Amanda Bynes’ Twitter pics: Her ‘selfies’ are A Picture of Dorian Gray for the digital age The erratic behaviour and possessiveness former child-turned-teen-starlet Amanda Bynes has over her image is relative to — if not updated for the sake of contemporary measure — literary narcissist Dorian Gray. While the character of Oscar Wilde’s sumptuous and sardonic story was slightly more tragic than our modern-day Twitter heroine, it does tap into a rising tension between the representations we create of ourselves versus that which society largely expects of a person. We all inherently possess a narcissism like that, particularly in a time when we’ll Instagram our meal or outfit of the day and hashtag it to gain more likes, more validation. (Twitter)
Is it because he couldn’t get Jaden Smith into a London club, or because the club’s security was jostling his fans. We actually have no idea, but you can read both sides of the story here: natpo.st/104DJ6H
This year’s Sheridan illustration program graduates are part of a new movement. Illustrationism is a collaborative effort that encourages illustrators and admirers to document and share their work through social media. Using the hashtag #illustrationism, illustrations are captured in an ever-growing online platform where the content creates and forms the concept ‘Illustrationism.’ See the grad exhibit for yourself April 19 at 99 Sudbury St. in Toronto. For more, visit illustrationism.com.
Justin Bieber is facing a potential lawsuit after pulling a practical joke on Twitter. Earlier this week, the Canadian pop star reportedly tweeted a fake phone number with the message, “Call me right now.”
Now, two Texans, identified as Dilcie and Kent, are considering legal action after they began to receive “thousands of phone calls each day,” as excited Bieber fans heeded the tweet.
McCord, who Tweets under @IAMannalynnemcc, isn’t wearing much more than a pout in an image she recently posted to the site (and subsequently removed), and messages on the actress’ feed suggested that the picture was sent to a seemingly random fan, a Colorado girl Tweeting under @Meganraee.
"I was just discussing becoming the creative director for the Jetson movie and someone on the call yelled out.. you should do a Jetsons tour! This just happened a few hours ago. I was very insulted of course becuase for anyone that’s seen the Watch the Throne Tour… Or Coachella or Glow in the Dark or Runaway.. you know I have real ideas… I appreciate having the most nominations at the Grammies but I feel so conflicted by the fact that award shows sometimes are completely… …illogical Good logic tells me smile Kanye… the world likes you again… red or blue pill? … aaaaand Swallow"