Forget performing at the Olympics’ closing ceremony, having nearly eleven million Twitter followers or selling out massive concert venues. We argue that One Direction didn’t really achieve international celebrity until this week, when it was announced that the British pop group would have their likenesses displayed at none other than THE Madame Tussauds.
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The sound of 15,000 girls screaming at the top of their lungs was not what I thought it would be.
I had imagined it to be harsh and piercing, with the integrity of each individual scream maintained, like 15,000 stabbing stilettos. But it turns out there is no escaping fluid dynamics: 15,000 girls screaming turns out to be less a sound than a sensation, a molten force that surges forward in waves.
Last night was the 2012 MTV Music Awards, for anyone who didn’t spend the evening celebrating Fashion’s Night Out or glued to Fox News, CNN or MSNBC. And it seemed like a lot of people tuned in … at least half of our Twitter feed was dominated by messages about Kevin Hart, Pink, One Direction and, yes, Frank Ocean.