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Will ‘Selfie’ stick?

Earlier this year I welcomed selfie as a new word that reflected the unselfish selfishness of the currently young millennial generation, epitomized by the Electronic Dance Music song “Selfie” by the Chainsmokers. That, I thought, was my last word on selfie. But I was wrong. I had missed an important accessory, the selfie stick. This […] … learn more→


I must be getting old because I didn’t know what a \”selfie\” was until a few months ago, when a friend referred me to a short, hilarious essay by the actor James Franco on \”The Meanings of the Selfie\” in The New York Times. What partly defines the genre, Franco says, is that you immediately […] … learn more→