Monday, April 27, 2009

Tom Bergeron, Essayist

There has been an incredible amount of commentary about Susan Boyle, the woman from Ireland who became a YouTube sensation (and beyond) because of the beauty of her singing voice, but none of it as trenchant as the opinion piece Tom Bergeron wrote for the New York Times. Bergeron is the host of "Dancing With the Stars" and "America's Funniest Home Videos", so he would know a thing or two about being famous.

Beautifully clear and moving, Bergeron was able to capture just what this obscure woman will face in the world of fame and glaring lights if she is not careful.

Read the column here:

-- Lars Trodson