Clay Aiken Won't Sing for Your Vote
August 11, 2014
But this American Idol will do just about anything else to win.
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!
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?
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.
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.