Originally Posted by SimpleJack
Like I said, subjective.
I would tell you this, I'm a parent and have a different perspective on how I am viewed in the world. Felon, liar, cheater, antagonizer...they aren't labels I would associate with brilliance.
Using your barometer, someone else might say Kim Kardashian is brilliant with her PR as well. I would simply disagree.
Successful, yes. Brilliant, no.
Damn! Couldn't agree more man.
Cheap sells, and like you said there are infinite examples. Honey booboo sells but I wouldn't call it great TV.