On the same ABC radio newscast describing Manti Te’o’s apparent girlfriend hoax, the announcer informed us that the Miss Alabama made famous by Brent Musburger’s gushing comments during the recent national championship game had landed a gig as a correspondent on “Inside Edition”–apparently on the strength of nothing more than her pretty face. Talk about 15 minutes of fame for both of them! So even as one celebrity is torn down, another is built up.
Image and Irony
Posted on January 18, 2013 by Stan Guthrie
About Stan GuthrieStan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers. Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for BreakPoint.org. He has appeared on National Public Radio's Tell Me More, WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio's New Day Florida. A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?
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