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Trends Like These

By Brent Black and Travis McElroy

Trends Like These is a weekly round-up of what's trending on Facebook, Twitter and all over the Internet. We'll prepare you to chat around the water cooler about celeb Twitter beefs, what's wrong in politics, flat Earth, Starbucks cups and so much more! We'll dig past the easily shareable headlines to try to get to the real story! Brought to you every Friday by Travis McElroy and Brent Black. We're real life friends talking 'bout Internet trends!

  1. 1.
    Did Bernie Say a Woman Can’t Win?, ‘MY SANDWICH RECIPE’ – a Dramatic Reading, The Rise of ‘Manly’ Baby Boy Names, Oscar Nods, Impeachment Update, Bombshell Revelations about Giuliani and Lev Parnas1/17/2020
  2. 2.
    Did Trump Start WWIII with Iran?, Harry and Meghan's Royal Drama, Australian Bushfires, Impeachment Update, Model Fights Fire With Nudes1/10/2020
  3. 3.
    CATS + STAR WARS: TROS Discussion!, Pope Slaps Woman's Hand, FDA Bans Vape Products, Joe Biden Would Choose Republican VP, MSM Gets Real About Bernie, Impeachment Update, Democratic 2020 Race Update1/3/2020
  4. 4.
    Trump IMPEACHED, Adam Driver Interview Walkout, Whoopi Goldberg vs. Meghan McCain, JK Rowling Sticks Up for TERFs, Critics Respond to CATS, Michael Jackson Musical12/20/2019
  5. 5.
    Runner Assaults Journalist, TikTok Suppresses User Content, Star Wars media Round Up, Articles of Impeachment Presented, Executive order on Judaism, Elizabeth Warren Earned Money, UK Election, Cocaine Santa Sweater, Promising Young Woman12/13/2019
  6. 6.
    Should You Sun Your B-Hole?, Impeachment IMMINENT, Elon Musk’s Cybertruck Debut, Trump Multi-Update, Alarming Mortality Study, Russia Tries to Hack Voter Booth, Kamala Harris is OUT, Disney+ Keeps Changing Greedo Scene, Amazon’s Ruthless Employee Quot12/6/2019
  7. 7.
    Dem Debate No. 5, CATS Trailer No. 2, Impeachment Bombshells, RIP Chuck E. Cheese Animatronics, Prince Andrew’s Disaster Interview, Chick Fil-a Comes Around, Did Trump Have a Heart Attack?, You’ll Never Guess Who Almost Played Harriet Tubman11/22/2019
  8. 8.
    Is ‘OK Boomer’ OK?, Impeachment Hearings Begin, MORE Feral Hogs, Sonic the Hedgehog Redesign, Michael Bloomberg and Deval Patrick enter 2020 Race, Carrie Fisher’s Original ‘Last Jedi’ Role, Stephen Miller is Exactly What You Thought11/15/2019
  1. 9.
    Warren Releases Healthcare Plan, Fake Bridezilla Dramatic Reading, Richard Spencer's True Form, Trump Owes $2M for Sham Charity, Jeffrey Epstein Autopsy Findings, Massive AirBnb Scam, Trump Jr. is Still a Jerk11/8/2019
  2. 10.
    ‘Thinking Too Hard Can Shorten Your Life’? Says Study, New Emoji Additions!, Harvey Weinstein Confronted in Public, Does Trump Snort Uppers?, Giuliani Butt Dials Reporter, Impeachment Update, Zantac Recalled, Instagram Bans ‘Cosmetic Surgery’ Fil11/1/2019
  3. 11.
    1 in 6 Millennials has $100K in Savings???, Hillary Clinton vs Tulsi Gabbard, Impeachment Update, Lizzo Credit Controversy, Brexit Update, New Hocus Pocus Film10/25/2019
  4. 12.
    Democratic Debate no. 4, Disney+ Madness, AOC’s Haircut Criticized, Fortnite Makes Itself Unplayable, Too Much Trump News, New Las Vegas Parking Ticket Law10/18/2019
  5. 13.
