There’s this funny thing that the media and news do where they try to make us give a fuck about something that ordinarily we wouldn’t give a second look. Do I really care about the Royal Baby or do I only care because the Today Show has told me I should all week long? If you’ve ever found yourself wondering how in the hell you know the words to Taylor Swift’s “22” or driving to Taco Bell at 3 AM because you saw this commercial too many times:
Then you know unfortunately this mind warping is usually pretty successful, but sometimes to add some balance to the universe, the media misses it’s mark and no matter how many millions they invest into making us believe something is a lot greater than it actually is, we just won’t buy it. Here are a few examples of things that the media tried to make “happen” that just didn’t.