Actors Essays

Today’s Celebrities_ Good or Bad Influences

In today’s society, there seems to be an alarming rise of trends. This trend doesn’t seem to affect a specific age or gender. It causes people to begin crying, screaming and in certain instances, commit acts of insanity. The trend I’m speaking of is celebrity idolization. Over the past generations, fans have become more and more obsessed, and have begun becoming more violent or hysterical, depending on the person. In a world where social media has become a center for…

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Disney’s Transition Into Television and Its Effects on Child Actors

Disney has expanded their enterprise into many different areas, one of them being television. As Disney has explored the medium of television, they have focused the shows for the audience of children. In 1955, The Mickey Mouse Club was one of the first shows that Disney had on television. In order to appeal to younger audiences, the show had “young attractive stars performing before a live audience, clowns, magicians, cartoons, guest stars, educational elements, and music written for the show”…

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Jim Dine’s Biography

Jim Dine was born in Cincinnati Ohio (then a quiet river town), during 1939, of a middle class Jewish family. His father owned a paint and plumbing supply store, and his grandfather owned a hardware store. His mother was loving and his childhood memories are pleasant ones. He took his first painting classes at the Cincinnati Art Academy, while in high school. He then went on to attend the University of Cincinnati, the school of the Boston Museum of Fine…

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