The internet’s magnificent bastards are teaming up once again to do the one thing they do best: fuck with people. In a stunt that echoes the recently successful campaign to send Pitbull to Alaska, 4chan and Reddit want to send swishily be-sundressed heartbreak maven Taylor Swift to perform at a school for the deaf.
Swift “recently teamed up with textbook rental company Chegg and dippable pizza-maker Papa John’s for a promotional concert at whichever campus gets the most votes,” writes Gawker. “With lulz-seekers on the case, it wasn’t long before a clear leader emerged: The Horace Mann School for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing in Allston, Massachusetts.”
The genius of it all, of course, is that Swift would end up looking like a complete turd if she balked at the results of the contest. And besides, as many of the commenters are pointing out, students who are hard of hearing, or even deaf, can appreciate the vibrations of a live, loud rock concert. Not sure if that applies to banjo-pickin’ and boyfriend-based caterwauling, but hopefully we’ll get a chance to find out.