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We Love the Internet 2023/04: The Why do British people love to abbreviate things edition

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We Love the Internet 2023/03: The Extremely hardcore edition

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We Love the Internet 2023/02: The How much Netflix can the world absorb edition

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We Love the Internet 2023/01: The Why does Taylor Swift hold her pen like that edition

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My five fives of 2022

Previous lists for 20212020201920182017201620152014201320122011 and 2010.

Top 5 Films (Cinema)

(Released in UK cinemas in 2022, which I have seen. Links point to IMDb)

  1. The Banshees Of Inisherin
  2. Top Gun: Maverick
  3. Everything Everywhere All At Once
  4. Parallel Mothers
  5. Triangle of Sadness

Top 5 Films (Home)

(Watched for the first time in 2022. Links point to IMDb)

  1. RRR
  2. Athena
  3. Catherine Called Birdy
  4. Prey
  5. Do Revenge

Top 5 Albums

(Released in the UK in 20229, which I have heard. Links point to Spotify)

  1. Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Cool It Down
  2. Beyonce – Renaissance
  3. Alvvays – Blue Rev
  4. Yard Act – The Overload
  5. FKA Twigs – Caprisongs

Top 5 TV series (non BBC)

(Released in the UK in 2022, that I watched. Links point to IMDb)

  1. The Bear
  2. Severance
  3. Pachinko
  4. My Brilliant Friend S3
  5. The White Lotus S2

Top 5 Books

(That I read in 2022. Links point to Amazon)

  1. On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong
  2. Children Of Dune by Frank Herbert
  3. We Begin At The End by Chris Whitaker
  4. A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole
  5. Love In The Time Of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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We Love the Internet 2022/52: The Most people names for dogs edition

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We Love the Internet 2022/51: The Golden age of streaming TV is over edition

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We Love the Internet 2022/50: The Has the internet reached peak clickability edition

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We Love the Internet 2022/49: The Growing old online edition

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We Love the Internet 2022/48: The Someone is pretending to be me edition

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