Do you wish to impress? Just say you’re loving Lupe Fiasco’s stuff. Add Gnarls Barkley and you’re set for life. I’m going to a Kanye West concert and Lupe Fiasco is one of the opening acts. Never mind that I don’t really follow rap (“They talk too fast”) or that I have heard only two of his songs (After hearing Dumb it Down, my thoughts: “Deep”). So I shouldn’t be feeling so impressed with myself then, right? It’s like how I would like to support my friend and buy one of these shirts, but see, I don’t even celebrate Cinco De Mayo. I could pretend I’m being ironic? Example, I’m going to see Lupe perform (can I say Lupe? Is that ok?), but the fact I don’t follow rap is ok because it’s me being ironic, see?
More ways to be unintentionally ironic: Supporting Obama just because he’s a cool guy; being into the green movement to make a buck (that goes to you Wal Mart and also Continental airlines for shelling out a magazine issue with a “green” theme. I mean, seriously?); and this (however sexy):