Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Entertainer of the Year?

Isn't that usually, like, a person? Guess not.

... In 47 ballots submitted by members and subscribers of the AP [for Entertainer of the Year], “Frozen” won 12 votes. Taylor Swift had 8. Matthew McConaughey and Jimmy Fallon were tied for third with 7 votes each. Voters were asked to consider who had the most influence on entertainment and culture in 2014. ...

Poor Taylor. Edged out by a cartoon.

Well, she still has her magazine covers and bajillion dollar concert tours. And the $250,000,000 in the bank. ...

But here's a hint why a non-person is the Big Winner for EoY:

... The film’s gravitational pull has now supplanted Barbie as No. 1 on the holiday wish lists of girls, according to a survey by the National Retail Federation. Barbie had been the queen for 11 years in a row, but felt a chill this year from the kingdom of Arendelle. ...

It is, after all, when all the pixie dust and other glitter has floated back to earth, about the $$$$.

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