This list was a few years in the making to get that out of the way right away.

I had heard that acclaimed filmmaker Steven Soderbergh has done something like this in the past and I thought I might try it too.

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Soderbergh keeps a running list of everything he watches, whether it be TV or movie, and every book he reads. At the end of the year, he publishes the list on his Soderblog to share with his fans.

If you think that sounds like a massive undertaking you aren't alone. I tried this in 2022 and fell off before the end of the year. For 2023, I was determined to give it a try again.

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This time, I made it through the entire year. Looking back I watched lots of movies, read a few books (mostly comic books) but really went in on the TV.

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See if you watched and read the same things I did in 2023. Movies are in BOLD, while TV is listed plainly with the corresponding season following in parentheses. and books are in italics. The dates I did the watching and listing are above each.

Seen, Read 2023

01/02
Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile

01/03
Kaleidoscope (s1)

01/04
MST3K: Santo (s13)
The English (s1)

01/05
The English (s1)

01/06
The English (s1)
The Pale Blue Eye

01/07
MST3K: Robot Wars (s13)

01/09
The Last Dance (s1)
White Noise

01/10
The Banshees of Inisherin
Nathan For You (s1)

01/12
The Last Dance (s1)

01/13
Abbot Elementary (s2)
What We Do In The Shadows (s2)

01/15
The Last of Us (s1)
Welcome to Wrexham (s1)

01/17
Welcome to Wrexham (s1)

01/18
Emily The Criminal

01/20
All The President’s Men
Abbott Elementary (s1)
What We Do in the Shadows (s2)

01/21
Thor: Love and Thunder

01/22
The Last of Us (s1)
Gossip Girl (s1)

01/23
Gossip Girl (s1)

01/24
Gossip Girl (s1)

01/25
Mayor of Kingstown (s1)

01/26
Mayor of Kingstown (s1)

01/27
Poker Face (s1)

01/28
Poker Face (s1)

01/29
The Last of Us (s1)
Gossip Girl (s1)

01/30
Mayor of Kingstown (s1)

01/31
Mayor of Kingstown (s1)

02/01
Gossip Girl (s1)
Mayor of Kingstown (s2)

02/03
Gossip Girl (s1)
Poker Face (s1)
Ms. Marvel #6 (2006)

02/04
The Last of Us (s1)

02/05
The Last of Us (s1)

02/06
Gossip Girl (s1)

02/07
Gossip Girl (s1)

02/08
Gossip Girl (s1)

02/09
Gossip Girl (s1)
Abbott Elementary (s2)
Letterkenny (s11)
Not Dead Yet (s1)

02/10
Gossip Girl (s1)

02/11
Ms. Marvel #7 (2006)

02/12
The Last of Us (s1)

02/13
Mayor of Kingston (s2)
Archer (s3)

02/14
Gossip Girl (s1)
Archer (s3)
CB Strike (s1)

02/15
Ms. Marvel #8 (2006)
New Avengers #23/#24 (2006)
CB Strike (s1)

02/16
Gossip Girl (s1)

02/17
Archer (s3)

02/18
Jackass

02/19
Poker Face (s1)
The Resort (s1)

02/20
Gossip Girl (s1)
Archer (s3)
The Last of Us (s1)

02/21
Archer (s3)

02/22
Archer (s4)

02/24
Abbott Elementary (s2)
Gossip Girl (s2)

02/25
Dredd
Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania

02/26
The Last of Us (s1)

02/27
Gossip Girl (s2)
Poker Face (s1)
Richard Pryor: Live in Concert

02/28
Cunk on Earth (s1)
Gossip Girl (s2)

03/01
Cunk on Earth (s1)

03/02
Shrinking (s1)
Archer (s4)

03/03
The Consultant (s1)
Shrinking (s1)

03/05
Tar
Elvis
The Fabelmans
Top Gun: Maverick

03/06
Abbott Elementary (s2)
Letterkenny (s11)

03/07
All Quiet on the Western Front

03/09
Perry Mason (s2)

