best of 2013: pop culture

“wait, that REALLY happened?!”

by nylon

A lot of really awesome things happened in 2013, so we're rounding up the best of the best right here. Check back everyday for our editors' favorite movies, music, fashion, and more...and if you have more suggestions, tell us on Facebook

What could have been between LC and Brody Jenner

"SPOILER ALERT! I'm still thinking about how strange the world would now be if LC had become a Jenner/Kardashian." -- Jackie Yaeger, newsletter editor

Beyonce's unannounced album 

"Beyonce's surprise album. Take that, haters." -- Liza Darwin, senior web editor

When Nick kissed Jess on New Girl

"We all knew that the Nick-Jess thing was going to happen. And yet, never in the history of TV has there been a more believable, more passionate, more OMG-THIS-IS-THE-BEST-THING-EVER first kiss. Go on, YouTube it." -- Rebecca Willa Davis, executive web editor

That Kanye parody

"Bound 3--- I can't get Seth Rogan's bedroom eyes off my mind!"-- Katherine Martinez, e-commerce manager

John Oliver on The Daily Show

"Although any true

Daily Show

fan would support Jon Stewart taking a short break from the desk to try something new, it’s OK to admit that his leaving was downright scary. But how amazing was John Oliver? So amazing, apparently, that he got his own TV show with HBO after his stint subbing for Stewart. The whole thing was a nice reminder that change can be a good thing and hard-workers with tons of talent will always find a break." -- Mallory Rice, senior editor 

North West

"Um hello, North West is the new IT baby, and like her and Blue Ivy are going to be best friends, and I'm already jealous (you should be too)." --Marissa Smith, fashion assistant

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