HOW CHRONIC CHRONICLING
RUINS THE MOMENT IRL
If you had five minutes with a famous figure, what would you do? Gush lovingly? Ask that burning question you’ve always wanted to know about what really happened behind the scenes of your favorite film? Or, would you move in for that envy-inducing selfie?
Many of us have become so used to preserving a moment that we forget to LIVE and BE in that moment. So, perhaps it’s time to ask: Which is more rewarding–recording a moment in pursuit of likes and followers or living a moment to create an experience and memory?
Matthew Frost‘s Aspirational video considers similar questions by showing how a couple of girls act when given a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity (meeting Kirsten Dunst–one of our favorite actresses and someone who’s brain we’d *love* to pick). The girls respond in a manner that’s both absurd and hard to resist, by interacting strictly for the social media cred …
… which, in turn, gets them no cred with Dunst herself: