digital-culture

Depop Drama Has the Best Gen Z Gossip Online

All I wanted was a damn Lorde T-shirt — the black one with pink and yellow letters from the musician’s iconic Melodrama World Tour. What…

The Jeremy Renner App Was Our Most Surreal Social Network

I remember the exact moment I knew I’d lost all contact with American reality. It wasn’t, as many would pinpoint it, when Donald Trump was…

The Not-Very-Nice Saga of How 69 Became the Nicest Number of All Time

In January 2018, Christopher J. Hale embarrassed himself on the internet. The former congressional candidate and political pundit quote-tweeted a breaking news story by the…

How the Pizzadilla Can Actually Help Men With Eating Disorders

Last week, when the now infamous chicken-stuffed deep-fried pizzadilla went viral, the online world shared the video with slight horror over its “needless excess.” The…