Media and Entertainment

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.