The one about ASMR

7 thoughts on “The one about ASMR”

  1. “For someone who’s unfamiliar with this phenomenon, this might trigger one question: What the hell is going on?” —

    I don’t get it personally, but there is a massive and well-established online community based around ASMR — then again there’s a truly massive community based around cat memes as well that I don’t get as well.

    1. The dictionary entry I linked ( ) includes a longer explanation of ASMR. The sounds these people make are supposed to trigger a pleasant physical response in susceptible listeners. They trigger nothing pleasant in me. Quite the opposite. Revulsion, scorn, ridicule.

      Close your eyes and just listen to the sounds this woman makes to see if they evoke any pleasant physical responses.

... and that's my two cents