From: Robin Faichney (email@example.com)
Date: Sun 14 Aug 2005 - 15:48:18 GMT
Friday, August 12, 2005, 6:15:37 PM, William wrote:
> A review of
> Arthur De Vany, Hollywood Economics, Routledge, 2004.
> De Vany presents a profound and imaginative treatment of the economics of
> the movie business, one that has implications, not only for similar
> businesses, such as publishing and music, but for our understanding of the
> dynamics of culture. When Richard Dawkins coined the term "meme" he
> unwittingly paved the way for tons and tons of sexy but shallow commentary
> on human culture. Though that is not what he set out to do "meme" never
> shows up in the book De Vany has given mathematical form to the behavior
> of movie memes and has demonstrated that it is the people who are in change,
> not the memes.
It's probably just me, but I couldn't see why you said that, in what followed. Could you give me a brief pointer?
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