In October of last year, YouTube creator and fandom expert Sarah Z coined the term “ sacrificial trash ,” and it’s a great concept. If I can try and condense her almost hour-long video into one sentence: “Sacrificial trash” is a piece of media that tries to pander to young audiences with woke identity politics to cover up how mediocre it is, which, in turn, creates a chaotic feedback loop of online discourse.

The "Scooby Doo" psyop
from Garbage Day ✉️