As per our current Database, Neil Postman is still alive (as per Wikipedia, Last update: May 10, 2020).
Currently, Neil Postman is 90 years, 2 months and 1 days old. Neil Postman will celebrate 91rd birthday on a Tuesday 8th of March 2022. Below we countdown to Neil Postman upcoming birthday.
|Popular As||Neil Postman|
|Age||89 years old|
|Born||March 8, 1931 (New York City, NY)|
|Town/City||New York City, NY|
Neil Postman’s zodiac sign is Pisces. According to astrologers, Pisces are very friendly, so they often find themselves in a company of very different people. Pisces are selfless, they are always willing to help others, without hoping to get anything back. Pisces is a Water sign and as such this zodiac sign is characterized by empathy and expressed emotional capacity.
Neil Postman was born in the Year of the Goat. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Goat enjoy being alone in their thoughts. They’re creative, thinkers, wanderers, unorganized, high-strung and insecure, and can be anxiety-ridden. They need lots of love, support and reassurance. Appearance is important too. Compatible with Pig or Rabbit.
A renowned media theorist and critic, he published his popular, television-themed work, Amusing Ourselves to Death, in 1985. His other works include The Disappearance of Childhood (1982), Technopoly (1992), and The End of Education: Redefining the Value of School (1995).
He earned a doctorate in education from the Teachers College, Columbia University.
In Amusing Ourselves to Death, he argues that as television was replacing the written word, we were losing the ability to share substantive ideas.
He was born and raised in New York City. He and his wife were married for nearly fifty years and had three children.
His work inspired Roger Waters' concept album, Amused to Death.