Topic: Fame

5 Quotes About How Hard It Is To Be A Famous Genius From Kanye West On Jimmy Kimmel Live

5 Quotes About How Hard It Is To Be A Famous Genius From Kanye West On Jimmy Kimmel Live

After a much publicized Twitter feud (and subsequent speculation that said Twitter feud was a publicity stunt), rapper/fashion designer/fashion feuding godhead Kanye West went on Jimmy Kimmel last night to clear the air. He didn’t, of course, clear up much–other than that he and Kimmel don’t hate each other. As for the rest, in typical West form, the interview devolved into a bunch of semi-coherent observations about the nature of being Kanye West and how difficult that is. Being really talented and rich is a prison! More »

Illustrated Guide: How To Become Famous

Illustrated Guide: How To Become Famous

While zipping around Google recently, I realized that one of the more popular questions across the vaunted search engine was “how to become famous.” Though stubborn autocorrect continued to suggest “how to become anorexic,” the question of the fame seeking yielded 36,700,000 results (“how to become anorexic”? A paltry 147,000). I then decided I must spring into action! With a little help from my own heaving brain, this week’s Illustrated Guide will teach you how to claim the spotlight for your own.

Warning: no one said getting famous was easy. Some may find the following images disturbing. More »

Celebrity Perk: The Shoe Closet

Celebrity Perk: The Shoe Closet

There are a lot of good things about being a celebrity. You’re rich, you’re famous, you get a ton of free shit, you get in to every restaurant the day it opens, and you have a team of people whose jobs are literally defined by you.

Well, now we know that there’s yet another awesome thing about fame: a shoe closet, as modeled here (accidentally, it turns out) by Christina Aguilera. More »