"Who gives a fuck" is the actual answer to the question above, but there’s more to it than that. On Wednesday, a pissing match occurred in the Twittersphere where one esteemed journalist insulted another esteemed journalist’s publication. Why? Well, some have taken offense to outlets like Pitchfork, Spin, Brooklyn Vegan, and others covering bands like American Football and Mineral today when they would’ve scoffed at the idea ten years ago when those bands were "forced" to breakup because no one would listen.
The Wire wrote an excellent article titled Who Deserves Credit For Making Emo Cool Again? in response to the whole embarrassment. Read a snippet of it below after the jump.
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Make me really really really enjoy the work that I do. I love forming these amazing relationships with all the people that I’m able to work with. It’s just…great :)