year end

entertainment

The Nine Best Movies We Saw in 2017

From soup to nuts—or, 'The Killing of a Sacred Deer' to 'Phantom Thread.'
VICE Staff
12.27.17
Art

The Light From a Dark Year: Revisiting Our Favorite Artists of 2016

These artists are proof that creativity flourishes during periods of turmoil. When reality failed us, we turned to them for both inspiration and sanity in 2016.
Broadly Staff
1.2.17
trans

A Guide to the Social Factors That Put Transgender Lives at Risk

Trans Americans experience discrimination everywhere from housing to education. What role does that play in their deaths?
Diana Tourjée
1.2.17
A Year of Lil Wayne

A Year of Lil Wayne: The Year in Lil Wayne

What did Wayne accomplish in 2016?
Kyle Kramer
12.30.16
Essays

The Music Industry Did a Shit Job at Dealing with Sexual Assault This Year

What Kesha's situation has taught us and what we can anticipate in the age of Trump.
Sarah MacDonald
12.29.16
2015

Here Are the Apps We Actually Used This Year

Motherboard staff lay their home screens bare.
Motherboard Staff
12.23.15
Features

The Noisey Editors' Best and Worst of 2015: Kyle Kramer

From the Chance the Rapper to the Left Shark to the "Why You Always Lyin'" guy, here's everything editor Kyle Kramer loved this year.
Kyle Kramer
12.15.15
Features

Happy Zoo Year: How Fetty Wap Keeps Us Hooked

Even with chart successes and co-signs, there was always a popular narrative to downplay Fetty Wap’s almost unprecedented rise—until it could no longer be denied.
Al Shipley
12.7.15
2014 in Review

Noisey's Best and Worst of 2014 - Kim Kelly

A little bit country, a little bit rock'n'roll, and a little bit gothic death industrial.
Kim Kelly
12.17.14
2014 in Review

Noisey's Best and Worst of 2014 - Kyle Kramer

St. Vincent, Dej Loaf, Rich Gang, Future, and more made editor Kyle Kramer's best of list.
Kyle Kramer
12.17.14
Internet Exploring

Here Is Spotify's List of the Most Streamed Music of 2014, or What the Fuck Is Metropopolis?

Spotify made up a genre, and a lot of people listened to Ed Sheeran.
Kyle Kramer
12.3.14
Stuff

A December Avalanche of Atrocious Ads, Branding, and Social Media

Because marketing people are, as ever, desperately trying to justify their existence, they are loath to leave one annual budget dollar unspent. That mentality leads to a yearly December blizzard of hastily and stupidly conceived ideas, and this year’s...
Mark Copyranter Duffy
12.16.13
0102