Joe Biden Memes
The MTA put Wireless Connections in 37 more stations, including 16 in Brooklyn.
November 8 was the worst, but it also resulted in eight more states legalizing marijuana for medical or recreational use—just in time because we’ll need it.
The OJ Simpson Documentary
Isabelle Huppert: She is back, and outstanding.
Standing Rock Victory
My parents still aren’t on Facebook
Alec Baldwin on SNL
Larry David on SNL
Dave Chappelle on SNL
Kate McKinnon IN GENERAL—but especially this.
Blink-182 gets nominated for a Grammy
Leonardo DiCaprio (finally) wins an Oscar
Dark Kermit memes
Chance the Rapper being Chance the Rapper
Childish Gambino becoming good
Medal of Freedom ceremony at White House
Michelle Obama, the whole year
Podcast Sooo Many White Guys celebrates a lot of non-white men
Jad Abumrad makes a new podcast, More Perfect, about the Supreme Court
Mets had a good season
Yankees had an interesting season
Knicks are having an interesting and potentially at least decent season
All seven feet and three inches of PORZINGIS
Giants having decent season
Jets living up to expectations
50 YEARS OF STAR TREK
A Seat at the Table
A great year of fiction!!!! The Underground Railroad, Wangs vs. the World, Homegoing, What Is Yours Is Not Yours, The Mothers, Insurrections, Zero K.
The Night Manager
Season 2 of Narcos
Another Star Wars Film
The new Boosts
Pants getting wide at the bottom again.
Einstein’s theory of ripples in space/time (predicted in 1916) confirmed.
Justin Trudeau, especially when he did this.
“The Future is Female.”
Di Fara’s is Delivering to our doors.
Pokémon Go (see also Worst of 2016)
Ashley Graham on the cover of Sports Illustrated and the “end” of plus-size models.
Portugal ran on renewable energy for four days straight.
Obama bans offshore drilling in federally owned waters off the Atlantic coast and in the Arctic Ocean, and it probably can’t be reversed.
2016 is only 12 months long.
Which is great because, remember? There were at least 50 pretty bad things that happened, too.