Star magazine's Web site was among many outlets to report on Chelsea Clinton's Thanksgiving engagement to longtime boyfriend Marc Mezvinsky. It's more evidence-on the tail of my piece this morning about the Salahis and their entitled ways -that the divisions among different sorts of fame are growing more and more murky. The three stories promoted alongside the Clinton engagement are about Tiger Woods, and Dancing with the Stars ' Lacey Schwimmer and her new, totally unfamous beau .
TODAY IN SLATE
The Ebola Story
How our minds build narratives out of disaster.
The Budget Disaster That Completely Sabotaged the WHO’s Response to Ebola
PowerPoint Is the Worst, and Now It’s the Latest Way to Hack Into Your Computer
The Shooting Tragedies That Forged Canada’s Gun Politics
A Highly Unscientific Ranking of Crazy-Old German Beers
Welcome to 13th Grade!
Some high schools are offering a fifth year. That’s a great idea.
The Actual World
“Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.