Building Boys Bulletin 2-10-20
On memes & teens
|Jennifer L.W. Fink||Feb 10, 2020|
On February 6, 2020, the New York Times published my article, The Role of Memes in Teen Culture.
The article grew out of my desire to better understand why my boys laugh at WWIII and cornavirus memes. And, it was borne of fear.
I was afraid that my boys’ apparent inability to take anything seriously was a sign of my failure. I’m trying to raise caring, e…