July 31, 2021

The Out-of-Touch Adults Guide To Kid Culture: Kids Are Grownups

TikTok trend of the week: Makeup eye bags.
It might be a new TikTok trend if your kid is looking like a grizzled substitute teacher on the Monday after an impressive bender. Young makeup influencers are utilizing cosmetics to create realistic-looking under-eye bags and dark circles, for that stylish, defeated-by-life look.

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The hot trend to expect in 2021 is maturity, as grown-ass adults supervise of the nation again and youth culture is seeing. Rubbish, shenanigans, jack-a-napes, and malarkey wont be endured, so the most popular young celeb is a poet, the fieriest thing streaming is a throwback to the 1950s, the meme of the week stars a septuagenarian, and makeup kids on TikTok are giving themselves bags under their eyes in an effort to harness the power of decrepitude.

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Like the fairly recent pattern of more youthful people dyeing their hair white or gray, this is one of those “appeal” fads that overturns societal expectations of how were “supposed” to look and calls into concern the whole idea of why anyone wears makeup to start with. A week earlier, couple of had heard of 22-year-old poet Amanda Gorman, but today, shes a super star. If theres any stronger indication of the “old is cool” trend, its the enduring appeal of democratic socialist Bernie Sanders. This week, the peevish 197-year-old junior Senator from Vermont won hearts and minds by wearing mittens to the inauguration of Joe Biden. YouTube, and the rest of the internet, is ending up being really polished, slick, and expert, however sometimes a throwback sneaks through, like this weeks viral video.

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Meme of the week: Bernie Sanders in mittens.
If theres any stronger indication of the “old is cool” trend, its the long-lasting popularity of democratic socialist Bernie Sanders. Today, the cantankerous 197-year-old junior Senator from Vermont won hearts and minds by using mittens to the inauguration of Joe Biden. It took about nine seconds for Twitter to remix pictures of Bernie at Bidens swearing in, putting him all over from the opening of Friends to the bridge of the Enterprise, to my individual fave, the cover of Minor Threats seminal “Salad Days” single.

I love this one, and its not simply because Im finally ahead of a fashion trend. Like the fairly current trend of more youthful individuals dyeing their hair white or gray, this is one of those “appeal” fads that subverts social expectations of how were “expected” to look and calls into question the entire idea of why anyone uses makeup to start with. Examine out these tutorials to see what I mean, and wear your natural dark circles with pride.
Today in immediate star: Amanda Gorman.
A week ago, couple of had heard of 22-year-old poet Amanda Gorman, however today, shes a super star. Walking the path of literary giants like Maya Angelou and Robert Frost, Gorman took the show at Joe Bidens inauguration with her poem “The Hill We Climb.” Given that then, the National Youth Poet Laureates books have actually shot up to the # 1 and # 2 on the Amazon best-seller list (even though they wont be released until September), shes been featured in newspapers throughout the nation, and a video of her at the inauguration is at nearly a million views on YouTube. I d like to think a generation of young people will follow in her footsteps instead of in the steps of Dixie DAmelio or Logan Paul … I can dream?

Viral video of the week: Son, im gon na slap tha goofy out of you.
YouTube, and the rest of the web, is ending up being extremely refined, slick, and professional, however often a throwback sneaks through, like this weeks viral video. “Son, im gon na slap tha goofy out of you,” is a comedy video devoid of fanciness, production values, and anything except nonsensicality.

Today in TV: WandaVision.
If you were anticipating biff-pow crime-fighting action from Marvels very first job because Avengers: Endgame, youll be disappointed with the first couple episodes of the Disney+ series WandaVision. Instead of action-and-wisecracks, WandaVision is an unusual, meta comedy in which Marvel heroes Wanda Maximoff (likewise known as Scarlett Witch) and Vision are a couple who should conceal their superpowers from bosses and nosy neighbors in order to blend into their rural area. The very first two episodes– all that are available to deem of this posting– are 90 percent parodies of classic, three-camera, studio audience reveals like Bewitched, right to the tacky jokes and laugh-track, however the other 10 percent of WandaVision is something else. Someone is in some way viewing them, and their sitcom world in some cases diverts towards the surreal and disturbing. How does it suit the larger Marvel universe? How can Vision even be alive after he was eliminated by Thanos? Whats really going on? I have no idea, however Im going to keep watching to discover.