Friday , June 14 2024

Spike Says Get Busy

Spike Lee has kind of drifted off from my attention sphere over the last 10 years or so, but man, does he hit the nail on the head regarding the fantasy world of “reality” TV, and I would apply his very sensible reasoning to the lottery as well:

    Spike Lee says he isn’t a fan of reality TV shows that create the illusion that success is the result of luck rather than hard work.

    “They trick people into thinking (they don’t need) to do their homework or woodshedding,” the filmmaker said Wednesday at the opening of Penn State-Behrend’s monthlong Martin Luther King Jr. celebration.

    “If people believe that, they’re crazy.”

    Lee, 45, said he didn’t make his first film until he had graduated from Atlanta’s Morehouse College and studied at New York University’s Institute of Film and Television. [AP]

Maybe Spike’s time has come – everyone seems to like 25th Hour.

About Eric Olsen

Career media professional and serial entrepreneur Eric Olsen flung himself into the paranormal world in 2012, creating the America's Most Haunted brand and co-authoring the award-winning America's Most Haunted book, published by Berkley/Penguin in Sept, 2014. Olsen is co-host of the nationally syndicated broadcast and Internet radio talk show After Hours AM; his entertaining and informative America's Most Haunted website and social media outlets are must-reads: Twitter@amhaunted,, Pinterest America's Most Haunted. Olsen is also guitarist/singer for popular and wildly eclectic Cleveland cover band The Props.

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