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OK, time for my "You kids get off my lawn!" moment. I mean seriously, who the eff are Spencer and Heidi? I now know, thanks to my readers, who Jon and Kate are. (They're getting divorced and apparently Jon is moving to New York! Holla at a playa when you see me in them streets!! Sorry, it just sucks you in...) But these guys...

It's amazing. These days we have two levels of famous--regular famous. And fast-food famous. We probably always did. It's just that McFamous is experiencing record growth.

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Ta-Nehisi Coates is a national correspondent at The Atlantic, where he writes about culture, politics, and social issues. He is the author of the memoir The Beautiful Struggle.

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