Onaje McDowelle is a contributing editor and writer for the Daily Dot. His work has appeared in GRAMMY.com, NPR, Austin Monthly Magazine, and more.
How fears of the ‘antifa apocalypse’ set the stage for QAnon
The many lives of the Dancing Baby, cyberspace’s first cringe meme
The enduring footprint of one of TV’s first big companion podcasts
The viral creator and political activist is fed up.
On Oct 16, 2020 by Onaje McDowelle
The trend uses an iconic ballad from 'Twilight.'
'Who steps on turtles!? What a monster.'
On Oct 15, 2020 by Onaje McDowelle
People are now sharing what sacrifices they've made during the pandemic.
The statue has sparked controversy, both online and in real life.
On Oct 14, 2020 by Onaje McDowelle
Viewers don't understand how the two correlate and are dubbing her an 'entitled Karen.'
She appeared to tag a bot account instead.
On Oct 13, 2020 by Onaje McDowelle
We'll take dancing, diaper-clad grown men over forest fires any day.
The university has seen over 1,300 positive tests since March.
On Oct 12, 2020 by Onaje McDowelle
Rumors spread that the security guard was affiliated with antifa.
Some users vowed to boycott the review platform.
On Oct 9, 2020 by Onaje McDowelle
It's being called 'best rap of 2020.'
The 15-year-old, who recently tested positive for COVID-19, is asking TikTokers for advice.
On Oct 8, 2020 by Onaje McDowelle
He went viral for skateboarding to Fleetwood Mac while drinking Ocean Spray Cran-Raspberry juice.
The women are seen flipping food from the tables and dragging tables and chairs across the lawn.
On Oct 7, 2020 by Onaje McDowelle