10 (Lists of) Things I Loved About 2015

With another year in the books, it is again time for reflection on the best of the year that was. And, as it always is, time is precious so I won’t be overly verbose here. So without further ado, these are a few of my favorite things from 2015…

Films
1. Mad Max: Fury Road
2. It Follows
3. Star Wars: The Force Awakens
4. Tangerine
5. Beasts of No Nation

Television Shows
1. Mr. Robot, TBS
2. Fargo, AMC
3. The Leftovers, HBO
4. Justified, FX
5. Silicon Valley, HBO

Albums
1. Art Angels, by Grimes
2. I Love You, Honeybear, by Father John Misty
3. At Least For Now, by Benjamin Clementine
4. Sometimes I Sit and Think, Sometimes I Just Sit, by Courtney Barnett
5. Summertime ’06, by Vince Staples

Songs
1. Sprinter, by Torres
2. King Kunta, by Kendrick Lamar
3. Cream on Chrome, by Ratatat
4. The Hills, by The Weeknd
5. Condolence, by Benjamin Clementine

Books Read (read in 2015)
1. The Book of Strange New Things, by Michael Faber
2. J, by Howard Jacobson
3. Once a Runner, by John L. Parker
4. All the Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr
5. The Bone Clocks, by David Mitchell

Trends
1. Reboots (Star Wars, Jurassic Park, WHAS…)
2. Rise and importance of content
3. Increase of  car-sharing services
4. Exercise band and fitness app mania
5. Elastic-ankle pants

Websites
1. Spotify
2. The Atlantic
3. NPR Music
4. Bleacher Report
5. TechCrunch

Apps
1. Best Fiends
2. Instagram
3. Twitter
4. Uber
5. ESPN

Public Figures 
1. John Oliver
2. Pope Francis
3. J.J. Abrams
4. Jurgen Klopp
5. Kevin Hart

Places (visited in 2015)
1. Mount Desert Island, ME
2. Boise, ID
3. Nashville, TN
4. Georgetown/Portland, ME
5. Richmond, VA

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