Epic Malaise, Bro! How ‘epic’ lost its meaning — and what it means for the fate of humanity

by Ben Schreckinger This past November, they held the sixth annual EPIC Summit in Toledo. As the name implies, it was “a day of career-enhancing training and networking.” Epic! Use of the word “epic” has exploded in recent years, but the incidence of actual epic things has not. Now, as likely as not, “epic” refers…