The Tragic Death of the World’s Greatest Film Actress

Despite the tragic accident than claimed her life at the relatively young age of 35, Spoon Llamagasket will – most likely – be regarded as the greatest film actress of our age. While only appearing in a bit part in a single almost insignificant scene in the 1990’s biggest box-office flop Return of the CloneContinue reading “The Tragic Death of the World’s Greatest Film Actress”

From The Archive: So, This is Real Life

From The Archive is a special Friday feature. It features posts from my earlier (now-deleted) blog: Stuff & Nonsense and a few items from previous versions of A Tangled Rope that I feel deserve reprinting here, mainly as a way of archiving them. The dates are only approximate, I’m afraid, and there is a possibilityContinue reading “From The Archive: So, This is Real Life”

From The Archive: Staring Up At The Stars

From The Archive is a special Friday feature. It features posts from my earlier (now-deleted) blog: Stuff & Nonsense and a few items from previous versions of A Tangled Rope that I feel deserve reprinting here, mainly as a way of archiving them. The dates are only approximate, I’m afraid, and there is a possibilityContinue reading “From The Archive: Staring Up At The Stars”

From The Archive: Kylie and Ayaan

From The Archive is a special Friday feature. It features posts from my earlier (now-deleted) blog: Stuff & Nonsense and a few items from previous versions of A Tangled Rope that I feel deserve reprinting here, mainly as a way of archiving them. The dates are only approximate, I’m afraid, and there is a possibilityContinue reading “From The Archive: Kylie and Ayaan”

From The Archive: Some People are Crazy

From The Archive is a special Friday feature. It features posts from my earlier (now-deleted) blog: Stuff & Nonsense and a few items from previous versions of A Tangled Rope that I feel deserve reprinting here, mainly as a way of archiving them. The dates are only approximate, I’m afraid, and there is a possibilityContinue reading “From The Archive: Some People are Crazy”

How To Build Your Own Celebrity

Zoe Williams at CiF (where else) almost gets it right in regards to modern celebrity My comment: Well, yes. The ‘celebrity’ in popular culture is a created artefact with a ‘real life’ as well-constructed as any other fiction role, say on film or TV screen. If the audience demographic for that particular entertainment niche alteredContinue reading “How To Build Your Own Celebrity”

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