More: The Vanishing of Scale in an Over-the-Top Nation


    Hour 2

    The media is obsessed with triviality on a big scale, according to our guest, Drexel University Communication Professor, DR. RONALD BISHOP. There are many reality TV baby shows featuring teenage moms, multiple birth moms and addicted mothers. Outside of who’s breast feeding or who’s guilty of overly protecting their children, Dr. Bishop examines the high expectations of college applicants; constant media emphasis on those with dangerous plastic surgery choices; and politics’ tyranny of talking points.”  Dr. Bishops’ new book, “More: The Vanishing of Scale in an Over-the-Top Nation,” doesn’t leave out Food Network and Ultimate Fighting Championship competitions nor the continuous fallout of Wikileaks to further his points of cultural hyperbole.

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