G.K. Chesterton, 2016, And How We Got Here


Andy Warhol was wrong.
In an age of selfies, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and now Periscope – a broadcast service which allows anyone from anywhere to live-stream the most intimate, or the most inane, moments of their lives via a simple smartphone app – I think it’s safe to say that Warhol’s prediction of 15 minutes of fame has easily morphed into a 24 / 7  / 365 reality.
No, I don’t need to see a photo of everything you’re about to eat (or have just eaten). Nor do I need to tune-in to your live-streaming Periscope channel to watch your dog napping, or as you answer viewer questions about your love life on your drive to work.
And no, I’m not making either of those up


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