03/10
Abbott Elementary (s2)
Women Talking

03/11
Poker Face (s1)

03/12
Triangle of Sadness

03/13
Perry Mason (s2)

03/14
Shrinking (s1)

03/19
Scream

03/22
Abbott Elementary (s2)

03/23
Scream 2

03/24
Extrapolations (s1)

03/25
Civil War: The Return (2006)
Iron Man/Captain America: Casualties of War (2006)
Wolverine #45-#46 (2006)

03/26
Black Panther #23 (2006)
Captain America #24 (2006)
Civil War: Frontline #8 (2006)
Wolverine #47 (2006)
Fantastic Four #540 (2006)
Amazing Spider-Man #535 (2006)
Civil War #5 (2007)

03/27
Punisher War Journal #1 (2007)
Fantastic Four #541-#542 (2006-2007)
Civil War: War Crimes #1 (2006)
Civil War: Frontline #9 (2006)
Moon Knight #7-#10 (2007)
The Bourne Identity

03/28
Amazing Spider-Man #536 (2006)
The Invincible Iron Man #14 (2006)
Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man #14-#16 (2006-2007)

03/29
Blade #5 (2007)
Sensational Spider-Man #32-#34 (2006-2007)
Winter Soldier: Winter Kills #1 (2006)

03/30
Amazing Spider-Man #537 (2007)
Black Panther #24-#25 (2007)
Punisher War Journal #2-#3 (2007)
Civil War #6-#7 (2007)
New Avengers #25 (2006)
Civil War: Front Line #10 (2007)

03/31
Amazing Spider-Man #538 (2007)
Fantastic Four #543 (2007)
Civil War: Frontline #11 (2007)

04/03
Gossip Girl (s2)

04/04
Gossip Girl (s2)

04/05
Gossip Girl (s2)

04/06
Gossip Girl (s2)

04/07
The Super Mario Bros Movie
Gossip Girl (s2)
Abbott Elementary (s2)
Letterkenny (s11)

04/10
Gossip Girl (s2)

04/11
Gossip Girl (s2)

04/12
Gossip Girl (s2)

04/13
Gossip Girl (s2)

04/14
Gossip Girl (s2)
Succession (s4)

04/16
Succession (s4)

04/17
Gossip Girl (s2)

04/18
Beef (s1)
Slow Horses (s1)

04/19
Beef (s1)
Slow Horses (s1)

04/20
Gossip Girl (s2)

04/21
Abbott Elementary (s2)
Gossip Girl (s2)

04/22
Ghosted

04/24
Gossip Girl (s2)

04/25
What We Do in the Shadows (s2)
Gossip Girl (s2)

04/26
Gossip Girl (s2)
Beef (s1)

04/29
John Mulaney: Baby J

05/03
Gossip Girl (s2)

05/04
Gossip Girl (s2)

05/05
Gossip Girl (s3)

05/06
Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves

05/07
Succession (s4)
Somebody Somewhere (s2)

05/08
Gossip Girl (s3)

05/09
Gossip Girl (s3)

05/10
Gossip Girl (s3)

5/11
Gossip Girl (s3)

5/13
Ted Lasso (s3)

5/14
Succession (s4)
Somebody Somewhere (s2)

05/15
Gossip Girl (s3)

05/16
Gossip Girl (s3)

05/18
What We Do in the Shadows (s3)
Gossip Girl (s3)

05/19
Gossip Girl (s3)

05/20
Bupkis (s1)

05/21
Gossip Girl (s3)

05/26
Gossip Girl (s3)
Succession (s4)
Somebody Somewhere (s2)
Smartless: On the Road (s1)

05/27
Ant-Man and the Wasp Quantumania

05/28
Gossip Girl (s3)

05/29
Gossip Girl (s3)

05/30
Gossip Girl (s3)

05/31
Gossip Girl (s3)

06/01
Gossip Girl (s3)

06/02
Gossip Girl (s3)

06/03
Ted Lasso (s3)

