Alec Baldwin

For the love of celebrity with Julie Klam, author of 'The Stars in Our Eyes'

For the love of celebrity with Julie Klam, author of 'The Stars in Our Eyes'

In our interview, Julie Klam speaks of her history of celebrity fixation. She tosses around a few names, admits to a few self-inflicted indignities. In truth, though, the motivation and expertise that qualified Klam to write “The Stars in Our Eyes: The Famous, the Infamous, and Why We Care Way Too Much About Them” (Riverhead, $26) can be summed up in two words: Kevin Bacon. “I was home from school for two weeks with mono, and we had rented the movie ‘Diner,’ ” she confesses. “I went, in a word, bonkers over Kevin Bacon. Oh, the late fees he cost...

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