Amusing ourselves to death: public discourse in the age of show business

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Heinemann, Feb 10, 1986 - Social Science - 184 pages
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User Review  - ImperfectCJ - LibraryThing

I intended to---and still might---write a really meaty review, but I'm finding I need to mull over the ideas in this book a bit more. The short version is: I love Amusing Ourselves to Death. Postman's ... Read full review

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User Review  - ElOsoBlanco - LibraryThing

Although the world Postman writes about is a little dated, the book is still very thought provoking. I would highly recommend this to anyone who is interested in media's effect (and especially television) on society. Read full review

Contents

The Age of Show Business
83
Now This
99
Shuffle Off to Bethlehem
114
Copyright

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