January 3rd, 2013


2012 in review - part five

* The best scifi and fantasy movies of the year.
* Bob Mondello gives us the best movies of the year.
* Ten movies worth going out of your way to see.
* Asawin Suebsaeng with his favorite and least favorite movies of the year.
* Eighteen movies to watch in 2013.
* The best comic books of the past year.
* The best scifi and fantasy novels of the past year.
* The year's best television moments. (Spoilers, if you're still catching up.)
* The best television episodes of the year.


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* Top read: "The financial elite's war against the US economy."
* The conservative argument for environmental conservation.
* "We — and by we I mean Congress, and by Congress I mean the Republicans in Congress — have again demonstrated just how broken and paralyzed our government has become, how beholden to hostage-takers, how vulnerable to extremism."
* Good read: on the place of the religious right and the Republican party. Oh, and the 80's.
* Follow-up: inside the Fukushima exclusion zone.
* Ten states face lawsuits over education funding.
* By the numbers: comparing spending on both sides of the gun control debate.