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Year In Culture 2017

  1. The 10 Biggest YouTube Dramas of 2017There has never been a more divisive creator in the medium’s history than one-man wrecking crew Jake Paul.
  2. The 10 Best Late-Night Moments of 2017Late night has emerged as an ever-increasing functionary arm of the Fourth Estate.
  3. The 10 Best Podcast Episodes of 2017Culminating with the most shocking moment in podcasts this year.
  4. The 10 Best Video Game Moments of 2017Games are often defined by the small pleasures that emerge as you play. These were the most memorable of the year.
  5. The 10 Best Comedy Podcasts of 2017The world didn’t give us much to laugh about this year, but comic podcasters certainly did .
  6. The 10 Best Thriller Books of 2017The most unsettling of escapism.
  7. The 10 Best Book Covers of 2017Culminating with “a brightly bonkers cover that seems just about right for an ‘existential masterpiece.’”
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    Trump Is One of the Worst Things Ever to Happen to ComedyThere may never have been a person joked about more than Donald Trump. But are these jokes good?
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    What America Loved to Watch in 2017And more trivia from Comcast’s video-on-demand ratings data.
  10. The 10 Best Romance Books of 2017Dukes! Small towns! Meet-cutes!
  11. The Rise of the No-Context ScreenshotWhy use words when you can just use The Good Place instead?
  12. The Best Board Games of 2017, Superlatives EditionIncluding the best party game, best expansion, and best mobile app.
  13. The Most Surreal TV Moments of 2017This year had a ton of WTF moments, including what we watched on TV.
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    Rap Dominated Pop in 2017, and It’s Not Going Anywhere Anytime SoonNotes on a takeover.
  15. The 10 Best Musical TV Moments of 2017Twin Peaks, Insecure, The Young Pope, and more.
  16. The 10 Weepiest TV Moments of 2017Because sometimes you just need a good cry.
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    The 10 Best Onscreen Uses of Food Items in 20172017 was, quite possibly, the best year for movie food since 2016, which gave us Moonlight’s sexy chef’s special.
  18. The 10 Best YA Books of 2017From historical fiction to stories about Tumblr fandom and Black Lives Matter.
  19. The 10 Best Country Albums of 2017From Jason Isbell to Lee Ann Womack, Kelsea Ballerini, Willie Nelson, and more.
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    The 10 Best Fantasy Books of 2017Philip Pullman, Mohsin Hamid, and more.
  21. The Top 10 Underrated TV Performances of 2017There were so many big performances this year, it made it all too easy for some beautiful, layered ones to get lost in the shuffle.
  22. 2017, the Year Pop Culture’s Darkest Thought Experiments Came to Life“What if someone wildly underqualified got elected president?” “Is it possible to separate the art from the artist?”
  23. In 2017, TV’s Streaming Revolution Made Its Biggest Leap Forward YetEven the home of NCIS and 60 Minutes knows where television is headed.
  24. The 10 Best Rap Albums of 2017Rap is the most popular music in America, and this year the people who made it were in as much pain as everyone else.
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    The 10 Best Superhero Stories of 2017Across comics, movies, and TV.
  26. The 10 Best Stand-up Comedy Specials of 2017Including Roy Wood Jr., Jerrod Carmichael, Maria Bamford, and Jen Kirkman.
  27. The 10 Best Horror Movies of 2017Including Get Out, Raw, The Killing of a Sacred Deer, Happy Death Day, A Dark Song, and more.
  28. The 10 Best New TV Shows of 2017The Handmaid’s Tale, Big Little Lies, and more.
  29. The 10 Best Music Videos of 2017Dee Lockett picks the best music videos of the year.
  30. The Sound of Modern Pop Peaked This Year — and Now It Needs to ChangeIn an effort to be everything to everybody, big singles are marching toward “pop centrism.”
  31. The 10 Best TV Episodes of 2017From Twin Peaks and The Leftovers to BoJack Horseman and Girls.
  32. The 10 Best Video Games of 2017When Nintendo is at its best, its games are hard to top.
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    The 10 Best Theatrical Productions of 2017Shows that eschewed the great thematic temptations of 2017 and instead found transcendence in the execution of a deeply personal vision.
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    The 10 Best Art Achievements of 2017Artists from Kara Walker to Jonathan Horowitz address the Trump era with fire and fury.
  35. The 11 Best Film Performances of 2017Including Margot Robbie, Brooklynn Prince, and Daniel Kaluuya.
  36. The 10 Best Comics of 2017Since you’re inevitably going to ask: Mister Miracle isn’t on here because it hasn’t been collected in a trade yet.
  37. 2017, the Year Movies and TV Came On Your ScreenThis year, TV and film hit us with their best shots.
  38. Jen Chaney’s 10 Best TV Shows of 2017Big Little Lies was the most invigorating series I watched all year.
  39. The 10 Best Books of 2017Including titles by Percival Everett, Patricia Lockwood, and Elif Batuman.
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    Emily Yoshida’s 10 Best Movies of 2017Including Lady Bird, Princess Cyd, and Spettacolo.
  41. The 10 Best Podcasts of 2017The year started with back-to-back phenomenons in Missing Richard Simmons and S-Town.
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    The 10 Best Songs of 2017Vulture’s music team picks its favorite songs of the year.
  43. The 10 Best Albums of 2017Craig Jenkins chooses his favorite albums of the year.
  44. The 10 Best Movies of 2017Including Call Me by Your Name, BPM, and Valerian.
  45. The 10 Best TV Shows of 2017Matt Zoller Seitz chooses his favorite TV shows of the year.