January 16, 2021

Out-of-Touch Adults Guide To Kid Culture: Cabin Fever Edition

The kids have the cabin fever too, and you can tell by the things theyre into this week.

This week in television: Cartoons are back!
Disney+ is premiering The Lego Star Wars Holiday Special this week, an animated homage to the worst Star Wars product of all time, The Star Wars Holiday Special. Unlike the horrible 1978 TELEVISION special, The Lego Star Wars Holiday Special is suggested to be funny.

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Another example of “inside too long” web: Number seven TikTok. Videographer @rawrits. alex published a fairly generic video of some football gamers lip-syncing to a Justin Bieber song recently, without any idea that TikTok would lose its collective mind over the appealing dude using number 7. Tribute videos, marital relationship proposals, and who-knows-what-else followed, and a high schooler from Michigan is presently enjoying his 15 minutes of internet-fame (hopefully by staying inside and not infecting anybody.).
Viral video of the week: Kahoot Star.
Because it is so particular to the experience of kids in distance learning circumstances, I love this weeks viral video. YouTuber Kyle Exums “Kahoot Star” is a banger of a rap track boasting about his skill at … Kahoot? Kahoot is an online group quiz app that teachers are using to make range finding out a little bit more enjoyable, and its so like a perky, creative kid to take his proficiency at a multiple choice academic app and make it into a rap. The lyrics are amusing, with lines like, “Im a fast card clicking buzzer beater with the leading area. Green I see, if you aint me, you simply a knock-off,” and the introduction spoofs that introduce it are enjoyable too. Not surprising that its been seen nearly a million times in its first day online. Have A Look At Kahoot Star here.

TikTok goes stir crazy.
You can virtually smell the seclusion over on TikTok; how else can you explain the trendlet of butter pets? Butter pets, in case you aint hep, are dogs with butter on their heads. Thats it. Thats the entire thing: People publishing videos of dogs with butter on their heads. Heres a ten-hour edit of “Butter dog. The pet with the butter on him” so you can see what I suggest. Enjoy everything; you dont have shit else to do.

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Butter dogs, in case you aint hep, are pet dogs with butter on their heads. I like this weeks viral video since it is so specific to the experience of kids in range knowing situations. Disney+ is premiering The Lego Star Wars Holiday Special this week, an animated tribute to the worst Star Wars product of all time, The Star Wars Holiday Special. The new console generation started about a week ago with the release of the PlayStation 5 and the brand-new Xbox, and all the gamer kids have nothing to do all day but play games while they wait for a vaccine.

Over at Hulu, precious 1990s animation Animaniacs is being restarted, and kids today dont even comprehend how much theyre gon na like it. Warner brothers Yakko, Wakko, and Warner sibling Dot are re-appearing in the present with their sly, snarky meta-commentary in tow, and 2020 does not stand an opportunity versus the manic energy and vivacious songs of the Animaniacs.
This week in gaming: How are the brand-new consoles working out?
The new console generation started about a week ago with the release of the PlayStation 5 and the new Xbox, and all the gamer kids have absolutely nothing to do all day but play games while they wait for a vaccine. Pretty much ideal for them.

There doesnt seem to be the sort of extensive technical problems that afflicted console launches in the past (Remember the red ring of death?). The worst anyone seems to be stating is that the PlayStation is quite big. People are posturing with their new systems or comparing them to every system theyve had given that 1978. There are deep, essential web discussions about which launch titles are the very best, and individuals are putting faces on em. I dont wish to jinx anything, but it practically appears regular.

Remember that old curse about living in “interesting times?” Well, were there, but I had no idea that intriguing times would be so damn boring, though. While history-defining events are unfolding daily, Im over here entering into making homemade pickles and bingeing entire seasons of 60 Days In. If I wasnt eight months into a lockdown– if it wasnt uninteresting times– I would not trouble with a strange truth show, but were all doing things we wouldnt lately. The kids have the cabin fever too, and you can inform by the things theyre into this week.