Celebrity : How Entertainers Took Over the World and Why We Need an Exit Strategy Paperback
by Marina Hyde
These days, entertainers no longer just entertain: they advocate dubious 'religions', work for the United Nations, get face-time with heads of state and monopolise problems they are infinitely qualified to solve - problems like Africa, the Middle East, and AIDS.
We stand at the beginning of a bright new chapter in human history.
Feast your eyes, then, on Sharon Stone's peace mission to Israel, on a world where Angelina Jolie advises on the Iraqi reconstruction effort or Charlie Sheen analyses 9/11, and in which Jude Law's attempts to establish contact with the Taliban are reported without irony. "Celebrity" is a roadmap, a survivalist's guide, a Rosetta Stone for our times: without a copy you are not equipped to engage with the world...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 256 pages
- Publisher: Vintage Publishing
- Publication Date: 02/04/2009
- Category: Humour
- ISBN: 9781846552595