Best of 2022

(for a month-by-month, click here or here — I, for no real reason, switched the titles of these about halfway through, looks like, so a single search doesn’t net them all. not even sure two searches does . . . )

NOVEL(s)

NOVELS THAT AREN’T OUT YET

so . . . hopefully I remember them in 2023?

NOVEL I FINALLY READ DECADES LATE

Ed Asner as Lew Archer, with a full cast and some really excellent jazz-accompaniment

COMIC BOOK(s)

one new, one old . . .

HORROR MOVIES

[ haven’t caught Bones and All yet, and only saw (and loved) The Menu after 2022 was over . . . ]

HORROR MOVIES I SAW LATE

“that I saw late, and couldn’t have been more impressed by”

MOVIE I SAW WAY, WAY LATE

so amazing. I long to write something even halfway as good

AUDIOBOOK

maybe the best audio production of a book ever?

BEST REWATCHES

really, only three seasons into King of the Hill—started in early summer? (I watch TV so, so, so slowly)—but am digging it all over again. and, seeing a lot of eps I missed, first-run

NON-HORROR MOVIE

“non-horror,” but I’m thinking there’s plenty of death in all these?

DOCUMENTARIES

NON-FICTION

audibooked the Grohl—him reading

TELEVISION

favorite-favorite? Probably Peacemaker. Maybe Vigil

ALBUM

SONG

Beck’s “Old Man” cover