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Cult of Celebrity

What Do You Think About Charlie Sheen?

Sam Champion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sam Champion

Charlie Sheen was the highest paid actor in television at $2 million an episode of Two And A Half Men. ABC'S Andrea Canning gave us Monday on GMA a bi...

Lady Gaga, Charlie Sheen And Moses: Celebrities And Heroes In American Life

Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie

A society without heroes is a society in moral peril, and our children are hungry for role models who can give their life purpose. Religious Americans need to fill the vacuum.

The History of Celebrity Gossip From 'The Iliad' To 'Us Weekly'

The Atlantic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In Tom Payne's new book FAME: What the Classics Tell Us About Our Cult of Celebrity, he makes the argument that this kind of celebrity worship is anyt...