2020, in review
Here are some of the things I enjoyed in this strange year.
- Waxahatchee - Saint Cloud
- Phoebe Bridgers - Punisher
- Perfume Genius - Set My Heart on Fire Immediately
- Fleet Foxes - Shore
- HAIM - Women in Music Pt. III
Honorable mentions: Run the Jewels - RTJ4, Jay Electronica - A Written Testimony, Freddie Gibbs - Alfredo, Charli XCX - How I’m Feeling Now.
- Lilacs - Waxahatchee
- Can I Believe You - Fleet Foxes
- I Know The End - Phoebe Bridgers
- On the Floor - Perfume Genius
- The Steps - HAIM
Honorable mentions: People, I’ve been sad - Christine and the Queens, Forever - Charli XCX, ooh la la - Run the Jewels, lucy - Soccer Mommy, Savage Remix - Megan Thee Stallion Ft. Beyonce, Lifetime - Romy, Physical - Dua Lipa, Blinding Lights - The Weeknd.
(I watched for the first time this year)
- 10 Things I Hate About You
- The Florida Project
- Being John Malkovich
- What Happened, Miss Simone?
Honorable mentions: Minority Report, Blade Runner, Snowpiercer, Frances Ha, Dolemite Is My Name, Tokyo Olympiad, Midsomar, Meru.
- Better Call Saul (AMC)
- I May Destroy You (HBO)
- The Mandolorian (Disney+)
- Middleditch and Schwartz (Netflix)
- The Last Dance (Netflix)
Honorable mentions: NBA bubble, Nathan For You (re-watched), Babylon Berlin, Queens Gambit, Dating Around: Brazil, Queer Eye Season 5, Lenox Hill, I’ll Be Gone in the Dark, Love Is Blind, Cheer Season 1, BoJack Horseman, Medical Police, John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch, America to Me, The Boys, ZeroZeroZero.
(I read for the first time this year)
- Homegoing - Yaa Gyasi
- Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch - Terry Prachet & Neil Gaiman
- Dune - Frank Herbert
- The Summer Book - Tove Jansson
- And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic - Randy Shilts
Honorable mentions: Cat’s Cradle - Kurt Vonnegut, White Noise - Don DeLillo, Just Kids - Patti Smith, Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead - Tokarczuk Olga, Leaving the Atocha Station - Ben Lerner, Factfulness: Ten Reasons We’re Wrong About the World—and Why Things Are Better Than You Think - Hans Rosling