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.

Chicago rat hole now being analyzed in religious studies course

‘Hallowed ground’: The Chicago rat hole leaves quite the impression on TikTok

Local residents are not happy.

On Jan 25, 2024 by Audra Schroeder

Lesley Gore with cat in a tree and clouds in the background

How a 60-year-old jazz standard became a TikTok hit

The popular sound on TikTok starts with a woman singing: 'Look at me/I’m as helpless as a kitten up a tree.'

On Jan 25, 2024 by Audra Schroeder

Prop costumes from Idol(l+r), Lily Rose Depp(c)

‘I’d pay so much to watch the original version’: Woman finds Lily-Rose Depp outfits from scrapped version of ‘The Idol’ at thrift store


On Jan 24, 2024 by Audra Schroeder

blue lobster meme

How a rare ‘blue’ lobster became a jumpscare meme

Getting "Lobstered" has shown up in both Minecraft and Family Guy.

On Jan 23, 2024 by Audra Schroeder

Sara Ramirez

‘They are firing and letting others who have smaller platforms go’: Sara Ramirez reportedly axed from ‘And Just Like That…’

'Our industry is so duplicitous.'

On Jan 19, 2024 by Audra Schroeder

Woman plays elaborate car crash sounds to prank phone scammers

Woman pranks phone scammer by playing elaborate car crash sounds: ‘Sounds like a whole Michael Bay action sequence’

'The longest car crash in history.'

On Jan 19, 2024 by Audra Schroeder

'North Sea' TikTok/That One Sound

How a ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ cover became an anthem for North Sea TikTok

Are you on North Sea TikTok?

On Jan 18, 2024 by Audra Schroeder

Starbucks Watermelon Mug in front of green background

Starbucks accused of profiting from Palestinian suffering with watermelon mug. But the mug isn’t new

It predates the Oct. 7 attack.

On Jan 17, 2024 by Audra Schroeder

Noah Schnapp speaking (l) Palestine flag with sky (r)

‘Trying to save his career’: Noah Schnapp’s ‘apology’ for Israel-Hamas comments gets roasted

'You were literally out here w "Zionism is Sexy" stickers.'

On Jan 16, 2024 by Audra Schroeder

The OA dance scene (l) person speaking with caption 'um for all the people that are confused' (c) The OA dance scene (r)

An out-of-context clip from Netflix’s ‘The OA’ is confusing people: ‘you had to be there to get it’

'Started watching The OA because of all the discourse on my timeline.'

On Jan 12, 2024 by Audra Schroeder

josh wine meme: Man holding josh wine(l+r), Hand holding josh wine(c)

‘It’s Josh o’clock somewhere’: Josh wine memes are flowing

'Leave that Stella & Barefoot alone.'

On Jan 11, 2024 by Audra Schroeder

murder on the dance floor tiktok

A 20-year-old U.K. hit gets revived, thanks to ‘Saltburn’

It’s really taken off on TikTok.

On Jan 11, 2024 by Audra Schroeder

Woman talking(l+r), Hand taking picture with iphone(c)

‘I constantly have to look up what those symbols mean’: User points out iPhone offers accessible laundry instructions

'THIS is what i want apple to tell me, not that my icloud storage is full.'

On Jan 9, 2024 by Audra Schroeder

Amazon Stanley 'must-haves' video gets roasted

‘Why would you need all that for a tumbler?’: Stanley Cup ‘must-haves’ video gets roasted

'A powerful symbol you do not live anywhere remotely walkable'

On Jan 7, 2024 by Audra Schroeder

Peloton coach called out by Christopher Nolan for hating 'Tenet' responds

‘It was a dark time’: Christopher Nolan calls out Peloton instructor for bashing ‘Tenet.’ This is her response

'Listen, it was 2020.'

On Jan 5, 2024 by Audra Schroeder