2018 Year-End Lists

As 2018 wraps, it’s time for me to reflect on my favorites of the year with some 2018 YEAR-END LISTS!

The Good Place

The Good Place

TV SHOWS

  1. The Good Place

  2. Superstore

  3. Barry

  4. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

  5. Love

  6. Brooklyn Nine-Nine

  7. Late Night with Seth Meyers

  8. Big Mouth

  9. Maniac

  10. So You Think You Can Dance

TV show resolution for 2019: Atlanta


PODCASTS

  1. A Thoughtful Faith

  2. American Beauty

  3. Caught

  4. The Business

  5. This Movie Changed Me

  6. FiveThirtyEight Politics

  7. Intercepted with Jeremy Scahill

  8. The Jim Hill Media Podcast Network

  9. On the Media

  10. The /Filmcast

  11. Off Book: The Improvised Musical

  12. Serial Season 3

  13. Skytalkers

  14. Comedy Bang Bang

  15. The Good Place: The Podcast

Podcast resolution for 2019: Ear Hustle

Gina Colvin, host of A Thoughtful Faith

Gina Colvin, host of A Thoughtful Faith


Eighth Grade

Eighth Grade

MOVIES

  1. Eighth Grade

  2. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

  3. Sorry to Bother You

  4. Bad Times at the El Royale

  5. To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before

  6. RBG

  7. If Beale Street Could Talk

  8. Blindspotting

  9. A Simple Favor

  10. Can You Ever Forgive Me?

  11. Black Panther

  12. Vox Lux

  13. Hereditary

  14. Crazy Rich Asians

  15. The Favourite

  16. Mary Poppins Returns

  17. Blockers

  18. Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

  19. Searching

  20. Come Sunday

Honorable mentions: First Reformed, Mission Impossible: Fallout, Paddington 2, Tully

Movie resolution for 2019: Roma


Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night

SONGS

  1. Is This Not Love (“Twelfth Night”)

  2. Make Me Feel, Janelle Monáe

  3. Viola’s Soliloquy (“Twelfth Night”)

  4. Be Careful, Cardi B

  5. Every Time I Hear That Song, Brandi Carlile

  6. Omar Sharif (“The Band’s Visit”)

  7. The Children of Our Age (“If Beale Street Could Talk”)

  8. Wrapped Up (“Vox Lux”)

  9. The Joke, Brandi Carlile

  10. EKG (“Vox Lux”)

  11. First Burn, Ari Afsar, Julia Harriman, Lexi Lawson, Rachelle Ann Go & Shoba Narayan

  12. Let’s Generalize About Men (“Crazy Ex-Girlfriend”)

  13. Turning My Life Around (“Anna and the Apocalypse”)

  14. Killmonger (“Black Panther")

  15. Armstrong Cabin (“First Man”)

  16. Dangerous to Dream (“Frozen” on Broadway)

  17. A Cover is Not the Book (“Mary Poppins Returns”)

  18. Shallow (“A Star is Born”)

  19. The Hamilton Polka, “Weird Al” Yankovic

  20. Elastigirl Is Back (“Incredibles 2”)

Song resolution for 2019: Expand into some more genres


Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Top 2019 Pop Culture Heroes

  1. Miles Morales (“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse”)

  2. Hannah Gadsby (“Nanette”)

  3. Spider-Man (PS4 video game character)