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 New World Notes 
 
 Weekly Program
 Chris Hedges; "Starsuckers" (movie)
 Kenneth Dowst  
 For non-profit use only.
 Attribution Non-commercial (by-nc) 
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An interesting look at our fascination with celebrities ... and corporate marketers' exploitation of this to sell products. In fact our attraction to celebrities appears rooted in our evolution: the closer our ancestors got to the alpha male, the more likely they were to survive. The show includes parts of the documentary film *Starsuckers* and CHRIS HEDGES' critique of Michael Jackson's funeral.
Chris Hedges' speech was recorded on October 14, 2009, by Ethan Osland, of Black Mask Winnipeg (www.blackmask.ca). Thanks to Ethan and Black Mask for permission to rebroadcast.

New World Notes is produced under the auspices (Latin for "radar") of WWUH-FM, a community service of that beacon of light in darkest Connecticut, the University of Hartford.
Previously broadcast, as NWN #183, in September 2011.

Details, photos, nice links, & other good stuff on the show's Web site: http://newworldnotes.blogspot.com

SERIES OVERVIEW -- Political and social commentary in a variety of genres. Exploring the gap between what we want ... and what they're trying to make us settle for. "Date recorded," below, = date of first scheduled broadcast.

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