That's a Thing?!

By Karen Unland and Elizabeth Spencer

A sometimes belated, already outdated guide to your teens, tweens and everything under 20. In each episode, Elizabeth, a teenager, explains a thing to Karen, her mother. And Karen tells Elizabeth how that thing relates to something she knows. Maybe.

  1. 1.
    POV: You're listening to a podcast
    1:02:16
  2. 2.
    Watch out! Beware! Buy this!
    1:02:47
  3. 3.
    (Bo)nus episode: Inside
    1:41:51
  4. 4.
    Do you read me?
    58:17
  5. 5.
    The cake is a lie
    38:49
  6. 6.
    Yahoo Answers — super bad and sorely missed
    52:15
  7. 7.
    Don't play me like that
    59:56
  8. 8.
    We love you (but not like that)
    1:30:20
  1. 9.
    Mysteries of the modern age
    49:27
  2. 10.
    TikTok bops and the transformation of pop
    56:31
  3. 11.
    New life for Clone High, fake life for VTubers
    49:57
  4. 12.
    Who's the impostor here?
    48:46
  5. 13.
    Nostalgia, for kids!
    51:59
  6. 14.
    Is stealing wrong? (Or, The internet, Part 2)
    41:32
  7. 15.
    Why is the internet like this?
    49:19
  8. 16.
    But make it fashion
    1:16:06
  9. 17.
    An exit interview with the grads
    1:00:57
  10. 18.
    Four 'quick bites' on modern media
    53:44
  11. 19.
    What’s so funny anyway?
    1:09:51
  12. 20.
    QuaranTEEN tips
    57:57
  13. 21.
    Broadway babies, Act 1
    1:10:33
  14. 22.
    A musical interlude
    1:12:10
  15. 23.
    Trailer: That's a Thing?!
    1:14
  16. 24.
    Unraveling YouTube Rewind
    1:29:13
  17. 25.
    OK Boomer, but #NotAllKarens
    51:12
  18. 26.
    Things that disappear: Horror in the Information Age
    44:32
  19. 27.
    Memes, praxis, the raid and the strike
    56:39
  20. 28.
    Have I got a deal for you?
    46:34
  21. 29.
    Me and the boy talk memes
    23:03
  22. 30.
    Can CanCon continue?
    54:01
  23. 31.
    Marketing by meme — could it be a thing?
    37:00
  24. 32.
    That’s a Thing?! Live: The Internet is my GSA
    56:39
  25. 33.
    The Holy Trinity of YouTube Gaming
    41:44
  26. 34.
    TikTok: Performance art or stranger danger? Yes.
    52:37
  27. 35.
    The fatal flaws of YouTube
    48:30
  28. 36.
    Tweetable terrors and digital dread
    19:07
  29. 37.
    The cons and cons of YouTube
    48:03
  30. 38.
    What do you meme by that?
    47:18
  31. 39.
    Don't forget to floss (or do)
    43:56
  32. 40.
    How K-Pop's BTS became a thing
    45:14
  33. 41.
    Episode 6: I'll meet you in a Fortnite
    29:54
  34. 42.
    Episode 5: Fanfictionary
    56:07
  35. 43.
    Episode 4: Indie video games
    50:20
  36. 44.
    Episode 3: Eating Tide Pods
    42:24
  37. 45.
    Episode 2: Team 10
    25:55
  38. 46.
    Episode 1: Creepypasta
    29:03

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