04/21/2014 11:41 am ET Updated Apr 21, 2014

The Weird World Of Internet Fame

New York Magazine

The nexus between old but lingering ideas of fame and new measures of notoriety sits firmly, for now, outside Los Angeles, in a Calabasas mansion, with the Kardashians. Having recently landed the cover of Vogue and reportedly spurred projected sales near Beyonce and Michelle Obama levels, Kim has completed her seven-year journey from famesque (known for being known) to genuine star, only to find herself coveting the online influence of her 16-year-old half-sister.

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