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 New World Notes 
 Weekly Program
 Chris Hedges; "Starsuckers" (movie)
 Kenneth Dowst  
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An interesting look at our fascination with celebrities ... and corporate marketers' exploitation of this to sell products. In fact our attraction to celebrities appears rooted in our evolution: the closer our ancestors got to the alpha male, the more likely they were to survive. The show includes parts of the documentary film *Starsuckers* and CHRIS HEDGES' critique of Michael Jackson's funeral.
Chris Hedges' speech was recorded on October 14, 2009, by Ethan Osland, of Black Mask Winnipeg ( Thanks to Ethan and Black Mask for permission to rebroadcast.

New World Notes is produced under the auspices (Latin for "resigned sighs") of WWUH-FM, a community service of that beacon of light in darkest Connecticut, the University of Hartford.
Previously broadcast, in October 2017. Files downloaded from the links, below, may be idetnified as NWN #500.

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SERIES OVERVIEW -- Political and social commentary in a variety of genres. Exploring the gap between what we want ... and what they're trying to make us settle for. "Date recorded," below, = date of first scheduled broadcast.

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