Glazer: The Fame Game, How to Play it to Win!

Most people dream of becoming famous…

Maybe not on the national or global stage, but at least in their community, at work or school. I think most of us daydream about being “on top,” the quarterback on the field in the Super Bowl. The pretty face on the cover of People magazine. The star of our own TV series or big movie. The lawyer always on CNN. Maybe even the President of The United States.

And for a chosen few who work hard, have some major luck, are born with the skill or talent to get there –

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26 Responses to Glazer: The Fame Game, How to Play it to Win!

  1. Anonymous says:

    Read Becker’s “Denial of Death”.

    Perfect occidental explanation of motivation. Freud said all motivation is from sex, Becker, said death, and explains it really well. Fame, is that striving. In Henry the 5th, Shakespeare has Henry, at prayer, beg god before the battle (Agincourt) “…please god, all things stay, for me.” Nothing stays, there is only nothing and nothing is change. More fear, more effort. Becker died right after he wrote the book. There is some irony.

    Didn’t mean to get too boring, but for me, the only glimpse of sanity, insight and understanding and they are fucking far and few between for me, is in Oriental beliefs that go back 7500 years.

    If you see the buddha, kill him.

  2. Anonymous says:

    Your gonna hate me for ramblin on, but you kinda brought it up. I apologize–but…

    I think Hemmingway killed himself because of the very things you wrote about today, not per se, just the idea. The hoplessness. An indiffernt god if he even exists.

    In “A Farewell To Arms” the protaginist sits in front of a fire, adn watches ants crawl on a peice of wood that is gradually being engulfed by flame. The guy has water in a tin cup he is NOT drinking. He thinks he could put the fire out but doesn’t just sits there. He doesn’t hate the ants, he just doesn’t care. The ants die.

    Hemingway blew his brains out. Couldn’t take it. He wanted, like we all do, for …”all things to stay, for me.”

    Sorry, you started it, I am going to work.

  3. Anonymous says:

    One more thing, sorry, I remember the fucking Beatles.

  4. Anonymous says:

    One more thing Really sorry, Becker does not have a solution, or suggestions. His book is a perfect explanation of the mechanics of fear and result. The book just stops. Dead. Like him. Like us. stops. weird…

  5. Anonymous says:

    This drivel, from the column and from chuck, sounds like the idle meanderings of people with so little of importance going in their lives that they wonder why they need to be around anymore.

    Life isn’t about what you can feel for yourself or what things you can do that will be remembered after you are gone. Whether there is an afterlife or not, we are going to be nothing more than mmentary cogs in a life machine that is going to be running for perhaps millions of years from now. What can and should be measured as we go along is not what we can do to be remembered, but what can be do to keep the line of man’s movement through time always striving to reach upward. The ants died, but they maintained their pace because they had a task to do — regardless of their known ultimate fate.

    Sleep well…

  6. Anonymous says:

    Ptolemy Says:
    August 5th, 2010 at 7:56 am

    “This drivel, from the column and from chuck, sounds like the idle meanderings of people with so little of importance going in their lives that they wonder why they need to be around anymore.”

    Hung by your owm petard.

    Wake up.

    Thats just it. Obviously you have no need for a self examined life. That doesn’t mean that others don’t.

    “Life isn

  7. Anonymous says:

    chuck, just make sure you have the rope loosely tied around your nutbag in a self-releasing square-knot so after they find your carcass in the closet they’ll assume you had some higher purpose, like poetically taking your own life rather than just jerking off.

  8. Anonymous says:

    Rob Lane
    Nice story Craig.

  9. Anonymous says:

    KCMO staffer
    You now have wisdom beyond your years.

  10. Anonymous says:

    I must say this was a cool story. No I won’t buy you a beer at Kelly’s but I might not throw one at you either.

  11. Anonymous says:

    Boy she is hot in that picture. Thoughtful story. I’d like to see that porn.

  12. Anonymous says:

    I think Ptolemy was also the one who said you should be arrested if you cheat on your wife…or something similarly stupid

  13. Anonymous says:

    One has to admire Stallone, for the fact he did Rocky 6 and Rambo 4 and they were both hits. Hollywood thought they were dumb ideas and he was too old. I think both did near l00 million worldwide and cost under 25 to do. Smart guy.

  14. Anonymous says:

    This guy has parlayed a minuscule level of notoriety into the biggest pile of drivel I have ever seen. Give it up. It’s WAY past over since it never ever WAS!

  15. Anonymous says:


    4th paragraph, and your out of ammo.

    Duh…I will call him a nutsack, heh heh. And yeah, I think I will tell him he jerks off and should hang himslf.

    4 paragraphs.

    Major chops man. Very impressive. I am eviscerated, really. Yeah.

    Jerk off.


    I am dying here.


    Stop, please…

  16. Anonymous says:

    Beavis and Ptolemy.

    PTOLEMY: Hey Beavis, guess where this hand has been?

    BEAVIS: Shut up Ptolemy.

    PTOLEMY: I like to blow up lizards!

    BEAVIS: Shut the fuck up Ptolemy. Arn’t you supposed to be in school?

    PTOLEMY: Words suck Beavis. Did you ever notice that Madonna jerks off in all her videos?

    BEAVIS: You are starfish fucking stupid, you know that?

    PTOLEMY: Heh heh, cool.

  17. Anonymous says:

    Pretty heady stuff here in the comment section on this one. What happened to all the trash talking?

  18. Anonymous says:

    God can’t believe I’m doing this. PaulKC, Glazer is a big name in the media in these parts. Like you I am not a fan. Reason, I believe he really is a John Dillinger/Jesse James. While they became legendary names, they were outlaws and crooks, Glazer seems to think thats o.k. I don’t. My kids shouldn’t. Christ are kids one day gonna be Glazer and whatever his partners name is, playing out back?

    You can’t say he’s nat kinda famous, he is. Doens’t make him right.

  19. Anonymous says:

    I’ve seen Glazer asked for his autograph in bars, restaruants, book signings and even at the KC airport. He is kinda a well known guy, for a part time asshole. Kiddin Craig, I told you I thought you were alright. Besides I now have a fulltime boyfriend. So life is good.

  20. Anonymous says:

    KCPaul guy, I had a not so high opinion of Craig Glazer a few years back. After hearing him on radio shows all the time and reading about him, I gave him the benefit of the doubt, bought his book, loved it. I am a former police officer. I must say this read his book, you can tell its true and from the heart. You can’t help pulling for him, he went through alot of crap, we all do, and was a pretty brave man. No I don’t want my kids, they are grown now, but a young kid to emulate him, but he is damn impressive. So I agree with the others, he is of note and a Kansas City historical figure.

  21. Anonymous says:

    Craig, hows about more on your love life? Those are fun and even thought provoking at times. Bring on the girls.

  22. Anonymous says:

    I heard the dude, Glazer on at least three radio shows this morning, oddly not on Dare, that was yesterday, then he was mentioned on NBC news show at noon. Jesus, its Glazermania.

  23. Anonymous says:

    Rob Lane
    What was up with Mickey Rourke.

  24. Anonymous says:

    Black Barbie
    Hey I am back at Temptations. Why don’t you come down? You a cheap bitch, huh.

  25. Anonymous says:

    woodside guy
    Saw our boy at woodside this past weekend, he always brings the hotties to the pool. Love him for that.

  26. Anonymous says:

    OMG Temptations now has pregnant strippers?????? GOOD LORD!!!!!

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