Narcissus fell in love with his own face and he inspired a Greek myth. Millennials fell in love with their own faces and inspired the invention of the selfie stick. How else are you going to get a photo of yourself with the Eiffel Tower in the background without having to ask a stranger to take it? Don't say this generation has contributed nothing to society.
Sure, a vaping stick is the universal sign for "douche," but sitting next to that bro's cherry vape smoke smells a helluva lot better than breathing in cigarette smoke. Plus Leo does it. How bad can it be?
You know emojis have gone too far when mainstream brands start using them in their billboard advertising campaigns. But emojis are also an incredibly easy and convenient way to express how you feel without having to waste all that time typing. With just one eggplant emoji you can let your #bae know it's on without having to type out the full three letters in "DTF"! Convenient!
So millennials got flack for not knowing who Paul McCartney is after Kanye West announced their collaboration. And so Rolling Stone decided to do a whole article slamming millennials for supposedly not knowing 50 basic things (like what Koosh balls are). But you know what? Pew research says millennials are on track to becoming the most educated generation in history, so who's the dumb one now?
The millennial love of nostalgia is arguably responsible for the deluge of '90s reboots like Fuller House. But you know what? We're also the generation responsible for giving Jodie Sweetin her career back.
Millennials have a rep for being self-indulgent adult-children content to live off parental welfare forever. The millennial generation is actually one of the hardest-working and self-starting generations. Is there anything wrong with wanting to play kickball well into your 30s?
Brunch conjures up images of privileged white women all named Lindsay gossiping about their boyfriend Bryce. But having to sit next to a table of squealing sorority girls is worth it when you get to drown your hangover in bottomless mimosas and pancakes.
Millennials like to buy anything socially conscious. Everything from coffee to glasses to tampons to condoms. If at least 10 percent of our purchases don't provide wi-fi to an orphaned child in the middle of Ghana, we're not going to buy it. We're saving the world one purchase at a time!
The rubble from the explosion of celebrity DJs seems to have been cleared away, along with Paris Hilton's cultural relevance. However, DJs are here to stay — and it's the one millennial trend that there are no excuses for. We're this close to living in a world where nightclubs have more DJs than dancers. Is this what the apocalypse will look like?