The Brief: A hot take is a potentially controversial opinion.
Commonly used on Twitter, this phrase alerts readers to the presence of a contentious point of view. Hot takes can be humorous and harmless, or they can pertain to larger, more significant issues.
Hot take: The Force Awakens is a wonderful Star Wars movie. pic.twitter.com/OeASp8krRw
— Anthony (@DailySarcasm425) February 22, 2019
Hot take coming in hot pic.twitter.com/X025aXhvTZ
— Peter (@pmaz_) February 20, 2019
HOT TAKE: Easter candy is the superior holiday-themed candy
— 🌻Elle 🐈 Gato🌻 (@ellle_em) February 21, 2019
Hot Take: rape jokes will literally NEVER be funny
— emily (@emilykrall8) February 22, 2019