I had the weirdest conversation today. It was so odd, and the person was so rude, I just dipped out. I had stated that I had unfollowed a writer (who is older than me-that will matter in a minute) because she had gotten angry about the Perks of Being a Wallflower and its hipsters. First of all, I was in high school in the nineties: there were no hipsters, being gay wasn't as accepted, and you were just a dork if you didn't fit in. You HAVE to frame your reading in the time it was written, otherwise no one would read Huck Finn, right? It's super racist by today's standards (just period, really).
This girl proceeds to tell me that she would have liked to figure out the hipsters and the gay kids on her own and that I pretty much used spoilers for the book (It was implied).
OKAY. This girl was probably born in the nineties. I wasn't about to get into a fight with her over it (she has like 3,500 followers on IG and I wasn't going there). I let her know I was sorry if I had ruined it and that a lot of what I had said was summarized in ads for the book and movie (I had already stated there were no hipsters in the book). She proceeds to tell me it wasn't ruined, she just doesn't like to go into the books with any knowledge of them, and then proceeds to tell me that she avoids watching the trailers for movies or ads for the books if she can help it (If she intends to read them). OOOKKKAAAY. If you're in media you can't really do that.
~I didn't do this to her~
IG Girl:"Hey everybody! I started watching Game of Thrones! What is your favorite tv show right now?
Me: OMG just wait! Did you read:
Granted a lot of those Gifs haven't been written into the series yet, but you get what I'm saying. I understand not ruining GOT or The Walking Dead a couple of days after. THIS BOOK IS SEVENTEEN YEARS OLD THOUGH. It's like telling someone Holden Caulfield had issues and them getting angry. I have noticed millennials have major entitlement issues (I'm one, don't get mad). I had seen it in action I just hadn't experienced it first hand yet. Her attitude was the reason why I try not to get involved and say things on social media. Lets put the breaks on that, shall we? If you're dealing with entertainment and you're in media you can't play that card ;) . Sorry, not sorry. READ THE TITLE AGAIN. It's kind of explanatory, but you know, you would have to use context (which is apparently out of vogue now). Has anyone else had issues like this?