Latest from Travis M. Andrews

The handwarming story of how Bernie Sanders got his inauguration mittens

They were made by Jen Ellis, a second-grade teacher in Essex Junction, Vt.
  • Jan 20, 2021

Sea shanties are here to save us

You know, sea shanties -- the 18th century songs of sailors laboring on merchant ships. They've taken over TikTok, thanks to Nathan Evanss.
  • Jan 13, 2021

Gab, the social network that has welcomed Qanon and extremist figures, explained

Since its inception, Gab has welcomed deplatformed social media users, generally attracting those on the far right.
  • Jan 11, 2021

Trump was a center of gravity on Twitter. What’s it like without him?

Journalists, comedians, critics and supporters are coming to terms with a Trumpless Twitter.
  • Jan 11, 2021

Jon Ossoff’s love of Imagine Dragons became a Twitter punchline. Welcome to politics as a millennial.

The night of Ossoff's Georgia runoff election, several resurfaced tweets revealed his very normal pop culture interests.
  • Jan 8, 2021

How Eve 6’s Twitter account became its own strange form of art

The 90s rock band's front man Max Collins tells the story behind his strange tweets — and his adoration of Marianne Williamson.
  • Jan 5, 2021

Just how bad was this year? These professors found answers on Twitter.

They created the Hedonometer, which uses Twitter data to measure happiness — and this year included the two saddest days since 2008.
  • Dec 31, 2020

What it’s like to have your cooking skills roasted by Gordon Ramsay on TikTok

One of Ramsay's victims said, "I didn’t know if I should be excited or bummed.”
  • Dec 29, 2020