Day: April 8, 2020

‘OK, Boomer’ Lady’s Rise To Twitch Reputation Become ‘A Perfect Storm’ Of Memes And Politics

‘OK, Boomer’ Lady’s Rise To Twitch Reputation Become ‘A Perfect Storm’ Of Memes And Politics

Several decades ago, at the beginning of March 2020, when Bernie Sanders was still in the race for president, a streamer who goes by the handle Neekolul posted a short video of herself lip syncing and dancing along to a song by YouTuber Senzawa made up entirely of variations on the phrase “OK, boomer” to…

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Politics this week

Politics this week

Apr 11th 2020Boris Johnson, Britain’s prime minister, who has contracted covid-19, was admitted to intensive care after a deterioration in his breathing. Dominic Raab, the foreign secretary, is to stand in for him chairing cabinet meetings “where necessary”. See article.America braced itself for a surge in deaths related to the new coronavirus. There were some…

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