Modern Fairy Stories

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”

Human Kind Cannot Bear Too Much Reality TV

[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”

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