    Ellen and George W Bush, Impeachment Update, Scorsese Trashes MCU, Is Elizabeth Warren a Cougar?, Bernie’s Heart Attack, New Matt Lauer Allegations, Trump’s Syria Disaster, FTC Sues, Poker Cheating Scandal10/11/2019
  6. 14.
    Trump Impeachment Details, ‘Joker’ Director Criticizes ‘Woke’ Culture, Biden’s ACTUAL Corruption, Yahoo Engineer Admits Hacking for Nudes, BIG Brexit Update, Alphadream Files for Bankruptcy, Botham Jean’s Killer Sentenced10/4/2019
  7. 15.
    Trump Impeachment Inquiry BEGINS, Greta Thunberg and the Global Climate Strike, Phoebe Waller-Bridge DOMINATES the Emmys, Do Women Prefer Uglier Spouses?9/27/2019
  8. 16.
    Shane Gillis, Dem Debate Round 3, FDA Banning Vaping?, Biden’s ‘Corn Pop’ Story, Justin Trudeau Brownface Photo, School Shooting Bullet Hole Hoodies, Kavanaugh AGAIN, Nick Carter’s Restraining Order vs Aaron Carter, Dictionary Adds Non-Binary ‘T9/20/2019
  9. 17.
    Chrissy Teigen vs Trump, Water Vapor Discovered on Expoplanet, Trump Keeps Lying about a Sharpie, Andrew Yang Speculation, Breakthrough for Organ Transplants9/13/2019
  10. 18.
    Courtney and Brent LIFE UPDATES, Boris Johnson’s Bad Brexit Week, Scarlett Johansson Steps in it AGAIN, Jeremy Renner App Gone Too Soon, Trump Update, Chanel Miller Steps Forward9/6/2019
  11. 19.
    Trump Wants to Buy Greenland, Spider-Man out of the MCU, The Matrix Will Get ANOTHER Sequel, We May Be Heading Toward Recession, Obama Won’t Endorse Biden, Democratic Field Shrinks, Ocean Floor is Swallowing the Titanic, ABC Fined $400K for Misusing Eme8/23/2019
  12. 20.
    Jeffrey Epstein’s VERY Fishy Demise, Little Women Trailer, Ben Shapiro Hates the Peasants, Is ‘Fredo’ the Italian N-Word?, ‘Kurbo’ Child Weight Loss App, Trump’s on a Roll, Facebook Admits to Eavesdropping on You, Good News About Sandwiches!8/16/2019
  13. 21.
    Does Courtney Hate Men? 30-50 Feral Hogs, El Paso and Dayton Shootings, New California Law Requires Trump Tax Returns, Apple’s iPhone Battery Shenanigans, Beto Says Bad Words for a Good Reason, Danny Trejo’s Heroic Act8/9/2019
  14. 22.
    Democratic Debates ROUND 2, Did Katy Perry Steal Her Songs?, Mario Lopez Anti-Trans and Anti-Women Comments, Did Antifa Vandalize Disney’s Trump Robot?, Vaping Causes Coma?, Alyssa Wong Comicsgate Debunk8/2/2019
  15. 23.
    Mueller Testifies, CATS Trailer, Is FaceApp a Russian Conspiracy?, Natalie Portman Will Be Thor, UK Tory Ad DEBUNKED, Equifax Pays For Data Breach, UK Has a New Prime Minister, Everything’s Coming up Affleck7/26/2019
  16. 24.
    GUEST HOST-O-RAMA! Trump’s Racist Tweetstorm, Grimes’s Eyeball Removal Regimen, Will the Next 007 be a Black Woman?, Mike Pence’s Concentration Camp Visit, Jeffrey Epstein Update, Viral Area 51 Movement, Should We All Use They-Them Pronouns?, The Se7/19/2019
  17. 25.