06/04
Indiana Jones & the Raiders of the Lost Ark
Ted Lasso (s3)

06/05
Gossip Girl (s3)

06/06
Ted Lasso (s3)
Gossip Girl (s3)

06/07
Gossip Girl (s3)

06/08
Gossip Girl (s3)

06/09
Gossip Girl (s3)

06/10
Based on a True Story (s1)
Fast X

06/11
Based on a True Story (s1)
Reality

06/12
What We Do In the Shadows (s3)
Gossip Girl (s3)

06/13
Somebody Somewhere (s2)
Gossip Girl (s4)
SmartLess: On the Road (s1)

06/14
SmartLess: On the Road (s1)
Gossip Girl (s4)

06/15
Gossip Girl (s4)

06/16
Gossip Girl (s4)

06/17
Indiana Jones & the Temple of Doom

06/19
Gossip Girl (s4)

06/20
Gossip Girl (s4)
Network

06/21
Gossip Girl (s4
Secret Invasion (s1)

06/22
Gossip Girl (s4)

06/23
Gossip Girl (s4)
Spider-Man: Across the Spider-verse

06/24
Gossip Girl (s4)

06/25
Extraction

06/26
Gossip Girl (s4)

06/27
Gossip Girl (s4)

06/28
Gossip Girl (s4)

06/29
Gossip Girl (s4)

06/30
Gossip Girl (s4)

07/02
Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist

07/03
Gossip Girl (s4)

07/04
Gossip Girl (s4)
Adventures in Babysitting

07/05
Gossip Girl (s4)
What We Do in the Shadows (s4)

07/06
Gossip Girl (s4)

07/07
I Think You Should Leave With Tim Robinson (s3)
Gossip Girl (s4 & s5)

07/15
Jury Duty (s1)

07/17
Gossip Girl (s5)

07/18
Gossip Girl (s5)

07/19
Gossip Girl (s5)

07/20
What We Do in the Shadows (s4)
Gossip Girl (s5)
Top Chef (s3)

07/21
The After Party (s2)
Gossip Girl (s5)
Top Chef (s3)

07/22
Gossip Girl (s5)
What We Do in the Shadows (s4)

07/23
They Cloned Tyrone
Top Chef (s4)

07/24
Transformers: Rise of the Beasts
Top Chef (s3)

07/25
Gossip Girl (s5)
Top Chef (s3)

07/26
Gossip Girl (s5)
Top Chef (s4)
Full Circle (s1)

07/27
Gossip Girl (s5)
Top Chef (s4)
What We Do in the Shadows (s4)

07/28
Gossip Girl (s5)
Top Chef (s4)

07/29
Gossip Girl (s5)
Top Chef (s4)
What We Do In The Shadows (s5)

7/30
Gossip Girl (s5)
Top Chef (s4)
The Flash

07/31
Top Chef (s4)
Twisted Metal (s1)

08/01
Gossip Girl (s5)
Top Chef (s5)

08/02
Gossip Girl (s5)
Top Chef (s5)

08/03
Top Chef (s5)

08/04
Gossip Girl (s5)
Top Chef (s5)

08/05
Gossip Girl (s5)
Secret Invasion (s1)

08/06
Gossip Girl (s5)
Top Chef (s6)
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3

08/07
Top Chef (s6)

08/08
Top Chef (s6)
Gossip Girl (s5)

08/09
Top Chef (s6)
Gossip Girl (s5)
Twisted Metal (s1)
The Storyteller

08/10
Twisted Metal (s1)
The Storyteller

08/11
Twisted Metal (s1)
Gossip Girl (s5)
Hijack (s1)
The Storyteller
Top Chef (s7)

08/12
Twisted Metal (s1)
Gossip Girl (s5)
Hijack (s1)
The Storyteller

08/13
Gossip Girl (s6)
Top Chef (s7)
A Game of Thrones

08/14
Top Chef (s7)
A Game of Thrones

08/15
Gossip Girl (s6)
Top Chef (s7)
A Game of Thrones

08/16
Top Chef (s7)
A Game of Thrones

08/17
Gossip Girl (s6)
Top Chef (s7)

