Thanks Scott, yes it was, guilty as charged :)
If you read this piece in its entirety, it's not a personal stand against all listicles:
"Ultimately, there’s very little value found in listicles. Yet, we can’t help ourselves! I for one certainly can’t. We choose to read them because we like more proof to back up what we already think, assume, believe, or know...
It’s Not All Bad
That said, listicles aren’t inherently negative. They can increase our understanding of content if they’re done right...
If you’re someone who writes listicles or enjoys reading listicles, I encourage you to seek out high levels of quality... seek out high-quality listicles..."