Michael Phelps Syndrome

Benjamin Barrett gogaku at IX.NETCOM.COM
Tue Oct 28 20:33:41 UTC 2008

Essentially "fifteen minutes of fame".


Greene: McCain, Obama, and the Michael Phelps Syndrome by CNN
contributor Bob Greene

The Michael Phelps Syndrome– relatively new in our attention-flitting
society– dictates that, no matter how famous you are today, you’ll be
much less famous a few months from now.

Hopefully this phrase is subject to the Michael Phelps syndrome. BB

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