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The Culturati Caucus: What Industry Insiders Loved Most in the 2010s

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Over the past month, we polled dozens of culture creators and influencers about the decade in movies, TV, books, and more, as well as the narratives and technology that defined the era. They told us what they loved in the 2010s, along with some things that will make us cringe when we look back.

Respondents: Megan Abbott, Chris Agos, Jason Alexander, Aquaria, Dave Asprey, Ashlie Atkinson, King Bach, Michael Beach, Josh Blacker, Adwin Brown, Chadwick Boseman, Levar Burton, Victoria Cartagena, Aya Cash, Ambyr Childers, Susan Choi, Simone Clark, Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre, Paige Cole , Bree Condon, Laura Dern, Remy Duran, Paul Feig, Beanie Feldstein, Lesli Linka GlatterAldis Hodge, Andrew Howard, Adam Huber, Our Lady J, Manny Jacinto, Stephan James, Daymond John, Camrus Johnson, Mitra Jouhari, Noah Jupe, Nicole Kassell, Taylor Kitsch, Katrina Law, Damon Lindelof, Caity Lotz, Krys Marshall, Mena Massoud, Rachel Matthews, Rhett McLaughlin, Brad Meltzer, Sienna Miller, Todd Douglas Miller, Link Neal, Bob Newhart, Mackenzie Phillips, Karen Pittman, Maya Lynne Robinson, Matt Rogers, Jane Seymour, Alena Smith, Trey Edward Shults, Paolo Sorrentino, Emma Straub, Clarissa Thibeaux, Whitmer Thomas, Jennie Urman, Yul Vazquez, Will Vought, David Wain, Olivia Wilde, Michaela Watkins, Pharrell Williams, Archie Yates, Bellamy Young

Reporting by Gazelle Emami, Taylor Ferber, Hunter Harris, E. Alex Jung, Benjamin Lindsay, Devon Sherer, Nicole Weaver

Culturati Caucus: What Insiders Loved Most in the 2010s