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Confounding loaves, presidential jazzercise, and people (and pronouns) of the year

Michael Andor Brodeur's weekly round-up of inconsequential Internet news.


Season 10 of ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ arrives in January

Larry David’s HBO series has earned 43 Emmy nominations since it premiered in 2000.


The actor behind — well, inside — C-3PO

With the saga drawing to a close, Daniels, 73, has looked back on the experience in a memoir published last month.


A study in robotic development

Threepio’s appearance has been tweaked enough over the years that at times we almost wondered if he was, in fact, the droid we were looking for.


Getting a ‘Rise’ out of ‘Star Wars’

The conclusion of the latest trilogy will answer some questions — but how many?

Battle of the ‘Star Wars’ stars: Who exactly is the Force with?

The time seems ripe to crown the victors of the saga’s other star wars.


Jon Garelick’s Top 10 jazz albums of 2019

The list of the year's best includes releases from locals Terri Lyne Carrington & Social Science, Yoko Miwa, and Massachusetts native Jeremy Udden.


From R.E.M. to the Rolling Thunder Revue, 10 reissues worth revisiting

Among our picks: extended versions of classic albums like Prince's "1999" as well as newly released concert performances from the likes of Elvis and Hendrix.

Our favorite songs from 2019

From Lizzo's acrobatic gospel/hip-hop/soul to an emo epic, here are 13 favorites from Globe writers. Spotify playlist included.

Julian Benbow’s Top 10 albums of 2019

Albums from Freddie Gibbs and Madlib, a reunited Little Brother, and Megan Thee Stallion were some of hip-hop's best in 2019.


10 locally sourced album picks for 2019

Standout albums from Clairo, Palehound, STL GLD and other local artists put Boston the musical map in 2019.

Stuart Munro’s Top 10 albums of 2019

Outstanding releases from Yola, the Delines, and Vince Gill top the list, with artist of the year honors for a band that reached a 30-year milestone in 2019.