• Culture,  TV

    The Trevor Noah Tweets

    Entertainment news, in the US particularly, tries too hard¬†to be entertaining. It almost entirely relies on gossip and name-dragging and, now with useful technology at our fingertips, screen-grabs of celebrities’ faces so we can read made-up stories about things they surely were¬†thinking while attending an awards ceremony. It would be funny if it wasn’t what passed for actual news. More and more it seems, vindictiveness is playing into this too. With the Internet as a tool, tweets or mistakes or gushes are blown up and out of proportion to levels meant to elicit some kind of rage or outrage or scandalous response. Never mind that it’s a thing of the…