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Year End Lists

The Year of the List

Jordan Roth | Posted 02.22.2014 | Arts
Jordan Roth

Just like blogging democratized op-eds, and Instagram democratized photography, list-making will expand beyond the hands of editors and reporters, and become a power of the people.

Gay List Daily's Favorite YouTube Moments of 2013

Cooper Smith Koch | Posted 02.19.2014 | Gay Voices
Cooper Smith Koch

It's been a good year for us gays, girls. YouTube tells us so! Gay marriage swept the land, and with it came videotaped proposals that rival Broadway productions.

My Favorites of 2013: 25 Albums, 50 Songs

Ben E. Kessler | Posted 02.15.2014 | DC
Ben E. Kessler

Between twenty-five albums and fifty songs, I figured I could a halfway decent job in sharing my favorite music of the year.

The Globalization 5 -- How Globalization Changed America in 2013, and What It Might Mean for 2014

Edward Goldberg | Posted 02.02.2014 | Politics
Edward Goldberg

Welcome to the age of Central Bank Power. Since the 2008 crash, the U.S Federal Reserve Bank has become a new type of global hegemon.

Yet Another Year-End List

Sean Carman | Posted 03.01.2013 | Books
Sean Carman

I don't read enough to claim to know the best books of the year, so this is not a definitive "best of" list. Instead, it names some of the writing (in whatever form) I most enjoyed this year and that might just be sufficiently out of the way to not have appeared on other lists.

The BEST Memes Of 2012

Posted 12.28.2012 | Comedy

2012 was a landmark year for memes -- and we could say that due to the Ikea Monkey alone -- but it's not always easy to remember everything that went ...

2012's Biggest Winners -- And Losers

The Wrap | Posted 12.26.2012 | Entertainment

This year, actors like Kevin Costner, moguls like George Lucas and prognosticators like Nate Silver saw their stock climb on the strength of risky bet...

Top 10 Sexist-Media Moments of 2012

Patricia Leavy, PhD | Posted 02.22.2013 | Media
Patricia Leavy, PhD

We have elected to share our top 10 sexist media moments of 2012 outside of the world of "entertainment" news.

Our Favorite 2012 Travel Memories

Travelzoo | Posted 02.22.2013 | Travel

This year, the Deal Experts at Travelzoo touched every continent on our travels, and along the way forged new friendships, got a little lost, felt a million miles from home and grew eager to plan the next adventure.

2012: The Year of 'Call Me Maybe'

Leonard Friend | Posted 02.17.2013 | Entertainment
Leonard Friend

This was the first year in a long time that I bought and liked a LOT of records. There are so many to choose from! That being said, when somebody asks you what your favorite piece of music was in 2012, there is only one correct answer: "Call Me Maybe."

The 15 Best Songs Of The Year

Kia Makarechi | Posted 02.16.2013 | Entertainment
Kia Makarechi

The best songs of 2012 did more than please listeners' ears; they also advanced the genres they represented, whether it was pop, hip hop, rock, EDM or whatever we're calling Fiona Apple's music these days.

The 101 Best Tweets From Women In 2012

The Huffington Post | Lori Fradkin | Posted 12.17.2012 | Women

Trust us, you're going to want to read every single one.

21 Best New TV Characters Of 2012

The Huffington Post | Laura Prudom | Posted 12.14.2012 | TV

A new year means new characters, whether on our favorite freshman shows or returning series. As 2012 draws to a close, HuffPost TV is looking back...

The 'Greatest Hip-Hop Song Of All Time' Is ...

rollingstonelogo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

The following article is provided by Rolling Stone, which recently named Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five's "The Message" the Greatest Hip-Hop S...

WATCH: 50 Pop Songs From 2012

Posted 12.03.2012 | Entertainment

From "Gangam Style" to "Wild Ones" to "Payphone," 2012 has given us some pop gems. With the year coming to a close, mashup season has officially begun...

Who Were The Funniest People Of 2011?

Posted 01.02.2012 | Comedy

It's officially 2012, and that means it's time for us to say -- with great authority -- who made us laugh the most in 2011. Some people did it on p...

ASPCA Saves 52,484 Animals, Plus Other 2011 Accomplishments

Ed Sayres | Posted 03.01.2012 | Impact
Ed Sayres

As 2011 rapidly draws to a close, I marvel at all the great work that has been done by animal welfare organizations this year. Throughout the country, more individuals are volunteering, adopting and advocating for animals.

The Top 10 TV Comedies of 2011 | Posted 02.28.2012 | Comedy

2011-12-29-Screenshot20111229at9.09.48AM.pngWe really like this list and the shows on it. It took some arguing. Only some of us are friends now. But here's 10-6 of our Top 10 Comedies of 2011.

WATCH: The Top Ten Fashions Of 2011

Posted 12.27.2011 | Comedy

As the end of 2011 draws near, it's important that we take stock of all the events, people and trends that made it so very special. And what better wa...

11 BLOCKBUSTER Blog Posts Of 2011

The Huffington Post | Ashley Reich | Posted 12.27.2011 | Divorce

We love every single blog post we've published on HuffPost Divorce in the past year, from the personal essays to the helpful tips on everything from c...

WATCH: The Biggest Scandals Of 2011

Posted 12.26.2011 | Comedy

As the end of 2011 draws near, it's important that we take stock of all the events, people and trends that made it so very special. And what better wa...

The Top 8 Of Everything | Posted 12.12.2011 | Comedy

Influential people can grace all the Time Magazine covers they want. Great actors and directors can keep their Teen Choice Awards. When we look back o...

Top TV Reality Moments of 2010 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Reality TV has come a long way. In the past 10 years, it's gone from just being a cheaper alternative to scripted shows to a powerhouse phenomenon tha...

The Year in Resignations

Joe Rodota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Joe Rodota

Most resignation letters are just a few sentences long, if that. But now and then someone gets inspired and treats their exit strategy as a creative writing assignment. Here are some of the more interesting resignation letters of 2010.

PHOTOS: The Hottest Bikini Moments Of 2010 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

There were dozens of hot bikini moments from many of our favorite sexy starlets in 2010. Hot moms like Halle Berry and Gisele Bundchen hit the beach w...