Sorry to say it, Old Man 2014, but we’re glad to see the arse end of ya. Go kick rocks and roll on 2015, a new year full of promise, hope and less general crap. We mined hard to find these diamonds in the rough of a tumultuous year, coming up with what we thought were the best—in art, music, books, comics, movies and comedy—of the year, featuring our cover subject, 2014‘s hardest working boy, Rich Aucoin. Click HERE to read on and judge our lists for yourself. Disagree? Great. Tell us your lists in the comments.
By David Dahms, Kevin Hartford, Stephanie Johns, Michael Lake, Zoë Migicovsky, Jade Nauss, Lindsay Raining Bird, Julie Sobowale, Doug Taylor, Tara Thorne, Kate Watson and Adria Young