Backtalk: OK Meme-er

This week, Dahlia and Amy talk about the meme that’s the perfect digital eye roll. “OK Boomer” is the millennial and Gen Z clapback that has some people clutching their pearls. But what does this meme say about calling out people in power and starting a conversation about what young people stand to inherit? 

 

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Last Week Tonight with John Oliver’s “Eat Shit, Bob Murray” episode is a perfect middle finger to a wretched coal baron who silences critics with frivolous, expensive lawsuits. 

READ

In the Dream House by Carmen Maria Machado remarks upon the absence of and creates a place within an archive of queer domestic abuse stories while exploring genre and style. So good. 

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“Sad Tomorrow” by The Muffs

 

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Amy Lam is Bitch Media’s contributing editor. Find her at @amyadoyzie.

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Dahlia Balcazar is a contributing editor at Bitch Media. She’s passionate about horror films, ’90s music, girl gangs, and Shirley Jackson. She is the artist formerly known as Dahlia Grossman-Heinze. You can follow her on Instagram and Twitter.