inessential by Brent Simmons

The Kernel on Geek Snobbery

Mic Wright, Social media’s ‘reverse gentrification’:

Just as literature fans grumble and gripe about the success of 50 Shades of Grey, backers are implicitly kicking out at Justin Bieber trending and the preponderance of painful hashtag games. But they can’t admit their elitism because that’s one of the 21st century’s bad words.

I’m an elitist.