The 50 Best Albums of 2021

Despite all the ups and downs in the world this year, 2021 was a good year for music of all sorts. There were thrilling returns by veteran artists, impressive debuts from newer acts, and the developme…

The 25 best anime of 2021

It’s been a weird year. There’s the overall state of the world (which, you know) and media and the entertainment industry continues to be redefined every few months as the business behind …

The 12 Best Video Games of 2021

Wait, already? Really? Yes, we played video games this year! Indeed we did, and a lot of them were very good. It was surprising how good a year it was for video games across the board. Not only did sm…

The 13 Best Movies of 2021

The film industry is in a state of massive change right now. The way we watch movies has never been in a more dubious state during my lifetime, certainly, and maybe yours. This was the year movie thea…

The 26 Best TV Shows of 2021

We say this every year, but TV has never been greater. If there’s one takeaway from television this year, especially looking at what made our list, it’s that shows only get better as they …