Tag Archives: Neil Postman

Is Hollywood Losing its Sheen?

The public disintegration of a television and film celebrity like Charlie Sheen is not only tragic and sad, but tragic and sad because it reflects the core sickness of an entertainment-saturated, celebrity-worshipping culture. Sheen is as much or more a … Continue reading

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Distracted

“Both (pilots) stated there was a distraction in the cockpit” reported Alan Levin in a USA Today article (October 27, 2009, 3A). What was the distraction? We have all been waiting for a conclusive answer since the story broke a … Continue reading

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Miley Cyrus and the Disappearance of Childhood

  Sometimes I think the late Neil Postman is the prophet for out time. After reading about the Miley Cyrus photo fiasco, I am convinced of this.   If you have a pre-teen daughter, you know that Miley is the … Continue reading

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Neil Postman, Irene Dunne and the Right Use of Entertainment

When the late, great Neil Postman (1931-2003) wrote that we were Amusing Ourselves to Death (1985) he spoke of a generation that we all know too well. Our money, our priorities, our talk, our time and thus our lives, are … Continue reading

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