All the News that’s Fit to Print, in a If it Bleeds, it Leads Newstainment Kinda World.
the opposite of fundamentalism is mentalist fun – parody and satire with peak irony reached when they can no longer be easily told apart – Why Tom Lehrer ended doing parody when Kissinger was given a nobel peace prize.
In action then and understood as Poe’s Law Now. we are so bombed and constantly surrounded by information in endless visual, editorial, advertorial, ZeroSum Bickering and everything adversarial
– people are becoming selective of where and how we grok and situate, repurpose data. and frankly, anyone following the real news knows to only follow the best parody headlines, because they nail it years ahead, memes, they spread in behavioral patterns….
it remains hard for me to tell the obvious from the profound, given how rarely reality is given credit