Reading And Leeds Festival has changed. Only one hand’s doing the devil horns these days, the other’s tapping away on the smartphone, firing out bons mots about Yannis Philippakis’s beard. Social media is warping reality, with the result that anyone – whether in a Berkshire/Yorkshire swamp or kicking back smugly on the sofa – can enjoy the experience of Frank Turner scooting onstage in a wheelchair, then exchange mean-spirited ideas about other ways he could emulate Kurt Cobain.
Yeah, these amazing, inclusive, futuristic tools are used to share witty barbs and droll observations. Here are 20 of the best from the weekend.