The Twitter echochamber was consumed today by yet another trend: #LessInterestingBooks. Following in the vein of #LessAmbitiousMovies, users toned down great works into underwhelming literary flops. For example, The Great Gatsby became The Mediocre Gatsby, Fight Club became Pillow Fight Club, and so on. Below, we've collected some of our favorite short-form witticisms. Tweet your own contribution with the hashtag #LessInterestingBooks.
Age discrimination affects us all. Who cares about youth? James Hamblin turns to his colleague Jeffrey Goldberg for advice.