2012 in 6 categories…
Music: This was a tough one this year. There were plenty good albums, but nothing really stood out. I wonder if Spotify has something to do with that? If I have to pick one it’d be Sun – CAT POWER.
Honorable Mentions: Empros – RUSSIAN CIRCLES; Yellow & Green – BARONESS; awE naturalE – THEESatisfaction; Lonesome Dreams – LORD HURON
Movie: Fiction > The Sessions – BEN LEWIN (Based on a true story so almost non-fiction)
Non-Fiction > Jiro Dreams of Sushi – DAVID GELB
Honorable Mention: Rundskop – MICHAEL ROSKAM
Book: Fiction > Super Sad True Love Story – GARY SHTEYNGART
Non-Fiction > Steve Jobs – WALTER ISAACSON
Honorable Mentions: Amplitube, NPR Music
Website: Adventure Journal
Honorable Mentions: Pipeburn, Hell for Leather
TV: Fiction > Game of Thrones (HBO)
Non-Fiction > Austin City Limits and The Artist Den (PBS) I know, that’s two shows, but they’re similar enough, they even share their time slot.
Looking back, 2012 was a pretty good year. Here’s to 2013 being even better.
Please share your ‘Best of’ in the comments, I can always use some suggestions.