#174: Telephone Free Landslide Victory

Which topic are we talking about today? The metaverse, COVID-19, cryptocurrency…how about all of them. I wish I was joking. I really hate it. Next time I’ll write about liminal spaces or something. But as I noted in the last issue, the omicron variant is suddenly an inescapable topic, not just a newly-pervasive source of concern but also a rich vein of social media material, a meme that had been mass-uploaded to everyone’s brains, in parallel with its rapid spread through the physical world—two different kinds of virality converging upon the same meaning. This time around, catching COVID means

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