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Philadelphia Meetup: Sunday 12/6, Postrel's _The Power of Glamour_-- Winfrey/Moore video link added

3 Post author: NancyLebovitz 06 December 2013 05:42PM

1:00 PM, December 6, Nam Phuong (Vietnamese restaurant),  1100 Washington Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19147 (west side of street, just south of Washington)

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/11/09/the-persistence-of-glamour.html 

The topic is Postrel's  The Power of Glamour: Longing and the Art of Visual Persuasion-- a category of visual images which sometimes cause people to change their lives.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oPd77roTra4

This is a video about Oprah having been inspired by Mary Tyler Moore. Oprah was inspired by the Mary Tyler Moore show, and eventually had a video made of herself in the opening bit for the Mary Tyler Moore Show and had Mary Tyler Moore on her own show.

Comments (1)

Comment author: stripey7 11 December 2013 01:23:59AM 0 points [-]

Wow -- quite an emotive piece. I suppose that very fact illustrates the point.