Tag Archives: Celebrity

Celebrity and Artistry

It seems to me that, as the economy has become increasingly unequal, most fields of human endeavour have reduced to a “winner takes all” contest, where the winner gets all the spoils and the rest barely subsist.  I’ve noticed this … Continue reading

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The Bodleian Kindle

As I write this, I have just finished watching Professor (soon to be “Sir”, I’m sure) Brian Cox’s television show, “A Night with the Stars”, in which he valiantly, but lucidly explained quantum physics to an audience of what are … Continue reading

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The Pressures of Obscurity

We are always reading how this star or that has succumbed to the pressures of fame and done something stupid or self-destructive, or worse still, career-limiting.  I’m sure being in the public eye is an extraordinarily difficult thing.  People expect … Continue reading

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