Posted inNonfiction, Quotes

Too Poor for Pop Culture?

“What the fuck is a selfie?” said Miss Sheryl. “When a stupid person with a smartphone flicks themselves and looks at it,” I said to the room. She replied with a raised eyebrow, “Oh?” It’s amazing how the news seems so instant to most from my generation with our iPhones, Wi-Fi, tablets and iPads, but […]

Posted inUncategorized

Reading List: Believe in Your Selfie

Emily Perper is a word-writing human for hire. She blogs about her favorite longreads at Diet Coker. I’m tired of middle-aged white dudes critiquing my generation as selfish and narcissistic. Often, the selfie is held up triumphantly as the very symbol of our self-degradation. Here, four other, more intelligent perspectives on selfie culture: 1. “A […]

Posted inUncategorized

Reading List: Believe in Your Selfie

Emily Perper is a word-writing human for hire. She blogs about her favorite longreads at Diet Coker. I’m tired of middle-aged white dudes critiquing my generation as selfish and narcissistic. Often, the selfie is held up triumphantly as the very symbol of our self-degradation. Here, four other, more intelligent perspectives on selfie culture: 1. “A […]