Newswire: Torontonians are freaking out about Kanye’s Pan Am Games appearance

Much to the frustration of the Pan Am Games organizers, corporate sponsors, and the city’s mayor, Torontonians don’t seem super interested in the fact that they are hosting the 2015 Pan Am Games. Exactly one year after the media began asking “Where’s the buzz?” about the games, Torontonians were still tweeting things like:

I live in Toronto and I can confirm that 99% of people don’t care about the stupid pan am games

— Sally (@Hi_itsSally) July 11, 2015

And it’s not as if Torontonians are unable to rally behind a shared emotional experience. The day before the Pan Am 2015 Opening Ceremonies, the city was collectively mourning a random raccoon:

sleep well my sweet prince, people loved you and remember you #deadraccoonto pic.twitter.com/G7erlbktnx

— Chris Hahn (@heyhahn) July 9, 2015

But all games-related apathy disintegrated when it was announced that Kanye West would …

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