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
3. Gangnam Style
It’s true what they say: Fifty million Elvis fans can’t be wrong, and neither can nearly a billion YouTube views. Psy’s tour-de-force of formfitting outfits, horsey dance moves, and sexy ladies holding the yoga cow pose is both a glorious zany distillation of our entire, absurdity-drenched, randomly brilliant idea-blender of the best of Internet culture and, if the roomful of Jewish kids singing along in fluent Korean at my cousin’s recent bar mitzvah is any indication, the real harbinger of a globalized world in which, as Oprah says, we are more alike than we are different. Because we all love that frigging video.
The annual sales include postcards from Alan Dershowitz’s collection and a stunning 18th-century Haggadah