flowers aren’t broken (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) • SEE ALSO: Bill Murray Meets Barack and Michelle Obama He plays well with others, like Moonrise Kingdom (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau) He’s friends with this lesbian librarian Wes Anderson (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau) He knows Hootie (AP Photo/Ben Margot) Here’s to an equally awesome 2013, Mr. Murray. Go get the Lama. SEE ALSO: • Bill Murray Debuts His Hologram on Letterman, Talks Chevy Feud • Bill Murray’s Hilarious Guided Tour of Moonrise Kingdom Follow Us MOST RECENT BY Slade Sohmer:Bad Words: Manchild Jason Bateman Forces His Way Into a Kids' Spelling BeeMountain Goats Escape an Avalanche by the Hairs on Their Chinny Chin ChinsU.S. President Shakes Hands With Commie Dictator (Not a Repeat From 1972) Slade Sohmer Slade Sohmer is editor-in-chief of HyperVocal and co-host of SiriusXM's daily "Politics Powered By Twitter" program. Tweet him at @SladeHV.