Book Review: Broadcast, by Liam Brown


Check out this review of the book, Broadcast, by Liam Brown, as featured on the Little Bookness Lane blog.

Little Bookness Lane

Publisher:  Legend Press

Publication date:  14th August 2017

Broadcastis a riotous victory for speculative live entertainment, delivering a sleek, alternative diversion for our appreciation. A streaming theatre of thought, without the prospect of an intermission, becomes mind-cabaret for the masses, an innovation giving new meaning to the phrase ‘airing’ your thoughts.

Little by little our daily habits are already scrutinised, analysed and harvested until often they no longer feel like our own. With the rise of social media, You Tube, and Reality TV, the brave among us embrace this prospect when they volunteer to publicise moments of their daily routine in the name of recreation for a devoted audience. Staged bed hair and carefully placed brand placement is perfectly edited to present a censored version of their personality before any footage is Broadcast.

You’d think this kind of attention alone would feel intrusive. Yet the stars of…

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