Tag Archives: Tabloid Culture

TED: Joseph G. Levitt- ‘How Craving Attention Makes You Less Creative’

Source:The New Democrat  “Joseph Gordon-Levitt has gotten more than his fair share of attention from his acting career. But as social media exploded over the past decade, he got addicted like the rest of us — trying to gain followers … Continue reading

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The Hollywood Reporter: Erik Liberman- ‘Jayne Mansfield: The First Reality Star?’

Source:The New Democrat  “On the 50th anniversary of her death, a look back by a Broadway actor at what a generation of stars (and Kardashians) owes the shrewd and extravagant trailblazer.” From The Hollywood Reporter “Movie star, pin-up queen, nightclub performer … Continue reading

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The Newman Group: ‘Think Before You Speak Because You Can’t Hit Rewind, Mr. Trump’

Source: The New Democrat I don’t want to make this too much about Donald Trump. God knows ( if there is one ) that this blog has written about President Trump a lot the last couple of weeks ( not … Continue reading

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Investigation Discovery: Jodi Arias- ‘The Missing Pieces’

Source: The New Democrat “Ten years later, people still talk about Jodi Arias and the murder of Travis Alexander. Through exclusive interviews with her former lawyer, a former cellmate, and a rapper who recorded a tribute to her, The Missing … Continue reading

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Politics and Prose: Caitlin Moran- ‘How To Be Famous’

Source: The New Democrat I’ll be honest with you for at least a second, ( before I go back to making an ass out of myself ) I haven’t actually read this book. I haven’t even heard of Caitlin Moran … Continue reading

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Vanity Fair: Julie Miller- ‘Is Reality TV To Blame For President Donald Trump?’

“Last year, Real Housewives executive producer Andy Cohen noticed Donald Trump using so many pot-stirring tactics from the Bravo franchise that he began cataloguing them on Twitter. When the president used social media to cancel a White House invitation that … Continue reading

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The New Yorker: Comma Queen- Mary Norris-“Awesome” Is the New “Massive”: How Real Words Lose Their Real Meaning

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review Just a quick note and a bit of a warning. Valley people both girls, but valley guys, are not going to like this piece. Because this is all about them … Continue reading

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AEI: Arthur Brooks- Narcissism is Increasing. So You’re Not so Special

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review: AEI: Arthur Brooks- Narcissism is Increasing. So You’re Not so Special The internet and even the social media revolution by in large have been great things. I’m not a blogger … Continue reading

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Fusion: Daniel Rivero- An O.J. Simpson Trial Refresher For 90s Kids: A Look Back at The Trial of The 20th Century

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review on WordPress: Fusion: Daniel Rivero- An O.J. Simpson Trial Refresher For 90s Kids: A Look Back at The Trial of The 20th Century Just to give you a little background … Continue reading

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Michael Svat: Karen McCullough- ‘Generation Y’s Self-Esteem is Higher Than Talent’

“Speaker Karen McCullough delivers another humorous take on the youngest generation in today’s workplace.” From Michael Svat I agree with Karen McCullough on actually everything here, which isn’t saying much, but that just might be because this video is only about … Continue reading

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