Virginia Hefferman steps through the looking glass, makes internet paparazzi photos almost seem highbrow. The winner is this quote, which must be one of the least self-aware of the century:
“I took several art history classes in school, and photography,” he said in a telephone interview. “When you pay attention, you see some things that somebody else might miss, so it behooves you to try and find that special thing in an image. Then your intepretation will stand out more.” [nyt]You'll have to read the mind-bogglingly strange and not particularly great article to find out which master of MS Paint is putting his art history skills to work for fun and profit.