Fame Formula

For years, I’ve believed that the higher one’s fame rises, the lower it can (and often does) fall, only to rise even higher. (Think Charlie Sheen, Britney, Kate Moss, Mel Gibson, and soon, Kiefer Sutherland).I once considered making application to one of journalism’s fellowship programs with a thesis that would attempt to scientifically measure how…… Continue reading Fame Formula

Celebrity Stokke Stalked

In an age when the lure of celebrity is like a drug — and for some, literally — it was refreshing to read about one talented young athlete who declared enough is enough. Allison Stokke, a record-holding pole vaulter from Newport Beach, Calif., became famous through no fault of her own. She now wants out…… Continue reading Celebrity Stokke Stalked