The Best of 2012 According to Nancy Miller

The Los Angeles magazine deputy editor shares her personal year-end list

Best song: “Feels Like We Only Go Backwards” by Tame Impala
Best TV Show:
Homeland. (Best episode: Ep. 2)
Best Memes:
“Binders Full Of Women,” Clint’s Chair
Best Exhibit:
Metropolis 2 at LACMA
Best Bite:
Green Food Truck’s Cali Bowl (What, I eat there every day.)
Best Sip:
Mohawk Bend’s rotating list of small brew beers
Best Read:
Gone Girl, by Gillian Flynn. Read it in almost one sitting
Best Film:
Haneke’s Amour and I haven’t even seen it yet
Best Tweet:
Barack Obama’s “Not Impressed” tweet via the White House
Best Fashion Trend:
Step-Mom Jeans (I made that up)
Best Concert:
Tame Impala at the El Rey and Hot Chip at the Hollywood Bowl tie
Best L.A. Discovery:
Best Viral Video:
Can’t remember—I self-lobotomized after watching the Travolta/Newton-John horror
Best hashtag:
Best Conspiracy Theory:
Obama won the election with gifts
Best Public Party:
Cinefamily’s Halloween party
Best Taylor Swift Fling:
Ew.  Seriously?