Saturday, 31 December 2016

Best of 2016

TV

1. Orange is the New Black
2. American Crime 
3. The Girlfriend Experience
4. Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life
5. Barracuda
6. The Good Wife
7. Speechless
8. Love
9. Netanyahu at War
10. House of Cards


Movies

1. La La Land
2. OJ: Made in America
3. All the Way
4. Deep Water: The Real Story
5. Carol
6. Confirmation
7. The Last Gold
8. Love & Friendship
9. Snowden
10. The Founder


Albums

1. Tegan and Sara: Love You to Death
2. Lily & Madeline: Keep it Together
3. Lisa Mitchell: Warriors
4. Marit Larsen: Joni Was Right (Parts I & II)
5. Jimmy Eat World: Integrity Blues
6. Carly Rae Jepson: Emotion Side B
7. Dami Im: Classic Carpenters
8. Foxes: All I Need
9. Solange: A Seat at the Table
10 Case/Lang/Veirs: Case/Lang/Veirs

Books (That I Read in 2016)

1. Justice Brennan: Liberal Champion: Seth Stern
2. Joe Cinque’s Consolation: Helen Garner
3. In the Shadow of FDR: William E Leuchtenburg
4. Chasing Shadows: The Life and Death of Peter Roebuck: Tim Lane
5. The Hopefuls: Jennifer Close
6. Pictures at a Revolution: Mark Harris
7. The Killing Season Uncut: Sarah Ferguson
8. Traitor to His Class: The Privileged and Radical Life of Franklin Delano Roosevelt: HW Brands
9. Scorpions: The Battles and Triumphs of FDR’s Great Supreme Court Justices: Noah Feldman
10. Justice For All: Earl Warren and the World He Made: Jim Newton.


Longform Journalism (In Chronological Order)

Winona, Forever
Britain’s First Modern Prime Minister
The Unbearable Sadness of Ben Affleck
This Election Could Be the Birth of a Trump-Sanders Constituency
How The Rest Of The World Caught Up To Tegan and Sara
Ten Years Without Jen
A True Hipster: Grant McLennon
The Ups and Downs of Jodie Foster’s Unconventional Directing Career
Brexit: A Disaster Decades in the Making
How Angels in America Became the Defining Work of American Art of the Past 25 years
A Diamond and A Kiss: The Women of John Hughes
On Vulnerability as a Disabled Person
Why Is It So Hard to Get Serial Drama Right in 2016?
How Race and Identity Became the Central Dividing Line in American Politics
The Terrorist Inside the Brain of Robin Williams
My Friend Sam
Movies Aren’t Dead, But They’ll Never Be the Same
Why the Golden Age of TV Was Really Born in the 1980s
The Inside Story of How Trump Won
Not All There: My Mother’s Lobotomy
My President Was Black 

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