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What's In and What's Out in 2015

Where have we been and where are we going? Here's 19 landmarks on our cultural GPS

  • OUT The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge   IN

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  • OUT Modern Family   IN Black-ish

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  • OUT Wondering why steroid-using sluggers are on Baseball Hall of Fame ballots   IN Anticipating Randy “The Big Unit” Johnson’s election to Cooperstown on his first try

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  • OUT Nostalgia for the Beatles’ first U.S. appearance in 1964   IN Anticipation of a Rolling Stones tour in 2015

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  • OUT Bingo   IN Senior citizen proms

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  • OUT Methamphetamine kingpin Walter White in Breaking Bad   IN Murderous, Machiavellian President Frank Underwood in House of Cards

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  • OUT For men, brown dress shoes with a dark suit   IN Sneakers with everything

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  • OUT Cupcakes   IN Ice cream sandwiches

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  • OUT David Letterman and Jay Leno   IN Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Fallon

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  • OUT Discounted designer outfits at outlet malls   IN Handmade dresses on Etsy

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  • OUT Ebola   IN Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis

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  • OUT George Clooney’s bachelorhood   IN Liam Neeson’s bachelorhood

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  • OUT Gluten-free foods   IN Low-sugar foods

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  • OUT Looking for a postretirement part-time job   IN Crowdfunding for your own start-up company

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  • OUT Hiring a personal trainer at the gym   IN Downloading a fitness-trainer phone app

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  • OUT Tabloid speculation about celebs and plastic surgery   IN Looking gorgeous with no plastic surgery

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  • OUT Texting with your thumbs   IN Hands-free voice texting

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  • OUT Apple CEO Tim Cook   IN Apple CEO Tim Cook

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  • OUT Uber   IN Bike rental stations

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