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Wednesday, July 1, 2015

10 Things You Need to Know About Kim Kardashian's Castro Theatre Talk

Posted By on Wed, Jul 1, 2015 at 12:28 PM

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San Francisco's historic Commonwealth Club brought Kim Kardashian to speak at the Castro Theatre last night. What were the highlights of her presentation?

• A rigorous discussion about the place of reality television in public consciousness was interrupted by Kim Kardashian

• 38 million Instragram followers turned out to be wrong

• Selfies finally got the respect they deserve

• Kardashian was willing to share details of her life

• “The business of millennial culture” was exposed as a meaningless phrase

• Kanye got name-dropped

• A public affairs-focused sex tape

• Moderator LaDoris Cordell nodded and said “that’s really interesting” until she was dead inside

• Kardashian failed the Turing Test

• The West Coast’s most respected public affairs forum let us all down

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