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michael-l-schmicker's picture
May.18.2013
I was up on Google News this AM and found this hot-off-the press story: "Paris Hilton Cries at Cannes." This constitutes news? The booboisie are lucky Mencken is dead.    
bernadette-jansen-op-de-haar's picture
Feb.16.2012
One of the most difficult things in life is to say something meaningful after someone has died, especially if you knew the person. Unfortunately Paris Hilton knows everybody and announced to the world: ‘So sad to hear the news about Whitney Houston.’ Or take this remark from Christina Aguilera: ‘We...
buck-winthrop's picture
Dec.01.2011
With beautiful Paris Hilton--the subject of Chapter One of my forthcoming novel "Ocean Drive-The Novel" in Miami this week for Art Basel week, the timing is amazingly right to release an except next week. The chapter, "Everybody Knows Paris" takes place in 2005 at a magazine party for "South Beach...
steven-belanger's picture
Mar.27.2011
A non-writing post, but I feel it necessary.  The following concerns Lenny Dykstra, former baseball player and current victim of mental instability and a lack of help: Why hasn't someone stepped in to help Lenny Dykstra?  I just saw him on another interview today, for NBC, and once again he...
trina-robbins's picture
Sep.12.2010
So the RedRoom theme du jour is Why Justin Beiber.  I watched his video and must reply: Why not Justin Beiber?  The kid is cute (how old is he, he looks about 15), his hair is clean, he can carry a tune and his song has a genuine melody. You can hum it!  What there is not: no F word, no N word, he...
earl-merkel's picture
Sep.09.2010
Publicity is the life-blood of success in any mass-market endeavor, from pop-culture to politics to... writing.  For that reason, it behooves all of us to carefully study those whose name alone can  seize the public spotlight-- and in this, the mere mention of celebrity Paris Hilton is an...
jennifer-swan's picture
Jun.08.2010
Randomness can be defined as events that happen outside predictability, prior knowledge and beliefs.  I’ll start with an example.  What has Paris Hilton done for the fine arts?  The answer: NOTHING.  And yet, she became the next big thing.  Now let’s take this concept to the world of publishing...
christopher-meeks's picture
Apr.03.2010
I’m not ashamed: I’m hooked on Lifetime Channel’s Project Runway. For some weeks, such as this week, it’s the only television I watch. That’s because the show, more than any other reality show, revolves around creativity--and that revolves around “desire.” Each season Project Runway begins with...
bob-mustin's picture
Dec.16.2009
Tiger, the Media, and Writers   We should be concerned that Tiger Woods and his serial infidelities strikes us as more important—certainly more enthralling—than healthcare, the environment, the U.S.’s tandem wars, joblessness, AIDS, Mexico’s drug cartels, terrorism, and perhaps many other...
bob-mustin's picture
Dec.16.2009
Tiger, the Media, and Writers   We should be concerned that Tiger Woods and his serial infidelities strikes us as more important—certainly more enthralling—than healthcare, the environment, the U.S.’s tandem wars, joblessness, AIDS, Mexico’s drug cartels, terrorism, and perhaps many other...