An epidemic with the first known case being Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth.
A first hand account of this disease.
Thurstonitis is basically when you just lose all control of your mind whatsoever and you walk around in a dazed state with a baseball cap on backward your bangs in your eyes and you go deaf.
Looking for used record stores that don't exist. And pretending that you know where they are. And then asking the locals and pretending you understand their language and you don't. And you nod a lot. It's usually a lot of... It's right over here. It's right over here.