May 2, 2014

"Sexiest Man Alive" thinks he's sexy.

And the award for Worst Judgment in a Selfie by an Academy Award Nominated Actor goes to... James Franco.

Could this be the end of selfies?

ADDED:  And the Award for Worst Judgment in Tweeting About Somebody Else's Selfie by a Sports Superstar goes to... Shaquille O’Neal.

AND: The Award for Best Dog Selfies goes to... Meade.



ALSO: I made this poll.

25 comments:

MadisonMan said...

It won't be the end of selfies. Franco isn't exactly relevant for today's high schoolers (even though they all like Zoolander, which was made when they were just entering pre-school).

Meade said...

"Could this be the end of selfies?"

The next big thing will be dog selfies.

mccullough said...

Time to check-in to rehab

David said...

The man has no dick!

David said...

David said...
The man has no dick!


Not you, Meade. I didn't mean you. These additions to the original post can cause confusion.

tim maguire said...

Selfies won't go away because they're easy. I've never taken one as an end in itself, but I have been in situations where I needed a picture of myself and there was nobody around to take one for me.

Freeman Hunt said...

It seems obvious to me that Franco was going for comedy with his selfies.

Richard Dolan said...

"Could this be the end of selfies?"

The Althousian vortex strikes again, inviting those so inclined to think about selfies beyond the sheer idiocy on display by Franco.

The only thing that could "end selfies" is self-awareness triumphing over narcisstic self-regard. It is one of the key distinguishing markers between an adult and an adolescent -- having sufficient awareness to know how others are going to view you and what you're doing, and enough self-control to act accordingly.

Those are princples that definitely have limits, as they can lead to tiresome conformity for its own sake. But it's another important part of 'knowing thyself' to be able to distinguish moments of heroic virtue (instances when one accepts the condemnation of the crowd for the right reasons) from the kind of foolish, look-at-me indulgence on display in so many of these 'selfies.'

Eric the Fruit Bat said...

Oh, please. That's nothing.

Just the other day I took a selfie with me butt ass naked humping a cardboard cutout of Jennifer Lawrence.

And then I emailed it to Nicholas Hoult.

Marshal said...

Good news for Walker, Brett Hulsey has apparaently hired Crack as his campaign manager.

Curious George said...

How'd you get that dog to hold the camera?

Mary Beth said...

The weirdest part of it to me is the stickers on his phone.

Maybe this all appeals to his target audience of 17-year-olds.

mccullough said...

Shaq is a cruel man.

sydney said...

Nah, the next big thing is radiologist selfies.

LarryK said...

Don't just stand there, let's go to it
Strike a pose there's nothing to it
Dogue

(To Meade, obviously)

Danno said...

Meade, It appears to me that Marley is not amused with this selfie thing. It cuts down the time to run around and have a dog-gone good time!

PB Reader said...

Is he vying to become the male Lindsay Lohan?

Phaedrus said...

Which one is Meade? :)The handsome one or the one on the right?

Chance said...

Technically a dog has to snap the picture himself for it to be considered a selfie:

http://content.photojojo.com/tutorials/teach-your-dog-to-take-a-selfie/

The Crack Emcee said...

Niiiice!

I Have Misplaced My Pants said...

Four thoughts.

I also noticed the stickers on his phone.

Franco may be a nut but he is an attractive nut.

He's also not an idiot. Read his Wikipedia page.

I have nothing but scorn for selfies and could care less if this is the beginning, middle or end of them.

TML said...

That's a fantastic shot but why does the dog look so angry? It's very funny.

Julie C said...

For a guy that's supposed to be so smart, Franco sure seems like a self-absorbed, doped-out douche.

Boy that is one pissed-off dog, Meade! He photo-bombed your selfie!

Meade said...

Phaedrus said...
"Which one is Meade? :)The handsome one or the one on the right?"

The one on the right, duh. With the filthy disgustingly nasty whiskers.

B said...

One of those days I'm glad I'm just regular ugly because I'm not as strong as that kid. If I had Jahmel's disability and my sports idol humiliated me like that, I would be crushed.