From the Spring 1976 issue of The Scholar
From the Autumn 1958 issue of The Scholar
From the Archives
Even this year’s Emmy Awards ceremony could not escape the sense of surrealism that has defined just about every aspect of our lives since March—after all, nothing says “pandemic” like award presenters in hazmat tuxedo suits. Constant as ever, though, was the ceremony’s reflection of our fascination with celebrities, a phenomenon that Philip Lopate—himself the writer of several celebrity profiles—challenged in this 2017 column.