Aside from excuses for alcohol-lubricated gluttony, Thanksgiving is a time to express gratitude for the year gone bye and for what’s to come. In an industry as seedy as entertainment, however, it’s the little things worth pointing out.
From Justin Bieber’s endlessly entertaining religious revival and Shawn Mendes’ blonde beard to Rihanna’s history-making Fenty Beauty collection and Zac Efron’s abs, we’ve decided to give a little love to the small joys keeping our fragile world afloat. And there’s not better time than the holidays to do it.
So pass the stuffing as we run down 23 people, places and things we’re thankful for this year—in no particular order.