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Audra Schroeder


Audra Schroeder is the Daily Dot’s senior entertainment writer, and she focuses on streaming, comedy, and music. Her work has previously appeared in the Austin Chronicle, the Dallas Observer, NPR, ESPN, Bitch, and the Village Voice. She is based in Austin, Texas.

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woman looking up caption 'Was invited to interview for a remote position, but did some research and found out they made employees install software that took a photo of their face every 9minutes to ensure they weren't goofing off. Can you imagine? I don't want my employer to have a huge collection of the awkward a*s facial expressions I make. Declined interview.' (l) woman covering laptop camera with red x sticker (c) woman looking up caption 'Was invited to interview for a remote position, but did some research and found out they made employees install software that took a photo of their face every 9minutes to ensure they weren't goofing off. Can you imagine? I don't want my employer to have a huge collection of the awkward a*s facial expressions I make. Declined interview.' (r)

‘To ensure they weren’t goofing off’: Candidate declines interview after learning company uses software that takes photo of employee ‘every 9 minutes’

'My camera stays covered.'

On Nov 29, 2022 by Audra Schroeder

Jenna Ortega as Wednesday

After a promising first episode, ‘Wednesday’ becomes just another Netflix teen show

Jenna Ortega nails the role, but the show isn't creepy or kooky.

On Nov 23, 2022 by Audra Schroeder

Timothée Chalamet and Taylor Russell

‘Bones and All’ is more road-trip movie than horror

Taylor Russell is the real star of 'Bones and All.'

On Nov 22, 2022 by Audra Schroeder

woman pointing to small white container on table caption 'It says max 60 selections. That means 60 pieces. Just saying make sure you read the print. Thats how they get ya. I wont make that mistake again' (l) CandyPlanet sponsored advertisement on TikTok caption 'BAMBOOZLED BY A TIK TOK ADVERTISEMENT' '4 reasons why you NEED This Candy Bucket' (c) woman greenscreen TikTok over CandyPlanet website holding small container of candy caption 'Tik tok candy store bamboozled me. Don't buy from Candy Planet' (r)

‘I have been bamboozled’: TikTokers call out Candy Planet ‘bucket’ scam

The ad showed a 'giant-*ss bucket of candy.'

On Nov 18, 2022 by Audra Schroeder

LaKeith Stanfield in Atlanta

‘Atlanta’ has a perfectly reasonable ending

FX’s 'Atlanta' ended its four-season run last week.

On Nov 17, 2022 by Audra Schroeder

woman holding up sweatshirt in bathroom (l) Woman greenscreen TikTok over JoyceLike checkout pointing to pink GHOSTFACE sweater (c) woman holding up sweatshirt in bathroom (r)

‘I’m never buying from an ad on TikTok again’: Woman slams hoodie brand that scammed her

TikTok is filled with deceptive ads.

On Nov 11, 2022 by Audra Schroeder

woman speaking outside with finger up (l) woman speaking outside with finger up (c) woman speaking outside with finger up (r)

The enduring power of the ‘Trust you will be dealt with’ TikTok

A 2019 video about slashed tires became a multipurpose TikTok sound.

On Nov 11, 2022 by Audra Schroeder

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‘Sounds like how he rewrote Tesla’: TikToker jokes that Elon Musk wanted Twitter TV series to include him

A previous TikTok about 'Don't Worry Darling' fooled a lot of people.

On Nov 9, 2022 by Audra Schroeder

woman speaking in car (l) Panera restaurant with sign and outdoor seating (c) woman speaking in car (r)

‘SPEAK ON IT SIS’: Why are there so many family reunions at Panera Bread?

'Every time i walk in there’s 3 reunions happening and i’m wearing what i slept in the night before.'

On Nov 4, 2022 by Audra Schroeder

Subaru dealership worker in uniform speaking caption 'she works at mark miller subaru now' (l) Subaru dealership (c) Subaru dealership worker in uniform speaking caption 'she works at mark miller subaru now' (r)

‘I know that what I said was disgusting’: Subaru dealership fires worker and CarTok influencer over scoliosis comment

'...it absolutely taught me a lesson and showed me that i need to be a better person.'

On Nov 4, 2022 by Audra Schroeder

woman holding fork above chicken salad on white table while speaking (l) woman holding fork up speaking with chicken salad on white table (c) woman holding fork above chicken salad on white table while speaking with caption 'THAT ONE SOUND FROM TIKTOK' (r)

The simple pleasure of the ‘It’s a chicken salad’ TikTok

TikTok tasted the biscuit. Now it wants the chicken salad.

On Nov 4, 2022 by Audra Schroeder

Rihanna in front of orange and pink background (l) Johnny Depp in front of gray and black background (r)

Yes, Johnny Depp really appears in Rihanna’s upcoming Savage X Fenty show

'Does she even know her audience?'

On Nov 3, 2022 by Audra Schroeder

Charlene Yi and Eric Andre

Netflix’s ‘Cabinet of Curiosities’ is your post-Halloween binge 

Horror anthologies can be hit-or-miss, but 'Cabinet of Curiosities' has many episodes that are great.

On Nov 3, 2022 by Audra Schroeder

woman holding baby in kitchen caption ' I was a sophomore in college @ a party' (l) woman holding baby in kitchen caption '9 months later, I went to the hospital thinking I had appendicitis' (c)woman holding baby in kitchen caption 'I was rushed up to give birth' (r)

‘My worst nightmare’: People react to viral TikTok of woman saying she didn’t know she was pregnant until she saw the head

'I can’t imagine having to process that I was pregnant and now have a baby in the same 24 hours.'

On Nov 2, 2022 by Audra Schroeder

man speaking in car caption ' we just had an influencer cancel a $30,000 job because she had a headache' (l) man speaking in car caption 'studios all set up an hour before showtime' (c) man speaking in car caption 'she calls me and says oh I can't come in' (r)

‘I’d quit my job any day for that’: Owner of marketing firm says influencer canceled $30,000 shoot because of hangover

'You won't believe this.'

On Oct 28, 2022 by Audra Schroeder