08/18
Gossip Girl (s6)
Top Chef (s7)
Only Murders in the Building (s3)
A Game of Thrones

08/19
Gossip Girl (s6)
Top Chef (s7)

08/20
Gossip Girl (s6)
Top Chef (s7)
SmartLess: On the Road (s1)

08/21
Top Chef (s7)
A Game of Thrones

08/22
Top Chef (s7)
Gossip Girl (s6)
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (s11)
Leave the World Behind

08/23
Gossip Girl (s6)
Only Murders in the Building (s3)

08/24
Top Chef (s8)
Slow Horses

08/25
Top Chef (s8)
Slow Horses
Gossip Girl (s6)
Only Murders in the Building (s3)

08/26
Slow Horses

08/27
Top Chef (s8)

08/28
Top Chef (s8)
Slow Horses

08/29
Gossip Girl (s6)

08/30
The Bear (s1)
Top Chef (s8)
Slow Horses

08/31
The Bear (s1)
Top Chef (s8)
Only Murders in the Building (s3)

09/01
Top Chef (s8)

09/02
Top Chef (s8)

09/03
The Bear (s1)
Top Chef (s9)
Bama Rush

09/04
Top Chef (s9)

09/05
The Bear (s1)
Top Chef (s9)
Slow Horses

09/06
The Bear (s2)
Top Chef (s9)

09/07
Slow Horses
Top Chef (s9)

09/08
The Bear (s2)
Top Chef (s9)

09/09
Slow Horses
Only Murders in the Building (s3)
How to With John Wilson (s3)

09/11
Top Chef (s10)

09/12
Wrestlers (s1)

09/13
Wrestlers (s1)

09/14
Wrestlers (s1)

09/15
Only Murders in the Building (s3)

09/16
A Haunting in Venice

09/17
The Bear (s2)

09/19
Only Murders in the Building (s3)

09/22
What We Do In the Shadows (s5)
The Bear (s2)

09/27
The Mandalorian (s3)
The Boys (s3)

09/28
The Mandalorian (s3)

09/30
The Mandalorian (s3)

10/01
The Boys (s3)

10/02
The Boys (s3)

10/03
The Boys (s3)

10/05
What We Do In The Shadows (s5)

10/09
Blue Beetle

10/16
Starstruck (s3)

10/17
Starstruck (s3)
Columbo (s1)

10/18
South Park (s1)

10/19
Fall of the House of Usher (s1)
Only Murders in the Building (s3)

10/24
Fall of the House of Usher (s1)

10/26
Fall of the House of Usher (s1)

10/27
Five Nights at Freddy’s
No Hard Feelings

10/28
Old Dads

10/29
Fall of the House of Usher (s1)

10/30
Fall of the House of Usher (s1)

11/01
Fall of the House of Usher (s1)

11/02
Fall of the House of Usher (s1)

11/03
Ted Lasso (s3)

11/04
Ted Lasso (s3)

11/06
Fall of the House of Usher (s1)
South Park (s1)

11/07
True Detective (s3)
Ted Lasso (s3)

11/10
True Detective (s3)

11/11
Ted Lasso (s3)

11/15
True Detective (s3)

11/17
The Killer

11/22
Please Don’t Destroy: The Treasure of Foggy Mountain

11/25
Home Alone

12/9

Genie
Heart of Stone

12/15
Loot (s1)

12/16
Loot (s1)
Sea of Love

12/17
Ashoka (s1)

12/18
Ashoka (s1)

12/19
Ashoka (s1)

12/21
Ashoka (s1)

12/25
Rebel Moon

12/26
The Holdovers

12/27
Maestro

12/28
Loot (s1)

12/31
Loot (s1)

To qualify for the list, I need to watch a full episode of TV from start to finish, and the same goes for a movie. For books, I added if I read just a small bit.

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