Re-blogged: When Celebrity Deaths are More Important than our own Darth Vader, America Needs the Force — Fieldwork in Stilettos

Okay Facebook, let’s calm down for a moment and take stock: yes, Carrie Fisher died this week. As did George Michael, bringing the tally of this year’s celebrity deaths to seemingly epic proportions. But seriously, is this the reason to decry 2016? I liked Carrie Fischer as much as the next person—maybe even a bit […]

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2 thoughts on “Re-blogged: When Celebrity Deaths are More Important than our own Darth Vader, America Needs the Force — Fieldwork in Stilettos

  1. WendyUsuallyWanders

    I never remember celebrity names….who they are or what they’ve done. As each person dies and I think I know nothing about them, I was surprised I recognized music from Prince and the George guy. I remembered Princess Leia’s hair from the movie, but had no idea what her real name was. I find the fixation on “celebrities” to be creepy, That’s probably because I rarely recognize most people. They are all an amorphous blob to me. We all die. Usually it’s not a tragedy, unless it’s a young person. I never understood getting too upset about people dying, either. It happens to all of us. Call me the old, soon to die curmudgeon.

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  2. foothillbilly Post author

    I remember some of the celebrities, at least if they’re in music. However, I don’t pay them much attention. I agree with the article. We have more important problems.

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