Best of 2022…thus far – UPDATED thru 11/10/22

Here’s my list of the best for 2022 to date, nearly all of the way through of the year. Enjoy!

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The Wonder Years – Source: npr.org

TV Comedies

  1. The Wonder Years – ABC
  2. Call Me Kat – Fox
  3. Derry Girls – Netflix
  4. The Conners – ABC
  5. American Auto – NBC
  6. Young Sheldon – CBS
  7. How I Met Your Father – Hulu
  8. Lopez vs. Lopez – NBC
  9. Abbott Elementary – ABC
  10. Single Drunk Female – Hulu

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Better Call Saul – Source: indiewire.com

TV Dramas

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  1. Better Call Saul – AMC
  2. Slow Horses – AppleTV
  3. The Handmaid’s Tale – Hulu
  4. Squid Game – Netflix
  5. For All Mankind – AppleTV
  6. Tehran – AppleTV
  7. The Old Man – FX/Hulu
  8. So Help Me Todd – CBS

TV Mini-Series

  1. Inventing Anna – Netflix
  2. The Dropout – Hulu
  3. We Crashed – AppleTV
  4. Pam & Tommy – Hulu

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Blue Lullaby EP by Wolf Alice – Source: stereogum.com

Albums released in 2022

  1. Blue Lullaby EP – Wolf Alice
  2. Into the Rift – Quarters of Change
  3. Formentera – Metric
  4. C’mon You Know – Liam Gallagher
  5. A Light For Attracting Attention – The Smile
  6. Cleanse – Joywave
  7. Fever Dream – Cannons

New songs released in 2022

  1. “Sense” – Wolf Alice
  2. “Feeling Myself” (Blue Lullaby EP Version) – Wolf Alice
  3. “Old Man” – Beck
  4. “I Will Never Settle” – Metric
  5. “Healthy” – Quarters of Change
  6. “Kiwi” – Quarters of Change
  7. “The Last Man on Earth” (Blue Lullaby EP Version) – Wolf Alice
  8. “World in Need” – Liam Gallagher
  9. “More Power” – Liam Gallagher
  10. “Something Loud” – Jimmy Eat World
  11. “T Love” – Quarters of Change
  12. “Ms. Dramatic” – Quarters of Change
  13. Too Many Thoughts” – Quarters of Change
  14. “We Don’t Know What Tomorrow Brings” – The Smile
  15. “Forever in Sunset” – Ezra Furman
  16. “Free in the Knowledge” – The Smile
  17. “What Seems Like Eternity” – Metric
  18. “Jaded” – Quarters of Change
  19. “How Can I Make It Okay” – (Blue Lullaby EP Version) Wolf Alice – added 6/24/22
  20. “Roman Holiday” – Fontaines DC
  21. “Buy American” – Joywave
  22. “Oh Sweet Children” – Liam Gallagher
  23. “You’re Too Good for Giving Up” – Liam Gallagher
  24. “C’mon You Know” – Liam Gallagher
  25. “Diamond in the Dark” – Liam Gallagher
  26. “Everything’s Electric” – Liam Gallagher
  27. “Sidelines” – Phoebe Bridgers
  28. “Die In Your Arms” – Quarters of Change
  29. “We Are All We Need” – Joywave
  30. “No Hard Feelings” (Blue Lullaby EP Version) – Wolf Alice – added 6/24/22
  31. “Lipstick on the Glass” (Blue Lullaby EP Version) – Wolf Alice – added 6/24/22
  32. “Doomscroller” – Metric
  33. “You’ll Never Work in Television” – The Smile
  34. “Rift” – Quarters of Change
  35. “Ruthless” – Cannons
  36. “Bad Dream” – Cannons
  37. “Tunnel of You” – Cannons
  38. “I Am Water” – July Talk
  39. “Chloe” – Quarters of Change
  40. “Better Days” – Liam Gallagher
  41. “Hurricane” – Cannons
  42. “It Was Not Meant to Be” – Liam Gallagher
  43. “Spitting Off the Edge of the World” – Yeah Yeah Yeahs
  44. “Tidal River” – Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever

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Books read in 2022

Fiction:

  1. Slow Horses (2010)
  2. Invisible Things (2022)

Non-Fiction:

  1. The Spy and the Traitor (2018)
  2. Agent Sonya (2020)
  3. The Mirage Factory (2018)
  4. Radical Ritual: How Burning Man Changed the World (2019)
  5. Agent Zigzag (2007)
  6. Spy’s Guide to Santa Fe and Albuquerque (2011)
  7. An Impeccable Spy (2019)
  8. Boom Town: The Fantastical Saga of Oklahoma City (2018)
  9. Water is for Fighting Over: and Other Myths About Water in the West (2016)
  10. Green Town U.S.A. (2013)
  11. The Ride of Her Life (2021)
  12. Heisenberg’s War (2000)
  13. Codename Hero (2012)
  14. History of Taos (2014)
  15. Built to Burn (2020)
  16. Spymistress (2006)
  17. The Cowboy Dictionary (1994)
  18. Earthship Chronicles (2019)

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Source: tvinsider.com

Films released in 2022

  1. The Adam Project
  2. Operation Mincemeat
  3. The Gray Man
  4. The Bad Guys

Recent Films (first seen in 2022)

  1. The Courier (2021)
  2. Begin Again (2013)
  3. Official Secrets (2019)
  4. Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom (2019)
  5. Jack Strong (2014)
  6. Red Joan (2019)
  7. Female Agents (2008)
  8. Wasp Network (2020)
  9. The Colony (2021)
  10. Darkest Hour (2017)
  11. The Man From U.N.C.L.E. (2015)

Classic Films (first seen in 2022)

  1. Notorious (1946)
  2. The Spy Who Came in From the Cold (1965)

Documentaries (first seen in 2022)

  1. The Spy Who Stole the Atom Bomb (2017)
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