Year-End Lists

Notable, browsable lists. Year-end lists are fingerprints; aggregate statistics are smudges. Therefore, we make no tallies. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its authors, at the source.

San Jose Mercury News

on the web


  • Jim Harrington: 50 Best Albums of the Decade
  • Mercury News: Top 10 TV Shows of 2018
  • Jim Harrington: Top 10 Albums of 2018
  • Peter Larsen: 15 Best Podcasts of 2018
  • Mercury News: Best TV Shows of 2017
  • Jim Harrington: Best Albums of 2017