Andrew Luster, apprehendedThe capture of Max Factor cosmetics heir Andrew Luster is interesting to many for a couple reasons: Schadenfreude - People want to see the rich get punished and want to hear about the rich living in $35/night flophouses. "Date rape" and GHB. Bounty hunters are bizarrely fascinating, especially ones that bring camera crews to film them when they are capturing heirs to cosmetic fortunes.

Bredan Koerner at Slate explains trials in absentia. An Andrew Luster news blog.