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Best Of 2020

  1. a long talk
    Freddie Gibbs Made His Own LaneYour favorite rap producer’s favorite rapper on Alfredo, the Grammys, and his Jeezy beef.
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    The 10 Best TV Needle Drops of 2020From Queen’s Gambit’s “Venus” to I May Destroy You’s “Something About Us,” these musical moments helped push their series to new heights.
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    The 10 Best Theater Moments of 2020Our favorite live, streamed, Zoomed, and Sims’d plays from Joshua William Gelb, Natalie Palamides, Eboni Booth, and more.
  4. vulture recommends
    The Great 2020 TV Shows We (Almost) MissedIt’s never too late to shower praise on the series that made this year a little more bearable.
  5. respect the classics
    The 2020 Boomer Rock Renaissance No One Saw ComingMcCartney, Dylan, Stevie, Springsteen, and so many of rock’s immortals offered life lines in dire times.
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    21 Songs That Helped Dance Music Get Its Mojo Back in 2020The disco revival was just the tip of an exciting year in the genre — even when we couldn’t dance together.
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    The 10 Best Late-Night Moments of 2020Featuring Amber Ruffin, Desus & Mero, and the John Oliver Memorial Sewer Plant.
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    The Best Horror Movies of 2020In a year defined by fear and anxiety, these ten films managed to provide haunts and delights.
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    The 10 Best Comedy Podcasts of 2020Featuring Las Culturistas, Scam Goddess, Newcomers, and more.
  10. extremely online
    The Best, Fakest, and Most Teary Influencer Apologies of 2020We take full accountability for this list.
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    The Best Quarantine Music Performances of 2020Featuring a Mad Max style rundown, a set straight from the void, Edward Cullen himself, and more.
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    The Best Board Games of 2020Featuring dragon eggs, trivia by Ken Jennings, and slick new apps.
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    The Best Music Videos of 2020Evil infomercials, Las Vegas stunts, Drag Race–worthy outfits, and more.
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    The Best Songs of 2020The only consistent thing this year was terrible news and terrific music to get us through it.
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    The 10 Best Comedy Books of 2020Featuring Nicole Byer, Rachel Bloom, and a thorough history of The Office.
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    The 10 Best Video Games of the YearNew classics, new takes on old classics, and New Horizons offered us distraction and connection when we needed it most.
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    The Best Books of the Year (So Far)During a difficult year, fiction is rising to contemporary challenges and demands.
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    The 10 Best Art Shows of 2020Jordan Casteel, Noah Davis, and anything you could see in person.
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    The Best Podcasts of 2020It’s been a strange and harrowing year, and the podcasts have mostly followed suit.
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    The Best TV of 2020These aren’t just very good TV shows. These were our escapes from despair.
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    The 10 Best Books of 2020Interior Chinatown, Piranesi, Romance in Marseille, and more.
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    The Best Albums of 2020Stuck inside indefinitely, musicians did what they do best: make art to help get us through the day.
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    The 10 Best Comedy Specials of 2020Our favorite hour-long specials of the year featuring Maria Bamford, Leslie Jones, Hannibal Buress, and more.
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    The Best Movies of 2020The screens looked different, but the films kept coming. Here, our critics celebrate the greatest of our pandemic year.
  25. the quarries
    The First (And Dear God, It Better Be the Last) QuarriesIn which we award the most original, absurd, scrappy, and ingenious works that shaped our year in quarantine.
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    TikTok Is the Best Medium for Our Absurdist PresentRounding up the videos that made the For You Page for us all.
  27. the quarries
    Nothing Made Sense in 2020 — Unless You Were on the InternetThe culture of quarantine brain.
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    The Best Horror Movies of the Year (So Far)If a pandemic isn’t scary enough, frighten yourself with 2020’s best horror: The Invisible Man, Swallow, The Lodge, Blood Quantum, and more.