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Sayonara, 2016 | Listicle of My Fav Things



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2016 happened whether we like it or not. Aside from the obvious woes, let's reflect on some really cool things that happened this year, shall we? Check out my listicle of things I dig from this year (excluding Two Dollar Radio ;)

A L B U M S

Fav:

My Woman (Jagjaguwar) by Angel Olsen — I can't talk about this album enough. Oozing with all the feelings, the takeaway song for me is "Those Were the Days." Check out the beautiful video for "Sister" at the bottom of the page.

I Still Love It:

Ruminations by Conor Oberst

These Are Great, Too:

Lemonade by Beyoncé (duh) // Masterpiece (Saddle Creek) by Big Thief // You Want it Darker by Leonard Cohen // Coloring Book by Chance The Rapper

B O O K S

Fav:

Babysitter at Rest (Dorothy, a publishing project) by Jen George. This book is a total knockout. Electric Lit calls it "funny, courageous, smart, surreal, seductive, and terrifyingly vulnerable." I totally agree with that.

I Still Love It:

Tranny: Confessions of Punk Rock's Most Infamous Anarchist Sellout by Laura Jane Grace (Against Me!)

These Are Great, Too:

The Vegetarian by Han Kang (Hogarth) // The Story of My Teeth by Valeria Luiselli (Coffee House Press) // The Crown Ain't Worth Much by Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib (Button Poetry) 

M O V I E S

Fav:

Nocturnal Animals written/directed by Tom Ford (novel written by Austin Wright). This movie is the definition of unsettling. Obviously I've got a thing for Jake Gyllenhaal, and Amy Adams has been crushing it these days. This movie keeps you on the edge of your seat with a sense of anxiousness in the sexiest way.

I Still Love It:

10 Cloverfield Lane directed by Dan Trachtenberg 

These Are Great, Too:

Don't Think Twice written/directed by Mike Birbiglia // Peter and the Farm (documentary) directed by Tony Stone

S H O W S

Fav:

Stranger Things (Netflix). Talk about an homage to the 80s. Suspenseful and playful with a killer synth-heavy soundtrack. Take me back to the summer before Trump was our president elect.

I Still Love It:

Westworld (HBO)

These Are Great, Too:

Atlanta (FX) // Love (Netflix)

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