I have to throw in some buzzwords that make eyes glaze over—“pandemic winter,” “lockdown ennui,” and “cultural zeitgeist” should do the trick.
Sam Franzini is a writer currently studying psychology at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is an intern at Flaunt Magazine, and reviews books, albums, and writes satire for his school's newspaper, The Daily Nexus. He also tried out for the improv team, which he only discloses to close friends. He is from Florida and all of the stories about it are true.