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All Hail The Real King Of Snapchat

by on September 25, 2013

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A few weeks ago, Buzzfeed claimed that a young man, James McKenna, has revolutionized Snapchat. He essentially takes photos of strangers on his daily commute and draws funny hats on them. I laughed. We all did. But that doesn’t mean he should be wearing the crown and sitting on the Snapchat throne, which in my mind is a big bean bag chair that looks like a ghost.

Months ago, when I thought Snapchat was only meant for those weird naked pictures we never really wanted to see in the first place, something miraculous happened. My friend Abel downloaded the app and everyone’s lives changed… Or at least everyone that is lucky enough to receive snaps from Abel. I recently approached the man himself about his treasure trove of Snapchat genius, and he graciously gave me the permission to show them to you all. Well, not all of it; there are a few penis drawings that we’ll leave to the imagination.

With this new-found library of advance snapping, is it enough for him to claim his rightful place in the bean bag chair? Nerds, you be the deciders.

So here are some of the things that the new King of Snapchat has taught me (pics presented in portrait just the way you’d see them in Snapchat itself)…

If you don’t appreciate the little things… Baby Godzilla could come up and punch you in the face.

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Bees? Bees! They also present a problem, but always remember to SMILE!

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Sometimes even the bravest of men can be insecure…

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…but some just stay super sexy and suave 24/7…

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…and some are just really bad roommates…

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He reminds me that everybody poops…

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…and that it’s okay that we probably can’t find the time to go to the museum… he brings the museum to us!

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Sort of…

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He’s got a pretty cute girlfriend with a pearl earring.

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And he keeps us pop culturally relevant.

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He reminds us to remember the good times…

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Again, sort of.

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He updates our calendars.

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And reminds us to use our manners.

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And sometimes you just need a multicolored gorilla in your life.

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So thank you, Abel… Thank you for sharing your Snapchat wisdom with the world.

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