Tuesday, 3 November 2015

Celebrity Death: A Good Career Move?

Ruth Penfold-Mounce has published a piece in The Conversation over the Halloween Weekend. Drawing on her interest in celebrity and death she suggests that a celebrity career is not necessarily over when they die. For some celebrities being dead is the best career move they have made! Not just for Halloween reflects on Michael Jackson and how Robin Williams has successfully controlled and prevented an 'afterlife' for himself for decades to come the article addresses the sheer scale of celebrities careers in death.

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