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Life Imitates Art

America’s Finest News source reports that “Our Global Food-Service Enterprise Is Totally Down For Your Awesome Subculture” while the New York Times covers “Hip-Hop Argot Meets Corporate Cant, All to Sell Chryslers.”

One story or the other contained the line:

Sometimes it feels like nobody understands your rebellious, genre-defying crew of goth-rocker pals—am I right? You see, as a senior-level executive at one of the world’s largest conglomerates of brands, I know exactly where you’re coming from.