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Pathetic Celebrities At Cannes

by | 17th, May 2008

AS Hamrah has had enough of Cannes :

It’s not just that celebrities are dull. More and more, there’s also something about them that fills us with revulsion. It used to be that a celebrity sighting was cause for celebration. You’d phone the wife and kids: “Hey, I just saw Robert Stack walking into the Automat!” Now it’s more an occasion for jeering.Or, more accurately, a chance to feel a deep queasiness about what’s happened to our culture. The celebrity is quickly becoming a harbinger of nausea, a delivery system for Weltschmerz, there to remind us that things, actually, are what they seem: pathetic.

Still beats watching

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