“Every life is many days, day after day.”
Though only 6 seconds long, Paris Hilton’s vines are dense with meaning and evocative imagery ripe for interpretation. In this first—and possibly last—installment, I will examine 5 of the earliest ones.
There is nothing to be learned from the tragic rise and fall of public men that we see on blogs. That is not their function. Their degradation is mere spectacle that blogs use to sublimate the general anxieties of their readers. To make us feel better by hurting others. To stress that the people we’re reading about are freaks, while we are normal.
I hope my kids to understand the feeling of glitter in their nostrils and oil pastels on their faces. I want them to carry the weight of a microphone in their hands, the stickiness of the space bar, and the squish of an eraser in between their teeth.
This holiday season, you have a difficult decision when it comes to what film to go see with your family.
No promotion, no cheesy co-sign, no talk shows, no advertisement during a big award show. Nothing. All she did was upload an Instagram video with the simple headline “surprise…”
Sometimes one of the bravest things you can do is go to a party alone. That, and playing dead around a bear. It’s a toss-up.
“You are tired; you are true of heart.”
I could feel the effort, I could feel the emotion, and it made me happy.
I had no idea this level of detail was even possible on a tablet.