from the andrew weatherall chapel

what about “pop idol” and “fame academy”?

their problem is they tap into the ease of fame. that’s their total raison d’etre. they’re tapping on… people are so desperate to get out of their situation. we’re living in dark times amd people think that fame will make them invincible from any probems they might have, physical, mental or whatever. it tabs into people’s fears at a very base level. it’s the same with the lottery – it’s the desperation thing. you’re just watching desperate people really.”

[from an interview with andrew weatherall @ jockeyslut volume 7 number 3 – for some reason their website has dissapeared somehow, so i can’t check if this interview can be found online as well…]

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