The Wakeup

Twitter Makes You Think You’re Informed.
Instagram Makes You Think You’re a Photographer.
Facebook Makes You Think You’re a Medical Specialist.
The Wake-Up is Gonna Be Rough.

They’re not doctors. They don’t even play one on TV. Playing one on the Internet makes them look like the obliviots they are.

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Randy Cassingham is best known as the creator of This is True, the oldest entertainment feature on the Internet: it has been running weekly by email subscription since early 1994. It is social commentary using weird news as its vehicle so it’s fun to read. Click here for a subscribe form — basic subscriptions are free.