Shortest Post Ever. Appropriately.

Shortest Post
Shortest Post in honor of a really short serve, from an extremely short tennis player. Or SOMETHING. What will we call it?

Shortest Post ever because of the subject.

I just can’t resist asking you this, Blog-Buddies.

Shortest Post for Something Nameless, But Hey,

You’ll Recognize It

On TV, you’re shown Bam-Bam-Bam a bunch of clips, maybe 5 seconds each.

Shortest Post to Match Somebody’s Attention Span, Perhaps?

Or you’re listening to the radio and they explain what a great job they’re doing by giving you…

  • Bam-Bam-Bam, parts of sentences.
  • Different voices.
  • What the heck is the point of all this?

Shortest Post about WHAAAAA?

What do you call that, anyway? I’ll offer a few pre-comment comments to get the ball rolling. (I’ll do it this way; go ahead and comment any way that you like.)

First the name.

Then the allure, perhaps.

Tiny Media Collages

Helping us to feel as though inside a Haiku. Without having to bother to count syllables?

Spiritual Awakening Highs

Which make every teensy thing appear super-special?

MTV Monsters

Raised on that fast-paced art form, are the teen video watchers now in control of our media?

Collective Attention Deficit Disorder

Why else would this madcap mayhem presumably make a viewer feel comfortable?

Dull as Doornails

Are loads of us now dazed from “just-enough” elephant tranquilizer? Or whatever…

And somehow these rapid clips hammer us back into life?

Do you like these trendy media collages? Or not? Do tell. Including why, why, why???

In your comments, I’ll bold the names you give to these short, stumpy, vertigo-inducing thingoes.

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5 thoughts on “Shortest Post Ever. Appropriately.”

  • 1
    Mel says:

    I dislike rapid edits of things. I’ve stopped watching things that do that.

    Supposedly we have such short attention spans but at the same time people will binge watch television shows for hours.

  • 2
    Emily T says:

    I hate it!

    I want information and I’m getting worse than none. Even the BBC news websites has tiny drabs of articles.

  • 3
    Christine says:

    I think I’ve noticed this too. That’s why I don’t like the evening news, the segments are too short and there are too many commercials. Fortunately at my college they have the newspaper instead.

    I also wish guest interviews on late night talk shows would last much longer. The guests barely have time to speak.

  • 4
    Liane says:

    It has everything to do with appealing to a younger demographic, the generations who have been raised with social media and quick, snappy instant information – whether it’s from the computer or 24/7 news, or edgy tv shows.

  • 5
    Liane says:

    All the flashing and quick scene changes are too jarring for me!

    I won’t even watch the major news channels where everything is an ‘alert’ or ‘severe’, when mostly it’s blown out of proportion dummied down information.

    Filler. Why do we need filler?

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