The selfie era

A better use for selfie sticks:

See more here and here.

A new selfie stick that has fans, to give you that windswept look:

(This is not an actual product being sold; it’s a promotional video for a TV show.)

A “sad but maybe he deserved it” story: a tourist gets hit by a train while taking a selfie. He survived. As one commenter says, “Having a smart phone doesn’t make you smart.”

A student asked me the other day,

How do you say サインください in English?

I replied that you can say”Can I have your autograph?” But nobody says that anymore. Instead, people say, “Can I take a selfie with you?” now.

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