    Little Mermaid Casting Controversy, Trump’s Big Dumb Parade, US Women’s Soccer Team, Jeffrey Epstein Deep Dive, Ice Cream Licker, Nintendo Announces New Console, Kinda... Weird Melania Statue, MORE Marianne Wiliamson Tweets, Swalwell Drops Out7/12/2019
  18. 26.
    Marianne Williamson Dramatic Reading, Taylor Swift vs. Scooter Braun, Democratic Debate No. 2, ‘Gamer Girl Bathwater,’ Charlottesville Car Killer Sentenced, Dalai Lama’s Douchey Take7/5/2019
  19. 27.
    2020 Democratic Debate No. 1, Migrant Concentration Camps, Does CBD Cause Liver Damage?, Jake Paul and Tana Mongeau Engaged?, Trumpdate, Mueller Subpoenaed to Testify, Tiffany Cabàn, Eric Trump Spat On6/28/2019
  20. 28.
    F**k Max Landis, 2020 Democratic Debates, Facebook’s Cryptocurrency, To Impeach or Not to Impeach?, Stranger Things Kid’s Prank Show, Bill Cosby and OJ Simpson Twitter Madness, Harvard Refuses Parkland Survivor, Do Body Cams Solve Anything?6/21/2019
  21. 29.
    Straight Pride Parade, YouTube vs Steven Crowder, Man Steals Kamala’s Mic, Creepy Pastor Kenneth Copeland, Trump’s Week, Joe Biden vis a vis the Hyde Amendment, Co-Host Media Recommendations6/7/2019
  22. 30.
    Robert Mueller SPEAKS!, New Harry Potter Books Coming, Louisiana ‘Heartbeat’ Abortion Ban, John Wick 3, Faked Nancy Pelosi Video, Uber Booting Bad Riders, Shane Morris’s Dumb Lie, R Kelly, and Don’t Forget HOT PRIEST!5/31/2019
  23. 31.
    GoT Finale, Alabama Abortion Law, Courtney Dramatic Reading, New ‘Aladdin’ Clip, War With Iran Looming?, Natalie Portman and Moby, Elizabeth Warren Gets Serious, Taco Bell Hotel, Felicity Huffman Guilty, Robert Pattinson as Batman5/24/2019
  24. 32.
    Trump Pulls Emergency Lever, Georgia’s Terrible Abortion Law, Trump’s Taxes Released, Jacob Wohl is a Big Ol’ Liar, Marijuana Breathalyzer, Facebook Co-Founder’s Surprising Opinion, How Andrew Yang Beats Bernie Sanders, James Cameron’s Weird Twe5/10/2019
  25. 33.
    NEW Mueller Report Drama, Avengers: Endgame Discussion, Sonic The Hedgehog Movie Trailer, Caster Semenya Forced to Lower Testosterone, Chase Bank’s Terrible Tweet, Peter Mayhew, ‘Alien: The Play’5/3/2019
  26. 34.
    Mueller Report Released, Star Wars: Episode IX, Playstation 5 News, Bad Diet Worse Than Smoking?, Notre Dame Fire, $2000 Folding Phones Already Breaking, Writer’s Guild vs. Talent Agents, Bernie’s Tax Returns, Cernovich’s Bad Fashion Advice4/19/2019
  27. 35.
    Discrepancies With Michael Jackson Doc?, Superfungus Spreading, ‘Grease’ Prequel?, Bees Found Living in Woman’s Eyelids, College Bribery Scandal Update, CNBC’s Stupid Tips on Tipping, Black Hole Photo4/12/2019
  28. 36.
    Joe Biden’s Creepy Past, Jim Carrey vs. Mussolini, US Movie Review and Analysis, Mueller Report Update, A Truly Unholy Easter Mayonnaise, British News Apologizes to White People, 2020 Minute4/5/2019
  29. 37.
    Mueller Report Finished–What Now?, Jussie Smollet Charges Dropped?!, #Bagelgate, The Thanus of Thanos, Special Olympics Budget Cuts, Avenatti Arrested for Extortion, PrEP Users Contracting HIV, 2020 Minute3/29/2019
  30. 38.
