It was so much fun to take a few moments from the back-breaking task that is my day job and discuss the latest happenings of Anthony Weiner and Charlie Sheen with my workmates while those separate scandals were taking place, despite one of my boss’s contentions that he doesn’t care.
He raises a fair point, though, one that deserves answering. It’s the question of why we care about celebrities and get so excited about it when they mess up. I won’t say I’m as guilty as anyone, because, c’mon, I do have a life. Sometimes I’m slow to the dance but once I’m in I’m there for real, baby!
This week’s Field of Steve podcast is the first of two parts. Next week’s podcast will give you an example of what it’s like to be on the other end of a well publicized scandal of sorts. First, though, listen to the many voices who will help contribute to answering the question of why we care when celebrities are naughty.
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