Radio segments, newspaper articles, and magazine features about FAME JUNKIES...
9/27/2010 (HBO): Adrian Grenier's documentary, "Teenage Paparazzo," premiers on HBO on September 27th at 9PM. The documentary features many findings from my book, Fame Junkies, and I provide commentary. See more at the HBO website. Or listen to Adrian talk about his film and my book on NPR by clicking here.
2/24/08 (Fame Junkies Series on NPR - Weekend Edition Sunday): Hal Riddle is an 87 year-old character actor who is still dreaming about his big break; in fact, he thinks an Oscar might still be within his grasp. Listen here
2/17/08 (Fame Junkies Series on NPR - Weekend Edition Sunday): In my latest commentary, meet the members of the Association for Celebrity Personal Assistants and learn what they put up with for $56,000 a year. Listen here
2/10/08 (Fame Junkies Series on NPR - Weekend Edition Sunday): Meet the world's biggest Rod Stewart fan of all time. Listen here
2/1/08 (FORBES): Though they would never admit it, some disgruntled movie executives may feel that Heath Ledger failed them by not taking better care of himself. The truth of the matter, however, is that it is the studios that have failed Mr. Ledger. Read my article in Forbes.
10/4/07 (WALL STREET JOURNAL): Did you know that one day, not long ago, CNN devoted 37 times more coverage to Britney Spears than to the genocide in Darfur? Read my Op-Ed in the WSJ .
Summer '07: Fame Junkies was featured at the following events: the Tribeca Film Festival (May 5th), the New Yorker Spring Book Party (June 1st), and the New York Public Library Lecture Series (August 28th).
7/17/07 (NPR's On Point w/ Tom Ashbrook): Jake and Camille Paglia discuss America's obsession with the famous. Listen here.
6/15/07 (Hollywood.com): Every week, for the next ten weeks, Hollywood.com will feature an adaptation from FAME JUNKIES. Check it out.
3/2/07 (ESQUIRE): In her article, "Why We Are Addicted to Gossip," Carolyn Wilsey explores research from Fame Junkies. Click here to read
2/27/07 (TODAY SHOW): NBC's the Today Show will be running a two-day series on "fame addiction" that features characters and findings from Fame Junkies. Click here to watch
2/19/07 (CNN): CNN.com ran its top story on Fame Junkies. Click here to read
2/15/07 (NERVE): NERVE.com ran its lead story on Fame Junkies --including a Q & A with the author. Click here to read
1/16/07 (NEWSWEEK): Click here to read about research from Fame Junkies in this week's issue of Newsweek.
1/5/07 (ABC's 20/20): John Stossel of ABC's 20/20 will be doing a double segment on Fame Junkies at 10 PM EST. Click here to watch.
1/5/07 (ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY): EW will be running a 8-page excerpt from FAME JUNKIES. The excerpt describes the inner workings of the Association of Celebrity Personal Assistants. Click here to read on the E.W. website, or read the story as a PDF.
1/4/07 (USA TODAY): The front page of the LIFE section ran a profile on Fame Junkies and its findings. Click here to read.
1/3/07 (FOX & FRIENDS): Jake appears to discuss his book. Click here to watch.
12/1/06 (PSYCHOLOGY TODAY - BOOK EXCERPT): Why do teenage brains crave the attention that fame promises? Read this exclusive excerpt from FAME JUNKIES.