I don’t have a long preamble for this. This list is just my way of trying to pull together a lot of disparate pop culture moments that struck me in some profound way during the year. I think the more you engage with pop culture the more it can feel like you’re always having the same conversations, with the same people, in the same way. So when something disrupts that monotony, frustrates the dominant ways we think and talk about our relationship to one another, I think it’s important.
Here are the 13 moments this year that made me sit up and look at the world just a little bit differently.
Posted on December 31st, 2013 - Filed under Best of 2013,Culture,Film,Music,Television
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