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Mark Gongloff

GameStop Has Us in a Glass Case of Emotion

A saga that began in rage and/or boredom has led to laughter, greed and potentially tears.

It’s all fun and games, and greed and rage.

It’s all fun and games, and greed and rage.

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The first month of 2021 began with angry LARPers storming the Capitol and ends with angry redditors storming capitalism. The first was a terrifying event tempered by moments of hilarity. The second is a hilarious event tempered by moments of terror. Let’s hope neither ends up defining the rest of the year.