Fame Us: Celebrity Impersonators and the Cult(ure) of Fame

Fame Us Celebrity Impersonators and the Cult ure of Fame In this stunning book photographer Brian Howell takes us into the world of celebrity impersonators the faux famous people who make a living at pretending to be someone else Taken at various impersona

  • Title: Fame Us: Celebrity Impersonators and the Cult(ure) of Fame
  • Author: Brian Howell Stephen Osborne Norbert Ruebsaat
  • ISBN: 9781551522289
  • Page: 197
  • Format: Paperback
  • Fame Us: Celebrity Impersonators and the Cult(ure) of Fame

    In this stunning book, photographer Brian Howell takes us into the world of celebrity impersonators the faux famous people who make a living at pretending to be someone else Taken at various impersonator conventions and stage shows throughout North America, the photographs are both startling and poignant for all of the frivolity and double takes Isn t that Paris Hilton In this stunning book, photographer Brian Howell takes us into the world of celebrity impersonators the faux famous people who make a living at pretending to be someone else Taken at various impersonator conventions and stage shows throughout North America, the photographs are both startling and poignant for all of the frivolity and double takes Isn t that Paris Hilton there is also a sense of the real person beneath the makeup and the artifice Accompanying the portraits are first person narratives by many of the subjects, many of whom feel personally close to those they are impersonating, even if they have never met them In addition, in two essays, cultural critic Norbert Ruebsaat looks at the history of celebrity culture, and Geist magazine editor Stephen Osborne delves into the nature of photographing impersonators As such, the book investigates the nature of fame in this era of celebrity blogs, stalkerazzi, and reality television and how our obsession with famous people says as much about us as it does about them.Subjects include impersonators of BonoMike Myers as Austin Powers George W BushMike Myers as Dr Evil Hilary ClintonJack NicholsonJohnny DeppOzzy OsbourneParis HiltonColin PowellSaddam HusseinElvis PresleyAngelina JolieAnna Nicole SmithMarilyn MansonDonald TrumpLiza MinnelliOprah Winfrey

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