a synonym for "in recent times" or "of late".
Your mom: "Kids these days..."
Me: "I know, don't you love how I'm always shooting them all over your face?"
Your mom: "You know I do, big boy. Give it to me again, in the ass this time!"
Me: "OK, you fucking whore."
A phrase usually used when something unusual has been happening recently and repeatedly.
Three pointers have been working these days.
Gillia: Are you getting good grades?
Egale: Yea, These Days
Richard and Peter are getting merked these days.