Culture and Technology

VOL 90 Issue 0

After Leif Brockovich boasted that he always keeps his iPhone at least 90% charged—no, he’s never tolerated even one exception—the dashing young man found himself alone at the bar of Millenny-Yummy’s, abruptly abandoned by the three stylish, savvy women with whom he was conversing for nearly five minutes. “There’s just no way that can be—what a liar!” snorted Arianna Lively, “I just look at my phone, much less rub it, and I’m down to 83%!” “Does he not shop, snap pics, play games, fake-date or talk to people?” Bella Winter asked incredulously. “Why would you want to be so consistently charged?” Cameron Gomez added, “That’s just not a worthwhile life goal.”