According to Mark Juddery, top of the list is the ‘new atheism’. Truly correct. Nothing has been more overrated and overexposed (aside from Brett Favre) than the idiocy called ‘the new atheism’. Juddery observes
.. just as it was cool in the nineties to come out as gay, it was cool in the 2000s (especially for really smart people) to adopt another once-scandalous lifestyle choice: atheism. The non-believers were inspired by such prophets as Christopher Hitchens (who devised the term “the new atheism”) and Richard Dawkins. Hitchens’ book God is not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything was (as you might guess) an attack on religion, justifying the author’s own passionate atheism. This is like complaining against the management of the Elvis Presley Fan Club, and hence concluding that Elvis didn’t really exist.
Atheist ‘chic’ is passe. Farewell, feckless sycophants of the 00’s lamest craze. Here are the other 9 over-exaggerations we are all glad to see shuffle off into the sunset-