Gods Like Us: Our Evolving Obsession with Fame By Virginia Prescott • Dec 3, 2012 ShareTwitter Facebook Google+ Email Ty Burr, film critic and author of the new book Gods Like Us, traces our ever-shifting fascination and disgust toward the on-screen and private lives of celebrities. Listen Listening... / 16:06 Ty is appearing tonight in Hanover, NH. Here are the details. Related Program: Word of MouthTags: Celebrity Related Content Is It Time To Tone Down The Tiger Woods Coverage? 3 years ago The Wild And Crazy 'Tweets Of Steve Martin' 3 years ago View the discussion thread.