Best of 2012: Roundup of Entertainment and Tech Lists

My favorite part thing to do at the end of each year is reading all the “Best of the Year” lists. Whether I agree or disagree I love to see what my favorite critics, blogs, magazines or newspapers have to say.

Here is a roundup of lists in many categories for the “Best of 2012″:

Best TV Shows of 2012 – Maureen Ryan, Huffington Post
The 20 Best TV Shows of 2012 – Paste
My Top 12 – Homeland, Breaking Bad, Modern Family, Parks and Recreation, Downton Abbey, Community, Parenthood, Big Bang Theory and four series that are not as great as they once were but I still love – Grey’s Anatomy, The Good Wife, Dexter and How I Met Your Mother.

Critics Pick the Best Movies of 2012 – Metacritic
David Edelstein’s Top Ten Movies of 2012 – Vulture
Haven’t seen enough to make a list but so far Argo has been my favorite and I’m dying to see Les Miserables, Lincoln and Silver Linings Playbook.

Best Sellers of 2012 in Music – Amazon
VH1 Top 40 Music Videos of 2012 – VH1
My favorite artist this year was Fun and favorite song, Fun’s “We are Young”.


Goodreads Choice Awards 2012 – Goodreads
Best Books 2012 – Publishers Weekly
2012 Best Fiction for Young Adults – YALSA
My favorite YA book this year was Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor.

The 10 Most Important Gadgets of 2012 – Gizmodo
Meet Apple’s Top iPhone Apps of 2012 – WSJ
70 Best iPhone Apps 2012 – Tech Radar
Biggest Hashtags and Social Media Stories of 2012 – Storify

Video Games
Best Games by Rating – Gamespot
13 New Video Games for Teens and Tweens - Connect with your Teens

Comprehensive Lists
Top 10 of Everything 2012 – TIME
Best & Worst 2012 – Entertainment Weekly

What were your favorites in 2012?

See also: Top Best of 2011 Entertainment and Tech Lists


  1. Cheap Is The *New* Classy :

    I really want to see Argo! It looks really good. I think the best movie I saw this year was either Avengers or Breaking Dawn 2. :)


  2. We have very similar tastes. Yes on Breaking Bad, Downton Abbey, Parenthood, We are Young.

    Your book suggestion looks like a good one.

  3. I love this post! I really need to get into Downtown Abby – I may catch up now that I know it’s free to Amazon prime members! Love the book lists too!

  4. Lots of good entertainment this year! Thanks for the round ups :)

  5. I have to see Argo :>)

  6. Great list of links to find the best of! Thanks. Stumbled.

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