Frankie Takes On: Politics

Or: You’ve Got That Post-Election Feelin’


National elections have come to a close and because of the heat, the free Facebook, and the huge chunk of voting millennials, everyone’s bound to have broken a few friendships along the way. In the year 2016, the year of computers and the internet, people have become more vicious and more hostile about their chosen candidates. Trolls spread that black propaganda like it was rotten cheese, people with no time for Wikipedia-length analyses shared the rumors, while the rest of us countered with arguments the trolls didn’t want to read.

All in all, it was a pretty eventful election season.

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Frankie Takes On: The Weather

Or: On a scale of 1 to Walking on Sunshine, how hot is it today?


Don’t it feel good?

It’s been getting really hot these days and lately, people are running out of excuses to explain the heat away. Where before, you’d hear someone tell you that hey, it’s summer already, so please stop talking about how hot it is will you, now there’s only people repeating whatever the weatherman told them this morning. They repeat the day’s forecast in a daze, and sometimes, in incredulous anger, like it’s such a huge offense to be this hot.

36 degrees Celsius. That’s almost as hot as a person.

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