MTV’s Hidden Gem: Why ‘Zach Stone is Gonna Be Famous’ Really is the Voice of a Generation

In the first episode of HBO’s buzzy post-college malaise comedy Girls, our over-privileged, directionless heroine Hannah Horvath (Lena Dunham) declares that she wants to be the voice of her generation, or at least the voice of a generation. It’s a lofty goal and a boldly self-obsessed statement that set the tone for a series that tackles issues of entitlement, white privilege and really weird relationship drama on a regular basis. However, ultimately Hannah and Girls speaks to a very narrow segment of the population. If you’re looking for a series that captures the spirit of the current generation, those social media savvy millennials who are emerging from high school into a very real reality where college and mountains of student debt aren’t always the best option, then you need to be watching MTV’s best kept secret: Zach Stone is Gonna Be Famous. READ MORE...

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