2016's Best Horror Was In The Music Section

Beyoncé, White Lung, Jenny Hval, and more used horror imagery to explore real-life passion and pain

The Top 10 TV Episodes Of 2016 (And The Top 20 TV Shows Of The Year)

TV continued its streak of innovation and greatness this year, and we needed it more than ever

Listening To Marshmello At The End Of The World

2016’s perfect mascot was a dancing marshmallow, blissfully trolling America

Signal & Noise: 2016 Year In Review

We didn’t see this year coming, but we heard it from all sides. In Signal & Noise 2016, you’ll find what we really listened to, loud and clear.

This Year In ‘North Mollywood’

The weekly altered-reality pop-culture recap that you didn’t know you needed

The Official 2016 One Direction Power Ranking

A year after the split, who’s the most powerful ex-boy-bander of them all?

The Year In The Marvel Universe

With countless movies and Netflix shows, Marvel has never produced more than in 2016. But was all this content actually any good?

Disney Channel Brought 2006 Back From The Dead In 2016

Fans wanted the ‘Old Disney,’ and they got it

Let’s Pretend These 2016 Celeb Beefs Never Happened

Looking back at the biggest and pettiest celebrity feuds of 2016 that we should forget ever happened.

How Emails Captivated A Country And Won The Election

One Clinton meme led to another — and to her undoing

Was 2016 Rihanna’s Coziest Year Ever?

Queen of Coats

13 Breakups That Ruined 2016

R.I.P. love

A Timeline Of The Harry Potter Fandom Unraveling In 2016

Looking back on a very strange, divisive year for the 'Harry Potter' fandom

The 17 Best TV Couples Of 2016

Who says love is dead?

A Year In Founders

No matter how dark the present feels, the future is plenty bright

Step Away From The Political Forecast

What’s the right way to use polling after a year like 2016?

Top Ten Pop Culture Moments That Made Us Question The Nature Of Our Reality

As we bid farewell to an incredibly surreal 2016, let us never forget that this was the year Lindsay Lohan developed an inexplicable accent

2016 Was A Restless — And Crucial — Year For TV And Movies

In the year of ‘Moonlight,’ ‘Lemonade,’ and O.J. Simpson, movies and TV turned to confront the anger, fear, and anxiety in our lives head-on

10 Social Justice Organizations That Rocked 2016 — And Need You In 2017

There’s an overwhelming sense of uncertainty about the future right now, but there’s one thing we can be sure of: the fight for equality will continue

The Year They Stole Kim Kardashian

At the end of a seismic year for the royal family of American entertainment, a look at how the Kardashians rewrote the book — and the cautionary tale — of celebrity worship

Which Hollywood Chris Had The Best Year?

It was a good year to be a Chris in Hollywood, but which Chris reigned supreme in 2016 — Pratt, Evans, Hemsworth, or Pine?

The Year Of The Alt-Right

The alt-right is a force for evil, which makes it scary. But the alt-right is also whiplash-inducingly stupid, which makes it hard to take seriously.