Unformatted text preview: clothing and cars and other somewhat pointless commodities. It fascinates me how so many people can go out and spend ridiculous amounts of money on things that will eventually break down or get to small. I really am not sure about any particular topics I want to pursue, however one thing that is very interesting to me is the very large amounts of money that are made in professional sports. It seems unbelievable that a guy like Alex Rodriguez can sign a contract to play baseball for a quarter of a billion dollars over seven years. The amounts of money many of these players receive are mind boggling when it is all broken down. He gets close to 70,000 dollars per day, which is amazing. I’m not sure if this is a topic, but it is just very interesting that can happen in our society....
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- Winter '10
- English, English-language films, American films, Alex Rodriguez, Joe Wallace, somewhat pointless commodities, families consumer habits