Friday, December 30, 2016

Year-end Lists 2016: News

 John Oliver's last show of the year aired on November 13, and it was way too NSFW for me to post it at the time like I normally do. I kind of expected that after the election. It is mostly about the election, but also includes an expletive-laden roundup of the horrible things that happened in 2016.

Dave Barry's Year in Review

The New York Times Year in Pictures.     

2016’s top 10 news stories ranked by the Associated Press.

So long, 2016: the year of the political earthquake.

The 6 biggest political surprises in 2016. 

The 12 kookiest political moments of the year — that don’t involve Trump or Clinton.

The 4 most severely undersold political stories of 2016.

2016 In Review Fast Facts.

12 Stories From Around The World That Show What Really Happened In 2016.

2016: The Year in Quotes (from world leaders).

The year that broke: 16 ways 2016 let us down.

Inspiring images from the many, many protests of 2016.

The Year in Hoaxes: Pizzagate, Plus-Sized Undies and a Lying Santa.

The Worst Political Predictions of 2016.

The Year That Culture Disappeared.

99 Reasons Why 2016 Was a Good Year.

The Most Awkward TV News Bloopers Of 2016.

The Top 10 Weirdest Stories Of 2016.

2016's Over Now

Tessa Netting sums up the year in a song in Hamilton-style rap. The lyrics are at the YouTube page.

See more year-end lists here.

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