Language - What these concise expressions most closely resemble are marginalia in middle school yearbooks (“Hot!” “Dork!” “Hot dork!”), the kind of hyperbole young people are prone to traffic in, like, all the time. Except now, otherwise literate adults are intentionally simplifying their online language while inflating their emotional response, all for public consumption.
CHICAGO — A selfie is a certain type of self-portrait photography shot with a digital camera or smartphone. Selfies are typically of-the-moment images, require little to no planning, and usually occur in domestic settings such as the bedroom or bathroom.
Hilarious “Men-ups!” is a humorous project by photographer Rion Sabean featuring men doing pin-up-style poses. It’s interesting how much more absurd some poses instantly look when they’re being done by men.