Generation X, Millennials, and Gen.Z have taken to various social media platforms to express their thoughts and feelings on how they are staying safe, their coping mechanisms, and how they are acclimating to the new normal in an on-the-go America. However, there seems to be little coverage on Corona through the eyes of Boomers, so here are the thoughts and experiences of 5 Boomers.
From Orange Is The New Black, to Locked Up, to Inside the World’s Toughest Prisons, it is clear that Americans have an affinity for crime-based shows, and media streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu are catering to the wants and needs of the masses. For many, the grittiness and rawness of the hour-long shows, keep many entertained and coming back for more each week. However, for those “inside” those sixty minutes are more like six years and do not come with a remote to change the channel or disconnect from the dysfunction. For inmates at incentivized correctional institutions, it is no walk in the park and the only silver lining for them is defunding private correctional facilities, a five billion sector.
With election season kicking into overdrive, the American public can’t help but to cringe thinking about the outcome of the 2020 Presidential Election. Although President Trump seems like a villain that everyone loves to hate, Trump’s job approval remains elevated at a steady 49 percent. More importantly, it must be noted that according to a CBS Poll, “65% of Americans feel that Trump will definitely or more than likely be elected. As much I would like to think otherwise, I too believe that it is very plausible that Trump could pull off serving a second term.
I am sure that you are pondering the commonalities found in all of the given scenarios and here it is: Nigerian culture. Slowly but surely, the culture is being assimilated into mainstream media, particularly in Western Europe and the United States.