Media and Entertainment

Sugar Daddies: Shopping for Sugar Daddies

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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

The $8 Billion Cat.

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  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

Ryan Gosling: Super Feminist!

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Why the women’s lib crowd is going all gooey over the Hollywood heartthrob.

Bret Easton Ellis’ Twitter Feed

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Bret Easton Ellis recaptures his ’80s notoriety with Twitter screeds worthy of Patrick Bateman.

Reality TV Invades Campus

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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?

Pimping Out The Jersey Shore

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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 Celebrity Book Frenzy

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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.

Has Real Housewives Gone to Far?

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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.”

Judgment Day for Real Housewives

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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.