Things I Did Not Get in 2014

  • Iggy Azalea.
  • The critical fawning over Taylor Swift.
  • Why 30 Rock had to end.
  • Why anyone gives a shit about Kim Kardashian.
  • Why Singapore is so frickin' expensive.
  • Justin Bieber.
  • How anyone can be fooled into think The Newsroom is good.
  • Why everyone thinks Tomas Berdych's Twitter account is so hilarious. I mean, it's amusing. But is it that amusing?
  • Why David Fincher/Ben Affleck somehow spun Nick into a sympathetic character in Gone Girl when he's an utter asshole who gets what he deserves in the book. 
  • How I could forget about Kate Winslet fistpumping super hard at the Wimbledon final during all my year-end review posts. You dumb, Courtney. 
  • Why Jim Harbaugh had to leave San Francisco. :(
  • Why the 49ers can't score in the red zone.
  • Why the 49ers won't let Colin Kaepernick run.
  • Why the US Women's National Team insists on being held hostage by Abby Wambach.
  • Hating on Lena Dunham. 
  • Happy.
  • The continued obsession with hops. Why do people want bitter beer? That makes no sense.
  • How Apple thought it was a good idea to let U2 force itself on everyone's iTunes.
  • Everything Dr. Tim Wood said. 
  • How more people aren't raving about Obvious Child and, in particular, Jenny Slate.
  • LinkedIn.
  • Repeating a thing that I did not get in 2013: The collective love affair with Jennifer Lawrence. 
  • Why the U.S. Open just doesn't seem to care about social media. 
  • Why the goalpost had to be where it was in the U.S. vs. Canada women's hockey gold medal game.
  • The Fault In Our Stars.
  • How Maria Sharapova won the French Open.
  • How we just straight up lost a commercial airplane.
  • Kale. 
  • That this happened and I almost forgot about it. Who forgets that?!?!