Reader Poll: Changed Viewing/Browsing Habits in CoronaTime

How has what you’re watching or reading changed?

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Was watching:
MSNBC, just in the morning.
Now watching:
CNN 24/7 turned up super loud. My neighbors hate me but they’re just not taking this seriously.

Was watching:
Fox and Friends every morning.
Now watching:
Every live Trump appearance and his Twitter feed. Now, more than ever, we need to get our medicine directly.

Was browsing:
The Atlantic.
Now browsing:
Slate, but just the advice column.

Was reading:
The Wall Street Journal, and by-the-minute stock updates
Now reading:
Old Doonesbury cartoons. I mean, fuck it.

Was reading:
Reddit.
Now reading:
4Chan. We’ve got to expose the HOAX OF COVID. The turth is Out There!

Was following:
My high school friends on Facebook.
Now following:
Anyone on Instagram that isn’t posting pictures of their kids.

Was browsing:
Twitter.
Now browsing:
Empty grocery store aisles.

Was browsing:
Gothamist, daily.
Now browsing:
I just look out the window at the empty New York streets and sigh.

Was watching:
The Jim Bakker Show
Now reading:
The bible. The meddling Feds blocked Jim’s miracle juice, so only Jesus can save us now.

Was Bingeing:
“Friends” before it left Netflix; switched to “New Girl” (“Friends “on HBO can’t come soon enuf!)
Now Bingeing:
“13 Reasons Why.” I don’t want to talk about it.

Was watching:
RuPaul’s Drag Race, loving Robyn as a judge.
Now watching:
GoFundMe. Every hour another one of my friends launches a campaign. It’s hilarious.

Was watching:
Judge Judy, Maury, Ellen during the day, sports at night — whatever was on at the restaurant while I was bartending.
Now watching:
My weed stash run out.

Used to listen to:
NPR.
Now listening to:
Honestly just playing that Joe Rogan podcast with epidemiologist Michael Osterholm over and over and over. We need more aisle-crossing citizens like Joe.

Was addicted to:
Dog videos, exclusively Australian Shepherds #Heterochromia
Now addicted to:
Dog videos. Any ol’ dog video. Sometimes even cats. Or hedgehogs. Did you see those penguins at the aquarium?

Was reading:
The New York Times. At least the crossword.
Now reading:
BuzzFeed. Mostly the quizzes. That NYT crossword is super partisan.

Was streaming:
Pornhub.
Now streaming:
Pornhub.

Books: Killing Williamsburg, The Painted Gun. FIlm: #AnnieHall. Words: Bedford+Bowery. 13spinelli.com

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