If you think of the news as a cup of coffee, the untouched, robust mug of French Roast would be the real news, and the cream and sugar the celebrity drivel. Well, I think it’s time to go back to drinking black coffee. After all, who doesn’t want a little more hair on their chest?
Should we continue teaching kids that they can grow up to be whatever it is they set their mind to or should we be scaling back their delusions of grandeur and realistically preparing them for the inevitable bombshell that there can only be one Alex Rodriguez?
As much as I’d like to blame the studios for catering to the lowest common denominator, it’s ultimately our fault that Hollywood keeps churning out the same recycled product year after year.