Modern Parenthood #AlexFromTarget: How young adults turn a clerk into a sensation (+video)

Teens seem to understand best what turns images into internet sensations. As one mom grapples with the logic of how a Target clerk image has spread like wildfire, her young sons help explain: there is no logic involved. 

By , Correspondent

Screenshot from Twitter

Grumpy cats, kids making faces, and an unwitting guy named Alex who works at a Target store all share the unpredictable embarrassment of riches of having become famous overnight thanks to having their picture strike hashtag gold.