Ponzi Scheme

Bernard Madoff's guilty plea to eleven counts of securities fraud this week has impacted another class of working man: the paparazzi. In healthier economic times, society cared less about corruption and more about celebrity:

Now that AP journalists huddle with TMZ videographers to rake muck on the egregious spending habits of the latest bailed-out executive, who will Americans turn to when pop tarts flash their gash and movie stars lose their cool? Do these tough times signal the end of days for gossip mongering and a new direction for pulp journalism. If yes, who will poor Paris Hilton turn to when it's time to leak her next blowjob video?

Enquiring minds want to know…