Rachel: "People on the Internet can get angry about anything."
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If baffles me when anyone makes a big deal about the Grammys being shitty or generally giving out awards to shitty people. The Grammys have always been shitty and given out awards to shitty people. No one over the age of 16 should think it’s appropriate to get snotty about that in public. This isn’t a situation where you could look back to at least an imagined golden age where the ceremony was focused and vital and only the truly great got awards. No one has ever claimed the Grammys to be anything but shitty and irrelevant, and given that they were shitty and irrelevant this year, we can safely assume they will be shitty and irrelevant next year, and will not need to write things like “WHY ARE THE GRAMMYS SO AWFUL” because they are always fucking awful. (It also baffles me when human beings on the internet with access to Google and Wikipedia type things like “who is this person” and then send that thing they typed out to other people like that’s a legitimate thing to do, but I guess I’m not supposed to complain about Grammy night being amateur hour for people who don’t bother to keep up with music the other 364 days of the year; oh wow I guess Imagine Dragons is a pretty ridiculous band name, that’s amazing, no one has ever thought of that before.) When people act shocked about the Grammys being shitty what they are unhappy about is not the Grammys getting shitter but music getting shittier, and if you think the Grammys is the same as all music you deserve to spend three and a half hours watching something you think is shitty. Either you never much liked pop music, in which case why are you watching, or else you think pop music was once good but isn’t anymore, in which case you’re not paying attention.