The Internet is Exploding

The Internet is Exploding

Highlights: Carlee Russell, Drake, Aliyah Boston, Tupac, Pinkydoll, selling the Commanders, the Ivory-billed woodpecker, and Obama’s playlist

The internet had me exhausted this week.

Highlights: Weaponization of therapy speak, TikTok theorizing love, Keke Palmer, affirmative action, conservatives are coming for corporations, crackheads, Tracy Chapman, twitter disaster, federal loan forgiveness, and the actors strike

The internet was hectic this week.

Highlights: Keke Palmer, Threads, Spill, Flyana Boss, cats, what sex work teaches us about history, “new normals,” saving Antarctica, re-inventing sails, and the taste of water 

I was exasperated by the internet this week. 

Today, all of my picks discuss this past week’s SCOTUS rulings, and feature many of my go-to voices in legal journalism.

WHAT A WEEK! The Supreme Court said "fuck it" this week.

Highlights: The Titan and The Titanic, killer orcas, SS Edmund Fitzgerald, a quiet life, Kimora Lee Simons, Moriah Mills, Kesha, and Little Simz 

The internet was chaotic this week!

Highlights: A potter named David Drake, ICWA, the Iowa Supreme Court, Philip Lewis, Black Women Writers, Kiese Laymon on the Second Person, Myrlie Evers, Juneteenth, the war inside psychoanalysis, and social media babies

I learned a lot on the internet this week!

Highlights: being queer in Florida, the Lady Vols, ‘The Ultimatum’, Cornel West, goggles, ‘The Age of Pleasure’, Charlie Wilson, Tea with Queen and J., Kelis and Bill Murrary (maybe?), and Zion Williamson

So many things happened on the internet that I didn’t know what to think of this week.

Highlights: Miss Majors, teaching in a red state, Tina Turner, ‘The Little Mermaid’, hiring a pop star, ‘Succession’, seeing Vermeer, public art, waking up after 20 years, and SCOTUS really doesn’t care about labor.

The internet had some good art and cultural criticism this week, but maybe I’m also just getting back into it!

Highlights: Tina Turner, Janelle Monáe, pandemic intimacy, Dr. Money talks the WNBA, Brittney Griner, CitiBikes, Succession, Harlan Crow, trees, and Alyx Weiss.

I learned some things on the internet this week.

Highlights: limerence, criticism, baseball caps, the WNBA and Brittney Griner, gambling, the extreme adventure industry, seeing 10,000 birds, free-living dogs in India, and orcas are sinking boats. 

I LOVED the internet this week!

Highlights: Jordan Neely, WGA, US Labor movements, archiving Black Twitter, Jamie Foxx, Janelle Monáe, monarchs, Elizabeth Holmes, and KCIII

Happy Mother's Day!

Highlights: Harry Belafonte, constitutional law 101, Jerry Springer, Tucker Carlson, Don Lemon, Bluesky, the quest for longevity, Animal Crossing IRL, and women rappers. 

There was so much happening and so much to read this week.

Highlights: Megan Thee Stallion, rural girls, the prince, food waste, a Goop cruise, Love is Blind, BuzzFeed News, Fox News, Jonathan Majors, and Tiffany Haddish.

I really liked the internet this week!

Highlights: Logan Roy, handguns, wolves v. ranchers, Southern politics and mutual aid, therapy-speak, beating roulette, COVID-19, and AI covers

I don’t know if it was me or the internet this week, but something felt frantic.

Highlights: Trump’s arrest, Justin Jones and Justin Pearson, Clarence Thomas, racism in women’s basketball, Mo’Nique, Chris Brown, beach dogs, trucking, local journalism, and Shrek 5. 

So much happened on the internet this week!

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