On 4/25/06, Harold Johnson <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> > Interesting, given that we pay for entertainment precisely to have our
> > emotions manipulated - whether we like to be scared or cry
> > sentimentally, we go to movies for that. I guess the difference is
> > that, with Hollywood, we know up front that it's fake.
> Do we, though (know up front)?  Recall 'The Blair Witch Project', which was
> marketed as being an actual account...Not until it hit the mainstream did
> the majority of people know it was real.  Even today, there are a few
> foolish people who believe the "event" actually occurred.

And do those who originally thought so feel cheated, manipulated, etc.?

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Deirdré Straughan

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