11/27/2012 10:37 am ET

I'm Thankful For These 10 Women, Who Make Music, Movies, And TV Better

I have a lot to be thankful for in 2012, some of which I discussed with my family over dinner yesterday. But as someone who consumes a lot of pop culture, be it fantastic, horrendous, or hideous, I'm also thankful for the people who push movies, television, and music forward, who surprise and amaze me when I feel like I can never be surprised again. Here are 10 of the many women who made me feel that way in 2012.

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