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Why We're Addicted to The Bachelorette

Jessica Massa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jessica Massa

Call it a guilty pleasure. Call it an unsuccessful attempt at matchmaking (2 marriages out of 19 seasons is a success rate of... you don't want to know). Call it what you will -- the fact is that America is addicted to The Bachelorette.

How Mel Gibson Can Stop His Downward Spiral, Only Not Really

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

There may be some ways for Gibson to regain some of his past glory. I've listed six career decisions that may stop his downward spiral. Don't count on it.

Literary Market Making

Richard C. Morais | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Richard C. Morais

Under pressure to produce credible copy in far-flung corners of the globe for Forbes, I developed my reporting technique: I always headed first to the local food markets and had a meal.

Gory Mexican Drug War Tabloid 'Flying Off Newsstands'

The Daily Beast | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

As Mexico's drug war leaves a trail of the dead, El Nuevo Alarma! photographs the casualties in gory detail that has the tabloid flying off newsstands...

Today's Front Pages: March 22nd (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Unsurprisingly, the health care bill was on the front page of every local paper today. Who covered it best?...

Michael Jackson Lives On in This Is It

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Joan E. Dowlin

I am grateful that we have this documentary as the final legacy of one of the greatest entertainers of the century. With this film, it almost seems that Michael never left us.

Can Journalism Learn From The Tabloids?

Poynter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

It is easy to dismiss the tabloid brand of journalism as a lot of headlines and no important news, yet the Enquirer reporters scored when they trapped...

Harlem Memorializes Michael Jackson at Apollo Theater

Lauri Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
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Lauri Lyons

The Apollo Theater's memorial tribute to Michael Jackson might as well have been Mardi Gras in Harlem.

If Only This Is It Were It

Jon Chattman | Posted 09.30.2009 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Next month the much-hyped This Is It will hit theaters, and I have no doubt that it'll be a smash success, and more importantly, a fitting final chapter in Jackson's roller coaster legacy.

Us Weekly's Freaking Out That Jon & Kate Are Yesterday's News

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Disgrasian

Us Weekly has profited enormously from the Gosselins' marriage failing -- producing six consecutive covers this summer featuring either Jon or Kate -- and they're not quite done feasting off that carcass' bones.

The CIA and Murdoch Will Get Away With It

Michael Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Wolff

The CIA and the Murdoch organization are protected by their own consistently bad behavior and negative image.

This Isn't About Michael Jackson

Jane Devin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jane Devin

Why do we so often scramble to make excuses for the bad acts of celebrities when we wouldn't do the same for our neighbors?

Jackson's Death Means We're All Older Now and Need to Sober Up

Francesca Biller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Francesca Biller

The passing of Michael Jackson and Farrah Fawcett has hit us near-baby boomers and full-on baby boomers with a rock and roll punch to the gut we weren't ready for.

Jon and Kate: Why Do We Relate?

Lorraine Roe | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lorraine Roe

I've watched one of the twins leave her lunch box at home. I've watched an uncomfortable one-on-one play date with a horse. I've watched Kate speak lovingly to her husband. ... Oops, scratch that last one.

Jon and Kate Ruined by the Realities of Fame?

Sheila Marikar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sheila Marikar

While the premiere's focus was the sextuplets' fifth birthday party, it seemed a footnote compared to Jon and Kate's testimonials about their alleged infidelities.

Well, It's Not Rubina Ali's Fault...

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Disgrasian

We feel deeply for poor Rubina, who really just can't seem to catch a break. And to anyone who's thinking about buying a kid, we suggest following PETA's advice: "Always Adopt. Never Buy."

Why Foxy Knoxy Gets No Respect

Michael Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Wolff

Has the US media found itself a new sense of propriety and moral center, or is it just out of it? Too depressed about its future and uncertain of its function to follow even the scent of blood and sex?

Will The Real John Edwards Sit Down?

Richard Laermer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Laermer

In the end Edwards, like Spitzer before him, will fade into the Gary Hart night. What will we be left with but more tawdry feelings about a couple we admired. There's nothing good in it. Let's stop gossiping.

$11 Million Twins: Brangelina Is in the Business of Making Us Look

Vanessa Richmond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Vanessa Richmond

Why do readers want to see the genetic spawn of people who memorize other people's words for a living?

Girls Hating Girls

Vanessa Richmond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Vanessa Richmond

While a story about a drug-addicted man is likely to focus on or even celebrate his expected return, coverage of female celebs is more likely to focus on her (self-inflicted) demise and act as "cautionary tales."

Lorena Bobbit On "The Early Show": 15 Years Later After The Penis (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Lorena Bobbitt, who cut off her ex-husband's penis in retaliation for her alleged rape, now advocates for battered women and has a new family. Julie C...

Should The Tabloids Lay Off A Mentally Ill Celebrity?

Portfolio | Jeff Bercovici | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Writing in the Los Angeles Times last week, Asra Nomani, a former Wall Street Journal reporter and People contributor, argued that the time has come f...