The Trend Report™: Flop Real Bowled
A quick run of things this week, which is what happens when one is too buys to trend report.
military families struggle with food insecurity
This is really sad. As someone who grew up in a military family, this hit pretty hard. We had moments of food insecurity! Only the best for the nation’s finest ;__;
Overdose Deaths Reached Record High as the Pandemic Spread
Awful. And, clearly, we had no idea! This was a major story this week.
Biden Offers Largest Oil and Gas Lease Sale in US History
Joe Biden you are on my shit list.
3 Women Senators Slam NYT Coverage of Sinema's Fashion
This is the most “old white woman” move imaginable, considering culture critics (of color) from Tressie McMillan Cottom to Robin Givhan have written about Sinema’s style in some of the smartest and anti-sexist ways possible. Y’all. Read!!
Can High-Tech Capitalism Address Climate Change?
"I'm losing my mind"
This story is insanity. New York Times yall wld.
Black Lives Matter Statement on Kyle Rittenhouse
What a mess. Donate to BLM.
How Ben Awad became TikTok's unlikely heartthrob
Been thinking about this, as I often find my wheels spinning on some basic ass people on that platform. We all need to get laid! I’ve said it once, I’m saying it again!!
An ‘Apple Car’ Design
This is giving me brain damage.
Taylor Schilling comes out confirms she's dating a woman
This is very old but the Pam & Tommy trailer had me look up Taylor Schilling to discover...she’s queer now! I missed this!!
43% say they’ve financially cheated on partner
Yall need to stop with this. “Financial cheating” as a phrase? Get a life. (But this is real, duh.)
Can Major League Baseball step up to the plate on climate change?
Good take because...sports people travel too much! As do celebs.
An interview with THE FACE's cover star Adele
This is a larger trend, given the Gaga Vogue cover, but the 1980s are back in a big way for style and beauty.
Couple marry despite never meeting in real life
I did not read this tabloid article but this photo has me losing my mind.
Horrifying and mesmerizing. To live! To die.
The Gen Z lawyers are coming. This turn of phrase has been popping and it’s so great. It collides with the “This is my lawyer. I’m going to jail.” meme from earlier this year.
"you're telling me"
"i'm fighting demons"
“squinted for a solid 30 seconds”
“none of these words are in the bible”
“supposed to attend”
Big week for misunderstandings, sexuality and gender, and text memes.
"yassification of our ALC42s"
Love how yassification came full circle, to an Amtrak TikTok.
“bowling alley scenes be like”
"the bowling alley TV after i roll a strike”
Bowling alley parody – and real – videos had a huge week this week. That second one is perfect.
“meet the robinsons core”
I would be lying if I didn’t fantasize about this either. And I hate kids!
"not the wheeze"
”#stitch with @sewphy damn”
This train girl. The second TikTok I’ve watched every day this week.
"The way she now owes me"
Go away, Caitlin!
“met RHONY’s sonja”
Cover your ears, The Laramie Project.
"I can't stop thinking about this tik tok”
Love an absurdist TiTo.
"asking people why they're not in school"
Love this trend.
"New I lived bitch dropped”
I love her.
"Why did they give the charmin bears”
Love them big shitters.
"seeking help with their sissy porn"
Please read this thread about a very unique Reddit thread.
“I subbed at a new school”
This is the best substitute teacher.
And, finally, me too.
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