20 Best Lists of 2016
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In a contentious election year, it's hard for even the more frivolous elements of pop culture not to be focused on the pressing political issues of the day. As a result, this year's rundown of the best, funniest and most unique lists is noticeably attuned to the presidential campaign and its key themes, whether that means the rise in hate speech or Donald Trump's Twitter obsession. But movies, sports, non-lethal Australian animals and sandwiches also factored into our overview – if only to help us take our mind off who's going to occupy the Oval Office in 2017. Here's our annual meta-list of the 20 best lists of 2016. Yes, there will be a Clickhole entry; grab a nice, greasy bacon, egg and cheese and enjoy.