By Dan Sinker
Primary Colors for the social media period, the wildly profane, viral phenomenon that resulted from a faux Twitter account deftly satirizing Rahm Emanuel is the first major Twitter epic in today’s electronic age.
With internet sensations comparable to Stuff White humans Like and Sh*t My Dad Says making the bounce from the net to the bestseller lists, it’s no shock that this specified and hilarious first-person account of Rahm Emanuel’s faux mayoral crusade through Twitter has already been featured in The Atlantic, Wired, The Colbert Report, and continues to be an unfolding tale. Now, enthusiasts can learn the complete six months of accumulated tweets of @MayorEmanuel with remark and annotations from writer Dan Sinker.
while rumors circulated that Rahm Emanuel may input the Chicago mayor’s race, all at once the “real” Rahm turned overshadowed by means of a decidedly assorted Rahm, @MayorEmanuel. through Twitter, this pretend Rahm spun a faux-insider’s tale not like any other—in actual time. Garnering a passionate following on Twitter and hailed by means of the clicking, @MayorEmanuel’s trip is an pleasing, modern day anti-hero's quest as he travels a surrealistic Chicago panorama, deciding upon up associates alongside the best way, together with consultant David Axelrod, Carl the Intern (a high-school-aged MacGyver), a dog named Hambone, and a duck named Quaxelrod, to call a few.
either an incredibly literary romp in addition to an inside of peek into an historical mayoral race, The F***ing Epic Twitter Quest of @MayorEmanuel is a daring and intriguing foray right into a new kind of participatory, real-time storytelling.