Fro-Yo Revivals and Cannibal Romances
"once you get posted on social media it’s official"
Luca Guadagnino’s Bones and All is a Gen Z-friendly cannibal romance; these young workers are ‘romanticizing’ the return to office; forget wearing Gucci — now you can eat it; and Martin Scorsese jokingly acknowledged fake internet-invented movie Goncharov.
TREAT YOURSELF! THE RISE OF EMOTIONAL SPENDING AMONG YOUNG PEOPLE, dazed
”I’ve started picking up fresh limes to garnish gin and tonics on a Friday night. If I go out to eat, I’ll order the most expensive dish on the menu (plus a cocktail, plus a dessert) without batting an eyelid. Most recently, I bought an array of syrups – salted caramel, hazelnut, and vanilla – to go with the artisanal coffee that I got from a local cafe. Candles; bath salts; hardback books – the list goes on.”
WILL YOU BE ALONE FOR MATCHING PAJAMAS SEASON?, nyt
The latest relationship milestone? Posing in matching PJs — and sharing it on social, provoking all of your IG and TikTok followers to turn Grinch-green with envy.
“This generation, they have the mind-set of once you get posted on social media it’s official,” said 20-year-old Aalyrianna Swing. “That’s the goal, it’s called ‘pop out,’ to show others you’re a couple. It’s like a ‘yeah I made it, I’m finally in a relationship’-type thing.”
‘THERE’S NO RULES. IT’S CRAZY’: NEW MONEY IN NCAA RECRUITING LEAVES ELITE ATHLETES RIPE FOR EXPLOITATION, nbcnews
“If you make a mistake, it could cost you your whole college career," said one top high school football player.
HOW A NEW 27-YEAR-OLD CEO PLANS TO REVIVE THE FRO-YO CRAZE AT 16 HANDLES, insider
Can an ambitious millennial bring back the once-beloved fro-yo chain of the 2010s, which had 40 storefronts at its peak? Just maybe! He enlisted the help of minority investor and creator Danny Duncan as Chief Creative Officer to help reach Gen Z. Duncan, who has nearly 7 million followers on YouTube, is overseeing the overall brand vision to engage different demographics and test out marketing campaigns.
AS WORRIES MOUNT AT QUEER CLUBS, GEN Z JUST WANTS JOY, eater
These photos are pure joy, though the accompanying text is pretty heartbreaking.
One last thought: