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2015: A Year in Review

(originally published 7-28 January 2016

Addendum: More waffle! Starting off with my ‘so bad, it’s good’ list 16,607 more words


La La Land, American Honey, Green Room, Moonlight, and more of the best films (and TV) of 2016

Above (L-R): Stills from The Fits, Green Room, Chi-Raq, American Honey, Queen of Katwe, and San Junipero

If something was made evident by the films of 2016, it was the power of coincidence. 1,872 more words

Top 25 best songs of 2016

2016 was very shitty year for most things including politics and world in general but lets not talk about that right now because this isn’t place for that. 3,343 more words


2016 Honorable Mentions

Usually, “honorable mentions” is synonymous with “runners up”. However, my list of 2016 honorable mentions is a list of notable albums that didn’t make my top 150, whether due to them being EPs, compilations, re-releases, or somehow tied to existing albums, or (for two of them) not being great albums but still being noteworthy or important. 461 more words


Top 150 Albums of 2016

In my humble opinion, these are the one hundred fifty best musical albums of the year 2016 of the Common Era:

150      D.R.A.M. – Big Baby DRAM… 684 more words


The Year in Horror (2016) - The Ones That Got Away

259 horror films released to theaters and VOD this year…my plan to see every one of them was always going to be an uphill climb. Despite some truly Herculean efforts, especially during the annual 31 Days of Halloween, there were always going to be a few that slipped through my fingers. 483 more words

The Most Essential Underground Hip-Hop of 2016

2016 was a mixed year for big-ticket rappers. Atrocity Exhibition was arguably Danny Brown’s best album yet, Young Thug continued to hold our attention, and A Tribe Called Quest released a comeback album that confounded all expectations, but Kanye West, Drake, and Chance The Rapper released patchy follow-ups to their stellar 2013 releases. 2,927 more words