Lady Gaga is an exemplar in the world of marketing, according to a recent article in Forbes. The premise of the piece is that Gaga's blend of showmanship for her Artrave tour presents a usable model for the business community: "The concerts are sensory-overload spectacles, gaudy gigs - and breakthrough brand experiences," says the mag.
Elton John has no plans to retire, despite a recent statement in concert to the contrary. While on stage at the Festival de Carcassone in France, John told the crowd, "No more shows, no more music, no more songs." He added that he plans on making time for his partner David Furnish and their two kids.
Scientists have named a newly discovered water mite after Jennifer Lopez. The mite, now named Litarachna lopezae, was found in a coral reef in Mona Passage (the water body that separates Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic) by scientists from the University of Puerto Rico and the Caribbean Coral Reef Institute.
James Lacroix, 53, was arrested on Tuesday in Barnstable, MA after allegedly breaking in to the Kennedy compound. Lacroix says he was looking for Katy Perry. Ted Kennedy Jr. was at his Connecticut home when he phoned the Massachusetts property only to hear a stranger answer. He then called the police who found Lacroix in the kitchen.