Economists have been referred to by cynics as emotional cripples who know the price of everything but appreciate the value of nothing. Increasingly, the same might be said of people in general as we've come to embrace the commodification of virtually every aspect of human existence.
Hilary Verheggen reviews Henry's Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad.
Curtis Jackson -- known professionally as the rapper 50 Cent -- was accused by a prosecutor Wednesday of kicking a woman and ransacking her bedroom during an argument at her Los Angeles condo last month.
Other celebrities irked about their lack of private life should take notes from Kerry Washington.
Multiple reports have suggested that the 36-year-old "Scandal" star very quietly wed San Francisco 49ers player Nnamdi Asomugha, 31, on June 24.
The great jazz singer Billie Holiday, known as Lady Day, had fame, style, a distinctive singing voice—and lots of dogs. But a boxer named Mister was the dog she loved most.