There are several things that indicate you’ve made it. Having your article featured in The Atlantic is definitely one of them.
An article in the latest edition of The Atlantic titled “Finding Meaning in the Mannequin Challenge” prominently features a portion of Megan Suttles’ Funkhouser piece “Why The Mannequin Challenge is the Most 2016 Thing Ever.”
You can go further with the reach for significance if you’re in the mood for a low-stakes Twitter fight. Megan Suttles at Kentucky Sports Radio compares the meme to such attention-seeking millennial pleasures as “going to brunch on Sunday or getting the donuts with the prettier sprinkles,” epitomizing “our dependence on technology and documenting life experiences and not actually experiencing them,” and reminding us of the general crappiness of human beings in the fact that the people in the videos can’t even manage to not blink for a minute.
You do bomb dot com Megan. As the kids say, Real Recognize Real.