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We Love the Internet 2021/02: The Facebook kills the wrong likes edition

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We Love the Internet 2021/01: The Case for double dinner edition

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My five fives of 2020

Previous lists for 201920182017201620152014201320122011 and 2010.

Top 5 Films

(Released in UK cinemas or on streaming services in 2020, which I have seen. Links point to IMDb)

  1. Parasite
  2. Uncut Gems
  3. Bacurau
  4. Soul
  5. 1917

Top 5 Albums

(Released in the UK in 2020, which I have heard. Links point to Spotify)

  1. Phoebe Bridgers – Punisher
  2. Fiona Apple – Fetch The Bolt Cutters
  3. Waxahatchee – Saint Cloud
  4. Perfume Genius – Set My Heart On Fire Immediately
  5. Run The Jewels – RTJ4

Top 5 TV series (non BBC)

(Released in the UK in 2020, that I watched. Links point to IMDb)

  1. Better Call Saul S5
  2. The Queen’s Gambit
  3. Gangs Of London
  4. I Hate Suzie
  5. Dark S3

Top 5 Books

(That I read in 2020. Links point to Amazon)

  1. The Haunting Of Hill House
  2. Why I’m No Longer Talking To White People About Race
  3. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
  4. Brit(ish)
  5. Pachinko

Top 5 TV Series/Films released before 2020 (non BBC)

(That I watched for the first time in 2020. Thanks lockdown. Links point to IMDb)

  1. BoJack Horseman
  2. Money Heist
  3. Shoplifters
  4. Schitt’s Creek
  5. Honeyland

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We Love the Internet 2020/53: The Our shared unsharing edition

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We Love the Internet 2020/52: The Sports has a gen z problem edition

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We Love the Internet 2020/51: The Nuclear family was a mistake edition

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We Love the Internet 2020/50: The How tag became a professional sport edition

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We Love the Internet 2020/49: The Mobbed by Raccoons edition

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We Love the Internet 2020/48: The Substackerati edition

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We Love the Internet 2020/47: The Meet the professional memers edition

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