Well, now. I seem to have been away from this for a long time now.I had just started to get some posts together to restart this blog, when Blogger became inaccessible for some unknown reason for over a week right at the start of this month. I haven’t bothered with any of those posts –Continue reading “After The Hiatus”
A comment here: Ah, but… the celebrity is not a ‘real’ person. The celebrity life takes place inside a magical media kingdom where all the vicissitudes are exaggerated and magnified for purposes of entertainment. Celebrity ‘culture’ is a modern day fairy story with all the ‘moral lessons’ from such stories laid out in black andContinue reading “Modern Fairy Stories”
While I’ve not been well, I’ve been thinking about what I want to do with this blog, which ‘direction’ I want it to go in when I get back to it*. Instead, I’m going to let Howard Jacobson tell you. *Next week, if I feel up to it.
[I know I said I wasn’t going to do anything here until February, but this current kerfuffle about the TV programme on C4 – ‘Celebrity’ Big Brother touches on one of the things that I would like to make a main theme of this blog – namely the failure of popular culture] [Here and manyContinue reading “Human Kind Cannot Bear Too Much Reality TV”