I really think there was a twinkle in his eye. He wasn’t there when they read the letter, so I have to imagine that twinkle, and the corners of his mouth turning up as he grinned to himself thinking about when they would read this. 441 more words
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I finally understand why people get obsessed with celebrities.
Everyone who is seriously famous has an agent, a manager, a publicist, and some other staff who help them manage their image. 656 more words
In Defense of Barbra Streisand, Michael Urie, and "Buyer & Cellar," a One-Man Play by Jonathan Tolins
I have read your July 31, 2014 blog post, “In the Cellar,” which appears immediately below this rebuttal. Your review of Jonathan Tolins’ one-man play “Buyer & Cellar” is extremely well-written, erudite, funny in a self-deprecating way, utterly engaging and insightful, and I completely disagree with your premise and conclusions. 1,314 more words
Last night I stumbled upon this video of Jack Gleeson, the young actor who played the much-hated Joffrey on HBO’s Game of Thrones. The video is long and comes with a lot of um’s and uh’s but the essay he reads aloud is a good examination of the phenomenon of celebrity worship in our culture. 2,012 more words