armchair cultural observation since 1995

Fast-food famous


Ta-Nehisi Coates ever so appropriately sums up Jon and Kate Gosselin, their poor eight trainwrecks-to-be, that obnoxious couple known as Speidi and every other so-called celebrity in today’s media landscape in one fell swoop:

These days we have two levels of famous–regular famous. And fast-food famous. We probably always did. It’s just that McFamous is experiencing record growth.

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