Monday, April 03, 2006

Que de farce: The Fame They Want

Consumer demand for quality monitoring of celebrity goings-on drives today’s Important Journalist to seek only the best dirt on Big Name Quarry.

And so insecure celebrities leverage their artistic output with naughtiness, contumacy, and other morsels of pretense against the opinions of critics, whose whims dictate when said notables should fret about their 15 minutes of notoriety. The result...?

• Scandal-Inspired Paparazzi
• Paparazzi-Induced Paranoia

Très évident!

An attention-starved treadmill chase towards Nielsen acknowledgement of celebrity in essence gives the voyeur consent to trail ‘the story’ for the benefit of fans, propagating paranoid delusions that started initially with the star himself.