The Daily Dot is observing Emo Week with a nostalgic trip down the oft-derided genre’s most influential, infamous alleys. Cue up your favorite CD-R and hug it out with us.
Yes, emo, that left-behind musical phase everyone tries to forget. The adolescent era where many feel misunderstood by the world and neglected emotions ran through daily thoughts.
People who made their appearance, whether inside or outside the convention, let their guards down to show how they really felt about the political race that is taking our country for a roller coaster ride.
Besides the absent thick eyeliner streaming down faces and beaded bracelets stacked up to their elbows, many DNC delegates had themselves an existential crisis.
Stephen Colbert showed up at the DNC on opening night looking blue, which fit his suppressed mood.
DNC crushing it. Yep, last night Steven Colbert. pic.twitter.com/MEVHxJrKj1— Bella Angel (@BellaAngelBride) July 26, 2016
The moment when Lance Bass realizes he is all alone in a room filled with Democrats, but proceeds to act like he is alright.
One of the recognized signs of being emo—malnutrition.
Crowds talk over Gov. Jerry Brown of California, during his speech, and it looks as if he is internally screaming.
DNC crowd chants “Jerry! Jerry!” for California Gov. Jerry Brown: "That sounds good, but I only got 5 minutes." pic.twitter.com/5bRHzEvL2Z— BuzzFeed News (@BuzzFeedNews) July 27, 2016
Of the most emo in attendance, supporters of Bernie Sanders made it no secret they were rebelling against Sanders’s endorsement of the Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.
Bernie crying girl https://t.co/h9XYs3T363— Brian J. Haddad (@BrianJHaddad) July 26, 2016
Susan Sarandon was caught looking miserable, owning up to it in a reply tweet an hour later.
he mouthed "I'm so proud of you" when he hugged her wow who knew the DNC would make me so emo— allison carr (@alexeunt) July 28, 2016