Landis Wiedner

Landis Wiedner is a Chicago-based writer and editor for Living Well With Epilepsy. She has written for NBCThink, the Independent, Wired and is finishing her funny memoir, "My Brain Tumor’s Boyfriend."

sonic worker (l) harassing trans woman in driver's seat (r)

‘I demand to be given respect when it comes to my gender identity’: Trans woman shares transphobic experience with Sonic manager in viral TikTok

The TikToker later said it's a 'learning opportunity.'

On Oct 5, 2021 by Landis Wiedner

A woman looking into camera.

‘Did you pull out in time?’: TikToker blasts ‘stealthing’ audio clip for promoting rape

'Consent is automatically revoked.'

On Sep 28, 2021 by Landis Wiedner

Kids at a rally (L), cops arresting a kid (C), and kids marching together (R).

‘I ain’t never seen a school come together like this’: Viral TikTok shows hundreds of high schoolers protesting new principal

More than a dozen students were arrested.

On Sep 28, 2021 by Landis Wiedner

A man in a bar (L) and a woman singing in a bar (R).

‘Don’t play me, you did it!’: TikTok shows woman confronting cheating fiance at bar while she sings ‘Say My Name’

'I'd be too busy swinging.'

On Sep 21, 2021 by Landis Wiedner

tiktoker sitting on her boyfriend's back like a chair

‘And they say chivalry is dead’: Woman uses man as ‘boy chair’ in viral photo, sparking debate

'I don't know whether to find this humiliating or sweet.'

On Sep 18, 2021 by Landis Wiedner

man pushes woman down escalator

‘Please find him’: Man kicks woman down escalator in viral video

He was later identified and arrested.

On Sep 18, 2021 by Landis Wiedner

young women dancing behind desk with captions 'I used these bed sheets for 5 years. Can i return it?' 'Can I return a dead Christmas tree after Christmas?' 'Can i return this pie even tho there's a only a quarter of it left?'

Costco employee claims you can ‘return a dead Christmas tree after Christmas’ in viral TikTok video (updated)

The company's return policy is apparently quite generous.

On Sep 14, 2021 by Landis Wiedner

young woman with cup of coffee and tweet 'Nursing school doesn't prepare you for the number of elderly patients who will casually confess to decades-old murders.' (l) young woman looking off camera (c) young woman grimacing (r)

‘Say his name’: TikTok nurse says dying COVID patient confessed to lying about being assaulted by Black man

The patient allegedly said the man was killed by a racist mob.

On Sep 14, 2021 by Landis Wiedner

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‘$300 down the drain that nobody can use’: Man tips TikToker with ripped $100 bills

'I didn’t really lose anything. He’s the dumba** that lost $300.'

On Sep 11, 2021 by Landis Wiedner

woman goes out into storm with umbrella, 'when you accidentally go on a first date in a hurricane because you feel bad canceling last minute and he wants to go, remnants of hurricane ida

‘No man on Earth has ever made a woman this wet’: TikToker goes on first date despite major flooding

Needless to say, they did not have a second date.

On Sep 4, 2021 by Landis Wiedner