Starstruck: When a Fan Gets Close to Fame – by Michael Joseph Gross
Chapter 2 – Tin Soldiers
Journalist Michael Joseph Gross takes us deep into the world of celebrities and the people who love them.
Why are we so obsessed with fame? Even if we don’t read People, we all crane our necks to see the stars. As a teenager, Michael Joseph Gross amassed a collection of about four thousand autographs by writing letters to celebrities and world leaders. The collecting fever broke when he grew up, but his fascination with fandom remained. Continue reading