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Yeah – I’m pretty sure he’s right. Jul 22, Sky rated it baudillard was amazing. Star and Celebrity Representations Chapter The focus on miniature power centres correlates with our city centres, battling urban sprawl by building up rather than out.

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As public space now only represents a place of transit and exchange, and private space is being interpolated by the public through this miniaturized and yet vast new network of possibilities, what happens to time?

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This should be so much cooler than it is, but one can see how a contemporaneous reader would have been enthralled. Probably the only quasi futurist who has no particular interest in understanding science, Baudrillard seems to have had a lot of fun writing The Ecstasy of Communication.

The Assembly Line of Greatness: Understanding Literary Celebrity 1 Section Five: If you want a lucid, sober assessment of how times have changed since the end of the Gutenberg Galaxy read Neil Postman’s Amusing Ourselves to Death.

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Histories of Stardom and Celebrity Chapter The man loves his creative writing, I’ll give him that. Understanding Stardom Chapter 6: Sometimes that writing leads to an association of “feminine” with “death” and hoo boy, why did I want to read this again?

Open Preview See a Problem? Robert Foschia rated it it was ok Apr 19, Looks like you do not have access to this content. Baudrillard’s perspective can be taken as extreme, but his points are eye-opening and gave me a lot to think about in the days after. Oct 17, Jacob rated it really liked it.

The words bear their own weight, they just do that iconoclastic thing without breaking sweat. Fame — Remember My Name?: My head is spinning, thus I call to see a doctor.


The argument about the immanency of hypercommunication without content has certainly been borne out via social media. Nothing more although, probably, something less. Celebrity in Twentieth-Century America Chapter Jean Baudrillard’s phil Jean Baudrillard was a French sociologist, philosopher, cultural theorist, political commentator, and photographer.

Enlightenment as Mass Deception Chapter 4: In this critique two principal logics interfered with each other: I really enjoyed this book.

The Ecstasy of Communication

The Analysis of Fame: Thankfully this was a very small book pagesbecause it is very dense ecatasy the peculiar way of French philosophers. One can imagine him gleefully banging away at the typewriter which makes it hard not to like even if you feel like it’s empty calories as the genre goes.

What if TV but too much.

A great academic and discussionable read. Rummi rated it really liked it Nov 27, Jean Baudrillard’s philosophy centers on the twin concepts of ‘hyperreality’ and ‘simulation’.

The first three chapters of this very short book are the strongest. Some Hidden Dimensions View all chapters View fewer chapters.

The Dream of Acceptability Section Four: Celebrity tje its Audience Chapter