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Posted on 2009.19.04 at 17:39
where am I: about to murder my sciatic nerve
How I feel about it all: pensivethink-y
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sistermagpie has started a discussion of Susan Boyle and why her story resonates with so many people, and also of reality TV/pop idol shows and why they're so popular. Interesting discussion so far.

Discussion is here, if you're interested.


nos4a2no9 at 2009-04-20 02:46 (UTC) ()
Would you believe the whole Susan Boyle thing was flying completely under my radar before you mentioned it in your journal? Man, Prim, I am out of touch.

Anyway, my inherent lameness aside, her story is really fascinating, both on a narrative level, and from a sociological perspective. Such an interesting case study. Thanks for posting the link to the discussion!
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primroseburrows at 2009-04-20 04:22 (UTC) ()
I didn't hear/read about her on LJ, believe it or not. It was my mother who sent me a link. And case studies and sociology aside, I'd definitely buy her CD. :)
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