Phones and Manners: A video satire

by Mr. Sheehy

One interesting element of satire, when it utilizes hyperbole, is to see how often the exaggerations are actually straight descriptions of reality. This video’s scene of the women drinking wine together isn’t far removed from the girls my family saw at the fair this year, recording themselves on their phones while sliding down a slide, apparently oblivious to what they’d just done . . .