Fickle Forgiveness

The death of the King of Pop last week highlighted a craven hunger for sensationalism that we, as celebrity watchers, have been guilty of for time immemorial. But, if Michael Jackson’s death serves to demonstrate anything new at all, it’s that the smaller the world becomes in an information rich era of electronic messaging and everpresent cameras, the more our incoherent attitudes towards celebrity lose, well, coherence.
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