Behind the Behind

If this is the age of oversharing, self-promotion, and being famous for nothing, then Kris Jenner is a modern day hybrid of P.T. Barnum and Sun Tzu. She has mastered the art of warped values, dominated reality television at a time when everyone is taking selfies, and proven once again that things have value when you give them a price. Taffy Brodesser-Akner explains how Kris Jenner’s coaching influenced Bruce Jenner before his interview with Diane Sawyer: “He didn’t reveal how he looks dressed in women’s clothing in the interview or what his new name is. You’ll have to tune in to his show to see that. In the Kris Jenner playbook, you don’t give anything away.” From the NYT Magazine: Where Would the Kardashians Be Without Kris Jenner? (I have an answer, but it’ll cost you.)

+ Quartz: Vanity Capital — The global bull market in narcissism.

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