The Ulster Unionist Party, once the powerful voice of pro-British activism in Northern Ireland, has turned to Freddy Mercury impersonator Flash Harry to improve its political standing.
"It's my story, and ... it does need to be told," Salman Rushdie told reporters this week.
Punxsutawney Phil, Groundhog Day's mascot, may get an early retirement and a cyborg doppelganger, if PETA has its way.
The celebrity-studded 'Hope for Haiti Now' telethon has helped spur donations to Haitian earthquake relief, raising $61 million so far.
More than $1 billion in aid to Haiti has been pledged so far by governments from Guatemala to Greece. The UN and other groups are increasing food distribution by the day.
The once well-defined boundary between politics and the celebrity-media complex is already blurring beyond recognition.
'Stand by Me' YouTube hit started a cascade of interviews, a CD – and next month, a tour.
Philosopher-author Alain de Botton asks: Why do we work?
Talent shows find "ugly ducklings" and turn them into record sales