Lee Hamilton: Americans want parties working together more
Back in March, two young members of Congress from Texas, Beto O'Rourke and Will Hurd, became brief internet celebrities. Unable to fly back to Washington because of a snowstorm, the two hit the road together, tweeting and livestreaming their trip north.
Published on: Thu, 14 Sep 10:19:39 11 362
For Chinese Millennials, Hopelessness is a Brand
Chinese millennials with a dim view of their career and marriage prospects can wallow in despair with a range of teas such as “achieved-absolutely-nothing black tea”, and “my-ex's-life-is-better-than-mine fruit tea”. While the drink names at the Sung ...
Published on: Tue, 05 Sep 01:38:06 37 410
Rebel Wilson defamation payout is a game-changer for gossip magazines
“While international celebrities may seem easy targets of false gossip under American law, these same celebrities can sue in Australia under much tougher defamation laws. And all of these ... The global reach of the internet played its part too. In ...
Published on: Wed, 13 Sep 07:45:50 46 694
16 Stars We Want to See on Celebrity Big Brother
Casting a series like Celebrity Big Brother is incredibly tricky. The stars have to be just the right amount of famous that they'll be good to watch, but also willing to do it, and they have the time in their schedule to devote at least a few weeks to ...
Published on: Fri, 08 Sep 17:05:10 32 447
South China Morning Post
How expats are cashing in on China's internet celebrity boom
South China Morning Post
Gulasi is just one of a growing legion of expatriate online celebrities who are feeding off China's more than 730 million internet users. According to the academy, these expatriate stars and their Chinese peers are reaching 385 million followers on ...
Published on: Mon, 21 Aug 00:33:22 40 476
Before Trump Was President, Online Sex Videos, Bill Clinton and the Naughty '90s Changed America
By the mid-'90s, with the rise of the media's tabloid fixation, 24/7 news and the internet, our dominant impulse was to unapologetically eavesdrop, to leer, to pry into the private affairs of others, particularly those of famous people, whose hunger ...
Published on: Thu, 07 Sep 10:55:42 48 485
Kevin Hart Challenges Famous Friends To Help Victims Of Hurricane Harvey
Tagging celebrities including Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Beyoncé, Chris Rock, Justin Timberlake and Steve Harvey, Hart challenged his friends to “follow my lead in donating $25,000” to the American Red Cross to support Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.
Published on: Mon, 28 Aug 12:01:12 0 14
Cause célèbre: Movie stars and the politics of mass appeal
But when I saw her onstage Monday for the TIFF premiere of First They Killed My Father, which Jolie directed, I realized that's probably true of all celebrities. They'd have to be giants to meet our ... As Zeynep Tufekci writes in a 2013 American ...
Published on: Thu, 14 Sep 13:55:19 31 592
Celebs rip 'racist' and 'cowardly' Trump for pardoning former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio
The man has lied: he's incited violence: he's made racist comments: and yet people like you are so happy that the "not born in America Muslim" is no longer in office that you overlook all the partisan, divisive nonsense coming from the White House.
Published on: Sat, 26 Aug 01:28:39 13 321
How Beyoncé, Nicki Minaj, Miley Cyrus, And More Celebs Are Helping After Hurricane Harvey
Kevin Hart started the viral trend last weekend, calling on his celebrity friends — Bey, Dwayne Johnson, Nicki Minaj, and more of Hollywood's finest — to follow his lead and donate $25,000 to the Red Cross. "This shit is unbelievable," Hart said. "I ...
Published on: Wed, 30 Aug 21:58:08 0 12