Sam’s 2017 Acting and Special Awards

Author’s Note: This article was written in 2017, so “this year” refers to 2017 and not 2018. I’m sorry for any confusion. We’ve reached the end of favorites week! Hooray! 2017 was an amazing year for pop culture, and I would be remiss if I didn’t highlight (and put down) a few other things from […]

My Favorite Albums of 2017

Author’s Note: This is a “favorites” list, not a “best” list. It isn’t ranked solely on quality. I also considered my enjoyment with the album, how long it stayed with me, and how many times I went back to it. Also, this article was written in 2017, so “this year” refers to 2017 and not […]

My Favorite Singles of 2017

Author’s Note: This article was written in 2017, so “this year” refers to 2017 and not 2018. I’m sorry for any confusion. Of all the lists for “favorites” week, “Favorite Singles” was probably the hardest to write. There were so many individual songs that I loved this year that this list is near impossible to […]

My Favorite Movies of 2017

This is a “favorites” list, not a “best” list. I didn’t have time to see everything, nor is it ranked solely on quality. I also considered my enjoyment of the movie and how long it stayed with me. Also, this article was written in 2017, so “this year” refers to 2017 and not 2018. I’m […]

My Favorite TV Shows of 2017

This is a “favorites” list, not a “best” list. I didn’t have time to watch everything, nor is it ranked solely on quality. I also considered my enjoyment of the show and how long it stayed with me. Also, this article was written in 2017, so “this year” refers to 2017 and not 2018. I’m […]

Kids in College, Ep. 46: The Best of 2017 Special

In episode 46, hosts Jacob Douglas and I are joined by special guests Cameron Flatt, Elmer Guardado, and Sam Kingma for the “Best of 2017” special. We discuss our favorite album (4:10), TV show (22:20), video game (42:55), and movie (55:30) of the year. We also find time to laugh about the long-forgotten Kidz Bop […]

Kids in College, Ep. 45: We Love Christmas, We Hate Bright

In episode 45, hosts Jacob Douglas and I are in the Christmas (sorry, holiday) spirit but not because of that awful new Netflix movie “Bright.” We talk about Santa, (11:30), best/worst gifts received (24:00), traditions (44:45), and Christmas movies (52:00). We also discuss The Disaster Artist, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, and my facial hair. […]