God's Speed Dial
What do you give a celebrity who has everything? A god.
The source: “Celebrity Spirituality” by Daniel Harris, in Salmagundi, Fall–Winter 2008–09.
Modern cults have become corporate enterprises, writes Daniel Harris, author of Cute, Quaint, Hungry, and Romantic (2000) and other books. They grow by successfully recruiting celebrities, trying to “hijack” a star’s fan base and transform it into a worldwide franchise. For new...