The red carpet, the glitz, and the revered Oscar are less about awarding talent and effort than rewarding the
famous. Winning an Academy Award might mean something if it were less elitist.
Meet the League of Extraordinary Trust Fund Beneficiaries, a group of well-meaning-but-oblivious powerful
consumers of luxury goods who want to make a difference in the world. Read their stories as they try to fight
travel deficiency, racism, and other bad things with their monthly distributions.
Diversity of religion poses a paradox that must be accepted on the basis of a “leap of faith” as Kierkegaard
discussed. This concept is based on the idea that human reason cannot comprehend God or divine reasoning. This
answer is a fiction because there is no evidence of God, and the entire belief in God is based on implausible
religion. While diversity is noble, religion pollutes this concept, rendering diversity meaningless.
Unlike other religions, Buddhism seems less prone to fanaticism and zealotry. However, this does not mean this
religion is not without its flaws, such as the belief in Karma. Karma becomesa fiction which expands the Buddhism
into the supernatural belief that one will return as some other life form. Inherent in this fiction, just like
other religions, is the scoreboard of sin being tracked somewhere by something.
Exploring the complex relationship between fame, nepotism, and success using a combination of personal anecdotes
and poetic reflections. The children of celebrities face challenges in achieving success and fame. Despite the
prevalence of nepotism in Hollywood and other industries, there is no guarantee that children of famous
individuals will achieve the same level of success as their parents.
Celebrating the beauty and diversity of life through the metaphor of a tree.
While artists perform on the video reel, showing no sign of negative thinking, real people perform life, hiding
anguish. While the reasons for suicide may vary, in America it is often the result of a profound dissatisfaction
with life that transcends social and economic boundaries. Like a horror movie, suicide in America often becomes an
inescapable deep-seated dissatisfaction with life that cuts across all classes, leaving no one untouched.
The Cosby on the film reel inpsired many men, but the real Bill Cosby broke their hearts. Fame and wealth provide
privilege to act in amoral ways. Why do so many affluent and famous people, like Bill Cosby act so horribly?
The Beatles’ spiritual and mental growth as artists and people influenced their art and serves as an example for
others to grow in both aspects. The Beatles remain relevant today as one of the most influential bands in history.
Millions of people around the world still listen to the Beatles’ songs today, including me, and continue to grow.
How the Beatles influenced this author’s life and growth. Attending my first Beatles' concert in 1964 and started
a change that never stopped, making me reluctant to watch the documentary “Get Back” not wanting to alter my
Ted Bundy highlights the reel vs. real aspects of people, revealing that anyone, including celebrities, can be
just as insane as anyone else, if not more, but hide it in their financial success, good looks, and fame.
Marilyn Monroe’s death is just another example of how life rarely reflects the film reel. Reality is a harsh truth
that no one deserves to die young and beautiful.
Each day brings new social media stars who take center stage in their own theater and plenty of dirty old men to
partake in the pleasure that ignores the #metoo point.
We often aspire to achieve perfection as though the film of expectation is our real life trying to maintains this
illusion through age, in appearance, in our relationships, and our work. However, perfection is an unrealistic and
unattainable goal that only sets us up for disappointment and frustration. We are all flawed and imperfect human
beings who make mistakes and face challenges. When we ignore or deny our imperfections, we create a gap between
our expectations and our reality. This gap can lead to absurdity and despair, as we struggle to cope with the
inevitable shortcomings and failures that we encounter. Instead of pursuing perfection's reel, we should embrace
our real imperfections and learn from them, like Picasso.
Capitalism devalues all art by commodifying the practice and forcing quality reductions to maximize profit. The US
capitalist system devalues and corrupts artists, such as Rachel Hollis, Lori Loughlin, and Olivia Jade, revealing
that even those blessed with performing on the reel cannot escape the real problem of capitalism.
Wil Wheaton is aware of the contrast between portraying an ideal child on screen while experiencing abuse in real
life. Actor Wil Wheaton's struggle with parental abuse and gaslighting resonates with readers today because it is
a role that many abused persons play.
The 80s underground punk music scene teaches music’s importance for showing us where we are going and who we are
if we know to introspect using song.