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The Selfie-Made Man: Old Dog, New Blog

Ross Kenneth Urken

NEW YORK (MainStreet)—Jim Cramer has viewed the "selfie"--the digital age's self-portrait--as symptomatic of youthful narcissism. But beyond the vanity duck face, peace signs and mirror shots, the selfie can convey the modern man's conception self-worth. In an age where everyone wants to found his own start-up, the independence and DIY attitude inherent in the selfie speaks to a new take on the old narrative of American independence and entrepreneurial branding savvy. Sometimes--as in the case of Rich Kids of Instagram--the self-worth and actual worth combine.

In this episode of Old Dog, New Blog,my sister, Nicole, and I parse these issues for Cramer.

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