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The Oscars discourse is just getting started

You’re about to experience one of the most annoying seasons on the internet.

On Jan 28, 2023 by Tiffany Kelly

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The ‘Forspoken’ dialogue controversy is back with vengeance—and it’s more complicated than before

'Forspoken' is facing criticism both for 'cringey' one-liners, and for a lack of Black writers on its creative team.

On Jan 25, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘I don’t think people like him can change’: A TikTok chef is getting called out for his past comments about Black women

The comments are from 2015 and 2016.

On Jan 9, 2023 by Michelle Jaworski

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The 10 most online discourses of 2022

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On Dec 31, 2022 by Tiffany Kelly

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The internet is still coming for nepo babies

Lily-Rose Depp is the latest celebrity to comment on the term. And it has reignited the discourse all over again.

On Nov 26, 2022 by Tiffany Kelly

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‘Who is eating that much butter?’: Butter board videos, where creators spread butter and other foods on boards, spark debate

'Sign of the end times.'

On Oct 11, 2022 by Siobhan Ball

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Can we stop idolizing Wife Guys now?

The internet is growing tired with Wife Guys.

On Oct 1, 2022 by Tiffany Kelly

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Don’t fall for this Keanu Reeves deepfake on TikTok like millions of others already have

'POV: you're checking the comments to figure out if it's a look alike guy or some kind of face swap filter.'

On Sep 23, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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#BoycottTheWomanKing: Why 2022’s biggest historical movie is also its most controversial

The Viola Davis action epic 'The Woman King' is facing criticism for its inaccurate depiction of the transatlantic slave trade.

On Sep 19, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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TikTok housewife discourse won’t go away

'Staying home is where it's at!'

On Sep 6, 2022 by Audra Schroeder

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Life advice tweets are the surest way to get a ratio

A recent tweet reignited an ongoing debate about having kids or not.

On Aug 27, 2022 by Tiffany Kelly

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The rise of the ‘did you know?’ tweet

We’re all looking to connect over universal thoughts and experiences, and these viral tweets act as a form of confirmation bias. 

On Aug 20, 2022 by Tiffany Kelly

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‘Addams Family’ fans are arguing over Luis Guzman’s role as Gomez in new Netflix adaptation

Some fans are complaining he looks wrong for the part—but they're remembering Raul Julia's role in the 1990s, not the original 'Addams' comics.

On Aug 17, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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The new ‘Predator’ spinoff ‘Prey’ is sparking debate about the term ‘Mary Sue’

After 'Prey' inspired sexist backlash on YouTube, fans are criticizing the idea that the heroine is a 'Mary Sue.'

On Aug 8, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Why these Instagram ‘Momlife’ comics are suddenly so controversial

'Momlife' highlights the unbalanced workload between moms and dads, and it's all over Twitter.

On Aug 1, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw