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I couldn’t wait to write an absolutely scathing review of Justin Bieber’s Thursday night virtual concert. The pop star donned a mo-cap suit that translated his movement onto a digital avatar in various CG environments, dancing to a soundtrack of a few of his hits while a Sims-looking virtual crowd cheered. The show was broadcast as a video livestream, about a half hour in length.
When it was over, I was stunned to realize that I didn’t hate it. At least, I don’t think I did. It’s hard to be sure.
That’s because it’s hard to tell exactly how much of the event was smoke
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