People are saying 2016 was a miserable, maggot rot of a year. With the lies, the hacks, the deaths, the ugliness — but who needs it? Reality is OUT.
Why have “two Americas” when we each have our own personal Americas, handcrafted by clicks.
Block the offensive, block the politically correct, block your mom! Just don’t turn your screens off or you’ll miss the tattered threads of what still unites us: arguing about trivial yet life-or-death matters like what’s IN and what’s OUT.
OUT … IN
Stress coloring … Rage rooms
Chip & Joanna … Martha & Snoop
Hillbilly Elegy … Hillbillies
Lies … Leaks
Camp David … Mar-a-Lago
Matcha … Turmeric
All Hadids … Yara Shahidi
Bragging about “Hamilton” tickets … Bragging about “Hello Dolly” tickets
Cuba … Taiwan
Pulling for the Cubs … Resenting the Cubs
Food trucks … Sidewalk carts
National Archives … Museum of the Bible
Read more at What is in and what is out for 2017.