A (Woefully Naive) Reader Asks: “Aren’t Famous People Just Like Everyone Else?”

Today’s question (“Why does everyone go nuts over famous people, when they’re just like non-famous ones?”) was sent to me from a reader with the fun and pretty name of Latoya. Latoya is from Jamaica. Latoya: Even if you hadn’t told me you were from Jamaica, I would have known that you were from some [Read More…]

Hollywood: 10,000 Exhibitionists, and No One Watching

First of all, if you left me a “Happy 50th Birthday!” message, I want to sincerely thank you. If you didn’t leave me such a message, I want to sincerly ask you what your problem is. How often does someone turn 50? Luckily for you, part of being so old you begin forgetting to chew before you swallow is [Read More…]

From My Blog to Britney’s Eyes?

Okay, so I’ve now gotten a fair number of people asking me if I think there’s any chance Britney Spears will ever see the “open letter” I wrote her. Of course I have no idea. Seems unlikely, but anything’s possible. One thing that’s not in doubt, though, is the “six degrees of seperation” theory. Every person [Read More…]