[ eBook ] Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business Autor Neil Postman – Paydayloansnsi.co.uk

Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business I cant think of aprophetic,thoughtful,necessary and yes,entertaining book about media culture Victor Navasky, National Book Award winning author of The Art of Controversy All I can say about Neil Postmans brilliant Amusing Ourselves to Death is Guilty As Charged Matt Groening, Creator of The Simpsons As a fervent evangelist of the age of Hollywood, I publicly opposed Neil Postmans dark picture of our media saturated future But time has proved Postman right He accurately foresaw that the young would inherit a frantically all consuming media culture of glitz, gossip, and greed Camille Paglia A brilliant, powerful, and important book This is an indictment that Postman has laid down and, so far as I can see, an irrefutable one Jonathan Yardley, The Washington Post Book WorldNeil Postman was chairman of the Department of Communication Arts at New York University and founder of its Media Ecology program He wrotethan twenty books His son Andrew Postman is the author of five books, and his work appears in numerous publications


About the Author: Neil Postman

Neil Postman was chairman of the department of communication arts at New York University He passed away in 2003.



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