Taylor Swift May Be Right About the Death of the Autograph
But some people now want their selfies signed
July 11, 2014

And serious autograph collectors are not happy about it.

This Year's Emmy Nominations Are Same Old, Same Old
July 10, 2014

Tatiana Maslany! The Good Wife! The Americans!

Chelsea Clinton Made $600,000 a Year at NBC. That Upset a Lot of Male Journalists.
June 13, 2014

Stop whining jealously about one woman's impressive paycheck and focus on the bigger issues at hand.

Alec Baldwin Hates the Paparazzi. What Do They Think of Themselves?
The psychology of stalking stars
February 24, 2014

Well, for starters, they don't think they're doing anything wrong. 

The Four Stages of Fame: How Celebrities Learn to Accept—and Regret—Their Popularity
January 16, 2014

It starts with a love-hate relationship with yourself.

John Cusack and Maggie Gyllenhaal Get Angry in a Political Ad About NSA Surveillance
October 24, 2013

Privacy and celebrity aren't particularly well-acquainted concepts. But actors Maggie Gyllenhaal and John Cusack appear in a new PSA video calling for an end to NSA surveillance practices.

America's Most Prolific Jailhouse Lawyer and His Many Fans
Behind bars, Jonathan Lee Riches was offline. He still became an Internet Celebrity.
July 12, 2013

Behind bars, Jonathan Lee Riches was offline. He still became an Internet Celebrity. 

Julian Assange Basks in Edward Snowden's Spotlight
June 24, 2013

When Edward Snowden revealed the scope of the National Security Agency’s domestic surveillance programs earlier this month, he seemed more than comfortable speaking for himself.

Speaking Fees of the Rich and Marginally Famous
June 14, 2013

In February, the Knight Foundation—a nonprofit devoted to the future of journalism—paid disgraced science writer Jonah Lehrer $20,000 to speak at a conference, only months after he was nailed for plagiarism and fabricating quotes.

The Robert Downey Jr. Rehab Program
Popcorn flicks can save your life
May 02, 2013

How the Iron Man star found redemption at the multiplex.