Friday, December 9

Tag: TwitchCon

Gaming

Streamer Who Broke Back At TwitchCon Shows Off Surgery Scar

Screenshot: TwitchAdriana Chechik, who made headlines earlier this month after she broke her back in two places at TwitchCon, has returned to streaming with some updates—and a close look—at how her recovery has been going.If you haven’t seen the incident, Chechik broke her back at TwitchCon after jumping into a foam pit, a seemingly-innocuous move that, thanks to the reported shallowness of the pit, resulted in her smashing her tailbone on the floor so hard that her “bones completely crushed”, fusing multiple verterbrae together and suffering “nerve damage to [her] bladder”. Her recovery process has been rough. Here’s what she wrote on October 13 after a physical therapy session: Tried sitting up today in PT, I would rather die than do that again. I hate this my whole body hates it. I don’...
Gaming

Megan Thee Stallion Twerks With Master Chief At TwitchCon

Photo: Robin L Marshall (Getty Images)We’ve seen a bad news story coming out of TwitchCon, now let’s instead turn our attention towards something else.As part of the con’s musical celebrations last night, Megan Thee Stallion played a set. And for whatever reason, it featured Master Chief—complete with accreditation lanyard, because this is TwitchCon, not the United Nations Space Command—living their best life on stage alongside her, at some points dancing in a way that I have seen best described as “gettin ass” (NSFW warning for some of the language in these vids):That is not just dancing. John 117 is not up there side-shuffling in the background, gently bopping along to the beat on his own. Whoever is in that suit is amongst it. Here’s another shot:And another:And another, this one a bit ...