Self-Help Books Are Not Just For Desperate Twits

Jessica Simpson is self-help book enthusiast. "I am the first person to go to Barnes & Noble and buy the new self-help book," she says. You're shocked, we're sure, that J. Simp perpetuates the concept of self-help reader as sad sack single girl desperate for a man/learning the meaning of life through shoe purchasing.… » 12/04/08 4:00pm 12/04/08 4:00pm

There's No Way You'll Be Into He's Just Not That Into You

As Anna Pickard writes in the Guardian » 10/14/08 1:40pm 10/14/08 1:40pm today, became a self-help book, and that self-help book became a movie, at that movie stars Ginnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Aniston, Jennifer Connelly, Scarlett Johansson, Drew Barrymore, Ben Affleck, Justin Long, Bradley Cooper, Kevin Connolly and, um, Kris Kristofferson. The flick…