L.A. Is A Ghost Town, PS5 Controller Memes and Much More!
Life moves fast, especially given the current circumstances. However, there’s still plenty going on out there going on — even if we’re not able to leave our homes. Here’s everything we’ve been reading from around the web for the last few weeks to keep you busy…
Los Angeles On Lockdown Is a Weird Sight To See
It’s hard to ignore ignore the elephant in the room … because he’s been ordered to stay home. Times are weird these days with the coronavirus pandemic and most of the country practicing social distancing.
Large cities like Los Angeles are now eerie to see with almost empty streets and no traffic. Read about what it’s been like for the last few weeks in L.A. on Insidehook.
What Should You Do While In Quarantine?
Speaking of being under quarantine — Hiconsumption put together a list of activities for those of us struggling to stay busy at home. Once you’re done with work and chores, there’s often little else to do but sleep. Read more about what you can do to pass the time here.
Best New Artists To Keep an Eye On
Complex‘s popular segment Pigeons and Planes has an amazing track record on spotting rising stars in the music industry. They recently did a rundown on some of their favorite artists for the month of March. These picks include Oliver Malcolm, Asoh Black! and our personal favorite, Peach Tree Rascals. Check the whole list out here.
PS5 Controller Offers New Look, Memes Follow
With the upcoming Playstation 5 getting closer and closer, Sony released images of the new PS5 Controller … and the internet did its thing. The reception wasn’t exactly negative but everyone agreed it looks suspiciously like the Xbox One Controller. Like it does, the internet shelled out tons of memes to mock Playstation’s new look.
Check out some of the best memes on Thrillist.
Podcast But Outside’s Best Episode Yet
Podcast But Outside, one of our favorite podcasts from the last year, released a hysterical new episode recently. Like they do, the boys set up their table on the streets of West Hollywood (before the shutdown) to talk to strangers. Things get off to an immediate start with a palm reader and end with a HILARIOUS encounter with a woman who has had a wild life. She also may or may not have had a #MeToo moment with a very well known member of Kiss. 🤔
KROQ Fires Entire Kevin In The Morning Crew After Only 3 Months
Lastly, sad news in the radio world. KROQ, or more specifically, Entercom, has fired the entire morning crew from Kevin in the Morning with Allie and Jensen. This comes after only 3 months under the new title and 5 months after the departure of Gene ‘Bean’ Baxter, Kevin’s former co-host from the Kevin & Bean show, which ran for 30 years! Read more about what Kevin Ryder had to see about his unceremonious firing on Variety.