10 Things We Loved About 2012
From Les Miz to anti-Semitic Elmo, the year’s top 10 most Tattler things—none of them (sadly) NSFW
Maybe you didn’t watch the Most Important Television Program of Our Time 2.0, in which case, I hope you’re enjoying your male heterosexual privilege while it lasts. The rest of us were by turns elated and appalled by NBC’s bizarrely deracinated backstage saga, set in an alien Broadway world where no one seemed to know what a bar mitzvah was and the only Jew (apart from Manny Azenberg, as “Himself”) was Tom, the affable composer played by Christian Borle, which, delightful a performer as he is, is a little like doing a show starring Michael Cera as the only black guy in the NBA.
The annual sales include postcards from Alan Dershowitz’s collection and a stunning 18th-century Haggadah