The Smug, It Burns

World AIDS day is tomorrow. Just when you think the red ribbon bullshit could not get any thicker, we get this:

On Wednesday, Kim Kardashian is going to die a little. So is her sister, Khloé, not to mention Lady Gaga, David LaChapelle, Justin Timberlake, Usher, Serena Williams and Elijah Wood. That day is World AIDS Day, and each of these people (as well as a host of others the list keeps growing) will sacrifice his or her own digital life. By which these celebrities mean they will stop communicating via Twitter and Facebook. They will not be resuscitated, they say, until their fans donate $1 million.

Texas In Africa files this under "badvocacy."