    Trump Tops all Tweet Tirades, Christchurch Shooting, Does Hot Tea Cause Cancer?, The Economist’s Anti-Trans Tweet, Jekyll & Hyde Movie Musical, Chick Fil-A Update, Brent’s 2020 Minute3/22/2019
  31. 39.
    Mini-episode! For Real This Time! - #MaxFunDrive is here! Shane Dawson says I DID NOT F*** MY CAT, JK Rowling's New Gay Potter Lore, Brent's 2020 Minute3/18/2019
  32. 40.
    Mini-episode! … OR IS IT??? Aunt Becky’s College Bribes, Shocking Tucker Carlson Audio (And Yet Somehow Not Shocking), Beto Announces 2020 Run, One Day at a Time Cancellation3/15/2019
  33. 41.
    Is Dr. Seuss Racist?, Trump Imploding, R. Kelly Loses It on TV, Captain Marvel Review, Greenpeace Founder Calls AOC a “Twit”?, Was Mister Rogers Bisexual?, Luke Perry, Alex Trebek3/8/2019
  34. 42.
    Michael Cohen’s Bombshell Testimony, Oscars Highlights, New England Patriots Owner Scandal, Senator Feinstein Ambushed by Kids, Viagra Makers Ignored Effects on Women, Shocking Marriage Study DEBUNKED, Andrew Yang’s 2020 Campaign, Etsy’s Carbon Emis3/1/2019
  35. 43.
    TRENDS LIKE THESE: ALL FEMALE REBOOT! Jussie Smollett, Meghan Trainor Dramatic Reading, Trump's National Emergency and Omelette Party, Bernie's Running, John Wayne2/22/2019
  36. 44.
    THE RETURN OF TIDBLAST! Esquire Cover, Trump May Declare Emergency To Get His Wall, Jeff Bezos Blackmailed for D*ck Pics, Ilhan Omar, Self-Reflective Aziz Ansari, Candace Owens Defends Hitler, Chris Pratt’s Church, AOC Schools Us on Money in Politics, R2/15/2019
  37. 45.
    Liam Neeson’s ‘Not Racist BUT,’ F*ckJerry Controversy, State of the Union, Virginia Gov’s Blackface Yearbook, Cory Booker & Amy Klobuchar Announce for 2020, Trump’s ‘Good Genes,’ ‘Abducted in Plain Sight’ Documentary Review2/8/2019
  38. 46.
    Donald Trump and the Art of the D’OH!, Rent: Live, Buzzfeed Layoffs, Jussie Smollet, Bernie Sanders and Steve Buttigieg 2020 Announcements, Ben Affleck Out as Batman, New Hampshire Considers Ranked-Choice Voting, Fyre Festival Docs2/1/2019
  39. 47.
    MAGA Kid vs. Native American Man, HBomberguy’s Pro-Trans Stream, Government Shutdown STILL GOING, Kamala Harris Announces 2020 Bid, Black Panther Gets Best Picture Nod, New Bryan Singer Details Emerge, Pelosi Cancels State of the Union, Mueller Contradi1/25/2019
  40. 48.
    Gillette Ad, Trump’s Fast Food Feast, Courtney & Brent’s 2016 Airing of the Grievances Ghostbusters Sequel, 2020 Campaign Announcements, New Brexit Drama, China’s Moon Sprouts (?), Government Shutdown, Pringles Wine and Feelin’ Fine, Racist Steve1/18/2019
  41. 49.
    Trump’s Primetime Speech, Golden Globes, Brexit Update, Malcom Gladwell’s Marijuana Op-Ed, Ocasio-Cortez Nudes?!, Twinning, Cytonia Brown, Radio Waves From Space, Lethal Clothes Donation Bins1/11/2019
  42. 50.
    Louis CK and Kevin Spacey Are Terrible, Tiffany Haddish’s Bad Set, MU69, Warren 2020, Shutdown Continues1/4/2019

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