Beyonce Fakes Reality Once Again

Beyonce is at it again!  She’s faking reality and pretending that we don’t notice and are not offended by her intentional deceit.  Is this capacity for suspending disbelief part of the DNA of her itinerant celebrity status?  Pretending to really sing the National Anthem at Obama’s second inauguration was but the latest straw breaking our camel back.  Four years ago, we addressed the performance fakery of Yo Yo Ma at Obama’s first inauguration; and the second time around — we’re stuck with No Mo’ Beyonce.

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Human Equality Should Not Be Headline News

Every time a celebrity comes out of the closet and it is spread all over the blogosphere and makes the front cover of entertainment magazines, I pretty much always have the same reaction — to think to myself, “Why is this still considered newsworthy?” I would like to take you more thoroughly through this thought process with me.

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My Love and Hate Relationship with Celebrities on Scripted Television

Growing up, I had mixed emotions when I saw that a television show that I liked had a celebrity guest star. On the one hand I really enjoyed seeing the celebrity, whether it was Mr. T or Nancy Reagan. On the other hand, there were quite a few negatives that came with the thrill of getting to see our favorite celebrities on the television shows we enjoy.

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