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Last summer, a guy known as Luckyshirt got a burrito with all the fillings put in the wrong way:
Jesus. So he wrote an elegant tirade at the poor fool who had fucked it up. A sample:
Have you ever eaten one of the things you make all fucking day? You should try one. They are pretty good WHEN YOU ARE NOT WILLING YOURSELF THROUGH THE FUCKING EMPIRE OF SOUR CREAM ONLY TO END UP IN LETTUCE COUNTRY.
Luckyshirt’s righteous anger got him over 60,000 notes on Tumblr, a rarified level of glory for anyone but teens making amiable life observations.
And then this weekend, the vlogger NineteenPercent did a dramatic reading of that rant as part of her “Tiny Tirade” series. She nailed the timing and made her own interpretive decisions, rather than simply reciting the text with the exact implied tones and tempo. What I’m saying is that this is art.