Donald Trump became president, Kevin Durant was caught catfishing on Twitter, and James Franco is getting Oscar buzz for his portrayal of Tommy Wiseau – 2017 was interesting. While others will look back at this year as one full of disappointments and fear of the unknown, on a personal level, it has been one of my… Continue reading 2017: a Year-End Review
Despite a bumpy start (featuring lost keys, one exploded soda can and booking an AirBnB loft not only on the wrong date, but also the wrong MFing state), my first road trip of 2017 is in the books.
Let’s face it, this is mostly a shameless attempt to pick up more Twitter followers. But it also gives me the opportunity to read some old tweets and think to myself, “Oh Rachael, you are so clever. Your genius really goes unrecognized. I bet your timeline will become legendary after you die. People will make memes with your tweet and credit them to… Mother Teresa… or something.” #alternativefacts
There’s no need to sugarcoat this – 2016 sucked, guys.
I could sit here and write you thousands of words about what made 2016 the worst, but why dwell on the crappy past when we can look forward to the potentially less crappy future? More about that near the end, but first, the fun stuff.
It’s incredibly difficult to judge a year from the first six months, but if I were to make an assessment on the first half of 2016, I’d say it’s hopeful. A few interesting, unique films have managed to sneak their way into theaters, of the three superhero movies, one was pretty outstanding and we still have Sausage Party to look forward to.