Not all texts deserve the time of day; sometimes the appropriate response is mockery.

Uh, right, so when the author explicitly writes that that characterization isn’t meant to apply to all channers, I guess those words just went in one eye and out the other.

The basic characterization of the dynamic (celebration of flagrant and ironic transgression and failure as reclamation of deep-seated insecurities) does not depend on everyone involved fitting every stereotype without any irony.

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