Jim Murray

3 months ago ·

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See these people: One is a royal. The other is a TV actress who got famous because of a fairly mediocre soapy series she was in. Ever since they have been married, and even before, the media was all over these people like white on rice. Now the same media that overexposed the hell out of them, is complaining that they are overexposed. What kind of a fucking society have we become where this shit happens? I personally could not care less about these people. But the manipulative machinery that makes them famous and is now trying to make them irrelevant, is one of the great sicknesses in our society. And the people who follow it so intently are nothing but victims. In case you hadn't noticed, climate change is on us big time. Fascism is on the rise around the world. And the plague is nowhere near being conquered. And yet, here are the media, fucking around with the lives of two rich people that hardly anybody actually even knows.

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I'm with you, Jim! I feel people are attracted to newsy news about celebrities because it channels their minds into a place other than reality. 

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