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Do You Really Want To Be Famous?
Do you dream of being famous one day? Perhaps you'd like to be a musician who sells millions of records. Maybe you think it would be cool to be an actor in a summer blockbuster that lights up the silver screen. Or you might dream of inventing the next technological marvel that takes the Internet to the next level. If you do dream of becoming famous one day, you're not alone.
Sign up for our newsletter to get the best of VICE delivered to your inbox daily. This was back in the days before streaming services and hundreds of cable channels, so tens of millions of people would tune in to each episode, making Bateman mega famous. In her new book, Fame: The Hijacking of Reality , Bateman writes about that experience, as well as the topic of fame in general. It reads like a horror novel, with fame as a sinister entity that can distort reality, make you question yourself, and turn friends, family, and the public against you. There are, obviously, a lot of good things that come with fame.
For years, all I wanted was to be known.
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One of the real bummers about transitioning from a hopeful 8-year-old kid to a statistically unexceptional adult for Disclaimer: Mrs. Burrito Bowl is in charge of where commas and swear words should and should not go. Since we are now in full control of a six week old baby, and up to this point our largest responsibility has been house plants, she has not had the chance to proofread this post. Add or subtract your own commas as you, wish. Back to the article. Our entire childhood of imagining ourselves to be main characters on the world stage turned out to be nothing more than fleeting thoughts for the vast majority of us.
Fame and fortune are both mysterious and fickle. What is it that makes one person wealthy and famous, while the rest of his or her friends or colleagues are left behind? While it's true that money can't buy you happiness, at least on a long-term basis, it can definitely buy you the freedom to do what you want in life. And that is worth a lot. While most everyone harbors a secret or maybe not-so-secret desire to be either rich, famous--or both--this is particularly true for members of the Millennial generation. According to a survey conducted by the Pew Research Center, 81 percent of Millennials said that getting rich is their generation's first or second most important life goal, and 51 percent said the same about getting famous. So, what is it exactly that the rich and famous do differently from the rest of us, and how can you adopt some of these habits in your own life?