Category: Media

Reports and commentary on all things media, including celebrity gossip, pop culture examinations, music commentary, and views on new media/the Internet.

Dish-Interested: Searching for the Next Train Wreck

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The goss hasn’t been the same lately. Truthfully, it hasn’t been the same for a long while. This goes beyond the standard summer slowdown and indicates a deeper, more troubling phenomenon plaguing the celebrity world. It hurts to even say it, but the truth is that celebrity gossip has gotten boring.

Jon and Kate + H8

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When TLC, known for its voyeuristic “reality” television, emerged with a new show in 2006, couch potatoes everywhere rejoiced. Jon and Kate Gosselin were just like you, and we had a great villain in Mady. But the fun, the laughter, the drinking games, screeched to a halt all too soon.

Indie Comics Creators Deliberate Small Press Success

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“I’d rather eat Cup-o-Noodles every day and be proud of the work I’m doing than be eating sushi and embarrassed by my work,” Julia Wertz said during the course of our conversation about the business side of being an indie comics creator. How does an independent creator define success?

Dish-Interested: Celebs Must Earn the Overdose

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Michael Jackson was far from your typical drug abuser, and it feels unfair to make him the reigning poster boy for the celebrity drug overdose, particularly when he’s the perfect poster boy for so many other things. Perhaps that’s the most tragic thing about his surprise death by overdose—it was completely unearned.