Teens are blaming everything in the universe on 'The Fault in Our Stars'

crying at the fault in our stars
John Green is destroying America.

Even as the film adaptation of John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars roars into theaters for what’s sure to be a lucrative couple of months, the teen cancer romance novel has come in for some harsh treatment—and not just at the hands of condescending, YA-bashing literary critics.

In fact, Green and his book can be blamed for just about anything, according to Twitter.

But for all the damage and chaos Green has sown, his tearjerker does occasionally have a positive effect on people’s lives—even if he’s using their sense of guilt as leverage.

If we’re not careful, this dude is going to turn us all into weepy, undateable moral paragons.

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Metaphor meme explodes on Tumblr over 'The Fault in Our Stars' clip
Dear Tumblr: No more metaphors, OK? OK. Fans have been waiting impatiently for the new film adaptation of The Fault in Our Stars, the acclaimed Young Adult novel that helped catapult John Green from fandom favorite to Internet stuperstar. Earlier this week, fans got a peek at the first clip from the movie—a snippet of an awkward but sweet meet-cute between the two main characters, Hazel and Gus.
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