Read Murder of Talent: How Pop Culture is Killing "IT" by Lisa Loving Dalton Online


Behind the Scenes Tell All About How Talented Artists and Athletes Are Mentally and Physically Killed by Badly Behaving Fans, Families, Teachers and Coaches Who Deify, Vilify and Crucify Our Stars How She Found Healthier Ways to Mentor the Talented and Bring Healing to Our Culture Lisa Loving Dalton, a forty year veteran of the entertainment industry, dares to pull back the curtain of tinsel town to examine some very gritty facts What stands out in her new book Murder Of Talent How Pop Culture Is Killing IT is the no holds barred assay she makes on the fans, the families, mentors and the talented ones revealing the dangers that exist An easy and dynamic read, with something for everyone, this part memoir, part political diatribe is also a master class for training for Peak Performance in art, athletics, politics and life Dalton puts us all on trial for the death and destruction of our stars, our wannanbes, our selves and our culture She calls for the arrest of some and even judges herself guilty of self violence for allowing a famous coach to destroy her film acting career Then, with empathy and wisdom, Lisa gently steps us along a path to redemption with tips for each of us on how to stop the metaphoric and actual bloodshed, leading us to happier, healthier lives Endorsed by a Clinical Psychologist and a Tony Award winning Producer, with a foreword by noted scholar author Dr Sharon Carnicke, Dalton courageously shares painful true stories of how she and fellow artists were indoctrinated in PTSD inducing techniques The knife is further twisted when we understand this destruction is still propagated by academia and manipulative super coaches, some making over a million dollars a year as they drain the pockets of penniless actors and a few superstars to boot No wonder stars are killing themselves with sex, drugs and other bad behavior.Perhaps the most publicly provocative aspect of this book is how children are traumatized into denying their talent by parents, teachers, and peers Parents fear economic and social instability, and even attach homophobia to talent, refusing to support their children in non math science careers, forcing them away from what they love and into other fields where they suffer, fail and take a toll on society Dalton reveals what it takes to survive humiliation in the classroom, harassment and jealousy from friends, self doubt and parental disapproval....

Title : Murder of Talent: How Pop Culture is Killing "IT"
Author :
Rating :
ISBN : 1627470425
Format Type : Paperback
Language : English
Publisher : Performance Living February 15, 2017
Number of Pages : 230 pages
File Size : 566 KB
Status : Available For Download
Last checked : 21 Minutes ago!

Murder of Talent: How Pop Culture is Killing "IT" Reviews

  • Amazon Customer
    2019-03-29 14:03

    This is a must read for all people in the entertainment industry. I say that because reading this will make you not only a better artist in the end but also a better human being.

  • Sissy Sue
    2019-04-12 05:58

    Although the title of this book might look dire, it has a very positive message for all artists who have been discouraged or brow-beaten in their attempt to express the gift they've been given.

  • Ofir Duan
    2019-04-24 11:54

    this book is great for artists. the writer has a lot of experience and putting forward a clear and solid principles. entertaining and makes you think and act! great read!!