And this media world, obsessedwith celebrity, famous "persons," and the game between them, does form the shared experience as a society.
But most of all, I obsessover the people whose duty it is to de-ice wings, coax the cargo hold not to explode, and fix any smoking engines before takeoff.
There's no gendering these days in epicenter-envy, the Manhattan female hotshot is as obsessedabout the people who stand above her as the male of this species--which again is why I think the story Faludi has told is about men in capitalism, rather than men as such.
Playing by Heartburn For nearly a decade I've been obsessedby the cellist Jacqueline du Pré, whose tremulous, frequently rhapsodic recordings of concertos by Elgar, Schumann, and Dvorák formed the cornerstone of my music library.
Why do these 50ish writers obsesslike this about lost Dylan recordings?
Post ies, on the other hand, obsesson the Times .
At least he could relax in the United States of America, a country as God-obsessedas any in the Middle Ages, where Christian fundamentalists (our Taliban) never shut up about his opposition to gay rights and abortion or his enthusiasm for capital punishment, the flat tax, and an anti-missile system to be built in Trent Lott's district.
More self-obsessedthan Portnoy, more marriage crazed than Bridget Jones, this skinny blond twit is truly horrid" (A.J.
Like a serial killer, he's so self-obsessedthat he's lost his sense of shame and can't comprehend his culture's mores.
I probably would've sunk into one of those dumb depressions that ppl who r obsessedw/bands do.
The Autograph Man of the novel is Alex, a Jewish boy in London who chases celebrity autographs and obsessesafter one in particular..... 6631