Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business by Neil Postman

Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business

Neil Postman with Andrew Postman (Contributor)

175 pages first pub 1985 (editions)

nonfiction philosophy sociology informative reflective slow-paced
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What happens when media and politics become forms of entertainment? As our world begins to look more and more like Orwell's 1984, Neil's Postman's essential guide to the modern media is more relevant than ever. It's unlikely that Trump has ever re...

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