You go because it has good backdrops to get photographed against,” Choire Sicha, the Internet gadfly, wrote in an e-mail. “You can check in on all the blogs and Twitters and Tumblrs for pics later; you can totally compete for its Foursquare mayorship. It’s sort of like a Las Vegas version of New York City. Though to be fair to all this: it’s a far more democratic society than, like, the Met Costume Gala! To be fair to the kids partying too: maybe I’m just too old!