Facts of lice.
Over half of them say "no thanks" to the traditional love day.
Our most capricious demographic changes its tastes.
Our fair-weather friends have returned.
It was too rainy and cold, they told their friends.
Perhaps selfies provide important esteem-boosting, self-promotion training for teenagers.
It is a hero's journey of primping and below-the-knee hemlines.
Caught in the feedback loop between haters and fame.
"Maybe the Internet raised us, or maybe people are jerks."
Modern teens are hyperliterate critical thinkers.
$66,000 allowance and a princess girlfriend.
This sounds illegal.
"The stereotypes [of prom asking] are sexist and traditional, but girls chasing boys does not usually work out well," one girl says.
Why Miss Delaware Teen USA shouldn't surprise us.