Culture

#FF @MTVHenry: The Voice Of a Generation

Culture

#FF @MTVHenry: The Voice Of a Generation

Let @MTVHenry tell you all you need to know about the internet, contemporary culture and the cruel prison that is existence.
Let @MTVHenry tell you all you need to know about the internet, contemporary culture and the cruel prison that is existence.
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Popular twitter accounts are an established part of today’s media landscape, be it in the vein of real-time reporting on historic events such as the protests in Egypt and Turkey or a glimpse of the most banal microcosms in all of human existence. It is also generally accepted that one’s style of using the internet is an art form in itself (be it deliberate or unchecked), a poetic stream of consciousness plotting data on the infinite and ever-growing map of contemporary culture. However, I find that twitter’s core influencers and aggregatory mode of operation remain fairly consistent, while there is, as per usual, new genius to be found in the underground.

I don’t recall when I first began following @MTVHenry, but his tweets read like an “ebooks” of the neo-post-generation. “My name is Henry and I like stuff,” his bio proclaims, and I know little else about him outside the fact that he is the Ralph Waldo Emerson of our time, and should win Discrit even though I don’t believe he entered. Behold, his poignant reflections on…

The Intersection of Art + Capitalism:

Existentialism:

Technology + Its Effect On Dopamine Levels:

Relevant Niche Icons Of Today’s Culture:

And Presciently, This Content:

Follow @MTVHenry and get your daily fix of this iconic avatar that represents an anthropomorphized 2013, at least while you wait for the coffee table book to come out. I only regret that he is no longer wearing a Hawaiian shirt in his avatar.