Is the End Near for Today’s Hollywood?

An excellent article that appeared recently in Vanity Fair makes a very good case that Hollywood is already as dead as the pre-Internet music business. It just doesn’t know it yet, and–what’s worse–is in denial, just like all those former music biz moguls.

I for one have long felt that stars are way overpaid (along with pro sports figures), but the picture (pardon the pun) may be even darker than that.

Read this and please feel free to comment.


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One response to “Is the End Near for Today’s Hollywood?

  • Darlene

    Wide-ranging article, Greg. Points well-taken and potentially bothersome human aspects apparently neglected. Thanks for posting!!!

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