The List: what’s out, what’s in as 2011 dawns

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By Monica Hesse and Dan Zak
Washington Post Staff Writers

(FRIENDLY ACTION) 2/B/2-30 IN : 0 INJ/DAM
WHAT: THE LIST
WHEN: 0000 JAN 01
WHERE: UNDERNEATH OUR DESKS

WE TRUST NO ONE. EVERYTHING LEAKS: MILITARY CABLES, LOUISIANA SWEET CRUDE, JOHN BOEHNER'S TEAR DUCTS. AND, WORST OF ALL, OUR [[[REDACTED MATERIAL]]].

FACEBOOK ISN'T EVEN SAFE: 3RD PARTIES HACKED YOUR ACCOUNT THE LAST TIME YOU AGREED TO THEIR TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

HERE ARE OURS: THE LIST IS YOURS IF YOU PROMISE NOT TO INQUIRE HOW WE GOT IT.

DON'T ASK. (WON'T TELL.) ESPECIALLY BECAUSE THE PERSON WHO GAVE IT TO US [[[REDACTED MATERIAL]]].

//REPORT CLOSED//

Out
 
In
Leaks   Clouds
Zombies   Ballerinas
Omnipresent glitter   Everyday sequins
Trolling   Hacktivism
Kardashian crazy   Quaid crazy
MIA   NKOTBSB
Self-loathing sexcapades   Realizing you're not Don Draper
Team CoCo   Joel McHale-colytes
Honeysuckle   Limestone
GIFs   Super-cuts
Scott Brown   Marco Rubio
Brussels sprouts   Sauerkraut
Socnet sociology   Cyborg anthropology
Retrovores   Paleofitness
King Tut   Cleopatra
"Inception"   The 4th hour of the "Today" show
Sweet crepes   Whoopie pies
Adam Dunn   Jayson Werth
Over-budget Broadway   Over-budget Webisodes
Out
 
In
Ushahidi   HarassMap
Rallying   Rioting
Celebvocacy   Pundraising
Conflict-free diamonds   Diana sapphires
Epic   Brobdingnagian
Starbucks VIA   Cold-drip coffee
Death   Taxes
Alexander McQueen's lobster claws   Nicholas Kirkwood's snakey heels
Witch house   Moombahton
Bobbleheads   Throttlenecks
Nanny share   Bike share
James Franco   Garrett Hedlund
Tiny houses   Teepees
Eyjafjallajokull   Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
3-D   Silent films
Relying on the pill   Revisiting the rhythm method
Gold prices   Mutton prices
Betty White   Anne Meara
The prefix "Tw"   The suffix "lr"
Out
 
In
Circumnavigation   Sofalizing
Mumblecore   "The King's Speech"
Gheorghiu & Alagna   Leonard & Rhodes
Four Loko   Alcoholic whipped cream
World War II   World War I
Swedish mystery writers   Rooney Mara
Florence + the Machine   Robyn
Instant Netflix   Boxee Box
Pedestrian malls   Pedestrian scrambles
Mark Zuckerberg   Ethan Zuckerman
H Street NE   Congress Heights
U.S. outsourcing to China   China outsourcing to Indonesia
De-blight   De-sprawl
Angry Birds   Camelot Smashalot
Jason Wu   Prabal Gurung
Food trucks   That guy who sells homemade popsicles in Mount Pleasant
Mamie Gummer   Lily Rabe
Home-brewing   Home-tattooing
Baby Mozart   Lullabellies
Out
 
In
Double rainbows   Double dream hands
Fratire   Fauxmance
Taylors   Shilohs
Autotune the News   Das Racist
Diet Dr. Pepper   Cherry Zero
Ruby Tuesday's   IHOP
"True Blood"   "True Grit"
Censures   Spankings
Speakeasies   Tiki lounges
Oprahism   Atheism

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Transcript: Monica Hesse and Dan Zak, co-sovereigns of the List and the Style section Tumblr, discussed the Outs and Ins of 2011. E-mail The List.

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