Don’t Count Your Oscars Before They’re Secured

If you happened to watch the Academy Awards or “Oscars” this year, you were probably left shaking your head, wondering how something simple could be messed up so badly. But enough about Priyanka Chopra’s dress. What really got screwed up was the final award of the night – the Oscar for Best Picture. It was […]

Kim’s Fairytale 72-Day Marriage

When my wife told me that reality TV star Kim Kardashian and her husband, National Basketball Association player Kris Humphries, were getting a divorce after 72 days of marriage, I was pretty impressed. “Wow, their marriage lasted two and a half months!” I didn’t realize they had been married that long. Two and a half […]

Britney edges out Uganda in media attention

Celebrities seem to dominate the news in North America and elsewhere. Most American teens wouldn’t be able to name the capital of Uganda, but would have no trouble naming the brand of underwear Britney Spears wears. Or doesn’t wear. Blogger Ethan Zuckerman has used Google News to make an interesting comparison: If Britney were a […]