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Meryl Streep May Not Think It High Art, But Clemson V Alabama Was Great Entertainment

Tue Jan 10 07:04:33 EST 2017 | Forbes
At Sunday night's Golden Globe Awards, as part of her broader, politically-charged speech, Meryl Streep took a backhanded swipe at the preferences underlying a mass culture that values football over artistic expression. Ironically, only 24 hours later, the college football championship game between Clemson and Alabama offered up entertainment to rival the best Hollywood blockbuster. Of course, Ms. Streep's low view of sports as cultural and artistic outlet is not unique to her. As a college stud..

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