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The Culture of 'Faminess'

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The Culture of 'Faminess'

The Culture of 'Faminess'

The Culture of 'Faminess'

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Author Meghan Daum talks about her column that appeared in Saturday's Los Angeles Times, in which where she explains a new word that describes our fascination/obsession with celebrity: "faminess."

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Meghan Daum, novelist, essayist and columnist for The Los Angeles Times