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Resident Evil and the Umbrella Corporation – A Covid Conspiracy Theory

Context: My informant, AW, is my 15-year-old brother. He is heavily involved in multiple online gaming communities that exist on Discord and other social platforms. This piece was collected during an informal interview at home when I asked him to share something unique to the gaming community. He has heard about this conspiracy theory from… Continue Reading »

Memorate of Racism and Corona Coughing

Informant: My editing partner told me about how she started having a coughing fit in class and the teacher actually asked her to leave. Like it wasn’t even the cough associated with Covid, it was a wet cough that she had been suffering from for a while. Everyone in class was freaking out even after… Continue Reading »

Folk Medicine in a time of crisis

The following is a transcribed interview between me and interviewee, MH. Me: How are you protecting yourself against the coronavirus? MH: OMG, well I’ve been crushing up garlic and taking it like a shot in the morning with some hot black tea with honey in it to chase it. And all our stores are getting… Continue Reading »

Another variation of the infamous Quarantini

The following is a transcribed interview between interviewee and I. Interviewee is hereby further referred to as MH. MH was speaking about some of the things that Trader Joe’s, a local supermarket is doing for the COVID-19 pandemic. MH: Today I made a sign for the store advertising quarantinis LOL. Me: What does Trader Joe’s… Continue Reading »