Idolizing the pop star

This week the topic of pop celebrity and celebrity culture has come up a few times in conversation and in class, including the idolization of pop culture and famous people. Following the untimely death of Whitney Houston last weekend, a friend of mine didn’t understand why some people make such a big deal over the lives and deaths of celebrities.

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It’s Grammy night

Tonight is the Grammy awards, the biggest night in music, and I’ll be live-blogging as well as the occasional tweet. The awards begin to be given out in about 40 minutes for the non-televised categories. It all starts there. The ones I pick up on during that time I’ll mention here before the actual awards start tonight. Bringing the Grammys

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