The end of a year is a time to take stock of your life, look ahead and most importantly, make & read lists. There are favorite lists, best of lists, lists of rage. All kinds. I’ve even created a few of my own- a list of the best Hey Oh songs of the year, a list of my favorite things and a list of my not-so favorite things.
So let’s do a few more.
Specifically 14 more lists.
List no. 1: A List of 5 Songs I Really Liked to Listen to in 2014
“Gold” Sir Sly
“Take It As It Comes” J Roddy Walston & the Business
“Long Black Road” Electric Light Orchestra
“Lady Luck” Richard Swift
“On the Road” Houndmouth
List no. 2: A List of 5 Albums I Pretty Much Loved in 2014
List no. 3: A List of 3 Movies I Thought Were Really Good in 2014
Captain America 2: The Winter Soldier
List no. 4: A List of 1 Movie I Loved in 2014
List no. 5: A List of 5 Beers I Really Enjoyed Drinking in 2014
Farmhouse Ale – Flying Fish
Brooklyn Summer Ale – Brooklyn Brewery
Lagunitas IPA – Lagunitas Brewing Company
Cruiser IPA – East Coast Brewing Company
Harpoon IPA – Harpoon
List no. 6: The Funniest Thing I Saw on Television This Year
List no. 7: Three Reactions I Had to the New D’Angelo Album
1. This is good
2. I’m kind of turned off by how pumped people are for this album
3. It is really good, though
List no. 8: Three Tweets I Really Enjoyed in 2014
List no. 9: A List of Foods I Quit in 2014
List no. 10: A List of Foods I Quit Prior to 2014
List no. 11: Two YouTube Videos I Really Enjoyed in 2014
List no. 12: Four Things I Really Thought Were Dope in 2014
The Dollar Shave Club
The Colbert Report
Low gas prices
List no. 13: Five Articles I Really Enjoyed Reading
The one about the students who build the Texas A&M bonfire
The one about a writer’s struggles being a NFL fan these days
The one about the hermit of the Maine woods
The one about protestors in Brazil
The one about Brazil after their loss in the World Cup
List no. 14: A List of Elyse’s 5 Favorite New Television Shows
Broad City – the anti- Girls, my everything…I love those broads! Ilana and Abbi FOREVER
The Flash – the CW (good looking actors) + superheroes + good writing + and the dude from RENT = AWESOMENESS
Black Mirror – new to me…not new to 2014- it came out in the UK in 2012…but to the US it was new!
Looking – a love story for a new generation of acceptance, and San Francisco is cool!
How To get Away With Murder – thank you SHONDA RHIMES for giving me more to talk about on Friday!
*Honorable Mention: Selfie…I know it got cancelled but it made me laugh!