Naturally, the internet had plenty to say on the topic, but while "Twilight" fans — many of them teenage girls — expressed excitement over a new book in their favorite franchise, numerous others mocked them for it. And it certainly wasn't the first time. Winfrey was a teen herself when she learned that simply by liking something, she had the ability to make it uncool. An avid Chuck Klosterman fan, she was reading one of his books when she came across a line that made her realize she was "definitely The Other when it came to his books. He was talking about hair metal … and he said something to the effect that hair metal's decline was due, mostly, to teenage girls," she writes. Notes to One Direction from their fans.
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To improve your visit to our site, take a minute and upgrade your browser. The signature Carly Rae Jepsen flavor is uncertain, shy desire: wanting to make contact with the crush, wanting to confess that you really like him, wanting to run away. Adult women love Carly Rae Jepsen in part because of the teenageriness of her product, which persists despite the fact that she is 31 years old. As my colleague Clio Chang wrote last year, those who love her do so defiantly. And what could be more relatable, more perennial, than uncertain, shy desire? But despite or because of the joy in her art, Carly Rae Jepsen is part of a new wave in culture that reduces the experience of teenage girls to fantasy instead of taking them on their own terms as actors in this world. This insults all of us, suggesting that personhood for women lies in some fantasy infantile state: never a child, never an adult.
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