Mindy McCready, And The Broken Promise of the Cult of Celebrity


Instilled in all of us at birth is the idea that becoming a celebrity is the apex of the human experience. We feed this philosophy to our children. We perpetuate it through media. We’ve made it a vital building block of our economy. It is enshrined and institutionalized in our educational system in the form of popularity contests. Yet nowhere is the philosophy of wealth and celebrity being broken promises given equal time.