When Your Pop Idol Fails You

Barack Obama. Tim Keller. Beyonce. The Pope. Tiger Woods. Batman. We love our heroes. It’s a natural human impulse for us to place our heroes on pedestals and our hopes in their hands.But eventually, without exception, our heroes let us down.In Japan, pop idol Minami Minegishi has disappointed her fans. The Atlantic reports: The official YouTube channel of AKB48, the most popular musical group in Japan today, usually hosts music video clips and other promotions. Yet around 10 p.m. on Ja … [Read more...]