The 9/11 faker: suffering as celebrity
Tania Head, who achieved fame posing as a survivor of 9/11, grasped the source of modern celebrity: victimhood.
Patrick West is a freelance writer. Born in London in 1974 he graduated from Manchester University in 1997 with an MA in Cultural History. He has written for The Times, the New Statesman, and many others. He is author of the books Conspicuous Compassion (Civitas, 2004), The Poverty of Multiculturalism (Civitas, 2005) and Beating Them At Their Own Game, How The Irish Conquered English Soccer (Liberties Press, 2006). He writes weekly about television for spiked-online.com