Lizzo’s Vegan Recipes | TikTok Videos

Amanda M. Rye

Not only can Lizzo sing her heart out, play the flute, dance, and be a body-positive influencer who transparently and generously shares her journey of self-love to inspire others, but she’s also a skilled plant-based home cook! Most recently, Lizzo brought viral awareness to the plant-based phenomenon known as “nature’s […]

Spaghetti-Os Pie: Why Gross Viral Food Videos Are Popular

Amanda M. Rye

Alexandra Plakias, a philosophy professor at Hamilton College who studies food, disgust, and moral judgment, watched some of these videos at my request (my apologies to her). She identified a possible explanation for why the recipes bore themselves into our brains: They are minimally counterintuitive ideas. “You take something that’s […]