Media and Entertainment
In the corner of the ‘Penthouse Lounge’ of a club in downtown New York, a petite 25-year-old stands casually near a bar while a make-up artist applies green body paint to her bare breasts and stomach. The effect is presumably meant to pass for a bustier. It seems fitting for a party with the theme ‘Masquerade Ball’. I’ve come along to the … Continue reading
As Hello Kitty marks her 40th birthday with an LA convention in her honour, we meet the grown-up super-fans obsessed with the cartoon feline. ‘YOU KNOW WHEN YOU’RE SMALL AND TINY THINGS like magical erasers or little notepads are fascinating?’ asks Gina Garcia, 47, full of wide-eyed wonder. ‘That’s how Hello Kitty makes me feel. Being here is … Continue reading
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Bret Easton Ellis recaptures his ’80s notoriety with Twitter screeds worthy of Patrick Bateman.
Challenging the general assumption that reality television is dumbing us down, colleges across the country are using it as a teaching tool. Is Richard Hatch replacing Hegel?
The Jersey Shore kids now command upward of $25,000 even to consider showing up at a Sweet 16 party. Anna David talks to the agents who set the prices for their appearances.
The successes of Chelsea Handler and Tori Spelling have sent desperate book publishers on a spending spree that will surely backfire. Anna David goes inside the trend.
Real Housewives of New Jersey now revolves solely around unhinged ex-con Danielle Staub—she tells Anna David about her “meaningless” enemies and being in the Bravo “family.”
The bizarre third season of The Real Housewives of New York City has ended. Anna David talks to its stars about the insanity that occurred—and about the show’s future.