On Macklemore, and the much broader problem of cherry-picking old tweets: “There’s nothing more irresponsible in today’s media than cherry-picking from someone’s Twitter history to either prove a point or a raise a red flag.”
By far the most troubling is the fear of momentarily neglecting your feed: the fear of what will happen if you step away from your electronics, if you power down for an hour, or a day, or a week. The intense feeling of FOMO can eclipse the exhilaration of YOLO, especially when (as mentioned previously) you will be asked if you saw that thing about that thing. If you didn’t, it could be interpreted as not caring or not keeping close enough watch on the ever-changing pop culture pulse.
Baseball fans bored by the usual suspects in the World Series have not been bored by the way these games have ended. A walk-off obstruction call to end Game 3? A walk-off pickoff to end Game 4? Weird and wacky stuff. So how will Game 5 end? Twitter made some stellar predictions. From movies to literature to cross-stream sports, here’s the best of the best.