Best of 2015: Books, Music, TV, & Podcasts

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A compilation of my recent “Top 10″ and “Best of” posts for 2015: Top 10 Best Books Read in 2015 Top 10 Best Albums Listened to in 2015  Best TV Streamed in 2015 Top 10 Best Podcasts of 2015  Enjoy! Thanks for reading, and happy new year to you and yours! Related Posts Best of 2014: Books, Music, Film, & Podcasts Best of 2013: Books, Music, Film, and More The Best of 2012: Books, Music, Film, and More The Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg is a trained spiritual director, a D.Min. graduate of San … [Read more...]

Best TV Streamed in 2015

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This list is not necessarily my favorite new releases of the year. Instead, it is the best of the content I watched since this time last year. In addition, this list is in alphabetical order because agonizing over a precise order would take out all the fun:1. Girls: Season 4 (HBO Now)2. The Good Wife: Season 6 (Amazon Prime)3. How to Get Away with Murder: Season 1 (Netflix)4. Last Week Tonight With John Oliver: Seasons 1 and 2 (HBO Now)5. The Leftovers: Seasons 1 and 2 (HBO … [Read more...]

Top 10 Best Albums Listened to in 2015

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This list is not always my favorite new releases; instead, it is the best of the albums I listened to for the first time since last year — althought this year all the albums were released in 2015. This list is also in alphabetical order because agonizing over a precise order would take all the fun out of remembering these albums: 1. Aquaria, Boots:The fact that you still can't mention Boots without also mentioning Beyoncé teaches two mournful lessons: 1) It's a mixed bag to start your ca … [Read more...]

Top 10 Best Books Read in 2015

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The following are the top ten best books I’ve read since this time last year, not the best books published in 2015. For those keeping track, five were published in 2015, four in 2014, and one in 2007. The list is also in alphabetical order by the author’s last name because agonizing over a precise order would take all the fun out of remembering these books: 1. Alison Bechdel, Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic (2007): All the adulation for the Broadway musical adaptation made me curious to read the o … [Read more...]

Best of 2014: Books, Music, Film, & Podcasts

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The following is a compilation of my recent “Top 10″ and “Best of” posts for 2014. Enjoy!Top 10 Best Books Read in 2014 Top 10 Best Albums Listened to in 2014 Top 10 Best Netflix Streamed in 2014 Top 10 Best Podcasts of 2014 Thanks for reading in 2014, and happy new year to you and yours! Related Posts Best of 2013: Books, Music, Film, and More The Best of 2012: Books, Music, Film, and MoreThe Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg is a trained spiritual director, a D.Min. graduate of San Fra … [Read more...]

Top 10 Best Podcasts of 2014

The following are the podcasts I’ve enjoyed listening to the most consistently since this time last year. This list is also in alphabetical order because agonizing over a precise order would take out all the fun: Buddhist Geeks – A short podcast, averaging only about 20 minutes: “after a few years, and well over a million downloads of the show, it became clear that Buddhist Geeks was something closer to a movement or community, rather than just a podcast.” Their general perspective has signific … [Read more...]


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