Posts Tagged ‘Perez Hilton’

Gossipeur: The Second of an Inane Series

Friday, September 4th, 2009

Starting last Friday, until whenever it ends, I will be reporting on the facts behind gossip

Gossip Cop: To Protect and Serve Who?

Friday, August 28th, 2009

This is the first of an inane series on one of America

#twitterfame, and Fame

Monday, June 29th, 2009

Coverage is so easy to get in 2009. There are outlets everywhere, with barriers to public distribution so low that anyone can get their name in some kind of media with minimal effort. Given that “normal” people have learned the tricks of the coverage trade, the time-tested celebrity accident has been rendered useless, because we’ve discovered that accidents happen and ultimately mean nothing.

Around 50 years ago we’d have believed that Frank Sinatra really did beat the snot out of someone pissing him off, because the guy was pissing him off. It’s how Frank rolled. He didn’t do it for notoriety, because he didn

How Our Language Has Evolved

Saturday, May 23rd, 2009

Man

Reliable Sources (and the People Who Love Them)

Friday, April 24th, 2009

“@markosm One suggestion for cash-strapped newspapers: stop paying for opinions. There’s plenty of GOOD free stuff floating around.”


News came this week that the New York Times Company has but $34 million left in the bank. Industry watchers have even suggested that the company might shutter the Boston Herald in an attempt to save some operating costs. That would definitely work, but I think I have a better idea: Get rid of your paid opinionmakers.

Paul Krugman is a Nobel Laureate in Economics. He has several bestsellers that have made it into multiple editions. The man

The Real Blogs Stand Up

Monday, July 7th, 2008

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Blogs have become cultural beacons, sculpting public opinion and the whole of the landscape. I have come to love the blogosphere. What

Marriage, Hollywood Can’t Live Without It Anymore

Friday, April 4th, 2008

We all know the saying keep your friends close and your enemies closer. For celebrities and the press, it’s more cardinal law than old saw. There ain’t much choice.

But in the TMZ Era

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