The time is long overdue to re-imagine the very concept of fame. Enough with the vapid "fame for the sake of fame" corporate manufactured "stars," who appear out of nowhere to hog up the public airwaves and divert attention from the vital issues threatening our democracy and planet.
Catchphrases were created and run into the ground for fun. I don't recall a single sentence of any foreign language I ever studied. But I do remember "too much lotion!" and "they pelted us with rocks and garbage!"
Artists like singer Marilyn Maye prove themselves to be the north stars of entertainment, consistently performing at the top of their game, illuminating the world with their talent as icons of their industry.
Joy Behar spent some time with The Huffington Post to talk about her first love: stand-up comedy; the lean years -- life before 'The View'; what she's doing next... and she told us who she had to apologize to on air that pissed her off.
At the ripe age of either 98 (per Wikipedia) or 100 (per his faded driver's license), Professor Irwin Corey, "The World's Foremost Authority," is still a man of many words, usually multisyllabic and unintelligible.