This is 2003 summed up in a single picture
@laser tag yourself, I'm deep reads
@MoMartin I'm discman
well, DO you blog here often?
@laser i was four years old in 2003 so this feels like uncovering some strange artifact of a long-forgotten people
@minus_zero I was 20, and looked essentially like that picture
@laser i'm dark denim jeans with a dorky glasses rising
@laser Dark side version of the "R U A Cyberpunk" page from Mondo 2000.
@laser I’m fucking losing it trying to guess if there were kids i knew taking cues like this
@laser It's 2019 and I still have the dude's haircut
@erinbee he walked so you could run
@laser A Real American Hero (7" vinyl)
@laser i really loved your set tonight
@laser the girl looks like she's in empire records but the dude on the right, there are still guys that look like that. this is like an artifact from some kind of major cultural interregnum
@laser I think this was in the first issues of Seventeen I got in the sixth grade, it feels strangely familiar...
@laser he looks like masafumi gotoh, even.
@laser 2020 is the year we bring this look back
@laser Emos read J.D. Salinger? I thought that was white supremacists?
@tesseract they did, its soft-boy shit
@laser this is not how I remember emo for some reason, I thought it was more like... candy-goth lite??
@amsomniac this is emo circa the turn of the century.
@laser @amsomniac 2002. Here's an interview with the person who wrote it: https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/fall-out-girl-meet-the-writer-behind-seventeens-infamous-am-i-emo-guide-020741630.html
@laser you will be prosecuted for posting cringe
@laser I’m “do you blog here often”
@laser keychains are emo?
@laser definitely "wanna trade mixtapes?"
@laser "Think Weezer's Rivers Cuomo, or your science teacher."
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