Thursday, March 29, 2012
The Lying Game
As promised yesterday, my latest piece for the Daily Banter is now up. The subject: the amusing online attack on Madonna by Deadmau5, and Madonna's entirely predictable response to it.
Here's the opening salvo:
"I’m always amazed at just how stupid and gullible the rarefied within our culture think the rest of us are. I’m talking specifically about those we’ve inexplicably elevated to the rank of 'celebrity' -- although the definition could easily be broadened to include a good portion of the so-called 1%.
I know there are more important and personally detrimental examples of somebody standing far more than an arm’s reach away from the masses and lying to their collective face, expecting nobody to notice, but believe it or not I haven’t seen one as egregious in quite a while as the case of, well, Madonna-gate. Yeah, I know it’s kind of trifling in the big picture, but bear with me..."
Read the Rest at the Daily Banter